Broadcast News Archive for April, 2008
28/04/2008 Phil Lawrence To Launch New Web Site
Composer Phil Lawrence is set launch his new web site on May 5. Phil is currently working on S.N.U.B feature film from Gary Mavers & Alice Henley (from BBC's 'Rome' drama series). The film, which was

28/04/2008 Voting Opens For MGEITF Channel Of The Year Award
Voting for the MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival Channel of the Year Award has now opened. Now in its seventh consecutive year, the Channel of the Year awards are presented fo

25/04/2008 BBC Radio To Pay Tribute To Anthony Minghella
BBC Radio has announced that they will broadcast a series of plays by Anthony Minghella, in a tribute to the director who died last month at the age of 54. Prior to his work in film, Minghella wrote

25/04/2008 Camera Corps Tracks Record-Breakers At Swimming Championships
The 9th FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships were held at the Manchester Evening News Arena between April 9 - 13 and the event was televised by BBC Outside Broadcasts, using the latest versi

25/04/2008 Class On Demand Releases Complete Training For NewTek VT(5) Live!
Class on Demand, a provider of professional educational products for creative markets, have announced the release of "Complete Training for NewTek VT(5) Live". Lead by NewTek savvy instructor Faraz A

25/04/2008 EditShare Europe Rolls Out Complete Collaboration Road Show
EditShare, which provides a new category of collaborative editing solutions designed for digital media workgroups and production companies, have announced plans to roll out their new Complete Collabor

25/04/2008 Hireworks Completes Purchase Of London Editing Machines
Hireworks, the Pinewood-based film and TV editing dry hire company, renting all of the off-line editing for the current Harry Potter movie, has completed the purchase of London Editing Machines (LEM),

25/04/2008 QuStream Celebrates 35th Anniversary Of Its Routing Technology
QuStream Corporation has announced the 35th anniversary of its routing technology. Originating in 1973 as Communication Technology Inc., located at Huntsville, Alabama, the core design and production

25/04/2008 Rushes 'Bring Out The Carnivorous Side' For Fridge Raiders
The opportunity to create a 30-second spot for Fridge Raiders for the Quietstorm agency gave post-production and special effects company Rushes something to get their teeth into! The "Teen Wolf" spot

25/04/2008 Toon Boom Animation Launch Festival
Emmy Award-winning Toon Boom Animation Inc, a leading provider of animation software solutions, have announced the launch of the Animation Festival, Caribbean and Latin America Edition, in partnership

25/04/2008 Wohler Names Joseph Electronics As US Master Distributor
Wohler Technologies Inc and its video products division PANORAMAdtv, has announced that Joseph Electronics is now a master US distributor for Wohler and PANORAMAdtv products. This new relationship d

25/04/2008 ZDF Selects Kaleido -X Multi-Viewer For Flexibility And Image Quality
Miranda Technologies, which develops, manufactures and markets high-performance hardware and software for the television broadcast industry, has announced that ZDF, Germany's largest public broadcaste

24/04/2008 Adams Joins The 'Chevolution'
While party colleague, Martin McGuinness may be holding down the high profile job as NI Deputy First Minister, Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams is about to trump that. He is set to feature alongside b

24/04/2008 Akamai Comments on Higher Definition Video Online Trend
Akamai Technologies, a leading provider of services for powering media, dynamic transactions and enterprise applications online, has announced that it is witnessing a trend toward higher definition (H

24/04/2008 Band Pro And Schneider Kreuznach Launch New C-Mount Lenses
Band Pro Film & Digital Inc, a leading company in the field of High Definition, has teamed with optics manufacturer Schneider Kreuznach to produce a new line of HD C-mount lenses, specifically designe

24/04/2008 Heads Up To Fremantlemedia Enterprises
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME), the content exploitation arm of FremantleMedia, has announced the renewal of its distribution deal with the prestigious production house Sally Head Productions. The

24/04/2008 Mobrio To Power Virgin Mobile's Road To V
Mobrio, the user-generated content services company, has, for the second year running, concluded a deal to power Virgin Mobile's Road To V with Sony Ericsson web-site (<A HREF= '

24/04/2008 Screen South Supported Talent Win At London Independent Film Festival
Screen South, the regional development agency of the UK Film Council for film in the South East of England, has announced that it is "thrilled" with the success of regional filmmakers it supported at

24/04/2008 SinglePoint Deploys GoldenGate For Real-Time SMS Data
GoldenGate Software Inc., a leading provider of high availability and real-time data integration solutions, has announced that SinglePoint, the media interactivity expert in mobile, has deployed the G

24/04/2008 Splitz Hits The Mark At MPC
Oxygen DCT, a UK-based broadcast equipment manufacturer and distributor, has announced that the Moving Picture Company recently trialled one of the company's new high definition splitters and were ext

24/04/2008 Tangent Devices Are Making Waves!
Tangent Devices, a manufacturer of control surfaces for colour grading software, have announced that it is expanding its product range with a new panel aimed at on-set grading and budget conscious use

24/04/2008 Tern South Commissioned To Produce 'Diamond Geezers' For ITV
Independent production company Tern South has announced that it has received its first commission from ITV1 to produce 'The Diamond Geezers', a 1x60 minute documentary which tells the story of the thw

23/04/2008 Blackmagic Deal For Holdan
A well-known manufacturer of quality video editing products, converters and routers for the post-production and television broadcast industries has appointed a new company to distribute its products.

23/04/2008 Crawford Acquires New Samma Robot
Crawford Media Management, a division of Crawford Communications, Inc. -one of the largest broadcast facilities in the United States, has acquired a new betacam tape robot by SAMMA Systems, the global

23/04/2008 Critics Love 'Wednesdays'
There has been continuing success for an Irish Film Board-funded 'short' with news of an award in a major US-based film festival. The Wednesdays, the short film by first-time director Conor Ferguson