Broadcast News Archive for April, 2008
23/04/2008 Eyeheight Reports Highly Successful NAB 2008 Convention
Eyeheight has reported a highly successful NAB 2008 Convention with exceptionally good international attendance and a high level of interest in the company's range of multi-definition and 2K dual-link

23/04/2008 Invisibles Hits Small Screen
Filmed in Ireland and Northern Ireland with assistance from both Northern Ireland Screen and the Irish Government, a new BBC TV drama comes to the small screen on 1 May. The Invisibles is a new comed

23/04/2008 Panther Signed By Jango
A global provider of high-performance content delivery services, Panther Express, has announced that it has been selected to provide rich media and audio delivery services for Jango is a fa

23/04/2008 Pharos Reports High Interest In Mediator At NAB
A leading communications company, Pharos, has reported a high level of interest in its Mediator desktop content management system among broadcasters and service providers attending the NAB 2008 Conven

23/04/2008 Second Series Of 'Outnumbered' For BBC One
Filming has begun on a second series of 'Outnumbered', the comedy from Hat Trick Productions for BBC One. It is said to capture family life in a way not seen before at all and is "most deliciously ch

23/04/2008 TV One Task's New Format Converter
A company that specialises in video, audio and multimedia processing equipment is promoting its newest format converter, the 1T-FC-326. TV One's new equipment allows the user to take either of two HD

23/04/2008 Zone Reality Sets Up 'Stupid Laws' For Pilot
Zone Reality, one of Chello Zone's highly successful thematic channels, has commissioned UK indie Rival Media to produce a pilot for an innovative reality series 'Stupid Laws'. The announcement was m

22/04/2008 Eurosport To Launch HD With Thomson
Thomson has announced that it is contributing to Eurosport's launch of its leading pan-European sports TV channel in high definition. Available in May, it will be aired from its main all-digital broa

22/04/2008 FreeviewHDTM Launches In New Zealand With MHEG-5 Technology From S&T
Strategy & Technology (S&T), specialists in interactive TV playout systems and MHEG-5 middleware, has announced that it has extended its relationship with New Zealand free-to-air platform Freeview. S&

22/04/2008 LipSync Creates VFX For 'Flashbacks Of A Fool'
LipSync Post has extended its impressive credit list of VFX work on feature films, by completing VFX and scanning for the forthcoming film 'Flashbacks Of A Fool'. Joe Scot, played by Daniel Craig ('C

22/04/2008 MotorhomesUK Enters Broadcasting World
MotorhomesUK has exploded into the world of broadcasting in a big way. They are providing a completely individual service to the broadcasting industry by providing luxury motor homes for all occasio

22/04/2008 Not To Scale Help Honda Launch New Digital Campaign
New Best Friend's Welden + Kennedy London turned to Not To Scale and Directors National TV to help create the launch film for the new Honda, 'Drive Every Drop' digital campaign. Supporting Honda's n

22/04/2008 Salt And Alcove Agree Mutual First Look Deal
London-based sales and finance entity The Salt Company has inked a reciprocal first look agreement with London-LA-Dubai-based production and finance entity Alcove Entertainment. As part of the new d

22/04/2008 Sky Movies Launch New Movie Show, '35mm'
Sky Movies have announced the launch of '35mm', a brand new, half-hour movie news show. Hosted by Mark Dolan ('Balls Of Steel', 'The Richard Taylor Interviews', 'The Last Word'), the weekly show will

22/04/2008 Thomson Launches MediaFUSE
Thomson has launched the Thomson Grass Valley MediaFUSE Content Re-Purposing and Multi-Distribution System. MediaFUSE is an end-to-end suite of automated tools featuring a new software architecture t

22/04/2008 Tunnel Post Purchases Digital Vision's Film Master
Digital Vision, a leading provider of picture enhancement systems for film and television post-production, has announced that Los Angeles based Tunnel Post has purchased its Film Master grading and fi

22/04/2008 UK Filmmakers Win £50,000 Prize
Director Jan Dunn and Producer Elaine Wickham took the grand prize at the London Independent Film Festival over the weekend for their feature film 'Ruby Blue', which stars Bob Hoskins as a man accused

21/04/2008 'Knocked Up' Writer In Residence At Huston
Hollywood writer and producer Evan Goldberg is to teach at NUI Galway as part of the Huston School of Film & Digital Media Writers in Residence Programme. Goldberg has worked on films 'Superbad' and

21/04/2008 BAFTA Success For Harry Hill
Comedian Harry Hill scooped two awards at last night's Bafta Television Awards. Hill won the awards for Best Entertainment Performance and Best Entertainment Programme for his ITV show 'Harry Hill's

21/04/2008 Colour Confidence Announces Launch of ColorMunki
Colour Confidence, the independent colour management specialist, has confirmed the arrival of the first stocks of the new ColorMunki from X-Rite. As the exclusive distributor for the ColorMunki range

21/04/2008 Coogan, Cash And Mealey Bring Some Sunshine To BBC One
Filming has begun on 'Sunshine', a three-part BBC comedy drama, which is written by Craig Cash and Phil Mealey and stars Steve Coogan. 'Sunshine' will be shown on BBC One in the autumn. The series w

21/04/2008 ITN Commits To Install Pro-Bel's MCM Control And Monitoring System
ITN, one of the world's leading independent news and multimedia content companies, has committed to purchase and install leading-edge infrastructure management technology from Pro-Bel for its London h

21/04/2008 Rushes Scoop Gold Medal At New York Festivals
Rushes have announced a Gold Medal win at this year's New York Festivals innovative Advertising Awards. The Awards Gala, held on April 18 in New York, saw the London post house scoop top prize in th

21/04/2008 Skillset, Channel 4 And The Research Centre Train TV's Creative Leaders
Skillset has announced that it is partnering with Channel 4 and The Research Centre (TRC) to provide television producers with the managerial and leadership skills required to become Series Producers.

21/04/2008 Vinten Radamec Closes Major Deal In Saudi Arabia
First Gulf Company (FGC), the contractors behind the ambitious project to begin HD broadcasts from the Holy Cities in time for Hajj, December 2008, signed a deal for a total of 31 Vinten Radamec robot