Broadcast News Archive for May, 2008
28/05/2008 Zeal Deal On UGC
Format and events programming distributor Zeal Entertainment - part of the Digital Rights Group (DRG) - has signed a programme representation deal with the UK's leading video sharing community, Sumo.T

28/05/2008 ZGC Showcase Cameras In LA
Distribution company ZGC will be showcasing the latest high level camera equipment from Cooke Optics and P+S Technik at Cine Gear Expo in Los Angeles on 20-21 June 2008. Highlights on the booth incl

27/05/2008 BFI 'Documentary Centenaries' Project Wins Focal International Award
The BFI National Archive's 'Documentary Centenaries' project which included the restoration and release of the BFI DVDs 'Night Mail Collector's Edition' and the four-disc box-set 'Land of Promise: The

27/05/2008 Digital Vision Appoints Real Image Media Technologies
Digital Vision, a leading supplier of picture enhancement systems for film and television post-production, has announced that it has appointed leading Indian technology reseller Real Image Media Techn

27/05/2008 Echolabs Offers Educational Training DVD
Echolab Corporation, a leading provider of professional video production switchers and broadcast tools, have announced that for every Overture1 and Overture2 switcher purchased, the company will provi

27/05/2008 ITN Source Signs Representation Deal With UTV
ITN Source has signed an exclusive global clip sales representation deal with Northern Ireland-based broadcaster UTV to represent its news and regional programming content, giving ITN Source customers

27/05/2008 Moving Media Open Cutting-Edge LA Encoding Studio
Following increased demand from European online video companies sourcing material in the US, video encoding specialist Moving Media have set up a brand new studio in Santa Monica, LA, equipped to deal

27/05/2008 Panasonic Chooses S&T's MHEG For UK Freesat Service
Strategy & Technology Client Systems, specialists in interactive TV playout systems and MHEG-5 middleware, has announced that Panasonic has confirmed that it has chosen the company's RedKey 2 MHEG-5 i

27/05/2008 Romualdi Chooses Panasonic P2 For 'Italia Sul 2'
Italian director Filippo Romualdi has chosen Panasonic P2 to produce the episodic drama series shown four times a week within 'Italia Sul 2', a multi-thematic programme. In production since January

27/05/2008 Studer Expansion Heralds New Appointment
Juergen Bopst has been appointed to the new post of General Manager, Studer. Following the formation of the new sales team for Soundcraft - a designer and manufacturer of audio mixing consoles - and

27/05/2008 Top 'Class' - French Film Wins Palme D'Or
French film 'The Class' has won the prestigious Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival. The film, which was directed by Laurent Cantet, about a year in the lives of students and their teacher

27/05/2008 Viasat Upgrades Chyron Fleet To Lyric Pro
Chyron, a provider of web, mobile, HD, 3D and newsroom integration solutions in the world of digital and broadcast graphics, has announced that Viasat, a Denmark-based digital broadcast satellite prov

23/05/2008 AKA Design Creates New Workspaces For Whitehouse Relocation
Studio furniture specialist AKA Design has fitted out ten editing suites for Whitehouse Post Production from its AKA Custom range, a bespoke design and build studio interiors service. Whitehouse had

23/05/2008 FremantleMedia Enterprises Secures New Sales For Oz Drama 'Satisfaction'
FremantleMedia Enterprises have confirmed further sales of its ground-breaking Australian drama 'Satisfaction', which first made a splash in its homeland on premium movie channel Showcase late last ye

23/05/2008 Open Mike Secures BBC Radio Commissions
Award-winning independent producer Open Mike has scored four commissions from BBC Radio including 'The Lost WebLog of Scrooby Trevithick' for Radio 4 and 'The World According To Carr' for Radio 2. 'T

23/05/2008 Pixel Power Demonstrates Unrivalled 3D Graphics Speed At Broadcast Asia 2008
Pixel Power, a leading broadcast graphics systems provider, is bringing to the Broadcast Asia exhibition (Stand: 7J4-01) demonstrations of its powerful and configurable SD and HD graphics systems. S

23/05/2008 Polish Film Festival Treat
The thousands of Polish people who have moved to Northern Ireland over the past few years are in for some reminders of home this week. The Northern Ireland premiere of an Oscar-nominated film about t

23/05/2008 Rob Moore Joins Trantec
Wireless microphone manufacturer Trantec, has appointed Rob Moore to the position of Northern Field Sales Executive. Rob comes to Trantec from a 15-year career at the Music Factory Entertainment Grou

23/05/2008 Setanta Delivers Sports To Global Audiences With Genesis Networks
Genesis Networks, a provider of next-generation global video transmission services, has announced that leading sports broadcasters Setanta Sports is utilising the Genesis international fiber network t

23/05/2008 Signiant To Host Customer Council Meeting
Signiant Inc, the leading developer of digital media distribution management solutions for the telco, media and entertainment industries, is to hold the first Signiant Customer Council meeting on May

23/05/2008 TC Group Announces Appointment Of JP Dash
JP (Jean Paul) Dash joins the team at duplication company TC Group based in Poland Street as Business Development Manager with immediate effect. For the past four years at O2 Duplication, JP has spe

23/05/2008 Vision Scores At The UEFA Champions League Final
NEP Visions, a large independent outside broadcast company in the UK, was selected by NTV and RTR in Russia to deliver host broadcast facilities for the UEFA Champions League, which was held in Moscow

22/05/2008 Film, Song And Dance To Mark Derry's One World Festival
Music and dance performances and film screenings from across the world will be the centrepiece at the Guildhall Square in Derry later this month as the city celebrates its growing cultural diversity.

22/05/2008 Miranda Highlights Multiple HD Products At Broadcast Asia
Miranda Technologies will be highlighting multiple new HD products at the Broadcast Asia show (stand 7C4-09), including automated promo playout, 5.1 audio processing and multi-image display systems.

22/05/2008 MultiDyne Joins The Sport Video Group
MultiDyne Video and fiber optic systems, a leading provider of fiber optics for the transport of video and audio, has joined The Sports Video Group (SVG) to support the professional community that rel