Broadcast News Archive for May, 2008
20/05/2008 Th1ng Launches TV Department With Identity And Bumper For New NBC Universal Channel
Th1ng, the award-winning media and animation studio, has created a dedicated creative department for television identity and advertising commissions. The new department is founded on the creative tal

20/05/2008 Upgrade For Edinburgh's Canongate Studios
Canongate Studios in Edinburgh have been quietly upgrading and improving their audio studios over the past year. They have announced the arrival of their new Protools HD 7.4 edit system ready to run

19/05/2008 BBC One's 'Missing Live' Recommissioned
BBC One's daytime series 'Missing Live' has been recommissioned, following the success of the first series in which 17 missing people featured on the show were found, Liam Keelan, Controller of BBC Da

19/05/2008 FremantleMedia Enterprises Hires Martin Adams For New Business Development Role
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has announced the appointment of Martin Adams as Business Development Director of Home Entertainment. Formerly the Managing Director of Clear Vision, Adams brings a

19/05/2008 FremantleMedia Enterprises On Course For A Dynamic Discop
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) arrived at this year's DISCOP in fine form with a flurry of irresistible titles representing all the major genres, including tender reality, hard-hitting factual and c

19/05/2008 Humax Licenses S&T's Redkey 2 MHEG Engine For UK Freesat Launch
Strategy & Technology Client Systems Ltd (S&T Client Systems), specialists in interactive TV playout systems and MHEG-5 middleware, have announced that it has licensed its RedKey 2 MHEG-5 interactive

19/05/2008 Ireland Goes Digital As Broadcasting Bill Revealed
Ireland's planned new digital free-to-air film channel - the Irish Film Channel - has got final clearance to hit the airwaves, The state-funded station - which will show Irish and World cinema around

19/05/2008 SAE London Invest In New Neve DFC PS/1
SAE Institute, a leader provider of degree-standard audio, film and multimedia education, have acquired a Neve DFC PS/1, to ensure that their film production students are receiving the best training f

19/05/2008 Seed Animation Studio Spreads Feel Goodness
Seed Animation Studio were approached by Ambition Communications to direct and produce three 10" commercials for the TV launch of Feel Good Drinks. The campaign promotes the drink as free from artif

19/05/2008 Talking Media Announce Award Win
Exmouth-based video company, Talking Media have announced that an exhibition for which they produced interactive multimedia displays has won a Highly Commended Award in the Museums and Heritage Awards

19/05/2008 Wave-TV Using Nucomm Microwave Technology to Weather Storm At Kentucky Derby
Heavy rain did not dampen WAVE-TV's live weekend coverage of the 134th Kentucky Oaks and Derby coverage, which reaped unforeseen benefits using Nucomm's CamPac 2 wireless transmitter and Newscaster DR

19/05/2008 Zodiak Television Enters Belarus
Through the Russian subsidiary TeleAlliance, Zodiak Television has now begun activities in its 13th market. The first project will be a prime time entertainment show set to premiere this autumn. Zo

16/05/2008 'Large Irish Presence' At Cannes
The focal point for the Irish film industry at the Cannes Film Festival, the Irish Pavilion, has opened again for business this week, with over 200 of the leading lights of the Irish film industry fly

16/05/2008 £2.8 Million Invested In Media Skills For The Region
The media and digital industries within the Northwest are set to benefit from a £2.8 million cash injection to further boost media skills development activities across the region. The scheme is funde

16/05/2008 Canal Overseas Uses Wohler Closed-Caption Encoder/Decoder
PANAORMAdtv, the video products division of Wohler Technologies Inc, has announced that Canal Oversea, a division of leading French broadcast group Canal+, is using the HDCC-200A HD/SD-SDI closed-capt

16/05/2008 FremantleMedia Enterprises Gets Up Close And Personal With Origin
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has announced a 'first-look' TV development deal with new production house Origin fpcus will be on creating original ground-breaking film and television drama. Boasti

16/05/2008 Gordon Tubbs Named As Autoscript's New Vice President
Autoscript, a leading teleprompting company, has announced that Gordon Tubbs has been appointed to lead its growing North American business. As Vice President of Autoscript, Tubbs will head the compa

16/05/2008 Hamlet Forms Alliance With Sencore For North And South America Distribution
Hamlet, a leading supplier of high quality test and measurement equipment, has signed an agreement by which Sencore Inc. will become Hamlet's lead distributor for North and South America. Sencore, ba

16/05/2008 ITC Announces Distributor Agreement With Marvel-Distribution Company
ITC (Instant Tool-less Connectors), a division of The Quest Group (parent company of AudioQuest), has announced that it has extended the reach of its sales and support networks for its tool-less line

16/05/2008 ITV Acquires Silverback
ITV has announced that it has acquired the Swedish-based independent production company and programme formats business Silverback AB. The deal is consistent with ITV's strategy to grow its production

16/05/2008 Smoke & Mirrors Adds To The Magic With Major Appointments
Smoke & Mirrors, the creatively-led, high-end post-production house, has announced a new staff appointments that strengthen its visual effects capabilities and post-production management teams. Join

16/05/2008 Volicon Launches New Observer RPM 100
Volicon, a leading provider of media monitoring, recording, archiving and streaming solutions, has introduced a new entry-level version of its Observer RPM (Remote Program Monitor) system for automate

15/05/2008 'Young Mums' Mansion' For Sale At Zeal Entertainment
Format and events programming distributor Zeal Entertainment, part of the Digital Rights Group (DRG), has signed a representation deal with UK-based production company Love Productions, acquiring inte

15/05/2008 Conch Awards Lead Way For UK Sound Recognition
The influence of the Conch Awards 2007 has been recognised as one of the winners from last year's ceremony won the award for Best Sound Factual at the British Academy Television Craft Awards that took

15/05/2008 Genesis Networks Announces Saber
Genesis Networks, a provider of next-generation global video transmission services, have introduced Saber - the world's first hybrid satellite-fiber service to provide a comprehensive and seamless sol