Broadcast News Archive for May, 2008
08/05/2008 Game Creek Increases Investment In QuStream Routers
QuStream, a global provider of integrated solutions to the creators and distributors of professional video content, including the high-definition television and professional audio-/video market segmen

08/05/2008 Granada International Announce Deal With Chunghwa Telecom
Leading content provider Granada International, part of the UK's largest commercial broadcaster ITV plc, has sold more than 300 hours of high-definition programming to Chunghwa Telecom in Taiwan. The

08/05/2008 Ross Video Appoints New Regional Sales Manager
Ross Video has announced the appointment of Marcel Fontaine as Regional Sales Manager for the Southwest USA. Mr Fontaine joins the sales team after working for Ross as a Demonstration Artist and Trai

08/05/2008 SAMMA Systems Adds Two More Executives
SAMMA Systems, an established leader in media migration, has added two industry veterans to its increasing number of highly-respected executives. Speaking at the company's headquarters in Manhattan,

07/05/2008 2002 Studios Chosen To Work On Upcoming Faramix Games Title
Having previously provided original music, sound design and multilingual voice tracks on promotional films and multimedia for a range of blue chip companies, 2002 Studios have recently expanded their

07/05/2008 DiBcom Ships Ten Million Mobile TV Components
DiBcom, a leading provider of Mobile TV solutions, has reached a decisive milestone in the emerging Digital Mobile TV market, having delivered over 10 million components to different segments of the m

07/05/2008 Evolution Wins Full Post On 'Gladiators'
Evolutions, a large independent post-production facility in Soho, has won the full post on the greatly anticipated come-back of 'Gladiators', which will premiere on May 11 at 6pm on Sky One and Sky On

07/05/2008 Evolution Wins Full Post On 'Gladiators'
Evolutions, a large independent post-production facility in Soho, has won the full post on the greatly anticipated come-back of 'Gladiators', which will premiere on May 11 at 6pm on Sky One and Sky On

07/05/2008 Finish Post Complete Christian Aid Week Commercial for 2AM
Finish Post have recently completed the flash animation and flame work on a 2D TV commercial for Christian Aid Week, which runs from May 11 - 17. Illustrated by graphic collective Eboy in the style o

07/05/2008 Leader Introduces LV58SER04 Multistandard MPEG Decoder
Leader announces the availability of a powerful new option for its LV5800 modular multi-monitor platform. The LV58SER04 decoder module allows MPEG-2 compressed DVB-ASI signals to be decoded and displ

07/05/2008 Pixel Power Demonstrates Statistical Simplicity With Sports Info Leader STATS
Pixel Power, a leading developer and producer of SD and HD broadcast graphics systems, news production workflow tool and live interactive content, is demonstrating how broadcasters can deliver compreh

07/05/2008 Showtime Pick Up More 'State Of The Union'
Producer Allan McKeown Presents Inc has announced the commission by US network Showtime of further episodes of Tracey Ullman's critically acclaimed comedy sketch show 'State of the Union'. Portman F

07/05/2008 The Can Film Festival Comes To The UK
As the glitterati flock to France to celebrate another year of movie success at the Cannes Film Festival; the UK is getting ready for its very own Can Festival. Launching on May 8, the Prince Charles

06/05/2008 Bristol May Be 'Casualty' In Move To Cardiff
The main trade union for the UK's broadcast industry, BECTU has launched a campaign to keep production of the popular BBC drama series, Casualty, in its current home, Bristol. The campaign has been p

06/05/2008 Cine Awards Boosted By E/T/C London Technology
A major stage event - which is to be broadcast shortly - utilised sophisticated projection systems to fulfil a particularly difficult remit. Utilising 24 Christie 20K projectors and 16 OnlyView serve

06/05/2008 Digital Departures Film Selected For Cannes
One of the three feature films currently being made in Liverpool as part of the cutting edge Digital Departures micro-budget filmmaking initiative, has been selected for screening at the prestigious C

06/05/2008 E4 Joins More4 on Digital Satellite
E4 and More4 has just started free to air transmission on the digital satellite platform for the first time. Until now the channels were viewable only via satellite only to those with a Sky subscript

06/05/2008 Irish Films Scoop Awards In New York
Irish films have scooped two awards at the Tribeca Film festival in New York. Irish actress Eileen Walsh picked up the award for Best Actress for her performance in Eden, and the Irish short film Ne

06/05/2008 Iron Man Reprise Announced
Marvel has confirmed its plans to release Iron Man 2 and two new Avengers movies. The follow-up to Robert Downey Jr's superhero movie will land in cinemas on April 30, 2010. However it has not been

06/05/2008 ITV HD Only On Freesat
ITV's new high definition channel is being marketed as exclusive to Freesat, confirming indications that users of Sky boxes and traditional free-to-air satellite receivers will not be able to view it.

06/05/2008 JVC Opens Door To HD Access
JVC has introduced a range of cost-effective production tools that open the doors of HD to broadcasters, production companies, educational and religious organizations as well as independent film and v

06/05/2008 Pick Hit Award Chooses Sonarae
Out of the hundreds of new products introduced at NAB2008 in Las Vegas last month just 40 were selected by a panel of industry professionals for the Broadcast Engineering Pick Hit Award. It has jus

02/05/2008 Central European TV Opportunities In Focus
An important networking and training programme, DISCOPRO, will take place on Tuesday 17 June in Budapest. This will be a prelude to DISCOP EAST 08, and will focus on low cost co-production opportunit

02/05/2008 European Doremi Video Deal Agreed
A leading developer and manufacturer of video servers for the professional video and audio markets, Doremi Technologies has signed a major new European partnership with COMM-TEC. This means the Germ

02/05/2008 Evolutions Appoints Ops Manager
Evolutions, one of Soho's largest independent post production facility, has announced the appointment of a new operations manager. Lorraine Lydon joins from Envy Post where she held a similar role.