Broadcast News Archive for June, 2008
30/06/2008 Camera Corps For Beijing
The Shepperton-based company, Camera Corps is heading for the Beijing Games in August following a preliminary site survey in March. The company will be fielding over 200 HD camera systems, 18 motoris

30/06/2008 Edge Of Love Success
The new movie, Edge of Love has now opened in the UK. Starring Keira Knightley, Sienna Miller, Matthew Rhys and Cillian Murphy, the film tells the story of the tempestuous relations between famous p

30/06/2008 Entrance Level Training Scheme Opens
Film and Television Freelance Training, (FT2) - a not for profit training organisation with charitable status which provides apprenticeship-style new entrant training for young people wishing to estab

30/06/2008 IMRO Gets New Boss
A new Chief Executive Officer has been appointed to the Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO). Victor Finn, who previously served as Managing Director of the Mechanical Copyright Protection Society

30/06/2008 London Focus Of Film Promotion
An award winning production company, th1ng, has been chosen to create a film highlighting several of London's outstanding cultural and business successes and help raise the profile of its film industr

30/06/2008 Palka Takes Edinburgh Film Accolade
The winner of the Skillset New Directors Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) 2008 has been revealed. Sir Sean Connery said that Marianna Palka took the accolade for her director

30/06/2008 Prism Sound Excels For Tangerine Mastering
Prism Sound, which manufactures high-quality professional digital audio equipment for the international broadcast, film, music production, manufacturing and telecommunications sectors, is now includin

30/06/2008 Top Names Boost MediaGuardian Edinburgh Festival
Leading lights in the creative industries including Father Ted writer Graham Linehan, creators of BAFTA award winning comedy FoneJacker, Ed Tracy and Kayvan Novak, PR guru Max Clifford and Turner Priz

30/06/2008 White Mark Completes College Studio Commission
A high-tech tapeless television studio has been installed by the College of Law, one of the UK's leading providers of legal education and training. It commissioned acoustic and technical design compa

27/06/2008 Arsenal Video 'Hits The Bar' At Cannes
'Pockets', the promotional video for London Arsenal soccer team's charity of the season, TreeHouse starring Arsène Wenger and several Arsenal players was shortlisted for a Cannes Film Lion at Cannes L

27/06/2008 DVD Art Professional Volume II Launched
Eye Scream Factory, the Boston-based creative team providing automation design templates for media hobbyists and professionals, has announced the availability of Eye Scream Factory DVD Art Professiona

27/06/2008 Fireman Sam Goes CGI And HD
HRTv has been commissioned by HIT Entertainment, a leading independent children's entertainment producers and rights owners, to create new series of the much-loved animated TV programme, Fireman Sam.

27/06/2008 Gay Film Fest Revealed
An international gay and lesbian short film prize - the Iris Prize Festival has been announced with a new award for best feature film. Organisers of the Iris Prize Festival said they will be awarding

27/06/2008 Germans Tune In For Euro 2008
Annova Systems, developer of the enterprise newsroom system OpenMedia, has announced that German broadcaster - ARD (under the leadership of Bayerischer Rundfunk and Südwestrundfunk) is using Annova's

27/06/2008 HD For Al Jazeera Kids TV
Arqiva has announced it has provided the HD (high definition) technology used to capture an innovative new pre-school TV show, 'Baaas'. A joint production between Al Jazeera Children's Channel and S

27/06/2008 ITV Worldwide Expands
ITV Worldwide has tripled its development and acquisitions investment fund to significantly expand its work with independent producers. The increase was announced in June by Peter Iacono, Presiden

27/06/2008 Lazarus Rises
UK independent distributor NBDtv/DCD Media, has announced a raft of sales for three high profile documentaries executive produced by Creative Director Sheldon Lazarus and produced by DCD Media-owned,

27/06/2008 RAI Goes For Panasonic
RAI (Radiotelevisione Italiana) has placed orders for its first Panasonic AG-HVX200E camcorders and AG-HPG10E portable player/recorders to replace legacy shooting and field editing systems for nationa

27/06/2008 Sales Director For QuStream
A global provider of integrated solutions to the creators and distributors of professional video content QuStream Corporation, has announced the appointment of Jacky Yee Sow Wei as Director of Sales,

26/06/2008 'Frost/Nixon' World Premiere To Open BFI 52nd London Film Festival
The Times BFI London Film Festival is proud to announce that this year's festival will open on October 15 with the world premiere of Universal Pictures' electrifying drama 'Frost/Nixon' from Oscar-win

26/06/2008 60 Minutes Goes For Nucoda HD
A supplier of picture enhancement systems for film and television post-production, Digital Vision, has announced that CBS has purchased a Nucoda HD system for use on its long running news magazine, 60

26/06/2008 BroadcastAsia Excels
Singapore was the place to be this week as over 67,500 people came to Asia's largest infocomm and media trade exhibitions - CommunicAsia and BroadcastAsia - a showcase of the latest technologies. Man

26/06/2008 Content Creators Get Upload TV
An innovative communications company, Uploaded.TV has announced the launch of its website where members can send their videos to real TV. Uploaded.TV, founded by Adam Urban, in 2005, has been develo

26/06/2008 Line Of Sight No Obstacle To UEFA Wireless Cameras
Link Research - a £15 million company with a reputation for technical innovation and a range of advanced wireless products for electronic newsgathering of live news and sports broadcast - has signed u

26/06/2008 Martin Professional Lights Up Olympic Games
China's celebration in August to mark the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games at Beijing National Stadium (pictured here) is to be a 'highlight' for one particular company. With the s