Broadcast News Archive for June, 2008
26/06/2008 Sooty Swept Up
TV presenter of Sooty, Richard Cadell, has announced the acquisition of children's property Sooty from owners Bridgefilms, a joint venture whose shareholders include HIT Entertainment, Global Rights D

26/06/2008 Switch To SuperBox Urges Echolab
A leading provider of professional video production switchers and broadcast tools, Echolab Corporation, has announced the release of the SuperBox module, which enables users of the company's advanced

26/06/2008 Thompson Focuses On Euro 2008
A company that creates, manages, delivers and accesses video for the communication, media and entertainment (CME) industries, Thomson, has announced that its latest high-speed, super slow-motion (slo-

26/06/2008 Twofour Wins Euro Parliament TV Deal
Twofour, a fast-growing broadcast television and business communications company based in the UK, has been commissioned by the European Parliament to develop a web TV platform that will make European

25/06/2008 Ascent Media Goes Colossal
An award-winning provider of comprehensive broadcast automation and content management solutions, OmniBus Systems, has announced that Ascent Media has expanded the Colossus playout capability at its C

25/06/2008 Bollywood Film Festival Goes Online
An online centre for South Asian entertainment, has launched the first ever South Asian online independent film festival. The www.boll

25/06/2008 Elvis Costello Music Series Hits Small Screen
In conjunction with its production and broadcast partners, FremantleMedia Enterprises has announced a first look line-up for the eagerly anticipated Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... The first four

25/06/2008 Hi-Def Gear For Gearhouse
An international communications and information technology company, Harris Corporation, has been awarded a contract to supply Gearhouse Broadcast, an international broadcast services company, with a s

25/06/2008 Hungry For Prizes
Along with news that Hunger, the Northern Ireland-made film from the multi award-winning creative team of British artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen and Irish writer Enda Walsh has won the top prize a

25/06/2008 La Scala Opera Goes Digital
A digital cinema service company, XDC, has signed a cooperation agreement with Emerging Pictures, a New York-based digital entertainment company, to provide, in selected European countries, digital ma

25/06/2008 Phoenix TV Goes For Pebble Beach System
Pebble Beach Systems, a leader in automation and media management solutions, has announced that Phoenix TV in Hong Kong has purchased a Pebble Beach Neptune automation system for installation in their

25/06/2008 Shoot On Sight Holds Fire
Producers of the controversial thriller 'Shoot on Sight' have postponed the release date of the film. Originally scheduled for release on July 11th, it will now be released across the UK at the late

25/06/2008 Switcher Integrates For All Channels
A trans-Atlantic company that designs and builds some of the world's most advanced systems for video playout, mastering, repurposing, infrastructure, and live production switching, Snell & Wilcox has

25/06/2008 Welsh Student Celebrates
Aimee Hibbard (pictured) has found success when her 'Out of Reach' animation scooped the Award for Best Technical Achievement at the International Film School Wales Finest Films Showcase. The Welsh s

24/06/2008 AGISAT Serves Italian Mobile Market With Panasonic P2
Italian satellite and ENG service provider AGISAT has installed tapeless Panasonic P2 technology to provide a mobile service for its roster of major international broadcast customers. AGISAT will in

24/06/2008 Akamai To Unveil New HD Industry Insights At IBC 2008
Akamai Technologies Inc., a leading provider of rich media, dynamic transactions and enterprise applications online, has announced that it will unveil new industry insight into the adoption and delive

24/06/2008 Dolby 3D Digital Cinema Expands Global Presence
Dolby Laboratories Inc., provider of high-quality audio and surround sound, announced at Cinema Expo 2008 this week the growth of Dolby 3D Digital Cinema worldwide. With sales and commitments to date

24/06/2008 Doremi Exhibits Its Technologies At Cinema Expo International
Cinema Expo International, held at the RAI, Amsterdam between June 23-26, is forecast to be a success for Doremi, the company has announced. At Stand 297, Doremi is showing the full range of the solu

24/06/2008 Green Inc. Puts Marriages Through Their Paces For BBC Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland production company Green Inc. Film & Television has been commissioned by BBC NI to produce 'You're Not The Man I Married' (working title), a series of six half-hour long shows for Fri

24/06/2008 ITN Source Signs Exclusive Global Sales Deal With Al Jazeera
ITN Source has signed a six figure global deal with Al Jazeera, giving the network access to over 800,000 hours of video content for use in its programming. Al Jazeera and independent production comp

24/06/2008 Ken Russell Makes His Mark To Launch Construction Phase Of City Centre Campus
Legendary film director Ken Russell will be leaving his handprints and autograph in concrete on the riverside site of the new City Centre Campus of the University of Wales in Newport to mark the start

24/06/2008 Paint Hall Studio 'Burned Out' After City Of Ember?
A public relations offensive by NI Screen - highlighting the availability of taster scenes from the forthcoming made-in-Belfast blockbuster, City of Ember has successfully highlighted the worth of the

24/06/2008 Sony Showcases CineAlta 4K SXRD Projection And Digital Signage Solutions At Cinema Expo 2008
Sony has demonstrated its CineAlta 4K digital cinema projector systems, Ziris digital signage solution, HD standard LCD panels and plasma screens at Cinema Expo 2008 in Amsterdam. At a time when home

24/06/2008 Studio Network Solutions Launches The Evo Roadshow
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), a leading provider of post-production storage systems, announced that it will be taking Evo, its innovative-shared storage system, on a roadshow throughout this summer.

23/06/2008 Euphonix System 5 MC For New Facility Fundamental Studios
It has been revealed that one of the few studios in Ireland equipped with a full Euphonix System 5 console is located just 25 minutes drive from Ireland's M50 in Newcastle, Co. Wicklow. Owner Robin B