Broadcast News Archive for June, 2008
09/06/2008 Camera Corps Adds New Dimension To Gladiators
Camera Corps Point-of-View video helmets added a new dimension to the latest revival of the 1990s ITV hit 'Gladiators', when it appeared on Sky One in May. Two miniature cameras with integral camera

09/06/2008 E/T/C Paris To Project At 2008 Bordeaux Wine Festival
Large format projection specialists E/T/C Paris will supply their video expertise to create 200 metre wide seamless video images on the stunning 18th century Place de la Bourse as the highlight of the

09/06/2008 Marbella Film Festival Holds Two-Day Event In London
The Marbella International Film Festival is holding a two-day event in London, featuring a cross section of the diverse films that have been screened at the festival, since the inaugural year in 2006.

09/06/2008 New Digital Signage Zone Introduced At IBC2008
The market for Digital Signage is set to grow rapidly over the next few years. New research by NSR predicts that the number of Digital Signage sites (average 3 to 4 screens per site) will grow from 21

09/06/2008 New Judge Sought For 'X Factor'
The search is on for the next 'X Factor' judge as Sharon Osbourne has announced that she will be leaving the show. Sharon, who is married to rocker Ozzy Osbourne, told Radio 1's Chris Moyles that she

09/06/2008 Panasonic Launches AG-HVX201AE P2 Camcorder Online Promotion
Panasonic Professional Broadcast & IT Systems Business Unit (PBITS) has recently launched a European online promotion for the AG-HVX201AE P2 camcorder. By visiting the web-site at: <A HREF= 'http://w

09/06/2008 Pioneer Reveals Power Of The Earth For Discovery
Award-winning indie, Pioneer Productions, has been commissioned by Discovery Channel to produce 'Inside Planet Earth' and 'Raging Planet', two epic productions that explore the meteorological and geog

09/06/2008 XL Video For Boyzone
XL Video is supplying equipment and crew for the hugely successful Boyzone reunion tour, which sees the Irish boyband take to the stage again for the first time in 8 years. The stage concept is that

06/06/2008 FOX News Chooses MultiDyne HD Fiber Transport Links
MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Systems, a provider of fiber optics for the transport of video and audio for broadcast & pro A/V applications, has announced that FOX News in New York has purchased 50 Mu

06/06/2008 FremantleMedia Enterprises Strikes Rights Deal With Soccer Legend Pele
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has announced the signing of a development agreement with Prime Licensing, the exclusive licensing agency for Pele, which was brokered by the William Morris Agency. Th

06/06/2008 Fresh UTV Shares Issued As Credit Crunch Tightens
News that Ulster Television has debt troubles has shocked market analysts. UTV Media surprised investors with the announcement of plans for a £49.9m rights issue that it hopes will reduce the group's

06/06/2008 Hamlet Appoints Gencom As South East Asia Distributor
UK-based Hamlet, a leading supplier of high quality affordable test, measurement, monitoring and quality control hardware and software solutions to broadcasters worldwide, has appointed Gencom as its

06/06/2008 Instituto Cervantes Uses Velocix's Digital Delivery Services
Velocix, provider of the Digital Asset Delivery Network, has announced that Instituto Cervantes is using its digital delivery services to provide High Definition online video to its audiences around t

06/06/2008 Jampro System Chosen For HD-Radio Transmission In Mexico
Jampro Antennas, a supplier of antennas, combiners, filters and radio frequency components for every application in the broadcast industry, based in Sacramento, California, has announced that Imagen T

06/06/2008 RF Central Launches RFX-CMT-II Camera-Mounted Transmitters
RF Central's new RFX-CMT-II camera-mounted transmitters in both 2 GHz and 5.8 GHz are now available with one frame delay option. Ideal for live ports and entertainment coverage, the one frame delay

06/06/2008 Skillset Celebrates Partnerships And Talent In Northern Ireland
Skillset, the Sector Skills Council for Creative Media, hosted the Enhancing Creative Skills event in Belfast this week, which celebrated the launch of a series of initiatives as part of an ambitious

06/06/2008 Studio Network Solutions Ships Evo Shared Storage System
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), a provider of post-production storage systems, has announced that its recently introduced shared storage system, Evo, is now shipping with additional new features. The

06/06/2008 TV One Appoints A.C. Video As New UK Distributor
As A.C. Lighting launches a new video division in order to provide a broad spectrum of products and services to their clients, TV One is pleased to announce its collaboration with A.C. Video to furthe

05/06/2008 BBC Statements Of Programme Policy Published
The BBC's Statements of Programme Policy (SoPPs) have been published online. The statements detail, service-by-service, how the BBC will deliver its public service remit across its portfolio over the

05/06/2008 BBC Two Announces New Thriller 'Burn Up'
'Burn Up' is a nail-biting two-part thriller for BBC Two from the pen of multi award-winning writer Simon Beaufoy ('The Full Monty'). It's a powerful story of love, commitment and divided loyalty...

05/06/2008 Digital Anarchy Releases ToonIt!
Digital Anarchy, a provider of visual effects software for Adobe, Avid and Apple products, has announced that the version 1.1 update for ToonIt! Film/Video and ToonIt! Avid Version 1.1 speeds up the r

05/06/2008 Edit Store Moves From Fairlight To Pro Tools And Icon ES With Scrub
Previously reliant on Fairlight for its audio dubbing technology, London post facility the Edit Store has moved entirely to Pro Tools with five new systems supplied by the specialist audio post resell

05/06/2008 EditShare Brings Complete Collaboration To Broadcast Asia
EditShare, a provider of cross platform collaborative editing and shared media storage systems, will be exhibiting the brand new Complete Collaboration product line at the upcoming Broadcast Asia 2008

05/06/2008 Eva Green Stars In 'Cracks'
Principal photography began in Ireland last week on Jordan Scott's debut feature 'Cracks', which stars former 'Bond' girl Eva Green. Green, who starred in the last 007 adventure 'Casino Royale' and '

05/06/2008 Focus Features and Rogue Transition In-House Post Production To Avid DNxHD
Avid Technology, a leading provider of tools for film, video, audio, 3D animation, gaming and broadcast professionals, have announced that Focus Features, a motion picture production, financing and di