Broadcast News Archive for August, 2008
19/08/2008 Mainframe Invests £1.2 Million In Expansion Project
The London HQ of Mainframe, an independent studio, specialising in motion graphics, animation and VFX for commercials, branded content, promo and titles, is investing over £1.2 million as part of a co

19/08/2008 SGL Announces Howard Twine As Product Manager
Software Generation Ltd, a leading provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, has announced the appointment Howard Twine as Product Manager. In his new r

19/08/2008 Skyline Communications Announces Next Generation Multi-Vendor Network Management Solutions At IBC2008
Skyline Communications, a provider of multi-vendor network management solutions for the IPTV, HFC broadband, broadcast and satellite industry, is bringing an exclusive preview to IBC2008 of its next g

19/08/2008 The Look Gets Genetically Engineered
Soho-based post boutique The Look has gained a massive improvement to its throughput by extending the capability of its Quantel eQ finishing system with the addition of a Quantel Genetic Engineering s

19/08/2008 Top Film Producer Honoured By University
One of Hollywood's top film producers has been honoured by the University of Bedfordshire. John Daly, whose films include 'Terminator', 'Platoon' and 'The Last Emperor', has been awarded an Honorary

18/08/2008 Atlantik Film Chooses EQ
Film postproduction house Atlantik Film in Hamburg, part of the pan-German CinePostproduction group, has purchased a Quantel eQ finishing system. The eQ is configured with nine hours of HD workspace

18/08/2008 Calling All APRS Members Seeking New US Clients
The APRS presence at the AES Convention in San Francisco in October will include an APRS Hospitality area in what will be known as the UK Innovators' Village to be situated on the main floor of the ex

18/08/2008 Custom Consoles Studio Furniture Chosen By Teuve In Barcelona
UK-based furniture design and manufacturer Custom Consoles has announced the completion of a major broadcast furniture installation for Teuve, one of Spain's leading broadcasters. The contract compri

18/08/2008 F1 Acceleration With No Brakes - Arqiva Captures Speedway Action In HD
Arqiva has announced that it has upgraded Sky's coverage of key international speedway events to High Definition (HD). Two HD Outside Broadcasts trucks were deployed to both the UK Speedway Grand Pri

18/08/2008 Fairlight Engages Total Audio Solutions As Its UK Business Partner
In a move to support significant growth in the UK, Fairlight, designers and manufacturers of media production systems, has appointed Total Audio Solutions as its new Business Partner, with responsibil

18/08/2008 Jeff Goodman Appointed National Sales Manager For Fairlight US
FairlightUS, a leading provider of digital media creation tools for audio post, broadcast and music production applications, has announced the appointment of Jeff Goodman as National Sales Manager. G

18/08/2008 Park Road Post Production Purchases Neo
Park Road Post Production, New Zealand's world-class full service post facility, has purchased one of Quantel's new Neo control panels for the Quantel Pablo colour correction system that is the heart

18/08/2008 Pro-Bel Announces Key Promotions In Sales And Solutions
Pro-Bel, a leading broadcast technology company based in Reading, has responded to buoyant business conditions by promoting two of its senior executives to global leadership positions in sales and in

18/08/2008 Skillset Class Starts At Escape
The Skillset-funded Visual Effects course started at Escape Studios last week. The 12 candidates who survived the selection process came from all corners of the UK to take up their seats on this trai

18/08/2008 Woody Allen's Next Movie For Ireland
Irish eyes are smiling - albeit through near continuous rain at present - with news that ace cinema photographer Woody Allen (pictured, inset) is eyeing up Ireland for making a movie, (Giant's Causewa

15/08/2008 E/T/C Paris Projects Onto Assemblée Nationale
To celebrate France's Presidency of the European Union, E/T/C Paris is projecting 45 metre wide video images onto the façade of the Assemblée National in Paris. The projection system utilises four Ch

15/08/2008 Five EISA Awards For Sony
Sony has won five awards from the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA), The EISA judging panel awarded Sony awards in categories as diverse as Home Theatre, in-car entertainment and High Def

15/08/2008 Hiltron, Stuttgart, Partly Acquired By Dan Technologies Denmark
Dan Technologies, one of Northern Europe's leading suppliers of audio, video and transmission equipment and system solutions, has announced a major new investment with the purchase of a substantial st

15/08/2008 Hook Films Announce New Signing
Hook Films, the new Covent Garden-based production company founded by established industry figure Michael MacMillan, has announced that it has signed Robert Nylund to represent the company in the UK.

15/08/2008 HSL Finds Hole In The Wall
HSL has supplied the upcoming BBC Series 'Hole In The Wall' with 300 square metres of SoftLED curtaining, 160 Pulsar Chromastrips, 60 i-Pix Satellite LED bricks, 24 JTE PixelLines and 20 Vari*Lite VL

15/08/2008 Potter Film Delayed To Next Summer
The release of the potential blockbuster movie, 'Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince' has been delayed - to July 2009. The sixth instalment in the Potter fantasy will now reach screens on 17 July

15/08/2008 Pro-Bel Secures Cygnus OB Success With Nobeo In Germany
A German outside broadcast service provider, Nobeo, which is part of the Euro Media Group, has selected routing technology from Pro-Bel. providers of automation, media management and master control so

15/08/2008 Quantel And 3ality Digital To Drive Forward Stereoscopic Adoption
Stereoscopic 3D has become one of the hottest topics in the industry, not only at the movies, but also in broadcasting and 3ality Digital, a digital 3D live-action production, post-production and tech

15/08/2008 Spool Give The Arctic Monkeys The Smooth Treatment With Prism Sound EQ
The audio quality of Prism Sound's Maselec MEA-2 equalisers has helped engineers at Spool postproduction to create a smooth 5.1 soundtrack for an Arctic Monkeys DVD, which is scheduled for release at

15/08/2008 VSI Has The Pleasure At LC2
Vaughan Sound Installations specified, supplied and installed a complete integrated digital signage system throughout Swansea's new LC2 leisure centre, together with sound systems for the Main Hall, G