Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
25/01/2012

Film Director Killed In Accident

An award- winning Greek film director has died after being hit by a motorcycle.
Theddoros Angeloppolous had started shooting a new film about the effect of the current economic crisis on Greeks. He was crossing a road, near the port of Piraeus, when the motorcycle hit him.
The 76-year-old director later died in hospital from head injuries.
He won the top prize at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival - the Palme d'Or - for his film Eternity and a Day.
Many of his other films - including Ulysses's Gaze and The Travelling Players - also received awards and high critical praise.
(LB)
VMI.TV Ltd

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

17/08/2023
Riedel Honoured With Television Academy Engineering, Science, and Technology Emmy® Award
Riedel Communications has been named a recipient of the Television Academy's 75th Engineering, Science, and Technology Emmy Awards. Riedel's innovativ
22/09/2023
Lawo's Power Core Rev3 Wins Prestigious Award
Lawo has announced that its Power Core Rev3 software-defined DSP mixing engine and I/O gateway has been honored with the prestigious RedTech Award. Th
20/09/2023
EVS' Deputy CPO Scoops Corporate Star Award
Dounia Czorniak, EVS' Deputy Chief People Officer (CPO), has been awarded a Corporate Star Award in the Best ESG Leader category. The achievement stan
20/09/2023
NEP's 5G MT-UHD MiniTx Wins 2023 IABM BaM Award
NEP Group has announced that its 5G MT-UHD MiniTx, the world's smallest low-latency UHD wireless video transmitter, has been named a winner at the 202
18/04/2023
KitPlus Show Appoints Event Director
KitPlus Show has appointed Matt Snow as event director, to drive forward the growing programme of the shows. These regional events have proved to be e
06/09/2023
Magewell Launches Director Mini
Magewell has been renowned for its reliable and innovative video interface, streaming and IP workflow products. Today the company is expanding its por
03/04/2023
Digital 3&4 Appoints New Managing Director
Channel 4 and ITV's multiplex service Digital 3&4 has appointed Steve Holebrook as its new Managing Director as Greg Bensberg MBE steps down after ten
24/03/2023
Multistory Media Promotes Simone Haywood To Creative Director
MultiStory Media has promoted Simone Haywood to Creative Director, MultiStory London. Having joined MultiStory Media four years ago as Head of Factual
28/10/2022
Pat Shortt's Short Film Wins At Newport Beach International Film Festival
Avenue Productions has announced that Pat Shortt's directorial debut, 'Warts and All' has won Best Short Narrative International Short, at Newport Bea
25/07/2007
Belfast Born Director's Film In Toronto Film Festival Special Presentation Line-Up
Terry George’s new film ‘Reservation Road’ will be featured in the line-up of Special Presentations at the Toronto Film Festival. The film is the dire
04/08/2006
Skills schemes set to boost new talent in London more investment in training and development
Film London today announced the launch of two new rounds of funding schemes to develop the capital’s film, TV and animation professionals and support
20/03/2007
London Celebrates Local Film-making Talent
ITV Local London, ITV’s regional broadband TV service in the London area, is entering into a partnership with Film London, in order to raise the profi
07/12/2012
UK's Future Film Industry Boost
The BFI today announces the 24 regional partners that will help deliver its pioneering BFI Film Academy Network programme in 2012/13. The BFI Film Aca
01/06/2023
Dot Group Appoints Ian Currie As Director Of Its Data BU
Dot Group has appointed Ian Currie as Director for its Data Business Unit (BU). As well as consulting and providing sophisticated multi-vendor solutio
25/05/2023
Ross Video Appoints New Regional Sales Director, Northern Europe
Ross Video has appointed Rafael Dubois as its new Regional Sales Director, Northern Europe. Leading a team of Regional Sales Managers, Dubois will sup