A report from 1984 Sixty Minutes on the pirate tv station called Telstar TV
Bafta Computer Graphics Feature
The British Academy Awards title sequence was produced using Quantel's 'Harry'.
This special feature from the awards night shows how using computer graphics and inparticular Harry were used to produce the opening sequence.
Quantel Paintbox Demo Reel
Quantel is the world's leading provider of graphics hardware to the broadcast industry. The company pioneered the Quantel 'Paintbox' which was developed in the 80s and brought digital painting to tv graphic designers all over the world. Something which may seem quite common and simple these days using Photoshop, back then nothing had been invented that was real-time and it revolutionised the way designers worked, and still to this day.
31 West - Continuity Announcers
Astra satellites promo
Remember the days of the Astra and Amstrad box with 16 channels? Here's a few recordings of the Astra Channel transponder numbers to jog your memories of what channels were available, plus an 11 minute promo, which would be shown on a spare channel
Astra Channel Listing
SES Astra Promo
Astra Channel Guide
Another astra channel guide from 1996...