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Sixteen19 Adds Top Tier Talent

Bob Lowery Takes the TV Helm; Allison Varga to Head Sales NEW YORK— Sixteen19, the New York-based boutique production and post services company, announced two key hires today, Bob Lowery as head of TV Production and Allison Varga as Global Feature Film and Episodic Sales Coordinator. Lowery and Varga join a growing team headed by Sixteen19 co-founders Pete Conlin and ...

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Alkemy X Adds Former Network Exec Glen Freyer to Leadership Team

Creative content company assembles elite team with deep experience in traditional media, digital, streaming and branded entertainment to further grow production slate. NEW YORK CITY—Alkemy X has added veteran producer and development executive, Glen Freyer, as Senior Vice President TV & Digital Content to its ever-growing creative team. Freyer will work alongside Executive Vice President TV & Digital Content, Andy ...

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Alkemy X’s Brittany George Honored with Cablefax “People to Watch” Award

aCreative content company’s Director of TV and Digital Content recognized as a rising star in the media industry. NEW YORK CITY—Alkemy X Director of TV and Digital Content Brittany George was among the honorees at Cablefax Magazine’s 2018 People to Watch Awards, recognizing “Overachievers Under 30” in the broadcast television industry. George was recognized for her contributions to Alkemy X’s ...

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“Impractical Jokers” Producer NorthSouth Productions Launches Good Kicks Media, Hybrid Content Company Aimed at Brands

New York –  NorthSouth Productions, the company behind the smash-hit comedy series Impractical Jokers and long-running Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta is bringing its creative genius and distribution acumen directly to agencies, brands, p.r. firms, networks and others. In partnership with Hearst Entertainment, the company has formed Good Kicks Media, a hybrid content company offering creative and production services ...

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Alternative Futures: Sound for “Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams”

Veteran sound team from Sony Pictures Post Production Services comes together for sci-fi anthology series. Culver City, Calif. —  Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, the anthology series produced by Sony Pictures Television in a joint venture with Channel 4 in the U.K. and Amazon Studios in the U.S., draws on the late science fiction writer’s voluminous short fiction for its ...

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Paywizard and Diagnal unveil strategic partnership to drive targeted real-time multichannel customer engagement

Paywizard, the pay-TV subscription, billing and customer relationship management (CRM) specialist, and Diagnal, the expert in marketing technology solutions for Internet TV service providers, have announced a strategic partnership that enables pay-TV and OTT operators to take an intelligent, data-driven approach to delivering real-time customer communications and dynamic multichannel marketing campaigns. The new strategic partnership brings together the power of both ...

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Alchemy Post Sound Pulls Out all the Stops for EPIX Spy Thriller “Berlin Station”

Westchester, New York— Now in its second season on EPIX, the tense cloak and dagger drama Berlin Station centers on undercover agents, diplomats and whistleblowers inhabiting a shadow world inside the German capital. It’s hard to tell who’s working for or against whom in this nothing-as-it-seems tale where a CIA team operates out of hidden quarters within the American embassy ...

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AES® Los Angeles Section and SMPTE® Hollywood Section to Showcase Sound for Amazon Series “Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams” at January Meeting

LOS ANGELES —  The Los Angeles Section of the Audio Engineering Society (AES®) and the Hollywood Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®) will host a joint meeting this month exploring sound editorial for Amazon’s new sci-fi anthology series Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams. The meeting is slated for Tuesday, January 30 at Sony Pictures Studios ...

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Cattleya Selects WCPMedia Services to Turbo-charge Media Management for “Gomorrah”

Rome —  The international crime drama Gomorrah is the latest television production to choose WCPMedia Services for media management. A co-production of SKY, Cattleya and Fandango, the show is using WCPMedia’s cloud-based platform to manage delivery of show assets from its editorial team to showrunners, and to visual effects, sound and post-production service providers. Now in its third season, Gomorrah is ...

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MTI Film Applies Novel Color Grading Approach to National Geographic Documentary Series “The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman”

HOLLYWOOD— MTI Film recently provided final post-production services for The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman, a six-part documentary series on National Geographic. The facility handled editorial conforming and color grading for the series in which the veteran actor travels the globe “in search of an answer to one fundamental question for humanity: what are the common forces that bind ...

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MTI Film Continues Its Support for “Major Crimes”

HOLLYWOOD— Post-production finishing for season six of TNT’s police drama Major Crimes is currently underway at MTI Film, continuing a relationship that began with the show’s debut in 2012. The facility faces tight deadlines and significant technical and creative hurdles in delivering each of 13 episodes included in the current season. Created by James Duff, and executive produced by Duff ...

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QYOU India premieres on Tata Sky, announces partnership with Pocket Aces

QYOU Media, a fast-growing global media company that curates and packages premium ‘best-of-the-web’ video for multiscreen distribution, has announced the premiere this week of “QYOU India” to 17 million Tata Sky’s customers across television and mobile devices. The localized service features programs reflecting the best of India’s unique internet culture with showcases of premium digital first content from many of the ...

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Director Sheldon Candis Returns to His Roots for “Baltimore Boys”

Co-Directs ESPN documentary about the undefeated Dunbar Poets basketball team. LOS ANGELES—For director Sheldon Candis the story behind Baltimore Boys had a deep, personal resonance. The feature-length documentary, which Candis co-directed with Marquis Daisy for ESPN Films, profiles the Dunbar Poets, the greatest boys high school basketball team of all time. From 1981 to 1983, the team, which included future ...

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Swiss Broadcaster RSI Relies on WCPMedia Services to Market Content to World Market

LOS ANGELES —  Swiss public broadcaster RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera has adopted WCPMedia Services’ cloud-based media management platform to market television content to broadcast partners worldwide. RSI’s sales department is using WCPMedia’s proprietary Screening Room feature to allow potential buyers to preview hundreds of productions from its library ranging from documentaries and sports coverage to children’s programming. Buyers can instantly view ...

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Killer Tracks Continues Harmonious Relationship with HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

Production music specialist has provided scores of quirky tracks featured in the award-winning comedy series, including its theme song “Frolic.” SANTA MONICA, Calif.— When the award-winning comedy series Curb Your Enthusiasm returns to HBO this fall it will be accompanied by one of the most recognizable theme songs in television. Written by Italian composer Luciano Michelini and licensed to the ...

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Technicolor PostWorks Masters HBO’s “The Deuce” in HDR

Colorist Sam Daley collaborates with Cinematographer in recreating the look of New York City in the 1970s. NEW YORK— The Deuce, the new drama from HBO and Executive Producers David Simon and George Pelecanos, is set in 1970s New York City where prostitution and crime were rampant, and the modern adult entertainment industry was just coming into its own. Bold, brash ...

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