Archive for September, 2007

PIC Creates Groundbreaking Opening Sequence For The Kingdom

LOS ANGELES, CA September 28, 2007 – Since the introductory title cards of Hollywood‘s golden era, a film‘s opening title sequence has been an integral part of setting the tone of the film. Some sequences have become as iconic as the films themselves. Another iconic opening sequence can be seen today as The Kingdom, starring Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper and Jennifer Garner, opens nationwide in movie theaters. more

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PECHANGA RESORT AND CASINO TO FEATURE PANASONIC‘S 103-INCH PLASMA

SECAUCUS, NJ (Sept 28, 2007) – Panasonic, the market and technology leader in Plasma HDTVs, announced today that Southern California‘s Pechanga Resort and Casino has purchased five Panasonic 103-inch Plasma displays–the world‘s largest Plasma display on the market–to provide its guests and poker players with the latest in large format high definition viewing more

Lussier Expands Client Services, Adds Print and Live Action Production

Hollywood, CA, September 28, 2007- Renowned Hollywood entertainment marketing agency Lussier has significantly extended its client services by adding full-scale print advertising through a strategic partnership with Zinger! Creative, and has launched a Live Action Production Group. Concurrently, the company has restructured itself into seven operating groups, and has delivered its most recent promotional campaigns for many high profile television programs. Lussier partners Lynne Lussier and Chris Stonich made the announcements. more

TECHNICOLOR SPONSORS NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL

BURBANK, California, September 28, 2007…Technicolor, the Services division of Thomson (Euronext 18453; NYSE: TMS), today announced its sponsorship of the 45th annual New York Film Festival presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Technicolor provided key services for many of this year‘s festival premieres, including director Wes Anderson‘s new comedy, The Darjeeling Limited that opens the festival on Friday, Sept. 28. more

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Classic Films Restored by DTS Digital Images To Premiere at NYFF

The classic films DRUMS ALONG THE MOHAWK (1939) and LEAVE HER TO HEAVEN (1945) were recently restored by DTS Digital Images utilizing the company‘s proprietary Lowry Process™. The films will premiere at the 45th New York Film Festival on October 12. The facility, a division of DTS Digital Cinema, provided full, 2K restoration services on both films. The movies are part of the festival‘s retrospective program “In Glorious Technicolor: Martin Scorsese Presents,” sponsored by American Express and The Film Foundation. Scorsese will introduce the films and discuss the importance of preservation prior to the screenings. more

Fox Sports Net Taps Viewpoint Creative For Comprehensive Major League Baseball Branding

Fox Sports Net Taps Viewpoint Creative For Comprehensive Major League Baseball BrandingAgency Creates Signature Look For Network’s 2007 MLB Coverage

BOSTON, MA – On the heels of their successful work for Fox Sports Net’s NBA coverage, the network has again turned to Viewpoint Creative (www.viewpointcreative.com), the creative agency specializing in entertainment and lifestyle brands, to create the comprehensive branding package for their coverage of Major League Baseball’s 2007 season. The package will air extensively in all 22 FSN’s regions to promote specific games/match-ups throughout the season. In addition, Viewpoint Creative is currently working the branding campaign for Fox Sports Net’s upcoming NHL coverage. more

Danfoss Exhibition Taps Vista Systems’ Spyders For Two Large Projection Walls

DanfossVista Systems‘ Spyders form a key part of the new Cumulus exhibition building at Danfoss Universe, the science and adventure park based in Nordborg, Denmark next to the headquarters of Danfoss, a global leader in supplying components, controls, compressors and systems for air conditioning and refrigeration. The park features inspiring technology, exciting machines and fun activities based on refrigeration, heat and movement — Danfoss‘s core competencies. more

Big Fish Names Susan Wladich, VP, Strategic Marketing

Los Angeles, CA, September 28, 2007 – Big Fish, one of the entertainment industry‘s preeminent brand marketing firms, specializing in the conception and production of consumer and B-to-B campaigns, has named industry veteran Susan Wladich to the newly created post of Vice President, Strategic Marketing. Wladich will be based on the East Coast. The announcement was made today by Robin Fisher Roffer, CEO/Chief Creative Officer, and Steven Roffer, President, Big Fish Marketing.

Regarding the appointment, Robin Fisher Roffer said, “Susan brings over 25 years of Strategic Marketing and Promotional experience to our clients. Susan helped to launch and market two of television’s most powerful brands, MTV: Music Television and Comedy Central. She is an award winning, highly creative executive who developed countless on-going marketing initiatives to drive distribution and ratings for both networks. Susan brings a fresh approach along with the strategies that breed success.” more

Artbeats Offers 15 Free Royalty-free Clips to Select Adobe Customers

Artbeats Offers 15 Free Royalty-free Clips to Select Adobe Customers
Customers to Buy Adobe Master Collection or Production Premium and Get US $2985 Worth of Artbeats Clips

Myrtle Creek, Ore. — Sept. 27, 2007 — Artbeats, the industry‘s leading provider of high-quality royalty-free stock footage, today announced an exclusive, limited-time offer that will allow select Adobe customers to obtain 15 free royalty-free Artbeats clips (a value of US $2985). This special promotion features a diverse range of footage, including billowing clouds, stunning pyrotechnic effects, water drops, gently falling rain, a spinning globe and several mood-setting animated backgrounds. To be eligible, Adobe customers must purchase a full retail or upgrade version of Adobe® Creative Suite® 3 Production Premium or Adobe Creative Suite 3 Master Collection from the Adobe Store or a participating reseller from Sept. 10, 2007 through Nov. 30, 2007. For more information or to preview the 15 Artbeats clips please visit www.Artbeats.com/adobeclips. more

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Cascade SIGGRAPH Hosts Screening of the 2007 Electronic Theater in Portland

Exclusive Reprise of the Best Computer Graphics Shorts from Around the World

Portland, Ore. — Sept. 27, 2007 — Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH, Oregon and Southwest Washington‘s local SIGGRAPH chapter, has announced that it will host a special uncut screening of the 2007 Electronic Theatre, a film and video extravaganza featuring incredible technical imagery on Friday, Oct.12, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. at Portland Community College, in the Moriarty Arts and Humanities Building Auditorium, Portland, Ore. Shown each year during SIGGRAPH, an international conference of computer graphics and interactive techniques, the Electronic Theater is a highly-acclaimed showcase of the best computer graphics and special effects shorts from around the world, offering insight on future trends in films and commercials. more

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