PACIFIC TITLE ANNOUNCES “MAIN” EVENT

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~ Leading Post-Production Facility Welcomes Title Design Producer Unjoo Byars ~

Hollywood, CA, August 16, 2007 - Pacific Title & Art Studio, the film industry‘s most comprehensive post-production facility, has hired producer Unjoo Byars to head its main title design division. As Executive Producer of Main Title Design, Byars will oversee all aspects of the company‘s main title services from concept through delivery, it was announced today by Ladd Lanford, Vice President/General Manager of Pacific Title.

“Unjoo is a highly motivated and accomplished producer who has cultivated excellent relationships with filmmakers and industry personnel,” Lanford said. “We‘re excited to have her leading our title design division, where she will play a crucial role in maximizing the potential of the considerable talent and resources at Pacific Title.”

Byars joins Pacific Title from Prologue, where she executive produced main titles for an array of feature films and broadcast content, including

Spider-Man 3

,

The Invasion

and the highly regarded independent documentary

The Unforeseen

, as well as the show promos for Discovery Channel‘s

Future Weapons

series and the Ennio Morricone tribute segment of the 79th Academy Awards telecast. Previously, Byars served as the Executive Producer of Post-Production at mOcean from 2000-2006, where she oversaw trailer finishing and produced main title design for such films as

Crash

,

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

,

The Pursuit of Happyness

and

Time Code

.

“I‘m really excited to be working with the amazing artists and producers at Pacific Title,” said Byars. “I‘m impressed by the way their diverse talents and skill sets complement each other, and the way the company‘s divisions support each other using the latest tools and technology to execute projects in the most efficient and creative manner possible. This is a great fit for me and for Pacific Title, and I‘m thrilled to be part of this organization that has been playing a pivotal role in feature film post-production for decades.”

At Pacific Title, Byars will work closely with prolific in-house main title designers Bruce Schluter (

Disturbia

,

Wild Hogs

,

The Chronicles of Narnia

,

Turistas

,

The Matrix

trilogy), Jay Johnson (

Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2

,

Jerry Maguire

,

Gladiator

,

Titanic

,

Spy Kids

) and Jimmy Zelinger (

Little Miss Sunshine

,

Pulp Fiction

,

Mystic River

,

Austin Powers

,

Jurassic Park

).

Byars previously worked with Bruce Schluter at Greenberg/Schluter Inc., the full service conceptual design firm Schluter co-founded with Richard Greenberg in 1990. Under the Greenberg/Schluter banner, he designed some of the most memorable main title imagery in recent film history, including

Mission: Impossible 2

,

End of Days

,

Independence Day

,

JFK

and

The Untouchables

.

Offering unparalleled experience, creativity and expertise powered by its formidable history and forward-thinking approach, Pacific Title & Art Studio has evolved and innovated with the changing trends and technologies of the feature film industry since the company‘s inception. Pacific Title was founded in 1919 by legendary Warner Bros. animation artist and producer Leon Schlesinger, and quickly became the leading creator of feature film title sequences, from the Silent Era to classics such as

The Jazz Singer

,

Gone with the Wind

and

Ben Hur

, to recent hits including

Disturbia,

Wild Hogs

,

Little Miss Sunshine

,

Turistas

,

The Chronicles of Narnia

and USA Network‘s

The Starter Wife

.

In addition to title design, Pacific Title & Art Studio provides comprehensive feature film post-production services, including digital intermediate, digital trailer finishing, visual effects supervision, digital compositing, 3D animation, scanning & recording, optical effects, subtitling & overlay, digital YCMs and IMAX film services.

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