Los Angeles, CA, June 2, 2008 â€“ Cinevative was recently awarded a Telly Award in the 29th annual competition for its work on the Italian Trade Commissionâ€™s promotion at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, CA. Their recognized submission was a two and a half minute promo that showed on screens throughout the plaza during the 25-day promotion â€œItaly at South Coast Plaza.â€? The event was open to the public and included exhibits celebrating Italian fashion, textiles, culture and art. Housing more than 30 Italian designer boutiques, and four major departments stores that carry â€˜Made-In-Italyâ€™ products, the event brought the charm of Italy to Orange County and gave visitors a unique Italian experience. â€œThe mini-movie, â€˜A Dream of Italy,â€™ was the centerpiece of South Coast Plazaâ€™s October 2007 promotion,â€? said Executive Director of Tourism Marketing for South Coast Plaza, Werner Escher. â€œThrough the creative work of director, Mark Ciglar, and Cinevative, the daily viewing in the Plazaâ€™s Jewel Court made a lasting impression on the thousands who attended the promotion, as well as the hundreds of thousands of additional viewers who saw the spot in 184 hotels on the Explorer Channel,â€? he added. The film followed a couple as they traveled through a mostly computer generated world of iconic Italian settings and time periods. The film used a cast of over 50 actors in elaborate period costumes to show a variety of Italian persona, including everything from Ancient Roman gladiators to contemporary runway models. Director, Mark Ciglar explained, â€œWe really wanted to go beyond a travelogue into something that was much more about the spirit of the country.â€? Founded in 1978, the Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions. The Telly Awards annually showcases the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world. The Telly Awards is a widely known and highly respected national and international competition and receives over 14.000 entries annually. Cinevative is a Los Angeles based media firm specializing in commercial production and motion graphic design. -END-
Jingle All the Way: Luxul's XMS-1208P Managed Gigabit Switch is Available for All CI Integrators this Holiday Season
Luxul, the leading innovator of IP networking solutions for AV integrators, today announced that it's giving CI integrators the gift of enterprise-level performance at affordable price points this holiday season. It doesn't matter if they've been naughty or nice, the company's XMS-1208P 12-port/18 PoE+ managed Gigabit switch — that delivers high-speed performance while enabling simple network expansion — is now available for all. And to ring in the new year, Luxul will begin shipping its AMS-1816P 18-port/16 PoE+ L2/L3 managed Gigabit switch in early January.