Mdots Creates Show Package for CMA Awards

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Hollywood, CA, November 10, 2006 - Mdots was awarded the 40th Annual Country Music Awards television special graphics show package. The announcement was made by Emmy Award winner Allan Wells, president/founder, and Marc Dahlstrom, Managing Director, Mdots.

Mdots conceptualized, designed and produced the full show graphics package for the 2006 CMA Awards, which was held in Nashville on November 6, 2006, and aired live on ABC Television. The 40th Annual CMA Awards was a production of the Country Music Association, with Walter C. Miller as the Executive Producer, Robert Deaton as Consulting Producer, and Paul Miller as the Director.

“This was a special package this year to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the CMAs. We showcased Nashville by including both city landmarks and the attitude of this legendary city for music,” said Allan Wells, regarding the design direction of this year‘s graphics.


Recognized worldwide as "Country Music's Biggest Night™," the CMA Awards represent the pinnacle of achievement for Country Music artists, musicians, producers, publishers, songwriters, video directors and industry executives who work in America's most popular music genre.

"The 40th Annual CMA Awards,” hosted by Brooks and Dunn, featured a wide variety of exceptional talent and provided outstanding entertainment and excitement throughout the three-hour live broadcast.

"The 40th Annual CMA Awards" aired on Monday, Nov. 6, 2006, on ABC Television, live from the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Downtown Nashville.


Mdots principal Allan Wells executive produced the broadcast show package, with Vince Jimenez as Senior Designer and Design Director, Juli Pritchard as Producer, and Marty Wall as Creative Director.


Launched in 2006 and based in Universal City, CA, MDots is a creative services company that specializes in the conception, design and production of motion graphics for network and channel branding packages, TV show main titles, live-action promotional spots, and show packages for TV specials and award shows, game shows, sports presentations and news broadcasts. The company is led by Emmy Award winner Allan Wells, president/founder, and Marc Dahlstrom, Managing Director.

MDots is a sister company to Fontastics, a leading, stage-show screen production and design company that provides state-of-the-art graphics and a proprietary, one-of-a-kind multi-screen switching system. Fontastics is operated under the expert technical direction of its founder, Allan Wells.

Members of MDots‘ creative and production staff have previously designed and produced graphics show packages for such high-profile events as the 2006 “Emmy Awards,” “The 60th Annual Tony Awards,” and previous broadcasts of the “Grammy Awards,” the “Golden Globes,” the “Daytime Emmy Awards, and the “Miss Universe Pageant,” along with NBC‘s recent Fall Season 2006 Upfront package.

MDots is located at 4130 Cahuenga Blvd., Suite # 200, Universal City, CA, 91602. The phone is 818/753-3600, and the web is