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Mdots Named Creative Agency of Record for North by Northwest Entertainment

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Hollywood, CA, November 1, 2006 - Mdots has been named the Creative Agency of record for feature film production and distribution company North By Northwest Entertainment. The announcement was made today by Emmy Award winner Allan Wells, president/founder, and Marc Dahlstrom, Managing Director, Mdots.

Mdots has completed its first large scale print graphics project on behalf of North By Northwest in conjunction with that company‘s attendance at the American Film Market (AFM). This print work includes the design and production of movie posters, key art, brochures and fliers promoting five of the company‘s films. These films are comprised of two thrillers, “Three” and “The Insatiable,” two comedies, “Senior Skip Day” and “Kids in America,” and the horror film “Big Bad Wolf,” for which Mdots also provided writing, editorial and graphics for the trailer campaign and the opening title sequence for the film.

Tay Voye, General Manager, North By Northwest Entertainment, said, “Mdots did an exciting and great job in their print and trailer work on our behalf for our AFM presence. Their development of taglines and marketing materials that sell have really elevated our product and our company‘s image. We‘ve always felt our materials were very good, but Mdots has taken us to a higher level of quality.”

Mdots Creative Director Marty Wall added, “Working with Tay and his team and with the filmmakers has been a very collaborative and successful effort. Helping them define the branding of their films and how to communicate that message to buyers and consumers has been very rewarding creatively.”


Based in Spokane, WA, with offices in North Hollywood, CA, North By Northwest Entertainment co-finances, develops, produces, delivers and distributes motion pictures and/or long form television projects in a highly cost-effective manner. From equipment and crew to locations and community support, the company provides a total production services solution with guaranteed delivery.

While North By Northwest is not a financing company, they often partner with other producers on certain feature projects where they can contribute some combination of services and cash to the budget in exchange for equity and distribution rights. For more info, please see:


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




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