Hollywood, CA, October 11, 2006 - Mdots has scored with new TV graphics sports packages for major basketball and hockey teams. (Note: Mdots recently also designed and produced broadcast graphics for the Los Angeles Dodgers and LA Lakers, as well as the opening titles for the NFL Opening Kickoff Show.) The announcement was made today by Emmy Award winner Allan Wells, president/founder, and Marc Dahlstrom, Managing Director, Mdots.
Mdots will develop, design and produce a new TV graphics package for the Detroit Pistons basketball team. The package includes new screen stats and team comp graphics, a lower third package, graphic transitions, animating backgrounds and starter pages. The package is being delivered in HD and will be prepped for both Deko and Duet implementation by Mdots.
The company will also create and produce a new TV graphics package for the Minnesota Wild hockey team. The project package includes player stat graphics, a lower third package and full-screen player and period animations. In addition, Mdots will also design a full package of interstitials/outerstitials, 3D logo animations and animating backgrounds.
MDOTS CREDITS FOR PISTONS AND WILD PROJECTS:
Design Director, Vince Jimenez (Pistons and Wild)
Designer, Annie Babin (Pistons)
Designer, Vince Jimenez (Wild)
Producer, Juli Pritchard
Creative Director, Marty Wall
Design Assistant, Wilt Manglicmot
Duet/Deko Systems Designer, Hugh Grew
Executive Producer, Allan Wells
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 “Primetime 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