FILMLOOK GETS THE "POINT"
HOLLYWOOD--Producers of the hit Nickelodeon series "The
Amanda Show" are using FILMLOOK again to enhance their commercial
parodies as well as a new segment called "Moody's Point,"
a parody of such series as "Felicity" and "Dawson's
This is the second year that FILMLOOK has been called on by producers
to process segments for "The Amanda Show." "Moody's
Point" has been lit and shot specifically for FILMLOOK to
optimize the film simulation and emulate the cinematic look of
popular teen angst dramas. "The Amanda Show" can be
seen weekly on Nickelodeon this fall (check local cable listings).
JULES VERNE LANDS ON SCI-FI
LOS ANGELES-- Sci-fi Channel has announced that all 22 episodes
of the FILMLOOKed series "The Secret Adventures of Jules
Verne" will begin airing on January 5, 2001 at 10pm et/pt.
The multimillion dollar action-adventure series is the first
high definition video-produced television series to use FILMLOOK
for the downconverted version for domestic distribution.
"Jules Verne" is a series of fictional adventures of
the legendary author and futurist who journeys around the world
with his friend and mentor Philius Fogg. The series is produced
in Montreal using hi-def 1080i cameras but downconverted after
final postproduction to standard definition on Digital Beta.
FILMLOOK processes the DigiBeta version to give film texture
and appearance for standard definition broadcast on Sci-fi Channel.
SPIRIT OF FILMLOOK
LOS ANGELES-PAX TV is airing the holiday special "The
Miracle of the First Christmas," an inspirational television
program with re-creation segments recorded in DV video and processed
Produced by Associated Television International and hosted by
Roger Moore, "Miracle" examines through dramatic re-creations
documented miracle healings and the re-discovery of ancient biblical
era scriptures. The special airs during the holiday season on
PAX network (check local listings.)
"ARRESTING" IS TRYING FILMLOOK
BURBANK-"Law and Order" creator Dick Wolf is producing
the half-hour crime show "Arrest and Trial," a dramatized
show based upon real crimes that was mainly recorded on video
and processed in FILMLOOK.
Hosted by Brian Dennehey, each episode of "Arrest and Trial"
follows a single crime from discovery to trial outcome, and features
dramatic re-creations shot in film and video, with the A-camera
video portions FILMLOOKed to match the surrounding B-camera film
elements. "Arrest and Trial" is a syndicated daily
program (check local listings for time and channel.)
TAINA GROOVES TO FILMLOOK
ORLANDO-Producers of the Nickelodeon series "Taina"
are turning to FILMLOOK for processing selected "music video"
sequences as well as color correction of those music videos.
"Taina" is a high school girl torn between fulfilling
her family's expectations of her and embarking on a risky singing
career. Her fantasies of becoming a musical superstar are punctuated
with music video segments that have been shot in video and processed
in FILMLOOK. The series is shot in Nick's Orlando facility at
Universal Studios Florida. "Taina" will air in January
on Nickelodeon (check local listings.)
PLAYING THE FIELD WITH FILMLOOK
NEW YORK--HBO Sports has produced "Playing the Field:
Sports and Sex in America," a provocative and insightful
documentary that combines archival film footage and video-shot
selects, color corrected and processed in FILMLOOK.
The special explores the provocative and controversial connection
between homosexuality and heterosexuality in amateur and professional
sports through interviews with such legends as Martina Navratilova,
Sugar Ray Leonard and A.C. Green and sports writers such as Sports
magazine editor Dick Schaap. "Playing the Field" premieres
December 20th on HBO (check local listings for subsequent airings.)
LOS ANGELES-The series "It's a Miracle" now has
a companion show-"Miracle Pets," an animal-oriented
inspirational program that was recorded in video and processed
Produced by Clearlake Productions and hosted by Alan Thicke,
"Miracle Pets" features dramatized animal miracles
and acts of heroism that were shot in Betacam and DV then sent
to FILMLOOK to give the re-creations between the host segments
a more documentary look. "Miracle Pets" is airing on
PAX network (check local listings.)
TDA ADVERTISING HOOKS UP WITH FILMLOOK
BOULDER, CO-Local company TDA Advertising has produced a promotional
commercial entitled "Hooker" that was shot in video
then processed and color corrected by FILMLOOK.
The spot is a tongue-in-cheek assurance that TDA Advertising
is an agency "where the client is never billed for prostitutes,"
unlike other ad agencies. Shot in surveillance-style video, FILMLOOK
provided several different versions of frame rate and color adjustment
of the spot for final client approval.
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