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FOCUSING ON FILMLOOK AND DA VINCI-- "THE MASTERS
OF COLOR CORRECTION"
FILMLOOK Inc. is constantly seeking new ways to enhance our
reputation as the originators of the finest real-time film simulation
process available for broadcast and video production. For over
12 years the name FILMLOOK® has been synonymous with the
highest standards, unparalleled customer service and uncommon
attention to details. With these attributes in mind, FILMLOOK
Inc. is now pleased to offer the DaVinci 2K color enhancement
system from DaVinci Systems inc. to our current list of services.
The DaVinci 2K is capable of very high end color enhancement
and correction on video originated projects. FILMLOOK Inc.'s
DaVinci 2K is optimized with the tools and enhancement capabilities
most sought after by producers of movies for television, series,
documentaries -- as well as music videos and commercials. These
tools include primary and secondary color correction; Super Kilovectors
and Power Windows to give our colorists absolute precision over
different color and luminance parameters within a scene; Custom
Curves for specialized gamma adjustment; and (saving the best
for last) Defocus. The Defocus feature can simulate varying depth
of field and applies popular soft light and glow effects. With
this combination of controls, you can simulate the look of different
types of diffusion and filtration. These powerful tools will
certainly open the door to a new world of image adjustment and
enhancement for your video project.
Although it is being offered as a separate service from our
legendary FILMLOOK® processing, DaVinci 2K will undoubtedly
be an attractive option for certain FILMLOOKed projects that
require additional image enhancement and adjustment. DaVinci
2K is also capable of enhancing video-only projects, as well
as shows and film elements that have been telecined already to
video and require additional color enhancement. FILMLOOK Inc.'s
DaVinci 2K is presently configured for standard definition; however,
it will be upgraded to HD capability in the very near future.
Our colorists currently have over 15 years of combined FILMLOOK®
processing experience in giving video productions the rich look,
color and texture of film originated projects.
With this in mind, imagine the intriguing possibilities when
DaVinci 2K color enhancement is added to FILMLOOK® processing.
"MAKING THE BAND" WITH FILMLOOK
ORLANDO FL-The popular ABC series "Making the Band"
is calling on FILMLOOK to give the second season of this reality
series the look of a documentary while also assigning unique
color values to individual scenes and interview segments throughout
Produced by Bunim/Murray and MTV Productions, the docu-series
follows the pop group O-Town into the turbulent world of the
music industry. "A breakthrough concept in music and television
-- the show allowed the public to witness the careers of five
musicians coming to life," according to the show's producers.
The second season chronicles the band's climb toward fame, as
well as the stresses each member faces daily. The series is FILMLOOKed
and color corrected to achieve a unique look for each scene and
interview. "Making the Band" airs weekly this summer
on ABC (check local listings).
UNDRESSED IN THE SUMMER
HOLLYWOOD-Producers of the hit FILMLOOKed MTV series "Undressed"
are launching the next season with "Undressed: The Casting
Couch," a special preceding the launch of a new season of
The special is an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the process
of auditioning and casting the new season of the provocative
series. Past series highlights and former cast members are profiled,
and sneak peaks at the upcoming season are also featured. Season
five of "Undressed" will start airing in FILMLOOK starting
July 9, 2001 on MTV (check local listings).
"MYSTERIES" SOLVED WITH FILMLOOK
BURBANK-It's no mysteryCosgrove Muerer Productions is using
FILMLOOK once again for a new season of the Lifetime Network
series "Unsolved Mysteries."
"New Unsolved Mysteries" will feature past stories,
as well as brand new segments shot in video and processed in
FILMLOOK. Cosgrove Muerer had previously used FILMLOOK on "Unsolved"
when the series switched from using 16mm film to video. "New
Unsolved Mysteries" hosted by Robert Stack airs Monday thru
8 p.m. on Lifetime.
A TASTE OF FILMLOOK
LOS ANGELES-Post production has been completed on "The
Taste of Victory," a DV originated short film directed by
independent film maker Paul Miller.
"The Taste of Victory" is the story of a legendary
desert racer and her challenger, an enigmatic drifter in a supercharged
'68 Hemi Roadrunner. Shot in a few days on a shoestring budget
but featuring big budget auto stunts and a twisting story line,
the DV footage was edited on Final Cut Pro then transferred to
Digital Betacam for final color correction and FILMLOOK processing.
REMEMBERING THE FORGOTTEN IN FILMLOOK
WASHINGTON D.C.- New Voyage and National Productions has completed
"Korean War Stories," a PBS documentary on The Forgotten
War that blends film archive footage with veterans' interviews
shot in video then processed in FILMLOOK.
"Korean War Stories" features personal stories of heroism
and tragedy as told by the veterans who experienced the conflict
50 years ago. The documentary also features rare video footage
of the current conditions at the 38th parallel. "Korean
War Stories" airs Memorial Day weekend on PBS stations nationwide
(check local listings).
FILMLOOK GOES TO VET SCHOOL
LITTLETON, CO-Rocket Pictures and Discovery Animal Planet
is producing "Vet School Confidential," a docu-series
following students studying veterinary medicine that is shot
on video and processed in FILMLOOK.
The series, shot on Betacam SP and mini DV, is a candid look
at the personal and professional challenges students face in
learning how to treat animals in need. Roundtable discussions
lit with warm lighting and filtration feature the students expressing
their fears, concerns and humor in treating animals. The FILMLOOK
process gives the series an integrated and consistent look for
both its handheld Betacam and mini DV footage. "Vet School
Confidential" is airing on Discovery Animal Planet (check
THE EMMY GOES TO ESPN'S SPORTSCENTURY AGAIN
FILMLOOK congratulates the production team behind ESPN's "SportsCentury"
program for winning yet another Emmy! ESPN won the Emmy award
this year for edited series for its SportsCentury Top 50 and
Beyond, which was the first Emmy won by ESPN Classic. ESPN Classic's
SportsCentury: The Top 50 won last year by the show from which
it was derived: ESPN's SportsCentury: 50 Greatest Athletes.
TAKING STOCK IN FILMLOOK
Some projects and producers that have recently used FILMLOOK
"X-Files," car crashes and stock shots for 'Existence'
episode," Fox television "Vinopolis" presentation
video, SplendidLight Media "Longs Drugstores" commercial,
AT&T Media Services "Qualcom-Brew" developer's
meeting, Premiere Productions "Hurricane Preparation"
:30 PSAs, Florida Department of Insurance.
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