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Media Distributors Remote Station Enables TV Guide to Produce Simultaneous Telecast and Web Streaming of Oscars Red Carpet

Remote Post-Production Solution Provides Turnkey On-Location Video Editing And Compression for TV Guide Channel Red Carpet (February 23, 2009)
DMN Newswire--2009-2-23--Media Distributors, a leading provider of services, systems, and products for professional audio and video production today announced that its Remote Station(tm), a turnkey on-location post-production system, was used for the live TV Guide Red Carpet telecast and webcast of the Academy Awards, on Sunday, February 22nd. 
The Remote Station provided video editing and compression capabilities for the live telecast and webcast stream, which was available live on both the TV Guide Channel and on from 3:00 to 5:00 pm PST, from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. 

The Remote Station, consisting of a road-ready HD editing system secured in two Anvil style road cases, was installed by Media Distributors’ Nathan Adams in the Kodak Theatre.  Each Remote Station includes a high-end Panasonic SD/HD-SDI video monitor; Genelec reference speakers; Mackie audio mixer, and customized, latest-generation Apple Mac Pros running Final Cut Studio 2. The detachable accessory-case lid features folding legs to form a comfortable and sturdy editing desk for on-location use.

Using the Remote Station, TV Guide could quickly turn around specially-edited segments for, offering a distinct t.v. and web experience in a simultaneous environment. 

"The live production industry recognizes that its premium assets are produced under extreme circumstances, and the value of events such as the TV Guide Red Carpet telecast is tremendous.  The Remote Station was designed specifically for this kind of production," said Steve Klein, CEO of Media Distributors.  "Remote post-production is no longer a vision, but a reality; clients can perform flawless compression and editing tasks on the road in real-time."

For more information on the Remote Station solution, please call 888-889-3130.  
About Media Distributors
Since 1998, Media Distributors has become the nation’s largest independent distributor of professional recording media products to the production, broadcast, and entertainment industries. Supported by 85 full-time employees, it has earned this position by leveraging its numerous authorized dealer relationships to provide its customers with outstanding service, competitive pricing and a best-in-class branded product offering. The company offers a vast array of products, including professional videotape, motion picture film, data media, storage, video editing systems, rentals, software, disc duplication/publishing systems and media accessories.  In addition, Media Distributors offers a number of value-added services, including product re-certification, recycling and disposal, custom barcoding, consultation and systems integration.  Headquartered in Los Angeles, with offices in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, and San Diego. 

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EDITOR’S NOTE: If you would like a color photograph of Steve Klein, CEO of Media Distributors, installation shots of the Remote Station at the Oscars, or product shots of the Remote Station solution, please contact Chris Pfaff at 201-218-0262 or [email protected]


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