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PostWorks NY Congratulates Clients on their Tribeca Entries(April 27, 2005)
PostWorks, New York today congratulated several of its clients for having their feature films selected as part of the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival. ?Fierce People, ?Gay Sex in the 70s, ?Life on the Ledge, ?Red Doors and ?Rikers High all have collaborated with PostWorks for various aspects of post-production in preparing for their world premieres at the festival. PostWorks also has a working history with Tribeca selection ?Mad Hot Ballroom, having provided online and color correction services to prepare the documentary for its premiere earlier this year at the Slamdance Film Festival.
?During the past four years, while weve been building the infrastructure and assembling the staff to offer New Yorks best digital finishing services for television, features and documentaries, the Tribeca Film Festival has grown up right in our neighborhood and become one of the citys most anticipated annual cultural events, began PostWorks president Billy Baldwin. ?Were very proud to have contributed to each of these films, and share our sincere thanks and best wishes with the teams behind each one.
When Griffin Dunnes ?Fierce People premiered on Sat., Apr. 24, the audience witnessed the extraordinary visual results of the films Digital Intermediate (D.I.) finishing process, which was executed entirely at PostWorks. Over the past several weeks, executive in charge of post production for Lions Gate Films Phil Stilman, project director of photography Will Rexer and director Griffin Dunne worked very closely with PostWorks team. Artists including colorist John Crowley helped to finish the film using a complete 2K data workflow a first for a feature finishing in New York.
Director Joseph Lovetts ?Gay Sex in the 70s debuts today in the festivals NY, NY Documentary competition. The HDCAM screening master reflects PostWorks tape-to-tape color correction, HD up-conversion and HD titling services. Victor Buhlers feature documentary ?Rikers High, which premiered in the same category on Apr. 23, was onlined and color corrected in one of PostWorks Avid DS Nitris suites.
From the festivals NY, NY Feature competition, both ?Red Doors from director Georgia Lee and ?Life on the Ledge from director Lewis Helfer have also benefited from various PostWorks post and finishing services. Lees Super 16mm film source material was transferred to HD, and both films benefited from PostWorks color correction and Avid DS Nitris online services. ?Red Doors premiered on Apr. 22, and ?Life on the Ledge on Apr. 25.
The 2005 Tribeca Film Festival began on Apr. 19 and will run through May 1, 2005, in New York City. For further information, please visit www.tribecafilmfestival.org.
About PostWorks, New York
Since 1995, PostWorks, New York has emerged as the region's only full-service film and High Definition post facility. Located in SoHo, PostWorks sets itself apart by offering scalable production offices, rentals and the highest level of commitment to quality and customer service. PostWorks enlists an elite team of artists, engineers and producers and has optimized its entire operation for non-linear, High Definition and Digital Intermediate technologies. Our clients include Oscar winning filmmakers, network and cable television programs and award winning commercials and music videos. For more information, please call 212.894.4000 or visit www.pwny.com.
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