Toronto Post Production Community Wins Big at Creative Emmy Awards
TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Deluxe Toronto Ltd., a division of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., the leading provider of a broad range of services and technologies to the worldwide entertainment industry, salutes members of the Toronto Post Production community who were awarded Creative Emmy Awards this past weekend in Los Angeles, California. On Saturday, September 15, 2012, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded the 2011-2012 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards for programs and individual achievements at the 64th Emmy Awards presentation at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
Outstanding Single Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie was awarded to Toronto based Editor Don Cassidy, for his work on the highly acclaimed mini-series "The Hatfields and McCoys."
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or a Movie was awarded to Toronto based Sound Re-Recording Mixers Chris Cooke and Brad Zoern for their work on the "The Hatfields and McCoys."
"The Hatfields and McCoys" recently aired on the History Channel in the United States and achieved the highest ratings ever for a drama broadcast on cable television in the US. All three nights of the broadcast ranked as the top three entertainment television telecasts of all time in AD supported cable TV history, among total viewers, over 62 million viewers tuned in over the presentation. The six hour mini-series stars Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton. The Emmy Awards are to be held in Los Angeles this Sunday, September 23rd and "The Hatfields and McCoys" is nominated for 16 Emmy Awards.
"Our post production experience in Toronto was fantastic," states Producer Leslie Greif, "in fact, I think it's fair for me to say that we would not have achieved our success without the contributions from Don, Chris and Brad and the team at Deluxe Toronto."
The miniseries was filmed in Bucharest, Romania and then shifted post production to Deluxe Toronto, where all of the finishing work was completed. Deluxe Toronto is the leading service supplier for feature film and television post production in Canada and is a business unit of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group.
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc., is the leading provider of a broad range of entertainment industry services and technologies to the worldwide entertainment industry including the Hollywood studios, broadcast/cable/ satellite providers, digital distribution, gaming as well as content owners and creators. Services for content creation in features, television and commercials are offered in production, post production, digital distribution, marketing services and asset management. They include EFILM® and Company 3® digital intermediates; post production and subtitling services; titles design and digital VFX; Blu-ray and DVD compression, encoding and authoring; advertising distribution and syndication services; digital cinema services, motion picture film processing and printing; and 2D to 3D conversions. Deluxe has facilities in North America, Europe, India, Australia, and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit www.bydeluxe.com
SOURCE: Deluxe Toronto Ltd.
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