- Tuesday, May. 6, 2014
Newly Formed Four K Productions of Los Angeles Sells First Original 4K TV Series "Mix" to Major 4K TV Manufacturer
Company Founder Discusses Future of 4K Digital Format During MIP 2014 Conference
Four K Productions LLC, a recently launched production company specializing in the development, production, and distribution of original broadcast content shot and post-produced in the 4K/UltraHD format, has just sold its first original TV series, entitled "Mix," to a major 4K TV manufacturer. The announcement was made today by company Founder/President Kevin Williamson. To view clips from "MIX," please see: http://wdrv.it/17gK2sa
Said Williamson, "We are delighted to announce the fact that Four K Productions is one of the very first - and very few --independent 4K content producers to have successfully sold an original television series to a major 4K TV manufacturer. We had to pass rigorous quality control standards to close this sale. We've delivered the first two 30-minute episodes of our new show 'Mix,' and we are hopefully awaiting orders for additional new episodes."
Said Four K Productions' Worldwide Representative Adam Haber, Senior Vice President, Principal Media, Beverly Hills, "We are thrilled to be representing the fantastic 4K series 'MIX.' To be able to license it to one of the largest TV manufacturers in the world says everything you need to know about the quality of this series."
In related news, Four K Founder/President Kevin Williamson was a featured Panelist and Guest Speaker during the recent MIP TV 2014 Conference in Cannes, France. On April 7, he appeared on a session entitled "The New Age of Storytelling," along with co-speakers Giuliano Berretta, President, DBW
Communications, Italy, and Norbert Höelzle, CCO Europe, SES Astra, Luxembourg. Williamson also produced a special presentation of his show "Mix" on April 9th at MIP TV's 4K Theater. The description of the screening was as follows: "USA-based Four K Productions are busy producing 4K factual shows. They'll showcase 'Mix', which covers 'the art of the cocktail', and was filmed in some of the hottest nightclubs and bars in Los Angeles, Miami and Las Vegas."
In other company news, Four K is actively in development on a slate of original travel and lifestyle productions in the 4K format. These include:
"MIX": Four K Productions' 30-minute 4K series "Mix" captures the essence of the modern day "Mixology Movement." The series focuses on the preparation, ingredients and the making of signature mixed drinks offered to customers at popular bars, nightclubs, restaurants and saloons across the United States.
Automotive Programs: Four K is working on a series of automobile-themed programs. These include a show featuring celebrities showing off their favorite vehicles; a show following a Formula One race team, and a show about unique and rare automobiles.
Travel Programs: Four K is developing several programs that will explore a number of sites along the Central and West Coasts of California. These include a show about the wine country, the history of Art Deco buildings in Los Angeles, a tour of famous California parks, and a Santa Barbara lifestyle series.
About Four K Productions LLC
Founded in Los Angeles in 2013, Four K Productions is a production company specializing in the development, production and distribution of both original content shot in the 4K format, as well as a co-producer and financial partner in the production of 4K content.
Four K Productions is helmed by Kevin Williamson, along with longtime entertainment industry advertising, marketing and production veterans Dean Blagg and Martin Gueulette, who serve as Creative Consultants, and Wayne Threatt, who serves as the company's Corporate Strategic Consultant. Through its association with Dean Blagg's company TAO Post Studios, Four K Productions has access to full-service 4K post production technology and services. These include audio and video editorial, DaVinci Resolve color correction, 5.1 surround sound mixing, 4K mastering, and 3D motion graphics.
Four K Productions is located at 955 South Carrillo Drive, Suite # 205, Los Angeles, CA, 90048. The phone is 323/930-8550, and the website is www.fourkproductions.com