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Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation Unveils Ubiquity Studios and Creates a New Vision for the Next Hollywood in Irvine, CA
Jun 30, 2011 (03:06 PM EDT)
Industry Leading Broadcaster Unveils State Of the Art Digital 3D Production Studio and Facility That Will Establish The Next Hollywood in Irvine, CA
IRVINE, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation announced today that its 30,000 square foot 3D digital production facility is fully operational and will establish the New Hollywood in Irvine, CA.
"We are creating the Next Hollywood here in Irvine with our groundbreaking capabilities and programming," announced Chris Carmichael, Ubiquity Founder and CEO. "Our goal is to move the center of gravity for content creation 50 miles south to the heart of Orange County."
Located in the heart of Irvine's booming Research Park and Spectrum Center, where the 405 and 5 freeways converge, Ubiquity's massive facility sits at the epicenter of economic activity in Orange County. Featuring the largest sound stages between Los Angeles and San Diego, this new facility is a filmmaker and producer's dream with 3 separate sound stages, multiple edit suites, fully equipped gourmet kitchen and creature comforts such as a hair salon and luxurious green room.
"I am currently shooting my next 3D IMAX feature on location in Tahiti and I can't wait to get back to Ubiquity Studios to start post production," said Mike Prickett, Ubiquity's Director of Cinematography, one of the world's top cinematographers who has worked with all formats including IMAX and 3D has been featured on numerous feature films including X2: X-Men United, Pirates of The Caribbean and on all major television networks including most recently the hit show Hawaii Five-0 and Deadliest Catch.
Ubiquity's strategy is to combine its studio capabilities with its patents and products to create a new content creation and business model that will revolutionize how consumers, content creators and media brands interact, breaking down traditional technical and licensing boundaries and establishing new forms of collaboration.
Advanced Studio Capabilities
Designed from the ground up for Digital Cinema Production, Ubiquity's 30,000 square foot digital media production facility is based in the rapidly growing research center in Irvine CA. Well positioned between LA's booming film and television industry and San Diego's expanding telecommunications research centers, Ubiquity Studios are a complete digital cinema solution and are ready for professional quality production of feature films, broadcast television properties and digital media.
Ubiquity Studios features equipment from Sony, including the new 4K Cine Alta F23, as well as cameras from Sony, Canon, and Red. The studios feature professional lighting with 400+ amps per studio and are fully air-conditioned with whisper quiet noise reduction. The three stages feature 30-foot ceilings, green, blue and white infinity walls, elephant doors for vehicle shoots, cranes and grip trucks and ample secure parking.
In addition to shooting capability, Ubiquity Studios features multiple edit bays connected by a high speed fiber channel network with a high capacity SAN + RAID architecture as well as a well appointed viewing center for producers and executives. The Studios are supported by an Emmy and Academy awarding winning team drawing upon a deep talent pool of producers, editors, cinematographers and 3D stereographers available for any production.
Future expansion plans include a 4K 3D Digital Projection system and in-house commercial quality theatre with banked seating and a cinema quality screen for showcasing and premiering commercials, music videos, live events and digital and 3D feature films.
Leading action sports brands have recently shot a series of commercials in the 3D studio and were very pleased with the convenient location, professional staff and outstanding production facilities.
Powerful New Programming
In addition to its production capabilities, Ubiquity Studios has and continues to produce powerful programming including its current series "KJ Noons Uncaged" featured on Showtime and YouTube focused on the career of KJ Noons, champion Strikeforce fighter and EliteXC Lightweight Champion. In addition to the "Uncaged" series Ubiquity Studios has a number of multiplatform episodic features in production focused on action sports, entertainment and lifestyle genres.
"We have an outstanding slate of compelling and exciting properties in development that will delight and engage consumers, and our multiplatform and interactive approach will have jaws dropping in Hollywood," said Erik Smith, SVP of Business Development and Alliances
Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation
Redefining content creation and distribution for the Web 3.0 revolution, Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation is a next-generation company, creating the world's first ubiquitous network, where content distribution is platform and screen independent. With more than 60 worldwide patents and patents-pending, Ubiquity is accelerating the ultimate convergence of media: Mobile, Internet and Television combined into a ubiquitous experience.
SOURCE Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation