W. Los Angeles, CA (December 16, 2003)–Cloud Nineteen, a new full-service DVD production and post-production studio, has been launched in West Los Angeles. The new company will specialize in four primary service areas: DVD design and authoring, motion graphics and compositing, sound design and music composition, and editing and finishing. In addition, the company will also offer DVD packaging design and duplication services to its clients. Scott Boutté, president/founder, as well as DVD executive producer of Cloud Nineteen, made the announcement.
Cloud Nineteen’s initial clients include DEJ Productions, Inc., First Look Media, Inc., and Velocity Home Entertainment. The new company is also currently in discussions with several home entertainment divisions of major studios and with leading home entertainment distributors to provide future DVD production and post-production services.
In addition to Boutté, Cloud Nineteen’s other principals are Michael Tucker, sound producer, and Andrea Morin, executive producer.
Regarding the new company, Boutté said, “We have established Cloud Nineteen as a full-service, one-stop-shop DVD production studio that is capable of providing state-of-the-art service for any DVD-related need. My partners Michael and Andrea are brilliant production and post production executives, and I am confident that together our new company will quickly become a ‘player’ in the DVD arena.”
Cloud Nineteen’s 5.1 surround sound audio suite offers Digidesign’s Pro Tools, along with many other music production tools. The suite also has a 4 ft. x 8 ft. recording booth with a Phillips HD flat panel to accommodate ADR, original voice-over recordings, commentary tracks, and single instrument recording sessions. The DVD suite is equipped with two Sonic DVD Creator workstations, Sony Digital and Analog VTRs, and has digital routing and signal patching capabilities.