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Presteigne Charter will Provide MTV Asia with their first ever Multi-Camera 3D Production

Presteigne Charter will be able to supply both a 2 and 3D programme mix from a single production facility

MTV World Stage is a global series that brings multi-genre talents with global relevance to an audience in over 550 million households. The events are recorded “live” at the most exclusive gigs, world renowned music festivals and unique concert locations from around the world.

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This year Presteigne Charter will deliver a first for MTV in Southeast Asia, providing MTV World Stage Live 2011 with their first ever multi camera 3D production.

Danny Duijs, General Manager, Asia-Pacific comments that “MTV World Stage is one of the premier music events of the year in Asia and Presteigne Charter are very happy to be working closely with MTV Asia to realise their first multi-camera 3D production.”

“MTV World Stage Live in Malaysia gets bigger every year, so it's fitting that in our third year we go 3D with the production.  Watching music events in HD and 3D truly add to the overall experience, and it's exciting to take World Stage to this next level,” said Sari Trisulo, Senior Director, Content and Music, Viacom International Media Networks Southeast Asia and Greater China and Executive Producer of MTV World Stage Live in Malaysia. “We’re thrilled to up the viewing experience for our young audience by capturing the best in MTV’s live music entertainment with international, regional and local artists in 3D, fueled by the electrifying energy of 15,000 Malaysian fans.”

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As part of the project Presteigne Charter will be working alongside MTV to provide a combined 3D/2D production for the World Stage 2011. Through multiple camera positions and by applying new workflow methods, Presteigne Charter will be able to supply both a 2 and 3D programme mix from a single production facility.

For a unique production of this kind, Presteigne Charter will supply seven camera positions utilising Element Technica Pulsar and Quasar rigs with Sony HDC-1500 and HDC-P1 cameras, a compete 3D fly pack with convergence positions offering Sony MPE-200 Stereo Image Processor and QC Tools.

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The native 3D Sony MVS-8000X vision mixer will sit at the heart of the production with 3D monitoring provided by Sony LMD-2451TD & 4251TD passive LCD monitors. 14 left and right eye HD signals will be recorded to EVS XT (2) and file management via IP Director and X-File (2).

Danny Duijs, comments “We believe music events are ideal for 3D production and after being involved in the UK on JLS Live and coverage of the Blue Man Group in Japan there is clearly an appetite for 3D productions in this genre. The continued success and uptake of 3DTV will fully depend on compelling content being produced by broadcasters like MTV Asia and we are happy to be working closely with MTV to achieve this.

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Sari Trisulo, returns as Executive Producer for the second year of MTV World Stage Live in Malaysia. The production will be directed by Marcus Viner who is armed with over 20 years’ experience in the live music industry. His 3D director credits include Isle of Wight Festival in UK, Kylie Minogue’s Les Follies concert tour and more.

MTV World Stage Live in Malaysia 2011 will be held at a new venue, i-City , Shah Alam on the 24th July 2011, with an hour long version being broadcast globally in 154 countries reaching over 550 million households throughout the year. This year, fans will see performances from award-winning rock band Thirty Seconds To Mars, America's alternative rock band Neon Trees, Korean phenomena Beast and Malaysia’s local favorite Pop Shuvit.

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VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a unit of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is  comprised of many of the world’s most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET, non-premium Paramount branded channels, VH1, VIVA, MTVNHD, Tr3s: MTV, Musicá y Mas, TMF (The Music Factory), COLORS and Game One. Viacom brands are seen globally in more than 600 million households in 160 territories and 34 languages via 166 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media properties. VIMN’s diverse holdings also include interests in television syndication, publishing, home video and licensing & merchandising.

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