The Space Shuttle; Flying For Me
One of the most fun projects we've worked on recently is the documentary "The Space Shuttle; Flying For Me". Produced & directed by independent producer Tim Weeks, the film documents the dramatic story of the nation's famed space shuttle program through crew interviews and new and archival footage. Jami Francescon provided color correction; Scott Long & Corinne Sousoulas provided DVD authoring. Sousoulas also provided closed captions & sub-titles. "The Space Shuttle; Flying For Me" is a production for APT and airs June 11 at 7pm on WNPT in Nashville. Check PBS listings in your area for additional dates & times.
Elton John Million Dollar Piano
Sir Elton's birthday is today. Here's a clip of from the movie "Elton John: Million Dollar Piano" produced by Yamaha Entertainment Group
The Nashville Film Festival starts in April, and we're awarding over $16,000 in services to 3 deserving films. Just to celebrate, we produced this new promo featuring many of our recent projects. Name all the Ground Zero employees and win 10 points!
Jami Francescon provided color correction on "Forgiven Souls" - the new feature film starring Gary Dourdan ("CSI", "Soul Food") Wendy Raquel Robinson ("The Steve Harvey Show") and Telma Hopkins (Tony Orlando and Dawn, "Are We There Yet"). The film is a series of coincidences and situations revealing how God can work in mysterious ways, and how our lives are interconnected with others, even when we don't realize it. The characters find their way through dark times by the way they live their lives, the experiences they go through, and by learning from each other.
The film was shot on Red Epic, and Jami Francescon was the DI colorist.
The Mavericks - In Time
"The Mavericks - In Time" is a concert event named after the group’s recent album In Time, for PBS. The taping, produced by High Five Entertainment was held at Nashville’s Marathon Village in August. It will air on PBS in December.
Andy Kouris edited the concert, showcasing the band's polyrhythmic sound, and Jami Francescon put the finishing touches on the show, on-lining and color correcting.
DCP Services Now Available
Ground Zero now offers DCP Services including 4k DCPs.
A DCP, or a digital cinema package, is the collection of digital files used to store and convey digital cinema. Most theaters now accept DCPs, and many require them for exhibition. DCPs are becoming popular among film festivals as well. It is becoming the ideal way to exhibit 4k feature films.
For more information, or to schedule, please call 615-322-9927.
Brad Paisley - Spins the Wheelhouse
Check out summer 2013 one more time ... Brad Paisely's excellent GAC special encores this week. With guests Carrie
Underwood & Dierks Bentley. Post Production by Ground Zero and our
own Laura Choppin and Jami Francescon. Produced by Taillight TV. Click here for air dates & a preview. Sample clip below.
Raiders of Rock
A new TV series. Our editors, colorists and entire staff can't wait for you to see this! Coming soon. Check back here as we release air dates & information.
Killer in the Dark
We just wrapped editing for "Killer in the Dark", a documentary on the daily struggle in Africa against malaria. The film is hosted by Pauley Perrette, star of NCIS. It details how faith-based communities are having a tremendous impact on eliminating the deadly disease.
Ground Zero's Andy Kouris and Laura Choppin handled editorial; Jami Francescon, color; Ben Naff, titles and graphics. Written and produced by Jan Snider, the documentary can be seen on NBC affiliates nationwide beginning May 5, 2013. Watch the short opening sample below.
Still the King
Comedy pilot, starring Billy Ray Cyrus and Joey Lauren Adams.
It's a very funny story of an alcoholic singer who finds himself the unlikely pastor of a local church.
Still the King
Colorist Jami Francescon helped DP, Blake McClure
achieve the look he had in mind. They experimented with contrast and
black levels to come up with a unique look that complimented the story.
- Director: Potsy Ponciroli
- DP: Blake McClure
- Executive Producer: Shannon Houchins, Travis Nicholson
- Writers: Billy Ray Cyrus, Travis Nicholson & Potsy Ponciroli
- Colorist: Jami Francescon, Ground Zero