Posts Tagged ‘NBC/Universal’

Scenechronize – The Efficient, Environmentally-Friendly Future Of Production

Posted 18 Apr 2011 — by Ezra Stead
Category Film Industry News, Hollywood Beat

By Ezra Stead

Scenechronize is revolutionizing the film production process.

Last month, covered the story of a $5 million dollar series B financing deal led by three private investors for the web-based production management system known as “scenechronize.” Scenechronize is the only system of its kind currently in use, and it is already streamlining the production process of numerous films and television series by eliminating the costly and wasteful practices employed in the industry up until now. Scenechronize provides automatic distribution of script changes, sides, call sheets, prep memos, location maps and other information previously relayed through phone calls, emails, memos and other forms of written communication in a time-consuming, inefficient process susceptible to mistakes. According to the San Francisco-based company’s CEO, Hunter Hancock, “scenechronize expedites and streamlines communications for the entire production, saving wasted time, significant amounts of money, and lots and lots of trees.” Read More

New Battlestar Galatica Show In Development By SYFY

Posted 28 Oct 2010 — by Jason A. Hill
Category Film Industry News, Hollywood Beat

By Jason A. Hill

Alessandra Torresani as Zoe Graystone movies i didnt getThe cable channel SyFy is developing a new series based on its hit show Battlestar Galactica (2004). SyFy is in the middle of its BSG prequel Caprica, which has just launched its second season, and there appears to still be a big appetite for more from the BSG fanverse.

According to a NBC/Universal press release, the show Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome, has been greenlit for production. The reported story will center on a young William Adama (played by Edward James Olmos in the 2004 series) during the early days of the human war with the Cylons.

The prequel has become a popular way to reintroduce new stories into existing franchises. The original SyFy BGS series is a reboot of the original 1978 TV series starring Lorne Greene, Richard Hatch and Dirk Benedict, that follows the same storyline of the human struggle against their machine counterparts and their search for the plant Earth. Read More