Newly Formed Four K Productions of Los Angeles Sells First Original 4K TV Series ‘Mix’ to Major 4K TV Manufacturer
Mix TV series stillCompany founder discusses future of 4K digital format during MIP TV 2014 Conference
Four K Productions LLC, a recently launched production company specializing in the development, production, and distribution of original broadcast content shot and post-produced in the 4K/UltraHD format, has just sold its first original TV series, entitled Mix, to a major 4K TV manufacturer. The announcement was made by company Founder/President Kevin Williamson. View clips from Mix here.
Said Williamson, “We are delighted to announce the fact that Four K Productions is one of the very first – and very few – independent 4K content producers to have successfully sold an original television series to a major 4K TV manufacturer. We had to pass rigorous quality control standards to close this sale. We’ve delivered the first two, 30-minute episodes of our new show Mix, and we are hopefully awaiting orders for additional new episodes.”
Added Four K Productions’ Worldwide Representative Adam Haber, senior VP, Principal Media, Beverly Hills, “We are thrilled to be representing the fantastic 4K series Mix. To be able to license it to one of the largest TV manufacturers in the world says everything you need to know about the quality of this series.”
In related news, Williamson was a featured panelist and guest speaker during the recent MIP TV 2014 Conference in Cannes, France. On April 7, 2014, he appeared on a session entitled “The New Age of Storytelling,” along with co-speakers Giuliano Berretta, president, DBW Communications, Italy, and Norbert Höelzle, CCO Europe, SES Astra, Luxembourg. Williamson also produced a special presentation of his show on April 9, 2014 at MIP TV’s 4K Theater. The description of the screening was as follows: “USA-based Four K Productions are busy producing 4K factual shows. They’ll showcase Mix, which covers ‘the art of the cocktail,’ and was filmed in some of the hottest nightclubs and bars in Los Angeles, Miami and Las Vegas.”
In other company news, Four K is actively in development on a slate of original travel and lifestyle productions in the 4K format. These include:
** Mix: Four K Productions’ 30-minute 4K series captures the essence of the modern day “Mixology Movement.” The series focuses on the preparation, ingredients and the making of signature mixed drinks offered to customers at popular bars, nightclubs, restaurants and saloons across the United States.
** Automotive Programs: Four K is working on a series of automobile-themed programs. These include a show featuring celebrities showing off their favorite vehicles; a show following a Formula One race team, and a show about unique and rare automobiles.
** Travel Programs: Four K is developing several programs that will explore a number of sites along the Central and West Coasts of California. These include a show about the wine country, the history of Art Deco buildings in Los Angeles, a tour of famous California parks, and a Santa Barbara lifestyle series.