Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced that its customers have topped the list of Emmy® Award nominees and winners at the 2012 Creative Arts and Primetime Emmy Awards. The majority of the nominees this year used one or more Avid systems such as Media Composer®, Pro Tools® and Sibelius® to achieve creative excellence in television production.
Some of Avid’s customers who were among the winners receiving awards for picture and sound editorial this year include:
- Curb Your Enthusiasm - Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series
- Deadliest Catch - Outstanding Picture Editing for Reality Programming
- Game of Thrones - Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour) and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour)
- Homeland - Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series
- How I Met Your Mother - Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing For a Comedy Series
- Modern Family - Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation
Avid also congratulates customers receiving Emmy Awards in additional categories—such as Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Miniseries or Movie, Outstanding Reality Competition Program, Outstanding Reality Program and Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series—which include: Modern Family, Homeland, Game Change, The Amazing Race, Undercover Boss, and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
Jordan Goldman took home an Emmy award for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series for his work on the Homeland pilot and said, “It’s an honor to be recognized for Homeland, and to work with producers and directors who have such a powerful vision and deliver such outstanding material to work with. I love using Media Composer to cut our show, and our Avid shared storage allows the editors and assistants to seamlessly network with each other. There's a lot of pressure to get things done fast in the episodic TV world, and these are the tools we trust to get it done.”
“Innovation, creativity, and the ability to capture the imagination of viewing audiences are enduring strengths of Avid’s customers,” said Gary Greenfield, Chairman and CEO at Avid. “We want to congratulate all of this year’s nominees, and we are truly honored to have Avid’s audio and video solutions associated with the many ground-breaking individuals and productions receiving Emmy nominations and awards this year.”
Avid creates the digital audio and video technology used to make the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world – from the most prestigious and award-winning feature films, music recordings, television shows, live concert tours and news broadcasts, to music and movies made at home. Some of Avid’s most influential and pioneering solutions include Media Composer®, Pro Tools®, Interplay®, ISIS®, VENUE, Sibelius® and System 5. For more information about Avid solutions and services, visit www.avid.com, connect with Avid on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google+; or subscribe to Avid Buzz.
© 2012 Avid Technology, Inc. All rights reserved. Product features, specifications, system requirements and availability are subject to change without notice. All Avid, the Avid logo, Media Composer, Pro Tools, Interplay, ISIS, and Sibelius are trademarks or registered trademarks of Avid Technology, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. The Interplay name is used with the permission of the Interplay Entertainment Corp. which bears no responsibility for Avid products. Emmy is a registered trademark of ATAS/NATAS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Alissa Vasilevskis, 415-786-7204
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