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Imageworks Goes High Definition

Imageworks completed its first high definition production, “Soy Mi Familia”, a thirty-second flu shot PSA directed by Imageworks’ Craig Bentley for KPBS and the California Distance Learning Health Network. For the San Diego Regional Center, Imageworks produced “My Life…My Way, Chris’s Story”, “Kids and Community – Connect for the Future”, and “Successful Communities – Everyone Valued”, a series of videos about integrating people with disabilities into the community. Wrapping up a record year, Imageworks produced “Warrant Service & Building Entries,” “Preliminary Investigation,” and “2004 Legal Update” for POST, the state police commission, and KPBS.



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Promoting Good Health

Imageworks and KPBS produced “Learning Without Limits,” a marketing video for the California Distance Learning Health Network, and also videotaped their Distance Learning Facilitators conference. “Traffic Stops 2004” is the latest video telecourse produced by Imageworks for POST and KPBS. KPBS once again hired Imageworks to produce video segments for UCSD Athena for the “Pinnacle Awards,” and for the Entrepreneurial Management Center at SDSU for “Venture Challenge 2003”. “Integrating Systems”, a videoconference, was produced by Imageworks and KPBS for the Dental Health Initiative of San Diego and Share The CareDimension One Spas contracted Imageworks to shoot beauty shots of their latest spa creation, the Sarena Bay.



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Truth or Consequences

Imageworks is wrapping up a busy fall and winter by completing a video for KPBS and the California Dept. of Insurance titled “Workers’ Comp Fraud: Truth or Consequences”. In addition to a generic version for all of California, Imageworks taped 19 district attorneys from around the state and produced customized versions of the video for each of their counties. For POST and KPBS, Imageworks produced two public service announcements, a motivational video and a training video to help recruit dispatchers. Other POST training videos included Anti-Reproductive Rights Crimes, Civil Disobedience and the annual Legal Update for peace officers. Other recent co-productions with KPBS include a marketing video and multi-camera conference support for the California Distance Learning Health Network, and an instructional video on the Mirage Vista Mask System for ResMed. For Dimension One Spas, Imageworks produced a marketing video for their Aquatic Fitness System, an all-in-one spa, stationary lap pool and fitness center.



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Award News 2002

Imageworks earned Telly Finalist Awards for two police training videos, “Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse” and “Late Life Domestic Violence,” and a public service announcement, “The Badge.”



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Helping Those With Disabilities

Imageworks recently produced English and Spanish versions of a video for the San Diego Regional Center that showcases their self-determination pilot project. The project empowers people with developmental disabilities to plan services according to their individual needs, instead of choosing from a standard list. Imageworks then videotaped a self-determination conference presented by the regional center. In a busy first half of 2002, Imageworks also taped a medical presentation for JG Solutions, interviews for Fisher Scientific, and a spa installation video for Dimension One Spas. CO-productions with KPBS included a fully interactive DVD for Baby Playtime, videotaping in San Diego and San Bernardino for the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, an awards kickoff video for the Entrepreneurial Management Center, and a police training video for the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards & Training.



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Imageworks Recruits Police Officers

Imageworks spent a large part of 2001 producing a package of recruiting videos for KPBS and the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards & Training. The package included 6 public service announcements, a video news release, a promotional tape, a two-hour best practices video and a 3-day symposium in Burbank. Imageworks also produced several other training videos for POST, covering topics such as Elder Abuse, Late Life Domestic Violence and the annual legal update for peace officers. Other projects for KPBS included an image piece for the California Department of Information Technology, a marketing video for ResMed, and an immunization training video for the California Department of Health Services. Imageworks and KPBS also provided video support again this year for SDSU‘s international business plan competition and UCSD CONNECT‘s Most Innovative New Product Awards.



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Imageworks Celebrates 15-Year Anniversary

Imageworks celebrated its 15th year in business with an open house at its office in Bankers Hill. Clients, vendors and colleagues took part in the celebration.



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Award News 2001

Imageworks won a Platinum Aurora “Best in Show” award, and was a Telly Finalist, for “2001 Legal Update”. Imageworks also garnered a Gold Aurora for “Domestic Violence: Court Orders”, and Communicator Awards for two PSAs: “Are You Living Your Dream?” and “Make a Difference.”



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Business Bubbles at Imageworks

Dimension One Spas once again came to Imageworks to produce their 2001 Video Owner’s Manual, and for the second year in a row, UCSD CONNECT called upon Imageworks and KPBS to provide video support for the Most Innovative New Products awards. Also in conjunction with KPBS, Imageworks has recently completed the Domestic Violence Court Orders and 2001 Legislative Update telecourses for the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. KPBS and Alden Associates had Imageworks produce a marketing DVD for JNI, and Imageworks and KPBS also produced a fund-raising video for Bethel Seminary of San Diego.



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Imageworks Overrun by Babies

Imageworks just finished four parenting videos for Baby Playtime, Inc. and KPBS. The videos featured music by former San Diegan, Spencer Nilsen, and cast of over thirty babies and toddlers. Since moving to a new office in the Bankers Hill area, Imageworks also completed an E3 tradeshow for Mad Catz, an instructional video for GPK, a manufacturer of products for quadriplegics; and web video segments for SDSU’s Educational Technology Department. Other projects with KPBS include 5 broadcast spots for Hispanic Heritage Month, a videoconference for California Distant Learning Health Network; a marketing video for ResMed; and award ceremony kick off videos for UCSD Connect and the Entrepreneurial Management Center at SDSU.



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’99 Production Notes

Imageworks recently created a technical training video for Schumacher. In conjunction with KPBS, Imageworks also produced marketing videos for ResMed and Southwest Fabricators. The Irvine Police Department called on Imageworks to create a video presentation about the city’s emergency management preparations. Imageworks then stepped into the studio with AJ Croce – the edit studio, that is – to compile clips for the musician’s electronic press kit.



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Imageworks Wraps Up a Busy ’98

Imageworks shot still photos at eleven Sharp Rees-Stealy locations, then combined all the photos and archival materials into a program celebrating the company’s 75th anniversary. Santee’s Mad Catz recently called on Imageworks to coordinate a Pennsylvania shoot with racing legend Mario Andretti. After completion of a technical training video for Schumacher of Carlsbad, Imageworks documented Art Nicholas’ presentation with a two-camera shoot at the bi-annual company meeting of Nicholas-Applegate. Imageworks also assisted New York’s West Glen Communications with a video news release relating to a controversial episode of “Chicago Hope”. Finally, Imageworks produced two more videoconferences for the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training and KPBS: “Firearms and Tactics Update”, which documents a momentous three-day symposium on new developments in law enforcement training, and “Legislative Update 1999,” an overview of last year’s new laws and case decisions.



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Award News 99

Imageworks snagged top honors in the Communicator Awards, winning an award of excellence for “By Any Means Necessary”, their eye-popping video-wall program for Mad Catz of Santee; the team at Imageworks also garnered an Aegis Award for Dimension One Spas’ 1998 video brochure.



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Imageworks Gets In the Game

The team at Imageworks got a crash course in video games while producing a trio of marketing videos for El Cajon-based Mad Catz, maker of state-of-the-art gaming peripherals. Production included coordinating green-screen shoots in New York and Dallas, helming the studio shoot in San Diego, and compositing and editing on the Media100. The eye-catching programs were presented on Mad Catz’ video-wall at the recent industry behemoth Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3); Imageworks also wrapped a group of programs for the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, in association with KPBS Television. The video series will serve as a training tool for standardizing scenario tests in police academies throughout the state; Power Circuits of Santa Ana called on Imageworks to produce a video tour of their state-of-the-art circuit board manufacturing facility. Imageworks shot on location at Lindbergh Field for Atlanta-based Delta Airlines, and compiled a Columbus Day highlight reel for the United Italian American Association. Imageworks also updated “The Hi-Tech Hold-Up”, a program on credit card fraud they previously produced for VisaMasterCardDiscover and American Express.