The emission production facility Phoenix of the North features 16,000 square feet of production space, two separate sound stages, adjoining control rooms that allow multiple productions simultaneously, and LED walls that create responsive real-time environments that sync perfectly with the camera for a seamless and fully immersive filming experience. Cutting-edge technology highlights the use of augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality (MR) with an emphasis on the use of computer-generated content and creating new complex worlds as seen on Disney’s ‘The Mandalorian’. ‘
These ultra-high-resolution LED screens and floors wrap around decors, enveloping guests in any location imaginable. Expensive shoots can now be perfectly created in the studio with perfect lighting.
“This revolutionary technology is not found anywhere in the state of Arizona, because these LED walls and floors have become the gold standard for production facilities, ”said Bob sullivan, President and CEO of BitFire Networks + Studios.
BitFire Studios opens in partnership with Alice cooper Solid Rock Teen Centers which encourages teenagers to grow up through music, dance and art… offering professional training in sound and recording, lighting, staging and video production.
“The mission of Solid Rock Teen Centers fits perfectly with the work we do here at BitFire Studios,” added Sullivan. “Our partnership will give young people access to our studios and the opportunity for us to mentor and increase their skills in video production and broadcast. It is important for us to give back to the community and this opportunity is perfect.”
“BitFire Studios offers passion, innovation and encouragement to the young people of our teen centers in Phoenix and Mesa,” noted Randy Spencer, development director at Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock Teen Centers. “We are grateful that the young people in our teen centers are able to learn from some of the brightest minds in the entertainment industry. We are delighted to see great things from this partnership.”
The grand opening comes at a time when the need for original programming and content is greater than ever. In a recent Cisco study and reported by Forbes, by next year 82% of all content created will be video and the average American family now pays for four different streaming video subscriptions. BitFire Studios is a place for content creators to generate new material at a time when the pandemic has accelerated an already ravenous appetite for video.
The studio is also home to BitFire Networks, a proprietary transmission network designed to bring your broadcast-quality video wherever it needs to go, securely, reliably, over the Internet, and all under one roof. This unique and one-of-a-kind technology is changing the face of traditional broadcasting. In just one year of operation, BitFire Networks has amassed a stable of premier partners and customers, including the NFL, NHL, MLB, and CBS Sports. From the Emmys to the Oscars to the NHL Draft, BitFire has played a vital role in these world-class productions.
BitFire Studios will also be the new home for Do Not Peek Entertainment, a full-service game and esports production company. Led by industry veterans Jason baker and Scott Smith, Do Not Peek (DNP) creates original content focused on games and esports and provides full live and post-production services to game publishers / developers, tournament organizers, esports teams, media and advertisers. DNP offers original programming on Twitch.tv and YouTube, which currently includes VALORANTING, a weekly news show covering the hottest new sports VALORANT and The Breakdown, a weekly news show covering the culture and business of the game. and esport.
“We are delighted to be integrated and associated with BitFire Studios, the official launch representing a milestone in the history of Do Not Peek,” said Scott Smith, Managing Director of DNP. “With world-class transmission services, complemented by a new state-of-the-art production facility, we believe that the caliber of services we can now provide to the gaming and esports community places us among the leaders. Class AAA production studios in the world. We can ‘I look forward to sharing new technology and the limitless creative potential of our new home.’
The Phoenix Bandit Productions offices will also be hosted at BitFire Studios. Bandit is an original program content development and production company with offices in Los Angeles and represented by the A3 Artists Agency. As development manager, Lisa Knapp brings exceptional content to the market. She has developed critically acclaimed projects for Vh1, Bravo, Spike, Own, Style, History, A&E and Trutv.
A powerful group of TV industry leaders is one of the strongest differentiators of our talent in the market, led by a broadcast veteran Bob sullivan. Sullivan has had an extraordinary impact on all aspects of the business over his more than four decades in the industry. As a recognized leader, Sullivan’s roles have included the Senior Vice President of Programming for TEGNA Media, overseeing new program development, market research, strategic planning, syndication acquisitions and business development. He has successfully created and launched four nationally-owned programs including Daily Blast Live, TD Jakes talk show, Right This Minute and The List. His roles have also included that of Vice President of Television, Gannett Broadcasting, President and CEO, W *United States TV in Washington DC, Station Manager, KPNX-TV Phoenix, VP Content and Programming, KNXV-TV Phoenix and Chairman of the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee for Super Bowl XLII performed in February 2008 in Glendale, Az.
BitFire’s entire production team of engineers, studio executives, photographers and editors are best-in-class, winning numerous Emmy Awards and other prestigious accolades for their work in managing the business. major events like the Super Bowl, Miss Universe, the Oscars and the Grammy’s.
Discover the future today, at BitFire Studios. The possibilities are limitless. (https://bitfire.studio)
Details of the inauguration:
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
2840 E. Mohawk Ln., Phoenix 85050
Music provided by Alice cooper Solid Rock Youth Centers
Donations to Solid Rock Teen Centers
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