Third Wave shoots Webcast of rock concert

A MAJOR ROCK SHOW was captured for webcasting at the Aragon Ballroom by Third Wave Productions for client Network Live.

“It will be a simulcast broadcast later on AOL and XM Satellite Radio later this month,” said Hank Neuberger, a producer-partner with Terry Fryer and Stephen Warner in Third Wave.

A Jam Productions’ show, the two rock groups were Franz Ferdinand and The Cribs, in concert before an SR0 live audiences. The seven-camera HD shoot was provided by the HD Roadie Truck. “Lighting the Aragon was a challenge,” Neuberger noted, “but our clients were pleased with the look we achieved.”

S2 EDITOR BRIAN CLARK was the only non-Oprah-staff editor who worked on the hourlong documentary-style “Oprah Winfrey’s Legends Ball” airing as an ABC primetime special May 15. The documentary-style special features footage from Oprah’s event last year honoring 25 prominent African American women for their live work achievement, held at the Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara. Among the honorees were the Maya Angelou, Aretha Franklin, Toni Morrison, Ruby Dee and the late Coretta Scot King and Rosa Parks.

HOW TO MIX DRINKS is the topic shot for Thebar.com website at Brad Barrett’s AGLS (A Great Lighting Stage) in Oak Park. Second City favorite Brian Gallivan mixes the drinks and tells bartender stories.

A FIVE-VIDEO BUSINESS PRESENTATION that Accenture will make in China this month was produced and directed by Post Effects’ Teresa Wysoglad on cyberset on Post Effects’ stage.

The five videos run concurrently as a single surround presentation on five monitors that will be strategically placed throughout the room. Wysoglad likened it to a video conference, “whereby the actors in each video talk to each other as though in the same room.

Actors were Peter Coombs, Ora Jones, Rula Gardnier, Keith Uchima and Nigel Patterson. John Edel designed the cyberset; Mark Kluiszo was the cameraman; Rich Dziagwa edited.

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