FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
- BOOMTOWN is a feature-length documentary focusing on the
explosive economic growth of the area around Branson, Missouri. As
Branson has become a country music mecca, new residents and
tourists have poured into this tiny Ozark Mountain town, changing
the face of the community forever. Set in the world of country
music, BOOMTOWN will follow the lives of several Branson residents
over the course of a single tourist season, and use their stories
as a springboard for examining a number of social issues that
affect all Americans.
- PRELIMINARY SHOOTING TO BEGIN
- After several fact finding trips by BOOMTOWN's director, Chris
Boebel and Producer, Peter Brooks, the production will be moving
south to begin audio and video interviews.
- EUROPEAN CO-PRODUCER SIGNS ON TO "BOOMTOWN"
- Nota Bene, a Belgium-based production company, has signed on
as BOOMTOWN's representative in all European markets.
Jean-Phillipe Laroche, Executive Producer at Nota Bene, has
produced award winning documentaries with the BBC, Belgium,
French, and Swiss TV. Speaking for Nota Bene, Mr. Laroache said,
"The combination of great country music and kitschy American pop
culture makes Boomtown an exciting project with world-wide appeal
- - we're fortunate to be involved."
- CHIMERA, INC. PROVIDES LIGHTING
- Chimera, Inc. has generously provided two of their renown
Super Pro Bank Soft Light units for the production. Chimera Super
Pro Soft Banks are used by award winning cinematographers around
the world - - they will add tremendous visual impact to BOOMTOWN.
- RICOH CORPORATION AGREES TO PROVIDE SUPPORT
- Ricoh Corporation USA, a manufacturer of fine photographic and
electronic imaging equipment, has agreed to provide photographic
products for the production of BOOMTOWN.
- SHURE BROS. SUPPLIES AUDIO
- Shure Brothers has offered the use of the soon to be
introduced FP33 production mixer. The FP33 is the updated version
of the tremendously successful FP32 stereo mixer. The quality,
reliability, and convenience of Shure products will be a welcome
addition to our film.
- We welcome these new benefactors, and thank them for working
with us to tell the story of BOOMTOWN.
- Questions and requests for additional material can be sent to:
- Chris Boebel
- Boomtown Productions
- 212.517.1790-tel, 973.763.6398-fax
- e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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