Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 17, 2006
Jungle Software (http://www.junglesoftware.com) and Shrivastava Media Group (http://www.thesmediagroup.com) announced an exclusive partnership today to provide Gorilla 3.0 production software for contestants on the reality show “Above The Line: The Search For America’s Next Music Video Director” (http://www.nextmvdirector.com).
“Above The Line” features two teams of seven potential directors pitted against each other in a series of production related challenges for the ultimate prize of shooting a high-budget music video for a major artist and signing a year-long director representation contract with a well-known music video production company. Each episode will focus around the teams attempting to shoot a music video for an emerging artist on a $30,000 budget. Gorilla 3.0 will be the program the contestants use to plan their production schedules, production budgets, and organize their locations, cast and crew.
A trial download of the Gorilla software is available at http://www.junglesoftware.com. “Above The Line” is scheduled to start shooting in Los Angeles at the end of May 2006. Contestant submission details can be found at http://www.nextmvdirector.com.
About “Above The Line”:
“Above The Line” is a production of the Shrivastava Media Group and MediaVision International (http://www.mediavision.tv). The show is being executive produced by Mark Hason, former Senior Director for Clive Davis at Arista, video commissioner at Tommy Boy Music and current President of MediaVision International; Danny Wright, former Director of Artist Development for Arista Records, head of video promotion for Universal Records and current Partner, GM of MediaVision International; Preeti Shrivastava, former music video director and current President of Shrivastava Media Group. “Above the Line” is also being produced in collaboration with the Music Video Production Association (http://www.mvpa.com).
About Gorilla 3.0:
Gorilla 3.0 is a product of Studio City, California-based Jungle Software. Features of the program include the ability to import screenplay information from Final Draft® and Movie Magic Screenwriter® as well as the ability to track cast, crew, locations, vendors, rehearsals, budgets, profit sharing, expenses, storyboards, shots, and film festivals. Gorilla is available in three editions: the Pro Edition (retail price $399) which offers unlimited shoot days and budget, the Standard Edition ($299) which can handle up to 48 shoot days and a $625,000 budget, and the Student Edition ($199) which can handle up to 14 shoot days and a $50,000 budget. Gorilla runs on Windows XP ® and Macintosh® OS X.
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