Ascent Media Corporation
Ascent Media Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides content and creative services to media and entertainment industries. The company operates through two segments, Content Services and Creative Services. The Content Services segment provides various facilities and services to optimize, archive, manage, and reformat and repurpose completed media assets for global distribution via freight, satellite, fiber, and the Internet, as well as the facilities, technical infrastructure, and operating staff necessary to assemble programming content for cable and broadcast networks and to distribute media signals via satellite and terrestrial networks. It has operations in California, Connecticut, Minnesota, New York, New Jersey, and Virginia, as well as in the United Kingdom and Singapore. The Creative Services segment provides various technical and creative services necessary to complete principal photography into final products, such as feature films, movie trailers and TV spots, documentaries, independent films, scripted and reality television, TV movies and mini-series, television commercials, Internet and new media advertising, music videos, interactive games and new digital media, promotional and identity campaigns, and corporate communications. It markets its creative services under Beast, Company 3, Encore Hollywood, Level 3 Post, Method, RIOT Atlanta, and Rushes brand names. The Creative Services segment serves motion picture studios and their international divisions, independent television production companies, broadcast networks, cable programming networks, advertising agencies, creative editorial companies, corporate media producers, independent owners of television and film libraries, and media distribution channels in Los Angeles, the New York metropolitan area, London, Atlanta, Austin, Detroit, Chicago, and San Francisco. The company is based in Englewood, Colorado.
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