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Cuba International Network Becomes First U.S. Firm Provide Film & Broadcast Services in Cuba

Wednesday, Aug 03, 2016
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Cuba International Network (CIN) recently became the first U.S. company authorized to set up shop in Cuba to provide equipment and personnel there to support the production of broadcasting, television and filming of video content for consumption in the U.S. and international markets.

This first-of-its-kind service brings vital film and broadcasting capability and services to Cuba with the same standards found in the U.S. In collaboration with local partners, CIN provides facilities, services and security for people and equipment in Cuba. From a multi-camera mobile broadcast unit to approvals, rights assistance and logistics measures, CIN supports any size production in virtually any location in the island nation and in the region.

"Cuba's potential as a film and broadcasting destination is among the most exciting in the world today, yet the challenge is being capable on the ground in Cuba. That's the problem we solve for our clients," says Barry Pasternak, CIN's CEO. The Emmy award winner has trekked the globe bringing broadcast and film projects to fruition under time and resource constraints. A recent project involved providing the technical capability to broadcast the X-Games in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil for his client, ESPN. The CIN team has worked with virtually all the major players in the global TV and broadcasting industry.

"Cuba adds a whole new dimension for the film and broadcast industry to deliver authentic content from a country undergoing an exciting cultural and economic transition in a tropical location," says Mr. Pasternak.

Some of the services to be offered by CIN:

•    Multi-camera studio with Chromakey set, Cyclorama and wet stage;
•    HD Mobile Broadcast Units (US network standard);
•    Fly Paks for on location options from 2 cameras to multi-camera, multi-configuration capabilities;
•    CineFilm production with the latest cameras, lenses and technology;
•   Full support services: special equipment, production personnel, office space, set design and construction, wardrobe, props, location catering, air/ground transportation, hotels and a complete catalog of additional services and rentals.

About Cuba International Network (CIN)

CIN is the first U.S. company authorized to set up shop in Cuba to provide equipment and personnel there to support the production of live broadcasting, television production and filming of video content for consumption in the U.S. and international markets.

The CIN team has amassed over 100 years of experience, connections and technical capability in the film and broadcasting industry. Current and former clients include ESPN, Videocom, 2016 Olympics, X-Games, World Bank, Globenet, Sprint and AT&T.

CIN has full production capabilities in Cuba as well as state-of-the-art video production and processing technologies.

 

Source : prnewswire.com

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