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Thursday, May 31, 2007

Studio Center Announces Acquisition of CreativEdge Film and Video

Studio Center Announces Acquisition of CreativEdge Film and Video

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- William "Woody" Prettyman, CEO of Virginia Beach, VA-based Studio Center, announced today the acquisition of CreativEdge Film & Video, also located in Virginia Beach. Prettyman remarked, "This acquisition makes sense for us. Our goal is to make it easier for our customers to get 'total production' from one place. Studio Center can now write, voice, mix, edit, and shoot TV or radio Production 24 hours a day for our customers with only one call."

Studio Center, founded 41 years ago, is the nation's top volume commercial production house. With a diverse union and exclusive non-union talent roster, Studio Center produces over 10,000 commercials annually for clients such as A&E, AOL, BMW, NASCAR, Blockbuster Video, Bud Light, Cartoon Network, Domino's, GEICO, Heineken, the History Channel, Lowe's, McDonald's, MTV, NASA, Pepsi, Starbucks, Subway, Victoria's Secret and The Washington Post. Studio Center has received over 2000 awards over the last four decades, including Local, Regional and National Addys, Tellys, Clios, Silver Microphones and a Grammy Award for participation in recording George Carlin's audiobook, Napalm & Silly Putty.

Studio Center is comprised of 18 studios in four cities, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Memphis & Virginia Beach, and produces Radio and TV commercial audio, audio for documentaries, e-learning software, computer games, toys, websites, corporate training programs and in-store announcements for clients in all 50 states and 23 countries around the world.

CreativEdge Film & Video, the area's renowned television production company was founded in 1983 by Gary Ball and Elaine Roberts. Their on-staff writers, producers and directors have won numerous Local and National awards and commendations including:

A National Addy Award, Twenty Telly Awards, Seven WorldFest Houston International Film Festival Awards, Omni International Award, two Videographer Awards, three US Industrial Film & Video awards, four International Television Association Awards, two Aurora "Best in Show" Awards, and two prestigious CINE Golden Eagles.

Co-Founder Ball remarked, "Elaine and I are thrilled to be moving on to our next adventure and are proud to be leaving our company in such good hands."

CreativEdge, a GSA Qualified Vendor, will continue to provide services in every aspect of production, from concept and scripting to on-line editing and graphics.

Media clients include The Learning Channel ("Archaeology", "The New Detectives"), PAX-TV ("Treasures in Your Home, The World of Collecting"), HBO (Whitney Houston Special), and The Family Channel (Promos).

CONTACT: Robin Russ of Studio Center, +1-757-622-2111,

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