|Hit Spoof PH II
For Immediate Release:
February 22, 2002
Boutique CGI/VFX Studio Max Ink Café
Creates High-Def Effects Shots For New ifilm.com Hit Spoof Pearl Harbor II: Pearlmageddon
Los Angeles, CA Exclusive effects studio Max Ink Café was instrumental
in the creation of what is being called one of the best digital film spoofs
of a Blockbuster movie ever made.
The companys Todd Sheridan Perry was responsible for the VFX Supervision
of the short and carried his duties through post production as CG Supervisor.
All of the spoofs convincing effects shots were done in high-definition
resolution at Perrys Venice based studio, Max Ink Cafe.
Available now for viewing at
, Pearlmageddon: Pearl Harbor II has been voted Funniest Spoof of the
Year by ifilm.com, the website for people of both the film and digital
technology trade. In its first 3 days of viewing, Pearl Harbor
II received over 40,000 hits, with the number of visits growing daily.
The 8-minute short directed by Rob Moniot and produced by Taz Goldstein
of Built-D Pictures, a Santa Monica based digital film studio, was shot on
Cinemascope 24p HD using a Panavision HD camera.
After working with Max Ink Café on several projects in the
past, it was a no-brainer when we decided to give them all of the HD effects
work on our new film, Pearl Harbor II: Pearlmageddon. As usual, they
got it done quickly and affordably, and the results blew off our feet as
well as our socks, states the films director, Rob Moniot.
Thanks to the long awaited launch of the new Max Ink Café website,
a breakdown of Max Ink Cafés HD effects shots for Pearl Harbor II:
Pearlmageddon may now be viewed, adding another avenue for the film and its
creatives to gain exposure. Pete Shumars PixelCine, is the genius
web design company behind the newly crafted site, and has been the creative
eye for many companies with an interest in top of the line design.
The studios site doles out helpful information, and contains great content
such as Max Inks portfolio that allows you to view featured projects from
rough to final rendered images, as well as movies in quick time or divx format.
The Reviews section gives visitors access to both software, and technical
movie effect reviews and breakdowns written over the years by Todd Sheridan
Perry, and Jennifer Champagne, both Max Ink Café principles and well-revered
technical writers. Requests for demo reels and media kits are
made simple by being an option to choose from on the site.
Since becoming a one to watch effects studio, Max Ink Café has
done an array of great projects to date, including shots in Victor Salvas
horror thriller Jeepers Creepers, Roger Cormans new and not yet released
film Shakedown, and the recently released Sony PlayStation 2 game entitled
Dragon Rage. All will be available for viewing on the companys site.
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