740 Sound Design 1615 16th St, Santa Monica, CA90404 740 Sound Design provides feature film-quality sound design for commercials. The company's state-of-the-art facility is…More equipped with Pro Tools 5.1 for mixing, voice-overs, ISDN, foley, ADR and audio laybacks. The facility includes two mixing stages, two voice-over rooms and multiple sound design rooms. Scott Ganary is the Executive Producer and Dane Davis is the Academy Award-winning sound designer. Scott has been working on cinema, television and commercial projects for over 20 years and Dane has earned an Academy Award for Sound Editing on The Matrix.
The Kennedy/Marshall Company 619 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA90401 The Kennedy/Marshall Company is an entertainment company serving the Santa Monica community, specializing in film…More production. The company has won four Academy Awards for its past work. For further information, please visit the website.
Edison Language Academy 2425 Kansas Ave, Santa Monica, CA90404 Edison Language Academy is a bilingual magnet school that is one of only 10 dual-immersion K - 12 programs in the United…More States. Like other public schools, Edison abides by California curriculum standards, but it is distinct in that children learn to speak, read and write in English and Spanish simultaneously. Parents do not have to be proficient in Spanish in order to enroll their children in the school. From 2006 through 2008, the California Department of Education endowed Edison with the Title One Academic Achievement Award. The honor is given to schools that exceed academic growth targets for students of all groups in a substantial way. The Academy also provides an immersion track in conjunction with two other Santa Monica schools: John Adams Middle School and Santa Monica High School. Third-, fourth- and fifth-grade classrooms are equipped with SMARTboards, and the computer lab features that technology as well. In addition to the main computer lab, Edison has two mobile computer labs. Extracurricular programs include Ballet Folklorico; Child Care, Recreation, Enrichment, Sports Together (CREST); Choral Music Program; Gardening Angels; Gifted and Talented Education (GATE); Homework Buddies; Instrumental Music Program; Movie Night; Playground Access; Sports; Summer Adventure; Summer Enrichment Program; Summer Reading; Theater Arts Program; and the Young Storytellers Program. Edison also offers English as a Second Language courses for adults. Its El Nido Counseling Center employs a full-time counselor (funded by the City of Santa Monica) and additional interns who provide free services to families and children. Its Edison Language Academy Video was narrated by actor Sidney Poitier.
KOMMITTED Films 631 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA90401 Production company KOMMITTED Films was founded in 2005 by Director Nathan McGuinness, the Academy Award and Bafta…More nominated Co-Founder/Creative Director of the VFX company, Asylum. Shortly after, in 2006, veteran Executive Producer Marc Siegel was brought on to expand the directorial roster, feature film slate, and music video presence. Over a short time period, KOMMITTED has produced numerous high-profile spots for Target and Blackberry and they remain commited to directing and producing commercials, music videos, features and emerging media content for web and mobile platforms.
G K Films is a private, independent film production company located in Santa Monica. Graham King (Producer of GKF)…More has emerged as a formidable producer of both major motion pictures and independent features.</p>
<p>At the 2007 Academy Awards, King won a Best Picture Oscar for the ensemble crime thriller "The Departed." GK Films works on a wide variety of high-profile projects for film with its specialties being independent Action/Adventure, Science-Fiction, Supernatural Thriller, Suspense, Thriller and True Story.</p>
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium 1855 Main St, Santa Monica, CA90401 Located just a few blocks from the Pacific Ocean, the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium has hosted the Academy Awards (from…More 1961 - 68); concerts by Bob Dylan, Lenny Kravitz and other music legends; and countless exhibitions and trade shows. "The Civic," as it's commonly known, is also home to the Santa Monica Symphony. It features a 27,168-square-foot exhibit space and has a seating capacity of 3,000; the indoor facility can hold a maximum of 149 booths, while an additional 101 booths can be accommodated with tents on the front lawn and east and west patios.
Hanna Hartnell 1515 4th St, Santa Monica, CA90401 For some 30 years Hanna Hartnell has been clothing brides, celebrities and everything in between. Recently two of her…More dresses got rave reviews at the Academy Awards. Evening gowns are tailored by the wearer and the event. Hanna works on formal gowns, as well as gowns she calls "party favors," for less formal events. Additionally Hanna uses her design studio to teach young, creative designers the ins and outs of the fashion industry. Visit the shop, or go online to send photos and fill out a short questionnaire to receive a sample of a dress for you through Hanna's "mail order bride" system. Showrooms can be found all over the world, but this is the corporate headquarters.
Jerry Bruckheimer/Don Simpson Films was founded in the 1980s by movie producers Don Simpson and Jerry…More Bruckheimer. Together, the duo had produced some of the most successful movies of the 1980s, including <i>Flashdance</i>, the <i>Beverly Hills Cop </i>series and <i>Top Gun</i>. However, when Don Simpson died in 1996, it was renamed Jerry Bruckheimer films.</p>
<p>In 1988, along with his partner, Bruckheimer was chosen as the Motion Picture Showman of the Year by the Publicists Guild of America. One of the most successful partnerships in motion picture history, Simpson and Bruckheimer produced films that were honored with 15 Academy Award nominations, two Oscars for Best Song, four Grammys, three Golden Globes, two People's Choice Awards for Best Picture, and the MTV award for Best Picture of the Decade.</p>