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2/17/2006

 
"ABOVE THE LINE: THE SEARCH FOR AMERICA'S NEXT MUSIC VIDEO DIRECTOR" Partners With Gorilla 3.0 Software for Reality Show

Jungle Software (http://www.junglesoftware.com) and Shrivastava Media Group (http://www.thesmediagroup.com) announced an exclusive partnership today to provide Gorilla 3.0 production software for contestants on the reality show Above The Line: The Search For Americas Next Music Video Director (http://www.nextmvdirector.com).

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 17, 2006 -- Jungle Software (http://www.junglesoftware.com) and Shrivastava Media Group (http://www.thesmediagroup.com) announced an exclusive partnership today to provide Gorilla 3.0 production software for contestants on the reality show Above The Line: The Search For Americas Next Music Video Director (http://www.nextmvdirector.com).

Above The Line features two teams of seven potential directors pitted against each other in a series of production related challenges for the ultimate prize of shooting a high-budget music video for a major artist and signing a year-long director representation contract with a well-known music video production company. Each episode will focus around the teams attempting to shoot a music video for an emerging artist on a $30,000 budget. Gorilla 3.0 will be the program the contestants use to plan their production schedules, production budgets, and organize their locations, cast and crew.

A trial download of the Gorilla software is available at http://www.junglesoftware.com. Above The Line is scheduled to start shooting in Los Angeles at the end of May 2006. Contestant submission details can be found at http://www.nextmvdirector.com.

About Above The Line:
Above The Line is a production of the Shrivastava Media Group and MediaVision International (http://www.mediavision.tv). The show is being executive produced by Mark Hason, former Senior Director for Clive Davis at Arista, video commissioner at Tommy Boy Music and current President of MediaVision International; Danny Wright, former Director of Artist Development for Arista Records, head of video promotion for Universal Records and current Partner, GM of MediaVision International; Preeti Shrivastava, former music video director and current President of Shrivastava Media Group. Above the Line is also being produced in collaboration with the Music Video Production Association (http://www.mvpa.com).

About Gorilla 3.0:
Gorilla 3.0 is a product of Studio City, California-based Jungle Software. Features of the program include the ability to import screenplay information from Final Draft and Movie Magic Screenwriter as well as the ability to track cast, crew, locations, vendors, rehearsals, budgets, profit sharing, expenses, storyboards, shots, and film festivals. Gorilla is available in three editions: the Pro Edition (retail price $399) which offers unlimited shoot days and budget, the Standard Edition ($299) which can handle up to 48 shoot days and a $625,000 budget, and the Student Edition ($199) which can handle up to 14 shoot days and a $50,000 budget. Gorilla runs on Windows XP and Macintosh OS X.
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Contact:
Jyoti Shrivastava
Shrivastava Media Group
Tel: (310) 980-0723

Contact:
Ethan Markowitz
Jungle Software
Tel: (818) 580-7090




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