Cloud 9 Launches New Company
CLOUD 9 LAUNCHES NEW COMPANY
Wellington based film production company CLOUD 9 LIMITED, is one of this country’s largest and most prolific production houses.
Raymond Thompson, a highly successful writer and former Head of Development for BBC Drama, founded the Cloud 9 Screen Entertainment Group of companies in late 1994. Since that time, the company has completed eight large-scale television productions and invested 85 million dollars into the local economy.
The company has established an excellent international reputation for producing family oriented film and television dramas, including projects purchased by Disney’s distribution arm Buena Vista and Channel 5 in England.
Cloud 9 programmes are transmitted in over 120 countries throughout the world including the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Japan. International actors that have come to New Zealand to appear in these programmes include “Star Trek’s” William Shatner, and Richard Thomas from “The Waltons”.
To further cement their business relationship with the Wellington region Cloud 9 has announced the formation of a subsidiary production arm.
LITTLE WHITE CLOUD has been formed to produce educational projects, corporate and promotional video specifically designed for use on the internet.
The internet has become an indispensable tool for promotion, education, and advertising. Video footage that can be downloaded through the web is fast becoming a necessity. Little White Cloud specialises in projects designed to deliver this service to company websites and homepages.
The company also offers documentary and promotional television production and quality television commercials.
The Cloud 9 Studios in Lower Hutt boasts some of the most sophisticated production and post-production equipment available. They have a 450 square metre sound stage, a huge library of music and sound effects, an impressive composite of stock footage, and the accumulated experience of some of New Zealand’s most talented Directors and Technicians.
The company has also collected a massive storehouse of props and costumes.
LITTLE WHITE CLOUD offers it’s clients access to this rich pool of assets. It provides a production service from concept to delivery. Products can be supplied in any format; Film, Digital Beta, Beta SP, SVHS, Videotape, or CD ROM.