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BREENE KERR PRODUCTIONS DIRECTS COVERAGE OF CLINTON'S SILICON VALLEY VISIT; BKP BUILDS COVERAGE TEAM IN 72 HOURS

 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Breene Kerr Productions (BKP) issued the following today:
 Bill Clinton's recent 90-minute "town meeting" at Silicon Graphics(TM) Inc. was seen worldwide via a live switch international broadcast. The event was produced by Bobri Roberts, manager of video productions & services for Silicon Graphics, and directed by Breene Kerr, president of Breene Kerr Productions in Mountain View. BKP also handled all the technical aspects of the broadcast.
 Rush Schedule No Problem
 On Friday, Feb. 19, Silicon Graphics informed BKP that the president would visit the company the following Monday. What began as a two-camera internal documentation of Clinton's visit became, in a matter of 72 hours, a five-camera (two remote) live switch international satellite uplink involving a crew of 20 audio/visual professionals.
 White House and Silicon Graphics Comment
 "The fact that what would normally take six weeks to organize was readied in three days is absolutely amazing," said Joshua King, the White House staff member responsible for coordinating the event. "Preparing for a presidential visit under these incredible time constraints demands a great deal of everyone involved with the event," said Roberts, "and Breene Kerr Productions really came through for us."
 The production team consisted of Bobri Roberts (Silicon Graphics), executive producer; Breene Kerr, director/technical director; Jim McBride, assistant producer; David Richardson, production manager; Jim Fortier, lighting director/camera; Guy Woolley, steadycam; Denise DiPaola (Silicon Graphics), camera; Chris Merrick (Silicon Graphics), camera; Dallas Roberts, camera; Bill Rafetto, lead audio engineer; Larry Jandro, video engineer; Steven Moreen and Jim Hickey, microwave technicians; Tim Root and Fred Tezner, audio technicians; Eric Arnett and Stefan Schulz, video technicians; Lia Cacciara, production assistant; Ted Albalos, dub technician; and several White House Communications staff members.
 Photos from the event are available. For photos or more information, contact Jim McBride at Breene Kerr Productions at 415-965-3131.
 NOTE: Breene Kerr Productions (BKP) is a full-service film, video and television production company, providing effective communications solutions since 1982. BKP offers a full line of production, satellite broadcast and post-production services, including: film/video/television production, on-line editing, fully-equipped sound stage, computer graphics/paintbox, duplication/standards conversion.
 Silicon Graphics is a registered trademark of Silicon Graphics Inc.
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 /CONTACT: Jim McBride, vice president of Breene Kerr Productions, 415-965-3131/


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