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Yaletown Entertainment Corp. sousfonds
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- Moving images
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- Yaletown Entertainment Corp.
Physical description area
26 cm textual records and other material
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Yaletown Entertainment was formed in 1995 with the aim of producing commercials and television series. It became a public company in 1996.
Over the years Yaletown Entertainment was involved in many productions including films for the National Film Board of Canada, the Province of BC, political advertisements, and commercials for clients such as Ford Motor Company and Ikea.
Yaletown Entertainment produced the television series 'Weird Homes' in 1999. The series ran for five years and continues to sell around the world. Two series were spun off from the original: 'Weird Wheels' and 'Weird Weddings.' 'Weird Homes' and 'Weird Wheels' were both produced in HDTV (High Definition Television).
Yaletown Entertainment was the first television production company in Canada to be fully equipped with HDTV.
Scope and content
Sousfonds is organized into eight series according to production and one administrative series. The recordkeeping practice of Yaletown Entertainment involved maintaining files according to film project. The series are:
-Alaska by Rail series
-Belize project series
-Have Camera will Travel series
-New Classics with Rob Feenie series
-Weird Homes series
-Weird Jobs series
-Weird Weddings series
-Weird Wheels series
-Funding resources and production proposals series
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Textual records in the sousfonds are of a hybrid nature containing both paper and electronic records.
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- Sousfonds contains 1 film, 7 videocassettes, 2 DVD-RAM cartridges, 8 audio cassettes, and 17 MB textaul records.
- Description of the hard drive will be available in 2012 with the implementation of the new database.