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Item : MI-512 - Yaletown Entertainment; show reel television commercials ; trt 5:20 ; Yaletown Entertainment

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Yaletown Entertainment; show reel television commercials ; trt 5:20 ; Yaletown Entertainment

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AM1553-8-S3-: MI-512

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  • [1999] (Creation)
    Yaletown Entertainment Corp.

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1 videocassette (6 min.) : VHS format analogue television tape, standard cassette, sd., col.

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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.

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Item is a series of short commercials for various companies including:, IKEA, Cablecom, Panasonic, Chevron, Pepsi, and The Emmy awards on FOX. Directed by Reto Salimbeni.

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