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Century III Teleproductions – 1988 Florida Production Guide

The 1988 Florida Production Guide is part of the Florida History collection at the Orlando Public Library – (call number FLORIDA 338.47791 FLO). At the time, Century III was located on Eggleston Avenue near Lee Road. This is the listing for the company at that time.

CENTURY III TELEPRODUCTIONS, ORLANDO, FL 32804 – OLIVER PETERS – 407/297-1000

DESCRIPTION: Able to offer full production service packages in conjunction with local companies and/or Boston parent company. Also able to offer film-to-tape transfer and 3D (Bosch FGS-4000) and 2D (Quantel Paint Box) graphics and computer animation via Boston parent operation.

AFFILIATIONS: FMPTA; International TV Association; Society of Motion Picture & TV Engineers; Greater Orlando Area Chamber of Commerce.

AWARDS/HONORS: Nomination for International Film Festival Award.

CREDITS: Provide videotape editing and audio post-production services on these projects: “Jacksonville Jazz Festival VI” (1 hr. PBS Special WJCT-TV Producer, Oliver Peters-Editor) ; “MTV Spring Break ’87” (2-1 hr. concerts. MTV-producer, Pete Opotowsky-editor); “Escape from Miami” (ADR and music video edit on feature film. PJK Group-Prod. Rob Hill-ADR, Julius Johnson-Editor on music videos); CBS Sports (various feature segments for Daytona 500 and TPC Golf Tournament CBS-Producer, Oliver Peters, Pete Opotowsky, Julius Johnson-Editors, Rob Hill-Audio).

EQUIPMENT/SERVICES: (2) CMX-3400 Videotape editing suites with 1″, 3/4″ and Betacam editing. GVG-300-2B & GVG-100 switchers, ADO-2000 Digital Effects, Viditext II Character Generator. Also: 24-Track audio studio interlocked to video with BTX Softouch System. Electronic graphics system (3M/Artronics BFA System). 30×50 insert stage with HL-79E Camera and 28K lighting/grip/electricial package. Editors, designer and audio engineer on staff full time.

Listen to this May 2011 interview with CIII’s award winning editor, Oliver Peters.

Oliver Peters worked for Century III (CIII – Century 3) Teleproductions from 1985 until he left in 2002 to form his own company. Over the course of seventeen years, Oliver held the positions of videotape editor, project manager and operations manager. CIII was first located in the old Bee Jay Recording Studios on Eggleston Avenue in Winter Park, Florida, but relocated in 1989 to Universal Studios after being selected from many production houses to be the post production facility on the back lot at Universal Studios. During this time period, Orlando garnered the name “Hollywood East” due to the filming/taping and post production of films and television series in the Central Florida area.

Oliver is currently involved in production and post production of commercial and corporate projects; he is a writer for Videography and other industry magazines in print and online; he is a presenter at conventions around the country; a guest instructor at Valencia State College and Full Sail, and he shares his knowledge of editing systems and techniques as a consultant to television stations and production houses around the country. His web site is www.OliverPeters.com

The following interview took place in May 2011. The interviewer is his wife and Orlando Public Library staff member, Kim Peters.

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Oliver Peters - Century III Teleproductions and Hollywood East

Oliver Peters worked for Century III (CIII - Century 3) Teleproductions from 1985 until he left in 2002 to form his own company. Over the course of seventeen years, Oliver held the positions of videotape editor, project manager and operations manager. CIII was first located in the old Bee Jay Recording Studios on Eggleston Avenue in Winter Park, Florida, but relocated in 1989 to Universal Studios after being selected from many production houses to be the post production facility on the back lot at Universal Studios. During this time period, Orlando garnered the name "Hollywood East" due to the filming/taping and post production of films and television series in the Central Florida area.

Oliver is currently involved in production and post production of commercial and corporate projects; he is a writer for Videography and other industry magazines in print and online; he is a presenter at conventions around the country; a guest instructor at Valencia State College and Full Sail, and he shares his knowledge of editing systems and techniques as a consultant to television stations and production houses around the country. His web site is www.OliverPeters.com

The following interview took place in May 2011. The interviewer is his wife and Orlando Public Library staff member, Kim Peters.




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