September 22, 2011 (Pittsburgh, PA)
NEP Broadcasting is pleased to announce a partnership that will combine NEP Studios' engineering expertise, equipment, and service with the former Metropolis 6,400 square foot studio space in Manhattan. Managed by NEP Studios starting on October 1st, NEP Metropolis will offer the highest level of client services by bringing the full resources of NEP Broadcasting to support day-to-day operations, logistics, engineering, technology and client support.
"NEP Studios has had a long relationship with Metropolis, and we know the space well. It is a fantastic studio that offers flexibility and great amenities, all in a convenient location. With increased demand for Manhattan studio space, we are thrilled to offer our clients another great studio option, expanding our portfolio to nine fully-equipped studios in the heart of the city," says Senior Vice President/General Manager of NEP Studios, Barry Katz.
NEP Metropolis will feature a state-of-the-art control room and HD broadcast equipment supplied by NEP, including a 4 ME Kalypso switcher, multi-viewer monitoring, and a SSL Aysis Air digital audio console. In addition to 6,400 square feet of unrestricted stage space, the studio also offers an additional 5,000 square feel of production offices, green rooms, and hair/makeup space. Capable of handling live transmission or taped productions, NEP Metropolis is equipped with its own large freight elevator, on-site parking, and is audience rated. Located on Park Avenue in Manhattan, it is designed to suit any type of production from cooking, to sitcoms, to music events, and talk shows.
Phil Mancino, co-owner of the Metropolis space adds, "NEP has an exceptional reputation for service and engineering expertise. We are excited to partner with them and offer our space coupled with their renowned technology and support. It will make for a fantastic solution in the Manhattan studios market."
NEP Metropolis is slated to handle a variety of productions including The Challenge for Artistree Productions.
NEP provides the technology and know-how to enable clients to produce the world’s most prestigious live and broadcast events around the globe. The company is the leading worldwide provider of outsourced production solutions offering technical services for remote production, studio production, video display, host broadcasting, post production, premium playout, smart asset / media management, and multi-screen delivery. NEP’s more than 3,000 employees are driven by passion and a focus on technical innovation, and together they have supported productions in over 65 countries on all seven continents. NEP is headquartered in the United States and has offices in 20 countries.