Studio Center Worldwide Audio, a production group with 16 studios in four cities, as acquired Hollywood-based Tele-Talent International, Inc. as part of its nationwide expansion.
"We love the Los Angeles market and Tele-Talent International, Inc. has been very successful there for 23 years, said William "Woody" Prettyman, ceo of Studio Center Worldwide Audio. We are extremely excited about the long-term prospects of this acquisition."
Studio Center Worldwide Audio, founded 39 years ago in Norfolk, Virginia,, has grown into America's number one production facility, producing more than 10,000 commercials annually for clients such as A&E, AOL, BMW, Blockbuster Video, Bud Light, the Cartoon Network, Domino's, GEICO, Kroger, HGTV, Heineken, The History Channel, Lowe's, McDonald's, MTV, NASA, NASCAR, PBS, Pepsi, Starbucks, Subway, Victoria's Secret and The Washington Post.
Tele-Talent Intl was founded in 1982 as a full-service voice-over production studio to provide the very best of Hollywood's actors and voice-over talent for TV commercials, radio commercials and movie trailers.
Tele-Talent Intl is especially well known in the advertising community for its outstanding foreign language voice-over and translation division. "Foreign language translation and voice overs are a rapidly growing market, said Prettyman. By acquiring Tele-Talent International, Inc. we bolster our own foreign roster and hopefully attract more voices from around the world."
Studio Center Worldwide Audio (www.studiocenter.com) produces radio and TV commercial audio, plus audio for documentaries, CD-ROMs, in-flight entertainment, computer games, toys, websites, corporate training programs and in-store announcements for clients in all 50 states and 23 countries around the world. It has received some 900 awards over the last four decades, including local, regional and national Addys, Tellys, Clios, Silver Microphones and a Grammy Award.