Lightning Media Expands with HD Editing Services

Lightning Media, a leading provider of duplication and multi-media services, today announced that it has added HD editing services in its Hollywood facility. The company augmented its capabilities with a Final Cut Pro HD editing suite and four Final Cut Pro SD editing systems, enabling its clients to address more of their post-production needs under one roof.

With the new Final Cut Pro systems, Lightning Media offers expanded services that cover a complete set of requirements ?Äì HD capture at offline and online quality, HD digitizing, HD edit sessions, compression to a wide range of file types (QuickTime, MPEG, Windows Media, etc) from HD source tapes, and confidential viewing of masters.

‘HD has become the preferred format throughout much of the post-production workflow for films, TV shows, and a growing percentage of short-form work,’ said Sharon Nichols Bourassa, Vice President and General Manager of Lightning Media. ‘We’sve added HD editing with Final Cut Pro and expanded our overall editing capabilities to give our clients the opportunity to address more of their workflow with Lightning Media. By extending these editing services, we’sre able to offer the highest quality product to our clients.’

Lightning Media kicked off its new HD editing services with a ‘March Madness’ promotion, offering 20% off all HD editing services throughout the month (see more at

The company also announced today that it will also be relocating its multi-media department to a larger space within the Hollywood facility to give the growing department room to expand its DVD menu design, authoring, compression, and graphics services.

About Lightning Media
Lightning Media services all duplication and new media needs from HD and video duplication to DVD authoring and replication, and audio and video compression. Lightning Media caters to a vast client base that ranges from leading motion picture studios, television production companies, independent filmmakers and web video producers to film students and an array of corporate and consumer clients. Lightning Media is committed to exceptional customer service, quality control and ‘lightning-fast’ turnaround; featuring the most advanced and reliable equipment available today. Lightning Media secure, climate-controlled vault is a trusted source for storing master materials. Lightning Media has three full service facilities located in Hollywood, Burbank, and Santa Monica, and a new replication facility in Valencia, California. Lightning Media meets MPAA security specifications. For more information, visit

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