New York, NY - (September 17, 2009) – Comedy Central’s “Important Things with Demetri Martin” was recently released via DVD. The show, a smash hit with audiences and critics, also marks the third collaboration between Busboy Productions and design & branding studio Phoenix Productions, which delivered a complete graphics package for the show.
In addition to the Show Open, Logo treatment, Bumpers, Interstitials and Lower Thirds, Phoenix Productions provided the majority of the in-show animation, working closely with the production team and Martin during each episode’s taping.
“We are pleased to have the opportunity to work with Demetri & Busboy,” said Chris Phoenix, President of Phoenix Productions. “Demetri is extremely versatile and talented and Busboy is at the top of their game, producing hilarious and acclaimed shows with passion and integrity. We are proud of the work and are excited about the DVD release of season one.”
“Important Things with Demetri Martin” is a stream-of-consciousness sketch and variety show from comedian Demetri Martin. Each episode focuses on a single topic through the prism of Demetri’s unique point of view, whether it’s apples or the afterlife. The DVD of season one is available for order online at: http://shop.comedycentral.com/detail.php?p=106463&v=All.
About Phoenix Productions
Phoenix Productions (phoenix-productions.tv) is a full-service production, design and branding company. Its seamless integration of technology, talent and creativity allows Phoenix to focus on client satisfaction and provide relevant, high-quality projects. Phoenix Productions’ vision, process and passion has garnered a global portfolio of high-profile commercial, advertising, broadcast, film and web clientele.
About Comedy Central
COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 91 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of VIACOM Inc.'s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL’s Internet address is www.comedycentral.com. For up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs visit Press Central, COMEDY CENTRAL’s press web site at www.comedycentral.com/press.