Listen Up CEO Chris Fogg Acquires Magick Lantern Studios

ATLANTA, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chris Fogg, owner and CEO of Atlanta-based Listen Up Productions, has acquired Magick Lantern Studios, also based in Atlanta. Magick Lantern is one of the Southeast's oldest and best-known television/video production studios.

"Listen Up has worked with Magick Lantern for the last three years, and my respect and admiration for the quality of their work has grown significantly," said Fogg. "One of the factors in their longstanding success has been their people – some of the best I have ever worked with."

"I had a number of offers but I wanted to be sure that Magick Lantern was in the hands of a team that had the ability, vision and resources to take Magick to the next level," said studio founder William VanDerKloot. "The continuing success of Magick Lantern is very important to me, so I looked for the best leadership going forward. I found it in Chris Fogg and Listen Up."

VanDerKloot will continue developing film and television projects, and will also be an adviser to Magick  Lantern.

Fogg founded Listen Up Audiobooks in 2006 after working with Talking Books Production for more than six years as engineer, editor, director, and as mastering and quality control engineer. A student of Berklee College of Music and a veteran in the audio and music industry, Fogg produced music for national ad campaigns including Nike's Just Do It! and Bacardi's Party by Night.

Chris Fogg worked with recording artist Maxwell on his debut double platinum recording "Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite." He also won an Emmy for best audio production for a documentary, "Chattahoochee: From Water Wars to Water Vision."

About Magick Lantern

Magick Lantern Studios is a creative production and post-production company that specializes in a complete line of services in digital media for the broadcasting, advertising, and entertainment industry. Its studio, post house, and production offices are located in a 22,000 square-foot building, in the historic Old Fourth Ward section of downtown Atlanta.

About Listen Up

Listen Up Audiobooks is an Emmy-award winning production company providing professional grade spoken word audio for the audiobook industry. Listen Up provides sourcing of narrator talent, directing, engineering, producing, editing, and mastering from their state-of-the-art digital studios in Atlanta. Expanded services include author rights sharing and marketing for both audio and e format book publishing. Visit our site- www.listenupaudiobooks.com - a destination for book lovers of all ages to download favorite titles for audiobook listening pleasure. Listen Up Audiobooks is an affiliate partner of Amazon's Audible.com and a proud member of the Audio Publishers Association.

Media Contact: Pauline Zelis, Magick Lantern / Listen Up Audiobooks, 678-733-9487, pauline@listenupaudiobooks.com

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SOURCE Magick Lantern / Listen Up Audiobooks



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