Award-winning editor!

This company first began as Southern Sunset Productions in 1990 and changed to PA Communications in 1996.  In 1998 Allen Media Associates was created because the new name let clients know who was responsible for their content. Our current focus is on post production work and has now been renamed as EditNow!  Let us tell your story.

We received a 2008 Lone Star EMMY® for the documentary, A FAIR TO REMEMBER as co-producer with Media Projects, Inc.  The documentary traces the history of the State Fair of Texas since 1886 and features the music of Brave Combo. It includes a true Texas-style narration by actor Barry Corbin. Click on the DVD cover and EMMY® statuette and you can order your own copy.

With the success of the documentary came more accolades including the presentation of an award from World-Fest Houston.  

"WorldFest was founded 50 years ago as Cinema Arts, an International Film Society in August, 1961. WorldFest became the third competitive international film festival in North America, following San Francisco and New York. WorldFest is the oldest Independent Film & Video Festival in the World. It evolved into a competitive International Film Festival in April, 1968. It was founded by award-winning producer/director Hunter Todd to present a quality film festival for the Independent filmmakers. Hunter Todd has been honored with more than 115 international awards for creative excellence in film production, and he has been the producer, director, writer and/or cameraman on more than 300 motion picture and video productions. The mission/vision statement of WorldFest is - to recognize and honor outstanding creative excellence in film & video, to validate brilliant abilities and to promote cultural tourism for Houston, to develop film production in the region and to add to the rich cultural fabric of the city of Houston. All members of the WorldFest staff are filmmakers."

- From the WorldFest-Houston website

Recent productions have been selected for the Dallas Video Festival and other video festivals and film festivals across the U.S. and Europe.  Our shelf is also decorated with numerous Telly® awards for corporate and narrative productions.

"The Telly Awards was founded in 1978 to honor excellence in local, regional and cable TV commercials. Non-broadcast video and TV program categories were soon added. Today, the Telly is one of the most sought-after awards by industry leaders, from large international firms to local production companies and ad agencies. With over 200 categories, more organizations than ever are eligible to participate."

- From the Telly Awards website

The CINE Golden Eagle Award from Washington, D.C. was given to a production in 2007.

"The CINE Golden Eagle Award has been recognized as a mark of excellence throughout the film and television industry for over 50 years. Since its founding in 1957, CINE has been instrumental in promoting the careers of thousands of filmmakers through juried competitions, educational programs, and networking opportunities. As the industry has evolved, CINE has adapted its programs and competitions to assure that the CINE Golden Eagle continues to provide prestigious peer recognition to established and emerging filmmakers."

- From the CINE website

Many productions have included internationally-known performers, like Liza Minelli, many Fortune 100 clients, U.S. Presidents and politicians. 

Join the growing list of clients and you'll be treated like a star!


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