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Galactica Sale of the Century

Saturday, 10 January 2009 10:30


NBC Universal has also announced a series Of Live Panel Discussions with key Creative Executives from the series during Auction Preview Day, Friday, 16 January.

Final preparations for the live auction event at the Pasadena Convention Centre in California are now underway. The auction catalogue is available for viewing or for purchase at www.battlestarprops.com.

The auction will offer unique items in every price category. Some of the more familiar items to Battlestar Galactica viewers will include “Caprica Six’s” red dress, “Admiral Adama’s” blue uniform, “President Laura Roslyn’s” desk and a life-size viper, in addition to a large selection of pre-production art and costume sketches. A portion of the auction’s proceeds will benefit United Way.

In addition, Auction Network in the USA will broadcast the two-day live auction event on Saturday, 17 January and Sunday, 18 January in high definition with real-time bidding online, starting at 8:30 a.m. ET/11:30 a.m. PT on both days, at www.auctionnetwork.com .

“Auction Network is thrilled to be able to provide Battlestar Galactica fans and collectors a front-row seat to this once-in-a-lifetime event,” said Auction Network General Manager Fontana Fitzwilson. “Our live, high definition streaming video is a convenient and easy way to watch the auction unfold, and our online viewers can join in the bidding at any time, just like they were there in person.”

In addition, NBC Universal and Propworx will offer a series of live panel discussions with key executives from Battlestar Galactica on Friday, 16 January at the Pasadena Convention Center, during the public preview day. The panels will offer fans and collectors a chance to ask questions of the creative executives who brought Battlestar Galactica to life on screen, including:

Chris Claridge - Construction Coordinator

Jonathan Lancaster - Set Decorator

Ken Hawryliw - Props Supervisor

Glenne Campbell - Costume Supervisor

Richard Hudolin - Production Designer

Doug McClean - Art Director

As usual with such events these Panels are subject to change.


About Auction Network

Auction Network is the live-bid-to-picture interactive auction entertainment network that offers audiences compelling interactive programming merging the sport and spirit of live auction with the ability to watch, bid and win live, real-time, in HD from anywhere in the world. Auction Network allows viewers to participate either live or through absentee bidding online at www.auctionnetwork.com and on television across cable and satellite channels throughout the U.S.A.


About Battlestar Galactica

Battlestar Galactica is the saga of humanity's last remnants and their struggle to find a new home while fleeing from their deadly Cylon enemies. Redefining the space opera with its gritty realism, Galactica's intensity, issues-driven topicality, and command performances have garnered it numerous awards, including three Emmy® Awards and the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award. The show was recognized by the American Film Institute (AFI) as one of the most outstanding programmes of the year two years running. The series is produced by Universal Cable Productions and executive produced by Ronald D Moore and David Eick. The ensemble cast is led by Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Katee Sackhoff, Jamie Bamber, James Callis, Tricia Helfer and Grace Park.


About Propworx

Propworx, Inc. serves the movie and television industry by selling production props, costumes and set pieces through special live and Internet auctions, while at the same time integrating these special events into a studio’s marketing campaigns. Propworx goal is not just to sell the assets of a production, but to leverage those sales into meaningful publicity and marketing to increase the overall awareness of a production. For more information about Propworx, and examples of what Propworx can do, please go to www.Propworx.com


About NBC Universal Television DVD, Music, and Consumer Products Group

NBC Universal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the domestic and international marketplaces. NBC Universal Television DVD, Music and Consumer Products Group manages all global ancillary television business endeavours for the NBC Universal Television Group, including third-party home entertainment distribution, consumer products, musical soundtracks, special market projects and the NBC Universal Online Store.


About United Way

United Way is a global network, including nearly 1,300 local organizations in the U.S. that advance the common good, creating opportunities for a better life for all by focusing on the three key building blocks of education, income and health. The United Way movement creates long lasting community change by addressing the underlying causes of problems that prevent progress in these areas. LIVE UNITED is a call to action for everyone to become part of the change. For more information about United Way, please visit: www.LIVEUNITED.org .

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