Photobucket hosts exclusive gallery of photos from Fox’s 24 Redemption — Captured in Africa

Photobucket (http://photobucket.com), the premier stand-alone photo and video-sharing site, today announced that it is the premier online destination for behind-the-scenes photographs taken during filming of Fox’s “24:Redemption – Captured in Africa”.  “24” fans, art enthusiasts and photography buffs around the world can now visit Photobucket to view select photographs from the full photo exhibit at the Paley Center for Media, as well as additional photographs which are available for viewing only online.  Photobucket users can also extend the “24:Redemption” experience to their personal or group albums by applying a custom “24:Redemption” theme to the background of their personal albums. 

To view the “24:Redemption” photographs, please visit www.photobucket.com/24redemption

The full release from FOX announcing the exhibit at The Paley Center is below.

“24: REDEMPTION – CAPTURED IN AFRICA,” A  COLLECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHS BY MAKERS
OF EMMY AWARD-WINNING FOX DRAMA “24” TO DEBUT AT THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA IN LOS ANGELES

Photos Shot While on Location in South Africa by Show’s Creative Team

Including Star/Executive Producer Kiefer Sutherland on Display Through January 11

Exhibit Kicks Off November 10 with Star-Studded Opening

Two-Hour Television Event Premieres November 23 on FOX; Director’s Cut DVD in Stores November 25

October 17, 2008 – Last spring, FOX announced that after a nearly
two-year hiatus, 24 would return to the airwaves with 24: REDEMPTION,
an unprecedented two-hour television event shot on location in South
Africa and Los Angeles. Now as the producers ready this epic tale for
broadcast, they are unveiling a never-before-seen collection of
stunning photographs shot by five members of the show’s creative team
during the overseas filming. “24: REDEMPTION – Captured in Africa” is a
rare inside look at the making of the show composed of candid moments
between cast and crew, including Emmy Award-winner Kiefer Sutherland;
dramatic stills from the spectacular action sequences; and vivid
photographic captures of the scenic South African locations. The Paley
Center for Media in Los Angeles will host the one-of-a-kind photo
exhibit of fine art museum quality archival prints from Nov. 10, 2008
through Jan. 11, 2009, when it may move on to additional venues to be
announced later.

Curated by Entertainment Weekly deputy photo director Michael Kochman
and custom printed at DigitalFusion’s fine art printing facility, the
exhibit features works by executive producer/director Jon Cassar,
director of photography Rodney Charters, producer Michael Klick, unit
photographer Kelsey McNeal and star/executive producer Kiefer
Sutherland.

“I was so impressed with the quality of the photography, and it was
exciting to see a production photographed from five different
perspectives,” said Kochman. “Each photographer captured something very
special and poetic – sometimes intimate, sometimes epic, sometimes
documentary-like and raw. It all adds up to a fascinating photographic
experience.”

“Shooting 24: REDEMPTION in South Africa was the highlight of my six
years on the show,” said 24 executive producer and Emmy Award-winning
director Jon Cassar. “It was nothing short of exhilarating. Africa also
became a wonderful canvas for the still photography enthusiasts among
our crew. Every day put us in places and situations that were new and
exciting to us, and our cameras clicked constantly. This exhibit
chronicles the seven weeks that were spent in Cape Town and the
surrounding regions from moments captured during a hectic shooting
schedule to the faces and places that represent not only the making of
24 but the Africa of today.”

“We are so excited to be the first to host this extraordinary photo
exhibit from one of today’s most popular television shows, 24, which
offers another unique way to connect the creative community with media
enthusiasts here at the Paley Center,” said Barbara Dixon, vice
president and director of The Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles.
“This exhibit is going to have enormous appeal to everyone from the
most serious photography aficionado to the most passionate 24 fan. And
what better place to showcase exclusive behind-the-scenes content from
such a genre-defining television show than in our gallery at the Paley
Center?”

A private opening for press and invited guests, sponsored by
DigitalFusion and Photobucket, kicks off the exhibit’s run on Monday,
Nov. 10 at 7:00 PM at The Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles. 24:
REDEMPTION cast and crew members, including star Kiefer Sutherland, are
scheduled to appear in addition to the exhibit photographers. Beginning
that night, visitors to photobucket.com can view exclusive highlights
of the exhibit as well as additional photographs. They will also be
able to access a 24: REDEMPTION-themed background to customize their
Photobucket albums.

“24: REDEMPTION – Captured in Africa” opens to the general public
Wednesday, Nov. 12 and runs through Jan. 11, 2009, and is included in
the free admission to the Paley Center. The Paley Center for Media,
located at 465 North Beverly Drive in Beverly Hills, is open 12:00-5:00
PM Wednesdays through Sundays. The center is closed on New Year’s Day,
Independence Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Admission and parking are
free.

On Sunday, Nov. 23 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), FOX will broadcast the
two-hour television event 24: REDEMPTION, and on Tuesday, Nov. 25, Fox
Home Entertainment will release the 24: REDEMPTION DVD. The special
edition DVD includes an exclusive director’s cut featuring over ten
minutes of never-before-seen footage not shown in the television
broadcast, as well as additional bonus features including commentary, a
behind-the-scenes on-location documentary and an exclusive sneak peek
at Season Seven including the first 16 minutes of the premiere episode.
Celebrating its 150th episode this year, 24 returns this January for
its seventh season Mondays (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.


About 24: REDEMPTION:

24: REDEMPTION bridges the gap between Seasons Six and Seven, and is
the first new material from 24 producers in nearly two years. The
prequel catches up with JACK BAUER (Kiefer Sutherland) on the African
continent where he has sought solace in missionary work. He soon finds
himself in the midst of a bloody uprising in the fictitious African
nation of Sangala where a ruthless dictator is drafting innocent
children to serve as soldiers in his army. As the vicious COLONEL
DUBAKU (Hakeem Kae-Kazim, “Hotel Rwanda”) descends on an orphanage in
search of recruits, Jack enters into a one-man crusade at the behest of
his friend CARL BENTON (Robert Carlyle, “The Full Monty”) to rescue the
children and get them to safety. Filmed in South Africa and Los
Angeles, 24: REDEMPTION stars Emmy Award-winner Sutherland along with
Cherry Jones (“Signs,” “The Perfect Storm”), Gil Bellows (“Ally
McBeal”), Tony Todd (“Final Destination”) and Academy Award-winner Jon
Voight (“National Treasure: Book of Secrets”). The prequel was written
by showrunner/executive producer Howard Gordon and was directed by
executive producer Jon Cassar.


About The Paley Center for Media:

The Paley Center for Media, with locations in New York and Los Angeles,
leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social
significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the
professional community and media-interested public. Drawing upon its
curatorial expertise, an international collection and close
relationships with the leaders of the media community, the Paley Center
examines the intersections between media and society. The general
public can access the collection and participate in programs that
explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the
personalities, and the leaders who are shaping media. Through the
global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the
Paley Center also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals
can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape.
Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley
Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator
in the industry. For more information, please visit paleycenter.org.


About Digital Fusion:

DigitalFusion revolutionized the professional photography community in
1999 with the introduction of its personalized all-digital
post-production workflow. DigitalFusion continues its leadership and
innovation in the world of professional photography today supporting
top industry professionals in digital production services and rentals,
digital raw file processing, post-production retouching services,
digital print making, graphic design services and online archive
management. DigitalFusion is Los Angeles’ premier digital photographic
rental and post-production facility, specializing in state-of-the-art
studio and location digital capture, retouching, scanning, custom
printing, digital processing, online editing, digital archiving and
graphic design services. For more information, please visit
digitalfusion.net.

About Photobucket:
Photobucket is the largest standalone photo and video sharing site,
with more than 46 million unique users worldwide* linking billions of
personal photos, graphics, slideshows and videos daily to hundreds of
thousands of Web sites, including Bebo, Blogger, Craigslist, eBay,
Facebook, Friendster, hi5, MySpace, Orkut, Xanga and many others. In
addition to linking content, Photobucket users share their personal
digital media by email, instant messaging, and mobile devices. Every
day, more than 10 million personal photos, graphics and videos are
uploaded to Photobucket for sharing with family, friends and the online
world. The company actively moderates content to create a safe
environment for its users, partners and advertisers. Photobucket has
offices in San Francisco and Denver, and is located online at
photobucket.com. For the latest feature announcements and news, please
visit the Photobucket blog at blog.photobucket.com.
*comScore Media Metrix, August 2008

[EDITOR’S NOTE: For select photos from the exhibit, episodic photos and
more information on 24: REDEMPTION, please visit

http://foxflash.com/div.php/main/page?aID=1z2z0z7.]

Contacts:
Chris Alexander        Terry Lynn Ebright        Josh Governale
20th Century Fox TV        The Paley Center for Media    Fox Broadcasting Company
310-369-2733            310-786-1042            310-369-7455
Chris.Alexander@fox.com    TEbright@Paleycenter.org    Josh.Governale@fox.com

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