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Imaging From Ireland or MEET Denzil Lacey!

8th June 2016 - Interviews

I was following this Irish guy for a few months on soundlcoud and after listening to his latest demo, I thought it would be worth reaching out. Denzil was starting his path in the imaging world under the wing of our first Iron Imager Paul…

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Weighing In With Iron Imager Contender Sean Galbraith

3rd April 2015 - Interviews

As you all know by now, the judges have voted, and chosen Sean Galbraith from Z103.5 to touch gloves (scratch that)…touch mouses… against reigning champ Dan Kelly in the 3rd Annual Benztown Iron Imager Contest in Hollywood, California. I got a chance to get to…

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THE biggest EVENT in RADIO IMAGING or meet the new Iron Imager: WPLJ`s Dan Kelly!

7th May 2013 - General

What a weekend! LA, sunshine and high class imaging! At this year’s AllAccess Worldwide Radio Summit, Dan Kelly and reigning contestant Paul Duffy proved their skills in an epic battle of imaging skills. 60 minutes – 100 Ingredients – one winner! First of all, thanks…

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Welcome to the Irish Imaging Training Camp or Paul Duffy goes LA – The Iron Imager before the contest

17th April 2013 - General, Interviews

[vimeo 64134411] All the submissions have arrived, the jury is now choosing the contestant for the Finals. Who will be the NEW Iron Imager? Are your ready for the most prestigious title in radio imaging? One talented producer will have the chance to compete against…

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Future Iron Imagers, get your inspiration here!

31st March 2013 - General

Hi guys, it’s Andre. Only a few days left, until April 11. Soon we will know, who’s going to challenge defending champion Paul Duffy in the battle of the Iron Imager 2013. Now is your chance to show your skills, travel to LA and win…

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YOU vs the Irish IMAGING Warrior Paul Duffy or Benztown’s Iron Imager Contest 2013 – The BIGGEST Imaging BATTLE in the WORLD

25th March 2013 - General

Have you ever been to the City of Angels ? have you ever knocked out a real Champion? ARE YOU READY to play with the big boys? The Ultimate Audio Battle of Skill and Will is BACK! Once again, imaging directors from all over the world…

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The return of the Iron Imager or Paul Duffy’s HotAC approach to Classic Hits

31st July 2012 - General

Benztown’s first Iron Imager, Paul Duffy returns with a brand new Promo for Classic Hits 4FM, Ireland. Paul created a stunning Promo almost in a HotAC-like style, hot cuts and FX. Check out Paul’s example for hotter style Classic Hits Imaging.

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AND here is Benztown’s Iron Imager : The Irish Pitbull Paul Duffy!

30th April 2012 - General

It was so close, I personally loved both pieces and the fact they were done in an hour is almost unbelievable. To me, both finalists were winners, but his time my opinion did not count at all. It was all up to the Jury consisting…

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How an Irish guy makes it to the Iron Imager Contest finals in LA or meet the Iron Imager Contest finalists: Paul Duffy and Brian Haddad aka “Sludge”

24th April 2012 - General

I am so proud of you. The entries we received for Benztown’s first Iron Imager Contest  have just been awesome. The entire jury had a hard time choosing and rating the best submissions, as most of the entries (from all around the world) have been…

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HAPPY Birthday……..It is a blog

22nd September 2011 - General, Useful Links

Unbelievable! The blog turns one today and I feel realy pumped about this fact. It started as a vision (“maybe it’ll become a real blog for imaging and production”) with this article and is today one of the most read, maybe the most read radio…

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YOU ARE Rockstars! FROM OZ to NYC, from Serbia to the Phillipines from Paris to L.A….

1st September 2011 - General

YOU ARE Rockstars……And I say this from the bottom of my heart. Without you and your suppport, the blog would not be possible! August was our biggest blog month ever and Andre and I want to thank all of you guys for creating something remarkable…

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Monumental Imaging from around the world – Round : 1 Paul Duffy!

28th March 2011 - General

In times of PPM, when all elements have to be ultrashort, clean and fast we forget about the pieces we as producers and imaging guys love and which inspire us the most:  the monumental, epic, massive, extra long, plugIn battle field and effect packed pieces….

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Remember Ireland or Paul Duffy’s and Gavan’s vision of emotional Imaging!

18th January 2011 - General

As a reaction to yesterdays post Paul Duffy from Ireland and Gavan Bruderer (USA) send me some of the more emotional imaging  they did in the past! I think both are great examples of picking the right music and powerful samples. To me the second…

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Wear green, get nominated for 13 PPI Awards and honored by Dave Foxx…Enter Paul Duffy!

3rd December 2010 - General, Interviews

Time by time I read some of the wisdom Dave Foxx shares on his blog. When entering Dave’s blog for the last time I read his post about an imaging guy from Ireland, whose station 98FM (Dublin / Ireland) has been nominated for 13 PPI…

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