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LADB was built by veterans of the film and video production and post-production industry with a simple, powerful vision: people doing business with people.

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Exceeding client expectations, day-in, day-out.


HD Duplication & Quality Control

We can handle HDV, HD Editing/Output, HDCAM-SR/HDCAM, D5, DVC PRO 100, 3D and 4:4:4/4:2:2 sample formats. We can up, down or cross convert any file, perform HD Quality Control, Closed Caption, Fiber Optics and more.


SD Duplication & Quality Control

We can handle SD Editing/Output, D1, D2, D3, D5, D9 & DCT, Betacam (standard, digital & SP), VHS, MiniDV, Hi8/8mm and DVD-R Real Time. We provide solutions for SD Fiber Optics, Quality Control, Standard Conversions and more.


DVD | Blu-ray | UHD BD

We can handle all aspects of DVD | Blu-ray | UHD BD from motion or still menus to finished packaging. We offer the fastest turnaround for all quantities, and services include Encoding, Graphics, Subtitling, Authoring, Duplication/Replication, 3D, Menu Navigation Quality Control and more.


New Media

We provide Encoding, Transcoding & Editing services for AVC, VC1, AVI, Flash, MPEG1/2/4, Avid DNxHD, XDCAM HD, QuickTime (H.264 for Apple) Dolby Digital and more.



To the extent you need production assistance, we have a close working relationship with Sidewayz Films who can produce high quality content within any budget range.


Closed Captioning

We can create closed captions, subtitles and timed transcripts from video. We can edit, re-time and convert existing caption or subtitle files. We also offer caption and subtitle embedding into your final deliverable be it DVD, Blu-Ray, or transcoded file.



LADB.TV is an innovative platform for secure review and approval for the entertainment industry. We use cutting-edge technology to provide the highest level of encryption and performance for your content.


Other Services

We offer a full selection of other services including HD/SD Watermarking, Vaulting, Digital Asset Management, Audio Laybacks, Editing/Final Cut Pro, Aspect Ratio Conversions and more.

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"We don't follow industry best practices. We create them."

LADB is the only post-production company worldwide to have three concurrent ISO certifications – ISO 27001, ISO 9001 and ISO 22301. ISO is an internationally recognized family of standards. We have gone into great lengths to achieve this distinction because the future of our industry relies upon vigilant protection of your content today.

ISO 27001 outlines thorough requirements for managing, maintaining and protecting content and ensuring information security.

ISO 27001 is an internationally recognized information security standard that outlines thorough requirements for managing, maintaining and protecting information – from hand-off to hand-back. ISO 27001 Certification is the process by which organizations are evaluated to meet and conform to this standard.

The ISO 27001 standard is managed, updated and certified by the International Organization for Standardization. Any company that claims to be “ISO 27001 certified” has been verified to fully meet all requirements specified.

LADB was audited by National Quality Assurance Organization ( to receive our ISO Certifications. While there are no absolute guarantees of content protection or information security, ISO 27001 is internationally agreed to be the highest standard to protect information.

ISO 9001 outlines quality requirements for the manufacturing, production, quality assurance, repeatability and improvement of any product or services.

The ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard is the most widely recognized and established quality management system framework in the world. The ISO 9001 standard outlines a number of requirements, which provide the foundation to meet customer expectation. One of the quality benefits of ISO 9001 is the monitoring and measuring the services processes. This provides quality repeatability in meeting your requirements.

The ISO 9001 Standard dictates the traceability for every stage of a product’s life, or provision of a service from storage of the raw materials used to the maintenance and upkeep of the product after it has left the assembly line. It checks to ensure that the product works exactly as ordered, is consistently free of any defects, is safe to use, and includes every piece of peripheral information necessary to using the product.

ISO 9001 also states requirements for thorough record keeping, effectiveness checks for all processes, and effectiveness checks for the quality management system as a whole. All aspects of the manufacturing process are addressed, thereby ensuring consistency, quality and safety.

Any company or manufacturer who claims they are “ISO 9001 Certified” has been verified to be in full conformance with ISO 9001 Standards.

LADB was audited by National Quality Assurance Organization ( to receive our ISO Certifications. While there are no absolute guarantees to eliminate risk in any business process, ISO 9001 is internationally agreed to be the highest standard to ensure a consistent operational process.

ISO 22301 provides a framework to plan, establish, implement, operate, monitor, review, maintain, and continually improve a business continuity management system. ISO 22301 falls under the Societal security category of ISO standards and was created to be a business-led contingency planning and disaster recovery standard to mitigate the effects of disruptive incidents on society–from large scale natural disasters and acts of terror to technology-related accidents and environmental incidents. Using models from several countries, including Australia, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States, public and private sector stakeholders came together to create ISO 22301.

ISO 22301 is included as a PS-Prep standard. PS-Prep is a partnership between the Department of Homeland Security and the private sector that lets private businesses demonstrate their capabilities for plan for, respond to, and recover from disasters and other emergencies.

The ISO 22301 PS-Prep certification shows that LADB will continue to be equipped to resume business operations to its client promptly even if a disaster strikes.

LADB was audited by National Quality Assurance Organization ( to receive our ISO Certifications. While there are no absolute guarantees to eliminate risk in any business process, ISO 22301 is internationally agreed to be the highest standard to ensure continuity in operations.

For more information, read our press release.

LADB participates in the Content Delivery & Security Association’s Content Protection and Security (CPS) Program. The CPS standards and procedures were requested by content owners and organizations providing services within the content delivery supply chain. These standards and procedures are designed to enhance protection of assets and products by supply chain sites as value-added services for their content-owner customers.

CDSA achieves worldwide acclaim for its anti-piracy and content protection security standards, CDSA has focused its activities on protecting entertainment IP throughout the supply chain, both pre-release and post release content. LADB is a CDSA Certified Facility and strictly implements the processes and procedures as required by the standards of the CPS Program.

While there are no absolute guarantees to eliminate risk in any business process, participation in the CDSA CPS program ensures the additional guidance in the implementation of up-to-date best practice procedures in ensuring content security.

In order to protect the future of our industry, we all must do a better job of protecting our content today. ISO Certifications and MPAA auditing are not enough, so to that end, LADB has taken a leadership position by creating the LADB Secure Future Commitment.

This protocol is based upon MPAA Audit practices and ISO 27001 requirements, both of which we rigidly follow. It outlines the eleven critical principles that our industry must embrace. We appeal to all companies across the entertainment spectrum - be they suppliers, customers or even our competitors – to join us in this important initiative.

  1. Information Security Policy
  2. Security Organization
  3. Personnel Security
  4. Access Controls
  5. Physical Security
  6. Asset Classification Controls
  7. Business Continuity Planning
  8. System Deployment
  9. Security Incident Management
  10. Communications Management
  11. Compliance
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It takes decades of experience to create the future.

The management of LADB has been innovating in the entertainment industry since the advent of color TV production & broadcasting. Our award winning team has been recognized by members of the Television Academy of Arts & Sciences for our contributions to the craft. We have provided specialized, rapid turnaround film & video services for the major Hollywood studios, producers, directors, production companies and agencies.

Robert Seidenglanz
Robert E. Seidenglanz is an entrepeneur, industry leader, author and award-winning technology pioneer with more than 40 years of television production and post-production Executive experience.
Eric Collins
Eric Collins, President of Los Angeles Distribution & Broadcasting Inc., was trained directly by the establisher of Advanced Digital Services (ADS), going on to acquire several years of managerial experience in a variety of TV & film post-production capacities. He served as general manager of ADS for two years before teaming up with Entrepreneur, Robert E. Seidenglanz for an ambitious new project.


It takes decades to create the future
An industry pioneer in entertainment for a half century

Just like those who pioneered the largest production and post-production companies serving Hollywood (Technicolor, Deluxe), the management at LADB (which guides and supports the staff) has a vast and successful legacy as a trusted partner for the top content owners ranging over 5 decades.

The Present - We are a customer-oriented post production company offering our expertise in a wide variety of quality and cost effective services with fast results. In 2002 LADB began offering unique post production services to several major Hollywood studios and TV networks as well as over 200 other Hollywood production companies and leading streaming distributors. With our constantly updating technology and rapid turnaround services we began a steady rise as a trusted name when our clients need something done quickly and correctly.

History / Experience Counts

The Beginning of 50 years of industry leadership - In 1966, Robert Seidenglanz (LADB management) was hands on involved on several filmed TV shows all done at major studios, as well as a motion picture, Tobruk, a Universal feature with the special effects team on location with the Howard Anderson Company. He then worked on ABC Wide World of Sports (1 of 11 permanently assigned to the WWS engineering staff out of 700 engineers), then later, many TV shows on video including Laugh In, Steve Allen and ABC's Operation Entertainment (a weekly 1 hour primetime special lasting a year and a half which entertained our servicemen, many who were already gravely injured, all videotaped on American Military bases stateside during Vietnam!).

Then in 1970-71 Compact Video Inc. is founded and hits the road, soon establishing a legacy as the most trusted partner for the top content owners. From concept to Prime Time Television!

1968 Concept 1970 Prototype 1971 Compact hits the road

Compact Video changed television forever as it took television production out of the studio and gave top content owners a practical set of tools (compared to film one on one) yet vastly increased speed of production and electronic video editing over film.

1973 - Video Production Expansion

On location globally, for example To China in 2 days notice

Air to air, Helicopter, Underwater, Compact made TV outdoors portable and practical.

View a sample list of Compact Video clients and the original full 24 page Compact Video brochure.

1979 - Compact Video's 7 story, 165,000 sq. ft. Post Production & Satellite Park

Compact built the first high rise in Burbank

1979 - Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. acted as financial advisors to Compact Video and introduced Compact to the founders of ESPN (father and son). Compact helps write and present an ESPN business plan to Getty Oil. From this plan, the founders raised $85 million to fund ESPN. Compact received a $15 million contract to build ESPN's Bristol, CT studio, satellite operations, and five mobile units.

1979 - Compact Video Systems acquires Image Transform, Inc. (Cantor, Fitzgerald & Co., Inc. acted as financial advisors to Compact) which has created Real Time Image Enhancement (used extensively by NASA, particularly in the transmission of television pictures from space).

“Bob Seidenglanz Shifts Over To Pacific Video” proclaimed the headline in a 1982 Variety article.

I became the court-approved CEO of the troubled Pacific Video Post Production Center, which had been undergoing reorganization under Chapter 11. Months earlier, when I first learned that Pacific Video had filed for protection under Chapter 11, I received a couple of calls from its bankruptcy counsel, Joe Eisenberg, asking me to take charge of the company. Eisenberg said my experience as head of a public company made me the “right guy” for the job.

I accepted the challenge and took over the job and within 9 months we presented a plan to the bankruptcy court
and the company, within two years, successfully went on to post producing over 50 TV shows a week.

1983 Pacific Video 1990 Pacific Video and Spectra Image
merge to become Laser Pacific Media Corp.
See a list of Laser Pacific clients and shows.

1994 First in-flight live broadcast in the world.
Robert was the President of the company that organized live broadcast "ECA"

2002 LADB Founded

Robert was also executive in charge of production for a 4 hour TV special "An Evening of Stars" aired on NBC and 50 other markets in syndication for 10 years, up until 2005.
Eric, at 15 became a protégé to the CEO of ADS in 1990. Since then Eric has acquired 26 years of hands on industry management experience. Eric is highly qualified to preside over Hollywood's top content owners' work, manage among the industry's largest, provide guidance for lowest cost post production facilities while leading by example for a best practices security environment.
2002 WB

LADB becomes a preferred vendor for WB
Advertising and Publicity for executive turn-around-services

2003 DNA

LADB Acquires DNA - Digital Navigation & Authoring
Full DVD Production Encoding and Authoring & Replication

2006 KCH

LADB becomes an approved vendor for Kennedy Center Honors

2007 Expansion

LADB establishes its headquarters for future growth

2007 Paramount

LADB - becomes vendor to
Paramount Pictures Advertising and Publicity

2007 LADB.TV unveiled

The first secure streaming service
in the business for reviews and dailies. Built and
designed for major movie studios and major auto manufacturers

2008 MGM

Creates metadata and closed caption
departments in house for MGM. LADB becomes a
vendor for MGM Providing Metadata, captioning and VOD services

2009 CBS

LADB becomes a vendor to CBS Films

2010 Lifetime Achievement Emmy

Awarded to Robert Seidenglanz

2010 Live Storage

LADB create a state of the art Live Storage Service

2011 iPad

LADB delivers a secure video
IPad app to the industry to be used with LADB.TV

2011 IMAX

LADB becomes preferred digital
storage provider for IMAX Advertisement

2011 ISO

LADB receives the very first dual accreditation in
the business for ISO 27001 (Security) and 9001 (Quality)


LADB - Becomes a vendor to Amazon Studios


LADB becomes vendor to Film District

2013 CDSA

LADB is one of the very first
vendors to obtain a CDSA certification

2014 FOCUS

LADB becomes vendor to Focus Features


LADB becomes Post Vendor to Netflix

2015 ScreeningNOW unveiled

A separate entity guided by LADB providing
client distribution service designed for content owners
wishing a method to monetize their content that will not find
distribution in the OTT Netflix, Hulu and Amazons of the world.

2015 UHD

LADB becomes one of two
Los Angeles US vendors to offer UHD
Authoring / Encoding / Replication With Scenarist and ATEME


LADB- Acquires Telepix Post Production services


LADB Becomes a preferred vendor
to Amazon Studios for all critics reviews

2016 A&E

LADB becomes preferred vendor to A&E Networks

2017 Production

LADB goes in production with Sidewayz films

2017 ISO

LADB completes three accreditations in the business for
ISO 27001 (Security), 9001 (Quality), and 22301 (Continuity)

2017 Final Text

LADB announces focus on high growth
of its closed captioning and transcription services

2017 StreamD

LADB releases StreamD,
a white labeled dailies streaming service

50 Years Management Experience

See why LADB management's experience has provided top content owners with a trusted partner to help create and deliver their content to Hollywood studios, TV networks, and independent filmmakers. Experience counts: For five decades, members of LADB's management have been industry leaders. From the explosive OTT growth; to the earlier days of the Internet; to big screen Motion Pictures; to the go-go growth in Cable; and to the original domination of the three U.S. TV Networks, our management team has been there! With our LADB family of dedicated and experienced staff we can help you generate or distribute your content with an accuracy and speed you won't find from larger facilities.


LADB Expands Captioning Services
LADB First Post-Production Service Certified under ISO 22301
Formula Race Promotions & ScreeningNow Ink a Production Distribution Deal to Produce New Race Show
Los Angeles Duplication & Broadcasting Announces ISO Re-Certification
Building a Successful Business on a Backbone of Process, Procedure and Customer Service

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2107 W. Alameda Ave
Burbank, CA 91506, USA
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