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Big Block’s Charlie Todd on Improv Everywhere

By SHOOT

Charlie Todd wears a lot of hats: he’s a weekly fixture performing at the Upright Citizens Brigade, part of Big Block‘s director roster, and founder of Improv Everywhere, which creates “positive pranks,” designed to surprise and delight, but never humiliate or embarrass, those on the receiving end. The videos have proven so successful that Improv Everywhere’s YouTube page has nearly 1.9 million subscribers, with individual videos receiving tens of millions of views.

Check Out This Beautiful Video from DanceOn

By Claire Peltier @ A Plus

In her dance performance, uploaded to DanceOn’s YouTube channel, Murray moves in between red strings tied to trees, representing the “heartstrings” Tove Lo refers to in her lyrics. Finally, she breaks through the strings, leaving their boundaries and running off into the forest.

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Big Block’s Charlie Todd, the Master of Surprise and Delight

By David Bloom @ TVREV

Charlie Todd wears a lot of hats: he’s a weekly fixture performing at the Upright Citizens Brigade, part of Big Block‘s director roster, and founder of Improv Everywhere, which creates “positive pranks,” designed to surprise and delight, but never humiliate or embarrass, those on the receiving end. The videos have proven so successful that Improv Everywhere’s YouTube page has nearly 1.9 million subscribers, with individual videos receiving tens of millions of views.

BrandLive Discloses How Companies Must Go Live

By OnlineVideo.net

“Smartphones and their cameras leap forward with every new generation giving anyone the power to become a professional content creator,” says Fritz Brumder, co-founder and CEO at Brandlive. “Going live using just a smartphone gives brands and retailers the power to easily create and distribute content on-the-move, connecting with more audiences more often.”

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New Leader Programming for deadCenter

By Brandy McDonnell @ NewsOK

Thompson, who previously helped link shorts filmmakers with online distribution via ShortsTV, is already planning big things in her new role. According to the release, she is ramping up the number of film distributors at the festival to help local filmmakers find distribution. She is increasing the number of virtual reality and augmented reality films at the festival so local audiences can experience what the future holds for film. And, she is currently in discussions with industry leaders to make deadCenter an Oscar-qualifying festival.

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Brandlive Mobile App Features a Live Feed

By Carrie BrunnerNBHerald

“We are so excited for Brandlive’s mobile app. At Cabela’s we are hosting an average of 300 live events per year, including internal trainings for our North American retailers,” said Dustin Edwards, Learning and Development Manager for Cabela’s. “Live video has become part of the fabric of how we communicate; we’ve seen the performance of our product lines change on a dime when we use a combination of live video and product experts for training. The Brandlive mobile app will make it that much easier for us to connect with our internal and external audiences in the most authentic, cost effective, and beneficial way.”

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Live Video: Integral Part of Marketing Strategies

By Mike Gasbara @ TVREV

Live video has become an integral part of marketing strategies for brands and retailers like Adidas, Walmart, Cabela’s, The North Face, and others to connect with consumers on a more intimate, authentic level. Live video platforms like Brandlive are even launching mobile apps to help the industry broadcast live video from their smartphone on the go.

Mobile Broadcasting with Brandlive

By MarTech Advisor

Brandlive Mobile includes the following features for Brands and Retailers:

  • Mobile Broadcasting –Simply log in and go live from any mobile device on your brand’s owned and operated channels and apps.
  • Public/ Private Events – Broadcast to both internal and external events for more use cases and increased ROI from live video
  • Easy Simulcasting to Social Channels – Broadcast directly to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, and easily share and track events on any major platform.
  • Training– Allow internal or external audiences to take quizzes and interact with courses for product trainings or promotions.
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BrandLive Reveals How Businesses Should Go Live

By RapidTVNews

“Our goal at Brandlive is to make live video as accessible as possible to the brands and all companies that we work with. In the past year, we have seen our customers using live video across their entire enterprises, for everything from town halls, product launches, sales meetings and consumer tent pole events,” said Fritz Brumder, CEO of Brandlive. “The mobile app will make it even easier to broadcast live video experiences across owned and operated channels and then distribute them across social media platforms, all from the palm of your hand.”

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Live-streaming with Brandlive

By MarTech Series

Customer Feedback: “GoPro’s education team operates in a fast-paced world, often in remote places,” shared Chris Naegele, GoPro’s Director of Global Education. “The new Brandlive mobile app opens up some new possibilities on how we connect with our partners by giving us more freedom on how and where we can go live to get them the education they need. We use our GoPros to broadcast 99% of the time, but now that we don’t need a computer, we have that much more flexibility.”

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PadSquad Encourages Creativity on Small Screens

By Internet Retailer

During the seven weeks the ad ran in October and November, 230,000 consumers interacted with the ad in some way, either via watching the video or coloring in the mural, which was an 8.67% engagement rate, Davey says. This is about 333% higher than PadSquad’s average engagement rate, the vendor says. Timberland has engagement rate goals similar to PadSquad’s,  Davey says.

Beachfront Media Reports Massive Increase in Connected TV Views

By Alan Wolk @ Forbes

So right now we have the rapid growth of OTT TV, both subscription (SVOD), ad-supported (AVOD) and hybrid models (e.g., Hulu). The audiences tend to be younger and more tech-savvy, and, because ad loads on OTT are still considerably shorter, far more likely to stick around to view the ads: a recent study by Beachfront Media showed a 97% completion rate for OTT ads.

Big Boots Produced Original Content for the Groundbreaking Live Music Platform

By Cision

TGM will build off of Big Boots success with partners such as Paradigm Sports Management whose clients include Conor McGregor and Michael Bisping and projects in development for brands such as Nick Cannon’s Ncredible, Johnny Wright’s Wright Entertainment Group and the largest MCN and dance community online, DanceOn. Big Boots has also produced original content for the groundbreaking live music platform LiveXLive and their ambassadors, top social media influencers such as Amanda Cerny. In 2017, the studio also released the short State of Ward starring Dean Cain, the first scripted project created in partnership with a fund set up by Alqur Studios.

Syndication: Benzinga, NB Herald 

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Simpler Times on ShortsTV

By BroadwayWorld

“Simpler Times” stars Jerry Stiller and features special guest Anne Meara in their last onscreen appearance together. The made-for-TV film from director/writer Steve Monarque will kick off the “Stars in Shorts” block on ShortsTV Channel (DirecTV CH 573, AT&T U-Verse CH 1789, US Sonet CH 292, Century Link CH 1789, Frontier CH 1789, Google Fiber CH 603) at 2pm and 5pm on Saturday, December 9th.

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DanceOn Partners with Warner Music Group

By Vinyl Frisbee

… of Warner Music Group, has partnered with DanceOn, the leading digital music entertainment … collaborating with Rhino Entertainment and Warner Music Group on this unique project …

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The Queen of Soul is Back

By Jerry Doby @ Hype Magazine

50 years after the original, this song is still relevant and awesome–feat. Aretha’s vocals + fresh dance moves + instrumentals by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
To get in with Millennials//Gen Zers, Warner Music teamed up with DanceOn (Madonna’s digital ent. brand for the next gen) and DanceOn tapped Brian Friedman to choreograph the piece. (he’s worked with Beyonce, Britney Spears, Cher, etc).
Ok, this team put in major work and earned a 5/5 in my opinion! ~ JD

Stream Aretha Franklin’s Music Here!: https://rh-ino.co/bnmmp

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Big Block Teams Up with Fine Bros Ent.

By Sam GutelleTubefilter

Fine Bros Entertainment (FBE) has made its first foray into the world of film. The company founded by brothers Benny and Rafi Fine has teamed up with Big Block for F The Prom, a teen comedy flick that is now available through iTunes.

Big Boots Established Relationships with Paradigm Sports Management

By Kaltrina Bylykbashi @ TBIVision

TGM will build on Big Boots established relationships with Paradigm Sports Management, whose clients include Conor McGregor and Michael Bisping and projects in development for brands such as Nick Cannon’s Ncredible, Johnny Wright’s Wright Entertainment Group and MCN’s dance community, DanceOn.

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Boots Studios Working with DanceOn

By Minda Smiley @ The Drum

Since its founding last year, Big Boots has produced original content for live music streaming platform LiveXLive and their ambassadors, including social media influencer Amanda Cerny. The company also has projects in development for Nick Cannon’s Ncredible and DanceOn.

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RHYE Talks About His New Album ‘Blood’

By Broadway World

“Count to Five” follows the October release of track “Taste”, which was lauded as, “reserved, understated, and brilliant” by NPR Music, and “busy but not cluttered, sexy but not serious” by Pitchfork. Directed and produced by digital programming brand, DanceOn, the track’s stunning accompanying music video can be seen HERE. RHYE treated fans to an early taste of new music earlier this Summer with the release of tracks “Please” and “Summer Days”, and the Roosevelt Remix for “Summer Days”. Watch the videos for “Please” HERE and “Summer Days (Roosevelt Remix)” HERE.

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