The Wisdom Of Crowds

Posted by on Apr 30, 2012 in Talks | No Comments
The Wisdom Of Crowds

The crowdsourcing phenomenon has had many success stories in the entertainment industry in recent years, from Yair Landau’s crowd-sourced animation project in 2008, to the phenomenal rise of Kickstarter for crowd funding. Now, crowdsourcing is being used by major brands to make marketing decisions; motivate feature film and t.v. audiences, and create dedicated distribution channels. […]

Producer’s Guild of America at The New School – Crowdsourcing for Producers: How to use New Tools and Approaches to Fund and Finish Your Project

Posted by on Apr 30, 2012 in Press | No Comments

The crowdsourcing phenomenon has had many success stories in the entertainment industry in recent years, from Yair Landau’s crowdsourced animation project in 2008, to the phenomenal rise of Kickstarter for crowdfunding. Now, crowdsourcing is being used by major brands to make marketing decisions; motivate feature film and T.V. audiences, and create dedicated distribution channels. This […]

Final Fantasy: A New Era for DVD?

Posted by on Feb 5, 2012 in Press | No Comments

When producer and creative director Blaine Graboyes, then an employee of New York-based Zuma Digital, began production on the Final Fantasy two-disc DVD set, he found himself faced with an unprecedented amount of creative freedom, access, and financial resources. Not only did Columbia and Square Pictures deliver a seven-figure budget to complete the DVD, but […]

The World At Play: Interactive Games & History

Posted by on Jan 25, 2012 in Talks | No Comments
The World At Play: Interactive Games & History

This is my presentation from the History Makers International conference (Jan 25-27 2012 in NYC). My session was entitled The World At Play: Interactive Games & History. Games, whether it’s social, mobile apps, facebook games, console or interactive online experiences, have changed the face of entertainment. Games with or in historical context not only ensure […]

Play Games. Make a Difference! — Hope Arcade Launches to Support March of Dimes

Posted by on Oct 27, 2009 in Press | No Comments

Play Games. Make a Difference! This simple suggestion is at the heart of an innovative approach to aiding nonprofit charities by leveraging the popularity of the ever-increasing “casual games” market. Burkley House Productions (BHP), a boutique marketing and advertising firm in Manhattan, announced today that it has released the beta version of Hope Arcade – […]

TRAKART Visualizer Plug-In For iTunes Enters Public Alpha

Posted by on May 25, 2009 in Press | No Comments

For iTunes users, TRAKART dresses up their music. Blaine Graboyes and Jesse Blanco are pleased to announce the Public Alpha release of TRAKART, a Visualizer Plug-In for iTunes that “automagically” makes realtime contextual music videos for iTunes 7.4or higher. How does TRAKART work? TRAKART translates each song into a stream of search terms, creating a […]

IMG Interview: Worldwide Biggies’ Blaine Graboyes

Posted by on Aug 27, 2008 in Press | No Comments

Recently, Worldwide Biggies released a video game version of the classic movie and book, The Princess Bride, aptly titled The Princess Bride Game. Using casual game types, the players wind their way through the story of The Princess Bride. Recently, IMG Editor-in-Chief Marcus Albers had the chance to sit down with Worldwide Biggies’ Media Architect, […]

FITC Hollywood 2006

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FITC Hollywood 2006

Presentation titled “Publishing, Flash and the PSP: Real World Perspective” given by Blaine Graboyes at FITC Hollywood 2006 FITC Hollywood 2006 from Blaine Graboyes

Going Small: Music Video on the Go

Posted by on Mar 7, 2006 in Talks | No Comments
Going Small: Music Video on the Go

Presentation titled “Going Small: Music Video on the Go” given by Blaine Graboyes on March 7, 2006 at the DVD Music 2006 Conference. A panel of experts discuss the market for music video content on UMD and the future of downloadable music video content for iPod and other handheld devices. DVD Music 2006 from Blaine […]

The Business of Enhanced and WebDVD

Posted by on May 22, 2005 in Talks | No Comments
The Business of Enhanced and WebDVD

Presentation titled “The Business of Enhanced and WebDVD” given by Blaine Graboyes on Monday, 22 May 2005 at DVD Europe 2000 Conference. DVD Europe 2000 Conference from Blaine Graboyes

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