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, […]

Decked Out for DVD

Posted by on Aug 11, 2003 in Press | No Comments

Over the past five years, DVD authoring has emerged from the exclusive domain of an elite handful of professionals to move within the reach of anyone with a digital video camera, high-powered workstation, and a thousand bucks—or less, even—to spend on software. Indeed, each week seems to bring the release of yet another “consumer” authoring […]

A New Ceiling?

Posted by on Feb 1, 2002 in Press | No Comments

I believe it was Dana Parker, DVD Diva and former EMedia columnist, who proclaimed the need for a Michelangelo of DVD. While some pure technophiles scoffed at the notion of a DVD luminary who would elevate what was nothing more than a “bigger bit bucket” to the heights of the Sistine Chapel ceiling, others saw […]


Posted by on Jan 1, 2002 in Press | No Comments

You are a very renowned person in the DVD creative field and founder of Zuma Digital. Can you tell us a bit about how you got started in the industry? I went to Bennington College in Vermont and at Bennington I was exposed to new media production through the New Media Centers, which were a […]

Untangling Web-DVD Playback

Posted by on Feb 1, 2001 in Press | No Comments

There’s no trick to creating a title on which DVD and the Web co-exist. But how do you create true interaction between the realm, and ensure that it will all play on a DVD-ROM-equipped PC? Read The Full Story

Can DVD Bring the World Together?

Posted by on Jan 1, 2001 in Press | No Comments

Better to CD or to DVD? In some cases, producers will provide a DVD version of a project for internal use, but will also design a Web-connected CD for wider distribution. Blaine Graboyes, COO and creative director of Zuma Digital in New York City, recalls a recent project the for clothing giant Guess that germinated […]


Posted by on Dec 1, 2000 in Press | No Comments

“The problem in the music business is that 25 years ago, no one had any concept about the future uses of the recordings,” observes Blaine Graboyes, founder and creative director of Zuma Digital. The multimedia authoring and audio facility in New York City has been doing 5.1 remixes for a range of media, including film, […]

DVD Unbound: Blowing Up the Small Screen

Posted by on Jun 1, 1999 in Press | No Comments

“DVD really is an easier and better format than film, especially because it’s cheap to reproduce,” says Blaine Graboyes of Zuma Digital, a DVD authoring house in New York. “But filmmakers need to look at it as a sales tool and not necessarily as a distribution solution.” What Graboyes stresses is that DVD not only […]

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