Blip to Be the Official Video On-Demand Player for the 3rd Annual Streamy Awards
Online Digital Platform to Stream Awards Show Live on February 17, 2013
SANTA MONICA, CA (03 Oct 2012)
Digital video platform Blip, with dick clark productions (dcp), announced today that Blip would be the official video on demand (VOD) player for dcp's production of The 3rd Annual Streamy Awards Presented by Coca-Cola. The Awards are set to take place at the Hollywood Palladium February 17, 2013. As the premier awards show celebrating and honoring excellence in online video programming, The Streamy Awards celebrates creativity and innovation and Blip is the ideal online collaborator to distribute and share that content with the world.
Working hand-in-hand with dcp and show founder Tubefilter, Blip aims to utilize its pioneering technology and extensive distribution platforms to bring The Streamy Awards to a wider audience than ever before.
"Sharing the vision and the message of The Streamy Awards is important to everyone at Blip," said Steve Woolf, senior vice president of content for Blip. "Using our technology and distribution platforms to extend the reach of the show provides a perfect base to showcase the Awards and the amazing work featured."
"Blip is an ideal partner for distribution of the Streamy Awards online," stated Drew Baldwin, founder of Tubefilter and creator of The Streamy Awards. "Both Blip and The Streamy Awards stand for discovery and recognition of the best original online programming."
The 3rd Annual Streamy Awards Presented By Coca-Cola, new to dick clark productions' slate of prestigious and iconic awards shows, will be streamed live online for viewers worldwide on February 17, 2013 from the Hollywood Palladium.
About The Streamy Awards
Created in 2008 by Drew Baldwin and Joshua Cohen, along with leaders from the digital entertainment industry, the Streamy Awards is devoted to honoring excellence in original web video programming and those who create it. The annual event brings together the leading creative talent from the online entertainment industry. Visit www.streamys.org and follow @streamys on Twitter.
About dick clark productions, inc.
Founded in 1957, dick clark productions, inc. (dcp) is a leading independent producer of television programming. dcp produces perennial hits such as the "American Music Awards," "Golden Globe Awards," "Academy of Country Music Awards," and "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest." Dcp also produces popular weekly television programming, including "So You Think You Can Dance," and owns and maintains one of the world's most unique and extensive entertainment libraries, which includes more than 30 years of "American Bandstand" footage.
Blip is the place to watch and share original web series online. Blip develops, produces and distributes original quality content at Blip.com and in syndication across the web to iTunes, Yahoo!Screen, AOL, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Roku, Verizon FiOS, TiVo and Sony TVs. Since launching in 2005, Blip is now the largest independently owned and operated digital video platform in the world and attracts hundreds of millions of views per month. Check it out for yourself at Blip.com or follow @blip on Twitter.