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Blink Digital And Ascent Media DVD Join ForcesTwo leading interactive facilities unite in expansion (November 02, 2004)
Blink Digital and Ascent Media DVD Santa Monica are joining forces today, creating one of the most comprehensive DVD and Interactive services company in the country. Collectively known as Blink Digital, the premier facilities in both Santa Monica and New York have together produced over 3,000 titles collaborating with award winning directors, producers, musicians, and corporate giants. With this expansion, Blink Digital Santa Monica will be relocating their offices to a new facility that will house over 50 employees and will serve as one of the most comprehensive DVD and Interactive design houses in Los Angeles.
?We not only have some of the best talent in the industry, but are established pioneers in our field, said Jeff Stabenau, Managing Director, Blink Digital New York. ?Combining that talent with our collective resources will allow us to offer unprecedented coast-to-coast DVD and Interactive services.
Blink Digital New York, has been a leading DVD authoring house in the New York Metro area since its start in 2001 by founder Jeff Stabenau. Respectively, Morgan Hollys Blink Digital Santa Monica, formerly Ascent Media DVD Santa Monica, has held a leading position in the DVD authoring market in Los Angeles since its initial development as Cinram/POP DVD Center in 1997.
?As two of the premier DVD design companies, we see this partnership as the next step in our initiative to establish a company that not only meets the needs of our clients today, but is on the forefront of the evolution of this industry. added Morgan Holly, Managing Director, Blink Digital Santa Monica. ?This company has an incredible creative community and synergy which allows us to create and deliver leading edge services in a progressive market.
Blink Digital offers some of the industrys leading creative talent combined with the latest DVD and interactive technologies for entertainment, marketing and publishing clients. Their extensive body of work had garnered numerous accolades for authoring and menu design including the prize for Best DVD in Show at MIPCOM for Capturing The Friedmans. Additionally, Blink Digital Santa Monica was responsible for the special feature production on the two time award-winning four-disc DVD set, The Simpsons: The Complete 4th Season in 2004.
Ascent Media Management Services Chief Financial Officer, Dennis Phillips, will oversee Blink Digitals operations. ?Both groups have built a tremendous reputation within the industry. Joining forces allows us to focus on expanding interactive applications services across all markets, said Phillips. ?With the Blink Digital brand behind us and our successful management team and unprecedented talent, we are positioned to be on the forefront of this exciting market.
Blink Digital will expand their Digital Media Services to include support for interactive TV, Video On Demand, and DVD marketing in addition to their current menu design, special feature Production, DVD games, commentary and editing services.
About Blink Digital
Blink Digital is a full service DVD and Interactive company servicing clients in entertainment, marketing and publishing. Their services include menu and graphics design, compression and authoring, special feature production, localization, and interactive services. Blink Digital is part of Ascent Media Management Services, a division of Ascent Media Group.
For more information visit www.ascentmedia.com.
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