April 17, 2014

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GRAMMY® Live Returns Exclusive Online and Mobile Streaming from Backstage, Red Carpet

The Recording Academy® and CBS will launch GRAMMY® Live, bringing music fans around the globe three days of unprecedented, multiplatform access to all the VIP and backstage events leading up to and throughout THE 55TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS ® . GRAMMY Live will begin Friday, Feb. 8 , at 2:00 PM, PT, at GRAMMY.com, CBS.com and on the GRAMMY Live mobile apps for iOS and Android ™, and will continue through the live telecast on Sunday, Feb. 10 (8:00 – 11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
The GRAMMY Live experience brings fans a complete backstage pass to Music’s Biggest Night®, with three days full of exclusive live streaming video, behind-the-scenes GRAMMY cams, photos, social feeds, official news reports, blogs and personalized updates from mobile GRAMMY hosts Tai Beauchamp, Andrew Burnette and veteran music journalist John Norris.
On Sunday, Feb. 10, GRAMMY Live is the only place to view the Pre-Telecast Ceremony in its entirety, including live performances and the presentation of approximately 70 GRAMMY categories. GRAMMY Live will also complement the live telecast of THE 55TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS with a multi-screen experience offering backstage interviews, red-carpet coverage, pressroom question-and-answer sessions, historical GRAMMY moments and a live feed of GRAMMY winners’ portrait sessions.
“Fans are more passionate than ever about being part of an engaged music conversation,” said Evan Greene, Chief Marketing Officer for The Recording Academy. “GRAMMY Live provides access to exclusive GRAMMY Week content, and allows fans to connect with each other as well as follow their favorite artists.”
“Our aim is to deliver a digital experience worthy of Music’s Biggest Night® and bring music fans more of what they want,” said Marc DeBevoise, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Entertainment, News and Sports for CBS Interactive. “Judging by the 13 million social comments and 1 million unique viewers that tuned in to GRAMMY Live online and on mobile devices last year, fans want a second-screen experience that brings them closer to their favorite musical acts and gives them an opportunity to truly take part in GRAMMY events.”
GRAMMY Live will also give fans access to exclusive GRAMMY Week events including the MusiCares® Person of the Year gala honoring Bruce Springsteen and hosted by Jon Stewart, the Special Merit Awards Ceremony & Nominees Reception, the Pre-GRAMMY Gala and the official GRAMMY Celebration afterparty. In addition, GRAMMY Live will feature exclusive interviews with various artists from the GRAMMY telecast rehearsals, [...]

James Cameron, OK GO to be honored by Producers Guild of America

HollywoodNews.com: The Producers Guild of America has announced the 2010 “Digital 25: Visionaries, Innovators and Producers,” an honor which recognizes individuals and teams that have made the most significant contributions to the advancement of digital entertainment and storytelling over the past year. The recipients will be honored at an exclusive cocktail and dinner reception hosted by comedian Kevin Pollak, on the evening of Monday, October 18th, as part of the Variety Entertainment and Technology Summit at the Digital Hollywood Conference at the Loews Santa Monica.
The 2010 “Digital 25” honorees, listed alphabetically by project then name, are as follows:
• Eddy Cue, Jonathan Ive and Steve Jobs for Apple: iPad
• James Cameron and Jon Landau for AVATAR
• Justin Day, Charles Hope, Mike Hudack, Dina Kaplan and Jared Klett of blip.tv
• Idan Cohen, Zach Klein and Avner Ronen of Boxee
• Richard Rosenblatt of Demand Media
• Andrew Adamson, Teresa Cheng, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Gina Shay of Dreamworks: SHREK 3D
• Erin Kanaley, Mark Zuckerberg and Randi Zuckerberg for Facebook Stories/The Social Graph/Facebook LIVE
• Evan Cohen, Dennis Crowley, Harry Heymann and Naveen Selvadurai of Foursquare
• Rishi Chandra and Vincent Dureau of Google TV
• Josh Abramson, Barry Diller, Dae Mellencamp and Ricky Van Veen of IAC/Connected Ventures & Vimeo
• Ron Yekutiel of Kaltura
• Kevin Macdonald and Ridley Scott for LIFE IN A DAY
• Max Haot of Livestream
• Avichai Cohen of LiveU
• Steve Ballmer, Todd Holmdahl, Alex Kipman, Don Mattrick and Kudo Tsunoda of Microsoft: Kinect
• Robert Bowman of MLB Advanced Media
• Reed Hastings of Netflix
• Dan Konopka, Damian Kulash, Tim Nordwond and Andy Ross of OK Go
• Jay Fulcher, Sean Knapp and Bismarck Lepe of Ooyala
• Brett Leonard for “PopFictionLife” FragFilms
• Peter Anton, Rick Engdahl, Evan Greene and Paul Madeira of The Recording Academy: Grammy.com, Grammy 365, Grammy Live
• John Ham and Brad Hunstable of Ustream
• Erin McPherson and James Pitaro for Yahoo – The Upshot
• Kelly DiGregorio, Salar Kamangar, Chris Maxcy and Kevin Yen for Youtube: Partner Grants
• Mark Pincus of Zynga
The 2010 “Digital 25” were chosen by an Advisory Panel of esteemed experts in digital
entertainment, which included CEO of Mahalo Jason Calacanis, Founder of MySpace
Chris DeWolfe, President of AOL Media & Studios David Eun, President of Time Inc.
Digital Lifestyle Group Paul Greenberg, GM of Microsoft Windows Live Worldwide
Brian Hall, Director of Facebook Developer Network Ethan Beard, CEO of World Wide
Biggies/Founder of Spike TV Albie Hecht, EVP of Global Digital Media [...]