are a unique publishing company creating a variety of distinctive DVDs,
building new forms of media when the current ones aren't enough. Our
DVDs are a new kind of thing... they're not movies... they're not books,
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Fresh new art cycling in unconventional rhythms.
For over ten years, Blaine has been delivering his personal merger of
creative, technical and business expertise to the projects, clients
and collaborators with whom he works. This unique blend of artistic
and corporate experience allows Blaine to direct and produce projects
that span diverse industries and have been widely recognized with numerous
awards. He has contributed to projects for world-renowned clients in
entertainment, live events, fine arts and museums, feature film, TV,
music, software development, international business and communications.
Clients include; Sony, Miramax, Viacom, Fox, Disney, RCA Records, The
Guggenheim Museum, artists such as Nam June Paik and Yoko Ono, businesses
such as McDonalds, Merrill Lynch, NASDAQ and Kenneth Cole, advertising
agencies such as BBDO, JWT and TBWA/Chiat/Day and government leaders
such as Howard Dean.
Blaine was the founder of ZUMA DIGITAL, one of the earliest and most
prolific DVD production companies, which was based in New York City
from 1996 through 2001. As an expert speaker, Blaine has presented at
events such as NAB, Sundance, the National Institute of Standard and
Technology, DVD Entertainment, the Producers Guild, UCLA, USC, DVD Europe
and the Boards Advertising Summit. Blaine works with the production
company Studio Cognito / Comchoice, is represented by the talent agency
ICM and is a member of The Producers Guild of America. Prestigious awards
and acknowledgments include; DVD Pro Discus, DVD At Its Best, the DVDA
Awards, RIAA Platinum Sales, the DVD Standing Ovation Award and recognition
for Best New Software Product. He currently lives between Southern California
and the mountains of Pennsylvania.
Michael W. Dean is a filmmaker and writer living in Los Angeles. He
directed the films D.I.Y
or DIE: How To Survive as an Independent Artist and HUBERT
SELBY JR: It/ll Be Better Tomorrow.
is the author of the how-to books $30
Film School, $30
Music School, and $30
Writing School; the novels Starving in the Company of Beautiful
Women and The Simple Pleasures of a Complex Girl.
been interviewed on NPR, BBC, PBS and featured in Variety magazine and
on NBC and VH1. He has been invited to lecture at colleges, museums
and youth centers around the world.
toured the US and Europe in 2002 and 2003 with his film D.I.Y
or DIE: How To Survive as an Independent Artist.
the singer with Warner Brothers recording artists, Bomb. They put out
four records and toured the US and Europe.
says of his craft, "I do not consider my artistic 'career' to be
a search for a 'big break'. I consider it a lifetime of small breaks
and constant work."
have heard that all human endeavor is based on either fear or love.
I strive to hone my art into a sharp, pretty stick made of pure and
brilliant love, pointed directly at the throat of the consumer."
is the co-creator and co-executive producer for the Living Through series,
and also wrote and performed all the music for the Steve Diet Goedde
for Michael W. Dean: www.kittyfeet.com