YANGAROO expands its relationship with dick clark productions
TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - YANGAROO Inc. (TSXV: YOO), (OTCBB: YOOIF), the industry's leading secure digital media management company, announced today a collaboration with dick clark productions (dcp) to power The 3rd Annual Streamy Awards. YANGAROO solution will provide for electronic submission, including accounting, online review and professional member voting for the Awards to be held in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Palladium on February 17, 2013. The Streamy Awards will employ YANGAROO's patented Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS) Awards solution to securely distribute ballots in digital formats to its voting members. Voting members will be able to review materials online and vote electronically at the time that is most convenient for them.
The 3rd Annual Streamy Awards Presented by Coca-Cola live webcast will be 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 and will be held at the height of the entertainment industry award season.
YANGAROO provides a similar service to other popular awards shows such as The Academy of Country Music Awards, The GRAMMYs, The MTV VMA's, The BET Awards, The MTV Movie Awards and many others.
"We're thrilled to partner with YANGAROO to power The Streamy Awards," stated Drew Baldwin, founder of Tubefilter and creator of The Streamy Awards. "YANGAROO's patented system—used by other major awards shows like The GRAMMY Awards, will ensure a smooth and seamless voting and submission process. We couldn't have wished for a better partner."
"We are excited to have this opportunity to expand our relationship with dick clark productions," said Cliff Hunt, COO, YANGAROO Inc. "The Streamy Awards represent a new genre of award shows and we look forward to working with their team as they expand and grow this exciting new venture."
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.
YANGAROO is a company dedicated to digital media management. YANGAROO's patented Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS) is a leading secure B2B digital cloud based solution focused on the music and advertising industries. The DMDS solution provides more accountable, effective, and far less costly digital management of broadcast quality media via the Internet. It replaces the physical, satellite and closed network distribution and management of audio and video content, for music, music videos, and advertising to television, radio, media, retailers, and other authorized recipients. The YANGAROO Awards platform powers many of North America's major awards shows.
YANGAROO has offices in Toronto, New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas. YANGAROO trades on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) under the symbol YOO and in the U.S. under OTCBB: YOOIF.
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For further information:
please contact Gary Moss at 416-534-0607 ext.111 or visit www.yangaroo.com.
For Dick Clark Productions:
Brian Rubin, PMK•BNC, [email protected], 310-854-4800