October 22, 2014
Video creation marketplace StudioNow joins forces with Bluwave Productions and adds leading U.S. cable TV ad sales organization to roster of Fortune 500 clients
NASHVILLE, TN, October 22, 2014 – StudioNow, the leader in providing scalable solutions for video content creation, announced today that Bluwave Productions, which operates one of the country’s largest video field production networks, is joining StudioNow. Effective immediately, Bluwave Productions will become a wholly owned subsidiary of StudioNow.
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, Bluwave Productions provides video ad production services to clients that include one of the nation’s largest cable tv ad sales organizations. Bluwave operates in 22 markets in the Southeast.
As part of the new combination, Jim Dalton, Bluwave’s founder, will join StudioNow as an advisor and key shareholder. Charlie Bolton will continue as Vice President and General Manager of Bluwave.
“We are thrilled to welcome Bluwave’s team to the StudioNow family,” said David Mason, StudioNow CEO. “Bluwave has mastered the art of creating quality content at scale. Their highly efficient model for leveraging the best talent from across the country at the best possible price mirrors our own approach. They will provide a huge boost to StudioNow's ability to offer our market-leading solutions to Fortune 500 companies, brands, agencies and SMB’s.”
StudioNow offers businesses a suite of services and technology that provides streamlined access to its global video creation marketplace. These offerings dramatically enhance businesses’ video production capabilities, provide true scale, and reduce costs.
“By combining with StudioNow, Bluwave will have more resources to meet the needs of our clients in our region and across the country,” said Jim Dalton. “We gain access to StudioNow’s industry-leading video production platform and 8,000 creative professionals, including directors, producers, animators, voice actors, editors, cinematographers, photographers, writers and other creative resources.”
Founded in 2007, StudioNow provides large organizations with a scalable solution for sourcing and managing video production, from project inception to asset management, distribution, and measurement. Services range from on-site studio build-out and management to a comprehensive video production platform integrated with a global network of video production professionals.
StudioNow is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, with offices in New York and San Francisco. The StudioNow Marketplace has created over 50,000 high-quality, low-cost videos for businesses of all sizes in over 6,000 cities in the U.S. and 52 countries around the world, including such Fortune 500 companies as IBM, AT&T/YellowPages, Toyota, Saatchi & Saatchi, Verizon, Coca-Cola, Bank of America, Ameriprise, Simon & Schuster, Random House, Akamai, FedEx, ClearChannel, Twitter, AOL, CBS, Disney, Fox Sports and Sports Illustrated. For more information about StudioNow, visit www.studionow.com.