11/16/10 Good morning, it’s Tuesday, November 16, 2010, and this is your first early morning digital briefing. If you would like to read this or any other Cynopsis edition online, click here.
Comcast is launching its Xfinity TV app for the iPad this week, giving Comcast subscribers on demand access to programming they subscribe to, including movies and premium cable shows. Use the app (which is free for Comcast digital cable customers) to: browse and discover video content from either TV listings or selections from the On Demand library; review TV listings and change the channel in real time; program your DVRs to record TV shows, series and movies; or search by keyword or by title A-Z in TV listings or On Demand. Full movies and TV shows will not be accessible until Dec., according to Comcast, when additional features are also scheduled to be added including a “MyTV” feature to create a watchlists of favorite TV shows and movies or the ability to share what you’re watching via social networking services.
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Apple is getting ready to announce it has, at last, secured the digital rights to the Beatles catalogue for distribution on iTunes from EMI Group, Ltd., according to the WSJ. The two companies have fought each other tooth and nail for over 30 years over the Apple trademark, among other issues.
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A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM IAB
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Meanwhile, Tivo has slashed the price of its new entry level Premiere DVR by $200 to $100 through the end of the year to try and lasso new customers. (Note on the fine print: the cheaper box means you’ll have to pay $19.99 for the monthly service as long as you own the box, up from the normal $12.95.)
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JOB OPENING: DIGITAL DIST ASST/NY: Entry level. Digital distrib division of independent film co. Multitask in envir where priorities always shift a must. Exc orgnzt’l & comm. skills. Resume: [email protected] ASST SUBJ line (11/23)
JOB OPENING: NEW MEDIA SPECIALIST/New York: Launch & mng new media plans, (ie VOD, mobile, iTV). 3 yrs digital media exp. Apply: www.aetn.com/careers
JOB OPENING: SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/PMK*BNC/LA: 4-6 yrs exp; must have exp w/ corp brands media relations & exp w/social media and marketing. Resume: [email protected] (11/23)
JOB OPENING: DIR, BUS AFF/DISNEY CHANNEL/LA: Min 5+ yrs combo firm/netwk/studio exper; in-depth knowl guild/union agrmts, IP; top nego/drafting esp for live-action/scripted; JD/state bar; Apply www.disneycareers.com Req 269593 (11/23)
JOB OPENING: DIR EVENTS – AFFILIATE SALES/Rainbow Media/NY: 4+yr Evt mktg exp in Cble/Tv/Ent indstry. Plan/execute affiliate sales evts. Budget & acct mgmt skils. Stng indstry contacts prferd. Wil Travl. Rez: [email protected] (11/23)
JOB OPENING: ACCOUNT REPRESENTATIVE/Simmons/NYC: Provide int & ext research support as well as back-up assistance for Account Managers. 2+ yrs ind exp (synd outlet, media or agency). Send resume to: [email protected] (11/20)
JOB OPENING: SALES PLANNERS/Fox News Digital/CHI&NYC: Support AE’s by building plans/decks. Manage day to day business internally. Must have exp in PP creation, interaction w agencies/clients. EOE [email protected] (11/20)
JOB OPENING: MGR,VOD PROG/INDEMAND/NYC: Program/schedule services. Negotiate/acquire movie & TV product. Heavy Excel. Bachelor’s + 5 yrs in movies/TV. Apply to: [email protected] (11/20)
JOB OPENING: SALES ADMINISTRATOR/HBO/NYC: Report to Manager of Administration. Read, analyze, interpret and summarize complex deal memos and contracts. Apply: http://bit.ly/9bUk9f (11/20)
JOB OPENING: DIST MKTG SPECIALIST/NY: Support mktg efforts to gain dist on AETN networks. 5 yrs cable mktg exp. Apply to: www.aetn.com/careers
JOB OPENING: PRODUCER (ON-AIR)/Discovery Communications/SS: Write & produce promotion & mrktg projects; must have 3-5 yrs mrtkg/post production background; Final Cut a plus : www.discovery.com Req#2789 (11/18)
JOB OPENING: ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/OWN/OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK (NY, Chicago & LA): The AE will join OWN’s Digital Media Ad Sales team and sell national advertising. Must have 5+ yrs. Ad sales experience. Apply @ http://careers.own.tv (11/18)
JOB OPENING: HBO INTERACT ART DIR /NY: 5+yrs web design exp. Expert knwldg in Photoshop/Illustrator/Flash/InDesign. Apply: https://careers.timewarner.com/en/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=391&siteid=36&AReq=121099BR&Codes=NLIN (11/18)
JOB OPENING: CONSUMER MKTG MGR/Nashville: Plan dvlpmnt & proj mngmnt for show-specific mktg plans. BA deg mktg & 3yrs exp mktg in media. Apply: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA5/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MTVNETWORKS&cws=8&rid=1033 (11/18)
JOB OPENING: SR EDITOR/Promo Post House/NY: Work in our Avid based facility. 5+yrs exp in brdcst envir . Must provide creative solutions, & meet tight deadlines. Est’d relationships a +. Resume: [email protected] (11/18)
JOB OPENING: ACCT EXEC/MEDHELP.org/AE or AM w/10 yrs selling exp. Digital ad sales and Pharma pref’d, Agency or Client exp acceptable. Great pkgs to join leading start up in Health space. Resumes to: saleste[email protected] (11/18)
JOB OPENING: EXECUTIVE PRODUCER PRN/SF: client-facing lead, oversee entertaining, informative, quality content & advertising on our in-store TV Wall Networks, manage production team https://jobs-prncorp.icims.com/jobs/1493/job (11/18)
JOB OPENING: MGR, SLS DVLPMNT/Discovery Communications/NY: Dvlp digital ad solutions & spprt sales strgy Nationally; exp in mobile sales strgy, custom solutions; strong mktg background. 3-5 yrs exp: www.discovery.com Req#2766 (11/17)
JOB OPENING: DIGITAL RESEARCH MANAGER/VH1/CMT/LOGO/NYC: 4+ yrs exp media research; exp w/Omniture, SiteCatalyst, comScore, Nielsen//NetRatings, Forrester, Hitwise; BA Req. EOE/M/F/D/AAP apply mtvnetworkscareers.com (11/17)
JOB OPENING: SR MANAGER, PR/VERSUS NTWRK/COMCAST/NYC: Manage all public relations efforts, stay current with media trends. Req’d 7+ yrs exp. @ Public Relations/Mktg Comm, superior interpersonal skills. Apply: www.COMCAST.com (11/17)
JOB OPENING: MOBILE SALES MGR/Disney Interactive/SF: Drive rev. Sell Disney’s mobile solutions to top-tier advrtsrs. 4+yrs mobile sales, 5+yrs online ad sales, 2 yrs mgmt. dig/mobile media knwlg a must. [email protected] (11/17)
JOB OPENING: ACCT EXEC/Disney Interactive/CHI: Online media, branded ent. over 20 sites incl. Disney.com & the Disney Mom’s & Women’s Ntwrk of sites. O nline Ad Sales exp a must! [email protected] (11/17)
INTERNSHIPS – These positions are for credit only – nobody gets paid here. These ads are always posted for free , and students work for school credit only. For more information on the specs for posting an Internship ad, email Trish at [email protected].
WINTER/SPRING INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: JRS/SRS /NYC doc prod. Co: Exp’d, orgnzd & energetic. Fast-paced envir. Pls specify “dvlpmnt” or “production” in app. Office, shoot, post-prod & dvlpmnt work. FOR CREDIT ONLY. Email [email protected] (11/18)
A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM TV GUIDE NETWORK
The Award-Winning Comedy is now on TV GUIDE NETWORK
Growing adult 18-49 viewership by over 85 percent1
Available to advertisers for the FIRST TIME!
Contact your AE at (212) 626-2500 Source: 1 Nielsen Explorer, TVGN All Weeds telecasts 10/17-10/31/10 12A-2A vs same time periods 2009. Based on P18-49 (000), Program Live.
SITUATION WANTED ADS, POSTED BY THOSE LOOKING TO BE HIRED … There is no charge for placing your Situation Wanted ad … for more information contact Trish Pihonak at [email protected]
SITUATION WANTED:TV PRODUCER, NEWS, ECO & SOCIAL MEDIA 15+ years in TV newsroom, segment producer, M.A. Spiritual Psychology, Consciousness, Health & Healing [email protected] (11/19)
SITUATION WANTED:MONSTER SALES, MARKETING & MEDIA/PUBLICITY20+ yrs media, follow up and closer, major list of national media contacts and billionaires, have closed 12 of them for film fundraising. [email protected] (11/19)
SITUATION WANTED: EXPERIENCED ENTERTAINMENT/IP Attorney/NY with in-house television/music exp drafting/negotiating various types of contracts. Seeking in-house or firm opportunity. [email protected] (11/19)
SITUATION WANTED: FACTUAL & ANIMATION CONSULTANT available to help with everything from development to post: treatments, pitches, sizzles, bibles, production, etc. [email protected] (11/18)
SITUATION WANTED: RESEARCH DIR/SALES STRATEGIST – 20+ yrs media, Nielsen, Hisp, research, sales, and presentation experience. Email: [email protected] (11/18)
SITUATION WANTED: NATIONAL TV HOST, LIFE/FITNESS/RELATIONSHIP COACH appearing soon on major network reality show seeks E.P. with verifiable network/syndicator Rolodex to shop projects. [email protected] (11/17)
SITUATION WANTED: MEDIA SALES/MARKETING STRATEGIST/NY: Extensive experience in all forms of media..print/OOH/digital. Smart consultative seller. Can identify new niche markets and profitably re-purpose content. Contact: [email protected] (11/17)
SITUATION WANTED: DIGITAL MEDIA/TECHNOLOGY/CABLE ATTORNEY Broad in-house exp incontent distribution, digital media, technology licensing,affiliate & ad sales. Avail for project/consultant/FT. Contact [email protected] (11/17)
E-mail [email protected] or call Trish Pihonak at 203.381.9096 for rates and specs for Job Openings.
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