SOURCE: TurnHere

May 06, 2008 08:00 ET

TurnHere and Beet.TV Announce Alliance for Global Video News Production and Syndication

Leading Online Video Platform to Create Original News and Feature Content for Beet.TV in the United States, Europe and Asia

EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwire - May 6, 2008) - TurnHere Inc., the leading online video solutions platform, today announced that it has formed an alliance with Beet.TV for the production and syndication of global news and feature content.

Under terms of the agreement, TurnHere will create original video news content for Beet.TV on location in the United States, Europe and Asia. TurnHere will provide on-the-ground video production support to Beet.TV, enabling it to gather interviews and report news stories with digital influencers around the world. TurnHere's distributed filmmaker network streamlines the production and distribution of news content around the world and decreases the costs typically associated with traditional broadcast film crews by spearheading a new form of online news reporting and content delivery.

The collaboration will double the video content on Beet.TV to approximately 60 segments per month. Beet.TV, a leading video blog and producer of technology and media news video, will tap into TurnHere's global network of more than 3,500 independent filmmakers to shoot the original video news segments.

"Our relationship with TurnHere adds great value to our operation as it allows us to quickly scale the scope and depth of our online video content," said Andy Plesser, founder and CEO, Beet Media LLC. "TurnHere's proven approach to online video production and distribution will provide considerable value to our offering and help us widen the amount of informative video that we can deliver to viewers."

"The true value of TurnHere's filmmaker network is that it changes the economics of traditional broadcast news," said Bradley Inman, founder and CEO, TurnHere. "The demand for quality, authoritative news and business video will only increase, and our industry-leading expertise positions us to capture a large share of this growing market."

About TurnHere, Inc

TurnHere, Inc. is a leading platform for online video production and provides studio-quality Internet video advertising and Web distribution for companies in a wide range of industries including media, publishing, travel, local and real estate. The company leverages its growing network of more than 3,500 professional filmmakers across more than 50 countries to create affordable Internet videos that deliver emotionally engaging and authentic content to the right audiences. With deep backgrounds in media and video production, TurnHere works with customers on creative treatments to help produce effective venues for building online traffic. Founded in 2005, the company is privately held with headquarters in Emeryville, California, and offices in New York.

About Beet.TV

Beet.TV is a videoblog that chronicles the online video revolution and its impact on business and society. The blog features daily video interviews with the people who are making it happen from organizations including Adobe, Microsoft, Google, The New York Times, Nokia and scores of the most intriguing start-ups from around the world. Beet.TV can be found at http://www.beet.tv.

Contact Information

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