Warner Bros. has announced the participants in its inaugural Media Camp WB class. The five companies – described below – were selected from hundreds of applicants competing for a spot in the coveted 12-week accelerator program.
“Media Camp WB gives us the opportunity to identify external innovators and expose them to the inner workings of the media industry,” said Debra Baker, Senior Vice President of Global Business Development at Warner Bros. Home Entertainment in the announcement release. “Our curriculum and the caliber of mentors will help these companies harness trends and focus on the emerging and ever-changing media tech landscape.”
Started in 2012 by Turner Broadcasting, Media Camp is a comprehensive program that educates entrepreneurs and enables them to build and expand-media related technology businesses.
Congratulations to the members of the inaugural class:
Cinecore is a complete paperless project management solution for film and television productions. It keeps the entire cast and crew on schedule and organized with digital document distribution, digital file storage and location maps through an in-app Google maps interface.
Dealflicks is yield management for movie tickets, which allows consumers to get the best value on movie tickets and concessions 24/7.
Kumbuya is social commerce in the context of curated, community generated content.
Reelhouse is an online video platform that provides filmmakers complete control to self-distribute content directly to their viewers. Filmmakers access the latest monetization, social and showcasing features which in turn engage viewers in what Reelhouse is setting as the new standard for online viewing experiences.
Storytime Studios, Inc.’s Skit! turns every iPad into a storytelling studio. It allows the user to bring anything to life, from pop culture icons to Facebook friends; creating stories is as simple as swiping a finger. Gestures give life to the creation, and the user’s voice provides the soundtrack.