Cirina CataniaDateline: Cirina Catania, Writer-Director
First Published: Feb 13, 2011 / Last Published: May 17, 2013
Cirina Catania is a writer, director, journalist and former marketing executive with a long history of success in both the major studio and independent film environment. She is one of the co-founders and former director of the Sundance Film Festival. She has written, directed and/or shot numerous television shows and her credits include National Geographic’s “Nat Geo’s Most Amazing Photos” as writer/field producer, the ground-breaking 12-part series for Discovery Channel, “Southern Steel;” a made-for-TV movie/pilot entitled, “John Douglas-Mindhunter;” 13 episodes of Lifetime’s “ Merge,” starring Lisa Rinna; 16 episodes of “Worst Case Scenario,” for Columbia Television, 6 episodes of “Untold Stories from the ER,” for TLC; and 2 episodes of “Animal Kidding,” for Animal Planet. Ms. Catania also produces the popular weekly one-hour tech podcast, Digital Production BuZZ, which is streamed live each Thursday evening from 6 to 7 pm Pacific time at http://www.digitalproductionbuzz.com or can be downloaded on iTunes.
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May 17, 2013
American Idol - What's Behind the Winning Envelope? Telescope.
1.5 billion interactions have been processed by Telescope in the last year. 75% of those are from mobile devices.
April 10, 2013
"American Idol" Inducted into NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame
Randy Jackson and Nigel Lythgoe agree, "it is all about the talent," in this exclusive interview backstage prior to the awards ceremony.in TV
April 4, 2013
California Teacher Invents iOgrapher - the First Case for iPad Mini Filmmakers
Gadget is first of its kind and under construction, financing through Kickstarterin Gadgets
March 8, 2013
NewTek Shares Interesting History Behind SXSW's Live Streams
Tim Jenison, NewTek Founder and visionary force behind the desktop revolution of the 1990's predicted the democratization of video production. TriCasters are now used to produce over 60,000 hours of video content each week (40,000 hours are live).
March 7, 2013
Livefyre.com Tracks 2013 SXSW in Austin Using Social Media on Steroids
Jumping off the success of their SuperBowl campaign, the one-stop social media site providing platform for news and events at the upcoming SXSWin Social Media
March 2, 2013
Eyeist Publishes First Cloud-Based Portfolio Review Site for Photographers
Two teams of 16 developers headed by Doug Dewirs and founders Allegra Wilde, Micah and Jesse Diamond created site providing portfolio reviews for shutterbugs worldwide.
February 27, 2013
Branded Video Conversion Rates 91% Higher in Q4 of 2012
Combined tablet and mobile video viewing increased 100% (from 4% to 8%)in Advertising
February 17, 2013
Near-Set Getting Even Closer With On-Set Logging for Docs and Reality TV
Lumberjack Logging App To be Unveiled at the Hollywood Post Alliance for the First Time
February 6, 2013
Perfectly Clear - A Professional Solution to Intelligent Photo Fixes
Plug-in and corresponding mobile apps are scientifically designed, automatic, accurate and a creative pleasure.
February 1, 2013
Mocha Awarded an Oscar for Planar Tracking Technology
Imagineer Systems - Small Company - Big Award