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DIGGNATION’S ALEX ALBRECHT HITS LA TO DISH ON WEB TV STARDOM, TIPS FOR SUCCESS

June 30th, 2009 at 03:33 by Michele Husak in Press Releases

— BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND, ANATOMY OF A WEB SERIES SESSION BRINGS TOP WEB STARS TO PANEL AT NAPTE LATV FEST IN LOS ANGELES —

Who: Alex Albrecht,co-host of Diggnation and Totally Rad Show

What:Alex Albrecht, host of Revision3.com’s wildly popular tech/culture show Diggnation and Totally Rad Show, will participate in a panel at NATPE LATV Fest. Albrecht will join fellow panelists Zadi Diaz (EPIC FU) and Hayden Black (Goodnight Burbank) in hosting the Anatomy of a Hit Web Series session. These popular Web stars will share the secrets of Web stardom while giving advice and input about what it takes to develop, grow and build a show to creative and financial success.

Only registered NAPTE LATV guests will gain access to this event.

When: Monday, July 8, 2009, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. PST


Where: Hyatt Regency Century Plaza- Plaza Level, 2025 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles

About Alex Albrecht

Alex Albrecht has been a recognized member of the entertainment industry for seven years. He founded and directed the popular, Los Angeles-based improv comedy troupe, The Misfit Toys. The group was featured in Stuff Magazine and on MTV. Alex subsequently appeared in a number of national television commercials for companies such as Volkswagen, Dominos and Dell. After a chance meeting with a TechTV producer at a wedding, Alex landed the co-hosting role on TechTV’s The Screen Savers. It was at TechTV that he met Kevin Rose, founder of Digg.com, and one of the most successful Internet television partnerships was born when the two became co-hosts of Diggnation. In addition to Diggnation, Alex is a co-creator of the raddest show on the net, The Totally Rad Show, Revision3’s explosion of movie,video game, TV, comic news and reviews.

About Revision3

Revision3 is the first media company that gets it. Born from the Internet, Revision3 is the home of Internet Television, creating and producing shows for a new audience: passionate, committed fans who want to watch shows about technology, modern culture and music that entertain, educate and help to expand their life experiences. 

The company was founded in 2005 by technology visionaries Kevin Rose, Jay Adelson and David Prager because they couldn’t find anything they wanted to watch on traditional television. The company is now led by Internet TV pioneer Jim Louderback. With more than 35 million downloads to date (and 4.2 million per month), Revision3’s programs can be found everywhere from Revision3 to a wide range of platforms, including iTunes, YouTube, Joost, Hulu, Viddler, Blip.TV and TIVO. Shows can be watched on any device, from a cell phone to an Apple iPod to a computer or a TV.

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Revision3 Friend's Cool Hot Summer Giveaway

June 23rd, 2009 at 05:13 by Jim Louderback in Announcements, Website

We’ve been fans of Dave Graveline and his Into Tomorrow radio show for years. He’s had a number of us on as guests, and he even includes a shout-out to a Tekzilla tip of the day in each of his weekly newsletters.

So first, thanks to Dave for supporting Revision3 – and a special shout-out for his Summer Cool-Hot Giveaway. The show’s giving away $75k worth of gadgets, gear and other fun stuff. Check it out, and tell Dave Revision3 sent ya!

— Jim Louderback


ROFL LIVE FROM THE ASPEN ROOFTOP COMEDY FESTIVAL

June 11th, 2009 at 10:12 by Michele Husak in Press Releases

— REVISION3 TO STREAM COVERAGE OF WORLD’S BEST EMERGING COMICS —

San Francisco, CA – June 10, 2009 Revision3 is bringing audiences even more hilarity this summer at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival. Streaming its’ hit comedy show ROFL, co-produced by Rooftop Comedy, live from the event stage, Internet TV leader Revision3 will provide audiences exclusive access to the Festival as it happens. The Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival will run June 11-14, 2009 in Aspen, Colorado.

Revision3 will provide a constant stream of the side-splitting stand up comedy from the 2009 Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival on http://www.revision3.com/aspen during the following times:

Thursday June 11 from 8:45pm–12:30pm ET/5:45pm–9:30pm PT

Friday, June 12 from 8:45pm–1:30am ET/5:45pm–10:30pm PT

Saturday, June 13 from 8:15pm–1:30am ET/5:15pm–10:30pm PT

In addition, Revision3’s Vice President, Programming & Production Ryan Vance will participate in a Rooftop Comedy panel entitled “Comedy: Today and Tomorrow” on Saturday June 13 at 12:00pm MT. Panelists will also include leading executives from the comedy and new media space.

“We’re thrilled to further develop our partnership with Rooftop Comedy, providing viewers with even more access to the best comedians—live and free of charge—at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival, “said Vance. “If you can’t make it out to Aspen for this exclusive and hilarious event, we’ll take you there on Revision3.com. It’s a live version of the top-notch comedy that ROFL brings every week.”

ROFL is a new kind of comedy show on Revision3.com. The program is a weekly round-up of the most hilarious comedic performances—specifically targeted at Revision3’s young, male audience—that have been recorded live at one of Rooftop Comedy’s 30 partner clubs around the world. ROFL airs every Monday at http://www.revision3.com/rofl

The Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival is Rooftop Comedy’s annual marquee festival in Aspen, CO featuring the best emerging comics performing in the world today. The Festival also hosts Rooftop Comedy’s National College Comedy Competition Finals, naming the funniest college students in the country. Other Features of the Festival include panel discussions, Rooftop Comedy Awards honoring the best in new comedy and comedy media, Rooftop Comedy Academy Reception, VIP Poker Invitational and parties. To purchase tickets visit www.aspenshowtickets.com

About Revision3

Revision3 is the first media company that gets it. Born from the Internet, Revision3 is the home of Internet Television, creating and producing shows for a new audience: passionate, committed fans who want to watch shows about technology, modern culture and music that entertain, educate and help to expand their life experiences.

The company was founded in 2005 by technology visionaries Kevin Rose, Jay Adelson and David Prager because they couldn’t find anything they wanted to watch on traditional television. The company is now led by Internet TV pioneer Jim Louderback. With more than 60 million views to date (and six million per month), Revision3’s programs can be found everywhere from Revision3 to a wide range of platforms, including iTunes, YouTube, Joost, Hulu, Viddler, Blip.TV and TIVO. Shows can be watched on any device, from a cell phone to an Apple iPod to a computer or a TV.

About Rooftop Comedy
Rooftop Comedy is the largest producer of interactive comedy programming and original comedy productions.

Rooftop Comedy records live comedy performances every night of the week, 365 days a year from its network of comedy clubs throughout North America, Europe and Australia, distributing original comedy programming to mobile, web, broadcast and print outlets that include Current TV, iTunes, Yahoo!, Nokia, Hulu, Joost, Sling, FastCompany, DailyMotion, Mevio, Lexy, and YouTube. Working with more than 3,500 professional comedians, Rooftop Comedy maintains a growing video library of tens of thousands of hours of stand-up comedy, sketch comedy, improvisational comedy and comedic short films. Rooftop Comedy produces a range of local and national events programming, including the annual National College Comedy Competition and the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival.

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Contact:
Rachel Konik, 646.695.7049 or RachelK@rosengrouppr.com


REVISION3’S FILM RIOT LEADS THE CHARGE IN THE DIY FILMMAKING REVOLUTION

June 11th, 2009 at 08:14 by Michele Husak in Press Releases

IRREVERENT NEW SHOW TO PROVIDE HOW-TO CONTENT
FOR INDIE FILMMAKERS —

San Francisco, CA – May 28, 2009 - Creating special effects for independent high quality films has never been easier, thanks to Film Riot, the latest show to be added to Revision3’s summer programming lineup. An entertaining exploration into the art of independent digital filmmaking, Film Riot will launch today on the leading Internet TV network at www.revision3.com/filmriot

“Film Riot gives viewers practical insight, tips and tricks into the ins and outs of Filmmaking 2.0 in the Internet age—and keeps you laughing all the way,” said Ryan Vance, Vice President, Programming and Production, Revision3. “The hosts are real cutting-edge indie filmmakers who will be sure to engage viewers, attract eyeballs and deliver new, exciting content which appeals to our target audience. Plus, they’re hilarious!”

Hosted by film guru Ryan Connolly, the weekly series Film Riot follows a team of indie filmmakers—from scriptwriting to the premiere of their latest film—who provide DIY and how-to tips for making high quality films with little to no budget.

Each episode opens with a short film or hilarious sketch that features a special effect or technique. The hosts then demonstrate how to create the effect by revealing their insider filmmaking tips, tricks and strategies. Experts from the film industry will also join in roundtable discussions about film and the practical implementation of these techniques.

“We wanted to work with an Internet TV network with access to an intense, committed fanbase to further expose our content,” said Ryan Connolly, host, Film Riot. “Revision3 is the ideal platform for Film Riot; the network will help us grow our audience and give viewers new ways to have fun on the Internet—whether it’s learning to blow up a head or crash a car to create their own on-screen action.”

Film Riot will be released every Thursday at http://www.revision3.com/filmriot

About Revision3

Revision3 is the first media company that gets it. Born from the Internet, Revision3 is the home of Internet Television, creating and producing shows for a new audience: passionate, committed fans who want to watch shows about technology, modern culture and music that entertain, educate and help to expand their life experiences.

The company was founded in 2005 by technology visionaries Kevin Rose, Jay Adelson and David Prager because they couldn’t find anything they wanted to watch on traditional television. The company is now led by Internet TV pioneer Jim Louderback. With more than 60 million views to date (and six million per month), Revision3’s programs can be found everywhere from Revision3 to a wide range of platforms, including iTunes, YouTube, Joost, Hulu, Viddler, Blip.TV and TIVO. Shows can be watched on any device, from a cell phone to an Apple iPod to a computer or a TV.

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Contact:
For Revision3 – Sarah Hawes, 646.695.7050, sarah@rosengrouppr.com


REVISION3 TAKES ON E3 EXPO WITH LIVE STREAMING AND EVENT COVERAGE

June 11th, 2009 at 08:13 by Michele Husak in Press Releases

HIT PROGRAMS TOTALLY RAD SHOW AND CO-OP PROVIDE ACCESS TO INSIDE HAPPENINGS AT INDUSTRY’S PREMIERE GAMING EVENT —

San Francisco, CA – May 26, 2009 – Internet TV leader Revision3 makes its mark at the E3 Expo 2009, the world’s premiere trade show for computer and video games and related products, broadcasting live coverage straight from the event floor on a special section of the Web site, RevisionE3. E3 Expo will be held June 2-4, 2009 at the L.A. Convention Center.

RevisionE3 will be a live webcast event from the floor of E3, giving the network’s audience and gaming fans exclusive access to the latest action from the show as it happens. Coverage will be available at www.revision3.com/e3 for the full duration of E3 Expo.

In addition to live streaming capabilities, Revision3’s hit programs CO-OP and the Totally Rad Show will provide coverage of the following:
E3 press conferences and announcements from the major game companies;
Previews of the hottest new games at the event;
Interviews with top journalists, game creators and industry leaders.

CO-OP, Revision3’s dynamic discussion-focused video game and gaming culture show, maintains a devoted following and features popular hosts and former 1UP video game critics Ryan O’Donnell and Matt Chandronait. The program presents a weekly look at the meaningful, important, interesting and just plain fun games on the market—or soon to be.

The Totally Rad Show is hosted by Alex Albrecht, Jeff Cannata and Dan Trachtenberg and is Revision3’s explosion of movie, video game, TV and comics news and reviews. Four dudes in a garage. One green screen. A cubic ass-ton of enthusiasm. The Totally Rad Show is all about the feeling of sharing a great new movie, video game, TV show or comic. If it’s out there and it is rad, it is on the Totally Rad Show.

E3 Expo is the world’s premiere trade show for computer and video games and related products. The show is owned by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the U.S. association dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of the companies that publish interactive games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers and the Internet. For more information, visit www.E3Expo.com or www.theESA.com.

About Revision 3

Revision3 is the first media company that gets it. Born from the Internet, Revision3 is the home of Internet Television, creating and producing shows for a new audience: passionate, committed fans who want to watch shows about technology, modern culture and music that entertain, educate and help to expand their life experiences. 


The company was founded in 2005 by technology visionaries Kevin Rose, Jay Adelson and David Prager because they couldn’t find anything they wanted to watch on traditional television. The company is now led by Internet TV pioneer Jim Louderback. With more than 60 million views to date (and six million per month), Revision3’s programs can be found everywhere from Revision3 to a wide range of platforms, including iTunes, YouTube, Joost, Hulu, Viddler, Blip.TV and TIVO. Shows can be watched on any device, from a cell phone to an Apple iPod to a computer or a TV.

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Contact:
For Revision3 – Sarah Hawes, 646.695.7050, sarah@rosengrouppr.com