Animoto Introduces New Personalized Video Holiday Greetings With Two New Holiday Styles

-- Offers eco-friendly, multi-media approach to holiday greeting cards --

Nov 10, 2011, 08:54 ET from Animoto

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday season is the perfect time to put away the cards, pens and stamps and start a new eco-friendly and memorable tradition for 2011, with Animoto holiday video greetings.  To celebrate the season and enable users to create fun holiday greetings, Animoto today launched two new video styles.  These new styles, Cosmic Tidings and Wonderland of Snow, join a robust collection of holiday video greetings at that will fit any style and leave a lasting impact on family and friends.

Animoto holiday video greetings provide a personal and entertaining way to share the highlights of the year with friends and family.  Animoto lets anyone quickly and easily create movie-style video slideshows from their own photos and video clips.  

Creating a personalized holiday greeting with Animoto is fun and easy.  Consumers simply choose from the broad selection of Animoto's holiday video styles, then add  photos and videos from popular photo sharing sites like Facebook, or from the their computer.  After uploading a favorite song or selecting from Animoto's collection of more than 45 holiday songs, Animoto takes care of the rest, creating a professional-looking video slideshow in minutes.  Consumers can easily share their holiday video greetings with friends and family via email, Facebook, Twitter or even by creating a DVD.

"We cherish the holiday tradition of sharing greeting cards but strive to enhance the emotion of the sentiment," said Brad Jefferson, CEO and co-founder of Animoto. "In a fraction of the time, effort and cost of sending traditional holiday cards, Animoto holiday video greetings are as easy and fun to create as they are to share, and are sure to make a memorable impact on your loved ones this holiday season."

To get started, go to to create free 30-second Animoto videos.  A monthly subscription to Animoto costs $5 for longer length videos, and an annual subscription is $30.

About Animoto

Animoto  ( is the video creation service that enables consumers, professionals and businesses to easily make and share professional-quality videos that amaze friends, family and clients. The Animoto team, which includes entertainment and technology industry veterans, has leveraged its expertise to develop a web-based service that makes it easy for people to quickly and easily create and share their stories through video using their own photos and videos. The heart of Animoto is its Cinematic Artificial Intelligence™ technology that thinks like an actual director and editor, using the same sophisticated post-production skills and techniques that are used in television and film. The company has over 3 million users who create over 750,000 videos each month. Animoto Productions is based in New York City with offices in San Francisco and Singapore.

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