STAMFORD, Conn., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three major video and digital production companies have joined forces as Televerse Studios (www.Televersestudios.com) offering complete video production, post production and distribution services. Visual/EFX, Elements Post and Televersemedia are the cornerstone of a new, full-service production facility serving the TV, motion picture, and independent production community in Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey.
Robert Harris, veteran entertainment executive, 'new media' pioneer and guiding force behind successful hits such as Miami Vice, Murder She Wrote and Magnum P.I., has joined Televerse Studios as President, while Alfred Maiorano, majority owner and founder of all three entities, holds the role of Chairman.
"The production industry here is experiencing tremendous growth driven by the 'digital and new media' revolution combined with Connecticut's attractive tax incentives," said Mr. Maiorano. "The time is right for a new business model that offers the convenience of all services under one roof."
"Al and his team have an outstanding reputation among broadcasters and cable clients," adds Mr. Harris. "Now, because businesses and brands are making video so much a part of their strategies, we think it's time to offer that expertise and experience to a broad range of clients as an economical, one-stop solution."
Over his decades-long career, Mr. Harris led Universal Television to a position as the industry leader in TV content production and distribution; launched AOL's streaming video initiatives; guided the creation of numerous hit broadcast series and developed many programming innovations. Among his many activities in the 'new media' arena was the creation of an internet video distribution network and a leadership role in the launch of a successful streaming music service now known as Pandora.
Televerse Studios is located in Stamford, Connecticut, 40 minutes from midtown Manhattan. The company's TV clients include ESPN, Lifetime, A&E, and The History Channel as well as producers of series for NBC and TBS. Corporate clients include Avon, Liberty Mutual, Campbell's, Kraft and Newman's Own. Most recently, Televerse was awarded a significant contract for the production of audio books for the Library of Congress' National Library Service.
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