Video Creation Platform Supports Publishing Short Form Video in Real Time from the Show Floor of Global Media Conference
NEW YORK, NY, 5-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Wochit announces that GEN Summit 2014 has partnered with Wochit to produce real time video for their global media conference being held 11th-13th of June in Barcelona, Spain. Wochit has clients ranging from major newspapers and magazines, across new media and brands and has recently established a presence in the UK. Already serving clients worldwide, Wochit has proven success in changing the speed and economics around video production for their clients.
At the GEN Summit 2014, Wochit’s video creation platform will empower GEN to create coverage from the conference in real time. The coverage will include interviews, podium discussions and other footage from the conference. All videos will be produced using Wochit’s patented video creation platform and voice-over talent. The GEN conference is attended by global leaders and decision makers in media, including print, broadcast and digital.
”Today’s news consumers are demanding video. Wochit’s unique video creation platform is empowering new and traditional media outlets with a faster and much more economical way to produce studio quality video content in real time.” said Bertrand Pecquerie, CEO of GEN. “We are delighted to be working with Wochit as a partner for our 2014 Summit.”
Wochit CTO, Ran Oz, will introduce the Wochit platform to delegates on the opening day of the conference. This will include presenting a Wochit video covering the highlights of the journalism bootcamp hosted by GEN on Wednesday, 11 June. As part of the partnership, Wochit will offer free trials to GEN delegates plus training sessions at their booth located in a central location within the GEN Expo. To see how clients are using this platform today view these sample videos: Focus.de, Digital Trends and New York’s Daily News.
Wochit is a revolution in short form video. The cloud based video creation platform enables brands and storytellers to instantly react to any story and economically scale branded, studio-quality video production. Whether it’s breaking news or a personal message to communicate, in just 10 minutes you have a ready-to-publish video for web, social and mobile. Winner of the Gutenberg Prize as a part of the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, for its disruptive technology in the field of journalism and backed by Cedar Fund, Greycroft Partners, Marker LLC and Redpoint Ventures. Wochit is based in New York with offices in London and Tel Aviv. Find out more at www.wochit.com
About The Global Editors Network (GEN)
GEN is a nonprofit, non-governmental association, committed to the principles of innovation and information sharing in the newsroom. The organization empowers editors-in-chief, senior news executives, and media professionals from all platforms – print, digital, mobile and broadcast – by optimizing GEN’s network base to create new ideas and journalistic tools, allowing quality journalism to thrive. For more information, go to http://www.globaleditorsnetwork.org
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