Also announced is the appointment of Digital Savant founder and CEO, Alex Shohet
, as president of ShowBIZ Data.
``ShowBIZ Data's goal is to continue to provide a comprehensive centralized information system as a foundation of online marketplaces that target various sectors of the entertainment industry, ' said Eberle. ``Media Taxi (TM) allows filmmakers, distributors and sales companies to manage their properties providing 24/7/365 access to product information, press and marketing materials, and rights and availabilities.This information is utilized by journalists, sub-distributors, producers, film buyers, media outlets and entertainment professionals.''.
is an entrepreneur who has founded three technology companies in the course of his
career : Computer Physicians Inc., Sandbox Technologies LLC and Digital Savant Inc., which he
established in late 1997.Shohet
studied systems engineering at UCLA and has worked for the last 15 years assisting companies such as MGM, Spelling Entertainment, Warner Bros. and News Corp. to develop proprietary technology systems.He
is a board member of Sandbox Technologies LLC, AttilaWeb.com and the American Liver Foundation.
Digital Savant's Media Taxi (TM), a revolutionary Web-based publicity distribution application that allows entertainment companies to distribute large amounts of high quality promotional materials anytime and anywhere to authorized media professionals, will become a new service unit of ShowBIZ Data.
This will allow producers and distributors, as well as the media they work with, to use the Internet as a complete and comprehensive information resource.It also provides the entertainment industry with a private and secure Internet delivery system and communications tool.
Control is provided to the client as to how information and marketing materials are disseminated, in an infrastructure designed to increase productivity and efficiency while decreasing costs.