JibJabone of the first companies that let people insert selfies into videos, gifs, and e-cards, has been acquired by Catapult Capital. The Los Angeles-based private equity firm announced the deal todaybut did not disclose financial terms. A portion of financing was provided by investment firm Cloud Capital.
Way back in Marchwe told you to keep an eye on animator Nate Theis. One person who took our advice was Evan Spiridellis at JibJab, …. We are having a screening of ….
Giving your loved one a card is arguably the most sentimental part of any gift. Being able to have that perfect personalized message to your beau and watching his reaction as he reads on is extremely satisfying. The cards are stale and boring, never really have the right message and always come with the grueling task of stamping and mailing.
As we reported last week, music publisher Ludlow Music Inc. In light of the July 30 deadline that Ludlow had set down in its threat letters to JibJab and its upstream hosting providers, we felt we had little choice but to file suit to defend JibJab's fair use and free speech rights. Both sides continue to exchange correspondence, and JibJab hopes this dispute can be resolved without further litigation. For the reasons discussed in our July 28 letter to Ludlow, we continue to believe that "This Land" is a fair use, especially in light of the fact that Woody himself borrowed the melody from an earlier song.
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He provides examples of how political humor's success is dependent on context and relevance. First, Memecan, a Muslim, tells why he feels that followers of Islam in some European countries have overreacted to his animations about current events. Following a screening of seventeen short "Bizimcity" cartoons animated versions of Memecam's daily comic striphe explains why he uses a laugh track, how he chooses subjects, and his secret for not making a product "boring.
Jibjab co-founders and brothers Evan and Gregg Spiridellis are pulling no punches in an interview that NewTeeVee reader and CinemaTech blogger Scott Kirsner was kind enough to pass on to us. Absolutely no way. Jibjab has been monetizing its content through a mix of subscriptions, digital download sales, ads and partnerships with brands like OfficeMax, for whom the studio has been producing the viral holiday hit Elf Yourself.
On August 21st, Mike, Paul, and I were in the Wyoming outback to see the totality of the solar eclipse. I took this picture, which brings back incredibly moving memories. It's a wild feeling, the physical stuff.
Actual attraction style and color can vary based on availability. IEG lets up to 5 guests at a time have their heads super-imposed and star in hilarious mini movies. We burn them to disc and instanltly email them or post on facebook.
We moved into a new office in January and as such, I wanted to make two enormous sculptures of the logo to fill the space when you walk in the doors. Step one was literally making two giant balls of wire. Once the general size and shape of the head is in place I wrap the whole thing in chicken wire which makes it a bit stronger and easier to attach new elements.