Unit to churn out 4-6 features a year
Cameraplanet.com a year ago to showcase reality shorts that can be expanded to TV and, now, to film. William Morris recently signed on to rep the site and package its video content into a weekly TV show for U.S. and international distribution. ‘Ripped from headlines’ The digital films, like the TV and Web fare, will be “fact-based fiction, ripped right from the headlines,” Rosenbaum said. Carlis joined Shooting Gallery in 1993. Shooting Gallery recently merged with Canadian investment firm Itemus Corp. BNNtv.com is private, and profitable, Rosenbaum said, predicting revenue this year just shy of $15 million. Company is likely to announce three strategic investors, one for each of its businesses, by late summer. Separately, the company said Cameraplanet.com was selected as a featured content provider for Microsoft’s WindowsMedia.com.
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