Tony Nassour, creator of entertainment promotional Web site BreakTV.com and a digital editing pioneer, died Thursday May 1 after a five-year battle with cancer.
In the 1980s, contracting with Kodak division Qualex, he founded AMS Video Transfer to provide film, video, photo and international standards conversion to 3,000 drugstore outlets on the West Coast.
He won 10 Kelly Awards for musicvideos, commercials, TV promos and corporate presentations.
In the 1990s he created and produced sketch comedy specials for London Weekend Television and was nominated for Cable Ace Awards for “Deep Dish TV” and “Deep Fried TV” for Showtime Networks.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Joanne; two daughters, his mother, a brother and a sister.