Promo vets on Launch Pad

Eccles, Genis team on prod'n outfit

Broadcast promo veterans Ted Eccles and Daniel Genis have opened Launch Pad, a new full-service marketing, production and promotions company established to produce spots for TV series, films and other programming.

Launch Pad’s initial projects include weekly promos for the CBS series “Pensacola: Wings of Gold,” “Caroline in the City” and “PGA Tour’s Signature Golf.”

A reunion

Eccles and Genis teamed in 1987 to form New Wave Prods., a TV and feature trailer company that contracted extensively to Disney.

Eccles, president of Tocula Lake-based Launch Pad, is an 18-year vet of broadcast promotions and marketing.

Genis, Launch Pad chief financial officer, founded Modern Film Effects, which became Cinema Research. In 1995, he co-founded L.A. Digital Post.

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