At AKA, we recognize that mobile is a platform that is dramatically changing the way people consume video, radio, web and TV. This transformation is happening at a rapid pace. Currently, there are 5 billion mobile users worldwide, and by 2018, 10 billion mobile devices will be connected.
There has been a lot of buzz around the Oscars this year. Critics have raved about space thriller Gravity’s awesome special effects. Will this finally be the year of Leo DiCaprio? Although the Oscars are a time to celebrate the year’s best in film, let’s be honest: how many people actually get the chance to watch all of the Academy Award nominations in a given year?
In honor of Oscar Sunday, we decided to vote on our favorite categories - with a twist. Some movies we saw and loved, some we haven’t yet had time to enjoy. So we voted on our winners through unconventional methods.
My mom is from the South Side of Chicago. My dad is from the North Side. I was born closer to Wrigley Field, so that makes me a Cubs fan. That’s how it works in Chicago. Of course being a Cubs fan is a rough life, but if you’re born into it like me, you just accept the fact that you’re a joke; you’re a punch line.
This month we celebrate the 4th AKA anniversary of Senior Producer Alison Schweiss.
Alison is a seasoned producer and media consultant with over 13 years of broadcast reporting and corporate production experience. From initial client consulting to onsite directing to the post-production process, Alison executes award-winning projects. She also works with the Digital Team to develop and distribute SMNRs and other social media programs.
Before starting my digital internship at AKA MEDIA INC, I had some exposure to production in high school and college, but I have always wanted to see how a professional shoot happened. So I was excited when the team let me come along on a local SMT.
This SMT featured nutrition expert Michelle Dudash sharing tips for eating a protein-filled breakfast to help you stick to healthy eating New Year’s resolutions.