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We recently caught up with and Emma Gribble-Martini | Series Producer, Darwin and Newts Animation and Ash Mckenzie | Digital Technical Manager of WhitebaitMedia to get their thoughts on the future of localisation technology.
When was WhitebaitMedia founded?
WhitebaitMedia was co-founded by husband and wife team Janine Morrell-Gunn and Jason Gunn in 1998 in Christchurch, New Zealand. It is now home to one of the largest purpose-built production house and most well-equipped studio facilities in the country.
Janine is a highly experienced and leading producer of children's’ television in New Zealand. She worked on many iconic shows before co-founding WhitebaitMedia in her role as Head of Children’s content for Television New Zealand. Janine continues to create innovative TV while maintaining close ties with the local community. WhitebaitMedia has a purpose built television production Facility (studios and pre and post-production) in Christchurch.
Jason has been one of New Zealand’s most loved broadcasters for over 25 years. An acclaimed and versatile television and radio personality he’s also a director, writer and producer. The face of kids TV in the 1980’s Jason has also hosted many popular shows from Dancing with the Stars to Wheel of Fortune. Named best presenter at the Qantas Media Awards (2007, 2008, 2009) and New Zealand’s funniest man on Television (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009).
What was the primary driver to set up the business?
To create quality and entertaining children’s television content for New Zealand and international audiences.
What are the primary areas of the business?
Producing linear and digital media for Children.
What are the key workflow problems to solve?
What are the key sector trends driving change?
What are the key consumer trends driving change?
What area is VoiceQ of most value?
Why did you choose VoiceQ as a solution and /or what makes it better than the competition?
Darwin and Newts case study example showing VoiceQ’s value
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