To address the changing entertainment consumption habits of today’s always connected audiences, producer Neal Edelstein has formed Hooked Digital Media, a next-generation production company. The new company is committed to delivering a great story through quality film-making for tablet and mobile devices through app technology that reinvents distribution.
Hooked Digital Media combines the best of Hollywood film-making with the kinetic digital-age energy of a tech start up, taking all the critical elements of storytelling and refashioning them for today’s audiences. The company’s new platform allows delivery of stories in varied lengths, received at unpredictable intervals. Hooked Digital Media’s first app is the ghost story Haunting Melissa, which is scheduled for release in Spring 2013.
Edelstein, who produced THE RING remakes, had this to say about his bold new venture:
“The way stories are consumed has changed, so we set out to alter how stories are told by harnessing the power of tablet and mobile devices. We are not taking movies and stuffing them inside an app; we are crafting stories that embrace app technology and the viewing habits of the new generation of consumers.”
We don't know much about HAUNTING MELISSA yet, but we plan on keeping an eye out for more info.