NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwire - May 13, 2009) - StudioNow (, the premier online platform for video creation, today announced the appointment of Internet and publishing industry veteran Robert P. Sherry to the position of Executive Vice-President, Business Development.

With more than 20 years' experience in sales and marketing management positions with leading global multimedia and publishing companies, Sherry assumes responsibility for developing the publisher network and strategic business partnerships for StudioNow's custom online video creation and distribution platform. He will report directly to StudioNow CEO and Co-founder David Mason.

"StudioNow is very pleased to announce Bob Sherry's appointment as Executive Vice President and we are confident that his industry knowledge and experience will help drive the expansion of our business partnerships with today's leading online multimedia publishers and video services," said David Mason, CEO of StudioNow. "His demonstrated capacity for building valued partnerships with global content publishers will prove essential as StudioNow moves ahead with the continued rollout in multiple vertical markets of our custom video creation and distribution platform."

"I am delighted to be joining StudioNow at this important juncture in the company's expansion of its network of online publishing partners who are seeking to meet the increased demand in the marketplace for digital video content," Sherry said. "I'm eager to begin leveraging our custom video creation and distribution assets to help build strong partnerships that will benefit our publishers and enhance our publishing network."

Robert Sherry joined the online publishing world in 1999 after more than a decade in magazine publishing, where he held several key regional and national sales positions with Reader's Digest, Business Week and Time magazine.

At Internet advertising solution provider Valueclick from 1999-2000, Sherry was Senior Vice President for Sales & Business Development, responsible for building Valueclick's advertising and publishing networks. He participated as a Senior Executive in the company's March 2000 initial public offering. At in 2000-01, as Senior Vice President of Sales he led national sales efforts to establish as the leading business directory, consisting of more than 500,000 corporate listings.

As General Manager of Primedia's Digital Automotive Network from 2004-06, Sherry directed the Internet's largest network of 61 automotive sites, overseeing expansion of the network's multimedia content offerings to national automotive marketers.

Immediately prior to joining StudioNow, he served as Senior Vice President for Business Development with marketing-related multimedia content service provider Lingospot, where he was responsible for providing patented content software solutions to major online U.S. and European multimedia companies.

Since its founding in 2007, StudioNow has created custom online video production platforms for a variety of top tier clients, including Simon and Schuster, Chronicle Books, Citysearch, Ford Models, CBSRadio, Clearchannel, Playboy, The NewsMarket, Yahoo/Rivals and others.

The StudioNow production platform provides dynamic management of the entire content development and production process from start to finish, connecting the customer with thousands of expert videographers, editors, directors, producers, animators and voiceover artists. StudioNow quickly and efficiently creates top-quality digital content at a fraction of the cost normally charged by traditional production/post-production houses.

About StudioNow

StudioNow is the premier online platform for video creation and distribution, aggregating thousands of editors, videographers and creative individuals to provide professional, 24/7 on-demand video content at affordable prices to businesses of all sizes across all markets. From major media organizations to Internet marketers to local advertisers, StudioNow's proprietary high-volume, Web-based marketplace and custom production management platform meets the rising demand for high-quality, original video material. For additional information, please visit:

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