Los Angeles and Tel Aviv, March 26, 2019 – The recently launched, end-to-end, Cloud-based Production Management Platform called “eTribez Production Management” – developed by Israel-based eTribez, Inc., which debuted its first module, PRODUCTION PLANNING, in January 2019, has just launched two additional modules: LOCATIONS MANAGEMENT and STAFFING & CREW MANAGEMENT. The eTribez Production Management Platform is available to producers of content on a global basis working across the entertainment, broadcasting, promo, and advertising industries. The announcement was made today by Eli Abayan, CEO/Co-Founder, eTribez, Inc.
In related news, eTribez’s Los Angeles-based executives Ted Bookstaver and Diahnna Baxter will be on hand to discuss the new platform on Wednesday, April 3rd, during NPACT’s first annual “Content Tech” event on the West Coast. The Content Tech event will showcase products and services that support the production process, specifically those using technology to make things more efficient and cost effective for production companies.
The benefits to producers of eTribez’s Production Management Platform are an easy to use, Cloud-based platform that is accessible from any device; updates in real time; and features a number of integrated, complementary “Modules,” each communicating with each other. The new platform unifies and synchronizes every aspect of the production process via one centralized solution – historically, these production processes have never before been inter-connected. Designed to perform on a studio level, the eTribez Production Management Platform is highly secure, has been ISO 27001 and SOC 2 certified, and is GDPR compliant.
Regarding the first U.S. public demonstration of eTribez’s new Production Management Platform, Michelle Van Kempen, Head of Policy & Development for NPACT, said, “In this time of change and evolution for the industry, it’s more important than ever for productions to operate as efficiently as possible. NPACT’s Content Tech events are an exciting way by which to introduce the advanced products and technologies at the forefront of those efforts to producers and key staff. We’re thrilled to feature eTribez’s new Production Management Platform at our West Coast event.”
** Locations Management: The eTribez Locations Management Module allows producers to manage the scouting, contracting, and assignment of locations. Producers can add location data such as general info, location maps with Google Maps integration, rates, photos location videos, and more.
Location plans, which are managed in the Account Catalog for each individual production, each can be designated as unscripted or scripted TV, or Film, in which case the location plan will be automatically connected to the Script Breakdown and Stripboard within the eTribez platform.
** Staffing & Crew Management: The eTribez’ Staff & Crew Management Module is a powerful tool designed to help producers manage the recruitment, contracting, assignment and onboarding of crew members, along with their management in the Catalog and within each production.
The module allows for easy organization and structure of each production’s staff, and can help assign crew members to production roles. Each production structure can quickly be built from templates or previous productions – and allows for the definition of units, departments and roles. The online staffing module allows the production team to fully manage the hiring, negotiations, contracting and staffing process of the production crew – all from one convenient, cloud-based location.
** Production Planning: The eTribez Production Planning Module helps producers manage their long-term timeline and day-to-day activities. These tools include building a general timeline, creating a day-to-day planning calendar, and setting up a detailed shooting plan, breakdown, stripboard, call sheets, daily reports, and time tracking.
Additional eTribez Modules slated to become available during the course of 2019 include: CAST MANAGEMENT, ONBOARDING, RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, CROSS PRODUCTION, BUDGET & FINANCE, CONTENT DEVELOPMENT / IP MANAGEMENT, and LEGAL.
On April 3, NPACT will present its first annual Content Tech West Coast event in Van Nuys, California. NPACT is a U.S.-based trade organization that serves producers of nonfiction entertainment content. Its 100-plus member companies collectively produce the majority of all non-fiction content for U.S. broadcast, cable television, and digital platforms. Please see: http://www.npact.org/about.html
Founded in Tel Aviv, Israel, in 2012 by Eli Abayan (CEO), Nir Segal (COO), and Oz Ben-Eliezer (CTO), and with additional offices in Los Angeles, CA, and London, UK, eTribez is a leading provider of comprehensive digital solutions for the production and casting of scripted and non-scripted content. The company’s cutting-edge technologies provide broadcast networks and television production companies around the world with a comprehensive suite of solutions to operate the most successful, profitable, and efficient productions in the entertainment, broadcasting, promo and advertising industries today.
For the past seven years, eTribez has been offering major international TV producers a variety of innovative and unique online casting and audience engagement solutions. Major TV industry clients of eTribez are based in 19 territories, including the U.S., the UK, France, Germany, Australia, Brazil, the Netherlands, Spain, and Italy. Among these high profile clients are ITV, Fremantle Media, Endemol Shine Group, FOX, Sony Pictures Television, the BBC, Canal +, NBC, Univision, Televisa, MTV, RTL, and many others. eTribez has powered the casting management behind over 200 non-scripted TV series including such hit global formats as Big Brother, Idol, Got Talent, Survivor, The Voice, The Amazing Race, MasterChef, The Chase, and many others.
Among the benefits of eTribez’s unique solutions:
** All Production and Casting Elements Exist in One, Streamlined, Digital Location
** A Cross Production View for Production Companies is Easily Available
** Delayed Communications are Eliminated
** Real-time Capture and Control of Progress and Costs is Readily Accessible
** Production Team Member Workloads are Greatly Simplified
** The eTribez Production Management Platform is a Fully-Scalable, SaaS, Cloud-Based System
** All of eTribez’s Services are Highly Secure, ISO 27001 and SOC2 Certified, and GDPR-Compliant
For more information, please visit: https://www.etribez.com/about-etribez/
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