Hollywood, CA – March 22, 2010 – New music industry champion, Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) announced today an exclusive strategic partnership with IDT Media Group, Inc.
More publicly known as “DiskFaktory.com” and “dfJams.com,” the Irvine, California based IDT has serviced over 70,000 music artists since 2002 with its online/offline content monetization tools, packaged products, digital products and on-demand distribution platform. “In order to create a meaningful platform that truly benefits the artist, strategic partnerships are essential in IDT’s view. The HMMA connection is a great example of such a partnership.” said Ben Abadi, founder and CEO, IDT Media Group.
The new venture is part of a much larger plan to offer musicians a completely new model to expose and market music. “The Hollywood Music in Media Awards has high level relationships in mobile device marketing, artist development and TV content as well as an internationally distributed annual awards show in Hollywood, California. This venture with IDT Media Group is a key piece in the puzzle to building a future model for how music is cultivated and consumed in the new economy”, said Jim DeCicco, HMMA executive producer and co-founder.
Plans are underway between HMMA and IDT to launch unprecedented and comprehensive campaigns that include partnerships with major retail brands to market new talent that are discovered, developed, exposed through HMMA and IDT’s collective network, in a way that will revolutionize the music business and put most of the profits back in the artist’s hands.
The Hollywood Music in Media Awards & Conference recognizes and honors the music of visual mediums, the talented individuals responsible for it, and the music of artists, both mainstream and independent, from around the globe.
Hollywood Music In Media Awards & Conference
November 18 – 21, 2010
Hollywood & Highland / Kodak Theater Complex, Hollywood, CA