The world of publishing is changing rapidly. While this change can bring about fear of the unknown, it also affords an opportunity to create remarkable new strategies for the future. Doing so, however, requires thorough knowledge of old and new media. CP&TT has that knowledge.
We have spent much of the last fifteen years immersed in the world of new media, yet we also understand the world of print publishing as well as film and television.
CP&TT creates a blueprint for each client specific to that client's strengths, focused on maximizing today's opportunities and structured to help the client take advantage of the opportunities new media provides.
CP&TT's specific services include:
Carl Pritzkat is an expert in online marketing and production. For more than fifteen years he has been a principal in Mediapolis, Inc., which has built over 275 Web sites for clients like Volvo, The New York Times, Johnson & Johnson and Time Warner.
Before founding Mediapolis, Pritzkat spent six years working for Bertelsmann where he ran the prestigious ECM Records label working with artists like Keith Jarrett and Arvo Pärt. While at Bertelsmann, he also produced recordings for RCA Victor.
Prior to that Pritzkat spent four years at Orion Pictures where he worked in legal and business affairs. Pritzkat has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in music from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Tony Travostino began practicing entertainment law at Orion Pictures in 1987. Since that time he has worked in a broad range of media including film, television and literary rights acquisition, for Orion, Carolco, and Multimedia, and new media, for Mediapolis, inc., which he helped found in 1994 and where he continues to work today.
Beyond negotiating agreements with major media companies like Bertelsmann, Time Warner, Viamcom and The New York Times, Travostino is also an experienced software engineer who understands the technical aspects of new media.
Travostino graduated from University of Oregon Law School and received his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University.
Diana Hamann - award winning L.A. theater director with 17 years of film and television production experience best known for directing, co-writing and producing yogakitty.com, one of the internet's first multi-million hit comedy video series
Kurt Kasner - teacher of fourth, fifth and sixth grades at Long Beach Unified School District for over thirty years during which he wrote A Hole in the Universe, a series of childrens' adventure books to share with his students
Dave Koz - six-time Grammy nominated, platinum-selling saxophonist, humanitarian, entrepreneur, radio host, and instrumental music advocate, honored in 2009 with a star in the sidewalk on Hollywood Boulevard's Walk of Fame
Vickie Lester - from Moscow and London through New York and Seattle to settle in Los Angeles - Vickie Lester kept keeps and will keep an eye on Hollywood vickielester.com.
Richard Peck - Richard Peck has written over twenty novels, and in the process has become one of America's most highly respected writers for young adults.
Jason Porter - Jason L. Porter is a writer living and working in Santa Monica, California. His works of fiction comprise predominantly novels for young adults, though he has been known to write the occasional middle grade book.
Toni Runkle - Los Angeles-based screenwriter known by many for her humorous blog about modern motherhood, Mammakze.com and her tween book Glitter Girl published by Sourcebooks and co-written with Stephen Webb.
Stanley Siegel, LCSW - psychotherapist, author, international lecturer, former Director of Education at New York’s renowned Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy, and author of Psychology Today's Intelligent Lust column, one of the most talked about sex columns online. Stanley-Seigel.com
Stephen Webb - writer and educator based in Southern California whose credits include episodes of the award-winning A&E TV series Biography, as well as Encyclopedia Britannica and Film History magazine. Loos for his tween book Glitter Girl published by Sourcebooks and co-written with Toni Runkle.
Joy Zurzolo - playwright, author and former operatic soprano surrounding herself with paranormal romance.
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