JibJab Premieres 2007 Year in Review
From Lindsay Lohan to Larry Craig – No One is Safe in JibJab’s Third Annual Year in Review!
Venice, CA – December 19, 2007 - JibJab, the Internet comedy pioneers behind more viral video hits than any other independent or traditional entertainment studio, today premiered its third annual year in review entitled “In 2007″. The video summarizes the mad cap events of the past year in classic JibJab style, set to the tune of the Billy Joel hit “We Didn’t Start The Fire.”
The video can be seen for free at http://www.JibJab.com.
“This year was a doozy,” said JibJab co-founder Evan Spiridellis. “The toughest part wasn’t coming up with ideas, it was trying to squeeze them all in!”
“In 2007″ is available not only on JibJab.com, but also exclusively on MSN for the first twenty-four hours after its release. Thereafter, it will continue to be featured on MSN and other JibJab partner sites such as Yahoo! Video, YouTube, Bebo, Daily Motion, CNN.com, and Verizon Wireless’ VCAST Video Service. JibJab has also partnered with PLYmedia to provide subtitles to its expanding international audience.
“We have made a concerted effort this year to broaden JibJab’s distribution footprint,” said co-founder Gregg Spiridellis. “Our goal is to push JibJab content wherever users want it, not only with our traditional satirical shorts, but also with our new Sendables greeting line.”
JibJab Sendables™ is the company’s digital greetings effort featuring ‘Starring You!™’ technology that enables users to upload photos of themselves and put their heads into JibJab movies. Since the company launched Starring You! in August 2007, people have uploaded and cut out over 4 million heads and made movies that have been seen over 20 million times. CNET’s News.com dubbed it “The Greatest Office Time-Waster in History”.
JibJab has been innovating digital programming and distribution for the past eight years. They have entered distribution partnerships with Yahoo! and MSN, produced branded entertainment for Pepsi, Anheuser-Busch and Verizon Wireless’ V CAST Video service, and premiered ten videos on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”. In March 2007, they premiered a media satire, entitled “What We Call the News”, in front of the President of the United States at the Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner in Washington, DC.
About JibJab Media
JibJab is an LA-based digital media studio that creates, produces and distributes original, comedic programming. In 2004, the company achieved international fame with an animated political parody entitled “This Land”. Since then, it has premiered ten videos on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, formed distribution partnerships with Yahoo! and MSN, and secured branded entertainment sponsors including Pepsi, Anheuser-Busch and Verizon Wireless. For more information go to http://www.jibjab.com/about.
JibJab, Sendables, JibJab Sendables and Starring You! are trademarks of JibJab Media Inc. in the United States and other countries. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.