New York, NY (PRWEB) September 8, 2008
Dailymotion, the world's largest independent video entertainment website, and Stylewiz, a multi-media lifestyle broadcaster, today announced a partnership that will bring exclusive coverage of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week straight from the tents in New York's Bryant Park to audiences worldwide.
The semi-annual Fashion Week event, which extends from September 5th to September 12th, is one of the most highly anticipated in the fashion industry. Stylewiz will be on hand at the shows daily, filming exclusive segments that will feature the latest news and the hottest fashions for spring 2009. The coverage will conclude on Friday, September 12th, with a special wrap-up of full event. The clips will be viewable only on Dailymotion, and can be accessed at http://www.dailymotion.com/group/stylewizfashionweek.
"At Dailymotion, we always seek to provide the highest quality content for our audience," commented Joy Marcus, Dailymotion's general manager, US. "We are delighted to provide Stylewiz' unique take on New York's Fashion Week on an exclusive basis to our US and international audiences.
"Stylewiz is pleased to increase the reach of our unique fashion coverage through our partnership with Dailymotion," stated Christy Ferer, CEO of Vidicom, parent company of Styelwiz. "At Stylewiz we reach beyond the runways to check out the celebrity buzz, what the models and editors are really wearing and even what they are packing in their purses. Nothing escapes the eye of Stylewiz, and we're excited to bring this unique view to Dailymotion."
A top 50 website worldwide, Dailymotion is the world's largest independent video entertainment website and the second largest video website overall (source: comScore, June 2008). Every day, over 15,000 new videos are uploaded into Dailymotion's global network of localized video entertainment sites. In June 2008, 38.8 million unique users streamed over 855 million videos including curated content from premium and Motionmaker creative contributors (source: comScore, June 2008. Using the most advanced technology for both users and content creators, Dailymotion provides high-quality and HD video in a fast, easy-to-use website that also automatically filters infringing material. Dailymotion's mission is to provide the best possible entertainment experience for users and the best marketing opportunities for advertisers, while respecting content protection. For more information, please visit http://www.dailymotion.com.
Stylewiz is a division of Vidicom, the New York City media company which created a worldwide media pool for fashion coverage two decades ago. Today Vidicom broadcasts pool coverage to TV networks, news feeds, websites, blogs and out-of-home networks in hotels and airports. Dailymotion joins a roster of Vidicom fashion pool partners including people.com, CNN international, CBS, Internet Broadcasting Systems, "Daily Buzz"-owned Acme Broadcasting Company and Sugar Inc., owners of popsugar.com and coutorture.com. Stylewiz.com is an advertising-supported website and syndicated TV interstitial. Syndication partners include Citybuzz which broadcasts in 300,000 hotel rooms in 18 markets and on citybuzz.com.