Comedy Central Gets Their Digital Assets in Order; Shares Secret in Upcoming Extensis Webcast

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Guest Speaker, Kevin Gepford shares how Viacom Entertainment Group saves time and money by efficiently managing digital files for their Comedy Central and TV Land channels

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Extensis announced today it will host a Webcast on September 12, 2013 featuring Kevin Gepford, Studio Director at Comedy Central. Gepford will share how Viacom Entertainment Group saves time and money by efficiently managing digital files for their Comedy Central and TV Land channels.

In this Webcast, Gepford will present how he used Extensis Portfolio Server to:

  • Stop the flow of constant distractions from logo and image requests
  • Create a culture of self-service and immediate gratification
  • Setup a system for submitting graphics to iTunes, Xbox, and Amazon content channels

A live Q&A session will be held at the end of the presentation.

Date:        Thursday, September 12, 2013
Time:        2:00p.m. Eastern Standard Time
Duration:     1 Hour
Registration:     Click here.

About the Speaker
Kevin Gepford comes from Comedy Central, where he has been the off-air Studio Director for the Brand Creative group for eight years. He has been in the graphics industry for more than 15 years, and has worked at several big names in media — MTV networks, USA Network and the SyFy channel. Gepford manages the production of all print-oriented creative work before it goes out the door. He's an ace photo retoucher and the resident Photoshop guy. He got the ball rolling on putting a Digital Asset Management system in place, which he's managed and grown for six years. Prior to his graphics career, he was a newspaper reporter and editor, and he holds a Master's degree in Journalism from Columbia University.

About Extensis’ Digital Asset Management Solution: Portfolio Server
Portfolio Server improves efficiency by ensuring users have immediate access to the correct files in the desired format in a central location. It is the only digital asset management solution that is affordable, simple to use, can be setup within a day, and provides everything organizations need to get started right out of the box. As a standards-based platform that works with other systems and existing workflows, Portfolio Server provides a single place to for teams to locate important files with consistent metadata information using a web browser or Mac and Windows desktop applications. Portfolio Server is ideal for anyone with large collections of images, videos, and marketing collateral.

To explore more about how Portfolio Server can help your team increase efficiency, click here.

About Extensis
Celebrating its 20th year in business, Extensis® is a leading developer of software and services for creative professionals and workgroups. Their solutions streamline workflows, securely manage digital assets and fonts, and control corporate typographic branding. Used by hundreds of Fortune 5000 companies, Extensis’ award-winning server, desktop, and web service products include: Portfolio Server® for digital asset management, Universal Type Server® for server-based font management, Suitcase Fusion™ for single-user font management, and the WebINK® web font rental service. Founded in 1993, Extensis is based in Portland, Oregon, and the United Kingdom. For additional information, visit

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