BookShorts Company Profile
BookShorts (http://www.bookshorts.com) is a media production,
distribution and marketing company. The company has produced
hundreds of minutes of original programming, including twenty
short films (many acquired by, or co-produced with national
TV broadcasters); hundreds of artist biographies, news features
and book video trailers; an 8-episode nationally broadcast
television series and five feature documentaries. BookShorts
was the sole founding provider of video production services
to Amazon’s BookSurge LLC in 2009-2010, producing
over 115 unique video book trailers.
Distribution is a key service offering to clients and sponsors
in book publishing. In addition to TV and film festivals,
the company broadcasts from three websites including its
flagship MovingStories.TV (www.movingstories.tv)
plus communities on Facebook, ChaptersIndigo.ca, Barnes
and Noble Online and many online social networks.
Consumer marketing is a growing part of the vertical scope
the company embraces -- Moving Stories Film Festival was
launched in 2008, to screen the company’s original
properties as well as films inspired by books from filmmakers
around the world. The program consists of a curated selection
of shorts curated by BookShorts, and presented by literary
and film festivals across North America to the public as
a free or ticketed event.
Profile - Judith Keenan
Judith Keenan has had a Canadian/US career in the culture and entertainment sector for over 20 years. She founded BookShorts Inc. / BookShorts Literacy Program to produce, distribute and market film, TV and digital media with a focus on the adaptation of books to screen. Her production credits include many hours of news features, short films, a national television series, and several feature documentaries.