Pooky Amsterdam

Pooky Amsterdam

CEO / PookyMedia

Location
Greater New York City Area
Industry
Internet

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Pooky Amsterdam's Overview

Current
  • CEO of PookyMedia / Second Life visionary. Executive producer, writer and director. at PookyMedia.com
Past
  • Lead Account Executive at SourceMedia
  • Associate Director at www.techenzyme.com
Education
Connections

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Pooky Amsterdam's Summary

Video is a Hallmark of Professionalism, and we live in video - centric times. If one picture is a thousand words, one video is easily a million. PookyMedia expertly uses game engine film making for animated film that is highly targeted and cost - effective.
Pooky Amsterdam is an Originator & Visionary on the virtual plane par excellence.
Using Machinima also known as real - time animation to create compelling video product is our specialty.
Persistent advertising in the perpetual plane which is the Internet makes what we do great for delivering ROI.
Our videos speak to the intimate nature of one2one sales where education, information, aspiration and edification occur while watching a film.
Edge of you seat marketing happens here.

When you need an experienced professional to help you figure out the next step to take with your web video and / or brand development for webseries, and are considering animation - this is my field.
I work on a consulting basis in this capacity as well.

Specialties

Video, Machinima production; Client relations; Creative Expertise; Concept to completion for video; Script writing; Management; Social networks; Brand management and Entertainment.

Pooky Amsterdam's Experience

CEO of PookyMedia / Second Life visionary. Executive producer, writer and director.

PookyMedia.com

March 2009Present (5 years 7 months)

I am the quintessential producer for the Golden Age of The Internet. Using Machinima (Cinema done on machine) I specialize in branded entertainment using the cost effective game engine platform of Second Life.
I have originated / produced / written The 1st Question since April 2008. And The Dating Casino in 2009
The award winning PookyMedia films broke the virtual ceiling with our ACG New Attendee Guide Video and the Public Service Announcement very successfully received by the San Gabriel Vector Control District.
I am available for discussions on how Machinima can enhance your company's services and products.

I am a leader in virtual online entertainment and am eager to educate and engage businesses in the beauty of what is possible for their brands.
The intimate nature of how we connect with the Internet creates new ground for advertising and marketing.

Lead Account Executive

SourceMedia

Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Publishing industry

December 2007March 2009 (1 year 4 months)

Working on top financial oublications such as
Asset Securitization Report, private Placement Letter, Bank Loan Report and High Yield Report plus their websites.
Catered to money managers, hedge funds, investment managers, law firms and others who are engaged in portfolio management and structured and leveraged assets.

Associate Director

www.techenzyme.com

June 2005January 2007 (1 year 8 months)

IT consulting firm, Worked with programmers / software developers as bridge to customers in IT procurement needs. Interacted with clients to help integrate new applications for their websites. Secured Government Service Contract for Company.

Pooky Amsterdam's Organizations

  • Machinima - Expo

    Programming Chair 2012

    The 5th Annual Machinima - Expo 2012 will be an amazing 3 day event packed with craft Sessions, Internationally famous panelists and Key & Lock Notes by the some of the most beloved figures in the game industry.
    http://machinima-expo.com/

Pooky Amsterdam's Projects

  • Recent Videos

    • September 2012 to September 2012
    Team Members: Pooky Amsterdam, Russell Boyd

    Our Work is a testimony to our expertise, insight and abilities in tour Video-centric world.

  • Vector Inspectors

    • April 2012 to April 2012
    Team Members: Pooky Amsterdam, Russell Boyd

    Public Service announcement for State of California, San Gabriel - We delivered a very successful video that completely captured the target audiences attention, while they retained the message!

  • Flufee On A Meshion

    • September 2011 to Present
    Team Members: Pooky Amsterdam, Draxtor Despres, Bytegang, Kaleo, Sandcastle Studios

    A webseries about a very unusual & cuddly superstar and his adventures which include his group of friends.

  • Virtual World Television

    • January 2013 to Present

    Reports on a research project to understand the nature and implications of the production of television programming in virtual worlds.

  • Virtual World Television

    • January 2013 to Present

    Reports on a research project to understand the nature and implications of the production of television programming in virtual worlds.

  • Rasmuson Foundation Gallery of Alaskan Artists

    • June 2007 to Present
    Team Members: Pooky Amsterdam, Cybergrrl Oh, Cassandra Stalzer

    Strategic consulting for the conceptualization and building of a 3-dimensional museum of Alaskan artists in Second Life on the island of Rhetorica. Also virtual event management for the annual Individual Artist Awards held both inworld and in Anchorage, Alaska.

Pooky Amsterdam's Skills & Expertise

  1. Production
  2. Digital Media
  3. Online Advertising
  4. Digital Marketing
  5. Digital Strategy
  6. Social Media Marketing
  7. Lead Generation
  8. Social Networking
  9. Social Media
  10. Web Analytics
  11. Email Marketing
  12. Strategic Partnerships
  13. Online Marketing
  14. New Media
  15. Advertising
  16. Brand Development
  17. Marketing
  18. Television
  19. Entrepreneurship
  20. SEO
  21. Start-ups
  22. Facebook
  23. Management
  24. Brand Management
  25. Blogging
  26. Video
  27. Web Marketing
  28. Entertainment
  29. Content Management
  30. E-commerce
  31. Direct Marketing
  32. Publishing
  33. Content Development
  34. Web 2.0
  35. Interactive Marketing
  36. Copywriting
  37. User Experience
  38. Integrated Marketing
  39. Content Strategy
  40. Google Analytics
  41. Marketing Communications
  42. PPC
  43. Marketing Strategy
  44. Viral Marketing
  45. Mobile Advertising
  46. Creative Direction
  47. WordPress
  48. Leadership
  49. Mobile Devices
  50. Google Adwords

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Pooky Amsterdam's Education

Boston University

Bachelor of Science (BS), economics

19781982

Boston University

BA, Economics

Senior Honors with thesis on Real Estate Investment Trust Industry
Taught Tae Kwon Do in New School on campus
Presented testimony to State Banking Commissioner preventing bank Redlining in Roxbury

Activities and Societies: Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Pooky Amsterdam's Additional Information

Websites:
Interests:

Video and Branding Development for Web / Creating Original Internet Content,Give me 3 words and I will create a new businesses, Virtual World Guru, Entrepreneurs, Image Training, Abstract Expressionism, East Village Art Movement,

Groups and Associations:

Woman's Venture Fund; Wharton Leads Council

Honors and Awards:

Second Life London Machinima Award
Online Machinima Film Festival

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