Blockchain Studio SingularDTV Hires Michael Blieden
Writer, director and producer Michael Blieden has joined SingularDTV as a consulting producer to advise the company on its launch event which takes place in Q2 of 2017. Blieden’s resume includes such television programs as Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, Brooklyn Nine-Nine for Fox, Sirens for USA, Up All Night for NBC as well as live specials for comedians Zach Galifianakis and Joe Rogan plus music videos for Fiona Apple and Kanye West.
Zach LeBeau, SingularDTV CEO commented: “We’re thrilled to have Blieden on board. His experience and energy is extremely valuable and we look forward to great things to come. He’s also a big supporter of Ethereum and even requested to be paid in ether.”
SingularDTV is launching the beginning of its entertainment ecosystem this year with launch events taking place in Q2 and Q4 of 2017. The first version of SingularDTV’s Rights Management Gateway is set to launch in Q2, followed by its decentralized distribution portal set for release later in the year.
Other works Blieden has been involved with include directing the Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll pilot and first season for FX, Broad City for Comedy Central, Awkward and The Inbetweeners for MTV and Children’s Hospital for Adult Swim. He directed, co-wrote and starred in a pilot for IFC called International Plan. Prior to his episodic work, Blieden directed all the short films and roll-ins for Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, where he was also a staff writer.