Select Program is a Platform for Visual Artists and the Like to Showcase Works and Earn Revenue.
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today Booxie announces that through their Booxie Royalties ‘Select’ Program the world-renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will publish exclusive collections of photography by celebrated and award-winning photographer Andrew Eccles. The three Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Booxies Paint, Bravura and Light spotlight several of the company’s most dynamic and incomparable dancers who are currently inspiring audiences across the country on a North American tour. Featured in the collection are Sarah Daley-Perdomo, Jacqueline Green, Daniel Harder, Jacquelin Harris, Michael Jackson, Jr., Yannick Lebrun, Michael Francis McBride, Rachael McLaren, Akua Noni Parker, Jamar Roberts, Samuel Lee Roberts, Glenn Allen Sims, and recent Dance Magazine Award honoree Linda Celeste Sims, as well as its Artistic Director, Robert Battle.
“It is a privilege for us to partner with one of the world’s most prominent dance companies,” said Ray Slay, Co-Founder and CEO of Booxie, who spent part of his early career as a professional photographer before becoming an entertainment executive. “Only Andrew Eccles, with his long-standing relationship with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, could capture the excellence of these performing artists and breathe life into each incredible page.”
The Paint, Bravura and Light books are now available in the 8″ x 8″ large format or the standard 4.25″ x 4.25″ square-size via the Booxie app or the Booxie website for $15.99 and $8.99 respectively.
“I’ve taken many photographs of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s exquisite dancers that have seldom been seen. These special edition Booxies are a wonderful way to share this rare archive of photographs with a whole new audience,” said Andrew Eccles. “The quality of the paper and the printing is extremely impressive, and I like the idea of being able to create specific collections of photos by theme, place or even by dancer.”
Open to all users, the Booxie’s Royalties Program is an opportunity to earn a percentage from the sales of their profile’s printed photo books. It is an invaluable tool and the perfect forum for users, businesses and brands to present the full breadth of their work while offering collectibles to their fans, garner income and delight with perfect-bound printed books. Photo books created and printed with Booxie are printed on superior high-grade luster-finish premium photo paper.
Incorporated into the Royalties Program is Booxie Select, which is only open to those specifically selected by Booxie and has different pricing tables and percentage structures.
Booxie, hailed as “one of the best new iOS and browser apps for video and graphics…” from New Atlas Magazine, was recently honored by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts with two Gold awards and a Silver award for its user experience, visual design, as well as the photo and video capabilities for users. The app has also been honored as one of two Appy Awards Finalist in the Photography category.
Booxie, the only social storytelling iOS app with multi-function and print capabilities, offers an alternative to fleeting slideshows online by enabling users to transform photos, videos and graphics into shareable multimedia stories that best reflect their own creativity and style. Offering a multi-page canvas and an intuitive suite of design tools, anyone can use Booxie to turn special memories, events, holidays, ideas, and interests into imaginative digital stories that can be shared immediately over social networks, through email, text, custom URL, and kept forever or gifted as printed photo books.
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