Press release: August 2, Bergen, Norway:
Fonn Group announces a partner’s agreement with the UK-based Harris Media as a sales agent for Fonn Group companies 7Mountains and Mjoll. With the partnership with Fonn Group, Harris Media will offer Mimir by Mjoll and Dina by 7Mountains in the UK and Ireland.
“The region represents a fast-growing market for Mjoll and 7Mountains, where we already have major clients. With this partnership, we are adding more product competence on the ground with Harris Media´s unique combination of industry, technology and workflow knowledge - which I´m sure existing and new customers will appreciate", says Chief Commercial Officer of Fonn Group Knut Alfred Andersen.
Mark Harris, Director of Harris Media, adds:
“As soon as I heard about what Mjoll and 7Mountains were doing, I knew these were companies I wanted to work closely with, having been involved with deploying and managing several generations of on-premise newsroom production solutions over the last 20 years, Mimir and Dina are a breath of fresh air to the industry, having been built from the ground up to be fully cloud-native, enabling a modern, intuitive and, AI-assisted, video production and story-telling experience.”
Mimir is a video collaboration tool for professionals that runs in the cloud. Producers, journalists and video editors use Mimir to manage their videos, images and audio files, including live production workflows. Mimir integrates with many artificial intelligence technologies for automatic metadata logging. Mimir has won several prestigious industry awards since its launch in early 2019. Learn more about Mimir here.
Dina is a story-centric newsroom tool that runs in the cloud. It is built based on modern web-based technology for multi-platform storytelling and publishing, collaboration, and for journalists to work from anywhere. Dina launched for the US and worldwide market in early 2020 and has received several industry awards, such as the TVBEurope Best of 2021 award. New at this year's IBC show is Dina Rundown, a stand-alone rundown tool for live production. Learn more about Dina here.
Fonn Group with Mjoll and 7Mountains are exhibiting at this year’s IBC show, in hall 7, stand 7.A45.
Go here for more information and book a Mimir and Dina demonstration at IBC2022.
About Harris Media
Harris Media (Harris Media Technology Ltd) are a small and agile media technology and broadcast news consultancy based in the UK. With a strong background in technology and editorial management and have spent the last 15-20 years working for large global news agencies and several major broadcasters. Learn more about Harris Media here.
About Fonn Group
Fonn Group is a technology group headquartered in Media City Bergen, Norway, with an office in New York City. The group invests in companies delivering production and journalistic tools for the media and entertainment industry. In the Fonn Group portfolio, you find software companies Mjoll and 7Mountains, cloud workflows and integration partner Kunnusta, and Nordics professional equipment reseller and systems integrator, Mediability. Learn more about Fonn Group here.