New York, NY, March 28, 2017 -- At Amazon Video Direct, media personality Shefik launches content from his self-produced series, Shefik presents Invocation. Amazon Video Direct helps content creators and visual storytellers reach Amazon customers, including tens of millions of Amazon Prime members, on hundreds of devices. Currently, viewers based in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and Japan are able to directly access Shefik's multiple award-winning content. Amazon Prime members are permitted to access free with ads, while all others have HD and SD purchase options.
"I am very excited about extending the reach of my audience to international territories," says Shefik. "Amazon Prime comprises a large subscriber base, of which I can now tap into."
For the launch of Shefik presents Invocation on Amazon Video Direct, initial content features Tony Award winner and 4-time Grammy Award nominee Melba Moore; bandleader Tito Puente, Jr. (son of legendary mambo musician Tito Puente); newscaster Dan Bazile; board-certified physician and surgeon Dr. Hassan Tetteh; fashion designer Yolanda Franklin-Moore (Owner, Xande Fadee); and HRH Prince Emanuele Filiberto, who is a member of the House of Savoy, the son and heir of Vittorio Emanuele (Prince of Naples), and the only male-line grandson of Umberto II, the last King of Italy. Additional content will be added frequently.
"With 'Invocation', Shefik creatively improves the human condition through his artistic work," says Dr. Tetteh. "Indeed, I am honored and grateful for the opportunity to be a part of 'Shefik presents Invocation', to positively influence the lives of others."
"Shefik, thank you for including me in your journey," adds Franklin-Moore. "It was a real pleasure sharing my experience of happiness."
Shefik presents Invocation is a mesmerizing and thought-provoking journey through musical discovery and appreciation that spans the decades. Content includes video footage, and its audio is severed and packaged as a conceptual radio show, currently broadcast on 22 terrestrial radio stations and frequencies throughout the United States. Each one-hour episode, executive-produced and hosted by Shefik, highlights one relatable focal point (chosen by Shefik), along with an accompanying playlist of songs (curated by Shefik), encompassing a unique thematic concept that invigorates the audience with creative impact.
Top recording artists, actors, business executives, politicians, community leaders, and other special guests are invited to offer their own commentary on the weekly topic, as a supplement to Shefik's engaging mindset. The radio show's online hub at invocation.co serves as a conduit for discussion of the show, while featuring related videos and auxiliary content.
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Shefik is an accomplished industry insider, who has appeared on MTV, SiriusXM, PBS, network television, and in print media. He has held senior-level positions at many Fortune 500 companies and celebrated brands, including IBM, NBCUniversal, MTV World, Merriam-Webster, Merck, and Wolters Kluwer. A seasoned pro in social media with a career background as a Lead Architect and Senior Web Developer, Shefik is on the cutting edge of new media. As a videographer and producer, his work has been featured in television broadcasts and video productions for TIME Magazine, The Washington Center, Unsung (TV One), and Broadway World. Additionally, his photography has been featured in print and online publications, such as Harvard Kennedy School Magazine, Playbill, and China Press.
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