William Sager

Media, Entertainment, Tech, Film/TV production in New York

William Sager

Media, Entertainment, Tech, Film/TV production in New York

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William grew up in Manhattan, NYC. He founded one of the cable industries very first satellite PPV movie services for major motion pictures. In Los Angeles he worked with some of the largest media companies in the world from Google, Fujitsu, Hipcricket, idealab, Verizon Telecom, MGM/UA, Westinghouse Broadcasting and Cable to the legendary ‘Z Channel’.

He produced 26 episodes of Sid and Marty Krofft's 'D.C. Follies' starring Fred Willard for 2 seasons broadcast in the U.S. on ABC-TV. He produced six original home videos for children starring Bob Keeshan, a.k.a. ‘Captain Kangaroo’ distributed by LIVE Entertainment worldwide.

At idealab he launched 4 start-up's and helped produce with the 1999 broadcast of the 35th Woodstock anniversary concert streamed live across the U.S.

He has a deep technical understanding of broadband, broadcast, cable and OTT architecture including video encoding, streaming and 4K over IP.

Recently he helped re-launch 'Night Flight', one of the cable industries highest rated and most popular shows broadcast on USA Network for nearly a decade and now can be seen on Roku, Amazon Fire and Apple TV.

An advisor for the programming strategy and the licensing of cable channels and broadcast networks for stable of clients and has a slate of content/IP for Comics, OTT and Theatrical Distribution development with RaptorPictures.

BOARD MEMBER: ADVISORY COMMITTEE

- Vilynx.com - Machine Learning focused on Video and Social Media.
- Funnonline.net -The Holy Grail for Content Distribution -White Label and B2C. - Gravitate Pictures - Media company with projects across Film, TV, Digital and Comics.

CONNECTOR, MEMBER

- Internet Oldtimers' Foundation

  • Work
    • MediaHub.NYC
  • Education
    • University of Wisconsin-Madison