Posts Tagged "Web Development"

Recent Work – Photos & Marketing Materials for My Rivermede: A “Cottage in the City” for Sale in Toronto

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 in Blog, Web Development

This image was printed on the back of a postcard announcing the sale of My Rivermede, a "cottage in the city" located at Weston Road and Sheppard.

This image was printed on the back of a postcard announcing the sale of My Rivermede, a “Cottage in the City” located at Weston Road and Sheppard.

My Rivermede is a four-bedroom, three-kitchen and three-bathroom “cottage in the city” for sale in the Weston Road and Sheppard area of Toronto. This unique, beautiful home is on a 70′ x 150′ lot, and features a sun room with legal wood burning stove, two fireplaces, greenhouse, and two-car garage.

The promotional postcard and website were designed by Lisa Santonato at FTP Media Inc. All photography © Lisa Santonato, FTP Media Inc. 2013. For more information and to view the WordPress site please visit:


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Operation Maple

Posted by on Nov 23, 2010 in Consulting, Operation Maple, Social Media

FTP Media was hired to manage the social media marketing and online ad campaigns for a social media project called Operation Maple. During the formative stages of development, FTP Media consulted on strategies for increased online exposure and audience engagement, while working to develop the website, Facebook Page, Twitter profile and YouTube channel.

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Posted by on Oct 14, 2010 in Clients, Consulting, FILMbutton, Social Media, Web Development

FTP Media provides consultation, and social media marketing and production services to the film industry and festival website, FILMbutton. From 2009-2010 FTP Media was assigned to provide media coverage of various film festivals for FILMbutton.

NXNE 2009

View FILMbutton’s NXNE promo video produced by FTP Media here.

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Bruce Mau Design – Media Archival & Webcasting

Posted by on Sep 16, 2009 in Clients, Featured Client, Media Archival

FTP Media was hired for a one-year contract to consult on and digitally archive Bruce Mau Design‘s entire body of work, firstly by taking more than 8 terabytes of offline digital media assets (located on hundreds of CD- and DV-ROMs) and transferring them to the BMD servers. Then, through a process of cataloguing all materials, FTP established a comprehensive, locally-based media archive. As a result of this lengthy and detail-oriented process, many items representing significant areas of client work were now available internally, allowing the design firm the means to access and showcase their extensive body of work and develop a complete website redesign.

FTP Media was then invited to help commemorate the launch of the design studio’s new location at 469C King Street West, Toronto. To celebrate the occasion Bruce invited fellow innovator Uffe Elbæk, founder of Denmark’s KaosPilots School of Business Design and Social Innovation, to join him in a fireside chat about design and social entrepreneurship. The discussion was webcast live to and simulcast to audiences that evening at the Bruce Mau Design studio party.

View the live webcast here:

The ‘Mischief and Merrymaking’ event was produced by Paddy Harrington, Greg Judelman, Jim Shedden, and Eha Hess of Bruce Mau Design. The video webcast was produced and uploaded by Lisa Santonato at FTP Media Inc. for Bruce Mau Design.

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Big Rude Jake – Consulting & Media Archival

Posted by on Jan 6, 2008 in Clients, Consulting, Media Archival, Social Media

From 2004 to 2007 FTP Media provided media consulting services to Big Rude Jake, helping the Canadian swing punk legend reclaim his online web presence at

FTP Media founder Lisa Santonato first met Jake on a streetcar traveling home from work on a sunny summer day in 1992. A belligerent drunk man sat down next to her and began harassing her. Nearby, a rather large man dressed in a fine three-piece grey pinstripe suit stood up and addressed the man, announcing in no uncertain terms that he ought to stop. Lisa got off the streetcar at the following stop, and so did Jake. Standing there on the corner of Bathurst and College Street, Lisa became friends with one of Canada’s finest musicians, songwriters, and greatest of gentlemen, Big Rude Jake. The friendship has crossed provinces, decades and technologies, and whenever Jake is playing, Lisa does her best to make it out to the show.

Sometime around 2004 or 2005, after a period of inactivity Jake decided it was time to revive his career. He contacted Lisa who began consulting Jake on how to bring his music back to audiences via online tools and social media. Lisa encouraged Jake to rebuild his website and get his extensive, and spectacular, body of work online. In 2007 Jake gave Lisa six videos which she digitized from old VHS tapes, saving Jake the high cost and trouble of digital video transfer from old, unknown, and more or less lost Beta sources. She helped Jake establish his YouTube channel, and posted the videos for the world to see, thereby bringing Jake’s music video archive to the internet and thereby the world.

Big Rude Jake Performs 7th Avenue Live on Rita & Friends

For a taste of Jake’s ‘swing punk’ style, check out this video archived by FTP Media. In it Jake performs 7th Avenue live on Rita & Friends with his Gentleman Players. The song was released on Jake’s 1994 album, Butane Fumes and Bad Cologne.

Also be sure to visit Jake’s YouTube channel for the latest music from Jake’s solo to 7+ piece band, or his side projects, The Jump Devils, Tennessee Voodoo Coupe and Blue Mercury Coupe.

View all posts featuring Big Rude Jake.

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Play Records – Carole Pope CD-ROM

Posted by on Nov 30, 2005 in CD/DVD Authoring, Play Records

FTP Media was hired to produce an enhanced CD-ROM for local electronic music record label, Play Records. The enhanced site was accessed through a link on the transcend | Carole Pope CD which features a compilation of remixes presented by DJ Iain for Play Records.

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