If I have seen far, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.

Sir Isaac Newton

Why GSI?

GSI is Giantsource, Inc.

We build large-scale consumer destinations and B2B platforms. Our Emmy award-winning team designs, defines and develops digital entertainment solutions for Fortune 500 companies worldwide.

We are based in Los Angeles because we love Movies, Music and Games. We have offices throughout the US because we are nimble. And we have an office in London because we are growing.

Headquarters: Los Angeles
Satellite Offices: San Diego, Eugene, Coeur d'Alene, Kernersville, and London

The Team

Our team draws their deep experience from Fortune 500 companies and start-ups including Fox Interactive Media, NBC Universal, Sony DADC, Science Media and Myspace. We are engineers, architects, designers and product people. Above all, we are problem solvers, creative thinkers and rule-breakers.
Formed from working relationships and friendships that go back 15 years, we are friends and family, as well as coworkers.

Executive / Tech Leadership

Billy Niemeyer

Billy Niemeyer

Owner & Architect

Colby Palmer

Colby Palmer

EVP Technology & Development

Michele Pineda

Michele Pineda

VP of Operations

Andy Bolding

Andy Bolding

Director of Media Platforms & European Operations

Ward Gross

Ward Gross

VP UI/UX

Keith Stewart

Keith Stewart

VP Technology

Matt Jacobs

Matt Jacobs

VP Development

Our Clients

GSI operates as an extension of your business. We assign a dedicated team to every client initiative, further supported by the greater GSI organization and strategically chosen to guarantee a successful relationship and product deployment. In addition to the project team, GSI leads each effort from a panel of qualified experts with a deep knowledge and understanding of developing similar solutions across the industry.

Viacom Sony DADC NFL RR Media Sony Pictures Verizon The Africa Channel

bespoke

be•spoke

/bəˈspōk/

adjective British

  1. (of goods) made to order.
  2. (of a computer program) written or adapted for a specific user or purpose.

Our Services

GSI provides bespoke software development in the entertainment space. Our solutions include scalable consumer destinations for VOD/OTT, fully-integrated multi-product platforms and tailor-made backlot systems for managing media and metadata. Our Emmy award-winning team delivers informed, strategy-based solutions that address the complex problems facing modern digital entertainment companies.

Consulting

We must understand our clients’ business in order to direct a solution. GSI operates as a consultant, providing knowledge and research to illuminate possibilities and drive decisions around technology and implementation.

Product & Design

In a world of limitless directions, choosing the right path forward is essential to success. GSI provides accomplished product people and celebrated designers to realize not only an elegant and beautiful outcome, but a functional and impactful one as well.

Platforms & Integrations

Every solution is a blend of solutions. GSI partners for industry leading functionality, builds what must be built and integrates everything into a single cohesive offering.

Professional Services

At times, we must act boldly to lead our industries. GSI excels at creating, reimagining, and inventing in addition to supporting, maintaining and strengthening.

Our Work

Nothing can replace experience and so we let our work speak for itself.

solaRR

solaRR

RRMedia, formerly RRSat, is actively engaged with GSI to design and construct their cloud-based global asset management system, solaRR. SolaRR is powered by leading industry cloud-based solutions such as Vidispine, Aspera and GSI’s Source platform to create a powerful, elegant portal for managing media and metadata necessary to facilitate the ordering and delivery of hi-res media assets across the globe.

Media Centre

Media Centre

GSI was brought into the Sony Pictures Television, Media Centre project late in 2013 to augment the existing team. Media Centre manages the digital media supply chain where it ingests and delivers core media files to broadcasting centers and catch-up operators across Europe and soon to be worldwide. While working with project stakeholders, we delivered over 350 individual comps with supporting documentation and spent 11 months as the product design and application development leader for the project.

Venu.ue

ven.ue

GSI is the primary development and product partner in a new offering from Sony DADC that completes the story of their vast systems and services offering. Venue allows content owners and aggregators to launch a one-stop shop OTT platform backed by their industry leading digital supply chain solutions. The Venue offering provides a compelling and unique experience unlike anything available on the market today.

Blueprint

Blueprint

Sony Pictures Entertainment and GSI recently concluded design and product planning for Project Blueprint. Similar to Media Centre in our deliverables, GSI prepared a proof of concept by creating hundreds of mockups of screens that illustrate core functionality of the final proposed product. We work directly with internal stakeholders in a business analyst capacity to gather requirements and make sure our proposed solutions are on target for the audience.

molecule

molecule

GSI works with Sony DADC as a leader of external facing product and technology. We have designed, developed and implemented a suite of solutions that allow their internal systems to be accessible as a compelling SaaS platform called Molecule. Core to the offering is a best-in-class metadata management utility allowing multiple inputs and multiple to-spec outputs that allow Molecule to interface with any and all distribution companies worldwide. Molecule is an end-to-end digital supply chain offering that powers some of the largest entertainment companies in the world.

Rightsline

Rightsline

GSI was hired by Rightsline, an industry leading digital rights management platform, to augment their UI team, providing creative and functional direction to the upcoming Rightsline SaaS release. GSI worked closely with internal stakeholders to design a complete set of functional mocks and accompanied style guides to be used in the new product release.

Odin

Odin

Sony Pictures contracted GSI to design and build ODIN, a multi-sourced metadata brokering and publishing system. Included in our work was design, development, deployment and managing the successful hand-off of the application to internal Sony developers. ODIN is responsible for aggregating and disseminating metadata across all upstream and downstream systems across Sony Pictures. We continue to be involved in ongoing product planning, design and UI implementation.

Our Partners

Every job is different, GSI fields the team & products necessary to create the appropriate solution. We work with the best to achieve the outcome our clients need. GSI is proud of the relationships we have built across the media space, here are some of the superstars we are honored to call our partners.

DSB Consulting NMR vidspine mediate solutions JosephMark

Contact Us

Europe

Andy Bolding

Director of Media Platforms
& European Operations

andy@giantsource.com

+44 (0)7984850682

North America

Billy Niemeyer

Owner & Architect

billy@giantsource.com

(310) 740-6984