As If Productions (AIP) is the studio of writer, publisher, game designer & programmer Tod Foley, specializing in game design, web development and interactive systems.
Founded in 1991, AIP has developed immersive websites, virtual worlds, roleplaying games, CD-ROMs, viral marketing and live promotional events for clients including Comedy Central, 20th Century Fox Films, Sony/Epic Records, Times-Mirror Magazines, Walt Disney Records, Revelations Entertainment, Iron Crown Enterprises, The WELL and The Electronic Cafe International. No matter what type of interactive system you have in mind, we're here to bring it to life - from design and development to webhosting and support.
In 2010, ImNotObsessed.com became a first for us - the first site ever migrated by AIP from WordPress to Drupal, and then back to WordPress again.
After 3 years on the Drupal platform, owner/editor Vera Sweeney decided to scale back on advanced community-oriented functionality and move back to a more direct blogging approach. While the community features have been removed and some minor differences do exist, we took pains to retain her custom Drupal Theme when migrating it to the WordPress platform. The resulting site retained the exact same look as its predecessor.
The one-page presence site of W2W recording artists BelleVoxx provided audiences with a first glimpse (and it seems, the last one) of this charismatic trio of female vocalists. The Drupal-based site included embedded videos, a forum, and a full compliment of themed Drupal 6 core features. Design by Paul Chamberlain of Cerebral Itch.
Web Page Wizardry: Wiring Your Site for Sound and Action by Dick Oliver, Tod Foley, et al. This technical guide described methods for utilizing the newly-evolving media formats for the web, allowing developers to include multimedia, animations, sound, interactivity, and VRML in their web pages. Paperback, 411 pages, published May 1996 by Sams.
The official website of the Anopi Nation - the Westchester, Los Angeles chapter of the YMCA Indian Guides - made the switch to a Drupal-based system in the Summer of 2010. The new site features a complex but user-friendly application of the Organic Groups and Notifications modules, allowing members of each Tribe to communicate with each other online, post blog entries, upload and their view home-made videos, and learn about upcoming Anopi events. Design by crispelements.
In 2010, Open Magnet Charter School made the jump to Drupal in a big way, and AIP helped them do it. Along with a new visual design by crispelements, the site features an invisible-but-complex infrastructure of roles and editorial access controls allowing parents, teachers and school administrators to connect in useful and dynamic ways.
Legacy West is an exclusive, upscale sober residency located in Santa Monica, California. Their new website is the latest incarnation of our Axis CMS system, backing up a classic and soothing design by Brian Koester of crispelements. The site also features a nifty custom slideshow we built using using the jCarousel jQuery plugin by Jan Sorgalla.
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