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-ROM games, 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.
A spin-off from the original Hollyscoop site, EatStayDrink.com features article and galleries on the world's hottest hot spots, resorts, clubs, and celebrity destinations. The site features similar capabilities but slight variations from its sister sites, Hollyscoop.com, Modamob.com and Stereotude.com.
Your online home for everything Hollywood, the team over at Hollyscoop contracted AIP to migrate their web-and-television empire over to the Drupal platform. The new site features a unique userpoints system, fivestar ratings for all content, integration with major social networks, a huge archive of online videos, a vast complex of photo galleries for celebrity snooping, and a mobile version for gossip-on-the-go.
The new home site of Eastman Outdoors (a division of Eastman Enterprises, Inc.) brings gourmet cooking to the outdoors with both classic and modern outdoor grills, woks, fryers, burners, cookware and other culinary essentials. The site was built in Drupal 6, using a variety of custom Views, Slideshows and other UI enhancements. Project managed by Matt Groulx of Eastman Enterprises.
The official website of Eastman's new product line: "Gorilla Treestands" is officially our best example of a highly advanced Drupal 6-based ecommerce site. Besides the typical arrangement of product nodes and the ubiquitous Ubercart, this site also features a live EDI system for two-way data transfer from the legacy sales system, and a cron-based data import system ensuring that searches for local retailers are always up-to-date.
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.
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.
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