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Introducing HeyGen: Movio's Exciting Rebrand and Vision for the Future

April 3, 2023

Dear Movio Community Members,

I'm Josh, co-founder and CEO of Movio, and I'm thrilled to share some exciting updates with you.

Over the past 9 months since Movio launched, we've achieved remarkable milestones together. There are more than 2 million videos generated on the platform, and our team released 32 versions with 100+ features to the product. Our diverse user community includes professionals in marketing, sales, personalized messaging, learning and development, and more.

We've been around for two years now. The Movio family has expanded to an incredible team of 30 people working across the globe.

The story of Movio began when Wayne and I crossed paths at school. Following graduation, we both spent almost 10 years in the video content creation industry. We've witnessed and participated in the transition from desktop to mobile content since 2012, which was largely driven by the evolution of mobile camera technology. At Movio, we envision a future where traditional cameras are replaced by AI generation, transforming the landscape of visual storytelling.

Movio started as a tool for creating spokesperson videos. With recent advances in AI, our vision is closer than ever, and we're taking a new leap. Today, we're excited to announce the rebranding of Movio as HeyGen, encompassing not just avatars but the entire video generation experience.

HeyGen represents a simple, easy way to create content, akin to calling on an assistant to co-create with us. Starting today, head over to www.heygen.com and find a fresh new place for all your creative needs. We've got a super cool feature that turns URLs into videos, and we're working on even more ways to help you make awesome content, like turning prompts into videos too!

We've also set up a special corner for your avatars, so you can personalize them just the way you like. Save your favorite looks, create new ones with text descriptions, and add some style to your talking photos.

And guess what? We've teamed up with GPT4 to help you level up your script game! With just one click, you can optimize your script for length, tone, and engagement, making it more polished and professional.

But that's not all! We've got big plans for HeyGen, with loads of new generative video features coming your way. As we did in the past 9 months, expect at least 30 more versions coming up the rest of the year.

We know we wouldn't be here without our amazing community. Thank you for your support, valuable feedback, and enthusiasm for our product. We'll continue working hard to make HeyGen a better place to create videos, and we hope you enjoy the journey with us.

Warm regards,

Wayne and Josh