Acquisitions & Distribution

On April 19, 2012, Cinedigm agreed to aquire premier entertainment distributor New Video Group, Inc.®, the leading digital aggregator of independent content in the world. The acquisition of New Video allows Cinedigm to digitally release independent films and specialty content not just theatrically but also into the home and mobile markets via all major ancillary platforms, creating a new full service releasing studio. This acquisition builds upon the strategic partnership between Cinedigm and New Video which was announced in January 2012. Going forward the combined company will acquire and release independent films across theatrical, digital, home entertainment, mobile and all other major ancillary platforms. Already, Cinedigm and New Video have acquired two recent film festival favorites The Invisible War and Citadel and expect to distribute these films in June and September respectively.

Independent Film and Alternative Content
Cinedigm is a strategic indie film and alternative content distributor that smartly utilizes the new world of digital to cost-effectively find the right audience for its releases.

Independent Film Acquisition and Distribution

•Consultation on release timing & pattern
•Booking & exhibitor relations
•Billing, tracking & collecting box office receipts
•Marketing, PR, Social Media
•Delivery of trailers & movie (35 mm & digital, as necessary)
•VPF digital distribution agreements in place with all major integrators

Alternative Content Releases
By radically lowering the cost of distribution versus the old film print business, Cinedigm, via the enabling technology of digital cinema, provides independent films and alternative content a very targeted, “narrowcast” release, matching avid audiences with the content they want to see. Over the last several years, Cinedigm has established a strong track record in this “narrowcast” release market, having distributed into theatres over 200 events and films, including:

•”Life In A Day” directed by Kevin McDonald and produced by Ridley Scott, released in association with National Geographic Entertainment and YouTube
•”The Ward” directed by John Carpenter
•”Smell of Success” featuring Billy Bob Thorton, Téa Leoni, Ed Helms
•”Back & Forth” Foo Fighters documentary directed by Oscar winner James Moll
•”Mt. St. Elias” directed by Gerald Salmina
•”OPA!” featuring Matthew Modine
•”The Narrows” starring Vincent D’Onfrio, Kevin Zegers and Sophia Bush
•”April Showers” written and directed by Andrew Robinson
•”Mutant Chronicles” directed by Simon Hunter starring Thomas Jane and Ron Perlman
•”All Together Now” a documentary produced by Cirque du Soleil and Apple Corp
•”Runnin Down A Dream” with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers by Peter Bogdanovich
•BCS College Championship Bowl 2009
•NBA All Star Saturday Night 2009
•NCAA Men’s Semi Finals and Final 2010
•FIFA World Cup Final 2010
•Foo Fighters “Wasting Light” VIP Live Theatrical Broadcast 2011

Content Acquisition
Vincent Scordino
Vice-President of Theatrical Acquisitions, Cinedigm Entertainment Group
(424) 281-5426
vscordino@cinedigm.com

Indie Film
Tom Watson
Vice-President of Theatrical Distribution
(646) 259-4192
twatson@cinedigm.com


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