June 4, 2012

 

THE HEDGEHOG AND EMPIRE OF SILVER LICENSED TO STARZ FOR U.S. PAY TELEVISION

 

VANCOUVER, British Columbia / Culver City, California – Canadian-based NEOCLASSICS FILMS LTD. (“NeoClassics”) is pleased to announce that it has now licensed two of its recent theatrical film releases, THE HEDGEHOG and EMPIRE OF SILVER, to STARZ ENTERTAINMENT, LLC. for exhibition on Pay Television in the U.S. The films are licensed for a period of 15 months and 18 months, respectively, commencing on July 1, 2012 and August 10, 2012. The term of each license has a hiatus for certain other exhibition and includes certain rights to exhibit on SVOD. According to Irwin Olian, CEO of NeoClassics, “We are delighted to have established a working relationship with Starz and look forward to exhibition of NeoClassics product on the Starz network going forward.”

 

About NeoClassics, Films Ltd.

 

NeoClassics is a distributor of independent feature films from filmmakers around the world. Canadian-based with U.S. operations run from the Culver City offices of its U.S. subsidiary, NeoClassics is releasing its U.S. theatrical product through its NeoClassics label. It also acts as a foreign sales agent for rights to other territories. It directly distributes product to the home video market in all formats through its NeoClassics Home Entertainment division. NeoClassics typically releases its theatrical films in the U.S. utilizing regional focus campaigns or platform releases commencing in three to ten key urban markets and expanding nationally. The NeoClassics label is branded as quality independent fare typical of festival product as well as independent films with potential for broader commercial appeal to reach a wider audience. Recent releases include a number of acclaimed independent films which garnered awards at prestigious festivals including Cannes, Sundance and Berlin. More information about NeoClassics and its films is available at www.neoclassicsfilms.com

 

ON BEHALF OF NEOCLASSICS FILMS LTD.

“Irwin Olian”

Irwin Olian

President & Chief Executive Officer

 

 

For more information, please contact:

Irwin Olian, CEO

E-mail: tigertail@neoclassicsfilms.com

Phone: (310) 559-9200

Cell : (213) 300-3200

Fax: (310) 559-9267

 

Media Publicity Information:
Henry Eshelman  - Platform Media Group (PMG)
8265 Sunset Bl. Suite 106
West Hollywood, CA 90046
Email: heshelman@platformgrp.com

Phone:  (323) 337-9042

 

Carrie Howes, European Corporate Communications
Email:  carrie@neoclassicsfilms.com
Phone:  London:  +44 (0) 7780 602 788

Phone:  Germany:  +49 (0) 1722 1234 47

 

 

 

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