SOURCE: Big Screen Entertainment Group

Big Screen Entertainment Group

December 02, 2009 10:30 ET

Big Screen Entertainment Debuts DVD/Blu-Ray Label Through Warner Music Subsidiary ADA (Alternative Distribution Alliance)

HOLLYWOOD, CA--(Marketwire - December 2, 2009) - Big Screen Entertainment Group (PINKSHEETS: BSEG) is pleased to announce the formation of its domestic DVD label and exclusive distribution partnership with Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA).

ADA is an award-winning retail sales and marketing division that sells music and DVD releases from third-party record and video labels, such as Epitaph, SubPop, Ultra, Tommy Boy, Severin Films, Liberation Entertainment, David Lynch MC and Blue Underground. ADA Filmworks has rapidly evolved into one of the preeminent distributors of DVD theatrical works.

"We're thrilled to be branding our own U.S. DVD/Blu-Ray label through ADA," stated BSEG CEO, Kimberley Kates. "We plan on distributing six titles by the second quarter of 2010 through the ADA pipeline with many more titles to follow."

Kates also added, "BSEG has appointed Patricia Stevens as President of Acquisitions to assist BSEG in actively acquiring titles for our new label. ADA's extensive retail reach will give our films access to over 3,500 retail outlets across the United States." Stevens stated, "We hope to have an additional 18 titles to release by 3rd Q 2010."

The domestic release on the newly formed Big Screen DVD and Blu-Ray label will be the award winning and internationally acclaimed horror/thriller, "Babysitter Wanted," in April 2010. Co-directed by BSEG Senior VP, Michael Manasseri, starring Matt Dallas, Sarah Thompson and Bill Moseley.

The French vampire/film noir, "Sodium Babies," recent winner of the Special Jury prize at Leeds Int'l Festival, will follow the release of "Babysitter Wanted" along with BSEG's "Rule of Three" followed by the award winning action film "Target Practice" and "Nina & the Mystery of the Secret Room."

"ADA Filmworks is excited to work with Big Screen Entertainment Group and its diverse portfolio of television, film and special-interest video content. We look forward to supporting their releases with our national distribution and marketing resources," stated Rob McDonald, Vice-President of Video ADA Filmworks.

"This is a great opportunity for us. Working with a creative team, such as the one at Big Screen, makes what we do exciting. A splendid fusion of art and commerce," added Jay Douglas, Vice-President of Acquisitions for ADA.

"Big Screen Management looks forward to being a premier domestic distribution label and music label within the ADA/Warner Music Group pipeline," added Kates.

For more info: www.bigscreenent.com

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