SOURCE: Empire Film Group, Inc.

December 26, 2007 12:29 ET

Empire Film Group Announces Latin American Distributor, Cinemac, for "Havana Heat" Feature Film

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - December 26, 2007) - Empire Film Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EFGU) is pleased to announce the Company has signed a deal with leading Latin American Distribution company, Cinemac (, in partnership with Tayrona Entertainment Group, for the feature film "Havana Heat," scheduled for release in 2008.

"Havana Heat" is a Canada-Colombia co-production action adventure story about an ex-secret service agent who is called back into service on special assignment on the Island of Cuba. To benefit from tax incentives, currency exchange rates and lower production costs, the project will be filmed on location in Colombia in the cities of Bogota and Cartagena. Both cities closely resemble and will double for Havana, Cuba.

"We are excited to have Cinemac as our Latin American Distribution partner for 'Havana Heat' and future Empire Film Group productions," stated Mr. Dean Hamilton Bornstein, CEO of Empire Film Group, Inc. "Having Cinemac and Tayrona Entertainment, two leading international distribution and production companies, as partners is the ideal way for Empire Film Group to reach over 600 million Spanish speaking people around the world."

About Empire Film Group, Inc.

Empire Film Group, Inc. ("EFG") is a new independent film finance, production, and distribution company led by a management team with over 20 years of experience in development, production, distribution, finance and marketing of feature films and television programming. The group has filmed in various locations worldwide including the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Central and South America and Europe. The Company has the unique financing advantage of being able to receive Canadian subsidies, tax incentives, rebates and financing through its ability to produce Canadian Content film and television projects.

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About Cinemac:

Cinemac Films Inc., one of the top leaders and distributors in Latin America, is co-producer and strategic ally with direct access to the markets of Mexico, Puerto Rico, Brazil and Spain. Cinemac has successfully distributed films in the market such as "Crash," "Saw," "Vanity Fair" and "Hostage," among many others.

About Tayrona Entertainment:

Tayrona Entertainment Group is a full service international entertainment production company with operations in Los Angeles, Miami, Toronto, Cartagena, Colombia and other locations worldwide. Tayrona offers clients a broad range of production equipment, services, and experienced crews to produce feature films, television shows, commercials and music videos at preferential rates in all areas of development, pre-production, production and post-production including talent agencies, construction, rental companies, catering suppliers, local accounting firms, props supply companies, shipping companies and others. A full complement of goods, services, supporting cast and crew necessary to service a major film production can be provided by Tayrona where savings to our clients will range from 40% to 70% off the below-the-line budgets in comparison with L.A.-based US dollar budgets. Tayrona Entertainment is currently in various stages of production on various film projects including "Silver Cord," produced by Michel Shane (Producer of "I Robot," "Catch Me If You Can"), "Vivaldi," starring Joseph Fiennes and Carice Van Houten, "Last Battle Dreamer," starring Ryan Philippe and Sean Bean, "Eclipse of the Heart," starring Winona Ryder and produced by Academy Award® Nominee Bill Kong, and "The Rescue of Galleon San Jose," among others.

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