Brighter Minds Media, Inc.

Brighter Minds Media, Inc.

January 30, 2008 10:43 ET

Brighter Minds Media Partners with DreamWorks

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 30, 2008) - Brighter Minds Media, Inc (the Company)(TSX VENTURE:BRI), announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Brighter Minds Media, LLC (Brighter Minds or BMM), has entered into an agreement with DreamWorks Animation SKG. Brighter Minds has signed on as a licensee for the latest DreamWorks animated feature film, Kung Fu Panda, and will be releasing interactive children's novelty books in May of 2008 to coincide with the release of the film in Summer 2008.

Kung Fu Panda, slated for theatrical release on June 6, 2008, is the story of Po, an enthusiastic, albeit big and clumsy, kung fu aficionado who is unwittingly chosen to fight alongside his kung fu heroes in a battle to save his peaceful home.

"It is invigorating to work with a partner like DreamWorks," stated Sam Ifergan, Chairman and CEO of the Company. "They are undoubtedly a leader in the industry with hits like Shrek, Antz and Transformers. Kung Fu Panda will surely be a monster hit. We are really enjoying working with these characters and already have strong pre-orders for our titles both in North America and internationally."

With a focus on keeping reading fun and engaging for even the most reluctant of young readers, Brighter Minds' publishing program is known for bringing popular characters to new and often innovative novelty book formats. The titles created for Kung Fu Panda are no exception - bringing the story of Po, the Furious Five, and their battle to save the Valley of Peace to fun, new, interactive formats that build on the story and its characters.

"We are proud to unlock a partnership with DreamWorks," Ifergan further commented. "This partnership, with one of the leading children's entertainment companies, is a validation that our multimedia online strategy is working."

Kung Fu Panda Fact Book, Kung Fu Panda Magnetic Storybook, and Kung Fu Panda Create-a-Story will be available online and at retail outlets throughout the US and Canada in May, 2008.

About Brighter Minds Media, Inc.

Brighter Minds Media, Inc. is the parent company of Brighter Minds Media, LLC. Brighter Minds is a publisher of online and multimedia materials for the whole family with a focus on creating a wholesome online environment for children. Brighter Minds is also proud to offer a fun and educational line of retail products including software, DVD games and books, as well as a growing catalog of online games and content for the family. Brighter Minds' products are available online and at major retailers across the United States and Canada. Brighter Minds Media, Inc. is publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX VENTURE:BRI) and is a Hargan Ventures ( investee company. More information about Brighter Minds can be found at

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