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Dailymotion

May 28, 2013 12:00 ET

Dailymotion Brings the Web's Best Videos to the LA Big Screen With Newest 'Cinema Selects' Screening Event

Inaugural Los Angeles Event Offers Free Showcase of Top motionmakers' Content at the LA Downtown Independent Theater on Thursday, May 30th

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - May 28, 2013) - Dailymotion (www.dailymotion.com), the web's #2 video destination with more than 112M UMV and the #31 site online as ranked by comScore, Inc., has partnered with LA's Downtown Independent Theater to hold its newest Cinema Selects event in Los Angeles on Thursday, May 30th. Cinema Selects is an event series showcasing some of the web's best videos and aspiring filmmakers, specifically from Dailymotion's motionmaker program, on big screens across the country. This latest event is the first ever in Los Angeles, following four previous screenings in New York and a special screening series at Dailymotion's Hideout event at the 2013 SXSW Festival in Austin, TX. Details for the inaugural LA event are as follows:

Dailymotion - Cinema Selects LA
First Screening Begins @ 7:00pm PT
251 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
RSVP: http://cinemaselects-la.eventbrite.com/

Admission is free for anyone who RSVPs through Facebook. Numerous styles of content will be showcased throughout the event including short films, documentaries, comedic sketches, animations and original web series. Following the screening there will be a Q&A and open-bar party where attendees can meet the featured filmmakers and interact with the other audience members.

The full program features over 20 motionmaker films, with the top highlights including:

The motionmaker program is Dailymotion's creative label and was designed to promote independent filmmakers around the world, allow them to generate revenue and stream their online videos in the best possible environment. This latest Cinema Select event is part of a continued focus on the part of Dailymotion to raise awareness in major cities across the U.S. for the high quality, original web content produced by the site's motionmakers.

"We are thrilled to be bringing Cinema Selects to LA to showcase the impressive collection of video content from our motionmaker program," says Romain Thomassin, Director of Creative Content at Dailymotion USA. "We hope this event will continue to bring recognition to the strength and diversity of online video and its power in launching aspiring filmmakers."

For more information about Dailymotion's motionmaker programs, and to watch some of their amazing videos, please visit http://www.dailymotion.com/us/motionmaker.

About Dailymotion:
As one of the leading sites for sharing videos, Dailymotion attracts over 112 million unique monthly visitors (source: comScore, Inc., Video Metrix, January 2013) and 2.5 billion videos views worldwide, offering the best content from users, independent content creators and premium partners. Using the most advanced technology for both users and content creators, Dailymotion provides high‐quality and HD video in a fast, easy‐to‐use online service that also automatically filters infringing material as notified by content owners. Offering 34 localized versions, Dailymotion's mission is to provide the best possible entertainment experience for users and the best marketing opportunities for advertisers, while respecting content protection. For more information, visit http://www.dailymotion.com.

Contact Information

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    Miller PR for Dailymotion US
    Eric Lammerding
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