SOURCE: Empire Post Media Inc.

September 26, 2011 08:30 ET

Empire Post Media Announces Distribution Deal With The Fremantle Corporation for TV Series

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 26, 2011) - Empire Post Media, Inc. (OTCBB: EMPM) announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Hybrid-Reality Entertainment, Inc., has entered into a worldwide distribution deal for its one-hour reality television series, "Journey Beyond," with The Freemantle Corporation, a global distributor of television and home video programming.

Peter Dunn, President of Empire, stated, "We feel fortunate to have The Freemantle Corporation representing our product. The stature of a company such as Freemantle, representing "Journey Beyond," will not only boost our revenue but also allow us to build a solid corporate image throughout the world."

The series, currently in production in Los Angeles, was created and produced by Richard Mann and Ellen Fontana.

Mann, an award-winning producer with credits on over 25 feature films, has also produced numerous television programs and feature documentaries. Fontana has developed packaged and produced eleven features and two television movies and has written five screenplays. She is the co-writer on a six-hour miniseries, "Cloud Street," which aired in May on Showtime Australia.

The pilot is being shot in 3D for delivery and broadcast in both 2D High Definition and 3D. The series explores psychic and paranormal experiences, based on the real stories of real people.


Founded in 1952, The Fremantle Corporation is a global distributor of television and home video programming, with established licensee relationships in over 80 countries. Content distributed by Fremantle ranges from library assets to new productions. Randy Zalken and Marshall Kesten are the principals of the Toronto-based company, with industry veteran Irv Holender leading the Los Angeles and New York based sales and marketing team.


Hybrid-Reality was formed six months ago by Richard Mann and Ellen Fontana to create, develop and produce reality based television programming in the areas of paranormal phenomena, private investigation, world history, sports, social networking and current events. The company was recently acquired by Empire in a stock for stock exchange, and is currently operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Empire.

The company has recently commenced production on its one-hour pilot for a reality series called "Journey Beyond," which explores psychic and paranormal experiences, based on the real stories of real people. The pilot is being shot in 3D for delivery and broadcast in both 2D High Definition and 3D.


Empire Post Media is an entertainment company pursuing opportunities in the television field, based on bringing cost-effective production methodology and 3D technology to established television genres, using market demand to stimulate production. The company focuses on three key areas in the television industry: post-production services; 2D to 3D conversion; and the creation, development, production and marketing of 3D television programming.

Further information about Empire Post Media can be obtained from the company's web site,


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Contact Information

  • Peter Dunn
    Empire Post Media, Inc.
    280 South Beverly Drive, Suite 205
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212
    Tele: 310-472-5138