SOURCE: FAME Productions, Inc.

October 19, 2010 09:30 ET

FAME Productions (FMPR) Subsidiary Augustus Publishing Enters Into License Agreement With UPTOWN Magazine

MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwire - October 19, 2010) - FAME Productions, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMPR) announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Augustus Publishing, entered into a license agreement with the publishers of UPTOWN magazine to market and distribute books and downloads under the UPTOWN Books imprint.

The UPTOWN Books imprint will expand on the diverse readership of UPTOWN Magazine -- a national magazine with city-specific editions in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, DC and Charlotte -- which celebrates the luxury lifestyle of professional and influential African American urban culture. "The affluent African American market is growing exponentially every year. The UPTOWN / Augustus partnership creates a great opportunity to collaborate and create culturally significant books for this growing audience," says Anthony Whyte, President of FAME.

Brett Wright, Co-Founder of UPTOWN Magazine, says of the venture, "Augustus and the team behind it are a perfect fit for the UPTOWN Books imprint. We believe this will be an incredible partnership. Augustus is a leader in the urban publishing space and brings a tremendous understanding of our demographic to this effort. We are excited to bring our UPTOWN Books to market with Augustus and look forward to a fruitful relationship."

The first book, FINDING YOUR WAY: Alphabetical Keys To The Divine by Anita Kopacz, with foreword by Russell Simmons, is for sale in bookstores everywhere. Future titles published under the UPTOWN Books imprint will include narrative, non-fiction, self-help, large format pictorial reviews, and travel and leisure guides.

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(PINKSHEETS: FMPR) FAME Productions, Inc. is an innovative media, sales and marketing company, which, through its subsidiary, owns, operates and manages urban literature properties. The Company seeks to create value by leveraging its content across a wide array of media channels inclusive of publishing, licensing, film and new media.

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