SOURCE: Brick Top Productions, Inc.

March 31, 2014 10:40 ET

High Five Entertainment Produces Star-Studded Charity Event for the T.J. Martell Foundation and Raises Over Half a Million Dollars to Benefit Innovative Medical Research Focused on Finding Cures for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS

BOCA RATON, FL--(Marketwired - Mar 31, 2014) - Brick Top Productions, Inc. (OTCQB: BTOP) ("Brick Top" or the "Company"), announced today that its subsidiary, High Five Entertainment ("HFE"), was chosen to produce T.J. Martell Foundation's 6th annual Nashville Honors Gala on Monday March 10th.

With performances by Tim McGraw, Sheryl Crow, Darius Rucker, Jake Owen, and Blue Sky Riders, and a special appearance by Kenny Chesney, the event honored five prominent Nashville individuals in the music, business and medical fields.

The evening, hosted by Charles "Chip" Esten from the popular ABC show Nashville, helped raise more than $500,000 for the T.J. Martell Foundation, a leading non-profit that raises money for cancer, AIDS and leukemia research.

"This affair is one of Nashville's most anticipated annual fundraisers and honors some truly notable and deserving community leaders," said Tinti Moffat, T.J. Martell Foundation's Director of Strategic Development. "We challenged ourselves this year to raise the bar and asked High Five Entertainment's Emmy Award winning producers Martin Fischer and Edie Hoback to bring their skills to the event production. We could not have been more thrilled with the results."

The evenings honorees included Mike Dungan, Chairman/CEO of Universal Music Nashville; real estate visionary Mark Bloom; Beth Dortch Franklin, breast cancer survivor and businesswoman; Dr. Scott Hiebert of Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville doing groundbreaking research on acute leukemia; and famed artist manager Dale Morris. Each honoree was saluted with a musical performance prior to his or her award presentation.

High Five Entertainment President Martin Fischer commented, "The TJ Martell Foundation is such an amazing organization doing exceptionally admirable work in an arena that has touched us all. When we were chosen to produce the Nashville Gala, we were thrilled and honored to do our part."

Brick Top Productions, Inc. (OTCQB: BTOP) is focused on the acquisition and financing of recognized, profitable, synergistic entertainment production companies, as well as the financing, production, and distribution of theatrical films and television shows within domestic and international markets. Brick Top's majority owned subsidiary, High Five Entertainment, is an internationally recognized, Emmy Award-winning entertainment production company with a rich 30 year history. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, High Five specializes in the development and presentation of quality television programming including music series, specials, unscripted television, live events and award shows. High Five is a leader in delivering world-class entertainment properties. Brick Top's majority owned subsidiary, York Productions, owns and is marketing the rights to the television pilot "Nick the Doorman," an urban dramatic comedy centered on the life experiences of a doorman and his friends who work at a historic and upscale Central Park south hotel. Nick the Doorman was written and directed by Emmy-nominated actor, Nicholas Turturro, who also starred in the pilot. Brick Top and its businesses pursue growth through strategic financing and synergistic partnerships in an effort to become the "ultimate and trusted provider of top-notch, award-winning, world-class entertainment".

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The T.J. Martell Foundation, founded in 1975 by the music industry, is a national nonprofit organization that funds cutting-edge research for leukemia, cancer and AIDS at twelve top research hospitals in the United States. 

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