SOURCE: Lux Digital Pictures, Inc.

Lux Digital Pictures, Inc.

March 15, 2010 08:00 ET

Lux Digital Pictures Film to Be Released in the US Through Warner Bros Digital Distribution

BERKELEY, CA--(Marketwire - March 15, 2010) - Lux Digital Pictures, Inc. (OTCBB: LUXD) announced today that its new motion picture, "American Grindhouse," which had its world premiere last Saturday night at the South By Southwest Film Festival (, will be released on Video On Demand (VOD) through Warner Bros Digital Distribution in the US on June 1, 2010.

"For those who can't make it to Austin, we are excited that 'American Grindhouse' ( will be in over 50 million homes this summer through VOD," said Nolan Gallagher, CEO of Gravitas Ventures, the leading aggregator of independent movies for Warner Bros Digital Distribution. 

The feature-length documentary "American Grindhouse" explores the hidden history of the American Exploitation film and digs deep into this often overlooked category of US cinema unearthing the shameless and, occasionally, shocking origins of this popular entertainment.

Narrated by Academy Award-nominated actor Robert Forster, the film boasts exclusive interviews with John Landis, Herschell Gordon Lewis, Joe Dante, Jack Hill, Fred Williamson and many more -- many speaking out in their first-ever on camera interviews. "American Grindhouse" was Produced, Directed and Co-Written by Elijah Drenner and features over 200 clips from some of the most outrageous movies ever made.

Ingo Jucht, CEO of LUXD, said, "Without question the Warner Bros Digital Distribution platform is the best in the world and our film will be reaching the widest possible audience giving us an excellent opportunity to drive substantial revenue from VOD, which is emerging as the most important income stream for independent film. We are excited to be in business with Gravitas and Warner and we are looking forward to a great release this summer."

LUXD is comprised of several motion picture development, production, financing and distribution brands that have unique and dynamic strategies to compete in today's entertainment marketplace.

This announcement contains forward-looking statements about Lux Digital Pictures, Inc. that may involve risks and uncertainties. Important factors relating to the company's operations could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements and which are further detailed in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission available at the SEC website ( All forward-looking statements are based on information available to Lux Digital Pictures, Inc. on the date hereof, and Lux Digital Pictures, Inc. assumes no obligation to update such statements.