Mainframe Entertainment, Inc.

Mainframe Entertainment, Inc.

June 17, 2005 08:30 ET

Mainframe Entertainment Announces Changes To Its Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - June 17, 2005) - Mainframe Entertainment (TSX:MFE), Canada's leading CG animation production company, today announced the resignation of Ira Greenstein from its Board of Directors.

Effective immediately John Hyde will be joining the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Hyde is currently Chief Operating Officer of IDT Entertainment as well as Chief Executive Officer of Film Roman, New Arc Entertainment, and IDT Entertainment Presents.

Mr. Hyde is a member of both the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences where he has been nominated for 4 Emmys, winning one. He is a former officer and director of the Cousteau Society. He was also a founding member, as well as Vice Chairman and board member, of the American Film Market. Mr. Hyde graduated from New York University with additional international economic studies at Leiden University in Holland.

"We extend our thanks to Mr. Greenstein for his guidance, leadership and commitment to both the Board and the Corporation," said Rick Mischel, President and CEO of Mainframe Entertainment Inc. "On behalf of Mainframe Entertainment, I would like to welcome John Hyde to our Board of Directors. His vast industry experience will greatly aide Mainframe in achieving its goals."

About Mainframe

Mainframe Entertainment Inc. is the industry leader in computer generated (CG) animation for television and direct-to-video/DVD family entertainment. Mainframe has produced over 250 half hours of CG animated television as well as six CG animated direct-to-video/DVD feature films and two one-hour CG animated television specials. Mainframe's CG animation expertise is also being used in the production of theatrical feature films, interactive games and commercials. Established in 1993, Mainframe continues to grow its library of proprietary productions, and has received many prestigious awards for its work on such international brands as "Barbie", "Hot Wheels", "Spider-Man", "Casper" and "Popeye". The Company is recognized as a CG animation pioneer having developed the groundbreaking internationally distributed television series "ReBoot". Mainframe clients include Sony, Mattel, Lions Gate Home Entertainment, Electronic Arts (Canada) and MTV. Mainframe's majority shareholder, IDT Corporation, is a NYSE-listed multinational telecommunications and entertainment company.

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