SOURCE: Seven Arts Pictures plc

Seven Arts Pictures plc

April 22, 2009 10:26 ET

Peter Hoffman to Ring the Opening Bell at NASDAQ MarketSite Ceremony in New York

HOLLYWOOD, CA--(Marketwire - April 22, 2009) - Seven Arts Pictures plc (NASDAQ: SAPX) announced today that Peter Hoffman, CEO, will ring the Opening Bell at NASDAQ MarketSite® in New York on Monday, April 27, 2009 at 9:30 am EDT. The Opening Bell ceremony will take place at 9:30 am EDT at the NASDAQ MarketSite® in New York's Times Square and will be broadcast live on the seven-story NASDAQ tower, the largest stationary video screen in the world.

Peter Hoffman commented, "Ringing the Opening Bell at NASDAQ, one of the world`s most prestigious stock exchanges, is a great honor, as well as an opportunity for us to thank our employees and shareholders who have helped us achieve this great milestone."

Seven Arts shareholders and interested parties can watch the broadcast live on the following:

Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_about.stm

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 am to 9:35 am on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

NASDAQ opening bell ceremony - Webcam Instructions

To view the NASDAQ Opening Bell ceremony, go to http://www.kendle.com or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Please note:

It is recommended viewers tune in to the webcam at 9:15 am so there is time to troubleshoot in the event of technical difficulties.

Prior to 9:20 am, the webcam will show the Tower; at 9:20 am the router will be switched on.

About Seven Arts:

Seven Arts Pictures plc ("SAP," "7 Arts" or the "Company") was founded in 2002 as an independent motion picture production and distribution company engaged in the development, acquisition, financing, production, and licensing of theatrical motion pictures for exhibition in domestic (i.e., the United States and Canada) and foreign theatrical markets, and for subsequent worldwide release in other forms of media, including home video and pay and free television.

Forward-Looking Statements

Forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made under the Safe Harbor Provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the anticipated.

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