SOURCE: Seven Arts Entertainment Inc.

Seven Arts Entertainment Inc.

September 13, 2012 16:22 ET

Seven Arts Entertainment to Begin Trading on OTCQB Friday, September 14, 2012

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 13, 2012) -  Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: SAPX) ("Seven Arts" or the "Company") announced today that its common stock will begin trading on the OTC Markets' OTCQB marketplace commencing on Friday, September 14, 2012. The Company's common shares will trade under the Company's current symbol "SAPX." The Company is applying to trade on the highest OTC marketplace, OTCQX, but will initially trade on the OTCQB tier until the Company is eligible to trade on the OTCQX. Investors will be able to view Real Time Level 2 stock quotes for SAPX at http://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/SAPX/quote

Trading of the Company's common stock on The NASDAQ Capital Market will be suspended at the opening of business on September 14, 2012, due to the fact that the Company could not meet the $1 minimum bid price listing requirement of NASDAQ for the ten trading days prior to September 20, 2012, the expiration date on the Company's six-month extension to meet this listing requirement.

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About Seven Arts Entertainment Inc.:
Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. is the successor to Seven Arts Pictures Plc, which 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.

Cautionary Information Regarding 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. The information contained in this release is as of September 13, 2012. Seven Arts assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements contained in this release as the result of new information or future events or developments.

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