Derik A. Murray (Network Media Group Inc.) / Newswire
Vancouver, British Columbia, July 30, 2013- Network Entertainment Inc. (“Network”), a subsidiary of Network Media Group Inc (TSX-V: NTE), is pleased to announce that it has entered into a distribution deal with Thunderbird Films for its feature documentary based on the life of Hollywood screen legend Steve McQueen. Under the agreement, Thunderbird has acquired all Canadian rights to the film in all media. This documentary follows such other films as Network’s award winning features Facing Ali and I am Bruce Lee.
“Network is producing legacy documentaries on iconic historical figures at a level of quality that is unparalleled throughout the world” said Thunderbird President and CEO Tim Gamble, “The multiple awards and the ratings successes they’ve earned are a testament to the superior quality and entertainment value of their work. We’re proud to distribute this world class property in Canada.”
“Tim and the team at Thunderbird are committed to building an industry leading entertainment company,” added Derik Murray, CEO of Network, “We look forward and are excited about the opportunity to develop further collaborations between our companies.”
About Thunderbird Films
Based in Vancouver, Canada, Thunderbird is known for its collaboration with talented producers, maximizing the financial and creative benefits of Canadian co-production to assist in the financing, production and distribution of all genres of programming for the world market. Today, Thunderbird has a catalogue comprised of more than 500 hours of Canadian and U.S. television content and its programming airs on major networks around the globe.
About Network Entertainment
Network Entertainment Inc. is an established television and film production company with an award-winning international reputation. Network’s recent productions include the Academy Award shortlisted feature documentary Facing Ali, the feature documentary I Am Bruce Lee, which set all time ratings records for Viacom, and Stanley’s Game Seven, the company’s first 3D film. Network’s programming has been showcased at marquee film festivals and by broadcasters throughout North America.
Network’s past projects and current productions can be viewed at www.networkentertainment.ca
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