YOU On Demand Signs With K2 Communications to Distribute Films Made for IMAX Theaters for Video On Demand in China
NEW YORK, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — YOU On Demand Holdings, Inc.’s (OTCBB: CBBD / CBBDD) PRC joint venture, China’s leading national Pay-Per-View (PPV) and Video On Demand (VOD) platform, today announced they have signed a deal with K2 Communications to distribute films made for IMAX® theaters on a Transactional Video On Demand (TVOD) and Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) basis.
Among the many titles that will be available to YOU On Demand subscribers are Academy Award® nominated films including “Dolphins,” narrated by Pierce Brosnan with original music performed by Sting, “Amazon,” narrated by Linda Hunt and “The Living Sea,” narrated by Meryl Streep.
“These giant screen films look exceptional when delivered in HD and present another kind of film experience for our customers,” said Shane McMahon, Chairman and CEO of YOU On Demand.
About YOU On Demand Holdings, Inc.
YOU On Demand is the first national Pay-Per-View and Video On Demand platform in China. The Company offers high quality premium content to customers across China through its Near Video On Demand (NVOD), Video On Demand (VOD) and Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) services. The Company consists of a portfolio of businesses that include alliances with leading media operators, comprehensive end-to-end content delivery, an exclusive billing solution, governmental partnerships and approvals, and value added services.
YOU On Demand has secured strategic partnerships with the largest media entities in China, and has a highly experienced management team with a strong background in Cable, Television, Media and Telecom. The company is headquartered in New York, NY, with its China headquarters in Beijing. For more information, visit http://www.yod.com.
About K2 Communications
K2 Communications is a leading edge production and distribution organization specializing in emerging non-traditional media programming, including Giant Screen Films for both large format and digital theaters, Video on Demand, Interactive Media, branded content and High Definition television and DVD. K2 has extensive experience supervising large-scale entertainment projects from concept to completion, and an impressive track record securing corporate sponsorship for its projects.
IMAX® is a registered trademark of IMAX Corporation
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