SIVOO Partners with Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles to Broadcast Exclusive Content on the Web

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SIVOO Web site to feature interviews with Indian directors, producers and actors, and red carpet footage.

Our fifth anniversary marks an important milestone for IFFLA. Our collaboration with SIVOO is also key to help us continue our goal to raise awareness and appreciation for Indian cinema for years to come

For the second year in a row, SIVOO Holdings, Inc. (OTC: SIVO.PK), operator of the first Internet TV network of multicultural on-demand entertainment programming, will be a major sponsor of the annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) that is scheduled for April 17-22, 2007 at ArcLight Hollywood. Celebrating its fifth anniversary, IFFLA is the first and largest film festival in North America dedicated entirely to presenting the cinema of India.

As part of the sponsorship, SIVOO today announced the launch of a new Web site that is dedicated entirely to IFFLA 2007, http://www.sivoo.com/hindi/en/iffla/. The Web site will feature exclusive content, including interviews with Indian actors, directors and producers that are showing and starring in films being shown at the festival. In addition, the SIVOO Web site will feature scenes from red carpet footage. With an onsite production team at the festival, SIVOO will offer online communities a special behind the scenes, VIP experience by connecting them directly with the stars of IFFLA.

“We’re extremely excited to be sponsoring this year’s IFFLA, an incredibly important event within the Indian entertainment community,” said Burhan Fatah, Ph.D., SIVOO’s founder, president and chief executive officer. “SIVOO looks forward to helping raise positive visibility for IFFLA and the talented directors and actors presenting films at this year’s festival. The new SIVOO Web site will help bring the unique experience of IFFLA to online communities around the world, and as a result, encourage appreciation for Indian films worldwide.”

“Our fifth anniversary marks an important milestone for IFFLA. Our collaboration with SIVOO is also key to help us continue our goal to raise awareness and appreciation for Indian cinema for years to come,” said Christina Marouda, director of IFFLA. “This year’s film showcase opens with the Los Angeles premiere of PROVOKED, a film starring acclaimed Indian actress Aishwarya Rai, and sets the stage for the exciting talent to follow.”

Each year, IFFLA showcases features, documentaries and short films from and about India, as well as films that reflect diverse perspectives of the Indian Diaspora. IFFLA will take place at ArcLight Hollywood, a state-of-the-art facility located in the heart of Hollywood. For the agenda and complete list of the films being showcased at this year’s event, please visit http://www.indianfilmfestival.org/filmprogram.html.

To purchase tickets online, please visit http://www.arclightcinemas.com or the ArcLight Hollywood box office to buy tickets in person. For more information about SIVOO and IFFLA, please visit http://www.sivoo.com/hindi/en/iffla/ or http://www.indianfilmfestival.org.

About SIVOO
Founded in 2000, SIVOO Holdings, Inc. (OTC: SIVO.PK) operates the first Internet TV network of multicultural on-demand entertainment. It serves the fastest growing segments of the U.S. population with more than 21,000 hours of quality on-demand content under contract that is delivered through an Internet browser to PCs, televisions, portable devices and mobile phones.

Only SIVOO gives consumers the choice of watching ad-supported on-demand multicultural entertainment for free or without ads for a nominal fee. SIVOO’s proprietary system currently serves video through Microsoft Windows Media Player via any Web browser.

SIVOO is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, and has a production facility in Universal City, CA.

SIVOO is a trademark of SIVOO Holdings, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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