Los Angeles (PRWEB) January 22, 2009
Gravitas Ventures (http://www.gravitasventures.com) a world class new media distributor, and Phoenix Entertainment Distribution, a specialty entertainment company focusing on Urban, Latino, Horror, Family, and Spiritual themed content, announced that they have finalized a deal that will link Phoenix films with the monthly Gravitas On Demand programming carried by dozens of North American cable, telco, and satellite operators.
Seven Phoenix titles are now available to millions of VOD subscribers including Urban realities World Premier featuring the G-Unit Family at 50 Cent's mansion Super Bowl party and Tha Real Hustle & Flow of the South with Juvenile, Young Buck, C-Murder and Three Six Mafia. Also launched were Dorm of the Dead staring Andrea Ownbey (aka Ms. Howard Stern), and Fearmakers directed by critically acclaimed German, Timo Rose.
Commenting on the partnership, Tony Perez, President of Phoenix Entertainment Distribution, said, "Gravitas' pipeline to major operators across North America is strong and getting stronger. Gravitas gets VOD. Period."
Michael Murphy, VP of Business Affairs for Gravitas Ventures, noted "Tony Perez is the go-to guy if you want solid urban and horror content that is going to play well on VOD. Phoenix will no doubt be a significant supplier for our VOD packages."
Gravitas expects to license dozens of Phoenix titles over the next three years many of which will be released on VOD day and date with the DVD street date.
About Gravitas Ventures:
Gravitas specializes in the aggregation of entertainment content for worldwide distribution via established and evolving platforms in the Video On Demand (VOD), broadband, mobile and airline/hospitality viewing windows. The company offers thousands of hours of quality entertainment content including feature films, documentaries, animation, alternative sports, wrestling/mixed martial arts, comedy, poker and music concert programming. The Gravitas Ventures mission is to deliver your ideas to the digital market; bridging the gap between independent producers and cable, satellite, telco and online operators.
About Phoenix Entertainment Entertainment Distribution:
Phoenix Entertainment Distribution, Inc (PED) is a specialty entertainment distribution company that acquires, produces, markets, and distributes Urban, Latino, Horror, and family themed content. PED's distribution network markets its content across many formats: Home Video, Television, Mobile Downloads, Web based Streaming and Internet sales in both domestic and international markets. The company's customers include a wide spectrum of national and regional retailers. The customer base includes mass merchants, specialty stores, wholesales, e-tailers, national and regional distribution one-stops.