W.J.R. Productions is Selling Downloadable DVDs Through EZTakes

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W.J.R. Productions, distributor of films directed by William Richert, has partnered with EZTakes to sell DVD downloads. Consumers are able to purchase, download, and burn these videos to playable DVDs.

EZTakes, Inc., the world's first legal DVD download service, has begun selling a selection of films from W.J.R. Productions.

"We are very pleased to add the W.J.R. Productions collection to our movie download website. They offer some noteworthy films, such as the lost River Phoenix film 'Aren't You Even Gonna Kiss Me Goodbye?,' which was his first starring role in a movie that also introduced Matthew Perry," said Jim Flynn, CEO of EZTakes.

Director William Richert commented, "Selling on an easy-to-use and innovative site like EZTakes is a great way to bring our films to the largest possible audience." Richert added, "By giving consumers the ability to easily burn movie downloads to playable DVDs and also export their purchases to any portable player, EZTakes provides a level of value and convenience not found in any other movie download offering."

Films by W.J.R. Productions on EZTakes include the 2008 restoration of cult comedy "Success," starring Jeff Bridges and Bianca Jagger, the Lincoln Center Dance Collection documentary "A Dancer's Life," featuring legendary Rudolph Nureyev and American Ballet Theater School, and the independent modern take on the adventure classic "The Man in the Iron Mask."

EZTakes is a leading provider of legal movie downloads, offering what is by far the world's largest catalog of downloadable DVDs. By focusing on consumer needs, EZTakes provides a level of value and convenience that has enabled it to outsell billion-dollar competitors by up to 1000% for the same titles. Most EZTakes DVDs offer the same quality and all of the extra features of the original DVD. By making it easy to burn movie downloads to DVDs that will play just about anywhere, EZTakes bridges the gap between the Internet and the living room. EZTakes supports both Microsoft Windows and Apple OS X.

About EZTakes:

EZTakes, Inc. is the first legal movie download service that gives consumers the ability to purchase full movie downloads that they can easily burn to playable DVDs. The company was founded in 2003 by experienced executives that have a long track record of building highly successful companies by using new technologies to exploit business opportunities. EZTakes' rapidly-growing catalog of downloadable DVDs includes thousands of feature-length films of all genres. Many EZTakes titles won top honors at prestigious international film festivals such as Cannes, Berlin and Sundance.

About William Richert:

William Richert is a multi-talented artist (producer, director, screenwriter, actor, novelist) who has made several personal and eccentric films throughout the 1970s, 80s, and 90s. The cult classic "Winter Kills" (1979) was his first fiction feature as a director. Richert has also appeared as Bob in "My Own Private Idaho" (1991), as mob leader Harry Bono in "The Client" (1994) and guest star turns in episodes of the ABC-TV crime drama "The Marshal" and the science fiction "Millennium." He continues to have a backlog of screenplays and several projects in various stages of development, including a live-action version of the original "Beauty and the Beast," "I,Beast."


EZTakes, Inc.
82 Industrial Drive, Unit 3
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 529-0870

William Richert
W.J.R. Productions
1423 Euclid Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 394-4641


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