SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NanoTech Entertainment (OTCPINK: NTEK), a pioneer in bringing the 4K Ultra HD experience to consumers, announced today a global licensing agreement with Crystal Sky Pictures, a major independent film production company. With the agreement, UltraFlix™, NanoTech's award-winning 4K Ultra HD network, has been granted the distribution rights to 11 new titles in categories ranging from sci-fi, murder mysteries, action/thrillers, comedy, romance and sports drama to family favorites.
4K Studios, a NanoTech subsidiary with facilities in San Francisco and Hollywood, is currently in the process of scanning and posting the films for immersive 4K viewing.
2015 releases licensed to UltraFlix include:
- "Baby Geniuses 5," a live-action/animation movie with Jon Voight, Skyler Shaye
- "The Final Song," a romantic comedy with Bonnie Paul and John O. Nelson
- "Falling in Love Again," a romantic comedy with Michelle Pfeiffer and Elliott Gould
- "Slapstick of Another Kind," an American comic science fiction film starring Jerry Lewis, Madeline Kahn and Marty Feldman
2014 releases include:
- "Absolute Killers," AKA "Snitch," with Edward Furlong and Meat Loaf
- "Deadly Lessons," a murder mystery with a twist staring Jon Voight
- "Tekken 2 Kazuya's Revenge" is based on the bestselling videogame franchise from Namco and stars Kane Kosugi, Cary Tagawa
- "Baby Geniuses 4" with Jon Voight, Skyler Shaye
- "Chavez Cage of Glory," a sports drama with Hector Echavarria and Danny Trejo
The remaining titles that will be available with UltraFlix include:
- "Beyond," a supernatural thriller with Jon Voight, Teri Polo, and Dermot Mulroney
- "Pizza Man," an action-packed superhero comedy staring Frankie Muniz and Stan Lee
UltraFlix is the world's largest library of 4K content, is a streaming network that enables subscribers to choose from over 500 hours of pristine 4K Ultra HD VOD content in a broad range of venues plus 100 hours of free content. To deliver the best possible viewer experience, UltraFlix uses enhanced video compression, adaptive streaming and intelligent bandwidth management technologies. With these technologies, visually lossless 4K video can be streamed with uninterrupted viewing at under 8Mbps, making 4K Ultra HD available to most North American and European subscribers today.
UltraFlix has also become the preferred 4K Smart TV App for leading 4K Smart TV manufacturers including HiSense, Samsung, Sony, Vizio and others that are in the process of completing their testing and integration.
About Crystal Sky Pictures
One of the oldest and most successful independent film production, sales and financing companies in continuous existence, Crystal Sky, LLC was founded in 1977 by its president and CEO, Steven Paul. Crystal Sky has grown into a major independent powerhouse that has strong production and financing relationships with all of the major studios, including Paramount Pictures, Sony Entertainment and Warner Brothers as well as the major talent and literary agencies including CAA, ICM, William Morris, Endeavor and UTA. Located in Century City, Crystal Sky owns its own building which houses a full staff for development, production, talent management, distribution, sales, visual effects and merchandising.
About NanoTech Entertainment
Headquartered in San Jose, CA, the heart of Silicon Valley, NanoTech Entertainment is a technology company that focuses on all aspects of the entertainment industry. With six technology business units, focusing on 3D, Gaming, Media & IPTV, Mobile Apps, and Manufacturing, the company has a unique business model. The company has a diverse portfolio of products and technology. NanoTech Gaming Labs operates as a virtual manufacturer, developing its technology and games, and licensing them to third parties for manufacturing and distribution in order to keep its overhead extremely low and operations efficient in the new global manufacturing economy. NanoTech Media develops proprietary technology which it licenses to publishers for use in their products as well as creating and publishing unique content. NanoTech Media Technology includes the world's first 4K Ultra HD streaming solution. NanoTech Communications develops and sells proprietary apps and technology in the Mobile and Consumer space. Clear Memories is the global leader in 3D ice carving and manufacturing technology. 4K Studios creates digital 4K Ultra HD content using both licensed materials as well as original productions. NanoTech is redefining the role of developers and manufacturers in the global market. More information about NanoTech Entertainment and its products can be found on the web at www.NTEK.com.
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