MIAMI, December 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
VIVA Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTC: OTTV), a distributor of Over-The-Top (OTT) IPTV content to consumers in a bundled subscription format, today announced the signing of Hollywood Award Winning Actor/Humanitarian/Activist Luis Guzmán in a multi-level endorsement agreement.
Under the terms of the Agreement, Guzmán will endorse the VIVA brand and serve as a public face for the Company, engage in promotional activities, provide referrals to Company, participate with ongoing social media efforts, marketing activities and promotions with VivaLive TV, and participate in public speaking engagements, events, meetings, and media opportunities.
Guzmán's extensive movie and television career spans nearly 40 years and is widely regarded as one of the most recognizable actors in Hollywood with over 140 credits in film and television. Famous for his roles in Boogie Nights, Carlito's Way, Count of Monte Cristo, Magnolia, Narcos, is presently staring in the CBS medical drama, Code Black.
Johnny Falcones, Chief Executive Officer of VIVA, commented, "I'm excited to have my long-time friend, Mr. Luis Guzmán, involved in helping promote the VIVA brand and bring awareness of our amazing product to the world. Luis has a huge domestic and international fan base with whom he is eager to share all that VIVA has to offer. When you combine the recent Oi2 marketing agreement the Time Square Billboard and Luis' star power, we believe that we can reach a significant number of potential customers. Once those potential customers understand the incredible value of VIVA, they will become service subscribers. Our short term goal is to reach 100,000 subscribers and we believe these relationships should get us far along in realizing this target."
Luis Guzmán states: "Becoming a part of the VivaLive TV family is a very exciting time for me. Johnny Falcones is a man of vision and I am very proud to be working with him and his brand for years to come."
About VIVA Entertainment Group, Inc.:
VIVA Entertainment Group, Inc. is a global entertainment and technology company connecting content owners and video distributors to deliver premium content on any smart device with a screen. VIVA is a service provider of an OTT system through which television services are delivered using the Internet protocol suite over a network such as the Internet, instead of being delivered through traditional terrestrial, satellite signal and cable television formats. VIVA, your entertainment partner, provides subscribers access to the content they want anywhere, anytime. With a WiFi connection our customers can watch Live TV from around the world, TV shows, as well as movies on demand, Tele-video conference and many other interactive features. Independent and Major film studios, television networks, Telecoms, Cable Companies, and emerging ISPS partner with Viva for enhanced capabilities in multi-platform video distribution. The only true end-to-end provider of premium content technology services, VIVA looks to license and deliver to traditional and OTT video distributors across the world. VIVA is a publicly traded company under the stock symbol OTTV.
About Luis Guzmán:
Luis Guzmán worked as a youth counselor at the Henry Street Settlement House, while performing in street theater and independent films, and graduated from The City College of New York. Early in his career, he made guest appearances on numerous television shows, including "NYPD Blue," "Law & Order," "Oz," "How to Make it in America," "John from Cincinnati" and "Miami Vice."
Guzmán has been nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award® three times, for his roles in the films "Boogie Nights," "Magnolia" and winning Outstanding Performance by a Cast in 2001 for the Academy Award®-nominated film "Traffic." Also, he received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role in "The Limey."
Guzmán was born in Puerto Rico and grew up in Manhattan. Currently, he splits his time between Los Angeles and his 600 acre farm in Vermont where he keeps horses, foul, livestock and has his own maple sugar grove. His birth date is October 22.
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