Woodhaven Entertainment Releases 24 Music, Extreme Sports and Children's Titles Over the Internet Through SightSound Technologies

Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from SightSound Technologies

    LOS ANGELES, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- SightSound Technologies and
 Woodhaven Entertainment announced today a distribution agreement for
 24 videos, including 14 music and extreme sports programs available today.
     Woodhaven Entertainment, a Chatsworth, California based division of
 Intermedia Video Products, has sold 6 million VHS and DVD title units in the
 home video market.  Children's and music titles continue to be their two best
 selling program categories.
     The first group of releases includes "Punk Rawk Show" which contains music
 videos and live performance footage from nine bands including Blink 182,
 Pennywise and MXPX, as well as interviews and behind-the-scenes mayhem.  Other
 music releases include "Backstage Pass" and the "Loud Times" series, featuring
 Jonathan Davis of Korn, Fred Durst and Wes Borland of Limp Bizkit, Insane
 Clown Posse, Kid Rock and Papa Roach.  "All My Crazy Friends" is a crossover
 extreme sports - music series featuring some of the world's wildest jetskiers,
 wakeboarders, motorcyclists and snowboarders in action, combined with the high
 adrenaline music of metal bands such as Suicidal Tendencies and Guttermouth.
     "We are very excited to make this content available digitally to our
 customers," stated Stephen Erickson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at
 Woodhaven.  "We've selected SightSound Technologies because they have built a
 complete system to securely distribute video digitally to the consumer, using
 the Internet."
     SightSound Technologies will encode and encrypt the selected programs,
 provide territorial rights management and digital distribution and process
 eCommerce transactions for Entertech Media.  All programs will be viewable
 with the Windows Media Player.
     "The introduction of Woodhaven's music, sports and kids videos to the
 Internet is an another example of how SightSound Technologies' system can
 deliver an extensive selection of entertainment to consumers," commented
 Matthew Smith, Vice President Business and Legal Affairs for SightSound
 Technologies.
 
     About Woodhaven Entertainment
     Woodhaven Entertainment is a leading videocassette and DVD
 manufacturer/distributor of children's, music and special interest titles.
 Exclusive premieres, outstanding packaging and low-price points make Woodhaven
 releases some of the most profitable sell-through values in the industry.
     The "Cute and Cuddly Critters" nature series and "Uncle Nick and the Magic
 Forest" are their best selling children's series.  Woodhaven music titles
 contain some of the hottest multi-platinum bands around, including Blink 182,
 Limp Bizkit, Pennywise, Insane Clown Posse and Papa Roach.
     Woodhaven's 100,000+ square-foot facility in Chatsworth, California, is
 also home to Advanced Digital Media, an industry leader in videocassette, CD
 and DVD duplication.  Both companies are divisions of Intermedia Video
 Products.
 
     About SightSound Technologies
     SightSound Technologies is a video and audio download and file-share
 electronic commerce company supporting the motion picture and music industries
 as they adopt digital distribution.  SightSound Technologies provides its
 services to the motion picture industry through relationships with companies
 like Miramax Films, which has released the first of twelve movies for Internet
 download; Comedy Central, which is distributing collectible episodes of "South
 Park"; and Metafilmics, the producers of Quantum Project, the first movie
 created exclusively for worldwide Internet distribution through SightSound
 Technologies.  SightSound Technologies is also distributing episodes of
 "Barney" for Lyrick Studios and movies for Franchise Pictures, Unapix
 Entertainment and more than 40 other independent producers and special
 interest companies.
     SightSound has also developed a digital cinema system, which is an
 extension of the system used to digitally distribute movies to consumers.
 SightSound Technologies continues to make Internet history.  First in 1995 by
 selling the first music online; then in 1999, by renting the first full-length
 movie online and in summer of 2000, by releasing the first Internet feature
 film.
 
 

SOURCE SightSound Technologies
    LOS ANGELES, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- SightSound Technologies and
 Woodhaven Entertainment announced today a distribution agreement for
 24 videos, including 14 music and extreme sports programs available today.
     Woodhaven Entertainment, a Chatsworth, California based division of
 Intermedia Video Products, has sold 6 million VHS and DVD title units in the
 home video market.  Children's and music titles continue to be their two best
 selling program categories.
     The first group of releases includes "Punk Rawk Show" which contains music
 videos and live performance footage from nine bands including Blink 182,
 Pennywise and MXPX, as well as interviews and behind-the-scenes mayhem.  Other
 music releases include "Backstage Pass" and the "Loud Times" series, featuring
 Jonathan Davis of Korn, Fred Durst and Wes Borland of Limp Bizkit, Insane
 Clown Posse, Kid Rock and Papa Roach.  "All My Crazy Friends" is a crossover
 extreme sports - music series featuring some of the world's wildest jetskiers,
 wakeboarders, motorcyclists and snowboarders in action, combined with the high
 adrenaline music of metal bands such as Suicidal Tendencies and Guttermouth.
     "We are very excited to make this content available digitally to our
 customers," stated Stephen Erickson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at
 Woodhaven.  "We've selected SightSound Technologies because they have built a
 complete system to securely distribute video digitally to the consumer, using
 the Internet."
     SightSound Technologies will encode and encrypt the selected programs,
 provide territorial rights management and digital distribution and process
 eCommerce transactions for Entertech Media.  All programs will be viewable
 with the Windows Media Player.
     "The introduction of Woodhaven's music, sports and kids videos to the
 Internet is an another example of how SightSound Technologies' system can
 deliver an extensive selection of entertainment to consumers," commented
 Matthew Smith, Vice President Business and Legal Affairs for SightSound
 Technologies.
 
     About Woodhaven Entertainment
     Woodhaven Entertainment is a leading videocassette and DVD
 manufacturer/distributor of children's, music and special interest titles.
 Exclusive premieres, outstanding packaging and low-price points make Woodhaven
 releases some of the most profitable sell-through values in the industry.
     The "Cute and Cuddly Critters" nature series and "Uncle Nick and the Magic
 Forest" are their best selling children's series.  Woodhaven music titles
 contain some of the hottest multi-platinum bands around, including Blink 182,
 Limp Bizkit, Pennywise, Insane Clown Posse and Papa Roach.
     Woodhaven's 100,000+ square-foot facility in Chatsworth, California, is
 also home to Advanced Digital Media, an industry leader in videocassette, CD
 and DVD duplication.  Both companies are divisions of Intermedia Video
 Products.
 
     About SightSound Technologies
     SightSound Technologies is a video and audio download and file-share
 electronic commerce company supporting the motion picture and music industries
 as they adopt digital distribution.  SightSound Technologies provides its
 services to the motion picture industry through relationships with companies
 like Miramax Films, which has released the first of twelve movies for Internet
 download; Comedy Central, which is distributing collectible episodes of "South
 Park"; and Metafilmics, the producers of Quantum Project, the first movie
 created exclusively for worldwide Internet distribution through SightSound
 Technologies.  SightSound Technologies is also distributing episodes of
 "Barney" for Lyrick Studios and movies for Franchise Pictures, Unapix
 Entertainment and more than 40 other independent producers and special
 interest companies.
     SightSound has also developed a digital cinema system, which is an
 extension of the system used to digitally distribute movies to consumers.
 SightSound Technologies continues to make Internet history.  First in 1995 by
 selling the first music online; then in 1999, by renting the first full-length
 movie online and in summer of 2000, by releasing the first Internet feature
 film.
 
 SOURCE  SightSound Technologies