Aug 15, 2019
Bring Home Faith-Inspired Thriller CANAL STREET
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Available On Digital Platforms August 20, 2019 And On DVD September 1, 2019

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM) and Smith Global Media announced that the Chicago crime drama CANAL STREET will arrive on digital platforms on August 20, 2019 and DVD on September 1, 2019. The film follows a young man arrested for the murder of a white classmate, while his father embraces his undying faith to fight in court for his son’s vindication.

Bryshere Y. Gray (“Empire”, Sprinter) and Mykelti Williamson (Forrest Gump, Fences) star in this modern-day thriller, written, produced, and directed by Rhyan LaMarr. Additional cast members include Mekhi Phifer(8 Mile, “ER”), Kevin Quinn(“Bunk’d”), Woody McClain(The New Edition Story), and Lance Reddick (“The Wire”, John Wick: Chapter 3 Parabellum).

CANAL STREET tells the story of Kholi Styles (Gray) who is trying to get by in an unwelcoming new world. After he becomes the suspect of a mysterious death of a classmate, it’s up to his father, Jackie Styles (Williamson), an up-and-coming lawyer from the slums of Chicago, to defend his son in court and battle an outraged public before time runs out. Jackie fights to keep his faith and prove his son is not the monster the world has made him out to be.

Link to Trailer: https://youtu.be/z2cfqfUI2Kw

CANAL STREET DVD:
Number of discs: 1
Running Time: 103 minutes
Genre:  Drama, Faith, Thriller
Aspect Ratio:  16x9 1.78 (Widescreen)
Audio: English Dolby Digital 5.1
Rated: PG-13 for thematic elements including some bloody images, drug use and teen partying

BONUS FEATURES:

  • Canal Street: Behind-The-Scenes Featurette
  • The Women of Canal Street
  • The Men of Canal Street
  • Behind the Music of Canal Street

ABOUT CINEDIGM
Since inception, Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM) has been a leader at the forefront of the digital transformation of content distribution. Adjusting to the rapidly transforming business needs of today’s entertainment landscape, Cinedigm remains a change-centric player focused on providing content, channels and services to the world’s largest media, technology and retail companies. Cinedigm’s Content and Networks groups provide original and aggregated programming, channels and services that entertain consumers globally across hundreds of millions of devices. For more information, visit www.cinedigm.com.

ABOUT SMITH GLOBAL MEDIA
Smith Global Media is an international distribution company that acquires, markets, and distributes micro targeted independent motion pictures, television programs and series, and other diverse forms of entertainment content both theatrically and through all home entertainment windows.

PRESS CONTACTS:
Think Jam
Ashley Tecson / Lina Morales
canalstreet@thinkjam.com
(323) 761-2333

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Aug 14, 2019
Cinedigm Embraces "The Road Not Taken" With the Release of Their First Feature From CMC Pictures
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The Critically Acclaimed Film Comes to DVD & Digital August 20

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the face of chaos, which path will you choose? A compulsive gambler, depressed truck driver and an abandoned child form an unlikely bond in the crime drama THE ROAD NOT TAKEN. This gritty thriller stars Xuebing Wang (Beginning of the Great Revival), Ma Yili (Cold War), and features newcomer Gengyou Zhu (Dying to Survive). The first CMC Picture title from Cinedigm was screened at the 2018 Venice Film Festival and was the official Golden Globe submission in the Foreign Language category for China.  The film highlights Cinedigm’s increasing role as a point of contact and go-to distributor for the distribution of Chinese content in North America and will be is available On Demand, Digital & DVD August 20.

Two lives converge in THE ROAD NOT TAKEN. In the depths of western China's Gobi Desert, Yong (Xuebing) operates a dilapidated ostrich farm, which is the last throw of the dice for him as he tries to win back his ex-wife and repair his life. When his debt comes due and he is unable to repay, a little boy is left in his care. Suspecting his ex-wife might be considering another marriage, Yong can only take the boy along as he goes to find her. In three days crossing the Gobi, they meet a depressed female trucker Mei (YiLi), and the lonely trio become a pseudo-family that must protect one another from the dangers that lie ahead.

The film was directed by Gaopeng Tang and written by Tang, Zheqing Duan & Xiaojun Yue. Producers are Xin Cao, Wei Sun & Xiaochun Zhang.

ABOUT CMC PICTURES
CMC Pictures is a CMC Inc. subsidiary focusing on the global distribution of Chinese movies, with direct theatrical and Internet distribution capabilities in over 71 countries, 198 cities. We work directly with over 20 cinema chains in North America, Australia & New Zealand, Southeast Asia, Middle East, Latin America, Middle Asia and Africa. Till now, we have successfully released block-buster and premium Chinese movie titles, including The Wandering Earth, Wolf Warrior 2, Shadow, Animal World, Hello Mr. Billionaire, Detective Chinatown 2, etc., bringing top content not only to cinemas but also to various TV, Internet and mobile platforms around the globe. As the first member of IFTA from China, CMC Pictures is an active participant in international film festivals, including Cannes, TIFF, Filmart, AFM, and etc., presenting more and more quality content to international markets.

ABOUT CINEDIGM
Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM) powers custom content solutions to the world's largest retail, media and technology companies. The global company provides premium feature films and series to digital platforms including iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon, cable and satellite providers including Comcast, Dish Network and DirecTV, and major retailers including Wal-Mart and Target. Leveraging Cinedigm's unique capabilities, content and technology, the company has emerged as a leader in the fast-growing digital-first channel business, with seven networks under management that reach hundreds of millions of devices while also providing premium content and service expertise to the entire digital-first ecosystem. With reciprocal distribution partnerships in both the United States and China, Cinedigm's growing stable of platforms has unprecedented availability in the two largest markets in the world. Learn more about Cinedigm at cinedigm.com.

Jill Newhouse Calcaterra
Phone Number: +1-310-466-5135
Email: jcalcaterra@cinedigm.com

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Aug 6, 2019
Cinedigm Acquires Jonathan Rhys Meyers Thriller 'Awake' (Exclusive)
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Cinedigm has acquired Alex Cher and Fedor Lyass' crime thriller Awake, previously titled Wake Up, starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Francesca Eastwood.

Continue reading at HollywoodReporter.com.

Aug 6, 2019
Cinedigm Presents New Fully Curated Stand Up Version of OTT Channel Comedy Dynamics on the XUMO Streaming TV Service
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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM) announced today the updated launch of a fully-curated linear version of the digital OTT outlet Comedy Dynamics, available now on the XUMO streaming television service. Comedy Dynamics’ programming previously featured movies, series, original content, and award-winning specials. Beginning today, the linear channel will deliver a more robust approach, presenting 24/7 stand-up comedy specials carefully curated by Comedy Dynamics staff.

Comedy Dynamics is directly available in more than 35 million homes across the nation via XUMO’s multi-screen distribution network of smart TVs, mobile, web and streaming boxes. The network will be expanding its footprint even further in the coming weeks, with more distribution partners being announced shortly. In addition to Comedy Dynamics, XUMO carries fellow Cinedigm properties Combat Go, CONtv, Docurama, and Dove Channel.

Founded in 2008, Comedy Dynamics has emerged as the largest independent producers of stand-up comedy content in the United States, and home to the number one comedy audio catalog in the industry. With this new linear network, XUMO users can enjoy Comedy Dynamic’s plethora of award-winning specials, both classic and modern, starring some of stand-up’s most iconic performers. XUMO viewers can easily access On Demand titles from Comedy Dynamics by clicking the XUMO button incorporated in the remote controls of select VIZIO smart TVs, or through native integrations such as Channel Plus for LG smart TVs and the virtual input available for both Hisense and Sharp smart TVs. Comedy Dynamics content will also be available online and on mobile devices via the XUMO app for iOS and Android, among others.

Programming highlights include all-star stand-up specials from the likes of Tiffany Haddish, Tom Segura, Iliza Shlesinger, Whitney Cummings, David Cross, Gary Gulman, Maria Bamford, Mike Birbiglia, Bill Hicks, Cameron Esposito, Tim Allen, D.L. Hughley, Bryan Callen, Bob Saget, Marc Maron, Jeff Dunham, Janeane Garofalo, Lil Rel Howery and more.

Comedy Dynamics will also present a slate of programming blocks highlighting a series of different themes each month that include content specific to Back to School, Labor Day, Grandparent’s Day, Halloween and more. In addition to holiday specific content, Comedy Dynamics will also focus on celebrating culture with blocks of comedy dedicated to showcasing stars from across the globe. 

"Cinedigm is proud to continue our partnership with XUMO, as we update Comedy Dynamics as a 24/7 linear channel completely devoted to stand-up comedy specials," said Erick Opeka, President of Cinedigm Digital Networks. "Stand-up comedy has, arguably, never been more popular, with filmed specials enjoying record ratings and comedy clubs filled to capacity every night. Viewers are hungry for high-quality comedy content, and Comedy Dynamics is leading the way—revolutionizing the television landscape with hundreds of hours of award-winning hit specials from an eclectic mix of groundbreaking legends and rising superstars.”

ABOUT XUMO
A pioneer in streaming television and media entertainment, XUMO offers over 160 digital channels of free premium programming across 12 genres, including Sports, News, Kids and Family Entertainment, Live Events, Comedy, Lifestyle, Movies, and more. The free, ad-supported service is available in 35 million U.S. households via a multi-screen distribution network of smart TVs, mobile, web and streaming boxes. XUMO delivers its over-the-top (OTT) video-on-demand (VOD) and LIVE linear digital channels through content partnerships with popular media providers such as CBSN, PeopleTV, NBC News, Food52, and HISTORY, as well PGA TOUR, and many others. The company is based in Irvine, CA. Learn more about XUMO at www.xumo.tv and follow @XumoTV on Twitter.

ABOUT CINEDIGM
Since inception, Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM) has been a leader at the forefront of the digital transformation of content distribution. Adapting to the rapidly transforming business needs of today’s entertainment landscape, Cinedigm remains a change-centric player focused on providing content, channels and services to the world’s largest media, technology and retail companies. Cinedigm’s Content and Networks groups provide original and aggregated programming, channels and services that entertain consumers globally across hundreds of millions of devices. For more information, visit http://www.cinedigm.com/.

ABOUT COMEDY DYNAMICS
Founded by Brian Volk-Weiss, Comedy Dynamics, a Nacelle company, is the largest independent comedy production and distribution company, producing Netflix’s Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History, Netflix’s The Toys That Made Us, Jim Gaffigan: Noble Ape, The CW’s Discontinued, Animal Planet’s Animal Nation with Anthony Anderson, the scripted comedy on Hulu, There’s… Johnny!, History’s Join Or Die with Craig Ferguson, MTV2’s Wild ’N On Tour, and Hulu’s Coming To The Stage. In 2018, Comedy Dynamics began releasing original films in theaters starting with the acclaimed documentary, Poop Talk. The company has worked with a wide range of established and emerging comedic talent including Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, Aziz Ansari, Jim Gaffigan, Ali Wong and many more. 17 Comedy Dynamics’ releases have been Grammy-nominated, including all 5 in the Comedy Album category for the 61st Annual Grammy Awards. For more information, visit www.comedydynamics.com.

Press Contact for Cinedigm Digital Networks:
Cindy Ronzoni
cronzoni@cinedigm.com

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Jul 18, 2019
‘Bob’s Burgers,’ ‘X-Files’ Digital Comics Launch on Cinedigm’s Streaming Service CONtv
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“Bob’s Burgers” and “X-Files” digital comics are heading to Cinedigm’s streaming service CONtv as it pushes beyond video, the company announced Thursday morning. Cinedigm is adding thousands of digital comics to the premium tier of its streaming service and, as a result, renaming it CONtv + Comics.

Continue reading at TheWrap.com.

 

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