|WirelesStudios Partners With Canoe.TV To Provide Film Chest Content To Canadian Web TV Viewers|
TORONTO, Canada — May 8, 2009 – Today for the first time in Canada, viewers of Canoe.TV will be able to receive broadcast quality content from a leading United States film library, Film Chest, via Canoe.TV’s new Web TV service. WirelesStudios, the Canadian distribution partner of Film Chest, is pleased to provide Canadians with a classical and timeless content to Canadian viewers through its distribution deal with Canoe.TV. Canoe.TV will feature Film Chest video content on its own player within JAM!ShowBiz page. Film Chests' video content programming is formatted and packaged from its broadcast, video, and film feeds specifically for broadband and mobile use, and is available to Canoe.TV users in Canada free of charge. In the coming weeks, WirelesStudios and Canoe.TV/JAM! Television also plan to launch additional broadband video channels in both English and French featuring long-form and short-form entertainment from WirelesStudios’ library of classic motion pictures, commercials and other material.
Canoe.TV and JAM! Entertainment are divisions of Canoe.ca, a leading local and national interactive media provider of news, entertainment and services helping to inform and connect Canadians. Canoe Inc., Québec’s Internet leader, is an integrated company offering e-commerce, information and communication services and IT consulting. It owns the Canoe Network, which attracts 7.8 million unique visitors per month in Canada, including more than 4.2 million in Québec*. The Canoe Network includes content sites Canoe.ca, Canoe.qc.ca, La Toile du Québec (toile.com), Canoe Money (money.canoe.ca and argent.canoe.com), the TVA network site (tva.canoe.com) and the LCN site (lcn.canoe.com).
Film Chest offers high-quality content for use in broadcast television, film projects, video streaming, distribution, public television, cable or other professional needs, and has one of the largest libraries of Public Domain movies and series in the world.
We are actively growing the catalog which currently lists approximately 2,000 titles, many available in HD. This library is digitized and available for license to DVD/Video Companies, TV Networks, Satellite Stations, Cable, TV Stations, Internet Broadcasters, Producers and Stock Footage Companies. We can deliver these films in the NTSC and PAL Standards in most formats.
WirelesStudios, a subsidiary of Cameron Thomson Group, provides leading edge content solutions across all categories of audio-visual entertainment: personalization, games, applications, video, dating, gaming, and social networking. With offices located in Toronto, London, and Milan, WirelesStudios provides customer-driven content and content-related technology to mobile operators, portals, systems integrators, and handset distributors – representing more than 150 channels internationally.
For more information, please visit www.wirelesstudios.com