Sunday, June 27, 2010

VSC Signs Canadian Distribution Deal With Cinema Libre Studio

Video Services Corp. – For Immediate Release

VSC Signs Canadian Distribution Deal With Cinema Libre Studio

Toronto, ON (June 21, 2010) – Video Services Corp. is thrilled to announce the signing of an exclusive all-rights Canadian distribution deal with Cinema Libre Studio of Los Angeles, California.

The first releases covered by the agreement are the health-themed documentaries Dying To Have Known, The Gerson Miracle, The Beautiful Truth and Healing Cancer. Other 2010 releases include Oliver Stone’s South of the Border and The End of Poverty?, a Cannes selection.

“We are excited to be working with Cinema Libre Studio and their catalogue of quality films,” declared VSC President Jonathan Gross, “they have an eye for films that examine the hot and important issues of the day and we’re looking forward to introducing these titles to the Canadian market.”

“We are eager to release our films to Canada through VSC”, said Philippe Diaz, Cinema Libre Studio chairman. “VSC is known for bringing quality niche product to market and working diligently to give the product exposure needed to gain consumer awareness.”

VSC will be rolling out key catalogue releases throughout the rest of the year. Other titles in the agreement are Fuel, a fast-paced road trip into North America’s obsession with fossil fuels that features Woody Harrelson, Neil Young and others, and The End of Poverty?, an Inconvenient Truth for global economics narrated by Martin Sheen.

About Video Service Corp.
Founded in 1993 by former rock critic Jonathan Gross, Video Service Corp. is a leading independent DVD distributor with offices in Toronto, Vancouver and Los Angeles. With a vast catalogue strong in television, sports and comedy, some of VSC's releases include Corner Gas, Kenny vs Spenny, The WHA Chronicles, Comedy Now! Starring Russell Peters  and Spectacle: Elvis Costello With.... VSC also owns the e-commerce websites, and Follow us on twitter: @vidserv

About Cinema Libre Studio
Cinema Libre Studio is a haven for independent filmmakers with one-stop shopping for production through distribution. The company has been a leader in distributing social issue and political documentaries as well as independent films. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the company is best known for distributing award-winning films that include: Outfoxed, Darfur Diaries, The Beautiful Truth, Participant Media’s Angels in the Dust and Oliver Stone’s South of the Border.  The company recently produced the critically acclaimed documentary, The End of Poverty?, which was released in US theatres in Fall 2009.

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