Splendid-Library now also available on the "maxdome" video-on-demand platform
Press release - May 03, 2007
(Cologne 03 May 2007) Fans of feature film entertainment by Splendid have reason to celebrate: soon a large portion of the Splendid Film-Library will also be available on "maxdome." Splendid Film GmbH, Cologne, 100% subsidiary of Splendid Medien AG, Cologne, has concluded a multi-year cooperation agreement with the ProSiebenSat1 Group for the video-on-demand portal. Splendid will make available a package of some 200 films on "maxdome" for the film access service via DSL.
The titles include the Splendid productions "Traffic," which won four Oscars, the Martin Scorsese drama "Gangs of New York" starring Leonardo diCaprio, Robert Altman's late film "Dr. T. and the Women" starring Richard Gere in the main role, and the prize-winning biopic "James Dean" starring James Franco. Furthermore, numerous Asian and American action films and comedies from the Splendid Library will also be available at www.maxdome.de.
Dr. Dirk Kleine, managing director of SevenSenses GmbH: "The fans of our feature films have reason to celebrate, the high-value productions of Splendid film are a perfect supplement to 'maxdome's broad range of films and guaranty exciting on-line entertainment anytime at all."
"The importance of marketing of programs via video-on-demand is growing. With 'maxdome' we have acquired another, very important partner for the expansion of our program," noted Andreas R. Klein, chairman of the managing board of Splendid Medien AG.
The video-on-demand portal "maxdome" is provided by the ProSiebenSat.1 Group. In cooperation with United Internet (1&1,GMX, WEB.de) www.maxdome.de permits DSL access to feature films, comedies and sports directly on a PC or television a total of over 4,500 titles of the very best in entertainment.
For over 30 years, the Splendid Group has been successfully marketing feature films, documentaries and children's programs for home entertainment, cinemas and television. And the Group also has a significant share in the market for postproduction services such as the synchronization and production of digital content for DVD and the internet. Since 1999, Splendid Medien AG has been listed on the German stock exchange in Frankfurt (WKN 727 950).