Intertainment Media & Premier Communications Specialist PUB 1917 Partner To Present Live & Global Webcasts Powered By Ortsbo
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA AND TORONTO, ONTARIO, Nov 21, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Intertainment Media Inc. ("Intertainment" or the "Company") (TSX
VENTURE: INT)(OTCQX: ITMTF)(FRANKFURT: I4T) is pleased to announce
its partnership with Los Angeles, CA based, premier communications
specialists, PUB 1917, to enhance their current and future digital
production and corporate communications programs primarily for the
automotive industry. Intertainment will provide production services
and Intertainment's Live & Global platform "Powered by Ortsbo" will
increase the ability to reach North American multi-language teams and
global participants. The current scope of the first year opportunity
is estimated in excess of USD $500,000 and based on traction within
the global automotive sector, could be considerably greater.
Among its key offerings as a creative service and production company,
PUB 1917 produces strategic corporate communications, marketing,
product education and specialized webcasts for automotive and
commercial clients such as KIA, Hyundai, Lexus and Toyota. PUB 1917
clients also include Mercedes, Honda, Jaguar, Intel, Alcoa, Sony
Pictures, Panasonic and DaVita. The webcasts have been used primarily
for the automotive companies to introduce new models and specialized
features to their dealers and staff and to enable interactive
communications between their audience and in-studio specialists in
design and engineering.
Sensing a growing need to broaden the audience internationally, PUB
1917 immediately saw the advantages of using Intertainment's
interactive technology to reach a broader audience. This technology,
which has been used successfully in the Entertainment and Sports
industry for Variety, KISS, Disney, IndyCar, Dreamworks, Fox, Yahoo!,
MSN and other leading providers allows users and brands to interact
in real time in over 65 languages, and provides all the production
components to create an online real-time event. The Live & Global
platform affords all viewers the ability to engage the experts by
asking questions in their native language and having the question and
reply immediately understood by all viewers. Intertainment will also
provide specialized technology and web sites for pre-event
registration to allow interactive communication during the event, as
well as "Dashboards" that provide real time analytics during and
after the broadcast.
PUB 1917 is managed by its co-founders Bruce Birch and Ramon P.
Montoya who issued the following joint statement: "Intertainment will
provide us with the missing link for real time interactive corporate
communications. Finally, our clients can go beyond the English
speaking audience and create an interactive, engaging, ONE WORLD
event in 66 languages, potentially saving millions of dollars
annually. In addition, we are beginning to see how Intertainment's
additional suite of services will contribute to a new and expanding
portion of our business."
"We are very excited to be working with the great people at PUB 1917
to expand our newly announced initiative for Intertainment to provide
production services, including its Live & Global platform "Powered by
Ortsbo"," said David Lucatch, CEO Intertainment Media Inc. "Located
in the heart of the global entertainment arena, Intertainment is
making great strides in enabling entertainment, sports and online
providers to create a richer, deeper experience to their
About Pub 1917 - www.pub1917.com
Pub 1917 is an L.A. based Creative Services and Production Company
born in the digital era and nurtured on multi-platform media. The Pub
develops TV shows, offers production and post-production services as
well as unique delivery methods and mediums. Their specialty has been
to create high end corporate video productions that allow interactive
communications with employees and representatives.
About Intertainment - www.intertainmentmedia.com
Intertainment is one of Canada's leading technology incubators and is
focused on developing, nurturing and investing in both North American
and global technologies and companies that provide technology
solutions for brands and consumers alike. Intertainment also owns and
operates a number of key properties including Ad Taffy, itiBiti
(KNCTR), Ortsbo, Deal Frenzy, The Sweet Card and Magnum, with
investments in leading edge technologies and social media platforms
including theaudience.com. For more information on Intertainment and
its properties, please visit www.intertainmentmedia.com.
Intertainment is headquartered in the Toronto, Canada region, with
offices in New York, Los Angeles and San Mateo, CA and is listed on
the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "INT" (TSX VENTURE: INT)
and in the US on the OTCQX Market under the symbol "ITMTF".
Intertainment is also traded in Europe on the Open Market (Regulated
Unofficial Market) of the Frankfurt Exchange through the XETRA
trading platform under the symbol "I4T".
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Intertainment Media Inc.
Pub 1917, Inc.
Bruce Birch or Ramon P. Montoya
1407 Crenshaw Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90501
SOURCE: Intertainment Media Inc. and Pub 1917
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