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Eclipse Channel Online Network to Sponsor the New York City Horror Film Festival
Nov 16, 2009 (01:11 PM EST)
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Eclipse Channel announced today that it will be a sponsor of the New York City Horror Film Festival (NYCHFF) to be held on November 18 - 22 at the Tribeca Cinemas in lower Manhattan. The online broadcast network debuted its channel in September 2009 and provides full screen 720p definition broadcast capabilities to film producers and video content owners. Eclipse Channel also offers video on demand, pay per view and leased private channels.
"We are excited to be a sponsor of the New York City Horror Film Festival," said Rick Dean, President & CEO of Eclipse Channel. "This is a unique opportunity to introduce our company and the superior viewing experience it offers to filmmakers and their audiences around the world."
The NYCHFF is America's largest and most recognized genre film festival focusing solely on Horror and Science Fiction. Each year, the NYCHFF celebrates horror classics and new horror films, as well as the filmmakers who created them. "The Festival, in existence for eight years, has been committed to bringing together the communityin support of genre films and filmmakers," said Michael J. Hein, CEO of Moodude Films and founder of the NYCHFF. The festival is a platform to recognize those who have paved the way in the development of classic horror films, also hosts screenings of new short- and feature-length films and an awards ceremony.
Eclipse Channel plans to use this event to leverage the launch of its first online movie festival planned for January 15-18, 2010, which coincides with the next solar eclipse. Eclipse Channel seeks original and compelling content that will be broadcast on its HD player and judged by viewers' choice. Visit eclipsechannel.com where you can see for yourself that "the view has never been this clear!"
Incorporated in November 2008, Eclipse Channel Online Network Inc. (Eclipse Channel) is the first online network broadcasting video content in high definition. Eclipse delivers a true HDTV quality viewing internet experience in full-screen mode. With the ability to deliver its best-in-class viewing experience from anywhere in the world, Eclipse Channel offers film studios, television networks and content owners an opportunity to offer a superior viewing experience to an online audience that has doubled in size in the last year and could reach one billion by 2012.
CONTACT: Natalie Dean, iNDie Public Relations Group for Eclipse Channel, NDean@iNDieprgroup.com+1-215-806-0213,