Welcome!

Microsoft Cloud Authors: David H Deans, Yeshim Deniz, Janakiram MSV, Andreas Grabner, Stackify Blog

News Feed Item

Knightscove Media Corp. Rebranding-New Year, New Look

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/19/11 -- Knightscove Media Corp. (TSX VENTURE: KC.A)(TSX VENTURE: KC.B) ("Knightscove") is introducing a new look for all of its reporting business units as well as a new corporate website being unveiled January 19th, 2011.

With an eye to the future, Knightscove Media's emblematic icon, a spread-winged eagle will be incorporated into all operating divisions' print and marketing applications. Each business unit will be defined with a different color, signifying diversity while strengthening the singular corporate look with the continuity of the eagle icon in flight.

KNIGHTSCOVE FAMILY FILMS INC. (KFF), the film production division recently completed a $7.5M theatrical movie SOPHIE, a heartwarming family release starring Brittany Bristow and John Rhys Davies of Lord of the Rings fame, slated to hit theatres mid-August 2011. With a full development slate in the works, KFF recently signed a co-production deal with Entertainment One for the television series PORT HOPE and is in partnership with South Africa's Triosphere on a hosted 'tween' series exploring the animal kingdom and rich culture of South Africa. The Company's Viking saga, VALHALLA is in the works as is DANCING IN THE SHADOW OF MAO and TRUST.

[email protected], ([email protected]) the DVD/Home Entertainment division continues to represent a very strong, much in demand catalogue, including the perennial favourite, A CHRISTMAS CAROL with ALISTAIR SIM, classic British comedy including the entire collection of CARRY ON & DOCTOR films, a great selection of PARAMOUNT studio classics, SPIDERMAN, THOR & a host of additional action hero titles, as well as some of the best CBC programs and features available; CANADA: A PEOPLES HISTORY, THE GEOLOGIC JOURNEY, RON JAMES, MR. DRESSUP & THE GREATEST CANADIAN, to name a few. Additions to this eclectic mix include many new independent studios and titles with great marquee value; THE GENIUS WITHIN, THE INNER LIFE OF GLENN GOULD about legendary Canadian pianist Glen Gould and his internationally acclaimed musical virtuosity, the highly anticipated DVD collection series EARTH FROM ABOVE photographed by the famed YANN ARTHUS-BERTRAND, CHARLIE & BOOTS, a heart-warming 'road movie' featuring PAUL HOGAN (Crocodile Dundee) slated for a late Spring release, the hit NBC children's program TURBO DOGS, and the KINGS OF PASTRY, a film by highly acclaimed directors Chris Hegedus and D.A Pennebaker (The War Room & Don't Look Back). [email protected] is actively expanding its' library and anticipates even more significant acquisition announcements in the coming months, such as the recently announced CGI feature, HEATHCLIFF, BAD KITTY, which will be a fall 2011 theatrical release.

KNIGHT TV (KTV) as previously announced January 4th has inked a supply deal with KCET, (former PBS station in Los Angeles) with a three hour block of children & family programming. This distribution in Southern California coupled with KnightTV's VOD service carried on Cox, Dish and Charter systems across America now reaches 16.6mil households. By launching within KCET's branded environment, Knightscove is building bridges for a sustainable and long term economically viable business model with like-minded programmers. KnightTV also holds the Canadian broadcast rights for HEATHCLIFF, BAD KITTY and the North American broadcast rights to CHARLIE & BOOTS.

Knightscove Ellis International (KEC) is the newest member of the group as Knightscove recently closed the acquisition of the 600 title library of 46 year-old Ellis Entertainment, Canada's longest standing indie TV production house. With 10 properties produced in HiDef since 2002, the library includes the PROFILES OF NATURE series, with over 200 episodes broadcast in 120 countries over 20 years, and over 100 international awards to its credit. The new division will be continuing its distribution and creation of family-oriented programming across the spectrum from factual to dramatic. Currently in development are a new hosted nature series co-produced in South Africa and a series based on MYSTERIOUS RUINS, which recently had its worldwide premiere on Shaw Media's History Television.

"With the rebranding of the Company comes a great ability to leverage content throughout all of the divisions," says Knightscove CEO and President Leif Bristow. "Projects in development automatically have home distribution and broadcast opportunities and we have already started licensing all third party products, like HEATHCLIFF, BAD KITTY and CHARLIE & BOOTS, for both home distribution and broadcast in the Canadian and US markets."

For a more in-depth look at all the undertakings of the Knightscove Family, please check out the revamped website at www.knightscove.com.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release or the information contained herein.

Contacts:
Knightscove Media Corp.
Leif Bristow
President and CEO
(416) 444-7900 x222
www.knightscove.com

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

@ThingsExpo Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that Secure Channels, a cybersecurity firm, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Secure Channels, Inc. offers several products and solutions to its many clients, helping them protect critical data from being compromised and access to computer networks from the unauthorized. The company develops comprehensive data encryption security strategie...
SYS-CON Events announced today that WineSOFT will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Based in Seoul and Irvine, WineSOFT is an innovative software house focusing on internet infrastructure solutions. The venture started as a bootstrap start-up in 2010 by focusing on making the internet faster and more powerful. WineSOFT’s knowledge is based on the expertise of TCP/IP, VPN, S...
WebRTC is the future of browser-to-browser communications, and continues to make inroads into the traditional, difficult, plug-in web communications world. The 6th WebRTC Summit continues our tradition of delivering the latest and greatest presentations within the world of WebRTC. Topics include voice calling, video chat, P2P file sharing, and use cases that have already leveraged the power and convenience of WebRTC.
SYS-CON Events announced today that App2Cloud will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct. 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. App2Cloud is an online Platform, specializing in migrating legacy applications to any Cloud Providers (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
When shopping for a new data processing platform for IoT solutions, many development teams want to be able to test-drive options before making a choice. Yet when evaluating an IoT solution, it’s simply not feasible to do so at scale with physical devices. Building a sensor simulator is the next best choice; however, generating a realistic simulation at very high TPS with ease of configurability is a formidable challenge. When dealing with multiple application or transport protocols, you would be...
An increasing number of companies are creating products that combine data with analytical capabilities. Running interactive queries on Big Data requires complex architectures to store and query data effectively, typically involving data streams, an choosing efficient file format/database and multiple independent systems that are tied together through custom-engineered pipelines. In his session at @BigDataExpo at @ThingsExpo, Tomer Levi, a senior software engineer at Intel’s Advanced Analytics ...
Internet-of-Things discussions can end up either going down the consumer gadget rabbit hole or focused on the sort of data logging that industrial manufacturers have been doing forever. However, in fact, companies today are already using IoT data both to optimize their operational technology and to improve the experience of customer interactions in novel ways. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Gordon Haff, Red Hat Technology Evangelist, shared examples from a wide range of industries – including en...
Detecting internal user threats in the Big Data eco-system is challenging and cumbersome. Many organizations monitor internal usage of the Big Data eco-system using a set of alerts. This is not a scalable process given the increase in the number of alerts with the accelerating growth in data volume and user base. Organizations are increasingly leveraging machine learning to monitor only those data elements that are sensitive and critical, autonomously establish monitoring policies, and to detect...
"We're a cybersecurity firm that specializes in engineering security solutions both at the software and hardware level. Security cannot be an after-the-fact afterthought, which is what it's become," stated Richard Blech, Chief Executive Officer at Secure Channels, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
To get the most out of their data, successful companies are not focusing on queries and data lakes, they are actively integrating analytics into their operations with a data-first application development approach. Real-time adjustments to improve revenues, reduce costs, or mitigate risk rely on applications that minimize latency on a variety of data sources. Jack Norris reviews best practices to show how companies develop, deploy, and dynamically update these applications and how this data-first...
Intelligent Automation is now one of the key business imperatives for CIOs and CISOs impacting all areas of business today. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Brian Boeggeman, VP Alliances & Partnerships at Ayehu, will talk about how business value is created and delivered through intelligent automation to today’s enterprises. The open ecosystem platform approach toward Intelligent Automation that Ayehu delivers to the market is core to enabling the creation of the self-driving enterprise.
The question before companies today is not whether to become intelligent, it’s a question of how and how fast. The key is to adopt and deploy an intelligent application strategy while simultaneously preparing to scale that intelligence. In her session at 21st Cloud Expo, Sangeeta Chakraborty, Chief Customer Officer at Ayasdi, will provide a tactical framework to become a truly intelligent enterprise, including how to identify the right applications for AI, how to build a Center of Excellence to ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Massive Networks will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Massive Networks mission is simple. To help your business operate seamlessly with fast, reliable, and secure internet and network solutions. Improve your customer's experience with outstanding connections to your cloud.
Everything run by electricity will eventually be connected to the Internet. Get ahead of the Internet of Things revolution and join Akvelon expert and IoT industry leader, Sergey Grebnov, in his session at @ThingsExpo, for an educational dive into the world of managing your home, workplace and all the devices they contain with the power of machine-based AI and intelligent Bot services for a completely streamlined experience.
Because IoT devices are deployed in mission-critical environments more than ever before, it’s increasingly imperative they be truly smart. IoT sensors simply stockpiling data isn’t useful. IoT must be artificially and naturally intelligent in order to provide more value In his session at @ThingsExpo, John Crupi, Vice President and Engineering System Architect at Greenwave Systems, will discuss how IoT artificial intelligence (AI) can be carried out via edge analytics and machine learning techn...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Datera, that offers a radically new data management architecture, has been named "Exhibitor" of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo ®, which will take place on Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Datera is transforming the traditional datacenter model through modern cloud simplicity. The technology industry is at another major inflection point. The rise of mobile, the Internet of Things, data storage and Big...
Consumers increasingly expect their electronic "things" to be connected to smart phones, tablets and the Internet. When that thing happens to be a medical device, the risks and benefits of connectivity must be carefully weighed. Once the decision is made that connecting the device is beneficial, medical device manufacturers must design their products to maintain patient safety and prevent compromised personal health information in the face of cybersecurity threats. In his session at @ThingsExpo...
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Arvind Radhakrishnen discussed how IoT offers new business models in banking and financial services organizations with the capability to revolutionize products, payments, channels, business processes and asset management built on strong architectural foundation. The following topics were covered: How IoT stands to impact various business parameters including customer experience, cost and risk management within BFS organizations.
SYS-CON Events announced today that CA Technologies has been named "Platinum Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CA Technologies helps customers succeed in a future where every business - from apparel to energy - is being rewritten by software. From planning to development to management to security, CA creates software that fuels transformation for companies in the applic...
From 2013, NTT Communications has been providing cPaaS service, SkyWay. Its customer’s expectations for leveraging WebRTC technology are not only typical real-time communication use cases such as Web conference, remote education, but also IoT use cases such as remote camera monitoring, smart-glass, and robotic. Because of this, NTT Communications has numerous IoT business use-cases that its customers are developing on top of PaaS. WebRTC will lead IoT businesses to be more innovative and address...