BVDM Sponsors 2010 Tribeca Film Festival


Broadway Video Digital Media Renews Tribeca Film Festival Sponsorship

New York, NY, March 1, 2010 – Broadway Video Digital Media (BVDM), proudly announced today that it will again be an industry sponsor for the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF). After contributing post-production services to the Festival in prior years, and serving as an industry sponsor for the first time in 2009, BVDM officially renewed its sponsorship role in this year’s Festival, which runs from April 21st through May 2nd.

BVDM’s New York City based HDTV technical facilities and expertise are a perfect fit for the filmmakers in need of mastering, finishing and HDTV duplication services. “We are delighted to be an industry sponsor again for the Tribeca Film Festival,” says Mark Yates, President of BVDM. “We always make efforts to contribute and collaborate with other local New York business, and The Festival is an ideal partner because, like us, they operate locally and still serve the global entertainment community.”

As an industry sponsor, BVDM donates its technical services to a group of the Festival’s filmmakers, and offers discounted rates to any filmmakers who require the post-production expertise that makes BVDM a leader in the digital media sector. Julie La’Bassiere, TFF’s Director of Marketing & Industry said, “We are thrilled to once again be working with Broadway Video Digital Media as an Industry Sponsor. Not only are they a tremendous support to the Festival, but the post production services and expert advice that they offer to our filmmakers and industry is incomparable.”

Following in the footsteps of each Festival since its inception in 2002, the 2010 Festival will offer films from around the world and around the block, featuring 132 feature and short films from 38 different countries. With films addressing themes as diverse as art, culture, politics, sports and music, the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival will provide offerings to appeal to every film lover’s tastes.

Media Contact:
Chris Calvosa
Director of Marketing
Broadway Video Digital Media
212-333-0555 xt. 640
[email protected]

About Broadway Video Digital Media (BVDM):

Broadway Video Digital Media is the industry leader in providing distribution, digital file encoding,
duplication, HD video transmission, closed captioning and asset management services to organizations
of any size. From its state-of-the-art technical operations center in Times Square, BVDM operates one
of the largest videotape duplication centers in the nation, supporting virtually all professional formats.
Worldwide digital connectivity allows for on-demand distribution to any destination in any file-based or
video format.

BVDM maintains an extensive complement of HDTV technology and equipment and has
been a pioneer in solving critical issues related to the HDTV transition. Currently, BVDM is helping to
form industry wide standards and practices for the restoration and preservation of large-scale video
archives. From DVD authoring and replication to broadcast finishing and HD Transmission, BVDM is the
one-stop source for any organization in need of video and media-related technology solutions.

After a successful spin-off from Broadway Video Entertainment in 2007, BVDM remains closely affiliated with
the Broadway Video family of companies. BVDM is committed to investing in emerging digital
technologies and offering its clients cutting edge solutions, while continuing to support the current,
practical, and real world demands facing today’s media industry.

About the Tribeca Film Festival:

Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff founded the Tribeca Film Festival in 2001 following
the attacks on the World Trade Center to spur the economic and cultural revitalization of the lower
Manhattan district through an annual celebration of film, music and culture.

The Festival’s mission is to help filmmakers reach the broadest possible audience, enable the
international film community and general public to experience the power of cinema and promote New
York City as a major filmmaking center. Tribeca Film Festival is well known for being a diverse
international film festival that supports emerging and established directors.

The Tribeca Festival has screened over 1100 films from over 80 countries since its first festival in 2002.
Since its founding, it has attracted an international audience of more than 2.3 million attendees and has
generated an estimated $600 million in economic activity for New York City