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Freestyle Digital Media Enters Exclusive Vod Deal with Feature Films for Families

By Michael Schilf · April 5, 2012

Los Angeles, CA(April 5, 2012)- Freestyle Digital Media LLC (FDM) announces today that they have entered into a partnership with Feature Films for Families to distribute their library on VOD. The agreement was brokered by Susan Jackson, CEO of Freestyle Digital Media, and Cyndi Menegaz, Director of Acquisitions and Corporate Development of Feature Films for Families.

Established in 1988, Feature Films for Families produces and distributes uplifting and entertaining movies that are suitable for all ages and strengthen positive values while containing no profanity, vulgarity, sexual content or graphic violence. Recent productions include THE VELVETEEN RABBIT with Jane Seymour, Tom Skerritt and Ellen Burstyn and SLOW MOE with Scotty Leavenworth and Amanda Michalka.
“We are delighted to be handling Feature Films for Families’ library which has an impressive DVD sales history and contains some classic gems of quality, wholesome family entertainment,” said Jackson. “They will be a great fit for our distribution pipeline.”

Freestyle Digital Media’s recent slate of releases includes DEADHEADS, the acclaimed horror-comedy from directors Brett and Drew Pierce, SWINGING WITH THE FINKELS starring Mandy Moore and directed by Jonathan Newman, and TOMORROW, WHEN THE WAR BEGAN directed by Stuart Beattie, which also marked the first feature film debut on Facebook back in February and the first of many planned Freestyle Digital Media and Freestyle Releasing theatrical/VOD day and date releases.

About Freestyle Digital Media:

Freestyle Digital Media, LLC was launched in November 2011 by its CEO Susan Jackson who is Co-President and founder of independent theatrical distributor Freestyle Releasing, LLC and North American sales company Turtles Crossing, LLC. Freestyle Digital Media supplies quality commercial film and TV content directly to all US VOD/SVOD rental DVD/Kiosks and theaters using the latest cloud-based technologies to automate digital workflow.  Freestyle’s goal is to provide fresh, well-marketed commercial product and stay on the cutting edge of the ever-compressing windows to ensure that their partners benefit from a platform that delivers an anytime-anywhere capability in the medium of their choice and a positive digital viewing experience on any device in any location. Jackson has partnered in FDM with Steve Harnsberger and Mark Borde.  Harnsberger is FDM’s Executive Vice President of Business Development and Borde is the company’s EVP of Theatrical Distribution.