Osiris Entertainment, Inc. Acquires Film Library Assets of Westlake Entertainment LLC
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WOODLAND HILLS, CA, Apr 13 (MARKET WIRE) -- Reflecting its rapid expansion as a new force in feature film distribution, Osiris Entertainment, Inc., a distributor of independently-produced feature films to worldwide broadcast, DVD and digital markets, has finalized the acquisition of a 400+ film library and key assets from Westlake Entertainment, LLC and will add the titles to its existing portfolio of quality genre filmed entertainment. Announcement of the acquisition was made by Evan Crooke, founder and CEO of Osiris Entertainment, Inc. In addition to its representation of the newly acquired film library across all channels of distribution, Osiris will also earmark the Westlake titles for the company's wholly-owned and operated online movie download rental and purchase destination, WebMovieNow.com (www.webMovienow.com). Established by Crooke in 2008, WebMovieNow.com is a Website platform managed by and for the independent film production community where the end user can stream, download, and burn movies. Said Crooke: "This acquisition is key to the strategic growth of Osiris, which already had a strong library of films for DVD, digital media and broadcast. Our goal is to acquire the best films, and make the best movies we can, while empowering filmmakers to participate in a more sensible form of distribution than traditional methods. By acquiring the bulk of the Westlake Entertainment library, we are now better positioned to attract new producers and titles." Heading up the Osiris Entertainment distribution team are industry veteran Mark Carothers, along with the company's Vice President of Distribution, Heidi Meier. About Osiris Entertainment, Inc. Based in Woodland Hills, California, Osiris Entertainment was created in 2008 by filmmaker, Evan Crooke, who established the company to serve the independent film and music community. Osiris Entertainment's two distinct divisions include WebMovieNow, which is an online digital film platform for the company, and WebMusicNow, which is an online music destination for the company. CONTACT: SSA Public Relations (818) 907-5929 Steve Syatt Email Contact Shannon Kerr Email Contact Copyright 2009, Market Wire, All rights reserved. -0-