UBICMEDIA's 'PUMit' Powers Starz Digital Media's Online Gamer

UbicMedia's PUMit To Power Starz Digital Media's Hit Web Series "Online Gamer"
Jan. 17, 2012 - PRLog -- WORLDWIDE- (17 January 2012) -  Video technology company UbicMedia™ has been selected by Starz Digital Media to power international, digital distribution of the hit web series, Online Gamer. This month, worldwide fans will be able to purchase episodes of the series directly from the Reckless Tortuga site.

Reckless Tortuga is an improv sketch comedy adventure created by Lindsey Reckis, Jason Schnell & Eric Pumphrey a recent award-winner as Best Web Series Actor for the 2012 Man Of The Year Awards. The combination of humor and talent has made the group into an Internet success with more than 818,000 subscribers and more than 13 million video YouTube views to-date.  

Episodes of the Online Gamer series are currently only available to international fans as short, edited segments. The PUMit technology will allow international fans to purchase and share the full-length, uncensored episodes and help promote the increasingly popular series on a grass-roots basis.

To to arrange an interview with UbicMedia Head of U.S Business Development Olivier Pfeiffer, interested media please contact Workhouse, CEO Adam Nelson directly via email nelson@workhousepr.com or by telephone +1. 646. 205. 2540

“The PUMit system was a terrific fit for Starz Digital Media and Reckless Tortuga," says Alain Rosset, founder and president of UbicMedia.He adds, "Our technology enables secure distribution and monetization of content and allows content owners an unprecedented degree of flexibility and control.”

“We are pleased to deploy the PUMIt technology solution for Reckelss Tortuga. The combination of security and portability will allow consumers the ability to enjoy and share this unique property,” said David Katz, vice president of digital media, for Starz Digital Media. “This project with UbicMedia is a great opportunity to evaluate the implementation on a global scale.”

Starz Digital Media, an operating division of Starz Media, LLC, is responsible for all digital and on-demand distribution of content from Anchor Bay Entertainment, Starz Originals from Starz Entertainment, Manga Entertainment, and other select entertainment providers. Through a range of distribution and marketing partnerships with multichannel video providers, Internet distributors and wireless operators worldwide, Starz Digital Media makes its content available under numerous business models including download-to-own/electronic sell-through, video-on-demand, pay-per-view, subscription video-on-demand and ad-supported streaming. The division also programs and supports numerous ad-supported broadband channels and develops games, applications and other related content from many of its properties for distribution worldwide.

UbicMedia is a hi-tech start-up that has developed and patented a revolutionary Internet content protection and distribution technology called the “PUMit system.”UbicMedia's PUMit system provides a secure, flexible and social internet monetization solution in a variety of vertical markets. UbicMedia is currently collaborating with leading US based entertainment Networks, and is working on a secure video viewing service integrated with the Box platform to bring the PUMit system to the US market. UbicMedia has worked with European Actors/Distributors - Côté Cinéma (online promotion of “Alice in Wonderland” for Disney, Memento Distribution), Europa Distribution, Avalanche Productions, Touscoprod, Peopleforcinema.com (“Brothers” for Wild Bunch/Lionsgate) - to promote movies and was chosen to provide secure virtual screening rooms for the French CESAR awards, the equivalent of the American OSCARS, UbicMedia is a privately held company with offices in France and in the United States. Visit www.ubicmedia.com

WORKHOUSE (workhousepr.com), one of the countries leading public relations and integrated creative agencies, represents UbicMedia and serves as media contact and A.O.R. Celebrating a decade of service, Workhouse is a full-service creative agency headquartered in New York City. We specialize in integrated marketing positioning emerging and established brands with celebrity craftsmanship. Workhouse provides full-service public relations, social media, brand promotion, creative consulting, not to mention, modern day marketing & branding. Clients have included Debbie Harry, Francis Ford Coppola, David LaChaplle, Interview Magazine, Details Magazine, Budget Travel Magazine, Galleries Lafayette, Ford Motor Company, Virgin, Borrelli, Assouline Editions, Rizzoli International Publications, Tony Shafrazzi Gallery, Coty, Versace, Cynthia Rowley, offering award-winning worldwide campaigns across a broad spectrum of luxury, fashion and lifestyle brands. Our hands are dirty! Visit workhousepr.com

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