BLACKOUT Starring Timothy Woodward Jr & Bill Oberst Jr to be Released by Gravitas Ventures July 2013

Psychological Horror/Thriller BLACKOUT, Starring Timothy Woodward Jr. and Bill Oberst Jr. to be Released by on Cable-on-Demand and VOD by Gravitas Ventures July 2013
By: Premiere Image PR/Sky Studios International
LOS ANGELES - April 17, 2013 - PRLog -- BLACKOUT, a phenomenal psychological horror/thriller film starring Timothy Woodward Jr. and Hollywood's King of Horror Bill Oberst Jr. is the second film to be released as part of the multi-picture distribution deal between Gravitas Ventures and Sky Studios International.

The film, directed by Matt Hacker, is slated for release July 2013 on Cable-on-Demand and various other VOD and IVOD platforms.  As with Woodward's most recent project, Finders Keepers: The Root of all Evil which was released April 4, 2013, Blackout will be released to over 100 million viewers nationwide via numerous VOD platforms including: Time Warner on Demand, Direct TV, Comcast, Dish Network, At&t, PS3, XBOX360, Netflix, Redbox Instant, iTunes, VUDU, CinemaNow, Google Play & Amazon Video on-Demand.  The highly anticipated thriller was written by Pia Cook, who was a co-writer on Finders Keepers, and is working with Woodward on several other projects.

The film follows young attorney Harley Roberts (Woodward) and darkly mysterious apartment supervisor Rommel Stanton (Oberst) as the bodies of several young women begin to appear in Robert's apartment.

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Gravitas Ventures:
Gravitas Ventures specializes in the aggregation of entertainment content by connecting independent filmmakers, producers, and distribution companies with leading cable, satellite, telco and online distribution partners. In the last five years, Gravitas has released more than 2,000 films on Video on Demand (VOD). Through its relationships with studios and VOD operators, Gravitas can distribute a film into over 100 million North American and 1 billion worldwide homes.

While VOD is increasingly important right now, the ability to enjoy films in this manner has actually been around for a decade. CEO Nolan Gallagher founded Gravitas Ventures in 2006 after having the good fortune to help shape VOD strategies for the largest North American cable operator (Comcast), and a major studio (Warner Bros). With a simple mission to deliver ideas to the digital market, Nolan recognized that Gravitas could build a bridge between excellent independent films and consumer friendly technology offerings.

Soon after Gravitas’ inception, Nolan and Gravitas’ President and co-owner Michael Murphy began attending worldwide film festivals in search of thought provoking features and documentaries. Concurrently, they signed distribution deals with Warner Bros. Digital Distribution and over a hundred direct deals with worldwide cable and internet VOD operators.

Gravitas Ventures releases its filmsb on VOD in all of its forms including transactional, subscription, and ad sponsored. As technology improves and new VOD opportunities arise, Gravitas will continue to stay at the forefront, bringing exceptional independent film to audiences the world over.
Source:Premiere Image PR/Sky Studios International
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