Eagerly anticipated movie Twilight now available for pre-order in Canada
and the UK
TORONTO, Feb. 23 /CNW/ - E1 Entertainment ("E1") today announced that its
film and television content is now available on the iTunes Stores in the US
(www.iTunes.com), Canada (www.iTunes.ca) and the UK (www.apple.com/uk/iTunes).
E1 will launch its presence on iTunes with the recent theatrical blockbuster
Twilight, which is now available for pre-order on the iTunes Stores in the US,
Canada and the UK at www.itunes.com/movies/twilight. Twilight is distributed
by E1 in both Canada and the UK, and Summit in the US.
"We are excited to be able to offer film and TV enthusiasts the
opportunity to rent or purchase E1 content on iTunes," said Patrice Theroux,
President Filmed Entertainment at E1. "We are expanding our digital offering
on a multi territory basis and with iTunes we can provide consumers easy
access to our library of films and television programs."
iTunes customers in the US, Canada and UK can now enjoy a varied selection
of E1-distributed new releases and catalogue titles including:
US - Documentary OUR BRAND IS CRISIS, Sundance TV series TERMINAL CITY
and the classic animated series ADVENTURES OF THE GALAXY RANGERS and
Canada - PENELOPE, FUGITIVE PIECES, NEVER BACK DOWN, CELINE, JUST BURIED,
GLOBAL METAL and METAL: A HEADBANGER'S JOURNEY.
UK - THE ESCAPIST, TV show UNDERBELLY and children's favourites PEPPA
PIG, MR BENN and TRACTOR TOM.
About E1 Entertainment
E1 Entertainment (AIM: ETO) is a leading independent entertainment
content owner that acquires film, television and music rights and exploits
these rights in all media in more than 190 countries.
The company currently operates in Canada, the U.S., the UK, Holland and
Belgium through its four primary businesses units: E1 Television, E1 Films, E1
Music and E1 Distribution. These businesses collectively represent E1's
extensive expertise in film distribution, television and music
production/distribution, Kids content, Licensing and Distribution.
E1 Entertainment is the largest distributor of entertainment content on
the Canadian market. Since the acquisition of Seville Entertainment in 2007,
E1 has held a leading position in the market for theatrical releases in Canada
via E1 Entertainment Canada and Seville Pictures in Quebec, and International
Sales via E1 Films International.
E1's content library includes more than 3,700 feature films, 2,700 hours
of original television programming and 15,000 music tracks.
iTunes Store is the world's most popular online music, TV and movie
store. With Apple's legendary ease of use, pioneering features such as iTunes
Movie Rentals, integrated podcasting directory, iMix playlist sharing, the
ability to turn previously purchased tracks into complete albums at a reduced
price, and seamless integration with iPod and iPhone, the iTunes Store is the
best way for Mac(R) and PC users to legally discover, purchase and download
music and video online.
For further information:
For further information: Julia Oosterman, Edelman for E1 Entertainment,
Julia.firstname.lastname@example.org, (416) 979-1120 ext 346