Hollywood, CA | May 10, 2016– Paramount Pictures has selected The Hub, Spafax’s state-of-the-art facility located in the heart of Hollywood, as its exclusive non-theatrical post-production lab. The Hub will provide a full array of technical services, including editing, subtitling, closed-captioning and encoding of feature films for non-theatrical exhibition.

“The Hub is a world-class facility boasting the latest technology required for delivering high quality Paramount content to in-flight and other non-theatrical markets,” said Joan Filippini, Paramount’s SVP, Non-Theatrical Distribution. “The ways in which we all enjoy content have changed drastically in the past few years. The Hub is at the forefront of important consumer and technological trends while maintaining a proven track record of delivery. Furthermore, our Worldwide Technical Operations team is thrilled to have an important partner located so close to our lot here in Hollywood.”

Spafax Chief Technical Officer, Tony Taverner added, “We’re honored to be selected by Paramount. Paramount’s award-winning content is crucial to our clients’ entertainment offerings, and we look forward to being their exclusive non-theatrical post-production facility.”

The Hub is located at the historic Sunset-Gower Studios in Hollywood and currently delivers over 15,000 audio and video files each month. Equipped with a fully automated and digital workflow from file release to delivery, The Hub offers flawless content delivery to any platform, including embedded and wireless in-flight entertainment systems, streaming and mobile.

The facility also provides Spafax’s technical services team with access to additional world-class production amenities within the lot, including 23 stages and over 700,000 square feet of production support space, recording studios and viewing theaters

San Francisco | September 21, 2015– Osterhout Design Group (ODG), the leading Smart Glasses designer and manufacturer, today announced it will be attending the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) and International Flight Services Association (IFSA) EXPO in Portland, Oregon to showcase the future of in-flight computing and entertainment with its new R-7 Smart Glasses and content provided by Paramount Pictures.

“As a fully-connected mobile computing platform, the R-7 allows airlines’ passengers to privately browse the web, check emails, and run Android applications, while also delivering cutting edge entertainment and virtual experiences that cannot be achieved with tablets or traditional in-flight screens,” said Pete Jameson, COO of ODG. “Our technology is ideal for first class passengers, private-flight environments, or airlines simply looking to provide a best-in-class experience for their customers, and we look forward to demonstrating it at the APEX/IFSA EXPO.”

“While wearing ODG’s glasses, airline passengers can now watch both 2D and 3D movies and receive an unforgettable experience. This will be a compelling element in the future of in-flight entertainment.”

ODG’s R-7 are the world’s most advanced Smart Glasses featuring stunning ultra-transparent 3D stereoscopic displays and packed with innovative technologies in a small, light and sleek design. R-7 requires no external computing or other support and delivers an unparalleled user experience of display clarity, on-board processing power and system accuracy. The Glasses offer gaming, Augmented Reality, and simulate a floating 65-inch HDTV.

“ODG’s Smart Glasses deliver crystal clear audio visual quality perfect for showing Paramount content,” said Joan Filippini, Paramount’s SVP, Non-Theatrical Distribution. “While wearing ODG’s glasses, airline passengers can now watch both 2D and 3D movies and receive an unforgettable experience. This will be a compelling element in the future of in-flight entertainment.”

ODG will be located at booth #335. For more information about ODG and its products, visit:www.osterhoutgroup.com

Irvine, CA | February 14, 2013– The Post Modern Group (PMG) is very pleased to announce that Paramount Pictures has selected PMG’s wholly owned subsidiaries, Sea Movies as its exclusive worldwide distributor for cruise ships and Criterion Pictures USA (CPUSA) as its exclusive non-theatrical distributor in the United States. Paramount already exclusively distributes its product to the traditional non-theatrical markets through PMG’s Criterion Pictures in Canada and will continue to do so under the new agreement.

PMG Managing Partners Rick Warren and Amir Samnani said, “We are exceedingly pleased that Paramount has selected us. PMG has enjoyed a longstanding and very successful relationship with Paramount non-theatrical for many years through our PME, AMP and Images in Motions divisions. This greatly expands our relationship and fits perfectly with our worldwide non-theatrical distribution plans. It is a huge vote of confidence and we could not be happier.”

Paramount’s Senior Vice President, Non-Theatrical Distribution, Joan Filippini, said, “After a lengthy RFP process, PMG emerged as the vendor of choice. PMG’s forward thinking, experience, enthusiasm and passion coupled with industry leading digital distribution is an unbeatable combination.”