Right Stuf has launched 5 Points Pictures, a new division with a focus on the distribution of eclectic live-action programming.
Press Release from Right Stuf, Inc:
GRIMES, IA -- Right Stuf, Inc. has launched 5 Points Pictures, a new division with a focus on the distribution of eclectic live-action programming.
In conjunction with the new label’s creation, Right Stuf, Inc. and 5 Points Pictures have entered into an agreement with CJ Entertainment to handle the home video releases for several recent and popular Korean films, starting in Summer 2012. The initial roster of CJ Entertainment titles includes:
- Bleak Night (2011)
- Finding Mr. Destiny (2010)
- Moss (2010)
- Penny Pinchers (2011)
- Punch (2011)
- The Suicide Forecast (2011)
- Tazza: The High Rollers (2006)
5 Points Pictures releases will feature upgraded English translations for each feature film, as well as translated video extras from the original South Korean home-video releases.
“We’re excited about this opportunity to bring English-speaking fans the chance to experience content that has not traditionally been available to them,” said Right Stuf President and CEO Shawne Kleckner.
Joon Choi, CEO of CJ Entertainment America, stated, “CJ Entertainment has been well known among fans of Asian cinema as the go-to source for the best Korean movies, which are some of the most entertaining in the world. We’re very happy to be working with Right Stuf and its new 5 Points Pictures to get more of our latest films into the hands of our fans.”
ABOUT 5 POINTS PICTURES 5 Points Pictures is the live-action film distribution arm of Right Stuf, Inc., a firm with 25 years of experience in marketing Asian entertainment to English-speaking audiences, via online retailer RightStuf.com and anime specialty label Nozomi Entertainment. 5 Points Pictures is dedicated to acquiring, introducing and distributing an eclectic array of live-action programming to North American audiences who demand both quality presentation and premier content. For more information, visitwww.5pointspictures.com.
ABOUT CJ ENTERTAINMENT CJ Entertainment is Korea’s No. 1 filmmaker and distributor and part of Asia’s premier entertainment company CJ E&M (Entertainment & Media), a total content provider encompassing film production and distribution, broadcast networks and original programs, music distribution and concerts, and interactive game publishing and portals. Since 1995, CJ Entertainment has built Korea’s largest and most significant film library of over 270 titles and is the cornerstone of the Korean entertainment industry. For more information about CJ Entertainment, visit www.cjent.co.kr/eng/.
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.