FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 10, 2004
THE RICHARD DIERCKS COMPANY AND DVD INTERNATIONAL REACH AGREEMENT FOR PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF HIGH DEFINITION PROGRAMMING ON DVD
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – The Richard Diercks Company and DVD International, a subsidiary of The DVD Acquisition and Development Group, Inc., has reached agreement to distribute DVD programming in high definition created by The Richard Diercks Company. The announcement was made today by Richard Diercks, president of The Richard Diercks Company and David Goodman, president, DVD Acquisition and Development Group, Inc. Initially, the DVDs will be created in the Microsoft Windows Media Player Version 9 (WMHD) format and will be playable on PCs equipped with a DVDROM drive, the WMHD Player, and a 2.4 GHZ processor.
“We are at the threshold of the high definition marketplace, and the door has opened for releasing some of our existing product into this format, as well as offer The Richard Diercks Company the opportunity to have its HD content released to the consumer home video marketplace,” said Goodman.
The Richard Diercks Company has developed new high definition plasma art programming based on its successful Aquaria product (distributed by DVD International), and is currently developing a series of plasma art HD product featuring California and Maine surf, New York cityscapes at dusk, Aspen springtime, snow swept mountain vistas and wildlife panoramas from around the world.
The Richard Diercks Company has a 20-year history of innovative program development. The Richard Diercks Company has produced over 400 special interest titles including the original Kathy Smith fitness series, Aquaria, Fireplace and its personal outdoor sports series. It is a pioneer in DVD development with over 1,500 titles including the world’s first DVD-18 and highly evolved DVD/Internet integration.
DVD International (DVDI), a DVD Acquisition and Development Group, Inc. company, based in Mountain Lakes, NJ, focuses on DVD distribution opportunities and distributes programming from Aftermath Media, Alpha DVD, Digital Circus, Joe Kane Productions, Hendrickson Publishers, Mill Reef Entertainment, NAXOS of America, Dr. Howard Sichel’s Power Pilates, The Richard Diercks Company, Veritas Media, and ZOE Productions.
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