SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH FRESHFLIXX.COMMay 22, 2007 at 10:30 am | Posted in Hip Hop News/Press Releases | Leave a comment
Freshflixx.com, the new broadband video/film spin-off of www.sohh.com, the Internet’s largest and longest running urban/hip-hop community with over 3,500,000 visitors each month, today announced a partnership with major motion picture distributor Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to offer an exclusive online sweepstakes for the May 15th release of Stomp The Yard on DVD, Blu-ray™ and PSP™. Tagged the “Kit Up” sweepstakes, audiences will be able to enter by logging onto Freshflixx.com (until June 2nd) to win prizes from Sony Style®, Zappos.com and Mitchell & Ness.
One (1) grand prize winner will receive a Sony Handycam®, a $250 Sony Style® gift card to use towards electronic gear to stomp in style, $250 in Zappos.com shoes, a $250 Mitchell & Ness clothing shopping spree and a Stomp The Yard CD soundtrack from Artists’ Addiction. Fifteen (15) additional first prize winners will each receive one (1) CD soundtrack.
“We are excited to work with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on such a well-received movie as Stomp the Yard,“ says Felicia Palmer, CEO and co-founder of Sohh.com. “Building a relationship with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment allows Freshflixx the opportunity to provide our users with top-notch content to match our technology.”
Freshflixx.com offers a catalog of over 200 streaming short form videos featuring exclusive clips from major theatrical releases, television shows, and independent films along with interviews from today’s hottest hip-hop and R&B stars.
Stomp the Yard features Columbus Short (Accepted) and Meagan Good (Roll Bounce, D.E.B.S.) and is available from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment at an SLP of $28.95 on DVD, $38.96 for Blu-ray Disc™ and $28.95 for UMD. The DVD includes a featurette on the story of Stomp the Yard, two extended dance sequences, a filmmaker commentary, deleted scene and gag reel.
FreshFlixx is the broadband video/film spin-off of SOHH.com. With over 3,500,000 visitors each month, SOHH is the web’s largest and longest running urban/hip-hop community. To that end, SOHH wanted to service all aspects of the culture—not just the music. In first quarter 2007, FreshFlixx was launched as a film/movie broadband video channel offering the best in urban film/movies, features, documentaries, shorts, music videos for sale and rent via secure digital download and as well as free streaming. FreshFlixx can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.freshflixx.com.
About Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is a Sony Pictures Entertainment company. SPE is a division of Sony Corporation of America, a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE’s global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; digital content creation and distribution; worldwide channel investments; home entertainment acquisition and distribution; operation of studio facilities; development of new entertainment products, services and technologies; and distribution of filmed entertainment in 67 countries. Sony Pictures Entertainment can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.sonypictures.com.