|MonteCristo Makes Cannes Market Debut|
June 1st, 2005
MonteCristo Entertainment presented fifteen films to international buyers at the Cannes Film Market, May 11-21, 2005. Six Films were screened as Market Premier's , amongst which Victor Vu's Spirits and Jiri Svoboda's The Velvet Murderers.
"In less than six-months, MonteCristo is performing like a veteran player," says CEO Michael Taverna. "We closed deals in over a dozen territories, including Brazil, China, France, Indonesia, Italy, Russia, Scandinavia, Thailand, Ukraine, and the UK. It was an excellent Cannes by any standard."
In addition to film sales, several other deals were struck which will increase company revenue in 2005- 2006. "We're in the last stages of putting together an exciting Eastern European Action Collection to present to our clients," says Cindy Nelson-Mullen, Business Development for MonteCristo.
MonteCristo will announce new Film acquisitions at the end of June. " We are thrilled with the progress made by MonteCristo Entertainment in such a short time and it is apparent to us the Company is on a fast track to becoming a strong player in the International Sales Arena," said Mr. MacLean, Chairman of IS Media .