CORRECTION – Liquid Media launches Blockchain framework
In a statement issued under the same title earlier today by Liquid Media Group Ltd. (the “Company”, “Liquid Media” or “Liquid”) (Nasdaq: YVR), please note the date of Columbia, not VANCOUVER, British Columbia as stated above. The corrected version follows:
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, January 5, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Liquid Media Group Ltd. (the “Company”, “Liquid Media” or “Liquid”) (Nasdaq: YVR) is pleased to announce the launch of its first blockchain streaming movie with a list of digital panel presentations in the upcoming hybrid Sundance Film Festival 2022 (“Sundance”). Sundance is the largest and most prestigious annual independent film festival in the United States.
Hosted via the Eluvio-Liquid Media blockchain framework, the original documentary film “anguish», Produced by Scilla Andreen, CEO of iNDIEFLIX and designed to raise awareness of anxiety, will be broadcast on demand for a limited time through Eluvio’s Content Fabric and Liquid’s next-generation supply chain, after the festival . This global screening and NFT event will engage a global audience. It will also provide blockchain-based community access to Angst’s ‘Creative Coping Toolkit’, which is designed to open the conversation and provide resources to help address mental health challenges in our communities.
To introduce “Angst” streaming, Liquid plans to host a virtual chat during Sundance on January 21, 2022 at 2 p.m. MT. During the panel, Andreen will discuss the documentary and its impact, and explain the important content of the Angst Toolkit, which buyers will have access to via NFT tokens.
“Liquid’s blockchain approach and business solutions engine are here to disrupt the industry and improve the way independent creators establish community engagement and deliver their content to screens of all sizes and types,” said Ron Thomson, CEO of Liquid Media. “We are especially excited that our screening of ‘Angst’ showcases the incredible ways that independents can leverage blockchain technology and NFTs to reach new audiences, achieve decentralized distribution at lower cost, sell merchandise and more. special access experiences, and broadcast directly to fans on their own terms.
In tandem, Liquid will host a panel in partnership with DEADLINE, at the Sundance Film Festival, discussing the future of blockchain entertainment, NFTs for the entertainment industry and the possibilities this technology brings to independent producers. Key panelists include Eluvio Founder and CEO Michelle Munson, Greenfish.io General Manager Tracie Mitchell, INDIEFLIX Founder and CEO Scilla Andreen, and Liquid CEO Ron Thomson.
Thomson continues, “Liquid offers a professional approach that gives freelancers a comprehensive strategy to leverage blockchain to interact with and monetize their global audience. The Liquid solution has been meticulously designed to meet the needs of the self-employed. Sundance is a pivotal event for its unveiling, and we’re excited to showcase our cutting-edge blockchain capabilities with Eluvio. “
“We look forward to Liquid’s virtual participation at Sundance,” said Joshua Jackson, President of Liquid. “Together, the Liquid Media family of companies and partners empower diverse communities of independent storytellers by providing solutions to their most common problems and providing tools for the creation, funding and monetization of great stories across the world. media. “
Liquid’s Sundance premiere follows the company’s successful industry unveiling at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival (“TIFF”), where Liquid hosted a star-studded TIFF “Big Splash” gala, which continues to garner global media coverage. The gala event closed a weekend of TIFF panel presentations where Jackson, Thomson and other members of the Liquid Media family of companies shared their expertise on topics ranging from streaming to the new world , funding for the independents and harnessing the power of the media for social good.
Eluvio is transforming the management, distribution and economy of premium digital content. Eluvio Content Fabric is a utility blockchain network for owner-controlled storage, distribution and monetization of digital content on a large scale. It provides live and file-based content publishing, transcoding, packaging, sequencing, dynamic and static distribution, as well as derivative NFT typing for all ranges of content experiences. Eluvio customers include FOX, MGM Studios, SONY Pictures and others. Eluvio LIVE, powered by Eluvio Content Fabric, offers paid streaming events and multimedia marketplaces for global artists including the Black Eyed Peas, Rita Ora and more. Eluvio is led by Emmy Award-winning technologists Michelle Munson and Serban Simu, founders and inventors of Aspera, a pioneer in digital video transport technology that was acquired by IBM, and a core team of innovators. Based in Berkeley, California, Eluvio has received numerous industry awards, including the prestigious 2020 Engineering Excellence Award from the Hollywood Professional Association. https://live.eluv.io
Greenfish.io is an established technology integration partner of Eluvio. Greenfish.io uses Content Fabric to build market leading applications and provide business transformation services to media organizations. This includes “Green Directory” – a digital identity solution that enables content owners, creators and service providers to establish secure business relationships.
Based in London, UK – Greenfish.io was founded by Director – Tracie Mitchell. Tracie has over 25 years of experience as a media technologist, defining products, solutions and operating models for many of the world’s leading media organizations including Sony, Disney, American Broadcasting Company, Twofour54 and the BBC.
About Liquid Media’s iNDIEFLIX:
A Liquid Media Group company, iNDIEFLIX Group Inc. is a global “edutainment” streaming service that creates, promotes and supports social impact films to create positive change in the world.
Further information is available on www.iINDIEFLIX.com
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About Liquid Media Group Ltd.
Liquid Media Group Ltd. (Nasdaq: YVR) is a business solutions company that empowers independent intellectual property creators. Liquid’s end-to-end solution will enable the creation, packaging, funding, delivery and monetization of professional videos (film / TV and streaming), enabling IP creators to take their professional content from creation to the whole process up to monetization.
Further information is available on www.LiquidMediaGroup.co.
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