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Nordisk Film in new partnership

Nordisk Film is happy to announce that the company will handle the Nordic distribution of all future film releases from the yet unnamed new company established by American film heavyweight David Linde and India's Reliance Entertainment.

The agreement will bring quality entertainment to the Nordic consumers, and strengthens Nordisk Film's already significant position as the leading distributor of independent film in the Nordic region.

David Linde and Reliance Entertainment have jointly announced the official formation and funding of Linde's new company, a new platform for film production and financing. Reliance Entertainment is providing the capital to finance the yet unnamed new venture. Working from a global distribution
structure combining studio and independent distribution, the company will both produce and finance projects creating a clear "brand" of films designed for the worldwide marketplace.

Outside of the Studio distributed territories, the new company will maintain a network of direct output partnerships in several key territories around the globe, serving to complete its worldwide distribution platform.

As a result of the new agreement, Nordisk Film will be distributing coming releases in theatres, on DVD and for TV in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland.

Peter Philipsen, General Manager of Nordisk Film Distribution's Independent department comments:
"We are proud and happy to announce our agreement with David Linde's new, ambitious venture. With this output deal, Nordisk Film will add a steady supply of studio-level Hollywood productions to our existing portfolio. We have worked with David Linde in the past and through the years we have experienced his professionalism and exceptional ability to pick the right projects and bring them to life. We look forward to taking part in building and supporting this new endeavour in the global film industry."

David Linde, adds: "I've long been the fortunate beneficiary of having films distributed by the extraordinarily talented people at Nordisk Film," said Linde "and I'm looking forward to working with them even more closely on all our new films."

For further information, please contact:

Peter Philipsen, General Manager Independent, Nordisk Film Distribution
Phone: +45 4013 4893 | E-mail: peter.philipsen@nordiskfilm.com

Paul Pflug / Hans Dieter Kopal, Principal Communications Group +1 323.658.1555
paul@pcommgroup.com / hans@pcommgroup.com

Former Head of Sales and founding executive of Miramax International, Founder / Partner in "Good Machine", former co-President of Focus Features, Former Universal Pictures Chairman.

Reliance Entertainment is the media and entertainment arm of India's Reliance Group, with a significant presence in film entertainment (film production, distribution, and exhibition), broadcasting and new media ventures.

In Hollywood, Reliance Entertainment has partnered with Steven Spielberg and Stacey Snider on the formation of DreamWorks Studios, and has several development deals, including among others, with Brian Gazer and Ron Howards' Imagine Entertainment, Tom Hanks' Playtone Productions, George Clooney's Smokehouse Productions, Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment, and Brett Ratner's Rat Entertainment. Following its acquisition of IM Global, the company now benefits from an international sales team, with an excellent reputation and global presence, under the leadership of Stuart Ford.

In India, Reliance Entertainment (www.relianceentertainment.net), has built an impressive film production slate in Hindi, English and other Indian languages, which it markets and distributes worldwide. Group company, Reliance MediaWorks Ltd., is India's fastest growing film and entertainment services company. Reliance MediaWorks has a leading presence in Film Services: Motion Picture Processing and DI; Film Restoration and Image Enhancement; 3D; Digital Mastering: Studios and Equipment rentals; Visual Effects; Animation; and TV Post Production, with a presence across India, the US, UK, Russia and Japan.

The Reliance ADA Group is among India's leading business houses, with total assets touching US$ 42 billion and net worth of over US$ 19 billion. Across different companies, the group has a customer base of over 230 million, the largest in India.

NORDISK FILM is part of the Egmont Group and is the leading Nordic developer, producer and distributor of creative content within movies, games and music. Nordisk Film holds the Nordic distribution rights to Sony PlayStation and is the leading cinema operator in Denmark. The company also supplies production and post-production facilities to a number of Nordic film companies. In 2010, Nordisk Film launched 60 combined local and Independent pictures across the Nordic countries. Nordisk Film has output arrangements with Summit Entertainment and Relativity Media. In addition to this Nordisk Film is the co-owner of the highly profiled Nordic production companies Zentropa, Matila Röhr Nordisk, Solar Films, Fladen Film and Maipo. Nordisk Film generated total revenue of EUR 383 million in 2010. The company employs a staff of 1,100 in the Nordic region.