July 26, 2005 05:43am
Tera Signs with Private
by: Company Press Release
(BARCELONA, SPAIN) -- Private Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ Nm: PRVT) a worldwide leader in premium-quality adult entertainment products, services and Internet content, announced today the signing of an international distribution deal for the movies of adult superstar Tera Patrick and her production company, TeraVision.
Under terms of the agreement between Private and TeraVision, Inc., Private will market her films in all territories outside the United States.
In addition to the distribution of new movies starring Tera Patrick, the agreement also includes an international output deal for other TeraVision films, which will be marketed under the Private brand and accompanied by major marketing campaigns. Ms. Patrick and TeraVision were represented in the negotiations by Esquire Entertainment Group.
Private spokesman Richard Sharp commented: "We are delighted to associate the Private brand worldwide with one of the industry's best known and most talented adult actresses. Tera Patrick's work is of the highest level of quality in adult entertainment. She has a massive fan base, with Internet search scores at a similar level to mainstream names such as Cameron Diaz or Kylie Minogue. This is a further example of Private's ability to attract top names."
Tera Patrick commented: "I feel as though I now have the best of both worlds: U.S. industry leader Vivid has masterfully distributed and marketed my best-selling films like "Reign of Tera" in America; now I'm honoured that my movies will be associated with Private. The Private brand is synonymous with absolutely gorgeous movies and the company sets high standards by which adult movies are measured in Europe and throughout the world. I am looking forward to the glamour associated with the Private brand and in working with the company to support our joint activities."
Evan Seinfeld, TeraVision CEO (and husband of Ms. Patrick), added: "Tera wanted to work only with the best international firm, and Private's terrific distribution network and marketing abilities gives it this stature. Private perfectly compliments our amazing success in the U.S.a., where her films are instant bestsellers. Val Tolman of Esquire Entertainment was instrumental in developing this mutually beneficial agreement. We are grateful for his involvement and for the support of so many friends and colleagues who have stood by us. For the future, look for Tera's new movies to be highly stylised, packed with hot stars and even hotter sex, with Tera pushing the limits of anything she has ever done on film before."
Valentino Tolman of Esquire commented, "Having worked with Tera Patrick in the past and seen her incredible growth with TeraVision, it was the right time to approach Private with a proposal that would take this adult super icon to a new level. I am very proud to be a part of this union that eclipses any other distribution alliance in adult history."
About Tera Patrick Tera Patrick is the former host of the Playboy TV "Nightcalls 411" and has been on dozens of mainstream entertainment shows. She is the only model ever to appear simultaneously on the covers of Playboy and Penthouse. This month she was selected as the top adult actress for the second year in a row by Genesis magazine, which has her as #1 on its annual "Porn's Hot 100" list. She also writes a monthly column on sex and relationships for the British lads magazine, FHM-UK. Along with her husband, the actor and rock 'n' roll star Evan Seinfeld of the HBO series "Oz" and rock group Biohazard, she operates TeraVision, a production company that makes adult films in cooperation with Vivid Entertainment as well as the Tera Patrick Agency a talent representation firm. Earlier this year Patrick was the only adult star to be featured in the VH1 special on the "40 Hottest Rockstar Girlfriends... And Wives" program, on which she also was engaged as a commentator. For further information about Tera Patrick, visit ClubTera.com.
About Private Media Group
With its 40 year track record, Private is a leading global adult entertainment company that distributes its content over a wide range of media platforms, including narrow and broadband Internet, DVD and video, magazines, broadcasting and wireless technologies. It owns the worldwide rights to the largest archive of high quality adult content in the world, which it physically distributes in over 40 countries.
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