Vancouver, British Columbia, December 12th, 2013 - Network Media Group Inc. (TSX-V: NTE) (the "Company"), is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Greg Zeschuk to its Board of Directors. Dr. Zeschuk is one of the gaming industry's most accomplished innovators and entrepreneurs, having co-founded BioWare Corp, an internationally respected and award-winning video game developer, where he worked for more than 17 years in various leadership roles including President, Co-CEO, and General Manager. After BioWare's acquisition by Electronic Arts, the leading videogame company in the world, Dr. Zeschuk served as a Vice President at EA for five years before leaving the company in 2012. In recognition of his groundbreaking achievements, Dr. Zeschuk has been inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame, and received the Game Developer's Choice Awards Lifetime Achievement Award, the two most prestigious awards possible in the field of gaming.
"I was attracted to Network's business model of creating and owning original content, which is the same strategy we employed to great success at Bioware," stated Dr. Zeschuk, "The opportunities to produce and distribute content across multiple platforms, including the burgeoning online space, are growing exponentially, and I believe the company is well positioned to capitalize on these opportunities based on the superior quality of their productions, as well as their track record in collaborating with internationally recognized brands."
Network's CEO Derik Murray adds, "Dr. Zeschuk has proven to be a visionary leader throughout his successful and decorated career, and we relish the opportunity to add his creative and strategic sensibilities to our board as we continue to execute on our strategy of building a world class content creation studio."
About Network Entertainment
Network Entertainment Inc. is an established television and film production company with an award-winning international reputation. Network's recent productions include the Academy Award shortlisted feature documentary "Facing Ali", the feature documentary "I Am Bruce Lee", which set all time ratings records for Viacom, and "Stanley's Game Seven", the company's first 3D film. Network's programming has been showcased at marquee film festivals and by broadcasters throughout North America.
Network's past projects and current productions can be viewed at http://www.networkentertainment.ca/
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"Derik A. Murray"
Derik A. Murray
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