M's goal is to become the premier music video
entertainment channel. Studio M will be accessible
to the music consumer through a variety of outlets
including television, wireless devices and computers.
Studio M's revenues will be earned primarily from
the sale of traditional television advertising commercials
and supplemented by ancillary sources such as licensing
fees and other new media revenue. Ultimately upon
the convergence of the television and the PC, Studio
M will be in the position to aggregate its revenues
and will have established itself as a key sales and
marketing partner for the music industry as well as
for organizations using music related strategy to
reach their clients.
accomplish this goal Studio M has entered into a strategic
partnership and exclusive licensing agreement with
Power Play for exclusive access to one of the world's
largest music video libraries. The copyright owners
have been supplying their music videos to Power Play
and other outlets such as MTV over the years for promotion
and marketing purposes. The library includes a who's
who of the music industry. It contains music video
performances from every famous contemporary recording
artist, including Shania Twain, Britney Spears, Lauryn
Hill, Cher, Elton John, Ricky Martin, Madonna, Aerosmith
and thousands more. While the library is formidable
at 25,000 titles, it is continually updated, refreshed
and expanded with brand new music videos at the rate
of 50 to 80 per month.
M entered the US television market on November 6,
2000 through the creation of a wireless network consisting
of a kaleidoscope of television stations, cable mso's
and satellite carriers. The Studio M wireless network
footprint reaches 50 million homes per day 4 hours
per day 7 days per week, commencing at 9pm pst. This
list will continue to grow and the number of hours
per day expanded so as to eventually reach 90% of
the US 24 hours per day 7 days per week.
M is negotiating to enter international markets during
2001. It is expected that the first markets to broadcast
the Studio M programming will be the Middle East,
Northern Africa, Turkey and Japan.
M operates in full compliance with the rules and regulations
of the music and broadcasting industries. Although
Studio M's primary focus is on traditional television
broadcasting, Studio M has obtained or will have obtained
all required permissions and or licenses for it's
new media transmissions relating to the Internet.
M has a management team comprised of people with proven
track records in music and television production,
programming, worldwide distribution and the entertainment
M has a powerful senior management team with an average
of 24 years experience per member in the entertainment
Keller has over 30 years experience in the
entertainment industry. Mr. Keller has served
as an attorney, developing an expertise in
the music industry by representing such major
music figures as Donny and Marie Osmond, Mike
Curb, Michael Lloyd and Casey Kasem. He also
served as outside counsel to MGM Records.
retiring from a successful law practice, Mr.
Keller entered the entertainment industry
as a principal in 1976 and developed extensive
experience in the production, distribution
and finance of motion pictures and television
series on a worldwide basis, having financed
and produced over $100 million worth of television
Keller is a principal shareholder of Keller
Entertainment Group Inc., which has financed,
produced and globally distributed numerous
award-winning movies (shown on NBC, CBS, HBO)
and television series. Among them is the Emmy
Award-winner Kent State and 97 episodes of
Tarzan, 48 episodes of Acapulco H.E.A.T. and
22 episodes of Conan.
Keller is also the largest shareholder of
Infinity Multimedia International (IMI). IMI
is a high-tech 3D (without glasses) display
Company. Under Mr. Keller's guidance, IMI
has developed several working prototypes and
has entered into strategic alliances with
Litton Industries, Mitsubishi Trading Corporation
Lloyd, member of the Board and President,
was made Vice President of A & R for MGM Records
at the age of 20. After several years as an
executive at MGM Records, Mr. Lloyd decided
to become an independent record producer.
a record producer, Mr. Lloyd has produced
over 100 gold and platinum singles and albums,
recording such great artists and projects
as: The Dirty Dancing Soundtrack (the all
time best selling multi-artist soundtrack,
selling over 34 million albums to date), The
Somewhere In Time Soundtrack, Barry Manilow,
a special charity recording of Frank Sinatra,
Sammy Davis Jr., Lou Rawls, Clint Black, Dionne
Warwick, Shaun Cassidy, Leif Garrett, The
Osmonds, Bill Medley, The Righteous Brothers,
Donny and Marie, Nancy Sinatra, Debbie Boone,
Pat Boone, Air Supply, The New Seekers, and
Lloyd continues to produce recordings for
established artists and projects, such as
the "Coyote Ugly" Soundtrack, as well as for
emerging artists such as Cindy Margolis, KACI
and Rare Blend.
Lloyd's records and albums have gone past
the 100 million total sales level (in the
range of $700 million in gross sales) and
his music has been recognized by such organizations
as The Grammy's, The American Music Awards,
The Academy Awards, The Dove Awards (the Christian
Music equivalent of the Grammy), NARM (The
National Association of Record Merchants),
and the Golden Globe Awards.
Lloyd, in addition to his active recording
career, has diversified into composing, scoring
and music supervision for over 38 feature
motion pictures, eight made-for-TV movies,
11 television specials and 27 television series,
including the Special Olympics games, the
Tarzan series and the Acapulco H.E.A.T. series.
Lloyd is currently a consultant to MediaX.com,
a publicly traded entertainment company; on
the advisory board for Operation Kids, a foundation
for child health; and a guest speaker for
Taxi.com, and listed in Who's Who in America,
in California, in Entertainment and in Finance
Keller, Vice Chairman and member of the Board,
graduated from UCLA in 1971 and received her
Doctor of Jurisprudence from Southwestern
University College of Law in 1974. Ms. Keller
has worked with Mr. Keller in the production
of television movies and series for the past
During the past 20 years, Ms. Keller served
as a Producer or Executive Producer on over
20 movies for television and four television
series. She worked closely with such talented
actors as Sharon Stone, Tony Curtis, Susan
Sarandon, Paul Sorvino, Barbara Eden, Ellen
Barkin, Harry Belafonte, Cheryl Ladd, Peter
Boyle, Elliot Gould, Louise Fletcher, Robert
Loggia, Cliff Robertson and Martin Sheen as
well as directors such as Wes Craven (Scream,
Nightmare on Elm Street), Elliot Silverstein
(A Man Called Horse), and Jeremy Kagan (The
Chosen, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman).
Ms. Keller selected the composers for the
productions and worked with such talented
composers as Michael Lloyd (see credits above),
Ernest Gold ("Exodus," "Ship of Fools"), Charles
Fox ("Ready To Take A Chance Again," "Killing
Me Softly With His Song," themes for the television
series' "Happy Days," "Laverne and Shirley"
and "The Love Boat") Georges Delerue and George
Clinton ("Mortal Kombat").
Keller is a member of the Academy of Television
Arts and Sciences, AFI Second Decade Counsel,
and has received a Certificate of Merit commendation
in the "World's Who's Who" of Women.
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Freedman, Chief Operating Officer, received
his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University
of Buffalo and his JD degree from the U.C.L.A.
School of Law.
Freedman began his illustrious corporate career
at United Artists Corp. as Assistant to the
West Coast Counsel. He then became Vice President
and General Counsel at Ivan Tors Films (the
production company responsible for TV series
such as "Sea Hunt," "Daktari," and "Flipper")
where he was in charge of all business affairs
and legal matters, as well as the company's
after, Mr. Freedman was recruited by Warner
Bros, Inc. where he remained for over 15 years
becoming one of the top executives at the
studio. During his tenure as Warner Bros.
Vice President, Worldwide Business Affairs
and Film Acquisition, Freedman was in charge
of the Business Affairs, Legal, and International
Independent Sales and Film Acquisitions departments.
Also reporting to Freedman was the Music department
which produced and cleared music for film
and soundtracks. Reporting to the Chairman
and President of the studio, Freedman also
served as studio liaison with Warner's
other divisions including television, records,
book publishing, merchandising, product placement
and commercial tie-ins.
Freedman left Warner Bros. to become the Founder
and Chairman of Hotel Cinema Corporation of
America, which provided hotels with a broad
spectrum of video on demand entertainment.
Mr. Freedman sold the company to a NYSE corporation.
Freedman, Chairman of Jack Freedman Productions,
produced motion pictures for Miramax, Tri-Star,
USA Networks, and Paramount studios including
"Mother's Boys," starring Jamie Lee Curtis
and Vanessa Redgrave and "Toy Soldiers," starring
Lou Gossett and Sean Astin, and others starring
Hal Linden, Mario Van Peebles and Ned Beatty.
Additionally, Mr. Freedman served as an investment
advisor for a number of pension plans and
as a consultant for e-commerce and technology
companies including UserTrends.com and Fanz.com.
Freedman is a longtime member of the Executive
Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts
and Sciences, the Los Angeles Copyright Society
and the State Bar of California.
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Van Laer, Vice President Strategic Planning,
has held numerous key positions in a variety
of industries and organizations both in the
U.S. and internationally for over 20 years.
Mr. Van Laer's career spans functions
at the highest levels in entertainment, venue,
hotel and real estate development as well
as with the Ministries of Finance and Budget,
and Foreign Trade in Belgium. Mr. Van Laer
has an in-depth knowledge of international
finance and had well-established contacts
with the Easdaq Stock Market in Brussels.
Mr. Van Laer was President of Cominco Industries
ltd. (London-Hong Kong), The International
Motion Picture Corporation (New York-Palm
Beach), Managing Director of Belgian Arab
Hotel Company NV, (Belgium-Saudi Arabia) and
Director of the Sports Palace in Antwerp,
Belgium. Mr. Van Laer graduated with honors
from the School of Management of Boston University,
and the Special Program in Finance from the
Sloan School of Management of M.I.T.
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Schwam, Chief Technology Officer, has provided
technology consulting services to national
and international companies during the past
six years. In 1998, Mr. Schwam created Sandwire
Corporation, which provides companies with
management services regarding custom computer
network design and integration, website development,
Internet strategy, and telecommunication systems
implementation. Mr. Schwam creates a synergy
among these diverse technologies, allowing
clients to maximize the functionality of their
of Mr. Schwam's prominent entertainment
clients include Jarad Broadcasting, owner
of three New York radio stations and The Vanderbilt
entertainment venue, as well as the Manhattan
Theatre Club. He has also facilitated the
merger of Harbor Industries U.S. and Vintage
Hallmark, U.K., an international liquor distribution
conglomerate, through technology consultation
and the development of an intercontinental
Wide Area Network (WAN) between the United
States and United Kingdom offices.
to Sandwire, Mr. Schwam managed the computer
network and technology systems of Travel Impressions,
a division of American Express travel services,
one of the largest travel wholesalers in the
Weber, Vice President of Business Development,
graduated from Southwestern University School
of Law in l976. Mr. Weber is a 20+-year music
industry professional. During his music career,
he has founded, run or participated in various
labels in capacities ranging from A&R, production,
interactive programming, marketing, sales,
art director, international relations and
business affairs for such independent labels
as Discwasher Records, Prima Records, Cameron,
Beach Jazz, Voss Records, Fideo Arts, Clear
Audio, as well as his own labels, Weberworks
and Stark Raving Records. He has produced
over 135 CD's with releases on Warner Bros.,
RCA, MCA, Capitol, Polygram, Blue Note, Columbia,
Elektra, Universal, as well as a host of independent
projects have yielded two Grammys, seven Grammy
nominations, at least 17 top 10 albums and
two number one albums recorded by such illustrious
artists as Nancy Wilson, Michael McDonald,
David Benoit, The Utah Symphony, The Count
Basie Orchestra, Rita Coolidge, Luther Vandross,
David Crosby, Simon Phillips, Toni Tennile
and many others. Well versed in video production,
Mr. Weber has written, produced and directed
over 24 music videos. He has been a music
journalist with articles printed in major
industry publications nationwide. He has received
numerous awards as an art director and many
of his album cover designs have been published
in "Best of..." annual publications.
As an educator, he has taught courses on the
music industry at universities across the
country. For the past five years, Mr. Weber
has worked with companies such as Global Music
One, Media X and Music Co. JP developing content
and marketing tools for the convergence of
music and emerging technology, most specifically
dealing with the changing face of physical
and non-physical based music distribution.
Mr. Weber is listed in the Who's Who In The
World, in America, in California and in Entertainment.
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A. Miller, Vice President of Marketing, graduated
from Rutgers Law School and completed her
CPA educational requirements at Rutgers.
Miller began her legal career in 1987 as associate
general counsel for Mario J. Gabelli's
Lynch Corp., a publicly held corporation.
From 1989 to 1992, Ms. Miller was the co-developer,
managing editor and writer for the national
music newsmagazine, High Voltage, which specialized
in the hard rock/metal genre. She profiled
and interviewed groundbreaking acts such as
Nirvana, Metallica, Megadeath, Poison, Slaughter,
Alice in Chains, Guns 'n Roses, Pearl Jam,
Extreme and Red Hot Chili Peppers, and regularly
wrote on the music business in general.
Miller has been involved in the cable television
industry since 1989, initially on the local
level as a board trustee member for Suburban
Cable, and thereafter on the regional level
as an Executive Producer of music and entertainment
programming. Currently, she serves on a national
level as a consultant to Comcast Corporation,
the third largest cable operator in the US.
Ms. Miller is an officer of Power Play, and
since 1990 and has been instrumental in the
marketing of its programming for syndicated
distribution, including agreements between
Power Play and television and cable companies.
As an attorney, she has experience in music
rights clearances, production, distribution
and entertainment contracts.
1998, while a consultant to Comcast, she assisted
in the acquisition and development of music/concert/entertainment
programming for pay-per-view & cable.
Ms. Miller has created marketing opportunities
for Comcast with third party entities that
have a synergistic fit with Comcast's
varied corporate assets. Ms. Miller develops
marketing opportunities for third party entities
with Comcast and its Original Programming
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Stuart Weatherby, Vice President television
distribution and marketing, attended Hancock
College where he received his degrees in International
Marketing and Business Administration. Mr.
Weatherby has been active in the marketing
and distribution of audio/visual entertainment
for 20 years.
Weatherby began his career at KRUZ and KEYT-TV
as the local sales account executive and then
manager coordinating new client development
programs. He was the South and Western Division
manager for Worldvision Enterprises from 1982
to 1987 where he developed research presentations
for each market and products that included
off-network and first-run television programming
such as The Love Boat, Little House on the
Prairie, Streets of San Francisco, etc.
For the next several years he worked at Ohlmeyer
Communications/G2 Entertainment as the vice
president and managing partner. He developed,
organized and coordinated the marketing, sales
and administration departments. From 1991
to 1994 Mr. Weatherby became the manager of
Western Sales for Pandora International Entertainment,
developing sales and marketing strategies
for introducing first-run and off-network
features and series for international and
domestic markets as well as securing new clients
for barter syndication and distribution.
Mr. Weatherby's tenure at StarCom Entertainment
in 1994 to 1996, he served as the managing
director supervising four television sales
offices and was responsible for the sales,
marketing and related research divisions for
StarCom. Additionally, during his 20 years
in the entertainment industry, he has served
as executive producer for 32 broadcast, cable,
home video and syndicated specials for both
the domestic and international markets.
1996, Mr. Weatherby has served as the vice
president and general sales manager of Redrock
Management Services. He uses his expertise
to develop programs from concept to screen,
and develops the sales and marketing strategies
for the Company.
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Gisotti Natalucci, Creative Director, graduated
from the Academy of Fashion and Costume in
Rome, Italy. While there, she studied for
three years under the top graphic designer
in Italy. She became a designer and member
of design teams for such leading and popular
clothing labels as Valentino, Fendi and Moschino.
Ms. Natalucci became one of the top motion
picture costume designers in Italy. In 1997,
she received the Quality Award for best costume
design in a motion picture from the Italian
Government. She is a skilled prognosticator
of worldwide trends. Ms. Natalucci relocated
to Los Angeles in 1998. Since September 2000,
she has been the Creative Director for Studio
M and has supervised the logo creation and
image for the company.
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Toll, Chief Financial Officer, received his
Bachelor of Arts degree from the University
of California, Berkeley with Distinction and
Honors in his major and a Master of Business
Administration (Finance and Accounting) from
the University of Southern California in 1979.
Mr. Toll has worked in the financial departments
of CBS Television Network in Los Angeles,
Warner/Electra/Atlantic Records in Burbank
as a Senior Financial Analyst for three years
where he gained his experience in the music
industry. Mr. Toll has been the CFO/Treasurer
of numerous companies, including Split Screen,
J2 Communications and Transactional Media,
Inc./Creative Entertainment Group. Mr. Toll
joined Keller Entertainment Group as the CFO
in 1996 and was responsible for the corporate
financial functions of the Company and management
of $40 million of production and distribution
budgets during a three-year period.
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Tully worked for four years in the high-yield
debt research departments of prominent investment
banks including Lehman Brothers and Gleacher
Natwest. Mr. Tully has specialized in the
Internet, technology and telecom markets with
a focus on Internet service providers (ISP's).
Mr. Tully has published in-depth research,
analyzing the financial viability of several
Internet companies. Mr. Tully has a thorough
understanding of the investment banking process
and numerous relationships with prominent
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