YOU On Demand Expands Relationship with Miramax to Offer Movies On Demand via Mobile in China

NEW YORK, April 4,    2014 /PRNewswire/ -- YOU On Demand Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: YOD) ("YOU On Demand"), a    leading multi-platform entertainment and Video On Demand company in China, today    announced the expansion of its cooperation to offer feature films from global film    and television studio, Miramax, via YOU On Demand's mobile service.      


YOU On Demand will now make available Miramax's library titles including    Oscar®-winners "Chicago" and "The English    Patient," through its Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) package and via its    Transactional Video On Demand (TVOD) offering.


"The Miramax library includes some of the best known, award-winning and critically    acclaimed films Hollywood has to offer," said Shane McMahon, Chairman    of YOU On Demand.  "We are very excited to expand our partnership with Miramax    and continue YOU On Demand's pursuit to provide rich and diverse content to    customers anytime and anywhere on a wide variety of platforms, including mobile,    digital cable, IPTV and Over-the-Top."


About YOU On Demand Holdings, Inc. (
YOU On Demand    (NASDAQ: YOD), is a leading multi-platform entertainment company delivering premium    content, including leading Hollywood and    China-produced movie titles, to customers across    China via Subscription Video On Demand and    Transactional Video On Demand. The Company has secured alliances with leading global    media operators and content developers.  YOU On Demand has content distribution    agreements in place with many of Hollywood's top studios including Disney Media    Distribution, Paramount Pictures, NBC Universal, Warner Bros., Miramax Films,    Lionsgate and Magnolia Pictures, as well as a broad selection of the best content    from Chinese filmmakers. The Company has a comprehensive end-to-end secure delivery    system, governmental partnerships and approvals and offers additional value-added    services. YOU On Demand has strategic partnerships with the largest media entities in    China, a highly experienced management team with    international background and expertise in Cable, Television, Film, Digital Media,    Internet and Telecom. YOU On Demand is headquartered in New    York, NY with its China headquarters in    Beijing.


About Miramax
Miramax is a leading worldwide film and television studio    with a library of more than 700 motion pictures containing some of the most original    and acclaimed independent films, such as Pulp    FictionChicagoGood Will HuntingThe    English PatientLife is Beautiful, and City Of    God – as well as scores of commercially successful films such    as Bridget Jones's Diary and the ScreamScary Movie and Spy    Kids franchises. Collectively, the Miramax library has received 284 Academy    Award® nominations and 68 Oscars®, including four Best Picture awards. Miramax's world-class global distribution    team has successfully brought this acclaimed collection of titles to existing and    emerging platforms in nearly every country in the world.


Miramax's new development projects include both television and film. Currently the    studio is working with industry luminaries to create new derivative television series    based on their respective award-winning stories and characters. These titles    include Gangs of New York with Martin Scorsese, Cop Land with    James Mangold, and Robert    Rodriguez's From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, currently in active production. Film    projects include Jeremy Garelick's The Wedding    Ringer (starring Kevin Hart, Josh Gad and    Kaley Cuoco) to be released by Sony's Screen Gems    January 16, 2015. Miramax also recently announced a    multi-title, multi-year agreement with The Weinstein Company to create derivative    work for film, television and stage.


Miramax was purchased in 2010 by Qatar Holding, together with the investor group    led by Miramax Chairman Thomas J. Barrack, Jr.'s    Colony Capital, and is headquartered in Santa Monica,    California with a sales office in London. For    more information, please visit


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