Dove Channel Announces Strategic Partnership with FamilyShare Network

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cinedigm Corp’s (NASDAQ: CIDM) Dove Channel today announced a strategic
partnership with FamilyShare Network. The multi-faceted partnership
unites one of the leading faith and family social media networks with a
trusted and safe family entertainment channel. This unique partnership
includes combined promotional opportunities for advertisers, special
family movie night screens, sales incentives and more. Together,
FamilyShare Network and Dove Channel include an OTT Channel, 100 social
media channels, 4 websites and over 100 million follows.

FAMILYSHARE NETWORK is the largest and first family-oriented social
content network. Operated by Deseret Digital Media–a leading
family-oriented media company that runs digital ventures including
leading news, travel and sports sites– is dedicated to
providing its audience with everyday, practical solutions on how to live
more fulfilling lives. 450+ contributing writers and editors create
engaging, viral content providing helpful insight and life lessons on
how to improve familial relationships for the FamilyShare sites.

Dove Channel also serves the faith and family audience, offering a wide
variety of content from meaningful mainstream movies, independent films,
and documentaries, to heartwarming TV series and children’s programs.
The specialized streaming service offers families a safe entertainment
choice utilizing The Dove Foundation™ rating system, which ranks
programs in six key areas: sexuality, language, violence, drug and
alcohol use, nudity, and other, to ensure appropriate programming for

“We share the same core values and audience,” said Faye Walker, SVP
Marketing & Acquisitions. “Each of our respective companies is focused
on providing valuable information and services to families. Our
partnership is a natural outcrop of our collective missions, and
provides advertisers with a unique and valuable opportunity if they want
to reach women, ages 18-44.”

Dove Channel’s subscription-based offering is $4.99 per month. The
programming can be viewed across a broad spectrum of connected devices
including Roku Players and Roku TV models, Android and iOS, Samsung
Smart TV, the Web, and mobile and tablet devices. Additionally, Dove
Channel, along with Cinedigm’s CONtv and Docurama, are available to
Amazon Prime members as part of Amazon’s new Streaming Partners Program.
Prime members can view Cinedigm’s channels with the Amazon Video app
available across hundreds of devices. Later this month, Dove Channel,
along with CONtv will be available on LeEco smart phones and TVs.

“Content consumption patterns show how families today care about media,
and how it impacts their lives and the lives of their children.
Cinedigm, via the Dove Channel, is uniquely positioned to provide
wholesome, relevant content through adaptive platforms to our ever
demanding audiences,” said Saul I. Leal, General Manager of FamilyShare
Network. “The FamilyShare Network is eager to embark in this partnership
to offer trusted content from the Dove Foundation to millions of people

All Dove Channel content is sortable and searchable, and homeschoolers
will soon be able to easily create customized, password-protected
“shelves” where exclusive videos and curriculum can be stored for a
personalized homeschool network. Dove Channel currently offers over 300
homeschooling titles, and shelving curriculum categories include Bible
studies, science, literature, and history — all organized by age,
offering engaging video content in accordance with the Dove Faith &
Family Seal of Approval. The proprietary rating system and family filter
tool also allows parents to customize viewing preferences for their

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Dove Channel was developed in response to caring consumers who want to
make informed choices when selecting entertainment. New streaming
technologies make it challenging to locate films that do not offend your
sensitivities or violate your values. Dove Channel provides a safe
walled garden with hundreds of movies and TV series that reflect the
time-honored standards of The
Dove Foundation
™, known for its trusted Faith & Family Dove Seals of
Approval. As a member, consumers take advantage of our unique
Customization Tool which gives you complete control by selecting the
type of entertainment that exactly fits your tastes and personal


Cinedigm is a leading independent content distributor in the United
States, with direct relationships with thousands of physical retail
storefronts and digital platforms, including Wal-Mart, Target, iTunes,
Netflix, and Amazon, as well as the national Video on Demand platform on
cable television. The company’s library of films and TV episodes
encompasses award-winning documentaries from Docurama Films, next-gen
indies from Flatiron Film Company, acclaimed independent films and
festival picks through partnerships with the Sundance Institute and
Tribeca Films, not to mention a wide range of content from brand name
suppliers including National Geographic, Discovery, Scholastic, NFL,
Shout Factory, Hallmark, Jim Henson, and more.

Additionally, given Cinedigm’s infrastructure, technology, content and
distribution expertise, the company has rapidly become a leader in the
quickly evolving over-the-top digital network business. Cinedigm’s first
channel, Docurama, launched in May 2014 and is currently available on
iOS, Roku, Xbox, and Samsung, with additional platforms currently being
rolled out. Cinedigm launched CONtv, a Comic Con branded channel in
partnership with Wizard World, on March 3, 2015. The company’s third OTT
channel, Dove Channel, launched on September 15, 2015, and is a digital
streaming subscription service targeted to families and kids seeking
high quality and family friendly content approved by Dove Foundation.

Cinedigm™ and Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp™ are trademarks of Cinedigm
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Jill Newhouse Calcaterra, 310-466-5135