COLLEGEHUMOR TEAMS WITH FILMBUFF TO RELEASE COFFEE TOWN (June 4, 2013)
COLLEGEHUMOR TEAMS WITH FILMBUFF TO RELEASE COFFEE TOWN
First Feature Film from Comedy Website Set for July 9 Release Across All Digital Platforms and in Select Theatrical Engagements
See the World Premiere of the Trailer Exclusively on iTunes Movie Trailers
New York, NY (June 4, 2013) Leading comedy brand CollegeHumor is pleased to announce a partnership with digital entertainment curator FilmBuff for the release of new comedy, Coffee Town. FilmBuff will release Coffee Town, the debut feature film from CollegeHumor, on July 9 across all digital platforms. CollegeHumor will also screen the film in select theatrical engagements leading up to the official Festival premiere at Just for Laughs in Montreal.
Produced by CollegeHumor, Coffee Town is the first workplace comedy for the generation that increasingly doesn't work out of a traditional office. When a 30-something website manager who uses a local café as his office learns of plans to convert the space into a bar, he enlists the help of his two best friends to help save his freeloading existence. Directed by Brad Copeland (Arrested Development), the film's all-star comedy cast includes Glenn Howerton (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia), Steve Little (Eastbound & Down), Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation), Adrianne Palicki (G.I. Joe: Retaliation) and Josh Groban (Crazy, Stupid, Love.).
FilmBuff will release the film in North America on all leading On Demand platforms including iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Comcast, DirecTV, Time Warner Cable and XBOX. CollegeHumor will also host limited theatrical screenings of Coffee Town throughout the United States and Canada during the summer leading up to a Festival premiere event at Just for Laughs in Montreal on July 27.
"From interacting directly with our audience every day via the website, we're seeing firsthand the shift in how people are consuming content," said Ricky Van Veen, co-founder of CollegeHumor and a producer on Coffee Town. "We were fortunate to find FilmBuff, a distributor whose model is built around those new trends."
"We are thrilled to be able to partner with CollegeHumor on the release of their first feature film," said FilmBuff's Head of Content Partnerships Steven Beckman. "The entire creative team behind the movie is extremely talented and have made such a hilarious film that audiences will be cracking up and quoting it for years to come."
For more information and updates on Coffee Town, visit the official website at http://www.coffeetown.com and follow the film on Tumblr and Twitter @coffeetown.
About CollegeHumor Media
CollegeHumor Media, an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI), is a multi-media, multi platform studio comprised of three website propertiesCollegeHumor, Dorkly and SportsPicklea long-form TV development division and a film production division. A leading entertainment company targeting people ages 18-49, CollegeHumor Media has created original content that has been viewed more than three billion times. Founded in 1999 with the launch of CollegeHumor.com, the brand delivers daily comedic content online through videos, pictures, articles and jokes, both created and curated by the CollegeHumor staff. CollegeHumor Media attracts more than 15 million unique users per month and generates more than 100 million video views per month, and the brand has expanded into apparel and other forms of entertainment including film, television, books and live comedy shows. For more information, visit http://www.chmedia.com or http://www.collegehumor.com, and follow CollegeHumor on Twitter @CollegeHumor.
Founded in 2007, New York-based FilmBuff is the leading distributor of incomparable digital entertainment. The company draws upon its deep relationships within the film industry to curate content that consistently informs, entertains and inspires. FilmBuff designs innovative digital strategies to supply content to all on-demand outlets. Serving as a bridge between filmmakers and audiences, FilmBuff actively engages in conversations with fellow entertainment lovers through its exclusive access, original content and unique voice. Find FilmBuff content on all cable, satellite and telco services, game consoles, online retailers, wireless platforms and hardware manufacturers worldwide. Connect with FilmBuff by visiting http://www.filmbuff.com and via Twitter @filmbuff.
Jaime Ellyn Marsanico