LAS VEGAS, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ValCom, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VACM; Frankfurt XETRA:VAM), a Las Vegas based entertainment production company has joined with entertainment giants, Stan Lee's POW! Entertainment and entertainment industry producer Jeff Franklin. The trio is creating a dynamic partnership that will produce a wide variety of entertainment properties to be announced at a later date.
Visionary Stan Lee provides creative insight and overall vision to the projects. "I am always open to take our unique brand of entertainment to new levels, this will take me there," said Stan Lee, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of POW! Entertainment.
"This new collaboration will provide POW! new business and producing opportunities to further perpetuate Stan's and POW's global brand in the creation of new additional characters and franchises," said Gill Champion POW's President and COO.
Jeff Franklin lends years of entertainment production experience where he facilitates the overall vision of each project. "It's a privilege to join with ValCom and POW! The combination will give us the opportunity to bring more of Stan's vision to the market place," said executive producer Franklin.
A state-of-the-art entertainment facility, ValCom provides unparalleled production capabilities that will be championed by Chairman and CEO, Vince Vellardita. "Joining forces with POW! Entertainment and Stan Lee as well as movie mogul Jeff Franklin is an absolute honor. Our union will most certainly change the face of entertainment," stated Vellardita.
POW! (Purveyors of Wonder) Entertainment, Inc. is founded by world famous comic book icon Stan Lee, together with Gill Champion and Arthur Lieberman. POW's principals combined have over a hundred years experience creating, producing, and licensing original intellectual properties. POW! specializes in franchises for the entertainment industry, including animation and live-action feature films, plus television, DVDs, video games, merchandising, and related ancillary markets. POW! partners with studios and networks in creating new and exciting characters. In some cases, POW! creates "custom-tailored" properties for a specific star or director.
Stan Lee, chairman and chief creative officer of POW!, is the creator and inventor of the modern superhero. A prolific author, Lee revolutionized the comic book industry by creating compelling characters who, despite extraordinary powers and talents, are nonetheless plagued by the same doubts and difficulties experienced by ordinary people. Some of his most enduring characters, like Spider-Man(R)(a), The Hulk(R)(a), and the X-Men(R)(a), have spun off into television programs and feature films that have grossed hundreds of millions of dollars at the box office.
Franklin is one of producers of the theatrical feature, "Casper," and is executive producer for "Kull, The Conqueror," "Cold Around The Heart," "Stuart Little," and "Stuart Little 2." Television series produced by Franklin include "High Tide," with Rick Springfield; "Mike Hammer," with Stacy Keach; "Air America," "Mowgli," "Boogies Diner," "Stunt Dawgs," "Mutant League," "The Black Stallion," with Mickey Rooney; and "African Skies," with Robert Mitchum.
Based in Las Vegas, Nev., ValCom, Inc. is a diversified and vertically integrated, independent entertainment company. ValCom, Inc., through its operating divisions and subsidiaries, creates and operates full service facilities that accommodate film, television and commercial productions with its four divisions comprised of: studio, film and television; camera and equipment rentals; and broadcast television. ValCom's clientele list consists of all of the majors such as MGM, Paramount Pictures, ABC, CBS, Sony, NBC, etc.
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