DQE Signs Home Video Distribution Agreement

By Dq Entertainment International dqe, PRNE
Monday, September 13, 2010

HYDERABAD, India, September 14, 2010 - DQE, a leading animation, gaming live action entertainment and
distribution company, announces that it has entered into an exclusive home
video distribution agreement for DQE's 3D animated series with TIGA
Entertainment co. Ltd ("TIGA"), a Thailand based company.

Under the terms of the agreement, TIGA has acquired the home
video rights for "Iron Man- Armoured adventures season 1" in English and Thai
for the region of Thailand. This five year agreement signifies DQE's maiden
foray into the strategic and niche home video distribution market of

TIGA has a comprehensive marketing business plan for 'Home
Video Distribution' (HVD) for animation content in Thailand. TIGA is one of
the leading HVD [companies in the region with licenses for home video
distribution , broadcasting and merchandising for various animated properties
including: Marked Rider, Detective Closed (Detective Conan), Hamtaro Hamtaro,
Mask Rider, I Love Egg, Shiro Chiro, Mashimaro, Backkomgg, Amore Hero Armor
, Golden Co. Hero Golden Hero,Coco Rabbit, Prince Story (My Fairy Tales),
Monsoon Coco Rabbit, Noukies & Friends, Banana in Pajaya , Paco Nouky & Lora
from regions such as China, Japan, Thailand, Korea and selected European
countries. Thailand continues to have a large and ever growing market for
home video distribution and digital content.

The first season of Iron Man premiered in the USA on the
Nicktoons Network on 24 April 2009 and started airing on the Canadian network
Teletoon from 12 April 2009. The hour-long premier of the season broke
Nicktoons Network's record of highest-rated original series attracting over
125,000 viewers.

Tapaas Chakravarti, Chairman & CEO of DQE Group, commented:

"Our high octane animated superhero, Iron Man, debuted in
Thailand on Turner Entertainment Networks' children's channel and received
rave reviews. The action packed adventure series of Iron Man has garnered a
huge fan following amongst children in this region.

"This maiden foray into the Thai home video market for DQE is
incredibly exciting. We believe that the home video market in Thailand is
perfectly suited for DQE's entertainment content, and we are very pleased to
make Iron Man available to a wider audience with the help of TIGA."

Said Mr. Sittichai Rujipasakul, Managing Director of TIGA:

"TIGA is pleased to do business with DQ Entertainment. DQE's
animated cartoon series are all interesting and we have chosen Iron Man, one
of the famous superheroes who is already popular in Thailand. We are
confident of its success in the Thai home video market."

Description of Iron Man:

The first season of Iron Man: Armoured Adventures was
celebrated for its spectacular CGI animation and incredible action with
Entertainment Weekly commenting Iron Man: Armoured Adventures contains "smart
writing and stellar CG butt-kickery". The second season of Iron Man: Armoured
Adventures will take the action and visual effects to the next level as
Marvel Animation continues to tell the story of the exploits of Marvel's
high-octane Super Hero, Iron Man. This exciting series introduces young Tony
, an heir to the billion-dollar corporation Stark International. After
tragedy strikes, the teenage Tony begins using his suit of invincible armour
and technical know-how to protect those who would also fall prey to tragedy,
corruption and conspiracy! He is a new hero for the digital age, a mechanised
knight in ever-evolving, adaptable armour. He is…IRON MAN!

About DQE:

DQE is one of the leading producers of animation, visual
effects, game art and live action entertainment content for the global media
and entertainment industry. DQE has produced/co-produced and distributed
iconic brands such as Iron Man - the first 3D animated TV series, Twisted
Whiskers, Mikido, Casper, Pinky & Perky, second season of Large Family, third
season of Mickey Mouse Club House, First and Second Season of Madagascar TV
Series and Fanboy & Chum-chum for Nickelodeon, USA and is now co-producing
properties like The Little Prince and Little Nick with major international
broadcasters and producers. DQE has a library of over 400 hours of
international programs for distribution and licensing globally for TV, home
entertainment, merchandising and publishing.

DQE's home grown production in Hi-end 3D, 'The Jungle Book' is
in production as a 52 episode animated series and a 60 minute TV feature in
co-production with international majors including TF1 and Moonscoop , France,
ZDF Group, Germany and is to be released world-wide in 2010. Toomai-The
Elephant Boy which is a live action TV series is in development in
co-operation with international broadcasters, while several Indian IPs like
Mysteries & Feluda, Omkar, Balkand I, II and III with International
Broadcasters have had a successful run.

DQE is also developing a series of animated short films for
television in collaboration with French production companies Method Animation
and MK2. DQE, Method Animation and MK2 announced the production and worldwide
distribution and exploitation of an animated version of 104 six-minute
episodes inspired by the legendary film icon Charlie Chaplin's Hollywood

DQE has received several international awards including an
EMMY for Tutenstein TV series, 11 Emmy nominations, The UK Broadcast Awards
2010, Sichuan TV Festival International "Gold Panda" Awards, Cartoons on the
Bay awards, The E & Y Entrepreneur of the Year - 2009 India Award and many

DQE's production facilities are based in Hyderabad and Kolkata
and it has international sales representatives in Los Angeles, Paris and
Tokyo. With a workforce of approximately 3,500 permanent employees DQE has a
global client-partner base of over 90 producers, distributors, broadcasters
and licensors including Walt Disney Group, Universal Pictures, Nickelodeon
Animation Studios Inc., Electronic Arts, Marvel Comics, American Greetings,
BBC Group, M6/France TV Group/TF-1 - leading broadcasting and distribution
groups from France, ZDF TV and ZDF Enterprises - leading
distributor/broadcaster and global distributor respectively from Germany, ABC
Australia, Al Jazeera - Arabic nations, Disney Channels - Asia, Cartoon
Network Group and many more worldwide.

Company Web Site: www.dqentertainment.com

You Tube Channel: www.youtube.com/user/DQEnt


    DQ Entertainment International
    Tel: +91-40-2355-3726/27
    Sumedha Saraogi

    DQ Entertainment International
    Tel: +91-40-2355-3726/27
    P R Vishnu

Contact: DQ Entertainment International, Tel: +91-40-2355-3726/27, Sumedha Saraogi, sumedha at dqentertainment.com; DQ Entertainment International, Tel: +91-40-2355-3726/27, P R Vishnu, vishnu at dqentertainment.com

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