Paramount selects D-Star Media

10 March, 2010 by IF

Press release from Megan Rose Management

The Shooting Star Picture Company is thrilled to announce that Paramount Pictures Australia have chosen their D-Star Media division for the servicing of their promotional EPK and trailer content to Australian Broadcasters.


Pioneers in digital delivery and digital applications for the Entertainment industry, D-Star Media was launched in 2005 with its D-Star Digital video distribution system, fast becoming the industry-standard for digital content delivery.

D-Star Digital now offers film companies a simple solution for the tapeless delivery of movie trailers, EPK footage and TVC’s.

D-Star Digital gives direct access for content to Broadcasters, ensuring simultaneous access without the need to rush tapes via courier to multiple locations. D-Star Digital services all major record companies in Australia for their digital delivery needs and has done so for the past 5 years.

The D-Star suite of services also includes Play MPE and D-Star Spins, supplying audio content delivery to all radio stations and broadcast monitoring, providing essential productivity tools.

D-Star Digital can instantly deliver to all Australian broadcast television networks, including the ABC, Seven Network, Nine Network, Network Ten, Subscription TV, as well as online and non-traditional Broadcast partners such as BigPond, NineMSN, SBA Music and Nightlife Video.

Peter Skillman, Director and CEO of The Shooting Star Picture Company, D-Star’s parent company, said "D-Star Media is a 360 degree full service solution, with the ability to have everything from EPK to TVC delivery and production services managed on a client's behalf. The content delivery business has hit a tipping point as D-Star's fast, efficient and money-saving technologies become the logical choice from the traditional videotape delivery method nd industry standard for smart entertainment companies."

Skillman added "We continue to invest significantly in research and development and grow the reach and functionality of the D-Star system for our clients. With the film distribution companies, we have added, At the Movies, Showtime, The Movie Network and important online outlets such as Rotten Tomatoes and Yahoo 7. All TV and online broadcasters have the ability to securely review EPK and trailer content from their desktop, and D-Star Digital delivers broadcast-ready files to download in the format of their choice."