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October 24, 2007

Kleinman.com Site Redesign

Welcome to the new Kleinman.com. We've redesigned our website to reflect the new direction of our business. It isn't flashy, but we hope you like it.

Geoffrey Kleinman - Juror for the 2007 BendFilm Fest

Geoffrey was asked to be a juror at the 2007 BendFilm fest along side some luminaries including:
  • Eric Close - Actor on the hit series Without A Trace
  • Alison Dickey - Selection Committee for IFP and wife of John C. Riley and Producer of Piggy
  • Alison Bagnall - Writer of Piggy and Buffalo 66
  • Kent Osborne - Lead Writer for Spongebob Squarepants and the new series Flapjack
  • Skizz Cyzyk - Festival Director of the Maryland Film Fest
  • Orit Schwartz - Award Winning Director of The Frank Anderson
Some Pictures from the event:
Eric Close and Geoffrey Kleinman Backstage at The Awards
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At The Awards Ceremony
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Geoffrey Speaking on the Panel "So You Made A Film, Now What?"
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October 30, 2007

Kleinman.com Sells DVD Talk to Internet Brands

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Leading DVD news and review site DVDTalk.com acquired by Internet Brands

Site plans to use new infrastructure resources to fuel growth

LOS ANGELES (October 29, 2007) – DVDTalk.com, a market-leading website that provides news, discussion, and reviews of DVD releases, has been acquired by Internet Brands, Inc., a leading provider of consumer and e-commerce websites, Internet Brands executives announced today.

Founded in 1999 near the start of DVDs entry into the consumer market, DVDTalk.com has rapidly grown into the top online DVD resource. The site features an expansive DVD review database with more than 20,000 DVD, HD DVD, Blu-Ray and theatrical reviews; news about the latest DVD releases; user discussion forums; and an online radio presence dubbed DVDTalk Radio. More than 50 staff writers and columnists regularly contribute reviews, columns, feature articles, and other content to the site.

“Joining Internet Brands gives us access to an expanded support structure, including technology and content resources that will help DVD Talk grow into the future,” said Geoffrey Kleinman (bio), founder of DVDTalk.com. “We’ll use these resources to enhance the DVDTalk experience for our users, keep pace with the fast-changing home entertainment industry, and continue our leadership role with consumers for the next generation of high-definition formats.”

DVDTalk.com joins special-interest sites including Wikitravel.org, BikeForums.net, and FlyerTalk.com as part of the Internet Brands Travel & Leisure division.

“Users of our sites are passionate about their hobbies, and DVDTalk users live and breathe DVDs,” said John McGanty, general manager of the Travel & Leisure division at Internet Brands. “We think that DVDTalk’s thriving community and vast content make it an ideal fit within the Internet Brands family.”

About Internet Brands Los Angeles-based Internet Brands (www.internetbrands.com) is a leading operator of media and e-commerce sites for large-ticket consumer purchases, such as cars, real estate, mortgages and travel. The company empowers consumers to make better product choices and save money. Internet Brands’ sites deliver superior content and consumer insight and have received dozens of “best-in-class” awards.

Internet Brands’ automotive division includes CarsDirect.com, Autos.com, Wikicars.org, GreenHybrid.com, NewCarTestDrive.com and Autodata Solutions. The company’s real estate and finance division includes Loan.com, LoanApp.com, DoItYourself.com, RealEstateABC.com, ePodunk.com and ApartmentRatings.com. Internet Brands’ travel and leisure division includes VacationHomes.com, Vamoose.com, Wikitravel.org, World66.com, BBOnline.com, CruiseMates.com, CruiseReviews.com and FlyerTalk.com.

Internet Brands was founded in 1998 as CarsDirect and added the new parent company name of Internet Brands in June 2005.

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Geoff Kleinman to Cover Sundance for Air America!

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Some really exciting news. Geoff is going to be covering the 2008 Sundance film fest for Air America. It's a national program so he'll be heard through out the country.

In addition he'll be covering the fest for 1190 KEX in Portland and at least one other major regional radio station.

About October 2007

This page contains all entries posted to Kleinman.com in October 2007. They are listed from oldest to newest.

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