Currently celebrating its 24th year in business, Right Stuf, Inc. was one of the first players in the U.S. Japanese Animation ("anime") industry, as both an anime producer/distributor and a retailer. Right Stuf works to promote knowledge of its own products, as well as the anime and manga industry, in general, through its online storefront at RightStuf.com and a variety of media including podcasts and special publications.
Black Belt is the world’s leading self-defense magazine and is dedicated to both the classical and the modern eclectic martial arts. First published in 1961, Black Belt features interviews with the world’s most prestigious martial artists and historical pieces on the philosophies of various combat styles, as well as in-depth coverage of the latest techniques, weapons, self-defense systems, training regimens and industry trends. Black Belt also publishes instructional books and DVDs from a variety of disciplines, including jujutsu, mixed martial arts, reality-based self-defense, grappling, jeet kune do and more!
Yoga Journal is considered the premier yoga media company in the country. Founded in 1975, Yoga Journal is the largest circulation yoga magazine in the world. Yoga Journal holds several conferences a year, including New York, Boston, Grand Geneva, WI, and Estes Park, CO. Its website - which Forbes called "The Web's most expansive and impressive Yoga site" - is one of the most visited yoga sites on the web. Yoga Journal also produces many best-selling yoga books and DVDs, including "The Complete Beginner's Guide," "Yoga for Morning, Noon, and Night," "Yoga for Well-Being," Yoga for Stress," and "Yoga Step-by-Step".
BOB ROSS INC.
You’ve seen him before. He’s the soft spoken guy painting happy clouds, mountains and trees in about twenty-six television minutes, using big housepainting-type brushes and cooing soothing “you can do its” to the audience. His Joy of Painting program is the most recognized, most watched TV art show in history. The artist – Bob Ross – a virtual cult-like figure among varying age groups all around the world, is about more than just painting, however. Millions of viewers agree that his quiet, nurturing disposition is a form of therapy for the weary, and his respect for nature and wildlife (popular guests include lovable baby squirrels and birds) has helped environmental awareness. The rehabilitating powers of the Bob Ross method of painting have been put to use in many programs for youth, senior citizens, handicapped persons, and the like throughout the country. The paints, brushes and other equipment for this technique was devised by Bob Ross, and there is a wide range of instructional materials, including books (over 5 million in print), packets, videos, an art club and interactive web site.
FitFlix's mission is to deliver focused fitness training solutions that create unique, inspiring workouts for specific fitness needs. FitFlix creates specialized fitness training solutions for the youth, senior, and sports markets. FitFlix's team will create unique workouts and training packages that add value to any product or service.
Gilad Janklowicz is one of the world’s most popular fitness personalities. As a pioneer in the fitness industry he has helped millions to stay fit with his popular TV fitness shows ‘Bodies in Motion’, ‘Basic Training the Workout’ and ‘Total Body Sculpt with Gilad’ and with his gold and platinum instructional home fitness DVDs and videos. To date, Gilad has generated over 30 top-rated videos, which received accolades and endorsements from Billboard Magazine to Consumer Reports.
PILATES SPORTS CENTER
Unique to Pilates Sports Center, they merge both the classical and progressive styles of Pilates. Not only do they collaborate with many physical therapists and sports medicine professionals, they have spent more than a decade studying this method of exercise and have integrated modern principles of exercise science to make it safer and more effective. They are dedicated to providing the most current information available and to maintaining the highest quality of instruction. PSC upholds the latest PMA standards and is involved in the process of helping to better the industry.
Pranamaya, Inc. collaborates with the world’s best yoga teachers to create compelling media products that inspire vibrant, integral health and self-transformation. Pranamaya's vision is to be a leading, trusted resource for effective tools that inspire authentic and lasting physical, emotional and spiritual transformation. To this end, they have developed a roster featuring some of the most respected and forward-thinking teachers in the world, including Paul Grilley, Gary Kraftsow, Sarah Powers, Sri Dharma Mittra, Edward Clark, Andrey Lappa, Nischala Joy Devi, and Jill Miller. The Pranamaya library of releases features unparalleled richness and depth of instruction for everyone from the beginner exploring yoga for the first time, to the experienced yogi who wants to expand their practice and knowledge base.
Retromedia Entertainment, Inc., is a producer and distributor of feature films in all genres, from cult horror and fantasy through erotic comedies for adults. With an ever growing catalog of over 150 titles, Retromedia has movies to please fans of all interests. Their newest DVD releases include "Bikini Drive-In Special Uncut Director's Edition" and "Tanya X - Complete First Season".
5 POINTS PICTURES
5 Points Pictures is the live-action film distribution arm of Right Stuf, Inc., a firm with 25 years of experience in marketing Asian entertainment to English-speaking audiences, via online retailer RightStuf.com and anime specialty label Nozomi Entertainment. 5 Points Pictures is dedicated to acquiring, introducing and distributing an eclectic array of live-action programming to North American audiences who demand both quality presentation and premier content.
Tanelorn Films offers a fine selection of Spanish and foreign films from around the world, featuring titles from directors such as Jean Becker, Alejandro Amenabar, Vicente Aranda, Julio Medem, and others. Among their award winning films are "Vacas" (1993 Goya Award for Best New Director), "La Ardilla Roja" (1993 Cannes Film Fesival Award of the Youth), "Tierra" (1996 Goya Awards for Best Original Score and Best Special Effects), and "One Deadly Summer" (1984 Cesar Award for Best Actress).
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KULTUR INTERNATIONAL FILMS
For over 30 years, Kultur has been the leading source of world-class performing arts titles on video, committed to preserving the legacy of great performers for future generations to appreciate and enjoy. Programs include performances by legends Luciano Pavarotti, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Placido Domingo, Leonard Bernstein, Rudolf Nureyev, Margot Fonteyn and many others. Kultur’s catalog also contains the largest collection of art, literature, and history programs, as seen on PBS, The Discovery Channel, The History Channel, and many other networks, as well as offerings in jazz, ballet, country, rock, and just about every other conceivable music genre. With a catalog well over 1000 titles deep, Kultur offers the finest in home viewing entertainment.