Montreal, May 15, 2019 — Stingray (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B), a leading music, media, and technology company, has signed a 3-year global licensing deal with Northstar Media, a Music Distribution company. Under this agreement, Stingray Festival 4K will be granted the license to 49 concerts filmed in dazzling 4K Ultra HD by artists such as Imagine Dragons, Shawn Mendes, Playboi Carti, Beth Hart and Rae Sremmurd. The first titles will air in July.
Stingray Festival 4K – a celebration of art and culture– is expertly curated by Stingray’s content experts to offer audiences an unparalleled viewing experience in four times the pixels of HD. Viewers will enjoy breathtaking 4K content that includes concerts by international stars, stunning operas, colorful circuses, and innovative theater performances.
“We are thrilled to expand our live show catalog with Northstar Media and bring some of the world’s biggest artists in spectacular 4K to the screen,” said Mathieu Péloquin, Senior Vice-President, Marketing and Communications of Stingray. “The near lifelike picture quality and crystal-clear sound will bring music lovers closer to the performance than they ever imagined possible.”
Northstar Media’s President, Pat McDonald states: “We are delighted to be working with Stingray thereby giving the viewer the opportunity to see these artists on Stingray’s cutting edge 4k platform, the next best thing to seeing them live!”
Stingray Festival 4K Highlights
The only arts and culture television channel dedicated to spectacular live performances in dazzling 4K UHD
Caters to an audience of music fans and technophiles of all ages
Programming includes massive concerts by top stadium fillers, sold-out music festivals, must-see theatre productions, colorful circuses, electrifying DJ sets, beautiful ballet and opera performances, and much more
For more information about Stingray Festival 4K: festival4k.stingray.com
Stingray (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B) is the world-leading provider of multiplatform music services and digital experiences for pay TV operators, commercial establishments, OTT providers, mobile operators, and more. Stingray’s services include audio television channels, premium television channels, 4K UHD television channels, karaoke products, digital signage, in-store music, music apps, and more. Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, Stingray reaches 400 million subscribers (or users) in 156 countries and its mobile apps have been downloaded over 90 million times. Stingray is headquartered in Montreal and currently has close to 350 employees worldwide. For more information: www.stingray.com
Northstar Media distributes long form video (concerts, series, music documentaries) to multiple platforms in both the U.S. and international markets. Such platforms include television, including but not limited to: Live Streaming, AVOD, SVOD, PVOD, Broadcast and Cable networks, Syndication, Satellite, Pay-Per-View,4K Television Networks, In-flight, Theatrical and DVD. Find more information at http://www.northstar-media.com.
For more information, please contact:
Senior Vice-President, Marketing and Communications
1 514-664-1244, ext. 2362