Cinedigm Names Dan Sherlock President of Software
LOS ANGELES -- December 04, 2012
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) today announced Dan Sherlock has
been named President of Cinedigm Software. Sherlock will report to Cinedigm
COO/CFO Adam Mizel and will be responsible for all aspects of the operations
at Cinedigm Software including production, technology, business development,
sales, and marketing.
Most recently, Sherlock was president of Baseline, a comprehensive film and
television database with a robust subscription and syndicated content client
base comprised of all the major studios, agencies, production companies, and
some of the largest fortune 500 companies owned by The New York Times Company.
Previously, Sherlock held numerous executive roles with The Walt Disney
Company, most recently as Vice President and General Manager of Movies.com.
"With both technical and marketing expertise, Dan is perfectly suited to lead
and grow our robust software business," said Cinedigm's Mizel. "In the last
year, we have invested considerable resources to expand our product lines, to
support our international expansion and to successfully add significant new
customers, and Dan's addition will further bolster our market leading
In recent months, Cinedigm’s software group (previously known as “Hollywood
Software”) has made several other high profile hires including Larry McCourt
and Rob Springer, who joined Cinedigm as Senior Vice President of Software and
Sales Marketing and Senior Vice President and Product Manager of Distributor
"I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to lead the incredible team of talented,
creative people at Cinedigm Software as we seek to advance our clients’
business objectives using the industry's most innovative software solutions,"
said Mr. Sherlock."Cinedigm software stands at the nexus of the digital
exhibition transformation -- serving the needs of top distributors and
exhibitors worldwide – and I look forward to being part of this exciting
Cinedigm has the leading digital cinema software for both exhibitors and
distributors. Currently, over 16,000 digital theater screens use Cinedigm's
software products to run back office operations for theatres, including
release planning, booking, “holdovers,” contract terms management, box office
auditing, film rental accruals, payments, remittance processing and reporting.
On the distributor side, the products enable studios and independent
distributors to plan and execute releasing strategies, while providing
real-time, mission-critical business data.
Cinedigm Software Products:
TDS – Theatrical Distribution System – This essential US based system plans,
negotiates, books and distributes movies all within an easy-to-use interface.
It connects seamlessly with external systems of companies like Rentrak,
Technicolor, Deluxe and major exhibitors.
TDS-g Theatrical Distribution System Global –The most advanced theatrical
distribution software available for worldwide markets and the only product
capable of managing distribution across multiple territories from a single
application. All data relating to plans, bookings, terms, box office,
settlements and payments are contained within a single database, enabling
powerful consolidated reporting and analysis. TDSg operates in any language
EMS Exhibitor Management System – With planning, payment and analytic
components, EMS is a virtual staff of booking assistants and accountants which
consolidates POS sales data, computes film rental liabilities, manages
payments and updates financial systems. Featuring a dynamic SQL database
application designed to fully record, track and report on critical business
details, EMS’s modular design can manage operations from planning through
payments, or specific tasks in between.
TCC Theatre Command Center - TCC is more than another learning management
system, it’s the most powerful engine on the market driving productivity and
efficiency across digital cinema operations. TCC connects all theatres,
centralizes content management and automates the transfer of features,
trailers and encryption keys. TCC is the only theatre management system that
builds screen playlists, monitors operations circuit-wide from a single
location and, with a click of a mouse, can troubleshoot and solve problems
Enterprise – Enterprise, a powerful head office application, takes TCC and
digital cinema to the next level with 2-way workflow and real-time monitoring
features designed to increase operational control and minimize resource costs.
It works in conjunction with Cinedigm’s Theatre Command Center TMS, the most
automated and efficient theatre management system on the market. Enterprise
gives your head office or network operations center real-time, consolidated
access to every TMS in your circuit. And like TCC, Enterprise is designed to
receive and share schedules and data with your key partners and applications.
RTS Royalty Transaction Solution – RTS is the most powerful, cost-effective
solution for tracking and processing contracts, rights, and royalties;
combined with a robust accounting sub-ledger RTS maximizes revenue while
maintaining control over content. For licensees of IP, RTS efficiently manages
complex rights licensing and royalty obligations within a single web-based
application creating the most efficient, integrated solution on the market
managing both inbound and outbound rights. Leading music, film, television,
publishing, merchandise and trademark companies trust their most important
assets to RTS.
About Cinedigm (www.cinedigm.com)
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. is a leader in providing the services,
experience, technology and content critical to transforming movie theaters
into digital and networked entertainment centers. Cinedigm's digital cinema
deployment and servicing organization, state of the art distributor and
exhibition software, and marketing and distribution platform for alternative
content and independent films are a cornerstone of the digital cinema
transformation. With the April acquisition of New Video, the world's largest
aggregator of independent digital content and leading distributor of quality
entertainment, CIDM has created a new full service end-to-end digital studio,
enabling the Company to acquire and distribute independent films and specialty
content. Cinedigm™ and Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp™ are trademarks of
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. CIDM-G
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