EPIC Global Media and USAID/Ghana announce television release of Ghana documentary and branding commercial

    EPIC Global Media and USAID/Ghana announce television release of Ghana
                     documentary and branding commercial

PR Newswire

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 17, 2012

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --EPIC Global Media
and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announce the
release of a documentary and branding commercial on Ghana. The productions,
which are a part of the Ghana Multimedia Branding Campaign, will begin airing
in December on Bloomberg Television and CNBC Europe, reaching a potential 250
million households in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the USA. The
campaign was produced by award winning, EPIC Global Media, in partnership with
USAID and 16 other private and public sector companies in Ghana.

To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit:

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121217/MM29041)

James Brown, Producer, said, "The overall mission of the campaign is to shift
the international perception of Ghana...to build its brand and to inform
potential investors, business partners, tourists and Diaspora about recent
developments in this amazing country."

The documentary and commercial showcase Ghana as a fast growing, democratic,
stable and welcoming nation. According to the IMF, Ghana was the world's
fastest growing economy in 2011. This campaign comes on the heels of the
nation's sixth democratic election which took place earlier this month.

Updates on the Ghana Multimedia Branding Campaign are available at
www.ghanaportrait.com. The project website offers free downloads of the
productions for redistribution, as well as the opportunity for television
stations to request broadcast quality tapes of the documentary for
unrestricted use.

Partners in this non-profit initiative include: USAID/Ghana, Brand Ghana,
Cirrus Oil Services, Ghana Free Zones Board, Ghana Ports and Harbour
Authority, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Ghana Tourism
Authority, Golden Beach Hotels, IBM, Intercom Programming and Manufacturing
Company (IPMC), National Information Technology Agency (NITA), The African
Regent Hotel, The Ministry of Information, The Labadi Beach Hotel, Villa
Monticello, Tullow Oil Ghana, and Volta River Authority.

About USAID:
The American people, through the U.S. Agency for International Development,
have provided economic and humanitarian assistance worldwide for 50 years, and
are active in Ghana in several sectors, including promoting economic
competitiveness.To learn more about USAID's programs visit: usaid.gov

About EPIC Global Media:
EPIC Global Media, a creative agency specialized in television production, has
specific expertise in country branding. Its productions have aired on CNBC
Europe, Bloomberg, CNN, BBC and Discovery Channel. Awards won for past
productions include: CINE, Telly, Communicator, REMI and Aurora awards. EPIC
has extensive experience working in Africa, the Middle East, and North
America. To learn more visit www.epicglobalmedia.com or email

SOURCE EPIC Global Media

Website: http://www.epicglobalmedia.com
Website: http://www.ghanaportrait.com
Contact: Sabrina Heinekey - sabrina@epicglobalmedia.com; +1-604-565-5158
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