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Knightscove Media Corp. Rebranding-New Year, New Look

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/19/11 -- Knightscove Media Corp. (TSX VENTURE: KC.A)(TSX VENTURE: KC.B) ("Knightscove") is introducing a new look for all of its reporting business units as well as a new corporate website being unveiled January 19th, 2011.

With an eye to the future, Knightscove Media's emblematic icon, a spread-winged eagle will be incorporated into all operating divisions' print and marketing applications. Each business unit will be defined with a different color, signifying diversity while strengthening the singular corporate look with the continuity of the eagle icon in flight.

KNIGHTSCOVE FAMILY FILMS INC. (KFF), the film production division recently completed a $7.5M theatrical movie SOPHIE, a heartwarming family release starring Brittany Bristow and John Rhys Davies of Lord of the Rings fame, slated to hit theatres mid-August 2011. With a full development slate in the works, KFF recently signed a co-production deal with Entertainment One for the television series PORT HOPE and is in partnership with South Africa's Triosphere on a hosted 'tween' series exploring the animal kingdom and rich culture of South Africa. The Company's Viking saga, VALHALLA is in the works as is DANCING IN THE SHADOW OF MAO and TRUST.

[email protected], ([email protected]) the DVD/Home Entertainment division continues to represent a very strong, much in demand catalogue, including the perennial favourite, A CHRISTMAS CAROL with ALISTAIR SIM, classic British comedy including the entire collection of CARRY ON & DOCTOR films, a great selection of PARAMOUNT studio classics, SPIDERMAN, THOR & a host of additional action hero titles, as well as some of the best CBC programs and features available; CANADA: A PEOPLES HISTORY, THE GEOLOGIC JOURNEY, RON JAMES, MR. DRESSUP & THE GREATEST CANADIAN, to name a few. Additions to this eclectic mix include many new independent studios and titles with great marquee value; THE GENIUS WITHIN, THE INNER LIFE OF GLENN GOULD about legendary Canadian pianist Glen Gould and his internationally acclaimed musical virtuosity, the highly anticipated DVD collection series EARTH FROM ABOVE photographed by the famed YANN ARTHUS-BERTRAND, CHARLIE & BOOTS, a heart-warming 'road movie' featuring PAUL HOGAN (Crocodile Dundee) slated for a late Spring release, the hit NBC children's program TURBO DOGS, and the KINGS OF PASTRY, a film by highly acclaimed directors Chris Hegedus and D.A Pennebaker (The War Room & Don't Look Back). [email protected] is actively expanding its' library and anticipates even more significant acquisition announcements in the coming months, such as the recently announced CGI feature, HEATHCLIFF, BAD KITTY, which will be a fall 2011 theatrical release.

KNIGHT TV (KTV) as previously announced January 4th has inked a supply deal with KCET, (former PBS station in Los Angeles) with a three hour block of children & family programming. This distribution in Southern California coupled with KnightTV's VOD service carried on Cox, Dish and Charter systems across America now reaches 16.6mil households. By launching within KCET's branded environment, Knightscove is building bridges for a sustainable and long term economically viable business model with like-minded programmers. KnightTV also holds the Canadian broadcast rights for HEATHCLIFF, BAD KITTY and the North American broadcast rights to CHARLIE & BOOTS.

Knightscove Ellis International (KEC) is the newest member of the group as Knightscove recently closed the acquisition of the 600 title library of 46 year-old Ellis Entertainment, Canada's longest standing indie TV production house. With 10 properties produced in HiDef since 2002, the library includes the PROFILES OF NATURE series, with over 200 episodes broadcast in 120 countries over 20 years, and over 100 international awards to its credit. The new division will be continuing its distribution and creation of family-oriented programming across the spectrum from factual to dramatic. Currently in development are a new hosted nature series co-produced in South Africa and a series based on MYSTERIOUS RUINS, which recently had its worldwide premiere on Shaw Media's History Television.

"With the rebranding of the Company comes a great ability to leverage content throughout all of the divisions," says Knightscove CEO and President Leif Bristow. "Projects in development automatically have home distribution and broadcast opportunities and we have already started licensing all third party products, like HEATHCLIFF, BAD KITTY and CHARLIE & BOOTS, for both home distribution and broadcast in the Canadian and US markets."

For a more in-depth look at all the undertakings of the Knightscove Family, please check out the revamped website at www.knightscove.com.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release or the information contained herein.

Contacts:
Knightscove Media Corp.
Leif Bristow
President and CEO
(416) 444-7900 x222
www.knightscove.com

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