Vivendi Visual to Deliver 'Salient' Pact17 Oct, 2006 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Vivendi Visual Entertainment (VVE) has entered into a multiyear, multifilm distribution deal with independent producer Salient Films.
Under terms of the deal, VVE would release the DVD Katt Williams: The Pimp Chronicles Part 1 Nov. 7 at $19.99. The title originally aired on HBO and features stand-up comic Williams performing live at an Atlanta comedy club.
In March 2007, VVE will release two Salient titles with comedienne Mo'Nique, including I Coulda Been Your Cellmate, which was taped in front of a live audience at the Ohio Reformatory for Women; and Mo'Nique's Thick n' Fit fitness DVD. Also due in March is National Lampoon's Spring Break.
“By partnering with Salient, VVE continues to expand and diversify our varied portfolio of top producers and strengthen our roster of top comedy DVDs,” said Yolanda Macias, VP of business development and acquisitions with VVE.