Ante Productions Expands in Asia

Leading sound design and multimedia firm incorporates as it expands into the Asian media industry.

Tokyo, Japan, May 25, 2006 – (JCN Newswire) – Reflecting its commitment to music, sound design and multimedia in Asia, the Company announced that it has incorporated in Japan as Ante Productions Inc. The Company's move to incorporate follows its rapid expansion into multimedia production services, including web design, video production and mobile phone software development. Based in Tokyo, Japan, Ante Productions has been providing original music and sound design for a wealth of high-profile corporate and independent clients since 2004. The Company's ability to deliver cutting-edge audio content for TV is now augmented by the most up-to-date video, motion graphic and website production services.

The Company has developed a reputation for creating some of the media industry's most recognized and original music and sound designs. Earlier this year Ante Productions collaborated with Bruce Dunlop Associates in Sydney on the award-winning Legends Are Born FIFA World Cup 2006 promotional campaign for Starhub Television Asia. This project won PROMAX ASIA 2005's BEST IDENT and BEST ANIMATION awards, and is currently nominated for the PROMAX WORLD AWARDS 2006 and a finalist at the New York Film Festival. Ante Productions also provided the score and video editing services for Verónica Souto's Días de Cartón (Cardboard Days) documentary, winner of 13 international film awards including first prize at the International Documentary Festival of Rome and Best Human Rights Documentary at the XI Latin American Festival of Video (Rosario, Argentina, 2004).

The Company also announced that J-Seed Ventures Inc., a Tokyo-based venture incubator has purchased a minority stake in Ante Productions in a private sale. "J-Seed Venture's excellent reputation and knowledge of the Japanese market is a tremendous asset to Ante Productions," said Ante Productions' Representative Director, Ian Hartley. "We're delighted to be working with a company of their stature to pursue the growing number of exciting opportunities in Japan."

"We are pleased to partner with Ante Productions," said C. Jeffrey Char, President of J-Seed Ventures. "The Company has already achieved an impressive reputation for original music, sound design and multimedia and we look forward to them expanding operations even further in Asia."

Ante Productions Inc.
Ante Productions is an integrated media service provider handling all aspects of media, including planning, producing, development and services related to the media and advertising business in Asia and Europe via its Tokyo and London studios. The Company is based in Tokyo, Japan, and has been providing original music and sound design for a wealth of high-profile corporate and independent clients since 2004. The Company also offers localization services in Japanese, English, German, Italian and French. For more information about Ante Productions, visit:

J-Seed Ventures Inc.
J-Seed is a Tokyo-based venture incubator and provider of management and technology consulting services. The Company maintains a close relationship with its various group companies and leverages its network to assist ventures to quickly attain profitability. The Company also assists foreign clients in establishing operations in Japan. For more information about J-Seed Ventures, visit: http://www.

May 25, 2006 | News