BOCA RATON, FL - January 29, 2014 - Brick Top Productions, Inc. (OTCQB: BTOP), announced today that its majority owned subsidiary, High Five Entertainment, together with Jed Hilly, the Executive Director of the Americana Music Festival, won an Emmy in the category of Special Event Coverage for its production of the 2012 Americana Music Honors & Awards.
High Five's Producer Edie Lynn Hoback (left) & Executive Producer Martin Fischer accepting the Emmy for Special Event Coverage of 2012 Americana Music Honors & Awards
The Americana Music Honors & Awards is the annual marquee event held in Nashville for the Americana Music Association, a professional not-for-profit trade organization whose mission is to advocate for the authentic voice of American Roots Music around the world. Beginning in 2002, the Americana Music Association honors distinguished members of the music community. Six member-voted awards and several Lifetime Achievement Awards are handed out at Ryman Auditorium while over 2,000 artists, music-loving fans, and entertainment industry executives look on.
High Five's Executive Producer Martin Fischer and Producer Edie Lynn Hoback accepted the award Saturday night in Nashville. Mr. Fischer commented, "We couldn't be more honored to win this outstanding category in special event and entertainment production, and would like to thank Jed and his exceptional team at Americana Music for affording us this wonderful opportunity. Their unyielding faith in our talents was humbling. We look forward to working with them in the future and to more success throughout 2014 and beyond."
"High Five's track record of award-winning entertainment production earned over the last three decades continues to impress. We are proud to be a part of their Emmy win for the 2012 Americana Music Honors & Awards event and will continue to support their growth and future successes," added Alexander Bafer, Chief Executive Officer of Brick Top.
About Brick Top Productions, Inc.
Brick Top Productions, Inc. (OTCQB: BTOP) is focused on the acquisition and financing of recognized, profitable, synergistic entertainment production companies, as well as the financing, production, and distribution of theatrical films and television shows within domestic and international markets. Brick Top's majority owned subsidiary, High Five Entertainment, is an internationally recognized, Emmy Award-winning entertainment production company with a rich 30 year history. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, High Five specializes in the development and presentation of quality television programming including music series, specials, unscripted television, live events and award shows. High Five is a leader in delivering world-class entertainment properties. Brick Top's majority owned subsidiary, York Productions, owns and is marketing the rights to the television pilot "Nick the Doorman," an urban dramatic comedy centered on the life experiences of a doorman and his friends who work at a historic and upscale Central Park south hotel. Nick the Doorman was written and directed by Emmy-nominated actor, Nicholas Turturro, who also starred in the pilot. Brick Top and its businesses pursue growth through strategic financing and synergistic partnerships in an effort to become the "ultimate and trusted provider of top-notch, award-winning, world-class entertainment."
For more information on the Brick Top and its subsidiaries, please visit www.bricktopproductions.com and www.highfiveentertainment.com. Brick Top's most recent regulatory filings and financial information can be found on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov.
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SOURCE: Brick Top Productions, Inc.