Entertainment is magic…
For over 20 years Lodestar Entertainment and its enterprise partners have provided music and video programming, and delivery solutions to clients such as Disney Cruise Lines, Carnival Cruise Lines, Bellagio, Trump Properties, Bally’s, Sun Resorts, Sandals Resorts, Sony Transcom, Jones Media, Chili’s Restaurants, Marriott, Transworld, Six Flags, Federated Stores, JC Penny’s, Sears, AMF Bowling Centers, the US Military MWR… you name it, our footprint is likely there… and in literally hundreds of hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, public performance venues and networks across the US and beyond though our VJ-Pro® white label service. From asset procurement, licensing, clearances, programming and content management, though a wide variety of terrestrial, closed-circut, store-forward, VPN and web based and mobile telecom delivery solutions… Lodestar has been behind the scenes, providing our clients with powerful content and seamless delivery. Ever wonder how it gets done? …it’s not magic.
Putting it all together shouldn’t have to be.
Our asset sources include names such as Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, EMI/Capitol, Sony/BMG, their affiliates and a wealth of independents. On behalf of our label partners, we negotiate clearances and acquire permissions for third party commercial use of original artist works and catalogues. We also assist our label and intellectual property partners in navigating new monitization models for their properties. We are versed in all aspects of IP licensing, clearances and permissions… whether compulsory, mechanical or specialty and we specialize in new media licensing for both web and mobile delivery. Further, as a result of our extensive knowledge of the existing infrastructures and our historical relationships with the true players involved, we can assemble a full suite of back-end support services and solutions for content acquisition, through asset management, programming and delivery. Whether it be for straightforward retail hard goods, commercial broadcast, public performance display, or new media distribution we provide results only solutions to fit each individual need. While our featured artist promotions have supported efforts by The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Garth Brooks, Justin Timberlake and REM … our CMS and CDN enterprise partners are stars in their own right, and include names such as ADS, Akamai, Internap, Numark, Digital 1, Screenplay, Cellfish Media and Sun Microsystems. Our intrinsic knowledge of the landscape and undertanding of the fundamental needs of both our commercial clients and creative partners puts the magic is where it belongs …on the screen.