STAMFORD, CT., April 9, 2009 - Bob Dorfman, president of Dorfman Capital announces the completion of a 30% Connecticut film tax credit sale to Televersemedia regarding two of their latest television programs. The Emmy award nominated “The Greatest Game Ever Played”, which aired on ESPN in December 2008, is an updated version of the famous 1958 NFL Championship game between the Baltimore Colts and the New York Giants. The show includes original black and white footage restored and colorized, authentic radio calls and interview pairings with players from both teams past and present. Match ups include: Frank Gifford and Gino Marchetti with Tom Coughlin, Art Donovan with Michael Strahan, Raymond Berry with Tony Dungy and Pat Summerall with Adam Vinatieri. “Throwdown Fishing”, which aired on Travel Channel in March 2009, is an hour-long docu-reality look into the world of competitive big game fishing with renowned Miami tournament fisherman Matt Tambor. Viewers follow two opposing teams off the shores of Bimini, Bahamas, as they duel amidst the high seas to score points and bragging rights on their quest for the ultimate catch.
About the Connecticut Film Tax Credit
Producers and filmmakers, who spend at least $50,000 on production costs in the state of Connecticut, are eligible for a tax credit equal to thirty percent of their expenses.
About Dorfman Capital
Dorfman Capital specializes in the sale of federal and state tax credits for historic rehabilitation projects and film productions. These tax credits are an integral component of the financing for projects and productions that meet state requirements for eligibility.
Recognized for their prowess in high-definition video and sports television, Televersemedia is also a leader in new media for broadband and mobile distribution. Televersemedia offers comprehensive “concept to screen” production resources for television, film, web and telecommunications industries, featuring Emmy-award winning writers, producers, and editors representing every media genre. Recent projects include: several hundred broadband videos for Good Housekeeping, Women's Health, Men's Health, Prevention, Country Living, Redbook, KitchenAid, Unilever and High Plains Bison. The company has established video distribution agreements with over 50 major sites including MySpaceTV, Facebook, Yahoo, AOL and MSN. Also of note, the Emmy-nominated series “Ali Rap” which includes the Emmy winning “Ali’s 65”, “ESPN: The Magazine at 10”, as well as a variety of television pilots, custom series and behind-the-scenes production support for major networks and cable companies in the United States.