LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / March 22, 2022 / UMAX Group Corp. (OTC PINK:UMAX), a Nevada corporation, has announced that its subsidiary, Funny Media Group ("FMG"), is working on a series of upgrades after signing a distribution deal with Vyre Network.
"Signing with Vyre for distribution was a huge move for us," said UMAX President and CEO Rondell Fletcher. "So, to get ready, we are building a new stage, overhauling our control center, and upgrading our audio equipment."
Vyre Network is a global digital distribution multi-platform service that licenses, live streams, and produces a vast catalog of exclusive content for streaming entertainment.
"They are a state-of-the-art platform, and we are taking this time to improve our infrastructure, so we are ready," Fletcher said.
After the acquisition of Funny Media Group in May 2021, UMAX has now fully transitioned into comedy development as the vehicle to achieve a cash-flow positive operation and to provide the best return on shareholder's investment.Fletcher oversaw the production of 200 comedy specials for Season 1, and Season 2 begins taping in a few weeks. So far, 60 of the 200 shows have hit YouTube, resulting in more than 2 million views.
"We have built a pipeline of comedy specials that is attracting attention in the industry, and a significant audience on YouTube," Mr. Fletcher says. "Vyre will help us reach millions more."
The shows are filmed in the Comedy Cube, Funny Media Group's state-of-the-art facility in downtown Los Angeles. Shows are released on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Mr. Fletcher has an extensive background in production and media. He has owned his own production studio in Los Angeles for the past 20 years and has produced national shows for CNN, FOX, Food Network and Comedy Central, among others.
The short-term goal for Funny Media Group is to produce content for streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon with the long-term goal of building a large media catalog for acquisition.
UMAX Group Corp. is a Nevada corporation, is a public-quoted Pink Sheet issuer under the ticker symbol "UMAX". UMAX reports as an alternative reporting issuer with OTC Markets Group, Inc. and is current in its mandatory required filings (E.g., "Pink Sheet Current").
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