NEW YORK, N.Y. – Mar. 20, 2009 – Studio One Networks, the leader in creating and syndicating original content online, is on the short list for one of the four top awards of the Festival of Media, “Digital Media Owner of The Year.” The winner will be announced during the Festival of Media in Valencia, Spain, between April 19-21.

There were 650 submissions entered in the competition for the prestigious festival’s 29 coveted media awards. The jury comprises 27 leading international media executives and communications experts.

Andrew Susman, CEO of Studio One Networks said, “We’re truly thrilled to be considered along with these four media Goliaths in the final five. Perhaps the biblical story will be repeated.”

Alastair Ray, awards director of the Festival said, “Congratulations to everyone who has been short-listed. The competition was tough, and everyone who has gotten this far has already been recognized as producing world-class work.

The Festival of Media Awards is organized by C Squared Holdings Ltd. in association with Advertising Age.

About Studio One Networks

Established in 1998, Studio One Networks pioneered the discipline of Internet content syndication for megabrands and major media partners. Today, Studio One is the oldest, largest and most successful firm in the field. Studio One’s diversified stable of exclusive sponsors and programs include Iams (The Dog Daily), Symantec (The Online Family) and Bridgestone USA (Driving Today). Every day, Studio One reaches more than 112 million viewers globally through 500 syndication partners in 14 languages.