FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Long Island City, NY & Fort Collins, CO
July 23, 2011
SMILING PEANUT AND TROMA ENTERTAINMENT LAUNCH FREE TROMA MOBILE APP FOR APPLE’S iOS MOBILE DEVICES AT SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON!
Users of Apple’s iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® can now carry Tromaville in their pocket!
Today, Troma Entertainment and developer Smiling Peanut are proud to announce the availability of Troma Mobile for iOS™ for users of Apple Inc.’s iOS mobile operating system, including the iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch®. Following on the heels of the wildly successful launch of Troma Mobile for Android™, the application is now available to the over 200 million users of iOS devices in 90 countries worldwide. Fans can download the app for free beginning today directly from the App Store on their devices, via iTunes or by going to http://troma.mobi/ios/.
In addition to breaking news and updates from the world of Troma, the app allows fans to watch video clips and connect with Troma through Facebook and Twitter. Fans can also embrace their inner stalker and find out where Lloyd Kaufman and the Troma Team will be appearing with the app’s “Where’s Lloydo?” feature. More information about the app can be found at http://www.troma.com/mobile/.
“This app is a wonderful new way for Troma to continue its long, proud tradition of staying connected with its fans,” said Lloyd Kaufman, President of Troma Entertainment and Creator of the Toxic Avenger.
Troma Mobile for iOS™ is developed and powered exclusively by Smiling Peanut, a Colorado-based creative media company, as the latest project in their partnership with Troma Entertainment, which spans over ten years.
About Smiling Peanut
Smiling Peanut is a collective of artists and technicians striving to provide a voice and a format for the truly independent through various media outlets, including film, radio, television and the internet. Founded in 2002, the company actively seeks and develops provocative and engaging media projects for a variety of partners and clients. The company is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colo. with satellite offices in New York and Arizona. Additional information about the company can be found at smilingpeanut.com and @smilingpeanut on Twitter.
About Troma Entertainment
With almost 40 years of experience, Troma Entertainment, Inc. is perhaps the longest running independent movie studio in United States history. In addition to commercial success, Troma enjoys a wealth of critical appreciation, exemplified by Troma retrospectives sponsored by the Venice Film Festival, Cinemathèque Français, the British Film Institute, the American Film Institute and many others. After creating a new kind of sexy comedy in the 70’s and putting a new face on the movie superhuman hero in the 80’s with “The Toxic Avenger”, Troma continued to break new ground in the 90’s with quality, entertaining films. Following the millennium, The Troma Universe has emerged with theatrical success’ such as the musical “Poultrygiest, Night of the Chicken Dead” and Tromaville has entered the hearts of forward-looking people everywhere.
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