ABOUT ENTERTAINMENT DRIVE®
Entertainment Drive®, "Your Backstage Pass to Entertainment" ®, is an award-winning production company that builds and manages online communities around entertainment properties and personalities. In contrast to conventional entertainment news and gossip sites, eDrive® positions its online destinations as direct links between entertainment providers and fans. Through a combination of technology, entertainment industry expertise, and online community management experience, Entertainment Drive registered membership of over 1 million members worldwide. The site at www.eDrive.com has been available in Japan on NIFTY Serve, and in Latin America on StarMedia.
An industry pioneer that brought show business events to the Internet, Entertainment Drive was the first to produce live online coverage from backstage at the Oscars®, Daytime Emmys®, Sports Emmys®, Primetime Emmys® and the Antoinette Perry (Tony®) Awards. eDrive was also the first to introduce stars such as Alec Baldwin, Matthew Broderick, John Carpenter, Geena Davis, Tom Hanks, Ron Howard, Mick Jagger, Spike Lee, Kurt Russell and Sylvester Stallone online to fans from its ChatStudio in Manhattan.
Entertainment Drive has been awarded a "Cyber Star" from Virtual City magazine; was cited as an innovator by the Smithsonian Computerworld Awards, and is included in the Smithsonian Institution's National Archive on Information Technology. Entertainment Drive was also featured on the cover of PC Magazine as part of "The Changing Face of Online," and was named one of "12 Great Online Areas" by Compute Magazine. The website at www.eDrive.com was named one of the "Top 100" by PC Magazine.
Entertainment Drive developed a media and celebrity network to offer its experience in online community management, talent relations and technology to celebrities who want to develop an official presence on the Internet. Yahoo!, The New York Times, Fox News, The BBC and many others recognize Entertainment Drive as a leader in the celebrity website design and production industry. Entertainment Drive produced official online fan clubs for many superstars, including www.cindy.com, The Official Cindy Crawford Website, www.daisyfuentes.com, The Official Daisy Fuentes Website, www.marilu.com, The Official Marilu Henner Website, www.richardsimmons.com, The Official Richard Simmons Website, www.carolwoodsonline.com, The Official Carol Woods Website, www.susaneisenhower.com, The Official Susan Eisenhower Website, and www.britneyspears.com, The Official Britney Spears Website.