Kevin Smith Brings “Smodimations” To DVD via Shout! Factory

Los Angeles, CA (July 19, 2011) — Shout! Factory, Kevin Smith and SModCo announced a multi-property alliance to bring Kevin Smith’s popular comedy special Kevin Smith: Too Fat For 40 and uproarious animated property Smodimations from Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier to the home entertainment marketplace. This alliance provides Shout! Factory with licensing rights to distribute over six hours of original content from Kevin Smith: Too Fat For 40 on DVD and Blu-rayâ„¢ and Smodimations on DVD in the United States and Canada. This announcement was made today by Shout! Factory founding partners Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos ; and filmmaker, producer, writer and SModcast personality Kevin Smith.

“We’re pop culture fanatics here at Shout! and have been long-time fans of Kevin, Scott and SModCo,” stated Shout! Factory founding partners. “It’s a privilege to work with Kevin; and we look forward to combing our efforts to bring these two pop culture properties to fans. We hope this is just the start of a long and rewarding relationship.”

“This is a major coup for me and SModcast because Shout Factory is the gold standard in specialized and geek-centric video. I’ve always oohed and ahhhed over the packaging and presentation Shout puts into all their titles, so it’ll be an honor to stack the Shout Factory Kevin Smith: Too Fat For 40 and Smodimations dvds beside my Shout Factory Freaks & Geeks and SCTV box sets” stated Kevin Smith.

Kevin Smith: Too Fat For 40
Poking fun at his much-publicized brouhaha with Southwest Airlines, Kevin Smith declares himself too fat for his 40th birthday in a hilarious live performance comedy special with his loyal fans. Filmed at the historic Count Basie Theater in Smith’s hometown of Red Bank, New Jersey, this extended cut of TOO FAT FOR 40 spotlights Smith’s self-deprecating sense of humor, irreverent and revealing tales of his adventures and his fondness (and true gift) for spinning a good yarn! Shout! Factory is proud to present the EXCLUSIVE 3 ½ hour version of Smith’s wildly popular performance. Bonus features include an additional 90 minutes of footage from the evening and a new introduction by Smith.

Featuring only the choicest tales from Kevin Smith & Scott Mosier ‘s weekly podcast, SModcast, SModimations bring those stories to life via the magic of animation – from the wizarding world of Harry Scotter to end of the world old-timey boxing. The complete first season of SModimations has it all.

Season one has been edited into a single feature, with newly created transitions and including the EXCLUSIVE third part of the Harry Scotter trilogy and additional exclusive content.

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