Source3 and Epic Rights Announce Partnership
Offering 3D printed album covers for Styx and Journey
New York – April 12, 2016 – Source3™, the world’s first platform for end-to-end management of intellectual property in user-generated content (UGC), and Epic Rights, announced today an agreement to create 3D printed versions of the classic Journey© Escape and Styx© Paradise Theatre album covers. The beautiful full-color replicas will be printed using Color Jet Printing (CJP) 3D printing technology by Source3’s manufacturing partner, ZVerse.
“Source3 is proud to partner with Epic Rights to a create first-of-its kind product in 3D album art. We’re thrilled to start with iconic albums from Journey and Styx, two of the most celebrated American rock bands of all time” says Scott Sellwood Co-Founder and Head of Partnerships for Source3.
“Epic Rights is always looking for innovative ways to license premium quality merchandise for our bands’ passionate fans. We are excited about the unique products and merchandising opportunities that 3D printing technologies unlock” says Meghan Mernin, Director Licensing for Epic Rights.
This unique collection will be available exclusively on Amazon and will be promoted in the summer around select Journey and Styx tour dates. You can visit the Journey store here and the Styx store here.
Source3 is the world’s first platform for end-to-end management of 3rd party IP in user-generated content. With an extensive database of IP information, we provide IP recognition, licensing and rights administration services that connect creators, marketplaces and brands and enable monetization of user content across physical and digital products. Based in New York City and founded by Google and 3D Systems veterans, the team’s previous venture was RightsFlow, an enterprise licensing technology for the music industry acquired by YouTube in 2011. For more information, please visit www.source3.io
About Epic Rights
Epic Rights is a full-service global branding, licensing and social media marketing company dedicated to building celebrity and entertainment brands via its broad global network of retailers, licensees and agents. Working with a roster of top clients and brands, Epic Rights’ services includes licensing/branding, music merchandising, social media management, VIP ticketing and fan clubs. Epic Rights also oversees sponsorships and endorsements, digital archiving of all creative/photo/media assets and manages worldwide e-commerce for its clients in addition to providing in-house legal resources for trademark registration and audit management. Epic Rights is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. For more information visit: Epic Rights.