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CAMELOT ENTERTAINMENT AND ABC FAMILY SIGN DOMESTIC DISTRIBUTION DEAL ON “PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON”

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Animated Classic to Air as Part of Network’s Popular “25 Days of Christmas” Programming Event in December 2010

Universal City, CA – (September 2, 2010) Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGR) (“Camelot”) announced today that it has signed a deal with ABC Family for its animated classic PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON.  ABC Family picked up domestic rights and has scheduled the program to air as part of the network’s annual 25 Days of Christmas event, the biggest programming event on cable.

“PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON is a classic fable that will never grow old,” commented Jeffrey Giles, Camelot VP, Sales and Distribution. “We are enthusiastic that ABC Family will continue to tell the story during one of its biggest programming events of the year.”

Based on the hit song by Peter, Paul and Mary, Jackie Draper, a shy boy, learns the value of courage from his friend, Puff.

ABOUT ABC FAMILY

Part of the Disney-ABC Television Group, ABC Family is distributed in over 98 million homes. ABC Family features programming reflecting today’s families, entertaining and connecting with adults through relevant stories about today’s relationships, all told with diversity, dysfunction, passion, humor and heart. ABC Family’s programming is a mix of network defining original series and original movies, quality acquired series and blockbuster theatricals. ABC Family is also the destination for annual Holiday events with “13 Nights of Halloween” and “25 Days of Christmas” ABC Family. A New Kind of Family.

ABOUT CAMELOT ENTERTAINMENT

Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (www.camelotent.com) is a US publicly traded company (OTCBB: CMGR) with four divisions: Camelot Film Group, Camelot Distribution and DarKnight Pictures, Camelot Studio Group and Camelot Production Services Group. Camelot is building a different kind of motion picture studio infrastructure by redefining the development, financing, production, and distribution process. Camelot is a member of the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA).

NOTES ABOUT FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Except for any historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including those described in the Company’s Securities and Exchange Commission reports and filings.

Certain statements contained in this release that are not historical facts constitute forward-looking statements, within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created by that Act. Reliance should not be placed on forward looking statements because they involve unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied. Forward looking statements may be identified by words such as estimates, anticipates, projects, plans, expects, intends, believes, should and similar expressions and by the context in which they are used. Such statements are based upon current expectations of the Company and speak only as of the date made.

CAMELOT SALES CONTINUE TO CLIMB

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Recent Library Acquisition, New Titles Ignite Growth

Universal City, CA – (August 31, 2010) Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGR) (“Camelot”) announced today that gross sales from its distribution activities have continued to climb, due to its recent acquisition of the Liberation film library and sales of new titles recently acquired by Camelot.

Year to date, Camelot has generated approximately $1,247,500 in total gross sales, including approximately $570,000 in third quarter gross sales. August 2010 has been the best sales month for Camelot since inception with approximately $410,000 in gross sales contracts expected to be closed. In addition, the Camelot sales team has strengthened its outreach, adding additional members while signing worldwide deals for many of its banner features.  Camelot expects to record its net revenue numbers as titles are physically delivered to Camelot’s customers once all the specific film elements are completed, Camelot has received the applicable payments and all expenses and third party participant payments have been made in accordance with the terms and conditions of the various sales contracts.

“Our sales are growing steadily,” stated Jamie Thompson, President of Camelot Distribution Group.  “As we continue to add new titles and generate sales from our library, we expect our sales to continue to increase as we get closer to MIPCOM in October and the American Film Market in November.  This has been our best year to date.”

More detailed information on Camelot’s film library and its new titles can be found on the Company’s website at www.camelotent.com.

DARKNIGHT’S ‘SAMURAI’ SLICES DEAL WITH 8-FILMS

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Grindhouse Film Prepares to Attack Scandinavia

Universal City, CA – (August 19, 2010) Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGR) (“Camelot”) and DarKnight Pictures (“DKP”) announced today that 8-Films has obtained all-media rights for Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Iceland for DKP’s award winning Samurai Avenger: The Blind Wolf.

“8-Films has great experience with these niche films in the Scandinavian market,” stated Jeffrey Giles, Camelot VP of Sales and Distribution.  “’They have distributed such titles as Samurai Princess and I’ll Never Die Alone. It’s a perfect fit for ‘Samurai Avenger’.”

Samurai Avenger: The Blind Wolf is a Mitsutake Production, directed by Kurando Mitsutake, written by John Migdal and Kurando Mitsutake, and produced by Kurando Mitsutake and Chiaki Yanagimoto.

The cast includes Domiziano Arcangeli (Bruno), and Amanda Plummer (Pulp Fiction, The Fischer King), and is the story about a blind man who seeks out revenge on the psychopath who blinded him and slaughtered both his wife and daughter.

CAMELOT DIVES INTO SUMMER WITH PATTERSON’S ‘POOLBOY’

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

DarKnight Pictures Obtains Worldwide Distribution Rights to Action Comedy Starring Kevin Sorbo and Danny Trejo

Universal City, CA – (July 15, 2010) Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGRD) (”Camelot”) announced today that Camelot Distribution Group and DarKnight Pictures have acquired the satirical comedy POOLBOY: DROWNING OUT THE FURY, for worldwide distribution.

A Common Thread Production, the film will be directed by Garrett Brawith and written and produced by Ross Patterson.  The cast includes Kevin Sorbo (Hercules: The Legendary Journeys”, Meet the Spartans), Danny Trejo (Machete, Predators), and Robert LaSardo (Death Race, “Nip/Tuck).

Filming for ‘Poolboy’ begins July 19th, 2010.

Tortured by his past, Vietnam Veteran Sal Bando (Sorbo) returns home to Van Nuys, California, and a country he doesn’t recognize, in which it seems only minorities run pool-cleaning companies. Bando sets off on a brutal mission to reclaim his “rightful” vocation and enact revenge on the man who killed his wife and son.