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New Visual's Step Into Liquid To Premier at No Dance Film Festival.

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SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 16, 2003

NV Entertainment, a subsidiary of New Visual Corporation (OTCBB:NVEI), announced today that it has accepted an invitation for a special screening of Step Into Liquid at the No Dance Film Festival.

The Festival, which has recently been closely aligned with highly acclaimed actor/director Forrest Whitaker, runs Jan. 18-24, 2003 in Park City, Utah. The special screening of Step Into Liquid is scheduled for Jan. 20, 2003 at 8pm.

Held in Park City roughly the same time as the Sundance, Slam Dance and X-Dance festivals, No Dance is a digital film festival that promotes independent feature films, shorts and documentaries. This year's No Dance will be the first year Forrest Whitaker has taken a prominent association with the festival. Whitaker's actor credits include Panic Room (2002), Good Morning Vietnam (1987), Platoon (1986), The Color of Money (1986) and The Crying Game (1992). In addition to chairing No Dance, Whitaker is a grand jury member, or judge, for the 2003 Sundance Festival. Among those at the No Dance Festival this year are two Mike Figgis films, whose directorial credits include Leaving Las Vegas (1995) and Internal Affairs (1990).

The No Dance screening is part of New Visual's efforts to market Step Into Liquid. It follows multiple demonstrations of Microsoft's Windows Media 9 using the film's trailer and precedes a benefit screening for the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum in February.

"Although I had never surfed before, I found this film compelling not only because it transcends both surf and world cultures, but because it exposes what lies at the most primitive inner core of surfing, spirituality," said Forrest Whitaker.

About Step Into Liquid

Step Into Liquid is a Dana Brown film that tells tales from 20 different locations. It features surfing legends like Laird Hamilton and Dave Kalama surfing at Jaws, an aerial spectacle from Taj Burrow in Australia, the Malloy brothers in Ireland, Peter Mell, "Skindog" Collins and crew surfing Monster Mavericks, super tanker wake surfing in Texas, Rapa Nui's first-ever tow-in, long-boarding on Lake Michigan, and a highly anticipated footage of Cortez Banks and its 60-foot plus waves.

About New Visual Corporation

Based in San Diego, New Visual is a late-development-stage fabless communications semiconductor company. It is developing an advanced technology that allows data to be transmitted at greater speed and across extended distances over existing copper wire. For more information, visit www.newvisual.com.

With the exception of historical information contained in this press release, this press release includes forward-looking statements made under the "Safe Harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, including but not limited to the following: product development difficulties; ability to obtain financing; market demand and acceptance of products; the impact of changing economic conditions; business conditions in the Internet and telecommunications industries; reliance on third parties, including potential suppliers, licensors, and licensees; the impact of competitors and their products; risks concerning future technology; and other factors detailed in this press release and in the company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings.
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