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Zeitgeist Werks strengthens senior management team; signs consulting agreement with Tarnoff.

CULVER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 30, 1996--Zeitgeist Werks Inc. (OTC:ZEIT) today announced that it has entered into a consulting agreement with entertainment executive and film producer John Tarnoff, president of Newspeak Media Inc.

Tarnoff has joined ZeitGeist's senior management team to assist the company in creating and acquiring new product and attracting new talent.

ZWI's relationship with Tarnoff began with the recently announced acquisition of Newspeak's project, "Big Brother," an interactive and online entertainment title based on George Orwell's classic Novel "NINETEEN EIGHT-FOUR."

Tarnoff has an established career in film production and a broad background in the entertainment business spanning twenty years. He has been involved as an executive or a producer with many successful films such as: "Animal House," "An Officer and a Gentleman," "The Year of Living Dangerously," "Poltergeist," "Pink Floyd The Wall," "Robocop," "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure" and "Earth Girls Are Easy," among others.

During his career, Tarnoff has worked closely with numerous well-known artists, writers, producers, directors and entertainment-industry executives, including: Stephen Spielberg, Barry Levinson, Peter Weir, George Cukor, Michael Mann, Nicolas Roeg, John Landis, Jeff Goldblum, Mimi Rogers, Gary Busey, Greta Scacchi, Carl Weathers and Charlie Sheen, among others.

He has produced films for, or in conjunction with, MGM, Orion Pictures, New World Pictures, Columbia Pictures, DeLaurentis Entertainment, Regency International Pictures, New Line Cinema and Warner Brothers. Tarnoff, who is multilingual, was raised in New York and Paris. A magna cum laude graduate of Amherst College, he serves on the Advisory Board of the American Film Institute Third Decade Council.

Zeitgeist Werks Inc. is an interactive multimedia and on-line entertainment development and publishing company head-officed in Culver City, Calif., with production facilities in Santa Cruz, Calif.

CONTACT: Zeitgeist Werks Inc., Culver City

Investor Relations, 303/706-0076

company at 310/815-8002
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