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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 OTC

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:ZEIT) today announced that it has entered into a consulting agreement with entertainment executive and film producer John Tarnoff, president of Newspeak newspeak

official speech of Oceania; language of contradictions. [Br. Lit.: 1984]

See : Hypocrisy

Newspeak - A language inspired by Scratchpad.

[J.K. Foderaro. "The Design of a Language for Algebraic Computation", Ph.D. Thesis, UC Berkeley, 1983].
 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 TWENTY YEARS. The lapse of twenty years raises a presumption of certain facts, and after such a time, the party against whom the presumption has been raised, will be required to prove a negative to establish his rights.
. 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 poltergeist (pōl`tərgīst) [Ger.,=knocking ghost], in spiritism, certain phenomena, such as rapping, movement of furniture, and breaking of crockery, for which there is no apparent scientific explanation. ," "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 MGM
 in full Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.

U.S. corporation and film studio. It was formed when the film distributor Marcus Loew, who bought Metro Pictures in 1920, merged it with the Goldwyn production company in 1924 and with Louis B. Mayer Pictures in 1925.
, 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 New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of
 and Paris. A magna cum laude graduate of Amherst College, he serves on the Advisory Board of the American Film Institute American Film Institute (AFI), nonprofit organization established in Washington, D.C., in 1967 by the National Endowment for the Arts to preserve and catalog American films and television, to provide work grants for new and established filmmakers, and to increase  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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