Big Game hits big time

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Big Game Ventures’ 2-year-old urban Christian production and DVD unit Rising Entertainment has signed an exclusive distrib deal with Universal Music & Video Distribution’s Visual Entertainment division.

The first title in the deal, which calls for five pics per year, will be live comedy concert “Holla!,” hosted by former BET Comic View host Lester Barrie, on June 28, followed by “Holla II” in the fall.

Former La Face Records general manager Dorsey James has been named general manager of Big Game/Rising Entertainment.

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