MIAMI, Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dolphin Digital Media (OTC-BB: DPDM) has retained Hayden IR, a premier national investor relations consulting firm, to develop and execute strategic investor relations campaigns designed to increase awareness and enhance shareholder value.

Bill O'Dowd, CEO of Dolphin commented, "With the expansion of our existing digital media and film divisions, along with other exciting strategic opportunities, 2017 is poised to be a very big year of growth for Dolphin.  We believe this is the perfect time to retain a national investor relations firm, and we look forward to working with the world-class team at Hayden IR as we move to the next level."

With offices in New York City, Phoenix, Minneapolis and San Diego, Hayden IR provides a comprehensive range of investor relations services.  Hayden IR connects emerging growth companies with institutions, independent portfolio managers, buy-side and sell-side analysts, family offices, retail brokerage firms and accredited individual investors through a comprehensive, multi-tier proactive program.  Hayden delivers expertise and professionalism in areas such as investor management, relationship building, awareness campaigns, online presence, and corporate identity.

James Carbonara, Partner at Hayden IR, added, "We're thrilled about the opportunity to work with Dolphin, a leading independent content studio in the entertainment industry.  Dolphin has been a leader in the digital space since its inception, and is one of the most highly-nominated digital studios in the business.  Dolphin also has successfully worked with the major advertising-supported online content platforms including Hulu, YouTube, Yahoo and AOL, and will continue to leverage those relationships going forward.  Furthermore, in March, the company acquired Dolphin Films with Charlie Cohen, former COO of MGM Studios, serving as President.  It's an exciting time for Dolphin and we believe the company is well positioned to maximize the expanding entertainment market opportunity."

About Hayden IR
With offices in New York, Phoenix, Minneapolis and Seattle, Hayden IR provides a comprehensive range of investor relations services to a growing list of clients. For more than a decade, Hayden IR has been a recognized leader in driving market recognition and creating sustainable competitive advantages for more than 100 micro- and small-cap companies. Hayden delivers expertise and professionalism in such areas as investor management, relationship building, awareness campaigns, online presence and corporate identity.

About Dolphin Digital Media:
Dolphin Digital Media has been a pioneer in the digital entertainment space since 2010, delivering premium original content to more than 500 million homes in 125 countries.  Dolphin Digital Media recently produced the popular "South Beach" series on Hulu, and has also produced multiple Streamy-Award nominated projects including "Aim High" starring Jackson Rathbone and Aimee Teegarden (AOL) and "Cybergeddon" from Anthony E. Zuiker starring Missy Peregrym and Olivier Martinez (Yahoo).  Dolphin Digital Media recently completed its acquisition of Dolphin Films, a division dedicated to the production and distribution of motion pictures.

Mandy O'Donnell
Dolphin Digital Media 

James Carbonara
Hayden IR 

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