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MoviePass™ Appoints Maria Stipp, CEO of Lagunitas Brewing Company, To Its Board Of Directors

MoviePass Expands and Strengthens Board With New Important Addition

NEW YORK, March 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MoviePass Inc., the nation’s premier movie theater subscription service and a majority-owned subsidiary of Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (Nasdaq:HMNY), announced today that Maria Stipp, CEO of Lagunitas Brewing Company, has been elected to its Board of Directors.

MoviePass™ Appoints Maria Stipp, CEO of Lagunitas Brewing Company, To Its Board Of Directors
MoviePass Expands and Strengthens Board With New Important Addition

“Maria has an excellent track record in the business world, and we’re thrilled to welcome her to the MoviePass board of directors,” said Mitch Lowe, CEO of MoviePass. “We believe her strong experience leading teams and expanding various programs will be invaluable to MoviePass as we continue to scale the company.”

As the CEO of Lagunitas Brewing Company, Stipp drives both the global business growth of Lagunitas as well as integration with Heineken. Prior to Lagunitas, Stipp was President of ecoATM, an automated kiosk business that enables consumers to sell or recycle their electronics for instant cash. Prior to becoming President of ecoATM, she was Chief New Venture Officer for Outerwall, the company that acquired ecoATM in 2013. Prior to these experiences, she held senior leadership positions at Activision and Miller Brewing Company.

“We searched extensively to find Maria for the MoviePass Board of Directors, and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome her to our team,” said Ted Farnsworth, CEO of Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. and a director of MoviePass. “It is important to MoviePass that our board represents a good mix of talents and backgrounds as we grow the MoviePass business.”

“I am inspired by MoviePass’ vision, simplicity and value, and it’s been amazing to watch the company grow in the way that it has over the past few months,” said Stipp. “I am honored to have been elected to the board, and I’m looking forward to helping influence the strategic direction of the company.”

About Helios and Matheson
Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (HMNY) is a provider of information technology services and solutions, offering a range of technology platforms focusing on big data, artificial intelligence, business intelligence, social listening, and consumer-centric technology. HMNY owns a majority interest in MoviePass Inc., the nation's premier movie-theater subscription service. HMNY’s holdings include RedZone Map™, a safety and navigation app for iOS and Android users, and a community-based ecosystem that features a socially empowered safety map app that enhances mobile GPS navigation using advanced proprietary technology. HMNY is headquartered in New York, NY and listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol HMNY. For more information, visit us at

About MoviePass
MoviePass Inc. is a technology company dedicated to enhancing the exploration of cinema. As the nation's premier movie-theater subscription service, MoviePass provides film enthusiasts the ability to attend up to one movie per day for a low subscription price. The service, now accepted at more than 91% of theaters across the United States, is the nation's largest theater network. For more information, visit

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