Behind the scenes of starting out in Hollywood, getting fired, cash flow, bootstrapping, Series A round, and the light at the end of the tunnel.

A cartoon by 4KUniverse
A cartoon by 4KUniverse

June 27, 2020:

I slept in until 8:09am PDT this morning. It felt nice to get a good night’s sleep after a long work week amid the global pandemic. I brushed my teeth, weighed myself, walked downstairs, fed my dog, and pressed ‘Coffee’ on the Miele.

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I step out in the backyard through white-colored french doors. 72 and sunny. Zero humidity. Beautiful, you kidding me? I feel like Kanye when he had to be in Wyoming to be creative or Brian Wilson living in Laurel Canyon to write new music. For me, Orange County is my current escape from LA where I had spent 13 years grinding. I casually walk into my home office and peek in my humidor to choose my afternoon treat. If I was sponsored, I would drop a name like Davidoff Grand Cru №2 or Sin Compromiso by Steve Saka. Yesterday, I enjoyed a nice Padron 1964 Anniversary Series maduro. I text “I love you” to my new wife who is visiting her mom in another part of Orange County. I am absolutely sore from head to toe thanks to my personal trainer I recently brought on. He happens to be one of my best friends from my Penn State days and he’s pivoted his own business with Zoom workouts. Fantastic — as he resides in Ardmore, PA. Will my college-age 6 pack abs return this summer? If I were a betting man, I would take the “double or nuth’n” and win. …

The 24-hour 4K HDR General Entertainment Channel Preps Additional Launches With Expanded Sales Team

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4KUniverse, the 24-hour 4K Ultra HD Cable TV channel is proud to announce today its new global sales team to further distribute the pixel-packed channel to telecom, cable and satellite platforms.

The complete distribution team and their territories are listed below:

Matthew Mancinelli, Founder and CEO, 4KUniverse:

United States, Canada, Latin America, Western Europe, Middle East, Asia, and Australia.

Vivicast Media:

United States


Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, and CIS countries (Belarus, Moldova, Azerbaydzhan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tadzhikistan, and Uzbekistan).

Sibila d.o.o.:

Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Albania, Bulgaria, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Poland and Ukraine. …

Mancinelli’s 4KUniverse, 4K Linear Channels, Plant-Based Tech, ATSC 3.0, 5G, & more

Happy New Year! The year of the rat! In Chinese culture, rats were seen as a sign of wealth and surplus. Because of their reproduction rate, married couples would often pray to them for children. I was born in 1984 — also the year of the rat. And here we are again, the year of the rat. It’s my year, right?

It’s exciting to start a fresh, new decade. Buckle up, here we go.

Diving right in…

  1. Brad Pitt. I think 2020 is the Year of Brad Pitt. Congratulations on winning the Golden Globe for your role in Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. I can’t wait to watch the movie again in 4K HDR on my 75" Samsung UHD TV. You’ve aged graciously my friend. Simply put, Brad is making a comeback, and this is only the beginning. He’s an unencumbered man. …
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4K HDR Broadcaster Starts Selling 30 to 60 Second Commercial Airtime

LOS ANGELES, CA — June 23, 2019 — EXCLUSIVE: New 4K HDR cable TV channel and direct-to-consumer 4K OTT subscription service, 4KUNIVERSE, is currently seeking upfront ad commitments.

35-year-old veteran movie and TV distribution CEO (Mance Media), 4K TV channel owner, and entrepreneur, Matthew Mancinelli, schedules the live channel from Los Angeles. Mancinelli has 13 years of experience exhibiting at TV markets in Cannes, France and got his start at Bennett Media Worldwide, licensing the 50-episode TV series ‘Bikini Destinations’ that aired on Mark Cuban’s HDNET channel. …

Patagonia-skiing expedition provides insane views in 4K resolution


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The pixel-packed format needs its turn in the limelight in 2019

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Oscars 2019: The upcoming Academy Awards are hotly anticipated (Image: AA)
  1. Audience. The Oscars drew 28.6 million viewers in 2018 on ABC. The perfect primetime event to introduce 4K quality to the masses.
  2. Glamour. America wants to see their favorite actor on the red carpet in 4K. Designers will love to see their intricate details displayed in 3840x2160px.
  3. 4K TV market share. 35% of American TV households now own a 4K TV set. If they don’t have DIRECTV, they pretty much aren’t watching 4K channels.
  4. Screen size is now cinematic. Movies are meant for the big screen, but average TV screen size is getting larger! …

The general entertainment channel is expanding across America

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The 4KUNIVERSE logo courtesy of 4KUniverse, Inc.



North Carolina



More to come!

12-episode, 2-season “Plant-Based by Nafsika” airs in 4K HDR

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Courtesy of 4KUniverse, Inc.

Vegan TV series hosted by Nafsika Antypas is the must-watch vegan show for February 2019.

Your new TV is more advanced than you think.

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4KUNIVERSE logo courtesy of 4KUniverse, Inc.


Matthew Mancinelli

Movie & TV Distribution CEO, 4K TV Channel Owner, Entrepreneur

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