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Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (CSSE)

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Vote support at last AGM

On June 22, 2021, Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Inc. (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders considered four proposals: (i) the election of eight directors; (ii) the approval of an amendment to the Company’s 2017 Equity Incentive Plan; (iii) the approval of the Company’s 2021 Employee Stock Purchase Plan; and (iv) the ratification of the appointment of Rosenfield and Company, PLLC as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. An aggregate of 6,329,531 shares of the Company’s Class A common stock and 7,654,506 shares of the Company’s Class B common stock, which represents a quorum of the voting power of the Class A common stock and Class B common stock, voting together as a single class, entitled to vote on the record date of May 13, 2021, were represented at the Annual Meeting in person (which includes presence at the virtual meeting) or by proxy.

The results of the matters voted upon at the Annual Meeting are set forth below:

Proposal No. 1 – Election of Directors.

The election of each director nominee was approved, as follows:

NameForAuthority WithheldBroker Non-Votes
William J. Rouhana, Jr.78,238,8981,183,282968,471
Christopher Mitchell79,373,24448,936968,471
Amy L. Newmark78,216,5551,205,625968,471
Fred M. Cohen78,215,0331,207,147968,471
Cosmo DeNicola78,238,8981,183,282968,471
Martin Pompadur78,232,6951,189,485968,471
Christina Weiss Lurie78,230,5761,191,604968,471
Diana Wilkin78,229,9751,192,205968,471

Proposal No. 2 – Amendment of the 2017 Equity Incentive Plan.

The amendment to the 2017 Equity Incentive Plan to increase the total number of shares of the Company’s Class A common stock available thereunder by an additional 1,250,000 shares, from 1,250,000 shares to 2,500,000 shares was approved, as follows:

ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Vote
79,407,33013,2081,642968,471


Proposal No. 2 – Approval of the 2021 Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

The 2021 Employee Stock Purchase Plan, which provides for employees and other service providers of the Company and its parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates to purchase shares of the Company’s Class A common stock, was approved, as follows:

ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Vote
79,381,59939,2691,312968,471


Proposal No. 4 – Ratification of the Appointment of Rosenfield and Company, PLLC.

The ratification of the appointment of Rosenfield and Company, PLLC was approved, as follows:

ForAgainstAbstain
80,347,61230,90612,133