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Noncompetition and Confidentiality Agreement - New Frontier Media Inc., Colorado Satellite Broadcasting Inc., Fifth Dimension Communications (Barbados) Inc. and Merlin Sierra Inc.

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_____ day of__________ , 1997, by and among New Frontier Media, Inc., and
Colorado Satellite Broadcasting, Inc., a Colorado corporation, (collectively
"Buyers") and Fifth Dimension Communications (Barbados), Inc. and Merlin
Sierra, Inc., (collectively, "Sellers"),


         Buyers are acquiring certain assets and contracting for certain
services from Sellers for an Adult Movies Business;

         As a condition to Buyers' willingness to consummate the transactions
contemplated by the Purchase Agreement to which this Agreement is an exhibit,
Buyers have required that Sellers and Sellers agree to the covenants not to
compete and the confidentiality agreements provided in this Agreement.

         NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and
agreements set forth herein and in the Purchase Agreement and foregoing
premises, the parties hereby covenant and agree as follows.

         1. DEFINITIONS. The following terms shall have the following

         (a) "Adult Movies Business" means any and all present or
contemplated satellite broadcast services on television or any other medium,
including cable television and the Internet, which broadcasts, replays,
and/or otherwise exploits feature length adult programming and all related
promotional content and other programming of a non-rated or X-rated nature
and whose main theme embodies nudity and/or sexually explicit material
between consenting adults and such other related business assets as are
necessary for the operation thereof.

         (b) "Purchase Agreement" shall mean the Asset Purchase Agreement
between New Frontier Media, Inc. and Colorado Satellite Broadcasting, Inc.
as buyers and Fifth Dimension Communications (Barbados) Inc. and Merlin
Sierra, Inc., as sellers, dated September 5, 1997.

         2. NONCOMPETITION. During the period commencing on the Closing Date
of the Purchase Agreement, and ending on the expiration of five years
following that date, Sellers and their officers or directors shall not,
directly or indirectly, manage, operate, join, advise, control, or be
connected as an officer, director, employee, partner, guarantor, adviser, or
consultant in or beneficially own or control, directly or indirectly, ten
(10) percent or more of the voting, profit sharing, or equity interests in,
any corporation, partnership, joint venture, or other business venture (an
"Interest in a Business") which competes in the Adult Movies Business of
Buyers in any location throughout the world.


         3. CONFIDENTIALITY. Sellers shall keep confidential all of and shall
not disclose to any other party or provide any other party access to, the
confidential or proprietary information of the assets and services being
acquired by Buyers pursuant to the purchase Agreement not in the public
domain, including but not limited to, information relating to such matters as
Buyers or the Adult Movies Business' products, services, finances, methods of
operation and competition, research data, market reports, distribution
methods, marketing plans and strategies, operational requirements, personnel,
customers and suppliers and distributors, trade secrets, technical
information, processes, systems, procedures, know-how, improvements, price
lists, projections and other financial data, invoices, financial statements,
or any other compilation of information used in the Adult Movies Business
which gives Buyers an opportunity to obtain an advantage over its competitors
who do not know or use such information. This shall include both information
acquired by Sellers before and after the date of this Agreement (collectively
"Confidential Information").

         4. NON-SOLICITATION OF EMPLOYEES. For the period commencing on the
Closing Date of the Purchase Agreement, and ending on the expiration date of
five years follow that date, neither Seller shall, either on its own account
or for any person, firm, or company, solicit, interfere with, or endeavor to
cause any officer, employee or consultant of Buyers, who is employed or
otherwise engaged to provide services to buyers, to leave his or her
employment or engagement with Buyers or induce or attempt to induce any such
person to terminate or breach any employment, noncompetition, or
confidentiality agreement such person may have with Buyers.

         5. NON-SOLICITATION OF CUSTOMERS. For the duration of this
Agreement, Sellers shall not solicit, induce, or attempt to induce any past
or current customer or distributor of Buyers to do business with Sellers or
any affiliate in regard to a matter included in the Adult Movies Business or
to cease doing business in whole or in part with Buyers.

         6. STAY OF TIME. In the event Sellers violate any provision of this
Agreement, the running of the term of this agreement shall be automatically
tolled starting on the day of such violation and resuming on the date such
violation ceases.

         7. EQUITABLE RELIEF. The parties acknowledge and agree that in the
event of any breach of this Agreement by Sellers (i) Buyers' remedies at law
are and will be inadequate; (ii) such breach will substantially diminish the
value of the assets proprietary interest that are being acquired by Buyers
through the Purchase Agreement; and (iii) will cause irreparable injury in a
short period of time. In the event of a breach or threatened breach by
Sellers of the provisions of this Agreement, the parties hereto agree that
Buyers shall be entitled to equitable relief to protect its interests
therein, including, but not limited to, preliminary and permanent injunctive
relief. Such relief and all other rights and remedies of Buyers provided
herein shall be cumulative with any other rights provided to it in the
Purchase agreement or otherwise provided to it under applicable law and
nothing herein shall preclude Buyers from pursuing any other remedies
available to it for a breach or threatened breach, including without
limitation the recovery of damages for Sellers.


         8. NOTICES. (a) In the event a party believes that there has been a
breach of this Agreement, it shall notify in writing the other party of the
belief and provide a brief statement of the basis for such belief, provided
that any failure to give such notice shall not act as a waiver of or
otherwise affect in any way any rights or remedies the non-breaching party
may have or relieve the other party from any duty or liability hereunder. In
the event either Seller acquires or comes to own, control, directly or
indirectly, an interest in a business, whether voluntarily or involuntarily,
which business may reasonably be deemed to compete with the Adult Movies
Business, Sellers shall promptly notify Buyers of such fact and identify the
interest in the business and the nature of such business's activities as they
may relate to the Adult Movies Business.

         (b) All notices or other communications which may be or are required
to be given under this Agreement shall be in writing and shall be deemed to
have been duly given on the date of service if served personally on the party
to whom notice is to be given, or on the third day after mailing if mailed to
a party to whom notice is to be given, by first class registered or
certified, postage prepaid, and properly addressed as follows:

         Buyers:         New Frontier Media, Inc.
                         1050 Walnut St. Suite 301
                         Boulder, CO 80302
                         Attn.: Mark H. Kreloff

         with a copy to: Mark L. Driver, Esq.
                         The Law Office of Mark L. Driver, P.C.
                         3300 East First Ave., Suite 600
                         Denver, CO 80206
         Sellers:        Douglas Duncan
                         2500 Don Reid Drive
                         Ontario, Canada
                         Stewart Duncan
                         2500 Don Reid Drive
                         Ontario, Canada
                         Daniel Bender
                         27357 Valley Center Road
                         Valley Center, CA 92082
         with a copy to: Jamie Wyllie, Esq.
                         Yegendorf, Brazeau, Sell, Prehogan &
                         55 Metcalfe Street, Suite 750


                         Ontario, Canada

         9. SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS. This Agreement shall be binding on and
inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their permitted and respective
heirs, successors and assigns. No party shall have the right to assign this
Agreement without the prior written consent of the other party, except that
Buyers shall have the right to assign its rights hereunder to any successor
in interest of the Adult Movies Business whether by merger, consolidation,
purchase of assets or otherwise, or any other person or entity controlling or
which at any time controls or is under common control with either Buyer or
any of their subsidiaries, or successors.

         10. SEPARATE COVENANTS. This Agreement shall be deemed to consist of
a series of separate covenants. Sellers expressly agree that the character,
duration, and geographical scope of this Agreement are reasonable in light of
the circumstances as they exist on the date upon which this Agreement has
been executed. However, should a determination nonetheless be made by a court
of competent jurisdiction at a later date that the character, duration or
geographic scope of this Agreement is unreasonable in light of the
circumstances as the now or then exist, then it is the intention and
agreement of the parties that this Agreement shall be construed by the court
in such a manner as to impose only those restrictions on the conduct of
Sellers which are reasonable in light of such circumstances and are necessary
to assure Buyers of the intended benefit of this Agreement. If any of the
provision of this Agreement shall otherwise contravene or be deemed invalid
under the laws of any state or jurisdiction, such contravention or invalidity
shall not invalidate all of the provisions of this Agreement but rather is
shall be construed as not containing the provisions or provisions
contravening or invalid under the laws of the state or jurisdiction, and the
all other rights and obligations created hereby shall be construed and
enforced accordingly.

         11. GOVERNING LAW. This Agreement shall be construed and enforced in
accordance with and governed by the laws of the State of Colorado, without
regard to principles of conflicts of laws and the parties irrevocable commit
to the jurisdiction and venue of the United States District Court for the
District of Colorado to resolve any dispute arising hereunder or related

         12. AMENDMENTS AND WAIVERS. Any amendments or modifications to this
Agreement must be in writing signed by each party hereto or their successors
or assigns. No breach of any covenant, agreement, warranty, or representation
shall be deemed waived unless expressly waived in writing by the party who
might assert such breach. No waiver of any right hereunder shall operate as a
waiver of any other right or the same or similar right on another occasion.

         13. ATTORNEYS' FEES. In the event that any action or proceeding is
commenced by any party hereto for the purpose of enforcing any provision of
this Agreement, the parties


to such action or proceeding may receive as part of any award, judgment,
decision, or other resolution of such action or proceeding, their costs, and
reasonable attorneys' fees.

         14. ENTIRE AGREEMENT. This Agreement and the agreements referred to
herein contain the entire understanding of the parties and supersede all
prior or contemporaneous agreements and understandings.

         15. COUNTERPARTS. This Agreement may be executed by the parties in
separate counterparts, each of which when so executed and delivered shall be
an original, but all such counterparts shall together constitute but one and
the same instrument.

         In Witness Whereof, the parties hereto have executed this Agreement
on the date first above written.

Buyers:            New Frontier Media, Inc.


                   Colorado Satellite Broadcasting, Inc.



                   Fifth Dimension Communications
                   (Barbados) Inc.


                   Merlin Sierra, Inc.