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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On November 14, 2022Chicken soup for the Soul Entertainment Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the three and nine month periods ended September 30, 2022. The press release is attached to this current report as Exhibit 99.1.

Table 99.2 attached to this current report shows our adjusted earnings per share (non-GAAP) for the three and nine months ended 2021 and 2022.

Information furnished under this Section 2.02, including the exhibit relating thereto, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any of the Company’s disclosure documents, unless expressly stated otherwise by specific reference in such document.

Article 5.02 Departure of directors or certain officers; Election of directors;

          Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain
          Officers.



On November 14, 2022we announced that we had appointed Jason Meier as Chief Financial Officer of the Company from November 15, 2022. Mr Meier has been our chief accounting officer since September 2021 and also continues in this position.

Mr Meier became our Chief Financial Officer effective November 15, 2022. He previously served as Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Accounting Officer of our company since joining our company in September 2021. Of July 2020
when he joined our company, Mr Meier was president and founder of Jason Meier Advisory, a company that provided outsourced CFO and accounting services on a transaction and project basis. Of April 2017 at
March 2020, Mr Meier served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of EPIX, a division of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and premium digital media subscription pay-TV provider. Mr Meier was Senior Vice President and Global Controller for Viacom Media Networks, the U.S. mass media division of Viacom Inc. (“Viacom”), from 2014 to 2015. From 2012 to 2014, he was Vice President and Controller of Viacom International Media Networks, the international division of Viacom, and from 2012 to 2014 he served as Vice President and Assistant Controller of MTV Networks and Acting Chief Financial Officer of MTC Games, each a division of Viacom. From 2009 to 2011, Mr Meier served as Vice President of Accounting Services and External Reporting for Viacom. Mr Meier was partner and principal director for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 1993 to 1998, and returned to his position from 2000 to 2007 after serving with the US Securities and Exchange Commission from 1998 to 2000. Mr Meier is a CPA and obtained his BS degree from Cornell University and his MBA from Colombia University.

There are no family relations between Mr Meier and any director, officer or person designated or chosen by the Company to become a director or officer. In addition, there were no transactions involving Mr Meier this would require disclosure under Regulation SK 404(a).

We issued a press release on November 14, 2022announcing our results for the three and nine month periods ended September 30, 2022 and the appointment of Mr Meier as the company’s chief financial officer, a copy of which is attached to this Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.

It is expected that the Company and Mr Meier will conclude an employment contract as soon as possible. It is expected that the employment contract will provide for an initial term of employment of three years, with an annual base salary of $475,000 and a target annual bonus equal to 40% of base salary. Furthermore Mr Meier will be eligible for a restrictive allocation of share units for this number of units and according to the conditions determined by the Board of Directors of the Company.

Chris Mitchellour former CFO, will continue as CFO of our parent company, Chicken Soup for the Soul Holdings LLCand will remain a Chicken Soup board member for the
Soul Entertainment Inc.

Section 9.01. Financial statements and supporting documents.


 (d) Exhibits:




  Exhibit No.   Description

    99.1          Press Release, dated November 14, 2022

    99.2          Adjusted Earning Per Share

  104           Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL
                document)

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