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Monday, December 09, 2013
Cher Draws National Attention to Festering Wound in American Psyche
Thu, 05 Dec 2013, 15:11:55 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
ASPEN, Colo., Dec. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cameron/Baxter Films, LLC announces a new project and crowd-funding campaign to shed light on the historical facts of the events at Plymouth Plantation between 1620 and 1675, before, during and after 'The First Thanksgiving,' a period in American history shrouded in misconception and misinformation.
Morris Chestnut, Regina Hall, Kasi Lemmon and John Singleton among Stars Featured at the Fourth Annual BronzeLens Film Festival
Tue, 05 Nov 2013, 19:57:55 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The fourth annual BronzeLens Film Festival (BLFF13) producers have put together a world class array of BronzeLens expert panels, workshops, domestic and international film screenings and signature events that reflect Atlanta's unique position as the Film Capital of the South. Headquartered at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, BLFF13 will take place November 6-10, 2013 at various venues. Tickets are available to the public.
DAX Exhibits Emmy Award-winning Digital Dailies at 2013 SMPTE Conference
Tue, 22 Oct 2013, 15:54:16 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DAX, the leading provider of production workflow and media asset management applications and services to companies that produce, distribute and license audio-visual content is exhibiting at SMPTE 2013, annual conference and exhibition October 21-24 of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.
Four Seasons Efforts to Improve Palliative Care in Zambia Featured in Documentary
Thu, 26 Sep 2013, 16:27:38 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A premiere screening of 'A Unified Presence,' a short documentary film featuring Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, and its cross-continental partnership with the Palliative Care Association of Zambia is slated for Tuesday, October 15, at Asheville Community Theater, 6:30-9 p.m.
Actor Stuntman Zak Lee Guarnaccia scores a role in 'WASTED' written and produced by brothers Paul and Daniel Lupi
Mon, 12 Aug 2013, 17:58:40 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Zak Lee Guarnaccia Actor/Stuntman, Executive Producer at LightRow Pictures and Paul Lupi, Producer of Mill Reef Films, are developing a feature film in the martial-arts, action-thriller genre entitled 'Kalm.' In addition, Guarnaccia is in talks for a role in another Lupi production 'WASTED,' written and produced with brother Daniel Lupi ('Lincoln,' 'The Master,' 'There Will Be Blood,' 'Catch Me If You Can,' 'Boogie Nights').
Allstar Coaches Gives Jennifer Aniston the Ride of a Lifetime in 'We're the Millers'
Tue, 06 Aug 2013, 16:41:34 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Allstar Coaches, the leading provider of luxury RV rentals in the United States, is no stranger to the entertainment industry. Most recently, it partnered with Warner Bros. to provide RV rental assistance for its new blockbuster movie, 'We're the Millers' starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis.
Valentine Goes to DAX
Thu, 13 Jun 2013, 06:59:27 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
CULVER CITY, Calif., June 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Shaun Valentine, a Digital Asset Management and cloud software specialist, has joined DAX, LLC as Director of Program Management. Valentine will oversee product strategy and future roadmap of the DAX application and platform. Valentine comes to DAX after nearly three years at Cognizant where he was Sr. Product Manager for the assetSERV product line overseeing product strategy and roadmap for their digital asset management offering.
Members of the Hollywood Community and Military Charity Arrive in Washington, D.C. to Receive Congressional Commendations
Mon, 29 Apr 2013, 17:44:13 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Congressional and Political dignitaries welcomed members of the upcoming motion picture 'American Identity' and representatives of the National Foundation for Military Family Support (NFMFS) to Washington D.C. to be recognized through special events, including receiving Congressional Commendations.
DAX Training Course Certifies 104 Film and TV Industry Personnel
Tue, 19 Feb 2013, 06:50:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CULVER CITY, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A total of 104 film and TV production personnel from key Hollywood unions and guilds, as well as current show staffers and freelancers, received official certification as qualified users of DAX, the industry's leading digital production workflow and media management application, during a free training session conducted Saturday, Feb. 9, at Pickwick Gardens in Burbank.
DAX Receives Patent for Cloud Production Workflow Application
Mon, 14 Jan 2013, 05:55:05 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CULVER CITY, Calif., Jan. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DAX LLC and its parent company, Sample Digital Holdings LLC, announce today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for 'a system and method for media content collaboration throughout the media production process,' broadening its previous patent No. 7,660,416 granted in 2010.
Sample Digital Re-brands as DAX
Tue, 11 Dec 2012, 15:35:15 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CULVER CITY, Calif., Dec. 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sample Digital, the leading provider of production workflow and media asset management tools to the film and TV industry, has re-branded as DAX, LLC.
MOCHILLA, of Timeless Fame, Presents the Premiere of Chicano Batman's Video for Joven Navegante at Strictly Grooves Record Gallery in Highland Park
Wed, 17 Oct 2012, 05:57:03 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Qvole Collective, an independent artist management and development company, announces today West Coast photographer, filmmaker, hip-hop scholar and Mochilla founder, Brian (B+) Cross shot and directed the new video 'Joven Navegante' for L.A.'s psych/tropical/soul act Chicano Batman. The video was premiered two separate times at 8:45 and 10:15 on Friday, October 12 at Highland Park's newly opened 'record gallery' Strictly Grooves.
Green Planet Productions Films EnviroIngenuity's Hydroponic Vertical Farms for Sustainability Feature
Mon, 23 Jul 2012, 18:38:31 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., July 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, EnviroIngenuity's Hydroponic Vertical Farming Division announced its participation in a Green Planet Productions special feature on sustainable living.
Adventure, Intrigue and Murder Surround the Life and Death of Aloha Wanderwell
Thu, 31 May 2012, 03:59:02 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Richard Diamond, founder of AlohaWanderwell.com, announced this week that June 4, 2012 marks the sixteenth anniversary of Aloha Wanderwell's death, the first woman to travel around the world in an automobile - a Model T Ford that she affectionately named 'Little Lizzie.' Aloha was 16 when she began this journey in 1922.
Jackie Fame Joins Forces with The Weinstein Company to Promote the Movie 'Bully'
Thu, 12 Apr 2012, 18:57:26 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CHARLOTTE, N.C. and LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jackie Fame, Inc. (FAME), the leading kid/teen social network www.JFame.com, is joining forces with The Weinstein Company to promote the movie 'Bully.' After much debate over the rating, the PG-13 version of the anti-bullying documentary will open in 115 theaters.
Platinum Studios Teams Up with 'Virtual Pitch Fest' to Find New Talent for Comics and Films
Fri, 02 Mar 2012, 13:36:07 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Platinum Studios, Inc. (OTCBB: PDOS / OTC:PDOS) announced today that the production company and studio is teaming up with VirtualPitchFest.com, a popular website screenwriters use to pitch their feature screenplays directly to Hollywood decision-makers.
dax Certification Session Packs House with Key Film and TV Industry Personnel
Tue, 14 Feb 2012, 06:58:11 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A total of 76 film and TV production personnel from key Hollywood unions and guilds received official certification as qualified users of Sample Digital's dax platform, the industry's leading digital production workflow and media management application, during a course conducted January 28 at Pickwick Gardens in Burbank.
Producers of Avengers, Invictus and Crazy, Stupid, Love Create Panel to Support The Story Project Fundraiser, Hosted by KCRW
Mon, 13 Feb 2012, 19:59:14 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, February 16, The Story Project (StoryProject.org), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to furthering communication and life skills in at-risk and under-served teens, will launch its StoryTelling Series, a sequence of intimate moderated conversations with legendary filmmakers and artists. Todd Felderstein, The Story Project's executive director, is thrilled to have such Hollywood veterans make up our inaugural event.
Aloha Wanderwell: First Woman to Travel around the World in an Automobile
Thu, 15 Dec 2011, 16:59:49 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What's blonde, blue-eyed, six-feet tall and looks like a leading actress? She's Aloha Wanderwell - the first woman to travel around the globe in a car; she was 16. And, AlohaWanderwell.com is dedicated to preserving her nitrate films, books and more.
Merging Afro-American Indie Tops Hollywood Studio System with King Kong Spoof
Wed, 23 Nov 2011, 13:19:48 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 23, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Few knew, except for the late Samuel Z. Arkoff, this Indie's success story of a non-traditional genre for an Afro-American. Names like Spike Lee and John Singleton are not known for such special effects. Yancey Hendrieth, of Hendriethfilm, Ltd., Enterprises, is a new breed of black filmmaker, having more in common with Dino De Laurentiis and Peter Jackson, creators of two 'King Kong' movies.
'Blind Turn' Movie Trailer Forecasts Sobering Thrills and Chills
Fri, 11 Nov 2011, 12:59:43 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LONGVIEW, Texas, Nov. 11, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Point Zero Seven announced this week the release of a new movie trailer for 'Blind Turn,' a psychological thriller that centers on drunk driving.
Sample Digital secures $1.9MM financing with Collateral Guaranty
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 08:57:33 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sample Digital, the leading provider of production workflow applications for film and TV, has announced a $1.9MM financing with Collateral Guaranty, the Nashville-based venture banking firm.
'Nine Days that Changed the World' to be Screened at World Youth Day
Tue, 16 Aug 2011, 20:40:54 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Nine Days that Changed the World,' hosted by Newt and Callista Gingrich, and produced by Citizens United Productions in association with Gingrich Productions and Peace River Company, will be screened at World Youth Day in Madrid, Spain on August 17, 2011.
Wandering Study Documentary Presents a Different Side of Africa
Mon, 01 Aug 2011, 10:59:03 EST Edited by Debra Tone
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wandering Study, a documentary film production company dedicated to adding a unique perspective to the common perceptions of global issues, looks to explore another side of Africa.
'Partner Interviewing': The Secret Every Business Owner Should Know Before Making a Promotional Video
Tue, 12 Jul 2011, 19:47:04 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LONDONDERRY, N.H. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you have a video on your website, your company is 50 times more likely to land on the first page of Google than websites without video, according to Dr. Sharon Livingston.
'Voice of Cubs' Asks Fans to Be a Part of Cubs' Documentary
Mon, 11 Jul 2011, 17:58:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long-time Chicago Cubs spring training P.A. announcer, Tim Sheridan, has partnered with Kickstarter.com to help complete a documentary film over 25 years in the making. 'Boys of Spring - The Movie,' follows Tim on his journey with the iconic, hard-luck, Chicago Cubs as both he and the Cubs attempt to reach their ultimate dreams.
Nine Days that Changed the World a Finalist for Best Documentary at Mirabile Dictu International Catholic Film Festival
Tue, 14 Jun 2011, 18:34:35 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Nine Days that Changed the World,' hosted by Newt and Callista Gingrich, has been selected as a Finalist for Best Documentary at the second annual Mirabile Dictu International Catholic Film Festival in Vatican City, placing as one of the top three finalists in the category. This documentary is produced by Citizens United Productions in association with Gingrich Productions and Peace River Company.
Gingrich Productions to Premiere Documentary on American Exceptionalism
Fri, 29 Apr 2011, 17:40:24 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Newt and Callista Gingrich, in partnership with Citizens United Productions and Peace River Company, will premiere their new documentary, 'A City Upon A Hill: The Spirit of American Exceptionalism,' on Friday, April 29 at the Carnegie Institute for Science in Washington, D.C.
Mobile iPad App from Sample Digital Connects Hollywood Production
Thu, 21 Apr 2011, 23:47:44 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sample Digital, the leading provider of production workflow applications, is introducing dax|Mobile with iDailies, a subscription service exclusively for Apple's iPad. The new iPad app available on the iTunes App Store is an innovative collaborative workflow tool for professional film/TV production, post-production and marketing creatives and executives who require working access 24/7 to in-progress content.
Producers RSVP 'The Beat Hotel' for Big Screen
Wed, 13 Apr 2011, 18:39:23 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'The Beat Hotel,' the non-fiction book by Barry Miles (ISBN: 978-1903809587, Grove, 2000), about American Beat Era icons creating groundbreaking art, literature and lifestyles in a legendary hotel in Paris, 1957-1963, has been optioned by producer Pamela Dickerson for development as a narrative feature film. Pamela has teamed with Rex Weiner, a journalist and playwright, to co-produce and develop the property.
Nine Days that Changed the World Wins 'Special Jury Remi Award' at 2011 WorldFest-Houston Independent International Film Festival
Mon, 11 Apr 2011, 22:40:35 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Nine Days that Changed the World,' hosted by Newt and Callista Gingrich, and produced by Citizens United Productions in association with Gingrich Productions and Peace River Company, has been awarded a Gold Special Jury Remi Award for Best Documentary at the 2011 WorldFest-Houston Independent International Film Festival.
Nine Days that Changed the World Receives Dual Honors at 32nd Annual Telly Awards
Tue, 08 Mar 2011, 18:54:02 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Nine Days that Changed the World,' hosted by Newt and Callista Gingrich, and produced by Citizens United Productions in association with Gingrich Productions and Peace River Company, has received dual honors at the 32nd Annual Telly Awards, winning a Silver Award in the category of Religion and Spirituality, and a Bronze Award in the category of History and Biography. A Silver Award is the Telly's highest honor.
Sandra Piller Premieres New Video for 'Days Like These'
Tue, 01 Mar 2011, 09:59:38 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the title track from her new album, 'Days Like These,' gathering radio spins, country singer Sandra Piller is happily watching it climb several charts while touching the hearts of listeners at country and Christian country radio. 'And now, there's a video that shows many of the wonderful events and emotions that are a part of this magnificent song,' Piller states.
'There's Gold In Them Hills,' According to Marketers: Joe Kerr and Others Trek to Sundance
Thu, 20 Jan 2011, 20:22:20 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Joe Kerr, composer for film and television, is making his way to the plush Utah resort this week for the annual festival. As many people with things to market are on their way to Sundance to hock there goods. Sundance is one of the more popular events in the film festival season.
Georgia Humanities Council Announces Freedom Riders Events in Albany, Atlanta, Kennesaw and Savannah
Fri, 12 Nov 2010, 17:35:30 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Georgia Humanities Council, in partnership with the PBS series American Experience, joins organizations in Albany, Atlanta and Savannah to screen 'Freedom Riders,' a new documentary by award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson.
Epic Image Entertainment's mini-movie, Epic Evil Laugh participating in Sprint EPIC Contest
Fri, 05 Nov 2010, 14:16:12 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epic Image Entertainment's announced today that their mini-movie, 'Epic Evil Laugh,. is participating in the Sprint EPIC Contest. Until Nov. 15, the public has the opportunity to vote once per day for Epic Evil Laugh at epicevillaugh.com.
Film Buffs Get Ready for 22nd Pan African Film and Television Festival (FESPACO)
Mon, 20 Sep 2010, 16:52:56 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Filmmakers, producers, distributors and fans will gather in Ouagadougou for the 22nd Pan African Film and Television festival, February 26 - March 5, 2011. The official travel agency for the festival, New York based Access Africa, Inc., is offering a 10-day air/land package on Air Maroc.
'COLIN' the $75 Zombie Horror Sensation, makes its North American Premiere at the 13th Floor Haunted House in San Antonio
Thu, 09 Sep 2010, 08:09:09 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Walking Shadows LLC announces that the surprise hit of the Cannes Film Festival, 'COLIN,' a British zombie movie, which cost just $75 (GBP 45) to make, will make its North American Premiere at the 13th Floor Haunted House in San Antonio, Texas on Thursday, September 23, 2010 - before moving to theaters nationwide in September and October.
Taylor Wilshire to Receive Prestigious Award at Executive Business Conference
Wed, 07 Jul 2010, 16:41:03 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CEO Taylor Wilshire has been honored with the Women Executives in Business (WEIB) most prestigious award for outstanding achievement in business, the organization announced at the WEIB international conference, held in New York, New York. The award honors the highest standard of excellence in business.
LightRow Pictures Release Action, Drama, Crime Feature Film RULES on DVD
Thu, 14 Jan 2010, 18:37:51 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Actor, stuntman and filmmaker Zak Lee Guarnaccia with LightRow Pictures has launched - before hitting the market in March 2010 - the pre-order Special Limited Edition Collector's DVD of his controversial feature film in the action / thriller / horror genre titled RULES. The film is inspired by a true story, based on a night life style in the biggest cities of the world.
Super Bowl Champ's Controversial Film about NFL Player Injuries Hits Theaters November 20th
Tue, 10 Nov 2009, 13:52:51 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Three-time Super Bowl Champion Roman Phifer's controversial film about NFL Player Injuries to hit theaters November 20th, 2009. Beverly Hills based Walking Shadows LLC has announced the theatrical release of 'BLOOD EQUITY,' Super Bowl Champ Roman Phifer's controversial film about NFL Player Injuries: an expose of the dark side of the NFL, America's Biggest Blood Sport.
Former Corporate Whistleblower Mark Whitacre says 'The Informant' Movie is Only Part of the Story
Tue, 15 Sep 2009, 07:59:29 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As Mark Whitacre, COO of Cypress Systems, Inc., prepares to walk the red carpet on September 15 during the premiere of 'The Informant,' he has something to say: he is NOT the same man who blew the whistle on his employer in the early 1990's, putting him in the spotlight of one of the largest price-fixing schemes in corporate history and ultimately landing him in federal prison for over eight years.
World Champion Surfer, Kelly Slater, Concludes Principal Photography for Ultimate Wave Tahiti
Thu, 10 Sep 2009, 08:59:49 EST Edited by Debra Tone
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nine-time world champion surfer, Kelly Slater, and his big wave companion, Raimana Van Bastolaer, have completed principal photography for Ultimate Wave Tahiti, the first 3D IMAX(R) and giant screen theater film to use extreme surfing to focus on the science of waves, according to its executive producer, K2 Communications, Inc. The film, scheduled for worldwide release next February, was primarily shot in the big wave environment known to watermen around the world as Teahupoo.
Snow White Contemplates Suicide - Filmmaker set to take Snow White to the Dark Side
Mon, 15 Jun 2009, 16:57:42 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A dark and brooding adaptation of the classic fairy tale, Snow White, will go into production this October. Several horror/fantasy film blogs broke the news about the new independent film production from Goodnight Film earlier this month. Connecticut filmmaker A.D. Calvo will introduce a much darker twist to the original Grimm fairytale, incorporating such controversial - but sadly topical and relevant - themes as drug abuse and teen suicide.
New Award-Winning Documentary on Terri Schiavo will be Featured at the National Right to Life Convention
Thu, 26 Mar 2009, 12:08:59 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) will have a special screening of the new documentary, 'The Terri Schiavo Story' (Franklin Springs Family Media), at their national convention in June. Additionally, National Right to Life will be endorsing the film in their April edition of the National Right to Life News which is sent out to nearly 400,000 subscribers.
Hollywood Shares its 'American Identity' with an Event Supporting The Families of Fallen Soldiers
Tue, 10 Mar 2009, 14:00:22 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lightning Pictures LLC and Presidio Pictures announce today that, on Wednesday, March 25th, Hollywood joins Washington in honoring our nation's military and the families who support them. The event pays particular tribute to those exemplary Americans who have given their lives in the service of America and to their families who have sacrificed greatly, and will feature a special message from The President of the United States, Barack Obama. (VIDEO - VNR)
Maximum Exposure for Ad Company's Oscar Winning Director
Mon, 23 Feb 2009, 17:29:54 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Maximum Entertainment - a New York based boutique commercial advertising production company - is celebrating an OSCAR(R) win for one of its directors, James Marsh. Marsh received the Academy Award on Sunday for best documentary for his film 'Man on Wire.' The film is a partly dramatized re-telling of an outrageous plot by a group of French artists to rig a high wire between the Twin Towers for aerialist Philippe Petit to perform on in 1974.
Indy Film Comes to Sarasota
Fri, 13 Feb 2009, 15:00:29 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SARASOTA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Doesn't everything weird happen in Florida? In this case, White Lotus Film's new indy movie starring Luke Flynn, (Errol Flynn's grandson - looks and all!) and actress Rachel Warner both star in the movie: 'The Name is Rogells (Rug-gells).' Widescreen 2009...This film possibly the next 'Big Fat Greek Wedding,' minus the wedding!
Leading Urban Fashion Retailer, Jimmy Jazz Launches Promotion for Notorious B.I.G. Biopic, Notorious
Mon, 12 Jan 2009, 18:17:20 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jimmy Jazz, a leading urban fashion retailer, has recently announced a special promotion for the January 16th theatrical release of Notorious, a biopic about the late Notorious B.I.G. 'Involving our chain of Jimmy Jazz stores for the promotion of Notorious is the best possible way to start 2009,' stated Jimmy Jazz Founder, Jimmy Khezrie. To celebrate the release of the film, all 60 Jimmy Jazz stores will include in-store signage promoting a grand prize giveaway.
Feature Film: Action Thriller Horror, 'RULES' by Filmmaker Zak Lee Guarnaccia
Wed, 10 Sep 2008, 15:29:33 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Italian-born filmmaker Zak Lee Guarnaccia with ZASH Productions has just completed producing and directing his first feature film, an action / thriller / horror project titled, 'Rules' inspired by a true story. Zak is an award winning actor, world martial arts champion and fitness expert with several successful exercise videos on the market. Zak was also inspired and motivated by the WGA strike and the threat of SAG strike.
Red Canyon Pictures Announce a Sneak Peek of Film 'Red Canyon' at HBO Presents: NYLIFF
Fri, 18 Jul 2008, 11:37:58 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., July 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Red Canyon,' a feature film by Puerto Rican director, Giovanni Rodriguez, will screen at the Helen Mills Theatre, 137-139 West 26th Street (Between 6th and 7th Avenue), at 10:30PM on Saturday, July 26th, as part of the HBO Presents: International Latino Film Festival.
The Resurrection of Paranormal Science: Film Maker Turns Teacher in Paranormal Seminar Series
Mon, 14 Apr 2008, 13:10:25 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., April 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Michael J. Baker, co-founder of New Gravity Media, and the director and writer of the successful film '14 Degrees - A Paranormal Documentary' has officially announced his plans to instruct a series of dynamic educational seminars on the scientific theories and principals involved with paranormal investigation.
MyHollywoodFilm Creates Virtual Studio System
Tue, 25 Mar 2008, 10:20:20 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MyHollywoodFilm, a global virtual studio for the Independent Film production and education industry, has established a unique P2P networking community. Filmmakers can find instruction, establish their careers, create the films of tomorrow and gain worldwide, viewable exposure, 24/7.
Mark Whitacre, Ph.D. Promoted at Cypress Systems, Inc. and a Warner Bros. Movie to be Filmed About Him
Tue, 25 Mar 2008, 02:00:11 EST Edited by Carly Zander
FRESNO, Calif., March 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cypress Systems, Inc., a Fresno CA based biotechnology company, announced that it has promoted Mark E. Whitacre, Ph.D. to become the company's Chief Operating Officer (COO) and President of Operations. Dr. Whitacre joined the executive management team in December 2006 as President of Technology and Business Development for the new east coast office.
Little-Known 'Peege' Named to National Film Registry
Tue, 15 Jan 2008, 11:57:32 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Jan. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Randal Kleiser planned to get his start in filmmaking with something edgy and avant-garde. As a grad student at the University of Southern California's film school in the early '70s, he mapped out a sweeping portrayal of Western history in which Christopher Columbus morphs into an astronaut. But Kleiser couldn't raise the $5,000 he needed to finish that movie. So instead he made 'Peege,' a 28-minute movie about his grandmother.
Computer-Generated Animation Film Ministers to Children of Katrina and the World
Thu, 11 Oct 2007, 19:44:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Family Friendly Films, LLC announces that the popular e-book, 'Zea Zoo and the Land of Boo: An Urban Fairy Tale,' has entered into movie production stage after making its presence known online. Based on a popular children's poem, it is now being made into a computer-generated illustration (CGI) short animated movie.
Premiere of '14 Degrees - A Paranormal Documentary'
Thu, 04 Oct 2007, 19:50:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
REVERE, Mass. - Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On October 17th, 7:00 p.m. at Showcase Cinemas in Revere, New Gravity Media will release their latest production '14 Degrees - A Paranormal Documentary.' Hosted by Mark Veau (Oldies 98.9 WORC), the film touches base with some of the most respected names in paranormal research.
Film Florida at IFP Market in New York to Tout Filming in Sunshine State
Mon, 10 Sep 2007, 23:25:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
MIAMI, Fla. - Sept. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As Florida continues to attract independent filmmakers to the state, Film Florida will be at the IFP Market in New York to tout filming in the state. To celebrate independent filmmakers at the IFP conference, Film Florida is also hosting its annual Florida Wasabi on Tuesday, September 18 at Jellado.
MEDIA COVERAGE REQUESTED: Barking Cow Distribution and STV Networks present the North American PREMIERE of the Newest Jackie Chan Film
Fri, 22 Jun 2007, 21:45:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - June 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MEDIA INVITED - MOVIE PREMIERE: A Jackie Chan Production and Stanley Tong Film Jackie Chan's 'The Myth.' Red carpet screening and afterparty for the North American release of Jackie Chan's The Myth. The long awaited 96-minute English language version action-comedy feature film from Director Stanley Tong stars Jackie Chan and renowned Asian actors.
Barking Cow Distribution and STV Networks Release the North American PREMIERE of the Newest Jackie Chan Film
Wed, 20 Jun 2007, 22:20:00 EST Edited by Chris Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - June 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WHAT: Red carpet screening and after party for the newly completed North American release of Jackie Chan's 'The Myth.' The long awaited 96-minute English language action-comedy feature film from Director Stanley Tong stars Jackie Chan and renowned Asian actors Kim Hee Seon, Tony Leung Ka Fai and Mallika Sherawat.
The 5th Annual Bronx Independent Film Festival opens June 29, 2007
Wed, 20 Jun 2007, 17:33:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BRONX, N.Y. - June 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bronx Stage & Film Company presents Part 1 of the 5th Bronx Independent Film Festival Friday, June 29 & Saturday, June 30, 2007 at 8:00 pm in the 500-seat Lovinger Theatre on the Lehman College Campus. The honorable Earl Brown, Deputy Bronx Borough President will help open the two day festival featuring twenty one films from around the world.
Entertainment Industry Launch in Times Square
Thu, 29 Mar 2007, 21:00:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Entertainment Industry Expo (EIE) was launched in New York today by Producers Zach Lezberg and Brian Blattman, and presented with Hollywood and internationally acclaimed celebrity Actress / Director / Producer Anna Wilding, the New York City Mayor's Office of Film and Television, The Independent Feature Project (IFP).
TechGenii, Inc. Provides Mobile Alerts and Festival Voting for the Eerie Horror Film Festival
Thu, 29 Mar 2007, 16:00:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TechGenii, Inc., an industry leader in digital media and interactivity, today announced that it will provide mobile alerts and mobile voting during the Eerie Horror Film Festival, October 10th through October 14th, 2007, at the Erie Playhouse in Erie, PA.
Anna Wilding Receives Thanks for Humanitarian Efforts on Lord of the Rings from New Line
Fri, 09 Mar 2007, 19:30:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Mar. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Anna Wilding, Mark Ordesky acknowledged and thanked Ms. Wilding for her substantial contribution to the Lord of the Rings movies, in a conversation through New Line's Legal Affairs to Wilding's attorneys at the law firm of Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams. & Sheppard, in New York. Ms. Wilding has been left grappling with many security concerns since the movies, which has had a significant impact on her career. For the first time Ms. Wilding speaks publicly.
Former Child Actor's Inspirational Film Gets Star Cast and Distribution
Mon, 12 Feb 2007, 15:00:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Feb. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Lord Help Us' is a new urban inspirational romantic comedy written, directed and edited by former child actor, Shavar Ross, who played 'Dudley,' Gary Coleman's best friend for six seasons on the hit 1980's show 'Diff'rent Strokes,' and produced by Tri-Seven Entertainment.
Top Music Producers Share Trade Secrets at NARIP's 'Producing Hit Songs' Series
Thu, 01 Feb 2007, 19:04:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- How is great music created and produced? What do top music producers look for in an artist? How do you find, develop and keep artist clients? And how do producers handle challenges such as creative control? The answers can be found at the PRODUCING HIT SONG 5-part series, sponsored by the National Association of Record Industry Professionals, to launch on February 16th in Hollywood with special guests Harvey Mason, Jr. and Damon Thomas AKA The Underdogs.
A&R Select to Sponsor Film Music Event at Sundance Film Festival
Thu, 18 Jan 2007, 21:02:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Jan. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A&R Select, the leading independent A&R firm in Hollywood, has announced it will be a participant in America's leading independent film festival. A&R Select will sponsor an event highlighting 'Music for Films' at the Sundance Film Festival.
Invisible Hand Productions Announces New Documentary Guilty of Innocence: What's Said Behind Your Back Can Kill You
Wed, 15 Nov 2006, 21:22:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
TROY, Mich. - Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Invisible Hand Productions today began pre-production of the feature film 'Guilty of Innocence,' a documentary on the failings of the U.S. legal system. The independent film, to be completed in 1Q 2008, will be shot on location in Michigan, Florida, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia, with a budget not to exceed $200k. Principal photography will commence in December of 2006.
HD Film Festival Schedule Released for HDFEST Los Angeles - Last Stop on the HDFEST 2006 World Tour
Tue, 14 Nov 2006, 20:45:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The schedule was released today for HDFEST's Los Angeles event which will be staged at Dolby Laboratories in Burbank. This December event is the final stop on the HDFEST 2006 World Tour, which also included HD Festival events this year in Seoul, New York, Finland, and London. HDFEST Los Angeles will include screenings of high-definition movies, panels on HD moviemaking and digital cinema, festival parties and the HDFEST 2006 Deffie Award Ceremony.
Film Buffs Get Ready for 20th Pan African Film and Television Festival - FESPACO
Tue, 12 Sep 2006, 16:20:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Filmmakers, producers, distributors, and fans will gather in Ougadougou, Burkina Faso for the 20th Pan African Film and Television festival, February 24 - March 3, 2007. The official travel agency for the festival, New York based Access Africa, Inc., is offering a 10-day air/land package on Air France.
Epic Level Adventure Awaits Fantasy Producer in Hollywood
Thu, 07 Sep 2006, 18:43:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
STUDIO CITY, Calif. - Sept. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- John Frank Rosenblum has exited Lighthouse Productions after fifteen years as a Producer to become a partner at Epic Level Entertainment. While at Lighthouse, Rosenblum produced the series Trailer Park for the Sci-Fi Channel. He also produced several films, pilots and shorts for Matt Stone and Trey Parker in addition to writing and producing documentaries for The Learning Channel and The Discovery Channel. Previously he had written and appeared in such television shows as Doctor Who, Red Dwarf and Star Trek: The Next Generation. At Epic Level, Rosenblum will focus on production of features Dragonlance and The Gamers with partner Cindi Rice
Uwe Boll to Literally Fight His Critics - GoldenPalace Sponsors Filmmaker's Revenge
Tue, 22 Aug 2006, 16:24:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
VANCOUVER, BC - Aug. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GoldenPalace.com is proud to present Raging Boll. Uwe Boll, the German filmmaker best known for several video game based films like 'Alone in the Dark,' 'House of the Dead,' 'BloodRayne,' & 'In The Name of The King: A Dungeon Siege Tale,' is considered by many critics to be one of the world's worst filmmakers. His movies, however, have made him more money than his critics will earn in several lifetimes.
Vandahl Sponsors ASU Film Internship Program for Universal Studios' 'The Kingdom'
Mon, 14 Aug 2006, 16:06:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PHOENIX AZ - Aug. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Peter VanWolvelaerd of VanDahl Associates, a service disabled veteran owned film and video company, has helped sponsor an ASU film intern program with the upcoming Universal Studios thriller 'The Kingdom.' The film is directed by Peter Berg and stars Jamie Foxx. The plot involves a team of US counterterrorism agents on a mission to track down 'evil doers' in an Arab country.
Narconon Teams Up With Hot Music Group to Release Video that Depicts Real-Life Drug and Alcohol Addiction
Thu, 25 May 2006, 18:51:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
TROIS-RIVIERES, QUEBEC - May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Narconon has recently released the draft version of the 'Losing Control' video-clip with a goal of generating interest for drug education and prevention. Based on a true story, the young man in the video is contemplating suicide due to a struggle with drugs and alcohol.
Britney Birth Sculptor's Severed Head 'Obsession' Featured - A New Haven Film Fest Screens Documentary About Local Artist
Wed, 10 May 2006, 17:07:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HARTFORD, CT - May 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Britney Spears's pregnancy confirmation comes this week when filmmaker A. D. Calvo and controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards begin development on a short film about the making of Edwards's next sculpture of Ms. Spears giving birth. Calvo and Edwards are scheduled to talk briefly about their project following the screening of Calvo's quirky short documentary, THE SEVERAL SEVERED HEADS OF DANIEL EDWARDS. The film, selected by the New Haven Underground Film Festival, features a behind-the-scenes look at Edwards's Ted Williams Death Mask and will be shown this Saturday at the Wadsworth Atheneum.
Beyond Belief Media Launches Preemptive Strike on Easter
Tue, 11 Apr 2006, 17:22:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HOLLYWOOD, CA - Apr. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Declaring War on Easter, Beyond Belief Media has launched a preemptive attack on the Christian holiday, the company announced today. 'Operation Easter Sanity' has already begun. Using its documentary 'The God Who Wasn't There' as the chief weapon, Beyond Belief Media is covertly planting DVDs of the film in churches throughout the United States.
Nude Britney Spears Sculptor 'Exposed' in Documentary
Thu, 30 Mar 2006, 17:55:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
NEW HAVEN, CT - Mar. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- News of Daniel Edwards' nude sculpture of Britney Spears coincides with Goodnight Film's release of a quirky short documentary featuring his previous controversial work, the 'death mask' of Ted Williams' cryogenically preserved head. The film, titled THE SEVERAL SEVERED HEADS OF DANIEL EDWARDS, features candid interviews with the controversial artist and reveals the motivations behind his work.
Laguna Beach Film & Video Company Enhances Orange County's 'Hollywood South' Reputation
Mon, 05 Dec 2005, 14:45:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LAGUNA BEACH, CA - Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When winners of the 26th Annual Telly Awards were recently announced in New York City, no one was more surprised than Orange County producer-director Robert Cassard. Cassard, whose production company, Edge Films, has operated in Laguna Beach since 1997, entered the national competition on a whim. He never dreamed that all six of his company's entries would garner Telly Awards.
The $250 Million Dollar Man - Film Maker Turns Popular Video Games into Movies on the Big Screen
Wed, 24 Aug 2005, 20:52:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SEATTLE, Wash. - August 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Filmmaker, director, and fundraising extraordinaire Uwe Boll is Hollywood's best kept secret. While major directors like Mel Gibson and Steven Spielberg get the glory Boll is quietly making profitable movies has raised over $200 million dollars.
Chicago Cubs Film Selling Naming Rights on eBay
Fri, 08 Apr 2005, 14:08:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HOHOKAM PARK - MESA, Ariz. -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chicago Cubs Spring Training Public Address Announcer, former FOX TV Editor, and Cubs documentary filmmaker Tim Sheridan is auctioning the Naming Rights on eBay for his film 'The Boys of Spring.' The starting bid is $80,000, with the auction closing on April 17th. The eBay Item number is 7506804740 and is listed as, Chicago Cubs Documentary Naming Rights in the Everything Else: Weird Stuff: Slightly Unusual category.
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