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Movie and Filmmaking News — including new movies, films, film makers, funding and financing, directors, documentaries, video releases, streaming, and relating film industry news issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Controversial Video on Racism in the U.S. Causes Stir – Amelia Ray and ‘Hamilton’ Drummer Jake Wood Discuss the Making of ‘Hambone Says’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Friday, October 30, 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT, Amelia Ray, Jake Wood and Bay Area cinematographer Peggy Peralta will host a Zoom discussion on the making of “Hambone Says,” the video that uses contemporary past aesthetic to explore racism, rage and role reversal in the United States.

The 9th Annual Dominican Film Festival in New York goes Virtual

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The importance of maintaining healthy social distancing and stopping the spread of COVID-19, Dominican Film Festival in New York City (DFFNYC) will hold its ninth edition online, October 20-30, 2020. These challenging circumstances have not prevented the festival from continuing to be the largest and most impressive film festival outside the borders of the Dominican Republic.

Sussman-Hoyt PROductions’ Wildomar Movie Ranch Brings A Major Film Production to The Inland Empire

WILDOMAR, Calif., Sept. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SAG Production comes to Wildomar! Surprisingly, in the midst of a pandemic when most businesses are operating in limited capacities or closed altogether, Wildomar Movie Ranch continues to develop partnerships with film producers to bring projects to the Inland Empire., Sussman-Hoyt PROductions announced.

Companies and Film Producers in L.A. Are Struggling to Find A Solution to Social Distancing

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Good Heart Catering in Los Angeles is excited to welcome back those slowly returning to offices and film productions in Los Angeles.

PRINDIE Presents its 6th Annual Film Festival – VIRTUALLY!

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In light of the unprecedented events of 2020, PRINDIE: Princeton Independent Film Festival will hold its first all-virtual film festival, open this year to all film-lovers in United States. Running from Thursday, Sept. 10 through Sunday, the 13th, the festival features 37 short films. This year’s film lineup focuses on issues surrounding immigration, mental health, youth, and cultural diversity / Black Lives Matter.

Transforming the Nation’s Prisons into Places of Healing: Compassion Prison Project and ‘Step Inside the Circle’ PSA Film

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On February 12, 2020, 235 incarcerated men gathered in the yard of a maximum-security prison in California. They formed a circle, and in the center of that circle stood Grammy Award winning film producer Fritzi Horstman. She read aloud ten questions from the ACE test, a survey of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Mysterious Pandemic breaks out in psych thriller ‘Face Of Evil’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Awarded psychological thriller/horror film “Face Of Evil” (F.O.E.), produced by V-Movie Productions, turns out prophetic and realistic once again. Topical for the latest mass shootings afflicting our country, the movie is hot again for the recent pandemic outbreak of Corona Virus afflicting the world. A killer soundtrack wraps up the picture.

Superhero Cooking School, YouTube’s Hottest New Comedy Show, Provides Comedic Relief with Zoom-Filmed Episode

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Superhero Cooking School,” a new web comedy series, has been generating laughs around the world. Featured exclusively on YouTube, Superhero Cooking School was created by Gina Nemo, an award-winning actress and filmmaker, and founder of G Plan Media, and has earned acclaim for its unique comedic style and Saturday Night Live vibes, where actors create characters and parody famous comic book personalities.

Aaron Ozee Launches Regulus Movie Using Amazon Prime During Pandemic

CHICAGO, Ill., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, celebrity author of the bestselling children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 978-1387010790), has officially launched the Regulus movie on Amazon Prime entertaining families on COVID-19 “lockdown.”

Aaron Ozee Entertains Families On COVID-19 Lockdown Debuting His ‘Regulus’ Movie Early

CHICAGO, Ill., March 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, celebrity author of the bestselling children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 978-1387010790), has chosen to debut the Regulus movie, ahead of the July 25, 2020 release date, for a limited duration to entertain those who have been subjected to lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Conch Shell Productions and Milton G. Bassin PAC Announce 2nd Annual Hear Her Call Caribbean-American Women’s Theater Festival

QUEENS, N.Y., Jan. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Conch Shell Productions – in collaboration with Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center at York College – will present the second annual HEAR HER CALL CARIBBEAN-AMERICAN WOMEN’S THEATER FESTIVAL 2020 Thursday March 5 – Saturday March 7, 2020.

Women and The Vote NYS Initiative Honors State Suffragists

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Women and the Vote NYS announces that a new initiative, timed to coincide with the 19th Amendment Centennial, is being launched to develop a mobile-friendly online database with interactive map of gravesites across New York State of the suffragists who worked tirelessly to bring about women’s right to vote.

Aaron Ozee Prepares ‘Regulus’ Movie Global Release After Wrapping Production

CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, the author of the bestselling children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 978-1387010790), has announced the development of the Regulus movie has wrapped two months ahead of schedule. Bizarros Studio, the animation group responsible for having purchased the “Regulus” film rights, coordinated production on the Regulus movie from their official headquarters located in the city of Bogota, Columbia.

Red Carpet World Premiere: ‘Gray Is The New Blonde’ Documentary January 23, 2020 in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Producer/Director Victoria Marie of “Gray is The New Blonde,” an award-winning and inspiring documentary about the outdated views and attitudes towards women with gray hair has perfectly captured the current zeitgeist of women worldwide owning their beautiful gray hair. The movie, which has already won 3 awards, will have its world premiere on Jan. 23, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.

The Creativity Coach, Lauren Wallett opens the Business School for Coaches

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Creativity Coach, Lauren Wallett has opened the Business School for Coaches with her inaugural 90 day accelerator program, Simply Irresistible, which teaches coaches and VA’s how to create multiple irresistible offers that keep clients coming back for more.

Kimball Entertainment merges with K-Star PR to provide clients with a wider range of entertainment services for 2020

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kimball Entertainment is a full-service Entertainment Co. based in Beverly Hills, California. Founder Keri Ann Kimball has found a unique way to bring her relationships and assets to this multidimensional company by integrating a strategic coaching team in house at Kimball Entertainment.

Christian Film Producers Target Audiences in Digital Spaces

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Christians in the Mirror,” a first-of-its-kind independent documentary produced by Joshuacord, Inc. and In Altum Productions, takes a hard look at how America and the West have not been very involved in the global persecution of Christians. The producers say they’re creating a social media marketing plan for this indie film that interviews Christians from the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Aaron Ozee Secures Agreement with Production Studio Filming ‘Regulus’ Movie

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, the author of bestselling children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 9781387010790), has sold the production rights from his notable creation to a prominent stop-motion animation studio that will adapt “Regulus” into an unorthodox theatrical feature.

Legendary Hollywood Film and TV Composer Artie Kane Wins Reader’s Favorite Award

VENICE, Calif., Nov. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Music to My Years, Life and Love Between the Notes” (ISBN: 978-0983655039) by film and TV composer and conductor Artie Kane won the 2019 Readers’ Favorite Gold Medal in the Non-Fiction and Music/Entertainment category at the annual Reader’s Favorite awards held on November 23, 2019 at the Regency Hotel Miami.

First Faith and Family Film Musical ‘A Week Away’ to Release In 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Producers Steve Barnett, Gabriel Vasquez, and Alan Powell, and Executive Producer Corby Pons, announce the start of principal photography on the inspiring original musical “A WEEK AWAY” scheduled for nationwide theatrical release in 2020.

Inspirational Short Film, ‘Camp Kennebec: The History’ to screen at Marina del Rey Film Festival

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Marina del Rey Film Festival will hold a public screening of the new Broad Street Studios documentary short film, “Camp Kennebec: The History” on Tuesday, October 22 at 12 p.m. at the Cinemark 18 Howard Hughes Center, Los Angeles. Tickets are available through the Festival’s website.

NYC Dancers Step Together in Short Musical Film to Encourage Our Youth to Speak Out!

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 3 cords & a hook studios announces “Youthful Faces,” bringing together some of NYC’s best dancers, including: Matt Wiercinski (Broadway: “Anastasia” – Ensemble/Prince Siegfried) and Kathryn Zimmer (Broadway: “Matilda The Musical”), to encourage and become a catalyst for our younger generation to speak up and speak out to illuminate the future they want to see.

‘Blair Witch Project’ 20th Anniversary Screening Planned for Oct. 18 in Maryland

FREDERICK, Md., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, announces its participation with Eduardo Sanchez, co-director of the “The Blair Witch Project,” to bring his critically-acclaimed motion picture back to the big screen for one night in a special 20th anniversary screening, on October 18, in Frederick, Maryland, at the Weinberg Center for the Arts.

Trailblazing Film Company Launches Wildomar Movie Ranch in the Inland Empire

WILDOMAR, Calif., Sept. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The wait is over! The official launch of the newly formed Sussman-Hoyt Productions, Inc. is finally here. This includes the premiere of its nearby Wildomar Movie Ranch. Specialty entertainment services are taken to the next level in the infotainment and edutainment categories.

‘GENERATION Z’ Takes on Mental Health in New Web Series

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Generation Z” focuses on mental health issues that young adults are currently battling. Created by and about Gen Z the series follows 5 teenagers in a therapy support group; these 5 diverse characters deal with different mental health issues and individual struggles. The show is executive produced by health brand HealthGenYZ.

North Texas Premiere of Cancer Documentary Series July 20 at 4:30 p.m. on WFAA Ch. 8/ABC

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders will debut its documentary series, “Journey of Hope,” Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. on WFAA – TV Channel 8 to showcase the inspiring stories of North Texans and their battles against cancer.

Latina Actress and Activist Yubo Fernandez Exposes Mental Health and Defeats Hidden Abuse in The Industry, Off Broadway This Summer

MANHATTAN, N.Y., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Yubo Fernandez was a sponsored child from the Dominican Republic by a U.S. school; now she’s an awarded actress, producer, director, activist and entrepreneur, presenting her third play in Off Broadway NYC. “Late for Martinis” is part of the Summer Play Celebration at the Manhattan Repertory Theater this July 18, 20 and 21, 2019 in Manhattan.

FlexClip Announces Integration with Stock Media Providers to Make Video Creation a Breeze

HONG KONG, May 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FlexClip, the easy and free online video maker from PearlMountain Limited, empowers everyone to create engaging videos. Today the company announced that they have integrated millions of stock media choices and introduced a whole new GUI, further enhancing the user experience.

Documentary Debut Recounts Stories of Religious Persecution, Courage and Hope

WASHINGTON D.C., May 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Christians in the Mirror: Stories of Courage and Faith in the Face of Persecution From Syria, Iraq, India, Sudan and Egypt” will premiere Monday, June 10 at the Miracle Theatre in Washington D.C. from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Joshuacord, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is honored to share with the community this one-of-a-kind film that reveals the intense suffering of persecuted Christians in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Star-Studded Digital Film Festival Returns to South Beach

MIAMI, Fla., April 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 5th season of the Miami Web Fest and the Veteran Film Awards takes place May 2-5, 2019 at the Fillmore Miami Beach. The first of its kind in the state of Florida, this event showcases the best digital series from over 30 countries and also highlights the work of veterans. It is designed to allow the general public to see independently produced shows before television networks discover them.

Thriller-Horror Film ‘Face Of Evil’ finally on HULU – Killer Soundtrack Streaming Everywhere

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Breaking News! War vet shoots in the crowd with no apparent reason, while a mysterious epidemic is raging across the country!” It may sound like another news headline, but it’s awarded psychological thriller/horror feature film “FACE OF EVIL,” from V-Movie Productions, now distributed by Gravitas on HULU.

‘Nollywood Meets Hollywood’ Producer of ‘One Night in Vegas,’ Koby Maxwell, is back!

LAUREL, Md., Feb. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veteran Nollywood filmmaker Koby Maxwell of KM Productions has crossed over to the U.S. market with a slick new offering in the Short Horror and Psychological Thriller space: “The Wrong One.”

Friday the 13th original stars reunite in ’13 Fanboy’!

NOGAL, N.M., Oct. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Friday the 13th” has a passionate fan base that has been waiting for almost a decade for another installment. With the lawsuit between Victor Miller and Sean Cunningham still not resolved a new film isn’t likely for several more years, but Voorhees Films has a solution for your much-needed fix, “13 Fanboy.”

Director Troy Rowland to Shoot ‘DangerMan Returns’ the Black Superhero Film Sequel

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It will be lights, camera and a lot of action as DangerMan, America’s Real Life Black Superhero, gears up to shoot the sequel to his original film release. “DangerMan Returns” will be directed by Troy Michael Rowland, a veteran entertainment specialist whose credits include Disney, Amazon and TV One. Roger I. Tinsley, CEO/President of the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, will executive produce the film.

Taking a Hard Look at Persecution Around the World, Christians in the U.S. Make Documentary

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Christians in the Mirror,” a first-of-its-kind independent documentary produced by Joshuacord, Inc. and In Altum Productions, premieres Friday, September 28, 2018, at AMC West Shore 14 in Tampa at 6 p.m. Taking a hard look at how America and the West have been involved in the global persecution of Christians, this indie film interviews Christians from the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

July 4: Vet shoots among the crowd – It’s not real news – It’s thriller ‘Face Of Evil’ released by Gravitas

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Awarded feature film “Face Of Evil” (F.O.E.) is being released by Gravitas Ventures and is now available on Video On Demand and DVD, right on time for your July 4th party! “This psychological thriller horror is also very entertaining and grotesque, and it’s ideal for your post-barbeque chilly-afternoon movie-time,” says the film’s writer/director Vito Dinatolo, of V-Movie.

National Infertility Week culminates with release of documentary film, ‘The Empty Womb’

SANTA FE, N.M., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning filmmaker, Betsy Chasse, announces inaugural release of her eagerly anticipated documentary, “The Empty Womb,” marking the end of National Infertility Week. A depiction of the griefs infertility, “The Empty Womb” film features humanitarian artist, Robbi Firestone, who shares her infertility/IVF journey through art; “The Empty Womb” museum installation.

Julien Dubuque International Film Festival Closing film ‘High & Outside : a baseball noir’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and DUBUQUE, Iowa, April 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High and Outside, LLC announces “High & Outside : a baseball noir” film is the Closing film at the Julien International Film Festival in Dubuque, Iowa where “Field Of Dreams” was filmed. Moviemaker magazine named it “One of the 25 coolest film festivals in the World.”

Patrick Macdonald-King Joins Hyperion Media Group as Strategic Advisor

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Exiting his role as Prime Focus Technologies President after completing his earn out and roll-out of the company’s award-winning DAX Platform, Patrick Macdonald-King has agreed to join the Advisory Board of film and tech finance firm Hyperion Media Group to help create a fund focused on content, and the intersection of content and technology.

Documentary on Plight of Ground Fishermen to be Screened in Maine Towns

KITTERY, Maine, March 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maine residents will have an opportunity soon to witness the devastating impacts of federal regulations on the lives of New England ground fishermen, as seen through the eyes of a documentary filmmaker with a long record of acclaimed work. David Wittkower’s “Dead in the Water” will be shown at four Maine community theaters in April.