ATLANTA, Ga., May 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Rayven Symone Ferrell was born, her mom had a strong vision for her. She knew her daughter was destined for great creativity and named her after Raven-Symone, her favorite character on “The Cosby Show.” Twenty-one years later and mom’s intuition has proven true. The young aspiring actress has already landed a career defining role, playing Sekyiwa Shakur, the baby sister of rap icon Tupac Shakur, in the soon to be released blockbuster film, “All Eyez on Me.
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Page 2 of Movies and Filmmaking News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.
| From: Phil Hall
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bootleg Files, Phil Hall’s celebrated weekly column focusing on classic and offbeat films and television productions that can only be accessed through unauthorized reproductions, is returning to the Internet after a two-year absence. The first new column will be published on Friday, February 10, on Cinema Crazed.
| From: FilmSnobbery
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With Thanksgiving on the near horizon, FilmSnobbery decided to serve up another type of turkey: in this case, the cinematic variety, with a seasonal celebration of the worst films of all time. And in a survey of approximately 100 filmmakers, critics, historians and performers, the choice for the worst film of all time went to Tommy Wiseau’s utterly astonishing 2003 production “The Room.”
| From: Cameron Baxter Films, LLC
BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cameron/Baxter Films announces the premiere of their film “Seeds of Freedom: A Vision for America” which is the inaugural event for the James Phinney Baxter Lecture Series at the Boston Public Library on Thursday, November 10 at the Central Library in Copley Square. The film is written, directed, and produced by Andrew Cameron Bailey and Connie Baxter Marlow of Cameron Baxter Films LLC.
| From: 5150 Films LLC
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Get ready and brace yourself for the fast acting and exciting new small film company called 5150 Films LLC based out of Houston, Texas. Frank Shank (Screenwriter/Director) and Jacqueline Skyler (Executive Producer/Supporting Actor) have teamed up to entertain audiences with their amazing screenplays that span a variety of genres.
| From: NEO 10Y
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Controversial music and visual artist NEO 10Y today released a three-part concept film depicting the death of presidential candidate Donald Trump. The six minute documentary style film “NEO 10Y vs. NIHIL: The Kid That Killed Trump (A Concept Film)” shows the story of a drug forlorn Times Square Mickey Mouse impersonator convincing Donald Trump to end his life. (NSFW)
| From: Phil Hall
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “The Online Movie Show with Phil Hall,” a weekly celebration of films and filmmaking, is being relaunched via a new channel and a new production outlet. Each half-hour episode will present original interviews with the creative talent on both sides of the camera.
Chart-Topping Musician’s film ‘Empty Box of Wine’ wins Best Animation at the 12th Annual Action on Film International Film Festival
| From: Michael C. Perry
PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chart-topping musical artist and Los Angeles-based filmmaker Michael C. Perry today announced that his film “Empty Box of Wine” has won first prize in the category “Best Animation” in the 12th Annual Action on Film International Film Festival. Perry is the lead singer in Jour Majesty, who last year rose to #2 on the indie folk charts; his entry into the film festival accompanies the upcoming Jour Majesty album, “Empty Box of Wine.”
Atlanta Filmmaker Helps Bring Awareness to the Harsh Realities of the U.S. Organ-Trafficking Industry
| From: Shimoda Film Company
ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Shimoda Film Company announces November 5th Movie Premiere of new Indie film. Primo Brown from Atlanta, Georgia, has written and directed the film, “Money Back Guarantee.” Brown’s new “spine-tingling” film is sure to please adult audiences in every respect and leave them at the edge of their seats.
| From: Ben Tinsley
FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Heart of Christmas, The Secret History of The Littlest Wiseman,” a gift film that pays tribute to philanthropists Mary D. and F. Howard Walsh, will premiere Sept. 7, 2016 at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. At age 9, Ben Tinsley became a participant and contributor to the annual Fort Worth Christmas pageant, “The Littlest Wiseman.”
Daniel P. Douglas Cold War Sci-Fi Thriller Short Script ‘Glimpse’ Advances in 2016 Page International Screenwriting Awards
| From: Daniel P. Douglas
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., July 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Mexico-based writer Daniel P. Douglas announces his science fiction Cold War thriller short script, “Glimpse,” has advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2016 Page International Screenwriting Awards. The awards competition was established in 2003 by an alliance of Hollywood producers, agents, and development executives.
| From: Steve Comisar
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Studios love to make movies about con men and audiences have spent over one billion dollars watching these exciting films. Enter Steve Comisar, an actor who has appeared in numerous movies, TV shows, and commercials. He is also a convicted con man finishing the last year of a 15-year prison sentence for fraud.
| From: Michael C. Perry
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chart-topping musical artist and Los Angeles-based filmmaker Michael C. Perry today announced that his film “Empty Box of Wine” has been selected for the upcoming San Francisco Frozen Film Festival. Perry is the lead singer in the band, Jour Majesty, who last year rose to #2 on the indie folk charts; his entry into the film festival accompanies the upcoming Jour Majesty album, “Empty Box of Wine.”
Eternalmind Entertainment and the $200 Million Al Muhaymin Media Fund Announce Their Upcoming Slate of Hollywood Films
| From: EternalMind Entertainment
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eternalmind Entertainment Group, U.S based entertainment film production/distribution company, in collaboration with Al Muhaymin Media Fund (AMF), has announced its new slate of Hollywood film projects along with the world premiere of their much awaited $27 Million budget action drama “Mobster – A Call for the New Order.”
‘The Kamasutra Garden’ – A new feature film about Kamasutra is in production in Florida and Los Angeles
| From: Dream Merchants Entertainment LLC
RUSKIN, Fla., April 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dream Merchants Entertainment LLC announces production of the 140 minute feature film, ‘The Kamasutra Garden,’ which takes viewers on a journey to a brothel in Nevada where the girls earn their money by pleasuring men using the Kamasutra techniques. The feature film is based on the acclaimed novel ‘The Kamasutra Garden.’
| From: PPRN Radio
NAUGATUCK, Conn., April 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PPRN Radio is pleased to announce the addition of a new program to its schedule: “The Online Movie Show with Phil Hall,” a weekly celebration of films and filmmaking. ‘The Online Movie Show’ will have its premiere on April 25, 2016 and will broadcast live on PPRN Radio on Monday nights at 7 p.m. ET.
World War II Science Fiction Suspense Thriller, ‘Richter’s War’ Wins Best Short Screenplay at Los Angeles CineFest
| From: Daniel P. Douglas
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Daniel P. Douglas announces his script, ‘Richter’s War,’ has won best short screenplay at the February 2016 Los Angeles CineFest. The science fiction World War II hardboiled detective story has previously won or placed in multiple contests during 2015 and 2016.
| From: Tristan Convert
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After directing over a dozen short films, French filmmaker Tristan Convert announced he has directed his first feature, ‘SCRATCH,’ an original horror comedy starring Daniele Watts (‘Django Unchained’), for which he has launched an Indiegogo campaign, to reach $10k for finishing funds. Set in Los Angeles’s known-to-be haunted Old Zoo, ‘SCRATCH’ is one of the first, if not the first, found footage films shot entirely on iPhone 6.
Massi Furlan plays Anthony Servidone in ‘Live by Night’ directed by Ben Affleck and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio
| From: Massi Furlan
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Actor Massi Furlan takes on the role of Anthony Servidone opposite Ben Affleck in ‘Live by Night’ a 1920’s prohibition-era American crime film written and directed by Affleck and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio. The film is based on the novel by Dennis Lehane, is being distributed by Warner Bros and slated to hit the theaters in 2017.
| From: DearMob Inc.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Feb. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DearMob’s 5KPlayer makes a quantum leap into Version 3.6 for Windows and Mac upon the announcement of Oscars 2016 winners, offering an ideal choice for users to watch Oscars 2016 best pictures including ‘Spotlight,’ ‘The Revenant’ and more with the free video player. For refined video quality, this upgrade involves major improvements in playing encrypted online videos and AirPlay to Apple tvOS 9.2 released on Feb. 23, the previous bug of playing videos without sound also gets addressed on both Windows and Mac.
| From: Coverage Ink Films
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Coverage Ink Films, producers of the animated horror thriller ‘Malevolent’ have launched an IndieGogo campaign. The goal is to reach $45K for finishing funds. The film stars Ray Wise (‘Twin Peaks,’ ‘Robocop’), Morena Baccarin (‘Deadpool,’ ‘Gotham,’ ‘Firefly’), Bill ‘Choptop’ Moseley (‘The Devil’s Rejects,’ ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre II’) and sci-fi legend William Shatner (‘Star Trek,’ ‘Boston Legal’).
Actor, Stuntman and Fitness Entrepreneur scores role in ‘LIVE BY NIGHT’ by Ben Affleck and Launches X3S Bench
| From: Zak Lee Guarnaccia
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zak Lee Guarnaccia is a multifaceted actor, Hollywood stuntman, filmmaker, martial artist and fitness expert, whose career has been evolving in film, television, martial arts and fitness for well-over two decades. Guarnaccia is thrilled to join the cast on ‘Live by Night’ – the upcoming American crime film, written and directed by the Oscar-winning director Ben Affleck, based on the 2012 novel of the same name by Dennis Lehane and distributed by Warner Bros. Affleck is also producing along with Leonardo DiCaprio.
| From: Project Enterprise
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Star Trek fans and those with interest in movie history have the chance to ‘boldly go where no man has gone before.’ The original iconic movie model of the USS Enterprise used in the first six Star Trek films is about to be rebuilt, Project Enterprise announced today.
| From: Texas State Men and Boys Choir
FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A film documentary commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Texas Boys Choir will be screened at 7 p.m., Feb. 18 during a special ceremony at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. The documentary – literally seven decades in the making – explores the vast and rich history and legacy of the boys choir. It is written and directed by Gary McGrath, a TBC alum who also is executive director of The Texas State Men and Boys Choir.
| From: ACSIA Partners LLC
AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wearing smiles and purple wigs, a gathering of normally serious professionals mingled festively in ‘Wiggin’ Out,’ a fundraising event held at Maggie Mae’s in Austin, Texas, Saturday evening, January 16. ‘We achieved two objectives,’ says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, hosts of the event. ‘First, we raised some money to help fight Alzheimer’s. And second, we raised awareness of the growing need for long-term care as the disease progresses.’
| From: Urbanstylz Entertainment
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Urbanstylz, the independent production company, announced today that its first feature film, ‘Trey the Movie,’ which was produced for just $68, has grossed more than $150,000 in multiple channels of digital distribution while garnering attention at numerous film festivals. The film tells the story of a man whose life is so overwhelming that he snaps killing everyone in his path. It was Mr. James’ directorial debut, with an experimental approach to production marked by trial, error and many accidental creative successes.
| From: American-Russian Business Council
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American-Russian Business Council is pleased to announce that its member and director of the Netflix original documentary ‘Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom,’ Evgeny Afineevsky, has been awarded the Medal of the Cross of Ivan Mazepa by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
| From: Four Seasons Compassion for Life
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Filmmakers Dylan and Melanie Trivette of Trivette Images were recently recognized as bronze winners of the 36th Annual Telly Awards for their documentary ‘A Unified Presence’ in the non-profit organization category, Four Seasons Compassion For Life announced today.
| From: National Crime Scene Cleanup Association
PATCHOGUE, N.Y., Nov. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Potentially the most difficult environmental test in history is about to take place. Two volunteer environmentalists from the National Crime Scene Cleanup Association (NCSCA) are setting out to find conclusive evidence about the existence of ‘chemtrails.’ Award Winning Director/Producer Michael J. Murphy will be documenting this incredible feat, under the watch of world-renowned scientist Dr. J. Marvin Herndon.
| From: Resulting Impact Film Productions
WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Resulting Impact Film Productions presents ‘Muerte O Gloria: The Rise of the American Soccer Fan,’ a documentary film about the Barra Brava, the fan supporter group for the DC United Soccer Club from Washington, D.C. The Barra Brava was the first supporters group of its kind in Major League Soccer.
Orange County: ‘Trace Amounts’ film screening with film producer Eric Gladen and local pediatrician Dr. Bob Sears
| From: Learn The Risk
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On August 6, Liberty Lives and Council for Vaccine Safety will co-sponsor a film screening of the powerful, eye-opening documentary ‘Trace Amounts.’ An expert panel will directly follow the film and include producers Eric Gladen and Shiloh Levine, well-known local pediatrician Dr. Bob Sears, investigative journalist Lori Martin Gregory, civil rights lawyer George Fatheree and former Merck representative Brandy Vaughan, founder of Council for Vaccine Safety.
Actor, Stuntman and Filmmaker Zak Lee Guarnaccia Launches Kickstarter for Martial Arts Action Feature KALM at Comic-Con
| From: LightRow Pictures
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zak Lee Guarnaccia, Actor/Stuntman, Executive Producer at LightRow Pictures, and Paul Lupi, Producer of Lupi Pictures, enter production of the feature film in the martial-arts, action-thriller genre entitled ‘KALM.’ Principal photography partially funding being raised on Kickstarter. The project will debut at the SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2015 (SDCC).
Geminid Press Announces Screenplay in Development for Acclaimed Science Fiction Conspiracy Thriller ‘Truth Insurrected: The Saint Mary Project’
| From: Geminid Press LLC
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geminid Press, LLC, an independent book publisher in Albuquerque, N.M., today announced it has partnered with writer-director Jack Snyder to develop a screenplay for the acclaimed science fiction conspiracy thriller ‘Truth Insurrected: The Saint Mary Project.’ In the suspenseful novel authored by Daniel P. Douglas, readers plunge into a sci-fi storyline featuring former FBI agent William Harrison – a reluctant yet admirable hero – who finds himself hot on the trail of a major extraterrestrial cover-up.
| From: S.L.P. LLC
CHEYENNE, Wyo., Feb. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Unda Cova,’ a somewhat avant-garde, controversial and educational video released by S.L.P., LLC, provides a unique perspective about the recent and senseless killings of unarmed African Americans. (Updated.)
Humpty Dumpty Sat on the Wall, Almost – Digital Underground Releases ‘Berlin Wall’ Footage from New Documentary
| From: Chopmaster J
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Not many music acts have a 25th anniversary that coincides with the fall of the Berlin Wall. Digital Underground has released a snippet from their upcoming documentary ‘D.U. Days: Adventures in Digital Underground the Apprenticeship of Tupac Shakur,’ which details original founder and D.U. member, Chopmaster J’s encounter in Berlin.
| From: Eric Schwartz
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tattoos adorn the bodies of 45 million Americans and the phenomenon of ink-on-flesh is now global. One area often overlooked when discussing tattoo art is the contribution of the Chicano community. ‘The elevation of the tattoo to the status of art can be directly traced to Chicano culture,’ notes Eric Schwartz, director of the feature-length documentary motion picture, ‘Tattoo Nation.’
Patricia Hope Launches Kickstarter for Untold True Story – Larger Cover-Up of Alleged Child Abuse than Penn State Scandal
| From: Patricia Hope Kirby
DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Patricia Hope Story on Kickstarter.com: Patricia Hope admits, ‘I am the only woman in the world unlawfully wanted and arrested by the FBI, unlawfully prosecuted by the State of Texas two different times, resulting with Not Guilty Verdicts.’ See 8 film excerpts, 1-5 minutes, in link below. A very loving mother and her innocent child: her precious family destroyed by some alleged corrupt Texas judges who allegedly unlawfully issued death sentences.
| From: Eric Schwartz
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The worldwide phenomenon of ink-on-flesh will be the subject of the NewFilmmakers New York screening of ‘Tattoo Nation’ on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 6 p.m. The indie feature film’s director, Eric Schwartz, will appear after the screening for a Q and A session.
| From: Eric Schwartz
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There is plenty of body art on display in ‘Tattoo Nation,’ the alternative lifestyle documentary feature film from director Eric Schwartz, but none more famous than the one on the chest of actor Danny Trejo. ‘It’s a beautiful work,’ Schwartz states, ‘and while it’s just one of several dozens of examples of tattoo art on men and women shown throughout the film, it’s the one that has become the most famous through Danny’s appearances in so many motion pictures.’
| From: MoJo Sports
BAKERSFIELD, Calif., May 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mojo Sports, makers of interactive sports and entertainment equipment, announced today that their flagship product, the Mojo Pitching Cage, is the ‘Official Pitching Cage of The Million Dollar Arm Pitching Contest’ featured in the movie ‘The Million Dollar Arm’ which opened nationwide in Theaters this past weekend.