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DAX Mobile Now Available as an iPhone App

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DAX, the leading provider of production workflow applications, together with Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), is introducing DAX|Mobile with iDailies, a subscription service exclusively for Apple’s iPhone. The new iPhone app joins the iPad app in the iTunes App Store as an innovative collaboration workflow tool for professional TV/movie production, post-production, marketing and creative executives who require working 24/7 access to in-progress content.

Prime Focus Technologies to acquire DAX

MUMBAI and LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the technology subsidiary of Prime Focus (BSE code: 532748) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire DAX, a leading provider of cloud-based production workflow and media asset management applications to the entertainment industry for a base consideration of US$ 9.1 million in a uniquely structured performance linked transaction.

Global Health Leader Njekwa Lumbwe to Attend Hendersonville Premiere of ‘A Unified Presence’ March 22

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., March 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global health initiative leader, Njekwa Lumbwe, national coordinator of the Palliative Care Alliance of Zambia, is the guest of honor at a Hendersonville premiere film screening of ‘A Unified Presence,’ on Saturday, March 22, at 7 p.m. at Hendersonville High School Auditorium. Lumbwe will host a ‘talk back’ session for audience members following the viewing. A V.I.P. welcome reception for Lumbwe will precede the event from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Four Seasons Palliative Care Clinic.

NARIP Leads Mission from Hollywood to Berlin

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and BERLIN, Germany, March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Association of Record Industry Professionals led a delegation on a mission of commerce, culture and copyright advocacy from Hollywood to Berlin during September 2013 and since to stimulate entertainment economic activities in both countries. The mission resulted in music placements in American productions, including a German artist, and renewed interest in international creative collaborations.

Arizona’s Four Monkey Winery Serving Hollywood A-List

ELGIN, Ariz., Jan. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Monkey Winery will be pouring its award winning Naughty and Playful Monkey wines (Moscato and Cabernet) to the Hollywood Elite at the Broadcast Film Critics Association’s Celebration of Black Cinema at the House of Blues on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 in Hollywood, Calif. This marks the winery’s second foray into the Hollywood scene. The first was the 2013 BET Awards in Beverly Hills during the summer.

Cher Draws National Attention to Festering Wound in American Psyche

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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.