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Page 5 of Movies and Filmmaking News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Entertainment Industry Launch in Times Square

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’

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.

Britney Birth Sculptor’s Severed Head ‘Obsession’ Featured – A New Haven Film Fest Screens Documentary About Local Artist

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

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

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

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

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

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.