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2008 DJ Expo to be held at Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, August 11-14

By Maria Esteves - July 7, 2008 The 2008 International DJ (Disc Jockey) Expo (DJX20), presented by DJ Times Magazine and Testa Communications, will be held at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, Atlantic City, NJ, August 11-14, 2008. DJ Expo exposition and conference is the international dance music event showcasing seminars, hands-on workshops, panel discussions, exhibit hall, DVJ/IDJ software/hardware system giveaways, parties, and awards ceremony. DJ Expo attracts artists, DJs, VJs, industry p...

The full lineup of Spring/Summer Book festivals has been confirmed.

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Book authors and publishers, independent music acts and other interested parties are invited to explore the following opportunities:BEACH BOOK FESTIVAL – May 3, Atlantic City Hilton, Atlantic City, N.J. –Honoring the hottest reads of the summer season, our newest festival offers cash and prizes worth over $10,000, including a week-long stay for two at the fabulous Larimar St. Croix Colony in the U.S. Virgin Islands and a full PR campaign for the winning entry.  More information and submissi...

Line up of Books Festivals

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The full lineup of Spring/Summer festivals has been confirmed. Book authors and publishers, independent music acts and other interested parties are invited to explore the following opportunities:BEACH BOOK FESTIVAL – May 3, Atlantic City Hilton, Atlantic City, N.J. –Honoring the hottest reads of the summer season, our newest festival offers cash and prizes worth over $10,000, including a week-long stay for two at the fabulous Larimar St. Croix Colony in the U.S. Virgin Islands and a full PR ...

Funny....You Don't Look Jewish

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With the explosion of film festivals over the past two decades, no specialized genre has been more potent, and had more loyal audiences, than the Jewish film festival, which has become a cultural staple in communities across North America, Europe and South America. In all, there may be almost 300 of these events in a given year.....each a mix of film appreciation and something more fundamental, an opportunity for the Jewish community (and those involved with them) to sample an international mix ...

Funny....You Don't Look Jewish

 Friday, January 11-------With the explosion of film festivals over the past two decades, no specialized genre has been more potent, and had more loyal audiences, than the Jewish film festival, which has become a cultural staple in communities across North America, Europe and South America. In all, there may be almost 300 of these events in a given year.....each a mix of film appreciation and something more fundamental, an opportunity for the Jewish community (and those involved with them) to s...

History of Oscar winners and nominees for best film

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Winners and nominees In the lists below, the winner of the award for each year is shown first, followed by the other nominees. Except for the early years (when the Academy used a non-calendar year), the year shown is the one in which the film first premiered in Los Angeles County, California; normally this is also the year of first release, but it may be the year after first release (as with Casablanca and, if the film-festival premiere is considered, Crash). This is the year before the ceremony...

History of Oscar winners and nominees for best actor

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Winners and nominees Following the Academy's practice, the films below are listed by year of their Los Angeles qualifying run, which is usually (but not always) the film's year of release. For example, the Oscar for Best Actor of 1999 was announced during the award ceremony held in 2000. Winners are listed first in bold, followed by the other nominees.1920s1928 Emil Jannings - The Last Command as "Gen. Dolgorucki/Grand Duke Sergius Alexander" and The Way of All Flesh as "August Sc...

History of Oscar winners and nominees for best actress

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1920s 1928 Janet Gaynor - Seventh Heaven as "Diane", Street Angel as "Angela", and Sunrise as "The Wife (Indre)" Louise Dresser - A Ship Comes In as "Mrs. Pleznik" Gloria Swanson - Sadie Thompson as "Sadie Thompson" 1929 Mary Pickford - Coquette as "Norma Besant" Ruth Chatterton - Madame X as "Jacqueline Floriot" Betty Compson - The Barker as "Carrie" Jeanne Eagels - The Letter as "Leslie Crosbie" Corinne G...

4th and 99 to screen on Second life Saturday and Sunday

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4th & 99 from Derek Frey and The Minor Prophets will screen on Second Life, one of the first films ever to show in real time at the Cannes Film Festival and Second Life.The film is part a selection from Cannes Market Short Film CornerThe screening and series of events in Cannes are organised through filmfestivals.com, Elegangz and PrimiumThe Minor Prophets and Lazer Film Productions will be unveiling one of their latest film, 4th and 99, at the Festival de Cannes Short Film Corner from May ...

The Minor Prophets & Derek Frey unveil their latest film in Cannes, 4th and 99

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The Minor Prophets and Lazer Film Productions are pleased to announce the unveiling of their latest film, 4th and 99, at the Festival de Cannes Short Film Corner from May 16-27. 4th and 99, directed by Derek Frey, is written and stars David Amadio, Brian Gillin, Steve Kuzmick and Gil Damon.The cast and crew of the film will be attending the festival from May 18-21.  In addition to promoting 4th and 99, The Minor Prophets and Derek Frey seek support and funding for a comedic feature-length adapt...

Ambiance from New York International Independent Film and Video Festival

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The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival has been attracting steady audiences and a few celebs at its City Cinemas Village East location. Audiences fought through the throngs of Borat fans in their relentless support of the indies. The theatre actually became so busy that a very low-key Naomi Watts almost went unnoticed downstairs in Theater 3, she happened to be one of several stars quietly drawn to the allure of the annual Festival. The event has always produced films th...

the "Psychic Madman" Jim Karol appears in Jackass: number two

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Mental phenomenon and celebrity entertainer, the "Psychic Madman" Jim Karol, who was just featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal, is now appearing in theaters everywhere in the movie, Jackass: number two. Chris Pontius, Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera, Jason "Wee Man" Acuna, and the whole crew return to the silver screen to raise the stakes higher than ever before. And this time they have brought the world's one-and-only, real-life "Rainman" and mental rock star, Jim Karol ...

9th Annual Hollywood Fest long list of honorees

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Actress CHARLIZE THERON, actor JOAQUIN PHOENIX,actor MATTHEW BRODERICK and actress SUSAN SARANDON to be honored at the 9th Annual Hollywood FestThe Hollywood Film Festival's Board of Advisors is proud to announce that this year's festival will honor Academy Award-winning actress CHARLIZE THERON with the "Hollywood Actress of the Year Award" for her performance in Warner Bros. Pictures and Participant Productions' "NORTH COUNTRY," Oscar(r)-nominated actor JOAQUIN PHOENIX with the "Hollywood Acto...

Filmmakers Edward Wang and Malle retrospective in NY

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Two masters of the art of the cinema are being honored in New York at career retrospectives at two of New York’s most venerable film institutions, starting this past weekend. The Museum of Modern Art, which has one of the world’s most celebrated film archives, will present three defining films from the career of Taiwanese director Edward Yang, to mark the publication of a new monograph on the filmmaker by celebrated film critic and historian John Anderson. The filmmaker is revered as a moder...

Massive Malle retrospective at NY Lincoln Center

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RISKS AND REINVENTION: THE CINEMA OF LOUIS MALLE June 24 – July 19The massive Louis Malle retrospective starts this Friday!A near-complete retrospective of the films of Louis Malle, a major filmmaker who achieved great success in both his native France and his adopted America. Included will be all of his feature films as well as practically all his documentaries, including rare screenings of his seven-hour PHANTOM INDIA. Highlights include:- Restored print of ELEVATOR TO THE GALLOWS, soon to ...

Past Golden Lions list

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Golden Lions and major awards of the Venice Film Festival 1932: No official awards. Prizes awarded by the public.1934: Teresa Confalonieri by Guido Brignone (Coppa Mussolini for best Italian film); Man of Aran (UK) by Robert Flaherty (Best foreign film).1935: Casta Diva by Carmine Gallone (Coppa Mussolini for best Italian film); Anna Karenina (USA) by Clarence Brown (Best foreign film).1936: Squadrone bianco by Augusto Genina (Coppa Mussolini for best Italian film); Der Kaiser von Kalifornien ...

Sharon Stone honored at Bollywood Awards

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TINSELTOWN TV FOUNDER & CEO SHEERAZ HASAN AND ACTRESS SHARON STONE TO RECEIVE OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS AT THE 2004 BOLLYWOOD AWARDS Sheeraz Hasan, Founder and CEO of Tinseltown TV, has been selected as the winner of the prestigious “American Dream” award by the Bollywood Awards Committee. The Bollywood Awards of 2004, like the Oscar Awards, will be the sixth gala event of international stature honoring the outstanding achievements of Indian movie stars, and fashion designers. With a...

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