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Video Interview with Rushlights team in MONTREAL JOSHH HENDERSON, HALLEY WEBB, and ANTONI STUTS

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   PRODUCTION TEAM Filmmaking : Antoni Stutz   Scriptwriter : Ashley Scott Meyers Photography : Gregg Easterbrook   Montage : Michael Palmerio, Jane Abramowitz interpreters : Beau Bridges, Aidan Quinn, Josh Henderson, Haley Webb, Jordan Bridges, Lorna Raver, Joel McKinnon Miller, Crispian Belfrage Production House : Antoni Sutz, Jeffrey Coulter, Gabriella Stollenwerck, Crosstown Films / Rus...

AFM will stay in Santa Monica through 2017

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The American Film Market (AFM®), the premier event of the Independent Film & Television Alliance® (IFTA®), will remain in Santa Monica through 2017, IFTA leadership announced today.  New agreements will keep the AFM at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, its home since 1991, with additional exhibition space continuing at JW Marriott's Le Merigot Beach Hotel and with conferences continuing at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows.   IFTA Chairman Paul Hertzber...

AFM confirmed to stay in Santa Monica till 2017

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The American Film Market (AFM®), the premier event of the Independent Film & Television Alliance® (IFTA®), will remain in Santa Monica through 2017, IFTA leadership announced today. New agreements will keep the AFM at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, its home since 1991, with additional exhibition space continuing at JW Marriott's Le Merigot Beach Hotel and with conferences continuing at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows. IFTA Chairman Paul Hertzberg noted, "We tirelessly explored ...

Miramax films offered to Netflix members in the UK and Ireland

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  Netflix Inc.  and Miramax today announced a new multi-year digital licensing agreement that will bring a broad range of acclaimed Miramax films to Netflix members in the UK and Ireland. Beginning in early 2012, Miramax titles will be available for Netflix members to watch instantly in the UK and Ireland streamed over the Internet to connected TVs, tablets, game consoles, computers and mobile phones.   Financial terms of the deal are not being disclosed.  Netflix anno...

LA Irish Film Festival 2011

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LOS ANGELES IRISH FILM FESTIVAL 2011  PROGRAM AND TRIBUTE TO FIONNULA FLANAGAN THE STEVE BRENNAN TRIBUTE AWARD TO FIONNULA FLANAGAN Los Angeles Irish Film Festival 2011 Program OPENING NIGHT Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 7pm TRIBUTE TO FIONNULA FLANAGAN PERFORMANCE BY JUDITH MOK SPECIAL SCREENING OF "THE GUARD" Director: John Michael McDonagh Producers: Chris Clark, Flora Fernandez Marengo, Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe Writer: John Michael McDonagh Cast...

AFM Filmmakers Get First Look at Digital Media Bank

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Motion picture distribution pioneer Omar Kaczmarczyk announced during the American Film Market the launch of Digital Media Bank, the world's first film and television intellectual property management company structured after the service model of a bank. The result is a comprehensive distribution and marketing engine for independent filmmakers. Digital Media Bank is a strategic partnership between Kaczmarczyk's LongTale, LLC, a proven international film sales agency, GoDigital Media Group, a lead...

AFM day 6-7 interviews

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AFM Day 6-7: DEPARTED's Producer, TROMA Drama, "Chick Flicks Grow Up" & LITTLE OBAMA Sits Out First a quick snapshot into the doing at the American Film Market on Day 6 -7. On deck today is DREAMAGO "Speed Dating" Pitch Session with 25 industry heavies, from J Todd Harris ofBranded Pictures Entertainment (The Kids are Alright, Bottle Shock); Stephen Nemeth-Rhino Films (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Dogtown and Z Boys); Gerd Koelchin (Black Dahlia, The Matador), Jeremy Wall (The Objective, Rese...

AFM Day 4-5: Adrien Brody's WRECKED Sells

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AFM Day 4-5: Adrien Brody's WRECKED Sells, Where Not to Film, Mini-Moguls Speakby Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent "Expected to be released in theatres in 2011" might be the most ominous phrase coming out of the 31st American Film Market, which closes on Nov. 10. It's the expectations of buyers and sellers that indicate we're in a worldwide down economy, with many expecting the worst. Not so if you are Adrien Brody, steeped in Oscar potential; and even if your film is WRECKED, som...

SNEAK PEEK: AFM 2010 Gets Into Swing with 409 Films, 49 World Premieres & 287 Market Premieres

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Wheeling & Dealmaking in Santa Monica at The American Film MarketAFM 2010 @ Loew's: 2010 AFM Begins by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent Dim the house lights, open the curtains: the 2010 American Film Market (AFM) opens today, Nov. 3 through Nov. 10. Usually you can get a thematic read on this annual cinephile buyer/seller-ama by running through some titles.  Consider this year's AFM offerings sampler: SYMPATHY FOR DELICIOUS, JACK GOES BOATING, I'M STILL HERE, THE PEOP...

Wheeling & Dealmaking in Santa Monica at The American Film Market

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SNEAK PEEK: AFM 2010 Gets Into Swing with 409 Films, 49 World Premieres & 287 Market PremieresDim the house lights, open the curtains: the 2010 American Film Market (AFM) opens today, Nov. 3 through Nov. 10. Usually you can get a thematic read on this annual cinephile buyer/seller-ama by running through some titles. Consider this year's AFM offerings sampler: SYMPATHY FOR DELICIOUS, JACK GOES BOATING, I'M STILL HERE, THE PEOPLE VS GEORGE LUCAS, FREAKONOMICS, GASLAND, LOVE RANCH, THE DRY LAND, L...

American Indies To Compete In Montreal

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  Premiering in the Competition section of the Montreal World Film Festival this week are two American independent productions from directors with long histories in the indie arena. TWELVE THIRTY is the fourth film from writer/director Jeff Lipsky, whose films have been major hits at film festivals worldwide. TWELVE THIRTY is drama about a family with adult children that is broken, and a self-centered young man who, in the span of a week, becomes entangled in each of their lives,...

Screen Your Film in Santa Monica, Ca USA at the Aero Theatre!!!

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June 15th, 2010 Submit Your Film Today!Hi Fellow Filmmakers,Recently I was in Cannes promoting my short film "Love at First Sight?". We would like to introduce our film festival to you. Please check it out! I hope you or someone you know has a feature or short film that qualifies! I am extending a Cannes discount for people who follow my blogs and the filmmakers who participated in Cannes this year!A Celebration of Lady Filmmakers and the Men who collaborate with them.1 woma...

Muscle Beach Venice Reality Show

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As a sports and health writer in addition to my film industry involvement ,I attended the Annual Memorial day Muscle Beach Venice body builder contest which has now added a bikini contest. I was there to support my buddy , body builder Bill Howard ,who kept the tradition alive  in Muscle Beach  Venice .during the lean years and was there back in the day, at the original Santa Monica Muscle Beach which closed in 1959,along with Steve Reeves,Jack LaLanne and other well known muscle men,He was ...

3D First-Ever Gaming Summit: Download - Screenmancer Exclusive

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RIDING SHOTGUN: THE DIGITAL COWBOYS AT 3D'S 1ST GAMING SUMMIT by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent 3D First-Ever Gaming Summit: Download - Screenmancer Exclusive -- www.screenmancer.com RIDING SHOTGUN: THE DIGITAL COWBOYS AT 3D'S 1ST GAMING SUMMIT by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent By now at the first-of-its-kind 3D Gaming Summit (tm) in Universal City, if your mind wasn't blown listening to the haute hi-tech intelligensia quoting JC, then you must have an analogue ...

Call for entry: The L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival

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The L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival April 15-18, 2010 Call for Entries - Click here The late submission deadline is December 2nd, 2009 , with an extended deadline of December 18th . Organiser Contact Information L.A. Comedy Shorts 2010 2118 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1140 Santa Monica, CA 90403 info@lacomedyshorts.com http://www.lacomedyshorts.com/ The Staff Festival Director: Jeannie Roshar Festival Producer: Ryan Higman Director of Development: Crisann Morgan Artistic Directo...

The Global Film Village: HENRY JAGLOM’S NEW PLAY “JUST 45 MINUTES FROM BROADWAY”

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by Marla Lewin”Henry Jaglom known for his numerous independent films has written a new play, 45 MINUTES FROM BROADWAY premiered on October 17 at the Edgemar theatre. Director Gary Imhoff says it is Henry’s best writing yet, and we have to agree.This is the story of a mostly Jewish extended family, The Isaacs. There’s a little Irish, some Italian and a bit of Chickasaw thrown into the mix. George Isaacs (AKA Grisha), the patriarch, was a third-generation star of the Yiddish theatre as a ...

Lady Filmmakers Film Festival Honors Nia Peeples

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Lady Filmmakers Film Festival Honors Actress Nia Peeples. The First Annual Lady Filmmakers Film Festival will be held at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica onOctober 17-18, 2009. Lady Filmmakers Film Festival honors Nia Peeples with the very first Trailblazer Award this Saturday October 17th at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. The dinner gala is the Mary Magdalene Project annual fundraiser and awards dinner for the film festival. Ms. Peeples is also going to be one of the panelists at the fest...

Enjoy the Lady Filmmakers Film Festival trailer

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We loved this trailer by the Lady Filmmakers Film Festival we could not resist sharing it with you guys out there :-)Lady Filmmakers Film Festival was created to provide an audience for women filmmakers. The festival celebrates Lady Filmmakers and the men who collaborate with them. To qualify, women must fill the role of at least one of the following positions in the films: Writer Director Producer Cinematographer The 1st Annual event October will take place 17th & 18th, 2009 in Santa Monica, CA...

Hollywood Heavyhitters Announced for Film

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Hollywood Heavyhitters Announced for Film Finance & Distribution Summit   Hollywood Black Film Festival's 3rd Annual Summit Features Leading Film Finance & Distribution Executives          BEVERLY HILLS, CA - October 7, 2009 - Roy Salter of The Salter Group, Maya Entertainment's COO/CFO Jeff Gonzalez, and Peter Graham, Managing Partner, 120dB Films Tax Finance will be among the panellists at the Hollywood Black Film Festival's 3rd Annual Film Finance...

Hollywood Heavyhitters Announced for Film Finance & Distribution Summit at Hollywood Black Film Festival Summit

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Hollywood Black Film Festival's 3rd Annual Summit Features Leading Film Finance & Distribution Executives Roy Salter of The Salter Group, Maya Entertainment's COO/CFO Jeff Gonzalez, and Peter Graham, Managing Partner, 120dB Films Tax Finance will be among the panellists at the Hollywood Black Film Festival's 3rd Annual Film Finance & Distribution Summit. The event takes place at the Writers Boot Camp in Santa Monica on Saturday, Oct. 10 and wi...

Lady Filmmakers Film Festival Funny Promotional Commercial

The 1st Annual Lady Filmmakers Film Festival celebrates the collaboration between men and women. October 17th & 18th 2009 is our inaugural event at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, CA. Check out the programs online and purchase tickets at www.ladyfilmmakers.com    Written By: Patricia Viayra and Alex Rosencranz Produced By: Lucky Bag Films  Directed By: Patricia Viayra  DP & Lighting: Cira Felina Bol ...

Lady Filmmakers Film Festival Poster-TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW!!!

The festival takes place October 17th & 18th at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, CA! Check out the movie programs online at www.ladyfilmmakers.com.

Naked Sushi Movie Accepted to Sexy International Film Festival

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Naked Sushi has been accepted to show in Melbourne this October at the Sexy International Film Festival!!! Naked Sushi will also screen at the Lady Filmmakers Film Festival the week before in Santa Monica, CA!!!...

So What's that Dude up to now ??

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  Everytime you hear from Mark, he's accomplished something. At the last Cannes Festival, he had successfully rapped up his Contest for Aspiring Filmmakers. Based in Hollywood, film director, producer, screen writer etc... Mark Gray recently held a party to introduce the  winner of his Film Contest. Although I didn't make it over the Big Pond, I have all the news here, just for you film geeks, so you might even want to enter next year !   ...

1st Annual Lady Filmmakers Film Festival Launched!!

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The  1st Annual Lady Filmmakers Film Festival has officially been launched. Now accepting submissions from around the world. Films submitted must have a woman in one of the following positions: Writer, Director, Cinematographer, or Producer. This is a celebration of lady filmmakers and the men who collaborate with them. Check out the festival online @ www.ladyfilmmakers.com. The festival will take place October 17th & 18th 2009 at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, CA.    We wi...
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