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Documentary Chasing Ice Opens in New York

By Maria Esteves – November 12, 2012 The New York Premiere of CHASING ICE, directed by Jeff Orlowski commenced Friday, November 9, at the Cinema Village. A special Q&A discussion with filmmaker Orlowski and National Geographic photographer James Balog, director, Extreme Ice Survey (EIS) immediately followed. Questions posed by the audience to director Orlowski and Balog included What was the budget for the making of the film, How did you pick the Glaciers, Do you have plans to show th...

How To Be A Stand Up Comedian

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It's amazing...the more I share my experiences about becoming a stand up comedian the more people I run into who tell me, "That is so cool. I've always wanted to become a comic. How did you do it?" and they'll begin sharing with me how long they've had this dream. The first thing I tell them is, "Do it. It's one of the greatest things I've ever done for myself and you will be glad you did, too." After appearing as a guest on myConversation Crossroad radio show, S...

Steve Jobs Biopic to be produced at Sony

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The biography of Steve Jobs is without a doubt the most anticipated biography to be released yet. Steve Jobs personally gave the author of this book, Walter Issaacson, exclusive rights to his life story. There is no doubt that Mr. Jobs kept most of his life away from the public, until now. There is little information about what exactly the biography will include, but we already know that the book will include a mashup of over 2 years of interviews with Jobs, his friends and fami...

The Last Rites of Ransom Pride an Authentic Western

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The Last Rites of Ransom Pride, an Authentic Western film By Ron Gilbert When you enter a theater to watch a film, it should you really want it to be an experience. So best not to read the press kit or the other film festival reviews. because you do not want to prejudice your reactions to the film if possible. So I went to a late night screening at the Laemmle Sunset Five Theatres to see The Last Rites of Ransom Pride. From the opening shot of the film I knew that this was goi...

Celebrity Video Distribution acquires award-winning comedy "Two-Minute Heist"

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"Clever, hilarious with great ensemble acting. This is sure to be a hit with audiences of all ages." (Nicole Holland, Independent Film Quarterly) "The funniest thing I've read in years." (Craig Kellum, Hollywoodscripts.com former writer with SNL.)   Justine Mascioli of Biltmore Muse Pictures is excited to announced that a distribution deal has been inked for Two-Minute Heist with west coast-based company Celebrity Video Distribution. As part of the DVD d...

"Two-Minute Heist" acquired by Celebrity Video

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Justine Mascioli of Biltmore Muse Pictures is excited to announced that a distribution deal has been inked for Two-Minute Heist with west coast-based company Celebrity Video Distribution. As part of the DVD domestic release deal, the multiple award-winning oddball comedy starring Dan De Luca (HBO's "The Wire"), Kris Arnold ("Homicide: Life on the Street") and Natalie Diorio ("The Sopranos") is available at major retail outlets nationwide and online at Netflix, Amazon.com, TCM, Blockbuster.com an...

Eko President, Mr. Hope Obioma Opara, presents EKOIFF while in Cannes

I am the Managing Director/CEO of Flonnal Limited and Supple Communications Limited, with an MBA in finance, an associate member of Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) and the Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM).

Eko President, Mr. Hope Obioma Opara, presents EKOIFF while in Cannes

I am the Managing Director/CEO of Flonnal Limited and Supple Communications Limited, with an MBA in finance, an associate member of Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) and the Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM).

Barbara Kruger Monograph Published By Rizzoli

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    Following short on the heels of the world premiere of Barbara Kruger’s multi-channeled video installation, “The Globe Shrinks” (2010) at Mary Boone Gallery in New York and the announcement by the Whitney Museum of American Art of an upcoming monumental site-specific piece at their proposed downtown location in the Meatpacking district, also in New York, the release in May of Rizzoli’s opulent, 300 page monograph on the work of Barbara Kruger could not be more tim...

Mr. Hope Obioma Opara talks to Bruno Chatelin about Eko International Film Festival

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  Bruno Chatelin: Hope, you are the president of EKO international Film Festival in Lagos, Nigeria, what is your background I am the Managing Director/CEO of Flonnal Limited and Supple Communications Limited, with an MBA in finance, an associate member of Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) and the Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM). I have been in publishing for over a decade and started publishing Supple magazine in August 2008 and the magazine has becom...

Film Independent announces participants for screenwriters lab

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Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and Los Angeles Film Festival, has announced the screenwriters and film projects selected for its 10th annual Screenwriters Lab, sponsored by the Writers Guild of America, West. Taking place in Los Angeles from August 17 until September 16, the Screenwriters Lab is an intensive five-week incubator designed to help writers improve their craft, and take their current scripts to the next level in a nurturing, yet ch...

Jocasta screens at NYIIFVF

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JOCASTA SCREENS AT THE VILLAGE EAST CINEMAS MARCH 21, 10PM Jocasta: an experimental performance film, 52 minutes with stereo sound from MiShinnah Productions Team lead by Artistic Director Elise Kermani will screen at the Village East Cinemas, 181 2nd Ave @ 12th Street, New York City, 10003 Saturday, March 21st, 2009, 10pm Tickets: $12 online at www.nyfilmvideo.com or $15 at the door. Jocasta is a 52 minute experimental narrative created by Elise Kermani in collaboration w...

Jocasta to screen at NYIIFVF

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Jocasta: an experimental performance film, 52 minutes with stereo sound from MiShinnah Productions Team lead by Artistic Director Elise Kermani will screen at the Village East Cinemas, 181 2nd Ave @ 12th Street, New York City, 10003 Saturday, March 21st, 2009, 10pm Tickets: $12 online at www.nyfilmvideo.com or $15 at the door. Jocasta is a 52 minute experimental narrative created by Elise Kermani in collaboration with visual artists, musicians, actors, dancers and filmmakers. It was inspired by ...

The Hollywood NetAwards

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The Hollywood NetAwards®, co-chaired by "New York Times" bestselling author, web pioneer, and founder of the Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, Carlos de Abreu, and Digital Advisors President, Bruce Eisen, announce the 2008 winners of the "Hollywood NetAwards®." Best entertainment site went to TMZ.com, best game site to Gamespot.com, best movie studio site to UniversalPictures.com, best music site to Pandora.com, best TV network site to ComedyCentral.com, best video site to Hulu.com...

An Interview with Award-winning Famed Icon Randy Jones

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By Maria Esteves - January 28, 2009 Looking at life as art, actor-performing artist Randy Jones (RJ) is defined as an icon in popular culture.  RJ began performing on stage at the age of eight, is known as The Cowboy from the pop musical group Village People, has appeared in three biographical films, performed 22 interviews, 122 articles has been written about him, has taken 56 pictorials, and appeared on 24 magazines front cover. RJ has been honored with countless awards, given keys to ...

An Interview with Award-winning Famed Icon Randy Jones

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Looking at life as art, actor-performing artist Randy Jones (RJ) is defined as an icon in popular culture.  RJ began performing on stage at the age of eight, is known as The Cowboy from the pop musical group Village People, has appeared in three biographical films, performed 22 interviews, 122 articles has been written about him, has taken 56 pictorials, and appeared on 24 magazines front cover. RJ has been honored with countless awards, given keys to several American cities, including a ...

An Interview with Award-winning Famed Icon Randy Jones

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Looking at life as art, actor-performing artist Randy Jones (RJ) is defined as an icon in popular culture. RJ began performing on stage at the age of eight, is known as The Cowboy from the pop musical group Village People, has appeared in three biographical films, performed 22 interviews, 122 articles has been written about him, has taken 56 pictorials, and appeared on 24 magazines front cover. RJ has been honored with countless awards, given keys to several American cities, including a Star on...

The updated agenda of Vegas International Film Festival Summit

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SUNDAY DECEMBER 7, 2008 11:00am Registration Opens 1:45pm- 2:00pm Welcoming Remarks & Introductions 2:00pm- 2:45pm Opening Keynote Presentation: Indie Films' Change Agenda Rick is the CEO of SnagFilms, a new digital distribution company founded by AOL Vice-Chairman EmeritusTed Leonsis, and backed by Leonsis, AOL founder Steve Case and others. Launched in July, 2008, SnagFilms gives everyone the latest in web tools to find, watch and share great documentary films and then engag...

Schedule of panels and keynotes at Las Vegas Festival Summit 08

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2008 CONFERENCE AGENDA SUNDAY DECEMBER 7, 2008 11:00am Registration Opens 1:45pm- 2:00pm Welcoming Remarks & Introductions 2:00pm- 2:45pm Opening Keynote Presentation Rick Allen Chief Executive Officer SnagFilms 2:45pm- 4:00pm Festivals: Distribution Revolution or Evolution? Current distribution models are evolving faster than ever as studio business models evolve and new organizations crop up. As the independent film ‘distribution revolution’ marches fo...

Festival Summit Las Vegas December Agenda

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2008 CONFERENCE AGENDAregister online at http://filmfestivalsummit.com/SUNDAY DECEMBER 7, 2008 11:00am Registration Opens 1:45pm- 2:00pm Welcoming Remarks & Introductions 2:00pm- 2:45pm Opening Keynote Presentation by Rick Allen : Chief Executive Officer, SnagFilms 2:45pm- 4:00pm Festivals: Distribution Revolution or Evolution? Current distribution models are evolving faster than ever as studio business models evolve and new organizations crop up. As the independent film ‘distribution revoluti...

SXSW Film Announces first round of cool speakers

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The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference & Festival is happy to announce the first round of confirmed speakers for the 2009 event, to be held March 13-21, 2009 in Austin, Texas. The event will feature acclaimed writer/directors Todd Haynes and Richard Linklater in conversation together, as well as a rare appearance by Col Needham, Founder and Vice President of IMDb Service Limited to discuss the nature of information in the entertainment industry. Longtime Stanley Kubrick producer, Jan Ha...

5th International Film Festival Summit - December 7-9 2008 - Las Vegas Hilton

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 The 5th Annual IFFS will be the most informative and fun filled summit to date. We are excited to announce new topics and speakers at the annual summit, insuring that attendees at all levels – first-timers and repeat attendees, new to the industry or seasoned professional – can all find the answers and creative new ideas that they are looking for. With scores of keynote presentations, informative panel discussions, breakout sessions, social activities, and the IFFS Excellence Awards you wo...

Deep into Canaima - A los Pies de Canaima - Documentary Focus from Paris Latino Fest

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Cucurital River In the background, the Auyán-tepui Amazonian Royal Flycatcher (Onychorhynchus coronatus) Lowland Forest In the background, the Auyán-tepui Coporito (Cyphocharax meniscaprorus) DEEP INTO CANAIMA (50') Directed by: Ana Cristina Henríquez Available on DVD: • CreateSpace...

The Dark Knight Project fanfilm shot in Chicago

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With the theatrical release of Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight" breaking records at the box-office, an intrepid group of Chicago filmmakers took to the streets in June to shoot a Batman "fanfilm" that bridges events between 2005's "Batman Begins" and the newly released Warner Brothers blockbuster. "The Dark Knight Project" chronicles the adventures of Gotham Midtown students Heather Nolan and Mikey Bale, played by Allyssa O'Donnell and David Sanchez. Intent on being the first people in Goth...

Tribeca/Amazon Screening room 2nd edition

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After the successful completion of the largest short film competition ever held, Amazon.com, the Tribeca Film Festival and American Express announced the second edition which is scheduled to run from June 29 though August 17, 2005. American Express will provide again a $50.000 award to the grand prize winner and Amazon customers with active accounts will rate the films.The first short competition started during the 2005 Tribeca Film festival on April 18. Using the Macromedia Flash video format, ...

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