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Amazon Studios to Develop Original Comedy and Children’s Series for Amazon Instant Video

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Amazon.com, Inc. today announced that Amazon Studios is expanding its development efforts into comedy and children’s series.  Amazon Studios is Amazon’s content development division that uses audience feedback to identify great, original entertainment customers will love. Starting today, series creators are invited to upload their proposals for comedy and children’s programming to Amazon Studios at http://studios.amazon.com/getting-started/series. The best comedy and children’s series...

Cinequest Film Festival concludes 13 days with awards

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For over 13 days, Cinequest Film Festival 22 (CQFF22) delivered never-ending passion and provided an unforgettable experience for more than 90,000 attendees.  Through themes of creation, innovation, and empowerment, Cinequest 22 celebrated 60 U.S., North American and World Premieres, representing over 40 countries. A record 95,000 participants enjoyed first-class venues, including those with Barco state-of-the-art projection for all digital formats. A spectacular new Intel VIP Lounge, w...

Elliott Gould to Receive Maverick Spirit Award at Cinequest 22

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    Cinequest presents its highest honor, the Maverick Spirit Award, to legendary actor Elliott Gould on March 2 at the California Theatre, following the 9:30 p.m. screening of Dorfman starring Gould and Sara Rue (Rules of Engagement and Less than Perfect). Gould plays Burt Dorfman, Deb Dorfman's (Sara Rue) father, in this romantic comedy, directed by Palo Alto native, Brad Leong (Director of Palo Alto). Previou...

Philip Kaufman to Receive Maverick Spirit Award at Writers Celebration

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For more than four decades, Philip Kaufman has been gracing the screen with his unique and passionate vision, creating a double-barreled legacy of excellence as both a writer and director. To conclude our Writers Celebration event on March 9 at the San Jose Rep we will be honoring Philip Kaufman with the Maverick Spirit Award. Previous guest recipients include Kevin Spacey, Sir Ben Kingsley, Spike Lee, William H. Macy, Diablo Cody, and Alec Baldwin. The final act of the evening focuses on the re...

Tiesto live at Mission: Impossible Premiere; Paramount Pictures And Coke Zero Present The Mission: Impossible 'Ghost Protocol'

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 Tiesto live at Mission: Impossible Premiere; Paramount Pictures And Coke Zero Present The Mission: Impossible 'Ghost Protocol' Live Movie Premiere Event; Media Darling: by Music News Australia Paramount Pictures And Coke Zero Present The Mission: Impossible 'Ghost Protocol' Live Movie Premiere Event Featuring A Live Performance By Tiesto From Rio De Janeiro, Brazil...   Fans Across the Globe Can Tune In Online to Experience the Red Carpet Firsthand    December 13 ...

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...

Industry Leaders Jump On Board With Cinequest

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Four dynamic business and media leaders, Lila Ibrahim, Ellen McGirt, Todd Hoddick and Anand Chandrasekaran have joined Cinequest's Board of Directors with the mandate to enhance Cinequest's global impact through creativity and innovation. Lila Ibrahim , partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, has connected with Cinequest. Ibrahim became a partner at Kleiner Perkins in 2010 and works across the firm's digital and greentech portfolios. Before joining Kleiner Perkins, Ibrahim had a div...

Icahns to sell shares of Lionsgate common stock

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Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) ("the Company"), a leading diversified global entertainment company, announced today that Carl and Brett Icahn have reached an agreement with the Company under which the Icahns have agreed to sell up to 44,161,971 shares of Lionsgate common stock, representing substantially all of the Lionsgate shares currently owned by the Icahns. The parties also agreed to dismiss all outstanding litigation between them and release all claims that they may potentially have aga...

Student 3D Film Festival Announces Winners

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First Ever Student 3D Film Festival Announces Winners at Campus MovieFest International Grand Finale in HollywoodA first of its kind, 'CMF 3D', backed by Panasonic 3D Technology and the International 3D Society, Delivered 3D Tools and Education to Student FilmmakersHOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Campus MovieFest (CMF), the world's largest student film festival, in partnership with Panasonic and the International 3D Society (I3DS), completed the first CMF 3D Film Festival during...

Actor Morgan Freeman to receive Life Achievement Award at the 39th AFI (in best company)

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Clint Eastwood, Helen Mirren, Sidney Poitier, Mike Nichols, Matthew Broderick, Rita Moreno and Many More Among Those Honoring Legendary Actor Morgan Freeman at the 39th AFI Life Achievement Award Ceremony Honor Takes Place At Historic Sony Pictures Studios Thursday, June 9, 2011 At 7:00 p.m. AFI and TV Land announced today that Clint Eastwood, Helen Mirren, Sidney Poitier, Mike Nichols, Matthew Broderick and Rita Moreno are among the luminaries in film who will pay tribute to M...

European Cinema Audiences First to Experience Carmen in 3D

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Valentine’s Day Preview of World’s First 3D Opera in 51 Locations in theUnited Kingdom, Germany, Spain and ItalyLOS ANGELES and LONDON (February 3, 2011) – RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) announced today that European audiences will be the first in the world to experience Carmen in 3D when the theatrical entertainment event is previewed in 51 locations across in the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain and Italy on Monday 14 February, prior to its worldwide release on Saturday 5 March 2011, exclusively i...

Robert Friedman, (Summit ) named Entrepreneur Of The Year

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Robert Friedman, Co-chairman, CEO, Summit Entertainment LLC, was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 national winner in the Media, Entertainment and Communications category. Now in its 24th year, Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The award encourages entrepreneurial activity and recognizes leaders and visionaries who demonstrate innovation, financial success and personal commitment as they create and b...

Campus MovieFest announces a 3D Student Film festival

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MovieFest (CMF), the world's largest student film festival, and Panasonic have announced the launch of CMF 3D, Powered by Panasonic. The announcement was made at the Blu-Con 2010 conference in Beverly Hills by Shiro Kitajima, President of Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, Jon Landau, Academy Award®-winning producer and CMF advisor, and David Roemer, Co-founder and CEO of Ideas United, which runs Campus MovieFest. Campus MovieFest is the only event of its kind, giving hundreds of thousands...

Francesca Romana Degl'Innocenti new Artistic Advisor of the Perugia International Film Festival

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Francesca Romana Degl'Innocenti has been appointed the new Artistic Advisor of the Perugia International Film Festival and to oversee new offices in Perugia, Italy. Mar 31, 2010 Stratus Media Group, Inc. (OTCBB:SMDI), a live entertainment company and owner of the Perugia International Film Festival, announced today the appointment of Francesca Romana Degl'Innocenti as Artistic Advisor of the Perugia International Film Festival and liaison for Stratus Media Group's new offices in Perugia, ...

Pennsylvania’s Lincoln University builds new production studios

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Pennsylvania's Lincoln University, the nation's first historically Black University, has during its 156-year history educated a remarkable number of luminaries, a short list of whom includes Langston Hughes and Thurgood Marshall, Lincoln U., with a current enrollment of approximately 2,000 students, has as its stated mission to "provide the best elements of a liberal arts and sciences-based core curriculum to meet the needs of students living in a highly technological and global so...

Toronto Pictures still alive: "punctured hope" accepetd by Montreal 3 years after it's rejection from Cannes Festival

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Herewith a press release from Toronto Pictures: "Bruno Pischiutta Film, PUNCTURED HOPE, Selected at Montreal World Film Festival Toronto Pictures (OTC: TTOPF) and Adhara Properties are proud to announce that the feature film PUNCTURED HOPE: A STORY ABOUT TROKOSI AND YOUNG GIRLS' SLAVERY IN TODAY'S WEST AFRICA, directed by internationally acclaimed Film Author, Bruno Pischiutta, has been selected for 'Focus on World Cinema' at the Montreal World Film Festival (August 27 - September 7, 20...

"A Perfect Getaway" offers a perfect ($100,000)promo trip to Hawai

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MovieTickets.com today announced it has partnered with ROGUE for an exclusive prize package tied to the suspense thriller "A Perfect Getaway," in theaters Friday. We are thrilled to partner with ROGUE to provide our consumers the opportunity to win a prize of this magnitude that can be enjoyed for years to come We feel these sweepstakes engage movie enthusiasts online and will continue to position MovieTickets.com as not only the destination for advance ticket sales but also exclusive movie ...

Cinemark and Barco partner in 4K Digital Projection

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Digital cinema pioneer Barco is proud to announce that Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), the world's second largest motion picture exhibitor, has entered into an exclusive agreement with Barco. As part of this agreement, Cinemark is also partnering with the DLP Cinema® product group from Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN) and media server provider Doremi to secure the industry's best-in-class and brightest digital cinema solution. This group of partners, representing more than 100 years in c...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to be Site of Red Carpet Premiere of “Say it in Russian”

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  Hollywood, CA, (BusinessWire) April 14, 2009.   The Carmike 10 Theater in Pittsburgh will be the site of Imperia Entertainment’s (Pink Sheets: IMPN) red carpet Hollywood style premiere of its award winning romantic thriller, “Say it in Russian,” on May 3, 2009, at 8:00 p.m., the day before its limited theatrical release.  All of the company’s portion of its box office receipts will be donated to the Pittsburgh Fallen Heroes Fund in honor of the three Pittsburgh police officers ...

Golden Age of Hollywood Reborn in the Heartland with “Say it in Russian”

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HOLLYWOOD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--America’s fascination with Hollywood that began in the 1930’s with the advent of “the movie star” is still alive, despite the fact that studio films now look more like video games and comic books. But one independent production company in Los Angeles has proposed to bring back Hollywood’s Golden Age, and is taking this message to Main Street, USA. On May 4, 2009, Imperia Entertainment’s (Pink Sheets:IMPN) award winning independent film, “Say it i...

Web television Streamy Awards

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Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) today announced its presentation of the 2009 Streamy Awards, celebrating outstanding achievements in Web television. This first-of-its-kind award show will honor those active participants in developing and producing original Web television content for broadband distribution. "At Kodak, we're all about relationships. We bring people together through images and are ecstatic to honor those who have come together to create this cutting-edge event," said Kodak Chief Ma...

Cinequest Film Festival 19 Wraps To Records

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Cinequest Film Festival 19 delivered on its commitment to transform lives and serve more during a challenging economy. Record audiences, 81,000 strong, filled spectacular venues and connected with 605 artists and innovators from 44 countries. Record submissions and media coverage attracted premium Maverick cinema and technologies. 72 World and U.S. Premieres combined with Cinequest trademark Film & Innovation Forums to transform lives and careers. Additionally, 1,500 elementary to college studen...

Faye Dunaway Appears in White House Designer's Last Fashion

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Oleg Cassini, famous designer to stars, remembered this fashion week, designs his last fashion for independent romantic thriller, "Say it in Russian" Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) February 19, 2009 -- He was the fashion designer who got his start designing costumes for Marilyn Monroe, Natalie Wood, Grace Kelley and Gene Tierney, then went on to become the exclusive designer for first lady Jacqueline Kennedy in her White House years. Oleg Cassini, the fashion czar who left Hollywood a...

Faye Dunaway Proves She’s Hot and Still Has It in “Say it in Russian,” Opening May 4th in Carmike Cinemas

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Faye Dunaway Proves She’s Hot and Still Has It in “Say it in Russian,” Opening  May 4th in Carmike Cinemas as part of Historic Independent Film SeriesHollywood, CA  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--  Old stars don’t fay away, especially icons like Faye Dunaway, who recently locked horns with “Stepford Kid” Hilary Duff of Disney fame, who is reprising Dunaway’s Academy Award nominated role of Bonnie Parker in the remake of “Bonnie and Clyde.”  On May 4, 2009, Faye will have her rebutt...

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