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The American Film Market, 2015, By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   The American Film Market, 2015, By Adrienne Papp   By Adrienne Papp   Follow us on Facebook The Film Catalogue Weekly Update | 27 July 2015 Now in Pre-Produc...

Daniel Hanifan, The Famous Artist Who’s Redefined Art and Cinema, A Passion for Life! By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   Daniel Hanifan A Passion for Life! By Adrienne Papp Like a lot of great artists, Daniel Hanifan knew what he wanted to do at an early age. One of Hanifan’s Work At about the age of seven he remembers spending a lot of time making “things.” Instead of an interest in playing sports or games, like most other children in his neighborhood in Michigan, Daniel us...

Cannes Festival Insider, 2015

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   Cannes Festival Insider, 2015    By Adrienne Papp  Since 1978, Un Certain Regard composes the heart of the Official Selection with the Competition.  Presided over by Isabella Rossellini, the Un Certain Regard Jury is this year exclusively composed of film-makers, directors and actors. President Isabella Rossellini, film-maker (United States, Italy) Members of the Jury Haifa...

Kimber Eastwood in Production for Feature Film, “Trew Calling”, By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   Kimber Eastwood in Production for Feature Film, “Trew Calling”   Kimber Eastwood, Associate Producer of Trew Calling By Adrienne Papp Associate Producer Kimber Eastwood, a spitting image of her father, Clint Eastwood, sets out for excellence in cinema by starting initial production of feature length film, Trew Calling!  The film, Trew Calling,&...

Kimber Eastwood in Production for Feature Film, “Trew Calling”, By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS         Kimber Eastwood, Associate Producer of Trew Calling   Associate Producer Kimber Eastwood, a spitting image of her father, sets out for excellence in cinema by starting initial production of feature length film, Trew Calling!  The film, Trew Calling, a comedic feature starring Kevin Sizemore, Tracey B. Wilson, Brooke Elliot...

The 28th TIFF will join the Cannes Film Festival 2015, By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   The 28th TIFF will join the Cannes Film Festival 2015, By Adrienne Papp   By Adrienne Papp Released by the Tokyo International Film Festival         The 28th TIFF will join the Cannes Film Festival 2015   Photo : Isabella Rossellini © AFP / John MacDougall Tokyo International Film ...

Dancing for my Havana, By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   Dancing for my Havana, By Adrienne Papp   “DANCING FOR MY HAVANA”, A STORY FROM THE ALLURING AND OFF-LIMITS CITY, PREMIERES IN LOS ANGELES  Released by the International Press Academy The American Cinematheque presents ‘Dancing For My Havana’, an authentic portrait of a city that still continues to mystify a majority of Americans, at its Los Angeles premiere at the Egyptian Thea...

The Academy Sets the Stage for “The New Audience: Moviegoing in a connected world”, BY Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   The Academy Sets the Stage for “The New Audience: Moviegoing in a connected world”   COMPLEMENTS 8-WEEK SCREENING SERIES “THIS IS WIDESCREEN” By Adrienne Papp The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will explore the past, present and especially the future of moviegoing, as the availability of a wide variety of platforms for viewing films alters the habits of today&r...

It’s Poster time at the Festival de Cannes! By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   It’s Poster time at the Festival de Cannes! By Adrienne Papp   By Adrienne Papp                   Based on a photograph of Ingrid Bergman by David Seymour, co-founder of Magnum Agency, Hervé Chigioni, who also created for last year’s remarkable Festival poster, was once again behind this year’s image, with his ...

Entry deadline for 2015 Academy Nicholl screenwriting competition is April 10, 2015, By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   Entry deadline for 2015 Academy Nicholl screenwriting competition is April 10, 2015   Released by the Academy, By Adrienne Papp   The regular deadline to submit entries for the 2015 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition is Friday, April 10, at 11:59 p.m. PT.  In November, as many as five $35,000 fellowships will be awarded to amateur screenwriters. Deadlines and ...

The Academy Launches ” Aces” as Global Digital Production and Archiving Standard, By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   The Academy Launches ” Aces” as Global Digital Production and Archiving Standard   Color management and image interchange system targets production, mastering and long-term archiving of motion pictures ACES Logo Program encourages industry-wide adoption. Released By the Academy, By Adrienne Papp The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the launch of the Academy Color E...

4th Annual Garifuna Film Festival Welcomes a Century of Change for Indigenous Cultures, By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   4th Annual Garifuna Film Festival Welcomes a Century of Change for Indigenous Cultures   By Adrienne Papp   There’s something about the critically acclaimed Garifuna Film Festival that’s capturing attention from filmmakers, musicians and artists from all over the world.  By now,  the 4TH  Annual Garifuna Film Festival is  considere...

The 2015 Oscars, By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   The 2015 Oscars, By Adrienne Papp   By Adrienne Papp The Oscars have been handed out, the corks on the champagne bottles have been popped, the winners are all sleeping off their hangovers, and the movie industry has put a wrap on the 2015 Oscars. On Sunday night during the 87th Academy Awards broadcast shown on ABC, “Birdman” took home Best Picture and Best Director...

Andrea Asharti Szabó, an Extraordinary Magical Talent who Changes Lives with Music, By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   Andrea Asharti Szabó, an Extraordinary Magical Talent who Changes Lives with Music, By Adrienne Papp   Andrea Asharti By Adrienne Papp   Every once in a great while a singular talent will come along, a talent so special and unique that it shines brightly, distinguished from all the other mass-produced entertainment and music that the world has become saturated with. &nbs...

Aaron Redman, a Newly Discovered Talent, a New Andy Warhol, By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   Aaron Redman, a Newly Discovered Talent, a New Andy Warhol   Photo By Aaron Redman By Adrienne Papp Photo by Aaron Redman         Sometimes a new talent comes along that is so distinctive it shines through with a brightness and intensity that can’t be ignored. Sometimes, as with a prodigy, it shows itself early, and other times takes ...

The 2015 Grammy Awards, By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   The 2015 Grammy Awards, By Adrienne Papp   By Adrienne Papp   At the 57th Grammy Awards held on Sunday night, Sam Smith, a virtual unknown a year ago, took the most coveted prizes in three top categories: record, song and new artist. It was an evening that seemed like a coronation for the 22-year old soul singer from the UK, but the broadcast had plenty of other surprises and d...

OSCAR® NOMINEES COTILLARD, CUMBERBATCH, STREEP, WINFREY AND WITHERSPOON TO PRESENT AT 87TH OSCARS®By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   OSCAR® NOMINEES COTILLARD, CUMBERBATCH, STREEP, WINFREY AND WITHERSPOON TO PRESENT AT 87TH OSCARS®By Adrienne Papp   By Adrienne Papp         Oscar® nominees Marion Cotillard, Benedict Cumberbatch, Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon will be presenters at this year’s Oscars®, show producer...

ACADEMY ANNOUNCES 2015 GOVERNORS BALL CREATIVE TEAM, By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   ACADEMY ANNOUNCES 2015 GOVERNORS BALL CREATIVE TEAM, By Adrienne Papp   By Adrienne Papp  Academy governor Jeffrey Kurland, event producer Cheryl Cecchetto and master chef Wolfgang Puck will return to create this year’s Governors Ball, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ official post-Oscar® celebration, which will immediately follow the 87th...

THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS ACADEMY NAMES ELLEN BURSTYN AND MARTYN BURKE TO RECEIVE MAJOR HONORS, By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS ACADEMY NAMES ELLEN BURSTYN AND MARTYN BURKE TO RECEIVE MAJOR HONORS, By Adrienne Papp   The Satellite Award by the International Press Academy By Adrienne Papp     Legendary actress Ellen Burstyn and journalist/ novelist/ director Martyn Burke will be on-hand to receive the most prestigious honors bestowed by the International P...

THE ACADEMY TO CELEBRATE OSCAR NIGHT® NEW YORK AT DANIEL BOULUD’S ICONIC RESTAURANT DANIEL, By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   THE ACADEMY TO CELEBRATE OSCAR NIGHT® NEW YORK AT DANIEL BOULUD’S ICONIC RESTAURANT DANIEL, By Adrienne Papp   For the third consecutive year, Chef Daniel Boulud’s highly acclaimed restaurant DANIEL will once again bring Hollywood to New York hosting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.  As the only East Coast event officially hosted by The Academy, Oscar Night at DANIE...

ACADEMY’S OSCAR® WEEK EVENTS CELEBRATE THIS YEAR’S NOMINEES, By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   ACADEMY’S OSCAR® WEEK EVENTS CELEBRATE THIS YEAR’S NOMINEES, By Adrienne Papp   By Adrienne Papp BEVERLY HILLS, CA — In the week leading up to the 87th Oscars®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a series of public programs celebrating this year’s nominees in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Languag...

MUSIC SUPERSTAR ADAM LEVINE TO PERFORM AT THE OSCARS, By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   MUSIC SUPERSTAR ADAM LEVINE TO PERFORM AT THE OSCARS, By Adrienne Papp   By Adrienne Papp Grammy®-winning  singer, songwriter and actor Adam Levine will perform the Oscar®-nominated song “Lost Stars” at the 87th Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air on Sunday, February 22, live on ABC. ...

CHANNING TATUM REVEALS “TEAM OSCAR®” WINNERS ON “JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE,” By Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   CHANNING TATUM REVEALS “TEAM OSCAR®” WINNERS ON “JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE,” By Adrienne Papp   By Adrienne Papp Actor Channing Tatum today announced the winners of “Team Oscar” during his appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”  The winners will deliver Oscar statuettes to celebrity presenters at the 87th Oscars on Sunday, February 22, live on ABC.  Team Oscar ...

LET IT GO” OSCAR®-WINNING TEAM KRISTEN ANDERSON-LOPEZ AND ROBERT LOPEZ WRITE ORIGINAL MUSICAL NUMBER FOR OSCAR HOST NEIL PATRICK

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   LET IT GO” OSCAR®-WINNING TEAM KRISTEN ANDERSON-LOPEZ AND ROBERT LOPEZ WRITE ORIGINAL MUSICAL NUMBER FOR OSCAR HOST NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, By Adrienne Papp   By Adrienne Papp   Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris and show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron shared that the Oscar-winning songwriting team from “Frozen,” Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, are in the midst of writing ...

MARGOT ROBBIE AND MILES TELLER TO HOST ACADEMY’S SCI-TECH AWARDS, BY Adrienne Papp

SPOTLIGHT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS   MARGOT ROBBIE AND MILES TELLER TO HOST ACADEMY’S SCI-TECH AWARDS, BY Adrienne Papp   By Adrienne Papp   Actors Margot Robbie and Miles Teller will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 7, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.  They will present 21 awards to 58 individual recipients during the evening...

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