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2008-12-02 12:31:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Wildfire Films, LLC, an Austin-based film production company, officially launches today. Wildfire Films was created from four separate film production companies located in both Austin and Los Angeles that will now provide full-service development and production for feature films, television and new media. It is taking an active role in the development of the Texas film industry, with productions that will include a number of films that will support...

2008-11-13 15:00:11

Twentieth Century Fox has teamed with Moxie Interactive (http://www.moxieinteractive.com/), to create a new application that allows the world to decide who and what will be saved when the earth "stands still." It's part of a global participation campaign for Fox's upcoming movie, The Day The Earth Stood Still (http://www.thedaytheearthstoodstillmovie.com/), which opens in North America on December 12, and in foreign territories beginning December 10. The film stars Keanu Reeves and Jennifer...

2008-11-13 06:00:19

CENTURY CITY, Calif., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The holidays are fast approaching and with the current economic downturn, shoppers will be looking for great value for their dollar. Twentieth Century Fox and MGM Home Entertainment are offering many DVD gift sets that offer value and choices for any entertainment taste. These can be purchased from the comfort of your own home at foxstore.com or at a number of local retailers. For family get-togethers come two perfect films including the box...

2008-10-27 15:00:17

Twentieth Century Fox's upcoming romantic adventure AUSTRALIA and Metacafe are joining forces to launch "The Thirty-Second Film Contest" on October 24. The contest challenges aspiring film editors to use materials from the film as well as their own creative "spin" - including visual effects, music, and voice-over - to put together a thirty-second spot for the film. (www.metacafe.com/australiacontest) The launch of "The Thirty-Second Film Contest" coincides with the release of a...

2008-09-26 21:00:21

Marc DiLorenzo has been named Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development for Fox Filmed Entertainment (FFE), it was announced today by Dean Hallett, FFE Executive Vice President, Operations & Strategy and Chief Financial Officer. DiLorenzo will be responsible for initiating, developing and managing global strategic initiatives and new business opportunities for FFE, and will take an active role in extending the brand of FFE properties into digital and other revenue...

2008-09-26 09:00:25

World Films, Inc., a production company that is rapidly redefining the action-drama genre, has acquired a 20th Century Fox release of its most recent film, The Butcher, in Australia in March 2009. Written and directed by renowned director Jesse Johnson, The Butcher is an action-packed drama about Merle Hench, a washed-up ex-prize fighter turned mob enforcer, who after a 20 year streak of bad luck has 48 golden hours. Starring Academy Award- and Golden Globe-nominated Eric Roberts, best...

2008-09-11 09:00:25

Twentieth Century Fox ventures into Asia LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Twentieth Century Fox said Wednesday it has established a studio in India, heralding its venture into Asia. As the latest Hollywood studio to explore the Asian market, the entertainment company will specialize in local productions with the Indian studio based in India's Mumbai, home of the Bollywood industry. The new studio will be a joint venture with the Asian satellite broadcaster STAR, called Fox STAR...

2008-09-04 15:00:22

Counterpoint Systems, a developer of software solutions for rights management, royalty accounting and product licensing, has appointed Steve Pitts to the post of Senior Vice President and General Manager for North America. Pitts will oversee all day-to-day operations for the company and will work to both strengthen Counterpoint's dominance in its core markets, and to raise its profile in new and developing markets, such as film and television markets, and product licensing. Pitts arrives with...

2008-09-03 06:00:16

By Brooks Barnes Fewer people went to the movies in the United States this summer than last, confirming Hollywood's fears that this year's slate of pictures would not match the crowd pleasers of 2007. But luckily for an industry that cares mostly about the money, higher ticket prices and a "Batman" sequel delivered near-record revenue to the major Hollywood studios. For the crucial summer season, from the first weekend in May to the Labor Day holiday in early September, when studios...

2008-08-26 09:00:52

Search, Find and Buy Fox Home Entertainment Releases Anytime, Anywhere From a Mobile Device Urban Crime Thriller STREET KINGS First Text to Buy DVD and Blu-ray Disc CENTURY CITY, Calif., Aug. 26, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment (TCFHE), a recognized global industry leader in the marketing, sales and distribution of DVDs, has launched FoxStore Mobile (http://mobile.foxstore.com), a new mobile...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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