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2012-08-15 06:26:31

BUDAPEST, Hungary, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Academy Award-winning developer Colorfront (www.colorfront.com) is now shipping Express Dailies, its high-performance on-set dailies system for commercials, motion picture and TV production. Technicolor, Deluxe and Hollywood post facility Light Iron are among the first customers, all making multi-license purchases of Express Dailies. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120815/CG57891) Express Dailies is built on the leading...

2012-07-24 06:25:27

ATLANTA, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bounce TV (http://bouncetv.com), the nation's first-ever over-the-air broadcast television network for African Americans, has acquired the television rights to four packages of African American-skewing motion pictures in individual, multi-year licensing agreements with The Walt Disney Studios, Miramax, Sony Pictures Television and MGM Domestic Television Distribution, it was announced today by Bounce TV Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Katz. Among the...

2012-07-20 10:22:01

INDIANAPOLIS, July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-time Academy Award(®)-winning director Ron Howard will drive the Pace Car and lead the field of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series superstars to the green flag at the Crown Royal Presents the Curtiss Shaver 400 at the Brickyard powered by BigMachineRecords.com on Sunday, July 29, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it was announced July 20. Howard has become an entertainment legend as a director, producer and actor. He has directed worldwide...

2012-06-19 06:24:03

BURBANK, Calif., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Walt Disney Studios announced today that production began Wednesday, June 13th, on "Maleficent," starring Academy Award®-winning actress Angelina Jolie. Directed by two-time Oscar®-winning production designer Robert Stromberg ("Avatar," "Alice in Wonderland"), in his directorial debut, and produced by Joe Roth, "Maleficent" is written by Linda Woolverton ("The Lion King," "Beauty and the Beast") and executive produced by Angelina...

2012-06-18 14:20:42

NEW YORK, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that George Clooney, Academy Award®-winning actor (SYRIANA) and Academy Award-nominated filmmaker (GOOD NIGHT AND GOOD LUCK., THE IDES OF MARCH), and Academy Award®-nominated producer/screenwriter Grant Heslov (GOOD NIGHT AND GOOD LUCK., THE IDES OF MARCH) have signed on as producers of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, the upcoming screen adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play by Tracy...

2012-06-12 06:23:47

BURBANK, Calif., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With an impressive marquee line-up--anchored by three tent-pole films, and highlighted by pop-classic favorites, diverse animated fare and the global expansion of its themed entertainment business--Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) brings unmatched content support to this year's Licensing International Expo, offering a rich portfolio of entertainment properties for fans around the world. A powerhouse roster of partners and a myriad of...

2012-06-02 18:20:13

NEW YORK, June 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-time Academy Award-winning actor, Kevin Spacey tonight attended a spectacular event at Highline Stages in New York City for the premiere of The Ventriloquist, the winning US film from the Trigger Street Productions Presents Jameson First Shot(TM) competition. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/56650-kevin-spacey-the-ventriloquist-jameson-first-shot The Ventriloquist is...

2012-05-15 06:24:48

NEW YORK, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A number of top celebrities and performing acts including The Cab, Action Item, Fivel Stewart from the Disney Channel, and Booboo Stewart from Twilight will be attending the ALIVE New York health and environmental awards show and informational conference event. Subsequently, the downtown red carpet awards ceremony has been dubbed 'The Academy Awards of Health and Humanities'. Adding a plethora of celebrities to the list of presenters,...

2012-04-27 02:23:42

NEW YORK, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 'The Bombay Sapphire Imagination Series' Short Filmmakers Competition Announced at Tribeca Film Festival by Academy Award-Winning Screenwriter, Geoffrey Fletcher Bombay Sapphire(R), the world's number one premium gin by value for a third consecutive year[1], in association with Tribeca Film Festival, is offering budding filmmakers the chance to make their own short film,...

2012-04-04 06:24:06

HD Miniseries Event Premieres Late Spring 2012 on National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo WILD WASHINGTON, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Geographic Channels announced today that Academy Award-Nominated actor Josh Brolin will narrate Untamed Americas -- the four-hour high-definition miniseries event that reveals the grit and glory in the wilds of North America, Central America and South America. Premiering globally late this spring, Untamed Americas marks the...