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2014-09-17 23:03:24

A festival sponsor for 14 consecutive years, Christie helps filmmakers share their vision with dazzling clarity. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Christie®, a world leader in advanced cinema technologies and visual displays, brings the 39th Annual Toronto International Film Festival®* into sharper focus this year by lighting up an expanded list of venues with Christie 4K-resolution digital cinema projection. With 4K submissions to the festival having doubled from...

2014-09-17 23:02:40

Christie booth at CEDIA 2014 highlighting upcoming product rollout. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Christie, the global leader in visual display and audio technologies, brought its illustrious pedigree and 85 years’ experience to home entertainment at CEDIA 2014, September 10-13 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. The tradeshow floor opened September 11 at 9:00 a.m. with Christie showcasing a variety of 3-chip DLP®, 1-chip DLP®, flat panel and audio...

2014-09-17 23:01:17

Announcing a new ProBlue 5k plugin from Pixel Film Studios; This plugin includes over 100 Ultra High Definition anamorphic flares for Final Cut Pro X (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Final Cut Pro X plugin developers have announced a new anamorphic flare plugin entitled ProBlue 5k from Pixel Film Studios. “ProBlue 5k is a compilation of anamorphic flares that can turn a users video from good to epic,” said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “Blurring the line between...

2014-09-17 16:24:16

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Codeblack Films, a Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) company, announced today that it has entered into a first look agreement with acclaimed independent producer Datari Turner. Under the terms of the agreement, Codeblack will have all distribution rights to Turner's microbudget film productions throughout the U.S. and Canada. Turner will produce all films through his Datari Turner Productions banner....

2014-09-17 12:25:31

Visually stunning film slated for Oct. 24 theatrical and VOD release in U.S. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inception Media Group, LLC, a diversified media company specializing in the production, acquisition and distribution of entertainment content, has acquired the North American rights to "Viktor" for distribution across all platforms. The film stars Academy Award(®) nominee and Golden Globe winner Gérard Depardieu and Elizabeth Hurley. "Viktor" was written and...

2014-09-17 12:24:08

Students Present Valid School ID At Participating Movie Theatres And Take a Friend for Free! LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continuing effort to promote literacy, Walden Media is proud to announce that students nationwide will have the opportunity to take a friend to the movies for free! They have partnered with a coalition of organizations dedicated to the education of our youth to offer a "2-for-1" movie ticket promotion to The Giver beginning Friday,...

2014-09-17 08:26:43

Legend3D Founder Primed Company for Domestic and International Growth CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Legend3D, Inc.--an industry pioneer in 2D-to-3D conversion technology and services--Founder, Chief Technical Officer and Chief Creative Officer Dr. Barry Sandrew announced his departure from the company to focus on entrepreneurial endeavors. In 2000, Sandrew founded Legend3D with funding from angel investors and a handful of employees. Leveraging his extensive...

2014-09-17 08:25:10

Deal Brings Exhibitor's IMAX Commitment to 11 Theatres and Capitalizes on Strong Consumer Interest for The IMAX Experience® in China SHANGHAI, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and SMI Corporation Limited, a leading Chinese entertainment and media company that operates theatres under the name Stellar Cinemas, today announced an expansion of the parties' revenue sharing arrangement with the addition of four new IMAX(®) theatres in China. The deal...

2014-09-17 00:20:48

Clearwater Beach hotel entices fans with deal that includes deluxe accommodations, tickets to Clearwater Marine Aquarium, complimentary breakfast CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Florida vacationers will flip over Sandpearl Resort's new family vacation package celebrating the highly anticipated release of "Dolphin Tale 2." Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140913/145975 The Clearwater Beach hotel's new deal invites guests to enjoy luxury accommodations...

2014-09-16 16:24:39

Nightcrawler is Opening Night Film LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards and Los Angeles Film Festival, announced today that writer/director Jill Soloway (Transparent, Afternoon Delight, United States of Tara, Six Feet Under) will deliver the Filmmaker Keynote address kicking off the Forum on Saturday, October 25. This will be followed the next day by the Executive Keynote...


Latest Film Reference Libraries

Kraken
2013-09-16 08:51:29

The Kraken is a legendary sea monster that lives in the waters off Norway and Greenland. The legend itself may have originated from sightings of giant squid that can grow 40 - 50 feet in length. It was classified as a cephalopod and given the scientific name Microcosmus marinus by Carolus Linnaeus in 1735. In 1746 he called it Singulare monstrum meaning a unique monster. In 1752-1753 bishop of Bergen, Erik Pontoppidan, described the Kraken as sometimes being mistaken for an island and...

Issie
2013-09-06 09:50:14

Issie is a lake monster claimed to inhabit Lake Ikeda, on Kyushu Island in Japan. The name Issie was formed as an analogy to “Nessie”, the Loch Ness Monster. The legend comes from a myth that Issie was a white mare and had a foal. They lived on the shores of Lake Ikeda. When her foal was kidnapped by a samurai, she searched desperately to find it. In despair she jumped into the lake and was transformed into the lake monster. When she surfaces, the legend says she is searching for her...

Giant Anaconda
2013-08-12 13:07:11

The anaconda is a large snake found in South America and the green anaconda is considered to be one of the largest snakes in the world. The word anaconda may have derived from the Tamil word anaikondran, meaning elephant killer, or anaikkonda, meaning having killed an elephant. The word anaconda was first used in a 1768 description of a large snake found in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and became a myth, the anaconda of Ceylon. An average size for the anaconda is about 20 feet and weighing 330...

Beast of Gevaudan
2013-08-04 06:59:16

The beast of Gevaudan is a man-eating wolf-like animal that resided in the Margeride Mountains of Gevaudan from 1764 to 1767. It was described as having remarkable teeth and long tail. Its fur was tinted white and emitted an unbearable odor. It was said that its victims were killed by the beast ripping at the throat. An estimated 210 attacks were documented; all were men that resulted in 113 deaths and 49 injuries with 98 of the victims partly eaten. Many of the attacks happened while...

800px-Subadult_Spinosaurus
2012-03-22 22:37:37

Spinosaurus, meaning “Spine lizard,” is a genus of theropod dinosaur from the lower Albian to lower Cenomanian stages of the Mid Cretaceous Period (112 to 97 million years ago). It lived in what is now North Africa. The type species is S. aegyptiacus. A potential second species, S. maroccanus, was discovered in Morocco. It was the first known dinosaur fossil from Egyptian remains discovered in 1912 and described by German paleontologist Ernst Stromer in 1915. The original remains were...

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