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2014-07-21 12:21:29

Ad Firm Hires New General Managers in San Francisco, New Jersey, and Minneapolis/St. Paul to Cultivate Innovation and Change NEW YORK, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Titan has announced new general managers in its San Francisco, New Jersey, and Minneapolis/St. Paul markets, whose wide-ranging experience will assist the company as it continues to outpace the industry. In addition to driving growth of traditional Out-of-Home advertising in each of their markets, the new general managers...

2014-07-21 08:30:23

2014 Competition will Culminate with a Screening at Mill Valley Film Festival and More than $65,000 worth of Prizes for Filmmakers and Fans MAHWAH, N.J., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Electronics Corp. today announced the return of the Sharp Art of Amazing 4K Film Competition, which asks filmmakers to highlight the benefits of ultra high resolution entertainment through compelling, short 4K films. Working with picture quality experts at THX and RED, the second annual...

2014-07-17 12:26:04

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As host hotel for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, New York's Hotel Pennsylvania is getting ready for another successful year of hosting the all canine hopefuls taking part in the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. The World's Most 'Pup-ular' Hotel will once again be offering over-the-top treatment and is expecting this year to be better than ever! The 139(th) Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show takes place on February 16(th) and 17(th), 2015...

2014-07-16 12:25:22

ONE OF THE MOST TIMELESS HOLIDAY CLASSICS AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY(TM) FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ALL ITS ORIGINAL GLORY UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SYNOPSIS: Screen legends Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire sing and dance their way into your heart in one of the most timeless holiday classics of all time, Holiday Inn. Featuring the Academy Award winning song, "White Christmas," Crosby plays a song and dance man who leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays....

2014-07-16 12:23:12

NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Submarine Deluxe, in association with Fuel Freedom Foundation and iDeal Film Partners, announced today the limited theatrical release of PUMP this fall. The film will open in select cities on Friday, September 12th, 2014, and will expand to additional markets on September 19(th). Watch the trailer at the following link: www.youtube.com/PUMPtheMovie2014 Directed by Joshua Tickell and Rebecca Harrell Tickell, and narrated by Jason Bateman, PUMP...

2014-07-16 08:25:56

Deal Includes Distribution of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Parts 1 & 2, Live Action Power Rangers Series and Action Comedy Mortdecai SANTA MONICA, Calif. and MELBOURNE, Australia, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move to further strengthen its worldwide distribution infrastructure, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), the premier next generation global content leader, has extended its multiyear output agreement with Roadshow Films, Village Roadshow Limited's theatrical distribution arm in...

2014-07-16 08:24:19

Photography software Snap Art and Exposure receive prestigious recognition RALEIGH, N.C., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alien Skin Software announces today that two of its most popular photography effects products have received 2014 Hot One Awards in two separate categories. Announcement of these prestigious annual awards was made by Professional Photographer magazine in its August 2014 issue. The winning product in the Software Plug-ins/Actions category is Alien Skin Software's...

2014-07-15 23:08:29

Work Zone Cam was selected by MnDOT as the low cost, high quality construction camera solution to document progress for The Highway 22 Roundabouts project. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The Minnesota Department of Transportation, City of Mankato and Blue Earth County recently joined forces to improve safety and decrease traffic delays in Mankato, MN. Work Zone Cam was selected by MnDOT as the low cost, high quality construction camera solution to document progress for The Highway 22...

2014-07-15 23:03:54

Hetrick will be responsible for business development of the new Matrix Premium CRM & Sales Intelligence Platform into both existing media markets as well as new adjacent markets. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Matrix Solutions, the leading provider of Media CRM and Sales Intelligence, announces the appointment of Brenda Hetrick as Vice President, Sales and Marketing. The promotion from Vice President of Marketing Communications, is effective immediately, and will serve an...

2014-07-15 23:01:10

Harbor Village Florida Comments on Brother of Sylvester Stallone Checking Into Rehab USA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 As reported by People Magazine in the article Frank Stallone Enters Rehab For Alcohol Abuse (7/9), the younger brother of famous actor Sylvester Stallone has recently checked into rehab to deal with an addiction struggle. Sources close to the Stallone family have revealed that Frank Stallone will be participating in a standard treatment program. Frank Stallone, who is also a...


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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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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