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2014-04-02 08:29:24

Natural Spring Water Brand Reveals Sequel to Viral Video "Baby & Me," Featuring Comic Book Icon NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- evian® Natural Spring Water announced today the launch of its short film "The Amazing Baby & Me 2," which stars pop culture icon, the amazing Spider-Man. Set in the streets of New York, NY, "The Amazing Baby & Me 2" features the comic book favorite, and a very special guest - his inner child. The campaign follows the brand's 2013 viral ad...

2014-04-01 23:27:49

Susan Johnston, producer and founder of the New Media Film Festival, announced today that Roger Corman, the filmmaker, Honorary Academy Award-winner and pioneering producer/director/screenwriter/ actor, will be the recipient of the festival's coveted Legend Award. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Susan Johnston, producer and founder of the New Media Film Festival, announced today that Roger Corman, the filmmaker, Honorary Academy Award-winner and pioneering...

2014-04-01 23:26:42

New VFX utility provides tight integration between NUKE’s node-based workflow and mocha Pro, connecting high-end 3D and stereo compositing with groundbreaking planar tracking. Guildford, UK (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Imagineer Systems, creators of the Academy Award-winning mocha® Planar Tracking technology, and mamoworld, innovative developer of motion graphics and VFX software, today announced the release of MochaImport+ for NUKE. The newest VFX utility application to come out of the...

2014-04-01 23:26:00

Free app provides direct access to SMPTE’s membership, education, and standards resources on smart devices. White Plains, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced the release of its new mobile application for use with iOS, Android, and Web based operating systems. “We...

2014-04-01 16:23:49

Former Turner Animation CMO to Helm Marketing Efforts for Growing Television Division GLENDALE, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Turner Animation Chief Marketing Officer Brenda Freeman will join DreamWorks Animation as the studio's new head of television marketing. Freeman, whose extensive experience in kids television includes marketing strategy and vision for Turner's top-ranked station Cartoon Network, will spearhead global marketing efforts for DreamWorks' growing TV...

2014-04-01 16:23:00

"Elite Squad" Star Reunites with Director Jose Padilha in A Gripping Saga of Blood, Money and Politics BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazil's top film star Wagner Moura will bring back to life the charismatic trafficker and politician Pablo Escobar in a Netflix Original Series Narcos from acclaimed director Jose Padilha and Gaumont International Television. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101014/SF81638LOGO An all-new take on the amazing story of the...

2014-04-01 12:32:41

Margit Kittridge to become Vice President, Head of Digital NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Titan, the leader in People in Transit advertising, has hired Margit Kittridge, the former Executive Director of Marketing and Digital Business Development at The Wall Street Journal Office Network, to lead its digital division. In a new position for Titan - Vice President, Head of Digital - Kittridge will be tasked with overseeing the ad firm's digital network as well as leading its...

2014-03-31 23:02:54

“We all know that Robert Zemeckis is one of our industry’s finest Directors,” said Mark Wolper, President & Executive Producer of The Wolper Organization at Warner Bros. and Chair of the Endeavor Awards Host Committee, to which Mr. Zemeckis has been named. “What his fans and even friends might not know is that Zemeckis is also a compassionate supporter of Public Benefit Aviation.” Santa Monica, California (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Robert Zemeckis, who is a licensed pilot,...

2014-03-31 16:24:53

Local 817 Leader Committed to Strong Representation, Growth in New Media WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today announced the appointment of Tom O'Donnell, President of Teamsters Local 817 in Lake Success, New York, as Director of the Teamsters Motion Picture and Theatrical Trades Division. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "Tom has been a strong partner in growing the Motion...

2014-03-31 12:27:49

Television and Digital Media Veteran Joins Leading Video Entertainment Network LOS ANGELES, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Machinima, the leading global video entertainment network for fanboys and videogamers, today announced that Chad E. Gutstein, former Chief Operating Officer of the Ovation television network, will become Machinima's new Chief Executive Officer, reporting to Machinima's Board of Directors. Gutstein brings to Machinima nearly two decades of experience interweaving...


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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