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2014-09-04 23:13:33

In-depth training class on Color Grading in DaVinci Resolve designed to provide intensive, advanced look at professional color grading software. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 In response to overwhelming demand following their free mini-workshop on basic color grading in DaVinci Resolve, Jacksonville Film Workshops presents a full-day, in-depth training workshop for advanced students who want to learn more about one of the most powerful pieces of color-correction...

2014-09-04 23:00:56

After months of collecting customer feedback, Bunion Bootie is excited to launch their newest Bunion Bootie on their website, and thinks its customers will be too! San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Bunion Bootie recently introduced its newest Bunion Bootie design, now available directly through its website, allowing users to continue their desired activities including running, dancing, golfing, and gardening, and for many, it also means they are able to wear their favorite...

2014-09-04 16:24:09

Partnership Kicks Off with Series of Anticipated Fall Day-And-Date Releases TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entertainment One Films U.S. (eOne) and Vimeo have signed a distribution agreement, which includes the day-and-date release of four highly anticipated fall features and ongoing releases from eOne's critically acclaimed catalog encompassing more than 35,000 film and television titles on Vimeo On Demand. The partnership kicks off with the North American releases of Claudia Meyers'...

2014-09-04 16:22:49

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Brazil Power and Distribution Transformers Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2201184/Brazil-Power-and-Distribution-Transformers-Market-Forecast-and-Opportunities-2019.html Growing current electricity demand and the need to widen access to electricity, transmission expansion continues to be of prime priority for the Brazilian government. Moreover, the...

2014-09-04 12:26:15

The box set features 18 of Mancini's most celebrated soundtrack albums with rare bonus tracks. NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is proud to announce the release of Henry Mancini's The Classic Soundtrack Collection (http://smarturl.it/HM_TCSC_amzn) on Tuesday, November 18(th). In a career that spanned nearly half a century, Henry Mancini (1924-1994) became synonymous with catchy, jazzy, romantic music for...

2014-09-04 08:25:57

Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan Atelier, Herve Leger by Max Azria and Betsey Johnson Among Designers Reimagining One-of-a-Kind Costumes for Leading Ladies Dorothy, Glinda and The Wicked Witch of the West BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the 75(th) anniversary of The Wizard of Oz, Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) and Tonner Doll Company, Inc. today unveiled haute couture dolls by high-end fashion and costume designers. Inspired by Dorothy Gale, Glinda...

2014-09-03 16:27:35

CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- George Clooney has identified his next project to direct: an adaptation of the book Hack Attack, journalist Nick Davies' account of the British phone hacking scandal surrounding Rupert Murdoch's news empire. The adaptation will be produced by George Clooney and Grant Heslov through their Smokehouse banner for Sony Pictures Entertainment. Commenting on the announcement, Michael De Luca, president of Production for Columbia Pictures,...

2014-09-03 16:20:57

Invests In State-Of-The-Art Driver Training Facility, Partners With Hiring Our Heroes and FASTPORT, Commits To Hiring And Developing 1,000 Veterans LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maverick Transportation held a grand opening ceremony last month, introducing a state-of-the-art driver training facility that will help train and develop America's next generation of professional truck drivers. "We are proud to make a substantial investment in our community, our employees,...

2014-09-03 12:26:28

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces the "Call for Entries" today for the 42(nd) Annual Annie Awards. There are 36 categories this year, which include Production, Achievement and Special Juried awards. Please use this link for the online submissions portal: https://submissions.annieawards.org/. Step-by-step instructions are located at:...

2014-09-03 08:39:39

Consumers Can Now Experience VIZIO's Advanced Picture and Audio Quality In-Store at Retail Locations Across Canada TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, the #1 Smart TV(1 )and Sound Bar company(2 )in the U.S., announced today its expansion into the Canadian market. With the expanded distribution, VIZIO will deliver its award-winning portfolio of HDTV and audio products, featuring powerful, yet beautifully simple design backed by best-in-class customer service....


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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.