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2013-06-17 00:20:39

LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Touch Media announced George Lucas' first-ever Emmy® award win for Star Wars: The Clone Wars in the Outstanding Special Class-Animation category. The legendary creator of the Star Wars series was presented the award this evening by Carrie Fisher, star of his iconic films. Red Touch Media previously announced its unique partnership with The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) as the premiere digital content management...

Disney Buys Lucasfilm
2012-10-30 18:54:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A little bit ago, in a galaxy not so far away, news broke that Disney had purchased Lucasfilm Ltd and is planning to finish what George Lucas never started - the remaining Star Wars episodes. The Walt Disney Company announced it would be purchasing Lucasfilm for about half of the $4.05 billion, plus 40 million stock shares. "It's now time for me to pass Star Wars on to a new generation of filmmakers," Lucas said in a...

2012-09-14 06:25:19

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the extraordinary response for the newly re-mastered "RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK" during its one-week IMAX engagement, Paramount Pictures Corporation, a division of Viacom, Inc., has announced that the film will have an extended theatrical run beginning Friday, September 14. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/19991206/PARLOGO) The unforgettable and beloved film from director Steven Spielberg and executive producer George Lucas will...

2012-06-25 10:22:42

LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In an industry first, Crystal Cruises has teamed up with the esteemed University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts - alma mater of Ron Howard, Robert Zemeckis, and George Lucas, among many other film and media-makers - to present "Digital Filmmaking: The iPad iMovie Video Course" through the line's exclusive Creative Learning Institute. Launching this week aboard Crystal Symphony, the five-hour, complimentary course teaches...

George Lucas Would Feel Right At Home At 2012 ICRA
2012-05-18 04:09:02

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com Ever wondered what it would be like to be in a George Lucas scene from Star Wars?  Just attend a robot conference. The 2012 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) can fill the void of wanting to be around Droid's in an environment of people that seem to find it natural. On the exhibit floor at the River Centre in St. Paul, Minnesota this week, a scene can be found that would bring a smile to even Lucas' face. As you walk around...

2012-04-24 02:26:26

LAS VEGAS, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CinemaCon 2012 - Booth #2619 -- THX Ltd. today announced five new THX Certified facilities and THX Approved equipment that meet or exceed THX unique and rigorous standards for delivering a world-class cinematic experience: Basecamp Films, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (in progress); Chinese Theatres, Hollywood, CA; James Cameron's Lightstorm Entertainment MBS Media Campus, Manhattan Beach, CA (in progress); Meyer Sound, Berkeley, CA; and SonicPool,...

2012-04-16 02:26:12

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- THX Ltd. today announced its "Where in the World is Tex?" international online photo contest will begin in one week on April 23, 2012. THX encourages fans from around the world to capture and upload their best photo of THX's mascot, Tex, in and around local THX Certified Cinemas or well-known city landmarks near these cinemas, and share them on the THX Facebook Page. Images with Tex will earn fans a chance to win a number of incredible...

2012-04-16 02:26:10

LAS VEGAS, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (NAB 2012 - Booth # SL14407) THX Ltd. today announced new additions to its THX Media Director(TM) ecosystem, including the upcoming Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment release of Red Tails on Blu-ray(TM) and DVD, and new quality assurance partners, The Testing Group and Testronic Labs. THX Media Director is a technology that transforms digital media into smart content, enabling CE devices (i.e., Blu-ray players, set-top boxes,...

2012-03-07 10:16:00

NEW YORK, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced that it will broadcast an in-depth interview conducted by Senator Bill Bradley with award-winning filmmaker George Lucas--the legendary creator of the Star Wars Saga and Indiana Jones series and chairman of Lucasfilm, Ltd.--on a special edition of Senator Bradley's SiriusXM show American Voices. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101014/NY82093LOGO ) Lucas discusses a variety of topics...

2011-11-30 10:00:00

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- THX Ltd. today announced that it will be hosting a series of Facebook giveaways, giving current THX followers and new fans the opportunity to win a variety of the latest and greatest THX Certified offerings for a miraculous entertainment experience this holiday season. Every two weeks from now until January 13, 2012, THX is working with various THX partners to spread the cheer, allowing fans that "like"...