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2014-09-18 12:27:06

First Film Property Featuring Digital Superstars Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox of Comedy Brand SMOSH VANCOUVER and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding its presence in the creation and delivery of branded digital content, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, today announced the acquisition of distribution rights to The SMOSH Movie, starring the web-based comedy duo of Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox, best known to their...

2014-09-18 08:26:58

25-Year Industry Veteran Played Key Role in Growing LEGO, Star Wars and DreamWorks Brands SANTA MONICA, Calif. and VANCOUVER, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move to continue building Lionsgate's (NYSE: LGF) global franchises and extend them into new lines of business, the Company has named Kerry Phelan, a 25-year consumer branding veteran and former head of consumer products and licensing for DreamWorks Animation, to the newly-created position of Executive Vice President of...

2014-09-17 16:24:41

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top ten Movies on Demand (MOD) titles based on consumer transaction rate. Movies on Demand are transactional (pay-per-purchase) films available through cable and telco providers. According to the company's OnDemand Essentials service, the top ten most-viewed Movies on Demand titles, per data collected Sept. 1-7, 2014 are below....

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....

2014-09-12 12:23:14

Author Zane, Director Bille Woodruff and Film's Cast will Treat Audiences in Select Cinemas Nationwide to Special Event on Eve of Addicted's Theatrical Release DENVER, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The legions of fans of Zane's provocative best-selling thriller "Addicted," adapted into a major motion picture from Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) and Codeblack Films, will be treated to a unique one-night event, "Addicted: Live With Zane," the day before the film's nationwide theatrical release,...

2014-09-11 12:23:56

E-commerce Destination for the Award Winning Series Engages Fans with Merchandise NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony DADC's relentlessGENERATOR, a leading digital marketing agency and eCommerce provider for the media and entertainment industry, has teamed up with Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, to announce the launch of the official e-commerce destination for the critically acclaimed hit series, Orange is the New Black. The web-based...

2014-09-08 12:24:20

Adds Summit Label Titles, Including Allegiant Part 2, to its Slate LONDON and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Underscoring the globalization of Lionsgate's (NYSE: LGF) business, Lionsgate UK will assume responsibility for the distribution of all Summit label films and will integrate them with the Lionsgate, third-party and locally-produced films it already distributes, it was announced today by Lionsgate UK Chief Executive Officer Zygi Kamasa. The expanded...

2014-09-08 08:26:00

VANCOUVER and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) today announced that its Board of Directors has increased the Company's quarterly cash dividend from five ($0.05) to seven cents ($0.07) per common share. The dividend is payable on November 7, 2014 to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130919/LA83194LOGO "We're pleased that our continued strong financial performance, combined with our...

2014-09-03 08:30:01

Deals Cover Lionsgate and Summit Label Films in Canada & Spain, Summit Titles in Australia TORONTO and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading independent Entertainment One ("eOne") and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, have extended and expanded their feature film output agreements in Canada, Australia and Spain, the two companies announced today. The agreements extend eOne distribution across all media through 2018 for...

2014-08-27 16:24:54

Horror Film Which Ignited Blockbuster Franchise Will Be Available in Theaters for One Week Only Starting October 31, 2014 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Halloween, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) will celebrate the 10(th) anniversary of the theatrical release of SAW, the film that kicked off the most successful horror franchise in history, by bringing it back to theaters nationwide for one week only. The film will open on Friday, October 31(st), with select...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • 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.
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