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2013-08-21 12:25:34

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards announced today that it will be honoring Jerry Weintraub, the prolific and celebrated producer behind the "Ocean's Eleven" and "Karate Kid" film series, among others, with the inaugural "Hollywood Legend Award," a special award of merit bestowed to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the entertainment industry. The announcement was made today by Carlos de Abreu,...

2013-05-23 12:21:54

Richard Branson, Olivia Wilde and Bono join Water.org Co-founder Matt Damon to protest lack of access to safe water and adequate sanitation for 2.5 billion people LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Richard Branson, Olivia Wilde and Bono are the most recent set of celebrities to publicly declare their support for Matt Damon's Toilet Strike in a PSA, released today. In doing so, they announced their protest of the global water crisis and pledged "...not to go to the...

2013-03-14 12:22:52

Jessica Biel, Jason Bateman and Josh Gad join Water.org Co-founder Matt Damon to protest lack of access to safe water and adequate sanitation for 2.5 billion people LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Jessica Biel, Jason Bateman, and Josh Gad publicly declared their support for Matt Damon's Toilet Strike in a PSA, released today. In doing so, they announced their protest of the global water crisis and pledged "...not to go to the bathroom until everyone in the whole...

2013-03-07 08:25:45

NEW YORK, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After The Oscars," the late night show's annual post-Oscar event, is once again teaming up with Screenvision, a national leader in cinema advertising and content distribution, to make the leap from the television screen to the silver screen. JKL's "Movie: The Movie: 2V," a segment which originally aired on Oscar Sunday as a part of Kimmel's Academy Awards' special, will showcase an exclusive :90 second cinema version within...

2013-02-13 12:23:03

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Matt Damon, co-founder of Water.org, held a press conference where he announced that to protest the fact that 2.5 billion people lack access to a toilet or basic sanitation, he will be going on a "toilet strike." Damon remained afterward to make appearances in videos by top talent on the YouTube platform designed to bring awareness and activism to the global water and sanitation crisis. (Photo:...

2013-01-23 08:24:56

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Denzel Washington played rogue spy and a hero pilot with a few problems in 2012, the latter role earning him his sixth Academy Award nomination, among other accolades. Washington also reclaims a title he last held in 2008 - America's Favorite Movie Star, rising one place from last year. Clint Eastwood had an "interesting" year and spoke to a now infamous empty chair, but remains at number two, and all around nice guy Tom Hanks rises one spot to the...

2012-10-03 06:24:48

Ben Affleck leads an ensemble cast that also includes Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin and John Goodman HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 16th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, presented by the Los Angeles Times, is pleased to announce that the feature "Argo," directed by Ben Affleck, will receive the "Hollywood Ensemble Acting Award." "We are very proud to recognize the ensemble cast of "Argo," for their dramatic and outstanding performances," said Carlos de...

2012-05-11 10:21:09

PRINCETON, N.J., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Water.org and interactive agency Rosetta are joining forces to launch an interactive Mother's Day initiative called 'Steps For Water' to raise awareness for the world water crisis, which largely impacts poor women and children and takes the life of approximately 5,000 children each and every day. Beginning today, anyone interested in making a difference in the lives of women and children that lack access to clean water can connect through an...

2011-08-08 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Levi's® brand today premiered "Levi's® Legacy," its first-ever global 'Go Forth' advertising spot, and unveiled a digital engagement program celebrating pioneers around the globe. Launching exclusively on Facebook, the 60-second film and digital program tap into the power of the interconnected global community to spark change and create positive action unrestricted by geographic barriers. The premiere of...

2011-04-29 13:17:00

NEW YORK, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hult International Business School today announced that the University of Cambridge team from the United Kingdom has been selected as the Global Final Winner of its 2nd Annual Hult Global Case Challenge. The competition, held yesterday at a W Hotel in New York, focused on developing solutions to accelerate clean water access and sanitation around the world. The Hult Global Case Challenge is a Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action. President...