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2014-07-08 23:01:56

Mobile Corporation—an innovator of new online communities for the mobile workforce—announced today that Hawk Koch, veteran movie producer, past President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (oscars.org) and President of the Producers Guild of America, has joined the Advisory Board of Mobile Corporation. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 “We are proud to welcome Hawk on to our advisory board. Hawk’s vast experience in the entertainment industry both in the United...

2014-06-12 16:25:04

Experts Will Discuss Intellectual Property, Philanthropy, DOMA Demise LOS ANGELES, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jon Landau, producer of Titanic and Avatar, will provide his unique insights into the motion picture business during the Entertainment Industry Conference June 19 at the Hyatt Century Plaza. Produced by the CalCPA Education Foundation, the annual conference attracts an audience of top CPAs, attorneys and advisers who serve the entertainment industry. This year's...

2014-04-06 16:20:13

Casey Affleck, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anne Hathaway, Andy Samberg, and Taylor Schilling Read Stories of Those Who Have Benefited from MPTF Services LOS ANGELES, April 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The entertainment industry turned out in force last night in support of Motion Picture & Television Fund's (MPTF) third annual "Reel Stories, Real Lives" event, a unique evening of powerful readings which told the stories of industry members and their families who have benefitted from MPTF's...

2014-03-02 20:21:19

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A star-studded host committee, Academy Awards(®) nominees and presenters, along with some of the most powerful industry influencers came together on March 1(st), 2014 for the 12(th) annual 'Night Before' party to benefit MPTF. Funds raised during the now-legendary evening will be used to support the MPTF in providing its services of healthcare, financial relief and retirement living to the more than 150,000 people it helps each...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.