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2012-05-01 02:27:29

NORTH HILLS, Calif., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Munchkin, Inc., leading designer and manufacturer of clever infant and toddler products, today announced the launch of "Which Video Clicks?" -- a month-long contest that asks Munchkin fans to determine the company's next Click Lock(TM) spill-proof cup commercial. Visitors to Munchkin's Facebook page can cast their vote for one of four fan-created videos between May 1 and May 31. Each video, produced by independent videographers, offers...

2012-04-16 02:25:09

PHILADELPHIA, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired North American home video and broadcast rights to Hugh Gross' After the Wizard, a colorful continuation of Frank L. Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." Shot in Kansas and five other states, the film stars Jordan Van Vranken, Orien Richman and Jermel Nakia. The deal was struck last week between Ronna Wallace, CEO of Eastgate Pictures and Breaking Pictures CEO Rich Wolff. The film is set for a DVD release this...

2011-12-07 07:07:00

NORTH HILLS, Calif., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Munchkin, Inc., leading designer and manufacturer of clever infant and toddler products, today announced the launch of its new social media campaign, "Pail it Forward." The two-month viral promotion on the Munchkin Facebook page allows those who love their ARM & HAMMER(TM) Diaper Pail to nominate one of their friends to receive a brand new diaper pail to try in their own nursery. The winners will also receive a $50 gift card to start their...

2011-08-09 07:06:00

NORTH HILLS, Calif., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Munchkin, Inc., leading designer of infant and toddler products, today unveiled the company's new website. Developed in part to commemorate the brand's 20th anniversary this year, the new Munchkin.com features enhanced interactivity by allowing parents to leave reviews directly on product pages and easily share or "like" their favorites via social media networks. The site also features completely revamped content, adorable lifestyle...

2011-06-15 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Licensing is full speed ahead for DOROTHY OF OZ as more than a dozen licensees have already agreed to create merchandise for the upcoming feature film. The 3D CG-animated musical starring the voice and musical talents of Lea Michele as the beloved Dorothy Gale is produced by Summertime Entertainment, which is founded by the Carroll Brothers, the multi-media production company set on revitalizing the beloved Oz franchise. (Logo:...

2011-06-14 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Summertime Entertainment, through its exclusive licensing agent Travis James, LLC, recently signed a master worldwide toy license agreement with Bandai America Incorporated for the upcoming 3D CGI animated musical feature, DOROTHY OF OZ. DOROTHY OF OZ is on track to bow in the Summer of 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110614/LA19331LOGO) Bandai's toy line will feature an array of products that evoke the magic and wonder of OZ,...

2011-05-14 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SUNDAY, MAY 15: "THE WIZARD OF OZ" Profile America -- Sunday, May 15th. Close to four generations of Americans have been entranced with the enduring story of "The Wizard of Oz," made famous by the classic movie of 1939. The movie was based on a book written by L. Frank Baum, born on this date in...

2009-10-08 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeum: San Francisco's Children's Museum and WICKED, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Broadway musical, currently playing an open-ended engagement at The Orpheum Theatre, today announced a partnership to bring kids and families an Oz-some Halloween celebration on October 31, 2009. The collaboration builds on their joint commitment to connect youth and families through live performance and visual art. (Logo:...

2009-10-01 08:29:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned pop artist Nelson De La Nuez had the paparazzi flashing as he exited his stretch limousine and made his entrance to the New York Emerald Gala. He maneuvered his way down the yellow brick "red carpet" smiling for the media and press line on September 24th after a yearlong tour of his artwork with the Inspirations of Oz collection for Warner Bros. His artwork was the talk of the town at this gala, as two of his Wizard of Oz paintings, "The...

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2009-09-25 18:06:35

Warner Bros. Entertainment has marked the 70th anniversary of the classic film The Wizard of Oz with a glitzy Emerald Gala in New York. The event took place Thursday night at Manhattan's Tavern on the Green restaurant. The entire eatery and surrounding grounds were transformed for a night into the Emerald City, complete with a winding Yellow Brick Road, fields of poppies and a special appearance by a 7 1/2-story Wizard of Oz hot-air balloon. Among the guests were five of the original actors...