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2014-07-28 12:21:06

Lexus supports young creators by challenging two rising filmmakers to interpret "Life is Amazing" through short films. NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexus and The Weinstein Company have once again come together in the spirit of innovation to produce two new short films for their second annual "Life is Amazing" Lexus Short Films series. Two rising filmmakers (Jon Goldman, Satsuki Okawa with script writer Ken Ochiai) are being mentored by acclaimed members of the film...

2014-07-23 12:27:14

Ovation Greenlights More Episodes of Unique, Multi-Episode Format That Explores Stories Behind Hitmakers' Biggest Songs SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the success of the first two seasons of its original series Song by Song, Ovation, America's only arts network, has ordered new blocks of the documentary music series from the Emmy-nominated production team at TH Entertainment, LLC. The series continues its focus on music legends with new episodes...

2014-07-10 16:23:42

Breach of contract, negligent misrepresentation, and damages cited LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Trigg, an avid philanthropist, contributed $100,000 to the for-profit web-based purveyor of charity auctions, Charitybuzz.com, in exchange for "A few lines (speaking part) in a major motion picture or popular television show." The horror parody film Scary Movie 5 was selected, and the experience was to include a private 20-minute meeting with Harvey Weinstein, co-CEO...

2014-07-07 08:25:58

Fans Fundraise to Attend Movie Premiere With Cast and Crew NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Weinstein Company today announced "The Giver Movie Premiere for Good" in partnership with CrowdRise and Eventbrite. The event gives movie fans an unparalleled opportunity to attend a major movie premiere with their favorite stars, by participating in an online fundraising campaign for the arts. Beginning today through August 1 at 2:00 p.m. EDT, fans can sign up at...

2014-06-24 20:21:13

Hachette to buy Perseus Books, and to sell Perseus's Distribution Businesses to Ingram NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hachette Book Group, Ingram Content Group, and the Perseus Books Group announced today that the three companies have entered into binding commitments for Hachette to purchase Perseus and sell Perseus's client services businesses to Ingram. The deal is expected to close soon after regulatory approval of the Hachette-Perseus transaction is received. Hachette...

2014-04-08 12:25:46

GLOBAL CAST INCLUDES LORENZO RICHELMY, BENEDICT WONG, ZHU ZHU, TOM WU, REMY HII AND RICK YUNE NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Weinstein Company announced today that production is underway on "MARCO POLO," a Netflix original series based on the epic adventures of Marco Polo. Shoot locations for the ten episode first season include Italy, Kazakhstan and the new Pinewood Studios in Malaysia. Netflix plans to premiere the series in late 2014....

2014-04-04 08:24:30

NEW YORK, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- YOU On Demand Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: YOD) ("YOU On Demand"), a leading multi-platform entertainment and Video On Demand company in China, today announced the expansion of its cooperation to offer feature films from global film and television studio, Miramax, via YOU On Demand's mobile service. YOU On Demand will now make available Miramax's library titles including Oscar®-winners "Chicago" and "The English Patient," through its...

2014-04-02 12:26:53

Partnership Provides The Weinstein Company Exclusive Access To Develop Scripted And Unscripted Projects From Gannett's Expansive Media Library As Well As Retain Distribution Rights For Those Titles NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. and The Weinstein Company (TWC) have entered into a unique first look development deal offering TWC access to the extraordinary resources of Gannett and its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing assets. This...

2014-04-02 12:26:45

Other 'Stories of Extraordinary Impact' shared by best-selling author Mitch Albom and Olympian Lolo Jones; performances by Ingrid Michaelson and "Kinky Boots" star, Andy Kelso MCLEAN, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today held GANNETT_FRONT 2014, the company's second annual upfront event, which showcased how it is partnering in new ways to use the power and reach of its portfolio to bring innovative solutions to the advertising community. With a daily...

2014-01-15 16:22:42

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anchor Bay Entertainment EVP of Worldwide Acquisitions and Co-Productions Kevin Kasha has been promoted to the newly created position of Head of Acquisitions at Starz, the parent company of Anchor Bay. Kasha will oversee film, television series, and digital acquisitions for all of the Starz businesses including Starz Networks, Starz Worldwide Distribution, Starz Digital Media, and Anchor Bay Entertainment. The promotion was...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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