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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...

2014-07-10 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...

2014-04-08 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....

2014-04-02 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...

2014-01-07 12:25:30

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With awards, nominations and some of the best reviews of her storied career already pouring in for Dame Judi Dench's title performance in the multiply-nominated and awarded film, "Philomena," a portrayal which may bring about public and religious policies protecting young mothers from enduring forced adoption of their children, the acting icon is making it clear that she's just getting started. Or at least that she has no plans to...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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