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SHANGHAI TO HOST WORLD PREMIERE OF DISNEY/JERRY BRUCKHEIMER FILMS’ “PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES”

BURBANK, CALIF. (April 25, 2017)—Disney announced today that Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” will have its World Premiere in Shanghai, China, at Shanghai Disney Resort on Thursday, May 11, marking the first time a Hollywood movie will premiere in Mainland China. Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem, Brenton Thwaites, directors Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg, and producer Jerry Bruckheimer plan to attend the gala event. The red-carpet event will take place in Disneytown at Shanghai Disney Resort. After the red carpet, the “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” screening will be held in Walt Disney Grand Theatre at Disneytown. Shanghai Disney Resort is also home to Shanghai Disneyland, featuring Treasure Cove, the first pirate-themed land at a Disney park, inspired by the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. More >>

CLIVE DAVIS DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FROM IM GLOBAL AND SCOTT FREE PRODUCTIONS COMING TO APPLE MUSIC

The Clive Davis documentary CLIVE DAVIS: THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES from IM Global and Scott Free Productions, is coming exclusively to Apple Music customers around the world. Based on Davis’ 2013 bestselling autobiography, CLIVE DAVIS: THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES is a riveting profile of the legendary music man, who is a five-time Grammy winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and recipient of The Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The film chronicles the historic influence of “The Man with the Golden Ears,” who rose from humble beginnings, and in a compelling journey, became one of the music... More >>

‘THE BIG SICK’ TO KICK OFF 43RD SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

SEATTLE, WA -- April 7, 2017 -- The Opening Night Gala of the 2017 Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) on Thursday, May 18 will feature the Seattle premiere of Amazon Studios’ The Big Sick. This festival favorite comes from a powerhouse team of beloved comedians including Kumail Nanjiani (best known for his acerbic and witty character in Silicon Valley), industry mogul Judd Apatow (Bridesmaids and Knocked Up), and is directed by alt-comedy legend Michael Showalter (Hello, My Name Is Doris and The Baxter). SIFF’s Opening Night Red Carpet and screening will take place at the 2,900 seat Marion Oliver McCaw Hall at Seattle Center with a celebratory party to follow at Fisher Pavilion. The 2017 Festival runs May 18 through June 11 at venues in Seattle and surrounding cities. More >>

ANNAPURNA PICTURES PARTNERS WITH METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER ON SELECT INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION OF FILM SLATE

Los Angeles, CA (March 27, 2017) – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) is partnering with Annapurna to distribute all of Annapurna Pictures’ films in select international territories, it was announced today. The multi-year partnership is set to begin this year with Annapurna’s first distribution title, Kathryn Bigelow’s UNTITLED DETROIT PROJECT, scheduled for release in the U.S. on August 4, 2017... More >>

DISNEY·PIXAR’S “CARS 3” ROLLS OUT KEY CAST & CHARACTERS

BURBANK, Calif. (March 9, 2017) -- Disney•Pixar’s “Cars 3” reveals key voice cast and characters, featuring award-winning stars. According to director Brian Fee, the roster includes both new and returning characters. “We’re introducing some fun and really appealing characters in ‘Cars 3,’” said Fee, “so we really wanted to find the right voices to help us breathe life into them. We hit a homerun with this group; I couldn’t be happier”... More >>

16th ANNUAL TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES EPIC BACK-TO-BACK SCREENINGS OF THE GODFATHER AND THE GODFATHER PART II TO CLOSE FESTIVAL, ALONG WITH EXCITING GALAS AND SPECIAL SCREENINGS

New York, NY [March 8, 2017] – Unprecedented screenings and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, including the reunion of talent and creators from iconic films and musical acts, will be showcased at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T. The 16th edition of the annual cultural festival today announced the program’s Closing Night, Galas, Special... More >>

GOLDEN GATE AWARD FEATURE FILM COMPETITIONS ANNOUNCED FOR 60TH SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

San Francisco, CA — The San Francisco Film Society today announced the films in competition for the Golden Gate Awards (GGAs), which will distribute nearly $40,000 in total prizes this year in various narrative and documentary categories. Among the most significant awards for emerging global film artists in the United States, the Golden Gate Awards, first presented at the... More >>

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FEATURE FILM LINE UP FOR THE COMPETITION, SPOTLIGHT, VIEWPOINTS AND MIDNIGHT SECTIONS OF THE 16TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL APRIL 19-30

New York, NY [March 2, 2017] – An exciting slate of films that showcases the breadth of contemporary filmmaking across a range of styles will premiere at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T. The Festival today announced the feature films across the following programs: Competition... More >>

IMAX® AND DISNEY EXTEND BLOCKBUSTER SLATE DEAL THROUGH 2019

LOS ANGELES – Feb. 22, 2017 – Building on their existing long-standing relationship, IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) and The Walt Disney Studios, a division of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), announced today that both companies have extended their multi-faceted agreement with a new multi-picture deal — beginning this year and extending through 2019 — that includes the... More >>

HAN SOLO - SMUGGLER. SCOUNDREL. HERO. A NEW STAR WARS STORY BEGINS

The adventure-filled past of the iconic scoundrel and everyone’s favorite Wookiee is going before cameras this month when principal photography on the untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story officially began February 20th at Pinewood Studios, London... More >>

LEGENDARY PERFORMER ANGELA LANSBURY JOINS CAST OF “MARY POPPINS RETURNS”

BURBANK, Calif. (February 17, 2017) – Angela Lansbury has joined the cast of “Mary Poppins Returns,” the all-new sequel to Disney’s 1964 film “Mary Poppins” currently filming at Shepperton Studios. She will feature as the Balloon Lady, a treasured character from PL Travers’... More >>

2017 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL TO OPEN WITH WORLD PREMIERE OF CLIVE DAVIS: THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19

New York, NY (February 2, 2017) – The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, will open the 16th edition with the world premiere of the feature length documentary Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives at Radio City Music Hall on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. The premiere will be followed by a special concert featuring performances by Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Hudson, Earth, Wind & Fire, and more, taking opening night beyond the screen to honor the legendary music executive and producer. The Tribeca Film Festival runs April 19 to April 30... More >>

SHORTSHD™TO RELEASE OSCAR® NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2017 IN THEATRES IN NEW YORK ON WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 8th, NATIONALLY ON FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10

Los Angeles, CA January 31, 2017--- ShortsHD™, the Only Short Film Channel, working with Magnolia Pictures, will open “THE OSCAR®NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2017 in over 500 screens across the United States, Canada, Europe and Latin America on Friday February 10, 2017. In New York, the film will open for a special preview starting Wednesday, February 8th... More >>

2017 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS: GLOBAL INDEPENDENT CREATIVITY REACHES NEW HEIGHTS

Park City, Utah — After 10 days, 119 feature films and three feet of snow, an evening of humor and humanity marked the 2017 Sundance Film Festival’s Awards Ceremony, with host Jessica Williams emceeing and jurors presenting 27 prizes for feature filmmaking in Park City, Utah. Honorees, named in total below, range from sharp comedies to provocative and timely documentaries... More >>

MARVEL STUDIOS BEGINS PRODUCTION ON “BLACK PANTHER”

BURBANK, CALIF. (January 26, 2017)—Marvel Studios announced today that production has begun on “Black Panther,” starring Chadwick Boseman (“Captain America: Civil War,” “Get on Up”), Michael B. Jordan (“Creed,” “Fruitvale Station”), Academy Award® winner Lupita Nyong’o (“Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” “12 Years a Slave”), Danai Gurira (“The Walking Dead,” upcoming “All Eyez on Me”), Martin Freeman (“Hobbit” trilogy, “Sherlock”), Daniel... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES WORLDWIDE RIGHTS TO BRIGSBY BEAR

NEW YORK (January 26, 2017)?– Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired worldwide rights?to Dave McCary’s BRIGSBY BEAR. The highly anticipated film, written by Kevin... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS WINS WORLDWIDE RIGHTS TO MAGGIE BETTS’ NOVITIATE

NEW YORK (January 22, 2017) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired worldwide rights to Maggie Betts’ NOVITIATE. The highly anticipated film is writer and director Betts’ feature debut. It recently premiered in competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival to rave reviews... More >>

ANNAPURNA PICTURES LAUNCHES NEW FULL SERVICE MARKETING AND DISTRIBUTION OPERATION

Los Angeles, CA (January 20, 2017) – Annapurna Pictures is launching its long planned, full-service distribution and marketing operation with Kathryn Bigelow’s UNTITLED DETROIT PROJECT, it was announced today. More >>

CELINE DION TO PERFORM ORIGINAL SONG “HOW DOES A MOMENT LAST FOREVER” FOR DISNEY’S “BEAUTY AND THE BEAST”

BURBANK, Calif. (Jan. 19, 2017) – Five-time GRAMMY® winning and best-selling recording artist Celine Dion will perform an all-new original song, “How Does A Moment Last Forever,” for Disney’s live-action “Beauty and the Beast.” The song will also be included on the film’s soundtrack. Written by eight-time Oscar®-winning composer Alan Menken (“The Little Mermaid,” “Aladdin”)... More >>

USC Libraries Name Finalists for 29-Annual Scripter Award

LOS ANGELES—The USC Libraries have named the finalists for the 29-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award. Since 1988, Scripter has honored the authors of printed works alongside the screenwriters who adapt their stories. Last year, the USC Libraries inaugurated a new Scripter award, for television adaptation.The television and film finalists compete in separate categories for their own Scripter award... More >>

PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURE AND ANIMATED THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURE NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2017 PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS

LOS ANGELES (January 10, 2017) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the motion picture nominations for the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards. The categories are The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures and The Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures. All 2017 Producers Guild Award winners will be announced on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel... More >>

THE WALT DISNEY STUDIOS TO HIT INDUSTRY-FIRST $7 BILLION AT GLOBAL BOX OFFICE TODAY

BURBANK, Calif. – December 19, 2016 – Today, The Walt Disney Studios will become the first studio ever to reach the $7 billion threshold at the global box office, setting a new industry record. With a powerful $290 million global debut for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Disney’s year-to-date grosses are $6,988.3 million from Jan. 1 through Dec. 18, 2016, including $2,700.4 million domestically, also an industry record, and $4,287... More >>

"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" box office update

Disney said Friday morning (12/16) that, "'ROGUE ONE' finished the evening with the biggest Thursday preview of the year with $29.0M, ahead of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ($27.7M) and Captain America: Civil War ($25.0M)... More >>

ANNETTE BENING TO RECEIVE CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT 28th ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FILM AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (December 13, 2016) – The 28th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Annette Bening with the Career Achievement Award at its annual Film Awards Gala. The Film Awards Gala, hosted by Mary Hart, will be held Monday, January 2 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The Festival runs January 2-16, 2017... More >>

PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA HONORS “LOVING” WITH 2017 STANLEY KRAMER AWARD

LOS ANGELES (December 8, 2016) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA), announced today the2017 Stanley Kramer Award will honor the feature film LOVING produced by Ged Doherty, p.g.a. & Colin Firth, p.g.a.; Sarah Green, p.g.a.; Nancy Buirski, p.g.a.; and Marc Turtletaub, p.g.a. & Peter Saraf, p.g.a. The Focus Features release is written and directed by Jeff Nichols, and stars Joel Edgerton... More >>

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARDS BUZZ PROGRAM

Palm Springs, CA (December 6, 2016) – The 28th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF), scheduled January 2-16, 2017, announced the films selected to compete for the FIPRESCI Award in the Awards Buzz section. The Festival wil... More >>

HIDDEN FIGURES TO RECEIVE ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE AWARD AT 28th ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FILM AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (December 1, 2016) – The 28th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival(PSIFF) will present the cast of Hidden Figures with the Ensemble Performance Award. Expected to attend are Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, and Jim Parsons. The Film Awards Gala... More >>

2017 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: COMPETITION AND NEXT LINEUP ANNOUNCED

Park City, UT — Sundance Institute convenes a full slate of provocative and agenda-setting independent films at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, beginning with today’s announcement of the 66 films selected for U.S. Competition, World... More >>

Manchester by the Sea NAMED 2016 BEST FILM OF THE YEAR BY THE NATIONAL BOARD OF REVIEW

New York, NY – (November 29, 2016) – The National Board of Review has named Manchester by the Sea2016’s Best Film of the Year, it was announced today, along with the organization’s other year-end honors... More >>

PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA TO HONOR IRWIN WINKLER WITH THE 2017 DAVID O. SELZNICK ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

LOS ANGELES (November 15, 2016) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that Irwin Winkler will be honored with the 2017 David O. Selznick Achievement Award recognizing the celebrated producer’s outstanding body of work in motion pictures. The award will be presented to Winkler at the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on January 28, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles... More >>

TOM HANKS TO RECEIVE THE ICON AWARD AT 28th ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FILM AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (November 10, 2016) – The 28th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Tom Hanks with the Icon Award at its annual Film Awards Gala for his performance in Sully. The Film Awards Gala... More >>

New Global Box Office Record For Disney

The Walt Disney Studios has posted its biggest year ever at the global box office with $5,851.4M through Nov. 1, surpassing the Studios’ previous calendar-year record of $5,843.8M set in 2015... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES ACADEMY AWARD® WINNING FILMMAKER MICHAEL HANEKE’S HAPPY END

NEW YORK (NOVEMBER 1, 2016) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired the North American and Latin American rights to Academy Award® winning filmmaker Michael Haneke’s HAPPY END. Written and directed by Haneke, the French production wrapped in late August... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES CINELOU’S THE COMEDIAN

THE COMEDIAN is produced by Hackford, Cinelou’s Mark Canton and Courtney Solomon, as well as Linson Entertainment’s Art Linson and John Linson. The film... More >>

“MAGNIFICENT SEVEN" RIDES TO THE TOP OF FANDANGO’S FANTICIPATION AND WEEKEND SALES

LOS ANGELES – September 22, 2016 – The modern remake of the classic western, ‘The Magnificent Seven,’ starring Denzel Washington & Chris Pratt, and Warner Animation Group’s animated adventure, ‘Storks’ are leading weekend sales on Fandango, with the films scoring 85 and 81 points, respectively, on... More >>

THE NATIONAL BOARD OF REVIEW WILL REVEAL RECIPIENTS OF 2016’S YEAR-END HONORS ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

New York, NY (September 6, 2016) – The National Board of Review announced today that the organization will name the recipients of its year-end honors on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. As previously announced, the awards will be handed out at the annual gala on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City (its home for over a decade) with Willie Geist returning as host for the third... More >>

New Orleans Film Society Announces 27th Annual New Orleans Film Festival, October 12th – 20th, 2016

New Orleans, La. (August 23rd, 2016)– The New Orleans Film Society (NOFS) announced today the feature competition lineup for the 27th annual New Orleans Film Festival (NOFF), taking place October 12th – 20th at venues across New Orleans, with an increased presence in the... More >>

"Finding Dory" Crosses $900M Globally

Disney Pixar’s Finding Dory crossed the $900M mark globally yesterday, becoming the fourth Walt Disney Studios release to reach... More >>

WOODY ALLEN ANNOUNCES THE CAST OF HIS LATEST FILM: JAMES BELUSHI, JUNO TEMPLE, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, KATE WINSLET

NEW YORK (July 7, 2016) – Woody Allen officially revealed the cast of his new untitled feature film starring James Belushi (“The.... More >>

JUNE PICTURES AND GETTIN’ RAD PRODUCTIONS TO PRODUCE “FUN MOM DINNER”

Los Angeles, CA – (June 22, 2016) – June Pictures, the independent filmmaker-driven production company based in Los Angeles, and Gettin’ Rad Productions announced today... More >>

WARCRAFT SHATTERS IMAX OPENING-DAY BOX OFFICE RECORDS; GROSSES $5.32 MILLION, OR RMB 35 MILLION ON 290 IMAX® SCREENS ACROSS CHINA

SHANGHAI – June 8, 2016 –IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) and IMAX China (HKSE: 1970) today announced that Warcraft, released by Legendary Pictures, scored a record-setting opening day – includingmidnight shows... More >>

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTFEST ANNOUNCES LINE-UP FOR 2016

Palm Springs, CA (June 2, 2016) – Now in its 22nd year, Palm Springs International ShortFest will showcase 327 films including 46 World Premieres, 63 North American Premieres and 13 U.S. Premieres. The selection... More >>

JAKE GYLLENHAAL’S NINE STORIES AMPS UP FILM DEVELOPMENT

May 26, 2016, New York, NY - Nine Stories and Bold Films are bringing Jo Nesbo’s critically acclaimed crime novel The Son to the big screen. Denis Villeneuve is set to direct... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS SOARS ON THE CROISETTE

NEW YORK (May 22, 2016) – Sony Pictures Classics has once again been a prevalent force in Cannes with their four highly critically acclaimed films, topped off by winning two awards last night... More >>

Disney Weekend 5/20 - 5/22 Global Estimates - "Captain America: Civil War," "Jungle Book" and “Zootopia"

As announced on Friday, Captain America: Civil War has now crossed the $1Bn global mark to become the fourth Marvel Cinematic Universe film... More >>

Captain America: Civil War - Thursday estimated results - Global BoxOffice - $991.0M to date

With $314M domestic and $677M international through May 19, Captain America: Civil War will cross the $1Bn global mark today on only its 24th day of global release.. More >>

Captain America: Civil War - Wednesday estimated results - Global BoxOffice $981.9 million to date

Captain America: Civil War is now the #1 grossing movie of 2016 globally to date... More >>

Captain America: Civil War - Tuesday estimated results - Global BoxOffice: $971.9 million to date

Captain America: Civil War estimated results for Tuesday May 17... More >>

Captain America: Civil War - Monday estimated results - Global BoxOffice: $957.1M to date

Captain America: Civil War estimated results for Monday May 16... More >>

Disney Weekend 5/13 - 5/15 Global Estimates - "Captain America: Civil War," "Jungle Book" and “Zootopia"

"Captain America: Civil War leapt the $800 million and $900 million marks this weekend to overtake the global cumes of "Spider-Man," "Batman v Superman" and "Spider-Man 3"... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES CANNES HIT TONI ERDMANN

Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all rights in North America and Latin America to TONI ERDMANN. The German film, written and directed by Maren Ade, screened “In Competition” yesterday at this year’s Cannes Film Festival to great critical acclaim... More >>

"Captain America: Civil War" - Wednesday estimated results - Global Boxoffice $765.8M to date

After just 16 days of release, Captain America: Civil War has now become the 2nd highest grossing international release of 2016 to date, behind only Zootopia... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES PAUL VERHOEVEN’S ELLE

NEW YORK (May 11, 2016) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired rights in North America, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe (excluding Russia) and Asia... More >>

‘THE MARTIAN’ DUO RIDLEY SCOTT AND DREW GODDARD TO RETEAM ON WESTERN ‘WRAITHS OF THE BROKEN LAND’ FOR FOX

LOS ANGELES, CA – MAY 10, 2016 – Ridley Scott will direct and Drew Goddard will adapt S. Craig Zahler’s western novel WRAITHS OF THE BROKEN LAND for Fox. Scott and Goddard most recently collaborated on Fox’s Academy Award-nominated... More >>

Disney Weekend 5/6 - 5/8 Global Estimates - "Captain America: Civil War"

"Captain America: Civil War" opened this weekend in North America to an estimated $181.8M, the 5th highest domestic opening in industry history. Marvel Studios now has 4 of the top 6 openings of all time... More >>

"Captain America: Civil War" - $25M Domestic Thursday Previews; $291.2M International

"Captain America: Civil War" posted a fantastic $25M in Thursday previews just behind last years’ "Avengers: Age of Ultron" and well ahead of other Marvel Cinematic... More >>

MATT ALVAREZ NAMED PRESIDENT OF PRODUCTION AT BROAD GREEN PICTURES

LOS ANGELES (May 5, 2016) – Broad Green Pictures has named Matt Alvarez president of production, it was announced today. Alvarez will be responsible for identifying new projects... More >>

OPEN ROAD FILMS & INSYNC + BEEMISBALKIND’S TRAILER FOR “SPOTLIGHT” WINS BEST OF SHOW AS THE CREATIVE COMMUNITY & FILM FANS CELEBRATE THE BEST IN MOTION PICTURE MARKETING AT THE 17Th ANNUAL GOLDEN TRAILER AWARDS

(Beverly Hills, May 4, 2016) -- Hollywood celebrated the best in motion picture marketing at the 17th Annual Golden Trailer Awards tonight in Beverly Hills. More than 1,100 studio marketing executives, movie fans, celebrities and trailer editors were on hand as Open Road Films and InSync... More >>

The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Ceremony Will Be January 29, 2017 TNT and TBS Will Live Simulcast the Sunday Event

LOS ANGELES (May 4, 2016) – SAG Awards® Executive Producer Kathy Connell today announced the key deadlines and dates leading up to the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. The annual celebration of outstanding performances in film and television will be simulcast live on TNT and... More >>

"THE JUNGLE BOOK" ROARS PAST $700M WORLDWIDE

With $255.8M domestically and $452.8M internationally, Disney’s The Jungle Book roared past the $700M mark at the global box office on Monday, May 2, for a global total of $708.6M... More >>

"Captain America: Civil War" - Monday estimated results - International Global Box Office $224.3M to date

"Captain America: Civil War" enjoyed a strong Monday internationally, posting $24M for the day with many international markets having local holidays due to May Day... More >>

'LEGO STAR WARS: THE FREEMAKER ADVENTURES' PREMIERES MONDAY, JUNE 20 ON DISNEY XD

Introducing new heroes and villains to the LEGO Star Wars universe, the animated television series "LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures" will premiere MONDAY, JUNE 20 (10:00 a.m. EDT), on Disney XD... More >>

“THE HITMAN'S BODYGUARD” BEGINS FILMING WITH RYAN REYNOLDS, SAMUEL L. JACKSON, GARY OLDMAN, ELODIE YUNG AND SALMA HAYEK

LONDON - Principal photography began today on Millennium Films' “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Elodie Yung and Salma Hayek... More >>

MIRAMAX OPTIONS MATTHEW QUICK’S “THE REASON YOU’RE ALIVE”

LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2016 – MIRAMAX announced today that it has won the bid to option the motion picture rights to “The Reason You’re Alive,” the new novel from New York Times bestselling author Matthew Quick... More >>

NOMINEES FOR 17th ANNUAL GOLDEN TRAILER AWARDS REVEALED

(Beverly Hills, CA, April 8, 2016) -- The Golden Trailer Awards, the entertainment industry's best and most fun-filled celebration devoted to the year's most outstanding achievements in motion picture and television marketing, announced today the nominees in the 17th annual competition that has emerged as one of the most anticipated and recognized events acknowledging the work of film marketers and companies that create movie trailers, commercials and posters worldwide. Evelyn Watters, Golden Trailer Awards Executive Director, announced the 2016 nominees along with the show's Executive Producer Monica Brady. GTA 17 will take place on Wednesday, May 4th at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills. More >>

LAKE BELL WRITES, DIRECTS AND STARS WITH ED HELMS IN “WHAT’S THE POINT?”

LOS ANGELES (March 23, 2016) – What’s the Point? (And Other Fair Questions About Marriage) written and to be directed by Lake Bell will commence production next month in Los Angeles. The comedy... More >>

PGA NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR “POWER OF DIVERSITY” PRODUCERS WORKSHOP

LOS ANGELES (March 23, 2016) --- The Producers Guild of America (PGA) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for its twelfth annual POWER of DIVERSITY Producers Workshop. Applications will be accepted until 6pm... More >>

BREAKING NEWS: ArcLight Cinemas Brings Epic WARCRAFT Towering Orgrim Character In-Theatre Experience

March 21, 2016 (Los Angeles, CA) Battle begins as ArcLight Cinemas, Legendary and Universal Pictures announce the launch of a traveling in-theater installation featuring a larger-than-life statue of Horde warrior... More >>

"The Angry Birds Movie" - International Day of Happiness Official Press Release now available

(New York, NY - March 18, 2016) - Red, the starring animated character voiced by US star Jason Sudeikis in the upcoming "The Angry Birds Movie," was named Honorary Ambassador for Green on the International Day of Happiness today at the United ... More >>

STARTING THIS SUNDAY: ArcLight Cinemas and Slamdance Takes Cinema Club Program Across the Country

LOS ANGELES (March 1, 2016) — ArcLight Cinemas and Slamdance are building on the success of the first year of the Slamdance Cinema Club at ArcLight Hollywood by expanding into ArcLight Chicago. Films featured in the upcoming series include award-winning and audience favorites from... More >>

Taxi Driver to have 40th Anniversary celebration at 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival

New York, NY – March 18, 2016 – The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, announced today that Martin Scorsese’s powerful psychological thriller Taxi Driver will celebrate its 40th Anniversary on April 21 at the 15th edition of the Festival. Starring Robert DeNiro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Leonard More >>

**GKIDS ANNOUNCES ENGLISH-LANGUAGE VOICE CAST FOR APRIL AND THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD**

NEW YORK, NY (March 17, 2016) – GKIDS, the eight-time Academy Award®-nominated distributor of animation for both adult and family audiences, announced the English voice cast for APRIL AND THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD, the highly anticipated latest feature... More >>

"Allegiant" & "Zootopia" in Fierce Competition in Fandango's Weekend Sales

LOS ANGELES – March 17, 2016 – “Allegiant,” the third film in Shailene Woodley’s “The Divergent Series,” and Disney’s “Zootopia,” are neck and neck at the top of Fandango’s Fanticipation movie buzz More >>

TOO LATE - Opening Weekend Box Office Announcement

Los Angeles, March 16, 2016 – In an age where straight-to-VOD, token day-and-date theatrical, and low quality digital projection have all become the norm, the filmmakers behind TOO LATE... More >>

Mondo Announces New STAR WARS & INDIANA JONES

Austin, TX - Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - Mondo is thrilled to announce its new partnership with Acme Archives to create and offer licensed prints for Star Wars andIndiana Jones, two of the greatest film series of all time. In 2010, Mondo artists created a stunning limited run of original... More >>

SXSW REMINDER: MIRAMAX® ACQUIRES ‘SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU’ FROM IM GLOBAL, WILL PARTNER WITH ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS ON THEATRICAL RELEASE

BERLIN, GERMANY/LOS ANGELES, CA (February 13, 2016) – Following last year’s successful release of MR. HOLMES, one of the year’s biggest independent films, MIRAMAX® announced today that it will reteam with Roadside Attractions on SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU, for which MIRAMAX® has acquired North... More >>

SPIELBERG AND FORD REUNITE AS INDIANA JONES RETURNS TO THEATERS JULY 19, 2019

Indiana Jones will return to the big screen on July 19, 2019, for a fifth epic adventure in the blockbuster series. Steven Spielberg, who directed all four previous films, will helm the as-yet-untitled project with star Harrison Ford reprising his iconic role. Franchise veterans... More >>

2016 Tribeca Film Festival Announces Television Programming: Tribeca Tune In

New York, NY [March 14, 2016] The 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced a further expansion of TV with a new program, Tribeca Tune In. The Festival will feature a combination of world premieres and special events, including season sneak peeks and finales, and dynamic... More >>

Horror Anthology HOLIDAYS to hit theaters 4/22

Los Angeles, CA (March 14, 2016) – Vertical Entertainment and XYZ Films have partnered to acquire the global distribution of the horror anthology HOLIDAYS, which was produced by John Hegeman’s Distant Corners... More >>

2016 Tribeca Film Festival announces Short Film Selections

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STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS - ³Secrets of the Force Awakens? to Premiere at SXSW

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5th Annual Sun Valley Film Festival Wraps and Announces Award Winners

Sun Valley, ID….The 5th annual Sun Valley Film Festival (SVFF), presented by Zions Bank, wrapped up a successful, high-energy festival with an intimate Saturday night dinner for SVFF Lifetime Vision Award... More >>

Alamo Drafthouse & Austin Beerworks Partner for EVERYBODY WANTS SOME Beer

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beIN MEDIA GROUP ACQUIRES MIRAMAX®

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Oscar Winner Brie Larson Stars in Academy Award Nominee for Best Picture "Room"

SANTA MONICA, CA (March 1, 2016) - Academy Award® and Golden Globe® winner Brie Larson (Best Actress, Room,2015) and Screen Actors Guild Award nominee Jacob Tremblay (Best Supporting Actor, Room, 2015) bring to... More >>

POWER RANGERS - Start of Production

SANTA MONICA, CA and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, February 29, 2016 — Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, announced that production on Saban’s Power Rangers will commence today in Vancouver. The film stars Elizabeth Banks as arch-villain Rita Repulsa, along with new Power Rangers Dacre Montgomery, RJ Cyler... More >>

BRAZIL COMES TOGETHER IN CELEBRATION OF ACADEMY AWARD® ANIMATED FEATURE NOMINEE BOY AND THE WORLD

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2016 Sun Valley Film Festival Announces New Special Guests and New Films Zamm.com x

Sun Valley, Idaho…. The 2016 Sun Valley Film Festival (SVFF), presented by Zions Bank, has confirmed that several new special industry guests, producer Chris Moore, actress Amy Smart and HGTV star and lifestyle expert Carter Oosterhouse, will present at its popular signature Coffee Talks, which... More >>

PARAMOUNT PICTURES ANNOUNCES START OF PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON ³BAYWATCH²

HOLLYWOOD, CA (February 25, 2016) – Paramount Pictures today announced that principal photography has commenced on “BAYWATCH,” starring Dwayne Johnson (“CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE,” “SAN ANDREAS,” “FAST & FURIOUS” franchise) and Zac Efron (“NEIGHBORS,” “MIKE AND DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES”). Production... More >>

2016 Indian Film Festival of LA Announces Line-Up

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Drafthouse Films to release "Dangerous Men" via MVD on April 5th

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Terrence Malick's 'Knight of Cups' to Premiere at Ace Hotel DTLA

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15th Annual Tribeca Film Festival to open with The First Monday in May

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2016 USC Scripter Awards Winners

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2016 Sun Valley Film Festival Announces Competition Finalists

Sun Valley, Idaho…. The 2016 Sun Valley Film Festival (SVFF), presented by Zions Bank, has announced the finalists for its signature competitions including The Film Lab, Screenwriters Lab High Scribe, Nat Geo... More >>

2016 PGA Produced By Conference Initial Speakers & Sessions

LOS ANGELES (February 19, 2016) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced the initial slate of speakers and session topics for its 8th annual Produced By Conference (PBC). This year, PBC’s headlining panels include a “360 Profile” round table discussion with All Def Digital principals... More >>

John Madden's MISS SLOANE begins principal photography - starring Jessica Chastain

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CHRISTIAN BALE & SCOTT COOPER RETEAM ON "HOSTILES"

LOS ANGELES (February 18, 2016) -- Christian Bale just closed his deal to star in HOSTILES, the next writing and directorial effort from Scott Cooper (BLACK MASS, CRAZY HEART). This marks the second time the pair will work together since collaborating... More >>

MICHAEL MOORE’S "WHERE TO INVADE NEXT" TO SCREEN FOR FREE IN FLINT MICHIGAN

NEW YORK (February 17, 2016) – Tom Quinn, Jason Janego, and Tim League, the distributors for Michael Moore’s new film, WHERE TO INVADE NEXT, announced today that Flint, Michigan residents will be able to see the film for free at local theaters... More >>

Gerard Butler Named Grand Marshal For The 58th Annual DAYTONA 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2016) – Actor Gerard Butler, star of the high-octane action thriller London Has Fallenthat opens in theaters nationwide March 4, will serve as the Grand Marshal for the 58th annual DAYTONA 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup... More >>

Birth.Movies.Death. launches fourth eBook, HORROR MOVIE A DAY: THE BOOK by Brian W. Collins

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P!NK TO PARTNER WITH DISNEY ON ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

BURBANK, CALIF. (February 12, 2016) – Walt Disney Studios is partnering with three-time GRAMMY®-winning singer/songwriter P!nk on the studio’s upcoming release “Alice Through the Looking... More >>

John Cho, Lena Dunham to star in REAGAN, the Black List's next Live Read (March 5)

LOS ANGELES, CA (February 15, 2016) - Just in time for primary season, the Black List has announced that John Cho and Lena Dunham will star in a live staged reading of Mike Rosolio’s 2015 Black List script REAGAN. The... More >>

SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE Cast Announcement

Culver City, CA, February 12, 2016 - Sony Pictures Animation today announced the addition of three new cast for the lineup of talent in the next Smurf adventure Smurfs: The Lost Village, hitting theaters... More >>

Fandango Fans Pick Black Widow, Thor, "Titanic," "Notebook" Characters as Most Dateable for V-Day

LOS ANGELES (February 12, 2016) – To celebrate Valentine’s Day and a passion for movies, Fandango playfully polled more than one thousand movie fans, asking them which classic and contemporary movie characters they’d want to be their date this holiday... More >>

Final Draft Awards Winners Announced

Los Angeles, CA (February 11, 2016) – Celebrating its 25th year as the industry standard for screenwriting software, Final Draft, Inc., a Cast & Crew Entertainment Company, announced this evening the winners of the 11th annual... More >>

LEGO Star Wars: THE FREEMAKER ADVENTURES Coming to Disney XD

"LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures" is an all-new animated television series scheduled to debut this summer on Disney XD in the U.S. The fun-filled adventure comedy series will introduce all-new heroes and villains in exciting adventures with many familiar Star... More >>

Mondo Gallery presents "No Longer / Not Yet: A Tribute to Richard Linklater"

Austin, TX - February 11, 2016 - Mondo Gallery is excited to announce its next show will celebrate director Richard Linklater's esteemed filmography including his newest film Everybody Wants Some, making its World Premiere at the SXSW... More >>

PARAMOUNT TO RELEASE DIESEL'S “xXx: THE RETURN OF XANDER CAGE”

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"Deadpool" Uncontrollable as Fandango's Top Ticket-Seller for Holiday Weekend

LOS ANGELES – February 10, 2016 – ”Deadpool” is killing it at the top of Fandango’s Fanticipation movie buzz indicator with an indestructible 93 out of 100 points. The highly-anticipated R-rated superhero movie has been the #1 film in Fandango’s daily sales for the last two weeks and is outselling last year’s superhero debut... More >>

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Crosses $900M Domestic Today; $2B Global Tomorrow

Today, in its 50th day of release, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is expected to cross the $900 million mark at the domestic box office. It is the only film in history to reach this milestone... More >>

"Panda" Leads Weekend Sales on Fandango, While "Deadpool" Suits Up for V-Day

LOS ANGELES – February 4, 2016 – ”Kung Fu Panda 3” commands a second round at the top of Fandango’s Fanticipation movie buzz indicator with a sturdy 77 out of 100 points, overpowering the other films currently playing and opening wide in theaters... More >>

Monty Python Terry Jones' BOOM BUST BOOM to open in US

February 4, 2016 (New York) - Bill and Ben Productions and Brainstorm Media announced today Terry Jones’ new feature documentary BOOM BUST BOOM, which shows the link between our unstable economy and how economics is taught. A mix of live action, animation, puppetry... More >>

Bleecker Street Dates "CAPTAIN FANTASTIC" for July 8, 2016

NEW YORK, NY – February 4, 2016 – Bleecker Street has announced the release date following sold out screenings at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. The film was written and directed by Matt Ross (28 HOTEL ROOMS), who was recently.. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS TAKES FOUR FILMS AT THE 2016 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

NEW YORK (February 3, 2016)?– Sony Pictures Classics has left the 2016 Sundance Film Festival with four diverse films to round out their already eclectic slate. They have acquired worldwide rights (excluding France and Germany) to Thorsten Schütte’s documentary... More >>

THEY WILL HAVE TO KILL US FIRST opens in US timed to Music Freedom Day 2016

New York – February 3, 2016 – Since 2007, March 3 has been declared Music Freedom Day around the globe. With unique musical events and initiatives in more than 30 countries, the day commemorating freedom of expression and human rights... More >>

New True Crime Doc Collection from AMC's SundanceNow Doc Club

New York, NY (February 3, 2015) - SundanceNow Doc Club, the advertising-free boutique SVOD service dedicated to documentaries and independent film from AMC Networks, announced today... More >>

Passion Pictures “We Are X” Wins World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award – Best Editing at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Awards

Los Angeles (February 2, 2016) -- “We Are X,” the documentary produced by two-time Academy Award winner John Battsek (Searching For Sugarman, Listen To Me Marlon,) of Passion Films and directed by Stephen Kijack... More >>

Outstanding Film and Television Performances Honored at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 30, 2016) —The Screen Actors Guild Awards® presented its coveted Actor® statuettes for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2015 at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® held Saturday, Jan. 30... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES JOHN KRASINSKI’S THE HOLLARS

NEW YORK (January 29, 2016) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all rights in the US and Asia to John Krasinski’s THE HOLLARS. Directed by Krasinski (BRIEF INTERVIEWS WITH HIDEOUS MEN) with a script from Jim Strouse (PEOPLE PLACES THINGS), the film is premiering... More >>

Disney XD Greenlights New Live-Action Series "MECH-X4"

Disney XD has ordered "MECH-X4," formerly "MTX!," a new live-action sci-fi adventure comedy series centered on a heroic team of four teenage boys who take on the responsibility of controlling a giant... More >>

Voting for the 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards® Closes Friday, Jan. 29

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 28, 2016) — Balloting for this year’s Actor® recipients will close at noon tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 29 (PT). The results will be tallied by Integrity Voting Systems, the SAG Awards’ official teller, and sealed until the envelopes are opened onstage by the presenters at the 22nd... More >>

THE HASTY PUDDING THEATRICALS CELEBRATE KERRY WASHINGTON AS 2016 WOMAN OF THE YEAR

CAMBRIDGE, MA (January 28, 2016) – The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, welcomed Golden Globe and Emmy Awards nominated actress, KERRY WASHINGTON to Harvard University, where she received... More >>

KATHRYN BIGELOW TO DIRECT ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY WRITTEN BY MARK BOAL. OSCAR-WINNING DUO TO PRODUCE “UNTITLED DETROIT PROJECT” WITH ANNAPURNA PICTURES’ MEGAN ELLISON AND MATTHEW BUDMAN

OS ANGELES, CA, JANUARY 28, 2016--Kathryn Bigelow will direct, as well as produce with Mark Boal and Annapurna’s Megan Ellison and Matthew Budman an as yet untitled true crime drama from an original... More >>

More New Presenters Announced for Saturday's Screen Actors Guild Awards

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 28, 2016) — Patricia Arquette, Abraham Attah, Jason Bateman, Bryan Cranston, Taye Diggs, Jon Hamm, Keegan?Michael Key, Diane Lane, Julia Louis?Dreyfus, Helen Mirren, Pedro Pascal, Jeremy Renner and J.K. Simmons will be presenters... More >>

New Presenters Announced for Saturday's Screen Actors Guild Awards

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 27, 2016) — Idris Elba, Anna Faris, Corey Hawkins, SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard, O’Shea Jackson, Jr., Michael Keaton, Anthony Mackie, Rachel McAdams, Jason Mitchell, Mark Ruffalo, Susan Sarandon and Kristen Wiig will be presenters... More >>

Tony Hale and Vitalie Taittinger Will Toast the Opening of the 22nd SAG Awards Red Carpet Roll Out

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 27, 2016) – Six-time Actor® nominee Tony Hale ("Veep,” "Arrested Development.") will join Vitalie Taittinger, Champagne Taittinger Artistic Director, to open the red carpet for the 22nd Annual Screen... More >>

Press Release: "Lazer Team" Passes $1 million in Pre-Sales

AUSTIN, TX January 27, 2016 – Lazer Team, the first feature film created by Fullscreen’s pioneering production company Rooster Teeth, has sold over 100,000 tickets in pre-sale grossing over $1 Million USD worldwide to date for the release of the science... More >>

GKIDS TO PRESENT ITS EIGHT OSCAR®-NOMINATED FILMS IN THE “GKIDS ANIMATED 8” RETROSPECTIVE SERIES

New York, NY – January 26, 2016 - GKIDS, the distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, is celebrating its double nomination in the Best Animated Feature category by bringing all... More >>

New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival Announces Complete 2016 Slate

NEW YORK (January 25, 2016) – Oscar® qualifying New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival has announced the complete lineup for its 2016 event, which runs February 26-March 20 at New York’s Bow Tie Chelsea, DGA Theater, IFC Center, Museum of the Moving Image, Scandinavia... More >>

2016 Producers Guild Awards

LOS ANGELES (January 23, 2016) – Tonight the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced this year’s winning motion picture, television, and new media productions at the 27th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. The Jerry Seinfeld-created web... More >>

TNT and TBS Expand Digital and Social Media Experience for 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 22, 2016) – TNT and TBS are set to expand the digital and social media experience surrounding the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, making this year's ceremony the most digitally connected yet. As in past years, the networks are once again teaming... More >>

Embargoed: FINAL DRAFT announces nominees for the Screenwriters Choice Awards

Los Angeles, CA – Celebrating its 25th year as the industry standard for screenwriting software, Final Draft, Inc. today announced the nominees for the 11 annual Screenwriters Choice Awards (SCA). The screenwriting competition is voted on... More >>

“Preacher” extends Sony TV’s Commitment to ABQ, Set to film at ABQ Studios

Albuquerque, NM – January 22, 2016 – The New Mexico Film Office has announced that the series for “Preacher”,produced by Sony Pictures Television and airing on AMC, will film in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and at Albuquerque Studios... More >>

Producers Guild Awards To Feature Lady Gaga Performance

LOS ANGELES (January 21, 2016) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA), announced today that Lady Gaga will appear at the 27th Annual Producers Guild Awards to perform “Til It Happens to You,” the critically acclaimed, Oscar®-nominated song from the feature documentary, THE HUNTING GROUND. Producer Amy Ziering... More >>

VIMEO UNVEILS “SHARE THE SCREEN,” A NEW PROGRAM TO ELEVATE FEMALE FILMMAKERS

PARK CITY, UTAH (January 21, 2015) – Vimeo, in an effort to help close the gender-equality gap in the entertainment industry, announced today from the 2016 Sundance... More >>

Disney Sets New Dates for STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII and PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES

The Walt Disney Studios has announced new release dates for upcoming films from two of its major franchises. Star Wars: Episode VIII, originally scheduled for release on May 26, 2017, will now debut on December 15, 2017. The move follows the extraordinary... More >>

22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® “By the Numbers”

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 20, 2016) - The style and décor of the 22nd Annual® Screen Actors Guild Awards® is the very definition of elegance. Delicate chandeliers flourish over the audience and stage like sparkling clouds, while the stage is outlined by gleaming tubes... More >>

“THE FINEST HOURS” HEROES FOR HEROES PROGRAM KICKS OFF IN CHICAGO ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 19

BURBANK, CALIF. (January 19, 2016) – Walt Disney Studios announces “The Finest Hours” Heroes for Heroes program, a screening series designed to honor real-life heroes and their families sponsored by... More >>

SHORTSHD™ THE SHORT MOVIE CHANNEL TO RELEASE OSCAR® NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2016 IN THEATRES ON FRIDAY JANUARY 29

Los Angeles, CA January 19, 2016--- ShortsHD™, the Only Short Film Channel (www.shorts.tv), working with Magnolia Pictures, will open “THE OSCAR® NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2016 on over 400 screens across the United States, Canada, Europe and Latin America on Friday... More >>

TYLER PERRY STUDIOS ANNOUNCES “BOO! A MADEA HALLOWEEN” TO BE DISTRIBUTED BY LIONSGATE

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 19, 2016) – Tyler Perry Studios announced today that they have started production on a new Madea film, Boo! A Madea Halloween, which will be distributed by Lionsgate (NYSE... More >>

THE PERFECT MATCH opens Mar. 11

LOS ANGELES (January 19, 2016) – Lionsgate’s Codeblack Films launched the debut trailer of its latest film, THE PERFECT MATCH, a romantic comedy executive produced by Queen Latifah and starring Terrence J. (“Think Like a... More >>

Actor® Statuettes Cast for 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

Los Angeles (Jan. 19, 2016) – The Actor® statuettes—which this year’s 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® honorees will receive for outstanding performances in 2015—have been cast in solid bronze at the American Fine Arts Foundry in... More >>

Sundance Institute Launches New Initiative to Support Inventive Artistic Practice in Nonfiction Film

Los Angeles, CA — Sundance Institute, one of the world’s largest grant makers to documentary film, today announced the ‘Art of Nonfiction’ initiative, which will expand the Institute’s existing support for documentaries exploring contemporary... More >>

11th ANNUAL FINAL DRAFT AWARDS TO INDUCT PAUL SCHRADER AS HALL OF FAME HONOREE

Los Angeles, CA (January 15, 2016) – Celebrating its 25th year as the industry standard for screenwriting software, Final Draft, Inc. has announced Paul Schrader as its Hall of Fame Award honoree for the 11th annual Final Draft Awards. This year, Final Draft will also partner with the Writers... More >>

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Thursday estimated results - Global GBO $1,792.6M to date

Star Wars: The Force Awakens estimated results for Thursday January 14: Dom: $3.1M Represents 7% of the weekend Int’l: $8.8M Represents 8% of the weekend GLOBAL: $11.9M Represents 8% of the weekend... More >>

SAM ROCKWELL, JEFFREY TAMBOR, STEVE COOGAN, NINA ARIANDA, DAVE ATTELL, AND TYLER THE CREATOR STAR IN R-RATED ANIMATED FEATURE THE ADVENTURES OF DRUNKY

BROOKLYN, NY (January 14, 2016) - Augenblick Studios (Ugly Americans, Wonder Showzen, Superjail) has started production on the animated feature film THE ADVENTURES... More >>

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Wednesday estimated results - Global GBO $1,780.7M to date

Star Wars: The Force Awakens estimated results for Wednesday January 13:Dom: $3.1M Represents 7% of the weekend Int’l: $10.9M Represents 11% of the weekend GLOBAL: $14.0M Represents 10% of the weekend... More >>

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Monday estimated results - Global GBO $1,766.6M to date

Star Wars: The Force Awakens estimated results for Tuesday January 12: Dom: $3.8M Represents 9% of the weekend Int’l: $11.5M Represents 11% of the weekend GLOBAL: $15.3M Represents 11% of the weekend... More >>

FANS OFFERED OPPORTUNITY TO SEE “THE BOY” WITH THEIR FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA STARS AT SPECIAL NATIONWIDE “THE BOY” HOMETOWN FAN PREMIERES IN 15 KEY CITIES ON JANUARY 20

(Burbank, January 11, 2016) — STX Entertainment and Lakeshore Entertainment have arranged a once-in-a-lifetime experience for fans to see the new horror movie The Boy at 15 exclusive red carpet screenings before the general public has an opportunity to see the film. The PG-13... More >>

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Monday estimated results - Global GBO $1,751.3M to date

Star Wars: The Force Awakens estimated results for Monday January 11: Dom: $3.1M Represents 7% of the weekend Int’l: $14.2M Represents 14% of the weekend... More >>

Anonymous Content Takes Home Golden Globes for both Best Motion Picture - Drama and Best TV Series - Drama

In taking home top honors for its feature film “The Revenant” and its cable series “Mr. Robot” at tonight's 73rd Golden Globe Awards, Anonymous Content has become one of the first independent production companies to win both Best Motion Picture... More >>

2016 Sundance Film Festival to Feature Conversations with Christopher Nolan, Colin Trevorrow, Reggie Watts, Norman Lear, Lena Dunham, Chelsea Handler, Charlie Kaufman, Werner Herzog, John Krasinski, Thomas Middleditch

Park City, UT — Adding to the excitement of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival’s onscreen films and episodic programming, Sundance Institute announced today the lineup for its offscreen panels... More >>

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Thursday estimated results - Global GBO $1,591.7M to date

Star Wars: The Force Awakens estimated results for Thursday January 7: Dom: $6.0M Represents 7% of the weekendInt’l: $9.0M Represents 9% of the weekend GLOBAL: $15.0M Represents 8% of the weekend... More >>

Tribeca Enterprises names Andrew Essex CEO, Jane Rosenthal steps up to Executive Chair

January 7, 2016 - [New York, NY] — Tribeca Enterprises co-founder Jane Rosenthal today announced that Andrew Essex has been named CEO of Tribeca Enterprises. In his new role, the former Vice Chair and founding CEO of creative agency... More >>

USC Libraries Name Finalists for 28-Annual Scripter Award, Include Television Writing for the First TimeUSC Libraries Name Finalists for 28-Annual Scripter Award, Include Television Writing for the First Time

LOS ANGELES—The USC Libraries have named the finalists for the 28-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award. Since 1988, Scripter has honored the authors of printed works alongside the screenwriters... More >>

SAG Awards Red Carpet Bleacher Seats Up for Bid Through January 17

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 7, 2016) – The SAG Awards® Red Carpet Bleacher Seat Auction, the second in a trio of online auctions benefitting the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, begins today at 9 p.m. (ET) / 6 p.m. (PT) at sagawards.org/auction. Film and television... More >>

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Wednesday estimated results - Global GBO $1,576.6M to date

Star Wars: The Force Awakens estimated results for Wednesday January 6: Dom: $6.2M Represents 7% of the weekend Int’l: $13.1M Represents 14% of the weekend GLOBAL: $19.3M... More >>

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Becomes Highest Grossing Domestic Film of All-Time

This afternoon (1/6/16), with early box office results in, Star Wars: The Force Awakens became the highest grossing film of all time in the domestic market, surpassing the $760.5M lifetime gross of Avatar in a record-shattering... More >>

CHRISTINA HENDRICKS JOINS BAD SANTA 2 FOR MIRAMAX® AND BROAD GREEN

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 6, 2016) – Emmy nominated actress Christina Hendricks has joined the cast of BAD SANTA 2 Miramax®and Broad Green Pictures announced today. Hendricks will play a new character, “Diane,” who... More >>

Drafthouse Films Acquires RAIDERS!: THE STORY OF THE GREATEST FAN FILM EVER MADE

AUSTIN, TEXAS- Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - Drafthouse Films has acquired the worldwide rights to Jeremy Coon and Tim Skousen's Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made, a documentary about two friends' lifelong... More >>

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Tuesday estimated results - Global GBO $1,557.3M to date

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Tuesday estimated results - Global GBO $1,557.3M to date... More >>

PRODUCTION COMMENCES ON LUC BESSON'S "VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS" STARRING DANE DEHAAN AND CARA DELEVINGNE

JANUARY 6, 2016 (PARIS, FRANCE) – Principle photography has commenced on the Luc Besson written and directed film VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS starring Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne, slated for release July 21, 2017. Besson based his screenplay... More >>

Producers Guild Awards Nominees for Theatrical Motion Picture, Animated Theatrical Motion Picture & Long-Form Television

LOS ANGELES (January 5, 2016) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the motion picture, long-form television, digital series, sports programs and additional television nominations for the 27th Annual Producers Guild Awards. The categories... More >>

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Monday estimated results - Global GBO $1,536.3M to date

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Monday estimated results - Global GBO $1,536.3M to date... More >>

The Walt Disney Studios – Final 2015 Box Office Grosses

2015 marks The Walt Disney Studios’ biggest box office year ever domestically, internationally, and globally. The Studio passed $5B globally on 12/21/15 and $2B domestically on 12/25/15 for the first time ever, and surpassed $3.5B internationally, also for the first time... More >>

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” Voted Most Anticipated 2016 Film in Fandango Moviegoer Survey

LOS ANGELES—January 4, 2016 - Fandango, the nation’s leading digital destination for all things movies, surveyed movie goers during the last weeks of December about the films, stars and roles they are looking... More >>

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Wednesday estimated results - Global GBO $1,293.1M to date

Star Wars: The Force Awakens estimated results for Wednesday December 30: Dom: $28.1M Represents 19% of the weekend Int’l: $36.7M Represents 27% of the weekend GLOBAL: $64.8M... More >>

THE BIG SHORT TO RECEIVE ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE AWARD AT 27th ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (December 30, 2015) – The 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present its Ensemble Performance Award to the film The Big Short. The award will honor the film’s cast, which... More >>

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Tuesday estimated results - Global GBO $1,228.3M to date

Star Wars: The Force Awakens estimated results for Tuesday December 29: Dom: $29.5M Represents 20% of the weekend Int’l: $37.7M Represents 28% of the weekend GLOBAL: $67.2M... More >>

BRYAN CRANSTON TO RECEIVE SPOTLIGHT AWARD, ACTOR AT 27th ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (December 29, 2015) – The 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Bryan Cranston with the Spotlight Award, Actor at its annual Awards Gala. The Gala will also present awards... More >>

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Monday estimated results - Global GBO $1,161.1M to date

Star Wars: The Force Awakens estimated results for Monday December 28: Dom: $31.4M Represents 21% of the weekend Int’l: $39.4M Represents 29% of the weekend... More >>

“STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS” VOTED BEST PICTURE OF THE YEAR BY MOVIEGOERS IN FANDANGO SURVEY

LOS ANGELES (December 28, 2015) – Fandango, the leading digital destination for all things movies, surveyed moviegoers nationwide during the last weeks of December on their favorite films of 2015—and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” was... More >>

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Wednesday estimated results - Global GBO $765.9M to date

Star Wars: The Force Awakens estimated results for Wednesday December 23: Dom: $38.1M Represents 15% of the weekend Int’l: $38.4M Represents 16% of the weekend... More >>

“STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS” POWERS UP FOR ANOTHER UNSTOPPABLE WEEKEND AT TOP OF FANDANGO’S FANTICIPATION BUZZ INDICATOR AND WEEKEND TICKET SALES

LOS ANGELES – December 23, 2015 – “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is powering up for a second historic weekend at the top of Fandango’sFanticipation movie buzz indicator with a rare 100 out of 100 points. The... More >>

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Tuesday estimated results - Global GBO $689.2M to date

Star Wars: The Force Awakens estimated results for Tuesday December 22: Dom: $37.3M Represents 15% of the weekend Int’l: $41.3M Represents 17% of the weekend... GLOBAL: $78.6M More >>

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Monday estimated results - Global GBO $610.8M to date

Star Wars: The Force Awakens estimated results for Monday December 21: Dom: $40.1M Represents 16% of the weekend Int’l: $41.7M Represents 17% of the weekend... More >>

FANDANGO CRUSHES RECORDS BY SELLING MORE THAN 37% OF DOMESTIC OPENING WEEKEND BOX OFFICE DOLLARS FOR “STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS,” THE LARGEST TICKETING SHARE FOR ANY MOVIE IN COMPANY HISTORY

LOS ANGELES - December 21, 2015 -- Fandango, the nation's leading digital destination for all things movies, announced today that it sold more than 37% of the estimated $247 million* opening weekend ticket sales (Thursday night through Sunday) for... More >>

“STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS” BREAKS FANDANGO’S ALL-TIME TICKETING RECORD EVEN BEFORE IT OPENS

LOS ANGELES (December 17, 2015) – The year’s most anticipated movie, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” doesn’t screen in movie theaters nationwide until tonight, but it has already broken Fandango’s... More >>

SABAN FILMS ANNOUNCES EARLY 2016 THEATRICAL AND PREMIUM VOD RELEASES

LOS ANGELES – December 17, 2015 – Saban Films, the feature film domestic distribution company that launched in 2014, announced today the 2016 first quarter slate of theatrical and premium VOD release dates. Early next year’s titles are: Stand Off starring Laurence Fishburne and Thomas Jane, Backtrack... More >>

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ADDS SEVEN FILMS AND EVENTS FOR 2016 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

Park City, UT — Squeezing in even more independent awesomeness, Sundance Institute has added two new feature films, two special events and three archive films to the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, January 21-31 in... More >>

CHADWICK BOSEMAN TO STAR IN “MARSHALL” COURTROOM THRILLER TO BE DIRECTED BY REGINALD HUDLIN

LOS ANGELES (December 16, 2015) – Actor Chadwick Boseman (“42,” “Captain America: Civil War,” “Get on Up”) will star as legendary attorney Thurgood Marshall in MARSHALL, a courtroom thriller directed by Oscar® nominee Reginald Hudlin (producer of “Django Unchained”). MARSHALL focuses on a provocative... More >>

The Most Outstanding Films and TV Programs of The Year

Each year, AFI recognizes the year's most culturally and artistically significant films and television programs with AFI AWARDS. This almanac documents works of excellence and is the only national honor for the entertainment community's creative teams as a whole, celebrating... More >>

FIFTEENTH ANNUAL TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL, PRESENTED BY AT&T, ANNOUNCES FIRST ROUND OF SPEAKERS AT THE TRIBECA FESTIVAL HUB, VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCES, AND A NEW PANEL SERIES: TRIBECA TALKS: STORYTELLERS

New York, NY (December 16, 2015) – The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, which will host its 15th edition April 13-24, 2016 in New York City, today announced a new platform, Tribeca Talks: Storytellers, a series of in-depth conversations... More >>

PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA HONORS “THE HUNTING GROUND” WITH 2016 STANLEY KRAMER AWARD

LOS ANGELES (December 16, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA), announced today the 2016 Stanley Kramer Award will honor the feature documentary, THE HUNTING GROUND, produced by Academy Award-nominee Amy Ziering (THE INVISIBLE WAR) and written and directed by Academy Award-nominee Kirby Dick (THE INVISIBLE WAR, TWIST OF FATE). The award will be... More >>

MATT DAMON TO RECEIVE CHAIRMAN’S AWARD AT 27th ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (December 15, 2015) – The 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Matt Damon with the Chairman’s Award at its annual Awards Gala. This year’s Awards Gala will be hosted by Mary Hart on... More >>

"Star Wars" Blasting into Hyperdrive, Obliterating Advance Ticket Sales Records on Fandango

LOS ANGELES – December 15, 2015 – The long-awaited “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has blasted to the top of Fandango’s Fanticipation movie buzz indicator with a rare 100 out of 100 points. As Fandango’s top advance ticket-seller of all time, “The Force Awakens” has obliterated records, outselling all previous titles in the company’s... More >>

“THE POWER OF WORDS: BOOK TO SCREEN” RETURNS TO PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Palm Springs, CA (December 10, 2015) – The 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF)will host the 2nd annual two-day symposium “The Power of Words: Book to Screen,” curated by Barbara Keller and Susan Rosser. The event will take place on Thursday, January 7 at the Hilton... More >>

ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE CINEMA AND ANNA PURNA PICTURES JOIN FORCES TO KEEP LE VIDEO ARCHIVE COLLECTION TOGETHER IN A NEW LOCATION

San Francisco, CA - December 9, 2015 - Following the November closing of long-running San Francisco neighborhood video store and archive Le Video, it was announced today that Alamo Drafthouse founder and CEO... More >>

Nominations Announced for the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 9, 2015) – Nominees for the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® for outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances in film and television of 2015, as well as the nominees for outstanding action performances by film and television... More >>

THE PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES 2016 PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS NOMINEES FOR TELEVISION SERIES/SPECIALS

LOS ANGELES (December 8, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today its Television Series/Specials nominees that will advance in the voting process for the 27th Annual Producers Guild Awards. All other nominations... More >>

Legendary Filmmaker Oliver Stone to be honored with Lifetime Vision Award at 2016 Sun Valley Film Festival

Sun Valley, ID (December 7, 2015) – Oliver Stone, Academy Award®-winning writer and director, will be honored with the Lifetime Vision Award at the 2016 Sun Valley Film Festival, (SVFF), March... More >>

22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Announces Distinguished Creative Team

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 7, 2015) – Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced the team that will create and implement this year’s 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) / 5:00 p.m. (PT) from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition... More >>

Michael Fassbender to Receive International Star Award at 27th Annual PSIFF Awards Gala

Palm Springs, CA (December 4, 2015) – The 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Michael Fassbender with the International Star Award, Actor at its annual Awards Gala. The Gala will also present awards to previously announced honorees Cate Blanchett, Johnny Depp, Brie Larson, Tom McCarthy and Saoirse... More >>

PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA HONORS INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGIC WITH VISIONARY VANGUARD AWARD

LOS ANGELES (December 3, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) will be the recipient of the inaugural Visionary Vanguard Award. President Lynwen Brennan... More >>

Anna Faris and Anthony Mackie to Announce the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Nominations on Wednesday, Dec. 9

LOS ANGELES (December 2, 2015) – Anna Faris (Mom, the Scary Movie franchise) and Anthony Mackie (Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Hurt Locker) will announce the nominees for the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® on Wednesday, Dec. 9 at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced... More >>

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES FILMS IN COMPETITION AND NEXT FOR 2016 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

Park City, UT — Offering a first look at the year ahead in independent film, culture and new ideas, Sundance Institute announced today the 65 films selected for the U.S. Competition, World Competition and out-of-competition NEXT category set to premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, January 21-31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden... More >>

MARVEL’S “DOCTOR STRANGE” BEGINS PRODUCTION

BURBANK, CALIF. (November 24, 2015)—Marvel Studios announced today that production has begun on “Doctor Strange,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch (“Black Mass,” “The Imitation Game”), Chiwetel Ejiofor (“12 Years a Slave,” “The Martian”), Rachel McAdams (“Southpaw,” “Sherlock Holmes”) and Michael Stuhlbarg... More >>

DISNEY AND GOOGLE OFFER FANS EXTRAORDINARY INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCES TO CELEBRATE STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

BURBANK, CALIF. (November 23, 2015)—Disney announced today that in an unprecedented collaboration with Google, Star Wars fans will have an opportunity to share in immersive experiences—Awaken the Force Within... More >>

THE PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES 2016 PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS NOMINEES FOR DOCUMENTARY THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES

LOS ANGELES (November 23, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today its Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures nominees that will advance in the voting process for the 27th Annual Producers Guild... More >>

Brie Larson to Receive Breakthrough Performance Award at 27th Annual PSIFF Awards Gala

Palm Springs, CA (November 20, 2015) – The 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Brie Larsonwith the Breakthrough Performance Award at its annual Awards Gala. The Gala will... More >>

PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA’S “PRODUCED BY CONFERENCE 2016” SET FOR JUNE 4-5 AT SONY PICTURES

LOS ANGELES (November 20, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that its eighth annual “Produced By Conference” will be hosted by Sony Pictures on the studio lot in Culver City, CA June 4-5, 2016. A... More >>

KATHY BATES JOINS BAD SANTA 2 FOR MIRAMAX® AND BROAD GREEN

LOS ANGELES, CA (November 19, 2015) – Miramax® and Broad Green Pictures announced today that Oscar®, Golden Globe and Emmy winner Kathy Bates (Misery, Titanic, Dolores Claiborne) will join the cast of BAD SANTA 2 as Sunny Soke... More >>

HARRISON FORD AND OMAZE SURPRISE FANS TO ANNOUNCE A CHANCE TO MEET HIM AND THE CAST AT THE PREMIERE OF STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

LOS ANGELES, CA, NOVEMBER 19, 2015 – Today in a special behind-the-scenes video, Harrison Ford surprised donors from around the world with the announcement of a new Omaze fundraising campaign in support of Star Wars: Force... More >>

THE FORCE AWAKENS FASHION WORLD WITH NEW CHARITY INITIATIVE

Glendale, Calif. (November 17, 2015) – In celebration of Lucasfilm’s highly anticipated film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Disney Consumer Products and Bloomingdale's are joining forces... More >>

AUTHOR BOB WALDNER’S SECOND NOVEL “THE PROPHET OF MARATHON” NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON

New York, NY – November 9, 2015 – Esteemed author of Peripheral Involvement Bob Waldner released his sophomore endeavor, fictional thriller The Prophet of Marathon, on Amazon this month. The novel, which... More >>

JOHNNY DEPP TO RECEIVE DESERT PALM ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT 27th ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (November 17, 2015) – The 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Johnny Deppwith the Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actor at its annual Awards Gala for his performance in “Black Mass.” Each year the festival selects an actor and actress... More >>

ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE AND BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH. UNVEIL MUST-OWN COMMEMORATIVE ISSUE TO CELEBRATE "STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS"

Austin, TX - Tuesday, November 17, 2015 -This December audiences return to a galaxy far, far away with STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, and Alamo Drafthouse and BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH. are commemorating this cinematic event by releasing a double-sized collector's issue extravaganza... More >>

FILMING TO BEGIN ON GROUNDSWELL PRODUCTIONS’ “BIRTH OF THE DRAGON”

George Nolfi to Direct a Script by Academy Award nominees Christopher Wilkinson and Stephen J. Rivele. Film Centers around Legendary Fight that Launched Bruce Lee to Martial Arts Stardom; Academy Award nominee Michael London... More >>

SAOIRSE RONAN TO RECEIVE INTERNATIONAL STAR AWARD AT 27th ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (November 13, 2015) – The 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Saoirse Ronanwith the International Star Award at its annual Awards Gala. The International Star Award recognizes an actor or actress who has achieved both critical and commercial... More >>

PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA TO HONOR DAVID HEYMAN WITH THE 2016 DAVID O. SELZNICK ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

LOS ANGELES (November 12, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that celebrated producer David Heyman will be honored with the 2016 David O. Selznick Achievement Award, recognizing the producer’s... More >>

dream/killer

In the fall of 2005, 19-year-old Ryan Ferguson was convicted of murder and sentenced to 40-years in prison based on someone else’s dream. Over the next ten years while Ryan languished in prison, his father Bill engaged in a tireless crusade to find... More >>

The Scent of Rain and Lightning Begins Production in Oklahoma

SORAL LLC, in association with the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), is pleased to announce that production of the feature film THE SCENT OF RAIN AND LIGHTNING has commenced. Based upon the best-selling novel by Nancy Pickard... More >>

Filmmaker Havana Marking Receives Sundance Institute and TED Award for Documentary on Corruption in Ukrainian Gov’t

Los Angeles, CA — The second Sundance Institute | TED Prize Filmmaker Award, including a $125,000 grant, has been awarded to Havana Marking for her short documentary Bloody Money about corruption in the Ukrainian government... More >>

BEN STILLER’S RED HOUR PARTNERS WITH BOLD FILMS ON A NEW SLATE OF FILM, TELEVISION & DIGITAL PROJECTS

Los Angeles, CA – November 9, 2015 – Red Hour announced today that it is partnering with Bold Films to produce a new slate of both comedic and dramatic film, television and digital... More >>

CATE BLANCHETT TO RECEIVE DESERT PALM ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT 27th ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (November 6, 2015) – The 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Cate Blanchettwith the Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actress at its annual Awards Gala for her performances in both Carol and Truth. This is the first award announced... More >>

NEWLY NAMED SAG-AFTRA FOUNDATION ANNOUNCED

LOS ANGELES (November 6, 2015) – For the first time, the SAG-AFTRA Foundation unveiled its new name, reflecting the moniker of its parent union which experienced a similar title change in 2012... More >>

PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA TO HONOR SHONDA RHIMES WITH THE 2016 NORMAN LEAR ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN TELEVISION

LOS ANGELES (November 5, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that powerhouse television producer Shonda Rhimes will be honored with the 2016 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television, recognizing... More >>

SUNDANCENOW DOC CLUB LAUNCHES RETROSPECTIVE OF VETERAN, BRITISH FILMMAKER KIM LONGINOTTO IN CONJUNCTION WITH HER UPCOMING DOC NYC AWARD

New York, NY (November 5, 2015) - SundanceNow Doc Club, the advertising-free boutique SVOD service dedicated solely to documentaries, announced today that it is presenting a retrospective of eight films, available to stream now exclusively... More >>

WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS’ “FROZEN” CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAY SEASON BY REMINDING EVERYONE THAT “FAMILY IS THE BEST GIFT OF ALL.”

BURBANK, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2015) – Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Frozen” ushers in the holidays by wishing all fans a wonderful season, celebrating that “Family Is The Best Gift of All,” through a holiday message, “Frozen”-related... More >>

Music Choice Celebrates 2015’s Fan Favorite Music Videos with "MC 100" Annual Top 100 Song Countdown Premieres November 24th at 8PM/7C on Music Choice Play & November 27th on Music Choice Video On Demand and Audio Channels

November 4, 2015 (NEW YORK) – Music Choice will countdown the top 100 music videos of 2015 with the multi-platform video and music network's 4th annual, special called "MC 100." For the first time ever, the special will be broken... More >>

REPUBLIC RECORDS ANNOUNCES THE “LOVE THE COOPERS” OFFICIAL SOUNDTRACK ALBUM OUT NOVEMBER 13

New York, NY November 4, 2015 - REPUBLIC RECORDS will release the “Love the Coopers” Official Soundtrack Album. Capturing the Coopers' holiday theme, the soundtrack includes the studio reunion of Robert... More >>

Finalists Announced for Inaugural True Productions / SIFF Documentary Filmmaking Grant

Seattle, WA -- November 3, 2015 -- True Productions and the Seattle International Film Festival have selected four finalists contending for the 2015 True Productions / SIFF $50,000 Documentary Filmmakers Grant. In the first year, a specific... More >>

SUBMARINE DELUXE TO OPEN “PEGGY GUGGENHEIM: ART ADDICT” EXCLUSIVELY AT LANDMARK’S NUART THEATRE IN WEST LOS ANGELES ON NOVEMBER 13; ORANGE COUNTY TO OPEN ON NOVEMBER 20

Submarine Deluxe will open PEGGY GUGGENHEIM: ART ADDICT, Lisa Immordino Vreeland’s (DIANA VREELAND: THE EYE HAS TO FOLLOW) latest portrait of a notoriously eccentric grande dame, on Friday, November 13 exclusively at Landmark’s Nuart... More >>

MICHAEL MOORE REJECTS MPAA’S “R” RATING FOR HIS LATEST COMEDY, “WHERE TO INVADE NEXT”

NEW YORK, NY (November 2, 2015) – Academy Award® winner Michael Moore announced today that he will reject the "R" rating the MPAA assigned to his latest comedy, WHERE TO INVADE NEXT. The ratings group... More >>

THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AND AWARDS GALA RETURNS ON JANUARY 1-11, 2016

Now entering its 27th year, The Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) is scheduled from January 1-11, 2016. Its culturally diverse program of 200+ films from more than 60 countries represents the best... More >>

POW! ENTERTAINMENT’S STAN LEE ANNOUNCES NEW PROJECT “ARCH ALIEN”

LOS ANGELES – Oct. 30, 2015 - Hualien Media and Mission Control Entertainment announced that they’ve teamed up with POW! Entertainment’s famed comic book creator Stan Lee, writer/producer Bill... More >>

MIRAMAX® AND BROAD GREEN PICTURES RING IN THE HOLIDAYS WITH BILLY BOB THORNTON BACK AS BAD SANTA

LOS ANGELES, CA (October 29, 2015) – Miramax® and Broad Green Pictures announced today that Billy Bob Thornton (television series ”Fargo”, Sling Blade, Simple Plan, Bandits) will reprise his signature role as Willie Soke in BAD SANTA 2... More >>

ACADEMY AWARD WINNING ACTRESS HELEN MIRREN PRAISES ISRAEL DURING CAREER ACHIEVEMENT HONORS AT OPENING NIGHT GALA OF THE 29th ISRAEL FILM FESTIVAL IN LOS ANGELES

Beverly Hills -- Academy Award winner Helen Mirren last night accepted the 2015 Israel Film Festival Career Achievement Award in Beverly Hills, recalling her first visit to the country in the 1960s and how it changed her career. “I love Israel. I think it is a great, great country. I think through all the difficulties and all the pains that... More >>

SAG Foundation Presenters & Performers at 30th Anniversary Celebration

LOS ANGELES (October 29, 2015) -- The Screen Actors Guild Foundation announced today the actors, filmmakers, and musicians who will present and perform at the nonprofit’s 30th Anniversary Celebration. Joining SAG Foundation President... More >>

SANTA MONICA COLLEGE TO HOST SECOND SAMUEL FULLER FILM SERIES

Santa Monica College is pleased to host its second Samuel Fuller Film Series Nov. 13-15. The series will be co-hosted and discussions moderated by SMC Political Science professor Alan Buckley and SMC Film Studies professor... More >>

GRAVITAS VENTURES ACQUIRES EMILY TING’S ROMANCE DRAMA “ALREADY TOMORROW IN HONG KONG”

El Segundo, CA (October 28, 2015) – Gravitas Ventures is pleased toannounce the acquisition of North American rights to filmmaker Emily Ting’shighly acclaimed romance ALREADY TOMORROW IN HONG KONG. The film... More >>

NICHOLAS HOULT, ROONEY MARA TEAM FOR THE DISCOVERY

London, 27 October 2015: Academy Award nominee Rooney Mara is set to star alongside Nicholas Hoult in THE DISCOVERY, a gripping love story set in a world where the existence of the afterlife is scientifically proven. The film will be directed... More >>

Screen Actors Guild Awards® Honored with the Environmental Media Association’s Green Seal Award for the Seventh Consecutive Year

LOS ANGELES (October 26, 2015) – In recognition of its creative environmental efforts, the Screen Actors Guild Awards® has been honored for the seventh consecutive year with the Environmental Media Association (EMA)’s Green... More >>

FILMING WRAPS IN OKLAHOMA ON MARVISTA ENTERTAINMENT’S DRAMATIC THRILLER GREAT PLAINS

MarVista Entertainment, Strike Accord, Inc. and the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) are pleased to announce the completion of principal photography on the dramatic thriller, Great Plains, which shot on location throughout Oklahoma. Great Plains stars... More >>

SUNDANCE NOW DOC CLUB RESCUES ALEX GIBNEY'S TAXI TO THE DARK SIDE AND SECURES STREAMING RIGHTS TO PREVIOUSLY UNAVAILABLE OSCAR-WINNING DOCUMENTARY FOR LIMITED TIME

New York, NY (October 26, 2015) - SundanceNow Doc Club, the advertising-free boutique SVOD service dedicated solely to documentaries, announced today that it has successfully licensed streaming rights to one of the most important and previously unavailable documentaries of the past decade: Alex Gibney's... More >>

Heartland Film Festival Unveils 2015 Winners, Awards More Than $120,000 to Independent Filmmakers

This evening the 24th annual Heartland Film Festival (Oct. 16-25, 2015) announced its full slate of winners – including Grand Prizes, Best Premieres, Audience Choice and Indiana Spotlight winners – at its Awards Ceremony at Old National Centre. Awarding more than $120,000 in cash prizes for 2015, the Festival has now given more than $3 million... More >>

Michael Moore's WHERE TO INVADE NEXT hits theaters December 23rd!

Tom Quinn, Jason Janego and Tim League announced today that they will release Academy Award® winner Michael Moore’s new comedy WHERE TO INVADE NEXT in New York and Los Angeles on December 23rd?, followed by a nationwide... More >>

TRIBECA AND CHANEL ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF THROUGH HER LENS: THE TRIBECA CHANEL WOMEN'S FILMMAKER PROGRAM TO SUPPORT EMERGING WOMEN WRITERS AND DIRECTORS

New York, NY [October 22, 2015] – Today Tribeca Enterprises and CHANEL announced the launch ofTHROUGH HER LENS: The Tribeca Chanel Women's Filmmaker Program, a multi-faceted, three-day program designed to support emerging U.S.-based female writers... More >>

PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES MICHAEL MOORE AS FEATURED SPEAKER FOR PRODUCED BY: NEW YORK CONFERENCE

LOS ANGELES (October 22, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) is pleased to announce that Academy Award-winning filmmaker and producer Michael Moore (WHERE TO INVADE NEXT, BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE, FAHRENHEIT 9/11), has been added as a featured speaker at the 2nd annual Produced By: New York... More >>

Van Eaton Galleries Announces Very Rare "Collecting Disney" Auction and Exhibit - NEWS ALERT

“To all who come to this happy place….Welcome! Disneyland is your land. Here age relives fond memories of the past and here youth may savor the challenge and promise of the future. Disneyland is dedicated to the ideals, the dreams and the hard facts that created... More >>

22nd SAG Awards Nomination Submissions Close Thursday, Oct. 22

LOS ANGELES (October 19, 2015) – The deadline for consideration for nomination for this year’s Actors® is fast approaching. Submissions for the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® must be filed by Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, at 5 p.m. (PT). Submissions must be submitted online at sagawards.org/submissions... More >>

NATURAL RESISTANCE Makes Streaming Debut Exclusively on SundanceNow Doc Club as Part of "Wine & Spirits" Collection

New York, NY (October 19, 2015) - SundanceNow Doc Club, the advertising-free boutique SVOD service dedicated solely to documentaries, announced today that Jonathan Nossiter's documentary NATURAL RESISTANCE will make its streaming debut exclusively on DocClub.com on Tuesday, October 27... More >>

INTRODUCING ROCK PILE STUDIOS Partnership of Studio Vet Simon Swart, Bandito Brothers and Brad Pilz forms New Development, Production and Distribution Venture

NEW YORK, NY - October 14, 2015 – Rock Pile Studios is the name of a new development, production and distribution venture announced today by founding partners Scott Waugh/Bandito Brothers, Studio veteran Simon Swart, and real estate developer Brad Pilz. Its mandate, to create inspirational and aspirational family friendly... More >>

ACADEMY AWARD WINNER HELEN MIRREN TO RECEIVE 2015 IFF CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT OPENING NIGHT GALA OF THE 29th ISRAEL FILM FESTIVAL IN LOS ANGELES ON OCTOBER 28

Academy Award®winning actress Helen Mirren will be honored with the 2015 IFF Career Achievement Award at the Opening Night Gala of the 29th ISRAEL FILM FESTIVAL taking place on Wednesday, October 28th at the Steve Tisch Cinema Center at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. Mirren has won international recognition for her work on stage, screen and television. She most recently starred as Maria Altmann in Simon Curtis’ “Woman in Gold,” the remarkable true story of one woman's ... More >>

SEQUEL IN DEVELOPMENT FOR DISNEY CHANNEL'S HIT MOVIE "DESCENDANTS"

As fan fervor for Disney's "Descendants" grows around the world, a sequel script has been commissioned from the movie's screenwriters Sara Parriott and Josann McGibbon who will also serve as executive producers on the project, "Descendants 2"... More >>

MONARCH PICKS UP “THE SAND” FOR OCTOBER 13 DOMESTIC RELEASE

Los Angeles, CA – (September 28, 2015) – “The Sand,” a creature horror film starring Mitchel Musso, Jamie Kennedy, and Brooke Butler, is being released October 13th by Monarch Home Entertainment—just in time for Halloween. The story... More >>

LAUNCH OF DISNEY’S PLAYMATION HERALDS A NEW WAY TO PLAY FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES

Glendale, Calif. (October 4, 2015) – Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) and Hasbro, Inc. today launched Playmation Marvel’s Avengers – the next step in the evolution of play. The groundbreaking system of connected toys and wearables fuses technology and digital storytelling to create a completely new category of play. Hitting shelves across the U.S... More >>

SCAD ANNOUNCES LINE-UP AND HONOREES FOR 2015 SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL

Alfie Allen, Meg Ryan and Olivia Wilde to receive honors; Festival presents “An Evening with Saoirse Ronan”; “Dixieland,” “Ithaca,” “Legend,” “Meadowland” and “Spotlight” added to Gala Screenings; Docs to Watch, Conversation series and Competition Screenings... More >>

4th Annual San Pedro International Film Festival Oct 9-11th

Fourth Annual San Pedro International Film Festival Announces 2015 Film Lineup International Film Festival Returns to San Pedro October 9 - 11, 2015 with a special screening of “A Ballerina Tale”... More >>

DRAFTHOUSE FILMS PREPARES TO UNLEASH DANGEROUS MEN

AUSTIN, TEXAS - Drafthouse Films, the curatorial force behind exceptional repertory releases such as the ninja-blasting synth-rock monolith Miami Connection, the psychedelic sci-fi brainmelter The Visitor, and the most dangerous movie ever made, Roar, have announced... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES MAGGIE'S PLAN

NEW YORK (September 24, 2015) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they acquired all rights in North America, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, CIS, Hungary, Romania, China and various other Asian territories to Rebecca Miller's MAGGIE'S PLAN. Written and... More >>

RIDGEROCK ENTERTAINMENT EXECUTIVES CELEBRATE BLOCKBUSTER $23.36 MILLION OPENING WEEKEND RELEASE FOR BLACK MASS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 24, 2015) – Ridgerock Entertainment Group executives Brett Granstaff and Gary Granstaff, celebrate the box office success for the blockbuster film, Black Mass. The father/son duo serve as executive producers... More >>

"Room", Premieres & Record Number of Films Highlight 2015 Heartland Film Festival

(INDIANAPOLIS) – Heartland Film announced the full lineup and event schedule for its 24th annual Heartland Film Festival (Oct. 16-25, 2015) last night to a cheering crowd at The Athenaeum. The Festival gives its moviegoers access to more than 100 visiting independent filmmakers from all over the world, right in the heart of the Midwest, and will... More >>

PGA & Women and Hollywood Present "The Ms. Factor” Toolkit

NEW YORK (September 16, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) Women's Impact Network and respected industry website, Women and Hollywood, announce the launch of “The Ms. Factor: The Power of Female Driven Content,” a toolkit created to raise awareness among entertainment decision makers on the commercial viability of investing... More >>

SIX MINUTES TO FREEDOM - The Dowdle Brothers project

TORONTO -- (September 15, 2015) -- Marc Butan’s MadRiver Pictures has tapped John Erick Dowdle and Drew Dowdle to write and John Erick Dowdle to direct SIX MINUTES TO FREEDOM, which is based on the novel by John Gilstrap. Marc Butan, Drew Dowdle... More >>

Library Acquires Legendary Comedian Jerry Lewis’ Personal Archive

“The Geisha Boy,” “The Bellboy,” “Cinderfella,” and “The Nutty Professor” are all among the many motion pictures that personify the comedic genius of Jerry Lewis. The Library of Congress announced today that it has acquired a trove of documents, films and other media... More >>

DANNY ELFMAN: HALLOWEEN AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL "Tim Burton's THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS"

Los Angeles, CA - September 13, 2015 - THIS IS HALLOWEEN: Los Angeles' reigning Pumpkin King, Danny Elfman, will take the concert stage at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday October 31 at 8:15pm performing his role of Jack Skellington singing... More >>

EUROPACORP AND FILMNATION ENTERTAINMENT PARTNER FOR MISS SLOANE WITH JOHN MADDEN TO DIRECT AND JESSICA CHASTAIN TO STAR

(September 12, 2015) - In the midst of a highly competitive film marketplace at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, EuropaCorp has partnered with FilmNation Entertainment to produce the political thriller Miss Sloane which will be directed by Academy Award® nominee John Madden (Shakespeare in Love), from a screenplay written by Jonathan Perera. The film will star two time Academy Award® nominee Jessica Chastain... More >>

ZOE SALDANA JOINS ‘I KILL GIANTS’

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 11, 2015) – Zoe Saldana has joined the cast of director Anders Walter’s I KILL GIANTS, the film adaptation of Joe Kelly’s critically acclaimed graphic novel, it was announced today. Academy Award nominee... More >>

STX Entertainment Names Kathy Savitt President ofDigital

(Burbank, CA, September 11, 2015) – Robert Simonds, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of STX Entertainment, and Sophie Watts, President of STX, today announced that Kathy Savitt will join the studio as President, Digital beginning in October. In this role... More >>

LANG AND ALDRICH LAUNCH PICTURES, PICTURES.

LOS ANGELES (September 10, 2015) - Director and TV personality Erik Anders Lang and ProducerRyland Aldrich announced today their founding of Pictures, Pictures. a new production company to focus on feature films... More >>

SUNDANCENOW DOC CLUB PRESENTS THE "LAURIE ANDERSON COLLECTION"

New York, NY (September 10, 2015) - SundanceNow Doc Club, the advertising-free boutique SVOD service dedicated solely to documentaries, announced today that artist and filmmaker Laurie Anderson... More >>

FRIDAY THE 13TH'S SEAN S. CUNNINGHAM HONORED WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - NYCHFF NOV. 12-15, 2015!

New York, NY – Sept. 8, 2015. The 14th edition of the New York City Horror Film Festival celebrates the career of FRIDAY THE 13TH progenitor Sean S. Cunningham this November with the festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Responsible for one of the major characters of slasher cinema in the form of Jason Voorhees... More >>

SAG-AFTRA Remembers Actor and Former SAG National Board Member John P. Connell

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 10, 2015) – John P. Connell, 91, a veteran actor best known as the star of the live daytime drama Young Dr. Malone, a leading commercial voiceover artist, television writer and playwright, a longtime... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS TAKES THE BRONZE

NEW YORK (September 11, 2015) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they will release THE BRONZE in North America. THE BRONZE, Bryan Buckley's directorial debut, was written by Melissa Rauch (“Big Bang Theory”) and Winston Rauch, with... More >>

Fans Awaken for ‘Force Friday’

Glendale, Calif. (September 4, 2015) – Today, merchandise inspired by the highly anticipated new movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens launched at retailers around the globe as ‘Force Friday’ officially got underway. Hot off the heels of the 18+ hour global live unboxing event on YouTube where... More >>

A FASTER HORSE Available on Vimeo On Demand October 9

NEW YORK, August 31, 2015 – On the heels of a successful premiere at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, A FASTER HORSE will be available exclusively online on Vimeo On Demand beginning October 9th, 2015. Vimeo has partnered with TheatriCast, a new demand-driven distribution and marketing initiative between ticketing company Tugg... More >>

WORLD PREMIERE OF LAZER TEAM AT FANTASTIC FEST 2015!

Austin, TX - August 26, 2015 - The sci-fi comedy LAZER TEAM, the first feature film from renowned creative studio Rooster Teeth, will celebrate its World Premiere atFantastic Fest 2015 in Austin on Thursday, September 24, at Alamo... More >>

Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out Passes $700M Worldwide

Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out crossed the $700M mark at the global box office on Wednesday, August 26, for a worldwide total of $701M. This is the fifth Pixar film and Disney’s seventh animated film ever to reach... More >>

The Force Awakens Around the World: Star Wars Fans Invited to Join Epic Global Event on YouTube

Glendale, Calif. (Aug. 25, 2015) – Star Wars: The Force Awakens products are set to be unveiled in the world’s first-ever global live toy unboxing event. Unfolding over 18 hours in 15 cities and 12 countries, the event will see highlights from the range of epic merchandise revealed in a rolling New Year’s Eve... More >>

COHEN MEDIA GROUP - 5 CLASSICS BY MAURICE PIALAT

LOS ANGELES (AUGUST 26, 2015) – Cohen Media Group’s Cohen Film Collection is proud to bring 5 Classics by Maurice Pialat to Los Angeles and New York City audiences. The collection will play in New York from September 11 to September 17 at Lincoln Plaza Cinemas (1886 Broadway, New York, New York 10023) and in Los Angeles from September 25... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS TO DISTRIBUTE THE MEDDLER IN NORTH AMERICA

NEW YORK (August 25, 2015) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they will theatrically release THE MEDDLER, starring Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne and J.K. Simmons, in North America. Written and directed by Lorene Scafaria... More >>

Roadside Attractions and Lionsgate to release Catherine Hardwicke’s MISS YOU ALREADY in the U.S. on November 6, 2015

Following its world premiere at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival, Roadside Attractions and Lionsgate will release MISS YOU ALREADY in the U.S. on November 6, 2015. Directed by Catherine Hardwicke... More >>

FILMING GETS UNDERWAY ON “FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM”

BURBANK, CA – August 17, 2015 – Principal photography has begun on Warner Bros. Pictures’ highly anticipated feature “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” The all new adventure is set in the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling in her best-selling... More >>

JOHN LASSETER WELCOMES FILMMAKERS, VOICE TALENT TO D23 EXPO 2015 STAGE TO REVEAL EXCITING NEW DETAILS ABOUT UPCOMING SLATE FROM WALT DISNEY AND PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 14, 2015) – Filmmakers from Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios introduced D23 EXPO 2015 fans to an array of new stories and characters—from a lost dinosaur to a master wayfinder, a scheming... More >>

STAR WARS EPISODE IX DIRECTOR ANNOUNCED

ANAHEIM, CALIF. (August 15, 2015)—Today at D23, Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn announced that writer-director Colin Trevorrow will direct Star Wars: Episode IX, which is set for... More >>

“ROGUE ONE”—THE DARING MISSION HAS BEGUN

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. (August 15, 2015)—Lucasfilm announced today that their first film in the new standalone Star Wars stories series, “Rogue One,” has begun principal photography. Gareth Edwards (“Godzilla,” “Monsters”) is directing... More >>

DISNEY SHOWCASES LIVE ACTION SLATE WITH EXCITING NEWS EXCLUSIVELY FOR FANS AT D23 EXPO 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 15, 2015) — Disney, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm presented their live action film slates this morning at the D23 EXPO 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. The presentations, which revealed... More >>

LINCOLN CENTER ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL LINCOLN CENTER GLOBAL EXCHANGE, A UNIQUE CONVENING OF INTERNATIONAL LEADERS FOCUSED ON ADVANCING THE ESSENTIAL, CATALYZING ROLE OF ART AND CULTURE AROUND THE WORLD

August 13, 2015 — Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts today announced the inaugural Lincoln Center Global Exchange, a first-of-its-kind convening that will bring together 200 international thought leaders and change agents from... More >>

LUCASFILM TEAMS UP WITH SEVEN MAJOR GLOBAL BRANDS TO LAUNCH EXPANSIVE PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGN IN SUPPORT OF “STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS”

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. (August 13, 2015)—Lucasfilm announced today that they are collaborating with seven of the world’s most well-known brands— COVERGIRL® & Max Factor, Duracell, FCA US, General Mills, HP, Subway® and Verizon—for the... More >>

LUCASFILM AND HP CELEBRATE STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS WITH “ART AWAKENS” PROGRAM

BURBANK, CA (August 11, 2015)— In celebration of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Lucasfilm and HP proudly present “Art Awakens.” “Art Awakens” is an exciting new program for Star Wars... More >>

SUNDANCENOW DOC CLUB PRESENTS "ARMISEN, MEYERS & HADER FAVORITES"

New York, NY (August 10, 2015) - SundanceNow Doc Club, the advertising-free boutique SVOD service dedicated solely to documentaries, announced today that Fred Armisen, Seth Meyers and Bill Hader - the creators of... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES DON CHEADLE’S DIRECTORIAL DEBUT MILES AHEAD

NEW YORK (August 5, 2015) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired worldwide* rights to Don... More >>

‘DEANO AND NIGE’S BEST LAST DAY EVER’ TO DAWN VIA VEGA BABY RELEASING

Los Angeles, CA (August 5, 2015) – Vega Baby Releasing has announced today that they have acquired North American DVD and VOD rights to the comedy DEANO AND NIGE’S BEST LAST DAY EVER, which is directed by Robert Sarkies and produced... More >>

WOODY ALLEN ANNOUNCES CAST OF HIS LATEST FILM

NEW YORK (August 4, 2015) – Woody Allen revealed today the cast of his latest film starring Jeannie Berlin, Jesse Eisenberg, Blake Lively, Parker Posey, Kristen Stewart... More >>

Vintage American Movie Posters Through the Eyes of a Fearless Dreamer

AUSTIN, TX - Monday, August 3, 2015 - For the first time, Nicolas Winding Refn, writer, producer and director of the PUSHER trilogy, BRONSON, VALHALLA RISING, DRIVE, ONLY GOD FORGIVES and THE NEON DEMON, shares his unique... More >>

SPEED OF JOY PRODUCTIONS ANNOUNCES NEW NARRATIVE WEB SERIES, HER STORY; STARTS CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 3, 2015) – Producer Katherine Fisher and Speed of Joy Productions will release a new independent narrative web series titled Her Story in Fall 2015, it was announced today... More >>

The Creep Behind the Camera Film Releases Worldwide

DENVER, July 28, 2015 – Gravitas Ventures, an international, independent film distributor, announces the worldwide release of the film The Creep Behind the Camera on August 4, 2015 on video on demand (VOD/PPV). The film will air on 73... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS TO OPEN CATE BLANCHETT AND ROBERT REDFORD DRAMA TRUTH ON OCTOBER 16th

NEW YORK (July 31, 2015)– Sony Pictures Classics announced today that it will release the Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford drama TRUTH on October 16th, 2015 in New York and Los Angeles, with a nationwide expansion to follow. The "Rathergate" centered... More >>

OSCILLOSCOPE ACQUIRES ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY WHAT OUR FATHERS DID: A NAZI LEGACY

(New York, NY) July 30, 2015 — Oscilloscope Laboratories announced today that it has acquired North American rights to WHAT OUR FATHERS DID: A NAZI LEGACY, the stirring documentary from esteemed director David Evans (“Downton Abbey”), whichpremiered at the Tribeca Film Festival... More >>

A24 SETS OCTOBER 16TH RELEASE DATE FOR ROOM

(New York, NY) July 29, 2015—A24 announced today that it will be releasing its upcoming drama ROOM on October 16thin a limited NY/LA bow. The film will be expanding nationwide on November 6th. Adapted by Emma Donoghue... More >>

Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out Passes $500M Globally

Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out crossed the $500M mark at the global box office on Tuesday and stands at $510.1M through July 22. This is Pixar’s eighth consecutive film to reach this threshold and its... More >>

Carol Burnett to be Honored with 2015 SAG Life Achievement Award

LOS ANGELES (July 20, 2015) – Carol Burnett – comedic trailblazer, actor, singer, dancer, producer and author – has been named the 52nd recipient of SAG-AFTRA's highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career... More >>

SUNDANCE SELECTS TO OPEN “PHOENIX” EXCLUSIVELY AT LAEMMLE’S ROYAL THEATRE IN WEST LOS ANGELES ON JULY 31; ORANGE COUNTY, PASADENA AND ENCINO TO OPEN ON AUGUST 7

Sundance Selects will open PHOENIX, the stunning new feature from acclaimed director Christian Petzold (BARBARA, JERICHOW), on Friday, July 31 exclusively at Laemmle’s Royal Theatre ... More >>

Roadside Attractions to release Roland Emmerich’s STONEWALL in the U.S. on September 25, 2015

Roadside Attractions will release STONEWALL, a drama about the 1969 Stonewall riots that started America’s LGBT rights movement, on September 25, 2015. Written by Jon Robin Baitz and directed by Roland Emmerich, both out gay men, the film stars Jeremy Irvine... More >>

THE WALT DISNEY STUDIOS PRESENTS UPCOMING FILM SLATE AND MORE AT D23 EXPO 2015

BURBANK, CA – July 21, 2015 – The Walt Disney Studios offers an exclusive look at its upcoming projects from Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm at D23 EXPO 2015, taking place August 14–16 at the Anaheim Convention Center. The Studio will unveil its animation and live-action... More >>

BOLD FILMS ACQUIRES SPEC SCRIPT THE EDGE OF NORMAL IN COMPETITIVE STUDIO BIDDING

LOS ANGELES, CA – (July17, 2015) – Bold Films today announced the acquisition of the spec script THE EDGE OF NORMAL by Matt Venne, based on the novel by Carla Norton, in a competitive studio bidding. Bold’s... More >>

FELIX & PAUL STUDIOS SIGNS DEAL WITH OCULUS TO CREATE GROUNDBREAKING NEW VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCES

LOS ANGELES, CA and MONTREAL, CANADA – July 16, 2015 – Felix & Paul Studios today announced that it has signed a multi-project, multi-experience virtual reality production deal with Oculus... More >>

COURTENEY COX & ROSELYN SANCHEZ JOIN CAST OF PAUL DUDDRIDGE'S MOTHERS DAY

LOS ANGELES, CA (July 8, 2015) – Courteney Cox and Roselyn Sanchez have joined the cast of Paul Duddridge’s feature, MOTHERS DAY, it was announced today by the film’s producers Danielle James and Amy Williams. The drama is currently in production; shooting in... More >>

LINCOLN CENTER AT THE MOVIES: GREAT AMERICAN DANCE INAUGURAL SCREENINGS ANNOUNCED

July 7, 2015 — Lincoln Center at the Movies, the new cinema series recently announced by Lincoln Center in partnership with Fathom Events, will open in fall 2015 with Great American Dance presenting... More >>

CHRISTOPHER MILLER AND PHIL LORD TO HELM HAN SOLO ANTHOLOGY FILM

The next adventure in the Anthology series of Star Wars films will be directed by Christopher Miller and Phil Lord, whose credits include the critically acclaimed The LEGO Movie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, 21 Jump... More >>

PGA ANNOUNCES TINA FEY AS FEATURED SPEAKER AT PRODUCED BY: NEW YORK

LOS ANGELES (June 29, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that Produced By: New York (PBNY) will feature an in-depth discussion with producer Tina Fey for the event’s headlining “Conversations With…” series. Additionally, Discovery Communications will serve as the presenting sponsor of the event. For the second year, Time... More >>

PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS PRESENTS ITS FIRST EVER D23 EXPO BOOTH

BURBANK, Calif. – June 25, 2015 – Buzz Lightyear will welcome visitors to D23 EXPO 2015 as Pixar Animation Studios celebrates the 20-year anniversary of Toy Story, among a host of exciting ... More >>

PAUL TAYLOR: CREATIVE DOMAIN- OPENS IN SEPTEMBER / TRAILER FOR YOU

(New York- June 25, 2015)- Paul Taylor Dance Company and TVGEIS have announced today that feature documentary PAUL TAYLOR: CREATIVE DOMAIN will be released theatrically in key US cities from September 11, 2015. The film will open in New York City... More >>

THE WALT DISNEY STUDIOS CROSSES $1B DOMESTIC IN RECORD TIME

On the heels of the biggest opening ever for an original movie by Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out ($90.4M), The Walt Disney Studios has crossed the $1B mark at the domestic box office in studio record time of 174 days, beating the 188-day previous record set on July 8, 2012 by two full weeks. This is the... More >>

BOOKS TO MOVIES PROGRAM AT NATIONAL BOOK FESTIVAL FEATURES PULITZER WINNER A. SCOTT BERG

A. Scott Berg, winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, will provide a fascinating multimedia overview of the film industry as the opening to the Books to Movies program at this year’s Library of Congress National Book Festival on Saturday, Sept. 5 at the... More >>

2015 PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTFEST ANNOUNCES FESTIVAL WINNERS

PALM SPRINGS, CA (June 21, 2015) – The 2015 Palm Springs International ShortFest, the largest short film festival and only short film market in North America, announced its Festival award winners on Sunday, June 21, 2015. 330 short... More >>

WILCO DOC EVERY OTHER SUMMER AVAILABLE ON VIMEO ON DEMAND TODAY

Easthampton, MA – June 18, 2015 – Every Other Summer, a full-length documentary film about Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival, is available to buy or rent now via Vimeo On Demand.Directed by Christoph Green and Brendan Canty of Trixie Films... More >>

GKIDS ACQUIRES "PHANTOM BOY", NEW ANIMATED FILM FROM OSCAR-NOMINATED DIRECTORS OF "A CAT IN PARIS"

New York, NY – June 18, 2015 – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, announced its acquisition of North American rights to PHANTOM BOY, the highly... More >>

ENSEMBLE FEATURE MODERN LOVE COMMENCES PRODUCTION IN LA

LOS ANGELES, CA (June 17, 2015) – Principal photography has commenced on the ensemble film MODERN LOVE. The film centers on an intimate group of friends and family who gather at the home of two gay men (Anthony Rapp and Jonathan Bennett) to... More >>

GKIDS ACQUIRES NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS FOR EXTRAORDINARY TALES AT ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL

New York, NY – June 16, 2015 – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, announced its acquisition of North American rights to EXTRAORDINARY TALES, an animated film anthology of five of Edgar Allen Poe’s ... More >>

WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS CELEBRATES ITS UPCOMING PROJECTS AND LEGACY AT D23 EXPO 2015

BURBANK, Calif. – June 15, 2015 – Walt Disney Animation Studios today announced its most exciting presence at D23 EXPO yet. The event, presented by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, will take place August 14–16 at... More >>

D23 PRESENTS FROZEN FANDEMONIUM: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION

BURBANK, Calif. – June 12, 2015 – D23 EXPO 2015 attendees are in for a fun-filled musical treat when Frozen FANdemonium: A Musical Celebration! takes over the 7,500-seat Hall D23. The event, presented by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, will take place at 3:00 pm, Sunday, August 16, at the Anaheim ... More >>

DISNEYNATURE MONKEY KINGDOM ON DIGITAL HD AND BLU-RAY COMBO PACK SEPTEMBER 15TH

From the Studio behind CHIMPANZEE and BEARS, comes... DISNEYNATURE MONKEY KINGDOM Narrated by Tina Fey, Own this Breathtaking Feature Film on Digital HD, Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA) and Blu-ray Combo Pack on September 15... More >>

DISNEY'S CINDERELLA ON BLU-RAY COMBO PACK, DIGITAL HD SEPTEMBER 15TH

Celebrate Disney's "Cinderella," a modern classic that shines with beauty, imagination...and magic! Despite being mistreated by her stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and stepsisters, a spirited Ella (Lily James... More >>

DISNEY/PIXAR'S THE GOOD DINOSAUR REVEALS VOICE CAST

BURBANK, Calif. (June 12, 2015) – Disney•Pixar’s upcoming movie “The Good Dinosaur” revealed its roster of voice talent today. “We were lucky to work with a number of incredible pros along the way and our story... More >>

SONY ACQUIRES THRILLER "RATTER", STARRING ASHLEY BENSON

June 11, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA – Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) has acquired worldwide rights to first-time feature filmmaker Branden Kramer’s cyber-suspense thriller... More >>

SAG FOUNDATION TO HONOR SOFIA VERGARA WITH INAUGURAL ACTORS INSPIRATION AWARD ON JUNE 8TH AT ANNUAL L.A. GOLF CLASSIC

LOS ANGELES (May 29, 2015) -- The Screen Actors Guild Foundation announced Sofia Vergara will receive the inaugural Actors Inspiration Award, to be presented at its 6th Annual Los Angeles Golf Classic on Monday, June 8th. As part of the SAG Foundation’s 30th anniversary... More >>

PALM SPRINGS SHORTFEST ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINE-UP

Palm Springs, CA (May 26, 2015) – Recently hailed by USA Today as the best U.S. film festival for short films, the 2015 Palm Springs International ShortFest & Short Film Market announced the first 13 films chosen to represent the ShortFest Online Film Festival. Now in its fifth year, the... More >>

ANIMATED ADULT COMEDY "HELL & BACK" COMING TO THEATERS

Los Angeles, CA (May 21, 2015) – Freestyle Releasing announced today that they have acquired all rights and are set to distribute in theaters nationwide the star-studded animated comedy HELL & BACK from directors... More >>

ALEJANDRO G. IÑÁRRITU TO RECEIVE SUNDANCE INSTITUTE VANGUARD LEADERSHIP AWARD

Los Angeles, CA — Sundance Institute today announced it will present its Vanguard Awards to Academy Award winner Alejandro G. Iñárritu and filmmaker Marielle Heller (The Diary of a Teenage Girl) at the fifth Sundance Institute Celebration benefit hosted by Acura in Los Angeles, bringing the creative community together to highlight a great... More >>

NYAFF 2015 ANNOUNCES INITIAL PROGRAMMING

New York, NY (May 21, 2015) – The New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), North America’s leading festival of popular Asian Cinema, is back for its 14th edition. Co-presented with Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema, the festival... More >>

RIC ROMAN WAUGH’S SHOT CALLER STARTS PRODUCTION MAY 26 IN NEW MEXICO

LOS ANGELES, CA – (MAY 20, 2015) – Bold Films today announced that Ric Roman Waugh’s SHOT CALLER will start production on May 26, 2015, in New Mexico. The film will be directed by Ric Roman Waugh (SNITCH, THAT WHICH I LOVE DESTROYS ME) from his script... More >>

SAG FOUNDATION KICKS OFF 30TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION WITH ANNUAL LA GOLF CLASSIC ON JUNE 8TH

LOS ANGELES (May 20, 2015) -- The Screen Actors Guild Foundation, celebrating 30 years of giving back, announced its 6th Annual Los Angeles Golf Classic to be held... More >>

ALLEGIANT PART 1 | START OF PRODUCTION ANNOUNCEMENT

Santa Monica, CA – May 20, 2015 – Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) announced today that principal photography has commenced in Atlanta on the feature film adaptation... More >>

NY INT’L CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2016 FESTIVAL DATES AND CALL FOR ENTRIES

May 19, 2015 – New York, NY – The 19th edition of New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF) will be held February 26 through March 20, 2016 at venues throughout New York City. Today the Festival announced a call for submissions for original, compelling, and non-formulaic... More >>

INVITE | OVATION FOR OSCAR SCREENING - MAY 21

SAVANNAH, Georgia – The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) is pleased to announce that the short documentary film, Ovation for Oscar: An Exhibition at SCAD Museum of Art, created by SCAD alumni and students, will premiere at the Marché du Film at the Cannes... More >>

JAMIE FOXX JOINS ATLAS ENTERTAINMENT'S BLINK

LOS ANGELES, CA, MAY 15, 2015 – Atlas Entertainment announced today that Academy Award®-winning actor Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained, Horrible Bosses) has joined Noam Murro’s BLINK. The Black List script was written by Hernany Perla. Production is slated to begin this fall, with Atlas Entertainment’s William Green and Aaron Ginsburg producing and... More >>

SONY PICTURES ACQUIRES OUR LITTLE SISTER

NEW YORK (May 14, 2015) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired North American rights to Kore-eda Hirokazu’s OUR LITTLE SISTER at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. The film is in Official Competition at the festival and will... More >>

ANNETTE BENING, GRETA GERWIG AND ELLE FANNING JOIN ANNAPURNA'S 20TH CENTURY WOMEN

LOS ANGELES, CA (May 14, 2015) – Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig and Elle Fanning have joined the cast of Mike Mills’ 20TH CENTURY WOMEN, Annapurna Pictures announced today. Mills wrote and will direct the new film which Megan Ellison is producing through Annapurna alongside Anne Carey of Archer Gray and Youree Henley. Annapurna’s Chelsea Barnard will serve... More >>

ATLAS INDEPENDENT & UNBROKEN PICTURES LAUNCH CANNES SALES WITH THERE ARE MONSTERS

LOS ANGELES, CA, MAY 12, 2015 – Atlas Independent, the affiliate company of Charles Roven’s Atlas Entertainment, and Unbroken Pictures announced today A24 will distribute Bryan Bertino’s upcoming horror film, There Are... More >>

MIRAMAX RAMPS UP FILM DIVISION WITH DAVID THWAITES

LOS ANGELES, CA (MAY 11, 2015) – Miramax announced today that independent producer David Thwaites has joined the company in the newly-created position of Vice President, Film, effectively immediately. Reporting to Zanne Devine, Executive Vice President of Film & TV, Thwaites will head Miramax’s burgeoning film production and development... More >>

CIRCUS ROAD FILMS ACQUIRES IN STEREO OPENING IN THEATERS AND VOD JULY 3, 2015

LOS ANGELES, CA (May 11, 2015) - Circus Road Films announced today their acquisition of the feature film IN STEREO, which they will release in theaters July 3, 2015. The film will have a same day VOD release. IN STEREO is the directorial... More >>

CLAIRE HOLT TO STAR IN THRILLER '47 METERS DOWN

Aquarius and The Originals star Claire Holt has landed the co-lead role opposite Mandy Moore in 47 Meters Down, the Dimension Films underwater thriller that the label picked up last spring. Production is now set to start in June with Mark Lane and James... More >>

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES 13 PROJECTS SELECTED FOR 2015 JUNE DIRECTORS AND SCREENWRITERS LABS AT SUNDANCE RESORT IN UTAH, MAY 25-JUNE 25

Los Angeles, CA — Sundance Institute today announced the 13 projects selected for its annual June Directors and Screenwriters Labs, taking place at the Sundance Resort in Utah from May 25 through June 25. The Labs are the centerpiece of the Institute’s year-round work with narrative feature... More >>

PGA'S PRODUCED BY CONFERENCE 2015 - ANNOUNCES MENTORS, MODERATORS, & MORE SPEAKERS

LOS ANGELES (May 7, 2014) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) is pleased to announce numerous top industry producers and executives as additional speakers, round table mentors, and panel session moderators for the 7th Annual Produced By Conference... More >>

MARVEL STUDIOS BEGINS PRODUCTION ON MARVEL'S "CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR"

ATLANTA, GEORGIA (May 7, 2015) – Marvel Studios has commenced principal photography at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta, Georgia on “Captain America: Civil War,” the third installment of its Super Hero franchise. The production will shoot on location in Atlanta, Georgia, which serves as the base for the film’s production, as well... More >>

DISNEY'S ZOOTOPIA VOICE CAST REVEALED

Walt Disney Animation Studios welcomes Ginnifer Goodwin and Jason Bateman to “Zootopia,” Disney’s 2016 animated feature set in a modern mammal metropolis. Goodwin (ABC’s “Once Upon a Time,” “Something Borrowed,” “Walk... More >>

DISNEY'S 'CINDERELLA' CROSSES $500M WORLDWIDE

Disney’s Cinderella crossed the $500M threshold at the global box office May 5. Since its stellar $67.8M domestic debut March 13, Cinderella has taken in nearly $195M and is the third highest grossing film of the year. Its international gross... More >>

RIALTO TO RELEASE "THE THIRD MAN" IN FIRST EVER MAJOR 4K RESTORATION

(May 6, 2015) New York-based distributor Rialto Pictures will release Carol Reed’s Film Noir masterpiece THE THIRD MAN in a major 4K restoration – the first ever for the 1949 More >>

2015 GREENWICH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ITS INAUGURAL FILM SLATE, JURORS, PANELS AND SPECIAL EVENTS

NEW YORK, NY (May 5, 2015) - The Greenwich International Film Festival (GIFF) announced today its inaugural film selections, alongside their panel program, jurors and special events. The very first Greenwich International Film Festival will take place... More >>

PULSE FILMS SIGNS FILMMAKER MICHAEL HAUSSMAN TO THEIR GROWING GLOBAL ROSTER

LOS ANGELES (May 5, 2015) – Pulse Films is excited to announce the worldwide signing of award winning filmmaker Michael Haussman to its roster of commercial directors. Pulse Films will serve as Haussman’s representation for commercials, music... More >>

THE PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES TWO NEW INTERNATIONAL AFFILIATE RELATIONSHIPS

LOS ANGELES (May 5, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today two new affiliate relationships with South Africa’s Independent Producers Organization (IPO) and Malaysia’s Creative Content... More >>

LIONSGATE RELOADS “JOHN WICK 2”

SANTA MONICA, Calif, May 4, 2015 – Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) has confirmed plans to produce a sequel to 2014’s critically-acclaimed breakout hit “JOHN WICK,” it was announced today by Rob Friedman and Patrick Wachsberger, Co-Chairmen of the Theatrical Motion Pictures Group. Keanu Reeves along... More >>

RARE AND SIGNIFICANT MARILYN MONROE DRESS GOES ON THE AUCTION BLOCK-JULIEN'S AUCTIONS HOLLYWOOD LEGEND

Julien’s Auctions Announces Hollywood Legends A Rare and Important Marilyn Monroe Dress Goes to Auction The Collection Includes Hundreds of Items from Hollywood’s Leading Ladies and Men including Marilyn Monroe More >>

WORLD PREMIERE OF EL REY NETWORK'S FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE SERIES SEASON 2 AT ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL!

Austin, TX - ATX Television Festival announces additional panels and programming as this year's festival draws closer, including "Empire: The Creatives;" a marquee event and screening of FX Networks comedies... More >>

2015 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ATTENDANCE

[New York, NY – April 27, 2015] – The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), co-founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, and presented by AT&T, today announced that durin... More >>

2015 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES THE AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS

New York, NY [April 25, 2015] – The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) announced the winners of the two Audience Awards, sponsored by AT&T, tonight at its wrap party sponsored by Vice in New York City. Two awards – one... More >>

RELATIVITY STUDIOS IN FINAL NEGOTIATIONS TO ACQUIRE RIC ROMAN WAUGH’S THRILLER SHOT CALLER FOR US DISTRIBUTION

LOS ANGELES, CA – (April 24, 2015) – Bold Films today announced that Ric Roman Waugh’s SHOT CALLER, is in final negotiations to be acquired by Relativity Studios for US Domestic distribution. The film will be sold internationally by... More >>

MONKEY KINGDOM / DISNEYNATURE'S MONKEY KINGDOM SUPPORTS CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL

BURBANK, Calif. (April 24, 2015) – Thanks to support from moviegoers nationwide, Disneynature and Conservation International are pleased to announce the results of their conservation initiative tied to the new movie “Monkey Kingdom,” in theaters now. As part of the More >>

GREENWICH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL INAUGURAL YEAR TO OPEN WITH COLIN HANKS’ DIRECTORIAL DEBUT “ALL THINGS MUST PASS”

NEW YORK, NY (April 24, 2015) - The Greenwich International Film Festival (GIFF) announced today they will kick off their inaugural year with the Opening Night premiere screening of Colin Hanks’ directorial debut... More >>

VIMEO AND WONG FU PRODUCTIONS PARTNER FOR JUNE 3, 2015 RELEASE OF ‘EVERYTHING BEFORE US”

NEW YORK, April 24, 2015 – Off the heels of a successful premiere last night at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Vimeo is pleased to announce the June 3rd worldwide release of Everything Before Us, exclusively... More >>

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES 2015-2016 INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALS IN HONG KONG AND LONDON

Park City, UT — Sundance Institute today announced it will continue its film festivals in Hong Kong this year and London next year, with selections for each largely drawn from the Institute’s renowned Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, U.S.A. These events are part of the Institute’s work to share independent... More >>

USA TODAY 10BEST HONORS PALM SPRINGS SHORTFEST

Palm Springs, Calif. (April XX, 2015) – Heralding it as “the best U.S. film festival for short films,” a panel of film experts has named thePalm Springs International ShortFest one... More >>

KAL PENN HEADLINES CAST OF THE GIRL IN THE PHOTOGRAPHS FROM WES CRAVEN

Los Angeles, CA (April 23, 2015) – Al-Ghanim Entertainment (AGE), a specialty financing and production company founded by Kuwaiti industrialist Nawaf Alghanim, has announced today that Kal Penn has been cast in the original thriller THE GIRL IN... More >>

2015 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS

New York, NY [April 23, 2015]  – The 14th annual Tribeca Film Festival, co-founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, and Craig Hatkoff, and presented by AT&T, announced the winners of its competition categories… More >>

Horror-Comedy Zombeavers Gnawing Its Way to DVD from Freestyle Digital Media

Freestyle Digital Media has announced its crowd-pleasing horror-comedy ZOMBEAVERS is coming to DVD May 19th, 2015... More >>

ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL AND ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY ANNOUNCE AN UNPRECEDENTED PARTNERSHIP FOR THIS YEAR'S FESTIVAL

ATX Television Festival and Entertainment Weekly announced an unprecedented partnership for this year's festival... More >>

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE AND WOMEN IN FILM LOS ANGELES UNVEIL GROUNDBREAKING STUDY ON CAREERS OF FEMALE DIRECTORS

co-founders of the Female Filmmakers Initiative, unveil Phase III of a groundbreaking study that reveals the barriers and opportunities in the careers... More >>

CHRISTOPHER NOLAN JOINS THE FILM FOUNDATION’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Los Angeles, April 21, 2015—The Film Foundation, Martin Scorsese’s non-profit film preservation organization... More >>

DISNEY/PIXAR'S "INSIDE OUT" TO MAKE ITS WORLD PREMIERE AT 2015 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

Disney•Pixar’s “Inside Out” not only ventures inside the mind—it’s heading to the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival for its World Premiere... More >>

ADDITIONAL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR ARMY OF ONE

LOS ANGELES (April 16, 2015) – Russell Brand, Denis O’Hare, Ken Marino, Paul Scheer and Rainn Wilson have joined the cast of ARMY OF ONE for director Larry Charles. Brand, O’Hare, Marino, Scheer and Wilson join the previously announced Nicolas Cage and Wendi McLendon-Covey in the comedy from Endgame Entertainment and Condé... More >>

ALTITUDE FILM DISTRIBUTION ACQUIRES A NAZI LEGACY: WHAT OUR FATHERS DID FOR UK THEATRICAL RELEASE

NEW YORK (April 16, 2015) – It was announced today that Altitude Film Distribution has acquired the UK rights for the feature length documentary A Nazi Legacy: What Our Fathers Did ahead of its premiere at the 2015 Tribeca... More >>

PULSE’S “MARY J. BLIGE: THE LONDON SESSIONS” SCREENS

Debuting on April 16th at New York City's Beacon Theatre as part of the iconic Tribeca film Festival; ‘The London Sessions Documentary’ follows Mary J. Blige as she records her 13th studio album over a month in London. Working... More >>

MATTEL CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL UCLA KALEIDOSCOPE BALL W/ HALLE BERRY & GOLDIE HAWN

LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2015 – Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA will celebrate its Third Annual Kaleidoscope Ball on Saturday, May 2, 2015, presented by Harry Winston, Inc., at 3LABS in Culver City. Academy Award-Winning® Actress, Halle… More >>

SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES OPENING NIGHT FILM

SEATTLE -- April 15, 2014 -- The Seattle International Film Festival announced today that the Opening Night Film for its 41st annual Festival will be Spy, the side-splitting, action-packed, globetrotting… More >>

DISNEY JOINS "THE BFG"

As production gets underway in Vancouver, The Walt Disney Studios announced it will co-produce and co-finance Steven Spielberg’s “The BFG.” This marks the three-time Academy Award winner’s first time directing… More >>

NM GOV. SIGNS SECOND OF TWO BILLS TO INCREASE TAX INCENTIVES FOR FILM AND TV PRODUCTION

Santa Fe - New Mexico – April 10, 2015 – After signing a bill Tuesday to allow film and television producers to pre-assign their tax rebates to third parties, Governor Susana Martinez today signed a second bill designed to make key improvements to the state’s… More >>

"SUSAN SARANDON FAVORITES" PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE ON SUNDANCENOW DOC CLUB!

New York, NY (April 10, 2015) - SundanceNow Doc Club, the advertising-free boutique subscription VOD service dedicated solely to documentaries, announced today that "Susan Sarandon Favorites," a program guest... More >>

LUDACRIS ANNOUNCED AS SPECIAL PERFORMER AT TFF OPENING NIGHT

New York, NY – April 10, 2015 – The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) announced today that rapper/actor Chris “Ludacris” Bridges will perform at the opening night of its 14th edition on… More >>

WALT DISNEY STUDIOS AND DISNEY PARKS TEAM UP TO SHOWCASE EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK OF DISNEY¹S ³TOMORROWLAND² MOVIE AND SPECIAL EXHIBIT FOR PARK GUESTS

Burbank, Calif. (April 10, 2015) –Walt Disney Studios announced today an unprecedented collaboration between the Studio, Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort to offer park guests a 12-minute sneak peek of Disney’s upcoming thrilling, mystery-adventure film,... More >>

ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES OPENING NIGHT PROGRAMMING, NEW PANELS, AND MORE!

Austin, TX - ATX Television Festival announces the opening night of this year's festival with the premiere of USA Network's new original drama series "Complications," from creator and executive producer… More >>

BOLD FILMS TEAMS WITH PARTICIPANT MEDIA FOR RIC ROMAN WAUGH’S SHOT CALLER

LOS ANGELES, CA – (April 9, 2015) – Bold Films today announced their next film, SHOT CALLER, will be directed by Ric Roman Waugh (SNITCH, THAT WHICH I LOVE DESTROYS ME) from his script.  Bold’s Michel Litvak and Matthew Rhodes will serve as producers on the project along… More >>

NEW MEXICO LEGISLATURE PASSES BILL TO INCREASE TAX INCENTIVES FOR FILM AND TELEVISION PRODUCTION

Santa Fe, New Mexico, April 8, 2015 – Governor Martinez made key improvements to the state’s world-class tax incentive program for film and television production through her approval of… More >>

PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS FOR 7TH ANNUAL PRODUCED BY CONFERENCE

LOS ANGELES (April 8, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today additional headliners and speakers for its 7th annual Produced By Conference (PBC), including a “360 Profile” on building a team with Blumhouse Productions -- the multimedia production company behind the highly successful PARANORMAL ACTIVITY, THE PURGE, INSIDIOUS, and… More >>

'DIVAS' HITTING DVD &VOD THIS SPRING FROM VEGA BABY!

Los Angeles, CA (April 7, 2015) – Vega Baby Releasing has announced today that the film DIVAS will be available on DVD and VOD starting April 28th, 2015. The comedy stars Vanessa Bell Calloway, Bianca… More >>

STAR WARS SAGA AVAILABLE FOR FIRST TIME ON DIGITAL HD APRIL 10

BURBANK, Calif. – April 6, 2015 – As anticipation builds for the December release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the first new film in theStar Wars Saga in a decade, The Walt Disney Studios, Lucasfilm Ltd., and 20th Century Fox today… More >>

MOVIETICKETS.COM REPORTS FURIOUS 7 MAKES HISTORY AS LARGEST APRIL ADVANCE TICKET SELLER

MovieTickets.com, a leading global provider of remote movie ticketing, announced today that Furious 7 now tops the list as the film with the largest advance ticket sales of any film opening in April. Furthermore only… More >>

IMAX® SCORES RECORD APRIL DEBUT WITH FURIOUS 7 GROSSING

LOS ANGELES – April 6, 2015 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) today announced that Universal Pictures’ Furious 7 raced into IMAX® theatres with a record-setting $20.8 million on 540 screens worldwide, making it… More >>

ANNAPURNA NAMES DAVID KAMINOW PRESIDENT OF MARKETING

Kaminow will report to Annapurna founder Megan Ellison, and will oversee all global marketing and publicity for the company and its projects. Up next for Annapurna is director Richard Linklater’s That’s What I’m Talking About, which will be … More >>

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LIST OF 2015 JURORS

New York, NY [April 6, 2015] – The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its jurors – a diverse group of 34 industry leaders, including award-winning filmmakers, producers, acclaimed actors, authors and … More >>

ACADEMY AWARD-NOMINATED ACTRESS ABIGAIL BRESLIN SIGNS PUBLISHING DEBUT WITH HARPERCOLLINS

New York, NY (April 2, 2015)— Award winning actress Abigail Breslin, best known to millions for her Academy Award-nominated breakthrough role in Little Miss Sunshine, has solidified herself over the years as one of the rising... More >>

LIVE FROM NEW YORK! FEATURE LENGTH SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE DOCUMENTARY SET FOR THEATRICAL RELEASE

NEW YORK (April 2, 2015) – It was announced today that audiences will get to see Saturday Night Live like they have never seen before. The feature length documentary Live From New York! will be in North American theaters on June 12. Live From New York! Explores… More >>

DRAFTHOUSE FILMS DIVES INTO THE RUTHLESS WORLD OF KANAKO

AUSTIN, TEXAS - Thursday, April 2, 2015 - Drafthouse Films has acquired North American distribution rights to director Tetsuya Nakashima's (Kamikaze Girls,Confessions) latest thriller, festival… More >>

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SONY PICTURES CLASSICS SEES THE LIGHT

NEW YORK (April 2, 2015) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired worldwide rights to I SAW THE LIGHT, the story of the legendary country western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies… More >>

FURIOUS 7 WIDEST-EVER GLOBAL IMAX RELEASE

LOS ANGELES – April 1, 2015 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) and Universal Pictures, a division of Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) today announced that Furious 7 will receive the widest-ever IMAX release globally. The film begins its global… More >>

PATRICIA ARQUETTE TO PUBLISH MEMOIR THROUGH RANDOM HOUSE

New York, NY (April 1, 2015) --- Patricia Arquette, Academy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy award-winning actress, is writing a memoir about her unconventional family, being... More >>

BREAKING NEWS: 451 MEDIA GROUP RECEIVES STRATEGIC INVESTMENT FROM CHINA-BASED ALPHA ANIMATION AND CULTURE CO., LTD. TO FORM NEW GLOBAL IP AND ENTERTAINMENT VENTURE

New York, Los Angeles and Guangzhou — April  1, 2015 – 451 Media Group, the new global entertainment company specializing in developing IP and turning premium content from Hollywood’s top creative minds into tomorrow’s mega-transmedia brands, has secured a large strategic investment from China’s premier animation... More >>

PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ELEVENTH ANNUAL “POWER OF DIVERSITY” PRODUCING WORKSHOP

LOS ANGELES (April 1, 2015) --- The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced it is now accepting applications for its eleventh annual “Power of Diversity” Producing Workshop... More >>

BILL CONDON'S MR. HOLMES STARRING IAN MCKELLEN AND LAURA LINNEY TO HAVE US PREMIERE AT 58TH SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

New York, NY [March 31, 2015] – The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced “Sinatra at 100: ... More >>

HIGHLIGHTS OF GONE WITH THE WIND COLLECTION ON DISPLAY AT HERITAGE AUCTIONS BEVERLY HILLS

WHAT: Highlights from the James Tumblin Collection of "Gone with the Wind" Memorabilia – including screen-used costumes from the Academy Award®-winning film – on display for the media at Heritage Auctions Beverly Hills... More >>

BILL CONDON'S MR. HOLMES STARRING IAN MCKELLEN AND LAURA LINNEY TO HAVE US PREMIERE AT 58TH SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

San Francisco, CA – The San Francisco Film Society announced today that it will host the US Premiere of acclaimed director Bill Condon’s Mr. Holmes, starring Ian McKellen, Laura Linney and newcomer Milo Parker  Saturday April 25, 12:30 pm at the Sundance Kabuki Cinemas... More >>

TFF ANNOUNCES DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION AWARD HONOREES

New York, NY [March 27, 2015] – The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) today announced the honorees for its sixth annual Disruptive Innovation Awards, held in collaboration with renowned Harvard Business School Professor Clay Christensen and the Disruptor Foundation. Co-sponsored… More >>

SPECTRE TO BE RELEASED IN IMAX THEATRES GLOBALLY ON 11/6/15

SANTA MONICA, CA – March 27, 2015 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX), Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment today announced that SPECTRE, the twenty-fourth installment… More >>

DISNEY'S CREATE TOMORROWLAND - XPRIZE CHALLENGE

LOS ANGELES (March 26, 2015) Inspired by the upcoming Disney movie “Tomorrowland,” The Walt Disney Studios, Disney Citizenship, and XPRIZE announce a nationwide challenge for young… More >>

VERVE CREATES VERVE VENTURES RUN BY INTERNATIONAL SALES VETERAN AMY BEECROFT

Los Angeles, CA (March 26, 2015) - Verve is excited to announce today the creation of VERVE VENTURES, a global business development initiative within the company that will be run by international sales veteran Amy… More >>

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FREE COMMUNITY EVENTS

New York, NY – March 26, 2015] – The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced the return of their signature free community events: the Tribeca Drive-In (April 16-18), Family Festival Street Fair (April 25), Tribeca/ESPN Sports Day… More >>

VEGA BABY TO RELEASE COMEDY "LAST CALL" STARRING CHRISTOPHER LLOYD & TARA REID ON VOD

Los Angeles, CA (March 25, 2015) – Vega Baby Releasing has announced today that they have acquired all North American and UK DVD and VOD rights to the film LAST CALL, which is directed by Greg Garthe and... More >>

ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES EXCITING ADDITIONAL PROGRAMMING!

Austin, TX - ATX Television Festival announced additional programming for this year's festival, which takes place in Austin, TX, June 4-7, 2015. Newly added panels include a farewell to FX's critically acclaimed series… More >>

ANIMATED "MAYA THE BEE MOVIE" OPENS MAY 1

Shout! Factory Kids announced that the highly anticipated animated feature MAYA THE BEE MOVIE will open theatrically in Los Angeles and New York on May 1, 2015.  Based on the well-known children’s novel, this light-hearted family movie offers an immersive cinematic adventure… More >>

GKIDS ANNOUNCES NORTH AMERICAN RELEASE DATE FOR KAHLIL GIBRAN'S THE PROPHET

New York, NY – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, announced the North American release date for KAHLIL GIBRAN’S THE PROPHET, the animated feature produced… More >>

TREEHOUSE PICTURES AND PRODUCER CHRIS COLUMBUS BRING 'I KILL GIANTS' TO THE BIG SCREEN

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 23, 2015) - Treehouse Pictures has come on to fully finance Anders Walter .F N"s feature length directorial debut I Kill Giants, the film adaptation of Joe Kelly .F N"s critically acclaimed graphic novel about a young… More >>

NEW YORK INT’L CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2015 AWARD WINNERS

?March 23, 2015 – New York, NY – After presenting four weekends of international films for ages 3-18, New York International Children’s Film Festivalconcluded its 18th edition at its annual Closing Night Celebration last night at the DGA Theater. The celebration… More >>

THE WATER DIVINER WILL OPEN IN SELECT IMAX LOCATIONS APRIL 24TH

LOS ANGELES – March 23, 2015 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX), Warner Bros. Pictures and RatPac Entertainment today announced that The Water Diviner, the feature film directorial debut from Academy Award® winner Russell Crowe… More >>

NEW MEXICO LEGISLATURE PASSES TWO BILLS TO INCREASE TAX INCENTIVES FOR FILM & TV PRODUCTION

Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 20, 2015 – In keeping with the goals of both the Governor and legislative leaders to pass substantive economic development and job creation bills during New Mexico’s current legislative session which ends Saturday, the… More >>

ETHAN HAWKE'S "SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION" HONORED WITH TRULY MOVING PICTURE AWARD

(INDIANAPOLIS) – Ethan Hawke’s directorial debut and Sundance Selects release “Seymour: An Introduction” has been recognized with the Truly Moving Picture Award by nonprofit arts organization Heartland Film. Select … More >>

RANDOM HOUSE TO PUBLISH NEW NOVEL BY ACADEMY AWARD WINNER GRAHAM MOORE

Random House has acquired the new novel by the New York Times bestselling author of THE SHERLOCKIAN and Academy Award winning screenwriter for THE IMITATION GAME, Graham Moore.  Senior Editor Noah Eaker pre-empted... More >>

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR ANA LILY AMIRPOUR'S THE BAD BATCH FROM ANNAPURNA PICTURES AND VICE

LOS ANGELES (March 19, 2015) – Suki Waterhouse, Jason Momoa, Diego Luna, Keanu Reeves and Jim Carrey have joined the cast of Ana Lily Amirpour’s THE BAD BATCH. Amirpour, winner of the Gotham Award for Breakthrough Director for her debut feature A GIRL WALKS HOME... More >>

EHREN KRUGER TO CREATE TV SERIES "THE BROTHERS GRIMM" FOR MIRAMAX

SANTA MONICA, CA (March 19, 2015) – Miramax announced today that it has hired screenwriter Ehren Kruger to create a new series for television based on “The Brothers Grimm.” Kruger, whose prolific screenwriting credits include The Ring and the last… More >>

CHRIS NOTH & PORTIA DOUBLEDAY STAR IN AFTER THE BALL

Los Angeles, CA (March 18, 2015) – Freestyle Releasing and Freestyle Digital Media have announced April 24, 2015 as the theatrical and VOD release date for AFTER THE BALL, the... More >>

25TH ANNIVERSARY OF GOODFELLAS TO CLOSE 2015 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ON APRIL 25

New York, NY – March 18, 2015 – The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, announced today that the 25th Anniversary of Martin Scorsese’s gangster filmGoodFellas—remastered from a 4k scan of the original camera negative, supervised…< More >>

STEVEN SPIELBERG FILM TITLED BRIDGE OF SPIES, TO BE SCORED BY THOMAS NEWMAN

BURBANK, Calif. (March 18, 2015) – DreamWorks Pictures’/Fox 2000 Pictures’ upcoming dramatic thriller directed by three-time Academy Award®-winning director Steven Spielberg (“Saving Private Ryan,” “Schindler’s List”) and starring two-time… More >>

#1 ‘NEW YORK TIMES’ BESTSELLER ‘THE FIFTH BEATLE’ HEADS TO PAPERBACK

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—This October, Dark Horse Comics invites you to experience the award-winning The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story in a whole new format, as Vivek J. Tiwary, Andrew C. Robinson, and Kyle Baker’s incredible original… More >>

PGA ANNOUNCES SPEAKERS FOR THE 2015 PRODUCED BY CONFERENCE

LOS ANGELES (March 17, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced its initial slate of speakers confirmed to participate in the 7th annual Produced By Conference (PBC), taking place May 30-31 and hosted by Paramount Pictures on its historic… More >>

DISNEY'S LIVE ACTION "BEAUTY AND THE BEAST" TO HIT THEATERS MARCH 17, 2017

Disney will release Beauty and the Beast in 3D on March 17, 2017. The beloved tale will be retold for the big screen with a modern live-action lens... More >>

NED RIFLE THEATRICAL & VIMEO ON DEMAND RELEASE APRIL 1, 2015

NEW YORK, March 13, 2015 - Hal Hartley’s NED RIFLE will screen today at the SXSW Film Festival as a “Festival Favorite” in the Vimeo Theater and will be followed by a theatrical and Vimeo On Demand exclusive release… More >>

WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS DEVELOPING "FROZEN 2"!

Winter weather ahead! Frozen 2 is officially in development at Walt Disney Animation Studios with directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee and producer Peter Del Vecho, the Oscar®-winning film... More >>

REVOLT, STARRING LEE PACE, GIVES BACK TO SOUTH AFRICAN COMMUNITY

March 12, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA – REVOLT, a movie starring Lee Pace (THE HOBBIT, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) and Bérénice Marlohe (SKYFALL) that journeys through African countryside’s and villages amidst... More >>

MONTY PYTHON CAST TO CELEBRATE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL AT THE 2015 TFF

New York, NY [March 11, 2015] – The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced a special celebration to mark the 40thAnniversary of Monty Python and the Holy Grail including a special screening of the film and… More >>

ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE, CELESTIAL PICTURES & EL REL NETWORK PRESENT RESTORED 35MM SCREENING OF FIVE DEADLY VENOMS

Austin, TX--- Wednesday, March 11, 2015 --- The Alamo Drafthouse is excited to announce an exclusive, restored 35mm screening of Shaw Brothers' seminal martial arts film FIVE DEADLY VENOMS. Presented in conjunction… More >>

WATCH NOW - 6 NEW TITLES ADDED - "THE BEST OF SUNDANCE SHORTS" FROM SUNDANCENOW DOC CLUB - PRESS LOGIN INCLUDED

New York, NY (March 10, 2015) - SundanceNow Doc Club, the only member-based, advertising-free streaming video service dedicated solely to documentaries, announced today that they have added six new short films… More >>

ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE ANNOUNCES EXPANDED YOUTH AND FAMILY PROGRAMMING

Austin, TX - Tuesday, March 10, 2015 -The Alamo Drafthouse is known for being a movie lover's oasis, with its zero tolerance policy on cell phones and its combination of first-run movies, independent films… More >>

INNOVATION LINE-UP AT TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

New York, NY (March 10, 2015) – The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its lineup of tech and innovation events, many of which will be held at TFF’s new downtown creative hub for festivalgoers: Spring Studios, located at 50 Varick… More >>

FILM 45 - PETE BERG'S NEW PRODUCTION CO.

LOS ANGELES (March 10, 2015) – Acclaimed filmmaker Peter Berg (Lone Survivor, Friday Night Lights) announced today the launch of Film 45, a new production company formalizing a partnership between Berg and producer… More >>

SUBMARINE DELUXE ACQUIRES DOUG AITKEN'S STATION TO STATION

March 6, 2015 | New York City - Submarine Deluxe announced today that it has acquired US Theatrical and Museum rights to Doug Aitken’s film STATION TO STATION. The deal was negotiated by David Koh & Dan Braun of Submarine… More >>

THE IMITATION GAME: FREE TICKETS TODAY FOR HIGH SCHOOLERS AT ALL MAJOR EXHIBITORS

March 6, 2015 (New York, NY) - The Weinstein Company (TWC) is excited to announce that major exhibitors Carmike Cinemas, Cinemark and Regal Entertainment Group are joining AMC Theatres in giving their support to… More >>

TFF ANNOUNCES SHORT FILM SELECTIONS

New york, ny [march 6, 2015] the 2015 tribeca film festival (tff), presented by at&t, today announced its lineup of 60 short films, 40 of which are world premieres. the selections… More >>

TFF FEATURE FILM SLATE SPOTLIGHT MIDNIGHT AND SPECIAL SCREENINGS

New York, NY [March 5, 2015] – The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its feature film selections in the Spotlight, Midnight, and Special Screening sections as well as  work in progress screenings. The 14th edition of the Festival will take place… More >>

GKIDS & STUDIO GHIBLI ANNOUNCE ENGLISH-LANGUAGE VOICE CAST AND NORTH AMERICAN RELEASE DATE FOR “WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE”

NEW YORK, NY (March 5, 2015) – GKIDS, the distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, announced the English voice cast forWHEN MARNIE WAS THERE (Omoide no Marnie), the highly anticipated latest feature from Studio Ghibli. In addition… More >>

JANE LEVY BOARDS ACTION THRILLER ‘BUSHWICK'

Los Angeles, CA (March 4, 2015) – Jane Levy (SUBURGATORY, EVIL DEAD) has been cast to star in the action thriller BUSHWICK. The film tells the story of twenty-year-old Lucy (Levy), who emerges from a Brooklyn subway to find her neighborhood under attack. Lucy decides… More >>

ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK FOR DREAMWORKS ANIMATION'S HOME OUT MARCH 24TH

Thursday March 5, 2015 - The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack to the highly anticipated new film from DreamWorks Animation, HOME, will release Tuesday, March... More >>

FOCUS FEATURES TO RELEASE WORKING TITLE FILMS’ THE DANISH GIRL BEGINNING 11/27/2015

UNITED KINGDOM and SANTA MONICA, March 4th, 2015 – Working Title Films’ The Danish Girl, directed by Academy Award winner Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, Les Misérables) and starring Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of EverythingLes Misérables) and Alicia Vikander (A Royal AffairAnna Karenina), will be… More >>

ORIGIN TO DISTRIBUTE TREACHERY

LOS ANGELES, CA -  Origin has announced today the distribution for Blanc/Biehn Production’s latest Movie TREACHERY. TREACHERY stars Michael Biehn (Aliens, The Victim, Terminator) along with a fantastic ensemble cast that includes Jennifer Blanc Biehn… More >>

2015 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES WORLD NARRATIVE AND DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION SELECTIONS, PLUS THE VIEWPOINTS TITLES

New York, NY [March 3, 2015] – The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced the World Narrative and Documentary Competition film selections, along with the films selected for the Viewpoints section, which recognizes fresh voices… More >>

SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR IN "STAR WARS REBELS" SEASON TWO

In the hours after the "Star Wars Rebels" season finale aired on Disney XD, its executive producer/supervising director Dave Filoni revealed that actress Sarah Michelle Gellar ("The Crazy Ones," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer") will join the voice cast in a recurring role for season... More >>

INTERSCOPE RECORDS TO RELEASE ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK TO SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT’S FEATURE FILM THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT

March 2, 2015 — Santa Monica, CA — Interscope Records will partner with Summit Entertainment, a LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF) company, to release the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack to the futuristic action-adventure film The Divergent… More >>

MERYL STREEP / SHOUT GLADI GLADI PRESS RELEASE

NEW YORK (February 26, 2015) – The feature documentary, “SHOUT GLADI GLADI,” co-directed by Adam Friedman and Iain Kennedy, focuses on women’s health in Africa with a particular emphasis on fistula, a common, debilitating condition that turns once healthy women into outcasts.  Academy-Award winning actress Meryl Streep will lend her voice to narrate... More >>

**MEDIA ALERT** NEW BRUCE LEE BIOPIC ANNOUNCED

?LOS ANGELES (February 27, 2015) – Shannon Lee, daughter of legendary martial artist Bruce Lee, announced today that his legacy will be brought to the screen in a new feature film, the first to be made with his family’s full involvement in the production. Lee’s company… More >>

FOURTH ANNUAL SUN VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL PREPARES FOR LAUNCH

Sun Valley, ID --The Sun Valley Film Festival, presented by Zions Bank, has announced new additions to its lineup for the fourth annual Festival, March 4-March 8, 2015, as preparations are being finalized for the event launch... More >>

TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL TO PAY TRIBUTE TO OSCAR®-WINNING ACTRESS SHIRLEY MACLAINE

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) continues to add screen legends and beloved titles to its most star-studded festival lineup yet. The festival will pay tribute to Academy Award®-winning actress Shirley MacLaine with a pair of screenings and an in-depth interview during the 2015… More >>

“HAYRIDE 2” ROLLS INTO THEATERS MARCH 6TH

Los Angeles, CA (February 18, 2015) – Freestyle Releasing and Freestyle Digital Media (FDM) announced today that they have acquired theatrical and VOD rights to the horror thriller HAYRIDE 2, from writer/director… More >>

TFF ANNOUNCES ARTISTS AWARDS PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS

New York, NY – February 26, 2015 - The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced the participants of this year’s Tribeca Film Festival Artists Awards Program, sponsored by CHANEL. Eight contemporary artists, including longtime participants Stephen Hannock and Clifford Ross, who have contributed work to the program since its inception, as well as new contributors Daniel Arsham, Robert… More >>

"CHAPPIE CHALLENGE" EVENT - LIVE ON MARCH 1ST AT 3PM PST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - February 26, 2015 -Twitch, the leading social video platform for gamers, and Sony Pictures Entertainment has attracted an impressive number of Evolve gamers for The Chappie Challenge, a one-of-a-kind... More >>

KEY DEADLINES AND DATES FOR 22ND ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS® ANNOUNCED

LOS ANGELES (February 25, 2015) – SAG Awards® Executive Producer Kathy Connell  today announced the key deadlines and dates for the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® including a change of airdate for the SAG Awards ceremony which will now be held… More >>

RAIDERS! NEW TRAILER FOR THE STORY OF THE GREATEST FAN FILM EVER MADE

Austin, TX-February 26, 2014- Raiders!, a documentary of the story behind the greatest fan film ever made, is set to have its world premiere at SXSW Film Festival in Austin, TX on March 14, 2015. Raiders! chronicles the epic… More >>

SERENA, STARRING BRADLEY COOPER AND JENNIFER LAWRENCE ON VOD THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26

Los Angeles, CA  – February 20th, 2015 -  SERENA, the new film starring Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper and Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence will debut on iTunes and On Demand everywhere this… More >>

MAGNET RELEASING ACQUIRES SKIN TRADE

New York (February 20, 2015) ­ Magnet Releasing announced today that they have acquired US rights to SKIN TRADE, a high octane action thriller starring Dolph Lundgren (The Expendables), Tony Jaa (Ong Bak, Furious 7), Michael Jai White... More >>

GRAVITAS VENTURES ACQUIRES THRILLER 'MAN FROM RENO

Segundo, CA (February 19, 2015) - Nolan Gallagher, Founder and CEO of Gravitas Ventures, has announced the acquisition of North American rights to  filmmaker Dave Boyle's atmospheric thriller MAN FROM RENO which has… More >>

DRAFTHOUSE FILMS ACQUIRES UTTERLY INSANE ROAR

AUSTIN, TEXAS- Thursday, February 19, 2015 -Drafthouse Films has partnered with Olive Films to release Noel Marshall's sole--and career-derailing--directorial effort, the notorious 1981 family affair with big cats, Roar. The film will… More >>

ROBERT RODRIGEUZ'S MUSEUM FEATURING ORIGINAL FRANK FRAZETTA MASTERPIECES DURING SXSW

Austin, TX--- Thursday, February 19, 2015 --- For a limited time only during SXSW 2015, Robert Rodriguez is proud to present a curated collection of original art, including twelve masterwork paintings by iconic artist FRANK FRAZETTA, including… More >>

ADAPTATION OF BESTSELLING BOARD GAME THE SETTLERS OF CATAN TO BE PRODUCED BY GAIL KATZ

Los Angeles, CA – February 19, 2015 – Producer Gail Katz (PAWN SACRIFICE, AIR FORCE ONE, THE PERFECT STORM) has obtained film and television rights to the international board game sensation THE SETTLERS OF CATAN through her Gail… More >>

TERMINATOR GENISYS to be Releasesd in IMAX Globally Beginning 7/1/15

SANTA MONICA, CA – Feb. 19, 2015 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) today announced that Paramount Pictures and Skydance Production’s release of Terminator Genisys, the reset of the blockbuster franchise, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia… More >>

LIONSGATE AND SAMSUNG ANNOUNCE “INSURGENT – SHATTER REALITY” VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE

SANTA MONICA, Calif. and RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., February 18, 2015 – Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (Samsung), one of the world’s leading technology companies, have teamed up to create the exclusive virtual reality… More >>

FOURTH ANNUAL SUN VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINEUP

Sun Valley, ID-The Sun Valley Film Festival, presented by Zions Bank, announced its film    lineup today. The Festival will honor Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood with its inaugural Lifetime Vision Award at the 4th annual Festival, March 4-March 8, 2015. The SVFF Lifetime Vision Award pays tribute… More >>

FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES OPENING NIGHT FILM

New York, NY (February 12, 2015) -- The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, announced today that the world premiere of the documentary Live From New York!, will open the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday, April 15. “Saturday Night Live” has been… More >>

SHEILA VAND TO JOIN THE UNTITLED TINA FEY - MARGOT ROBBIE - MARTIN FREEMAN PROJECT

Vand is set to co-star opposite Tina Fey, Margot Robbie and Martin Freeman in the Robert Carlock script. The film, adapted from the book by Kim Barker The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan, is based on Barker’s (Fey) memoir of her experiences as a war correspondent in…? More >>

MOVIETICKETS.COM 50 SHADES PRE-SALES STATS

MovieTickets.com reports that Fifty Shades of Grey is apparently not just about a Girls Night Out at the movies.  It’s also a pretty hot date film… More >>

BOLD GETS BOLDER: OPENING UK BRANCH AND EXPANDING SENIOR CREATIVE TEAM

?LOS ANGELES, CA – February 10, 2015 – Fresh off Bold Films’ critical and commercial successes with WHIPLASH and NIGHTCRAWLER, CEO Gary Michael Walters announced today the opening of the company’s London office and the appointment of its UK... More >>

PRODUCTION ON "PETE'S DRAGON" BEGINS IN NEW ZEALAND, STARRING BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD, OAKES FEGLEY AS PETE AND ROBERT REDFORD

?BURBANK, Calif. (February 10, 2015) – Principal photography on “Pete’s Dragon” commenced today in New Zealand. A reimagining of the 1977 Disney classic, “Pete’s Dragon” will blend live action and CGI to tell the story... More >>

THE IMITATION GAME LAUDED BY COUNTRY'S TOP NEW COLLEGE SCREENING PROGRAM KICKS OFF FEBRUARY 12TH AT M.I.T.

February 9, 2015 (New York, NY) – The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that they are kicking off a special college screening program of their eight-time Academy Award nominated hit THE IMITATION GAME on February 12th at Massachusetts… More >>

OLDEST DEBUTING FEATURE FILM DIRECTOR WINS LAFCA'S DOUGLAS EDWARDS PRIZE - SCREENINGS IN AUSTIN AND WASH, DC

Feburary 9, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA – 69-year-old filmmaker Walter Reuben, known to museums and collectors for his work as a motion picture material archivist and his online gallery walterfilm.com, has received the 2014 Douglas Edwards Independent / Experimental Film / Video Award from the Los Angeles… More >>

TOP CELEBRITIES JOIN GLOBAL EFFORT TO PARDON 49,000 CONVICTED UNDER BRITISH ANTI-GAY LAWS ALAN TURING-INSPIRED PETITION RAPIDLY GAINING SIGNATURES - 140,000 AND GROWING

February 6, 2015 (New York, NY) – Entertainment and media’s biggest figures, including the stars of THE IMITATION GAME, are coming aboard a worldwide movement to demand pardons for the estimated 49,000 men who, like Alan Turing, were… More >>

CHAPPIE TO BE RELEASED IN IMAX THEATRES WORLDWIDE STARTING MARCH 2015

SANTA MONICA, CA – Feb. 6, 2015 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX), Sony Pictures Entertainment and MRC announced today that Chappie, the third feature film from visionary director Neill Blomkamp (District 9, Elysium), will be digitally… More >>

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 2” SOARS INTO IMAX® 3D THEATERS STARTING NOVEMBER 20

SANTA MONICA, Calif., February 6, 2015 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, today announced that The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, the next installment of the global blockbuster… More >>

LIONSGATE AND IMAGINE EXHIBITIONS TO DEBUT THE HUNGER GAMES: THE EXHIBITION

New York, NY, and Santa Monica, CA — (February 6, 2015) —Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, in association with Imagine Exhibitions, Inc. today announced the world premiere of The Hunger Games: The Exhibition, the highly anticipated new traveling... More >>

BUNGALOW | STORIED MEDIA GROUP TO REPRESENT EMMIS PUBLISHING IP FOR FILM / TELEVISION

February 4, 2015 - This was another banner year for true story adaptations from magazines, books, and life rights. Determined to continue that trend, Emmis Publishing has signed with Bungalow | Storied Media Group, the management arm of Bungalow… More >>

RELEASE: 2015 HEARTLAND FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES $122,000 IN CASH PRIZES W/ $5,000 FOR HOOSIER FILMS

INDIANAPOLIS — Set to award more than $120,000 in cash prizes, the 2015 Heartland Film Festival (Oct. 16-25, 2015) has opened its call for entries period to independent filmmakers from around the world. Prize categories and awards… More >>

NAPA VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2015 CALL FOR ENTRIES

Napa Valley, CA (February 3, 2015) – The 5th Annual Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) taking place November 11-15 is now accepting film submissions. The ultimate celebration of the year’s best new films, accompanied by Napa Valley’s world-class food, wine and hospitality,... More >>

SUNDANCENOW DOC CLUB SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON SUNDANCE SHORTS - 12 CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARIES NOW AVAILABLE!

?New York, NY (February 2, 2015) - SundanceNow Doc Club, the streaming video subscription service for documentary lovers, announced today that "The Best of Sundance Shorts," a program of 12 acclaimed… More >>

LOS ANGELES KINGS & SAN JOSE SHARKS FACE-OFF IN FIRST OUTDOOR NHL GAME SHOWN LIVE IN U.S. CINEMAS

DENVER –  February 2, 2015 – L.A.-area hockey fans can get up close to all the on-ice action on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at 7 p.m. PT when the San Jose Sharks play host to the defending Stanley Cup® Champion Los Angeles Kings in the 2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™, a  regular-season outdoor NHL® game… More >>

START OF PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON BEN-HUR PRESS RELEASE

HOLLYWOOD, CA (February 2, 2015) - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom, Inc., announced today that principal photography has begun on “BEN-HUR” starring Jack Huston (“AMERICAN HUSTLE”) as Judah Ben-Hur, Morgan Freeman... More >>

RACHEL DRATCH TO EMCEE THE SOLD-OUT NEW YORK INT’L CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL NOT FOR KIDS BENEFIT + AUCTION

New York, New York, February 2, 2015 – New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival is pleased to announce that actress, comedian, writer, and Festival attendee Rachel Dratch will host their annual Not For Kids Film Festival Benefit + Auction on Thursday, February 5… More >>

2015 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FEATURE FILM AWARDS

Park City, UT — Sundance Institute this evening announced the feature film Jury, Audience and other special awards of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. The awards, celebrating artistry, innovation and adventure in independent filmmaking, were presented at the Festival’s Awards Ceremony, hosted by… More >>

THE IMITATION GAME Wins USC Scripter Award

Screenwriter Graham Moore and author Andrew Hodges received the 27th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award for “The Imitation Game.” Selection committee chair Howard Rodman announced the winners at the black-tie event... More >>

ELIJAH WOOD takes on THE TRUST

NEW YORK (January 30, 2015) -  Elijah Wood is set to star opposite Nicolas Cage in Benjamin and Alex Brewer’s The Trust. The film follows two crooked cops, David... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES WOODY ALLEN’S NEXT FILM

NEW YORK (January 29, 2014) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all North American rights to Woody Allen’s upcoming film, IRRATIONAL MAN,... More >>

PRESS RELEASE | SCREENWRITING NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED AS BEST OF 2014 FILM AND TV FOR 10th ANNUAL FINAL DRAFT AWARDS

Los Angeles (January 29, 2015) – Recognizing that there would be no lightscamera or action without the creative spark that first puts words to a page, Final Draft, Inc., the industry standard for screenwriting software, announced the nominees for the 10th annua… More >>

“FOCUS” SET TO OPEN IN IMAX ON 2/27

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 29, 2015 -- IMAX Corporation and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that Focus, the latest film from directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa (Crazy, Stupid, Love.), starring Academy Award nominee... More >>

ARROW FILMS (UK) TO RELEASE DAY OF ANGER, BLIND WOMAN'S CURSE, AND MARK OF THE DEVIL IN THE US

MVD Entertainment Group announces the distribution of Arrow Video in North America with a host of cult titles receiving deluxe treatment in video, audio, supplements and artwork. Arrow's global reputation as one of the finest labels in the world has come about through consistent high quality product and a focus on fan-based products always... More >>

"SNAPPERHERO" LAUNCHES ON SNAPCHAT: FIRST INFLUENCER-DRIVEN SCRIPTED SERIES

LOS ANGELES, JANUARY 28, 2015 – AT&T is set to launch the first scripted entertainment series on Snapchat, the ephemeral social platform that is changing the way Millennials communicate. As part of the leading communications company’s continued foray into creative content development, AT&T presents SnapperHero — the first scripted Snapchat series… More >>

2015 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES SHORT FILM AWARDS

Park City, UT — ?Sundance Institute this evening announced the jury prizes in short filmmaking at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. The awards were presented at a ceremony in Park City, Utah. The short film program at the Festival is the centerpiece of Sundance… More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES SUNDANCE SENSATION THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL

NEW YORK (January 27, 2014) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they acquired the rights in  North America, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, Eastern... More >>

SAG-AFTRA HONORS OUTSTANDING FILM AND TELEVISION PERFORMANCES AT THE 21ST ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 25, 2015) — SAG-AFTRA presented its coveted Actor® statuettes for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2014 at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® in ceremonies attended by film and television’s leading actors, held Sunday, Jan. 25, at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. The 21st Annual SAG Awards® was simulcast live… More >>

WINNERS OF 2015 PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS

LOS ANGELES (January 24, 2015) – Tonight the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced this year’s winning motion picture, television, and new media productions at the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Century... More >>

NEWEST PRESENTERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 21ST ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS®

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 23, 2015) – Matthew Beard, Colin Farrell, Jeff Goldblum, Allen Leech, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong’o, Emmy Rossum, Andy Samberg, Liev Schreiber and Reese Witherspoon will be presenters at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, Executive Producer Kathy Connell … More >>

TRIBECA FILM PICKS UP MISERY LOVES COMEDY

Park City, UT - (January 23, 2015) – Tribeca Film announced today it is acquiring North American rights to Kevin Pollak’s directorial debut Misery Loves Comedy, which world premieres today at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. The film, a Heretic Films and NewAley Pictures... More >>

ANNAPURNA PICTURES TO FORM VIRTUAL REALITY DIVISION BEGINNING WITH VRSE.FARM PARTNERSHIP WITH ARTIST CHRIS MILK

LOS ANGELES (January 22, 2015) – Annapurna Pictures announced today they are forming a Virtual Reality division of the company. The new division has begun by forming the joint venture VRSE.farm, a partnership with artist Chris Milk to develop and produce Virtual Reality content. With… More >>

SCOTT AND TAITTINGER TO OPEN THE 21ST ANNUAL SAG AWARDS® RED CARPET WITH A CHAMPAGNE TOAST

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 22, 2015) – Two-time Actor® nominee Reid Scott ("VEEP”) will join Vitalie Taittinger, Champagne Taittinger Global Spokesperson and Artistic Director, to open the red carpet for the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, Jan. 25, Executive… More >>

FÁBRICA DE CINE AND SHARPSWORD FILMS SET TO PRODUCE AND PROVIDE FINANCING FOR MARTIN SCORSESE’S SILENCE

LOS ANGELES, January 22, 2015 - Fábrica de Cine and SharpSword Films are pleased to announce that they have come aboard to produce and provide the financing for Scorsese’s SILENCE. They... More >>

INITIAL PRESENTERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 21ST ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS®

LOS ANGELES (January 14, 2015) — Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane, Kevin Costner, Ethan Hawke, SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard, Rashida Jones, Michael Keaton, Lorelei Linklater, Matthew McConaughey, Matt McGorry, Edward Norton, Julia Roberts and Emma Stone will be presenters... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES TESTAMENT OF YOUTH BASED ON VERA BRITTAIN’S MEMOIR

NEW YORK (January 16, 2015) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they acquired the rights in North America, Latin America and Asia from Protagonist Pictures to TESTAMENT OF YOUTH, based on Vera Brittain’s World War One memoir... More >>

OSCAR® NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2015 IN THEATRES ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 30

Los Angeles, CA January 19, 2015--- ShortsHD™, the world's only Short Movie Channel in high definition (www.shorts.tv), working with Magnolia Pictures will celebrate its 10th anniversary of its Oscar shorts release by opening “THE OSCAR® NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2015 in a record... More >>

TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL | THE SOUND OF MUSIC (1965) TO OPEN 2015 TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL

Hollywood will come alive with The Sound of Music (1965) this spring as the beloved, Oscar®-winning classic returns to the big screen to celebrate its 50th anniversarywith a gala opening-night screening on Thursday, March 26 at the 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival. Legendary... More >>

ANNAPURNA PICTURES TO PRODUCE "20TH CENTURY WOMEN" FROM MIKE MILLS

LOS ANGELES (January 16, 2015) – Annapurna Pictures will produce 20th CENTURY WOMEN, written and to be directed by Mike Mills (BEGINNERS, THUMBSUCKER). Annapurna’s Megan Ellison will produce alongside Anne Carey of Archer Gray and Youree Henley. The film will begin production... More >>

SYCAMORE ENTERTAINMENT INKS DEAL WITH SIMEON RICE

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 14, 2015) –  Sycamore Entertainment Group, Inc., today announced it has signed a deal with Dreamline Pictures for the North American distribution rights to the suspense thriller Unsullied, the first feature... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS GARNERS MOST ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINATIONS IN COMPANY’S HISTORY

NEW YORK (January 15, 2015) – From Sundance to Cannes to this nomination morning, it has been an exciting year for Sony Pictures Classics.  The company announced today that they have garnered 18 Academy Award® nominations... More >>

GKIDS SCORES TWO BEST ANIMATED FEATURE ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINATIONS

NEW YORK (January 15, 2015) – GKIDS continues its Academy Award® streak with a double Oscar®  nomination for Best Animated Feature with SONG OF THE SEA andTHE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA. This marks the second time the independent distributor accomplished such a rare feat since it scored a double nomination with A Cat in Paris and Chico & Rita in 2012... More >>

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL TO LAUNCH NEW DOWNTOWN CREATIVE HUB FOR FILMMAKERS, FESTIVAL PASS HOLDERS, INDUSTRY AND PRESS DURING 2015 EDITION APRIL 15-26

New York, NY (January 14, 2015) – The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, announced today that it will launch a downtown creative hub during its 14th edition, April 15–April 26, 2015, which will provide a destination for festivalgoers to gather, collaborate and share stories in New York City. A residency at Spring Studios—a 150,000 square foot state-of-the-art creative, production & event center located at 50 Varick Street—will bring filmmakers, artists,… More >>

GKIDS ACQUIRES NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS FOR STUDIO GHIBLI'S "WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE

New York, NY – January 13, 2015 – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Studio Ghibli for the North American rights to the upcoming animated feature WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE (Omoide no Marnie).  Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi (The Secret World of Arrietty) and based on the British children’s novel by Joan G. Robinson, the film tells the story of a troubled… More >>

PADDINGTON/Music Video "Shine" by Pharell Williams & Gwen Stefani

January 13, 2015 (NEW YORK, NY) - The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that "Shine," the new track by music superstars Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani recorded specially for the upcoming film PADDINGTON, will... More >>

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FESTIVAL WINNERS

Palm Springs, CA (January 10, 2015) - Setting the stage for the year’s film festival circuit, the 26th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) announced this year’s juried award winners at a luncheon at Spencer’s Restaurant on Saturday, January 10, 2015.  The Festival, held from January 2-12, 2015, screened 196 films from 65 countries, including 51 of the 83 foreign language… More >>

PALM SPRINGS INTENATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2016 DATES

Palm Springs, CA (January 9, 2015) – The Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) has announced that the dates of next year’s festival will… More >>

EYE OPENING DOCUMENTARY PUMP TO BE RELEASED EXCLUSIVELY ON ITUNES JAN 13TH

Los Angeles, ca, January 8 2015 – after a successful limited theatrical release this fall, pump will be available january 13, 2015 to a wider audience. Submarine deluxe, in association with fuel freedom foundation and ideal… More >>

USC LIBRARIES NAME FINALISTS FOR 27TH-ANNUAL SCRIPTER AWARD

The USC Libraries have named the authors and screenwriters of Gone Girl, The Imitation Game, Inherent Vice, The Theory of Everything, and Wild as finalists for the 27-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award. Scripter honors… More >>

DAVID CROSS’ DIRECTORIAL DEBUT HITS TO BE RELEASED IN THEATERS AND BITTORRENT AS PAY-WHAT-YOU-WANT FEATURE STARTING FEBRUARY 13

Los Angeles, CA (January 7, 2014) – Honora announced today that it will release HITS in February 2015 as a pay-what-you-want film, in partnership with BitTorrent, Inc.  HITS, written and directed by David Cross, debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2014. On February 13, it will be the first feature film to be distributed as a BitTorrent Bundle, directly to fans as… More >>

JENNIFER BLANC-BIEHN SHINES IN SCRAPPY EVERLY, OUT IN FEBRUARY

LOS ANGELES, CA January 6th, 2015 – Actress/filmmaker Jennifer Blanc-Biehn is starting off 2015 with a bang, taking on a meaty role in Dimension Films’ action-horror film Everly, starring Salma Hayek and directed by horror filmmaker Joe Lynch. Everly is available on iTunes and… More >>

ANNAPURNA PICTURES AND VICE PARTNER ON THE BAD BATCH

LOS ANGELES (January 6, 2015) – Annapurna Pictures and VICE will produce THE BAD BATCH, written and to be directed by Gotham Awards Breakthrough Director Ana Lily Amirpour, whose debut feature, A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT, a genre-bending Iranian vampire fairytale has received… More >>

CARRIE FISHER TO PRESENT THE SAG 51ST LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD TO DEBBIE REYNOLDS

LOS ANGELES (Jan 6, 2015) – Carrie Fisher will present the 51st SAG Life Achievement Award to her mother, Debbie Reynolds, at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®,Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today. The presentation of the union's highest accolade will be the centerpiece of the… More >>

SPONGEBOB DECLARES THE DAY OF POSITIVITY

HOLLYWOOD, CA (January 5, 2015) - One month before its debut in theaters, Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies have declared the first Monday of 2015 "The Day of Positivity," to celebrate SpongeBob SquarePants' upcoming film, "THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER," in theaters on… More >>

PGA ANNOUNCES 2015 PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS NOMINATIONS FOR THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURE, ANIMATED THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURE AND LONG-FORM TELEVISION

LOS ANGELES (January 5, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the motion picture and long-form television nominations for the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards. The categories include: The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures; The Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures; and The David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding... More >>

26th ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA PRESENTED BY CARTIER

Kicking off Awards Season, the 26th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) Awards Gala, presented by Cartier, was held Saturday, January 3, 2015 at the Palm Springs Convention Center hosted by Mary Hart.  Honorees were presented with an original Chihuly Glass Sculpture designed by Dale Chihuly or the John Kennedy "The Entertainer" statue.  The event is sponsored... More >>

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FILMS IN COMPETITION FOR CINE LATINO AWARD

Palm Springs, CA (January 2, 2015) – The 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) announces 27 films eligible for the Cine Latino Award, which will be presented to the best Ibero-American film screening at the Festival.  Sponsored by the Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG) and the University of Guadalajara Foundation/USA, the winner will receive... More >>

SAG AWARDS® RED CARPET BLEACHER SEATS UP FOR AUCTION TODAY THROUGH JAN. 10

LOS ANGELES (December 31, 2014) – The SAG Awards® Red Carpet Bleacher Seat Auction, the second in a trio of online auctions benefitting the Screen Actors Guild Foundation, begins today at 9 p.m. (ET) / 6 p.m. (PT) at sagawards.org/auction. Film and television… More >>

ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE IS COMING TO CHANDLER, ARIZONA!

Chandler, AZ--- Tuesday, December 23, 2014 --- Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is pleased to unveil its plans to open its first Arizona location in Chandler with franchise partner Paschich Alamo Holdings LLC. Alamo Drafthouse Chandler, an... More >>

UMC - URBAN MOVIE CHANNEL PRESENTS THE EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE OF TEETH & BLOOD

Los Angeles (Dec. 10, 2014) – UMC - Urban Movie Channel, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, created by Robert L. Johnson, founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET) and Chairman of RLJ Entertainment, brings you TEETH & BLOOD exclusively available… More >>

PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA HONORS BRAD PITT, DEDE GARDNER AND JEREMY KLEINER'S PLAN B ENTERTAINMENT WITH THE 2015 VISIONARY AWARD

LOS ANGELES (December 22, 2014) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that Plan B Entertainment will receive the 2015 Visionary Award. Partners Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner will accept the award at the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards… More >>

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES JURY MEMBERS FOR 2015 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL; TIG NOTARO TO HOST CLOSING NIGHT AWARDS CEREMONY

Park City, UT — Sundance Institute announced today the members of the six juries awarding prizes at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, January 22 to February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. The Festival is the centerpiece of the year-round public programs for the Institute, which also hosts 24 residency labs and grants… More >>

SPIELBERG FINDS SOPHIE FOR THE BFG

LOS ANGELES, CA (DECEMBER 16, 2014) – DreamWorks Studios announced today that newcomer Ruby Barnhill has been cast as the young girl, Sophie, in Roald Dahl’s beloved classic story, “The BFG.”  Steven Spielberg will direct the film adaptation of the children’s novel.  Published in… More >>

SONG OF THE SEA RECEIVES 5TH AND FINAL COMMON SENSE SEAL OF 2014

San Francisco, Calif. – Common Sense, the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology, today announced Song of the Sea as the newest movie to be awarded the Common Sense Seal and its final recipient of 2014. An independent film, Song… More >>

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ADDS FILMS, EVENTS AND NEW FRONTIER INSTALLATIONS FOR 2015 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

Park City, UT — Sundance Institute today announced the addition of 10 films, events and New Frontier installations to the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, January 22 to February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. The Festival is is the centerpiece of the year-round public programs for the Institute, which also hosts 24… More >>

WHIPLASH SCREENING + DIRECTOR Q&A TO BENEFIT PHS MUSIC PROGRAMS

New York, N.Y. (December 12, 2014) – More than a decade after Damien Chazelle graduated from Princeton High School, his internationally acclaimed film Whiplash has become a favorite of audiences and critics alike. The film was inspired in part by the writer/director's experiences as a drummer with PHS's nationally renowned studio jazz… More >>

DRAFTHOUSE FILMS AQUIRES THE KEEPING ROOM

AUSTIN, TEXAS (December 15, 2014) - Drafthouse Films has acquired North American distribution rights to Julia Hart's powerful Black List Western feature, The Keeping Room, after its acclaimed world premiere… More >>

21ST SAG AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCEMENT NEWS RELEASE

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 10, 2014) — Nominees for the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® for outstanding performances in 2014 in five film and eight television categories, as well as the SAG Awards® honors for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles were announce… More >>

21ST SAG AWARDS® ANNOUNCES CHATEAU ST. JEAN AND BERINGER AS OFFICIAL WINES

LOS ANGELES (December 12, 2014) – The 2012 Chateau St. Jean Sonoma Coast Chardonnay and the 2012 Beringer Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon will be the official wines poured at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, SAG Awards® Committee Chair JoBeth Williams announced today. This is the second year that wines... More >>

TEETH & BLOOD AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY ON UMC ON DECEMBER 30, 2014

Los Angeles (Dec. 10, 2014) – UMC - Urban Movie Channel, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, created by Robert L. Johnson, founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET) and Chairman of RLJ Entertainment, brings you TEETH & BLOOD exclusively available for digital streaming on... More >>

"BIG EYES" SCOTT ALEXANDER & LARRY KARASZEWSKI TO RECIEVE FINAL DRAFT HALL OF FAME AWARD

Los Angeles, CA (December 09, 2014) – As it is about to enter its 25th year of providing screenwriters the industry standard for screenwriting software, Final Draft, Inc. has announced Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski as its Hall of Fame Award honorees for the 10th … More >>

MOVIETICKETS.COM REPORTS DOUBLE DIGIT TICKET SALE GROWTH

MovieTickets.com, a leading global provider of remote movie ticketing, announced today that the number of tickets sold in the US by the company this year are up 11% over 2013. In addition to?... More >>

SUNDANCENOW DOC CLUB PRESENTS THE "UNFORGETTABLE" COLLECTION - NINE CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARIES NOW AVAILABLE

New York, NY (December 11, 2014) - SundanceNow Doc Club, the streaming video subscription service for documentary lovers, announced today thatUNFORGETTABLE, a program of nine acclaimed and rarely seen documentaries, including... More >>

"HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER" STAR MATT MCGORRY TO SERVE AS SAG AWARDS® 2015 SOCIAL MEDIA HOST

Matt McGorry, star of the hit series How to Get Away with Murder and Orange Is the New Black, has been named the social media host for this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards®. Through his personal Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts, McGorry will serve as the online face for the awards during the six weeks… More >>

TUNE IN: SPANISH VERSION OF BLADE RUNNER ON EL REY NETWORK

Put away your Rosetta Stone! El Rey Network offers fans a chance to brush up on their Spanish language skills while immersing themselves in Ridley Scott's groundbreaking film "Blade Runner." You've seen the work-print, the original theatrical release, the… More >>

MUSICAL COMEDY DANCE OFF COMING TO DVD 12/30/14

Los Angeles, CA (December 9, 2014) – Freestyle Digital Media (FDM) has announced December 30, 2014 as the DVD release date for DANCE OFF, which will be available for purchase... More >>

MANAGER DAVE FLEMING OPENS ATLAS ARTISTS A SUBSIDIARY OF CHARLES ROVEN’S ATLAS ENTERTAINMENT

LOS ANGELES, CA, DECEMBER 8, 2014 – Manager Dave Fleming launches ATLAS ARTISTS, a subsidiary of Charles Roven’s Atlas Entertainment. A principle of Atlas Artists, Fleming's clients include: Olivia Munn, Kristin Davis, Jaimie Alexander (Thor)?... More >>

HEARTLAND FILM RECEIVES NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS GRANT

NEA Chairman Jane Chu said, “I’m pleased to be able to share the news of our support through Art Works including the award to Heartland Film. The arts foster value, connection, creativity and innovation for the American people… More >>

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE AWARD

Palm Springs, CA December 5, 2014) – The 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present its Ensemble Performance Award to the film The Imitation Game.  The award will honor the film’s cast, which includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Rory Kinnear, Allen Leech, Matthew Beard, Charles Dance and Mark Strong.  The Gala will also present awards to previously... More >>

TV LAND RELEASES EXTENDED SCENE FROM NEW COMEDY “YOUNGER” FEATURING SUTTON FOSTER AND HILARY DUFF

New York, NY – December 4, 2014 – TV Land is giving viewers a look into “Younger,” the network’s newest original series from “Sex and the City” creator Darren Star, with an extended scene released today. Now shooting in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the series… More >>

REESE WITHERSPOON TO RECEIVE THE CHAIRMAN'S AWARD AT THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Palm Springs, CA (December 4, 2014) – The 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Academy Award® winning actress Reese Witherspoon with theChairman’s Award for Wild at its annual Awards Gala. The Gala will also present… More >>

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES FILMS IN U.S. AND WORLD COMPETITIONS, NEXT - FOR 2015 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

Park city, ut — sundance institute announced today the films selected for the u.s. and world cinema dramatic and documentary competitions and the out-of-competition next <=> section of the 2015 sundance film festival, january 22 to february 1 in park city, salt lake city, ogden and sundance, utah. the festival is the centerpiece of… More >>

THE DEVIL’S VIOLINIST HITS A HIGH NOTE WITH FREESTYLE RELEASING- IN THEATERS AND VOD JAN 30TH

Los Angeles, CA (December 2, 2014) – Freestyle Digital Media (FDM), Freestyle Releasing and Stryker Entertainment announce today that they have picked up... More >>

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARDS BUZZ PROGRAM

Palm Springs, CA (December 02, 2014) – The 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF), scheduled January 2-12, 2015, announced the films selected to compete for the FIPRESCI Award in the Awards Buzz section.  The Festival will… More >>

ANSEL ELGORT AND EVA LONGORIA TO ANNOUNCE THE 21ST ANNUAL SAG AWARDS NOMINATIONS

LOS ANGELES (December 1, 2014) – Ansel Elgort, star of the feature films “The Fault in Our Stars” and “Divergent,” and actress/director/producer and SAG Award® recipient Eva Longoria will reveal the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® nominations on… More >>

THE IMITATION GAME - ALAN TURING ORIGINAL CROSSWORD PUZZLE CONTEST

November 25, 2014 (New York, NY) - The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that, in celebration of THE IMITATION GAME, they will be reprinting the Daily Telegraph crossword puzzle featured in the film in this Thursday's New York Times. The puzzle was originally published in January 1942 and was used by Alan Turing… More >>

PHARRELL WILLIAMS AND GWEN STEFANI CO-WRITE AND PERFORM ORIGINAL SONG "SHINE" FOR UPCOMING FAMILY COMEDY ADVENTURE PADDINGTON

November 24, 2014 (NEW YORK, NY) - TWC-Dimension announced today that Grammy award winning recording artists... More >>

ROSAMUND PIKE TO RECEIVE THE BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE AWARD, ACTRESS AT 26th ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (November 21, 2014) – The 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Rosamund Pike with the Breakthrough Performance Award, Actress at its annual Awards Gala.  The Gala will... More >>

POET ANDERSON: THE DREAM WALKER WINS AT TORONTO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

Los Angeles, CA (November 20, 2014) – The new animated short film Poet Anderson: The Dream Walker, from the imagination of Tom DeLonge and featuring music by Angels & Airwaves, won the Best Animated Film Award at the Toronto... More >>

GRAVITAS VENTURES ACQUIRES SPIKE LEE’S DA SWEET BLOOD OF JESUS

El Segundo, CA, November 19, 2014 – Gravitas Ventures has acquired North American rights to Spike Lee’s DA SWEET BLOOD OF JESUS starring... More >>

GKIDS Announces Release Date for Studio Ghibli Documentary THE KINGDOM OF DREAMS AND MADNESS

NEW YORK (November 19, 2014) – GKIDS, the distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, will release THE KINGDOM OF DREAMS AND MADNESS, a documentary on Studio Ghibli, at New York’s... More >>

PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA'S "PRODUCED BY CONFERENCE 2015" SET FOR MAY 29-31 AT PARAMOUNT PICTURES IN LOS ANGELES

LOS ANGELES (November 19, 2014) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that its seventh annual “Produced By Conference” is set for May 29-31... More >>

TIFF PRIZE WINNER "WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS" FROM JEMAINE CLEMENT & TAIKI WAITITI TO BE RELEASED ON FEBRUARY 13

NEW YORK (November 18, 2014) – Unison Films in association with Funny or Die and Paladin have announced today that they will release Flight of the Conchords’... More >>

MOVIE FANS DREAMING OF A ‘WHITE CHRISTMAS’ GET THEIR WISH FULFILLED AS THE BELOVED HOLIDAY CLASSIC RETURNS TO CINEMAS FOR TWO DAYS ONLY: DECEMBER 14 AND 15

DENVER – November 17, 2014 – Ring in the holiday season with the treasured classic Irving Berlin’sWHITE CHRISTMAS when it... More >>

J.K. SIMMONS TO RECEIVE THE SPOTLIGHT AWARD, ACTOR AT 26th ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (November 18, 2014) – The 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will presentJ.K. Simmons with the Spotlight Award, Actor at its... More >>

PGA SETS 2016 DATE FOR 27th ANNUAL PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS

LOS ANGELES (November 13, 2014) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced Saturday, January 23, 2016 as the date for its 27th Annual Producers Guild Awards, which... More >>

SUSPENSE-THRILLER “COME BACK TO ME” TO ARRIVE ON NETFLIX NOVEMBER 25TH

Los Angeles, CA (November 12, 2014) – Freestyle Releasing and Freestyle Digital Media (FDM) announced today that their horror/thriller COME BACK TO ME, based on the terrifying novel, The Resurrectionist,... More >>

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL LAUNCHES NEW SYMPOSIUM “THE POWER OF WORDS: BOOK TO SCREEN”

Palm Springs, CA (November 12, 2014) - The 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will host a one-day symposium “The Power of Words: Book to Screen” curated by Barbara Keller and Susan Rosser. The event will take place... More >>

STRANGE MAGIC to be released January 23, 2015!

“Strange Magic,” a new animated film from Lucasfilm Ltd., will be released by Touchstone Pictures on January 23, 2015... More >>

LIONSGATE AND IMAGINE NATION FORM PARTNERSHIP TO LAUNCH THE HUNGER GAMES ON STAGE

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands and SANTA MONICA, CA (November 7, 2014) – Continuing the expansion of its global blockbuster Hunger Games franchise into new businesses, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content ... More >>

TOY STORY 4 PLANS REVEALED

Nearly two decades after Pixar Animation Studios created the world’s first computer-animated feature film with “Toy Story,” it revealed plans for Disney•Pixar’s “Toy Story 4,”... More >>

NICOLE KIDMAN CELEBRATES PADDINGTON OPENING WIDE IN THEATERS JANUARY 16

Yesterday, following the Country Music Awards in Nashville, Nicole Kidman hosted a PADDINGTON story time... More >>

OLIVIA HOLT TO STAR IN PARAMOUNT PICTURES’ “SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME”

HOLLYWOOD, CA (November 7, 2014) – Olivia Holt, star of  Disney Channel’s “I Didn’t Do It,” has joined the cast of Paramount Pictures’ “SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME,” based on ... More >>

20,000 DAYS ON EARTH The Acclaimed Film About Iconic Musician NICK CAVE

The adventurous life and creative process of Renaissance man of rock Nick Cave are revealed in the exhilarating 20,000 Days on Earth. The award-winning film, which has received ... More >>

THE OTHER ISRAEL FILM FESTIVAL TO SCREEN “EAST JERUSALEM, WEST JERUSALEM”

New York, NY (November 6, 2014) – The Other Israel Film Festival will screen the music documentary “EAST JERUSALEM, WEST JERUSALEM,” which follows legendary Israeli singer-songwriter... More >>

RISING MARTIAL ARTS STAR JASON YEE & BETTER LUCK TOMORROW’S KARIN ANNA CHEUNG JOIN THE CAST OF THE UNBIDDEN

Nov 5, 2014 — Rising martial arts star Jason Yee (The Girl from the Naked Eye) and Actress Karin Anna Cheung (Better Luck Tomorrow, The People I’ve Slept With) have joined the cast of The Unbidden starring Tamlyn Tomita,... More >>

VERTICAL ENTERTAINMENT ACQUIRES “PLAYING IT COOL” STARRING CHRIS EVANS AND MICHELLE MONAGHAN

Los Angeles, November 5, 2014 – Vertical Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Justin Reardon’s “PLAYING IT COOL”, which stars Chris Evans, Michelle Monaghan, Martin Starr, Aubrey Plaza, Patrick Warburton,... More >>

ERIC BANA TO STAR IN “SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS”

London/Los Angeles (October 31, 2014) – Eric Bana will star alongside Ricky Gervais in satirical comedy drama, SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS... More >>

SCAD ANNOUNCES SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL AWARD WINNERS

SAVANNAH, Georgia — Saturday, Nov. 1 – The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) announced the award winners for the 17th annual Savannah Film Festival during closing night held... More >>

BRING THE “INTERSTELLAR” OCULUS RIFT DEVELOPMENT KIT 2 EXPERIENCE TO YOUR TOWN

HOLLYWOOD, CA (October 31, 2014) – Paramount Pictures, AMC Theatres® and IMAX® are partnering to give movie fans in one U.S. city a first-of-its-kind Oculus... More >>

FREESTYLE and Dominion Pictures Land VOD Rights to Soccer Family-Friendly Flick “Believe,” Out November 11th

Los Angeles, CA (October 30, 2014) – Freestyle Digital Media (FDM) and Dominion Pictures announced today that they have acquired the VOD rights to BELIEVE, a film ... More >>

RODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA TO HONOR GALE ANNE HURD WITH THE 2015 DAVID O. SELZNICK ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

LOS ANGELES, CA (October 29, 2014) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that Gale Anne Hurdwill receive the 2015 David O. Selznick... More >>

XPRIZE RECRUITS REAL-LIFE ³BIG HERO 6² - SIX YOUNG PEOPLE WIN VIDEO CONTEST TO CHANGE THE WORLD WITH BIG IDEAS

LOS ANGELES (October 28, 2014) –XPRIZE, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and Disney Corporate Citizenship announced the winners of the DISNEY BIG HERO 6 – XPRIZE CHALLENGE today. Much like the... More >>

THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT TO BE RELEASED IN 3D

VANCOUVER, BC, and SANTA MONICA, Calif., October 28, 2014 – Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, today announced that it will release ... More >>

Freestyle Picks Up ‘Three Night Stand’ Starring Emmanuelle Chriqui and Sam Huntington for Day & Date Release

Los Angeles, CA (October 27th, 2014) – Freestyle Releasing, Freestyle Digital Media (FDM) and Myriad Pictures announced today that Freestyle has acquired theatrical and digital rights in... More >>

GRATEFUL DEAD ANNOUNCE OFFICIAL DOCUMENTARY IN CELEBRATION OF 50TH ANNIVERSARY

LOS ANGELES – The Grateful Dead are proud to announce their first official career-spanning documentary to coincide with the band’s 50th anniversary celebration. Award-winning....... More >>

WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS SETS SAIL WITH “MOANA”

BURBANK, Calif. (Oct. 20, 2014) Walt Disney Animation Studios revealed plans today for “Moana,” a sweeping, CG-animated comedy-adventure about a spirited teenager...... More >>

GOOGLE AND LIONSGATE TEAM UP TO CREATE DISTRICT VOICES, AN ART, COPY & CODE CAMPAIGN TO PROMOTE THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY- PART 1

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, and SANTA MONICA, CA (October 20, 2014) – Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, is teaming with Google to introduce DISTRICT VOICES,... More >>

LIONSGATE AND THUNDER ROAD PICTURES ANNOUNCE WORLDWIDE COLLABORATION

VANCOUVER, BC, and SANTA MONICA, CA, October 21, 2014 – Continuing to build its presence in the game space, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF),... More >>

TRIBECA ENTERPRISES AND LIONSGATE TO LAUNCH “TRIBECA SHORT LIST” BRANDED SVOD PLATFORM

Vancouver, BC, Santa Monica, CA, and New York, NY – October 20, 2014 – In a move to offer premium content to a growing online audience, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation.... More >>

INAUGURAL PRODUCED BY: NEW YORK ANNOUNCES DARREN ARONOFSKY & SCOTT FRANKLIN AS FEATURED SPEAKERS

LOS ANGELES (October 17, 2014) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) is pleased to announce that director/writer/producer Darren Aronofsky and producer Scott Franklin, principals of the production company.... More >>

SCAD ANNOUNCES HONOREES FOR 2014 SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL

SAVANNAH, Georgia — Oct. 14 – The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) is pleased to announce honorees for the 2014 Savannah Film Festival. Matt Bomer and Renée Zellweger will receive Spotlight Awards; More >>

28th ISRAEL FILM FESTIVAL IN LOS ANGELES CELEBRATING WITH THE BEST OF ISRAELI CINEMA

Twenty-eight narrative and documentary films have been announced for the 28th Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles. Reveling in its greatest popularity and acceptance both critically and commercially,.... More >>

ROOSTER TEETH BEGINS PRODUCTION IN AUSTIN ON SCI-FI COMEDY 'LAZER TEAM'

Austin, TX - Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - Rooster Teeth Productions, the online entertainment giant behind the longest More >>

THE NATIONAL INFANTRY MUSEUM INDUCTS CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED AFGHAN WAR FILM ‘THE HORNET’S NEST’

Los Angeles, CA (October 8, 2014) – Highroad Media Inc. and the National Infantry Museum (NIM) announced today that the critically-acclaimed ... More >>

Common Sense Media Announces the Common Sense Seal and Inaugural Recipient, Disney's Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

San Francisco – Common Sense Media, the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and... More >>

GOOGLE & PARAMOUNT PICTURES TEAM UP FOR A FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND MOVIE PARTNERSHIP FOR CHRISTOPHER NOLAN’S FILM “INTERSTELLAR”

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA (October 3, 2014) – Google announced today a groundbreaking collaboration with Paramount Pictures for a... More >>

LIONSGATE TEAMS WITH STEPHENIE MEYER, FACEBOOK AND WOMEN IN FILM TO CREATE SHORT FILMS COMPETITION BASED ON CHARACTERS FROM THE WORLD OF TWILIGHT

VANCOUVER, BC, and SANTA MONICA, CA - September 30, 2014 - As part of its ongoing effort to enhance its diverse portfolio of... More >>

ROCK IN RIO USA TAKES OVER TIMES SQUARE

NEW YORK– September 26, 2014 – Rock in Rio, the legendary music festival, has announced Metallica, Linkin Park, Taylor Swift, No Doubt, John Legend... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS TO OPEN STILL ALICE IN DECEMBER FOR A YEAR-END AWARDS QUALIFYING RUN

NEW YORK (September 26, 2014)– Sony Pictures Classics announced today they will open STILL ALICE in New York and Los Angeles in... More >>

6 Early Career Writers Announced for 2nd Annual Black List Screenwriters Lab

LOS ANGELES (September 25) – This morning, the Black List unveiled the names of the six screenwriters who will make the trip to... More >>

JOSE ANTONIO VARGAS’ FILM ‘DOCUMENTED’ HITS DIGITAL HD AND DVD OCTOBER 7TH

(New York, NY – September 24, 2014) – Beginning October 7th, DOCUMENTED will be available for audiences to purchase for... More >>

LAST DAYS: Kathryn Bigelow's Animated PSA to World Premiere at NYFF This Weekend

New York, NY (September 24, 2014) - The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the world premiere of Kathryn Bigelow's PSA... More >>

PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA TO HONOR MARK GORDON WITH THE 2015 NORMAN LEAR ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN TELEVISION

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 22, 2014) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that prolific television and... More >>

International Bestselling Author James Frey's Next Book Series is Solid Gold

NEW YORK (September 22, 2014) — International bestselling author James Frey has created ENDGAME, an engrossing... More >>

Sony Pictures Classics Co-Presidents Michael Barker and Tom Bernard Awarded French Legion of Honor

Sony Pictures Classics co-presidents and co-founders Michael Barker and Tom Bernard were awarded the Chevalier of the... More >>

Fantastic Fest 2014 Announces the Fantastic Fest Awards

Austin, TX - Monday, September 22, 2014 - Fantastic Fest is pleased to announce this year's Fantastic Fest Award winners... More >>

2014 SEVENTH ANNUAL BEL-AIR FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINE-UP

September 22nd 2014 (LOS ANGELES)- The 2014 Seventh Annual Bel-Air Film Festival Presented by the A2E Family Partnership will... More >>

Produced By Conference Adds Mentoring Sessions: Bonnie Arnold, John Sloss, Tom Fontana, and More

LOS ANGELES (September 18, 2014) – The Producers Guild of America is pleased to announce that producers Bonnie Arnold... More >>

Mondo Acquires Death Waltz Recording Company

Austin, TX-September 17, 2014-- Mondo is thrilled to announce the acquisition of elite UK soundtrack label... More >>

HEROES WANTED! XPRIZE IS LAUNCHING A VIDEO CONTEST FOR 8- to 17-YEAR- OLDS TO FORM THE REAL-LIFE ³BIG HERO 6²

LOS ANGELES (September 17, 2014) –XPRIZE has joined forces with Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and... More >>

PGA AWARDS DIGITAL SERIES SUBMISSION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER

LOS ANGELES (September 15, 2014) – The Producers Guild of America is accepting Digital Series submissions for the... More >>

INDUSTRY VETS JEFFREY SOROS AND SIMON HORSMAN LAUNCH LOS ANGELES MEDIA FUND (LAMF)

LOS ANGELES – September 15, 2014: Veteran producers and financiers Jeffrey Soros and Simon Horsman have formed LAMF LLC... More >>

"Hugh Hefner" Tony Palmer's 1973 film about the Founder and Editor of Playboy

This 1973 documentary by the award-winning director Tony Palmer shone a light on the multi-millionaire Hugh Hefner and... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES STILL ALICE FOR NORTH AMERICA

NEW YORK (September 12, 2014) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they acquired North American rights to... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES LABYRINTH OF LIES FOR NORTH AMERICA

NEW YORK (September 11, 2014) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they acquired North American rights to... More >>

Alamo Drafthouse announces DISMEMBER THE ALAMO Horror Movie Marathon

Austin, TX - Thursday, September 11, 2014 - A new tradition of terror lurches to life! This October, the Alamo is... More >>

CO-FOUNDERS AND CO-PRESIDENTS OF SONY PICTURES CLASSICS MICHAEL BARKER & TOM BERNARD TO RECEIVE FRENCH LEGION OF HONOR

NEW YORK, September 10, 2014—Mr. Michael Barker and Mr. Tom Bernard, Co-Founders and Co-Presidents of Sony Pictures Classics... More >>

Fantastic Fest Final Wave Of Programming Is Here!

Austin, TX - Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - Fantastic Fest celebrates its 10th Anniversary with its biggest year yet... More >>

VIVEK J. TIWARY’S THE FIFTH BEATLE GRAPHIC NOVEL WINS TWO HARVEY AWARDS INCLUDING “BEST ORIGINAL GRAPHIC ALBUM”

NEW YORK (September 9, 2014) – The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story, the acclaimed New York Times #1 Best-Selling... More >>

PRODUCTION IS SET TO BEGIN IN SEPTEMBER ON "THE FINEST HOURS" STARRING CHRIS PINE, CASEY AFFLECK AND HOLLIDAY GRAINGER

BURBANK, Calif. (September 9, 2014) – Production is scheduled to begin in September on “The Finest Hours,” starring Chris Pine... More >>

Producers Guild to honor Jon Feltheimer with 2015 Milestone Award at the 2015 Producers Guild Awards

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 9, 2014) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that... More >>

"ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY" SOUNDTRACK AVAILABLE IN THE U.S. OCTOBER 7

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Barclays Premier League - Sunderland v. Tottenham Hotspur – Coming to Cinemas on 9/13

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Felix + Paul Studios Teams Up With Samsung & Oculus VR

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James Frey's Full Fathom Five Launches Online Publishing Division

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ONE DIRECTION: WHERE WE ARE – THE CONCERT FILM IN CINEMAS FOR ONE WEEKEND ONLY IN 70 COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD

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MY OLD LADY, starring Maggie Smith, to show at 58th BFI London Film Festival

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"Thunder and the House of Magic" photos, other asset links - new animated film opens Sept 5

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Fantastic Fest Announces Work-In-Progress Selections and Film Previews For Latin American Genre Film Market

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THE STORY OF FROZEN: MAKING A DISNEY ANIMATED CLASSIC Hosted by Josh Gad, the Voice of Olaf

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El Rey Network Partners With Austin Cinephiles

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Drafthouse Films Acquires AMIRA & SAM

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PRESS RELEASE | 2014 NAPA VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES NARRATIVE AND DOCUMENTARY FILMS IN COMPETITION

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Fantastic Fest: JOHN WICK, NIGHTCRAWLER & More Films & Events!

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Drafthouse Films And Participant Media Acquire THE LOOK OF SILENCE

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American Repertory Theater Breaks Attendance Records With FINDING NEVERLAND

Cambridge, MA - The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Diane Paulus,Artistic Director... More >>

Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” Crosses $500 Million Worldwide

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MICHAEL BIEHN TAKES ON DIFFERENT KIND OF ROLE IN ...

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GKIDS SETS “SONG OF THE SEA” FOR DEC. 19TH THEATRICAL RELEASE

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MondoConSundance Institute and The Metroplex Announce Films for Sundance Film Festival – Hong Kong Selects Announces Packed Lineup + New Exclusives!

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MondoCon Announces Packed Lineup + New Exclusives!

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THE DESTROYER locks in SHANE BLACK to direct

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PRESS RELEASE - FICG in LA 2014 LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT

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PGA brings 'Produced By Conference' to New York

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World's First LIVE 3D Red Carpet for SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR

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Star Wars Rebels Series Premiere Date

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THE BLOC ROLLS OUT THE RED CARPET FOR ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE

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THE STORY OF FROZEN: MAKING A DISNEY ANIMATED CLASSIC

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STAR WARS: FORCE FOR CHANGE PROGRAM CONCLUDES BY RAISING AN UNPRECEDENTED $4.26 MILLION FOR UNICEF INNOVATION LABS AND PROGRAMS FROM DONORS IN 125 COUNTRIES AROUND THE GLOBE

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“One Direction: Where We Are – The Concert Film” Brings the World’s Biggest Band’s Epic 2014 Tour to Cinemas Globally

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NOVUS CONTENT DISTRIBUTES THE WU-TANG CLAN – “POPA WU”, A 5% STORY FOR NATIONWIDE RELEASE IN NOVEMBER 2014

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Scarecrow Video Announces Plans To Save The World's Largest Independent Movie Library

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AWARD®-WINNING COMPOSER A. R. RAHMAN'S THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK DIGITAL SOUNDTRACK AVAILABLE ON AUGUST 12

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ENVIRONMENTAL MEDIA ASSOCIATION TO HONOR PRODUCERS OF “YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY”

LOS ANGELES, CA, August 7, 2014 – The Environmental Media Association (EMA) announced its first honoree today for the 2014... More >>

Martin Scorsese Supports Kodak's Continued Production of Film Stock

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FANTASTIC FEST ANNOUNCES 15 PROJECTS FOR LATIN AMERICAN GENRE FILM MARKET

Austin, TX - Thursday, August 7, 2014 - Fantastic Fest is proud to announce the 15 selected projects for the second edition of... More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES WORLDWIDE RIGHTS TO MERCHANTS OF DOUBT

NEW YORK (August 7, 2014) Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired worldwide rights from... More >>

DISNEY’S “ALICE IN WONDERLAND: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS” KICKS OFF PRODUCTION WITH AWARD-WINNING CAST & PRODUCTION TEAM

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SHOUT! FACTORY ANNOUNCES THUNDER AND THE HOUSE OF MAGIC THEATRICAL RELEASE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW ANIMATED FEATURE DIRECTED BY RENOWNED FILMMAKERS BEN STASSEN AND JEREMIE DEGRUSON OPENS IN THEATERS SEPTEMBER 5, 2014

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Guardians of the Galaxy Pushes Disney to Box Office Milestones

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ANGRY VIDEO GAME NERD: THE MOVIE - Available on VOD/DVD This Fall

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"The Giver" Wins Truly Moving Picture Award from Heartland Film

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"ABCs OF DEATH 2" BRINGS 26 NEW WAYS TO DIE FROM 26 NEW DIRECTORS ON VOD OCTOBER 2 AND THEATRICAL RELEASE OCTOBER 31

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Sundance Institute and The Metroplex To Present Sundance Film Festival – Hong Kong Selects

(August 1, 2014) Sundance Institute and The Metroplex will present Sundance Film Festival – Hong Kong Selects, a screening... More >>

WE BUY YOUR KIDS RETURNS TO THE MONDO GALLERY WITH ANOTHER DOSE OF AWESOME

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GRAMMY® AWARD WINNING ARTIST LORDE TO WRITE FIRST SINGLE AND CURATE SOUNDTRACK ALBUM FOR LIONSGATE’S “THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 1”

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Lexus and The Weinstein Company Re-team to Produce The Second Lexus Short Film Series with World Premieres in Los Angeles and New York

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NOVUS CONTENT DISTRIBUTES “FREEWAY: CRACK IN THE SYSTEM

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Disney’s “The Jungle Book” Adds Christopher Walken & Giancarlo Esposito to Cast

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GLOBAL ROCK ICONS X JAPAN ANNOUNCE ON SALE DATE FOR OCTOBER 11th MADISON SQUARE GARDEN CONCERT TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, AUGUST 1st AT 10:00AM

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VIVA VERDI! Documentary on Giuseppe Verdi's Casa Verdi, the Inspiration Behind Dustin Hoffman's QUARTET Joins Year-long Celebration of Verdi’s Bicentennial

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Gravitas Ventures and Submarine Deluxe partner on SHOWRUNNERS

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“THE FIFTH BEATLE” SCORES 2 HARVEY AWARD NOMINATIONS WRITER/PRODUCER VIVEK J. TIWARY ON 2 COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 PANELS: “Comics and Pop Music!” with MARKY RAMONE and “The Fifth Beatle: The Beatles, The Big Screen, and Beyond”

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LIONSGATE AND SAMSUNG TO DEBUT OFFICIAL THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 1 TRAILER

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Academy Award-winning Composer A.R. Rahman to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Berklee

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THE BOXTROLLS WILL ROLL AT THE FIRSTENERGY ALL-AMERICAN SOAP BOX DERBY

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Baseball Comedy Set for Day and Date Release on Multiple Platforms September 12th, 2014

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James“The Giver: World Premiere Red Carpet Event” Coming to Select U.S. Cinemas on August 11 Only Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D

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REFINERY29 DEBUTS NEW VIDEO SERIES “I AM ICON” STARRING SWEDISH POP DUO SENSATION ICONA POP

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CRACKLE AMONG 66TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY® NOMINEES

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CHER PARTNERS WITH CAT CORA’S CHEFS FOR HUMANITY TO FIGHT HUNGER

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THE EXPENDABLES TAKE LONDON LIONSGATE TO HOST THE EXPENDABLES 3 WORLD PREMIERE IN LONDON ON AUGUST 4, 2014

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ROOSTER TEETH'S LAZER TEAM ZAPS INDIEGOGO RECORD FOR MOST FUNDED FILM CAMPAIGN

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HANS ZIMMER TO PERFORM FIRST CONCERTS IN THE UK ‘HANS ZIMMER REVEALED’

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DISNEY’S MALEFICENT CROSSES $600M WORLDWIDE

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KILBURN MEDIA PARTNERS WITH THE PRODUCTION OFFICE TO LAUNCH LEGIT VENTURE ‘ROAD SHOW THEATRICAL’

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David Harbour joins WB’s “Black Mass” as corrupt FBI agent John Morris

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THE FIFTH BEATLE WINS INDIEFAB AWARD AT FOREWORD REVIEWS’ BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDS!

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MARVEL AND IMAX GIVE FANS WORLDWIDE AN AMAZING FIRST LOOK AT THIS SUMMER’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED EPIC ADVENTURE— MARVEL’S “GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY”

Burbank, Calif. (June 27, 2014) –Marvel Studios announces Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy”: An IMAX® 3D First Look, featuring... More >>

Nick Offerman Joins the Cast of Minutehand Pictures’ Welcome to Happiness

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MARTIN KATZ, THE BLACK LIST, AND TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE NEW CANADIAN INDIE WRITER FELLOWSHIP

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MICHAEL BIEHN AND JENNIFER BLANC BIEHN BEGIN CASTING FOR LATEST BBP THRILLER FEMBOT

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SABAN FILMS TO PARTNER WITH ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS TO DISTRIBUTE ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER TOMMY LEE JONES’ “THE HOMESMAN”

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DAVE BOYLE'S "MAN FROM RENO" WINS LOS ANGELES FILM FEST BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE AWARD

Los Angeles, CA (June 19, 2014) - Filmmaker Dave Boyle's cross-cultural mystery MAN FROM RENO received the Best... More >>

KILBURN MEDIA PARTNERS WITH THE PRODUCTION OFFICE TO LAUNCH LEGIT VENTURE ‘ROAD SHOW THEATRICAL’

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Regal Entertainment Group Revamps Moviegoing with the Regal Super Ticket

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. –June 17, 2014 – Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and... More >>

KILBURN MEDIA PARTNERS WITH THE PRODUCTION OFFICE TO LAUNCH LEGIT VENTURE ‘ROAD SHOW THEATRICAL’

Los Angeles, CA (June 17, 2014) -- Kilburn Media announced today the launch of Road Show Theatrical, a joint venture with The... More >>

VARIANCE FILMS PRESSES START ON VIDEO GAMES: THE MOVIE OPENING IN THEATERS, ON DEMAND, AND ON iTUNES THIS JULY

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SHOUT! FACTORY ANNOUNCES JACK AND THE CUCKOO-CLOCK HEART U.S. THEATRICAL RELEASE

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PALM SPRINGS SHORTFEST ANNOUNCES FORUMS AND PANELS

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Episodes’ Stephen Mangan, Academy Award Winner Jim Broadbent, Harry Potter’s Rupert Grint and Doctor Who’s David Tennant Lead Star-Studded Voice Cast

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NEW YORK, NY – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) and Cadillac are pleased to announce the mentors for the... More >>

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Marvel Studios, Dolby® Laboratories and Visa Signature Join Forces to Find GUARDIANS OF GOOD— Real “Guardians of the Galaxy” Who Better Their Communities Through Service, Science or Innovation

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GKIDS ACQUIRES NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS TO THE STUDIO GHIBLI DOCUMENTARY “THE KINGDOM OF DREAMS AND MADNESS” AT ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL

New York, NY – June 12, 2014 – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences... More >>

PULSE FILMS SIGNS DIRECTING DUO BEN SINCLAIR & KATJA BLICHFELD

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ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE DEBUTS DON'T TALK PSA FEATURING COMEDY BANG! BANG!'S SCOTT AUKERMAN AND REGGIE WATTS

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PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA AND ITALIAN PRODUCERS GUILD ANNOUNCE PATRNERSHIP TO FOSTER RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE US AND ITALY

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Los Angeles, CA (June 9, 2014)- The Asteria came out to play at the Closing Night Gala of the 8th Annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival... More >>

GKIDS ACQUIRES NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS FOR BRAZILIAN FEATURE FILM “BOY AND THE WORLD” AT ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL

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SIFF ANNOUNCES 2014 GOLDEN SPACE NEEDLE & COMPETITION AWARDS

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RAY LIOTTA, ROSE LESLIE, JUSTIN BARTHA AND GINA RODRIGUEZ STAR IN ‘STICKY NOTES’

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PRODUCTION COMMENCES ON CENTROPOLIS ENTERTAINMENT’S STONEWALL DIRECTED BY ROLAND EMMERICH STARRING JEREMY IRVINE

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SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES RED ARMY

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DIMENSION DIVES INTO UNDERWATER THRILLER 47 METERS DOWN

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PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES OPENING OF SUBMISSIONS AND KEY DEADLINES FOR THE 2015 PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS

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DISNEY’S MILLION DOLLAR ARM PITCHING CONTEST OFFERS A CHANCE TO WIN $1 MILLION

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JURIES ANNOUNCED FOR 2014 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

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CAVU PICTURES FEEDS BREASTMILK INTO THEATERS IN TIME FOR MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND

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THE FIFTH BEATLE ARTIST ANDREW C. ROBINSON NOMINATED FOR REUBEN AWARD FOR BEST GRAPHIC NOVEL

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DISNEY’S “FROZEN” BECOMES HIGHEST GROSSING ANIMATED FILM EVER

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THE 2014 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES TWO ADDITIONAL MUSIC DOCUMENTARIES AND TICKETS FOR OPENING NIGHT AT THE BEACON THEATRE ON SALE TO THE PUBLIC MARCH 27

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[New York, NY – March 25, 2014] – The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced the return of their signature free... More >>

FILMBUFF TO RELEASE AFFLUENZA ON JULY 11

NEW YORK, NY March 20, 2014 – Today, FilmBuff announced a July 11th theatrical and On Demand release date for director Kevin Asch’s... More >>

NEW COMEDY WEB SERIES “THE AMAZING GAYL PILE” PICKED UP BY JASH

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BEGIN AGAIN TO CLOSE THE 2014 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ON APRIL 26th

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Sundance Institute Expands Support to Writers and Creators of Series for TV and Online Platforms

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THE FIFTH BEATLE HAS BEEN NAMED A FINALIST IN FOREWORD REVIEWS 16TH ANNUAL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDS!

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New York, NY [March 17, 2014] – The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its lineup for the 2014... More >>

DIMENSION AND ENTERTAINMENT ONE TELEVISION TO PARTNER ON "DEATH IN THE MODERN AGE"

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EPIX PRESENTS “LEWIS BLACK: OLD YELLER – LIVE AT THE BORGATA”

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DRAFTHOUSE FILMS RAISES THE STAKES WITH "CHEAP THRILLS" IN SELECT THEATERS MARCH 21

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Sofia Coppola and Andrew Durham to co-write 'Fairyland'
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Voting to Choose Recipients of the 20th Annual SAG AwardsR Opens to SAG-AFTRA Members Today

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HBO to Partner with Facebook on Red Carpet Facebook Live from Game of Thrones Season 4 Premiere Event at New York’s Lincoln Center, March 18, 6pm ET

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THE 2014 TRIBECA/ESPN SPORTS FILM FESTIVAL LINEUP ANNOUNCED

[New York, NY – March 13, 2014] – The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced the lineup for the... More >>

NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS FULL DAY OF MUPPETS SCREENINGS AND EVENTS

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FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES 20TH ANNIVERSARY

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PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR TENTH ANNUAL “THE POWER OF DIVERSITY” PRODUCING WORKSHOP

LOS ANGELES (March 12, 2014) --- The Producers Guild of America (PGA) is pleased to announce that it will now be accepting applications... More >>

THE RETRIEVAL - April 2nd in theaters

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FILMMAKER JOSH WAKELY SECURES WORLDWIDE RIGHTS TO USE THE BEATLES MUSIC CATALOGUE UNDER GRACE PRODUCTION BANNER

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2014 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES SHORT FILM SELECTIONS

New York, NY [March 11, 2014] The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its lineup of 58 short films... More >>

Key Dates for 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Announced

LOS ANGELES (March 11, 2014) – SAG Awards® Committee Chair JoBeth Williams today announced the key dates for the 21st Annual Screen... More >>

AMPLIFY FINDS A.J. EDWARDS’ THE BETTER ANGELS IN ITS NATURE

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Mark Bomback Checks Into Veronica's Room

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2014 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES SELECTIONS FOR SPOTLIGHT, MIDNIGHT, AND STORYSCAPES SECTIONS, PLUS SPECIAL SCREENINGS

New York, NY [March 6, 2014] – The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its feature film selections in the Spotlight... More >>

ROBERT RODRIGUEZ' S MUSEUM FEATURING ORIGINAL FRANK FRAZETTA MASTERPIECES LAUNCHES DURING SXSW March 8th - March 16th

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DESIERTO WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY JONAS CUARON AND STARRING GAEL GARCĺA BERNAL AND JEFFREY DEAN MORGAN BEGINS PRODUCTION

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THE 12th ANNUAL INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL OF LOS ANGELES ANNOUNCES OPENING NIGHT GALA FILM

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 5, 2014) – The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) announced today the Opening Night Gala film, SOLD... More >>

In Conversation’ with Vivek Tiwary and Billy J Kramer announced for New York Sound City, Monday, March 17th, 2014

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2014 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES WORLD NARRATIVE AND DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION SELECTIONS PLUS OUT-OF-COMPETITION VIEWPOINTS TITLES

New York, NY [March 4, 2014] – The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced the World Narrative... More >>

DISNEY’S “FROZEN” CROSSES $1 BILLION WORLDWIDE

BURBANK, Calif. – March 3, 2014 – On the same day it won two Academy Awards® including Best Animated Feature, “Frozen,”... More >>

Sundance Institute Announces Films and Installations for 2014 Edition of New Frontier at the Sundance Film Festival

Park City, UT — Sundance Institute announced today the films and installations to be featured in the 2014 edition of New Frontier... More >>

Sundance Institute Announces Films in Premieres and Documentary Premieres for 2014 Sundance Film Festival

Park City, UT — Sundance Institute announced today the films selected to screen in the out-of-competition Premieres and Documentary... More >>

"FROZEN" CROSSES $500M WORLDWIDE TODAY

i>Frozen, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 53rd feature film, will cross $500M at the worldwide box office today, as well as the $250M marks both domestically and internationally. More >>

U2 TO RECEIVE THE SONNY BONO VISIONARY AWARD AT THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (December 30, 2013) – The 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present U2 with the Sonny Bono Visionary Award at its annual Awards Gala. More >>

Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love, first film biography of composer-conductor, premieres 12/27 on PBS

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SONY PICTURES CLASSICS AND STAGE 6 FILMS TO RELEASE THE RAID 2 ON MARCH 28

NEW YORK (December 23, 2013) – Sony Pictures Classics and Stage 6 Films announced today that they will release THE RAID 2 in the United States on March 28. More >>

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2014 GALAS, NEW VOICES/NEW VISIONS, PREMIERES AND ARCHIVAL TREASURES

Palm Springs, CA (December 20, 2013) – The 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) announces its complete line-up including Galas, Premieres and New Voices/New Visions. More >>

Alamo Drafthouse and IFC partner for "Slightly Off Cinema Sundays"

NEW YORK, NY and AUSTIN, TX - December 19, 2013 - IFC and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema are working together to make Sundays just a little bit more fun for movie fans nationwide. More >>

MERYL STREEP TO RECEIVE THE ICON AWARD AT THE 25th ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (December 18, 2013) – The 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Academy Award® winning actress Meryl Streep with the Icon Award at its annual Awards Gala. The Icon Award honors a creative talent who, through the course of his or her career, has created a body of work which symbolizes the highest level of achievement in the motion picture art form. More >>

ENGLISH-LANGUAGE VOICE CAST REVEALED FOR STUDIO GHIBLI'S "THE WIND RISES"

BURBANK, Calif. (December 17, 2013) – An A-list roster of voice talent has been assembled for the English-language version of Studio Ghibli’s “The Wind Rises,” which opens in select North American theaters on Feb. 21, 2014, expanding wide on Feb. 28, 2014. More >>

2014 Sundance Film Festival Adds Wish I Was Here by Zach Braff to Premieres 20th Anniversary of Clerks to be a ‘From the Collection’ Midnight Screening

Park City, UT (December 18, 2013)— Sundance Institute today announced the addition of two films to the 2014 Sundance Film Festival: Wish I Was Here (Director: Zach Braff) to the Premieres section and Clerks (Director: Kevin Smith) for a special From the Collection midnight screening. The 2014 Festival will be January 16-26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. More >>

JOHN MILIUS DOCUMENTARY | Premiering on EPIX January 11th

Documentary examining the life story of one of the most influential and controversial film directors in the history of Hollywood, John Milius, and his fall from Hollywood grace despite his legendary work. More >>

MARK BURNETT'S ONE THREE MEDIA ANNOUNCES UK JOINT PRODUCTION COMPANY WITH RED ARROW

LONDON, UK – December 17, 2013 – Mark Burnett’s One Three Media has teamed up with production and distribution company Red Arrow Entertainment to launch a joint production company based in London working with CPL Productions. More >>

WALT DISNEY STUDIOS ANNOUNCES RECORD-SETTING YEAR

BURBANK, Calif. – December 16, 2013 – On Saturday, December 14, The Walt Disney Studios reached a new all-time high at the domestic box office, breaking the company’s previous record of $1.547 billion set in 2012. More >>

EPIX PRESENTS “JENNY MCCARTHY’S DIRTY SEXY FUNNY”

New York, NY DECEMBER 17, 2013 – Premium entertainment network EPIX announced today that Jenny McCarthy’s Dirty Sexy Funny... More >>

TOM HANKS TO RECEIVE THE CHAIRMAN’S AWARD AT THE 25th ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (December 16, 2013) – The 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Academy Award® winning actor Tom Hanks with the Chairman’s Award for Captain Phillips and Saving Mr. Banks at its annual Awards Gala. More >>

DRUNKTOWN'S FINEST to premiere at Sundance, EP is Robert Redford

On a beautifully desolate Navajo reservation in New Mexico, three young people – a college-bound, devout Christian; a rebellious and angry father-to-be; and a promiscuous but gorgeous transsexual - search for love and acceptance. More >>

PGA TO HONOR ‘FRUITVALE STATION’ WITH STANLEY KRAMER AWARD

LOS ANGELES (December 13, 2013) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA), announced today that the critically acclaimed feature FRUITVALE STATION will be honored with the 2014 Stanley Kramer Award at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony. More >>

THE FIFTH BEATLE RANKS #1 ON NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERS LIST!

December 13, NEW YORK, NY— Vivek J. Tiwary’s debut graphic novel, The Fifth Beatle tops The New York Times bestseller list in its third... More >>

Palm Springs International Film Festival Announces Awards Buzz, Canadian Cinema, and Modern Masters Film Programs

Palm Springs, CA (December 12, 2013) – The 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF), scheduled January 3-13, 2014, announced a new program focusing on Canadian Cinema, as well as films selected to compete for the FIPRESCI Award in the Awards Buzz section, and Modern Masters. More >>

Sundance Institute Announces Nine Films and Art House Theaters for Sundance Film Festival USA on January 30

Park City, UT (December 11, 2013) — Sundance Institute announced today the films from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival that will each screen in one of nine independent theaters in cities across the country on January 30 as part of the Sundance Film Festival USA initiative. More >>

Nominations Announced for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 11, 2013) — Nominees for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® for outstanding performances in 2013 in five film and eight television categories as well as the SAG Awards honors for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles were announced this morning in Los Angeles at the Pacific Design Center’s SilverScreen Theater in West Hollywood. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS TO RELEASE WOODY ALLEN’S BLUE JASMINE ON 300 SCREENS THIS WEEKEND

New York, NY (December 10, 2013) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they will release again Woody Allen’s BLUE JASMINE on 300 screens nationwide this weekend. More >>

2014 Sundance Film Festival Announces 20th Anniversary of Hoop Dreams as ‘From the Collection’ Screening

Park City, UT(December 11, 2013) — Sundance Institute today announced that the newly restored Hoop Dreams (1994) will screen in the From... More >>

DISNEY'S "SAVING MR. BANKS" SPECIAL WALT DISNEY STUDIOS LIMITED ENGAGEMENT SELLS OUT

BURBANK, CALIF. (December 11, 2013)— Disney announced today that tickets to its Special Limited Engagement at the Walt Disney Studios... More >>

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES SHORT FILM PROGRAM FOR 2014 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

Park City, UT — Sundance Institute announced today the program of short films selected to screen at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, January 16-26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. The 2014 Short Film program is comprised of 66 short films selected from a record 8,161 submissions (59 more than for the 2013 Festival). More >>

DISNEY'S "SAVING MR. BANKS" BOOK GIVES FANS BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK

BURBANK, CALIF. (December 10, 2013) — Walt Disney Studios announces the release of SAVING MR. BANKS: The Official Multi-touch Book, based on Disney’s highly anticipated film “Saving Mr. Banks,” in theaters December 20, 2013. More >>

LUPITA NYONG’O AND THOMAS NEWMAN TO BE HONORED AT THE 25th ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (December 9, 2013) – The 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Lupita Nyong’o with the Breakthrough Performance Award for 12 Years a Slave and Thomas Newman with the Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing for Saving Mr. Banks at its annual Awards Gala. More >>

AMERICAN HUSTLE TO RECEIVE ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE AWARD AT 25th ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (December 6, 2013) – The 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will award its Ensemble Performance Award to the film American Hustle. More >>

BEST ANIMATION WINNER AT THE LOS ANGELES FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARDS

New York, New York – December 9, 2013 – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences... More >>

THE FOURTH ANNUAL ATHENA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED | February 6-9, 2014

New York, NY (December 9, 2013) – Barnard College’s Athena Center for Leadership Studies and Women and Hollywood, announce... More >>

English language version of ERNEST & CELESTINE to premiere at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival

New York, New York – December 5, 2013 – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, has announced that the English language version of ERNEST & CELESTINE will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 18. More >>

Sundance Institute Announces Films in Spotlight, Park City at Midnight, and New "Sundance Kids' Section for 2014 Sundance Film Festival"

Park City, UT — Sundance Institute announced today the films selected to screen in the 2014 Sundance Film Festival out-of-competition sections Spotlight, Park City at Midnight and new ‘Sundance Kids’ section of films for younger audiences. The Festival takes place January 16-26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. More >>

“BURYING THE EX” LAUNCHES FUNDANYTHING CAMPAIGN

New York, NEW YORK (December 4, 2013)– Currently shooting in Los Angeles, BURYING THE EX, a horror comedy directed by Joe Dante (Gremlins, The Burbs, Small Soldiers), starring Anton Yelchin (Cymbeline, Star Trek Into Darkness, Fright Night), Ashley Greene (The Twilight Saga, Wish I Was Here, Staten Island Summer), Alexandra Daddario (Percy Jackson, True Detective), and Oliver Cooper (Project X), created a groundbreaking crowd funding campaign in partnership with FUNDANYTHING, which gives contributors the opportunity to actively participate in the making of the film, based on the level of their contribution. More >>

JENNIFER BLANC-BIEHN JOINS ENSEMBLE CAST IN THE IFC MIDNIGHT FEATURE: WRONG COPS

LOS ANGELES, CA., December 3, 2013: Actress-producer-director Jennifer Blanc Biehn joins an all star-studded cast in the dark comedy WRONG COPS, featuring Mark Burnham and Marilyn Manson. More >>

David Magee to write THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE SILVER CHAIR

LOS ANGELES, CA (December 5, 2013) – The C.S. Lewis Company and The Mark Gordon Company announced today that two time Academy Award nominee... More >>

Sundance Institute Announces Films in U.S. and World Competitions, NEXT <=> for 2014 Sundance Film Festival

Park City, UT — Sundance Institute announced today the films selected for the U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions and the out-of-competition section of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, January 16-26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. More >>

KICKING UP DIRT

Los Angeles, CA (December 3, 2013) – Oops Doughnuts Productions starts development on KICKING UP DIRT with AFFIRM Films. More >>

THE BREAK-UP DIRECTOR PEYTON REED TO HELM THE FIFTH BEATLE

New York, NEW YORK (December 4, 2013) – It was announced today that Peyton Reed (BRING IT ON, THE BREAK-UP) has signed on... More >>

THE FIFTH BEATLE DEBUTS IN TOP 5 ON NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERS!

December 3, NEW YORK, NY—After an amazing show of demand for Vivek J. Tiwary’s breakout graphic novel, The Fifth Beatle sailed to number five on the New York Times bestseller list in its first week on sale! More >>

CARRIE- the Terrifying Horror Thriller Arrives on Digital HDâ„¢ January 3 and Blu-ray and DVD January 14

LOS ANGELES, CA (December 3, 2013) – Fear her power! Unleash the telekinetic horror when CARRIE debuts on Digital HD January 3 and on Blu-ray and DVD January 14 from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. More >>

TELEVISION SERIES/SPECIALS AND DIGITAL SERIES NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2014 PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDSTELEVISION SERIES/SPECIALS AND DIGITAL SERIES NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2014 PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS

LOS ANGELES (December 3, 2013) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today, the Television Series/Specials and Digital Series... More >>

VARIETY TO HONOR JOHN LEE HANCOCK, JONAH HILL AND “10 DIRECTORS TO WATCH” AT 2014 PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

LOS ANGELES, CA – (December 2nd, 2013) Variety will present director John Lee Hancock with the Creative Impact in Directing Award, presented by Mercedes-Benz, which celebrates the filmmaker for his outstanding contributions to the art and business of cinema, notably his work in directing the upcoming “Saving Mr. Banks.” More >>

GKIDS nominated for seven Annie Awards

New York, New York – December 2, 2013 – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences... More >>

DOCUMENTARY MOTION PICTURE NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2014 PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS

LOS ANGELES (November 26, 2013) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today, the Documentary Motion Picture nominees that will advance in the voting process for the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards. More >>

Gotham Awards | Presenters, Red Carpet Host Jonathan Lisecki and New “Champagne with Jermaine” Interview Series Announced for 23rd Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards by IFP

New York, NY (November 26, 2013) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s premier organization for independent storytellers, announced today the award presenters, red carpet pre-show host and a new interview series for the 23rd annual Gotham Independent Film Awards by IFP on Monday, December 2nd at Cipriani Wall Street, New York City. More >>

NORWEGIAN COMEDY DUO YLVIS' "THE FOX" HITS ONE QUARTER OF A BILLION VIEWS ON YOUTUBE

New York, NY - November 27, 2013 - Norwegian comedy duo Ylvis (Brothers Vegard and Bård Ylvisåker) and their smash viral hit video... More >>

918 Films' BET RAISE FOLD: THE STORY OF ONLINE POKER - On VOD 12/1

AUSTIN, TX - Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 918 Films announces that BET RAISE FOLD: THE STORY OF ONLINE POKER, which documents the incredible story of the rise and fall of the multibillion dollar online poker industry, will be available on VOD platforms everywhere Sunday, December 1, 2013. More >>

WWE(R) STUDIOS AND BLUMHOUSE PRODUCTIONS FORM PARTNERSHIP FOR THE THRILLER “INCARNATE”

STAMFORD, Conn., November 25, 2013 – WWE Studios (NYSE:WWE) and Blumhouse Productions announced today a partnership on INCARNATE, the micro-budget thriller from Blumhouse directed by Brad Peyton More >>

NARCO CULTURA Opens Los Angeles and Orange County on December 6

Cinedigm will open NARCO CULTURA, an explosive documentary shot and directed by Shaul Schwarz, on Friday, December 6 at Laemmle’s Royal Theatre in West Los Angeles and Playhouse in Pasadena; AMC’s South Bay Galleria 16 in Redondo Beach and Orange 30 in Orange County; More >>

GKIDS Sets Release Date For "ERNEST & CELESTINE" - Opens March 14 in NY and LA Followed By National Expansion To All Major US Markets

New York, New York – November 25, 2013 – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, has announced that it will release the English language ERNEST & CELESTINE, on March 14. More >>

JULIA ROBERTS TO RECEIVE SPOTLIGHT AWARD AT THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (November 22, 2013) – The 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Academy Award® winning actress Julia Roberts with the Spotlight Award for August: Osage County at its annual Awards Gala. More >>

Broken Bells Collaborates With POPfilms on Sci-Fi Short Film "After The Disco"

LOS ANGELES, CA - Thursday, November 21, 2013 - Broken Bells--A/K/A Brian "Danger Mouse" Burton and James Mercer of The Shins--have once again collaborated with POPfilms to create a stunning science fiction short film in two parts inspired by music from their second album After The Disco, out January 14th on Columbia Records. Directed by Jacob Gentry, the two part short film, More >>

STEVE MCQUEEN TO RECEIVE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD AT THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (November 21, 2013) – The 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Steve McQueen with the Director of the Year Award for 12 Years a Slave at its annual Awards Gala. More >>

EMMY AWARD WINNING ACTOR JAMES GANDOLFINI TO RECEIVE POSTHUMOUS TRIBUTE AT IFP’S 23rd ANNUAL GOTHAM INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS

New York, NY (November 20, 2013) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s premier advocacy organization for independent filmmakers, More >>

EMMA THOMPSON TO RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS MODERN MASTER AWARD AT
THE 29TH SANTA BARBARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Santa Barbara, CA – The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will honor actor, screenwriter and producer Emma Thompson with the Modern Master Award at the 29th edition of the Fest, More >>

DZACHUKA'S SMILE WINS GOLD PANDA AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY IN SOCIETY

NEW YORK, NY (November 18, 2013) – Smile Train is proud to announce their documentary, ‘DZACHUKA’S SMILE,’ co-produced by China Central Television Documentary Channel (CCTV), as the winner of the Gold Panda Award for Best Documentary in Society for Asian Production at the 2013 Sichuan TV Festival. More >>

Factory 25 Acquires Joe Swanberg's ALL THE LIGHT IN THE SKY starring Jane Adams

Brooklyn, NY (November 14, 2013) - Factory 25 announced today that it has acquired director Joe Swanberg’s All the Light in the Sky, his next film after the indie-breakthrough hit from earlier this year, Drinking Buddies. More >>

SMELLS LIKE VICTORY: EPIX SALUTES JOHN MILIUS

New York, NY NOVEMBER 18, 2013 – Premium entertainment network EPIX announced today that Milius, a 90-minute original documentary on controversial filmmaker John Milius, will premiere on Saturday, January 11, at 8PM ET. More >>

Drafthouse Films' MS. 45/One Sheet & Release Dates

AUSTIN, TX - Thursday, November 14, 2013 - Drafthouse Films, the film distribution arm of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema announces a theatrical platform release of Abel Ferrara's (Bad Lieutenant, King Of New York) 1981 revenge thriller classic Ms. 45. Now remastered in HD from the original negative materials, More >>

The Coca-Cola Company and The Weinstein Company - MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM Collaboration

College tour will promote civic engagement and servant leadership ATLANTA, Nov. 13, 2013 - The Coca-Cola Company is teaming up with The Weinstein Company, a multimedia production and distribution company, to share exclusive free screenings of the More >>

DISNEY SETS NEW GLOBAL BOX OFFICE RECORD

BURBANK, Calif. – November 12, 2013 –Today, The Walt Disney Studios will break its previous global box office record of $3.791 billion, set in 2010. More >>

Lionsgate Acquires THE ANGRIEST MAN IN BROOKLYN

NEW YORK, NY, and SANTA MONICA, CA (November 12, 2013)– Landscape Entertainment announced today that LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF) has acquired the North American rights to director Phil Alden Robinson’s feature THE ANGRIEST MAN IN BROOKLYN, starring Robin Williams, Mila Kunis, Melissa Leo, Peter Dinklage and Hamish Linklater. More >>

PGA TO HONOR PETER JACKSON, JOE LETTERI AND WETA DIGITAL WITH THE 2014 VANGUARD AWARD

LOS ANGELES, CA (November 11, 2013) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that acclaimed filmmaker Peter Jackson, visual effects artist Joe Letteri and Weta Digital will receive the Producers Guild’s 2014 Vanguard Award. The award will be presented to Jackson, Letteri and Weta Digital at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on Sunday, January 19th at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. More >>

MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY TO RECEIVE DESERT PALM ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT PSIFF AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (November 8, 2013) – The 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Matthew McConaughey with the Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actor at its annual Awards Gala. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES PAUL HAGGIS’ THIRD PERSON

NEW YORK (November 7, 2013) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired US, German and Scandinavian rights to Paul Haggis’ THIRD PERSON. More >>

THE WALT DISNEY STUDIOS BREAKS $4B AT GLOBAL BOX OFFICE

Yesterday, The Walt Disney Studios broke the $4 billion mark at the global box office for the first time in its history... More >>

Star Wars: Episode VII to Open December 18, 2015

With pre-production in full-swing, a confirmed release date of December 18, 2015, has been set for Lucasfilm’s highly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII. More >>

Disney’s Marvel and Netflix Join Forces

Burbank, California - Nov 7, 2013—The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) and Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) today announced an unprecedented deal for Marvel TV to bring multiple original series of live-action adventures of four of Marvel’s most popular characters exclusively to the world’s leading Internet TV Network beginning in 2015. More >>

EMMA THOMPSON TO BE HONORED WITH HANDPRINT-FOOTPRINT CEREMONY IN CONJUNCTION WITH AFI FEST OPENING NIGHT GALA

BURBANK, CALIF. (November 6, 2013)—Academy Award®-winning actress Emma Thompson will be honored with a handprint-footprint ceremony at the Opening Night Gala of AFI Fest 2013 presented by Audi, featuring Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks,” in which Thompson stars as “Mary Poppins” author P.L. Travers, on Thursday, November 7th at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. More >>

Vision Films Picks Up The Identical Starring Ray Liotta, Seth Green and Ashley Judd

LOS ANGELES, CA, (November 6, 2013)— Vision Films, a worldwide distributor of independent feature films, documentaries and music programming, has announced today that they have picked up international sales rights to THE IDENTICAL, More >>

Sundance Institute to Honor Glenn Close at New York Benefit in June 2014

Los Angeles, CA November 6, 2013 — Sundance Institute today announced that it will present actress and arts advocate Glenn Close with its Vanguard Leadership Award in recognition of her distinguished career in entertainment and advocacy of independent film. More >>

THE WINNERS OF MARVEL'S THOR: THE DARK WORLD ULTIMATE MENTOR ADVENTURE

BURBANK, CA – October 31, 2013 – SEEKING THE NEXT JANE FOSTER! In Marvel’s THOR: THE DARK WORLD, Academy Award® winner Natalie Portman portrays astrophysicist Jane Foster, an independent spirit who follows her heart and journeys to a new world. More >>

WWE STUDIOS AND FILM ROMAN ANNOUNCE "CAMP WWE" IRREVERENT ANIMATED WEB SERIES

STAMFORD, Conn. and BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - November 4, 2013 – WWE Studios (NYSE:WWE) and Film Roman announced today that they have entered into a co-financing and co-production agreement to produce up to thirteen, three-minute webisodes of a new animated series entitled CAMP WWE. Mike Benson of ENTOURAGE and THE BERNIE MAC SHOW will script the series. More >>

Cinedigm & Drafthouse Films Partner to Release "The Dog"

NYC, NY - November 1, 2013 - Drafthouse Films, the film distribution arm of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, and Cinedigm announced today the joint acquisition of North American rights to the documentary The Dog following its premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival and the New York Film Festival. More >>

Patrick Wilson cast in THE MAN ON CARRION ROAD

LOS ANGELES, CA, OCTOBER 31, 2013 – Atlas Independent, the affiliate company of Charles Roven’s Atlas Entertainment, and Relativity International, the newly formed international division of Relativity Media—announced today Golden Globe® and Emmy nominee®, Patrick Wilson (Young Adult, Little Children, Angels in America), will star in THE MAN ON CARRION ROAD. Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego (Apollo 18, Open Grave) will direct the film based on rising screenwriter, Nils Lyew’s, script. More >>

Nick Kroll to Host 23rd Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards by IFP

New York, NY (October 30, 2013) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s premier advocacy organization for independent filmmakers, announced today that actor/writer/comedian Nick Kroll will serve as the host of the Gotham Independent Film Awards by IFP on Monday, December 2nd at Cipriani Wall Street, New York City. More >>

PGA TO HONOR MICHAEL G. WILSON AND BARBARA BROCCOLI WITH THE 2014 DAVID O. SELZNICK ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

LOS ANGELES, CA (October 30, 2013) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions will receive the 2014 David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Motion Pictures. More >>

"Delivery Man" Delivers a Supersized Movie Night with Free Deliveries from TaskRabbit

Burbank, Calif. — October 29, 2013 -- DreamWorks Pictures announced today that Vince Vaughn and Chris Pratt, stars of the heartfelt comedy “Delivery Man,” will personally introduce their film via satellite at 100 movie theaters across the country, on November 6, at 7:00 p.m. (local time). More >>

JONATHAN DEMME PRESENTS MOROCCO’S OFFICIAL 2014 OSCAR ENTRY, NABIL AYOUCH’S FILM, HORSES OF GOD

New York, NY (October 29, 2013) – Academy Award-winning filmmaker Jonathan Demme will present Morocco’s official entry for the 2014 Academy Awards, director Nabil Ayouch's “Horses of God,” for distribution in the United States. More >>

THE FIFTH BEATLE TO PARTNER WITH ROLLING STONE FOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT

New York, NEW YORK (October 24, 2013) – Thadrawn by Andrnks to a collaboration between Dark Horse Comics and Panini Comics, the world premiere of the long-awaited graphic novel written by Vivek J. Tiwary, ew C. Robinson and Kyle Baker and dedicated to the manager of the Beatles, Brian Epstein, is arriving in Italy. More >>

PGA TO HONOR CHUCK LORRE WITH THE 2014 NORMAN LEAR ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

LOS ANGELES, CA (October 23, 2013) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that prolific producer Chuck Lorre will be honored with the 2014 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television. More >>

SAN FRANCISCO FILM SOCIETY ANNOUNCES FIRST ANNUAL FALL CELEBRATION HONORING FRUITVALE STATION, HER, NEBRASKA AND THE SQUARE

San Francisco, CA (October 22, 2013) – The San Francisco Film Society announces its first annual Fall Celebration, which seeks to honor creativity, innovation, collaboration and inspiration in cinema. Fruitvale Station, Her, Nebraska and The Square will be honored at the premiere gala celebration. More >>

First Annual La Costa Film Festival Announces 2013 Distinguished Jury Members

LA COSTA, CA (October 18, 2013) – The La Costa Film Festival (www.lacostafilmfestival.org) announced today its 2013 jury, as well as a panel discussion about short filmmaking that will take place during the festival, which runs October 24-27, 2013 at the world famous Omni La Costa Resort and Spa. More >>

METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER PICTURES JOINS ALL STUDIOS AND BEGINS IMPLEMENTING THE PRODUCERS MARK CERTIFICATION

Los Angeles (October 15, 2013) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM) has joined all other studios in adopting the Producers Mark certification process and will begin implementing the on-screen credit on all films. More >>

BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR Opens Los Angeles on October 25 and Orange County on November 1

Sundance Selects will open BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR, the latest film from award-winning director Abdellatif Kechiche (SECRET OF THE GRAIN, BLACK VENUS), on Friday, October 25 in Los Angeles at Pacific’s ArcLight in Hollywood and The Landmark in West Los Angeles. New York will also open on October 25. More >>

Drafthouse Films' Newly Remastered THE VISITOR Hits Theaters Halloween Weekend

AUSTIN, TX - Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - Drafthouse Films announces a first-time theatrical platform release for the full-length cut of the phantasmagoric 1979 sci-fi/horror hybrid The Visitor. More >>

Roger Ebert and Russ Meyer Story to be told in Feature Film

Los Angeles, CA – (October 8, 2013) Mark Amin’s Sobini Films is partnering with David Permut’s Permut Presentations and Richard Waltzer’s Chautauqua Entertainment to acquire RUSS & ROGER GO BEYOND, a screenplay written by Emmy winner Christopher Cluess (SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, THE SIMPSONS) based on the true story of the unique relationship between provocative filmmaker Russ Meyer and legendary critic Roger Ebert while they made BEYOND THE VALLEY OF THE DOLLS at 20th Century Fox. More >>

Alamo Drafthouse Announces Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Sweepstakes

Austin, TX – Tuesday, October 8, 2013 – Alamo Drafthouse is excited to announce the ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES Giveaway. More >>

Drafthouse Films Rediscovers '80s Cult Classic MS. 45

AUSTIN, TX - Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - Drafthouse Films, the film distribution arm of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, announced today their acquisition of North American rights to Abel Ferrara's (Bad Lieutenant, King Of New York) 1981 revenge thriller classic Ms. 45. More >>

GRAVITY Grosses $15.1 Million in IMAX 3D Theatres Globally

LOS ANGELES – Oct. 7, 2013 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Warner Bros. Pictures, a division of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX), today announced that Gravity™ has grossed $15.1 million in 412 IMAX® 3D theatres globally since its release Thursday, Oct. 3, setting a new October record for the company. More >>

Ron Burgundy Anchors New 2014 Dodge Durango Advertising Campaign

October 7, 2013, Auburn Hills, Mich. – The Dodge brand and Paramount Pictures have teamed up in a groundbreaking co-branded marketing collaboration that casts legendary news anchor “Ron Burgundy” as the new face of the new 2014 Dodge Durango as the automotive brand launches a multifaceted advertising and marketing campaign in advance of the holiday release of the upcoming film “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.” More >>

Napa Valley Film Festival Announces Film Line-Up, Events and Special Guests for 2013 Festival

Napa, California (October 4,, 2013) – Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) announced today its star-studded film and event line-up for the 2013 festival. More >>

Guillermo del Toro's CABINET OF CURIOUSITIES - A lavishly illustrated book that is an intimate look into one of the most imaginative minds of this century is on sale October 29, 2013

October 4, 2013 (New York, NY) - For more than two decades, writer-director Guillermo del Toro has mapped out a territory in the popular imagination that is uniquely his own. More >>

Michael Rosenbaum's "Back in the Day" acquired

New York, October 3, 2013 – Screen Media Films President Suzanne Blech announced the acquisition of worldwide rights to Michael Rosenbaum’s raunchy comedy BACK IN THE DAY and will release the film in theaters on February 7, 2014 with an ultra VOD window on January 7, 2014. More >>

TONY MANCILLA AND AUBIN PAUL LAUNCH FILM FINANCE & PRODUCTION COMPANY LEGE ARTIS

New York, NY (October 2, 2013) – Producers Tony Mancilla and Aubin Paul announced the official launch of Lege Artis, a LA and NY based film finance and production company uniquely structured to support upcoming filmmakers through a fiscally responsible and contained slate model. More >>

Mance Media Releases Found-Footage Horror Film LOSS OF LIFE

LOS ANGELES, CA - Wednesday, October 2nd- Mance Media is proud to announce their first domestic feature film release, LOSS OF LIFE. Just in time for Halloween, the new release will be available on VOD, Digital and DVD on October 25th, 2013. The DVD and VOD are available for pre-order here. More >>

The Orchard Releases Highly Anticipated Independent Sci-Fi Film PARADOX ALICE

New York City, NY - Tuesday, October 1st -- The Orchard, in association with Mako Pictures and Fabrication Films are pleased to announce the release of PARADOX ALICE, one of this year's most highly anticipated independent science fiction films. More >>

Anchorman: The Exhibit at the Newseum - Design unveiled, new props!

WASHINGTON — The Newseum has revealed the design of “Anchorman: The Exhibit,” which features props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.” The exhibit, created in partnership with Paramount Pictures, will open on Nov. 14, just weeks before the film’s highly anticipated sequel “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” hits theaters on Dec. 20. More >>

MARVEL'S THOR: THE DARK WORLD ULTIMATE MENTOR ADVENTURE

BURBANK, CA – October 1, 2013 – SEEKING THE NEXT JANE FOSTER! In MARVEL’S THOR: THE DARK WORLD, Academy Award® winner Natalie Portman portrays astrophysicist Jane Foster, an independent spirit who follows her heart and journeys to a new world. More >>

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS™ TO BE RELEASED IN SELECT IMAX® THEATRES WORLDWIDE STARTING OCTOBER 11

LOS ANGELES – Sept. 30, 2013 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX), in partnership with Sony Pictures Entertainment, a division of Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE), today announced that Captain Phillips will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX® format and released in select IMAX® theatres worldwide beginning October 11. More >>

Inaugural La Costa Film Festival Announces Line-Up

LA COSTA, CA (September 30, 2013) – Today, the La Costa Film Festival (www.lacostafilmfestival.org) proudly announced its lineup of narrative and documentary features and short films for this year’s festival. The impressive program features some of the most engaging films of the past year. The La Costa Film Festival will make its grand debut October 24-27, 2013 at the world famous Omni La Costa Resort and Spa. More >>

Image Entertainment to Release All Cheerleaders Die in Spring 2014

Los Angeles, CA (September 27, 2013) – Image Entertainment announced today that they have acquired all US rights to ALL CHEERLEADERS DIE, the high school-set comedy horror- thriller written and directed by Lucky McKee (“May,” “The Woman”) and Chris Sivertson (“The Lost,” “I Know Who Killed Me”) that premiered this year as the opening night film in the Midnight Madness section at the Toronto International Film Festival. More >>

FOXCATCHER MOVES TO 2014

NEW YORK (September 26, 2013) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that the release of FOXCATCHER is being moved into 2014. SPC supports the decision of the filmmakers to allow for more time to finish the film. More >>

Jug Face released on DVD and Blu Ray on Oct. 15th from MVD

Los Angeles, CA (September 26, 2013) – MVD Entertainment Group and Modern Distributors announced today that the Slamdance Film Festival favorite JUG FACE, written and directed by Chad Crawford Kinkle, will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on October 15th, 2013. The film was produced by Andrew van den Houten (“Funeral Kings,” ‘’The Woman”) and Robert Tonino (‘’Home Movie,” “The Girl Next Door”) for Modernciné, and stars Lauren Ashley Carter (“The Woman”), Sean Bridgers (“Deadwood”), Sean Young (“Blade Runner”), Larry Fessenden (“You’re Next”) and Daniel Manche (“The Girl Next Door”). The film was executive produced by Lucky McKee, Arrien Schiltkamp and Loren Semmens. More >>

ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS ACQUIRES U.S. RIGHTS TO “GIMME SHELTER”

(LOS ANGELES, CA) September 26, 2013 – In advance of its Heartland Film Festival’s World Premiere as the Opening Night film on October 17th, Roadside Attractions has acquired U.S. rights to the inspirational drama GIMME SHELTER from filmmaker Ronald Krauss (AMEXICA). The film stars Vanessa Hudgens, as a pregnant teen runaway, as well as Brendan Fraser, Rosario Dawson, James Earl Jones and Ann Dowd (COMPLIANCE). Roadside has targeted January 24, 2014 for national release. More >>

DRAFTHOUSE FILMS ACQUIRES TORONTO MIDNIGHT MADNESS ENTRY R100

AUSTIN, TX - September 25, 2013 - Drafthouse Films, the film distribution arm of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, announced today the acquisition of North American rights to Japanese director Hitoshi Matsumoto's (Big Man Japan) R100, a comic tale of male self-destruction. R100 received its world premiere as part of Toronto International Film Festival's Midnight Madness section and made its US premiere at Fantastic Fest last weekend. A VOD/Digital and theatrical release is planned for 2014. More >>

HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES SOUTHAMPTON OPENING, SATURDAY’S CENTERPIECE AND WORLD CINEMA FILMS

East Hampton, NY (September 24, 2013) -The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) is thrilled to announce that Director Richard Curtis' ABOUT TIME will be the Southampton opener on Friday, October 11th and that Saturday's Centerpiece Film is AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY directed by John Wells. As previously announced, KILL YOUR DARLINGS will open the Festival on October 10th; 12 YEARS A SLAVE will close the Festival; and NEBRASKA is the Sunday Centerpiece. More >>

GKIDS sets November release date for the animated documentary APPROVED FOR ADOPTION

New York, NY – September 24, 2013 – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, announced that it will release the animated documentary APPROVED FOR ADOPTION on November 8 at the Angelika Film Center in New York. More >>

‘GENERATION IRON’ DOCUDRAMA SET TO EXPAND AFTER STRONG OPENING WEEKEND

New York, NY (September 24, 2013) – The Vladar Company has announced today that its self-distributed bodybuilding docudrama GENERATION IRON will expand into an additional 27 markets this Friday, September 27th, 2013. This news follows an impressive $245,000 gross this weekend on 55 screens with a $4,455 per-screen average, making it one of the strongest opening weekends for a documentary this year. More >>

SUSAN BOYLE TO MAKE HER FEATURE FILM DEBUT IN “THE CHRISTMAS CANDLE” IN THEATERS THIS NOVEMBER

NEW YORK, NY (September 24, 2013) – EchoLight Studios announced today that their upcoming holiday film THE CHRISTMAS CANDLE will come to the big screen for audiences nationwide on November 22. More >>

FANTASTIC FEST ANNOUNCES AWARDS FOR ITS INAUGURAL INTERNATIONAL GENRE CO-PRODUCTION MARKET

Austin, TX-Monday, September 23, 2013- Fantastic Fest is proud to announce the winners of its inaugural international genre co-production market: Fantastic Market | Mercado Fantastic. Sixteen film projects were invited to formally present their work at the market, which took place from September 19-21, 2013. The jury, which consisted of Tim League, Robert Rodriguez, Harry Knowles, and Elijah Wood, choose the top three market 3 projects. More >>

FANTASTIC FEST 2013 ANNOUNCES THE FANTASTIC FEST AWARDS

Austin, TX-Monday, September 23, 2013- Fantastic Fest is pleased to announce this year's Fantastic Fest Award winners. It has been an outstanding year for features & shorts, making the job of honoring a select crop all the more difficult, but our esteemed team of jurors have done the nearly impossible and chosen the best films of the festival. More >>

Jennifer Blanc-Biehn Obtains Green Light at TIFF for Altered Perception

LOS ANGELES, CA. Sept 24, 2013 – Following her appearance at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), actress-producer-director Jennifer Blanc-Biehn announced that Altered Perception was green-lit for production in November, along with Small Red Star Productions and support of Lony Ruhmann's new model of filmmaking. More >>

THE 21ST ANNUAL HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ITS SIGNATURE PROGRAMS

East Hampton, NY (September 23, 2013) -The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) is proud to announce its robust lineup of signature programs for the 21st edition, which includes “A Conversation With…” Helena Bonham Carter and Bruce Dern, The Alfred P. Sloan film prize awarded to DECODING ANNIE PARKER, the Conflict & Resolution Award winner PLOT FOR PEACE, and the Golden Starfish competition line-up More >>

DISNEY'S LIVE ACTION "CINDERELLA" BEGINS PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY IN LONDON

Burbank, Calif. (September 23, 2013)—Walt Disney Pictures announced today that principal photography has begun at Pinewood Studios in London, on “Cinderella,” Disney’s first-ever live action feature inspired by the classic fairy tale. More >>

A True Story, Starring Katrina Bowden - In Theaters Oct 25 (and on VOD this Friday)

Los Angeles, CA (September 18, 2013) – Freestyle Releasing and Freestyle Digital Media (FDM) announced today that they have set October 25th, 2013 for a multi city theatrical release for A TRUE STORY, the coming-of-age comedy directed by Malcolm Goodwin (star of A & E’s “Breakout Kings”). The film introduces Cameron Fife and Tyler McGee, who also co-wrote the script, and includes Katrina Bowden (“30 Rock,” AMERICAN REUNION), Kelen Coleman (“The Mindy Project,” “The Newsroom”), Keith Loneker (LAKEVIEW TERRACE) and Jon Gries (NAPOLEON DYNAMITE). More >>

"50 Shades! The Musical" - The Original Parody at the Elektra Theatre... Perfs begin November 18

50 Shades! The Musical, the original parody (50ShadesTheMusical.com) will play The Elektra Theatre (669 Eighth Avenue between 42nd and 43rd Street) beginning November 18th with opening night set for Thursday, January 9th. Directed by Al Samuels, 50 Shades! The Musical is produced by Royal Mile Entertainment, Marshall Cordell, and Andrew Asnes More >>

“RoboCop” Charges into IMAX Theatres Worldwide starting 2/7/14

LOS ANGELES – Sept. 19, 2013 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX), along with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc. and Sony Pictures Entertainment, today announced that the upcoming film RoboCop will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX® format and released into IMAX® theatres worldwide beginning Feb. 7. More >>

CAROLE KING TO PERFORM AT 10TH BLACK BALL

New York, NY (September 18, 2013) - Keep a Child Alive (KCA) CEO Peter Twyman announced today the 10th Annual Black Ball, taking place on November 7, 2013 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, will feature performances by KCA Global Ambassador and event host, Alicia Keys, alongside the legendary Carole King and beloved jazz/R&B artist Roy Ayers. The evening includes additional performances by British soul singer Laura Mvula and opera singer Kathleen Battle. More >>

HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL & BAFTA TO HONOR WORKING TITLE FILMS

East Hampton, NY (September 18, 2013) - The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts New York (BAFTA New York), announced today that they will present Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, co-chairs of British production powerhouse Working Title Films, with this year’s Golden Starfish Award for Lifetime Achievement on October 12th during the festival. More >>

Napa Valley Film Festival Announces Line-Up

Napa, California, (September 18, 2013) – Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) Co-Founders and Directors Brenda and Marc Lhormer are proud to announce several of the festival’s star-studded headlining films, as well as the first set of honorees to be feted at the Celebrity Tribute Program, hosted by Access Hollywood’s Billy Bush. More >>

KRIV STENDERS' KILL ME THREE TIMES LOCKS FINAL CAST

LOS ANGELES, CA (17 SEPTEMBER, 2013)- The final cast has been announced for KILL ME THREE TIMES the new crime thriller from Kriv Stenders (Red Dog, Boxing Day). More >>

METALLICA THROUGH THE NEVER OPENING DAY ANNOUNCEMENT

METALLICA THROUGH THE NEVER stars Metallica, one of the most popular, influential rock bands in history. More >>

GIRLFRIEND'S DAY/Amber Tamblyn joins Bob Odenkirk

September 17, 2013 - Los Angeles, Calif. - Amber Tamblyn has joined the cast of Michael Stephenson's Girlfriend's Day More >>

PRESS RELEASE | The Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) Announces Major Sponsors

Napa, California (September 17, 2013) – Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) Co-Founders and Directors Brenda and Marc Lhormer are proud to announce the major sponsors of this year’s festival and the generous companies who help make this annual event possible. The NVFF sponsors ensure the best new independent films will be screened in 12 uniquely designed venues along with Napa Valley’s finest food, wine and hospitality. NVFF returns in full force with a five-day Festival spanning Napa Valley’s four postcard-perfect towns of Napa, Yountville, St. Helena and Calistoga, November 13 – 17. More >>

Palm Springs International Film Festival - CALENDAR LISTING

Palm Springs, CA –The Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF), scheduled from January 3 - 13, 2014, will mark its 25th Anniversary this year. Last year’s Festival screened 180 films from 68 countries, including 61 premieres. The Festival presents a majority of the films submitted for consideration in the Best Foreign Language category for the Academy Awards, as well as a large number of American independent and international features and documentaries marking their world, North American or U.S. premieres. More >>

LIONSGATE AND LAKESHORE’S I, FRANKENSTEIN RAGES INTO IMAX® THEATRES ACROSS THE U.S. STARTING JANUARY 24, 2014

LOS ANGELES – September 17, 2013 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF) announced today that I, Frankenstein, starring Aaron Eckhart, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX® format and released into IMAX® theatres across the U.S. beginning January 24, 2014 as well as a number of international territories. More >>

Entertainment One-Produced INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 Breaks Records; Opens #1 in Canada and UK

Toronto/London – September 16, 2013 - Entertainment One (eOne) is delighted to announce the incredible international box office success of Insidious: Chapter 2. Released on Friday, September 13, the film has already generated CAD $2.08 million in Canada and £2.88 million in the UK, making it the biggest Friday opening for a horror film in UK history. In a joint announcement earlier today, it was confirmed that the third installment of the Insidious franchise is already in development. More >>

Roma Downey's LightWorkers Media Acquires Alice Hoffman’s bestselling novel “The Dovekeepers"

Los Angeles, CA - September 16, 2013 - Roma Downey, executive producer and star of the Emmy® nominated, THE BIBLE series and her production company LightWorkers Media, announced today that it has acquired all rights to Alice Hoffman’s thrilling saga, and New York Times bestselling novel The Dovekeepers. More >>

DISNEY'S "INTO THE WOODS" VENTURES INTO PRODUCTION FEATURING AWARD-WINNING CAST & PRODUCTION TEAM

BURBANK, Calif. (Sept. 16, 2013) – Disney’s “Into the Woods” kicked off production last week, featuring an award-winning production team and all-star ensemble cast. Rob Marshall, the talented filmmaker behind the Academy Award® -winning musical “Chicago” and Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” helms the film, which is based on the Tony®-winning original musical by James Lapine, who also penned the screenplay, and legendary composer Stephen Sondheim, who provides the music and lyrics—including an all-new song for the big-screen adaptation. More >>

GHIRARDELLI® CHOCOLATE COMPANY JOINS DISNEY’s EL CAPITAN THEATRE ON HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. –September 15, 2013 – Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, America’s oldest operating chocolate manufacturer, is pleased to announce the grand opening of its newest soda fountain and chocolate shop on Friday, November 15th, joining The Walt Disney Studio’s El Capitan Theatre and Disney Studio Store on Hollywood Boulevard. More >>

THE FILM ARCADE AND INCEPTION MEDIA GROUP ACQUIRE FOODIE FAVORITE SPINNING PLATES levelFILM to distribute in Canada with Guardian Entertainment International handling foreign distribution

September 4, 2013 - After winning multiple Audience Awards at film festivals across the country, The Film Arcade and Inception Media Group announced today the acquisition of the ultimate restaurant documentary Spinning Plates. The Film Arcade will release the film theatrically on October 25th with Inception Media Group handling domestic ancillary distribution. levelFILM will distribute in Canada with GEI's Richard S. Guardian acquiring international distribution rights. More >>

DISNEY'S "ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY" BEGINS PRODUCTION

BURBANK, Calif. (August 29, 2013) — Disney has kicked off production on “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,” the first live-action film adaptation of Judith Viorst’s 1972 illustrated children’s classic. The film, directed by Independent Spirit Award-winner Miguel Arteta (“The Good Girl,” “Cedar Rapids,” “Youth in Revolt”) from a screenplay by Rob Lieber, is a 21 Laps Entertainment/Jim Henson Company production. Shooting in the Los Angeles area, with locations in the cities of Pasadena and Arcadia, the San Fernando Valley and Melody Ranch in Newhall, the film hits theaters nationwide on October 10, 2014. More >>

SUNDANCE SELECTS TO RELEASE KECHICHE'S PALME D'OR WINNER BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR WITH NC-17 RATING IN U.S.

NEW YORK, NY (August 20, 2013) - Sundance Selects announced today that they will release Abdellatif Kechiche's 2013 Cannes Film Festival Palme D'Or Winner BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR with the MPAA rating of NC-17 in the United States, as opposed to trimming the film or releasing the film Unrated. With a screenplay by Kechiche and Ghalya Lacroix, and starring Lea Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos, the film was produced by Alcatraz Films, Quat'Sous Films and Wild Bunch. The film is being rated NC-17 for "explicit sexual content." Sundance Selects will release the film in theaters beginning on October 25, 2013, on the heels of screening as part of the 2013 New York Film Festival. More >>

ANCHOR BAY FILMS TO PREMIERE BILLY BOB THORNTON'S JAYNE MANSFIELD'S CAR ON DEMAND ON AUGUST 20, 2013 AND IN THEATERS ON SEPTEMBER 13, 2013

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - 13 August 2013 -- Anchor Bay Films announced today that Jayne Mansfield's Car, directed by Academy Award® winner Billy Bob Thornton and written by Thornton & Tom Epperson (The Gift, One False Move), will premiere On Demand August 20th and in theaters on September 13, 2103. More >>

JOEL AND ETHAN COEN AND T BONE BURNETT TO PRESENT ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER TIME: CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF "INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS"

NEW YORK, NY (August 19, 2013)- Joel and Ethan Coen, T Bone Burnett, and Scott Rudin announced today a benefit concert entitled ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER TIME: CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF "INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS," which will take place at The Town Hall in New York City on Sunday, September 29, 2013. The concert is inspired by music from the upcoming Coen Brothers' film, INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, which is set in the 1960's Greenwich Village folk music scene. A portion of the proceeds from the concert will benefit the National Recording Preservation Foundation. More >>

PARAMOUNT PICTURES AND WARNER BROS. PICTURES ANNOUNCE THE START OF PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON CHRISTOPHER NOLAN’S “INTERSTELLAR”

HOLLYWOOD, CA (August 13, 2013) – Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom, Inc., and Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that principal photography on “INTERSTELLAR” is officially underway in Alberta, Canada. The film will be released in IMAX® and 35mm theaters on November 7, 2014. Paramount Pictures will distribute domestically, Warner Bros. Pictures internationally. More >>

THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY- DIRECTING ICONS WONG KAR WAI AND MARTIN SCORSESE CELEBRATE THE GRANDMASTER IN NYC

New York, NY - August 15, 2013 - Filmmaking legends Wong Kar Wai and Martin Scorsese met in New York yesterday to celebrate the upcoming release of Wong's kung fu epic THE GRANDMASTER. The Weinstein Company, who is releasing the film theatrically, recently announced that Scorsese is lending his name in presentation of the picture, deeming it MARTIN SCORSESE PRESENTS 'THE GRANDMASTER.' More >>

BOLLYWOOD STAR R. MADHAVAN SET TO TOPLINE NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: ORIGINS 3D

August 15, 2013 (New York, NY) – Simon West Productions (BLACK HAWK DOWN, CON AIR, THE EXPENDABLES 2) and the Graphic Film Company, in association with 2020 Entertainment and Indus Media and Entertainment, announced today that Bollywood actor R. Madhavan (3 IDIOTS, 13B, TANU WEDS MANU) will star in the upcoming NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: ORIGINS 3D, which is a 3D re-imagining of George Romero’s classic horror film NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD. More >>

JAYNE MANSFIELD'S CAR - LA Opening Day Announcement

On behalf of Anchor Bay Films, you and a guest are invited to a screening of JAYNE MANSFIELD’S CAR, directed by Academy Award® winner Billy Bob Thornton and written by Thornton & Tom Epperson (The Gift, One False Move). More >>

LIONSGATE LAUNCHES NEW CORPORATE LOGO SIGNALING ITS CONTINUED EVOLUTION INTO A LEADING GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT BRAND

SANTA MONICA, Calif, (April 18, 2013) – Coming off a transformative year in which it launched the global blockbuster HUNGER GAMES franchise, acquired Summit Entertainment and continued to build and diversify its television business, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, today unveiled its new corporate logo as the Company took center stage at the CinemaCon theatrical convention as one of the world’s most dynamic entertainment brands. More >>

LIONSGATE AND INTERNET EXPLORER ANNOUNCE MULTIFACETED PARTNERSHIP FOR THE RELEASE OF THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

Los Angeles (April 15, 2013) Ndash; Kicking off a multifaceted partnership between two global leaders in the areas of entertainment and technology, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) and Internet Explorer announced the debut of The Hunger Games Explorer (www.thehungergamesexplorer.com), the groundbreaking, definitive online destination for fans to find all of The Hunger Games content they’re looking for. More >>

RHYTHM & HUES ACQUIRED BY AFFILIATE OF PRANA STUDIOS, INC.

LOS ANGELES (March 29, 2013) – Academy Award®-winning visual effects and animation studio Rhythm & Hues was acquired out of bankruptcy today by a wholly-owned affiliate of Los Angeles-based Prana Studios, Inc. More >>

J.J. Abrams, Mark Burnett, Tom Cruise and Gale Anne Hurd Featured Speakers at 5th Annual Produced By Conference

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 27, 2013) - The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the initial slate of speakers confirmed to participate in the 5th annual Produced By Conference (PBC). More >>

THE HOST: CHOOSE TO LISTEN TO BE RELEASED MARCH 26th ON KIDinaKORNER/INTERSCOPE RECORDS

(March 18, 2013— Santa Monica, CA) Choose to believe. Choose to fight. Choose to Love. More >>

SUNDANCE SELECTS TO RE-RELEASE NANNI MORETTI’S WE HAVE A POPE (HABEMUS PAPAM)

New York, NY (March 14, 2013) – Sundance Selects announced today that the company is going to re-release director Nanni Moretti's (Palme d'Or winner THE SON'S ROOM, DEAR DIARY) comedic drama WE HAVE A POPE (HABEMUS PAPAM) beginning next Wednesday at New York’s Lincoln Plaza Cinemas, and nationally on multiple digital platforms including iTunes, Amazon, Xbox, GooglePlay, Sony Play Station and SundanceNOW. More >>

Relativity Media Has Acquired Rights to Silver or Lead, Based on the Notorious Outlaw Pablo Escobar

(Beverly Hills, CA) March 5, 2013 – Relativity Media announced today that it has acquired rights to the script Silver or Lead, the epic story behind the manhunt for cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar, one of the world's greatest outlaws. More >>

Oscar-Winning Director Martin Scorsese is Executive Producer on Luc Besson’s Malavita

Beverly Hills, Calif.) February 8, 2013 - Oscar®-Winner Martin Scorsese is now officially appointed as Executive Producer on EuropaCorp and Relativity’s mafia action film currently-titled Malavita directed by Luc Besson (The Fifth Element, The Professional) and starring Oscar®-Winner Robert De Niro (Limitless, Heat), Oscar®-Nominee Michelle Pfeiffer (Dark Shadows, People Like Us), Oscar®-Winner Tommy Lee Jones (No Country For Old Men, Men in Black), Dianna Agron (Glee, I Am Number Four) and John D’Leo (The Wrestler, Wanderlust). More >>

THE BOXTROLLS, third animated movie from LAIKA and Focus, begins production for October 17, 2014 release

PORTLAND, February 7th, 2013 - Marking their third project together, LAIKA and Focus Features, the two companies behind the current Academy Award-nominated animated feature ParaNorman, announced today that LAIKA has begun production on The Boxtrolls. More >>

Funtactix and Lionsgate Release The Hunger Games Adventures for iPhone

Los Angeles, CA February 7, 2013 – Lionsgate and Funtactix, a worldwide developer and publisher of mobile and social games, today announced the launch of a major update to their hit mobile game The Hunger Games Adventures. More >>

Relativity Media Cashes in on the Jim Carrey Action-Comedy Heist Loomis Fargo

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) January 31, 2013 – Relativity Media has acquired worldwide rights to finance, produce and distribute the action-comedy heist film currently titled Loomis Fargo starring Jim Carrey, it was announced today by Relativity. More >>

OPEN ROAD FILMS WILL RELEASE JOBS ON APRIL 19, 2013

Open Road Films, in partnership with Five Star Feature Films, will release JOBS - the highly anticipated film chronicling the story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout to one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century – nationwide on April 19, 2013. More >>

PRODUCTION BEGINS ON DREAMWORKS’ WIKILEAKS PROJECT “THE FIFTH ESTATE”

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 23, 2013) - Principal photography has begun on the WikiLeaks drama “The Fifth Estate,” it was announced today by DreamWorks Studios. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES SUNDANCE HIT KILL YOUR DARLINGS

NEW YORK (January 22, 2013) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all US, Australian, New Zealand, South African, African TV, and Eastern European (minus EIF which has already been sold) rights to John Krokidas’ directorial feature debut, KILL YOUR DARLINGS. More >>

MARVEL’S IRON MAN 3 FLIES INTO IMAX THEATRES WORLDWIDE STARTING APRIL 25

LOS ANGELES – January 22, 2013 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX), and Marvel Entertainment, a division of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), today announced that Marvel’s Iron Man 3ä, the latest installment of the film franchise that has grossed more than $1.2 billion at the global box office, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX® 3D format and released to IMAX® theatres internationally starting April 25 and domestically on May 3. More >>

Relativity Music Group and Republic Records To Release Original Motion Picture Soundtrack for Relativity Media’s Safe Haven on February 5th, 2013

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) January 16, 2013 - Relativity Music Group and Republic Records will release the original motion picture soundtrack to Relativity Media's upcoming deeply romantic thriller Safe Haven on February 5th. More >>

OPEN ROAD FILMS WILL RELEASE ROBERT RODRIGUEZ’S “MACHETE KILLS” ON SEPTEMBER 13, 2013

Open Road Films will release MACHETE KILLS - directed by Robert Rodriguez (Machete, Sin City, Spy Kids franchise) and starring Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Sofia Vergara, Amber Heard, Charlie Sheen, Lady Gaga, Antonio Banderas, Jessica Alba, Demián Bichir, Alexa Vega, Vanessa Hudgens, Cuba Gooding, Jr., William Sadler, Marko Zaror and Mel Gibson – on Septmber 13, 2013. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES WOODY ALLEN’S BLUE JASMINE

Film marks sixth collaboration with the filmmaker and Sony Classics NEW YORK (January 10, 2013) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all North American rights to Woody Allen’s next film, BLUE JASMINE from Gravier Productions. More >>

PARAMOUNT PICTURES AND QUALCOMM ANNOUNCE UNPRECEDENTED
“STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS” APP USING CUTTING EDGE TECHNOLOGIES

LAS VEGAS, NV (January 7, 2013) – Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom Inc., and Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), through its subsidiary Qualcomm Labs, Inc.,  today announced that Gimbal™ context awareness technologies will be used to deliver exclusive content and advanced real world game experiences for the “STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS” application based on the upcoming movie from J.J. Abrams. More >>

EuropaCorp and Relativity Media Round Out Casting on McG’s Untitled Thriller Project

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) January 7, 2013 – EuropaCorp and Relativity Media have closed deals with Amber Heard (The Rum Diary, Paranoia), Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit) and Connie Nielsen (Gladiator) for their Untitled Thriller project starring previously announced Oscar®-winner Kevin Costner (The Bodyguard, Dances With Wolves, Open Range). More >>

OPEN ROAD FILMS PARTNERS WITH FIVE STAR FEATURE FILMS ON jOBS STARRING ASHTON KUTCHER AS APPLE INC. CO-FOUNDER STEVE JOBS

LOS ANGELES, CA, January 3, 2013 – Open Road Films has partnered with Five Star Feature Films on jOBS, the highly anticipated film chronicling the story of Steve Jobs’ ascension from college dropout to one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century. More >>

HELEN MIRREN TO BE HONORED WITH THE INTERNATIONAL STAR AWARD AT 24th ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (December 12, 2012) – The 24th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Academy Award® winning actress Helen Mirren with the International Star Award on January 5 at the Awards Gala. More >>

SAFE HAVEN — Hear The New Song By Colbie Caillat and Gavin DeGraw!

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) December 12, 2012 – Relativity Music Group and Republic Records’ original track “We Both Know,” performed by two-time Grammy® Award-winner Colbie Caillat and multi-platinum recording artist Gavin DeGraw for Relativity’s upcoming Safe Haven, is now available on iTunes® (http://smarturl.it/ColbieWeBothKnowiTns). More >>

Relativity Signs on Ric Roman Waugh to Direct Sci-Fi Thriller Currently-Titled Tipping Point

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) December 7, 2012– Relativity Media announced today it has closed a deal with Ric Roman Waugh (Felon, Snitch) to direct and rewrite the sci-fi thriller currently-titled Tipping Point, based on the original screenplay from Todd Stein. More >>

UNIVERSAL PICTURES’ LES MISÉRABLES TO OPEN IN SELECT IMAX® THEATRES BEGINNING DECEMBER 25

Los Angeles, CA – Dec. 4, 2012 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Universal Pictures today announced that Les Misérables, the motion-picture adaptation of the beloved global stage sensation, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX format and released in select IMAX® digital theatres worldwide. More >>

END OF WATCH RETURNS TO THEATERS NATIONWIDE ON DECEMBER 7th

LOS ANGELES, CA, November 30, 2012 - END OF WATCH — the hit film starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña, written and directed by David Ayer, which opened to number one at the box office in September 2012 — will return to theaters nationwide on December 7, 2012 More >>

BARBRA STREISAND AND SETH ROGEN TAKE “THE GUILT TRIP” TO 20 CITIES

HOLLYWOOD, CA (November 27, 2012) – Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom, Inc., and AMC Theaters have partnered to bring the upcoming holiday comedy “THE GUILT TRIP” to audiences in 20 cities across the country in advance of its theatrical release on December 19th. More >>

Relativity and Reel FX Date Animated Comedy Turkeys for November 14, 2014

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) November 15, 2012 – Relativity Media and Reel FX announced today that they have dated the upcoming animated comedy Turkeys, helmed by Jimmy Hayward, director of box office hit Horton Hears A Who! and animator on such films as Disney/Pixar’s Finding Nemo and Monsters Inc. More >>

Relativity Gets Animated With Reel FX

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) October 24, 2012 – Relativity Media and Reel FX, a movie studio based in Dallas and Santa Monica, announced today that they will jointly produce and finance the upcoming animated comedy Turkeys, slated for a 2014 release. More >>

HIT DOCUMENTARY SAMSARA BECOMES OSCILLOSCOPE’S HIGHEST-GROSSING FILM EVER THEATRICALLY

(New York, NY) October 18, 2012 - Oscilloscope Laboratories' release of Ron Fricke’s and Mark Magidson’s hit documentary SAMSARA (currently in theaters) has become the studio’s highest-grossing film since its inception in February 2008. More >>

MovieTickets.com Adds 400 New Screens in Time for THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN - PART 2 PRE-SALES

Boca Raton, FL Oct 9, 2012 – Today, MovieTickets.com, the worldwide leader in advance movie ticketing, begins remote ticketing for Empire Theatres, Canada’s second largest film exhibition company with 53 locations and 438 screens. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS FILLS THE VOID

NEW YORK (October 2, 2012) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all North American rights to Rama Burshtein’s directorial debut, FILL THE VOID. More >>

Relativity Partners with Zynga on House At The End of the Street Ticket Giveaway

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) September 24, 2012 – Relativity Media and Zynga, the world’s leading provider of social games services, announced their partnership to promote Relativity’s upcoming thriller House at the End of the Street in Zynga’s popular social game CityVille. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES WADJDA

NEW YORK (September 15, 2012) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all North American rights to WADJDA from Berlin-based Razor Films. More >>

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK IMAX

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 14, 2012) – Due to the extraordinary response for the newly re-mastered “RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK” during its one-week IMAX engagement, Paramount Pictures Corporation, a division of Viacom, Inc., has announced that the film will have an extended theatrical run beginning Friday, September 14. More >>

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE BEGINS PRODUCTION

SANTA MONICA, CA (September 10, 2012)- LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, today announced the start of principal photography on the highly anticipated sequel to the worldwide blockbuster film THE HUNGER GAMES. More >>

TORONTO, September 9th, 2012 – U.S. rights to The Place Beyond the Pines, the highly anticipated new drama from director Derek Cianfrance, starring Academy Award nominee Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, and Eva Mendes, have been acquired by Focus Features for a 2013 release. More >>

JEFFREY WRIGHT CAST AS BEETEE IN LIONSGATE’S
THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

Santa Monica, CA, September 7, 2012- Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE are pleased to announce that Jeffrey Wright has been cast in the role of Beetee in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel Catching Fire. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS KEEPS COMPANY WITH ROBERT REDFORD

NEW YORK (August 24, 2012) — Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all US Rights to Robert Redford’s THE COMPANY YOU KEEP. More >>

SAM CLAFLIN CAST AS FINNICK IN LIONSGATE’S
THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

Santa Monica, CA, August 23, 2012– Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE are pleased to announce that Sam Claflin has been cast in the role of Finnick in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel Catching Fire. More >>

SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES EQUITY INVESTMENT AND FIRST-LOOK DEAL WITH SCOTT SANDERS THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS

CULVER CITY, CA, AUGUST 23, 2012 – Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) announced today that it has signed a five-year overall deal with Scott Sanders Theatrical Productions (SSTP), to develop and produce stage versions of the studio’s films. More >>

Principal Photography Begins on Luc Besson’s Malavita

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) August 8, 2012 –Principal photography begins today on EuropaCorp and Relativity’s comedic actioner Malavita directed by Luc Besson (Taken, Transporter) and starring Oscar®-Winner Robert De Niro (Limitless, Heat), Oscar®-Nominee Michelle Pfeiffer (Dark Shadows, People Like Us), Oscar®-Winner Tommy Lee Jones (No Country For Old Men, Men in Black), Dianna Agron (Glee, I Am Number Four) and John D’Leo (The Wrestler, Wanderlust). More >>

BRUNO GUNN CAST AS BRUTUS IN LIONSGATE’S
THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

Santa Monica, CA, August 8, 2012- Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE are pleased to announce that Bruno Gunn has been cast in the role of Brutus in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel Catching Fire. More >>

META GOLDING CAST AS ENOBARIA IN LIONSGATE’S THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

Santa Monica, CA, August 7, 2012- Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE are pleased to announce that Meta Golding has been cast in the role of Enobaria in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel Catching Fire. More >>

NEW FILM by NICOLE HOLOFCENER TO BEGIN PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA August 6, 2012 - Fox Searchlight Pictures announced today that principal photography for the UNTITLED NICOLE HOLOFCENER PROJECT has begun in Los Angeles. More >>

“THE GREAT GATSBY” MOVING TO SUMMER 2013

BURBANK, CA, August 6, 2012 – Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures have moved the release date of“The Great Gatsby” to Summer 2013. More >>

LYNN COHEN CAST AS MAGS IN LIONSGATE’S THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

Santa Monica, CA, August 2, 2012 — Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE are pleased to announce that Lynn Cohen has been cast in the role of Mags in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel Catching Fire. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES THE GATEKEEPERS

NEW YORK (July 30, 2012) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all North American rights to the documentary, THE GATEKEEPERS by Dror Moreh (SHARON). More >>

Teachers Rock

Los Angeles, Ca. (July 24, 2012) – Live on August 14th at 7:30 p.m. from Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, Ken Ehrlich Productions, Anschutz Film Group/Walden Media, and AEG present TEACHERS ROCK… More >>

“WIMPY” KIDS AND CREATOR JOIN THE NEW YORK YANKEES MINOR LEAGUE CLUB, THE TRENTON THUNDER FOR THE WORLD”S LARGEST CAMPING READ-ALONG

TRENTON, NEW JERSEY – (Tuesday, July 24, 2012)….Two of the stars of the upcoming motion picture DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: DOG DAYS – the “Wimpy Kid” himself, Zachary Gordon, and Robert Capron, who portrays Rowley – will join author Jeff Kinney, who penned the phenomenally successful books upon which the film is based, and the baseball team the Trenton Thunder… More >>

JENA MALONE CAST AS JOHANNA MASON IN LIONSGATE’S THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

Santa Monica, CA, July 23, 2012- Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES:CATCHING FIRE are pleased to announce that Jena Malone has been cast in the role of Johanna Mason in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel Catching Fire. More >>

Principal Photography Begins on Robert Luketic’s Thriller

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) July 19, 2012 – Principal photography begins Saturday (July 21, 2012) on Robert Luketic’s (21) currently-titled Paranoia, Reliance Entertainment and IM Global announced today. More >>

Relativity Taps Breck Eisner to Helm Stretch Armstrong

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) July 19, 2012 – Relativity Media has closed a deal with Breck Eisner (The Crazies, Sahara) to direct its upcoming live-action film based on Stretch Armstrong, it was announced today by Relativity’s President, Tucker Tooley. Relativity partnered with global branded play company Hasbro, Inc. [NASDAQ-HAS] to develop and produce the film which is targeted for an April 11, 2014 release date. More >>

AMANDA PLUMMER CAST AS WIRESS IN LIONSGATE’S THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

Santa Monica, CA, July 17, 2012 — Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE are pleased to announce that actress Amanda Plummer has been cast in the role of Wiress in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel Catching Fire. More >>

Universal Pictures Greenlights Edgar Wright’s THE WORLD’S END Starring Simon Pegg And Nick Frost

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 13, 2012—Universal Pictures has officially greenlit the third film in director Edgar Wright’s trilogy of comedies. More >>

PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN CAST AS PLUTARCH HEAVENSBEE IN LIONSGATE’S THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

Santa Monica, CA, July 9, 2012- Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES:CATCHING FIRE are pleased to announce that Philip Seymour Hoffman has been cast in the role of Plutarch Heavensbee, Head Gamemaker for The Hunger Games, in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel Catching Fire. More >>

BIRDERS: THE CENTRAL PARK EFFECT, REVEALING THE HIDDEN WORLD OF URBAN BIRDWATCHING, DEBUTS JULY 16, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO

Each year, more than a million birds make a migratory pit stop in New York City’s Central Park - and they don’t go unnoticed. The revealing documentary BIRDERS: THE CENTRAL PARK EFFECTchronicles… More >>

DISNEY ANNOUNCES START OF PRODUCTION ON “MALEFICENT”

Burbank, CA (June 19, 2012) – The Walt Disney Studios announced today that production began Wednesday, June 13th, on “Maleficent,” starring Academy Award®–winning actress Angelina Jolie. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES PEDRO ALMODÓVAR’S COMEDY CURRENTLY TITLED “I’M SO EXCITED’

NEW YORK (June 19, 2012) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all North American rights to Pedro Almodóvar’s new comedy currently titled I’M SO EXCITED from El Deseo. More >>

LUCKY DAY FOR “OOGIELOVES” SCAVENGER HUNT WINNER

LAS VEGAS – Everyone hopes to have a lucky day in Las Vegas and that’s exactly what just happened to Isabelle Bowser – thanks to winning the $50,000 scavenger hunt sponsored by Kenn Viselman presents…, Inc. to promote its family film “The Oogieloves in the BIG Balloon Adventure” at Licensing Show 2012 in Las Vegas. More >>

WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS UNVEILS EPIC ADVENTURE “FROZEN”—IN THEATERS NOVEMBER 2013

BURBANK, Calif. (June 11, 2012) – Walt Disney Animation Studios presents an epic tale of adventure and comedy in “Frozen,” a computer-animated feature film slated for the big screen in November 2013. More >>

MARVEL STUDIOS BEGINS PRODUCTION ON THIRD INSTALLMENT OF THE BLOCKBUSTER FRANCHISE “IRON MAN”

BURBANK, Calif. (June 4, 2012) – Following in the footsteps of the record-breaking Marvel Studios’ release “Marvel’s The Avengers,” production on the highly anticipated film “Iron Man 3,” directed by Shane Black, has commenced production in Wilmington, North Carolina. More >>

“2012 MTV MOVIE AWARDS” UNLEASHES UNEXPECTED WINS AND OUTRAGEOUS STAR-STUDDED MOMENTS, INCLUDING GENERATION AWARD WINNER JOHNNY DEPP’S EPIC ON-STAGE PERFORMANCE WITH THE BLACK KEYS

Universal City, CA (June 3, 2012) – The “2012 MTV Movie Awards” broadcast live from Los Angeles’ Gibson Amphitheatre with unexpected moments from a stage fashioned as a futuristic drive-in, immersing fans in the magic of the movies. More >>

TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX ANIMATION AND BLUE SKY STUDIOS ANNOUNCE EPIC CASTING

LOS ANGELES, (May 31, 2012) – Twentieth Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios today announced the voice cast for EPIC, a 3D CG action-adventure comedy that reveals a hidden world unlike any other. More >>

“MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS” TO SCREEN FOR CREW OF INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

Burbank, CA (May 31, 2012) – Marvel Studios announced today that they arranged with NASA to transfer their record-breaking blockbuster film “Marvel’s The Avengers” to NASA’s Mission Control in Houston, which will uplink the film to the International Space Station (ISS), currently orbiting 220 miles above Earth. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS SETS DECEMBER 19 RELEASE FOR PALME D’OR WINNER AMOUR

NEW YORK (May 29, 2012) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have set December 19 for the New York and Los Angeles release of Michael Haneke’s AMOUR. More >>

PAUL MCCARTNEY’S “MY VALENTINE” SHORT FILM TO MAKE THEATRICAL DEBUT AT THE INTOUCHABLES SHOWINGS

May 24, 2012 – New York, NY – In his directorial debut, Paul McCartney has created an artistic, black and white short film to his song “My Valentine” that audiences will get to enjoy before all showings of THE INTOUCHABLES for the duration of its theatrical run. More >>

Six Minutes Of “The Amazing Spider-Man™” To Run Before “Men In Black™ 3” In IMAX® 3D And Select Theaters

CULVER CITY, Calif., May 22, 2012 — Sony Pictures Entertainment confirmed that six minutes of the highly anticipated film The Amazing Spider-Man(TM) will be shown in IMAX® 3D and other select theaters with Men In Black(TM) 3, it was announced today by Rory Bruer, President of Worldwide Distribution for Sony Pictures Worldwide Marketing and Distribution. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS SAYS YES TO PABLO LARRAåN’S CANNES FAVORITE NO FROM PARTICIPANT MEDIA

CANNES (May 22, 2012) – Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American rights to Pablo Larraín’s Cannes Directors’ Fortnight sensation, NO from financier Participant Media in association with Funny Balloons and Fabula. More >>

Jonathan Caouette’s WALK AWAY RENEE To Have Exclusive Online Premiere on SundanceNOW’s Doc Club

New York, NY (May 21, 2012) – Jonathan Sehring, President of Sundance Selects and its digital sister, SundanceNOW and Thom Powers, curator for SundanceNOW’s Doc Club, announced on Thursday that director Jonathan Caouette’s documentary WALK AWAY RENEE will have its North American premiere as part of the website’s new SVOD (Subscriber Video-on-Demand) program Doc Club. More >>

CROSS CREEK PICTURES TO PRODUCE THE CREED OF VIOLENCE

LOS ANGELES, CA (MAY 18, 2012) - Cross Creek Pictures will produce and finance THE CREED OF VIOLENCE, to be written and directed by three-time Academy Award® nominated writer and director Todd Field (IN THE BEDROOM, LITTLE CHILDREN). More >>

ORIGINAL 'BLADE RUNNER' SCREENWRITER HAMPTON FANCHER IN TALKS TO PEN SEQUEL IDEA FOR DIRECTOR RIDLEY SCOTT AND ALCON ENTERTAINMENT

LOS ANGELES, CA, MAY 17, 2012—Hampton Fancher is in talks to reunite with his “Blade Runner” director Ridley Scott to develop the idea for the original screenplay for the Alcon Entertainment, Scott Free, and Bud Yorkin produced follow up to the ground-breaking 1982 science fiction classic, it was announced by Alcon co-founders and co-Chief Executive Officers Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove. More >>

Relativity Prepares to Unleash Paranoia In Theatres September 27, 2013

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) May 17, 2012 – Relativity Media announced today that it has acquired U.S. rights to market and distribute IM Global’s currently-titled Paranoia, directed by Robert Luketic (21) and starring Liam Hemsworth (The Hunger Games), Oscar®-nominee Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight), Oscar®-nominee Harrison Ford (Indiana Jones) and Lucas Till (X-Men: First Class). More >>

OOGIELOVES ADVENTURES FAMILY FILM FRANCHISE BEGINS

Los Angeles – May 17, 2012 – The Oogieloves in The BIG Balloon Adventure is set to open in theaters on August 29, 2012 in what is planned to be the widest Independent Family release in history and the biggest release of any genre for a Labor Day weekend, it was announced today by Kenn Viselman, founder of Kenn Viselman presents…, Inc., and the producer of the movie. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES SUSANNE BIER’S LATEST FILM LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED

NEW YORK, NY (May 16, 2012) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all North American rights to Academy Award® winning director Susanne Bier’s latest film, LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED from Scandinavian sales company, TrustNordisk. LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED stars Pierce Brosnan, Trine Dyrholm and Paprika Steen and is the next film after Bier’s Best Foreign Language Film Oscar winner IN A BETTER WORLD, also released by Sony Pictures Classics. More >>

Sundance Institute Brings $80 Million to Utah with 2012 Sundance Film Festival

Park City, UT — Sundance Institute today announced that the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, which took place in Park City, Utah, in January, generated an overall economic impact of $80 million for the State of Utah, according to the independent annual economic and demographic study conducted by the University of Utah’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research at the David Eccles School of Business (BEBR). More >>

PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY UNDERWAY ON THE TOMB

NEW ORLEANS, LA MAY 10 - Production is underway on Summit Entertainment’s The Tomb. Directed by Mikael Håfström, the action-thriller is an Emmett-Furla Films/Mark Canton production. More >>

RUSSELL BRAND TO HOST “2012 MTV MOVIE AWARDS”

NEW YORK, NY (MAY 10, 2012) – MTV today announced that comedian, actor and TV personality Russell Brand will take the “MTV Movie Awards” stage for the first time as host when the show airs live on Sunday, June 3rd at 9 pm ET/PT on MTV from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California. More >>

PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMMENCES ON LD ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTION “THERESE” STARRING ELIZABETH OLSEN, OSCAR ISAAC, TOM FELTON

LOS ANGELES, CA – May 9, 2012 - Production has begun on THÉRÈSE, an erotic thriller based on Émile Zola’s scandalous novel, THÉRÈSE RAQUIN. Filming is taking place in Belgrade, Serbia and Budapest, Hungary. More >>

“MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS” SCORES BIGGEST DOMESTIC OPENING WEEKEND OF ALL TIME

BURBANK, Calif. – May 7, 2012Marvel’s The Avengers has posted the biggest domestic opening weekend of all time with $207.4 million for May 4-6, The Walt Disney Studios announced today. More >>

MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS DOMESTIC DEBUT SETS ALL-TIME INDUSTRY RECORD AT $200.3 MILLION; FILM GROSSES $641.8 MILLION GLOBALLY

The Walt Disney Studios announced today that Marvel’s The Avengers posted an estimated $200.3 million in its domestic debut May 4-6, shattering previous records and positioning the film as the highest-grossing domestic debut of all time. The film’s cumulative global box office gross is an estimated $641.8 million over 12 days in release. More >>

CINEMARK PRESENTS SPECIAL SHOWING OF THE FIRST-EVER BEST PICTURE ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER: PARAMOUNT PICTURES’ “WINGS”

Plano, TX, April 30, 2012 Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), a leading motion picture exhibitor, is pleased to announce that the very first motion picture to win an Academy Award®, the silent film “Wings,” will return to screens for a rare presentation May 2 and 16, 2012. More >>

UNIVERSAL PICTURES PARTNERS WITH USC ANNENBERG SCHOOL FOR COMMUNICATION AND JOURNALISM TO ENGAGE FANS IN CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

Los Angeles, April 27, 2012 – Universal Pictures proudly partnered with the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism to develop ideas to celebrate the Studio’s 100th Anniversary on April 30. More >>

CinemaCon 2012: 'Teletubbies' Pioneer Tries to Revolutionize Children’s Entertainment

It would seem an unlikely brew, a combination of the Teletubbies, Tyler Perry’s Madea movies and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, but if all goes according to plan…View the entire article at The Hollywood Reporter. More >>

RELATIVITY MEDIA SELECTS IMDb TO HOST THE RAVEN’S OFFICIAL MOVIE WEBSITE

(Beverly Hills, Calif. and Seattle, Wash.) – April 25, 2012 – Relativity Media and IMDb (www.imdb.com), the #1 movie website in the world, today announced that IMDb is hosting the official movie website for Intrepid Pictures’ The Raven, the stylish, gothic thriller starring John Cusack as infamous author Edgar Allan Poe, releasing nationwide by Relativity Media on April 27, 2012. More >>

THE HUNGER GAMES RETURNS TO SELECT IMAX® THEATRES FOR A ONE WEEK ENGAGEMENT

Los Angeles, CA – April 20, 2012 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) today announced that due to overwhelming demand, The Hunger Games will return to more than 100 IMAX® digital theatres across North America on April 27. More >>

SundanceNOW Launches Innovative “Doc Club” Subscription Series

New York City, NY (April 19, 2012) -Jonathan Sehring, President of Sundance Selects, announced today that Sundance Selects' digital sister, SundanceNOW, a new online destination for independent film, has launched "Doc Club," an innovative SVOD (Subscriber Video-on-Demand) program for documentary films. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES MICHAEL HANEKE’S AMOUR

NEW YORK (April 17, 2012) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all North American rights to Michael Haneke’s latest film AMOUR from Films Du Losange. More >>

Casting Heats Up On Relativity Media’s Currently Titled Out Of The Furnace

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) April 5, 2012 – Relativity Media has closed deals with Oscar®-winner Christian Bale (The Fighter), Oscar®-nominated Casey Affleck (The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford), Zoe Saldana (Avatar) and Oscar®-nominated Sam Shepard (Safe House) to star as the lead roles in the upcoming gripping and gritty drama currently titled Out of the Furnace, written and directed by the critically-acclaimed Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart), it was announced today by Relativity’s Co-President, Tucker Tooley. More >>

FREESTYLE DIGITAL MEDIA ACQUIRES RIGHTS TO 'REDEMPTION ROAD' AND 'ONE FALL'

Los Angeles, CA (March 28, 2012) –Freestyle Digital Media LLC (FDM) has acquired DVD and VOD rights for director Mario Van Peebles’ drama REDEMPTION ROAD from Liberty Road Entertainment and Heavy Duty Entertainment. More >>

“THE OCCULT” BEGINS FILMING AT THE SCREEN GEMS STUDIOS AND ON LOCATIONS IN WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA

(March 28, 2012) “THE OCCULT,” an LD Entertainment Production directed by Christian E. Christiansen (“The Roommate”) and produced by Pete Shilaimon, Mickey Liddell and Jennifer Hilton Monroe, is shooting principal photography at the Screen Gems Studios and on locations around Wilmington, North Carolina. More >>

MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS TO CLOSE 2012 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ON APRIL 28

New York, NY – March 28, 2011 – The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by American Express, announced today that Marvel’s The Avengers, presented by Marvel Studios in association with Paramount Pictures, will close its 11th edition on Saturday, April 28. More >>

EPIXHD.COM TO STREAM INTERACTIVE Q&A WITH THE CABIN IN THE WOODS FILMMAKERS LIVE FROM SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST FESTIVAL

New York, NY – March 7, 2012 – EPIX, the multiplatform premium service, will present EPIX Live: Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard, Sunday March 11th at 1 pm ET / 12 noon CT live from the South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas. More >>

“MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS” TRAILER SETS NEW RECORD WITH OVER 13.7 MILLION VIEWS IN FIRST 24 HOURS ON iTUNES

BURBANK, CALIF. (March 2, 2012) — Marvel Studios announced today that its new trailer for this summer’s most highly anticipated movie, “Marvel’s The Avengers,” has been viewed over 13.7 million times in the first 24 hours of its debut, setting a new record for the most viewed trailer on iTunes (http://www.apple.com/trailers) and the iTunes Trailers app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES HIGHLY ANTICIPATED DOCUMENTARY WEST OF MEMPHIS

NEW YORK (February 29, 2012) - Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired worldwide rights to Academy Award® nominated filmmaker Amy Berg’s (DELIVER US FROM EVIL) high profile documentary WEST OF MEMPHIS. More >>

DISNEY AND JERRY BRUCKHEIMER FILMS’ EPIC ADVENTURE “THE LONE RANGER” BEGINS PRODUCTION

BURBANK, Calif. (February 28, 2012) — Production has commenced on location in New Mexico, Arizona, Utah and Colorado on Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ epic adventure “The Lone Ranger.” More >>

The Descendants on Blu-ray and DVD March 13

Los Angeles, CA (February 27, 2012) – From director Alexander Payne creator of the Oscar® winning Sideways comes one of the Best Pictures of the year, THE DESCENDANTS, featuring a stunning cast including Best Actor nominee George Clooney… More >>

THE HUNGER GAMES MOVIE TICKETS NOW ON SALE

Wednesday, February 22, 2012- Today marks an exciting milestone in the lead up to the release of THE HUNGER GAMES: Movie tickets are now available for purchase online http://www.thehungergamesmovie.com/index2.html. More >>

The 19th Annual SAG Awards® Will be Simulcast Live on TNT & TBS on January 27, 2013

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 16, 2012) - Screen Actors Guild Awards® Committee Chair JoBeth Williams announced that next award season’s 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards has been scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. More >>

ANCHOR BAY FILMS ACQUIRES RICHARD BATES, JR.’S EXCISION FOR NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Anchor Bay Films announced today the acquisition of all North American distribution rights to director/writer Richard Bates, Jr.’s debut feature film, EXCISION, which made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival last month. More >>

THE LOS ANGELES ANIMATION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES DATES, LINE-UP, AND THIS YEAR’S ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, SEAN LENNON

LOS ANGELES, CA, FEBRUARY 7, 2012 – The beloved Los Angeles Animation Festival (LAAF) returns for its 3rd annual event with new screenings of animated feature films & shorts from around the world, exclusive panels, and parties celebrating the animation community. More >>

Relativity and Hasbro Team Up to Bring Stretch Armstrong to Big Screen

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) January 30, 2012 –Relativity Media has partnered with global branded play company Hasbro, Inc. [NASDAQ-HAS] to develop and produce a live-action tent-pole film based on Stretch Armstrong, the iconicaction hero figure launched in the 1970s, it was announced today by Relativity’s Co-President, Tucker Tooley and Hasbro’s President and CEO, Brian Goldner. More >>

Screen Actors Guild Honors Outstanding Film And Television Performances at the 18th SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 29, 2012) - Screen Actors Guild presented its coveted Actor® statuette for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2011 at the “18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®” in ceremonies attended by film and television’s leading actors, held Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. More >>

IFC MIDNIGHT PRESENTS A LIVE CHAT WITH TOM SIX WRITER AND DIRECTOR OF THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE FIRST and FULL SEQUENCE

New York, NY (January 25, 2012) - IFC Midnight announced today that Tom Six, the writer and director of THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE FIRST and FULL SEQUENCE will be participating in a live chat on Friday, January 27th at 7pm EST while the un-cut version of the controversial horror film THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE PART 2 (FULL SEQUENCE), is available on Facebook’s new Social Cinema. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES SUNDANCE DARLING CELESTE & JESSE FOREVER

NEW YORK, NY (January 24, 2012) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all North American, Latin American and Eastern European rights to the film CELESTE & JESSE FOREVER. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS SEARCHES FOR SUGAR MAN

Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired the rights in North America to Malik Bendjelloul’s directorial debut, SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN. More >>

CINEDIGM TO PRESENT NO ROOM FOR ROCKSTARS AS ONE NIGHT THEATRICAL EVENT ON MARCH 1, 2012

Cinedigm Entertainment Group, a division of Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM), announced today that it will release NO ROOM FOR ROCKSTARS in select theaters across the country in an exclusive engagement on Thursday, March 1, 2012. More >>

20TH CENTURY FOX DECLARES “WAR” ON VALENTINE’S DAY

LOS ANGELES, CA – (January 18th, 2012)…Twentieth Century Fox is declaring “War” on Valentine’s Day – moving up by three days its comedy-action film THIS MEANS WAR, to Tuesday, February 14. More >>

ROB MARSHALL SET TO DEVELOP “INTO THE WOODS” FEATURE FILM WITH DISNEY

Rob Marshall is set to direct a film adaptation of the acclaimed Broadway musical “Into the Woods,” featuring Stephen Sondheim’s original music, for The Walt Disney Studios, to be produced by Marshall and John DeLuca through their production company LUCAMAR Productions. More >>

Four-Time Grammy® Award-Winner Keith Urban Records Original Track for a Motion Picture, Relativity Media’s Navy SEAL Thriller Act of Valor

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) January 10, 2012– Relativity Media is pleased to announce its upcoming collaboration with Grammy® Award-winner Keith Urban for the heart-pounding Navy SEAL action-thriller Act of Valor. More >>

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN - PART 1 - AVAILABLE SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2012 - TWO-DISC SPECIAL EDITION DVD AND BLU-RAY

LOS ANGELES (January 3, 2012) — One of the most successful films of 2011, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, will be released as a Two-Disc Special Edition DVD and a Special Edition Blu-ray on Saturday, February 11, 2012. More >>

OSCILLOSCOPE PUSHES UP THEATRICAL RELEASE DATE FOR TILDA SWINTON STARRER 'WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN'

New York, NY (December 21, 2011) – New York-based distributor Oscilloscope Laboratories announced today that the company has pushed up the New York theatrical release for the Tilda Swinton starrer WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES WOODY ALLEN’S NERO FIDDLED

NEW YORK (December 21, 2011) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all North American and UK rights to Woody Allen’s next film, NERO FIDDLED. More >>

JASON REITMAN’S YOUNG ADULT TO RECEIVE VANGUARD AWARD RECOGNIZING ITS OUTSTANDING CREATIVE ENSEMBLE AT 23rd ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA

Palm Springs, CA (December 13, 2011) – The 23rd annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present the film Young Adult with the Vanguard Award recognizing its outstanding creative ensemble. More >>

Outstanding Creative Team to Collaborate on the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

LOS ANGELES - (Dec. 1, 2011) - Jeff Margolis, executive producer and director of the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, announced the team of talented producers and artists who will create this year’s ceremonies. More >>

Paramount Pictures and Funtactix Release Mission: Impossible The Game Social Experience for Mission: Impossible Movie Fans

Los Angeles, Calif.November 21, 2011 – Paramount Pictures and Funtactix, a worldwide developer and publisher of online worlds and social games, today announced the launch of Mission: Impossible The Game the official social game based on the Mission: Impossible movie franchise from Paramount Pictures. More >>

BLUEWATER PRODUCTIONS AND WARNER BROS AGREE ON “WRATH OF THE TITANS” TITLE

Earlier this year Warner Brothers announced the sequel to its successful 2010 blockbuster “Clash of the Titans” would be called “Wrath of the Titans.” More >>

SUPER 8 - “HIDE AND TWEET” Game Launched In Celebration Of Blu-ray & DVD Debut

HOLLYWOOD, CA (November 15, 2011) – Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE) invites fans across the country to enter into the world of mystery and adventure created by director J.J. Abrams in his sensational coming-of-age story SUPER 8 with a unique Twitter promotion. More >>

Relativity’s Immortals Slays Weekend Box Office

(Beverly Hills, CA) November 14, 2011 – Relativity Media’s visually-stunning epic 3D adventure Immortals exceeded both internal and external industry estimates leading the company to its highest box office opener as an independent distributor… More >>

HYSTERIA HITS SONY PICTURES CLASSICS

NEW YORK (November 10, 2011) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all US and South African rights to HYSTERIA. More >>

WILD BUNCH ACQUIRES INTERNATIONAL RIGHTS TO GEOFFREY FLETCHER’S DIRECTORIAL DEBUT VIOLET & DAISY

New York, NY (November 2, 2011) – Wild Bunch has picked up International rights to Academy-Award winner Geoffrey Fletcher’s directorial debut VIOLET & DAISY. More >>

QUEEN LATIFAH WILL HOST NEW DAYTIME SYNDICATED TALK SHOW

Los Angeles, CA (October 31, 2011) – Overbrook Entertainment and Flavor Unit Entertainment announced today that they will be partnering with Sony Pictures Television to produce a new daytime syndicated talk show with Queen Latifah as host. More >>

Relativity, SAIF & IDG Chinese Partnership, Sky Land, Begins Production on its First Joint Venture Film, 21 and Over

Relativity Media’s 21 and Over is thefirst project made and co-financed in partnership with Sky Land, the production and distribution entity run by Relativity Media, SAIF Partners and IDG China Media. This venture recently announced a strategic alliance with Huaxia Film Distribution Company, one of the official distribution agencies of the government. More >>

Austin Film Fest Announces 2011 Film Competition Winners

AUSTIN, Texas October 23, 2011 The Austin Film Festival (AFF) is pleased to announce its 2011 Film Competition winners. More >>

ANCHOR BAY ENTERTAINMENT and THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY PRESENT THE LAUGH-OUT-LOUD COMEDY OUR IDIOT BROTHER ON BLU-RAY(TM) AND DVD

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company announced today the Blu-ray™ and DVD release of the “outrageous” (David Walters, Details) comedy, OUR IDIOT BROTHER, from the producers behind Little Miss Sunshine. More >>

SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT OFFERS TWILIGHT SAGA MOVIEGOERS THE CHANCE TO MEET SELECT CAST OF THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN - PART 1

Los Angeles, CA October 20, 2011 – Summit Entertainment invites TWILIGHT SAGA moviegoers across the nation to meet select cast members and experience new music featured in the highly anticipated release of THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 1 which arrives in theaters on November 18th. More >>

Oscar®-Nominee MICKEY ROURKE to Become Immortalized in Famous Hollywood Ceremony

(Hollywood, Calif., October 18, 2011)—The most famous place in Hollywood, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre (www.chinesetheatres.com), is set to honor its 254th celebrity, Oscar(R)-nominee Mickey Rourke, with his own hand and footprints ceremony on Monday, October 31 at 11:00 AM. The masters of ceremony and guest speaker will be announced. More >>

CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY THIS YEAR VIA A TWELVE-CITY “A VERY HAROLD & KUMAR 3D CHRISTMAS” MUNCHIES TRUCK TOUR

To get a head start on the spirit of holiday giving and celebrate the November 4th theatrical release of New Line Cinema’s “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas,” college students will vote for their school and the chance to have the “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas” Munchies Truck Tour visit their campus. More >>

Disney’s PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN:ON STRANGER TIDES Sails Home on Disney Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and Digital on October 18th

The Walt Disney Studios and Jerry Bruckheimer Films are proud to present the #1 worldwide box office success of 2011 - making over $1 billion globally - Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, in stunning high definition Blu-ray™, eye popping Blu-ray 3D™ (a first for the legendary franchise) and Digital on October 18, 2011. More >>

My Week with Marilyn In The Spotlight

New York, NY (October 11, 2011) – The Weinstein Company announced today that MY WEEK WITH MARILYN has been added to the lineup at the Hamptons International Film Festival. More >>

Sony Pictures Classics takes a journey with Jonathan Demme and Neil Young

NEW YORK (October 11, 2011) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired the Worldwide Rights, excluding Latin America, to Jonathan Demme’s film, NEIL YOUNG JOURNEYS from Shakey Pictures and Clinica Estetico. More >>

Hollywood Film Awards and Yahoo! Movies Announces 10 Nominees for Hollywood Movie Awards

The ten nominees in alphabetical order are Captain America: The First Avenger, Cowboys & Aliens, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2, The Help… More >>

Austin Film Fest Announces Opening, Closing, Centerpiece Films: “Butter,” “Union Square,” “Jeff Who Lives At Home”

AUSTIN, TX (October 5, 2011) The 18th annual Austin Film Festival & Conference (October 20-27th) has just announced this year's chosen opening, centerpiece and closing night films. More >>

Hollywood Fest Announces Honorees

Hollywood, CA, Oct 5, 2011 – The 15th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz Entertainment, are pleased to announce honorees… More >>

DISNEY and DISNEY PIXAR RETURN FAVORITES TO THEATERS IN 3D

BURBANK, Calif. – October 4, 2011 – On the heels of the phenomenal success of The Lion King 3D – which will cross the $80 million mark at the domestic box office today – The Walt Disney Studios has announced limited theatrical engagements for four of its classic films for the first time in 3D. More >>

MARVEL STUDIOS TO PRESENT EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS AT NEW YORK COMIC CON

Norwalk, CT, October 4, 2011: New York Comic Con (NYCC) is proud to announce Marvel Studios, for the first time ever, will participate in this October’s NYCC. More >>

Relativity Becomes First Studio to Launch Partnership with Spotify in the US

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) October 3, 2011 – Continuing its commitment to creating marketing advantages by forging unique partnerships and alliances, Relativity Media has entered into a long-term commitment with Spotify, the award-winning digital music service, and has become an exclusive launch partner in the Film category, making Relativity the first studio to run media on the platform in the US. More >>

WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT BECOMES FIRST HOLLYWOOD STUDIO TO LAUNCH A “SOCIAL SERIES” ON FACEBOOK

BURBANK, CALIF., September 29, 2011 – Warner Bros. Digital Distribution (WBDD) today announced the first-ever “social series” from a Hollywood studio will debut on Facebook starting October 18. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES TIFF’S 2011 CADILLAC PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD WINNER WHERE DO WE GO NOW?

NEW YORK (September 28, 2011) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all US rights to Nadine Labaki’s WHERE DO WE GO NOW? from Pathé International. More >>

MIRA SORVINO TAKES THE LEAD IN “THE CLASS PROJECT”

Mira Sorvino has joined the cast of the true crime tale “The Class Project,” shooting in Winnipeg under the direction of Stan Brooks. More >>

“LIKE CRAZY’S” FELICITY JONES TO BE HONORED AT THE HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS

The 15th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards announced that Felicity Jones will be recognized with the “New Hollywood Award” at the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony taking place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 24, 2011. More >>

THE 2011 AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES THE EARLY 10 FILMS CONFIRMED TO SCREEN

AUSTIN, TX (Sept 20, 2011) The 18th annual Austin Film Festival & Conference, the premier film festival recognizing writers’ and filmmakers’ contributions to film, television and new media, announced today the full feature-length film lineup. More >>

Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Entertainment and New Franchise Media to develop Jeffrey Archer’s The Eleventh Commandment for Television

Los Angeles, CA – New Franchise Media Inc. (“NFMI”) announces the development deal for the first TV adaptation from their slate of Jeffrey Archer bestselling novels: The Eleventh Commandment, a number 1 bestseller from the renowned UK author. More >>

2011 Fourth Annual Bel-Air Film Festival Announces Film Panel

September 19th, 2011 (LOS ANGELES) - The 4th annual Bel-Air Film Festival, which runs from October 12th to October 17th, 2011, announces a much anticipated film panel discussion to its lineup of events to celebrate independent film from around the world. More >>

Relativity Media Teams Up with eBay to Auction off Movie Memorabilia from Machine Gun Preacher for Charity

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) September 14, 2011 – Relativity Media is proud to announce it is working with eBay to auction off premiere tickets, an autographed movie poster, and a custom-built motorcycle from its upcoming release of Machine Gun Preacher. More >>

DENZEL WASHINGTON TO STAR IN “FLIGHT” FOR DIRECTOR ROBERT ZEMECKIS AND PARAMOUNT PICTURES

HOLLYWOOD, CA (September 9, 2011) - Paramount Pictures announced today that Academy Award® winner Denzel Washington will star, and Academy Award® winning director Robert Zemeckis will helm, FLIGHT for the studio. More >>

PARAMOUNT AND INDIAN PAINTBRUSH TEAM WITH REITMAN, WINSLET, AND BROLIN FOR “LABOR DAY”

HOLLYWOOD, CA (September 9, 2011) – Paramount Pictures and Indian Paintbrush jointly announced today they will co-produce, and Paramount will distribute, Academy Award®-nominated writer / director Jason Reitman’s LABOR DAY starring Academy Award®-winner Kate Winslet and Academy Award® nominee Josh Brolin. More >>

LIONSGATE JOINS SCRIBD, DONORSCHOOSE.ORG, AND SCHOLASTIC, FOR THE HUNGER GAMES NATIONAL LITERACY MONTH CAMPAIGN

SANTA MONICA, CA (September 1, 2011) - This National Literacy Month, LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), in cooperation with Scholastic and Scribd, is thrilled to announce that new fans of The Hunger Games can read a never-before-released sample – the entirety of Chapter 2 – from Suzanne Collins’ bestselling book. More >>

PHASE 4 FILMS ACQUIRES U.S. AND CANADIAN RIGHTS TO JAMES WESTBY’S RID OF ME

Los Angeles, CA (August 31, 2011) – Berry Meyerowitz, President & CEO of Phase 4 Films, announced today that the company has acquired all U.S. and Canadian rights to director James Westby’s black comedy RID OF ME. More >>

General Audiences Can See The Film On Labor Day Weekend, In Advance Of Its September 9th Release

Santa Monica, CA, August 30, 2011 - LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, today announced a special sneak preview screening program for inspirational sports drama WARRIOR. More >>

Relativity Music Group to Release Original Motion Picture Soundtrack for Relativity’s Machine Gun Preacher, Featuring Lead Track “The Keeper” Written & Performed by Chris Cornell

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) August 29, 2011– Relativity Music Group is pleased to announce the release of the original motion picture soundtrack for Golden-Globe® nominee Marc Forster’s Machine Gun Preacher, featuring the original song and lead track “The Keeper,” written and performed by Grammy®-award winning musician Chris Cornell and co-produced by Alain Johannes (Great Expectations) and Chris Cornell. More >>

“2011 MTV Video Music Awards” to Feature Exclusive First Glimpse at Highly-Anticipated Film “The Hunger Games”

New York, NY (August 23, 2011) – MTV today revealed that ravenous fans of THE HUNGER GAMES need not look further than the “2011 MTV Video Music Awards” for an exclusive first glimpse at the film that will be introduced by the film's star Jennifer Lawrence (WINTER’S BONE, X MEN FIRST CLASS). More >>

THE 2011 AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES THE EARLY 10 FILMS CONFIRMED TO SCREEN

AUSTIN, TX (August 23, 2011) The Austin Film Festival (AFF), the premiere film festival recognizing writers¹ and filmmakers¹ contributions to film, television and new media, announced today the first 10 films included in the 2011 lineup of Festival film screenings October 20-27. More >>

PARAMOUNT PICTURES’ 3-D MOVIE TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON LAUNCHES BACK INTO IMAX® THEATRES FOR EXTENDED TWO-WEEK RUN

Los Angeles, CA (August 23, 2011) – IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Paramount Pictures announced today that Transformers: Dark of the Moon, the third film in the blockbuster Transformers franchise, is returning to 246 IMAX® domestic locations for an extended two-week run from Friday, Aug. 26 through Thursday, Sept. 8. More >>

Johnny Knoxville and Patton Oswalt Head Into the Woods for Todd Rohal's Untitled ComedyJohnny Knoxville and Patton Oswalt Head Into the Woods for Todd Rohal’s Untitled Comedy

(New York, NY) — August 22nd, 2011 — Johnny Knoxville and Patton Oswalt have signed on to co-star in Todd Rohal’s latest, an outlandish yet poignant comedy about a pair of battling brothers who attempt to honor their ailing father by taking a troop of boys on a last ditch camping trip that goes wildly wrong. More >>

TAKING TO THE SKIES EMMY AWARD®-WINNING ACTOR JON CRYER LEADS THE WAY IN “PLANES”

BURBANK, Calif. – August 20, 2011 – Dusty, the small-town crop-duster from DisneyToon Studios’ upcoming feature “Planes,” has found his voice: Emmy Award®-winning actor Jon Cryer, lands the role of the daring dreamer who takes on the most notoriously grueling air race in history, and in the process gives a spellbound world the inspiration to soar. More >>

JOE BERLINGER AND BRUCE SINOFSKY IN COURT TODAY TO WITNESS THE CONCLUSION OF THEIR HBO DOCUMENTARY PARADISE LOST

JONSEBORO, ARK., Aug. 19, 2011 – Critically acclaimed HBO documentary “Paradise Lost” filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky were in court today to witness the stunning conclusion in which, after 18 years in prison, Jason Baldwin, Damien Echols and Jessie Misskelly, known as the West Memphis 3, were set free. More >>

ATLANTIC RECORDS / WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE RELEASES “FOOTLOOSE” SOUNDTRACK AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 27th

NASHVILLE, TN – (August 9, 2011) – Atlantic Records / Warner Music Nashville announced today that they will release the movie soundtrack for the upcoming Paramount Pictures film, “FOOTLOOSE,” available everywhere on September 27th. More >>

CATCHING FIRE - FILM BASED ON SECOND BOOK IN THE HUNGER GAMES SERIES TO UNSPOOL WORLDWIDE

Santa Monica, CA, August 08, 2011 – LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, announced today that it will release CATCHING FIRE, the film adaptation of the second book in Suzanne Collins’ runaway bestselling HUNGER GAMES trilogy, on November 22, 2013. More >>

Thure Lindhardt and Zachary Booth to Star in Ira Sachs’ “Keep The Lights On”

New York, NY (August 2nd, 2011) - Keep the Light On Inc. announced today that Thure Lindhardt (Angels & Demons) and Zachary Booth (Todd Solondz's upcoming Dark Horse and “Damages”) will star in Ira Sachs’ KEEP THE LIGHTS ON, a frank and emotional drama about two men in a decade-long relationship in New York City. More >>

“HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS – PART 2” CROSSES $1 BILLION THRESHOLD

BURBANK, CA, July 31, 2011 – Continuing its record-breaking run, Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2” has surpassed $1 billion at the worldwide box office, becoming the first in the series—and just the ninth film in cinema history—to reach that benchmark. More >>

“THE PERFECT AGE OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL” ALIGNS WITH OUR TROOPS

Red Hawk Films, producer of Scott Rosenbaum’s debut feature, “The Perfect Age of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” is teaming with The Creative Coalition in its initiative to express unqualified support of our troops, at home and abroad. More >>

“OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL” BEGINS PRODUCTION IN MICHIGAN

Pontiac, MI., July 25, 2011—Walt Disney Pictures’ fantastical adventure “Oz The Great and Powerful,” directed by Sam Raimi, went in front of the cameras at the brand-new Raleigh Studios in Pontiac, Michigan, on Monday… More >>

Relativity Media and Atlas Entertainment to Bring Voltronâ„¢ to Big Screen

(Beverly Hills, CA) July 21, 2011 – Relativity Media’s President of Worldwide Production Tucker Tooley announced today the studio has optioned the feature film rights for Voltronâ„¢ from World Event Productions… More >>

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS The Ultimate Blu-ray and DVD Experience Arrives on First Class Friday, September 9th

LOS ANGELES (July 19, 2011) – Before they were superheroes, the fate of humanity depended on an extraordinary group of youngsters who went on to become X-MEN: FIRST CLASS. More >>

BEFORE IT OPENS ANYWHERE ELSE IN THE WORLD, MARVEL’S “CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER” TO OPEN FIRST IN COMIC-CON

HOLLYWOOD, CA (July 18, 2011) – Before it opens anywhere else in the world, CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER will open first in Comic-Con. More >>

Bean Reigns as Snow White King

(Beverly Hills, CA) July 18, 2011 – Relativity Media has closed a deal with Sean Bean (HBO’s Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings: The Return of The King) to play the role of the King in its upcoming Untitled Snow White feature, directed by Tarsem Singh (Immortals, The Cell). More >>

MIDNIGHT IN PARIS BECOMES WOODY ALLEN’S HIGHEST GROSSING FILM OF ALL TIME IN NORTH AMERICA

NEW YORK, NY (JULY 17, 2011) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that MIDNIGHT IN PARIS has become Woody Allen’s highest grossing film of all time in North America. More >>

JULIA STILES AND AMERICA FERRERA SIGN ON FOR VACATIONEER PRODUCTIONS’ IT’S A DISASTER

Los Angeles, CA (July 14, 2011) – Julia Stiles and America Ferrera are set to star in IT’S A DISASTER, a comedy about four couples who meet for Sunday Brunch only to discover they are stuck in a house together as the world may be about to end. More >>

Submarine - On Blu-ray and DVD October 4th

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company announced today the Blu-rayâ„¢ and DVD release of the enchanting coming-of-age comedy, SUBMARINE, from executive producer Ben Stiller (TROPIC THUNDER) and writer/director Richard Ayoade (the cult British television series “The Mighty Boosh”). More >>

Walt Disney Studio Release Announcement – coming 10/18 (‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’)

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES: The Walt Disney Studios and Jerry Bruckheimer Films are proud to present the #1 worldwide box office success of 2011 – making over $1 billion globally – Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, in stunning high definition Blu-rayâ„¢, eye popping Blu-ray 3Dâ„¢ (a first for the legendary franchise) and Movie Download on October 18, 2011. More >>

PRODUCTION BEGINS FOR “STRUCK BY LIGHTNING”

Los Angeles, CA – July 14, 2011 – Principal photography is underway for the independent coming-of-age comedy STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. More >>

Dimension Films Acquires French Horror Film LIVID from SND Groupe M6

New York, NY, July 12, 2011 – Dimension Films has acquired French language horror film LIVID directed by Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo from SND (Groupe M6). More >>

15th Annual Hollywood Film Festival

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 11, 2011 — The 15th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz, announces their “Final Call For Entries” for all of its categories and genres including features, documentaries, shorts, animation, drama, and comedy. More >>

Relativity Acquires Forster’s Machine Gun Preacher

(Beverly Hills, CA) July 7, 2011 – Relativity Media announced today that it has acquired North American rights from Lionsgate to theatrically market and distribute Machine Gun Preacher. More >>

NEW ‘RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES’ iPhone / iPad APP ASKS: ARE YOU SMARTER THAN AN…APE?

LOS ANGELES, (July 6, 2011) – 20th Century Fox have released a new app for the iPhone and iPad that poses an intriguing question: are you smarter than an ape? More >>

Dimension Films Preemptively Acquires HOW TO DEFEAT YOUR OWN CLONE

New York, NY, July 5, 2011 – Dimension Films announced today that it has acquired the rights to the popular futuristic comedy guidebook HOW TO DEFEAT YOUR OWN CLONE written by Kyle Kurpinski and Terry D. Johnson. More >>

NEW FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA FILM CONFIRMED FOR PANEL PRESENTATION AT 2011 COMIC-CON

NEW YORK, NY (June 30, 2011) – Francis Ford Coppola will be presenting portions of his upcoming film TWIXT at a panel discussion on Saturday, July 23 at Hall H. More >>

PARAMOUNT PICTURES JOINS YAHOO! MOVIES TO PRESENT THE “TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON” MOVIE U.S. PREMIERE EVENT ON JUNE 28TH LIVE FROM NEW YORK CITY

HOLLYWOOD, CA (June 27, 2011) — Paramount Pictures has teamed with Yahoo! Movies (movies.yahoo.com), the leading website for movie trailers, news and information, to present the TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON movie premiere live from New York City. More >>

SPY KIDS: ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD GOES 4D WITH AROMASCOPE

New York, NY, June 24, 2011 – Dimension Films announced today that SPY KIDS: ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD is taking moviegoers to a whole new dimension in 4D with Aromascope. More >>

River Road Harmonizes on Brian Wilson Project

LOS ANGELES, CA, JUNE 23, 2011– River Road Entertainment has secured the life rights of legendary musician Brian Wilson as well as those of his wife Melinda Wilson, and is actively developing a feature film centered on the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. More >>

Relativity Media’s Immortals Will Receive Unprecedented Trailer Launch Through its Promotional Partnership with Clear Channel Radio

(Beverly Hills, CA) June 23, 2011 &ndash Relativity Media’s theatrical trailer for its highly-anticipated epic adventure Immortals will debut in theaters on Wednesday, June 29… More >>

LIONSGATE® LAUNCHING “THE ULTIMATE HUNGER GAMES FAN SWEEPS” ON FACEBOOK

SANTA MONICA, CA (June 23, 2011) – LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF) will launch “The Ultimate Hunger Games Fan Sweeps” on Facebook tomorrow, Friday, June 24th. More >>

LIONSGATE TO UNLEASH THE BAY ON U.S. AUDIENCES

Santa Monica, CA, April 14, 2011 – LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, today announced that it has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Barry Levinson’s found footage eco-horror film THE BAY from Alliance Films. More >>

Alex Tse to Pen The Crow Reinvention

(Beverly Hills, CA) June 22, 2011 – Relativity Media’s President of Worldwide Production, Tucker Tooley, and Edward R. Pressman, producer behind the cult-classic The Crow franchise, announced today they have attached Alex Tse (Watchmen) to write their reinvention of The Crow… More >>

Paladin Takes A “Fall”

NEW YORK, NY — ONE FALL, a powerful story about a man who is both blessed and cursed with an unusual power, will be released by Paladin in August, it was announced by company president Mark Urman. More >>

WOODY ALLEN ANNOUNCES FULL CAST FOR HIS LATEST FILM, “THE BOP DECAMERON”

New York (June 20, 2011) – Woody Allen announced today the full cast for “The Bop Decameron,” his latest film in pre-production. More >>

TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON EXCLUSIVELY IN 3D & IMAX JUNE 28TH AT 9PM

HOLLYWOOD, CA (June 17, 2011) – Paramount Pictures announced today it will open Michael Bay’s TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON exclusively at 3D and IMAX locations across the country beginning at 9PM local time on Tuesday, June 28th, allowing moviegoers nationwide to be among the first to see the latest installment in the hit franchise, and the first to be shot in 3D. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS EXPANDS MIDNIGHT IN PARIS TO 1,038 SCREENS

NEW YORK, NY (June 16, 2011) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have increased MIDNIGHT IN PARIS’ theater count to 1, 038 screens, which marks the widest release of any Woody Allen film. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS GETS DANGEROUS WITH DAVID CRONENBERG

NEW YORK (June 16, 2011) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired the US Rights to David Cronenberg’s A DANGEROUS METHOD from UK based Hanway Films. The film, produced by Jeremy Thomas (THE LAST EMPEROR, SEXY BEAST), stars Viggo Mortenson, Keira Knightley, Michael Fassbender, and Vincent Cassel. More >>

Relativity to Release Haywire

(Beverly Hills, CA) June 15, 2011 – Relativity Media announced today that it has retained North American rights to theatrically market and distribute its action-thriller Haywire, directed by Oscar® winner Steven Soderbergh (Traffic). More >>

Principal Photography Begins on Relativity’s Untitled Snow White

(Beverly Hills, CA) June 15, 2011 – Filming on Relativity Media’s comedy action-adventure Untitled Snow White will begin on Monday, June 20, 2011, under the stylish direction of Tarsem Singh (Immortals, The Cell). More >>

Paladin Catches “A Bird”

A BIRD OF THE AIR, a new comic romance based on Joe Coomer’s highly acclaimed novel, “The Loop,” will be released by Paladin, it was announced by company president, Mark Urman. More >>

2011 Austin Film Festival to Honor John Lasseter with Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking Award

AUSTIN, TX (June 14, 2011) – The Austin Film Festival (AFF) is proud to announce that this year’s recipient of the 2011 Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking Award will be John Lasseter, Chief Creative Officer, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios. More >>

The Weinstein Company acquires MADONNA’S W.E. FOR U.S. RELEASE

New York, NY, June 13, 2011 – The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that it has acquired U.S. distribution rights to “W.E.,” Madonna’s directorial debut of a feature film. More >>

Walt Disney Animation Studios Introduces Wildly Funny New CG Comedy Adventure “Wreck-It Ralph”

BURBANK, Calif. (June 13, 2011) – Some of us are born to be bad, but that doesn’t mean we have to like it. More >>

TRIBECA FILM ACQUIRES SHUT UP LITTLE MAN! AN AUDIO MISADVENTURE

New York, NY – June 9, 2011 – Tribeca Film announced today that it has acquired select US distribution rights, including VOD, theatrical, digital, DVD and festival, to Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure from Closer Productions, written and directed by Matthew Bate and produced by Bate and Sophie Hyde. More >>

PARAMOUNT AND TWITTER TEAM UP FOR FIRST-EVER ‘TWEET MOVIE SNEAK PREVIEW’ OF “SUPER 8” ON JUNE 9th

HOLLYWOOD, CA (June 8, 2011) – Paramount Pictures and Twitter jointly announced today sneak preview showings of the movie SUPER 8 for 1-day only on Thursday, June 9th, in advance of the film’s scheduled nationwide release on Friday, June 10th. More >>

MTV Has a Huge Night With The “2011 Movie Awards,” Part One of the Two-Night Premiere of New Series “Teen Wolf,” And the Season finale of “Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew”

NEW YORK (June 6, 2011) – MTV had a stellar night, with the “2011 MTV Movie Awards” delivering a 3.9 rating among P12-34, averaging 4.5 million viewers, and its largest audience among teens since 2004 – a 5.4 rating overall, and whopping 8.3 rating among female teens. More >>

D23 Expo to Host Exclusive Advance Screening of “The Lion King” in 3D

Fans attending Disney’s D23 Expo (August 19-21, 2011) will have access to an exclusive advance screening of “The Lion King” in Disney Digital 3Dâ„¢, ahead of the film’s highly anticipated theatrical and home entertainment releases, The Walt Disney Studios announced today. More >>

Emma Watson to to Present Viewers with an Exclusive Sneak Peek of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2” During the “2011 MTV Movie Awards”

Los Angeles, CA (June 3, 2011)MTV today announced that Emma Watson is confirmed to present viewers with an exclusive sneak peek of the final adventures of a global film phenomenon and one of the summer’s most highly anticipated films – “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2” – during the “2011 MTV Movie Awards.” More >>

Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner to Present Viewers with the First Footage of “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1” During the “2011 MTV Movie Awards”

Los Angeles, CA (June 1, 2011) – Vampire and werewolf lovers everywhere can rejoice as MTV today announced that Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner are confirmed to present viewers with the very first look at footage from “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1” during the “2011 MTV Movie Awards.” More >>

Donald Sutherland Cast as President Snow in Lionsgate’s THE HUNGER GAMES!

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 31, 2011 – Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES are pleased to announce that Donald Sutherland has been cast in the role of President Snow in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel. More >>

Relativity’s Snow White Rounds Out Casting

(Beverly Hills, CA) May 25, 2011 – Relativity Media has closed deals with Mark Povinelli (Water for Elephants), Jordan Prentice (Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle), Danny Woodburn (Watchmen), Sebastian Saraceno (Bedtime Stories), Ronald Lee Clark (Epic Movie), Martin Klebba (Hancock) and Joey Gnoffo (Pirates of the Caribbean series) to play the Seven Dwarfs in its upcoming untitled Snow White feature, directed by Tarsem Singh (Immortals, The Cell). More >>

Pearl Jam Retraces Their Footsteps with Cameron Crowe Retrospective Film

LOS ANGELES, CA (MAY 25, 2011) – In celebration of their 20 year anniversary, Pearl Jam is set to release the feature film Pearl Jam Twenty, a definitive portrait of the band as told by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker and music journalist, Cameron Crowe. More >>

Relativity Builds 2012 Slate

(Beverly Hills, CA) May 24, 2011 – Relativity Media announced today release dates for three films on its 2012 slate. More >>

Controversial Documentary “FORKS OVER KNIVES” Contends that Meat and Dairy Are Detrimental to Your Health

LOS ANGELES (May 23, 2011) - Forks Over Knives, the contentious film featured on such platforms as “The Dr. Oz Show,” “Issues with Jane Velez Mitchell,” The Huffington Post, CNN and Oprah.com challenges the meat and dairy industry and provides scientific evidence that these, along with processed foods, are harmful to your health. More >>

Lenny Kravitz Cast as Cinna in Lionsgate’s THE HUNGER GAMES!

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 23, 2011 – Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES are pleased to announce that iconic musician and actor Lenny Kravitz (PRECIOUS) has been cast in the role of Cinna in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel. More >>

Los Angeles Film Festival Opening Night

LOS ANGELES (May 23, 2011) – Today the Los Angeles Film Festival, presented by the Los Angeles Times and supported by L.A. LIVE, announced the world premiere of Richard Linklater’s Bernie as the opening night film for the 2011 Festival. More >>

“LIMITLESS” Arrives on Blu-ray and DVD July 19th

Los Angeles (May 23, 2011) – An intense and gripping adrenaline rush, LIMITLESS, arrives to Blu-ray and DVD from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment on July 19th with both the theatrical version and an unrated extended cut of the film, an alternate ending, deleted scenes and much more. More >>

Production begins on “The Dark Knight Rises”

BURBANK, CA, May 19, 2011 – Principal photography has begun on Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ “The Dark Knight Rises,” the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. More >>

Paramount Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox and Lightstorm Entertainment to Set Sail Again With James Cameron’s Oscar®-Winning “TITANIC” With a Worldwide 3D Re-Release on April 6, 2012

HOLLYWOOD, CA (May 19, 2011) – Paramount Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox and Lightstorm Entertainment jointly announced today that James Cameron’s “TITANIC” will be re-released worldwide on April 6, 2012. More >>

DIMENSION FILMS AND MIRAMAX ANNOUNCE PRODUCTION OF THE AMITYVILLE HORROR: THE LOST TAPES

CANNES, FRANCE, May 15, 2011 – Dimension Films and Miramax today announced the production of THE AMITYVILLE HORROR: THE LOST TAPES. More >>

Sony Pictures Classics Aquires Joseph Cedar’s Palme D’Or Contender Footnote

NEW YORK (MAY 13, 2011) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all North American and Latin American rights to Joseph Cedar’s FOOTNOTE from WestEnd Films. More >>

18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Nominations to be Announced Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011

LOS ANGELES (May 13, 2011) – Nominations for the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® will be unveiled one day earlier than previously scheduled. More >>

Woody Harrelson Cast as Haymitch in Lionsgate’s THE HUNGER GAMES!

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 10, 2011 – Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES are pleased to announce that actor Woody Harrelson (NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN, ZOMBIELAND) has been cast in the role of Haymitch Abernathy in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel. More >>

ROB MARSHALL and JOHN DeLUCA officially sign-on to THE THIN MAN remake.

MAY 09, 2011 (New York, NY) – Rob Marshall and John DeLuca have officially signed on to the Warner Bros. planned remake of THE THIN MAN. More >>

Stanley Tucci Cast as Caesar Flickerman in Lionsgate’s THE HUNGER GAMES!

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 09, 2011 – Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES are pleased to announce that Stanley Tucci has been cast in the role of… More >>

Twentieth Century Fox Entertainment Launches New Label

LOS ANGELES, CA (MAY 6, 2011) – Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is proud to announce the debut of FOX WORLD CINEMA, a newly created premiere line of diverse films… More >>

RICKY GERVAIS LENDS HIS VOICE TO SPY KIDS: ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD

New York, NY (May 6, 2011) – Funnyman Ricky Gervais is lending his voice to the family action adventure SPY KIDS: ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD and will be featured as the outrageous robot spy dog, Argonaut. More >>

Nathan Lane and Robert Emms Join Relativity’s Snow White Cast

(Beverly Hills, CA) May 5, 2011 – Relativity Media has closed deals with Tony Award®-winning actor Nathan Lane and British breakout actor Robert Emms in its upcoming yet-to-be titled Snow White feature directed by Tarsem Singh (Immortals, The Cell). More >>

Wes Bentley Cast as Seneca Crane in Lionsgate’s THE HUNGER GAMES!

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 05, 2011 – Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES are pleased to announce that actor Wes Bentley (AMERICAN BEAUTY, GHOST RIDER) has been cast in the role of Seneca Crane in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel. More >>

Coraline Partners Focus Features and Laika Reteam For Two-Picture Distribution Deal

NEW YORK and PORTLAND, OR, May 4, 2011 – Focus Features and LAIKA, the two companies behind the Academy Award-nominated animated feature Coraline are reteaming for LAIKA’s next two projects. More >>

Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Berlin’s Golden Bear Winner Nader and Simin, A Separation

NEW YORK (MAY 3, 2011) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all North American rights to Asghar Farhadi’s NADER AND SIMIN, A SEPARATION… More >>

10th Annual Tribeca Film Festival Announces Attendance

New York, NY – May 3, 2010 – The 2011 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), co-founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, and presented by Founding Sponsor American Express, today announced that more than 430,000 people attended screenings, panels… More >>

Focus Features Acquires Worldwide Rights to new Wes Anderson Feature

NEW YORK, May 2, 2011 – Focus Features has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Moonrise Kingdom, the new feature from two-time Academy Award nominee Wes Anderson. More >>

GARY BUSEY DIVES INTO PIRANHA 3DD (DOUBLE D)

As more potential fish bait, Busey joins the other cast members announced earlier this week including Danielle Panabaker (THE CRAZIES), Matt Bush (ADVENTURELAND), Chris Zylka (THE AMAZING SPIDERMAN), David Koechner (ANCHORMAN), Meagan Tandy (UNSTOPPABLE) and others. More >>

Marvel Studios Begins Production of Epic Feature “Marvel’s The Avengers”

BURBANK, Calif. (April 26, 2011) — Production has commenced today in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Marvel Studios’ highly anticipated movie “Marvel’s The Avengers,” directed by Joss Whedon (“Serenity”) from a screenplay by Whedon. More >>

DIMENSION FILMS ANNOUNCES START OF PRODUCTION ON PIRANHA 3DD

New York, NY, April 25, 2011 – After earning rave reviews from top critics and wild cheers from audiences around the country, Dimension Films has started production on the sequel to PIRANHA 3D. More >>

Relativity Dates House at the End of the Street Thriller to Hit Theaters on February 3, 2012

(Beverly Hills, CA) April 22, 2011 – Relativity Media announced today that it will release House at the End of the Street, starring Oscar®-nominee Jennifer Lawrence (Winter’s Bone), Oscar®-nominee Elisabeth Shue (Leaving Las Vegas) and Max Theriot (My Soul to Take) on February 3, 2012. More >>

Tribeca Film Festival Announces Sponsor Line Up for 2011 Festival

NEW YORK, April 15, 2011 — Tribeca Film Festival, one of the leading film festivals, today announced the Festival sponsorship lineup for the 2011 Festival. More >>

Altoona, PA Sells Town Naming Rights To Filmmaker MORGAN SPURLOCK

ALTOONA, PA, April 14, 2011– Oscar-nominated filmmaker Morgan Spurlock and his production company Warrior Poets have finalized a deal to purchase the naming rights for the city of Altoona, Pennsylvania, it was announced today. More >>

Sony Pictures Classics to Release Polanski’s Carnage in North America

NEW YORK (April 14, 2011) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they will release Roman Polanski’s new film, CARNAGE, in North America. Polanski penned the script with Yasmina Reza, which is adapted from Reza’s 2009 Tony Award® winning play God of Carnage. More >>

XPAND Partners With XDC to Deliver CATWALK 3D in Cinemas Across Europe and the Middle East

LOS ANGELES, California – XPAND 3D today announced that it is partnering with XDC, the leading digital cinema service company in Europe. They will debut CATWALK 3D, the world’s first 3D fashion show in 3D movie theaters featuring Jean-Paul Gaultier, Valentino and other elite designers, in 3D cinemas across Europe and the Middle East this May. More >>

Relativity and Edward R. Pressman Sign Juan Carlos Fresnadillo to Direct The Crow

(Beverly Hills, CA) April 7, 2011 – Relativity Media’s President of Worldwide Production Tucker Tooley and Edward R. Pressman, the prolific producer behind The Crow franchise, announced today they have closed a deal for Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (28 Weeks Later) to direct a re-invention of The Crow, the 1994 smash hit film based on the comic book series and comic strip by James O’Barr. More >>

THE HUNGER GAMES SNARES ITS PEETA AND GALE

LOS ANGELES, CA, April 4, 2011- Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES are pleased to announce that actor Josh Hutcherson (THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT) has been cast in the role of Peeta Mellark, with Liam Hemsworth (THE LAST SONG) joining the film in the role of Gale Hawthorne in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel. More >>

Sony Pictures Classics to Release Gus Van Sant's Restless in North America

NEW YORK (March 31, 2011) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they will release Gus Van Sant’s new film, RESTLESS, in North America, with Sony Pictures Releasing International distributing the film in the rest of the world. More >>

DIANE LANE CAST AS MARTHA KENT IN WARNER BROS. PICTURES’ AND LEGENDARY PICTURES’ NEW SUPERMAN MOVIE

BURBANK, CA, March 2, 2011 – Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced today that Oscar®-nominated actress Diane Lane will play Martha Kent, the only mother Clark Kent has ever known, in the new Superman movie to be directed by Zack Snyder. More >>

BearManor Media Announces the Release Of What If They Lived? by Phil Hall & Rory Leighton Aronsky

Duncan, OK – BearManor Media is pleased to present the release of What If They Lived?, a unique consideration on the possible careers that could have been achieved by the Hollywood stars who died too young. More >>

MIRAMAX ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY TO PRODUCE SEQUELS

SANTA MONICA and LOS ANGELES (December 16, 2010) – Miramax and The Weinstein Company (TWC) today announced an agreement to create sequels to some of Miramax’s best-known properties and to partner on potential new television shows and special edition home entertainment products More >>

“BLUE VALENTINE” WINS MPAA APPEAL, NC-17 RATING MODIFIED TO R

Following a hearing this afternoon, The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced that it has won a unanimous appeal of the NC-17 rating initially given to its feature film Blue Valentine by the Motion Picture Association of America. More >>

DISNEY TO RELEASE NEW MUPPETS MOVIE THANKSGIVING 2011

BURBANK, Calif. – December 8, 2010 – The Walt Disney Studios announced today that it has moved the release date for its upcoming The Muppets Movie to November 23, 2011. Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie the Bear, Gonzo, Animal and the rest of the gang will reunite in theaters just in time for the 2011 Thanksgiving holiday weekend. More >>

DOCUMENTARY THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURE NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2011 PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS

LOS ANGELES, CA (December 3, 2010) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the Documentary Theatrical Motion Picture nominees that will advance in the voting process for the 22nd Annual Producers Guild Awards. More >>

The Weinstein Company Protests NC–17 Rating for Blue Valentine
and R Rating for King's Speech

LOS ANGELES, CA (November 18, 2010) – In response to the ratings given to two of its upcoming films, The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that it has engaged a formidable legal team to challenge the NC–17 rating for BLUE VALENTINE and the R rating for THE KING’S SPEECH given by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), according to TWC Co–Chair Harvey Weinstein. More >>

CROSS CREEK PICTURES AND VERTEBRA FILMS TO FINANCE ELI ROTH’S “CLOWN” AND “AFTERSHOCK”

Brian Oliver, President of Cross Creek Pictures and Steven Chester Prince, President of Vertebra Films announced today they have partnered to fully finance two horror projects with Eli Roth producing. More >>

EVA MENDES & JEREMY RENNER TO ANNOUNCE 2011 FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARD NOMINATIONS ON NOVEMBER 30 AT LONDON, WEST HOLLYWOOD HOTEL

LOS ANGELES (November 10, 2010) – Film Independent, the non–profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced today that Eva Mendes and Jeremy Renner will announce the nominees for the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards on November 30, 2010 at 8:00 a.m. at The London West Hollywood Hotel. More >>

JESSE V. JOHNSON TO DIRECT 3D ACTION THRILLER ‘BRATVA’

Film director and veteran stuntman Jesse V. Johnson will next direct the 3D action thriller BRATVA starring Dominique Vandenberg (GANGS OF NEW YORK) and Yekaterina Rednikova (Russian Academy Award winning THE THIEF), with additional roles still to be cast. More >>

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 2 Midnight Release

On the eve of the North American release of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 2, thousands turned out to be among the first to see the highly anticipated movie at sold out free preview screenings hosted by Paramount Pictures. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES “BARNEY’S VERSION” BASED ON MORDECAI RICHLER'S ACCLAIMED NOVEL

NEW YORK, NY (September 8, 2010) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all US rights to BARNEY’S VERSION from producer Robert Lantos (EASTERN PROMISES, BEING JULIA, SUNSHINE). More >>

THE DREAM FACTORY TEAMS WITH THE LOS ANGELES FILM SCHOOL, SONY AND REALD TO PRESENT NEW 3D FILM FESTIVAL

Hollywood, CA (August 16, 2010) – The world’s first 3D Film Festival (3DFF) is back for its third season with a newly redesigned program and a new home in Hollywood. More >>

FILMMAKING TEAM IN PLACE FOR JUSTIN BIEBER FEATURE FILM DEBUT

HOLLYWOOD, CA (August 11, 2010) –Paramount Pictures, MTV Films, Insurge Pictures and Island Def Jam Music Group have jointly announced that director Jon M. Chu and the Magical Elves producing team of Jane Lipsitz and Dan Cutforth will join forces to direct and produce superstar-recording artist Justin Bieber’s feature film debut. More >>

YouTube’s Life in a Day Receives 80,000 Video Submissions from Around the World

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 5, 2010): Submissions for YouTube’s Life in a Day project came to a close on Saturday, July 31, 2010, with the total number of submissions reaching 80,000 and representing 197 countries, in 45 different languages. More >>

The Expendables Premiere Live Red Carpet Stream

MySpace will exclusively host the live stream of the red carpet arrivals for The Expendables premiere on Tuesday, August 3rd at www.myspace.com/trailerpark. More >>

THE WALT DISNEY STUDIOS AND GUILLERMO DEL TORO DEVELOPING DISNEY’S HAUNTED MANSION

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — July 22, 2010 —Guillermo del Toro surprised the 6,500 fans gathered today at Comic–Con with the announcement that he is currently developing a new film for The Walt Disney Studios based on the classic Disney theme park attraction, The Haunted Mansion. More >>

BREWER'S CAST COMES TOGETHER FOR "FOOTLOOSE"

HOLLYWOOD, CA (June 22, 2010) – Adam Goodman, President of Paramount Pictures Film Group, announced today the completion of principle casting on writer / director Craig Brewer’s “Footloose”. More >>

WALT DISNEY PICTURES'/JERRY BRUCKHEIMER FILMS'COMEDY ADVENTURE "PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES" IN DISNEY DIGITAL 3Dâ„¢ BEGINS PRODUCTION

Production has commenced on location in Hawaii, the United Kingdom and Los Angeles on Walt Disney Pictures’ and Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ sweeping comedy adventure “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” directed by Rob Marshall (“Chicago”), the fourth entry in the blockbuster franchise which has already reaped $2.7 billion in worldwide box office from the previous three films, and the first to be filmed and presented in Disney Digital 3D™. More >>

SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN TO BE RELEASED AS TWO SEPARATE FILMS

Los Angeles, CA, June 10, 2010 – Summit Entertainment confirmed today that THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN will be released as two separate films with the first of the two slated to be released in theatres on November 18, 2011. More >>

Paramount Announces "UNTITLED Les Grossman Project" After Landmark 2010 MTV Movie Awards

HOLLYWOOD, CA (June 9, 2010) - Paramount Pictures and MTV Films announced today that they are set to develop a movie around mega-producer Les Grossman. The announcement comes on the heels of Grossman’s groundbreaking and visionary production of the soon-to-be Emmy® award-winning 2010 MTV Movie Awards Sunday night. More >>

THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY TAKES ON "MIRAL"

New York, NY (June 8, 2010) – The Weinstein Company has acquired North American theatrical rights from Pathé to Julian Schnabel’s latest film Miral. The film chronicles Hind Husseinis efforts to establish an orphanage in Jerusalem after the 1948 partition of Palestine and the creation of the state of Israel. More >>

CAMBODIA BANS ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY WHO KILLED CHEA VICHEA? WITH GOVERNMENT VOWING TO BLOCK SCREENINGS "WHEREVER THEY ARE HELD"

June 7, 2010 - New York, NY - The Cambodian government has banned the acclaimed documentary Who Killed Chea Vichea?, U.S. director Bradley Cox's film that investigates the mysterious 2004 assassination of Chea Vichea, one of Cambodia's most influential union leader who spent years fighting for increased wages and improved working conditions for the nation's 300,000 garment workers. More >>

SUNDANCE AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY GASLAND EXPOSES THE POSSIBLE HAZARDS OF DOMESTIC NATURAL GAS DRILLING WHEN IT DEBUTS JUNE 21, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO

When filmmaker Josh Fox received an unexpected offer of $100,000 for the natural gas drilling rights to his property in the Delaware River Basin, on the border of New York and Pennsylvania, he resisted the urge to accept. More >>

HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL 2010 CALL FOR ENTRIES

Hollywood, CA, May 25, 2010. The 14th annual Hollywood Film Festival, presented by Starz, announces their "2010 Call For Entries" for all of its categories and genres including features, documentaries, shorts, animation, drama, comedy, and horror. More >>

LOUIS TO PREMIERE WITH 5 CITY TOUR IN LATE AUGUST ACCOMPANIED BY WYNTON MARSALIS, CECILE LICAD AND AN ALL-STAR JAZZ ENSEMBLE

LOUIS, a silent film directed by Dan Pritzker and starring Jackie Earle Haley, Shanti Lowry and Anthony Coleman, will premiere in US cities in late August with live musical accompaniment by Wynton Marsalis, renowned pianist Cecile Licad and a 10-piece all-star jazz ensemble, including Sherman Irby, Victor Goines, Marcus Printup, Ted Nash, Kurt Bacher, Vincent Gardner, Wycliffe Gordon, Dan Nimmer, Carlos Henriquez, Ali Jackson, and conductor Andy Farber. More >>

“DISNEY’S ALICE IN WONDERLAND” REACHES EXCLUSIVE $1 BILLION GLOBAL BOX OFFICE CLUB

BURBANK, Calif. – May 27, 2010 – Tim Burton’s epic fantasy adventure “Disney’s Alice in Wonderland” reached a historic milestone today, passing the $1 billion dollar mark in global box office. More >>

WOODY ALLEN ANNOUNCES FULL CAST OF “MIDNIGHT IN PARIS”

New York (May 25, 2010) – Woody Allen announced today the full cast for MIDNIGHT IN PARIS, his latest film in pre-production. More >>

PGA Announces Winners of International Film Co-Production Showcase

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the five winning film projects of the inaugural International Co-Production Showcase (CoProShow) competition, which is taking place in connection with the second annual Produced By Conference (PBC) on June 4-6, 2010 at Twentieth Century Fox Studios. More >>

TOP PRODUCERS BEHIND TELEVISION’S BIGGEST SHOWS AND LIVE EVENTS TO SPEAK AT SECOND ANNUAL PRODUCED BY CONFERENCE JUNE 4-6, 2010

The Producers Guild of America is pleased to announce that top producers from some of television’s biggest shows and live events will speak at the second annual Produced By Conference (PBC), which will be held June 4-6, 2010 at 20th Century Fox Studios. More >>

DIRECTOR ERIC STOLTZ AND PRODUCERS PIERRE MOREL, PATRICE BONNEYRAT, THE MacDUFF BROTHERS AND LAURENT TOLLERON RACE TO BEGIN FILMING BY WINTER 2011

Samuel Le Bihan to Star in the True Story of Grand Prix Champions Trained by Churchill's Special Operations Unit as Spies and Saboteurs to Lead the French Resistance During the Nazi Occupation More >>

Jimmy Horowitz Named President of Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures Chairman Adam Fogelson announced today Jimmy Horowitz has been promoted to President, Universal Pictures. In his new role, Horowitz will work with Fogelson, Co-Chairman Donna Langley and Vice-Chairman and COO Rick Finkelstein to shape and implement domestic strategic business initiatives and help manage day-to-day business operations. He will report to Fogelson and Finkelstein. More >>

Inside Science Of Iron Man 2

When Iron Man 2 opens in theaters this Friday, you probably won’t notice the science consultant who helped bring real science into the world of science fiction. More >>

2010 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ATTENDANCE

The ninth annual Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), co-founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, and presented by Founding Sponsor American Express, today announced a total attendance of over 410,000 at screenings, panels and free community events, including the Drive-In and Street Fair. Theater attendance for the Festival screenings and events reached over 94,000. Screenings were often at capacity, with more than 95% attendance at 396 screenings and panels throughout the 12-day Festival. More >>

BILL CONDON TO DIRECT SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT’S THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN

Los Angeles, CA April 28, 2010 – Summit Entertainment has confirmed that Academy Award® winner Bill Condon will direct THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN, based on the fourth novel in author Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series. THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN, is currently being written by Melissa Rosenberg, and will star Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner. Wyck Godfrey, Karen Rosenfelt, and Stephenie Meyer will produce the project. More >>

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS ACQUIRES SYLVAIN CHOMET’S LATEST FILM THE ILLUSIONIST

Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all North American rights to Sylvain Chomet’s THE ILLUSIONIST from Pathe. More >>

A STAR-STUDDED EVENING IN HOLLYWOOD CELEBRATING JERRY BRUCKHEIMER SPONSORED BY SPRINT

Event Features the Hollywood Premiere of “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time” and Five of the Producer's Best Loved Films. More >>

WOODY ALLEN ANNOUNCES NEW FILM "MIDNIGHT IN PARIS"

In a rare move, Woody Allen revealed today the title, cast and story details for his latest film in pre-production. MIDNIGHT IN PARIS stars Owen Wilson, Marion Cotillard, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates and Carla Bruni. Also in the cast are Michael Sheen, Nina Arianda, Tom Hiddleston, Corey Stoll, Mimi Kennedy and Kurt Fuller. The film shoots this summer in Paris. More >>