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Sundance Institute’s FilmTwo Initiative: Fostering Sustainability, Creativity in Storytelling

Sundance Institute’s FilmTwo Initiative: Fostering Sustainability, Creativity in Storytelling Two-Day Workshop Supported by Universal Filmed Entertainment Group Launches Year-Round Support for Fellows Los Angeles, CA — The fourth annual FilmTwo Initiative launches today in LA to support the career sustainability of thirteen artists developing their second features. FilmTwo encompasses two days of focused programming, including a…

Radio Dreams Opens in Los Angeles Today – a NY Times Critic’s Pick!

A NEW YORK TIMES CRITIC’S PICK! Narrative / Feature • Distributor: Matson FilmsDirector: Babak Jalali• Featuring “Iranian Bob Dylan” Mohsen Namjoo• Featuring Lars Ulrich the drummer and co-founder of American rock band Metallica Radio Dreams brings to life the sometimes bizarre experience of immigrants pursuing dreams in the U.S.A. with the perfect mixture of honesty, art, and…

Mike Nichols’ THE GRADUATE- New 4K Restoration to be released nationwide for 50th Anniversary

Mike Nichols’ THE GRADUATE starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft BACK IN THEATERS FOR 50th ANNIVERSARY WORLD PREMIERE OF NEW 4K DIGITAL RESTORATION AT TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL APRIL 8 NATIONWIDE THEATRICAL PREMIERE APRIL 23 AND 26 ONLY THROUGH TCM/FATHOM EVENTS April 3, 2017– New York-based specialty distributor Rialto Pictures and Studiocanal will release Mike…

THE TENTH MAN film review

The Tenth Man starring Alan Sabbagh directed by Daniel Burman Here’s a hilarious and dimensional foreign-gem that excels mostly by showing the action of the characters in-between words. The film, based in Argentina and told in Spanish, Hebrew, and Yiddish, comes off seemingly simplistic. We watch our central character Ariel (Alan Sabbagh, who rightfully won…

Starring Europe: 16 Award-Winning Films from EU Countries at Aero and Egyptian Theater LA May 12th – May 19th

Starring Europe: 16 Award-Winning Films from EU Countries May 12th – May 19th  Info: http://www.americancinemathequecalendar.com/content/starring-europe-new-films-from-the-eu-0 Created in the aftermath of World War II, the EU is a unique economic and political partnership of 28 European countries that together cover much of the continent. What began as a purely economic union has evolved into an organization spanning…

What I Saw @Tribeca Film Festival 2016

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2016 brought me my first press entry for this year’s Tribeca Film Festival in New York City, which also marks my first out-of-state press coverage for anything. I couldn’t asked for a better year to be involved with this fantastic yearly celebration of filmmaking at it’s peak, fusing the different elements of the craft by…

HUSH film review

Hush   starring Kate Siegal, John Gallagher Jr. directed by Mike Flanagan When it comes to horror movies, genius producer Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions has the market tapped. When saying that, I mean they’ve figured out a way to make the film’s scary-cheap, while turning them into profit at the box- office. But for every…

THE SHORT TAKE: Interview w/ Motion Capture Artist Greg Lasalle from the upcoming DEADPOOL

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With a body of work that includes huge technical hits like The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Gravity, and The Avengers, I spoke with veteran motion capture artist Greg Lasalle, who will next be featured doing the facial performance of famed Marvel character Colossus, in the upcoming R-rated Deadpool.…

Alex G Releases New Video For First Single, “Charlotte,” From Her Forthcoming ‘Share Your Story’ EP Available on 10/30; Single Available Now

Tour dates: http://www.officialalexg.com Press assets: http://www.kelleemackpr.com/alexg/ Share Your Story EP iTunes pre-order: https://itunes.apple.com/album/id1039936380?ls=1&app=itunes Share Your Story EP Google+ pre-order: https://play.google.com/store/music/album/Alex_G_Share_Your_Story?id=Bcan5l6rvj5h7exakyad3nqlo5q&hl=en

Wavy Sundays Pool Party – Review

I was invited by friends last minute to Wavy Sundays pool party downtown at Hotel Figueroa – held by Dim Mak and The Well.  We got there late of course, and had to pay at $20 door charge. But they warn you – get there early and it’s $10 or free (still not sure) and…

LA Film Fest Announces Line-Up of Free Screenings, Coffee Talks, UN Panel & Film Independent Members Only Screening of Fan Girl

LOS ANGELES (May 26, 2015) – Today the Los Angeles Film Festival, produced by Film Independent with Presenting Media Sponsor the Los Angeles Times and Host Partner L.A. LIVE, announced several Free Community Screenings to take place during the 21st edition of the Festival including the 15th anniversary screening of Love & Basketball, The LXD:…

Presenters Announced For The 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS!

50 CENT, KAITLYN BRISTOWE AND BRITT NILSSON FROM “THE BACHELORETTE,” LAVERNE COX, CELINE DION, THE CAST OF “ENTOURAGE,” TARAJI P. HENSON, MISS AMERICA 2015 KIRA KAZANTSEV, NE-YO, RITA ORA AND ELLEN POMPEO TO PRESENT ON THE 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS! The “2015 Billboard Music Awards” will be Hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen and Broadcast LIVE on ABC…

VOTING OPENS TODAY FOR THE BILLBOARD CHART ACHIEVEMENT AWARD PRESENTED BY SAMSUNG

WINNER TO BE ANNOUNCED LIVE AT THE “2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS” ON MAY 17TH ON ABC Fans Can Vote For Their Favorite Billboard Chart Achievement Finalist Online at BillboardMusicAwards.com/Vote and on Twitter   SANTA MONICA, CA (April 28, 2015) – Billboard, dick clark productions and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (Samsung) have teamed up to celebrate…