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Philadelphia Film & Animation Festival Honors Cogswell College Film “Worlds Apart”

Philadelphia Film & Animation Festival Honors Cogswell College Film “Worlds Apart”

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--“Worlds Apart” – a short animated film created in a unique class called Project X at Cogswell College – received the Best Short Animation Award at the October 2, 2011 closing ceremony of the Philadelphia Film & Animation Festival. Film Director Michael Zachary Huber and Cogswell Chancellor Chuck House attended the ceremony at the International House Ibrahim Theater to accept the award.

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“LIKE CRAZY’S” FELICITY JONES TO BE HONORED AT THE HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS

“LIKE CRAZY’S” FELICITY JONES TO BE HONORED AT THE HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS
Jones to receive the “New Hollywood Award”


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. The same award was previously given to Academy Award® nominees Jennifer Lawrence (WINTER’S BONE) and Gabourey Sidibe (PRECIOUS).

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LIONSGATE BRINGS DEAD ISLAND TO LIFE ON THE BIG SCREEN

LIONSGATE BRINGS DEAD ISLAND TO LIFE ON THE BIG SCREEN

Feature Film Adaptation Of Deep Silver’s Zombie Sensation In Development At The Studio

Santa Monica, CA, September 27, 2011– LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, today announced that it has optioned film rights from Deep Silver to develop a feature inspired by Dead Island, which became a viral media sensation when its haunting, artful trailer launched in February 2011.  The announcement was made by Lionsgate’s co-COO and Motion Picture Group President Joe Drake. 

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LIONSGATE FINDS ITS ‘NEXT’GREAT HORROR FILM

LIONSGATE FINDS ITS ‘NEXT’GREAT HORROR FILM

Company Acquires Adam Wingard’s YOU’RE NEXT

SANTA MONICA, CA (September 21, 2011) - LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, today announced that it has acquired U.S. and Canadian distribution rights to YOU’RE NEXT, following its screenings at the Toronto International Film Festival.  The announcement was made jointly by Joe Drake, Lionsgate’s co-COO and Motion Picture Group President, and Jason Constantine, President of Acquisitions and Co-Productions.

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Neil Patrick Harris Gets Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Neil Patrick Harris Gets Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Neil Patrick Harris, co-star of “How I Met Your Mother” was honored on Septemeber 15, 2011 by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce with his first star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The ceremony was held in celebration of the upcoming DVD release of HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER Season 6: The New Is Always Better Edition on September 27.

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Image Entertainment Acquires 'All Things Fall Apart' Starring Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Ray Liotta from Hannibal Pictures

Image Entertainment Acquires 'All Things Fall Apart' Starring Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Ray Liotta from Hannibal Pictures

Mario Van Peebles Directs and Co-Stars!

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Image Entertainment, Inc. (OTCQB:DISK) has acquired all U.S. rights to the heart-wrenching, yet truly inspirational film, All Things Fall Apart, starring Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Ray Liotta, Mario Van Peebles and Lynn Whitfield, with Van Peebles directing. The deal was finalized shortly before the beginning of the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival and announced by Image Entertainment’s Chief Acquisitions Officer, Bill Bromiley. All Things Fall Apart is slated for an early 2012 theatrical release with home entertainment, VOD, digital and broadcast to follow under the company’s One Village label.

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DENZEL WASHINGTON TO STAR IN “FLIGHT” FOR DIRECTOR ROBERT ZEMECKIS AND PARAMOUNT PICTURES

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. Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald will produce under the Parkes/MacDonald production banner along with Zemeckis, Steve Starkey, and Jack Rapke under their ImageMovers banner. The movie is set to begin shooting this October in Atlanta, GA.

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PARAMOUNT AND INDIAN PAINTBRUSH TEAM WITH REITMAN, WINSLET, AND BROLIN FOR “LABOR DAY”

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. Indian Paintbrush will co-finance the project, with the company’s Steven Rales and Mark Roybal executive producing. 

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JENNIFER YUH NELSON BECOMES THE HIGHEST-GROSSING FEMALE DIRECTOR

DREAMWORKS ANIMATION’S JENNIFER YUH NELSON BECOMES THE HIGHEST-GROSSING FEMALE DIRECTOR OF A FILM AT THE WORLDWIDE BOX OFFICE AS KUNG FU PANDA 2 REACHES $645 MILLION GLOBALLY

Glendale, CA – September 6, 2011 – DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that its summer blockbuster, Kung Fu Panda 2, has grossed over $645 million globally to date, making Jennifer Yuh Nelson the highest-grossing female director of a film at the worldwide box office.

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Vegas Cine Fest 2011 Award Winners

Below are a list of award winners in each category of films that were screened at the 2011 Vegas Cine Fest International Film Festival that took place at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas August 25 - 27, 2011.
2011 VEGAS CINE FEST WINNERS

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