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DIMENSION FILMS ACQUIRES THE GREYS

DIMENSION FILMS ACQUIRES THE GREYS

New York, NY, April 28, 2011 - Dimension Films has preemptively purchased the spec script THE GREYS from writer Adam Cohen and from producing partners Sean and Bryan Furst.  F. Javier Gutierrez (TRES DIAS aka BEFORE THE FALL) is set to direct the film.  The announcement was made today by Bob Weinstein, co-chairman of The Weinstein Company (TWC).  The logline of the sci-fi thriller is currently being kept under wraps.

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Verde Media Group Inc., Announces Update on The Feature Film “Winter’s Wind”

Verde Media Group Inc., Announces Update on The Feature Film “Winter’s Wind”

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Verde Media Group, Inc. (OTC: VMGI) The feature film “Winter’s Wind”, directed by Matt Herrigger is in the final stages of post-production at Transition Productions studios. The trailer for the film can be seen at www.mattherrigerfilms.com.

“We are ahead of the pack here with a truly beautiful family film that has an extremely reasonable production budget. This production budget combined with a planned PG rating, will allow us to focus our resources on a well funded P&A campaign that will return the highest profits possible.”

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DIMENSION FILMS ANNOUNCES START OF PRODUCTION FOR PIRANHA 3DD

DIMENSION FILMS ANNOUNCES START OF PRODUCTION FOR PIRANHA 3DD

 

PIRANHA 3DD (DOUBLE D) SPLASHES INTO PRODUCTION

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.

Principal photography is now underway in Wilmington, NC on PIRANHA 3DD, being directed by John Gulager (FEAST).

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Entertainment Industry Unites with Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media to Improve Female Portrayals in Family Films

Entertainment Industry Unites with Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media to Improve Female Portrayals in Family Films

New Study Identifies Scope of Gender Inequity; Spotlights Barriers & Misconceptions; Unites An Industry

HOLLYWOOD--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Get ready. Family films as we know them are about to change for the good. Entertainment media are a powerful cultural force, shaping public opinion and making a strong social impact. Yet, until now, no one has ever asked the male and female content creators to tell the cold, hard truth –- about why it is that women and girls are so grossly misrepresented in family films. Nor has anyone ever motivated and informed these influencers how to overcome barriers and misconceptions in order to find solutions; until now.

“I am proud to be a part of an industry that cares so deeply”

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Cameras Roll on “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close”

Cameras Roll on “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” as It Heads from the Page to the Big Screen

Hanks and Bullock Headline the Cast under the Direction of Stephen Daldry

BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Principal photography is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures’ feature film adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer’s acclaimed novel “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close.” The film stars Sandra Bullock and Tom Hanks, and is being directed by Stephen Daldry (“The Reader,” “The Hours”) and produced by Scott Rudin (“The Social Network,” “True Grit”).

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Disney•Pixar’s “Hawaiian Vacation” Takes “Toy Story” Characters on Brand-New Adventure

Disney•Pixar’s “Hawaiian Vacation” Takes “Toy Story” Characters on Brand-New Adventure

Appearing Exclusively with “Cars 2” Theatrical Release, New Short Film Features Buzz, Woody and Favorites from “Toy Story 3”

BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In celebration of their recent Oscar® win for Best Animated Feature, Woody, Buzz and the rest of the “Toy Story 3” gang head to the big screen again this summer in “Hawaiian Vacation,” a 3D animated short directed by seven-time Academy Award®-winner Gary Rydstrom. “Hawaiian Vacation” will appear exclusively with the upcoming “Cars 2” theatrical release, which races into U.S. theaters on June 24, 2011, and will be presented in Disney Digital 3D™ and IMAX® 3D in select theaters. John Lasseter returns to the driver’s seat to direct the follow-up to his 2006 Golden-Globe®-winning “Cars.”

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The Weinstein Company goes 'So Undercover' with Miley Cyrus

THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY GOES SO UNDERCOVER WITH MILEY CYRUS

Acquires U.S. Distribution Rights From Exclusive Media Group To Action Comedy Directed by Tom Vaughan
Jeremy Piven, Mike O’Malley, Kelly Osbourne Co-Star

New York, NY (March 2, 2011) – The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that it has acquired from Exclusive Media Group (Exclusive) the U.S. distribution rights to SO UNDERCOVER, an action comedy starring Miley Cyrus (THE LAST SONG, “Hannah Montana,” LOL).  The film, which was fully financed by Exclusive, is directed by Tom Vaughan (WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS), with a screenplay co-written by Allan Loeb (WALL STREET 2: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS, 21) and Steven Pearl. Along with Exclusive, the film is being produced by Loeb and Pearl through their company, Scarlet Fire Entertainment and by Tish Cyrus (THE LAST SONG, LOL). Executive Producers are Jodi Zuckerman-Weiner (HEARTS IN ATLANTIS) for Cyrus’ production company, Hope Town Entertainment, and Rob Cowan (THE CRAZIES).  SO UNDERCOVER co-stars Jeremy Piven (“Entourage”), Mike O’Malley (CEDAR RAPIDS, “Glee”) and Kelly Osbourne (“The Osbournes”).  The announcement was jointly made by TWC Co-Chairman Harvey Weinstein, TWC COO David Glasser and Exclusive Co-Chairmen Guy East and Nigel Sinclair.

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International 3D Society’s 3D Creative Arts Awards

International 3D Society’s 3D Creative Arts Awards Names Honorees

“TRON: Legacy” and “How to Train Your Dragon” Win Two “Lumiere Awards,”
“Toy Story” and “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” Win “3D People’s Choice Awards,”
The Walt Disney Studios Walk Away with Five “Lumiere Awards” and “People’s Choice Award,”
James Cameron Receives “Harold Lloyd Award”

HOLLYWOOD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The second annual International 3D Society 3D Creative Arts Awards were hosted February 10th by comedian and costar of “3DYogi Bear” Tom Cavanagh at Hollywood’s historic Grauman’s Chinese Theater, honoring talent — both in front of and behind the cameras — within the rapidly burgeoning 3D filmmaking, gaming and television industries.

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Zoo Atlanta & Dreamworks Animation Announce Panda's New Name

ZOO ATLANTA AND DREAMWORKS ANIMATION ANNOUNCE PANDA CUB’S NEW NAME

100 Day Celebration Features Appearance by Actor Jack Black from “Kung Fu Panda” and “Kung Fu Panda 2”

ATLANTA – February 15, 2011 ― Officials at Zoo Atlanta and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) have issued a joint announcement that the only giant panda cub born in the U.S. in 2010 has a name: Po. The name is a tribute to the lead character, Po the panda, in the upcoming DreamWorks Animation film, Kung Fu Panda 2, which will be distributed by Paramount Pictures starting on May 26, 2011.

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Cinemagic USA Film Festival for Young People Returns in 2011

Award-Winning Northern Ireland-Based Cinemagic USA Film Festival for Young People Returns in 2011

Entertainment Industry Partners Include Sesame Workshop, Walt Disney Animation Studios, The Jim Henson Company, HBO, Variety and More

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following the success of the inaugural 2010 Cinemagic USA Festival in Los Angeles, the award-winning Belfast, Northern Ireland-based film festival whose mission is to educate, motivate and inspire young people throughout the world through the medium of film and all forms of moving image, will return to the US February 10-26, 2011 expanding its program to include Los Angeles, New York, Boston and San Francisco.

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