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Prince Of Persia: Sands Of Time - Fun Facts

PRINCE OF PERSIA: SANDS OF TIME - FUN FACTS

ON LOCATION

*   AIM HIGH - The first shooting location for "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time" was at an altitude of 8,200 feet in the mountain village of Oukaimden in the High Atlas Mountains, surrounded by indigenous Berber communities.  The cast and crew had to acclimate themselves to proceed with the demanding action sequences filmed there.

*   SANDS OF TIME, INDEED -- The production battled ferocious sandstorms in Little Fint, outside of Ouarzazate, Morocco.

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Openfilm to Award $1 Million Annually

Openfilm to Award $1 Million Annually in Independent Film Financing Through Contests Hosted by Growing Indie Filmmaker Community

Entertainment Industry Stakeholders Including James Caan, Scott Caan, Robert Duvall, Mark Rydell Will Fast-track One Annual Winner to Openfilm Studios for Production and Financing

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Openfilm, a fast-growing independent film community company that counts James Caan, Robert Duvall, Mark Rydell and Scott Caan as Advisory Board Members and shareholders, announced today that it will award $1 million to independent filmmakers in the next 20 months. One winning independent filmmaker will be selected to receive $50,000 in cash and $200,000 in financing every 5 months by the Openfilm community of 20,000 registered film enthusiasts and some of the world’s greatest actors, writers, directors and producers who are affiliated with the venture.

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“The Last Gas Station” Set for Production

Controversial Filmmaker Nick Palumbo and Acclaimed French Cinematographer Laurent Barés Team Up for $15M Motion Picture “The Last Gas Station”

- New Neo-Noir Thriller Set for Production in Summer 2010 -

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Controversial writer, director and producer Nick Palumbo (www.nickpalumbo.com) and acclaimed French cinematographer, Laurent Barés, team up for the $15M neo-noir thriller feature motion picture, “THE LAST GAS STATION,” set for production in Summer 2010.

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Havana Film Festival New York

HAVANA FILM FESTIVAL NEW YORK CELEBRATES

11 YEARS OF LATIN AMERICAN CINEMA

15 FILMS COMPETE FOR THE HAVANA STAR PRIZE

April 16-23, 2010 with special events April 7 & 9

New York City, March 26, 2010. The Havana Film Festival New York (HFFNY) launches its second decade, April 16-23, with a program of award-winning films, panel discussions, and Q&A sessions with noted international filmmakers, actors and producers. Special events are scheduled for April 7th at El Museo del Barrio and April 9th at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Over 40 highly anticipated and influential films from and about Latin America, the Caribbean and Latinos in the U.S. will be screened. A variety of genres and themes from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, U.S. and Uruguay, ranging from comedy, thrillers, drama, film noir and children’s tales, as well as films and documentaries about the influence of music and dance are all part of this year’s Festival.

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“Letters To God” World Premiere

“Letters To God” World Premiere at The Villages/Florida Poised As Pivotal Moment For Family Film Industry

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hollywood insiders have set their sights on Central Florida for one of the most pivotal world premiere events in family entertainment history. Preparations continue for the expansive gala red carpet celebration scheduled for Monday, April 5th outside Orlando, Florida at The Villages/Sumter Landing. A myriad of cast, crew and special guests are scheduled to appear as the inspirational film market celebrates a milestone achievement with crowds now estimated to exceed 15,000.

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Paramount Pictures to make Mission Impossible IV

PARAMOUNT PICTURES TO MAKE MISSION IMPOSSIBLE IV:

TOM CRUISE & JJ ABRAMS TO PRODUCE; CRUISE TO STAR

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Film slated for release Memorial Day 2011

HOLLYWOOD, CA (February 9, 2010) – Paramount Pictures announced today that it is making “Mission Impossible IV.” The film, which will be produced by Tom Cruise, J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot Productions and will star Cruise, will be released Memorial Day weekend 2011.

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Hollywood Stock Exchange Traders

Hollywood Stock Exchange Traders Called 88.6% of Oscar Nominations for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hollywood Stock Exchange (HSX.com), the world’s largest virtual entertainment stock trading site, announces an 88.6% success rate for picking this year's nominations.

“With 9 out of 10 films correctly picked for Best Picture including Avatar, An Education and A Serious Man and across the board accuracy in predicting the Acting and Directing nominees, HSX traders once again displayed their keen industry knowledge”

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Walt Disney's Alice in Wonderland Fun Facts

Walt Disney's ALICE IN WONDERLAND Fun Facts

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Walt Disney Pictures:

“pushing the bounds of what could be acceptable.”

FUN FACTS

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Clint Eastwood is America’s Favorite Movie Star

Clint Eastwood is America’s Favorite Movie Star

Johnny Depp is number 2 and, last year’s favorite, Denzel Washington drops to number 3

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--2009 may be the year that brought the movies back. Between Avatar, the latest Harry Potter movie, Julie and Julia, New Moon from the Twilight series, and so many others, box office revenues topped $10 billion – a new record. Clearly people love going to the movies – and within all the various types of movies out there, everyone has their favorite movie star.

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2010 Boulder International Film Festival

47 Films and 31 Filmmakers Slated for 2010 Boulder International Film Festival Feb. 11-14

Opening Night Red-Carpet Gala to Feature Screening of ‘The Lightkeepers’ and Live Question and Answer Session with Award-Winning Actress Blythe Danner

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Named one of the “25 Coolest Film Festivals” this summer by MovieMaker Magazine, the Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) brings films from around the world, conversations with directors, producers, screenwriters and actors, red carpet glamour and Hollywood stars all to the foot of the Rockies. The Festival takes place in beautiful Boulder, Colo., Feb. 11-14, and will bring films, filmmakers and international fans together for a four-day celebration of the fine art of filmmaking.

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