Press Releases Archive for August, 2010

PIRANHA 3D producer Mark Canton responds to James Cameron

August 31, 2010 PIRANHA 3D producer Mark Canton responds to James Cameron As a producer in the entertainment industry, Jim Cameron’s comments on VanityFair.com are very disappointing to me and the team that made Piranha 3D.  Mr. Cameron, who singles himself out to be a visionary of movie-making, seems to have a small vision regarding…

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RYAN GOSLING to Present Vision Award to NICOLAS WINDING REFN At VISIONFEST

VisionFest 2010 is Filmmakers Alliances’ (FA) yearly celebration that brings together the best of L.A.’s independent filmmaking community. This year

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KYLE MACLACHLAN, ROSANNA ARQUETTE CO-STAR IN PEACE, LOVE, & MISUNDERSTANDING

Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener, Chace Crawford, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan wrap production in New York State

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ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS AND LIDDELL ENTERTAINMENT WED ON I LOVE YOU PHILLIP MORRIS

Jim Carrey/Ewan McGregor starrer due December 3, 2010 (LOS ANGELES, August 26)

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DOCUMENTARY FILM ENTRIES DUE SEPTEMBER 1 FOR 2010 OSCARS

August 26, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Beverly Hills, CA

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ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS AND LIDDELL ENTERTAINMENT PARTNER ON GONZ

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ** Javier Bardem starrer due in Dec., 2010 ** (LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25)

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TENTH ANNUAL TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2011 DATES AND CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2011 FESTIVAL TO BE HELD APRIL 20

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BROWNLOW, COPPOLA, GODARD AND WALLACH TO RECEIVE ACADEMY

August 25, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Beverly Hills, CA

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THE 46th CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FIRST 20 FILMS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHICAGO, August 25, 2010

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Magnolia Pictures to release Andrew Jarecki

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ryan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst, Frank Langella murder mystery in theaters this December August 24, 2010

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DAVID LYNCH ANNOUNCED AS FIRST-EVER GUEST ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF AFI FEST 2010 presented by Audi

Lynch Creates Art for the Festival to Serve as the Official Image and Will Program Films that Influence and Inspire Him LOS ANGELES, CA, August 24, 2010

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TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES HUNDREDS OF GUESTS FOR 2010 EVENT

Toronto – The guest list for the 35th Toronto International Film Festival includes many of the world

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FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES COMPLETE MAVERICKS LINE-UP

Bill Gates, Steve Nash, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Bruce Springsteen Take the Stage Toronto

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10 FILMS ANNOUNCED AS PART OF THE FESTIVAL

Toronto

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27 DEBUTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD IN TIFF

Toronto

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DIMENSION FILMS ANNOUNCES THAT PIRANHA 3D

New York, NY – August 23, 2010

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RASHAAD ERNESTO GREEN WRAPS NYC FILMING OF GUN HILL ROAD

First feature from one of Filmmaker Magazine

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“Ten years ago at Telluride, I said on a panel that theatrical distribution was dying. It seemed obvious to me. I was surprised how many in the audience violently objected: ‘People will always want to go to the movies!’ That’s true, but it’s also true that theatrical cinema as we once knew it has died. Theatrical cinema is now Event Cinema, just as theatrical plays and musical performances are Events. No one just goes to a movie. It’s a planned occasion. Four types of Event Cinema remain.
1. Spectacle (IMAX-style blockbusters)
2. Family (cartoon like features)
3. Horror (teen-driven), and
4. Film Club (formerly arthouse but now anything serious).

There are isolated pockets like black cinema, romcom, girl’s-night-out, seniors, teen gross-outs, but it’s primarily those four. Everything else is TV. Now I have to go back to episode five of ‘Looming Tower.'”
~ Paul Schrader

“Because of my relative candor on Twitter regarding why I quit my day job, my DMs have overflowed with similar stories from colleagues around the globe. These peeks behind the curtains of film festivals, venues, distributors and funding bodies weren’t pretty. Certain dismal patterns recurred (and resonated): Boards who don’t engage with or even understand their organization’s artistic mission and are insensitive to the diverse neighborhood in which their organization’s venue is located; incompetent founders and/or presidents who create only obstacles, never solutions; unduly empowered, Trumpian bean counters who chip away at the taste and experiences that make organizations’ cultural offerings special; expensive PR teams that don’t bring to the table a bare-minimum familiarity with the rich subcultural art form they’re half-heartedly peddling as “product”; nonprofit arts organizations for whom art now ranks as a distant-second goal behind profit.”
~ Eric Allen Hatch