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Life’s A Pitch

Marc Hernandez is managing partner of Crescendo Entertainment Group, a literary management and production company in Los Angeles. Although only three years old, Crescendo already represents 20 screenwriters and recently launched a production division which is seeking literary properties, video games, books, etc. to set up at studios with Crescendo attached as producer.

Day Two at the Screenwriters Expo 3

Scriptwriters Network was ubiquitous throughout the expo and it’s former chairman who is currently industry liaison, Bill Lundy, gave me a great overview of what organizations like his can do for writers who attend conferences like this.

Yellowcard Music Video Contest by IFILM

Each entrant must create their own "Breathing" (Live) music video using the song as the sound bed for their video. The video must be the exact length of the Live version of the song: 03 minutes: 36 seconds

Ladder 49's Billy Burke Set for 'Retirement'

Billy Burke (Ladder 49) has signed to play the romantic lead in Corner Stone's upcoming film "Retirement," a comedy about four grumpy old men going on a road trip.

Shorts and Beats Vol.2

A screening of short films from some of New York City’s most intriguing and innovative new film makers. $8.

The Polar Express Shatters Box Office Records During Third Weekend in IMAX(R) Theatres

Film Crosses $10 Million Mark in Just 19 Days To Become Fastest Grossing Hollywood Simultaneous Release
Three Day Weekend Box Office of $2.7 Million Beats Previous IMAX DMR(R) Record By Almost 30 Per Cent

Bridges TV Debuts American Muslim Television Network in English Nationwide on November 30, 2004

Bridges TV, the first-ever American Muslim television network in English, will premiere nationwide at 12 p.m. eastern time on November 30, 2004. Broadcasting from Buffalo, NY, Bridges TV will be subscriber and advertiser supported and will target primarily the 8 million Muslims of North America in English.

Paramount Home Entertainment to Support Next Generation HD-DVD Format With New Releases and Catalog Titles

Paramount Home Entertainment, part of the Viacom Entertainment Group, announced today that the studio plans to release titles from its home entertainment catalog, as well as new releases, in the HD-DVD format beginning in 2006.

Calling All Teen Moviemakers WAM! Wants You!

Teen moviemakers get ready for action. The adventures of your incredible superhero can soar out of your imagination and onto the TV screen if you're selected as a winner of WAM!'s Teen Video Contest.

Aspiring Film Makers Have a Chance at Becoming 'Award-Winning Directors' With the Cingular Wireless Short Film Festival

Calling all aspiring Hitchcocks, Spielbergs and Scorseses! Cingular Wireless is searching for film students and young customers to create 15-second film masterpieces on their wireless phones.

Morgan Freeman to Narrate World Premiere Discovery Channel Documentary RAMESES: WRATH OF GOD OR MAN?

Discovery Channel announced today that Oscar(R)-nominated actor Morgan Freeman will narrate RAMESES: WRATH OF GOD OR MAN?, which makes its world premiere on Sunday, December 5, from 9- 11 PM (ET/PT).

5th Annual DV FILM FESTIVAL, Sponsored by Avid and Panasonic, Announces Festival Screening Selections

CMP Media's Digital Video Group today announced the selection of digital films to be screened at its 5th Annual DV Film Festival in Los Angeles.

Soundtrack Creation Workshop and Screening

Independent and documentary filmmakers will learn the latest tips and tricks to create professional-quality soundtracks for projects of any budget. Filmmaker Rick McKay will share the secrets he used to score his award-winning documentary “Broadway: The Golden Age,”...

Aprimo Enables Media and Entertainment Industry to Improve the Effectiveness of Promotional Investments

Aprimo, Incorporated, a global leader in Enterprise Marketing Management (EMM), announced today that it is working with five of the world's largest movie production and distribution houses to allow them to gain better visibility to media and promotional plans and commitments by film, enabling them to make better marketing financial decisions as films gain or lose market demand in real time.

"DEAD" PRODUCER PICKS TWO LIVE ONES: UK PRODUCER NIRA PARK CALLS FIND THE FUNNY'S ONLINE PITCH SLAM A TIE

UK Producer NIRA PARK (Shaun of the Dead) is November's Guest Judge at FindtheFunny.com's online Pitch Slam. From a field of five finalists, she selected two pitches as Joint Winners.
 
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