CINE Golden Eagle Film and Video Awards Gala to be Held April 14, 2005

Mar 04, 2005, 00:00 ET from CINE

    WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The 46th Annual CINE Golden Eagle Film
 and Video Awards Gala will take place April 14, 2005, at the Grosvenor
 Auditorium of the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C.
     The CINE Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to film critic Roger
 Ebert; USA Network-SCI FI Channel President Bonnie Hammer will receive the
 CINE Leadership Award; independent filmmakers Alan and Susan Raymond will
 receive the CINE Trailblazers Award; and, Lasergraphics, Inc. of Irvine,
 California, will receive the CINE-Siemens Excellence in Technology Innovation
 Award.  Among presenters at the gala will be Washington Post film critic Tom
     Masters of Ceremonies will be Lisa Ling, host of National Geographic's
 Explorer, Robert Aubry Davis, noted cultural commentator and host of the
 award-winning WETA-TV series Around Town, and Bob Dotson, National
 Correspondent for the NBC News Today Show.
     CINE Seminars will take place earlier that day at the Charles Sumner
 School, including a filmmaking discussion with Mr. Ebert and Alan and Susan
 Raymond, CINE's traditional "5 on 5 for 5" pitch session competition, and a
 presentation about the award-winning technology.
                  CINE Golden Eagle Film and Video Awards Gala
     When:       Thursday, April 14, 2005
                 VIP Reception: 6:00 p.m.
                 Program: 7:30 p.m.
     Where:      Grosvenor Auditorium
                 National Geographic Society
                 1600 M Street, N.W.
                 Washington, D.C. 20036
                                 CINE Seminars
     When:       Thursday, April 14, 2005
                 Program: 1:00 - 5:30 p.m.
     Where:      Charles Sumner School
                 17th and M Streets, N.W.
                 Washington, D.C. 20036
     Contact:    For Information, admission prices and reservations please
                 CINE, 1112 16th St. NW, Suite 510, Washington, DC 20036
                 Telephone 202-785-1136
                 Fax 202-785-4114
     Established in 1957, CINE's mission is to foster and recognize overall
 excellence in film, video production and the media arts, and to provide
 educational and programmatic services in support of those goals.  CINE is
 nationally and internationally recognized for its prestigious and highly
 acclaimed film and video peer-review competitions, which are held twice
 annually and culminate every spring in the gala awards event.
     CONTACT:  David L. Weiss of CINE, +1-202-785-1136,; or
 Mildred A. Cooper (media), +1-202-255-4002, or, for CINE