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Feb 15, 2017, 10:49 ET The Hilhaven Lodge Toasts Hollywood at the Oscars®

Since 1927, the historic Hilhaven Lodge estate in Beverly Hills has been the scene for some of Hollywood's most legendary celebrations for many of...


Feb 15, 2017, 09:00 ET James Corden and Queen Latifah to Headline Marketing Nation® Summit 2017

Marketo, Inc., today announced its initial keynote speakers for The Marketing Nation Summit, the premier event for anyone involved in digital...


Feb 15, 2017, 09:00 ET From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Sleepless

Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained, White House Down) stars as an undercover homicide detective seeking revenge on his son's kidnappers in the must-see...


Feb 15, 2017, 09:00 ET Smurfs Team Up With United Nations In 2017 For A Happier, More Peaceful And Equitable World

The popular Smurfs characters are encouraging children, young people and adults to make the world happier, more peaceful, equitable and healthy...


Feb 15, 2017, 08:30 ET Traci Otey Blunt Named President Of RLJ Entertainment's Urban Movie Channel

Robert L. Johnson, Chairman of RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) today announced the appointment of Traci Otey Blunt as President of Urban Movie...


Feb 15, 2017, 08:04 ET Toastmasters International Picks 5 Most Memorable Movie Speeches

Movies are full of powerful speeches, but some stand out above the rest. Whether it's a world leader encouraging his nation to fight back, a coach...


Feb 14, 2017, 16:01 ET Illumination's Animated Event Film Comes Home With A Special Edition Featuring Three Mini Movies, Music And More: SING Special Edition

Illumination and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment are excited to announce that the global animated musical hit, SING arrives on Digital HD on...


Feb 14, 2017, 15:59 ET Ben Affleck and Pixar's Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera to be Honored at AUTFEST, the First Annual Film Festival Dedicated to Autism Awareness on April 22-23

Oscar®-winning director, actor and filmmaker Ben Affleck joins Oscar-winning Pixar Animation Studios' filmmakers Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera in...


Feb 14, 2017, 11:37 ET Amazon Studios' Ted Hope to be Honored at Entertainment Finance Forum

Winston Baker, the leading global producer of entertainment business conferences, will present the Hope Award to Amazon Studios' Head of Motion...


Feb 14, 2017, 10:42 ET LEGOLAND® Parks and LEGOLAND® Discovery Centers to Celebrate 'The LEGO® Batman™ Movie' Around the World with Exclusive Special Event in 2017

Super Hero. Crime-fighter. Master Builder. LEGO® Batman™ is all of those and so much more. With the scene-stealing star of "The LEGO Movie"...


Feb 14, 2017, 09:00 ET ACCS "China Night" Stirs Oscars Excitement

Oscars Night is full of glamour but the Hollywood "after party" event celebrating the Oscars is the place to be. 2017 the Year of the Rooster does...


Feb 13, 2017, 18:15 ET Feature Documentary Film, "Gina's Journey: The Search For William Grimes" - Narrated By Keith David - To World Premiere At 25th Annual Pan African Film Festival

The film, "Gina's Journey: The Search for William Grimes" is set for a red carpet world premiere at the 2017 Pan African Film Festival in Los...


Feb 13, 2017, 15:38 ET Do Movies Make Good History Teachers?

The Smithsonian and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will present the second annual History Film Forum, a free four-day...


Feb 13, 2017, 12:56 ET STX Entertainment Appoints Andrew Warren Chief Financial Officer

Robert Simonds, Chairman and CEO of STX Entertainment, the global next-generation media company that specializes in the development, financing,...


Feb 13, 2017, 12:00 ET Double Entente Films and Writer/Director Bailey Kobe Tapped to Adapt Top-Selling Space-Race Centered Novel

Oprah Book Club-Selected Fiction Favorite Alyson Foster's GOD IS AN ASTRONAUT Is Now Prolific Music And Lifestyle Video Director's Current Feature...


Feb 13, 2017, 11:30 ET All For One Media Corp. (AFOM) Shareholder Update: Mt. Kisco, New York

To our valued shareholders: I want to take this opportunity to update everyone on All for One Media's progress. 2016 was a tremendous year as we...


Feb 13, 2017, 07:00 ET Hidden Figures Student Free Ticket Offer Taken Nationwide, with Expansion into Chicago and San Francisco

The New York African American Business Leaders Fund, in partnership with Google, is providing more than 4,000 free tickets to the Oscar-nominated...


Feb 13, 2017, 06:08 ET Not My President Candy Bars Sees Spike in Orders for Upcoming 89th Academy Awards Parties

"Unexpected were orders for hundreds of Not My President Candy Bars with comments from customers that they are for Oscar parties and must be...


Feb 12, 2017, 15:18 ET comScore Announces Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of February 12, 2017

comScore today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of February 12, 2017, as compiled by the company's...


Feb 11, 2017, 20:00 ET Universal Music Group Relaunches Polygram Entertainment To Accelerate Film And Television Strategy

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, today announced that it is re-launching Polygram Entertainment to...


Feb 11, 2017, 15:49 ET Weltweit bekannter Künstler und Filmemacher Ai Weiwei arbeitet für den Film Human Flow mit Participant Media und AC Films zusammen

Der epische Film gibt der aktuellen globalen Flüchtlingskrise ein Gesicht Participant Media und AC Films gehen eine Partnerschaft im Rahmen...


Feb 11, 2017, 12:53 ET Ai Weiwei, l'artiste et le cinéaste de renommée internationale, fait équipe avec Participant Media et AC Films sur Human Flow

Ce documentaire épique humanise la crise internationale des réfugiés d'aujourd'hui Participant Media et AC Films participent à la...


Feb 11, 2017, 06:52 ET El artista y cineasta mundialmente famoso Ai Weiwei se asocia con Participant Media y AC Films en Human Flow

Una película épica que humaniza la crisis mundial de los refugiados de hoy Participant Media y AC Films se han asociado en Human Flow, un...


Feb 10, 2017, 19:15 ET American Film Team to Produce "The Chosen Guard" in Egypt

Action Film International announced today that it will be producing a feature-length film in Egypt; "The Chosen Guard". Combining an American...


Feb 10, 2017, 14:54 ET Ai Weiwei, artista y cineasta de renombre mundial, se une a Participant Media y AC Films para el documental Human Flow

Participant Media y AC Films se están asociando para Human Flow, un documental dirigido por el mundialmente famoso artista, activista y cineasta Ai...