Screenmancer's Brave New Mix of Hollywood Insider Features Debuts

Movie-related Site Aims to Counter 'White Sugar of Information' (Read:

Celebrity Gossip)

Apr 23, 2007, 01:00 ET from Screenmancer

    LOS ANGELES, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Screenmancer CEO Quendrith
 Johnson today unveiled a full slate of movie-related news and interviews,
 "creating a cultural destination on the web that exists to add depth to the
 current white sugar of information, as known as 'celebrity gossip' out
 there." New items include WGA Past President Del Reisman, who gives a rare
 glimpse into the founding of one of the entertainment industry's most
 important unions. Neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin, a musician/professor
 and best-selling author, offers a snapshot of his book "This is Your Brain
 on Music: The Science of human Obsession," citing the groundbreaking score
 of "Bonnie & Clyde" in setting a sound/mood juxtaposition trend that is now
 a movie standard. founder Donna White discusses her
 "Adventures in Screenwriting," from the perspective of a filmmaker and
     Headlining on the site with WGA's Del Reisman is Dr. Daniel J. Levitin,
 a professor of Music and Psychology at McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
 Levitin selected a film score related excerpt for Screenmancer from "This
 is Your Brain on Music," which has been featured in Rolling Stone, New York
 Times, London Sunday Telegraph, among other publications. Screenmancer's
 "Music in Hollywood Movies: What's the Score?" introduces Levitin's work.
 Filmmaker Donna White contributes to Screenmancer's Exclusive series,
 revealing how she turned her grueling path toward funding and screening her
 first film into a service designed to "hook up" others in the industry with
 the resources to navigate their way from idea to box office.
     Screenmancer Store will debut its apparel line, including t-shirts
 designed by Sick Clothing Mark Allen of created the Screenmancer 10th Anniversary Y2K7
 Official Postcard, which is available to download for free. Allen is a Los
 Angeles-based designer, whose past clients include Disney, FOX, Universal
 and Warner Brothers.
     Screenmancer, a precursor of sites like MySpace and YouTube, was
 founded in 1997 by two UCLA film students and now offers a New York Times
 daily news arts feed, selected titles and Google targeted video
 ads, such as streaming footage of Uma Thurman's short for Pirelli. Site
 advertisers include film festivals, film schools, boutique screenwriting
 sites, as well as majors AOL's Moviefone, eBay, and Hollywood Blockbuster
 wide release trailers. For more information, to contribute or be featured
 on Screenmancer, contact or via phone at 310.430.8381.

SOURCE Screenmancer