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Nov 16, 2015, 09:00 ET Lexus and The Weinstein Company Reveal Winners of The Third Lexus Short Films Series at Napa Valley Film Festival

Lexus and The Weinstein Company announced today the four winners of the third annual Lexus Short Films series at the Napa Valley Film Festival....


Aug 12, 2014, 09:00 ET The Weinstein Company & Photobucket Launch The Giver Color Splash Contest

Color is transformational in The Giver, the upcoming film from The Weinstein Company (TWC), representing the pull and the push between...


Jul 28, 2014, 10:00 ET Lexus and The Weinstein Company Re-team to Produce The Second Lexus Short Film Series with World Premieres in Los Angeles and New York

Lexus and The Weinstein Company have once again come together in the spirit of innovation to produce two new short films for their second annual...


Jan 07, 2014, 11:51 ET Judi Dench Fans, Rejoice! Even The Year That Will Bring Her 80th Birthday And May Bring Her First Best Actress Oscar Isn't Slowing This Late-Blooming Film Acting Legend Down. She's Just Getting Started

With awards, nominations and some of the best reviews of her storied career already pouring in for Dame Judi Dench's title performance in the...


Jun 18, 2012, 18:55 ET George Clooney And Grant Heslov On Board As Producers Of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

 The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that George Clooney, Academy Award®-winning actor (SYRIANA) and Academy Award-nominated...


Jun 14, 2012, 15:58 ET TWC and Martin Scorsese Partner to Present EASY MONEY

The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that it is partnering with Academy Award® winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese to present...


May 25, 2012, 12:33 ET Fashion Designer Rachel Roy Backs BULLY with Custom Designed Tees

The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that Rachel Roy is the latest in a long list of celebrities and public figures who is stepping out to...


May 24, 2012, 13:05 ET Paul McCartney's "My Valentine" Short Film To Make Theatrical Debut At THE INTOUCHABLES Showings

 In his directorial debut, Paul McCartney has created an artistic, black and white short film to his song "My Valentine" that audiences...


May 17, 2012, 18:57 ET The Weinstein Company Acquires Fall-of-Gaddafi Political Doc THE OATH OF TOBRUK

 The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that they have acquired U.S. rights to political documentary THE OATH OF TOBRUK. The film,...


May 15, 2012, 12:37 ET The Weinstein Company Acquires Australian Charmer THE SAPPHIRES

 The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that they have acquired from Goalpost Film worldwide rights, with the exception of the UK &...


Apr 27, 2012, 12:17 ET French Ambassador Celebrates THE INTOUCHABLES and Harvey Weinstein's Legion d'Honneur

 Following French President Nicolas Sarkozy's honoring of TWC Co-Chairman Harvey Weinstein with the award of Chevalier of the Legion...


Apr 23, 2012, 18:59 ET The Weinstein Company Steps Up In Animation Adding Three New Titles For Theatrical Distribution

 The Weinstein Company is gearing up for its biggest year of family friendly entertainment yet with multiple animated films coming to theaters...


Apr 20, 2012, 20:00 ET BULLY Screens at the White House Moments After President Announces Support for Anti-bullying Bills

 Moments before The Weinstein Company screened BULLY at The White House today, President Barack Obama announced his support for two...


Apr 11, 2012, 17:34 ET New York Yankees Go to Bat for BULLY

 The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that the New York Yankees are the latest group in a long list of celebrities and public figures...


Apr 09, 2012, 18:53 ET Justin Bieber Backs BULLY With "Born To Be Somebody"

 The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that Justin Bieber continues to lend his support to the fight against bullying with use of his...


Apr 05, 2012, 19:13 ET PG-13 Rating Granted for BULLY by MPAA Without Cutting Crucial Scene

The Weinstein Company (TWC), aided by the guidance and consultation from attorneys David Boies and Ted Olson, announced today that the MPAA has...


Mar 27, 2012, 13:51 ET Powerful Message From Documentary Film "Bully" Prompts Pro Bono Support From Online Advertisers

The MPAA's decision to give the highly-anticipated documentary film "Bully" (in select theaters March 30, 2012) an R rating sparked a...


Mar 26, 2012, 16:19 ET BULLY To Be Released Unrated On March 30

After a recent plea to the MPAA by BULLY teen Alex Libby and The Weinstein Company (TWC) Co-Chairman Harvey Weinstein failed – by one vote...


Mar 26, 2012, 12:40 ET Anti-Bullying Documentary "Bully" Receives Support From Bing

The Weinstein Company is pleased to announce a partnership with Bing to drive massive awareness of the dangers of bullying surrounding the highly...


Mar 20, 2012, 21:53 ET Famed Legal Duo David Boies and Ted Olson Lend Support to Fight Against MPAA Rating of "BULLY"

 Tonight at The Paley Center for Media legal powerhouses David Boies and Ted Olson spoke out against the MPAA's R rating of the...


Mar 13, 2012, 15:06 ET BULLY MPAA Protest Becomes a Movement

 "BULLY," the highly anticipated anti-bullying documentary (in theaters March 30th), has sparked a protest and now a movement, as a...


Mar 07, 2012, 14:09 ET "BULLY" Twitter Campaign Drives Massive Increase in Awareness Around Bullying

On Monday, The Weinstein Company (TWC) ran a highly successful campaign on Twitter to drive awareness around the issue of bullying in the...


Mar 05, 2012, 14:03 ET La France accorde la Légion d'Honneur à Harvey Weinstein, Co-Président de la Weinstein Company

- Weinstein recevra le plus ancienne et plus haute distinction lors d'une cérémonie qui se déroulera à Paris Le...


Mar 02, 2012, 19:01 ET France Awards Legion d'Honneur to The Weinstein Company Co-chairman Harvey Weinstein

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has named Harvey Weinstein, Co-Chairman of The Weinstein Company (TWC), a recipient of the 2012 Legion d'Honneur,...


Mar 01, 2012, 12:14 ET Radius-TWC Puts Its Faith in Nicolas Winding Refn's ONLY GOD FORGIVES, Starring Ryan Gosling

Radius-TWC, the new Weinstein Company label, announced today it has acquired U.S. distribution rights to ONLY GOD FORGIVES, a crime...