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Academy Award-Winning Team Attempts to Resurrect Lost Art of Classic Horror Film Through Launching Kickstarter Campaign

In the spirit of classic films such as Alien and The Thing, Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff, Jr. aspire to bring “Harbinger Down” to the silver screen with the help of fan support for their independent project

LOS ANGELES--(Business Wire)--Academy Award-winning Visual Effects artists Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff, Jr., co-founders of Studio ADI (Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc.) have launched a Kickstarter Campaign to bring their science fiction/horror film celebrating animatronics and makeup FX, “Harbinger Down,” to the silver screen. Gillis and Woodruff hope fans are excited to help not only make a new horror classic, but also to uplift an art form. The filmmakers’ goal is to raise $350,000 from fan support via the Kickstarter campaign by June 7, 2013 to get the project off the ground.

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WORLD PREMIERE CELEBRATION FOR DISNEY’S “THE LONE RANGER” TO BENEFIT THE AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUND

WORLD PREMIERE CELEBRATION FOR DISNEY’S “THE LONE RANGER” TO BENEFIT THE AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUND

STAR-STUDDED EVENT TO BE HELD AT DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE PARK ON JUNE 22

BURBANK, Calif. (May 29, 2013) —Walt Disney Studios Chairman, Alan Horn, announced today that ticket sales from the highly anticipated World Premiere of Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ “The Lone Ranger” will benefit the American Indian College Fund. The event will take place on Saturday, June 22, at Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, California. A giant red carpet down the Park’s iconic Hollywood Boulevard will be lined with thousands of park guests cheering for the film’s stars, filmmakers and the many Hollywood celebrities in attendance. The Lone Ranger’s horse Silver will make an appearance and an actual train engine built for the film will be on display.

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MUSE WILL BE PERFORMING LIVE AT THE WORLD PREMIERE OF WORLD WAR Z

JUST ANNOUNCED! MUSE WILL BE PERFORMING LIVE AT THE WORLD PREMIERE OF

WORLD WAR Z

IN LONDON ON JUNE 2nd

Warner Bros. Pictures Slates Spike Jonze’s “Her” for November 20, 2013

Film to open in limited release in New York, Los Angeles and Toronto

BURBANK, Calif.-(BUSINESS WIRE)--“Her,” the new modern-day love story from Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Spike Jonze (“Being John Malkovich”) and Annapurna Pictures, will open in limited release on November 20, 2013, it was announced today by Dan Fellman, President, Domestic Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.

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Jessica Chastain to Receive Nova Award at 2013 Maui Film Festival at Wailea

Wailea, HI (May 21, 2013) – Jessica Chastain will be the 2013 Maui Film Festival Nova Award recipient, it was announced today by Barry Rivers, Director of the event, which will be held June 12-16, 2013, at the Wailea Resort in Maui. The Maui Film Festival Nova Award honors a film artist for their astonishingly original and seamless performances, and the way they consistently infuse each character that they embody with insight, humanity and wisdom. All awards will be presented at the Celestial Cinema located at the Wailea Gold & Emerald Golf Course. 

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Michael Bay and Paramount Pictures Announce the Casting of Chinese Actress Li Bingbing in the Eagerly Awaited ‘Transformers 4’

HOLLYWOOD, CA (May 20, 2013) – Michael Bay and Paramount Pictures jointly announced today that Chinese actress Li Bingbing (“RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION”) has been cast in the eagerly awaited “TRANSFORMERS 4.” The actress joins Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Jack Reynor, Nicola Peltz and Sophia Myles in the fourth installment in the hit series of movies based on the best-selling Hasbro toyline. Paramount Pictures will release the film on June 27th, 2014.

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Kirsten Dunst and Brie Larson to Receive Honors at the 2013 Maui Film Festival at Wailea

Wailea, HI (May 17, 2013) – Kirsten Dunst and Brie Larson will be honorees at the 2013 Maui Film Festival, it was announced today by Barry Rivers, Director of the event, which will be held June 12-16, 2013, at the Wailea Resort in Maui. All awards will be presented at the Celestial Cinema located at the Wailea Gold & Emerald Golf Course.

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Avid Editors Shine at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival

Award-winning editors Jason Ballantine and Matt Villa used Avid Media Composer to cut festival opener The Great Gatsby in 3D

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(Business Wire)-Avid today celebrates The Great Gatsby, the 2013 Cannes Film Festival opener, which was cut on the industry’s preeminent nonlinear editing solution, Avid Media Composer®.

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Comedy Legend Billy Crystal and Frank Oz join Winter's Discontent for Atlas Entertainment and Sierra Pictures

SONY PICTURES PICKS UP DOMESTIC DISTRIBUTION AND KEY TERRITORIES WHILE SIERRA/AFFINITY SELLS REMAINDER OF WORLD MARKETS IN CANNES

Culver City, CA (May 13, 2013) – Billy Crystal is attached to star in Winter’s Discontent as a widower who moves into a reputed active adult community in hopes of reinvigorating his sex life. Frank Oz will direct the comedy. Sony Pictures will distribute the film domestically and has also acquired rights in select international territories. Sierra Pictures will finance the film and Sierra/Affinity will handle additional foreign sales on the title in Cannes. The announcement was jointly made today by Doug Belgrad, president of Columbia Pictures, and Steve Bersch, president of Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions, Atlas’ Charles Roven, and Sierra/Affinity’s CEO Nick Meyer.

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Kathryn Bigelow and Paul Schimmel to Receive Honorary Degrees from SFAI

SAN FRANCISCO--(Business Wire)--Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow and world-renowned curator Paul Schimmel will receive Doctor of Fine Arts degrees from the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI). Bigelow—an alumnus of SFAI—and Schimmel are both known for provocative, boundary-pushing work that has revolutionized their respective fields.

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