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Hollywood Film Awards to Honor DreamWorks Animation's "Rise of the Guardians" with the 2012 "Hollywood Animation Award"

Hollywood, Calif., September 4, 2012 - The 16th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards, presented by The Los Angeles Times, have announced that DreamWorks Animation's "Rise of the Guardians" will receive this year's "Hollywood Animation Award" at the festival's gala ceremony on October 22, 2012, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

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DreamWorks Studios Acquires Feature Film Rights to the Novel “Shadow and Bone”

David Heyman to Produce Young Adult Adaptation

LOS ANGELES--(BusinessWire)--DreamWorks Studios has acquired the feature film rights to Leigh Bardugo’s debut novel “Shadow and Bone,” it was announced today by Holly Bario, President of Production at the studio. The young adult fantasy was published in June 2012 by Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, and is the first in a planned three book series, called the Grisha Trilogy. David Heyman, who produced the Harry Potter films, will produce along with "Up in the Air" producer Jeffrey Clifford.

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Mike The Pike Productions, Inc. Subsidiary, Saint James Films, Acquires Worldwide Rights to Bloodthirsty, Bikini-Babe-Eating ‘Jurassic Shark’

LOS ANGELES--(Business Wire)--Mike The Pike Productions (OTC: MIKP) is an entertainment company with a focus in feature films, graphic novels and media holdings, including genre house, Saint James Films (SJF). Today, Saint James Films proudly announces that with the help of its strategic partner, TomCat Films, LLC, it has acquired Dudez Productions’ Cult Classic in the making, ‘Jurassic Shark’.

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UNLV Film Professor David Schmoeller Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

UNLV Film Professor David Schmoeller Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Las Vegas, Nev.  –UNLV Department of Film Associate Professor David Schmoeller recently received a Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in World Cinema.  The event took place at the Fantaspoa Film Festival in Porto Alegre, Brazil – the largest genre film festival in South America – and featured the world premiere of Schmoeller’s 10th feature film Little Monsters (2012), shot on location in Las Vegas with a crew comprised of UNLV Department of Film graduates and local professionals. The feature film tells the story of two boys who are released from prison on their 18th birthdays after killing a three-year-old boy when they were 10.

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WARNER BROS. PICTURES SETS OCTOBER 26, 2012 FOR DOMESTIC RELEASE OF “CLOUD ATLAS”

STUDIO ALSO ACQUIRES DISTRIBUTION RIGHTS FOR

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL MARKETS

Oscar® winners Tom Hanks and Halle Berry Lead an International All-Star Cast

BURBANK, CA, June 19, 2012 – Warner Bros. Pictures has officially slated the epic “Cloud Atlas,” from acclaimed filmmakers Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer, and Andy Wachowski, for domestic release on October 26, 2012.  In addition, the Studio has acquired rights for the film in the major markets of the UK, France, Spain, Australia, and Japan, with plans to release it in those territories in early 2013.  The joint announcement was made today by Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution, and Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, President of International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.

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World's Biggest Stars Gather for Paramount Pictures' 100th Anniversary Photo Shoot

On the occasion of Paramount Pictures' 100th Anniversary in 2012, the famed Hollywood studio, lead by Chairman and CEO Brad Grey, gathered over 100 of the world's biggest stars to participate in a historic photo in celebration of the studio's illustrious past and bright future. Click Readmore to see photo and photo key.

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Las Vegas Film Festival Announces 2012 Dates

Las Vegas Film Festival Announces 2012 Dates

(LAS VEGAS) — The Las Vegas Film Festival is proud to announce the fifth annual festival will be held July 19 through 22, 2012 at LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. The four-day event will showcase more than 60 original films and documentaries, adding a touch of culture and creativity to the Las Vegas entertainment scene.

New to this year’s festival is an Asian American and Asian international film block curated by the San Diego Asian Film Festival, one of the nation’s largest exhibitors of Asian cinema.

In addition to the film screenings, the festival will host exclusive Las Vegas premieres, red carpet parties, VIP parties and galas, interactive filmmaker panels, a screenplay competition and a closing awards ceremony. The festival will showcase award-winning feature films, shorts, foreign films, documentaries, and animation highlighting the talents of some of the newest and brightest cinematic innovators from around the world.

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OFFICIAL MEDIA & VIP SCREENING OF 'AFTER PORN ENDS'

OFFICIAL MEDIA & VIP SCREENING OF 'AFTER PORN ENDS' BY FIRST TIME DOCUMENTARY DIRECTOR BRYCE WAGONER DRAWS THE INDUSTRY'S MOST ICONIC ADULT FILM STARS

The Official VIP & Press screening of the fascinating first feature length documentary "After Porn Ends” at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles on May 15 flaunted some of the most iconic adult film stars to date.

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***BREAKING NEWS*** RON BURGUNDY HAS AN ANNOUNCEMENT FOR YOU!

***BREAKING NEWS***


Legendary newscaster Ron Burgundy announced today that a teaser trailer for "Anchorman 2" will appear exclusively on "The Dictator," beginning at midnight tomorrow. Said Burgundy in a tweet, “I don't know what a teaser trailer is either but they say you all will.  When did the world get so crazy? I'm having a scotch."

 

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MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS DOMESTIC DEBUT SETS ALL-TIME INDUSTRY RECORD

MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS DOMESTIC DEBUT SETS ALL-TIME INDUSTRY RECORD AT $200.3 MILLION; FILM GROSSES $641.8 MILLION GLOBALLY

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The Walt Disney Studios announced on May 7, 2012 that Marvel’s The Avengers posted an estimated $200.3 million in its domestic debut May 4-6, shattering previous records and positioning the film as the highest-grossing domestic debut of all time. The film’s cumulative global box office gross is an estimated $641.8 million over 12 days in release.

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