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ShoWest 2010 - Breakthrough Female Star

AMANDA SEYFRIED NAMED SHOWEST BREAKTHROUGH FEMALE STAR OF THE YEAR

SEYFRIED STARS IN SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT’S LETTERS TO JULIET TO BE RELEASED ON MAY 14, 2010

LOS ANGELES — ShoWest has named Amanda Seyfried ShoWest Breakthrough Female Star of the Year, it was announced today by Robert Sunshine, managing director of the event, which will be held March 15-18, 2010, in Las Vegas.  Seyfried will be presented with the ShoWest Breakthrough Female Star of the Year Award at ShoWest’s Final Night Banquet and Award Ceremony on Thursday, March 18, at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas.

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ShoWest 2010 - Big Ten Award

PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS TO RECEIVE THE SHOWEST BIG TEN AWARD

ShoWest Attendees to get Sneak Peek of Disney–Pixar’s Toy Story 3 March 16

LOS ANGELES —The ShoWest Big Ten Award will be presented to Pixar Animation Studios for their extraordinary achievement of creating ten beloved blockbusters in a row, it was announced today by Robert Sunshine, managing director of ShoWest, which will be held March 15 – 18, 2010, in Las Vegas.  Pixar Animation Studios will be presented with the ShoWest Big Ten Award at ShoWest on Tuesday, March 16, at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas. Disney•Pixar will also screen Toy Story 3 for ShoWest attendees on Tuesday, March 16.

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ShoWest 2010 - Female Star of the Year

KATHERINE HEIGL NAMED SHOWEST FEMALE STAR OF THE YEAR

HEIGL TO STAR IN LIONSGATE’S KILLERS TO BE RELEASED ON JUNE 4, 2010

LOS ANGELES — ShoWest has named Katherine Heigl ShoWest Female Star of the Year, it was announced today by Robert Sunshine, co-managing director of the event, which will be held March 15-18, 2010, in Las Vegas.  Heigl will be presented with the ShoWest Female Star of the Year Award at ShoWest’s Final Night Banquet and Award Ceremony on Thursday, March 18, at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas.

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ShoWest 2010 - ShoWest Stars of Tomorrow

VANESSA HUDGENS AND ALEX PETTYFER NAMED SHOWEST STARS OF TOMORROW

HUDGENS AND PETTYFER TO STAR IN CBS FILMS’ “BEASTLY” RELEASING JULY 2010

LOS ANGELES — Vanessa Hudgens and Alex Pettyfer, stars of the upcoming film “Beastly” will receive the ShoWest 2010 Female and Male Star of Tomorrow Awards, it was announced today by Robert Sunshine, managing director of the event, which will be held March 15-18, in Las Vegas. Hudgens and Pettyfer will be presented with the ShoWest Stars of Tomorrow Awards at ShoWest’s Final Night Banquet and Award Ceremony on Thursday, March 18, at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas.

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ShoWest 2010 - “Showester of the Year” Announced

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

SHOWEST 2010 TO HONOR GEORGIA THEATRE COMPANY’S BILL STEMBLER WITH “SHOWESTER OF THE YEAR” AWARD

LOS ANGELES — William J. Stembler, Chairman and CEO of Georgia Theatre Company, will be honored as the “ShoWester of the Year” at the 2010 ShoWest Convention, it was announced today by Robert Sunshine, Managing Director of the annual event.  The award presentation will take place at ShoWest’s Final Night Banquet and Award Ceremony on Thursday, March 18, at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas.

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ShoWest 2009 - 2009 Coca-Cola Filmmakers Award

2009 COCA-COLA REFRESHING FILMMAKER’S AWARD WINNERS
Jerome Sable and Michael Montgomery Honored with Prestigious Award For Young Filmmakers during ShoWest Final Night Banquet and Awards Ceremony

Jerome Sable and Michael Montgomery, graduate students from the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, have won the 2009 Coca-Cola Refreshing Filmmaker’s Award for their dance-themed short film entitled, “Meanwhile...” As winners Sable and Montgomery received $10,000 and their film will be seen later this year on over 21,000 movie screens in theaters that serve Coca-Cola products.

Sable and Montgomery received their award at ShoWest during the Final Night Banquet and Awards Ceremony in Las Vegas on April 2. The short films from the other 2009 top 10 contest finalists can be viewed at www.ccrfa.com

Jerome Sable is an up-and-coming filmmaker in the Graduate Directing Program at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.  Originally from Montréal, Québec, Sable’s creative credits include partnership in “Sable & Batalion,” a musical comedy duo formed in 1993 with childhood friend Eli Batalion in 1993.  Batalion is featured in “Meanwhile” as the “straw player” who dips Mary Murphy at the film’s conclusion.  Sable & Batalion’s award-winning musical theatre show, which has been hailed by the L.A. Times as “groundbreaking,” has visited more than 20 cities worldwide.

Michael Montgomery received a B.A. from the University of Nebraska in creative writing.  He pursued his desire to tell memorable stories through film by joining USC's graduate program in film production where he received the 2007-08 SCA Scholarship Award.  In his three years in Los Angeles, Montgomery has helped manage more than 500 people on nearly 15 different productions.  As he concludes his education at USC, Montgomery is preparing to shoot his graduate thesis film

ShoWest 2009 - Michael Bay/ShoWest Vanguard Award

MICHAEL BAY  RECEIVES SHOWEST VANGUARD AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FILMMAKING

BAY’S NEXT FILM, PARAMOUNT PICTURES’ AND DREAMWORKS PICTURES

“TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN” OPENS JUNE 24

Michael Bay received the ShoWest 2009 Vanguard Award for Excellence in Filmmaking, at ShoWest’s Final Night Banquet and Award Ceremony on Thursday, April 2, at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas.

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ShoWest 2009 - Kathryn Bigelow/ShoWest Triumph Award

KATHRYN BIGELOW RECEIVES SHOWEST TRIUMPH AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING DIRECTION

SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT TO RELEASE “THE HURT LOCKER” ON JUNE 26, 2009
Kathryn Bigelow was honored with the ShoWest Triumph Award for Outstanding Direction. Bigelow was presented with the award at a special luncheon “Celebrating the Importance of Independent and Specialty Film” on Thursday, April 2, at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas.

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ShoWest 2009 - Patricia Clarkson/ShoWest Independent...

PATRICIA CLARKSON HONORED WITH SHOWEST INDEPENDENT AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN ACTING

CLARKSON STARS IN “WHATEVER WORKS,” WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY WOODY ALLEN, RELEASED BY SONY PICTURES CLASSICS

Academy Award nominated and Emmy winning actress Patricia Clarkson was honored with the ShoWest Independent Award for Excellence in Acting. Clarkson was presented with the award at a special luncheon “Celebrating the Importance of Independent and Specialty Film”on Thursday, April 2, at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas.

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