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Celeste 2022 Midterm Election, Author Claudette Milner Publishes Her Analysis of the Critical Issues Facing This Country

Celeste 2022 Midterm Election, Author Claudette Milner Publishes Her Analysis of the Critical Issues Facing This Country

Claudette Milner releases two editions from her Forgiven of Our Transgressions series entitled "Forgiven of Our Transgressions: Karen, Attack on Our Children" and "Forgiven of Our Transgressions: No Path to Citizenship." The Forgiven of Our Transgressions series has 28 Editions and is Available on Amazon US, UK, AU, CA, DE, FR, NL, JP, BR, ES, MX, SE, PL for purchase. - June 27, 2022 - Claudette Milner

Feature Film "The Spookmaster" to Begin Filming in Greensboro, NC This July

Feature Film "The Spookmaster" to Begin Filming in Greensboro, NC This July

This film features a pumpkin-headed ghoul, The Spookmaster. - June 24, 2022 - The Spookmaster

Citizen TV Training Opportunities

The education charity WORLDwrite’s award winning Citizen TV project seeks volunteers interested in working on change-making programmes, short films and a feature documentary. All volunteers are invited to participate in a part-time package including face-to-face camera training and... - June 24, 2022 - WorldWrite

World Premiere of Documentary "Lightning in a Bottle: A Festival Story" at LA's Marina del Rey Film Festival Celebrates the Return of Festival Life

World Premiere of Documentary "Lightning in a Bottle: A Festival Story" at LA's Marina del Rey Film Festival Celebrates the Return of Festival Life

The immersive and raw documentary, Lightning in a Bottle: A Festival Story, will make its world premiere at the Marina del Rey film festival on Monday, June 20 at 4pm at the Cinemark 18&XD. The film's director, John Handem Piette, found a bit of internet fame in November 2020 with his “America Endgame” meme which garnered millions of views and galvanized all of Twitter on election week. John's feature doc also just successfully crowd-funded over 30K of finishing funds to make its premiere debut. - June 16, 2022 - Assemble Studios

Janora McDuffie & Wife Leila Ryan to Attend White House Pride Celebration

The 2022 Academy Awards voice announcer, Janora McDuffie, and LAPD SWAT Officer Leila Ryan joined the list of White House attendees for President Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden's Pride Celebration on Wednesday, June 15. McDuffie, as the first openly gay announcer for this year's 94th Academy Awards and Leila Ryan, as a 24-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department and the second woman in the organization's history. - June 16, 2022 - Janora McDuffie

The Paris Art & Movie Awards Film Festival is Back in Person as a Summer Event

The Paris Art & Movie Awards Film Festival is Back in Person as a Summer Event

Alex Proyas (I Robot, Dark City, The Crow) stated, “PAMA: you are my favorite film festival,” during the 2021 award ceremony, when his short film “Mask of The Evil Apparition” won best special effects. Over the years, the PAMA welcomed Sharon Stone, William Baldwin, Kellan Lutz, Gerard Depardieu, Dedee Pfeiffer, Breckin Meyer. - June 16, 2022 - Paris Art and Movie Awards

Citizen TV Responds to the War in Ukraine with More Than Sympathy

As Putin’s latest bloody attack on Ukraine surpasses its one hundredth day, the charity WORLDwrite’s school of Citizen TV, are providing a unique opportunity for young people to support people fighting for their nation’s freedom and democracy, while working alongside two young refugees from Ukraine. - June 15, 2022 - WorldWrite

SonicCloud Adds Leading Audio Technology Innovator Dr. Jean-Marc Jot to Its Leadership Team

SonicCloud, the world’s only comprehensive audio personalization software solution provider, today announced that Dr. Jean-Marc Jot has joined the company’s leadership team as Scientific Advisor. Recognized globally as a technology innovator and thought leader, Dr. Jot is an Audio... - June 09, 2022 - SonicCloud

Bob Brill's Passion Project Shaken: The Great Sylmar Earthquake, is Available for Streaming

Shaken: The Great Sylmar Earthquake; a 50 year obsession for director Bob Brill, has been released and is available to stream on most major platforms. A joint effort between Brill Productions and The Magpie Film Company, this documentary tells the forgotten story of the Earthquake that forever changed how we responded to and worked to prevent, the heartbreaking destruction of these natural disasters. - June 09, 2022 - Magpie Film Co

Vision Media Focuses on Digital Growth and Adds Joanna Syiek to Head Up Marketing

Vision Media Focuses on Digital Growth and Adds Joanna Syiek to Head Up Marketing

Vision Media, the entertainment industry’s global leader of digital and physical marketing and fulfillment services, has led the way through the shifting landscape of the past two years with its best-in-class secure streaming media platform. Amid the pandemic, Vision Media continued its... - June 07, 2022 - Vision Media

2022 Leo Awards Nomination: British Columbia Film Editor "Elated" with Nomination for Best Picture Editing Feature Length Documentary

2022 Leo Awards Nomination: British Columbia Film Editor "Elated" with Nomination for Best Picture Editing Feature Length Documentary

Film Editor Dakota Morton is very happy these days. "Just to be nominated, I'm elated." Dakota is a 2022 BC Leo Award nominee for his film editing on "Precious Leader Woman." Dakota's nomination, “Best Film Editor, Feature Length Documentary,” for "Precious... - June 06, 2022 - Dakota Morton

Sidekick Productions is Producing Their First Feature Film, the World’s First Queer, Fat-Positive Horror Film – And You Can Help

Sidekick Productions is Producing Their First Feature Film, the World’s First Queer, Fat-Positive Horror Film – And You Can Help

From the mind of Joshua R. Pangborn, creator of the queer hits Skeleton Crew and Demon Doctor, comes A Taste of Youth, co-directed by Pangborn and NBC’s The Voice’s Nakia. - June 05, 2022 - SideKick Productions

Jordan Elizabeth Gelber Ceo of OTT Pipeline Network, "Aperteur," Sits Down with "Behind the Rabbit Productions" in an Interview About Her Soft Launch on Roku

Jordan Elizabeth Gelber, founder of Aperteur TV, a new OTT streaming platform on Roku, celebrated her soft launch at Haswell Greens last week. Aimed at bridging the gap between creatives and decision makers in the entertainment industry, Gelber is dead set on creating an ecosystem that allows... - June 04, 2022 - Aperteur

COVID Isolation Turns to Madness in "Candyman" Writer-Director Bernard Rose's Latest Bunuelian Satire

COVID Isolation Turns to Madness in "Candyman" Writer-Director Bernard Rose's Latest Bunuelian Satire

Reuniting with Tony Todd, Rose deftly characterizes bourgeoisie life in Los Angeles at a moment of extreme crisis. Funny and frightening in equal measure, "Traveling Light" makes its theatrical debut at the Laemmle NoHo 7 on June 10. - June 03, 2022 - Xenon Pictures

San Francisco Black Film Festival XXIV Continues "Healing the World One Film at a Time" - June 16-19, 2022 in Celebration of Black Music Month & Juneteenth

San Francisco Black Film Festival XXIV Continues "Healing the World One Film at a Time" - June 16-19, 2022 in Celebration of Black Music Month & Juneteenth

The San Francisco Black Film Festival gets underway, June 16-19, 2022, affirming its founding philosophy, "Healing the World One Film at A Time" amid headlines of violence against humanity. - June 03, 2022 - San Francisco Black Film Festival

Screening of Apache Girl at the Marina Del Rey Film Festival, Sunday, June 19, 2:00 p.m., Cinemark 18XD Promenade at Howard Hughes Center

"Apache Girl” is RicMel Production's 3rd film garnering 10 wins and 18 nominations worldwide on the film festival circuit. New York-Tri State International Film Festival gives "Apache Girl" a special recognition for Best Human Rights Film due to its story about indigenous Apache women enduring barbaric acts as their heritage and lives were stolen. From 1861 to about 1924 two, brave Apache women, Lozen and Dahteste, rise above their People, defending their tribes amid foreign atrocities. - June 03, 2022 - RicMel Productions L.L.C.

Filmmaker Anthony D. Colby is on the Move

Filmmaker/Actor Anthony D. Colby is busy and on the move with film projects in front and behind the camera. - June 02, 2022 - Andeco Films LLC.

Stranger Things Newcomer Plays Eleven’s Predecessor Ten

Stranger Things Newcomer Plays Eleven’s Predecessor Ten

Christian Ganiere Dominates the First 8-minutes, and Guest Stars in 4 of 8 Initial Chapters of Season 4. - June 01, 2022 - Christian Ganiere

Rhonda Shear Joins Cast of The Throwback

Rhonda Shear Joins Cast of The Throwback

Actress/Comedian/Lingerie Designer Rhonda Shear plays a mix of Zen and Glam with her character Teri Simon in The Throwback, a new film by Mario Garcia in production now in Tampa, Florida. - June 01, 2022 - Shear Enterprises, LLC

Faster Action Figure! Kill! Kill! - Tura Satana Gets Immortalized as Toy

Faster Action Figure! Kill! Kill! - Tura Satana Gets Immortalized as Toy

“One of Tura’s wishes was for someone to create an action figure of her in full Varla mode,” says Siouxzan Perry, CEO of Tura Satana Inc., in announcing White Elephant Toyz and PlaidStallions.com will produce the first officially licensed Tura Satana action figure. In full Varla mode. - June 01, 2022 - PlaidStallions

Casting Workbook Launches "The Green Room" with Natasha Gargiulo

Casting Workbook Launches "The Green Room" with Natasha Gargiulo

In Partnership with former Entertainment Tonight Canada Reporter and Host of "The Working Actor" Natasha Gargiulo, Casting Workbook has launched its new original content series - "The Green Room." Announcement Highlights • Through a partnership with Natasha Gargiulo,... - May 31, 2022 - Casting Workbook

Aaron Klusman with Rivulet Media Announces a New 10-Acre Mixed Use Production Studio to be Headquartered at Phoenix's Iconic Union Station

Aaron Klusman with Rivulet Media Announces a New 10-Acre Mixed Use Production Studio to be Headquartered at Phoenix's Iconic Union Station

Rivulet Media’s co-founder and chairman/CEO Aaron Klusman recently acquired Phoenix’s iconic Union Station to celebrate the building’s upcoming 100th year anniversary and to ensure the proper redevelopment and preservation of the historic landmark. Phoenix Union Station was built... - May 28, 2022 - Rivulet Media

The Romanian Film Festival Returns to Washington, D.C.

The Romanian Film Festival Returns to Washington, D.C.

The Embassy of Romania, in partnership with the Romanian Cultural Institute, and Miracle Theatre, are announcing the return of the 3rd edition of the Romanian Film Festival in D.C., which starts on June 3 and runs through June 19 at the Miracle Theatre in Capitol Hill. - May 25, 2022 - Romanian Film Festival DC

Judy Garland's 100th Birthday Bash Introducing Debbie Wileman

Judy Garland's 100th Birthday Bash Introducing Debbie Wileman

It’s the worldwide celebration of the 100th Birthday of one of the Greatest Performers of our time, starring overnight internet sensation Debbie Wileman in an uncanny recreation of the sound of Judy Garland. Wileman has gained over 1 million online views for her spot-on recreation of Judy Garland and she is now, direct from London, onstage to dazzle Judy’s fans as well as her new followers. Fresh off her newest album release, “I’m Still Here” orchestrated, conducted & produced by Steve Orich. - May 20, 2022 - Stander Group Inc.

OTT Pipeline Network, Aperteur, by Production and Marketing Firm Starbaby Enterprises Launches with Debut Event at Haswell Greens

OTT Pipeline Network, Aperteur, by Production and Marketing Firm Starbaby Enterprises Launches with Debut Event at Haswell Greens

Aperteur is a new OTT platform aimed at bridging the gap between creatives and decision-makers in the entertainment industry. Led by Starbaby Enterprises’s Jordan Elizabeth Gelber CEO and Founder, the platform has created a virtual ecosystem where content creators can confidently share their... - May 20, 2022 - Aperteur

Conch Shell Int’l. Film Fest 2022 Pre-Fest Film & Chat Celebrates Caribbean Diaspora Narratives

Conch Shell International Film Fest (CSIFF) is thrilled to announce CSIFF2022 Pre-Fest “Film & Chat” online series’ May event will feature three short Caribbean Diaspora films: “Instead Dread,” written and directed by Dawn Wilkinson; “Veronica,” written... - May 15, 2022 - Conch Shell Productions

Society Performers Academy is Proud to Welcome the Return of Harriet Greenspan, Casting Director for Nickelodeon, Warner Bros., and Many More

Society Performers Academy is Proud to Welcome the Return of Harriet Greenspan, Casting Director for Nickelodeon, Warner Bros., and Many More

Nickelodeon's, Warner Bros., Casting Director is back to lead another Society Performers workshop Sunday, May 15, 2022. - May 13, 2022 - Society Performers Academy

Sci-Fi/Horror Film GoFundMe Campaign, Featuring Veteran "The Wonder Years" & "Law & Order" Actress Olivia d'Abo, is Off to the Races & Receiving Funds

Sci-Fi/Horror Film GoFundMe Campaign, Featuring Veteran "The Wonder Years" & "Law & Order" Actress Olivia d'Abo, is Off to the Races & Receiving Funds

Sci-Fi/Horror production, titled, "The Betty," moves forward with lead actress Olivia d'Abo ("The Wonder Years," "Law & Order," "Conan The Destroyer"). The GoFundMe was launched by independent production studio HJFilmworld. HJFilmworld has already started... - May 12, 2022 - HJFilmworld

Iconic "The Wonder Years" & "Law & Order" Actress Olivia D’abo is Featured in GoFundMe Campaign for Sci-Fi/Horror Film Paying Homage to Classic Cinema

Independent production studio HJFILMWORLD launches GoFundMe campaign for sci-fi/horror feature film "The Betty," starring Olivia D’abo ("The Wonder Years," "Law & Order," "Conan The Destroyer"). "The Betty" is created by newcomers... - May 11, 2022 - HJFilmworld

Congratulations to Society Performer Rahim Barry on His Upcoming Co-Star Role in a New HBO Show

Congratulations to Society Performer Rahim Barry on His Upcoming Co-Star Role in a New HBO Show

Society Performers Academy Major TV Booking announcement. - April 28, 2022 - Society Performers Academy

Society Performers Academy is Proud to Welcome the Return of Krisha Bullock Alexander, Casting Director for Nickelodeon's "Danger Force" and Many More...

Society Performers Academy is Proud to Welcome the Return of Krisha Bullock Alexander, Casting Director for Nickelodeon's "Danger Force" and Many More...

Nickelodeon's “Danger Force,” “Henry Danger,” Casting Director is back to lead another amazing Society Performers workshop. - April 27, 2022 - Society Performers Academy

CMX Cinemas Announces New CEO, Patrick J. Ryan

CMX Cinemas, the tenth largest movie theater chain in the United States, has announced a new CEO, Patrick J. Ryan. José Leonardo Martí will remain on board as Executive Vice Chairman for Cinemex Holdings USA, Inc. Patrick is a highly experienced and well-regarded leader in the... - April 27, 2022 - CMX Cinemas

RiverRun International Film Festival Announces "Healthy Hope" to be Included as Part of Their 24th Annual Lineup

The RiverRun International Film Festival's 24th annual lineup will include the locally produced and filmed documentary "Healthy Hope" that tells the story of the Muscadine Grape and the documented health benefits of the product. - April 27, 2022 - CLINNEAM LLC

“Fight ALS Film Fest” Aims to Shine a Spotlight on the World of ALS

Films explore universal themes of life-changing diseases through examination of ALS. Films and dialogue aim to improve understanding, uplift those affected, and expand the community. - April 25, 2022 - ALS Therapy Development Institute

Jon Gentry Stars in Debut at Prominent Black Film Festival

The Houston native’s poignant performance screens at the Pan African Film Festival in April. - April 22, 2022 - Jon Gentry

Author Kimberly D. Worthy Pens New Book to Help Those Aspiring to Land a Spot on Television

Author Kimberly D. Worthy Pens New Book to Help Those Aspiring to Land a Spot on Television

How to Develop Your YOU: A Tactical Guide and Planner to Develop You Into a Personality Fit for Non Scripted Television. - April 20, 2022 - Denise S'llure Publishing & Production Company, LLC

Edwin Freeman Releases His Third Poetry Compilation Titled "Awake," Aimed at Inspiring Readers to Find Their Life’s Calling

Edwin Freeman Releases His Third Poetry Compilation Titled "Awake," Aimed at Inspiring Readers to Find Their Life’s Calling

Edwin Freeman releases his third compilation of poems titled “Awake,” which follows the release of his two critically acclaimed poetry compilations, “Enlightenment” released in 2010, and “Renewed” released in 2011. - April 14, 2022 - Edwin Freeman

San Diego to Host Landmark Film Event April 29 – May 1 Featuring World’s Best Mobile Movies and Filmmakers

International Mobile Film Festival to Screen 6 Feature Length Films and 25 Short Films All Shot on Smartphones; Award Top Categories - April 12, 2022 - S. Botello Productions

Congratulations to Society Performer Leah Compton on Her Recurring Role in Disney’s Princess Club Airing on YouTube

Congratulations to Society Performer Leah Compton on Her Recurring Role in Disney’s Princess Club Airing on YouTube

Society Performers Academy Theatrical Booking announcement. - April 10, 2022 - Society Performers Academy

Society Performers Academy is Proud to Announce the Return of It’s National Competition SPiN (Society Performers in Nationals)

Society Performers Academy is Proud to Announce the Return of It’s National Competition SPiN (Society Performers in Nationals)

Society Performers Academy National Competition (SPiN which stands for Society Performers in Nationals) Returns. - April 09, 2022 - Society Performers Academy

Retro Gaming Returns with Sharp Edge VHS Dice

1985 Games has a new Kickstarter featuring retro 80s inspired VHS style boxes and custom sharp edge resin dices sets in matching colors. - April 08, 2022 - 1985 Games LLC

"I Am More Than My Hair" by Nationally-Recognized Filmmaker Alyscia Cunningham to Debut at Prestigious Black Film Festival

The Maryland native’s candid documentary, which challenge’s today’s beauty standards and promotes self-empowerment, will screen at the Pan African Film Festival in April. - April 06, 2022 - Her House Media

Andrew Keegan & Sonalii Castillo to Star in Social Justice Thriller "High Tide"

Andrew Keegan & Sonalii Castillo to Star in Social Justice Thriller "High Tide"

Andrew Keegan (10 Things I Hate About You) and Sonalii Castillo (CW’s Outpost) have signed on to star in “High Tide”, a social justice thriller from director Natalie Bible’. The film, penned by Bible’ and Brieanna Steele, follows a small-town waitress, Samantha... - April 04, 2022 - NB Creative Studio

Congratulations to Society Performer Ezekiel Bernier on His Dole Fruit Cups Commercial Booking

Congratulations to Society Performer Ezekiel Bernier on His Dole Fruit Cups Commercial Booking

Society Performer TV Commercial Booking announcement. - April 01, 2022 - Society Performers Academy

ESPAT TV Bolsters Its Creative Collective Through New Partnership with Elite Edge, Leading Sports and Entertainment Creative Production Studio

ESPAT TV Bolsters Its Creative Collective Through New Partnership with Elite Edge, Leading Sports and Entertainment Creative Production Studio

ESPAT Studios, the nation’s leader in gaming-centric premium content and web3 production, announced it has entered into a production line partnership with Elite Edge Productions, to explore, create and produce new stories and premium formats to entertain the gaming community... - March 31, 2022 - ESPAT TV

Diffuse Logic Introduces Its New Saturn Solver

Diffuse Logic Introduces Its New Saturn Solver

Diffuse logic is pleased to announce the public release of Bella 22.3, which introduces its new Saturn solver. - March 31, 2022 - Diffuse Logic

NYC-Based Sports Agency LAA Sports & Entertainment Sets Up Shop in LA

LAA Sports & Entertainment, a full-service representation agency is expanding its offerings by setting up shop in Los Angeles. "My partner Joe Curtis and I are thrilled with the success we’ve had with our sports clientele, and in our constant pursuit of finding new, creative ways to... - March 28, 2022 - LAA Sports & Entertainment

Winners Selected for the 8th Annual Women’s Voices Now Film Festival Awards Ceremony: The Rights and Roles of Women: Redefining Our Shared Reality

The 8th Annual Women's Voices Now Documentary Film Festival Winners Have Been Selected - March 26, 2022 - Women's Voices Now

Conch Shell International Film Fest Announces IPitch is an Official Larimar Award Sponsor - Celebrating Caribbean & Caribbean Diaspora Filmmakers

Conch Shell International Film Fest (CSIFF) announces that IPitch has joined the festival’s official Larimar Award Sponsor community. Conch Shell International Film Fest (CSIFF) celebrates and elevates the voices of Caribbean and Caribbean Diaspora filmmakers. The focus of this year’s... - March 25, 2022 - Conch Shell Productions

Muscadine Documentary "Healthy Hope," Produced by CLINNEAM LLC, to be Shown at NoVa Film Festival

The documentary "Healthy Hope" has been Officially Selected by the NoVa Film Festival in Northern Virginia for this year’s event. The film is about the research being done on the cancer fighting and curative properties of the Muscadine Grape. Clinical Trials are now in progress with Johns Hopkins University for Prostate Cancer and the muscadine grape extract. - March 25, 2022 - CLINNEAM LLC

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