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Affinity Mediaworks Corp. (OTCBB: AFFW). Affinity is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to produce twelve films with Insight Film Studios/Odyssey Film Studios of Vancouver, British Columbia. Insight leads the Canadian industry for the fourth consecutive year acco...
KDN Films chronicles the building of Ann Arbor's Traverwood Branch Library
Getty Images today completed its fifth annual photojournalism grants program by announcing that Krisanne Johnson, Brenda Kenneally (both from the United States) and Zalmai (from Afghanistan and Switzerland) have been selected to each receive $20,000 grants, ...
Summer sizzles on Lifetime Television with the premiere of the Emmy(R)-nominated and Peabody(R) Award-winning hit series Project Runway, on Thursday, August 20, at 10PM ET/PT, followed by the all-new companion series, Models of the Runway at 11PM ET/PT. Produced by The Weinstein Compa...
Capitalism: A Love Story is the newly unveiled title of Oscar(R)-winner Michael Moore's latest documentary feature. Overture Films will release the film domestically on October 2, 2009, and Paramount Vantage will handle international distribution. As previously announced, Moore will ...
SMILE PINKI (Oscar-Winner for Best Documentary Short) and THE CONSCIENCE OF NHEM EN (Oscar-Nominated for Best Documentary Short)
WEEKLY TV PREMIERES OF FILMS ABOUT HUMAN IMPACT ON THE PLANET
KDN Films chronicles the building of Ann Arbor's Traverwood Branch Library
Independent Television Service (ITVS) and Geneva University, in collaboration with the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School and the U.S. Mission to Geneva, will present the Geneva Forum on Social Change, June 5 and 6 at the Geneva International Conference Centre in Geneva, Switzerland. The f...
Alzheimer's disease is gaining awareness as its reach grows to include more than 5.3 million Americans living with the disease. Previously unknown, misunderstood or hidden in the home, people living with Alzheimer's -- along with a family from Tioga, North Dakota -- are the subjects o...
TO PREMIERE AT THE 2009 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL
SnagFilms today announced it had entered into Founders’ Alliances with three landmark film festivals and two prominent independent film industry organizations, in order to bring more non-fiction films to broader audiences via the web, and to extend th...
"Seven Days in May" to Highlight 48 Films Honoring American GIs
Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced that Ben Affleck will participate in a podcast with Avid® discussing his work as a director, producer and editor on March 30, 2009. Affleck used Avid Media Composer® on his latest project "Gimme Shelter," a short film on the humanita...
This week marks the sixth anniversary of the start of the Iraq War - which has resulted in the deaths of more than 4,000 Americans and countless Iraqis (estimates vary from over 100,000 to one million). This week, Dream Catcher Films, Inc. will present special screenings of Finding Ou...
EyeSteelFilm, the creators of "RiP, a Remix Manifesto," a documentary about copyright and remix culture, announced today that it has partnered with Kaltura, Inc. (http://www.kaltura.com), developer of the first open source video platform and Raincity Studios, a web 2.0 community develo...
Independent Television Service (ITVS) announced today the lineup for the second season of "Global Voices," the international documentary series produced by ITVS International for the PBS WORLD digital channel. "Global Voices'" second season begins Sunday, April 5, 2009, at 10 PM (check...
The Bonnie Brae Knights, Fresh Off Obama Inauguration Performance, Close Out Event
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An evening with funny man Chevy Chase and an award-winning documentary about political uprising by Burma's Buddhist monks are among highlights of fifth-annual festival
Acclaimed Filmmakers of Wordplay and I.O.U.S.A to Make TV Documentary about Porous Pop Culture Icon
Just in time for the end of 2008 and the arrival of so many awards contenders into theaters, SpoutBlog editor Karina Longworth has chose ten under-the-radar films that are worthy of being seen. "Some of these titles had blink-and-you-missed-it releases in 2008, others took the film fes...
"America's Victoria, Remembering Victoria Woodhull," a feature length documentary previously featured on PBS television is now available for free. Victoria Woodhull became the first woman to campaign for U.S. President in 1872. "America's Victoria" is a wonderful chronicle of the life...
The Alex Jones Show announced today that Willie Nelson, Jimmie Vaughan, Jesse Ventura, and Alex Jones will all appear live at the Backyard Live Oak Amphitheater in Austin, TX, this Sunday October 26th, for the Peaceful Solution, Peace Revolution, Take Back America event, which will be ...
Under Our Skin, a documentary about the debilitating and often heartbreaking effects of Lyme disease, has just won a prestigious FREDDIE Award. The honor names the doc "Best Film about Infectious Diseases".
"In Bed with a Mosquito," the first video documentary produced and directed by Detroit-born and former Michigan resident Sarah Frank, will be featured at four different film festivals across the U.S. during the month of October.
With three weeks to go before perhaps the most consequential election in recent history, SnagFilms today announced it would offer viewers free streaming of more than 60 election-themed films so that voters might become better informed on issues before...
The 5th Annual Artivist Film Festival & Awards today announced its opening night film along with an overview of the official 2008 program lineup. Artivist is the first international film festival and awards dedicated to addressing human rights, children's advocacy, environmental preser...
Bret Lyman, a Napa Valley-based filmmaker and proprietor of B.Napa Studio, has turned his camera on the vineyards, wineries and principals of Wilson Daniels Ltd.'s French and Hungarian properties to create a series of compelling, short films.
Necessary Nomad Films, a Los Angeles-based production company, today announces the world premiere theatrical release of "Unspooled," the second documentary feature produced and directed by New York Times-acclaimed filmmaker Keir Moreano. "Unspooled," which opens for an exclusive one-we...
SnagFilms, which brings the best nonfiction films to the web audience and promotes viral web distribution through virtual movie theater widgets, today announced its first annual September 11th Remembrance in Film, with a slate of five documentary film...
3D Entertainment, a leading company focusing on the production and distribution of high quality documentary films for IMAX(R) Theatres and Digital 3D cinemas, announces today the addition of a new key executive to its team in the newly created position of Vice President, Film Developme...
At a time when independent documentary films are experiencing a creative boom, yet theatrical distribution channels have gone bust, the beta launch today of SnagFilms helps both independent filmmakers and iconic production companies – and the audiences...
Internews Network welcomes the news that a Russian court has deemed unconstitutional the criminal charges brought against the leader of a Russian media NGO.
Amateur and independent filmmakers, writers, actors and film buffs from around the nation can develop short films together, thanks to a new interactive online destination. Rootclip, located at http://www.rootclip.com/ , encourages site visitors to create customized short film storyline...
Faerie Films, producers of the documentary "ALL JACKED UP" applaud the recent attention given to the issues surrounding the treatment and conditions of factory farmed animals, including beef destined for public school consumption. The company cautions the media and families to continue...