Wednesday, February 27, 2013

REPORTING ON HOLLYWOOD


Sun Valley Film Festival Film Schedule Released

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tickets now for sale online

SUN VALLEY, ID……The Sun Valley Film Festival, presented by Zions Bank, has released its full film and event schedule for the March 14-17 weekend on its website at www.sunvalleyfilmfestival.org.

The lineup includes 88 film, TV and video screenings, including nine world premieres and the festival’s first multi-platform digital series – Deep Powder. This year the festival is offering the SVFF Freebie Series which includes Nat Geo WILD TV’s world premiere Kingdom of the Oceans, Celeste and Jesse Forever, and Genetic Roulette. Over 60 filmmakers are expected to attend the festival to showcase their films to audiences and network with others in the industry.

Individual film tickets are now for sale through the festival website and will also be available at Festival HQ, located at 251 N. Washington in downtown Ketchum, daily beginning March 4th from 10am to 6pm.

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NIGHT OF 100 STARS


Monday, February 25, 2013

THE OSCARS® SHOW TO BE AVAILABLE IN ITS ENTIRETY VIA ABC'S

THE FULL SHOW ALSO AVAILABLE VIA ABC ON DEMAND


BEVERLY HILLS, CA – For the first time, viewers in the U.S. will be able to stream tonight’s Oscars show in its entirety across multiple platforms including ABC.com, the ABC Player app, and the free, ad-supported Hulu and Hulu Plus subscription service. The show will also be available via ABC On Demand, the network’s fast forward-disabled VOD service.

The Oscars, in its entirety, will be available to stream within hours of its broadcast completion, beginning Monday, Feb. 25th at 6:00 a.m. EST through Wednesday, February 27, at midnight EST.
“Tonight’s show included remarkable performances that will surely have people talking. This is an easy, convenient way for anyone who missed the show to catch up and join the conversation,” said Karin Gilford, Senior Vice President of Digital Media, ABC Entertainment. “It’s also perfect for anyone who just wants to relive the most magical moments of the night.”

"Our goal is to give fans as many ways to enjoy and engage with the Oscars as possible and this will provide another great opportunity for them,” said Christina Kounelias, the Academy’s Chief Marketing Officer.

The full streaming will be advertiser supported with :15 or :30 video spots running intermittingly from Blue Diamond, Diet Coke, Hyundai, JC Penney, Samsung and The University of Phoenix.
Additionally, during the telecast, Oscar.com offered a plethora of “Real Time Oscar Highlights” to viewers almost instantly after they debuted on the live broadcast. Those special moments from telecast as well as numerous highlights from the Red Carpet and backstage during the show, are currently available on the show’s official site, Oscar.com.

Oscar.com and the official Oscars app go to great lengths to engage fans, giving them unparalleled access to all things Oscar Sunday. As part of the “Backstage Pass,” there are almost 20 exclusive live cameras strategically placed on the Red Carpet, and throughout the backstage are of the Dolby Theatre. Fans can either sit back and enjoy the action in “Watch” mode, or control the cameras they want to see in “Direct” mode. Hosts and correspondents include: “The View’s” Sherri Shepherd, television personality Cameron Mathison, “Modern Family’s” Rico Rodriquez, Entertainment Weekly’s Jess Cagle, and PEOPLE’s Peter Castro. For the first time this year, Backstage Pass will include the Red Carpet Digital Lounge, where Radio Disney’s Jake Whetter, POPSUGAR’s Alison McNamara and Mashable’s Brian Hernandez will report on the most buzzed about trends on social media using multi-media monitors run from Samsung Galaxy tablets and smartphones.
Hosted by Seth MacFarlane, the show included:
  • A Celebration of Movie Musicals: Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls) and Catherine Zeta-Jones (Chicago) joined this year's Oscar nominees from Les Miserables, Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway along with co-stars Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks and Helena Bonham Carter
  • A very special performance from Barbra Streisand
  • Norah Jones performing "Everybody Needs a Best Friend" from the motion picture Ted
  • Adele singing the Oscar-nominated theme song from Skyfall
  • Appearances by: Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman, Jane Fonda, Jennifer Garner, Kristen Stewart, Kerry Washington, Jennifer Aniston, Michael Douglas, Jamie Foxx, Paul Rudd, Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa McCarthy, Liam Neeson, John Travolta, Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Mark Wahlberg, Ted and "Marvel's The Avengers" cast members Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo; returning 2011 Oscar winners Jean Dujardin, Christopher Plummer, Octavia Spencer and Meryl Streep; "Chicago" cast members Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, Renée Zellweger and Catherine Zeta-Jones; special guests Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Radcliffe, Channing Tatum and Charlize Theron; and performers including Kristin Chenoweth, Jennifer Hudson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Barks, Aaron Tveit and Helena Bonham, Adele, Dame Shirley Bassey, Norah Jones and Barbra Streisand.

The Oscars for outstanding film achievements of 2012 were presented on Oscar® Sunday, February 24, at the Dolby Theatre™ at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and were hosted by Seth MacFarlane. The Oscar presentation was televised live on the ABC Television Network and in more than 225 countries worldwide.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

OSCAR SEASON AT THE AMERICAN CINEMATHEQUE 2013

Free Admission!

Sat, February 23 • 10:30am
A conversation with this year’s Oscar-nominated editors. Discover how they went from dailies to Oscar-nominated films! Nominees are William Goldenberg (ARGO), Tim Squyres (LIFE OF PI), Michael Kahn (LINCOLN), Jay Cassidy & Crispin Struthers (SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK) and Dylan Tichenor & William Goldenberg (ZERO DARK THIRTY).


Free Admission!
OSCAR SEASON AT THE AMERICAN CINEMATHEQUE 2013
Sat, February 23 • 3:00pm
Join us for a panel discussion with this year’s Academy Award-nominated art directors and set decorators. Nominees are Sarah Greenwood (Production Design) and Katie Spencer (Set Decoration) for ANNA KARENINA, Dan Hennah (Production Design) and Ra Vincent & Simon Bright (Set Decoration) for THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY, Eve Stewart (Production Design) and Anna Lynch-Robinson (Set Decoration) for LES MISÉRABLES, David Gropman (Production Design) and Anna Pinnock (Set Decoration) for LIFE OF PI and Rick Carter (Production Design) and Jim Erickson (Set Decoration) for LINCOLN.

60th Anniversary! Julie Adams, Jeanne Cooper & Peter Ford In Person!
Sat, February 23 • 7:30pm
Tonight we remember the Alamo - the legendary 13-day siege of the Texas fort began on this day in 1836 - with a 60th anniversary screening of Technicolor Western THE MAN FROM THE ALAMO. Actress Julie Adams and actor Glenn Ford's son Peter Ford will sign copies of their books at 6:30PM and participate in a discussion after the film.

Thu, February 28 • 6:00pm
February 28 – March 3, 2013
The Los Angeles Turkish Film Festival.
This is not a program of the American Cinematheque. For more information go to: www.latff.org

Double Feature!
ON THE ROAD: CINEMATIC JOURNEYS
Thu, March 7 • 7:30pm
In Sam Peckinpah’s irascible action comedy CONVOY, a trucker (Kris Kristofferson) and his gal (Ali MacGraw) lead a rebellious group of drivers in protest against a brutally repressive sheriff (Ernest Borgnine). A 25th anniversary screening of action comedy MIDNIGHT RUN follows, starring Robert De Niro and Charles Grodin as an odd pair thrown together on a madcap, cross-country road trip.

Directors In Person! After Party & Concert!
Short Film Programs 2013
Fri, March 8 • 7:30pm
Join us for an evening of documentary, animated and narrative shorts from Cuba’s preeminent female directors, writers and actors. These films make their U.S. debut here before the program travels to New York and Miami! Filmmakers will appear in person and an after party will include Cuban cuisine, drinks, and a performance by Candi Sosa y Su Sexteto.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Ready To Fly!

Getting ready to fly into the arms of Hollywood to connect with Chicago!

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

JENNIFER ANISTON, MICHAEL DOUGLAS, JAMIE FOXX

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Oscar-winning actors Michael Douglas and Jamie Foxx will join Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd as presenters on the Oscar telecast, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today.
Aniston's credits include "The Switch," "Marley and Me," "The Break-Up," "Along Came Polly," "Bruce Almighty," "The Good Girl" and "Office Space." She most recently co-starred with Rudd in "Wanderlust."
Douglas has won Oscars® for his performance as Gordon Gekko in "Wall Street" and as producer of the 1975 Best Picture winner "One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest."

Foxx, who garnered a Supporting Actor nomination for "Collateral," took home an Oscar for his title role in "Ray."
Rudd's credits include "This Is 40," "I Love You, Man," "Role Models," "Knocked Up" and "The 40-Year-Old Virgin." In March, he will be seen in "Admission."

Aniston, Douglas, Foxx and Rudd join a stellar list of previously announced Oscar presenters including Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa McCarthy, Liam Neeson, John Travolta, Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Mark Wahlberg, Ted and "Marvel's The Avengers" cast members Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo; returning 2011 Oscar winners Jean Dujardin, Christopher Plummer, Octavia Spencer and Meryl Streep; "Chicago" cast members Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, Renée Zellweger and Catherine Zeta-Jones; special guests Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Radcliffe, Channing Tatum and Charlize Theron; and performers Adele, Dame Shirley Bassey, Norah Jones and Barbra Streisand.

Oscars for outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented on Oscar Sunday, February 24 at the Dolby Theatre™ at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and will be hosted by Seth MacFarlane live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide. For more information go to Oscar.com or download the official Oscars app.

Saturday, February 16, 2013

ADDITIONAL HOST NAMED FOR OSCARS® RED-CARPET SHOW

February 15, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Grammy Award-winning singer Kelly Rowland today announced that she has been invited to join Emmy® and Tony® award-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth, Entertainment Weekly Managing Editor Jess Cagle and “Good Morning America” anchor Lara Spencer to host the official Oscar® pre-show, ”The Oscars Red Carpet Live.”

The show is executive produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, producers of the Oscar telecast, and produced by Charlie Haykel and Juliane Hare for Don Mischer Productions.

“The Oscars Red Carpet Live” will take place on Oscar Sunday, February 24, in front of the Dolby Theatre™ at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and be televised live on the ABC Television Network beginning at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.  The red carpet show will also be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.   For more information go to Oscar.com or download the official Oscars app.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

SUNNY SIDE UP & COFFEE SHOPPE


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SHARI DUFFY'S EVENT AT BODI


Shari Duffy, Carmin Rivera and Sandra Smith-Doghmi braved the snow storm for Shari's "Night of the Big Cats" at Bodi Nightclub.  Benjamin Cottrell also hosted a model call which created a lot of Kittens but the Cats held the lead!

Vendors were lined up ready to promote and network, among some of them were:
The Funky Zebra Handbags .  www.thedrinkdeck.com  .  Extensions by Jill and Paparazzi Glitz and of course, the hit of the night Real Russian Vodka!

Networking was great and the crowd was shoulder to shoulder making it easy to exchange business cards! 

Creating events is creative and exciting as long as you take care of yourself in the interm by indulging in a bubble bath with champagne and a good book... 

Saturday, February 9, 2013