2009 Newport Beach Film Fest call for submissions

The Newport Beach Film Festival will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with an action-packed line up of independent and studio films from around the globe. From premieres of contemporary cinema, to live fashion shows, and tastes of Newport Beach’s finest culinary creations, we are offering filmmakers the ultimate Festival experience.  The Festival features nightly special …
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Red band trailer for Let the Right One In

There is a red band trailer for vampire film Let the Right One In online. Swedish filmmaker Tomas Alfredson weaves friendship, rejection and loyalty into a disturbing and darkly atmospheric, yet poetic and unexpectedly tender tableau of adolescence. Let the Right One In is based on the best-selling novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist. The film …
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Indie horror Sodium Babies tastes blood

Big Screen Entertainment is very excited about the attention its newly acquired feature film, Sodium Babies, has been receiving both internationally and domestically. Big Screen Entertainment Group is selling worldwide rights for the film as well as planning a big campaign for this year’s American Film Market. “Sodium Babies was made over a five year …
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Shooting begins on Night of the Demons remake

Seven Arts Pictures recently announced the start of principal photography, for the remake of the classic creature horror film Night of The Demons, in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is expected to be completed before December 1, 2008. It is expected to be ready for distribution by June 2009. The film is a remake the classic …
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Details on Swamp Devil

Filmmaker David Winning (Andromeda, Stargate: Atlantis, Blood Ties) directed the Canadian feature film Swamp Devil, starring Bruce Dern which premiered on Sci Fi last Sunday. The film previously won the Best Foreign Feature film award at this year’s Big Island Film Festival in Waikoloa, Hawaii and the director was also honoured there with a Special …
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Iron Man now available on a Dell PC near you

Dell announced today the next era in personalization of the PC with the launch of its inaugural pre-loaded movie service. Starting today, coinciding with the DVD release, Dell’s movie selection premieres with one of the top grossing films of 2008 – Iron Man from Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment. For the first time, consumers have …
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Variety continues LA and NYC screening series

Variety recently started its sixth annual Los Angeles Screening Series and the first-ever New York Screening Series. The L.A. Screening Series kicked off with a showing of Sony Pictures Classics Rachel Getting Married, followed by a Q&A with stars Anne Hathaway and Rosemarie Dewitt as well as writer Jenny Lumet. The New York Screening Series opened …
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Details on the John Malkovich film Drunkboat

The Seven Arts Pictures film Drunkboat, directed by Bob Meyer, and stars John Goodman and Golden Globe and Academy Award nominee John Malkovich, who is also producing the movie. The project follows a man making a difficult and tenuous return to family life in Chicago after many years of lonely self destruction. His nephew has …
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AniBoom animation contest accepting entries

AniBoom, the world’s first virtual studios, recently announced its Third Annual aniBoom Awards for submissions from independent animators of all types around the globe. Submissions are welcome through December 1, 2008, during which time the animations will be viewed and ranked by the community on aniBoom.com and by a select panel of entertainment industry luminaries. …
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