Join us for a very special contest on Facebook

I finally figured out how to launch that long-in-development Facebook page for FilmFetish.com (TAKE A LOOK). To celebrate the newly published page, I’m inviting readers of the site to “Become A Fan”. Then, starting next Friday, August 21st, I’ll be initiating a VERY special contest exclusively for our Facebook fans. And all of the entry …
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Streaming Media West 2009

Now in its 12th year, the Streaming Media West show is the number-one place to come see, learn and discuss what’s taking place with all forms of online video and its related technologies. Content owners, viral video creators, online marketers, enterprise corporations, broadcast professionals, ad agencies, educators and more all come to see and hear …
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Warner Premiere to debut first of its kind ‘visual music album’ featuring U.K. band

The U.K.-based band One Eskimo and Warner Premiere have created an innovative new musical experience that brings a musical album together with groundbreaking animation and story to offer music fans a fully immersive musical and visual storytelling experience. The brainchild of lead singer Kristian Leontiou, The Adventures of One Eskimo is a visual album comprised …
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Death Proof Zoe Bell to attend panel & uncut screening for her series Angel of Death at Comic-Con ’09

Comic book legend Ed Brubaker (Captain America), Actress and Stuntwoman Zoe Bell (Death Proof), Doug Jones (Quarantine), Ted Raimi (Spider-Man 3), along with director Paul Etheredge (Buried Alive) and producer John Norris, will all be in attendance for a Q&A panel and exclusive screening of the UNCUT feature-length film version of the groundbreaking online series …
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National Lampoon and IndiePix look to the new frontier with The Orchard

The Orchard announced that it has formed comprehensive marketing, distribution, and services partnerships with National Lampoon, IndiePix Films and Independent Film Sales. With these collaborations, the company will provide marketing and digital distribution services for National Lampoon, one of the oldest and most recognized comedy entertainment brands in the world. As part of the agreement, …
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Columbine-themed indie film April Showers sets download records

April Showers, the semi-autobiographical Columbine High School-themed independent feature film, written and directed by Columbine survivor Andrew Robinson, has set records via its unique distribution model on both iTunes and Indieflix. On Tuesday, May 5th, the film became the #1 most downloaded independent film in the country on iTunes, and #65 overall – on the …
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SnagFilms partners with Hulu

SnagFilms today announced it is providing portions of its video library to Hulu, the online video service that offers hit TV shows, movies and clips at Hulu.com and other online destination sites, for the launch of the company’s new documentary film section of the service. SnagFilms brings the best nonfiction films to the web audience, …
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Award-winning festival films to stream on net and mobile platforms

Jaman, an online destination for high-def entertainment, has partnered with Cinetic Rights Management, a leading provider of strategic advisory services to the entertainment and media industries. The collaboration expands Jaman’s catalogue to more than 7000 films, including Oscar-winning documentaries and contenders from the world’s premiere film festivals. Now Jaman members can watch such independent hits …
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Studios band together to form cable/streaming channel with newly released films and behind-the-scenes content

Studio 3 Networks, a joint venture formed by Viacom, Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Lionsgate, announced that it’s launching a next-generation entertainment service called epix. The service will provide access to films and original entertainment programming on television, along with on-demand access via broadband. Epix will make movies and entertainment accessible on multiple platforms, and …
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Streaming Media East 2009

Streaming Media East is the only show that covers both the business of online video and the technology of streaming, downloading, webcasting, internet TV, IPTV and mobile video. Now in its 12th year, the Streaming Media East show is the number-one place to come see, learn, and discuss what is taking place with all forms …
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Yahoo attempts to bridge gap between TV and the net

Yahoo!’s Connected TV group today unveiled the next generation of technology and services for Internet-connected televisions. The company has forged partnerships with top CE manufacturers to launch a widget-based user experience for TV that brings the best of the Web to a broad range of living room devices. Powered by the Yahoo! Widget Engine, these …
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Craig Brewer takes his flow on the road

Craig Brewer, writer/director of the critically acclaimed Hustle & Flow, has signed a deal with New Regency to write and direct the film Mother Trucker, based on a Maxim Magazine article written by Steven Russell, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Peter Jaysen, along with writer Gary Scott Thompson (Knight Rider) will produce the project. “Trucker” …
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