Steampunk epic Riese circling TV debut

Riese Productions announced that Riese: Kingdom Falling is online now for US audiences on Syfy.com and is also available via Sony’s PS3, Microsoft’s Xbox and Amazon. According to the company, the Riese series is also being considered for television development. Narrated by Sanctuary’s Amanda Tapping, the 10-part series stars Christine Chatelain (The Collector); Sharon Taylor …
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Syfy web series Riese goes gaming

Today Riese Productions and Genius Factor Games announced the upcoming launch of an iPhone / iPod touch game featuring the voice of Felicia Day and based on the acclaimed new Syfy web series Riese. Riese tells the story of a exiled princess on the run from a dangerous religious sect in a steampunk-inspired world. The …
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New shots of The Joker in action inside DC Universe

Today Sony Online Entertainment has announced the opening of beta registration and pre-order programs for DC Universe Online. Additionally, they’ve released new character shots of The Joker in action within the game. I can’t wait to see what kind of havoc The Joker will unleash inside of DCUO. DC Universe Online is the only next-generation …
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Die Hard writer launches short film competition

Creative collaboration platform Talenthouse has partnered with producer and screenwriter Steven E. de Souza to provide aspiring filmmakers an opportunity to work with one of the most renowned screenwriters in cinema history. De Souza, whose films have earned over $2 billion at the worldwide box office, with blockbusters such as Die Hard, 48hrs, Commando, The …
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Indie comedy filmmaking team celebrate one year anniversary

The comedy filmmaking collective known as General Delight is celebrating their first anniversary with a screening of 10 of their short films featuring interactive elements (Hint: Phantom of the Opera sing-a-long). Some of the shorts will include: A lascivious magician that makes husbands disappear and then beds their wives The awkward moments after an inter-racial …
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Actor James Caan’s Openfilm to award $1 million film financing prize in indie film contest

Online global independent film community Openfilm announced that it will award $1 million to independent filmmakers over the next 20 months. One independent filmmaker will be selected to receive $50,000 in cash and $200,000 in financing every 5 months by the Openfilm community of 20,000 registered film enthusiasts, along with some of the world’s preeminent …
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Tribeca Film Festival going on a virtual tour

The 2010 Tribeca Film Festival begins on April 21st and runs through May 2nd. Tickets go on sale to American Express cardmembers on April 13th, to downtown New York City residents on April 18th, and to the general public on April 19th. If you are not in NYC, Tribeca Film Festival has two new ways …
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Award-winning talhotblond murder investigation getting multi-platform release

Paramount Digital Entertainment announced that it has acquired worldwide distribution rights to the award-winning documentary talhotblond. The deal is the first of its kind for the division, which will make the critically-acclaimed film available through download-to-own digital distributors following the documentary’s broadcast premiere this Sunday, December 13th, on MSNBC. Talhotblond is the true story (and …
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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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