MPAA TO HOST SCREENING, PANEL DISCUSSION OF BULLY FOR DC-AREA PRINCIPALS AND EDUCATORS on March 09, 2012
WASHINGTON, DC -- On Thursday, March 15th, the Motion Picture Association of America will host a screening for DC-area principals and educators of Bully, a new documentary chronicling the stories of kids in classrooms across the country who are dealing with aggressive and relentless bullying by their fellow students. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion focused on the challenges educators face in dealing with bullying in the classroom and how best to ensure that kids feel safe and protected when they come to school.
Bully has been screened and honored at dozens of film festivals around the world, including the Tribeca Film Festival, Zurich Film Festival and Screen Singapore, to name just a few. Bully will open in theaters in New York and Los Angeles on March 30, and in Washington DC and other cities on April 13.
Participating in the panel discussion will be MPAA Chairman Senator Chris Dodd, Bully distributor Harvey Weinstein, Bully director Lee Hirsch, DC Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson and Dr. Joseph Wright, Senior Vice President and head of the Child Health Advocacy Institute at Children's National Medical Center in Washington. The panel will discuss the issues raised in the film and the importance of a national conversation among students, parents and educators about bullying in America's schools. The panel will facilitate a discussion with the audience of principals, teachers and administrators to hear about their experiences and how they have handled bullying in their own schools.
NOTE: Due to extremely limited seating, the screening and panel discussion are by invitation only. Press access is also by invitation only.
HOLLYWOOD, CA -- At the SXSW 2012 Film Festival today, Paramount's Insurge Pictures announced it will release The Loved Ones in theaters nationwide this June 2012 by offering moviegoers an exciting way to see it first. Through an innovative collaboration with Tugg, Inc., a collective action web-platform that enables individuals to choose the films that play in their local theaters, fans can sign up today at www.TheLovedOnesMovie.com to book a screening and invite friends to see one of the most buzzed about horror films of the summer. Those who sign up will be given notice when they can begin to set their June screenings. Chosen by popular demand to be part of Tugg's "Encore Screening Series" at the South By Southwest Film Festival 2012, The Loved Ones will screen at the festival on March 9th at 9pm at the Alamo Drafthouse Village in Austin, TX.
Written and directed by Sean Byrne, The Loved Ones has steadily grown a large underground following due to its enthusiastic reception as a midnightmovie favorite at festivals like SXSW, Fantasia and Toronto International Film Festival. Described as "Sixteen Candles meets The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" (FlickSided.com), the film has ardent supporters who have said The Loved Ones is "raw horror fun done right" (HitFix.com) and "one of the best pure horror flicks I've seen in ages" (JoBlo.com).
"Those who have seen and heard about The Loved Ones have been clamoring for its theatrical release," said Amy Powell, President, Insurge Pictures. "This is a truly terrifying film that brings new meaning to the horrors of dating and we're excited to give fans the unprecedented opportunity to personalize their movie going experience."
"We're thrilled to work with Paramount's Insurge Pictures to help give fans everywhere the unique ability to share this movie with their community. The Loved Ones is the kind of film that shocks, horrifies and entertains in a way that's best experienced in a crowded theater," said Tugg co-founders Nicolas Gonda and Pablo Gonzalez.
'PROMETHEUS' TO BE RELEASED IN IMAX® 3D ON JUNE 8 on March 08, 2012
Los Angeles, CA -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox today announced that Prometheus, the summer's scariest action event picture and director Ridley Scott's return to the genre he helped define, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX® 3D format and released in IMAX® digital and film theatres domestically and in a select number of IMAX theatres internationally, starting June 8, 2012.
Sir Ridley directs and produces the film, which is written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof. Prometheus: An IMAX 3D Experience features a stellar international cast that includes Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green and Charlize Theron.
"Ridley Scott is one of the best storytellers of our time, whose groundbreaking films Alien and Blade Runner changed the landscape of the science-fiction genre," said Greg Foster, Chairman and President of IMAX Filmed Entertainment. "We're excited about Prometheus and proud to add him to the prestigious list of directors whose films have been presented in IMAX."
The IMAX release of Prometheus will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX 3D Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images coupled with IMAX's customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.
'Prometheus' Director Ridley Scott to Chat Live With Guests of AMC Theatres and 20th Century Fox and Premiere the Movie's New Trailer at AMCTheatres.com on March 08, 2012
Kansas City, Mo. -- AMC Theatres® and Twentieth Century Fox are excited to announce that fans eagerly anticipating legendary filmmaker Ridley Scott's PROMETHEUS, will have an opportunity to see a Livestream Q&A featuring Sir Ridley and PROMETHEUS co-screenwriter and executive producer Damon Lindelof at go.amctheatres.com/prometheus on Saturday, March 17 at 4 p.m. PDT (7 p.m. EDT). Following the Q&A, the newest PROMETHEUS trailer will premiere on AMC Theatres' website.
Additionally, AMC Stubs members in the Los Angeles area have the exclusive opportunity to join Scott and Lindelof in person for their Q&A session, which takes places at AMC Downtown Disney 12 in Anaheim, Calif., on Saturday, March 17 at 4 p.m. PDT.
"Ridley Scott's PROMETHEUS is one of the most anticipated films of 2012, and we're honored to not only be a part of the release of this most recent trailer, but to provide our AMC Stubs members in the Los Angeles area with this unique opportunity to speak directly to Sir Ridley," said Sun Dee Larson, vice president of Film Marketing at AMC Theatres. "We're proud to offer this exciting perk to our LA-based AMC Stubs members."
Ridley Scott, director of ALIEN and BLADE RUNNER, returns to the genre he helped define in this summer's scariest movie event. With PROMETHEUS, he creates a groundbreaking mythology, in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
PROMETHEUS debuts in theaters everywhere June 8.
To view the Q&A with the filmmakers and see the PROMETHEUS trailer premiere on AMCTheatres.com visit go.amctheatres.com/prometheus. To take advantage of opportunities like this by becoming an AMC Stubs member, visit amcstubs.com.
'THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN - PART 2' TEASER TRAILER TO DEBUT EXCLUSIVELY IN THEATERS WITH 'THE HUNGER GAMES' ON MARCH 23 on March 08, 2012
Santa Monica, CA -- Summit Entertainment's highly anticipated THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN - PART 2 will debut a teaser trailer in theaters with Lionsgate's THE HUNGER GAMES on March 23, 2012.
A first-look preview of the teaser trailer will be available for download viaEPK.tv at 3:00 AM PST/6:00 AM EST on Tuesday, March 20, 2012.
Following its weekend debut, the full teaser trailer will be made available for download on Monday, March 26, 2012 at 3:00 AM PST/6:00 AM EST via EPK.tv.