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Reliance Entertainment teams up with Imtiaz Ali to make movies

Window Seat Films, LLP, is Reliance Entertainment’s fifth creative partnership with leading Indian filmmakers to form a production company Billionaire Anil Ambani-led Reliance Entertainment on Monday said it has formed a 50:50 joint venture with one of India’s most celebrated filmmaker, Imtiaz Ali, for production of movies. Window Seat Films, LLP, is Reliance Entertainment’s fifth creative partnership with leading Indian ... Read More »

Entertainment Publicity Firm Rogers & Cowan Acquires ITB Worldwide

Images from the #MangoGirls campaign | Source: Courtesy New York, United States — Rogers & Cowan is amping up its influencer expertise with the acquisition of ITB Worldwide, a London-based marketing agency that specializes in matching brands with celebrities and digital influencers. Founded in 2008, ITB Worldwide established itself by orchestrating high-profile campaigns, such as Natalie Portman’s long-standing relationship with Dior ... Read More »

Fair Saint Louis Announces 2018 Entertainment Lineup

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Jason Derulo and Martina McBride lead the entertainment for America’s Biggest Birthday Party: July 4, 6 & 7 at Gateway Arch National Park ST. LOUIS (May 8, 2018)—Fair Saint Louis has announced the entertainment lineup for its 2018 annual celebration. The world-renowned ST. LOUIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, global multi-platinum recording artist JASON DERULO and country music superstar MARTINA MCBRIDE ... Read More »

Cannes 2018: film festival kicks off with some high-end soapy entertainment

Critics forced to watch opening ceremony Following the news that Cannes was to stop advance press screenings and make the hacks watch the films at the same time as the red-carpet folk, there was much emollient argument to the effect that the difference would be negligible. The change has, however, had a notable effect on the press show for the ... Read More »

Global Road Entertainment makes key hires

Global Road Entertainment has appointed Kelly Campbell as its vice-president of business affairs, and named Casey Kelly director of development. Campbell will oversee all business and legal affairs matters for Global Road Entertainment’s unscripted and alternative programming division. She will report to Phil Gurin, Global Road’s president of unscripted and alternative. Campbell will be the lead deal-maker for the development ... Read More »

TRON, Tronix, And The Entertainment Blockchain Economy

Bitcoin, Ripple and Ethereum are still grabbing most of the headlines in the cryptocurrency word, but one lesser-known cryptocurrency has been coming on strong. After gaining 500 percent in a week back in December and nearly 10,000 percent in a matter of months, TRON now has a market cap of more than $13 billion. What Is Tron About? Investors are taking a ... Read More »

Chris Long, David Ayer Launch Indie Studio Cedar Park Entertainment

Veteran TV executive Chris Long and filmmaker David Ayer have partnered to form an independent production studio, Cedar Park Entertainment. The new company will look to build a content library across multiple platforms. Its first television project will be “Family Crimes,” which received a production commitment from Starz in November. The show, about a young woman who must reinvent herself when federal agents close in ... Read More »

Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Will Distribute Indie Sequel ’48 Meters Down’

48 Meters Down, the sequel to 47 Meters Down will be distributed globally by Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures, the theatrical distribution division of Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios. ESMP will push out the  suspense thriller from The Fyzz Facility worldwide. The indie 47 Meters Down, which starred Mandy Moore and Claire Holt, was a shark thriller that grossed over $44.3M domestically and over $10M in foreign territories for a worldwide grab of $54.8M on ... Read More »

BuzzFeed News Parts Ways With Three Entertainment Staffers After Identifying ‘Holes’ in Harvey Weinstein Coverage

BuzzFeed News is changing its approach to covering the entertainment biz — after top editors perceived that the site trailed on coverage of the Harvey Weinstein scandal — and three members of the editorial staff are exiting the company with the new strategy. Departing the company are entertainment editor Jaimie Etkin, who had been with BuzzFeed News for four years and has headed ... Read More »

Discop Africa: AAA Entertainment Strikes Pay-dirt in China

 Four years after they first arrived at Mipcom with a catalog of South African films, the duo behind AAA Entertainment found themselves landing their biggest sale to date with an unexpected buyer: the Chinese. The Johannesburg-based sales and distribution company signed an agreement with Huace Group to bring five South African features into the Chinese market, signaling a potential shift from their ... Read More »