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CORRECTION - Lights, Camera, Action! L'Oreal Paris, Hudson's Bay, Express and Moet & Chandon Are Amongst the Top Social Media Brands of the 40th Toronto International Film Festival

Lights, Camera, Action! L'Oréal Paris, Hudson's Bay, Express and Moet & Chandon Are Amongst the Top Social Media Brands of the 40th Toronto International Film Festival
Technology and data company, Engagement Labs (TSX VENTURE: EL) creator of the eValue™ score, today released data on the top performing sponsors during the 40th annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) that took place September 10, 2015 to September 20, 2015 on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Award Winning Movie Producer Chad A. Verdi Has Five Films to Be Released Over Next 18 Months
NEW YORK, NY and POINT ROBERTS, WA--(Marketwired - August 14, 2015) -, a global investor news source covering leading topics and sectors including sports and entertainment news, releases an exclusive update with entrepreneurial movie producer, businessman and investor Chad A. Verdi of Rhode Island.

Want to Meet Antboy? Now's Your Chance!
You don't have to be a superhero to be a hero! Viva Pictures is seeking a little help from fans of Antboy -- the family-friendly, international hit about a 12-year-old boy who is bitten by an ant and develops superpowers -- to assist in securing a multi-market theatrical release for its sequel: Antboy: Revenge of the Red Fury

Phil Soper of Royal LePage Real Estate Receives the 2014 CEO Award of Excellence in Public Relations
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - January 28, 2015) -  Phil Soper, President and CEO, Royal LePage Real Estate Services is the recipient of the 2014 Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) Toronto CEO Award of Excellence in Public Relations. Mr. Soper was honoured with the award at a luncheon on Wednesday January 28, 2015 at the Eaton Chelsea Toronto

Renaissance Toronto Downtown Makes Holiday Meetings Memorable
The holiday season is officially here, and Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel is ringing it in with exclusive offers and events for meetings, groups and guests of the iconic Four Diamond rated hotel

Metallica Announce Release of 10-Year Anniversary 2-Disc Blu-ray Edition of METALLICA: Some Kind of Monster Documentary Out November 24, 2014
Metallica today announced they would release a ten-year anniversary 2-disc Blu-ray of their long out of print, groundbreaking movie, METALLICA: Some Kind of Monster on November 24, 2014.

Lights, Camera, Action: The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto Takes Centre Stage This Film Festival Season
Located just steps from the red carpet, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto is the premiere address for festival goers during this year's Toronto International Film Festival. From star-studded treatments and a Michelin 2-star chef, to interactive outdoor displays and lobby activations, this luxury hotel in downtown Toronto is the perfect vantage point for film enthusiasts from around the globe.

Digital Journal Extends Global Reach With Appointment of 12 Editors-at-Large
Digital Journal is pleased to announce the appointment of 12 contributors to the new position of Editor-at-Large.

Sensational Summer Sippers at DEQ Terrace and Lounge
Toronto's premium patio experience returns to The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto this week with the opening of DEQ Terrace and Lounge. Voted as one of Toronto's best patios, DEQ will once again welcome guests to a park-like oasis in the heart of the city's downtown core.

'Day of Discovery' Unveils New Aquarium Next to Downtown Toronto Hotel
As part of the Renaissance Hotels' Global Day of Discovery on Thursday, June 26th, a downtown Toronto luxury hotel is treating some of its top guests to an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the city's newest and most anticipated attraction, the Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

Medient Studios to Release Yellow on August 29
Medient Studios, Inc. (OTCQB: MDNT) ('Medient') announced today that it will release Nick Cassavetes' Yellow on August 29 in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle and Chicago, followed by a planned expansion nationwide

I Link 2 Music Appoints Ricky St. Hilaire as Director of I.T. & Engineering
iL2M International Corp. (the "company" or "") (OTCQB: ILIM), an emerging music entertainment and social media company, announced today that it has appointed Mr. Ricky St. Hilaire as Director of I.T. & Engineering.

Academy Award(R) Nominees Andy Garcia and Vera Farmiga Star in the Romantic Comedy AT MIDDLETON on Blu-ray and DVD on April 1st
Anchor Bay Films presents Academy Award® nominees Andy Garcia (Ocean's Eleven, City Island) and Vera Farmiga (A&E's "Bates Motel", Up in the Air) in, AT MIDDLETON, on Blu-ray™ and DVD on April 1, 2014

2014 Presents an Exceptional Opportunity to Experience Toronto
Whether one observes the Western or Chinese New Year, January 2014 is a time for new resolutions, new opportunities and new experiences. The latter of these has inspired The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto to create a travel experience that encourages guests to explore the city through a unique cultural lens informed by Chinese customs.

Medical Cannabis Financial Group, Inc. Announces Merger Transaction With Refill Energy, Inc.
Refill Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: REFG), a Nevada Corporation (the "Company") announces the merger between Refill Energy, Inc. and Medical Cannabis Financial Group. Refill Energy, Inc. completed a reorganization with Medical Cannabis Financial Group, Inc., which is a software solutions company focused on solutions for the Medical Marijuana industry

Ring in the New Year With The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto
A new year means moving forward, but that does not mean one cannot celebrate the past. This New Year's Eve, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto is hosting a luxurious gala that will welcome the arrival of 2014 in Golden Age style.

Anchor Bay Entertainment and RADiUS-TWC Present the American Independent Horror Film ALL THE BOYS LOVE MANDY LANE on Blu-ray(TM) and DVD
Anchor Bay Entertainment and RADiUS-TWC announced today the Blu-ray™ and DVD release of Jonathan Levine's (Warm Bodies, 50/50) directorial debut, ALL THE BOYS LOVE MANDY LANE

Anchor Bay Films Proudly Presents the Inspirational Documentary MURPH: The Protector
Anchor Bay Films is proud and honored to announce the Blu-ray™ and DVD release of Mactavish Pictures' "MURPH: The Protector," a moving documentary based on the exemplary life of Navy SEAL Lieutenant Michael Murphy, whose extraordinary courage in battle resulted in the Congressional Medal of Honor, awarded posthumously in 2007

Fashion Forward at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto
As the official hotel of World MasterCard® Fashion Week, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto introduces a line-up of services perfect for fashion-forward guests from around the globe. To celebrate in style, the luxury downtown hotel is featuring exclusive room packages, special events, innovative cocktails and spa treatments, only steps from the runway.

Anchor Bay Films Presents Leland Orser's "Stunning" Directorial Debut MORNING on DVD on October 1st
Anchor Bay Films presents Leland Orser's writing and directorial debut, MORNING, on DVD on October 1, 2013. A beautiful and compelling film about grief and the human spirit, MORNING stars Emmy Award® nominee Jeanne Tripplehorn ("Big Love," Grey Gardens, The Firm) and Orser (Taken, The Good German, "ER"). MORNING heads to retail on DVD for an SRP of $19.98.

"Yellow" Wins Best Film Award at Catalina Film Festival
The motion picture "Yellow" was awarded 'Best Film' at the Catalina Film Festival ('CFF') on September 22nd. Produced by Manu Kumaran, CEO of Medient Studios, (OTCQB: MDNT) ('Medient'), "Yellow" is a wildly inventive and visually dazzling head-trip from director Nick Cassavetes, whose previous movies include "The Notebook," "John Q," and "My Sister's Keeper

Rolling Out the Red Carpet at Toronto's Premier Film Festival Hotel
Forty thousand pounds of linens will be laundered. Two thousand bottles of Champagne and wine will be imported. Mattresses will be slanted at a five-degree incline and black out curtains will be hung

Spa My Blend by Clarins at The Ritz-Carlton Toronto Receives Top Honors in The Travel + Leisure 2013 World's Best Awards
Hospitality is a thoughtful, artistic balance of service and quality -- not only providing what is anticipated and required, but going above and beyond to deliver a tremendously positive, unforgettable experience

Medient Studios Announces Strong Revenues and Shareholders Letter
Medient Studios, Inc. (OTCQB: MDNT) today announced strong revenues for 2012, and issued a shareholders letter as part of the Company's Annual Report.

The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto Offers "Babymoon" Getaway
Through August 31, 2013, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto now offers parents-to-be the opportunity to enjoy some pre-baby alone time with the new "Babymoon Getaway" hotel package. This unexpected escape for the expecting makes for a wonderful Mother's Day surprise.

This Spring, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto Is What's in Fashion
From March 18-22, 2013, the eyes of the fashion world will be focused on the sparkling jewel of Ontario as Toronto celebrates World MasterCard Fashion Week Toronto 2013. As the official hotel of Fashion Week, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto is pleased to offer exclusive events, specials, and savings for its guests.

Take a Break This March at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto
This March, experience the best of Toronto at the city's only five-diamond hotel, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto. From March 8th - 30th, 2013 the March Memories hotel package makes it easy to keep the little ones -- and their parents -- entertained with complimentary programming for the whole family.

Medient to Realign Movie Production Process
The following is a letter to shareholders from Medient Studios, Inc. (OTCQB: MDNT).

Snoop Lion Partners With Reed's Ginger Brew and to Raise Awareness for the Mind Gardens Project in Jamaica
Today, pop culture icon Snoop Lion is excited to announce a new partnership in support of the Mind Gardens Project, his latest non-profit initiative to establish sustainable, organic community gardens that will provide fresh fruits and vegetables to school aged children in Jamaica

"Yellow" in Competition at 25th Tokyo International Film Festival
Medient Studios (OTCQB: FRYP) today announced that its latest film, "Yellow", has been selected as an official entrant in the Competition section of the 25th Tokyo International Film Festival. The Competition section features 15 films selected from films produced worldwide, with the winner receiving the "Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix" award

Free The Children Premiers Documentary, Redefine Possible: The Story of Spencer West
On Saturday, September 15, international charity and educational partner, Free The Children, in collaboration with BlackBerry® and Bell, is proud to present the exclusive screening and premier of Redefine Possible: The Story of Spencer West

GENWI Powers the Groundbreaking Festivals App From The Hollywood Reporter
GENWI (, the cloud publishing leader, announced today that the GENWI mobile Content Management System is powering The Hollywood Reporter's free Festivals App -- for smartphones and tablets -- that will cover film festivals throughout the year, including the Toronto International Film Festival, the Berlin Film Festival, the Sundance Film Festival and the Cannes Film Festival

Inception Media Group Pre-Buys Two Horror Films Slated to Begin Production in Winter 2012
Inception Media Group, LLC, a diversified media company specializing in the production, acquisition and distribution of entertainment content, today announced from the Toronto International Film Festival that it has acquired the rights to "DEADlocked" and "Vampires vs. Leprechauns" from Causeway Pictures. Both films are slated to start production by the end of the year and deliver in spring 2013

"Yellow" to World Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival
Medient Studios (OTCQB: FRYP) announced today that its new film "Yellow" is set to premiere Saturday, September 8, 2012, in the special presentation section of the Toronto International Film Festival ("TIFF"). Writer/Director, Nick Cassavetes, along with producer Manu Kumaran will attend the special screening.

Entertainment One Announces Agreement to Acquire Alliance Films
Today the Board of Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE: ETO) ("eOne" or "the Group") announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Alliance Films, a leading independent distributor of filmed entertainment products in Canada, the United Kingdom and Spain, from affiliates of GS Capital Partners and Investissement Quebec for approximately CAD$225 million.

Cinedigm Entertainment Group Names Jeff Reichert VP Theatrical Marketing, Stephanie Bruder VP of Marketing
Cinedigm Entertainment Group ("CEG"), a division of Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) has named Jeff Reichert Vice-President of Theatrical Marketing and Stephanie Bruder Vice-President of Marketing. The announcement marks the completion of top-level executive appointments that included the recent announcement of Vincent Scordino as Vice President of Acquisitions

Investors and Filmmakers to Convene at Film Finance Forum East in Toronto
Winston Baker, leading global producer of film finance conferences, announces the 4th Annual Film Finance Forum East to be presented in association with Variety

Anchor Bay Films Gets Young, Wild and Free With Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa With the Pick-Up of Mac and Devin Go To High School
Anchor Bay Films has picked up the rights to Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa's film Mac and Devin Go To High School. The agreement includes all rights, excluding subscription VOD, for the U.S., Australia and New Zealand. Directed by Dylan Brown, Mac and Devin Go To High School follows the release of the chart-topping soundtrack of the same name which debuted back in December 2011

Anchor Bay Films at SXSW With "The Aggression Scale"
Anchor Bay Films headed into the SXSW Festival this year with "The Aggression Scale." Shown at SXSW and currently receiving tremendous festival buzz, the film will head to Blu-ray™ and DVD on May 29, 2012. Directed by Steven C

APM and Canadian Music Industry Veteran Caron Nightingale Launch the APM Music Toronto Office
APM Music, North America's leading production music library, is proud to announce the opening of its new Canadian office headed up by Canadian music industry veteran, Caron Nightingale.

Kristen Stewart pulls out of MTV Video Music Awards
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson are due to host the music awards

Trendy members-only club Soho House to open in Mumbai
Soho House, the boho-chic private members' club and hotel chain, has announced the launch of five new properties by 2014, one of which would be in Mumbai.

ENGAGEIA is Finalist for iMedia Agency Award - Best in Social Media 2011
Calgary, Alberta, December 2, 2011 - Engageia, a privately held interactive and digital engagement agency has received top honors as a finalist in the iMedia Agency Awards in the Best in Social Media Category. The iMedia Agency Awards is the premier industry awards show dedicated exclusively to recognizing the key role of agencies in advancing digital marketing

Madonna booed by fans at London film festival premier of W.E.
Madonna was booed at after choosing to speak only with a handful of waiting fans, at the premier of her latest film W.E.

Madonna's 'W.E.' to be cut by up to 10 minutes
Queen of pop Madonna's period-drama movie 'W.E.', which she directed and co-wrote, is set to be trimmed by up to 10 minutes.

Nicolas Cage 'trespassed' by Fudgesicle-eating n*ked man
Nicolas Cage, who has been promoting his film 'Trespass' at the Toronto film festival, has revealed that he actually lived the nightmare of a home invasion in real life.

Madge would never ask anyone not to look at her, claims publicist
Madonna's publicist has ruled out reports that the star forced TIFF volunteers to turn their eyes away from her, claiming that she enjoys public attention.

Madonna's worst nightmare - eating Marmite sandwich
Queen of pop Madonna has revealed that she would do anything for her children except eat a marmite sandwich.

James Franco surprises teen fan with artwork purchase
A 13-year-old fan got more than she bargained for when actor James Franco bought several of her artworks at the Toronto Film Festival earlier this week.

Madge makes fashion boo-boo with œ700 price tag on her stilettos
Queen of pop Madonna is said to have made a fashion blunder when she wore her stilettos with a 700 pounds price tag on the bottom.

'Nervous' Madonna desperate to prove herself as a director
Madonna has admitted that she is growing nervous ahead of the release of her directorial debut W.E. because she feels she needs to prove herself as a filmmaker the same way she did in her musical career.

New film depicts Sarah Palin as 'merciless-vindictive' woman
Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has been depicted as a woman with enormous charm, but also one with merciless vindictiveness in a new documentary about her.

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