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Columbia Pictures, part of the Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group, is a Sony Pictures Entertainment company. Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America (SCA), a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; digital content creation and distribution; worldwide channel investments; home entertainment acquisition and distribution; operation of studio facilities; development of new entertainment products, services and technologies; and distribution of filmed entertainment in 67 countries


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  • July 09: Cornell University researchers studied the use of biodiesel fuel in production generators on the set of Columbia Pictures' film, "The Taking of Pelham 123," demonstrated the potential for a substantial decrease in carbon monoxide emissions, an element that makes up smog.
  • In March 2010, reports are out that British actor Sacha Baron Cohen (as Yaz) and Jemaine Clement are rumoured to be in line to star in the third Men In Black movie.

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Twentieth Century Fox Names Sirena Liu Managing Director of China Office
Business Wire IndiaTwentieth Century Fox Chairman and CEO, Jim Gianopulos, named Sirena Liu to the newly created position of Managing Director, China.

Current Investors Back Legend3D With $10 Million of New Funding
CARLSBAD, CA--(Marketwired - September 02, 2014) - California-based Legend3D, Inc., an innovative 3D visual effects and conversion company, has closed on a $10 million Series C Stock offering announced today by Legend CEO Brian Robertson. The funding was led by current investors, Northwater Capital Management Inc

Frankie Avalon Signs With Agent Alan Morell, Creative Management Partners for the Sale of "The Frankie Avalon Family Cookbook" to St. Martins Press
Announced today, Frankie Avalon is pleased to announce "The Frankie Avalon Family Cookbook" will be published by St. Martins Press, sold by Mr. Avalon's agent Alan Morell, Creative Management Partners.

St. Martins Press to Publish the Frankie Avalon Family Cookbook
Announced today, Frankie Avalon is pleased to announce "The Frankie Avalon Family Cookbook" will be published by St. Martins Press, sold by Mr. Avalon's agent Alan Morell, Creative Management Partners.

'DALLAS BUYERS CLUB,' 'JACKASS PRESENTS: BAD GRANDPA,' and 'THE WALKING DEAD' Among Make-Up Artist Winners at the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards
MUAHS photography available by clicking HERE. The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild tonight announced winners of its Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists awards in 14 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater during the black-tie ceremony at the Paramount Studios Theatre. MAC Cosmetics was the Official Cocktail Reception Sponsor

Glu Mobile Launches RoboCop Game in Partnership with Worldwide Theatrical Release
Glu Mobile Launches RoboCop Game in Partnership with Worldwide Theatrical Release

Gener8 Media (CNSX:GNR) Receives National Research Council of Canada Grant - Video Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, May 21, 2013 - Vancouver-based Gener8 Media Corp. (CNSX:GNR) has received a grant from the National Research Council of Canada. The National Research Council's Industrial Research Assistance Program, ("IRAP"), has awarded the company $50,000 to perform an analysis and plan for its Stereoscopic Conversion Optimization R & D project.

Two Generations of Smiths Imagine the Future: Jaden Smith and Will Smith to Be Special Guests of Metro Newspapers in Honor of Earth Day 2013
Metro International S.A. ("Metro"), theinternational newspaper group, todayannounces that Jaden Smith, will join forces with his father, Will Smith,asSpecial Guests of Metro on 22 April 2013.

Metro International S.A. ("Metro"), the international newspaper group, today announces that Jaden Smith, will join forces with his father, Will Smith, as Special Guests of Metro on 22 April 2013.

Quvis Survey: Film Is Dead and Digital Age Dawns
Film is dead, at least according to a survey of film festival organizers that Quvis Technologies CEO Kenbe Goertzen will discuss today at the International Film Festival Summit (IFFS) in Austin, Texas

Unified Pictures Promotes Ben Ruffman to Partner
Already President of Production, Ben Ruffman was promoted to Partner of Unified Pictures. While continuing with his current responsibilities, which include project analysis, acquisitions, film financing and corporate capitalization, Ruffman will work directly with Keith Kjarval in all areas of production including development, packaging and co-production opportunities.

Bazuca Selects BuyDRM(TM) for Mobile DRM Solution
BuyDRM™, a pioneer in DRM technologies for premium content distributors, announced today that the company has been selected by Bazuca to provide DRM Services for their expansion onto today's popular Android and iOS devices

Quvis Launches Wraptor DCP Services for Independent Filmmakers
Today, Quvis Technologies Inc, a provider of digital cinema software, announced the availability of Wraptor DCP services. Available immediately, Quvis now offers indie filmmakers a fast, reliable and attractively priced alternative for creating, archiving and distributing studio quality DCPs.

Cinedigm Signs Content Licensing Deal With PRIMA Cinema
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM), the global leader in digital cinema, today announced it has agreed to license content to PRIMA Cinema, Inc., an exclusive film distribution company offering highly secure delivery of theatrical release movies to private home theater systems.

Quvis Provides Indie Filmmakers With Unbeatable DCP Quality, Security and Speed With the Launch of Wraptor 2.0
Quvis Technologies Inc, a provider of digital cinema software, today announced the availability of Wraptor 2.0 ™. Featuring Quvis' proprietary Quality Priority Encoding (QPE ™) technology, Wraptor 2.0 enables filmmakers to easily, accurately and inexpensively convert Final Cut Pro files to the Digital Cinema Package (DCP) format used by most theatrical digital projection systems today

USC's School of Cinematic Arts' Entertainment Technology Center Selects Kenneth S. Williams as New CEO and Executive Director
USC's School of Cinematic Arts' Entertainment Technology Center, a technology think tank that brings entertainment studios, technology providers and other key industry stakeholders together in order to improve digital entertainment initiatives, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenneth S. Williams to CEO and executive director of the organization.

Parametric Sound Appoints Sony Pictures Veteran to Board of Directors
Parametric Sound Corporation (OTCBB: PAMT), a leading innovator of directed audio products and solutions, today announced it has appointed James L. Honore as an independent member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Honore retired as Executive Vice President at Sony Pictures Entertainment in December 2011.

Model says alien role in 'MIB 3' 'broke her back' and ruined her career
A model is suing two Hollywood film studios claiming that her career has been wrecked after suffering a crippling back injury playing an alien in the hit film 'Men in Black 3'.

Platinum Studios Conducts Shareholder Call
Platinum Studios (OTCBB: PDOS) held its announced shareholders' call on Friday, December 2, 2011 and releases a transcript of the call for those shareholders and interested members of the investment community who were unable to attend.

Oscar winner Cliff Robertson dies aged 88
Cliff Robertson, who won an Oscar for playing a mentally disabled man in 'Charly' (1968) and starred as the late US President John F. Kennedy in 'PT 109', has passed away. He was 88.

Julia Roberts' 1990 medical thriller 'Flatliners' set for a remake
'Flatliners', that featured Julia Roberts and Kiefer Sutherland in its first instalment, is all set for a remake.

Hugh Grant to voice for Aardman's 'Pirates'
British actor Hugh Grant will lend his voice for a pirate captain in the upcoming 3D animated adventure from the team behind the Oscar-winning 'Wallace' and 'Gromit' films.

New Spider-Man movie named
The new Spider Man movie starring Andrew Garfield will be called 'The Amazing Spider-Man'.

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