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Universal Pictures is a popular film production and distribution house. It is a division ofNBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Formed in May 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is 80% owned by General Electric and 20% owned by Vivendi.

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Music for Relief Releases Download to Donate Album Through Warner Bros. Records Available on iTunes Today
Music for Relief's Download to Donate album mobilizes musicians to produce exceptional songs in support of global disaster relief, and is available on iTunes today. The digital album released by Warner Bros

March of Dimes Announces Honorees for Annual Celebration of Babies: A Hollywood Luncheon

Le Vision Pictures CEO and Prolific Producer Zhang Zhao Honored at U.S.-China Film Summit With Leadership Award
Vice chairman of Letv and CEO of Le Vision Pictures Zhang Zhao was recognized last night at The Asia Society Southern California's 6th annual flagship U.S.-China Film Summit and gala dinner. The summit is the premier U.S. event where filmmakers, entrepreneurs and industry leaders unite to discuss U.S

Le Vision Pictures' Masterwork COMING HOME to Screen at Ray Kurtzman Theater
Produced by Le Vision Pictures, Zhang Yimou's latest masterpiece, COMING HOME, is screening today in Los Angeles at the Ray Kurtzman Theater at Creative Artists Agency (CAA). The event will take place at 6 pm Pacific time, and is being hosted by CAA in conjunction with Asia Society Southern California.

"See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth) Scores Third RIAA Platinum Certification
Atlantic Records is proud to announce the third RIAA platinum certification of the worldwide #1 hit single, "See You Again," by Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth), marking sales now in excess of 3.5 million

Dubsmash Promotion Connects Fans of Universal Pictures' Furious 7 Worldwide
Partnering with new social media platform Dubsmash, Universal Pictures' blockbuster Furious 7 discovered an outpouring of fan engagement in advance of the film's release. The promotion serves as the first global partnership for Dubsmash and marks the first time a film studio has officially partnered with and provided licensed clips to the mobile platform.

Comcast to Muster an Army of Volunteers During National Volunteer Month
On Saturday, April 25, more than 2,000 local Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their families, friends and community partners across Oregon and SW Washington will "make change happen" as they volunteer to improve local schools, parks and community centers as part of the 14th annual Comcast Cares Day.

"FURIOUS 7: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK" and "See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth) Catapult to the Top Around the World Hitting #1 on Billboard, Spotify, iTunes and Shazam
"FURIOUS 7: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK," Atlantic Records' official musical companion to Universal's blockbuster action-thriller, is fast proving an unstoppable global phenomenon, fueled by the extraordinarily emotional new hit single, "See You Again," by Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth). Released last month, the soundtrack has ascended to the No

Vin Diesel Debuts Emotional Video From FURIOUS 7: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK; Wiz Khalifa's "See You Again" Video Featuring Charlie Puth Exclusively Premiered via Diesel's Facebook Page; "See You Again" and "FURIOUS 7: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK" Race to No. 1 on iTunes; FURIOUS 7: O
Vin Diesel has premiered the touching "See You Again" music video from Grammy-nominated Wiz Khalifa (featuring Charlie Puth) via his Facebook page. Within the first twelve hours, the video for the song that is featured in the closing sequence of FURIOUS 7 has reached a staggering 40 million views and more than 800,000 shares on Facebook

Atlantic Records has announced today's release of FURIOUS 7: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK, the official musical companion to Universal Pictures' upcoming action-thriller. The album is available today in stores and at all online retailers; FURIOUS 7 opens in theaters and IMAX on April 3.

Cash Cash Unveil Brand New "Surrender" Acoustic Video Featuring a Contest-Winning Vocalist Discovered Through StarMaker + a String Section Curated With Support From the GRAMMY U: Los Angeles Chapter
"We really wanted to give back to the fans and people who cover our songs by running this contest. It was the least we could do to let them know we're watching all their videos. It means the world that they care enough about us to cover our music." -- JP Makhlouf (Cash Cash) Link:

Blippar Raises $45 Million in Funding
Blippar, the world's largest augmented reality and image-recognition platform, today announced a $45 million funding round. The industry leading technology company will leverage this new financing to expand its engineering team and extend the global reach of its image-recognition capabilities in order to further realize its mission to create a visual search engine for the physical world.

Select HUSTLER HOLLYWOOD Stores to Stay Open 24 Hours for Valentine's Day
BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwired - February 09, 2015) - Valentine's Day procrastinators are in luck this year, thanks to adult retail giant HUSTLER HOLLYWOOD. Select locations will open their doors Friday, February 13th first thing in the morning and remain open round-the-clock until end of business on Valentine's Day.

OxySure (OXYS) Spokesman Cliff Meidl to Participate in 2015 Rose Parade
FRISCO, TX--(Marketwired - December 23, 2014) - OxySure Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: OXYS) ("OxySure," or the "Company"), a medical device innovator of life-saving, easy-to-use emergency oxygen solutions with its "oxygen from powder" technology today announced that the Company's Spokesman Cliff Meidl will participate in 2015 Rose Bowl Parade to be held on January 1, 2015.

Parlophone/Atlantic Records to Release the Soundtrack to Universal Pictures' Epic Drama UNBROKEN December 15th
Parlophone/Atlantic Records will release the soundtrack to Universal Pictures' upcoming epic drama UNBROKEN, directed by Academy Award® winner Angelina Jolie on December 15th, it was announced today. The soundtrack includes the film score composed by Alexandre Desplat, as well as a brand new song by Coldplay

AppBox Media PLC Corporate Update

Audi Partners With Universal Pictures for Film Adaptation of "Fifty Shades of Grey"

Professional Bull Riders (PBR) and Red Games Introduce PBR: Raging Bulls the Official Mobile Game of PBR
PUEBLO, CO--(Marketwired - October 09, 2014) - RED Games, a division of RED Interactive Agency which created the hugely successful "Duck Dynasty, Battle of the Beards" mobile game with A&E Networks, partnered with the PBR to produce PBR: Raging Bulls, the official mobile game of the Professional Bull Riders

RoCap Marketing Inc./Spiral Toys Announces Addition to Board of Directors and Names Chief Financial Officer
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - September 08, 2014) - RoCap Inc. (OTCQB: ROCP), announced today an appointment to their Board of Directors and a Chief Financial Officer.

Industry Leaders From China And Hollywood Discuss Production, Distribution, Technology at UCFTI Expo
Major players from the world's entertainment superpowers are coming together to address the topics of global filmmaking, television production, financing, distribution, equipment and technology at the inaugural U.S. China Film & TV Industry (UCFTI) Expo, September 15-16 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

New Media "Dream Team" Forms Mozaic Branding
As the landscape for advertisers shifts at breakneck speeds to adapt to changes in consumer behavior, an innovative firm is launching to provide unprecedented service capabilities for brands seeking collaboration with coveted "new media superstars" and top YouTube talent: Mozaic Branding.

Atlantic Records Releases All-Star "NEIGHBORS" Soundtrack; Musical Companion to Upcoming Universal Pictures Comedy Includes Flo Rida's New "Freaking Out (Feat. StayC Reign)," Alongside Tracks From Missy Elliott/The Black Keys, Icona Pop, Nappy Roots, Fergie, Fidlar, and More; NEIGHBORS Starring Seth
Atlantic Records announced today's release of "NEIGHBORS (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK)," the musical companion to Universal Pictures' upcoming comedy starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron. Neighbors arrives in theatres nationwide on Friday, May 9.

Atlantic Records to Release "NEIGHBORS (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK)"; Musical Companion to Upcoming Universal Pictures' Comedy Starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron Includes New Song From Flo Rida and Hits From Missy Elliot, Icona Pop, Ke$ha, Theophilus London & More; Soundtrack Arrives Digi
Atlantic Records announced today the release of "NEIGHBORS (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK)," the musical companion to Universal Pictures' upcoming comedy starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron. The album arrives at all DSPs on April 29th; Neighbors arrives in theatres nationwide on May 9th.

Jerry Lewis Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From Carol Burnett at the 51st Annual ICG Publicists Awards
A sold-out audience of Hollywood publicity and marketing executives, producers, studio and network executives, celebrities and press gathered for the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE LOCAL 600) 51st Annual ICG Publicists Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel today, chaired by Henri Bollinger and co-chaired by Tim Menke

Charles Wright Expresses Himself in FIFTY SHADES OF GREY Movie; It's a SCANDAL!
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - February 21, 2014) - The highly anticipated erotic romance movie, Fifty Shades of Grey, will feature Charles Wright's mega hit, "Express Yourself." The film is based on the international bestselling trilogy, written by British novelist E. L. James. Her novels have sold over 90 million copies in 52 languages

Friend2Friend Launches SocialFusion Hashtag Gallery
Friend2Friend -- a social media marketing technology company whose social engagement solutions are used by more than 150 leading global brands and agencies -- today launched the SocialFusion Hashtag Gallery suite of products.

Chiquita Brands International, Inc : Chiquita Brands to Report Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results on November 7, 2013
Chiquita Brands to Report Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results on November 7, 2013

KIT digital Spin-Off Re-Launches as utd. by content
KIT digital Content Solutions, Inc., a company that was spun off from KIT digital, Inc. in June 2012, has today unveiled a renewed vision and corporate identity that sees the company rebrand as utd. by content with immediate effect.

Emmy Award-Winning Producer, Michael Nadeau Launches Indiegogo Campaign to Fund MBE: Morning Becomes Eclectic Documentary Film
LOS ANGELES, CA --(Marketwired - November 20, 2013) - Producer/director Michael Nadeau (Art & Copy) and producer Kyle Schember, cofounder of Santa Monica-based production company Subtractive; announce the launch of their Indiegogo campaign to raise funds to finish, distribute and market their MBE: Morning Becomes Eclectic feature-length documentary film

Motion Picture Studios Are Driving DVD Sales With Mobile Entertainment In-App Advertising Campaigns
SupersonicAds Media Group (, the leading marketplace for mobile and web based native in-app advertising, has partnered with multiple major motion picture studios, including Sony Pictures, Universal Pictures, Lionsgate, Disney, Paramount, Warner Bros. and Fox, to promote theatrical, DVD and TV show releases.

Austin Film Society Leverages Mass Relevance to Generate New Revenue Streams Through Social Media
Mass Relevance, the technology leader in enabling social experiences, today announced a partnership with Austin Film Society (AFS) to bring the best of social into a non-profit environment, merging film and creative media with technology Issues New Micro-Cap Stock Watch List
Singlepoint, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SING) Headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, Singlepoint, Inc. is a mobile technology company and full service mobile marketing agency. They operate a mobile commerce and communication platform specifically designed to serve the needs of the non-profit community as well as the for profit companies

Duck Tape(R) Teams Up With Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's Despicable Me 2
This summer, Gru's faithful Minions will land themselves in another sticky situation -- and this time not only with the (former?) super-villain. Duck Tape® today announced that it has partnered with Universal Partnerships & Licensing to create Despicable Me 2-inspired Duck Tape®, a fantastically fun print featuring the unpredictably hilarious Minions.

Image Entertainment Acquires 'Last Love' From Sidney Kimmel Entertainment
Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, has acquired all U.S. rights to the romantic drama Last Love, based on Francoise Dorner's French novel La Douceur Assassine

Image Entertainment Acquires Hannibal Classics' Tokarev Starring Nicolas Cage
Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, has acquired all US and Canadian rights to Hannibal Classics' new action-thriller Tokarev, starring Nicolas Cage. Tokarev (working title) is scheduled for release in the first quarter of 2014. The deal was announced today by Image Entertainment's Chief Acquisitions Officer, Bill Bromiley.

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.

Cornwall Resources, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent
Cornwall Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CORC) announces the signing of a Letter of Intent with Channeland Entertainment Group, a media holding company with global operations in music, film, television, Internet recording, and media production services

Thousands of Local Comcasters, Friends and Families to Particpate in Largest Corporate Day of Service in Nation
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - April 12, 2013) -  Comcast Cares Day, the company's signature day of service and the nation's largest single-day corporate volunteer effort, will be held this year on Saturday, April 27

Small-Cap Specialists Issues Three New Research Reports (PINKSHEETS: BMSN), (PINKSHEETS: GBHL) and (OTCQB: NNAN)
Biotech, nanotech and Entertainment continue to be hot sectors early in 2013. This week we are bringing you a full report on three unique companies.

Focus Features and LAIKA Reunite for October 2014's The Boxtrolls, Based on Alan Snow's Bestseller Here Be Monsters and Starring the Voices of Ben Kingsley, Toni Collette, Elle Fanning, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Jared Harris, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade, Tracy Morgan
Marking their third project together, LAIKA and Focus Features, the two companies behind the current Academy Award-nominated animated feature ParaNorman, announced today that LAIKA has begun production on The Boxtrolls. The new movie will be released nationwide by Focus on October 17th, 2014. Focus CEO James Schamus and LAIKA President & CEO Travis Knight made the announcement today.

DreamWorks Studios Announces 10 Additional Strategic International Partnerships Through Its Agreement with Mister Smith Entertainment
DreamWorks Studios has announced that, through their existing collaboration with David Garrett’s Mister Smith Entertainment to represent DreamWorks Studios' films for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, they have concluded a further ten key partnership deals with leading independent distribution companies.

Friend2Friend Launches Upgraded Platform That Captures Mobile Brand Engagement on Facebook
Friend2Friend, a social media marketing technology company that delivers innovative social engagement solutions for more than 150 leading global brands, today launched a significant upgrade to its Friend2Friend Social Engagement Platform™

TECHNICOLOR: Technicolor expands worldwide footprint in Media & Entertainment market

Universal Music Enterprises Partners With Milyoni, Brings Emmy Award-Winning George Harrison Documentary to 1 Billion Facebook Users on New Social Interface
Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) and Milyoni, the leader in social entertainment, today announced the availability of "Legends in the Cloud" offerings which will allow Facebook users to stream a variety of documentaries, films and concerts on a pay-per-view basis as well as purchase music and merchandise. Using Milyoni's new Social 3

Social Entertainment Leader Milyoni Selected by AlwaysOn as an OnHollywood 100 Winner
Milyoni, the leader in social entertainment, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnHollywood 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnHollywood 100 signifies leadership among its peers and speaks to Milyoni's innovative use of technology to provide a new way for entertainment companies to bring a socially interactive experience to viewers

Milyoni and Digital Media Rights Bring Over 100 of the Biggest Asian Films to Facebook
Milyoni, the leader in social entertainment, and Digital Media Rights, parent company of Asian Crush, the largest aggregator and distributor of Asian feature films, have teamed up to bring the biggest Asian movie titles to Facebook

Entertainment One Inks Multiyear Output Deal With DreamWorks Studios
Entertainment One ("eOne") (LSE: ETO) is pleased to announce that it has entered a four-year output agreement with DreamWorks Studios ("DreamWorks") to distribute the company's films in all media across the UK and Benelux.

First Ever "Million Eyes on the Issue" Social Action Campaign Launches With Facebook Debut of Award-Winning Documentary "THE INVISIBLE WAR"
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) -- "Million Eyes on the Issue," a new and unique social action campaign, launches with the Facebook premiere of Oscar® and Emmy®-nominated filmmaker Kirby Dick's award-winning documentary THE INVISIBLE WAR, a scathing and policy-changing investigation into the epidemic of rape in the U.S. military.

"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.

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

Fairway Properties Announces Name Change and Appointment of New CEO
Fairway Properties, Inc. (OTCQB: FRYP) (OTCBB: FRYP) announced today that the Board of Directors has approved a resolution authorizing preferred shares, increasing the authorized common stock, changing the name of the company to Medient Studios, Inc. and the appointment of Mr. Manu Kumaran as Chief Executive Officer. Mr

Milyoni and Ovation Debut First Television Series to Premiere on Facebook the Same Day as on TV With Ovation's New Original Series A CHANCE TO DANCE, Produced by Nigel and Simon Lythgoe
Milyoni, the leader in social entertainment, and Ovation, the only multi-platform network celebrating art, artists and all forms of artistic storytelling, today announced that Ovation's original series A CHANCE TO DANCE, produced by Nigel and Simon Lythgoe, will be the first television series to premiere on Facebook the same day as its U.S. television debut. For the first time, U.S

ShopIgniter Delivers 345% Year Over Year Growth
Enabling brands and retailers to promote and sell products using social media has proven a compelling combination for ShopIgniter, who announced today that its Q2 revenue grew 285 percent over Q2 2011 and its Q2 recurring revenue grew 345 percent year over year

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

TECHNICOLOR :Solid revenue growth in Q2 2012 / Improved Adjusted EBITDA in H1 2012
PRESS RELEASE Solid revenue growth in Q2 2012 Improved Adjusted EBITDA in H1 2012Paris (France), July 25, 2012 - The Board of Directors ofTechnicolor(Euronext Paris: TCH) met yesterday to review the Group's first half2012results

Cinedigm Names Bob Fiorella Executive Vice President, Corporate Chief Strategy Officer/Entertainment
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) today announced Bob Fiorella has been appointed to the corporate position of Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer/Entertainment. Fiorella will report to Cinedigm Chairman and CEO Chris McGurk and COO Adam Mizel.

Social Entertainment Leader Milyoni Wins AlwaysOn Global 250 Award
Milyoni, the leader in social entertainment, today announced that it has been chosen as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners. Milyoni's inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership among its peers and speaks to the company's use of technology to provide a new way for entertainment companies to take their Facebook presence to the next level

William Levy expresses interest to star in 50 Shades of Grey
Latino model actor William Levy expresses interest to star in 50 Shades of Grey

'Social Network' Producers hand picked by EL James to produce movie adaption of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'
Michale De Luca and Dana Brunetti to produce the movie adaption of best-selling novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

'Snow White' tops weekend box office with $56.3 m in revenue
'Snow White and the Huntsman' led the US and Canadian box office over the weekend, taking in 56.3 million dollars in sales and in the process dethroned 'Men in Black 3' from the top spot.

'Mommy p*rn' hit Fifty Shades crosses 10m mark in just six weeks
Sales of hit erotic novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey' has surpassed 10million, making it one of the fastest and best-selling series of all time.

World Series of Beer Pong VII Live for the First Time on Facebook
Milyoni, the leader in F-commerce, and TV Free Media, a pioneer in live streaming, are pleased to announce they are bringing the first live broadcast of the World Series of Beer Pong VII to Facebook's 800 million users worldwide

Platinum Studios, With Rights to Over 5,000 Comic Book Characters, Retains Stock Signal Investor Relations
Platinum Studios, Inc

Global Lifestyle Brand Rocawear Launches Its Fashion Line With VIE(TM): Virtual Island of Entertainment(TM)
Rocawear will introduce a selection of their instantly recognizable, sizzling winter styles to a virtual world for the first time in VIE™: Virtual Island of Entertainment™, enVie Interactive™ LLC today announced

Big Air Studios and Milyoni Launch "Social Cinema Series" With Exclusive Live Chat on Facebook for Archie's Final Project
Milyoni, the leader in F-commerce, and Big Air Studios, a motion picture production, acquisition and distribution company, are bringing David Lee Miller's award-winning film Archie's Final Project to Facebook. This first ever celebrity-hosted Facebook film screening and live chat will be hosted by YouTube sensation, Shane Dawson

Playtech Welcomes Cowboys & Aliens to the Slot Machines
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Milyoni Shares Unique Cyber Monday Deals on Facebook
Milyoni, the leader in F-commerce, is bringing great deals to holiday shoppers with Cyber Monday discounts on Facebook from some unique and fun online retailers.

'Immortals' reigns with $32m opening weekend at US box office
The 3D action-epic 'Immortals' topped the US weekend box office with an opening revenue of 32 million dollars, while grossing another 36 million dollars overseas.

Pacino's iconic 'Scarface' set for Hollywood remake
Silver screen classic 'Scarface', which starred Al Pacino in 1983, is all set for a remake.

Steven Spielberg's 'Jurassic Park' re-releasing on Sept 23
Steven Spielberg's groundbreaking adventure film 'Jurassic Park' will be back in cinemas next month, to celebrate its release on Blu-Ray.

DQ Entertainment to Co-Produce Escape Hockey with Imira Entertainment, Enne Productions, TVE
DQ Entertainment, the Global entertainment production and distribution company today announced that Imira Entertainment, Spain’s leading production and distribution company specialising in youth programming and Enne Entertainment Studios and Spanish broadcaster TVE has joined as co-production partners on new 3D animated series Escape Hockey. Escape Hockey

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