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July 30th, 2018 by Cherry

Image result for Marlene King (Pretty Little Liars, Famous in Love, Now and Then)The 2018 American Institute of Architects Film Challenge has added Marlene King (Pretty Little Liars, Famous in Love, Now and Then) is a new judge. The fourth annual is part of the  AIA’s “Blueprint for Better” campaign. It’s an initiative that highlights the collaborative work of architects and civic leaders to solve some of the biggest issues facing cities today. The AIA Film Challenge premiered in June with the organization’s new film, “Caño Martin Peña: A Blueprint for Better,” which depicts the rebuilding efforts of an architect and community leader in Puerto Rico following last year’s devastating Hurricane Maria that left more than three million people without power. Ms. King’s production company Long Lake Media has several projects in development and is currently adapting the Sara Shepard novel series “The Perfectionists” for TV at Freeform (2019). Her experience and eye will be a great addition to the judging team!

 

The 2018 American Institute of Architects Film Challenge has added Marlene King (Pretty Little Liars, Famous in Love, Now and Then) is a new judge for the fourth annual AIA’s “Blueprint for Better” campaign.

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It’s an initiative that highlights the collaborative work of architects and civic leaders to solve some of the biggest issues facing cities today. The AIA Film Challenge premiered in June with the organization’s new film, “Caño Martin Peña: A Blueprint for Better,” which depicts the rebuilding efforts of an architect and community leader in Puerto Rico following last year’s devastating Hurricane Maria that left more than three million people without power.

If you would like to submit a documentary to the Film Challenge all participants should produce, shoot and edit the three to five minute documentary to tell a story about architects working with civic and community leaders to make a positive impact. Submissions for the Film Challenge—due by 8:59 p.m. EST on Monday, Aug. 27—will be subject to two rounds of judging. The first round of winners will be selected by a panel of jurors from the media, architecture and film industries. A second round will be open for public voting to choose the “People’s Choice Winner.” Last year’s People’s Choice competition yielded more than 268,000 votes. Participants will have the chance to win a $5,000 grand prize that includes distribution of the film through a multitude of channels, including screenings at the Architecture and Design Film Festival on Oct. 16 in New York in addition to travel and accommodations. The “People’s Choice Winner” will receive a screening at the Chicago Ideas Festival. Other finalists will be awarded a $500 prize.

Complete details are available on AIA’s Film Challenge website. Films from previous Film Challenge finalists can be watched online.

Get involved

There are many ways to engage and maximize the impact of the campaign this year.

  • Read and share inspiring Blueprint for Better stories and sign up for updates on blueprintforbetter.org
  • Use the hashtag #blueprintforbetter to join the conversation and promote the good work of architects.​
  • Component executives can access all campaign resources on Brandfolder – logos, tips on how to host a film series and more​​.
  • Read The Architect’s Voice, AIA’s Message Book, which helps explain the work of architects to the public. Or, take the training course on AIAU.
  • Download the Blueprint for Better campaign one-pager to share this information with fellow members and colleagues.
Leave a comment below if you plan to submit a documentary or vote!

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June 30th, 2018 by Aiyonna White

by Aiyonna White, Contributor

I spoke with the producers and stars of Freeform’s drama Siren . Freeform, Disney’s young adult television and streaming network, has kicked off production on their latest original series in Vancouver, “Siren.” The 10-episode, hour-long drama takes us inside Bristol Cove – a coastal town known for its legend of once being home to mermaids. When the arrival of a mysterious girl (played by Eline Powell) proves this folklore all too true, the battle between man and sea takes a very vicious turn as these predatory beings return to reclaim their right to the ocean.



 

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June 30th, 2016 by Cherry

Screen Shot 2016-06-30 at 10.58.37 PMOH MY GOB! SDCC get ready for a can of whoop ass when we get the first Netflix Original Series Marvel’s Luke Cage panel! <scream> We also have returning favorite Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. for three days of panels with cast and teams of the expanding universe. I’m especially curious about what the shows will be like on Freeform and FX. Two networks on basic cable that appeal to vastly different audiences! I haven’t heard much about the new Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger (Freeform) and Legion (FX) series and am curious what they’ll look like. I read a comic book in HS called Legion but am not sure if it will have the same characters. My nerd sense is tingling to see what the series will be like and am hoping to talk with EP about them!

 

 

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Meet the Newest Defender at a Not-To-Be Missed Panel
for The Netflix Original Series Marvel’s Luke Cage on Thursday, July 21

 

Find out What’s Ahead for Season 4 of

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. at an Exclusive Panel Session on Friday, July 22

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Get the Latest in the World of Marvel Animation at the
Marvel Animation Presents Panel on Saturday, July 23

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Visit Marvel Booth #2329 for Autograph Signings, Giveaways and More

 

Glendale, CA (June 30, 2016) – Attention Marvel fans! Your favorite stars from Marvel Television are taking over San Diego Comic-Con. Join us for must-see panels featuring first look footage, exclusive signing events and an inside look into the world of Marvel.

 

The fun kicks off Thursday, July 21st, with the first-ever San Diego Comic-Con Marvel and Netflix panel session. Moderated by Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Head of Television and Executive Producer), The Netflix Original Series: Marvel’s Luke Cage panel will feature  the first ever appearance of the star-studded cast including fan-favorite Mike Colter (Luke Cage), Alfre Woodard, Mahershala Ali, Theo Rossi, Simone Missick, Frank Whaley and showrunner and Executive Producer, Cheo Hodari Coker. This panel promises to deliver exclusive updates on the latest Marvel Television and Netflix series that fans won’t want to miss. Follow @lukecage on Twitter and #lukecage for the latest.

 

Then, on Friday, July 22ndjoin us for the Marvel Television Presents: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. panel where Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Head of Television and Executive Producer) the showrunners and cast will bring fans the latest news and a few surprises about season 4 of the hit series!   Follow @AgentsofShield on Twitter and use #AgentsofShield.

 

On Saturday July 23rd, you won’t want to miss the Marvel Animation Presents panel with Cort Lane (SVP, Animation and Family Entertainment,) Eric Radomski (SVP, Production and Creative Director – Marvel Animation) and Stephen Wacker (VP, Current Series & Development – Marvel Animation Studios), as they debut exclusive sneak peeks from upcoming episodes, share scoop on exciting new projects in development and bring along some special guests that have secretly RSVP’d!

 

You’ll also have a chance to meet the stars of your favorite Marvel Television series and get an exclusive poster at signing events at the Marvel booth (#2329) throughout the weekend.

 

MARVEL TELEVISION SCHEDULE:

 

THURSDAY, JULY 21:

Marvel’s Luke Cage – Signing Event

3:15 PM at the Marvel Booth (#2329)

Cast attending: Mike Colter, Alfre Woodward, Mahershala Ali, Theo Rossi, Frank Whaley, Simone Missick, Cheo Hodari Coker (EP), Jeph Loeb (EP).

 

The Netflix Original Series: Marvel’s Luke Cage — Panel Session

5:45 – 6:45 PM -Ballroom 20

The first-ever appearance of the Marvel’s Luke Cage cast!

 

FRIDAY, JULY 22

Marvel Television Presents: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. — Panel Session

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM -Ballroom 20

Join the cast and producers of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.!

 

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Signing Event

4:30 PM at the Marvel Booth (#2329)

Cast Attending: Clark Gregg, Chloe Bennet, Ming-Na Wen, Elizabeth Henstridge, Iain de Caestecker, Henry Simmons, Jed Whedon (EP), Maurissa Tancharoen (EP), Jeff Bell (EP), Jeph Loeb (EP).

 

SATURDAY, JULY 23

Marvel Animation Presents – Panel Session

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM -Room 6A

Go behind-the-scenes into the world of Marvel Animation! Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-ManMarvel’s Avengers and Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy for Disney XD

 

Please note that both signings are ticketed events and passes will be available on a first-come, first-served lottery basis beginning at 9:30 AM on Thursday, July 21 at Marvel Booth (#2329).

 

Stay tuned to www.marvel.com for all the breaking news from Marvel Television at Comic Con International in San Diego. Follow @Marvelon Twitter and “like” Marvel on Facebook for minute-by-minute updates on all things in the MCU. Join the conversation using #MarvelSDCC.

 

ABOUT MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT AND MARVEL TELEVISION

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy-five years.  Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing.

 

Marvel Television develops and produces some of the world’s most creative and popular live-action and animated programming for broadcast and cable television networks plus digital platforms including a historic deal with NETFLIX. Its portfolio of self-produced series includes Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. for ABC, Marvel’s Daredevil and the Peabody Award-winning Marvel’s Jessica Jones for NETFLIX and Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-ManMarvel’s Avengers and Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy for Disney XD. Marvel Television’s upcoming projects include Marvel’s Luke Cage, Marvel’s Iron Fist and the culminating Marvel’s The Defenders for NETFLIX as well as Marvel’s The Punisher (NETFLIX), Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger (Freeform) and Legion (FX). For more information, visit marvel.com.  © 2016 MARVEL

 

ABOUT ABC STUDIOS

ABC Studios is a leader in the development, production and distribution of entertainment content across broadcast, cable and on-demand platforms.  The studio is the key content provider for ABC Entertainment, producing hit series for the network including “American Crime,” “black-ish,” “The Catch,” “Dr. Ken,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “How to Get Away with Murder,” “Marvel’s Agents of “S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Mistresses,” “Once Upon a Time,” “Quantico,” “The Real O’Neals,” “Scandal,” “Secrets and Lies” and late night talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live”; “Code Black,” “Criminal Minds” and “Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders” for CBS; “Nashville” for CMT; “Marvel’s Daredevil” and “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” for Netflix; and “Devious Maids” for Lifetime.  For the current season, ABC Studios is producing “American Housewife,” “Conviction,” “Designated Survivor,” “Downward Dog,” “Imaginary Mary,” “Notorious,” “Speechless,” “Still Star Crossed” and “When We Rise” for ABC.

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May 2nd, 2016 by Cherry

I’m excited that Arclight supports diversity in film with not simply screening indie films from women, people of color and LGBT but also has a series of workshops talking about the business of entertainment! I just saw that the new Women in Entertainment Workshop will take place May 17 – 19 at Sonoma Wine Garden in Santa Monica.

The three workshops will focus on production, marketing and distribution of film and television with movers and shakers including:

Susan Cartsonis (Storefront Pictures), Julie Lynn (Mockingbird Pictures), Gabriela Cowperthwaite (Director, Producer, Writer, Blackfish), Carolyn Harris (Skydance Television), Theresa Won (Myriad Pictures), Jennifer Cochis (Los Angeles Film Festival), Dalia Ganz (Freeform), and Joseph Beyer (Sundance Institute) among others.

 

These panels are one of the hardest tickets to get in hollywood and the deadline to apply for tickets is May 6! YES May SIXTH so apply TODAY (yes I’m shouting but am very excited at the opportunity). You can apply for tickets at www.arclightwomen.com/wie-workshop. The deadline for applications is May 6, 2016.

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016: Production

The production workshop provides a forum for industry professionals, producers, and directors to explore essential roles, tasks and obstacles faced by film and television producers. This workshop will explore the role of the producer; working with writers, production overview and management; budgets; packaging presentations and post production.

SPEAKERS: Susan Cartsonis, Storefront Pictures; Julie Lynn, Mockingbird Pictures; Gabriela Cowperthwaite, ‘Black Fish’

 

Wednesday, May 18, 2016: Distribution

Advances in technology have completely rewritten the rules for distribution. New avenues for distribution are constantly emerging and this workshop will focus how content creators should navigate the current entertainment landscape – from traditional feature platforms to online film and television markets. Participants will hear from esteemed industry executives and discuss the opportunities, challenges, tactical strategies and financial models associated with connecting storytellers to audiences.

SPEAKERS: Carolyn Harris, Skydance Television; Theresa Won, Myriad Pictures; Jennifer Cochis, Los Angeles Film Festival; Missy Laney, BitTorrent 

 

Thursday, May 19, 2016: Marketing

This workshop will discuss cutting edge tools and techniques for developing a marketing strategy to generate a market interest for film and television, amongst both industry and mainstream audiences. We will discuss trends from how to develop cutting-edge out of the box creative campaigns, to marketing including paid marketing, direct-to-fan engagement, social media, influencers, events, and festivals, and other digital tools. Topics will include the planning, development, execution, and evaluation of a marketing campaign while revealing the insights and challenges met by industry executives along the way.

SPEAKERS: Dalia Ganz, Freeform, Disney – ABC Television Group; Joseph Beyer, Sundance Institute; Julie Candelaria, Gravitas Ventures; Robin Geisen, Creative Artists Agency

Each workshop will take place between 12:30-2:30pm with a full lunch. Parking is available at Santa Monica Place. 

395 SANTA MONICA PIER #300, SANTA MONICA, CA

 

 

ArcLight’s Executive Vice President, Gretchen McCourt

“As women, our leadership roles keep expanding and with them, the challenges we face in the entertainment industry. We want to be sure that we are not only shining a light on the most prevalent issues that women face in the industry, but also providing women with the tools to succeed,” states Gretchen McCourt. “The launch of the workshop series is a developmental opportunity for emerging creative talent to learn from industry leaders in an intimate setting where they can freely ask questions and learn from these role models and their experiences.”

 

About ArcLight Cinemas

ArcLight Cinemas, created by Pacific Theatres, a privately owned, Los Angeles based company with 60 years of theatrical exhibition history throughout California, Hawaii and Washington is a premiere moviegoing experience with an unparalleled commitment to bringing a variety of rich cinematic content to moviegoers in all markets. ArcLight Cinemas operates eight theaters in California including Hollywood, Pasadena, Sherman Oaks, El Segundo, Santa Monica, Culver City and La Jolla, as well as one theater in Bethesda, Md, Chicago and Glenview, Ill, with a new location in Boston for early 2018. ArcLight also owns and operates the historic Cinerama Dome and programs the TCL Chinese Theatre and IMAX in Hollywood. Pacific Theatres currently operates theaters in Los Angeles that include The Grove and The Americana at Brand in Glendale, Calif. Additional information about ArcLight Cinemas is available at www.arclightcinemas.com/  

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