Tag Archives: award winning

Filmzie launches a dedicated LGBT carousel on its platform – ATV Today

Filmzie, the free movie streaming and social platform, has curated a catalog of feature and short films around LGBT stories and directors. On the program, the multi-award winning film by Gwenn Joyaux The island of tomorrow, a beautifully filmed and atmospheric love story set in the Arctic Circle at the dawn of the Cold War. The film follows a young ...

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Cannabis growers focusing on branding and online presence

It’s 2019 and a new cannabis strain has just hit a dispensary shelf in hopes of sparking customer interest. At least that’s how Tim Cullen, founder of the Colorado Harvest Company dispensary chain, remembers it before the cannabis retail experience went online. Paying for pot online is still illegal in Colorado, but pre-orders are allowed if payment is made at ...

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Six books from the W.Va. publishing house to add to your reading list

MORGANTOWN — Award-winning books by black authors on a variety of topics will help shape perceptions of Appalachia, West Virginia and West Virginia University, according to Derek Krissoff, director of WVU Press. The University’s publishing house has a collection of books relating to black history and black experiences that offer readers the opportunity to explore black histories. “My colleagues and ...

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Wish Book readers come again for the community

Despite the uncertainties surrounding the relentless COVID-19 pandemic, Wish Book readers remain steadfast in their support of Bay Area nonprofits and the people they serve. Readers have donated more than $903,000 to Mercury News’ holiday giving campaign, supporting a diverse group of good causes — many of which are struggling to recover from the pandemic. “The Wish Book campaign is ...

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Author and entertainment executive Rick Bleiweiss to disrupt book publishing with transmedia storytelling for “Pignon Scorbion & The Barbershop Detectives”

Breaking away from the traditional approach to publishing, author Rick Bleiweiss reveals how his next book: “Pignon Scorbion & The Barbershop Detectives” (now available for pre-order) will be released on February 8, 2022, using a disruptive transmedia storytelling approach which he developed with Blackstone Edition. NEW YORK, January 25, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Author, Editor, and Former Music Industry Executive Rick ...

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Kendrick Lamar and Dave Free Collaborate with ‘South Park’ Creators to Produce Comedy Movie | VIDEO

*Rapper Kendrick Lamar and Dave Free are to associate with the “South Park” co-creators Trey Parker and matte stone to produce an as-yet-untitled live-action comedy. According to Deadline, they signed on for the Paramount Pictures film written by Vernon Chatman. Paramount Pictures is from manage room distribution, home entertainment and television license fees. The film is also set to stream ...

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Local authors to discuss genres at the DHS Library

As a reader, have you ever wondered what drives writers to write in a certain genre? To celebrate the importance of reading books and showcasing literary premises, Friends of the Desert Hot Springs Library will sponsor a series of local authors in its new, state-of-the-art 15,000 square foot library. From 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 27, “All About ...

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Oriol Bohigas, revolutionary Spanish architect, dies at 95

[ad_1] MADRID – Oriol Bohigas, a Spanish architect and urban planner who helped make Barcelona, ​​his hometown, one of the main tourist destinations in the Mediterranean, died on November 30 at his home. He was 95 years old. His death was confirmed by his son Josep Bohigas, who added that his father had suffered from Parkinson’s disease for several years. ...

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Rex Pickett dives into “The Archivist”

[ad_1] Rex Pickett doesn’t like to write about places he doesn’t know. The highly accomplished, two-time Oscar winner from San Diego is probably best known for writing the beloved novel “Sideways,” which was adapted into an even more successful film by Alexander Payne. The novel spawned two sequels and was even adapted into a musical by Tony Award-winning director Des ...

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Best sellers: Michael Caine and Aubrey Plaza do just enough in predictable drama

[ad_1] Aubrey Plaza and Michael Caine are doing just enough in their light and predictable new film. When Michael Caine was on a promotional tour for Best Sellers, he gave an interview to The Guardian in which he said this film was probably his last. He cited his age, his backbone, a lack of roles and his burgeoning career as ...

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RYU Apparel Celebrates 6th Anniversary With In-Store Event & Highlights & Next Steps Look Back

[ad_1] VANCOUVER, BC, November 24, 2021 / CNW / – RYU Clothing Inc. (TSXV: RYU) (OTCQB: RYPPF) (FWB: RYAA) (“RYU“or the”Society“), an award-winning urban sportswear designer, is proud to celebrate its sixth anniversary with an annual in-store shopping event – a tradition RYU has upheld since its inception. RYU store on Queen-Street West in Toronto (CNW Group / RYU Apparel ...

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Nufarm renews sponsorship of GreenCare for Troops

[ad_1] Nufarm, Alsip, Illinois, announced its continued sponsorship of EverGreen Project, Cleveland, Ohio, and its GreenCare for Troops program. The program, which celebrates its 15th year in 2021, provides free lawn and landscape maintenance services to military personnel with a deployed family member. As the title sponsor of GreenCare for Troops, Nufarm will contribute $ 75,000 to the award-winning initiative. ...

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White Hill Music signs global deal with Sony Music Publishing

[ad_1] Posted: October 26, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. CDT|Update: 45 minutes ago NEW YORK, October 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, Sony Music Publishing announced its partnership with one of the leading music and film production studios in India, White Hill Music Pvt Ltd., to provide global publishing services for White Hill Music, including catalog administration, synchronization and promotion. ...

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Inaugural WOPHA Miami convention makes room for women in photography

[ad_1] Aldeide Delgado sees Miami as a frontier, a meeting place, a city where minds and ideas from all over the world come together and exchange views and critiques. Thus, it is the ideal place for an international congregation of academics and thinkers – in the case of Delgado, the inaugural Women Photographers International Archive (WOPHA), a summit for women ...

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Questions and Answers with Author Linda Zajac | Saturday Q&A

[ad_1] Known For: Award Winning Freelance Science Writer and Author of “Robo-Motion: Robots that Move Like Animals” and Minecraft Books with STEM and Coding Sidebars For starters: Her first major publication was in Highlights, a children’s magazine, on the use of DNA to count grizzly bears. Education: Graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University. Q: When did you think, “Oh, I’m ...

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Who is Joanna Prior? The new CEO of Pan Macmillan UK

[ad_1] Who is Joanna Prior: She has been appointed CEO of Pan Macmillan UK. She will succeed Anthony Forbes Watson after he steps down from the role early next year. Here’s what you need to know about Joanna Prior She was the Managing Director of Penguin General Books at Penguin Random House UK for twelve years. She was responsible for ...

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Five apps to keep you cool for school

[ad_1] (Pocket-lint) – Back to school season may be here, but AppGallery has covered students and lifelong learners with its selection of apps to make study mode a snap! Now home to over 134,000 apps built into Huawei’s innovative HMS Core, and loved by over 550 million active users around the world, we’ve handpicked some of our favorite AppGallery to ...

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Oaklins DeSilva + Phillips Client Workman Publishing Sold to Hachette Book Group for $ 240 Million | State

[ad_1] NEW YORK, September 23, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Oaklins client DeSilva + Phillips, Workman Publishing, one of the largest and most respected independent book publishers in the United States, and Hachette Book Group today announced that Hachette completed the acquisition of Workman for $ 240 million. The transaction was closed after the successful completion of the regulatory approval ...

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The Frist Art Museum holds the first major exhibition in the United States devoted to medieval art in Bologna

[ad_1] The Frist Art Museum presents Medieval Bologna: art for a university town, the first major museum exhibition in the United States to focus on medieval art made in the prosperous city of Bologna, in northern Italy. Designed and curated by the Senior Curator of the Frist Art Museum, Trinita Kennedy, the exhibition of illuminated manuscripts, paintings and sculptures will ...

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Award-winning publisher and author Chinyere Nwakanma talks about her new book

[ad_1] Oliver the Miner and the beautiful Princess Sally by Chinyere Nwakanma released and now on sale (The Magazine Plus Editorial): – London, UK September 1, 2021 (Issuewire.com) – Award-winning author and publisher Chinyere Nwakanma reminds fans that his long-awaited new book Oliver the Miner and the beautiful Princess Sally has been released and can now be purchased as it ...

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Baby and Books: Joshua Jackson Talks About Parenthood and New Audible.ca Project ‘Oracle’

[ad_1] TORONTO – Canadian actor Joshua Jackson has found himself telling books lately – for two very different audiences. Professionally, he does so with the new Canadian suspenseful audiobook “Oracle” on Audible.ca’s all new Plus catalog. TORONTO – Canadian actor Joshua Jackson has found himself telling books lately – for two very different audiences. Professionally, he does so with the ...

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ABC Commercial Extends Global License Agreement For ‘The Wiggles’ – VideoAge International

[ad_1] ABC Commercial Expands Global License Agreement for “The Wiggles” ABC Commercial has entered into its exclusive global license agreement with an Australian children’s entertainment group The Wiggles. The Wiggles signed with the commercial arm of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in 1991 for their self-titled album. ABC has been the group’s local distributor ever since. The agreement extends the partnership ...

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Award-winning journalist Ken Tingley announces the publication of his first book with Something Or Other Publishing

[ad_1] Tingley joins elite writers: astronaut Ron Garan, acclaimed sci-fi / fantasy author Alia Luria and WWII historian Aleksandar Veljic “Ken Tingley doesn’t just write from the heart… on the hearts of others, you can turn to any page and feel your heart restored. “Terry Pluto, Author / Columnist – Cleveland Plain Dealer.” – Terry Pluto, writer and columnist for ...

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7digital Continues Global Fitness Expansion With Barry’s and Volava, Joining Apex Rides, FORME and More

[ad_1] LONDON, July 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – 7 numeric, the global leader in end-to-end digital music solutions, announces global fitness brand Barry’s and that of Barcelona Volava as new customers to 7digital’s music-as-a-service platform, which is used by a growing number of fitness companies, including the one in London Races to the top, a cutting-edge, high-performance, Los Angeles-based ...

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