LOS ANGELES - MARCH 16 2015 | The 3RD Annual Cinema at the Edge
Independent Film Festival (CATE) was born out of a desire to showcase
innovative films, with a commitment to quality, which push industry
boundaries and explore cutting-edge cinema.
Top 50 films will screen for both the public and industry professionals
working in international film distribution over the course of four days. CATE
will also feature opening and closing night parties, an award ceremony, and
a series of panels with an emphasis on the filmmaking process.
It is CATE’s mission to feature films which will connect with audiences, but
also give independent filmmakers genuine exposure and additional
opportunities for global distribution. This film festival is dedicated to
shining the light on the indie gems which continue to push this
industry to new heights. Check out the event schedule @
SANTA MONICA (CA) APRIL 2015 | The 2015 Cinema at the Edge CATE Film
Festival brought together “new super cool” film & TV talent from different parts
of the U.S., Spain, France & Germany. These emerging stars spoke to us
about projects, industry TIPS for those fighting for that dream, and provided
a few fun lifestyle preferences (ie., tasty L.A. eats).
FT., talent interviewed includes, JARED STUART (DIRECTOR / ACTOR) |
JOSE TORRESMA (ACTOR - U.S., & SPAIN) | ALEXANDER G. SEYUM (L.A.
PHOTOG) | JUSTIN SUTTLES & TEAM (WRITER / DIR / PRODUCER) | SARAH
& LAURA BELLINI 'THE TWINS' (ACTRESSES - U.S., & GERMANY) | HUGO
DIEGO GARCIA (ACTOR U.S., FRANCE, SPAIN) | OLIVIA RILEY DAY
(DIRECTOR @ SPRITE FILMS).
Enjoy our short 9 min video highlights @ CATE 2015.
ANAHEIM (CA) APRIL 2015 | The LA KISS football team gave the fans what
they wanted to see ‘guts and glory!’ Errors didn’t make it easy for L.A. Kiss
when they tried to build momentum.
Regardless, the entertainment and the fans were awesome! In brief, the
visiting Las Vegas Outlaws to storm from behind and win, 61-48, at Honda
Center. Check out our video action clips FT shout outs by Arena Football
League AFL - L.A. Kiss star player Antron Dillon, Holy Grail lead singer, and
the L.A. Kiss girls.
LONG BEACH (CA) APRIL 2015 | Miss Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
was crowned last night as part of Thunder Thursday’s activities.
2015 Miss TGPLB winner was Natasha Alhandy-Shaw of Whittier. The
first runner up was Alliyah Becerra of Downey, and Long Beach resident
Erika Abke came in as second runner up.
The 2015 Miss Toyota Grand of Long Beach contest, during the 15th
Annual Thunder Thursday on Pine, an event hosted Thursday by the
Downtown Long Beach Associates. The free event centered around Pine
Avenue and Broadway, featuring live music, driver autographs, a classic
car show, a pit stop competition, motorcycle stunts and the Miss Toyota
Grand Prix of Long Beach Pageant. Source | LB Press Telegram
NEWPORT BEACH (CA) MARCH 2015 | The Newport Beach Film Festival
(NBFF) will showcase more than 350 films from 50 countries and host nightly
special events / post reception parties, red carpet galas, convo’s with
filmmakers, international spotlight events and seminars.
The Festival offers film goers unique opportunities to meet and network with
celebs, filmmakers from around the globe, and film industry professionals.
Celebrated as one of the leading lifestyle film festivals in the United States,
the Newport Beach Film Festival (www.newportbeachfilmfest.com) brings
the best of filmmaking from around the WORLD to Newport Beach for eight
days, April 23 – April 30, 2015.
LONG BEACH (CA) APRIL 2015 | Through two races of the Verizon IndyCar
Series season, Scott Dixon was off to his worst start since 2009. It was too
early to be overly concerned, he said, following 15th- and 11th-place
finishes. Maybe, but his results in eight previous starts in the Toyota Grand
Prix of Long Beach -- one top-five finish -- wouldn't necessarily pump up
the three-time series champion's confidence entering the 80-lap race.
Qualifying third -- his best on the 1.968-mile, 11-turn seaside street circuit
-- was a positive and overtaking Juan Pablo Montoya on Lap 2 showed that
the No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet had the pace… continue
SOURCE: Dave Lewandowski | IndyCar.Com
NEWPORT BEACH (CA) APRIL 2015 | We had the opportunity of meeting
several talented film directors, actors and actresses on DAY 3 @ the 2015
Newport Beach Film Festival.
The following short films interviews consist of the following:
* Film Director Mike Cianciulli @MIKECIANCIULLI | FILM WAVE OF THE WINTER.
* Film Director Alexis B. Preston @ALEXISBPRESTON & Actor Mikey Dean
@MIKEYDEAN | FILM ONE FOOT IN.
* Actor Paul McCarthy Boyington @CALIGOLD | FILM BLACKWELL.
* Film Director Jon Michael Shink | FILM #WEARETHEONES
These four short films were artistically great to watch as it relates to film style
and texture. Blackwell by film director Ed Barnes definitely has Quentin
Tarantino fingerprints. The intensity and suspense builds as the film nears its
end. Shout out to the film director, cast / crew and actor Paul McCarthy
Boyington for creating a great quality film.
Check out the video interviews packaged as Indie Film ET. Enjoy!
NEWPORT BEACH (CA) APRIL 2015 | Newport Beach Film Festival
(NBFF) Day 1 kicked off its opener lot’s of showbiz lights and cameras.
We covered one of two red carpet venues @ Lido Live - Theater.
Check out our interviews with a few actors and indie film aficionados.
Interview FT., Mellisa Ricci Producers Guild of America Award Winner with
the romantic comedy "Les Bouffons". From professional ballerina in France to
actress in London,Melissa went on to successfully play a variety of roles on
stage as well as in British movies. Since relocating to Los Angeles,Melissa
has been working as an entertainment host,appeared on TV shows, and
played the female lead in the first movie ever made about Christopher
Dorner, based on real life events: "Dorner: Manifesto for Murder".
Tamas Menyhart is a Black Belt Martial Artist, with over 20 years of exper-
ience, was trained by European and World Champions. He does Full Contact,
Kick Boxing, Thai Boxing, Kenpo-Jujitsu (Shootfighting), Taekwondo and also
Aikido. He also does his own stunts and the choreography for his fight scenes.
While working 3 jobs and still training 6 days a week, 3 hours a day, he soon
became active in the entertainment industry. Determined to improve his
acting skills, Tamas started taking acting classes 4 times weekly. Always
wanted to be versatile and play different characters; he does Drama, Comedy,
Romance, Science-Fiction, but has a specialty which is "'Action - Martial Arts'".
LOS ANGELES (CA) APRIL 2015 | L.A. Kiss vs AZ Rattlers was a good action
packed game for all fans.
L.A. Kiss arean football created several awesome action plays that energized
fans to believe that a win was in reach. However, the mistakes committed
during key moments killed all efforts to add points to the board.
Nonetheless, L.A. Kiss has the team to generate positive game outcomes
for the 2015 Arena Football season.
SCHEDULE & TICKET INFO http://www.lakissfootball.com/
SANTA ANITA PARK (CA) MAY 2015 | Last week we had the opportunity to
go Behind the scenes to celebrate ‘The Preakness’ at Santa Anita Park.
Yes California! We have an awesome horse by the name of “American
Pharoah” together with jockey Victor Espinoza in reach of capturing the
Triple Crown. The fact that the home track for American Pharoah and
Espinoza is Santa Anita Park only makes any celebration or/ party at Santa
Anita Park symbolically special.
Our coverage includes a cool introduction by guest video host Fenix Lazzaroni
from the Gallop Out Restaurant/ Bar. Lazzaroni is also featured in other Santa
Anita Park promo videos providing additional images and tips for all visitors.
Our coverage also FT a (Spanish / English) interview with Santa Anita jockey
Elvis Trujillo. The Trujillo last name is famous in Panama where his family
for generations have been racing horses. He is also a Real Madrid soccer
‘Futbol’ aficionado, but more importantly, he provides us with a few tips of
success relating to horse riding.
HOLLYWOOD (CA) JUNE 2015 | The Los Angeles Wine Fest celebrated its 10th
Anniversary tasting event at the historic Raleigh Studios. This studio is located
directly across the street from Paramount Studios. Raleigh is one of the oldest
studios in Hollywood, dating back to 1915 (beating Paramount to the intersection
of Melrose & Bronson by over a decade).
The L.A. Wine Fest featured over 50 wineries, hundreds of wines and
artisan breweries and ciders for festival aficionados.
This year for the first time, guest voted for wines via a smart phone application
known as QUINI. The full list of top honors at the debut of the LAWineFest
Popular Choice Awards can be found per our video coverage or/ here >
LOS ANGELES (CA) MARCH 2015 | With just under 30 minutes until the
slated start time of the match the Coliseum was only half-filled, thousands
of fans trapped in the chaos of trying to get past the stadium gates. Shortly
before 7 p.m. downtown Los Angeles might have heard the first roar of the
Coliseum as the nation’s pride in Javier “Chicharito Hernandez dazzled the
stadium for the go-ahead goal in the 14th minute. The Ecuador defense
Failed to mark Hernandez in the attacking third as the speedy forward got
free atop of the box, played through some slight contact and got off a
bullet that bounced off the right post and into the net.
The 26-year-old’s goal was his 39th at the international level, tying him with
Cuauhtémoc Blanco for second in Mexico history. He needs six more to
overtake Jared Borguetti | Source: L.A. Daily News Chris Trevino
LOS ANGELES (CA) JUNE 2015 | Coverage includes Triple Crown winning
trainer Bob Baffert throwing a solid first pitch at Dodger stadium. FOX L.A.
Sports anchor Liz Habib, as well as in stadium TV host Erica Weston provided
us with cool video shout outs and mini interview. Enjoy the action clips!
Mr. Baffert is the owner & trainer of Santa Anita-based American Pharoah, who
with his victory at Saturday’s Belmont Stakes became the first Triple Crown
winner since Affirmed in 1978 (continue).
HOLLYWOOD (CA) MAY 2015 | WE tv rolled out the red carpet for stars and puppies
to help bring attention to Ian Ziering’s ‘Pet Project’ Canine Companions for
Independence. Enjoy our special behind the scenes photo & video highlights.
FT Ian Ziering, David Tutera (David Tutera’s CELEBrations), Chris Soules
(The Bachelor, Dancing with the Stars), Tori Spelling and Dean & McDermott
(Tori and Dean: Inn Love), Gabrielle Carteris (Beverly Hills 90210), Jodie Sweetin
(Full House/Fuller House), Kenya Moore (Real Houswives of Atlanta, Celebrity
Apprentice), Kristen Taekman (Real Housewives of New York), Aubrey O'Day
(Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars), Shannon Bex (Danity Kane), Angela Simmons
(Run’s House), Cody Linley (Hannah Montana) and Ian’s “Sharknado” co-stars….Cassie
Scerbo, John Heard, Thunder Levin (Sharknado writer), & Courtney Baxter.
NEWPORT BEACH (CA) APRIL 2015 | Indie film talent rockin Wednesday
night post reception at the Newport Beach Film Festival 2015 - DAY 6. Video
FT short interview clips and invites by cinematographer Andrew K. Sachs, &
actress Nicole Watson… as well as other special guests such as film director
for Fear No Fruit. Enjoy the fun video plug for #NBFF 2015 closing night.
SANTA ANA (CA) MAY 2015 | Get Down Fights @ the historic YOST THEATER
was awesome! All I can say is thumbs up to all the action inside the ring,
the classic bar setting in the back, the balcony cheers, dancers, music and
fitness models / ring card girls Allie Hnley & Annie Parker.
In brief, MMA fighter Sean Datte climbed to 4-1 after his main card W @
Get Down Fights #17. We also had an opportunity to interview 3x IFBB
Fitness/Bikini Champ Annie Parker, as well as the co-founders for MMA
Get Down Fights. Get Down Fight #18 is scheduled for July25th @ the Yost
ST. PETERSBURG (FL) JUNE 2015 | With a little more than 400 days until the
2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian women’s teams swept the
podium Sunday at the $800,000 FIVB smart St. Pete Grand Slam presented by
the AVP, the first Olympic qualifier in the U.S. for the Rio Games. Second-
seeded Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas beat fellow Brazilians Juliana
Felisberta and Maria Antonelli, seeded third, 23-21, 21-19 in the gold-medal
match. Taiana Lima and Fernanda Alves, seeded fifth, edged 11th-seeded Karla
Borger and Britta Buthe of Germany, 17-21, 21-19, 17-15, in the bronze-medal
Bednarczuk and Seixas maintained their position as the world’s top-ranked
women’s team heading into next week’s FIVB World Championships in the
Netherlands. They won all seven matches in the tournament without losing a
set. It was the second career FIVB tournament victory for both players. Sat-
urday, Americans Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson won the men’s gold medal,
while Reinder Nummerdor and Christiaan Varenhorst of the Netherlands took
silver and Nick Lucena and Theo Brunner of the U.S. took bronze. The six-day
tournament hosted by the AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) was part
of the FIVB World Tour and an Olympic qualifying tournament. It was played on
six courts built on trucked-in sand spread out across Spa Beach Park in St.
FONTANA (CA) JUNE 2015 | The track at the California Auto Club Speedway
created an exciting pole position qualifying day with IndyCar driver Pagenaud
securing P1. Check out the details leading to the big race MAVTV500 >
• Race 11 of Verizon IndyCar Series season. ... Juan Pablo Montoya leads the
championship standings by 27 points over Team Penske teammate Will Power.
• Qualifying results: Simon Pagenaud earned his first Verizon P1 Award on a
superspeedway and his second pole overall with a two-lap average speed of
218.952 mph in the No. 22 Penske Truck Rental Chevrolet. It topped Team
Penske teammate Helio Castroneves' 2014 pole-winning speed of 218.540 mph.
"Thanks to my crew for the preparations and it's exciting to get a superspeed-
way pole," said Pagenaud, who is in his first season with Team Penske.
"Qualifying is one thing. It's a reward for performance. We have a 500-mile
race and hopefully I can reward the team for its hard work. It's a brand new
team that is gelling really well.
• For spectators: A full-field autograph session is from 10-11 a.m. in the
INDYCAR Fan Village. Also, an array of activities will be in the O'Reilly Auto
Parts Fan Zone, including California Amateur Skateboard League exhibition;
Lucas Oil Products Slick Mist Summer Shine car show; Ronny North concert
(10 a.m.) on main stage; Metal Mulisha Motorcycle stunt show; Lucha Libre
wrestling exhibition; Lefty's Driver Story Time with Gabby Chaves; Walk of
Fame ceremony with Tony Kanaan (11 a.m.; Gate C); Mark Mackay concert
(11:30 a.m.) on main stage.