Steven Spielberg

Amblin Television Developing Series Based on Walter Mosley’s “Easy Rawlins” Books

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 6:00pm

Amblin Television announced today that it has closed a deal to develop and produce a series based on Walter Mosleys bestselling books starring the character Ezekiel Easy Rawlins.

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  • Amblin Television announced today that it has closed a deal to develop and produce a series based on Walter Mosleys bestselling books starring the character Ezekiel Easy Rawlins.
  • The drama, based on the gritty detective series, will center around Easy, a Black WWII Army veteran turned hard-boiled private eye.
  • Mosley has written more than 60 critically acclaimed books, including fifteen novels and a collection of short stories starring Easy Rawlins.
  • Amblin Television, a long-time leader in quality programming, is a division of Amblin Partners, a content creation company led by Steven Spielberg.

Thinker-Tinker to Launch Trolls Music Stars

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 1:57pm

Since the launch of the DreamWorksTrollsfranchise in 2016, audiences across the globe have been transported into the Trolls' vibrant, joyful world, teeming with big hearts, hair-raising comedic adventures and award-winning music.

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  • Since the launch of the DreamWorksTrollsfranchise in 2016, audiences across the globe have been transported into the Trolls' vibrant, joyful world, teeming with big hearts, hair-raising comedic adventures and award-winning music.
  • The company's deep portfolio of intellectual property is supported by a robust, worldwide consumer products practice, which includes licensing, and location-based entertainment venues around the world.
  • DreamWorks Animation's television business has quickly become one of the world's leading producers of high-quality, animated family programming, reaching consumers in more than 190 countries.
  • Universal Brand Development globally drives expansion of the NBCUniversal's intellectual properties, franchises, characters and stories through innovative physical and digital products, content, and consumer experiences.

Bragg Gaming Group Interview to Air on Bloomberg International

Friday, February 5, 2021 - 8:00pm

TORONTO, Feb. 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bragg Gaming Group (TSX: BRAG, OTC: BRGGF) ("Bragg" or the "Company"), today announced an interview with Chief Strategy Officer Yaniv Spielberg will air on Bloomberg International on Sunday, February 7, at 6 p.m. local time across Europe in 100M homes.

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  • TORONTO, Feb. 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bragg Gaming Group (TSX: BRAG, OTC: BRGGF) ("Bragg" or the "Company"), today announced an interview with Chief Strategy Officer Yaniv Spielberg will air on Bloomberg International on Sunday, February 7, at 6 p.m. local time across Europe in 100M homes.
  • The segment will also air on Bloomberg Television U.S. on Saturdays at 7 p.m. local time in 73M homes.
  • In the exclusive interview, Spielberg discusses Bragg Gaming Groups emergence as a leader in the evolving global gaming industry.
  • To view the interview segment, please visit: https://youtu.be/WkTqD-9vC-s
    Bragg Gaming Group (TSX: BRAG, OTC: BRGGF) is a next generation gaming group with cutting-edge technology, leading brands and world-class management expertise, developing into a global gaming force.

Amblin Partners Announces New Multi-Year Film Distribution Partnership With Universal Filmed Entertainment Group

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 9:00pm

Amblin Partners today announced a new multi-year film distribution partnership with Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, as well as a series of new agreements that chart a clear course for the next phase of growth for one of the worlds leading independent film and television studios.

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  • Amblin Partners today announced a new multi-year film distribution partnership with Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, as well as a series of new agreements that chart a clear course for the next phase of growth for one of the worlds leading independent film and television studios.
  • Donna Langley, Chairman, Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, said: Steven Spielberg and Amblin Partners have delivered award-winning critical and commercial hits that stand the test of time amongst films in the Universal canon.
  • Amblins continuing partnership with Universal Filmed Entertainment Group builds on a long history between the two companies, dating back to Spielbergs arrival on the Universal lot as an intern in 1968.
  • Amblin Partners is a film and television production company, led by Steven Spielberg, that develops and produces films using the Amblin Entertainment and DreamWorks Pictures banners, and includes Amblin Television.

Universal Pictures And Dreamworks Animation's The Croods: A New Age Announce Partnership With Feeding America® To Help Provide One Million Meals To Families In Need This Holiday Season

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 2:15pm

Every tweet using #CroodsCare between November 23 and December 31, 2020, will go towardsproviding up to 500,000 meals for families in need.

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  • Every tweet using #CroodsCare between November 23 and December 31, 2020, will go towardsproviding up to 500,000 meals for families in need.
  • Second, Universal will launch a newThe More You Knowpublic-service announcement featuring the Croods and encouraging fans to donate directly to Feeding America.
  • Fans can donate directly to Feeding America on the "Croods Care" landing page on the Feeding America website .
  • For Universal and DreamWorks Animation, the partnership between The Croods: A New Age and Feeding America felt like a perfect fit.

Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Cinemark Theaters Announce Dynamic Release Window Agreement for Exhibition of Universal Films

Monday, November 16, 2020 - 9:30pm

We are extremely pleased to further enhance our strong partnership with Universal as we evolve the exclusive theatrical window, said Mark Zoradi, Cinemark CEO.

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  • We are extremely pleased to further enhance our strong partnership with Universal as we evolve the exclusive theatrical window, said Mark Zoradi, Cinemark CEO.
  • Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG) produces, acquires, markets and distributes filmed entertainment worldwide in various media formats for theatrical, home entertainment, television and other distribution platforms.
  • The global division includes Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, DreamWorks Animation Film and Television.
  • Headquartered in Plano, TX, Cinemark (NYSE: CNK) is one of the largest and most influential movie theater companies in the world.

MicroTech CEO Joins the Hollywood Elite to Introduce Movie for the AFI Movie Club

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 2:45pm

Also, on Sept. 25, the historic AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, MD, is launching its 31st edition of the AFI Latin American Film Festival.

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  • Also, on Sept. 25, the historic AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, MD, is launching its 31st edition of the AFI Latin American Film Festival.
  • AFI Movie Club is a newly launched program to raise the nation's spirits by bringing artists and audiences together even while we are apart.
  • Launched on March 31, AFI Movie Club's first selection was THE WIZARD OF OZ, announced by Steven Spielberg.
  • MicroTech was also named one of the Top 10 Fastest Growing Hispanic-Owned Companies in the Nation for five consecutive years.

Amblin Television and HBO Max Sign Development Deal for an Original Series Inspired by Rashomon

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 10:00pm

Todd Cohen, SVP Television Development, will oversee the day-to-day development of the project for Amblin, with Frank and Falvey.

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  • Todd Cohen, SVP Television Development, will oversee the day-to-day development of the project for Amblin, with Frank and Falvey.
  • "I am delighted to work with Amblin Partners and HBO Max to reimagine Rashomon for todays audience.
  • Amblin Television, a long-time leader in quality programming, is a division of Amblin Partners, a content creation company led by Steven Spielberg.
  • Amblin Televisions co-presidents, Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey, oversee all development, production and programming for the company.

1-800-FLOWERS.COM AND UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT TEAM UP TO ENHANCE THE GIFTING EXPERIENCE THROUGH NEW DIGITAL MOVIE OFFERING POWERED BY SMARTGIFT

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 1:00pm

The movie is the recipient's to keep, helping them build their personal library through the free digital movie collection app, Movies Anywhere .

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  • The movie is the recipient's to keep, helping them build their personal library through the free digital movie collection app, Movies Anywhere .
  • "Digital movie collecting continues to surge and there is no better time to join forces with 1-800-Flowers.com to innovate that experience," said Michael Aaronson, Senior Vice President, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
  • Powered by SmartGift , customers can synchronize the arrival of their digital movie code with their gift delivery.
  • The global division includes Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Universal Brand Development, Fandango, DreamWorks Animation Film and Television and Awesomeness.

Arnold Spielberg, Computer Pioneer, Dies At 103

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 6:12am

Each night, they pulled their twin beds together, drew the covers, and Arnold would enchant his brother with a series of improvised bedtime stories.

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  • Each night, they pulled their twin beds together, drew the covers, and Arnold would enchant his brother with a series of improvised bedtime stories.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on February 6, 1917, Arnold was the first son of Samuel and Rebecca Spielberg.
  • Fascinated by electricity at just six years old, Arnold turned the family attic into a vaudevillian laboratory and invited his friends in to experience his inventions.
  • Less than a month later, Arnold enlisted as a sergeant in the Army and brought his electrical prowess to the overseas war effort.