Sundance

Optik TV customers can now watch the best of British television from Acorn TV

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 4:15pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, TELUS announced that Optik TV customers can now access top-rated British and international programming from AMC Networks’ Acorn TV. Customers can access the free preview of Acorn TV on channel 377 and through the On Demand library now until September 21, and can add Acorn TV to their Optik TV subscription through the Variety theme pack.

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  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, TELUS announced that Optik TV customers can now access top-rated British and international programming from AMC Networks Acorn TV.
  • Customers can access the free preview of Acorn TV on channel 377 and through the On Demand library now until September 21, and can add Acorn TV to their Optik TV subscription through the Variety theme pack.
  • We are excited to be the first content provider in Canada to bring Acorn TV in a theme pack and its top-rated British and international shows to our Optik TV customers.
  • AMC Networks Acorn TV is the leading streaming service specializing in British and international television with subscribers worldwide including in Canada, the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.

Highstreet Enriches VR Metaverse with Upcoming Launch of FOMO Duck NFTs

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:20pm

Highstreet Market is a special marketplace located in Highstreet City inside the metaverse.

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  • Highstreet Market is a special marketplace located in Highstreet City inside the metaverse.
  • The denizens of Highstreet's metaverse will encounter FOMO Duck, a mascot with an integral role in the shared digital environment.
  • Highstreet plans to launch FOMO Duck as an NFT on September 17, 2021, with 250 released each day until the total supply of 10,000 FOMO Ducks has been minted.
  • Holders of FOMO Ducks will also qualify for exclusive bonuses leading up to our metaverse unveil and launch near Halloween.

Second North Central Wind Project Begins Commercial Operation

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 5:15pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --American Electric Power's (Nasdaq: AEP) 287-megawatt (MW) Maverick Wind Energy Center in north central Oklahoma has begun commercial operation.

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  • COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --American Electric Power's (Nasdaq: AEP) 287-megawatt (MW) Maverick Wind Energy Center in north central Oklahoma has begun commercial operation.
  • In addition to Maverick, North Central Energy Facilities include the 199-MW Sundance project, which began commercial operation in April 2021, and the 999-MW Traverse project, which is expected to begin operation in early 2022.
  • Invenergy is developing the North Central Energy Facilities, and PSO and SWEPCO assume ownership of each of the three wind projects following their commercial operation.
  • "Maverick's commercial operation brings us one step closer to the completion of North Central and to delivering more clean, reliable energy to our customers," said Nicholas K. Akins, AEP chairman, president and chief executive officer.

National Geographic Documentary Films and Picturehouse to Release Liz Garbus’ “BECOMING COUSTEAU” on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 5:15pm

National Geographic Documentary Films, Story Syndicate and Picturehouse announced today that they will release BECOMING COUSTEAU, the latest film from two-time Oscar nominee and two-time Emmy winning director Liz Garbus (The Farm: Angola, USA, What Happened, Miss Simone?)

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  • National Geographic Documentary Films, Story Syndicate and Picturehouse announced today that they will release BECOMING COUSTEAU, the latest film from two-time Oscar nominee and two-time Emmy winning director Liz Garbus (The Farm: Angola, USA, What Happened, Miss Simone?)
  • Becoming Cousteau is produced by Story Syndicate, in association with The Cousteau Society and Ace Content for National Geographic Documentary Films.
  • National Geographic Documentary Films previously released the Academy Award, BAFTA and seven-time Emmy Award-winning film Free Solo and the Academy Award-nominated film The Cave.
  • National Geographic Documentary Films is a division of National Geographic Partners, a joint venture between Disney and the National Geographic Society.

Burbank International Film Festival has chosen Mads Mikkelsens' award-winning film RIDERS OF JUSTICE as their Opening Night feature as it Returns In-Person Sept 9-12

Monday, August 30, 2021 - 9:20am

The festival has chosen Mads Mikkelsens' award-winning film RIDERS OF JUSTICE (courtesy of Magnolia Pictures/Magnet Releasing), as their Opening Night feature to launch this year's event on Thursday, September 9, 2021.

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  • The festival has chosen Mads Mikkelsens' award-winning film RIDERS OF JUSTICE (courtesy of Magnolia Pictures/Magnet Releasing), as their Opening Night feature to launch this year's event on Thursday, September 9, 2021.
  • The Friday Night Centerpiece film will be the World Premiere of THIS GAME'S CALLED MURDER, starring Ron Perlman, Natasha Henstridge (Species), and Vanessa Marano (Switched at Birth).
  • "When I took over the festival in 2012, my goal was to make BIFF a Sundance right in our own backyard.
  • Other valued Sponsors include Patino Management, Vollara Air Purifiers and Here Media that sponsors the LGBTQ+ categories for shorts and feature films.

Mary Aloe and the Aloe Entertainment Film Production House Jump Starts Q4 2021 With the Release of 4 Movies - FLAG DAY, WORTH, KAREN and BRUISED

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 11:00am

Mary Aloe and the ALOE ENTERTAINMENT team provide a full-service film production house located in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • Mary Aloe and the ALOE ENTERTAINMENT team provide a full-service film production house located in Beverly Hills, California.
  • Mary Aloe and the Aloe Entertainment team have financed and /or produced 37 films (22 films in the last 6 years alone).
  • Aloe Entertainment and its principal owner, Mary Aloe, produce and/or finance 4 to 5 movies a year.
  • Mary Aloe and the Aloe Entertainment team are currently in production on Groove Tails, produced by, co-written and starring Jamie Foxx.

HTC-Backed VR Metaverse Highstreet Raises $5M in Its Latest Funding Round

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 2:00pm

Mobile and browser companion apps will be released in the market sooner, allowing users to access the metaverse anywhere.

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  • Mobile and browser companion apps will be released in the market sooner, allowing users to access the metaverse anywhere.
  • A key feature is Highstreet Market at the center of Highstreet City, which is a marketplace for redeemable limited-edition products, with every item having a physical equivalent.
  • Highstreet Market's StreetSmart bonding curves ensure liquidity for the buyer at all times by using a smart contract vault.
  • Founded in 2015 by Travis Wu and Jenny Guo, Highstreet is a commerce-centric metaverse accessible on browsers and native PC VR.

Piracy & The Pandemic: Web Sheriff Marks 20th Anniversary with Sundance and tiff Deals

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 8:25am

b"On-Line-Rights pioneer Web Sheriff marked its 20th Anniversary by successfully representing this year\xe2\x80\x99s Sundance Film Festival and September\xe2\x80\x99s Toronto International Film Festival.\nThis press release features multimedia.

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  • b"On-Line-Rights pioneer Web Sheriff marked its 20th Anniversary by successfully representing this year\xe2\x80\x99s Sundance Film Festival and September\xe2\x80\x99s Toronto International Film Festival.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005051/en/\nThe Covid-19 pandemic posed major challenges to the Cinema Industry and Movie Business.
  • Sundance Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival successfully overcame these hurdles by largely migrating their festivals on-line and so that they were still accessible to a global audience.
  • Both tiff and Sundance way exceeded the challenges set by having to largely migrate on-line, creating extremely secure and user-friendly platforms.

Robert Redford's Sundance Catalog Opens New Store in Westport, Connecticut

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 4:22pm

The 3,920 square feetSundance store will open on May 13 and is located at 97 Main Street in downtown Westport.

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  • The 3,920 square feetSundance store will open on May 13 and is located at 97 Main Street in downtown Westport.
  • A soft opening on the weekend of May 13 will be limited attendance for social distancing purposes.\nRobert Redford\'s Sundance Catalog Opens New Store in Westport, Connecticut\nMatey Erdos, Sundance CEO comments "The Westport opening marks the first Sundance store in the Northeast and in the greater Tri-State area.
  • Our loyal customers in the surrounding area have participated in the Sundance lifestyle for years through our beautiful catalog.
  • "\nThe Sundance Store in downtown Westport is one of three new stores to open across the country for the retailer this year.

Robert Redford's Sundance Opens New Store in the Greater Detroit Area

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 6:35pm

The 4,120 square feet Sundance store will open on April 29thand is located in The Village of Rochester Hills, metropolitan Detroit\'s premier outdoor lifestyle destination.

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  • The 4,120 square feet Sundance store will open on April 29thand is located in The Village of Rochester Hills, metropolitan Detroit\'s premier outdoor lifestyle destination.
  • The new Sundance store will be the retailer\'s first location in Michigan, and will complement the center\'s fashion-focused retail selection and outstanding dining options.
  • Sundance CEO Matey Erdos comments "We are very excited to continue our retail expansion with the debut of our Rochester Hills store, the first Sundance store in Michigan.
  • Rochester Hills was a natural choice and we look forward to bringing the Sundance lifestyle to this beautiful community and to the greater Detroit area.