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58 Films Announced for the Highly Anticipated Boulder International Film Festival

Boulder International Film Festival

The 13th Annual Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) announced its program, which includes 58 films from around the world and three Sundance Film Festival award-winning films. This year, the festival will screen four films nominated for a 2017 Oscar. “We are so excited about this year’s program,” said Robin Beeck, Festival Executive …

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Image Comics Founders Reunite To Celebrate 25th Anniversary

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Image Comics and ReedPOP announced that original Image Comics company founders Todd McFarlane, Jim Valentino, Erik Larsen, Rob Liefeld, Marc Silvestri, and Whilce Portacio will reunite at Emerald City Comicon 2017 to celebrate the company’s milestone 25th anniversary. The panel will be moderated by Walking Dead creator and Image Comics …

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Disney Announces May 27 as Opening Date For Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Pandora

Pandora – The World of Avatar will open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on Saturday, May 27, it was announced today by Disney CEO Bob Iger during The Walt Disney Company Shareholders meeting. Inspired by Academy-award winning filmmaker James Cameron’s box-office hit, “AVATAR,” the new 12-acre land will immerse guests in the lush world of Pandora about a …

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Austin Film Festival Announces New Competitions for 2017 Festival

Austin Film Festival

Austin Film Festival (AFF) introduces two new contests to its slate of competitions for its 24th season, which takes place October 26 – November 2, 2017. The Playwriting Competitionwill be open to full-length stage plays and will provide aspiring playwrights exposure and access to a wide array of professionals within theater, …

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Salt Lake Comic Con Announces Celebrity Guests and Event Details for FanX 2017

FanX

Salt Lake Comic Con announced that Stan Lee, Cary Elwes, Adrian Paul, Khary Payton, Judge Reinhold, Chris Sarandon, Tara Strong and “Weird Al” Yankovich will be at Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience 2017 (FanX) on March 17-18, 2017. Lee co-founded Marvel Comics and together with Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko …

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Iron Man Experience, Disney Parks’ First-Ever Marvel-Themed Ride, Opens at Hong Kong Disneyland

Iron Man Experience

 Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and the Hong Kong Government celebrated the grand opening of Iron Man Experience, the first-ever Marvel-themed ride at a Disney park and the first Disney attraction to feature the city of Hong Kong as its story setting. “We are always pushing the boundaries of creativity and innovation …

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‘Orphan Black’ Star Tatiana Maslany To Make First Wizard World Appearance In Portland

Orphan Black

Tatiana Maslany, who portrays streetwise hustler “Sarah Manning” in the popular sci-fi series “Orphan Black,” will make her first Wizard World appearance when she attends Wizard World Comic Con Portland on Saturday and Sunday, February 18-19, at the Oregon Convention Center. The Canada-born Maslany will greet fans, sign autographs, pose …

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New Star Wars Experiences Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

A galaxy of new Star Wars experiences is coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios beginning mid-December. The announcement – made today at Walt Disney World Resort – noted that some of the coming-soon additions are inspired by “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” that opens in theaters worldwide on Dec. 16. Guests, including fans of the …

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Austin Film Festival Announces Winners of 2016 Film and Screenplay Competitions, Hiscox Insurance Audience and Courage Awards

Austin Film Festival

AFF, the premier Festival to recognize the writer’s contribution to film, announces its 2016 Jury Award winners, Hiscox Audience and Courage Award Winners. The following film Jury Award winners were selected by category: Narrative Feature presented by Seed&Spark: Boys in the Trees, written by Nicholas Verso Documentary Feature presented by POV: Santoalla, …

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