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Confirmed Featured Creators for first-ever VidCon Europe in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM, 02-Nov-2016 — /EPR ENTERTAINMENT NEWS/ — VidCon (vidcon.com), the world’s largest online video conference for fans, creators, and industry professionals, today announced a teaser list of Featured Creators for the first-ever VidCon Europe, which will take place in Amsterdam, April 7-9, 2017, at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre.

The inaugural VidCon Europe will include over 100 international, regional, and local Featured Creators whose content spans numerous online video verticals. During the event, these creators will collaborate to celebrate the industry of online video through connection, content, instruction, and hilarity. Highlights of VidCon Europe will include panels and performances from some of the following confirmed Featured Creators:

Hannah Hart
Mamrie Hart
Gigi Gorgeous
Swoozie
Andrea Russett
Benny & Rafi Fine
Fleur de Force
Freddie Wong
Joey Graceffa
Jon Cozart
– Oli White
Sarah Close
BibisBeautyPalace
Défano Holwijn
Julian Claßen
Scola Dondo

As guests continue to confirm their attendance at VidCon Europe, the Featured Creators list will regularly update at vidconeurope.com.

The long-awaited VidCon Europe — with its Australian counterpart, VidCon Australia, at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, September 9-10 — will welcome approximately 7,500 fans and creators, with a custom experience designed to celebrate the unique online video ecosystem of those regions.

VidCon programming and tickets follow a three-track format, designed to appeal to everyone from the most passionate fans to the biggest media companies. The Community Track engages attendees interested in experiencing the online video culture through Q&As, discussions, concerts, interviews, movie nights, meetups, signings, and games. The Creator Track serves attendees looking to make better content, grow their online presence, enter the industry, meet fellow creators, and learn the ins-and-outs of online video culture. The Industry Track features keynotes, fireside chats, seminars, and product demonstrations geared toward attendees working in the online video industry.

This three-day celebration in Amsterdam will feature programming exclusive to the Industry track on Friday, shifting focus to Community and Creator activities and entertainment throughout Saturday and Sunday. Similar to the 8th Annual VidCon (in Anaheim, California, June 21-24), VidCon Europe will feature a variety of endemic and non-endemic sponsors and exhibitors. As veteran VidCon fans know well, these events are packed with robust content, performances, and high-energy celebration, and the VidCon team is determined to continue this tradition overseas. Attendees of the first-ever VidCon Europe in Amsterdam should expect an online-video celebration of global proportions.

As part of their expansion into Europe, VidCon will be partnering with VEED Festival (veed.nl), a 3-day event focusing on the Dutch online video community, planned for April 6-8. VidCon and VEED will collaborate to bring international, regional, and local online video creators together for networking and celebration.

SOURCE: EuropaWire

TORONTO’S THE NURSERY RELEASE NEW EP PACKED WITH DYNAMIC AND AMBITIOUS SYNTH-POP COMPOSITIONS

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2016-Jul-28 — /EPR ENTERTAINMENT NEWS/ — Toronto’s synth-pop foursome The Nursery are back with a new EP entitled Digital Ashes. Recorded in a converted monastery in Buffalo, NY by Justin Rose (James Taylor, Lil’ Wayne), the dramatic space left its mark on the tracks.

Chartattack.com has been streaming the EP, describing the sound as “big and glossy, 3D-modelled, rose quartz and serene-colored pop music”.

The band recently released a video for the title track, Digital Ashes, exploring the paradoxical fragility of digital data through dizzying glitch sequences, post-internet visuals and virtual reality.

They will be touring this fall in support of the EP before releasing their debut full-length LP.

Stream: https://soundcloud.com/thenursery/sets/digital-ashes-ep

EPK: http://www.thisisthenursery.com/epk

Contact-Details: Genevieve Blais
Blais Marketing
416.389.5181
gblais@thisisthenursery.com

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The Smash Group Releases 18 Year Old Artist, Dylan Hartigan and Love Seems To Be Awake Video

New York, NY, November 25, 2014 — /EPR ENTERTAINMENT NEWS/ — The Smash Group is proud to announce the release of Dylan Hartigan, a young successful actor and musician. At the age of 3 he booked his first acting gig for a nationwide commercial. Soon after, he was cast in 2004 in his first film, “The Stepford Wives”, playing Nicole Kidman and Matthew Broderick’s son. At 14 Dylan booked his first lead in a major motion picture as Andy in “The Funeral Kings” and most recently he was featured in “Unforgettable” on CBS. In 2014 he launched his music career, produced by Clay Sheff and The Smash Group. Dylan Hartigan music is groove pop with a rock edge and his style on his recordings are only rivaled by his flair on stage.

In association with the Dylan Hartigan Release, The Smash Group also has released Dylan’s First music video, Love Seems To Be. The video is directed by Andrew Wilson (creative director of The Smash Group) and produced by Clay Sheff. The song was written by Dylan Hartigan and Nunzio Signouri. Love Seems To Be Awake features beautiful model Brookelyn Kelly in intimate scenes with Dylan Hartigan. Shot on a Bridgehampton estate, the video depicts young love in a fantasy world.

For more on Dylan Hartigan go to www.dylanhartigan.com or contact the Smash Group at 212-244-9066.

Contact-Details: Clay Sheff
The Smash Group
Phone 212-244-9066
Fax 212-244-6268
info@smashny.com

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JFK BREAKING NEWS – JFK’S New Evidence Of A Gun Shot Flash Just Released For Nov. 22, 2012

The video that was too hot for the news media is now here. Must see video. The JFK mystery is finally solved, this is a news breaking video.

Mr. Eugene Lofing today announces a gigantic discovery that has been held back for years. Mr Lofing states that this new film evidence will spark a brand new investigation of the Famous Zapruder Film. “This brainteaser which has baffled all the experts till now is finally resolved.” says Mr. Lofing. He also states that this new information will change history, and exonerates Lee Harvey Oswald.

Mr. Lofing says that people can find more detailed information on the web site /http://www.jfksgunflash.com The site includes the video that contains the exclusive information on what really happened on Nov 22 1963. He also states that you can also view this breaking evidence on YouTube and Vimeo video web sites. The quickest way to bring up the exclusive content video is by entering the key word jfksgunflash in the search areas and that will work on both sites. Then select the one with a frame from the Zapruder film.

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MEET BROS ANJJAN rally and remix on the success of KYAA SUPER COOL HAIN HUM

National film award – scoring sensations “Meet Bros Anjjan” recently gave the Bollywood industry three blockbuster hit tracks for the Balaji Motion Pictures produced film, Kyaa Super KoolHain Hum. In conjunction with the release of the movie, Meet Bros Anjaan remixed “Teri Shirt da Button”, which was one of the films’s highlighted tracks. Accompanying the remix is the music video filled with an all star cast. Indian Television celebrities like Karan Mehra from YehRishtaKyaKehlataHai,KarishmaTanna, Host and Tv actress and Vivian from “PyaarKiEkKahaani” are some of the familiar faces that can be seen enjoying the remix beats. T-series is currently hosting the popular video on their Youtube channel.

After the success of both the versions of “Shirt da Button” by Sonu Nigam and KailashKher, Meet Bros Anjjan have come up with an upbeat version in their voices. It was no small feat considering the esteemed producer of the film, “EktaKapoor”. According to Meet Bros Anjjan, “She’s a very a tough person to sell to, but she sifted through the 60-70 songs we played for her and included some of her favorites in the film.” The film included the songs “Teri Shirt da Button”, “Hum TohHainCappucino” and “Volume High”, which have been quickly ascending in the music charts.

Meet Bros Anjjan has also captured the fandom of one of the film’s heroes, RitheshDeshmukh. The actor was inspired to make his own version of the film’s title track “Hum TohHainCappucino”. Thanks to a little creative thinking from Meet Bros Anjjan, Ritesh had the opportunity to sing some of the song’s pivotal parts in Marathi, his mother tongue. “He was a little shy first but then we convinced him to sing and make his debut with us”, mentioned Meet Bros Anjjan. What resulted was a second version of the song, translated completely in Marathi by Ritesh himself and an accompanying YouTubevideo whichRitesh stars and sings in.

In a short time, Meet Bros Anjjanhave achieved an enviable amount of success, as both first-rate performers and highly in-demand music directors. Meet bros and Anjjan have authored a number of hit songs, such as “Jogi Singh”, and award winning compositions over the years for films such as “Do DooniChaar” and Rajshri Production’s “Isi Life Mein” for which they were presented with the Stardust award for “Best Standout Performance by Music Director”. Additionally, they’ve scored for Akshay Kumar’s “Speedy Singh”, UTV’s “Paan Singh Tomar” along with Sanjay Dutt and Raj Kundra’s ongoing SFL title track and now with Balaji’s “Kya Super KoolHain Hum”. Meet Bros Anjjan have once again succeeded in show-casing their creativity with this new body of work.

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PilotGroup.NET: New Version of Save Flash Program Is Coming Soon

PilotGroup.NET is developing a completely new Save Flash program. This cross-browser program will allow saving video from any website, converting chosen files to desired formats and storing favorite media files on a cloud hosting.

10 million of Save Flash program copies were installed worldwide! Such stats make us feel that the utility is in demand and of great help. And here’s why it was decided to develop an extended version.

New Save Flash program will be granted with actual features, however will be affordable, stable and easy-to-use, as usual. Its core features will be available absolutely for free. Advanced options will be offered for a minor fee.

Save Flash will become an online application working on a cloud hosting. Hereby favorite files are supposed to be saved on PilotGroup.Net servers. There will be an option to convert audio and video files into a desired format and a selected quality. This will allow playing downloaded files on any device and with an optimal quality.

Saving video feature will work with popular video hosting services such as YouTube and social networking sites such as MySpace, VKontakte. During the development work PilotGroup.NET developers are going to test Save Flash & Video at more than 100 services.

The renewed Save Flash & Video program website is expected to be compatible with Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Opera browsers.

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“My Nerdy Boyfriend”: The New Music Video, For Nerdy Guys Everywhere And The Girls Who Adore Them!

South Florida singer-songwriter Shauna Sweeney has written plenty of love songs, but nothing quite like her recent YouTubesensation, “My Nerdy Boyfriend”. The adorably quirky 3-minute song and accompanying video give nods to video games, nerdy movies and superheroes and has racked up 40,000 hits in its first three days. It also received major kudos from geek-friendly sites like Kotaku.com which calls it “a  truly sweet tune” and certifies, “the jokes and references are so spot on”.

Sweeney, who has played over 1,500 shows across the eastern U.S. over the last 8 years, has achieved local success selling thousands of copies of her 2010 all-original EP “Catch the Light”, singing the national anthem for the Miami Marlins three times (Shauna Sweeney sings the national anthem for Miami Marlins :  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VeVT_JWyZQ) and even went to Guantanamo Bay Cuba in 2011 to perform for the U.S. military and their families. But the overnight explosion of reactions to “My Nerdy Boyfriend”, from adoring to scathing to downright weird, is her first experience with such widespread exposure; “I got a bunch of comments from people who said they found it really funny because it described their boyfriend or a girlfriend to a ‘T’. There were comments by others who said they hated it because they thought I was making fun or being condescending, which was definitely not the case. Some comments incited debates back and forth, and others were too wacky to even comprehend. But I love all the feedback–all these conversations got started based on something I put out there, and I’m very proud of that.”  Watch the video that’s sparking so much nerdy debate–click this link to view  “My Nerdy Boyfriend” on YouTube.

For more information or to schedule an interview with Shauna Sweeney, please email shaunasweeneymusic@gmail.com.

To hear more of Shauna’s songs go to  www.shaunasweeney.com or facebook.com/shaunasweeneymusic.

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Amid National Racial Tension Writing Duo Produces Edgy Sketch Comedy Series

Actor/producer Sean Hampton (CSI, 90210) has teamed up with producer Matt Getic to launch a new sketch comedy series entitled The S&M Experience. “The series fills a gap in the comedy world,” Getic said in a statement. “We’re not chained to conventional characters and a formulaic structure with this show.”

The series has not officially launched but the duo has already raised eyebrows due to the off-color and racial material in some of their skits. Hampton (who is African American) and Getic (who is Caucasian) both feel such criticism is misguided. Commenting on the issue Getic says, “Our creative process doesn’t come from a place of hate, so taking offense to our comedy is ridiculous. The evening news has one hundred percent more racially motivated material than our skits.” Hampton backs his co-creator on this subject and challenges their detractors. “There are a lot of people looking to capitalize off of others work. I think there are more false claims of offense than genuine outrage.”

Aside from these issues preliminary critic response has been glowing. The series will launch on April 26th and the creators have decided to keep their distribution model to new media outlets only. When asked about the decision Hampton said, “We decided to keep our material new media because that will ensure it stays ours. Running it through the political correctness filter will take away from everything we’re trying to accomplish.”

For more information visit and follow:
http://www.youtube.com/sandmnetwork
http://vimeo.com/sandmnetwork

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Koyote Software today announced the launch of their Free YouTube Downloader Plus

Having already stunned media consumers across the world with impressive software packages, software development company, Koyote Software, today add another offering to their growing list – Free YouTube Downloader Plus.

The YouTube downloader software allows users to download YouTube videos with a single click, and save them for future use. The software is unique as it has been placed onto the market 100% free.

“Everybody uses YouTube these days, and it can be hard to keep track of all of your favourite videos” Says the company’s Yogev Tuval. He continues “So, we decided to answer the call by providing a free YouTube download software that anyone can use”.

The software will allow users to enjoy their favourite videos ad-free, on any device that can play a standard video file.

However, it isn’t just YouTube videos that can be downloaded. Videos living on sites including DailyMotion, MetaCafe and Vimeo are also compatible with the software.

Yogev and his team of experiences software developers are proud to have releases such a needed piece of software

“While we all love YouTube, it’s often impossible to be online all of the time. We’ve worked solidly to create a software platform that will allow you to quickly download your favourite videos, convert them to popular formats and enjoy them on the go” he concludes.

To find out more information about Koyote Software’s Free Video Converter, please visit: http://www.koyotesoft.com/video-software/youtube-downloader.html.

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Philips Announces Global Filmmaking Competition To Find The Next Ridley Scott

Philips has launched an exciting global competition giving aspiring filmmakers the chance to have an original work judged by one of the world’s greatest film directors – Sir Ridley Scott, director of Hollywood blockbusters including Alien (1979), Blade Runner (1982) and Gladiator (2000).

Philips Announces Global Filmmaking Competition To Find The Next Ridley Scott

The competition, called ‘Tell It Your Way’, will also give one lucky winner the chance to gain a week’s work experience at Ridley Scott Associates (RSA) offices in Los Angeles, New York, London or Hong Kong.

The contest involves creating an original short film to accompany Philips’ ground-breaking Parallel Lines series of short films, directed by RSA talents, Greg Fay, Johnny Hardstaff, Carl Erik Rinsch, Jake Scott and Hi-Sim. The five short films, released on the Philips website are part of a cinematic project whereby each director created a film in a different genre, with a different storyline, but all following the same dialogue.

The Parallel Lines films bring to life the cinematic capabilities of Philips TVs – unique Ambilight technology, award-winning picture quality, and superior sound – and are a cinematic interpretation of the campaign idea: “There are millions of ways to tell a story. There’s only one way to watch one.”

“I’m delighted to be involved with a project which supports aspiring directors and I’m looking forward to seeing how the entrants interpret the single dialogue brief,” commented Sir Ridley Scott.

“At Philips, we are committed to delivering a cinematic viewing experience at home. Through our partnership with RSA, we’re excited to be able to offer the public the chance to create their own film and have it promoted globally as part of such a ground-breaking project as Parallel Lines.” commented Gary Raucher, head of integrated marketing communications, Philips.

Competition entries are open to anyone globally and should be submitted via the official Philips Cinema YouTube channel. Entries close at midnight 8th August 2010. Three rounds of judging will be held including public voting via YouTube. Finalists will be judged on criteria including creative storytelling, use of dialogue, and technical achievement. The top ten finalists will be selected by RSA directors and British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA) Chairman, David Parfitt. The overall winner will be selected f r o m the top five finalists by Sir Ridley Scott himself.

Runners up prize packages include an invitation to an RSA film premiere in London or New York including travel, accommodation; and a number of Philips Cinema 21:9 Televisions.

Full terms and conditions for the Tell It Your Way competition can be found on the Philips website.

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Joseph Estephan Videos on Buildings


Joseph Estephan Videos on Buildings

The buildings that Joseph Estephan has created tin videos tells that big cities are great to visit. They are on the web site: http://www.joeestephan.com, which displays videos large skyscrapers. Joseph Estephan Buildings can be seen on a New York City or Chicago visit. The hectic part of this video is clounds on summer skies. The videos make you think that you are actually in the city as the music soars with the flying birds. Joseph Estephan creation of classical music give the fluffy clouds that texture of cotton ready for weaving. The sky has a blue vastness in the video and there is no smog or pollution to be found Some programs to take while in the buildings are on Joseph Estephan site http://www.vintagefootballprograms.com.

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Ryan and Sean’s NOT SO Excellent Adventure

Ryan Higa and Sean Fujiyoshi, two teens from isolated Hilo, HI, captured the hearts of peers worldwide through their hilarious videos. In September ‘08, they became the #1 most subscribed channel on YouTube and now are starring in a feature film, “Ryan and Sean’s NOT SO Excellent Adventure.”

YouTube? Your Tube? No, it’s their tube! Ryan Higa and Sean Fujiyoshi, two teenagers have become so popular on You Tube that they are now starring in a professionally filmed, full-length motion picture, “Ryan and Sean’s NOT SO Excellent Adventure.”

Ryan Higa and Sean Fujiyoshi, using the title of Nigahiga, reached the heights of being named the number one most subscribed YouTube channel for September 2008—that’s more than 660,000 subscribers! Their increasing popularity led to the making of the film, “Ryan and Sean’s NOT SO Excellent Adventure.”

Popular may be an understatement. They have posted 57 videos during the past two years, which have been viewed more than 175 million times. These teenage comedic videos soon caught the attention of Derek Zemrak, the Founder of the California Independent Film Festival, and thus “Ryan and Sean’s NOT SO Excellent Adventure” was born.

The film is the real-life story of two young web celebrities who find themselves brought to Hollywood to audition and screen test for starring roles in the next big “buddy” film. Sought out by a producer, (played by Michael Buckley of YouTube fame) about to be kicked off the studio lot, Ryan and Sean are put through the grueling process of makeovers, massages, tanning beds, singing, dancing and action picture auditions.

Higa and Fujiyoshi bring a genuine and natural comedic performance to strange and sometimes surreal situations that are packed with hilarity. This teen comedy has something for everyone. Their current fans of You Tube will be especially surprised at how their Stars shine on the big screen. Non-stop fun and that special brand of humor that is Ryan and Sean can be found in this feature length film.

Recently, “Ryan and Sean’s NOT SO Excellent Adventure” premiered to sold-out crowds and throngs of screaming teenagers in Honolulu and San Francisco. The hilarious and entertaining film is currently available exclusively on DVD at www.ryanandseansmovie.com.

Ryan Higa and Sean Fujiyoshi, Background
Higa and Fujiyoshi started making videos because they were bored after school and didn’t want to go outside in the rain. Higa, who recently started his freshman year at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, said living in Hilo started it all.

“There’s not much to do other than go watch a movie. Pretty much boredom kicked it off for us, and our parents didn’t mind because it kept us out of trouble.”

They created the videos to share with friends — nothing more. One day, when one of those friends couldn’t come over and Higa and Fujiyoshi didn’t feel like going out, they posted a lip-sync video on the Internet. Later, they saw that it received 100 hits.

“How did it get so many views?” Higa recalls wondering. “Did that person click on it 100 times?”

Demand for their unique style grew. It was the ninja video that first earned 1 million views.

With videos viewed over 160 million times, 18-year-old Ryan Higa’s wildly popular YouTube channel features Higa’s opinions and romps, as well as interviews with stars like Milo Ventimiglia and online duos with Will Farrell. One recent video was viewed over 653,000 times in only 1 week, another 201,000 times in 1 day.

Independent movie producer Derek Zemrak saw the “Ninja” clip when his 10-year-old son said all his friends in Los Angeles were talking about it.

“I immediately saw the raw talent,” says Zemrak, a producer/writer/director with a background in horror films.

Higa said spending several weeks making the movie in San Francisco was “very tiring” and “much harder” than he anticipated. But Zemrak says the young men were “so natural when they got out here.”

Of their growing fame, however, Higa remains somewhat ambivalent. “It’s kind of surprising,” he says simply. But he expresses a bit more enthusiasm for the movie itself.”It’s kind of unbelievable, especially since we’re from Hilo, and not much big things come from Hilo that I’m aware of.”

For additional information on “Ryan and Sean’s NOT SO Excellent Adventure” contactGreg Sandler, Shockwave Media or visit www.ryanandseansmovie.com.

Contact:
Greg Sandler, Project Manager
Shockwave Media Inc.

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