2019-10-18
Samuel L Jackson to host doc series "Enslaved"
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/samuel-l-jackson-host-african-slavery-doc-series-enslaved-mipcom-1152338...
2019-10-18
Confirmed - Epcot to premiere new film at Canadian Pavilion
https://wdwnt.com/2019/08/confirmed-canada-far-and-wide-in-circle-vision-360-beauty-and-the-beast-sing-along-and-awesome-planet-scheduled-to-debut-at-epcot-january-2020-wonderous-china-name-announced/...
2019-10-18
Press Releases about two separate documentary series that I'm currently working on
https://deadline.com/2019/10/ted-bundy-docuseries-set-at-amazon-focuses-on-relationship-with-his-longtime-girlfriend-1202761548/https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/samuel-l-jackson-host-african-slavery-doc-series-enslaved-mipcom-1152338...
2019-10-18
Amazon Studios soon to launch five part doc-series
https://deadline.com/2019/10/ted-bundy-docuseries-set-at-amazon-focuses-on-relationship-with-his-longtime-girlfriend-1202761548/...
2019-10-18
LEGO Group And Justice Build On Partnership To Inspire More Girls Through Creative Building Play
-LEGO® activities and building sets to be available in Justice stores just in time for the holidays-LEGO Group and Justice today announced expansion of their brand partnership to engage girls in creative play.Beginning this month, LEGO® Friends and LEGO Disney building sets will be sold in Justice stores nationwide, including sets based on the upcoming film, Frozen 2. On November 10, an after-hours "Build & Shop" LEGO building event will take place in 300 Justice stores across the U.S. and Canada from 6 – 8pm. Girls can participate in the event for free and the first 25 attendees will receive and build a special LEGO set to take home. A list of participating stores can be found on shopjustice.com two weeks prior to the event."We are thrilled to expand our partnership with Justice, a brand that shares our same values of inspiring and developing girls and their interests through self-expression," said Michael McNally, senior director, brand relations at LEGO Systems, Inc. "The Live Justice mantra of 'Every Girl. Every Day.' makes their stores a perfect place to create memorable experiences where girls can get hands-on experimenting with LEGO bricks and then find the perfect LEGO set to continue the fun at home.""Our goal is to create inspiring content and engaging experiences that support our Live Justice values and our mission of empowering girls to change the world," said Jonathan Mugler, Chief Merchandising Officer of Justice. "And our partnership with LEGO Group is an important step in further expanding that mission. Their commitment to providing experiences that provoke creativity and build self-confidence is so important in today's world and we are excited to bring that to more girls."In partnering with Justice, LEGO Group aims to engage even more girls in the lifelong benefits of construction play, such as confidence building, creativity, daring, and problem-solving. Earlier this year, the iconic toy brand engaged Justice's Girls with Heart Ambassadors and their parents in hands-on creative building at the retailer's annual Live Justice Summit. Then, the LEGO Friends brand was a sponsor of the Live Justice Awards, recognizing and celebrating incredible girls who make a difference in their local communities while inspiring others to do the same. The LEGO Friends Heart Squad, including teen influencers Nicole Laeno, Sophie Michelle, JustJordan33, Rykel Bennett and Katie Donnelly presented a LEGO sponsored award to a real-world builder, Bria Neff, who paints pictures of endangered species and has donated the proceeds from her work – $65,000 to date – to organizations that support wildlife conservation. Sophie Michelle and Nicole Laeno performed and show attendees got creative through hands-on LEGO building fun.Click here to view The LEGO Group's profile.Click here to view Justice's profile....
2019-10-17
Verdemed is sponsoring the second Like the Future Cannabusiness forum, organized by Lide Futuro, in São Paulo, Brazil
VERDEMED HOLDINGS INC. ("Verdemed" or the "Company") is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the second Like the Future Cannabusiness forum, organized by Lide Futuro, which is taking place on October 18, 2019 at MIS – Museu da Imagem e do Som, in São Paulo.The members of Lide Futuro are young leaders who are transforming markets with new technologies, innovative business models and disruptive strategies. A platform for networking and sharing business information and experience, Lide Futuro supports emerging talent and fosters successful practices in today's entrepreneurial environment.At the second Like the Future Cannabusiness forum, four panels will discuss these topics:New Challenges and Opportunities with New Regulations;Cannatech: Why Medical Cannabis Research and Development Startups are the Next Big Investment Opportunity;Cannabusiness Strategies that Align with New Regulatory Frameworks;The Billion-Dollar Cannabis Market: Potential for Entrepreneurs and Investors.José Bacellar, President and CEO of Verdemed, will participate in the panel discussing "The Billion-Dollar Cannabis Market: Potential for Entrepreneurs and Investors."Click here to view Verdemed's profile....
2019-10-17
PreGel is Platinum Sponsor of Gelato World Cup
Dessert ingredient producer supports gelato makers to compete at Sigep 2020PreGel has always been attentive to events that encourage the culture of artisanal gelato, driven by the strong need to communicate and make a symbol of goodness known throughout the world. When the opportunity arose to sponsor Gelato World Cup (CMG), we did not hesitate to put ourselves at the forefront in order to support the research and development of new flavors. We believe that this important event will allow us to express ourselves, 360°, and that through this partnership, we will develop a strong synergy with the other sponsors and all twelve teams competing.We want to give voice to the members without distinction of origin or experience gained in the field. For this reason we decided to create a project to involve them and make them part of our big family, while providing all the knowledge, research, and quality of our products.The project will consist of a general introduction of the professionals who have decided to join the initiative. Everyone will showcase a recipe that represents their passion, via use of the PreGel line. All of this will be accompanied by a short interview that will reveal the character and approach of the candidates who make up the different teams in the race, both with regard to the event in general and in preparation for the final round.The first publications will be dedicated to Team Italy, chosen to pay homage to our land to which we are deeply grateful for providing raw materials of the highest quality and for the opportunity to lay the foundations of our reality. The following features will be Hungary, Spain, Japan, and many others.This is an international project that aims to present the experience and tradition of different professionals in the race, as well as the versatility of our products.This is just the beginning of the various initiatives we are organizing as Platinum Sponsor in anticipation of the final CMG. All you have to do is discover the first recipe and stay tuned to our digital media platforms for alerts about the new products we have in store for 2020.Your Passion. Our Ingredients. It's not just a slogan; it's what PreGel believes in.Click here to view PreGel's profile....
2019-10-16
Academy Sports + Outdoors Reels in Title Sponsorship of the 50th Bassmaster Classic in 2020
Long-time B.A.S.S. sponsor Academy Sports + Outdoors has announced its title sponsorship of the 2020 Bassmaster Classic on Lake Guntersville and in Birmingham on March 6-8. Through this heightened support of the 50th anniversary of competitive fishing's most iconic event, the brand looks to usher in a new level of excitement for bass fishing fans, Academy customers and anglers around the country."2020 is sure to be a banner year for the Classic," said Bruce Akin, B.A.S.S. CEO. "Partnering with Academy Sports + Outdoors is the perfect collaboration for this golden anniversary year. The retailer has long been committed to providing anglers with quality products at an exceptional value while introducing the sport of fishing to a larger audience through their partnerships, conservation efforts and promotion of the sport."Next year's Bassmaster Classic will be the culmination of 50 years of top-tier tournament bass fishing. B.A.S.S., alongside local hosts from the Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau and Marshall County Convention & Visitors Bureau, has already begun planning some exciting new elements for the upcoming event. Academy Sports + Outdoors will be working closely with the organization, other partners, anglers and the entire fishing community to bring new energy, ideas and a title sponsor to an event that the entire fishing world will be watching."For years, we've made it a priority to increase participation in fishing by offering a wide range of products that encourage everyone from first-timers to experienced anglers to get out and have fun on the water," said Larry Roberts, Academy Sports + Outdoors senior vice president and general merchandising manager of outdoor. "Playing a larger role at the biggest bass fishing event in the world helps us reach our customers in the Birmingham area and anglers across the country. We're looking forward to celebrating the exciting anniversary year with B.A.S.S. and all of their partners."The 50th anniversary of the world bass fishing championship will be held in the state where the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society was founded in 1968. This homecoming and celebration of the future of fishing will pay out over $1 million to 53 of the world's best bass anglers and will attract hundreds of thousands of fans to Birmingham and Lake Guntersville. The 2019 Classic on the Tennessee River in Knoxville, Tenn., registered a record attendance of 153,000. With an exciting line-up of activities being added to the schedule of events, the 2020 Classic is expected to draw an even larger crowd.Daily launches will take place at Civitan Park in Guntersville, with daily weigh-ins and the annual Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo held in Birmingham at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex. For more information, visit bassmaster.com.Media interview opportunities available with Larry Roberts from Academy Sports + Outdoors and Bruce Akin of B.A.S.S.Click here to view Academy Sports + Outdoors' profile....
2019-10-16
Washington Wizards’ NEC deal includes Japanese podcast plugin
Overseas partnership a first for franchise since NBA relaxed global marketing rules.The Washington Wizards have announced their first international partnership since the National Basketball Association (NBA) launched its global marketing initiative for the 2019/20 season, striking a deal with the NEC Corporation.The arrangement, made possible by the NBA’s decision back in April to relax rules on overseas commercial operations, allowing teams to sell global marketing rights to two international partners, was agreed by Wizards owners Monumental Sports and Entertainment (MSE) and is also a first for an NBA franchise in Japan.The deal sees NEC gain integration into the Wizards’ physical and digital assets, with messaging within game broadcasts, as well as digital, social media and TV-visible signage.The deal has a key focus on reaching fans in Japan. The partnership includes global rights to Wizards marks, and inclusion in the recently announced Wizards Japanese website and Wizards Japanese podcast.The partnership also provides NEC with hospitality features, including sweepstakes opportunities for NEC customers and experiential events.Jim Van Stone, MSE president of business operations and chief commercial officer, said: “This partnership is a testimonial of the substantial growth of the Wizards fanbase and brand recognition globally, specifically in Japan. NEC has been a pioneer and a leader in the information and communications technology realm for 120 years and we couldn’t be more excited to partner with them.”   “The NBA is a truly global brand that brings excitement to loyal fans all over the world and NEC is proud to be supporting a team competing at the highest level of world basketball,” added Makoto Enomoto, NEC chief marketing officer.Article by Tom Bassam as posted on SportsPro.Click here to view NEC's profile....
2019-10-16
CHL and Kubota Canada Announce Expanded Partnership
The Canadian Hockey League is proud to announce an expanded partnership that names Kubota Canada title partner of the Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game through 2022.The formal announcement was made in Hamilton, home of the Bulldogs, and host for the 2020 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game which will be played on Thursday January 16.  The 25th annual showcase will feature 40 of the CHL’s top NHL Draft eligible players competing best-on-best before hundreds of NHL scouts in attendance and a nationwide audience on Sportsnet, TVA Sports, and the NHL Network.“We are very excited to announce an expanded partnership with Kubota Canada because their commitment to the CHL will help make the Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game a special experience for our players and fans and allow us to continue to grow our game in communities from coast-to-coast” said CHL President Dan MacKenzie.Kubota Canada joined the CHL family in September, 2018, as an associate partner with activations at national events, but have since become corporate partners across the OHL, WHL, QMJHL, and now support numerous clubs in association with local dealers.  The expanded partnership will focus on the league’s rising stars throughout the season with a weekly feature video series highlighting 24 different top prospects leading into the NHL Draft, plus sponsorship of the CHL Top Prospect Award that will be presented in May.“Kubota Canada and our dealers coast-to-coast are thrilled to become the title sponsor for such an elite event as Top Prospects. We have been a partner of the Canadian Hockey League for a couple of years and they have proved to us the huge value they bring to promoting our brand,” said Rob Allison, Director of Brand for Kubota Canada Ltd. “This title sponsorship will take our brand to a new level in Canada.”Since the Top Prospects showcase was first introduced in 1996 the game has featured 14 players selected with the first overall pick in the NHL Draft including Chris Phillips (1996), Joe Thornton (1997), Vincent Lecavalier (1998), Rick Nash (2002), Marc-Andre Fleury (2003), Patrick Kane (2007), Steven Stamkos (2008), John Tavares (2009), Taylor Hall (2010), Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (2011), Nathan MacKinnon (2013), Aaron Ekblad (2014), Connor McDavid (2015), and Nico Hischier (2017).  Last year’s game in Red Deer featured 12 players chosen in the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft led by third overall pick Kirby Dach of the Saskatoon Blades who captained Team Orr to a 5-4 victory.Tickets are on sale for the 2020 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game at ticketmaster.ca or call 855-985-4357.  For group and promotional inquiries, please contact the Hamilton Bulldogs at 905-529-8500.For more information please visit http://kubotatopprospects.ca.Click here to view Kubota's profile....