Focus Features

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Name: Focus Features
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

The Boxtrolls Cardboard Challenge Contest To Be Held This Weekend

The contest challenges children to create unique projects out of cardboard and recycled materials.The Imagination Foundation, creators of the Global Cardboard Challenge , are partnering with the 3D stop motion film “The Boxtrolls” to present The Boxtrolls ... [Published North Baltimore Patch - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Peter Kujawski Appointed Director of Universal Pictures International Productions

Courtesy of Universal PicturesUniversal evp worldwide acquisitions Peter Kujawski will become the first managing director of Universal Pictures International Productions, Universal chairman Donna Langley announced today.The division he'll run in the newly ... [Published Hollywood Reporter - 13 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

35 Movies You Will Be Talking About This Awards Season

From biopics about scientists to biopics about civil rights leaders to biopics about women trekking through the wilderness, here are the most likely contenders for the 2014 season. Adam B. Vary for BuzzFeed / Fox Searchlight; The Weinstein Company; ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

RED Interactive Launches ‘Boxtrolls’ Mobile Game

LAIKA animation studio, Focus Features and RED Games — a division of RED Interactive Agency — has launched The Boxtrolls: Slide ‘n’ Sneak , a side-scrolling action adventure game based on the upcoming 3D stop-motion family film The Boxtrolls (September ... [Published Animation Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Toronto: ‘Ruth & Alex’ Goes To Focus World

Focus World has picked up domestic rights to the Diane Keaton - Morgan Freeman pic Ruth & Alex following its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival . Directed by Richard Loncraine from a script by Charlie Peters, the adaptation of Jill Ciment’s Heroic ... [Published Deadline.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

"THINK INSIDE THE BOX" WITH AMAZON.COM CONTEST

(2014-09-17) To celebrate this month's nationwide release of the family event movie The Boxtrolls, Focus Features has teamed with Amazon.com for the "Think Inside the Box" contest. The most original and creative Boxtroll costume made out of the distinctive ... [Published DMN Newswire - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Winners And Losers Of The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

This year, A-list actors (Jake Gyllenhaal! Reese Witherspoon! Benedict Cumberbatch! Kristen Stewart!) remarkably reinvented themselves in movies that were not quite as fantastic. Winner: Nightcrawler Chuck Zlotnick / Open Road Films This year, ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Sony Pictures Releasing International Selects Michael Horn to Oversee Latin America

Michael Horn has joined Sony Pictures Releasing International as a senior vice president supervising the region of Latin America, it was announced by Rory Bruer, president, Worldwide Distribution for the studio. Horn will report to Steven O'Dell, president, ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Focus Features Releases Two New Featurettes for LAIKA’s ‘Boxtrolls’

Just two weeks away from the 3D animated film’s arrival in U.S. theaters, Focus Features has released two new featurettes for LAIKA’s The Boxtrolls .The first video, “Trolls Right Off the Tongue,” explores how the talented voice actors at LAIKA gave the ... [Published Animation World Network - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Cardboard Challenge to Introduce New Film 'The Boxtrolls' in Roseville

Fun Activities to Introduce “The Boxtrolls” in the Bay Area– By Beau Behan, Film Critic & Entertainment ReporterA family event movie from the creators of Coraline and ParaNorman that introduces audiences to a new breed of family, The Boxtrolls is about ... [Published Elk Grove Patch - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

Theory of Everything sheds light on ALS

Eddie RedmayneTORONTO — Actor Eddie Redmayne spent seven months working with a choreographer to prepare for the biggest role of his career, ironically a man whose body is reduced by disease to miniscule movement in his hand and face.That man, British ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Andrew Karpen’s Bleecker Street Bulks Up With Four New Hires

Bleecker Street CEO Andrew Karpen is reteaming with his former Focus Features colleagues Jack Foley, ex president of distribution at Focus, naming him President of Distribution at Bleecker Street and Myles Bender, who’s been tapped as President of Marketing ... [Published Deadline.com - Sep 04 2014]

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Commenting on the announcement, Bruer said, "It's not often that you have the chance for an executive like Michael to join the team. His knowledge, experience, and understanding of the region is unparalleled, but he also brings a passion for the film business that's going to serve us well as we launch new franchises and keep our slate fresh and exciting for audiences."
...by  Reza Aslan  last week, screenwriter Kelly Marcel was asked how difficult it was to write a sex sceen after Aslan recited a line from the book,  "Mmmm...he's soft and hard at once, like steel encased in velvet, surprisingly tasty, salty and smooth. He's my own Christian Grey-flavored popsicle."
...Stephen Hawking, is one of the most recognizable figures in the world and landing the role in the film "The Theory of Everything" gave Redmayne "a moment of euphoria followed by a moment of deep fear."
...focuses on Hawking's early days at Oxford, his romance with his eventual wife Jane, and his diagnosis and battle with motor-neuron disease, was "Bordering on the bland, stepping into Hallmark territory on a number of occasions" but "still managed to melt most of our reservations away."

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The Boxtrolls Cardboard Challenge Contest To Be... [Published North Baltimore Patch - 11 hours ago]
Peter Kujawski Appointed Director of Universal ... [Published Hollywood Reporter - 13 hours ago]
35 Movies You Will Be Talking About This Awards... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - 13 hours ago]
Focus Features Releases New ‘Boxtrolls’ Feature... [Published Animation World Network - 14 hours ago]
Ryan Gosling ‘Madly In Love’ With Daughter [Published Inquisitr - Sep 19 2014]
James Schamus On Screenwriting: “124 Pages Of B... [Published Deadline.com - Sep 19 2014]
Company Update: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMC... [Published Jutia Group - Sep 18 2014]
Box Office Preview: ‘Maze Runner’ To Put ‘Tombs... [Published Deadline.com - Sep 18 2014]
RED Interactive Launches ‘Boxtrolls’ Mobile Game [Published Animation Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Toronto: ‘Ruth & Alex’ Goes To Focus World [Published Deadline.com - Sep 18 2014]
Michael Horn Tapped To Oversee Latin America Fo... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 17 2014]
"THINK INSIDE THE BOX" WITH AMAZON.COM CONTEST [Published DMN Newswire - Sep 17 2014]
LAIKA, Focus Features And RED Interactive Agenc... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 17 2014]
LAIKA, Focus Features And RED Interactive Agenc... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Sep 17 2014]
The Winners And Losers Of The 2014 Toronto Inte... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Sep 16 2014]
Sony Pictures Releasing International Selects M... [Published Individual.com - Sep 15 2014]
Feinberg Forecast: The Awards Landscape After T... [Published Yahoo! Celebrity - Sep 15 2014]
Friends in Low Places [Published Animation Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
Box Office: 'No Good Deed' Scores $24.5M Weekend [Published Forbes.com - Sep 14 2014]
Studying Stephen Hawking’s universe [Published Indian Express - Sep 13 2014]
Fall Festival Verdict: Who’s In , Who’s Out A... [Published Deadline.com - Sep 13 2014]
Focus Features Releases Two New Featurettes for... [Published Animation World Network - Sep 12 2014]
Review: 'The Boxtrolls' Is Another Triumph From... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 12 2014]
The voices behind The Boxtrolls [Published Telegraph - Sep 12 2014]
Cardboard Challenge to Introduce New Film 'The ... [Published Elk Grove Patch - Sep 12 2014]
Cardboard Challenge to Introduce New Film 'The ... [Published San Mateo Patch - Sep 12 2014]
Behind the Stop Motion Magic of Focus Features'... [Published Comcast - Sep 12 2014]
Benedict Cumberbatch And Eddie Redmayne Are Vyi... [Published BuzzFeed - Sep 11 2014]
New Fifty Shades of Grey Photo Released! See Da... [Published UK E Online - Sep 11 2014]
If Celebrities Were Cocktails [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Sep 11 2014]
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35 Movies You Will Be Talking About This Awards... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - 13 hours ago]
From biopics about scientists to biopics about civil rights leaders to biopics about women trekking through the wilderness, here are the most likely contenders for the 2014 season. Adam B. Vary for BuzzFeed / Fox Searchlight; The Weinstein Company; ...
LAIKA, Focus Features And RED Interactive Agenc... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Sep 17 2014]
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Animation studio LAIKA, movie company Focus Features, and RED Games, a division of RED Interactive Agency, today announced the launch of The Boxtrolls: Slide 'n' Sneak, a beautifully crafted side-scrolling ...
The Winners And Losers Of The 2014 Toronto Inte... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Sep 16 2014]
This year, A-list actors (Jake Gyllenhaal! Reese Witherspoon! Benedict Cumberbatch! Kristen Stewart!) remarkably reinvented themselves in movies that were not quite as fantastic. Winner: Nightcrawler Chuck Zlotnick / Open Road Films This year, ...
If Celebrities Were Cocktails [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Sep 11 2014]
Toast to your favorite celebrities with these delicious drinks! I love it when cocktails are named after celebrities, but they usually don't taste very good. So I asked Bobby Hicks of the Milk & Honey speakeasy to come up with some classy drinks based ...
Hollywood Ramps up Animated Film Releases for Fall [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - Sep 03 2014]
Parents frustrated at the scarcity of family films this summer face overload in the fall, as major Hollywood studios brings six between September and December, compared to two between May and August. Will this cause box-office roadkill? WSJ’s Ben Fritz ...
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