former Miss Universe Bui Simon to give 30 California students college scholarships

Former Miss Universe Bui Simon

Bui Simon former MISS UNIVERSE to give 30 students college scholarships

I want to pay it forward by providing a gift to these well deserving Thai students who otherwise would not have the ability to soar to their potential.”

— Porntip Bui Simon former Miss Universe

LOS ANGELES, CA, USA, July 19, 2018 / —
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LOS ANGELES, CA July 5, 2018 –  30 years ago this June, Porntip Bui Simon, had her life changed forever as she was crowned Miss Universe 1988.  On this milestone Anniversary, Porntip Bui Simon, President of Angels Wings Foundation will be awarding 30 Thai students academic scholarships to further their education. Building on the success of the Angels Wings Thai Scholarship Program's inaugural year, which saw over 24 students of Thai ancestry receive educational support, Simon has expanded the 2018 Scholarship search beyond Los Angeles to the entire state of California.

“On the eve of my 30th anniversary of being crowned Miss Universe I was reminded of the virtue of investing and believing in others. In honor of those who believed in me when I was crowned Miss Universe at merely 19 years old, I will be awarding 30 AWF Thai Scholarships this year to an inspiring group of Thai students who I believe will go on to do great things,” said Porntip Bui Simon.

The Angels Wings Thai Scholarship program is dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising Thai-American students who have demonstrated academic excellence, involvement in their Thai community, and the desire to continue their education. The 2018 recipients selected for the AWF Scholarship will receive $5,000 if attending city/community colleges and $10,000 for those attending 4-year colleges or universities. This year’s students have been accepted to Pasadena City College, Chapman University, Stanford, UCLA, UCSB, USC and UC Berkley to name a few.

Angels Wings Foundation will be hosting a celebration and awards ceremony in honor of these talented young scholars in Los Angeles on Saturday, August 4th, 2018 at the Montage Hotel located at 225 North Canon Drive, in Beverly Hills at 12:00pm.

“Angels Wings Thai Scholarship was created to offer more opportunity to ambitious Thai students with dreams of pursuing a higher education, but lack financial support. I experienced first hand what it was like as an immigrant child surviving in Los Angeles with well intended parents who barely spoke English. Education was my pathway to finding my place in the world. I want to pay it forward by providing a gift to these hardworking Thai families and an opportunity to well deserving Thai students who otherwise would not have the ability to soar to their potential.”
Angels Wings Foundation founder, Porntip Bui Simon

The 2019 Angels Wings Thai Scholarship program will begin at the first of the year.  
For further details about the AWF Thai Scholarship Program please visit:.

About Angels Wings Foundation, International

Angels Wings Foundation, International was founded in 2002 as a direct means to build and fund schools and orphanages, and support various issues that impact underprivileged children in Thailand. Shaped from under the wings of native Thai philanthropist, former Miss Universe, Good Will Ambassador to the United Nations and spokesperson for UNICEF and the UNFPA, Porntip Bui Simon, Angels Wings is dedicated to the vital assistance to underserved Thai children and empowering them with the essential gift of education.


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Hollywood Comes to Capitol Hill—World Premiere of “Whistleblower” at 7th Whistleblower Summit for Civil & Human Rights

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Washington Whistleblowers Week Group Photo (2007)

Washington Whistleblowers Week Group Photo (2007)

Michael McCray, Esq. CPA (inactive) -- Whistleblower Summit Organizer

Michael McCray, Esq. CPA (inactive) — Whistleblower Summit Organizer

Hugh Heffner (Civil Rights & First Amendment), James Comey (Whistleblower) and Kathy Cole (Documentary Film) to receive Pillar Human Rights Award

There is no Free Press without confidential sources. There can be no Congressional Oversight without government informants. Whistleblowers are the ‘Fifth Estate’ protecting freedom and liberty.”

— Michael McCray, Esq., CPA (inactive)

WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES, July 18, 2018 / — The Whistleblower Summit® for Civil & Human Rights will host its seventh annual event July 30th—August 1st, 2018. Whistleblowers and advocates will roll out the red carpet on Capitol Hill for the World Premier of “Whistleblower” a documentary film about seven New York state whistleblowers during this year’s annual Whistleblower Summit® for Civil & Human Rights. The theme for the summit is “Whistlebloweing Works.” The summit includes an awards reception to honor the Pillar Human Rights Award winners and a solidarity dinner at the National Press Club.

ACORN 8 will host free discussion panels and events open to the public that celebrate the important role of whistleblowers and their advocates. The events, which will take place on Capitol Hill, the National Press Club and other nearby locations, are cosponsored by ACORN 8, Pacifica Foundation, Justice Integrity Project, National Whistleblower Center, Government Accountability Project, Public Citizen, Project On Government Oversight, Federally Employed Women—Legal Education Fund and Coalition For Change. Marcel Reid, summit co-organizer and Whistleblower Liaison for the Pacifica Radio Network announces the continued support from the Pacifica Foundation.

During the summit, the National Whistleblower Center will sponsor a National Whistleblower Appreciation Day Luncheon to commemorate the passage of the first Whistleblower Law by the U.S. Continental Congress on July 30, 1778.

“That it is the duty of all persons in the service of the United States, as well as all other inhabitants thereof, to give the earliest information to Congress or any other proper authority of any misconduct, frauds or misdemeanors committed by any person in the service of these states, which may come to their knowledge.”
— Resolution of the U.S. Continental Congress

Among the other events is a July 30 movie night in which the “World Premier” film screening of “Whistleblower” a documentary about seven New York state whistleblowers. Following the screening, there will be a meet and greet, and Q&A panel discussion led by led by Kathy Cole and seven New York State Whistleblowers. Movie night will take place from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Busboys & Poets at 20201 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009.
Conference organizer Michael McCray, a native Arkansan who moved to Washington, D.C. during the Clinton administration, says “it is important for the public at large, not just lawyers and advocates, to appreciate the value and sacrifices that whistleblower make for society. Hosting the world premiere of this compelling documentary—produced by New York whistleblowers will help make that point clear.”

A full schedule of events can be found at "Summit At A Glance" (

For more information on the Whistleblower Summit® for Civil & Human Rights, contact Michael McCray, 870-543-0024;

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"FERGUSON" The Musical headed to Los Angeles with Laurence Fishburnes' Mother; Ms. Hattie Fishburne

The Musical

w/Hattie Fishburne


12 MEN, DIFFERENT VIEWS, ONE TRIAL- It's a whole different story when it hits home”

— Peachanda Dubose

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, July 17, 2018 / — The pain of African-Americans, unlawfully killed by police officers from NY to Tulsa Oklahoma, "FERGUSON" The Musical, The NAACP Award-winning production, loosely based on an incident from nearly 4 years ago, in Ferguson Missouri, is returning to the stage Thursday, July 19th, 2018 at the Hudson Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.

Moved by the events in Ferguson, DuBose, an NAACP Image, and Theatre Award-winning playwright decided to use her gift to help tell the story theatrically and musically in an effort to bring healing and awareness.

DuBose has added veteran actress and mother of the Oscar-nominated Laurence Fishburne, Ms. Hattie Crawford Fishburne to the cast of the all-male jury panel as a special guest delivering a cameo performance that is sure to leave her audience yearning for more.

The play was inspired by the murder of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager who was shot and killed August 9, 2014, by police, sparking nationwide protests and civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. On November 24th of that same year, a grand jury decided not to charge Darren Wilson, the policeman who killed Brown. That news set off even more national protests.

The characters portrayed in this production had a troubled past growing up, and some people thought, "He had it coming," said the gifted playwright. "Ferguson: The Musical" is an all-male cast of veteran actors, singers, spoken word artists, and rappers. Most, who are serving as jurors trying to decide the fate of the white officer who killed this young man. Will he be found guilty? Or will he be yet another officer exonerated after killing a black citizen?

The dialogue at times is heated and intense from one of the court's deliberation rooms as they go over the young man's checkered past and the officer's possible future but, there is a twist in this playwright's script.

The award-winning production stars: DeJuan Christopher, NAACP Theatre Award Nominated-Alfred E. Rutherford, NAACP Award Winning-Jaimyon Parker, Cer Collins, ReShaun Groomes, Sidney George Ginyard, Shawn Turner, Marwan Granville, Britt Prentice, in addition to: PEACH Theatre Award winning-Malachi Rivers, Michael Higgenbottom, Mayan Industry Award winning-Darelle D. Dove, and "AMERICA'S GOT TALENT" Season 10 Finalists: Celebrity recording artists: Jeffery Lewis, & Zuri Craig "The Craig Lewis Band" all endow the audience with their stellar music, song, and spoken word performances!
Veteran actor Mr. Ernest Harden Jr. (of "White Men Can't Jump" and "THE JEFFERSON'S)" owns the stage with his electric stage presence, while leading Man Lamont, Young takes you on an unforgettable journey, with a compelling performance that you will never forget!

Thursday, July 19th, 2018
8:00 pm
Hudson Theatres
6539 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90038

"FERGUSON" The Musical
3x NAACP Theatre Award Nominated
2018 Best Supporting Actor
2018 Best Music Director
2018 Best Choreography

2018 Best Choreography

•July 19th. Los Angeles, CA
•December 29th. Ferguson, MO

Ms. DuBose directs this dramatic musical and is available for interview
upon requests.


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AnalyticsIQ and PeerLogix Launch New Audiences to Help Marketers Reach Discovery Channel’s OTT “SHARK WEEK” Viewers

In this new infographic, AnalyticsIQ and PeerLogix data highlights exactly who is behind the screen streaming SHARK WEEK content.

In this new infographic, AnalyticsIQ and PeerLogix data highlights exactly who is behind the screen streaming SHARK WEEK content.

Two data leaders partner to identify people who stream SHARK WEEK content & digitally target them based on valuable demographic, lifestyle & spending behaviors

Together PeerLogix and AnalyticsIQ offer brands a unique opportunity to get in on the excitement and marketing opportunity a cultural phenomenon like SHARK WEEK delivers.”

— Ray Colwell, Chief Executive Officer of PeerLogix

ATLANTA, GA, USA, July 17, 2018 / — Predictive analytics and consumer marketing data innovator, AnalyticsIQ, and PeerLogix (OTCQB:LOGX), the established standard for tracking non-subscription based Over-the-Top (“OTT”) engagement data, announce today the launch of new SHARK WEEK digital audiences.

Premiering Sunday, July 22, Discovery Channel’s SHARK WEEK event celebrates its' 30th anniversary. And with many brands, including Swedish Fish candy by Mondelez International, Build-a-Bear, Walmart and vineyard vines, getting in on one of television’s biggest events, the new audiences created by AnalyticsIQ and PeerLogix help advertisers reach these valuable SHARK WEEK fans beyond traditional linear TV advertising.

“At PeerLogix, we are focused on capturing and making sense of consumer streaming behavior – from movies to music – and even exciting television events like SHARK WEEK,” states Ray Colwell, Chief Executive Officer of PeerLogix. “By identifying and enriching what we know about these streaming audiences, together PeerLogix and AnalyticsIQ offer brands a unique opportunity to get in on the excitement and marketing opportunity a cultural phenomenon like SHARK WEEK delivers.”

Linear TV advertising during Discovery Channel’s SHARK WEEK event is an extremely powerful marketing tactic. This partnership’s new addressable audiences, however, make it possible for brands of all sizes and budgets to reach these viewers across digital and OTT channels, especially when they aren’t tuned into the live cable event. And for those brands already investing big in SHARK WEEK, these audiences also provide them the opportunity to extend their messaging across channels for a complete 360 degree consumer experience.

“By combining our powerful data, we have the opportunity to help advertisers not only reach, but also understand who those SHARK WEEK streamers are behind the screen,” stated Anna Brantley, Chief Revenue Officer of AnalyticsIQ. “We just launched a new infographic that tells a fantastic story about the types of audiences who are streaming SHARK WEEK content over-the-top – when and where works best for them. For example, our data highlights that over 78% of SHARK WEEK streamers are moderate to avid exercisers. That means an athletic apparel or fitness wearables company may find targeting these viewers to be incredibly valuable, even if they aren’t planning to reach them with a traditional TV ad during the shark-filled programming.”

The full infographic detailing the “jawsome” insights about these streaming audiences is available from AnalyticsIQ and PeerLogix for download.

Starting today, advertisers, agencies and even programmers can connect with AnalyticsIQ and PeerLogix to learn more about targeting the SHARK WEEK audiences, and how the companies can provide additional program specific audiences and insights. Contact for more information.

About AnalyticsIQ
AnalyticsIQ is a leading predictive analytics and consumer marketing data innovator. We are the first data company to consistently blend cognitive psychology with sophisticated data science to help marketers understand how and why consumers make decisions. Our accurate and comprehensive PeopleCore consumer database provides unrivaled insights to advertisers, agencies and technology providers. Our data helps brands fuel personalized experiences across channels including direct mail, email, online, mobile and TV. Headquartered in Atlanta and recently named one of Georgia’s Top 10 most innovative companies, AnalyticsIQ’s team of data analysts, scientists, and cognitive psychologists have over 100 years of collective analytical experience and expertise. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter @AnalyticsIQ.

About PeerLogix
PeerLogix is an advertising technology and data aggregation company providing a proprietary software as a service, or SAAS, platform which enables the tracking and cataloguing of over-the-top viewership and listenership in order to determine consumer trends and preferences based upon media consumption. PeerLogix’s patent pending platform collects over-the-top data, including IP addresses of the streaming and downloading parties (e.g., location), the name, media type (whether movie, television, documentary, music, e-books, software, etc.), and genre of media watched, listened or downloaded, and utilizes licensed and publicly available demographic and other databases to further filter the collected data to provide insights into consumer preferences to digital advertising firms, product and media companies, entertainment studios and others.

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Rentex Audio Visual & Computer Rentals Announces its Partnership with Ken Chiocchi

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Rentex is proud to announce that the organization is working with industry veteran Ken Chiocchi to develop business opportunities in the Northeast.

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, UNITED STATES, July 17, 2018 / — Rentex is proud to announce that the organization is working with industry veteran Ken Chiocchi to develop business opportunities in the Northeast. Ken’s experience spans over twenty-five years focused on Event technology in the Hospitality industry. He has held positions with KVL Audio Visual, PSAV and Corporate AV. Ken’s business development strategies include developing and maintaining strong customer relationships, positioning an organization’s value and brand.

“Ken thrives in complex, fiercely competitive situations and succeeds through building strong collaborative relationships. That is exactly the right strategy for growing our business in the Northeast. I’ve worked with Ken for almost 15 years and respect his talent, abilities, and work ethic tremendously. I’m excited to have him on my team,” states Janne’ Mummert Vice President of Business Development, Rentex.

About Rentex
Founded in 1980, Rentex is one of the largest and most trusted wholesale providers of audio visual, production, and computer rental equipment in the nation. We are a longtime leader in the cross rental market supplying AV equipment to the nation’s largest AV rental, staging, production, and other live event companies. Rentex can deliver nationwide within 24 hours and offers same day delivery to most major cities. To view all available rental equipment and request a rental quote, visit or call 800-574-1702.

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Rentex Audio Visual & Computer Rentals
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Louise George Empowers Entrepreneurs To Align & Rise In 6 Month Sistermind & Retreat

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs & Coaches to Join Together, Rise Up & Build a Meaningful, Business & Life

Magic happens when women gather together for a common purpose. When women support one another, we are a force to be reckoned with!”

— Louise George

LONDON, SURREY, UK, July 16, 2018 / — Having built her own multi-six-figure (and growing) company, Louise George, a transformational life and success coach, speaker, author and actor, is passionate about supporting purpose driven entrepreneurs in creating the dream business and abundant life they truly desire. For her 6 month online Align & Rise Sistermind & Retreat, Louise is assembling a high-vibe group of ambitious, conscious, powerful women; catalysts for change, making a real impact on the lives of others and creating a high income to match. Magic happens when women gather together for a common purpose and the women of Align & Rise are activating their full potential and affecting positive change all around them.

Align and Rise – What the Sistermind Program & Retreat Offer

The Align & Rise Sistermind & Retreat is an intimate and exclusive group coaching program now open for applicants.

The 6 month online program culminates with a Celebratory 2 day Retreat in Bali in December, 2018. With 10 bi-weekly interactive video group training calls with Louise, participants are supported in uncovering and unlocking their true capacity. Louise uses a tailored coaching concept to empower ambitious women to tap into their intuition and receive more joy than they had ever dreamed of from their business and their lives. They will learn how to manifest their desires, how to focus on the things that matter most, how to ooze mega confidence, and they will start living their dream life, calling in the abundance in the love, health and wealth that they truly desire. In December 2018, Louise George and the Align & Rise Sistermind will meet in a luxurious venue in Bali, to reconnect with each other and celebrate their successes together. This high-vibe location is the perfect place to retreat into nature, reflect and become reinvigorated for 2019 to bring even more success and positive change. alignment

About Founder, Louise George
“I’ve worked with Lou for over a year and best business decisions I’ve made! No nonsense, tough love approach which is what I need in a coach. I’ve taken my business to over 6 figures, hosted international events, brought my dream car and so much more hence why I decided to continue having Lou as my coach. My results and shifts speak for themselves. A massive hell yes and recommendation for me!” – Lulu Minns

Louise's ethos is to guide and inspire entrepreneurs until: “they’re living out and leading from the most fully-expressed, confident, authentic and powerful version of themselves.” She is a deeply intuitive and fearless coach, unafraid to challenge her clients and lovingly call out any BS. Fun and adventure are all part of her process, so Louise’s clients can always expect some exciting, high vibration surprises. Louise tailors her support helping entrepreneurs fall back in love with their business, creating dream clients and the lifestyle they crave. Applications for the Align & Rise Sistermind & Retreat can be made at

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Barkhad Abdi, Amy Smart and Rory Cochrane Join TYSON'S RUN in Lead Roles

Planet 9 Productions’ Family Drama, Feature Film Began Principal Photography in Atlanta This Week

We are thrilled to have these accomplished actors join our cast. Their proven talent will bring additional depth to the storytelling and considerable cast…”

— Kim Bass, TYSON'S RUN Writer-Director

LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, July 13, 2018 / — The feature film, Tyson’s Run, has started shooting principal photography in Atlanta, GA this week. Confirmed by Planet 9 Productions, Tyson’s Run is helmed by Emmy Award-nominated and NAACP Image Award-winning Writer-Director Kim Bass.

Barkhad Abdi, Academy Award®, Golden Globe-nominee and BAFTA-winner, for his supporting role in Captain Phillips (2013), joins Tyson’s Run’s elite cast and production team. Mr. Abdi is also known for his performances in Blade Runner 2049 (2017) and Eye in the Sky (2015).

Also joining Tyson’s Run’s cast is award-winner Amy Smart. Ms. Smart will be featured in the upcoming film Adventures of Justice: Farce Wars (2018). She is also known for her performances in The Keeping Hours (2017) and The Single Mom’s Club (2014).

Award-winner Rory Cochrane joins the cast as well. Mr. Cochrane is best known for his role in Argo (2012), as well as his acclaimed performances in Hostiles (2017) and Black Mass (2015).

Mr. Bass stated, “We are thrilled to have these accomplished actors join our cast. Their proven talent will bring additional depth to the storytelling and considerable cast, which includes The Walking Dead’s Major Dodson and award-winner Claudia Zevallos, star of Day of Days (2017) and featured in the upcoming film HeadShop (2018).

Tyson’s Run is about a fifteen-year-old boy, living with autism, who tries to heal the rift between his parents and the emotional distance from his father by pursuing an athletic dream of his own. Mr. Bass, a former staff writer on the sketch comedy series In Living Color and creator of primetime family series Sister, Sister and Kenan & Kel, is producing the feel-good, family drama with Deanna Shapiro, Eric Upshur and Asante White. John Cappetta, head of P9P, will serve as executive producer. Mr. Bass said, “We look forward to bringing this meaningful, heartfelt story to fruition. I’m enthusiastic about the wonderful cast and crew we’ve assembled and eager to work with these phenomenal professionals.”

Planet 9 Productions is an independent motion picture production company that develops and produces demographically-targeted, quality feature films for theatrical release.

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Anthony J. Parkinson Named to Board of Escondido Innovations

Anthony J. Parkinson

Anthony J. Parkinson

Arizona-based business professional will add financial expertise to film company's profile.

Escondido’s films have consistently come out in the black. In a creative industry that’s also deeply competitive, that’s saying a great deal.”

— Anthony J. Parkinson

PHOENIX, ARIZONA, UNITED STATES, July 12, 2018 / — Phoenix-based financier, mentor and international business professional Anthony J. Parkinson has been named to the board of Escondido Innovations, an Arizona-based film company whose most recent projects have been finding their place near the top of Hollywood feature releases.

Escondido has had a part in the production of nine films over the past ten years. Among them the box office giant John Wick (2014) and the dynamic musical Stuck (2017) which did very well on the film festival circuit last year.

“Escondido’s films have consistently come out in the black,” says Parkinson. “In a creative industry that’s also deeply competitive, that’s saying a great deal.”

After receiving his MBA from the Wharton Graduate School, Parkinson started his career on Wall Street at the investment firm that became Drexel Burnham Lambert, where he grew to be a key player in the halcyon days of leveraged buyouts and “highly confident” letters.

In the early 1980s Parkinson moved to London as Senior Vice President of Hasbro where he was responsible for European operations. While in England, he purchased Vicarage Jaguar, a company that came to create a new niche in luxury motorcars and acted as an advisor to Mohamed Al-Fayed at Harrods. Since that time, Parkinson has functioned as advisor, investor, owner or CEO of several successful firms.

At present, Parkinson is on the board of several organizations and privately held companies including the 50-year-old the Academy of Applied Science, which administers Science, Technology, Engineering and Math programs where students apply scientific knowledge to life, research and inventions. He is also Vice-Chairman of Urbix Resources, a premier provider of refined graphite powders, pristine graphene, specialty graphite products and clean tech purification.

Parkinson anticipates that his role with Escondido will be in a financial and advisory capacity. “I’m a numbers guy,” says Parkinson. “And I love new challenges. I know that Escondido will be giving me the opportunity to spend a lot of time with both.”

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The Movie Studio, Inc. (OTC Pink: MVES) Gains Distribution on (NASDAQ: AMZN)’s Prime VOD Platform

Amazon Prime, Amazon’s premium streaming Video on Demand (VOD) service with over 80 million users has approved Dancing on the Edge to go live on July 16, 2018.

The Movie Studio, Inc. (OTCMKTS:MVES)

We intend to monetize the aggregated assets of the Company, including original content utilizing the new OTT platform. This is in addition to our recently announced Vu-Me App.”

— Gordon Scott Venters

MIAMI, FLORIDA, USA, July 12, 2018 / — ( Newswire – July 12, 2018) –, a leading independent small cap media portal with an extensive history of providing unparalleled content for the Emerging Growth markets and companies, reports on The Movie Studio, Inc. (OTC Pink: MVES).

The Movie Studio, Inc. (OTC Pink: MVES) just announced that through a distribution agreement with All Channel Films, Inc., through its Amazon Prime Video on Demand (VOD) service, has agreed to release The Movie Studio, Inc.’s latest release “DANCING ON THE EDGE”.

Amazon Prime, Amazon’s premium streaming Video on Demand (VOD) service with over 80 million users has approved Dancing on the Edge to go live on July 16, 2018.

Dancing on The Edge was produced by Highland Light Productions.

The domestic VOD rights were facilitated and licensed by All Channel Films. All Channel Films is a distributor of feature films for the United States and Canada with three decades in business under their belt. All Channel Films is a well-known distributor to the DVD, VOD, Digital, EST, SVOD, Pay, basic and free platforms of distribution and has been supplying all the major and lesser outlets including but not limited to Amazon, Showtime, HBO, Starz, Epix, Hulu, Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) etc.

In February, The Movie Studio, Inc. (OTC:MVES) announced that it has begun to monetize its content through a revenue share with as it prepares to launch its proprietary “Vu-Me” app.

Further, The Movie Studio has successfully ingested its motion picture content into its Vu-Me App. The Vu-Me App, developed by Lotus Research Inc. is an on-line aggregation platform for intended geo-fractured distribution, of it’s movie library and upcoming new releases. The Movie Studio, Inc. received correspondence by the Founder of Vu-Me that confirmed that final launch will be by August 31st 2018 with an App Store Optimization campaign.

The Movie Studio, Inc. (OTC Pink: MVES) just announced pre-production of two wholly owned intellectual properties “Cause & Effect,” an action thriller and “PEGASUS” a horse power driven family story and the Companies signature film.

Historically, since 1979, according to horse featured films have grossed an average lifetime gross of $23 million.

The Movie Studio, Inc. intends to further monetize the aggregated assets of the Company, including its own original content as well as previously acquired networks and content from Emerging Media Corporation and Strategic Partners Ethos Media Network utilizing the new OTT platform. This is in addition to our recently announced Vu-Me App.

Through utilization of Amazon’s (NASDAQ: AMZN), Video on Demand (VOD) platform, The Movie Studio, Inc. will be streaming its bundled motion picture content across Amazon’s Content Delivery Network (CDN) on a revenue share basis.

MVES’s revenue share, subscription based digital media marketing will be accompanied with a “Win A Part” in a movie contest online on The Movie Studio’s website for upcoming Movie Studio feature film releases.

With a market cap of approximately $500,000.00 according to OTC Markets, MVES could be a Great Acquisition Target:

The Movie Studio, Inc. is positioned to be a great acquisition target for streaming providers that continue to invest billions of dollars in original content. Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX)’s content chief, Ted Sarandos, told Variety in an interview in August that the company “will spend $7 billion to $8 billion on content in 2018.” After successfully launching “Exposure” and “Bad Actress” on Amazon Prime, The Movie Studio, Inc. (OTC Pink: MVES) has a proof of concept and launch pad for further original content distribution.

According to analysts at Statista, the global video streaming market is forecast to see revenues grow from $12.57 billion in 2017 to $18.65 billion by 2022, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.30%.

Through the acquisition of Emerging Pictures, The Movie Studio, Inc. (OTC Pink: MVES) gained a network of 130 theaters and is working to secure licensing rights to distribute “up to” 1,800 movies in the catalog. This is a major step for the company, in what appears to be a potential parallel to Helios & Matherson’s (NASDAQ: HMNY) MoviePass, however The Movie Studio has access to legacy content, library content or new content “Owned” by The Movie Studio, Inc.

Helios and Matheson Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HMNY): The company, which also owns and operates the popular MoviePass app, utilizes a subscription-based model that allows consumers to see one movie per 24 hours. The technology is available in 91% of the almost 40,000 theaters across the United States. HMNY has been on a free fall due to scripting prices not being able to cover the users cost of admission. This company needs a spark to ignite it.

MoviePass is a relatively similar concept to The Movie Studio, Inc.’s (OTC Pink: MVES) recent acquisition, Emerging Pictures and its ability to deliver commercial-grade video on demand services. The Movie Studio, Inc. (OTC Pink: MVES) now has a network of over 130 theaters in the US, with the rights to distribute over 1,800 movies. As of December 2017, Helios and Matheson Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HMNY) has a market cap of $113.6 million and a share structure consisting of 12.44 million shares outstanding and a float of 5.02 million shares. During the third quarter 2017, the company reported total revenue of $1.17 million and a net loss of $43.46 million.

Overall, The Movie Studio, Inc. (OTC Pink: MVES) could be well positioned to be acquired by one of the larger streaming entertainment companies, as they bolster their budgets in an effort to compete for top original content.

RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLJE): The diversified digital content channel company is engaged within the acquisition, development, production, and distribution of digital content and TV programming. The company operates three main subsidiaries: Proprietary Subscription-Based Digital Channels, Intellectual Property Licensing, and Wholesale Distribution. RLJ Entertainment, Inc. provides original and third party licensed programming to its content channels: Acorn, RLJE Films, Urban Movie Channel, Acacia, and Athena. As of December 2017, RLJ Entertainment, Inc. has a market cap of $53.46 million and a share structure consisting of 14.07 million shares outstanding and a float consisting of 3.43 million shares. During the third quarter, the company reported total revenue of $20.9 million and a net loss of $2.72 million.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE: LGF): The company operates within the production and distribution of motion pictures, TV programming, home entertainment, and more. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. operates three main segments: Motion Pictures, Television Production, and Media Networks. Furthermore, the company has become a household name after successful producing “The Hunger Games” series, “La La Land,” “The Expendables,” and the “John Wick” series. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has a market cap of $6.39 billion and maintains a share structure consisting of 81.27 million shares outstanding and a float of 67.50 million shares, as of December 2017. During the third quarter 2017, the company reported total revenue of $940 million and net income of $15.5 million.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA): The film and television production giant is responsible for some of the greatest movies of last decades: “Star Wars,” “Independence Day,” “Avatar,” “Home Alone,” “Planet of the Apes” series, and countless others. The company’s television unit also produces some of the most well known shows on TV: “Empire,” “This Is Us,” “Modern Family,” “American Horror Story,” and many more. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a market cap of $61.53 billion and maintains a share structure consisting of 2.32 billion shares outstanding and a float of 1.04 billion shares, as of December 2017. During the third quarter 2017, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. reported total revenue of $7 billion and net income of $855 million.

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS): The diversified entertainment company operates three main business segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, and Studio Entertainment. Within its Media Network business, The Walt Disney Company operates cable networks, such as ABC, ESPN, Disney Channel, Freeform, and various radio broadcasting outlets. The company’s Studio Entertainment business produces and acquires animated and traditional motion pictures through its well-known subsidiaries: Walt Disney Pictures, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Pixar, and Touchstone. As of December 2017, The Walt Disney Company has a market cap of $157.98 billion and maintains a share structure consisting of 1.51 billion shares outstanding and a float of 1.44 billion shares.

The company has produced numerous original films and content, which has been distributed all over the world. and is now breaking into the upper echelons after the successful release of “Exposure” and “Bad Actress” on Amazon Prime Video.

The recent rise in popularity of MoviePass proves that The Movie Studio, Inc. (OTC Pink: MVES) has the ability to succeed, by comparison of their technologies within the motion picture and theater industry. After acquiring Emerging Pictures, The Movies Studio, Inc. (OTC Pink: MVES) now has a network of 130 theaters and the rights to distribute 1,800 movies, procuring management’s vision to be a major player in the commercial-grade video on demand business, while on track to be a major benefactor from the growing streaming video industry.

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The Accent Coach Discusses the Dangers in How Media and Hollywood Portray Accents

Claudette Roche is a dialect coach who teaches accent reduction. She teaches foreign and American accents to actors and business persons/executives. In 2010 she was named as one of The Top 5 Voice Coaches by Hollywood Weekly Magazine.

Accents often have stereotypes attached to them. Hollywood has capitalized on this idea and created characters that fit with people’s ideas of accents

VERO BEACH, FL, UNITED STATES, July 11, 2018 / — Accents often have stereotypes attached to them. Hollywood has capitalized on this idea and created characters that fit with people’s ideas of accents, according to Claudette Roche, the Accent Coach. Everything from cartoons to dramas and adventure films to romances have characters from all over the world, but one thing many of them have in common is how they portray certain people based on their accents. The messages that viewers receive could be dangerous for people in real life.

Many times, villains are played by characters who have a more guttural accent. For example, Germans and Russians are often the bad guys while Mexicans are the gangsters or street thugs. Even those within the same country may be cast in different roles based on the region where they come from. A person with a Southern accent may be given a comedic role where they mess up or have a mishap that sets the plot. The underlying message is often that they are less intelligent than their peers. The heroes are often American, but they may be British or Australian as well. These accents are popular with more viewers and often carry a positive image for fans.

Roche is concerned about the limits placed on actors based on their accents. In fact, many times, actors must hire an accent reduction coach to help them lose their accent so they can be cast in more roles. A British actor may work to sound “more American” so they can get the lead in popular films. In other cases, an accent may be made more pronounced to enhance a character role because it fits with the stereotyped image.

“Often a person speaks in a heavier accent to appear different from the other characters,” Roche says. “The accent draws attention to them and whatever attribute the directors want them to portray.” She is concerned about the message this gives to people who originate from a specific region and have the same accent. They may begin to see themselves as dumb or incompetent or worry that others will reject them because of how they speak.

“It also enhances the stereotypes of other people when characters are portrayed in a certain way in Hollywood because of their accent,” Roche continues. “They may face ridicule and even hate just because of the way they talk.” The news media is often guilty of the same issue as they label people by their ethnicity in crimes or scandals. Roche believes that it only serves to expand the divide that often already exists between cultures. She would like to see more diversity in the roles given to people of various accents so viewers can see good and bad characters played by all cultures. Her hope as an accent reduction coach is that people will be able to look past the accent and see the person when they aren’t so easily identified by the way they speak. Hollywood is often the leader of change, and she hopes it can influence the way people look at different cultures by casting them in a more positive light.

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