Entries by Screenmancer


SCREENMANCER STEAMPUNK ALERT: (Los Angeles—May 17, 2016) Coming off the coattails of screening at the Steampunk World’s Fair and heading into screenings at Clockwork Alchemy and the Seattle International Film Festival, Samuel Goldwyn Films announced today that the company has acquired Worldwide rights to VINTAGE TOMORROWS, a documentary film that investigates the trajectory of the constantly […]

Kate Beckinsale Is For Fangirls Too In “Love & Friendship,” Whit Stillman’s A+ Austen Romp

[From Filmfestivals.com, by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent, Opens May 13.] “It is a truth universally acknowledged” that Jane Austen (1775-1817) will be source material in the foreseeable forever, but it is actually surprising that director Whit Stillman (Last Days of Disco, Metropolitan) has so nailed her work in his new film Love & Friendship, […]

A Tale of Two Maestros: John Williams & Spielberg at AFI, on TCM

SCREENMANCER GALA ALERT: STEVEN SPIELBERG TO PRESENT JOHN WILLIAMS WITH AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE’S LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Williams to Be Honored at AFI Gala Tribute Event on Thursday, June 9, 2016 TNT to Premiere AFI LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: A TRIBUTE TO JOHN WILLIAMS on June 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT Steven Spielberg will present John Williams […]

Screenmancer Learns New Waze to Be Prez, Thanks Gerry Butler

Waze Partners with the Legendary MORGAN FREEMAN as Vice President Trumbull from LONDON HAS FALLEN to make YOU the President! LOS ANGELES, February 22, 2016 — In anticipation of London Has Fallen – the eagerly awaited follow-up to the high-octane actioner Olympus Has Fallen– Waze is prepared to make you the President. Starting Monday, February 22, and for a limited time […]

Marketwired Gives Screenmancer the Lowdown on DEW 2016

LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwired – February 16, 2016) – IDG World Expo and Digital Media Wire’s third annual Digital Entertainment World (DEW) today announced the three-day Los Angeles conference wrapped last week with attendance leaping by nearly 20% over last year and a full one-third higher than the inaugural 2014 event. Over 1,800 attendees mixed with C-Level […]

Why Sylvester Stallone Could Take Oscar, Thanks to Ryan Coogler’s CREED

by Quendrith Johnson, Awards Intelligencer (Feb.10, 2016) — awfj.org Maybe it’s a little-known fact that a deep bond exists between Hollywood icon Sylvester Stallone and a newly minted phenom, Creed director Ryan Coogler. Coogler, who turns 30 in May, was also homeless once and had to fight his way to the big leagues in movies. Deadline’s reporter Pete Hammond, […]

You & The Universe’s Primordial Soup Flowing at CERN

SCREENMANCER NEWS RELAY — Researchers have recreated the universe’s primordial soup in miniature format by colliding lead atoms with extremely high energy in the 27 km long particle accelerator, the LHC at CERN in Geneva. The primordial soup is a so-called quark-gluon plasma and researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute, among others, have measured its […]

Screenmancer Launches New Look for DEW 2016

Los Angeles, CA — Okay, well, Screenmancer isn’t just launching a new look for Digital Entertainment World (DEW) to be held Feb. 9 -11 in Century City, Calif. But after our founding in 1996 by UCLA Film School alums Quendrith Johnson and Robinson Rea, with a first launch live in 1997, we thought the site could use […]