Category: "Arts & Culture"

New Service Connects Content Creators w/ Brands

  HOLLYWOOD — Brandwood Global, Inc., the first cloud-based software system to connect content makers with brands to form product placement, integration and sponsorship deals, is inviting in its first 50 members. “We’re looking for edgy, indie productions and ‘challenger’ brands/ advertisers with adventurous product placement ideas,” says Brandwood Global, Inc.’s CEO Stephanie Weier. “The […]

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Sundance 2015: Virtual Reality & the Future of Storytelling

Give yourself a moment to consider the possibilities of Virtual Reality — the opportunity it presents to grow and expand and deepen our understanding of, and relationship with, the Universe — and you might just find your head dizzy from the technology’s prospects. For me, it’s a “mind = blown” moment every time I dip […]

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Review: The Luxury Technology Show

Luxury and technology go together like fast cars and open roads, together you can’t help but enjoy yourself. “From the US premiere of Panasonic’s 4K TVs to the sleek BMW i8, there was something exciting for every tech lover and luxury aficionado,” said Bradford Rand, Rand Luxury CEO at the recent event. He was right. […]

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Los Angeles Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’

Los Angeles Ballet’s The Nutcracker is coming to the Alex Theatre, The Dolby Theatre, Royce Hall and Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center this month! Experience this terrific holiday tradition for one of the below performances: Alex Theatre: Saturday, December 6th, 7:30 p.m. & Sunday, December 7th, 2:00 p.m. Dolby Theatre: Saturday, December 13th, 1:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. […]

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AxS Festival Curiosity in Pasadena

TWO WEEKS OF ART, DANCE, MUSIC, THEATER, PERFORMANCE and PROVOCATIVE CONVERSATION We heard about this festival for the first time today, and we’ll be honest – you had us at provocative. Who’s CURIOUS? AxS [ak-sis] is a two-week citywide festival (Friday, September 19, 2014, through Sunday, October 5, 2014) produced by the Pasadena Arts Council and  […]

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Punch Pick: Culver Hotel Prohibition Ball This Saturday

It’s a 90th Birthday Party – and you’re invited! Yes, we’re going back in time and inviting you to get out your favorite Gatsy garb and join the celebration, as the Culver Hotel celebrates its long and illustrious past! From legendary ownership and its long list of memorable guests over the years, the hotel and […]

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Punch Pick: BOYHOOD

To experience Richard Linklater’s BOYHOOD is to have courtside seats to this captivating thing we call life — and to watch up close, a boy become a man. Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, BOYHOOD breaks cinematic ground by following the trial and tribulations of a child named Mason (played by Ellar Coltrane […]

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Next TV Women Digital Leadership Awards

This past Tuesday, at the Next TV Summit & Expo in Los Angeles, the talents and contributions of three inspiring women were recognized with the Next TV Women Digital Leadership Awards. Lydia Antonini, Marion Edwards and Roma Khanna each took home an award for participating in what many are calling The Third Golden Age of Television. Lydia […]

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2014 LA Film Fest Screenwriters Coffee Talk

Screenwriters Ed Solomon, Susannah Grant and Max Borenstein One of the highlights of the LA Film Festival is its “Coffee Talks” series, held every year on a Sunday, that gathers seasoned and venerated veterans to engage in an intimate and insightful conversation (yes, coffee is included!) about their given trade. From directors, to actors, to […]

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Next TV Summit & Expo Los Angeles

On Tuesday, June 24, 2014, the Next TV Summit & Expo will bring together entertainment, advertising, broadcasting and digital technology executives to share ideas, develop new business opportunities and better monetize streaming video on today’s new content platforms and devices. This high-level B2B conference, exhibition and networking opportunity, held at the Loews Santa Monica Beach […]

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