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Bitter, Sweet, Seoul Film Project to Promote Seoul

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Bitter, Sweet, Seoul Film Project to Promote Seoul

The Seoul Metropolitan Government takes on an ambitious global project, asking global citizens to submit 5-minutes-or-less video clips about Seoul. This creative city branding project resulted in a movie featuring people’s diverse, honest, and truthful perceptions of Seoul. The producer of Old Boy, Director Park Chan-wook is back with a new project titled, “Bitter, Sweet, [...]

Absolut Karnival Opens in Trinidad and Tobago

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Absolut Karnival Opens in Trinidad and Tobago

Absolut has announced that its vodka will be unveiling its newest flavor and bottle, Absolut Karnival, at one of the world’s most prominent carnival celebrations in Trinidad and Tobago. The passion fruit and orange blossom-flavored limited edition Absolut Karnival will capture the transformative energy of Carnival. Absolut will be participating, or “playing mas” as it [...]

DJs to Crown McDonald’s Flavor Battle Champion

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DJs to Crown McDonald’s Flavor Battle Champion

Music industry heavy hitters Spinderella, Just Blaze and DJ Clue will use their DJ’ing expertise to help crown the 2014 McDonald’s Flavor Battle champion during an online broadcast today at 9 p.m. EST on FlavorBattle.com. The judges will watch as DJ R-Tistic of Los Angeles, DJ Niena Drake of Chicago and DJ Erika B of [...]

World’s Best Bartenders are Cruising for Contest

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World’s Best Bartenders are Cruising for Contest

One of the world’s top cocktail competitions is taking to the high seas to turn floating bartenders into mixologists extraordinaire. The Diageo Global Travel team announced Monday the launch of the Diageo Reserve World Class program, in partnership with four of the world’s leading cruise lines: Princess Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean International, and [...]

Comcast to Provide Better Netflix Video Experience

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Comcast to Provide Better Netflix Video Experience

Comcast Corporation and Netflix, Inc. announced Sunday a mutually beneficial interconnection agreement that will provide Comcast’s U.S. broadband customers with a high-quality Netflix video experience. Working collaboratively over many months, the companies have established a more direct connection between Netflix and Comcast, similar to other networks, that’s already delivering an even better user experience to [...]

Caesars Entertainment to Get Pure Monster Sound

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Caesars Entertainment to Get Pure Monster Sound

Caesars Entertainment, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino and Monster, which offers audio consumer electronics, are joining hands to bring new audio experiences and other offers to Caesars Entertainment guests at The Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The partnership will also create custom headphone designs to be sold at retail locations at more than [...]

Pink to Make a Special Appearance on the Oscars

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Pink to Make a Special Appearance on the Oscars

Grammy Award-winning singer and actress Pink will make a special appearance on the Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced Friday. “We are very excited to welcome Pink to the Oscar stage for the very first time,” said Zadan and Meron. “She is regarded as one of the greatest voices in pop music [...]

Grammy-Winning Artist Alicia Keys Opens Toy Fair

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Grammy-Winning Artist Alicia Keys Opens Toy Fair

New York City was transformed into a magical playground when a slew of playthings were unveiled at the opening of the 111th American International Toy Fair. It’s said to be the largest toy marketplace ever held in the Western Hemisphere – taking place Feb. 16-19, 2014. More than 30,000 play professionals from 100 countries are [...]

Warner Bros.’ The Lego Movie Earns $180M

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Warner Bros.’ The Lego Movie Earns $180M

Warner Bros.’ ‘The Lego Movie’ continues to build the perfect worldwide blockbuster earning $76.5 million this weekend in 42 international territories plus North America for a total to date of $180.3 million. Movies and TV performance measurement company Rentrak Corporation announced Sunday the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of Feb. 16, 2014. [...]

Chrysler Commerical Wins YouTube Ad Blitz Poll

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Chrysler Commerical Wins YouTube Ad Blitz Poll

For the fourth consecutive year, one of the Chrysler Group’s commercials debuting during the Super Bowl ranked as the #1 automotive commercial by viewers in the 2014 annual YouTube Ad Blitz contest, says the company. The Chrysler brand’s two-minute “America’s Import,” featuring American musician / singer / songwriter Bob Dylan – who in a collaborative [...]

Star Wars: The Clone Wars on Netflix

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars on Netflix

The Galactic Republic, Disney / ABC Television Group, Lucasfilm and Netflix Inc. have announced the debut of the sixth and final season of the Emmy Award-winning series Star Wars: The Clone Wars to Netflix members in the U.S. and Canada on Friday, March 7. Accompanying the 13-episode new season dubbed “The Lost Missions” will be [...]

Betsy Gerdeman to Handle PBS Development Services

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Betsy Gerdeman to Handle PBS Development Services

Paula Kerger, president and CEO of PBS, announced Wednesday that Betsy Gerdeman has been appointed PBS senior VP, Development Services. Ms. Gerdeman will report to PBS chief operating officer Michael Jones and serve as a member of PBS’ senior leadership team. She brings to PBS more than 20 years of development and fundraising experience working [...]