Archive for January, 2011

CAMELOT WINS ‘THE PERFECT GAME’

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Camelot Distribution Group Acquires International Rights to Family Film

Universal City, CA – (January 26, 2011) Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGR) (”Camelot”) announced today that Camelot Distribution Group has acquired international distribution rights to the inspirational sports film THE PERFECT GAME. Based on the true story of a little league team from Mexico, the film stars Clifton Collins Jr. (Star Trek, Scott Pligram vs. the Word) Cheech Marin (Machete, Cars) Moises Arias (“Hannah Montana”) and Jake T. Austin (“Wizards of Waverly Place” Rio.)

“THE PERFECT GAME is an inspirational story perfect for families,” stated Jamie Thompson Camelot President of Distribution. “Camelot is acquiring theatrical quality films that we can place in the global arena. This is a film with a message that translates to any language and should do well internationally.”

The film was produced by High Road Entertainment and released theatrically in North America during 2010.

THE PERFECT GAME is the true story of a group of kids from Monterrey, Mexico, who shocked the world by winning thirteen games in a row on their way to the Little League World Series title in the only perfect game ever pitched in the championship.

CAMELOT NAMES NEOCLASSICS’ VP MICHAEL KANANACK AS ITS HEAD OF WORLDWIDE SALES AND DISTRIBUTION

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Industry Veteran Joins Expanding Distribution Team

Universal City, CA – (January 25, 2011) Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGR) (”Camelot”) announced today that Camelot Distribution Group has hired industry veteran Michael Kananak as its new Vice President of Worldwide Distribution. Kananack, who has been working in sales and distribution for over 20 years, most recently with NeoClassics Films, will head up the Camelot global sales team. Kananack joined Camelot on Monday January 24th, 2011 and will be accompanying Jamie Thompson, the President of Distribution, to Berlin for EFM.

Current Vice President of Worldwide Distribution Jeffrey Giles is transitioning to Camelot Film Group, where he will have a first look production deal.

“Michael has a wealth of knowledge and tremendous relationships with both distribution partners and producers,” stated Thompson. “We are excited to have him on board and know that he will be a great addition to the Camelot family. We are also looking forward to working with Jeffrey as he makes the move to production.”

Kananack joins Camelot after serving as VP of Sales and Acquisitions at NeoClassics, which distributes and licenses theatrical releases worldwide. Prior to NeoClassics Films, Kananack handled Membership for the Independent Film and Television Alliance (“IFTA”), recruiting over 80 companies to join the trade association. From 1992 to 2003, Kananack established himself in the international film marketplace, working for international film sales companies AKA Movies, Keystone International, and Fries Film Group. Kananack is an alumni of NYU Film School and has worked on over 25 features, including Godfather III and Scent of a Woman.

CAMELOT ENTERTAINMENT BRINGING EXCITING TELEVISION CONTENT TO NATPE 2011

Monday, January 24th, 2011

CAMELOT ENTERTAINMENT BRINGING EXCITING TELEVISION CONTENT TO NATPE 2011

Television Based Content Market Taking Place January 24-26

Universal City, CA – (January 24, 2011) Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGR) (”Camelot”) announced today that Camelot Distribution Group President, Jamie Thompson, will head up the Camelot Distribution sales team at the National Association of Television Program Executives (“NATPE”) global television market. NATPE 2011, North America’s largest television market, is the only U.S. based content market for buyers and sellers. At the nexus of content and technology, NATPE is celebrating its 40th year. The market is taking place at the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach, Florida, January 24-26th, 2011.

“NATPE is a great way to expose Camelot up to the Latin American market,” stated Jamie Thompson, Camelot President of Distribution. “We have content that is perfect for television and this will open up new relationship opportunities for Camelot.”

Camelot, which is currently attending the Sundance Film Festival, will be exhibiting both new distribution titles and its extensive library that includes television programming such as the 1960’s series “Daniel Boone” and “Peter Gunn.”

To set up a meeting with Camelot, email sales@camelotfilms.com or call 818.308.8858 and ask for Ryan to make an appointment.

CAMELOT LOOKING TO ACQUIRE NEW FILMS AT SUNDANCE

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Distribution Division Eying Several Potential Acquisitions at Acclaimed Festival

Universal City, CA – (January 19, 2011) Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGR) (”Camelot”) announced today that Camelot Distribution Group President Jamie Thompson will be leading the Camelot acquisition team at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Camelot will be looking at several potential acquisitions to further bolster its 2011 and 2012 release schedule. Thompson will be in attendance from January 20 through January 23.

“Sundance is known for presenting quality films, many who are searching for distribution and/or representation,” stated Camelot President of Distribution Jamie Thompson. “In 2010, Sundance premiered many future award winning films including Blue Valentine and The Kids Are Alright, winner of the Golden Globe for Best Comedy. We know that Camelot has the power to acquire and push high quality films successfully into the marketplace in 2011 and beyond.”

The Sundance Film Festival is held in Park City, Utah from January 20-30. The festival is internationally known as a premiere showcase for independent films both in competition screenings and those screening for representation. Camelot has had success acquiring films that screened at Sundance, including Skateland starring Ashley Green (Twilight) and Shiloh Fernandez (Red Riding Hood.) While in Park City, Thompson and the Camelot team will also be looking at films screened at the Slamdance Festival. Films that have premiered at the Slamdance Festival include the documentary Mad Hot Ballroom and the box office smash Paranormal Activity.