Archive for May, 2011

CAMELOT RECEIVES NEW TRADING SYMBOL CMGRD

Friday, May 13th, 2011

Camelot Implements 20,000 to 1 Reverse; Stockholders to Receive Preferred Stock

IRVINE, CA, May 9, 2011 — Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTC BB: CMGRD) (“Camelot”) announced today that effective May 9, 2011, Camelot has a new trading symbol “CMGRD”.  Camelot has implemented a 20,000:1 reverse stock split of its common stock, effective May 9, 2011.

In addition, all stockholders of record as of May 6, 2011 shall be eligible to receive shares of Camelot’s Class D Convertible Preferred Stock as a cashless dividend. Stockholders are expected to receive 40 shares of the preferred stock for each one million shares of common stock owned as of the close of trading on May 6, 2011.  Further information can be found in Camelot’s 8-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov.

About Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc.: Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. is a US publicly traded company (symbol “CMGRD”) with four major divisions: Camelot Film Group, Camelot Distribution Group, Camelot Studio Group and Camelot Production Services Group. Camelot is building a different kind of motion picture studio infrastructure by redefining the development, financing, production, and distribution process. For information about Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc., please visit our web site at www.camelotent.com.

CAMELOT’S CANNES SCREENING SCHEDULE

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Screening Times…

During the Market Camelot can be found at Lerins R5

A Warrior’s Heart

2011 – Romantic Drama 86′

SCREENINGS
Date: May 12
Time: 18:00
Location: Palais C

Date: May 15
Time: 12:00
Location: Gray 1

In shock and denial over his Marine father’s death in battle, star high-school lacrosse player Conor Sullivan, always a maverick and a hot head, starts acting out in a self-destructive ways that has his mom, Claire, at her wits end. But arduous training in a wilderness lacrosse camp under the tutelage of his dad’s old combat buddy, Sgt. Major Duke Wayne, and finding a new love interest opens Conor’s eyes to the true meaning of maturity, sportsmanship, and life.

Norman

2011 – Coming of Age/Drama 98′

SCREENINGS
Date: May 11
Time: 12:00
Location: Lerins 2

Date: May 15
Time: 9:30
Location: Gray 2

A troubled high-school kid pretending to be dying of cancer confronts problems with his new girlfriend and terminally ill father as he struggles with his daily existence.

Poolboy: Drowning Out the Fury

2011 – Action Comedy

Date: May 13
Time: 20:30
Location: Lerins 2

In this unearthed lost movie from 1990 that the studio deemed too terrible to release, a Vietnam Veteran Sal Bando (Sorbo), tortured by his past as a Poolboy returns home to California, and a country he doesn’t recognize, in which it seems only Mexicans run pool-cleaning companies. Bando sets off on a brutal mission to reclaim his “rightful” vocation and enact revenge on the man (Trejo) who killed his wife and son.

CAMELOT GRABS ‘NORMAN’ IN TIME FOR CANNES

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Distribution Group Acquires Rights to the Coming of Age Festival Favorite

Universal City, CA – (May 4, 2011) Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGR) (”Camelot”) announced today that Camelot Distribution Group (“CDG”) has acquired foreign distribution rights to NORMAN, a coming of age story about a high school student dealing with his father’s terminal illness, senior year, and a new love interest.   The film will be screening as part of Camelot’s lineup in Cannes on May 11 and 15.

The film is directed by Jonathan Segal and stars Dan Byrd (Easy A, “Cougar Town”), Emily VanCamp (“Brothers and Sisters”), Adam Goldberg (Saving Private Ryan), and Academy Award nominee Richard Jenkins (The Visitor). Original score and songs are by indie darling Andrew Bird.

NORMAN came to my attention during the Palm Springs Film Festival,” stated Michael Kananack, Co-President of Distribution.  “I was quite impressed with the film – its production, story, and cast.  Richard Jenkins is always a pleasure to see on screen, and the rest of the actors are just as impeccable.  NORMAN is a fresh take on a high school coming of age story that pulls at your heart’s strings.”

NORMAN recently won multiple awards on the festival circuit, including the Silver Hugo in the New Directors Competition at the Chicago International Film Festival, Best Editing at Woodstock, and Best Actor (Dan Byrd), as well as Grand Prize Best Feature at Rhode Island.  In addition to screening at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, NORMAN is part of the official selection in the upcoming Seattle International Film Festival.

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Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Cannes Sales Roundup

By MIKE FLEMING | Tuesday May 3, 2011 @ 9:04am 

Mike FlemingThe 2011 Cannes Film Festival doesn’t get underway until next week, but the market is already getting busy. Sierra/Affinity, which will be handling such titles as the Gavin Hood-directed adaptation of Ender’s Game, has bolstered its sales force by hiring Jonathan Kier as exec veep of sales. Kier was senior veep of international sales and distribution for The Weinstein Company. Sierra/Affinity principals Nick Meyer and Marc Schaberg will be handling product for Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, OddLot, Bold Films and Incentive Filmed Entertainment…

Paul WS Anderson is re-teaming with his Three Musketeers collaborators Constantin and Summit on Pompeii, a period pic which builds drama around the 79 A.D. eruption of Mount Vesuvius. That was a devastating explosion estimated to have been more powerful than the atomic bomb that destroyed Hiroshima. The subject matter, and its impact on Rome, is something James Cameron has long wanted to cover in grand detail, after his Lightstorm optioned the Charles Pellegrino book Ghosts of Vesuvius, with plans to do the same kind of thorough forensic recreation as he gave to Titanic. Anderson, who raced and beat a rival Musketeers movie, will certainly get underway first, as Summit will sell the movie in Cannes…

Camelot Entertainment Group has acquired foreign distribution rights to Norman, a coming of age story about a high school student dealing with his father’s terminal illness. Jonathan Segal directs and the film stars Dan Byrd, Emily VanCamp, Adam Goldberg and Richard Jenkins. The film has played various festivals across the U.S.

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