Archive for June, 2011

DARKNIGHT’S ‘POOLBOY’ FLOATS INTO RUSSIA

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Kevin Sorbo Comedy To Be Distributed By Volga Films

Universal City, CA – (June 30, 2011) Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGR) (“Camelot”) announced today that Camelot Distribution Group (“CDG”) and DarKnight Pictures (“DKP”) have signed an agreement for All-Media right with Volga Films for POOLBOY: DROWNING OUT THE FURY in Russia.  The film stars action hero Kevin Sorbo (“Hercules, The Legendary Journeys,” Soul Surfer), Danny Trejo (Machete), and Jason Mewes (Clerks, Clerks II).

“The film is one of a kind.  It’s funny.  It’s smart.  It has a strong, talented cast,” commented Michael Kananack, Co-President of Distribution.  “’Poolboy’ will have you laughing all 90 minutes.”

With multiple offices all over the world, Volga Films is one of the leading distributors of theatrical and home entertainment content in Russia. They have distributed films such as The Last Exorcism, Slumdog Millionaire, and Buried.

‘POOLBOY’, A Common Thread Production, is the story of a Vietnam Vet who returns home to take back his rightful vocation as a Poolboy.

DARKNIGHT’S ‘NEVER SLEEP AGAIN’ TAKES HOME SATURN AWARD

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

‘Elm Street’ Documentary Wins Best DVD Release of 2010

Universal City, CA – (June 28, 2011) Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGR) (“Camelot”) announced today that DarKnight Pictures (“DPK”) “NEVER SLEEP AGAIN: THE ELM STREET LEGACY” has been awarded Best DVD Release of 2010 at the 37th Annual Saturn Awards. The awards were held June 23, 2011 in Los Angeles and were hosted by The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Horror Films, to honor and recognize achievements in genre entertainment. Other films awarded include Avatar, Alien, and The Twilight Zone, all recognized for their DVD releases in 2010.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by a group that is made up of dedicated genre fans and incredible filmmakers, especially for a project that we, as genre fans ourselves, poured our hearts and souls into making,” said Writer/Producer Thommy Huston. “We couldn’t be more thrilled!”

‘NEVER SLEEP AGAIN’ is a documentary that chronicles the “Nightmare on Elm Street” Franchise with over 100 interviews with the original cast and creators. The documentary aired in October on the BIO Channel and can be purchased at www.elmstreetlegacy.com.

“There have been a number of horror documentaries that haven’t really lived up to fans’ expectations, so we set out to deliver the ultimate retrospective chronicling one of the best and most imaginative horror series of all time,” stated Co-Director/Producer Daniel Farrands. “We are extremely grateful for this award.”

DARKNIGHT’S ‘WRECKAGE’ DRIVES DOWN UNDER

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Opal Movies to Release Thriller Starring Aaron Paul in Australia

Universal City, CA – (June 23, 2011) Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGR) (”Camelot”) announced today that Camelot Distribution Group (“CGD”) and DarKnight Pictures (“DKP”) have finalized a deal with Opal Movies for the thriller WRECKAGE starring 2010 Emmy Award winner Aaron Paul (“Breaking Bad”) and Cameron Richardson (“Alvin and the Chipmunks”).

“Australian fans of ‘Breaking Bad,’ seen on ABC1, will enjoy this film,” commented Co-President of Camelot Distribution Michael Kananack. “WRECKAGE has found a great home with Opal Movies.”

Opal Movies strives to provide ‘entertainment everytime’ by releasing a handful of selected titles each month on DVD and Blu-ray, including many sucessful thrillers.

WRECKAGE follows a group of teenagers who become stranded in a wreckage yard after their car breaks down. One by one they begin to mysteriously disappear.

CAMELOT’S SKATELAND ROLLS INTO THE UK

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Distribution Inks Deal with BSkyB for Summer 2011

Universal City, CA – (June 21, 2011) Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGR) (“Camelot”) announced today that Camelot Distribution Group (”CDG”) has completed a deal with British Sky Broadcasting (“BSkyB”) for the television rights of SKATELAND, a coming of age story starring Shiloh Fernandez (Red Riding Hood) and Ashley Greene (Breaking Dawn, LOL). The film is scheduled to air on Sky Movies Premiere HD this summer, 22 July 2011, at 4pm. For more information visit www.skymovies.com.

“Sky Movies Premiere HD is the perfect channel on which to debut SKATELAND,” commented Michael Kananack, Co-President of Distribution,giving the film excellent visibility within the UK. “

BSkyB provides television service to over ten million homes in the United Kingdom, and Sky Movies is Europe’s largest in-home movie service providing a fantastic range of movies to its customers.

Set in the early 1980s in small-town Texas, SKATELAND tells the story of dramatic events that force a 19-year-old skating rink manager to look at his life in a new way.

The film opened theatrically in the US on May 13, 2011.