SOURCE: Big Screen Entertainment Group

Big Screen Entertainment Group

September 08, 2009 15:08 ET

Big Screen's "William Shatner's Gonzo Ballet" Accepted Into Multiple Film Festivals -- Distribution Talks Underway

HOLLYWOOD, CA--(Marketwire - September 8, 2009) - Big Screen Entertainment (PINKSHEETS: BSEG) has announced that its new documentary, "William Shatner's Gonzo Ballet," has been accepted into four more film festivals, spanning three countries, with even more fests on the horizon.

"We are certainly pleased with the enthusiastic critical response to 'Gonzo Ballet,'" stated Big Screen CEO Kimberley Kates. "We will be announcing the specific festivals individually over the coming weeks once the official schedules are finalized. Suffice it to say that they are all respected venues, and represent the United States, Canada and Spain."

The documentary, a co-production with Big Screen Entertainment, Shatner's Melis Productions and Special Entertainment offers a fascinating look into the iconic actor's music career, and features performances by Ben Folds, Brad Paisley, Henry Rollins and Joe Jackson. Well-known dancer Margo Sappington choreographed the unique ballet.

"Gonzo Ballet" had its festival premiere at the Nashville Film Festival, where it received an excellent review from Variety. Negotiations are currently underway for multiple distribution channels.

Big Screen's vampire thriller, "Sodium Babies," and the action packed, "Target Practice," have also received additional festival attention and awards. "Rule of Three" has received numerous accolades and wins in major festivals as well.

"Sodium Babies," directed by the sensational French directing team, The Deka Brothers, is piling up stellar reviews:

The Deka Brothers recently signed agency deals with the newly formed WME (William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, LLC) for representation.

Big Screen is currently distributing "Sodium Babies," "Target Practice," "Rule of Three" and numerous other titles.

US Domestic releases for Big Screen's titles are scheduled for early 2010. More information on BSEG's DVD and other platform releases are scheduled to be announced soon as talks are underway with a major studio for an exclusive deal with Big Screen's current library of films.


Big Screen Entertainment Group (BSEG) is a media conglomerate with divisions in film, television, music, cell phones and gaming. Headquartered at Paramount Pictures in Hollywood, California, BSEG's films have premiered at the world's most prestigious independent film festivals, played at the country's largest theatrical chains and can be found in America's top retail outlets. In addition BSEG, under its distribution banner, distributes its film library directly to buyers internationally and domestically.