September 04, 2015

CAUSES NEWS, CELEBRITY CAUSES, NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, CELEBRITY CHARITIES, CHARITY

Hollywood Gives Back – Stars Give Back: Celebrity Charities & Charitable Causes by Stars and Celebrities

“Freeheld,” starring Julianne Moore enters the Oscar race with a touching Trailer

Issue driven films with a ton of heart usually find their way into the awards season one way or another. Hopefully, it’s because they’re good movies and legitimately important, either for the culture or the world in general. Sometimes though, it’s just due to how shamelessly manipulative they can be[...]

George Clooney Seeks to Expose Those Who Finance/Profit From Wars in Africa

The Enough Project announced the launch of THE SENTRY, a new investigative initiative that seeks to dismantle the networks of perpetrators, facilitators, and enablers who fund and profit from Africa’s deadliest conflicts. The Sentry’s arrival comes as President Obama prepares for an historic trip to Africa later this week. Co-founded by[...]

He Named Me Malala Yousafzai

“One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world.”– Malala Yousafzai Fox Searchlight Pictures announced today that National Geographic Channel has joined forces with Fox Searchlight Pictures for the global theatrical release of Academy Award winner Davis Guggenheim’s upcoming feature documentary HE NAMED ME MALALA, an intimate[...]

Defending the Defenders! International Conference: Join Us Virtually

We are very excited to invite you to join us online for our 5th biennial conference, Defending the Defenders! Building Global Support for Women Human Rights Defenders. Over 120 women including Nobel peace laureates and frontline activists from the Middle East, Africa and Central America?will gather in the Netherlands from[...]

Congratulations to ALL Oscar® nominees including the 15 recipients of the 2014 Hollywood Film Awards®.

Congratulations to ALL Oscar® nominees including the 15 recipients of the 2014 Hollywood Film Awards®. Below, both above and below the line, HFAs honorees that were nominated by the Academy Thursday.. Steve Carell in “Foxcatcher,” Benedict Cumberbatch in “The Imitation Game,” Michael Keaton in “Birdman,”  Eddie Redmayne in “The Theory[...]

A Mid-November Oscar Predictions Update

I’m going to keep it short and sweet today folks, or at least a bit shorter than usual in terms of set up. You all know by now that it’s time for my middle of the month Oscar predictions update piece. Sometimes, there’s only a tinker or two to be[...]

Hollywood Film Awards 3-1/2 hour Broadcast Event on CBS

CBS To Create 3-1/2 Hour Broadcast Event Beginning with Red Carpet Pre-Show at 7:30, the Awards Show at 8:00pm and Capping the Night with a Live Post-Show at 10:00 PM Hosted by “CBS This Morning’s” Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell The HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS®, which honors excellence in filmmaking,[...]

Spotlight on Billionaire Jeff Skoll

By Robert Welkos NAME: JEFF SKOLL NET WORTH: $2.7 billion (TheRichest.com) to $3.8 billion (Forbes) SOURCE OF WEALTH: eBay ‘BIO: Born to a middle-class family in Canada, Skoll graduated with honors in electrical engineering program at the University of Toronto, then went backpacking around the world before entering Stanford Business School, where he[...]

Gamers virtually raise thousands of dollars for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® patients battling cancer

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® is powering up a new videogame charity program with help from some of the top streaming gamers, including Johnathan Wendel (Fatal1ty), “Ellohime,” “CohhCarnage,” Danielle Mackey (Panser), actress Zelda Williams, a team from Twitch, the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers, and GameStop, the[...]

Ice-T, Jennifer Nettles: Let’s Help our Vets find homes – Veterans Matter

Over a dozen celebrities and Cumulus Media have come together to help the innovative, Ohio-based Veterans Matter program kick off a campaign on Memorial Day to help house as many of the 57,000 homeless veterans as soon as possible. “Thousands of veterans are homeless and living on the streets of our[...]
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