School of Visual Arts 27th Dusty Film & Animation Festival Announces Winners! Fourteen Award-Winning Projects were Chosen from More than 100 Filmmakers and Animators
May 20, 2016
Reeves Lehmann, chair of the BFA Film and BFA Animation programs at the School of Visual Arts (SVA), and Annie Flocco, producer and director of the were among the many industry notables to proudly announce the festival’s winning student films and animations on May 12, 2016 at the SVA Theatre in New York City. Highlighting the work of more than 100 filmmakers and animators graduating from the BFA Film and BFA Animation departments in 2016, the awards were:
Outstanding Film: Winner: Aurora Alänge, Syskon
Outstanding Achievement in Directing: Winner: Kishan Savjani, Rubaroo
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography: Winner: Anthony Carella, Syskon
Outstanding Achievement in Editing: Winners: Erin DeWitt...
Actress Lunden De'Leon joins Cast of 'Murder Chose Me'
May 20, 2016
It was recently announced that actress Lunden De'Leon (We're the Millers, True Fiction) has joined the cast of the new Investigation Discovery Channel thrilling crime drama "Murder Chose Me” slated to air on the network later this year.
In the series, homicide detective Rod Demery races against the clock to catch criminals running loose on the streets of Shreveport, Louisiana. Each episode follows Demery as he solves a twisted murder case in one of the most dangerous cities in America.
De'Leon portrays the recurring role of Ms. Deremy.
Investigation Discovery Channel (ID) is America’s leading mystery and suspense network and the #1 network for women 25-54 in cable season-to-date.
Best known for her role as Joanne Mbutu on the hit television series "Vital Signs", De'Leon has starred in over 50 television shows and films including the 20th Century Fox movie "The Ladies Room", the HBO film...
GRAND RE-OPENING – SNUG HARBOR ON KEUKA LAKE
May 21, 2016
We are proud to announce that the historic Snug Harbor Restaurant is open for the 2016 season. With the new year comes many exciting changes for this restaurant. Owner Tim Tompkins has drafted the Kismet Chefs-- Nyssa Trepes and Roberto A. Parrilla, to run operations for the year. Roberto and Nyssa are the Executive Chefs and Owners of the popular restaurant Kismet New American Bistro, located in Naples, NY.
“It's incredible to be at this location.” states Roberto A. Parrilla, Executive Chef/ Operating Manager. “As a chef, this is a dream come true. From the view to the history, Snug Harbor is an amazing place to express our love for the culinary arts. Our goal is to bring Snug back into the forefront as a world class restaurant. We think everyone will love what we are doing here.”
“We are thrilled to be a part of this exciting new venture!” said Nyssa Trepes, Executive Chef/ Operating Manager. “We plan on bringing...
Newly Found Ancient Tombs Facilitate Merging of Historic Forces
May 20, 2016
Recently discovered ancient tombs in North America are not only forcing historians to rethink the recording of history, but historic exploration and science teams are merging to handle the demand of a clamoring public for truth and answers regarding our ancient past. The Hash Tags to follow are: #GoXplrr #WolterPulitzer #HuttonPulitzer #ScottWolter #FightForTruth
“Recent advances in technology have forced an upgrade in archaeological thinking globally,” says Scott Wolter, Host of History Channel’s H2 hit “American Unearthed”.
"Problem is," continues Wolter, "the academic community has been slow to embrace rapidly changing scientific technologies, and resistant to new theories and ideas about history, even combative at times. The recorded history of mankind is now in direct conflict with what the mountain of new facts being recorded thanks to these...
California Teacher Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Fight Record Drought in the West While Conserving Water Nationwide.
May 20, 2016
With Lake Mead at its lowest level in history, the water supply to millions in Arizona, Nevada and California is becoming a dire situation. It’s clear that water restrictions aren’t enough making it obvious that people need to be more proactive and take personal responsible in conserving this precious natural resource.
Drought Buster waterless car-care products can help save 2.2 billion gallons of water by transforming the way people clean their cars in the midst of a 100-year drought. Susan Vinson, a teacher an entrepreneur from Ventura, Calif., is looking to raise $15,000 via Kickstarter for the successful implementation of the project.
When the residents of her homeowners association were told to conserve water and to discontinue washing their cars, Vinson found another option. She created Drought Buster, a brand that has created products like the Drought Buster Car Duster™ and the Drought Buster Waterless Car Wash & Wax™...
ExeBTC Launches website to serve worldwide investors
May 20, 2016
For years, ExeBTC has been a leader in the finance world, building a reputation as a knowledgeable and reliable alternative for those looking for risk management and advisory services. However the quickly-growing company is currently expanding its services to a new online web platform, ExeBTC.com, which will bring their wide range of services to a global client base, and serve as the premier site for Bitcoin investment.
A range of investment packages provide clients of all types access to impressive rates of return, ranging from 125% to 220% in between one to three months. While the higher rates demand a larger initial investment, new market players can get in on the ground floor for as little as .2 BTC (about $90).
A company spokesperson for ExeBTC.com weighed in on the new website: "By devoting the best talent we have available to design our new platform, and providing the same level of expert financial services we are known for, ExeBTC is confident...
ORCA invited to speak at SYSCO-CHARLOTTE OPEN HOUSE
May 23, 2016
Paul Sofsky, CEO of Orca Inventory & Ordering was invited to speak at the Sysco Open House customer event at the Sysco-Charlotte headquarters in North Carolina to introduce Orca’s advanced yet simple inventory and ordering application. Another Sysco event in Cleveland, OH has been schedule in June and will also showcase Orca.
Paul Sofsky said “We continue to enjoy the enthusiasm Sysco has shown for Orca and the many customer referrals we have been receiving from a number of Sysco divisions and were currently working on additional application processes to further our relationship.”
Mr. Sofsky further elaborated by indicating that Sysco and Orca are in the final testing stages of a complete electronic (EDI) integration that will provide Sysco/Orca customers a seamless inventory system that will electronically submit purchase orders to and receive invoices from Sysco while integrating with the customer’s accounting system.
TonneauCovered.com Joins As Registered Vendor On RamForumz.com
May 21, 2016
, a part of CTAUSA.com specializing in tonneau covers, recently announced having joined RamForumz.com as a Registered Vendor. RamForumz.com is recognized as the #1 Dodge Ram Forum, with a very active forum of more than 90,000 truck owners. RamForumz.com gives vendors the opportunity to share their best prices on Dodge Ram Aftermarket Performance products, parts, and accessories.
“We wanted to connect with the community and also show our commitment to serving our customers by becoming a Registered Vendor. It's only been a few days now and we already have great feedback coming in from members,” said David Wolf, CEO and founder of TonneauCovered.com. “I wanted to build this business around giving people great deals and the biggest obstacle we've been encountering is strange. Basically people want to know that our deals are as good as we say. Many believe they're too good to be true. I think they are used to getting the same price they see everywhere,...
SEI Club Elite Dating Continues Expansion To Asia
May 20, 2016
SEI Club, the dating playground for millionaires and billionaires, is continuing its expansion into the Asian market.
The exclusive, members-only dating and matchmaking service has been expanding its operations and its latest moves into the Asian market are part of its growth strategy, a spokesperson for the service said.
“With the enormous growth of the economy in many Asian countries, there are more successful professional singles who want to find a true romantic partner,” the spokesperson said. “Those are the people who are our target demographic, and we’re always working to find new ways to serve them.”
In late 2015 the service announced that it was expanding into Hong Kong and Singapore. Other locations are being carefully considered based on population, relative affluence and other metrics.
SEI Club works to connect affluent professional single men and women. One of the things that sets the service apart is its...
Europeans investing in gold, but are they buying the real stuff?
May 20, 2016
Uncertainty in the global economy and renewed waves of political unrest have driven increased sales of one of the oldest stores of value: gold bullion. Increased talks of an imploding Euro have driven everyday Europeans to become first-time buyers of gold coins as a means to weather the stormy economic climate ahead. As the counterfeiters up their game, gold coin buyers are looking for ways to protect themselves.
Currently trading at roughly $1,250 an ounce, the value of gold has quadrupled in the past 15 years, and increased nearly 20% over the past six months.
As more common people become first-time buyers of gold coins, counterfeiters have invested in sophisticated means to fool them with fakes. Tungsten is the only viable metal that comes close to the density of gold, but was thought impossible to stamp into the shape of a coin due to its brittleness. Yet in 2014, some 1.1oz coins were discovered to have false cores of tungsten. The fakes found - the American...