November 20, 2012 4:37 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It was a small world after all - at least when it came to the number of people who wanted to check out Disney's Web movie service. So Disney Movies Online is shutting down. In an email to users The Walt Disney Company says the site... more »
July 20, 2012 9:36 PM
The Aurora, CO, movie tragedy hits close to home with a Lafayette couple among the survivors. The couple was in the same theater as the shooter Thursday night. They saw the tragedy unfold first hand. Luckily, both made it out of the theater unhurt but say they're still dealing with... more »
November 17, 2011 11:34 PM
The latest Twilight movie "Breaking Dawn" took over Acadiana theaters Thursday night, with fans lining up for hours just to catch the first showing of the film.
"We got here at seven," said Twilight Lindsey Bertrand at the premier.
Bertrand had a lot of time kill before the... more »
October 16, 2011 11:53 AM
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Two workshops on animation and special effects are being offered at Louisiana State University-Shreveport. Presenter will be Al Bohl, a Bossier city native who has several animated entertainment programs in development. Bohl's first workshop on drawing for animation is set for Oct. 22 and will introduce... more »
November 17, 2010 6:32 AM
The Blob returns to Acadiana tonight!!! For the first time in 22 years, Lafitte Cinema will be showing the movie, "The Blob" was filmed in Abbeville in 1988.
The reshowing begins at 7:30 tonight is all part of a fund raiser to help raise money to restore the Frank's... more »
October 12, 2010 10:36 AM
An open casting call is scheduled for Thursday for the new film "Zombie Hamlet." The feature film stars: Jason Mewes, Travis Wester, June Lockhart and John Amos When: Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 Where: Radisson Hotel Baton Rouge 2445 South Acadain Thruway Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808 Time: 3:30pm to 8pm Bring:... more »
October 4, 2010 7:06 AM
Jefferson Street between Convent and Lee may be closed on and off today for a movie shoot.
Bullet films is shooting a movie called "Weather Wars," which will eventually air on the Sci-fi channel.
September 29, 2010 1:50 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Sentencing is being delayed until Jan. 19 for the head of a defunct movie studio who pleaded guilty to selling $1.9 million in nonexistent tax credits to members of the New Orleans Saints. On May 13, Wayne Read pleaded guilty to interstate transportation of stolen funds... more »
September 10, 2010 10:37 PM
CHICAGO (AP) - Film critic Roger Ebert, who lost his ability to speak and eat after cancer surgeries, said Friday that he is returning to television on a movie review show that he is producing for public television. And, Ebert says, the thumbs up and thumbs down reviews made famous... more »
August 18, 2010 11:05 AM
Back by Popular Demand! A special challenge is being issued to all writers, actors, videographers, storytellers and other creative - adventurous types who want to have a great time in a fun and exciting new way. Acadiana Open Channel is hosting a 3 Minute Movie Challenge. The idea is simple,... more »
June 4, 2010 11:46 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Katy Perry dripping with green slime. Jack Black, in his underpants, shooting fireworks from his crotch. Sacha Baron Cohen's alter-ego, Bruno, landing his bare backside on Eminem's face. These sure aren't Oscar moments. MTV Networks - which include Nickelodeon, Spike, Comedy Central and VH1 - specialize... more »
April 27, 2010 12:03 PM
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A foundation created to bring biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies to Shreveport is spending $3.7 million to renovate its first floor for the movies and TV. The Times reports that Biomedical Research Foundation plans to rent to digital animation, recording and television studios. Planned tenants for BioSpace... more »
November 27, 2009 1:48 PM
United Blood Services in Lafayette hosts a special Black Friday Blood Drive on Friday. Donors will be entered to win several prizes. If you'd like to donate blood, call 235-LIFE(5433) for more information. Acadiana will be walking in remembrance this Saturday. The 3rd Annual World Aids Walk begins at 11am,... more »
November 24, 2009 11:31 AM
Celebrate the Holidays Downtown
'Twas the Light Before Christmas: The holidays in Downtown Lafayette are always festive as attractions, retailers and restaurants open their doors to the Christmas shopper and to those celebrating the season. This year, the Downtown area focuses on the many events that make the season... more »
November 12, 2009 11:51 AM
Lafayette, LA- Attention all Twilighters....A New Moon will rise Thursday, November 19th, at The Grand Theatre 16 on Johnston Street and United Blood Services will be joining in on the vampirisms by collecting life saving blood donations from 8:30pm until Midnight. The first 10 donors will receive a general admission... more »
November 12, 2009 11:33 AM
3 Minute Movie Event
A special challenge is being issued to all writers, actors, videographers, storytellers and other creative - adventurous types who want to have a great time in a fun and exciting new way.
Acadiana Open Channel is hosting a 3 Minute Movie Challenge. The idea... more »
November 6, 2009 12:32 PM
- Leading digital effects company could create 40 direct new jobs in three years -
LAFAYETTE - Today, Governor Bobby Jindal joined Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel, Pixel Magic Vice President and General Manager Ray Scalice, Pixel Magic Vice President and VFX Supervisor Raymond McIntyre, Jr., University of Louisiana... more »
October 15, 2009 3:51 PM
Join the filming of the motion picture "Secretariat!"
Walt Disney Pictures is working with the Lafayette Entertainment Initiative to immediately cast hundreds of Promo Extras in the motion picture "Secretariat". It is free to sign-up with the Lafayette Entertainment Initiative as an extra.
Promo Extras should come dressed... more »