BIG ISLAND SITE FOR TELEVISED 2010 RED BULL CLIFF DIVING WORLD SERIES FINAL

BIG ISLAND SITE FOR TELEVISED 2010 RED BULL CLIFF DIVING WORLD SERIES FINAL




OHINA SHORT FILM SHOWCASE IS BACK!












The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2010 grand final will be held on the Big Island in Hilo at a waterfall on private land…The televised special will be held Sept. 12 from 4-8 p.m….Other stops on the tour have been in Switzerland and Italy…Mainland production executive Richard Drake, who worked on the recent Predators film also shot on the Big Island, is doing the majority of the key planning for the event…The event currently is in pre production in Hilo…











In other Big Island news, New Line Cinema’s (Warner Bros. Pictures) locations execs for the sequel Journey to the Center of the Earth – officially called Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – are expected to take a first hard look at the Big Island in about week as a possible location when production begins as early as next month or October, Oahu sources said…The production plans to film about 90 percent of the film on Oahu and the remaining on a neighbor island…Locations manager is Colleen Gibbons who held the same post on Avatar…This Journey will be directed by Brad Peyton and stars John Hutcherson (above) and Anita Briem (below); rumored to act in Journey are Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, and Miranda Cosgrove







Here’s the story: Professor Trevor Anderson and his nephew embark on a journey to a mysterious island that was the subject of three classic novels, Treasure Island. (Since Brendan Fraser has withdrawn as the film’s star, the sequel is being reworked to make Josh Hutcherson as the lead character. Fraser played Prof. Trevor Anderson in the original, and Hutcherson played his nephew, Sean)…



Journey is slated for a September 23, 2011 release…









As previous reported, the Ohina Short Film Showcase is back after a four-year hiatus. This short film showcase provides a unique venue for Hawai‘i’s filmmakers to come together and present their creative talents to our local community…The showcase will be held at the Honolulu Academy of Arts Doris Duke Theatre at 900 S. Beretania Street on Friday, Aug. 13 and Saturday, Aug. 14.  In addition, the showcase will be traveling to Kona for a special showing at the historic Aloha Theatre on Saturday, September 18…



The Ohina Short Film Showcase is produced by a dvolunteers in the arts and film industry.  ‘Ohina’s board of directors appoint an independent judging panel who decides on the short list to be screened during the showcase over two days.  All selected filmmakers will be e-mailed confirmations and invited to the 2010 showcase.


For more information visit www.ohina.org.





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