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Month: April 2011

HAWAII PRODUCTION TAX INCENTIVE BILLS DOWN TO THE WIRE!

HAWAII PRODUCTION TAX INCENTIVE BILLS DOWN TO THE WIRE!

  RELATIVITY MEDIA AND SHANGRI-LA INDUSTRIES WOULD BUILD STATE OF THE ART “GREEN” PRODUCTION FACILITIES ON OAHU AND MAUI           Potential to create 10,000 jobs and generate more than $5 billion annually       The bill has passed several committees in both the House & Senate of the Hawaii State Legislature.  It’s now before the Conference Committee, who is charged with conforming both versions of the bill for a final presentation to the full voting…

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ISLAND FILM GROUP CELEBRATES SUCCESS OF “SOUL SURFER”

ISLAND FILM GROUP CELEBRATES SUCCESS OF “SOUL SURFER”

    Island Film Group encourages legislators, community leaders to support film industry tax credit measure now before Hawaii State Legislature       Island Film Group, the Honolulu-based production company behind Soul Surfer – directed by Sean McNamara and starring AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, Carrie Underwood and Hawaii’s own Sonya Balmores – is celebrating the ongoing box office success of the film….   Soul Surfer is the latest in a string of successful productions filmed in Hawaii…

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“HAWAII FIVE-0” RETURNS FOR A 2ND SEASON!

“HAWAII FIVE-0” RETURNS FOR A 2ND SEASON!

            THAT’S A WRAP!       THE POLICE DRAMA IS SOLD BY CBS TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION TO CABLE NETWORK TNT FOR A REPORTED $2 MILLION-PLUS AN EPISODE         In a message to the Hawaii Five-0 cast and crew today on the last day of filming, executive producer Peter M. Lenkov thanked them for “your hard work that has made this show such a great success”…Lenkov ended the message saying “See you in…

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PIRATES 4 MAY SET SAIL FOR CANNES

PIRATES 4 MAY SET SAIL FOR CANNES

    CONGRATULATIONS TO ISLAND FILM GROUP RICK GALINDEZ AND ROY TJIOE, PRODUCERS OF THE RECENTLY RELEASED SOUL SURFER             Good news for Hawaii. It looks like Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides which filmed primarily on Oahu and Kauai, will be shown at the Cannes Film Festival after its May 7 world premiere at Disneyland. The Johnny Depp starrer will be the first entry to play the French festival…      …

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“HAWAII FIVE-O” WRAPS THURSDAY; “SOUL SURFER” TAKES 4TH AT BOX OFFICE!

“HAWAII FIVE-O” WRAPS THURSDAY; “SOUL SURFER” TAKES 4TH AT BOX OFFICE!

          SECOND SEASON FILMING EXPECTED TO BEGIN EARLY JULY ANNOUNCEMENT COULD BE MADE TOMORROW NIGHT   CBS hit series Hawaii Five-0 wraps its 24th episode Oiaio – which means truth – on Thursday at Aliiolani Hale on King Street…Although no official announcement about the show’s return for season two has been made by the network, that could happen tomorrow night at a special, private event at the MorimotoWaikiki restaurant at the Waikiki Edition hotel…Chef Morimoto, who…

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