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…

 

 

 

 

No previous Pirates film has screened at Cannes…The launch is May 18 in various overseas territories, including France, before opening May 20 in the United States. The Cannes Film Festival runs May 11-22…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salty Dog Sportfishing Hawai’i makes its television debut nationally, regionally and statewide in April and May.  The series makes its national debut on Friday, April 29 on Versus, now part of the NBC Sports Group.  It premiered on CSS Sports (Cable Sports Southeast) on Saturday, April 2.  On Wednesday, May 4, OC16 welcomes the series to their statewide lineup…

 

Salty Dog Sportfishing Hawai’i is a 30-minute, 13-episode series that follows the Lattof family of Kona, Hawai’i and Orange Beach, Alabama in their pursuit of large Pacific blue marlin aboard the Salty Dog off the Island of Hawai’i.

 

“This show is about Kona, for Kona, by Kona,” says series producer/director Mason Farish.  “There’s never before been…a national series where every episode was shot exclusively on the Island of Hawai’i or in Kona. Everything is done here – from shooting to editing to closed captioning”…

 

 

Each episode combines exhilarating fishing action with history of the sport, marlin science, proven angling techniques, cutting-edge graphics, Hawaiian culture, the spirit of aloha and ohana, plus the beauty of Hawai’i.  Underwater, aerial, chase boat, and multiple on-boat HD cameras capture the fishing action from all angles.

 

 

Marlin Science segments, hosted by Andrew West, Ph.D., cover topics such as the anatomy, migration, life cycle, behavior and conservation of the Pacific blue marlin. Grander Moment segments share the captivating stories of legendary Kona captains who have caught granders (marlin weighing 1000 lbs. or more) in Hawaiian waters…

 

Executive Producer Capt. Mitch Lattof grew up on the docks of Trent Marina, which was built by his grandparents in Orange Beach, AL in the late 50s.  He was researching big game fishing by the age of 9 years old (when he caught his first blue marlin) and knew then that he needed to get to Kona to learn from the best…

 

Capt. Mitch’s sister Ashton is the featured angler of the series. In 2008, she caught her largest fish to date, a  748 lb. Pacific blue marlin on the Salty Dog here in Kona with Capt. Mitch…

 

Regina Farish is producer and marketing coordinator for the series…Season Two of Salty Dog Sportfishing Hawai’i will begin filming in May.  Seasons 1 and 2 will be seen on Versus and OC16 through spring of 2012…Versus is seen locally in Hawaii on Oceanic Time Warner Cable channels 210 and 1210 (HD). The series will air every Friday at 8:30 a.m. HT…CSS Sports reaches over 6 million subscribers in 13 U.S. states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia).  CSS Sports will air Salty Dog Sportfishing Hawai’i will air Saturdays and Mondays at 9 a.m.ET…OC16 airs the series on Wednesdays at 9:30 p.m., Thursdays at 1 p.m. and  3:30 a.m., Fridays at 9 p.m., Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. & 3 a.m. and Mondays at 3 p.m…

 

 

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Regina Farish at 808-329-1655 or farishmedia@hawaii.rr.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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