WHAT: Filmmaker/director Jack McCoy’s “A Deeper Shade of Blue” will barrel into Downtown Disney in Anaheim on Thursday, March 21 for a special one-night “blue carpet” and film screening event presented by New World Distribution and Hawaiian Airlines. The groundbreaking film will be preceded with surfing luminaries and music celebrity arrivals, hula girls, a surf band, plus a special welcome from McCoy. Following the screening of the “greatest surfing story ever told,” McCoy will be joined by surfing legends for a Q&A session, before inviting attendees to an exclusive party at ESPN Zone.
Photo opps and one-on-one interviews will be available on the blue carpet.
WHO: Expected to attend the blue carpet, screening and party include*:
§ Film Director Jack McCoy
§ Rusty Anderson – Guitarist for Paul McCartney
§ Kathy Kohner – The inspiration for TV & film’s “Gidget”
§ First World Champion Surfer Peter “PT” Townend
§ Surfing Champs Derek Hynd, Linda Benson, Herbie Fletcher, Paul Strauch Jr.
§ Surf Legend Manoa Drolett
§ Shelly Maxwell – NCM Fathom Events
*Other extreme sports talent are being confirmed daily – updates will be sent as they are added to the guest list
Thursday, March 21, 2013
4:30 pm – Media check-in
5:30 pm – Blue carpet opens / surf band provides entertainment
7:00 pm – Jack McCoy welcomes guests and introduces the film
7:30–9:00 pm – “A Deeper Shade of Blue” plays at AMC
9:00 pm – Kaukahi performs live over the end credits
9:15 pm – Jack McCoy introduces the cast and surf legends for a Q&A session
9:30-11:00 pm – Party at ESPN Zone
AMC Downtown Disney 12 Theater
1565 Disneyland Dr.
Keiko Beatie for New World Distribution / 949-395-0879 / email@example.com
Michelle Portillo for NCM Fathom / 303-792-8651 / Michelle.Portillo@ncm.com
Erik Stein, Scoop Marketing for NCM Fathom / 818-761-6100 / firstname.lastname@example.org
RSVPs are required by March 19th.
“A Deeper Shade of Blue”—which combines innovative underwater cinematography techniques with a unique narrative structure to uncover the art of surfing like never before—will be presented in select movie theaters nationwide on Thursday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m. (local time). The national cinema event will begin with a very special pre-recorded welcome from the red carpet premiere in Hawaii, with music by Kaukahi featuring Jack Johnson. Special features include a panel discussion with Jack and world‐renowned surfing legends, plus the premiere of a Sir Paul McCartney/ McCoy video collaboration, “Blue Sway.” Adding emotion to the imagery, the film is also coupled with a soundtrack featuring Paul McCartney & Youth, Foo Fighters, Coldplay and many others.
Tickets for the “A Deeper Shade of Blue” series are available now at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. Click here for a full list of participating theaters (theaters and participants subject to change).
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