NEWS: Prelude2Cinema and Shaker LaunchHouse Partnership

NEWS: Prelude2Cinema and Shaker LaunchHouse Partnership

Prelude2Cinema, a branding and marketing firm that focuses on independent filmmaking in Northeast Ohio, and LaunchHouse, a business and startup incubator that supports a diverse number of businesses out of a refurbished car dealership in Shaker Heights, have partnered to develop the cinema industry in the Greater Cleveland area.

Prelude2Cinema has become a portfolio company of LaunchHouse and hosts a monthly independent film festival, film market and fundraiser at the Shaker Heights location.

“We believe in the movie industry that the Cleveland Film Commission is bringing to our region. Cleveland has much to offer Hollywood, and we’re glad that movies are being made here,” says Alex P. Michaels, Emmy-winning writer and studio chief for Prelude2Cinema.

“My goal is to create a cinema industry here as well, in which we will model our company after the old studio system of cultivating talent and producing and distributing movies. It is our hope that the cinema industry helps to build some of the infrastructure that is needed.”

Prelude2Cinema will produce movies in-house and will also partner with local and international filmmakers. The creation of a film fund through business sponsorships and private investors will provide the necessary financing for the cinema industry initiative.

“In order to have a real movie studio, Prelude2Cinema needs to focus on a number of movies, not just one,” says Michaels. “The economic impact that movies bring to the community has been realized as Hollywood studios continue to shoot their films here and hire local actors and crew. Bringing the movie industry here and creating the cinema industry here is not something that can be done alone.”

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To learn more about Shaker LaunchHouse, please visit: http://www.launchhouse.com

You can also find them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

 

Introducing the NEW Prelude2Cinema Blog

Introducing the NEW Prelude2Cinema Blog

Who is Prelude2Cinema?

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Prelude2Cinema LLC blends entertainment and advertisement through branded entertainment. The company creates bold, intriguing stories for the Internet and other digital platforms, presenting various brand products and services through natural interactions within a variety of film productions. Prelude2Cinema is dedicated to establishing a steady stream of dramatic productions in Northeast Ohio that strengthens the local economy and cultivates Ohio’s talented actors, models and film crew.

Where can you find Prelude2Cinema online?

http://www.prelude2cinema.com; Like Prelude2Cinema on Facebook (Facebook.com/Prelude2Cinema); Follow Prelude2Cinema on Twitter (@Prelude2Cinema); Join the conversation with #Prelude2Cinema and #CinemaCrusade

A word from the studio chief, Alex P. Michaels: 

“My goal for Prelude2Cinema is to build a cinema industry in Northeast Ohio. My vision is based on the Hollywood-style studio system in which Prelude2Cinema will cultivate talent and filmmakers.”

So, what about this blog?

In addition to company news, this blog will feature behind-the-scenes interviews and movie trailers about Prelude2Cinema’s projects, as well as other projects that the company takes on in an effort to build and promote the Cinema Industry within Northeast Ohio. Expect regular articles on filmmaking events, resources and information for film artists of all levels. We might even throw in a few other posts just for fun. Looking forward to seeing you online!

-Roxanna Coldiron, PR & Marketing Executive, Prelude2Cinema