Top 10 Rated Sonnyboo Productions goes International with multiple cable TV deals


Top 10 Rated Sonnyboo Productions goes International with multiple cable TV deals”

Columbus, OH, April 27th, 2004 – Sonnyboo Productions has just inked a deal for 15+ short films directed by Peter John Ross to appear on MOVIEOLA, THE SHORT FILM CHANNEL. This television deal combined with National Lampoon Networks, the “U” Network, and award winning show “Indie Film Showcase” will cover most of North American television markets for the fledgling production company. Internet Video Magazine ranked Sonnyboo.com in the top 10 of their 2004 “Best Web Sites of 2004”, and Sonnyboo shorts have appeared on 8 of the top 10 best sites listed.

“Holy crap! I had no idea these movies would get as much air time”, says Peter John Ross, writer/director. “It’s been a goal of mine to get on Movieola ever since I first heard of the ‘MTV for short films’. Now the honor of being a part of Internet Video Magazines ‘Top Sites of 2004’, it’s a great time for Sonnyboo Productions as we start shooting our first feature film.”

Special introductions and “making of” featurettes were recorded specifically for Movieola and are meant to be broadcast before or after each short film airs. Several of the films have been signed on with Big Film Shorts of Burbank, CA for worldwide distribution. Big Film Shorts is a film distribution company that specializes in short films, as well as other media and formats.

Exploring every avenue available, the Internet seems to be the most potent and widespread. Sonnyboo films are appearing on over 20 different websites as either downloads or streaming video. Sonnyboo short films have been featured multiple times as “Best Video of the Week” on Internet Video Magazine, and Sonnyboo.com has just been awarded one of the annual Top Sites of 2004. Internet Video Magazine is the leading guide for creating Videos and Movies for the Internet. Whether you just love cruising the Internet and watching videos, movies

Sonnyboo award winning shorts have been getting exposure at film festivals recently, such as Arlene’s Grocery in New York City, the Sivad Film Festival in Columbus Ohio, Southbend Independent Film Festival in Indiana, Mad River Cinema, in Billings Montana, and Vegas Indies in Las Vegas. Peter John Ross directed shorts took first, second, and third place audience choice awards in February’s Sixty Second Online Film Festival competition.

Sonnyboo.com has added more royalty free music to its roster of free downloads. Several filmmaking articles by Peter John Ross, geared towards beginners, are now available on the site as well. Along with free music, an amazing amount of free Word Templates, can be downloaded for from the DOWNLOADS section as well, featuring multiple screenwriting templates, DGA paperwork, budgeting software, actor contracts, location agreements,

About award winning filmmaker Peter John Ross & Sonnyboo Productions – Founded in 1999, Sonnyboo short films have played on 3 continents and at over 50 film festivals world wide. Projects directed by Peter John Ross appear on Tech TV, National Lampoon Networks, Movieola the short film channel, The “U” Network, and Vegas Indies TV. Sonnyboo films have been noted in such publications as RES Magazine, Ain’t It Cool News, Camcorder & Computer Video magazine, Film & Video Magazine, LA Weekly, Film Threat, the Village Voice, & Internet Video Magazine. More info is available at the award winning site www.sonnyboo.com

About Movieola, the Short Film Channel - As the first and only 24-hour channel for short films in North America, Movieola is a vital element in the on-going process of building the short film industry. Movieola ranks in the top 25 in terms of popularity among the new digi-nets and in the top 10 among DTH customers in Canada.

Contact Info : Peter John Ross
2663 Indianola Ave, STE 23
Columbus, OH 43202
(614) 378-5941614) 863-1143
EMAIL: ross@sonnyboo.com
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