SGL Entertainment is pleased to announce that it has signed a deal with The Phoenix Group and has acquired four full length motion pictures for their cutting edge on-demand digital film distribution. The movies include NIGHT CRAWLERS, SCORNED, THE MAGNIFICENT DEAD and JEZEBETH. The Phoenix Group is a major independent motion picture distribution company founded in 1989 and has offices in Los Angeles, Palm Desert and Boca Raton Florida. SGL Entertainment business partners Jeffrey A Swanson and Damien Dante are also in talks with The Phoenix Group about acquiring a number of Classic Action Films that include some Major Hollywood A List Actors. SGL Entertainment has strong partnerships with many new digital content providers and are able to make titles available on many of the new on-demand services and platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, BigStar TV, X-Box, iReel, Playstation, YouTube Rentals, Cinema Now and More. SGL Entertainment is looking at the future of movies and film and will always remain on the cutting edge of technology. Look for these movies and others to be available worldwide in early 2012 via SGL Entertainment.
Dark Star Records recording artist Grigori 3 release their hot new single “Inferno”. This Chicago based band is bringing you metal, industrial, and alternative all wrapped up in one song . “Inferno” is a teaser for their Sophomore album “On Your Six” coming out in 2012. The band has been working with Grammy nominee producer Matt Mercado in the making of the album “On Your Six” to showcase more of their metal roots. Before the album is released worldwide, fans will have the opportunity to purchase a special pre-release autographed copy exclusively at the Dark Star Records online store. This limited edition full length album will be available on November 22nd to purchase for only $13.00 and is a must have for any fan of Grigori 3 or the genre. The song “Inferno” will also appear in the cable series pilot “Jezebeth” as well as the full length vampire horror film Jezebeth II hour of the gun, a vampire western being filmed in the summer of 2012. Both Gwen Bartolini and Ray Wise from Grigori 3 have also landed acting roles in both Jezebeth The TV Series and Jezebeth II the sequel. Grigori 3 has several tracks from their debut album “Exile” featured in the Original Motion Picture Jezebeth coming out on Blu-Ray in early 2012 released by The Phoenix Group and SGL Entertainment. Other tracks from the new album “on Your Six” will also be featured in the Jezebeth TV Series as well as Jezebeth II. So, get a taste of what’s to come and download the new single “Inferno” by Grigori 3 available wherever downloads are available via
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Lead Actresses Heather Beeman and Madeline Maser along with several members of the cast from the JEZEBETH motion picture and TV Series make a special appearance at Shark City in Glendale Heights Illinois. This star studded event included performances by The Texas Hippie Coalition plus Dark Star Records Artists Sacred Dawn and True Witness. Other highlights of the evening included a media photo shoot with The Girls of Jezebeth, Baby D Frost’s Birthday Bash and an appearance by Director Damien Dante. Also attending were executive producers Jeffrey A Swanson and Lloyd Freeze.
We are pleased to announced that the Filming of the Jezebeth TV series pilot “Abigail” is nearing completion . Previously the two Jezebeth franchise owners Damien Dante and Jeffrey A. Swanson had signed a six figure deal with the Phoenix Group that included 3 films and a TV series. Shortly after the completion of the motion picture “Jezebeth”, the cable TV series went into production. Filmed mainly in a Victorian style mansion in Richmond Illinois , the location was the perfect setting for the home of Jezebeth. The first episode Introduces the young nine year old vampire star Abigail. This spin off of the movie Jezebeth will keep you on the edge of your seat. The TV series will give the viewers all that they long for; sexy vampires, torture, drama, and yes.. plenty of blood. The TV series stars; Heather Beeman as Jezebeth, Drake Mefestta as Jonah, Frank Warpeha as Carl Trulane, Gwendolyn Graves as Cyanide, and Madeline Maser as the clairvoyant Lenora. The Show is Directed, Produced and Written by Damien Dante and Co-Produced by Jeffrey A Swanson. International Distribution is being handled by the Phoenix Group. With only one weekend left of filming, the final scene to be shot will be the epic vampire bar scene. The producers of the TV show are now looking for extras to be a part this last scene.
This year has been very successful for the JEZEBETH Movie Franchise. After signing a 6 figure multi picture deal with The Phoenix Group, the franchise partners Damien Dante and Jeffrey A Swanson had their world premiere. This star studded event was held at the historic Portage Theater in Chicago, on Sunday, June 5, 2011. The cast arrived via a white stretch limousine and continued down the red carpet. The evening was filled with celebrity guests and the cutting of the red carpet. The audience was also treated to a 15 minute intro to the movie by Director Damien Dante plus Executive Producers Jeffrey A Swanson and Lloyd Freeze.
After the screening the cast mingled with guests, took pictures and signed autographed posters. The entire event was captured on video and the filmmakers plan on releasing an extended bonus video of the world premiere. In the meantime the films editor Brian Tedeschi and the producers have put together a teaser video which is now available on YouTube. In other news, the graphics department over at SGL Entertainment have just launched the new jezebeth.com social interactive website. This new website allows fans to comment, share, tweet, vote and more on Jezebeth related topics. And, the new website is mobile friendly, so you can always get the latest Jezebeth news right on your smart phone. The future looks bright for the Jezebeth franchise, including the up and coming news about the new TV Series. Next month will have more news about the first pilot episode, now shooting. So, make sure and visit Jezebeth.com to get all the latest info.
Here is the new teaser video from the Jezebeth World Premiere:
SGL Entertainment and Satania 6 Films in association with Dark Star Records have signed a six figure multi picture movie deal with The Phoenix Group. This worldwide deal includes foreign and domestic rights to Jezebeth, Jezebeth II, Jezebeth III, the Jezebeth cable series pilot and more. The Phoenix Group who also represent the films: Boggy Creek, Renfield and Abduction have offices in Palm Desert California, Boca Raton Florida and Atlanta Georgia. Jezebeth the Motion Picture was written, directed and produced by Damien Dante along with Executive producers Jeffrey A Swanson and Lloyd Freeze. The film stars Bree Michaels as Jezebeth. Bud Schaffer the CEO from the Phoenix group told the two franchise partners Damien and Jeffrey that he was very impressed with the teaser trailers, name, logo, graphics, media and press that he had seen. And, also that the promo video “The Girls of Jezebeth Storm Hot Topic” was proof that Jezebeth had it all. The Phoenix Group will be taking Jezebeth to MIPTV in Cannes, France from April 4-7, 2011 and this is only the beginning. With two more motion pictures and a television show in the works, Jezebeth stands ready to devastate anything in her path…