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Sergio Leone News / Sergio Leone Estate Launching IPO Of Leone Film Group
« on: December 18, 2013, 05:29:01 AM »
http://www.deadline.com/2013/12/global-showbiz-briefs-35/#more-653783

Sergio Leone Estate Launching IPO Of Leone Film Group
alamogoodbadugly_8The heirs of spaghetti Western maestro Sergio Leone are planning an IPO of the Leone Film Group to kick off Wednesday. The company is eyeing a listing on Milan’s small-cap market and, according to The Wall Street Journal, is hoping to raise about €17M with a sale of a 20% stake. The move is designed to help expand the company’s 400-title film library, its own production output and to sign more distribution agreements with U.S. filmmakers. The group has a deal with DreamWorks and also has picked up such recent titles as Ron Howard’s Rush and Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf Of Wall Street. Leone’s heirs, Andrea and Raffaella, are also looking to pitch their father’s brand to a younger audience. The pair has bought back rights to most of Leone’s movies and is now looking to make deals for spaghetti western-style areas in U.S. theme parks, the Journal report says.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/sergio-leone-film-group-stock-666539

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Ennio Morricone / Ennio Morricone concert at the Olympics!!
« on: February 12, 2006, 08:22:52 AM »

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From: "Torsten Kaiser \(TLEFilms\)" <info@tle-films.com>
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Subject: NEWS RELEASE: Leone's "Nobody" Films 1st time mastered in HD for DVD release with 240 Minutes Extras
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TLEFilms HE, Europe
PRESS RELEASE

SERGIO LEONE'S "MY NAME IS NOBODY" & "NOBODY IS THE GREATEST AKA THE
GENIUS", mastered for the first time from the pristine 35mm internegative
minted off the camera negative and also for the first time in HD, available
with 240 Minutes of exclusive Extras from August 15, 2005



Berlin, Germany June 5, 2005.   Coming August 15, 2005, TLEFilms and
Paramount Home Entertainment Germany GmbH will present in Europe the release
of MY NAME IS NOBODY & NOBODY IS THE GREATEST (aka THE GENIUS or A GENIUS,
TWO PARTNERS AND A DUPE) - a project that - for the first time ever - will
make use of the best available 35mm elements that were transferred on a
Spirit Datacine in High Definition (HD-D5 @237 Mbps, 10bit, 4:2:2 with a
compression rate of just 4.4 :1).

The release, issued both as a 4-disc Boxed set containing the two films and
as individual 2-Disc sets features several, exclusive documentaries on
legendary Italian director Sergio Leone, the actors Henry Fonda and Terence
Hill as well as the making of the films, plus a detailed look at the
differences between the old presentations and the new master with
comparisons. The release will contain both English and German tracks on the
films and German and English optional subtitles, including on the extras.

You can find more information at www.TLE-Films.com under the sections
Projects, DVD Productions, and Documentaries.  Here you will also find
screenshots (note: these are copyrighted under international law. (c)
Paramount Home Entertainment, Germany GmbH.  Caption is MANDATORY. Thank
you.



The Details :

One of the highlights of the productions so far in 2005 was clearly the work
on Sergio Leone's "MY NAME IS NOBODY".
Originally made in 1972 (released in 1973) the film was mostly broadcast and
issued on Home Video formats in a dismal state (the only exception perhaps
being the 1996 U.S. Laserdisc).

At the end of 2004, Paramount Home Entertainment (Germany) GmbH initially
asked TLEFilms for help locating extras material; and it was quickly decided
that new, exclusive extras would have to be made. But when Paramount opted
for the best possible elements for transfer in High Definition (the transfer
was made at Technicolor in Rome, Italy) TLEFilms was also entrusted to
provide the highest standards for the mastering process in order to achieve
the best result on DVD - including quality control of the various video and
audio elements and supervision of all mastering and encoding & authoring
processes, including restorations.

The new, TLEFilms approved master on DVD is by far the best ever. It
outshines all its "rivals" on the market - also with regard to content.

Here are the details of the 2-Disc Set:
(note: all segments, including the documentaries, are provided with English
subtitles, the film itself contains the English as well as the German
language tracks)

? Exclusive, first-time-ever transfer in High Definition 24psf 1080 from a
pristine 35mm Technicolor® Negative, duplicated directly off the original
camera negative
? Completely restored version (112 Minutes @ 25f/s PAL) including complete
end credits and missing sequences
? Meticulously restored German language track and, for the first time, the
complete English track
? Highest possible bitrate encoding with maximum use of the possible
capacity on a DVD-9 (Dual Layered Disc)

DISC 2:
180 Minutes Of Extras, including

2 exclusive, new documentaries:
? "Nobody Is Perfect" (75 Minutes)
? "Nobody: Dusted" (35 Minutes)
plus:
? "Wanted: Nobody" Extensive Gallery with collectables such as Posters,
Lobbycards & more from around the world - presented with the music of Ennio
Morricone
? "Nobody In The News" - extensive stills gallery with the entire press
books from Germany and the United States (1974)
? "Nobody On 8mm" rare 8mm Promo reel and excerpt from an 8mm German version
? Theatrical Trailer
? "Dollar" DVD Promotional Trailer

"MY NAME IS NOBODY" will be available in stores everywhere in Germany and
the German-speaking countries and online retailers such as Amazon.de from
August 15, 2005 - and will be released together with "NOBODY IST DER
GRÖSSTE" (The Genius) also in a 4-Disc Boxed Set. Each film will also be
available separately.





Together with Leone's "MY NAME IS NOBODY", TLEFilms also produced the extras
and supervised the mastering of audio and video elements (the transfer was
made at Technicolor in Rome, Italy), including extensive restaurations, for
"NOBODY IST DER GRÖSSTE" (known in the U.K. and Australia as "THE GENIUS").
Further color corrections to the final master were made by Paramount Home
Entertainment.

The film, made in 1975 by Leone, was handicapped greatly by the mysterious
theft of the original camera negative elements that resulted in the
remaining elements being reformatted, re-cut and hastily presented in front
of an unforgiving audience at the time.

Because of the missing original elements, the alternative film sequences
used are of fine over mediocre to very poor state, leaving us with a great
challenge to balance the very uneven sequences with regard to color
definition and depth.

As with "MY NAME IS NOBODY", Paramount Home Entertainment (Germany) GmbH
asked TLEFilms also to produce extras material.

Here are the details of the 2-Disc Set:
(note: all segments, including the documentaries, are provided with English
subtitles, the film itself contains the English as well as the German
language tracks)

? New digital transfer from the best surviving 35mm film elements
? Completely restored version (119 Minutes @ 25f/s PAL) including complete
end credits and several missing sequences
? Meticulously restored German language track with added footage previously
cut and the completely restored English track
? Highest possible bitrate encoding with maximum use of the possible
capacity on a DVD-9 (Dual Layered Disc)

DISC 2:
60 Minutes Of Extras, including

exclusive, new documentary:
? "Nobody Does It Half As Good As You" (30 Minutes)
plus:
? "Wanted: Nobody Ist Der Grösste" Extensive Gallery with collectables such
as Posters, Lobbycards & more from around the world - presented with the
music of Ennio Morricone
? "Nobody In The News" - extensive stills gallery with the entire press book
from Germany (1975)
? "Nobody On 8mm" rare 8mm excerpt from the German version
? "Dollar" DVD Promotional Trailer

For more on the documentary, click here for "Nobody IS Half As Good As You"
(30 Minutes).

"NOBODY IST DER GRÖSSTE" (The Genius) will be available in stores everywhere
in Germany and the German-speaking countries and online retailers such as
Amazon.de from August 15, 2005 - and will be released together with "MY NAME
IS NOBODY" also in a 4-Disc Boxed Set. Each film will also be available
separately.

Regards,

Torsten Kaiser
Senior Manager - Executive In Charge Of Production
TLEFILMS
Productions for Broadcast & DVD in Standard & High Definition -
Restorations - Documentaries - Review Publications
www.TLE-Films.com ------ Publications at THE LASER EXAMINER: www.DVDScan.com
______________________________________
TLE. Making Quality - A Sure ThingT.



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