Bridgestone Multimedia Group (BMG) Releasing Billy Graham Movie/ Signs Multi-Year Distribution Deal with Carl Jackson
Contact: James Maull, Bridgestone Multimedia Group, 805-308-1192
LOS ANGELES, March 2 /Christian Newswire/ -- BMG is set to release the movie "Billy" The Early Years of Billy Graham March 12th. Billy Graham became a world renowned Evangelist that preached the Gospel to over 200 million people in over 180 countries since 1950.
In addition to the Billy Graham story, BMG also signed Industry Veteran, Producer/Director; Carl Jackson to a multi-year distribution & production deal. Jackson and BMG will partner to produce and distribute high quality, inspirational motion pictures and television programming geared for family viewing.
One of Jackson's first projects is the film "Mr. G," a story about a young boy who lives on a family farm in Tennessee as he struggles with low self esteem. "Mr. G," is now in pre-production, and is set to start production in May.
Under the terms of the multi-million dollar deal, Carl Jackson will executive produce four to six films a year, and create and executive produce original television programs for first run syndication through his Carl Jackson Entertainment company based in Dallas, Texas. Jackson also will direct one to two films a year and BMG will have exclusive worldwide distribution rights on all of Carl Jackson's productions, including theatrical, DVD/Blue-Ray, digital downloads, and television.
"BMG has supported my vision in a way no other studio or distributor would have dreamed of" says Jackson "Our world is often chaotic and negative, but I want to bring positive, uplifting entertainment to a global audience. I'm motivated to become the next Walt Disney. This partnership between Carl Jackson Entertainment and BMG is simply unprecedented in the faith -base and family-friendly film market" continues Jackson.
About Carl Jackson: Carl Jackson has produced and directed many music videos for Stellar, Dove and Grammy nominated and award winning artists. He directed Damita's number one hit, "No Looking Back" which held the number one spot on the Gospel charts for over 13 weeks and has also topped the Soul charts and the main stream music charts. Jackson is the owner of Carl Jackson Entertainment which is the parent company of record label, Sarah Jean Music, Carl Jackson Productions as well as CJC Television Network, a worldwide company coming soon on cable and satellite. www.myspace.com/carljacksonentertainment www.facebook.com/carljacksonentertainment
About Bridgestone Multimedia Group (BMG): BMG is a distributor of inspirational programming, specializing in production and distribution of high quality feature films, documentaries, educational films, and children's animated videos. www.gobmg.com