Steve Thomson President of Backstage Productions International is pleased to be attending Music Biz 2016 being held in Music City May 16 to 18, 2016. Thomson is particularly pleased to be participating in the select panel and address the potential of a major initiative that he has been supporting that will insure that Writers, their Music Publishers and other special creatives get their due for their creativity which up ‘til now has seen billions of dollars funneled to less deserved parties at the expense of the original creators!
Con Tutto L’amore Che Ho – Click on image to see EPK
Backstage Music Publishing Scores with wide-release of Italian film soundtrack on Con Tutto L’Amore Che Ho (All My Love) a film by Angelo Antonucci
Backstage Productions is pleased to announce the Wide-Release of Con Tutto L’Amore Che Ho, a film by Angelo Antonucci which features the music of the company’s principal orchestrator/composer Luciano Lombardi. The film is scheduled for wide-release in Italy on April 22nd, 2016. The sound track features the beautiful voice of Italian Songstress and actress “The Brilliant” Cristel Carrisi, daughter of famous Italian Musician Al Bano and his wife Romina Power. Cristel is also the lead actress playing the role of Lisa, the film’s heroine.
The soundtrack will ship April 1st to select radio stations in Italy. It is expected that the Sound Track will receive widespread airplay particularly the lead track “Io” sung by Cristel Carrisi.
Available at digital store fronts everywhere on Trilogy Records International – Distributed by The Orchard
COMING SOON THE STORY OF LYDIA AN ESL TOOL FULL OF HOPE!
In an effort to help spread Lydia’s message of hope to the young and young at heart we will soon publish the Story of Lydia on our new Website at www.thestoryoflydia.com, Viewers will be able to enjoy this Award Winning production in its entirety complete with pictorial images created by acclaimed artist Michael Del Mundo. The idea to make the story “free” was in response to the demand to teach the global influx of immigrants the English language. The production features a narrative guide. What better way to learn the English language while being inspired by Lydia’s message of hope.
Most of us can’t imagine how difficult it must be to pick up roots and be transplanted in a foreign country leaving everything behind. It is our hope that the Story of Lydia will instill a new found hope for the future for everyone who chooses to use it to learn English while reinforcing Lydia’s positive values and the message of Hope in a new generation of immigrants.
Let It Rock at the Crossroads of Rock ’N’ Roll Receives Accolade Award
Producer / Director Steve Thomson is proud to announce that his company Backstage Productions International is one of this year’s recipients of a prestigious Accolade Award in the category of Television Documentary.
The Accolade is an independent, international award competition entering its fifth year. It recognizes television professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity. The goal of The Accolade is to discover and honor those who produce standout entertainment and those who contribute to social change and humanitarian efforts.
The documentary also made an impression with the Smithsonian Institution’s Rock ’N’ Soul Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. The Museum’s Executive Director, John Doyale had this to say: “Akin to the way that the intersection of legendary boulevards Highway 61 and Beale Street ignited the world-changing explosion of rock and soul music, Let It Rock at the Crossroads of Rock ‘N’ Roll transports us through a spell-binding documentary where both the music history and legendary interviews and the performances converge.”
The Documentary is currently available on DVD distributed by Eagle Entertainment. Thomson will be attending MIP TV in Cannes seeking Distribution in available markets. In Canada, the Documentary has aired on BRAVO!, Canadian Learning Television and ACCESS.