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Posted on: June 5, 2010 10:20 am
 

Georges St-Pierre & David Loiseau Movie Trailer

Own3d Entertainment Announces Georges St-Pierre & David Loiseau Movie Trailer Release

 

Published (06/05/2010(PressMediaWire) – Own3d Entertainment Inc. announced today that Qi Productions, Inc. in association with Steven J. Wong Films, Own3d Entertainment and Razak Sports Films has released the official trailer for the feature film documentary ‘The Striking Truth’.  The trailer appeared this past weekend at George St-Pierre’s booth at the UFC Fan Expo in Las Vegas and premieres worldwide today at http://vimeo.com/12311580.  The Project is directed and produced by Steven J. Wong, executive produced and written by James Hergott, and 3D and action directed by Bobby Razak.  Next week the official website will launch and updates can be followed on the movie’s official Twitter: http://twitter.com/StrikingTruth.  The movie is sponsored by TapouT (www.tapout.com) and Ripped Freak (www.rippedfreak.com).  Hergott comments: “We are thrilled to be working with a great team of sponsors.  The movie features the top UFC Champion in the world in St-Pierre, an exciting fighter in Loiseau, an amazing director in Wong and top action sports director in Razak.  This project is a first round knock out!”

 

About ‘The Striking Truth’

‘The Striking Truth’ is the exclusive documentary for charismatic Ultimate Fighting Champion Georges St-Pierre and dynamic MMA fighter David ‘The Crow’ Loiseau.  The movie follows the two fighters over the past four years, starting with UFC 58 USA vs. Canada where Loiseau was fighting for the championship against Rich Franklin and St-Pierre was the co-main event against BJ Penn.  The film juxtaposes their two careers with St-Pierre's meteoric rise to UFC champion and Loiseau facing personal challenges, charting their respective ups and downs as they follow their paths.  The project includes exclusive, never-before-seen footage of all that took place behind the scenes as well as scenes shot using the latest in 3D technology.  A behind the scenes of the filming of the movie can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/user/StevenJ
Wong#p/a/u/0/Ex2-dyTgM0I

 

About Georges St-Pierre 

Georges St-Pierre, born May 19, 1981, often referred to as GSP, is a Canadian mixed martial artist and the current Welterweight Champion of the UFC. St-Pierre is ranked as one of the top "pound for pound" fighters by multiple MMA sources.  Many media experts have praised St-Pierre and he is currently ranked by multiple MMA publications as the number-one welterweight in the world. In 2008 and in 2009, Rogers Sportsnet named him the Canadian Athlete of the Year.  In 2008 and 2009 the Wrestling Observer Newsletter named him Most Outstanding Fighter of the Year.  Georges St-Pierre was named won Fighter of the Year at the 2009 World MMA Awards. 
 

 

About David ‘The Crow’ Loiseau 

David Loiseau, born December 17, 1979 is a Canadian mixed martial arts fighter from Montreal, Quebec. He has fought in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, EliteXC and TKO Major League MMA and is the former TKO Middleweight Champion. He is the first French Canadian to fight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. 
 

 

About Own3d Entertainment

Own3d Entertainment, Inc. (www.OwnedEntertainment.com) engages in producing and distributing full-length feature films as well as TV projects and other entertainment entities specifically aimed at young adult males age 18-35

 

Distributors, sponsors, media inquiries please contact James Hergott at:

james@ownedentertainment.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted on: December 7, 2009 1:09 pm
 

3D Georges St-Pierre and David Loiseau Movie

Owned Entertainment Announces 3D Georges St-Pierre and David Loiseau Movie
   
           Published (07/12/2009(PressMediaWire) - Owned Entertainment Inc. announced today, along with Steven J. Wong and Bobby Razak Films, the biggest MMA Entertainment venture of all time with MMA's most marketable star.  The Project is directed by Steven J Wong and is Executive Produced by James Hergott and Bobby Razak.  It stars Ultimate Fighting Champion Georges St- Pierre and dynamic MMA fighter David "The Crow" Loiseau and is currently titled "The Striking Truth".

            The Deal signed last week includes 3 years and hundreds of hours of never seen before HD footage filmed of Georges St-Pierre by Steven J. Wong, including his training, home life and all that happened behind the scenes as he grew from MMA fighter to UFC champion.  It juxtaposes the story with former UFC contender David "The Crow" Loiseau and all of the ups and downs he has faced in his career.  Revolutionary 3D technology is being utilized to take the footage shot and edit it in 3D.  Additionally new scenes will be shot, including a full David Loiseau fight in 3D.  The film also explores the relationship between the two athletes and their home life.  It will also include several of St-Pierre and David’s early fights prior to competing in the UFC.

            This is the exclusive documentary for charismatic Ultimate Fighting Champion Georges St-Pierre, who is currently ranked as one of the top "pound for pound" fighters by multiple MMA sources.  For his exciting brand of fighting Georges St-Pierre (GSP) was named the Canadian Athlete of the Year by Rogers Sportsnet.  Georges’ last fight at UFC 100; achieved Pay Per View buys in excess of 1.5 million, making it one of the most-watched PPV events in history according to Kevin Ioli of Yahoo Sports Online.  Georges St-Pierre became the first MMA fighter to be sponsored by Gatorade (GSP’s Gatorade commercial includes footage from this movie) and Under Armour.  Georges St-Pierre's UFC fight at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec reportedly sold out in minutes.  GSP's face graced the cover of the official UFC video game in stores across Canada.

This past week Wong and Hergott made the rounds to several Canadian Media outlets.  Including being interviewed by the Fight Network: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_iy1chCjC0, the National Post Newspaper released this week, a special segment on Showdown Joe’s MMA Connected show, which airs tonight on Sportsnet Ontario at 11:30pm EST and Pacific at Midnight with multiple airings throughout the week (check local listings) and will be online Dec 11,th at http://www.sportsnet.ca/mma/, Mauro Ranallo’s “The MMA Show” which plays on the Score Network Fridays at 12pm and 3pm & Saturdays at 2am, 2pm & 6pm as well as his radio show and Newspaper article in the Northumberland News coming out Thursday December 10th.

            MMA is the fastest growing sport and is showing recession resiliency.  The UFC's President Dana White comments on the sport's success, “The crazy thing about this sport is we haven't even scratched the surface on how big this thing is going to be. It's going to be the biggest sport in the world.”

            Top MMA Producer and Canadian native James Hergott who over the past year produced, wrote and directed 10 episodes for a tv show on HDNET and filmed a movie about the first MMA fights in an active war zone that will premier in Washington DC for wounded veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq war (see trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHM33cURCjM and Inside MMA segment here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKQHMB7cC1k Fox News interview: http://www.foxnews.com/video-search
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) procured the deal and is coming on board to Executive Produce along with Bobby Razak.  In 2005 Hergott procured a distribution deal for his low budget feature film, getting it distributed in Regal, United Artist and Edwards theatres, which is the largest theatre chain in North America.  Bobby Razak is MMA's top Director, who for the past ten years has exclusively directed all of the TapouT commercials and movies including Simply Believe, Mask, Bloodlines, Drysdale, and Pitfight Redux (Bobby Razak videos: http://www.vimeo.com/user863668). Razak is currently working on a Legalize MMA in Ontario and New York commercial campaign for clothing giant Ecko Unlimited including filming at Tristar gym in Montreal.
    
            According to DreamWorks head Jeffrey Katzenberg; Digital 3-D movies usually gross at least three times as much as their flat-world counterpart. Cynthia Ludwig, editor of My Bloody Valentine 3D, which grossed over $51 million at the US Box Office this year, will edit the film’s 3D segments.  Hergott comments, "GSP is the Boardwalk piece in MMA and Razak, Steven and I are going to build a hotel on that piece utilizing revolutionary technology.  We want to create the most stunning MMA movie ever.  And the best part is, it's all real!"

Announced December 4th, 2009, Sony pictures signed a 3-D video deal for the 2010 world cup. The Japanese electronics and entertainment company is one of several electronics makers planning or working on 3-D technology for TVs and movies.  Sony makes 3-D capable video cameras, and plans to sell 3-D TVs for homes next year.  Most 3-D releases so far have been animation films but the feature is gradually spreading to other genres, such as the soon-to-be-released sci-fi epic Avatar. Sony Corp. CEO Howard Stringer said, “Sports was definitely one area 3-D could display its strengths.”

The deal also includes exclusive tracks from French Canadian rapper Sans Pression, who has done entrance music for GSP for past UFC fights.
      
            Since the Movie was primarily shot in Canada, about Canadian subject matter and with Canadian crew and cast it is subject to up to 40% in Canadian and provincial tax incentives and rebates.  Sponsorship in the movie is open at this time.  Those interested should contact James Hergott at jameshergott@gmail.com

            About Owned Entertainment

            Owned Entertainment, Inc. (www.OwnedEntertainment.com) engages in producing, and distributing full-length feature films as well as TV projects and other entertainment entities specifically aimed at young adult males age 18-35. James Hergott can be reached at James@OwnedEntertainment.com.

Posted on: June 19, 2009 12:09 pm
 

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Owned Entertainment Announces Partnership Between Top MMA Director Bobby Razak and Producer James Hergott Owned Entertainment, Inc. , Owned Entertainment, Inc. Published 06/18/2009 - 1:35 p.m. EST

(PressMediaWire) - Owned Entertainment Inc. announced today their partnership with Entertainment Director, Bobby Razak (www.BobbyRazakMovies.com). Razak serves as Director of several national TapouT commercials, as well as several feature films in the action sports genre. Sports Illustrated has referred to him as “King of the MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) Screen”. Bobby and Owned President James Hergott’s current collaboration is on the filming of MMA Worldwide, a TV show being distributed by the cable network HDNET. Hergott serves as both Writer and Director for MMA Worldwide while Razak Produces the project. Both Hergott and Razak are heavily involved with MMA Entertainment. Hergott recently completed MMA Legacy (www.mmalegacy.com/) and had a feature film released nationally in theatres in 2005. Hergott can been seen in his recent interview with Fox News: (http://video.aol.com/category/james
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). Razak has directed several national commercials and movies for TapouT including Pit Fight, Bloodlines, Mask Man and Simply Believe, which was the official tribute to the passing of Charles ‘Mask’ Lewis of TapouT. Razak’s work on “Simply Believe” garnered so much attention that The Sixth Sense Director, M. Night Shyamalan personally wrote to compliment him on his work. Razak is currently directing a film about the history of MMA titled Und3rdogs. In addition, Razak is directing Sangre Nueva (New Blood), produced with Dethrone Films (www.dethroneclothing.com), which is a film highlighting fighters of Mexican heritage. See more of Razak’s work at (http://www.vimeo.com/user863668).

Owned President James Hergott comments, “The partnership between Bobby and Owned is very significant. From TV, to movies and commercials there isn’t anything in entertainment our team can’t handle. MMA is the most exciting sport in the world and between us we know MMA Entertainment better than anyone on the planet. We will be collaborating on a feature film that we believe will be the best fight movie ever made.” “No one can match our knowledge, experience and connections in MMA that we have as a team,” adds Razak.

Owned Entertainment is positioning itself to be the “go to house” for MMA Entertainment content. Their goal is to handle any size entertainment project in commercial, television and film in the action sports genre. As part of this endeavor, Owned will be apprenticing filmmakers under Hergott and Razak as the next generation of young hot filmmakers.

About MMA Business

In several recent industry articles it was stated that Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has been showing recession resiliency. The sport’s biggest league the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held what is estimated to be the biggest PPV in history January 31st despite the nation’s economic slowdown. It is estimated that UFC 93 grossed more than $58 Million Pay Per View buys. The UFC’s President Dana White comments on the sports success, “The crazy thing about this sport is we haven’t even scratched the surface on how big this thing is going to be. It's going to be the biggest sport in the world.”

About MMA Worldwide

MMA Worldwide is the first collaboration between Razak and Hergott. The show is brought to you by Bobby Pittman, Publisher of MMA Worldwide Magazine (www.mmaworldwide.com/) and TapouT Magazine. Additional cast includes RJ Clifford, Fred George and Mike ‘Joker’ Guymon. The project is being edited by Chris Staab (The Mayhem Miller Show, Dan Henderson: Quest for the Belt, Choke Out) with camerawork by MMA Worldwide’s Digital Media Director Rick Lee. Aaron Tru's interview with Chris Cyborg for mmaworldwide.com made the top story at TMZ.com and several other news sites this week when he was choked out cold after asking the wrong question to the wrong women.

About MMA Legacy

MMA Legacy is Executive Produced by Jason Chambers (Human Weapon) and his company Jac’D Productions along with Owned Entertainment and Eric Alfio. MMA Legacy is also produced by Gerald Chopik, President of MMA Expo (www.MixedMartialArtsExpo.com). Legacy was created and directed by Owned president James Hergott. The project is sponsored by Hardcor Fightwear (www.GetHardcor.com).

About Owned Entertainment

Owned Entertainment, Inc. (www.OwnedEntertainment.com) engages in investing, producing, and distributing full-length feature films as well as TV projects, video games, and other entertainment entities specifically aimed at young adult males age 18-35. James Hergott can be reached at James@OwnedEntertainment.com. For PR inquiries contact Teddy Bisrat at Ted158@Comcast.net.

Posted on: March 9, 2009 12:00 pm
 

SMP Announces MMA Worldwide TV Show To Begin....

 

 

SMP Announces MMA Worldwide TV Show To Begin Airing May 15 <sup>th, </sup> on HDNET

Orange County, California, March. 9th, 2009—SMP, Inc., announced today that production has begun on eight episodes of the second season of the TV show “MMA Worldwide”.  The first season of MMA Worldwide aired on KDOC-TV in Los Angeles.  The second season will be featured on HDNET cable TV (http://www.hd.net/ ) in cable markets throughout North America including Time Warner, DirectTV, Dish Network, Comcast, Bell Express Vu and many others and will feature a completely redesigned format.  The show is being co written by MMA Worldwide / TapouT Magazine President Bobby Pittman Jr. and Owned Entertainment President James Hergott.  The first episode will be a special tribute to recently deceased martial arts legend Helio Gracie and will feature an in depth look at his life and impact on martial arts as the founder of Gracie Jiu Jitsu.  The episodes will be filmed and edited by Jim Manalisay of Ascension Digital Films ( www.ascensiondigital.com ) with Rick Lee working under him and directed by James Hergott.

The MMA Worldwide TV show, much like it’s magazine will do in depth stories on Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) past, present and future and will take viewers behind the scenes of the fastest growing sport in the world.   Reoccurring Cast for the show will include MMA Worldwide staff RJ Clifford, Fred George, King Of The Cage Welterweight Champion Mike “Joker” Guymon and Bobby Pittman. The show will feature many of the top fighters in the sport as well as take you to the top MMA gyms and events throughout the country.  Possible filming locations include So Cal, San Jose, Toronto, Vegas and Oregon.

MMA Worldwide will begin airing Fridays, starting May 15<sup>th</sup> , 2009 as a one-hour show.  Sponsors for the show include FIGHT IT OUT and Muscle Pharm, Inc (http://www.musclepharm.com/ ).  There are multiple sponsorship opportunities still available.  These sponsorships can include cross branding with both the show and the magazines in order to maximize consumer impressions.  For show sponsorship inquiries contact Bobby Pittman at 714 226 0585 or email bobby@mmaworldwide.com .  

About MMA Worldwide/TapouT Magazine/ SMP, Inc.

SMP (Sales and Marketing Professionals) is a sales and marketing group that specializes in multi-million dollar sales. SMP, Inc. owns the following brands and companies: SMP Printing, Tapout Magazine, MMA Worldwide Magazine and MMA Worldwide Industries.

About Owned Entertainment

Owned Entertainment, Inc. (ownedentertainment.com ) engages in investing, producing, and distributing full-length feature films as well as TV projects, video games, and other entertainment entities specifically aimed at young adult males age 18-35.  James Hergott recently completed “MMA Legacy”, the website of which launches today at (MMAlegacy.com).  Mr. Hergott can be reached at james@ownedentertainment.com .  

CONTACT: SMP

Robert Pittman

Cell 714-801-1915

Office 714-226-0585 x205

Email: rpittmansmp@attglobal.net  

 
 
 
 
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