Filmmaker Partners with National Theatre Chain to Promote ABE Crowd-Funding Campaign

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NEW YORK, March 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A Billion Entrepreneurs is now halfway through their global crowd funding campaign, and director Jimmy Newson has been giving a shout-out thank you to every contributor for his 14-Day Global Touch Crusade. The online funding campaign is at

The funding raised so far has allowed ABE to develop the movie and complete filming, with more than 120 hours of film already in the can. Now in the final stage, funds are necessary to complete post-production, secure distribution, marketing and promotion, and submission to film festivals. Post-production for the film includes editing, transcribing, music composition, graphic design, animation, sound editing and color correction. Regarding marketing and promotions, an aggressive campaign is planned to spread the message worldwide, through various forms of distribution, community outreach, screening tours and a festival run.

A Billion Entrepreneurs has developed key relationships, including promotional support and distribution with Studio Movie Grill. This theater chain has fully endorsed the movie, and has the trailer showing on 158 screens in 7 states, in order to help promote the movie and show it when officially released. "Studio Movie Grill (SMG) is excited to support the efforts of filmmakers and entrepreneurs alike. SMG exists to Open Hearts and Minds To Our Shared Stories, so what better way than to reach out to multiple stakeholders to encourage everyone's entrepreneurial spirit, and to share the stories of those already on the journey through this documentary," shared Brian Schultz, Founder/CEO of Studio Movie Grill. Additionally, the organization is aligned with groups that are strong supporters of entrepreneurship such as Entrepreneurs Organization and Entrepreneurs For North Texas. The film is currently on track to be completed and ready for release in the fall of 2014.

About Studio Movie Grill (SMG)

Studio Movie Grill modernized the traditional movie-going experience by combining first-run movies with in-theater dining and is characterized in the market today by its continued ability to innovate and maximize movie and menu offerings. The SMG brand is growing nationally with 16 locations and 158 screens in seven states. More expansion is planned with 4 new locations opening in 2014. For more information, please visit

About A Billion Entrepreneurs (ABE)

A Billion Entrepreneurs is an inspiring film about finding your purpose and taking responsibility for manifesting that purpose in the world, so that you can have freedom, security, and success in your life. For further information see the links below or contact Jimmy Newson, Director at jimmyn(at) or call 646-643-7881.

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