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Saving the Hollywood Hills: Chain Fangs Launches on Mogul for Wildlife Conservation Effort

Mogul Productions is working with NFT-powered land conservation group Chain Fangs on a first-of-its-kind effort to leverage blockchain technology in order to make the City of Angels a more hospitable place for the thousands of plant and animal species that call it home. Chain Fangs is a philanthropic organization, which is using NFTs as a medium to buy back land with endangered animals under threat in Hollywood. 

The Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles is one of the most famous and recognizable landscapes in the U.S.  It is the location of countless sprawling celebrity mansions and the iconic Hollywood sign. But it’s not just a playground for the rich and famous, it’s also one of the most diverse wildlife areas in the country. Parts of the land in the area to be sold for commercial development have ecological consequences.

Chain Fangs has created and will be selling NFTs to fund its purchasing of undeveloped land in the Hollywood Hills from private owners. Each individual NFT is a piece of a striking wildlife image provided by partners at the Citizens for Los Angeles Wildlife (CLAW). Once the land is purchased, Chain Fangs will place it under protection with an easement to the Santa Monica Mountain Conservancy. These and other key partnerships with environmental protection groups in Los Angeles will help preserve the parcels of land and protect the wildlife within it.

The project serves as an opportunity to showcase how NFTs can be harnessed by a group of like-minded individuals to generate positive change in the world. The nature of the technology allows individuals to play a real part in aiding a cause they’re passionate about and facilitate grassroots efforts on an unprecedented scale. NFT holders will have a voice in determining any improvements that will be made to the preserved land parcels, including the placement of things like hummingbird feeders or strategically positioned benches with dedication plaques.

According to UCLA research, L.A. is home to over 4,000 distinct species of animals and plants, including 52 endangered species, all of which live between and among the vast urban center’s millions of human inhabitants. Chain Fangs is selling NFTs to help preserve these precious natural resources and show how the crypto community can take critical conservation efforts into their own hands.

The U.S. has some of the most robust and dedicated conservation organizations on the planet, but red tape, regulations, and bureaucratic processes often get in the way of their efforts. By using blockchain technology and tapping into the enthusiastic crypto community, Chain Fangs believes it can fast track conservation efforts like never before.

We’ve already seen that great things can happen when crypto enthusiasts come together for a common cause, whether it’s getting films funded, or helping protect the rainforest, crypto users can make it happen. 

Holders will also be eligible for additional perks, like access to private events hosted with environmental and NFT experts, access to a private Discord chat with videos and updates from the “Fang Gang” itself, and sneak peeks of exclusive upcoming land drops before they’re announced to the rest of the community. 

While Chain Fangs is starting its massive group effort in Hollywood, its long-term vision is to bring the same crowdsourced fundraising model to more states and different natural resources. Much like how Mogul Productions works to up-end the established film financing model with NFT technology, Chain Fangs believes the same technology can be used to rapidly advance wildlife conservation efforts.

About Mogul Productions

Mogul Productions is revolutionizing film financing, allowing a global audience of fans to participate in the financing of movies and other forms of entertainment through NFT sales. Mogul’s NFT marketplace serves as a bridge between the NFT arena and the world of entertainment financing. It’s a platform for film fans, by film fans, empowering users to take an active role in the script-to-screen process. Access Pass holders get even more insider benefits and perks, including access to exclusive events held around Mogul-produced film releases.
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Mogul Productions Presents: Malibu Crush Premiere in Sydney & LA

Malibu Crush is the award winning  independent Aussie comedy of two best friends from Pasadena who pretend to be highly acclaimed film school students in order to declare their love for an ex-girlfriend living in Sydney Australia.   

The movie stars actor and filmmaker James Pratt, Mogul Productions’ very own Live Talks host.  Its film premiere comes on the hot momentum of winning over 25 major film festivals in 2022 including, The 2022 Los Angeles Film Awards, 2022 Cannes Film Awards, The New York Movie Awards, and 2022 Beyond Hollywood Int’l Film Festival.

“My favourite comedy of 2022. Funny, witty and well-made. I’m not at all surprised by the success it’s had in US film festivals.”

 Hollywood producer Justin L. Levine

Malibu Crush was one of the few feature films shot in America and Australia during the 2021 pandemic.  It was filmed in and around Bondi Beach showcasing the incredible landscapes and businesses as part of the script.

Access Pass holders can attend red carpet premieres of the film in two major global cities.

Six tickets are available for the September  6th red carpet film premiere of Malibu Crush at Fox Studios Sydney on the 6th of September, 2022.

TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood will play the movie the same week as part of being a finalist in the ihollywood and Silicon Beach film festival.

“Mogul has already been a huge help to us making the film, with constant support and encouragement this is something often lacking in the filmmaking process.

James Pratt

Malibu Crush opens across all online platforms in Australia and New Zealand  in Australia on September 7th.  In America the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood will play Malibu Crush during the same week as part of being a finalist for the 2022 Silicon Beach Film Festival and iHollywood Film Festival.

Malibu Crush was one of the few feature films shot in America and Australia during the 2021 pandemic.Mogul provides support to independent films around the world.  They will be active this month across Canada, Australia and Los Angeles. Mogul is a supporter of the Australian entertainment and blockchain industry.  Jake Fraser our Business Development Manager  – Anthony NFT announcement/ Mogul live guests. 

Malibu Crush Premiere Details

IMDB Details

Awards Details

6th September 2022

Hoyts Cinemas Fox Studios Australia

Red carpet is 6pm

Malibu Crush, the independent Aussie feature Film will be released on September 7th across all online platforms in Australia and NZ

USA TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood will play the movie the same week as part of being a finalist in the ihollywood and Silicon Beach film festival.

About Malibu Crush

Starring award-winning actor James Pratt, The Bachelor’s Brittany Hockley, Demitra Sealy ( Fast & Furious 9 ) Scott E Miller ( Once upon a time ) Bella Valentini ( Streets of Nadia ) and Billy White, Malibu Crush has been a big hit in 2022 across the USA festival circuit winning 21 major film festivals, including the Los Angeles Film Awards, Cannes Film Awards and Beyond Hollywood International Film Festival.

Distribution

Malibu Crush was one of the few feature films shot in America and Australia during the 2021 pandemic. The Dumb and Dumber style comedy has secured Australian and New Zealand distribution via Bounty Films and the USA, European and Canadian distribution through Cardinal XD.

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AscendEX Exchange to List STARS ERC20 & BEP20

Starting September 2022, Mogul Productions’ native crypto token STARS will be listed on AscendEX, the global cryptocurrency exchange.  Mogul is a decentralized marketplace platform for film and entertainment. 

Acceptance of STARS ERC20 and BEP20 on the AscendEX trading platform ensures Mogul  further develops its disruptive role in the DeFi and NFT space for Film3. 

Deposits and withdrawals will open August 31st at 9am EST. STARS token trading will commence September 1st at 9am EST. Both Ethereum and Binance Smart Chain STARS tokens will be supported.

AscendEX is a full-stack cryptocurrency platform with over 1,000,000 registered users that have amassed over $150B accumulated trade volume. AscendEX provides prospective Mogul users another avenue to purchase STARS tokens. 

AscendEX is a platform for crypto users of all experience levels and will help make STARS more accessible globally.

About Mogul Productions

Mogul Productions is revolutionizing film financing, allowing a global audience of fans to participate in the financing of movies and other forms of entertainment through NFT sales. Mogul’s NFT marketplace serves as a bridge between the NFT arena and the world of entertainment financing. It’s a platform for film fans, by film fans, empowering users to take an active role in the script-to-screen process. Access Pass holders get even more insider benefits and perks, including access to exclusive events held around Mogul-produced film releases.

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Mogul Partners with Beem to Drive Exclusive Content & STARS Adoption

Mogul Productions, a DeFi and NFT marketplace platform for the film and entertainment industry, is collaborating with Beem, which offers a web3 video live streaming and distribution solution.

The partnership will see Mogul’s native token, STARS, be integrated into Beem’s ecosystem. Beem users will be able to pay with STARS to consume Web3 content directly on the platform. 

STARS is the utility and governance token that fuels the Mogul ecosystem. It enables Mogul users to buy NFTs (non-fungible tokens) on its marketplace, vote on which film projects to get funded, receive discounts on purchases, earn returns for staking, and redeem exclusive rewards.

Beem is the place where content creators use advanced video and NFT tools to meet with their communities. For Mogul creators, the partnership will bring new monetization and community utility opportunities. Producers, artists and creators on Mogul can use Beem to partake in token-gated events, live experiences, and screenings. The collaboration will enable Mogul to monetize add-ons or charge streaming fees, including to users who don’t own NFTs.

Beem is fueled by its native token $Beem.  The platform supports a new generation of emerging creators, which focus on the ownership economy and value independence. Creators build real communities through direct relationships instead of renting audiences from social media platforms. The latter can be used to funnel new followers into a customized space that is fully controlled and owned by creators. NFTs empower creators by offering transparent and customizable monetization options.

With Beem, Mogul will further be able to meet the demands of the new generation of Web3 content creators, giving them the opportunity to leverage some of the best blockchain and NFT tools in the industry. One of the key achievements of the partnership is that NFT holders on Mogul can partake in token-gated events. For example, if a film that partnered with Mogul had a virtual meet and greet or BTS screening, NFT holders could verify their NFT on the Beem App and then interact with that content. 

About Mogul Productions

Mogul Productions is revolutionizing film financing, allowing a global audience of fans to participate in the financing of movies and other forms of entertainment through NFT sales. Mogul’s NFT marketplace serves as a bridge between the NFT arena and the world of entertainment financing. It’s a platform for film fans, by film fans, empowering users to take an active role in the script-to-screen process. Access Pass holders get even more insider benefits and perks, including access to exclusive events held around Mogul-produced film releases.

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About Beem

Beem is a video live streaming and distribution solution designed to foster direct relationships between creators and communities. Leveraging Web3 unique monetization and access technologies including NFT token gated content and events, Beem offers a first of its kind innovative toolbox for diverse creators. 

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How can DAOs involve fans in filmmaking? Expert answers

Jake Fraser believes that DAOs can let fans get involved from the scriptwriting process to the selection of actors who will play in a film.

As more people begin to integrate Web3 technologies into entertainment and production, the use case for decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) in filmmaking has been highlighted in a Cointelegraph interview with Jake Fraser, the head of business development at the film-focused blockchain project Mogul Productions.

When it comes to DAO usage in films, a deeper level of fan engagement was highlighted by Fraser. As an example, the executive pointed out the involvement of fans in the production process, such as in creating the script, choosing stories and picking the location. He explained that: 

“DAOs come into play within the film industry by enabling the fans to become more involved with decision making through the whole script to screen process of making a film.”

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Mogul Productions Partners with CryptoCart to Allow Users to Purchase Gift Cards with $STARS Tokens

Decentralized film financing platform Mogul Productions, which operates at the intersection of blockchain technology and filmmaking, has partnered with CryptoCart to give community members more motivation to use their platform’s native $STARS tokens.

Through the partnership, token holders can spend $STARS on gift cards from dozens of top retailers, including Walmart, Best Buy, Airbnb, Home Depot, and others.

The premise of Mogul Productions is to bring power back to the crowd. Mogul has long rewarded community members for engaging with their DeFi and NFT platform. $STARS tokens give die-hard movie fans a say, and stake in how movies get funded. Fans are able to engage with filmmakers and new exciting projects in deeper, more meaningful ways.

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Mogul Partners with Acclaimed Filmmaker Anthony Hayes to Launch a Limited NFT Series for Upcoming Sci-Fi Trilogy “Retrogression”

Multi-award-winning filmmaker and actor Anthony Hayes is launching an NFT Series in partnership with Mogul Productions. The proceeds from these NFT sales will finance the new sci-fi film trilogy, “Retrogression.”

Hayes is the producer and director of the movie GOLD starring Zac Efron, which is currently out around the world. As an actor, he is known for his work in WAR MACHINE alongside Brad Pitt, THE ROVER with Robert Pattinson, LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS with Michael Fassbender, and ANIMAL KINGDOM with Joel Edgerton.

With his upcoming blockbuster film franchise, Hayes is combining the wild world of crypto and NFTs with the exciting universe of “Retrogression.”

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‘Animal Planet’ And ‘War Machine’ Actor Anthony Hayes Teams With Mogul Productions To Finance Sci-Fi Trilogy ‘Retrogression’ Through NFT Series

EXCLUSIVE: Animal Planet and War Machine actor Anthony Hayes is seeking to finance sci-fi film trilogy Retrogression through a digital collection created with NFT marketplace platform Mogul Productions.

Retrogression is being billed as a dark dystopian sci-fi epic set 300 years in the future, where The Dark Army polices slave factories on an island called Omega. The Dark Army NFT series draws inspiration from these enforcers on Omega’s ravaged landscape.

Actor and filmmaker Hayes is the producer/director of the Zac Efron-starring Gold and has appeared in several films and TV series. He has been developing Retrogression in recent months and has now partnered with Mogul to raise capital.

Read more at Deadline Hollywood

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‘The Simpsons’ Animator Erick Tran Working Up NFT-Financed Hollywood Toon Series ‘The Mogies’ With Digital Marketplace And Financier Mogul Productions

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EXCLUSIVE: The Simpsons animator Erick Tran has teamed with film and TV-focused NFT and DeFi marketplace Mogul Productions to create what’s believed to be the world’s first animated NFT series — with Hollywood the inspiration.

The Mogies will be a a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Hollywood sign being erected and comprises a collection of 1,923 NFTs, inspired by the last 100 years of Hollywood characters and personalities. These are being developed into an animated series and an expanded Mogieland metaverse, which include famous landmarks such as Sunset Boulevard and the Hollywood Hills.

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Movie Fans Are Now Influencing How Movies are Made

Movie fans are now becoming a powerful force, and they know it, says Jake Fraser, Head of Business Development at Mogul Productions. Movie fans want more involvement. The masses of enthusiastic movie fans who seek greater involvement in movie production, are a surprisingly underserved community.

Read more at BeingCrypt

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