Posts By: Chris Calabrese

Bon Appétit! The Orchard Puts “Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent” On the Menu


The Orchard has teamed up with CNN Films to serve up the mouthwatering documentary Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent to the world. A film that follows the pioneer of American gastronomy, Jeremiah Tower, the documentary will be released in theaters worldwide via The Orchard in early 2017, followed by North American broadcasts by CNN.

Catch a Laugh or Two with Indie TV Comedy “The Jamz” This April


The Orchard’s first New York TV Festival independent series The Jamz is finally ready for release and we promise not to keep you waiting much longer. The workplace comedy is set for an April 12 iTunes exclusive release date and will be available on additional digital platforms April 30. The Jamz follows the crew of a fictitious Chicago radio… Read more »

Daily News Highlights: Tuesday, March 29, 2016


SoundCloud Launches Its Subscription Service, Go Is There a Market for Shorts That Debut at Film Festivals? Gamified P2P Ticketing Company Physical Network Acquires We Represent to Form StreetTeam in $3.5M Deal: Exclusive Twitter’s Periscope Broadcasts 200 Million Streams in its First Year Instagram Influencers Are Suddenly Freaking Out Over the Looming Algorithm Change As… Read more »

Daily News Highlights: Monday, March 28th, 2016


Tim Westergren Takes Over as CEO of Music Service Pandora Amid Larger Exec Overhaul The Indie Label Sevices Market is Shrinking – and That’s a Problem Spotify Survey Hints at More Feedback for Playlist Creators Top 10 Retailers 2016: Leaders for an Evolving Home Entertainment Market Canadian Government Earmarks Nearly $1.9 Billion for Culture and… Read more »

What’s Not To Love with Cécile McLorin Salvant?


Modern Jazz speaks many languages, but at age 25, nobody is more fluent that Cécile McLorin Salvant. With a show-stopping, Grammy-nominated debut record under her belt and a sophomore release on the horizon, it seems the sky is the limit for this classy, acclaimed virtuoso. Salvant was swept from the warm stage lights of small Jazz… Read more »