March 11, 2010
EVENTFUL AND UNIVERSAL PICTURES BRING FREE, ADVANCED SCREENINGS OF GET HIM TO THE GREEK TO COLLEGES ACROSS THE COUNTRY
College students and alumni will compete throughout the Big 10, the Big 12, Boston, Miami and Seattle to bring the latest comedy from producer Judd Apatow and director Nicholas Stoller and cast appearances from Jonah Hill and Russell Brand to their schools
SAN DIEGO, CA– March 11, 2010 – Eventful, Inc., the leading digital service connecting audiences with movies, live entertainment and local events, and Universal Pictures today announced an exclusive competition for college students and alumni to bring free, advanced screenings and cast appearances of Universal’s upcoming comedy Get Him to the Greek to their campus. Colleges throughout the U.S. may Demand the film through Eventful’s Demand it! Service, and the school with the most Demands in each conference will win. The film opens June 4, 2010.
College students and alumni may log on to http://eventful.com/gethimtothegreek to Demand cast appearances and free screenings of Get Him to the Greek for their universities. Eligible schools include all colleges in the Big 10 conference, the Big 12 conference, Boston-area colleges, Miami-area colleges and Seattle-area colleges.
Get Him to the Greek reunites Jonah Hill and Russell Brand with Forgetting Sarah Marshall director Nicholas Stoller in the story of a record company executive with three days to drag an uncooperative rock legend to the Greek Theatre in Hollywood for a comeback concert. The comedy is the latest film from producer Judd Apatow (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Funny People). www.gethimtothegreek.com
"Universal is glad to be partnering with Eventful to give colleges across America the chance to be one of the first to see Get Him to the Greek," said Doug Neil, SVP, Digital Marketing, Universal Pictures. "We're anxious to see which schools generate the most demands."
“We’re excited to work with Universal Pictures to give college students and alumni this opportunity to bring screenings of Get Him to the Greek to their campus,” said Eventful CEO Jordan Glazier. “We love helping people discover, demand and share a wide variety of events—ranging from music concerts and film releases to art gallery openings and wine tastings.”
Eventful is the leading digital social media service that connects consumers with entertainment, live events and performers. Along with Facebook, MySpace and YouTube, Eventful is an essential part of the digital connection between fans and performers and a key marketing resource for the music, film and entertainment industries. Nearly 14 million people rely on Eventful’s online, email and mobile services every week to discover what’s happening in their local market and decide what to do.
About Eventful, Inc.
San Diego-based Eventful, Inc., provides the leading service for discovering, sharing, promoting and creating local events throughout the world. Eventful’s community of users enjoys the world’s largest selection of local events, from concerts and sports to singles events and kids’ activities. Eventful provides multi-platform services to its users via www.eventful.com, e-mail programs, mobile applications and content distributed through widgets and apps. Eventful’s unique Demand it! service empowers consumers to influence the location and content of events and entertainment including concerts, movie releases and broadcast radio and television content. Tens of thousands of performers use Eventful Demand to connect with their fans and determine where to tour. Visit Eventful at http://www.eventful.com.
Posted by at March 11, 2010 09:31 AM