HOLLYWOOD, CA--(Marketwire - October 21, 2009) - Big Screen Entertainment Group (PINKSHEETS: BSEG) is pleased to announce that its acquisition of the French vampire film "Sodium Babies" has won the Chrysalis Award at the Wild Rivers Film Festival. The movie was so popular with the audiences that a special second screening was held. The French directors, Julien and Benoit Decaillon -- The Deka Brothers -- attended the festival held in Eureka, CA.

In addition to recently playing at the Edmonton film festival and Wild Rivers Film Festival, "Sodium Babies" has been accepted into the Leeds Int'l Festival where it will make its UK premiere.

Leeds International Film Festival is now celebrating its 23rd edition in November 2009. The largest regional Film Festival in the UK, Leeds regularly attracts over 25,000 visitors and is referred to by The Guardian newspaper as 'The Jewel in the North.'

The Fanomenon film section is the UK's greatest genre film event offering a unique combination of great fantasy cinema experiences, both light and dark, that cannot be found together anywhere else on the planet. The Silver Mélies competition for European fantasy cinema (organised by the EFFFF - European Fantasy Film Festivals Federation) returns to Fanomenon for the fifth year with a superb line-up of films from across Europe including the UK, France, Norway, The Netherlands and Sweden.

As well as competing for the Silver Mélies, "Sodium Babies" is also playing as part of the Day of the Dead programme -- a 12 hour marathon of the best new horror to emerge from around the world in the last 12 months. Taking place on Saturday 6th Nov in the prestigious surroundings of Leeds Town Hall, this event is guaranteed to attract a large audience of horror fans, all thirsty for blood!

Previous films in Fanomenon have included "Martyrs," "Quarantine," "My Name is Bruce," "A Bittersweet Life," "American Astronaut," "The Grudge," "The Machinist" and "Severance" and previous Silver Mélies winners have been "Hotel," "Isolation," "The Orphanage" and "Mum & Dad."

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"Sodium Babies" is being distributed by Big Screen Distribution and Cartel Productions in France.

The Deka Brothers are currently in Los Angeles taking meetings with various film executives and setting up their next project.

Recent reviews of the film:



About BSEG:

Big Screen Entertainment Group (BSEG) is a media conglomerate with divisions in film, television, music, cell phones and gaming. Headquartered at Paramount Pictures in Hollywood, California, BSEG's films have premiered at the world's most prestigious independent film festivals, played at the country's largest theatrical chains and can be found in America's top retail outlets. In addition BSEG, under its distribution banner, distributes its film library directly to buyers internationally.