James Ulmer CWB

Burbank, California—Tuesday, November 6, 2007. Today, Dragon Tale Entertainment, publisher of Cinema Without Borders, announced that James Ulmer has joined the Cinema Without Borders editorial team as International Editor.

Bijan Tehrani Editor In Chief of Cinema Without Borders believes that: “James’ long experience and great knowledge in international cinema is incredible. Having James as our International Editor helps us in taking a great step towards our goal of becoming a major player in the international cinema circuit”

About his motivation to join Cinema Without Borders James Ulmer says: “It’s so rare in this business when your own professional experience and passions ally so closely with those of another editor and website magazine, and that’s exactly what I’ve found working with Bijan and his team at Cinema Without Borders. The site’s growth in less than a year has been extraordinary, thanks to Bijan’s sense of mission, and I’m thrilled to have the chance to help him carry the torch and uncover the stories and artists that matter to world cinema.”

A contributing writer for The New York Times, James Ulmer’s 20-year journalistic career has included penning two national columns for Premiere magazine, and writing and directing for the BBC in London. He was a senior analyst and executive producer at the internet company Creative Planet, and served for eight years as international editor and columnist for The Hollywood Reporter, where he reported from over 50 festivals and markets worldwide.
Ulmer is the author of James Ulmer’s Hollywood Hot List — The Complete Guide to Star Ranking from St. Martin’s Press., and founded the Hollywood database company The Ulmer Scale (www.ulmerscale.com. He has been interviewed in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times Magazine, The Los Angeles Time and Newsweek, and his commentaries have been featured on “Entertainment Tonight,” “CBS This Morning,” and the BBC, CBS, CNN, HBO, and E! networks. He has frequently been seen on the Reelz Channel as a commentator and on-camera presenter.
A graduate of Harvard College and an Iowa native, Ulmer discovered his passion for Italy as a teenager living in Naples, where he often spent weekends haunting his favorite piazzas.

About Cinema Without Borders:
Cinema Without Borders is an online publication of Dragon Tale LLC, a Southern California based publishing and film and television production company.
Cinema Without Borders is dedicated to international and independent cinema. Dragon Tale Entertainment is planning to publish a quarterly print version of Cinema Without Borders in near future.


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