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Muse Watson to present at “Night at the Theatre”

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February 16, 2011

Award Winning Actor Muse Watson Will Join Benjamin Bratt and Amy Brenneman On Stage As Style For Smiles and The CHIME Institute Present Night At The Theatre With A Special Performance by Stephen Stills

Los Angeles, CA ~ Muse Watson, a veteran of film and television, gained international recognition for his over 52 movie roles including Ben Willis in the I Know What You Did Last Summer films, Drifter in Sommersby with Richard Gere and Jodie Foster, Hank Corrigan in Something To Talk About with Julia Roberts and Robert Duvall, and Henry Andrews in Rosewood with Jon Voight. Watson most recently won Best Actor as Sam in A Christmas Snow, one of 2010’s favorite holiday movies. He is also well known for his notorious television characters Mike Franks in TV’s #1 Drama NCIS and Charles Westmoreland in the People’s Choice Award-winner and Emmy and Golden Globes-nominated Prison Break.

Watson is dedicated to making a difference, and is proud to be joining fellow actors Benjamin Bratt and Amy Brenneman for a fundraiser to benefit four diverse charitable organizations supporting children and their families. Night At The Theatre is the name of the event that unites these great actors on stage for an exhilarating night of story-telling. Stephen Stills (Crosby, Stills & Nash) will make a special appearance to top off the night’s performances.

“We’ve been involved with the CHIME Institute for over 7 years now and not only believe in what they do but have seen the results” states Watson. “CHIME is an inspiration to anyone who believes that children of all abilities should be valued, educated and nurtured.”

The event will take place on Saturday February 26, 2011 at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica, CA. Cocktails and dinner will be served from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Performance starts at 7:45pm. For more information call Style for Smiles at 310-598-6386 or visit www.StyleforSmiles.org.

This event is an integral part of raising awareness and an appeal for donations to help these organizations:

CHIME Institute is a fully inclusive setting where children of all abilities are valued, educated and nurtured. Disabled and non-disabled children are educated in the same environment striving for academic excellence and conscious citizenship.

MADISONS Foundation provides free, updated, parent friendly information, resources, and services for families all over the world who have children suffering from rare pediatric diseases.

The Children’s Lifesaving Foundation is dedicated to positively changing the lives of at-risk and shelter-housed homeless children and their families. By creating powerful educational and recreational opportunities, the CL enables these young people, and their families, to reach their full potential as vital members of the community.

Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center is one of LA’s oldest non-profit health care institutions. EPFMC’s comprehensive healthcare and educational programs reflect its commitment to addressing the complicated needs of young children and their families.

Equally comfortable on the theater stage as he is in front of the camera, Muse Watson first gained notice with strong performances on stage that helped pave the way for a feature film and television career. His diverse roles in Sommersby, Something to Talk About, Assassins, and Rosewood brought him mainstream recognition but it was the villainous “Ben Willis” in the trendy thriller I Know What You Did Last Summer films and “C.W.” in From Dusk Till Dawn 2 that propelled him into the limelight as a chameleonic actor. He made equally impressionable appearances in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and Sundance Film-Festival award-winner Songcatcher. Watson recently won Best Actor at the Trail Dance Film Festival for his extraordinary performance as “Sam” in A Christmas Snow, 2010’s favorite holiday movie. His upcoming film The Lamp will be released in the Fall of 2011 and he has just completed filming Meeting Evil with Samuel Jackson. In November 2011, Watson will reprise his role as Sam in A Christmas Snow onstage at the Starlite Theatre in Branson, Mo.

Transitioning to the small screen, Watson delivered stellar performances in a variety of roles as a guest star on Criminal Minds, CSI, Ghost Whisperer, The Mentalist, Castle, Saturday Night Live, and many others, with memorable recurring roles as Mike Franks in TV’s number one drama NCIS and Charles Westmoreland in the Emmy and Golden Globes-nominated and People’s Choice Award-winner Prison Break. For more information on Muse Watson: www.MuseWatson.com

Media Contact: Rhonda Boudreaux • Muse Watson only
Trost Moving Pictures • Publicity
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Catherine Mary Stewart to give Keynote Address at KGBX Women’s Show

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February 16, 2011

Actress Catherine Mary Stewart To Deliver Keynote Address At The 13th Annual KGBX Women’s Show on February 26th

Tulsa, OK ~  Catherine Mary Stewart’s career as an actress has spanned over 30 years in theatre, film and television.  She began her career in London, England, but was soon drawn to Hollywood and there was cast as the original Kayla Brady in the popular soap opera, Days of Our Lives. She is best known for her lead roles in Weekend at Bernie’s, The Last Starfighter and the cult hit film Night of the Comet. Most recently she has appeared in several TV movies for Lifetime, including My Daughter’s Secret, Dead at 17 and My Neighbor’s Secret and on the Hallmark Channel, including Sharp Shooter, Generation Gap and Class. Catherine is proud to have had the lead role of Kathleen in the feature film A Christmas Snow and is excited to reprise the character in A Christmas Snow Live at the Starlite Theatre in Branson, November 2011.

Stewart will deliver the KGBX Women’s Show Keynote entitled Take Charge and Recharge on Saturday February 26th at 12:45 pm on the main stage. In this empowering presentation, she speaks candidly about her life as an actress and shares how she juggles career, motherhood, marriage and why it is important to take time for yourself. Autographs and pictures will take place immediately following her Keynote address at the table next to the main stage.

This year the KGBX Women’s Show will be held on Saturday February 26th from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds E-Plex, Springfield, MO. For more information visit www.KGBX.com

Catherine Mary Stewart

Catherine’s career has spanned over a period of 30 years, and over 50 different productions from film to television to theater, in England, Canada and the United States. She was living in London studying dance, acting and singing, when she was cast in her first professional acting role as the lead in the rock musical The Apple.  The Apple was chosen to open the Montreal World Film Festival in 1980 and has since developed a cult following and was recently screened at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Catherine moved to Los Angeles in 1981 and soon after landed a contract with Days of Our Lives originating the role of Kayla Brady. During Catherine’s tenure with “Days” she was cast in the lead role of “Maggie” in The Last Starfighter.  Catherine found steady employment as an actor in movies, including the cult classic Night of the Comet, the 50’s teen comedy Mischief, as well as the female lead in the very popular Weekend at Bernie’s.

A variety of television features and miniseries have also given Catherine the opportunity to work alongside such luminaries as Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Robert Stack and Karl Malden.  She co-starred with Charles Bronson and Christopher Reeve i n the acclaimed TNT movie The Sea Wolf. She also starred alongside Candice Bergen, Rod Steiger, Anthony Hopkins and Angie Dickinson in the widely publicized Hollywood Wives, and played the Joan Collins character as a young woman aging from early teens to mid-twenties in Sins.  Stewart received accolades for her work on the mini-series Passion and Paradise with Armand Assante and Rod Steiger.

Most recently she has appeared in several TV movies for Lifetime, including My Daughter’s Secret, Dead at 17 and My Neighbor’s Secret and on the Hallmark Channel, including Sharp Shooter, Generation Gap and Class. Catherine is proud to have had the lead role in the feature film A Christmas Snow, released in October of 2010. She will reprise her screen role of Kathleen in A Christmas Snow Live on the stage in November 2011 at the Starlite Theatre in Branson. www.StarliteTheatre.com

For more information on Catherine Mary Stewart visit www.CatherineMaryStewart.net

Contact: Rhonda Boudreaux •Trost Moving Pictures

Publicity • 913-780-4035

RDBoudreaux1@aol.com

A Christmas Snow Wins 4 Golden Drovers

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February 1, 2011

Trost Moving Pictures Wins Big At The 2011 Trail Dance Film Festival – A Christmas Snow Receives Best of Festival & Muse Watson Wins Best Actor

Tulsa, OK ~ A Christmas Snow, the second feature film for director Tracy J Trost, walked off with high honors Sunday night at the 2011 Trail Dance Film Festival in Duncan, Oklahoma. Nominated in five categories, A Christmas Snow received four, including Best of Oklahoma FilmBest Feature DramaBest Actor (Muse Watson) and then honored with the top award Best of Festival. The multiple award-winning Trost took Best Feature Narrative at the 2010 Trail Dance Film Festival for his first feature film Find Me. Trost was honored with Best Feature Film in a Drama category at the 2010 XP Media International Film Festival. The iconic actor Muse Watson received the Trail Dance Film Festival Best Actor honor for his extraordinary performance as Sam in A Christmas Snow.

A Christmas Snow is a brilliant film with an ensemble that does an amazing job of portraying the dysfunctional and complicated lives of three people with a director whose storytelling compels us to take a look at our own lives.

The A Christmas Snow stage version goes into production in October with performances starting November 1, 2011 and running through the Christmas season at the Starlite Theatre in Branson, MO.  Original cast members Muse Watson, Catherine Mary Stewart and Cameron ten Napel will reprise their roles as Sam, Kathleen and Lucy.

You can find the A Christmas Snow DVD, novel, soundtrack and Sam’s Journal: Restored, written by the director of A Christmas Snow Tracy J Trost, in stores nationwide. Visit www.AChristmasSnow.com for news and updates.

Trost’s newest film, The Lamp, starring Jason London, Meredith Salenger, L. Scott Caldwell, Sarah Brown and Cameron ten Napel, with Muse Watson and Lou Gossett, Jr. will be released in the Fall of 2011.

About Trost Moving Pictures:

Trost Moving Pictures is an independent film production company based in Tulsa, OK. Their first two films, Find Me and A Christmas Snow, have won numerous awards at film festivals around the country, including Best Feature and Best Actor.

They are in post production on their third feature film, The Lamp with best-selling author Jim Stovall, who wrote The Ultimate GiftThe Lamp stars Jason London, Meredith Salenger, L Scott Caldwell, Sarah Brown, Cameron ten Napel with Muse Watson and Louis Gossett Jr. and will be released Spring 2011. You can find out more information at: www.TrostMovingPictures.com

For interviews with director Tracy J Trost and cast of A Christmas Snow please contact:

Rhonda Boudreaux • Trost Moving Pictures Publicity

Satellite office: 913-780-4035 •RDBoudreaux1@aol.com

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A Christmas Snow Coming to Branson in 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

January 11, 2011

A Christmas Snow Stage Production Greenlighted

Award Winning Filmmaker Tracy J Trost

To Adapt His Critically Acclaimed Film To Stage

Original All Star Cast

Muse Watson & Catherine Mary Stewart

To Reprise Roles

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Tulsa, OK ~  Award winning director Tracy J Trost delivers another production experience with his compelling and inspirational stage adaption of his nationally acclaimed film, A Christmas Snow. The much-talked-about stage version has been greenlighted and goes into production in October with performances starting November 1, 2011 and running through the Christmas season at the Starlite Theatre in Branson, MO.

Filmmaker Tracy J Trost earned national praise for his moving story telling in the A Christmas Snow movie. With thousands of new devoted fans, Trost is aiming high for this anticipated project. He has developed the screenplay for the stage and is enthusiastic about bringing the live theatrical performance to Branson. Original music and Christmas favorites from the movie soundtrack will be used along with original music written specifically for the stage production.

“I couldn’t be more excited to bring the live production of A Christmas Snow to the Branson stage”, states director Tracy J Trost. “We at Trost Moving Pictures recognize Branson has a vibrant theater community and all of us agree that the Starlite Theatre is the perfect place to continue this extraordinary story of forgiveness and reconciliation that has already touched and changed thousands of lives around the world in book and film form.”

Muse Watson (NCIS), who has a background in theater, will reprise his role as Sam. In addition to Watson’s role, original cast member Catherine Mary Stewart (The Last Starfighter, Night of the Comet, Weekend at Bernie’s) will again take on the charismatic and inspiring role of Kathleen.

Trost is currently securing other cast members that will include local talent.

Director Tracy J Trost has a full slate of projects lined up for 2011. His newest film, The Lamp, starring Jason London, Meredith Salenger, Sarah Brown, L. Scott Caldwell and Cameron ten Napel, with Muse Watson and Lou Gossett, Jr. will be released in Spring 2011.

About the actors:

Muse Watson

Equally comfortable on the theater stage as he is in front of the camera, Muse Watson first gained notice with several strong performances on stage that helped pave the way for a feature film and television career. His diverse roles in Sommersby, Something to Talk About, Assassins, & Rosewood brought him mainstream recognition but it was the villainous “Ben Willis” in the trendy thriller I Know What You Did Last Summer films and From Dusk Till Dawn 2 that propelled him in the limelight as a chameleonic actor. He made equally impressionable appearances in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and Sundance Film-Festival award-winner Songcatcher, challenging himself by playing unique characters.

Transitioning to the small screen, Watson delivered stellar performances in several made-for-television movies including Blind Vengeance and Justice in a Small Town; and the television series, American Gothic, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, Matlock, The Lazarus Man, JAG, Walker Texas Ranger, Ghost Whisperer, CSI, and The Mentalist. Going on to land his most notorious TV roles as “Mike Franks” in the award winning drama NCIS and “Charles Westmoreland” in the Emmy & Golden Globes nominated & People’s Choice Awards – winner Prison Break.

Catherine Mary Stewart

Catherine Mary Stewart is excited to reprise her screen role of “Kathleen” in A Christmas Snow, the musical. She looks forward to bringing the message of hope, love, forgiveness and redemption to a whole new audience in this entertaining format.

Catherine’s career has spanned over a period of 30 years, and over 50 different productions from film to television to theater, in England, Canada and the United States. She was living in London studying dance, acting and singing, when she was cast in her first professional acting role as the lead in the rock musical The Apple.  The Apple was chosen to open the Montreal World Film Festival in 1980 and has since developed a cult following and was recently screened at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Catherine moved to Los Angeles in 1981 and soon after landed a contract with Days of Our Lives originating the role of Kayla Brady. During Catherine’s tenure with “Days” she was cast in the lead role of “Maggie” in The Last Starfighter.  Catherine found steady employment as an actor in movies, including the cult classic Night of the Comet, the 50’s teen comedy Mischief, as well as the female lead in the very popular Weekend at Bernie’s.

A variety of television features and miniseries have also given Catherine the opportunity to work alongside such luminaries as Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Robert Stack and Karl Malden.  She co-starred with Charles Bronson and Christopher Reeve in the acclaimed TNT movie The Sea Wolf. She also starred alongside Candice Bergen, Rod Steiger, Anthony Hopkins and Angie Dickinson in the widely publicized Hollywood Wives, and played the Joan Collins character as a young woman aging from early teens to mid-twenties in Sins.  Stewart received accolades for her work on the mini-series Passion and Paradise with Armand Assante and Rod Steiger.

Most recently she has appeared in several TV movies for Lifetime, including My Daughter’s Secret, Dead at 17 and My Neighbor’s Secret and on the Hallmark Channel, including Sharp Shooter, Generation Gap and Class. Catherine is proud to have had the lead role in the feature film A Christmas Snow, released in October of 2010.

About the Starlite Theatre:

The 880-seat Starlite Theatre is conveniently located on Highway 76 near the Titanic and features Branson’s only five-story glass atrium with 19,560 feet of glass. Inside, Starlite’s state-of-the-art stage is the perfect venue for some of Branson’s most popular and interactive shows. For ticket information call the Starlite Theater at 866-991-1982 or visit www.StarliteTheatre.com

About Trost Moving Pictures:

Trost Moving Pictures is an independent film production company based in Tulsa, OK. Their first two films, Find Me and A Christmas Snow, have won numerous awards at film festivals around the country, including Best Feature and Best Actor.

They are in post production on their third feature film, The Lamp with best-selling author Jim Stovall, who wrote The Ultimate GiftThe Lamp stars Jason London, Meredith Salenger, L Scott Caldwell, Sarah Brown, Cameron ten Napel with Muse Watson and Louis Gossett Jr. and will be released Spring 2011. You can find out more information at: www.TrostMovingPictures.com

For interviews with director Tracy J Trost and cast of A Christmas Snow please contact:

Rhonda Boudreaux - Trost Moving Pictures Publicity

Satellite office: 913-780-4035 • RDBoudreaux1@aol.com

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Get 2 DVDs for the Price of 1

A Christmas Snow DVDA Christmas Snow is on sale at Family Christian Stores this weekend only! You can get the DVD for only $9.99 on their website here and save 50% or get it in stores for only $8.99 and save 55% (click here to find a store near you). That means you can get 2 DVDs for the price of 1 or less than the price of one!!! There are limited supplies at each store so move quickly to get your copies right away.

What many people are doing is buying one copy for their own family and a second to give away to another family this Christmas, so they can share the message of forgiveness and reconciliation.

A Christmas Snow has been touching peoples lives and hearts at the more than 200 screenings around the country and now on TV (channel listings here) and we just received a report of a father who is hoping to reconnect with his daughters this Christmas after watching the film. For us, stories like this represent true success for all of us here at Trost Moving Pictures.

Thank you to all of our friends, family, and fans who have told others about A Christmas Snow, the Novel, Sam’s Journal: Restored, and the Soundtrack. It is because of you that so many lives are being changed this Christmas Season!

About A Christmas Snow: A Christmas Snow stars Catherine Mary Stewart, Muse Watson, Cameron ten Napel, and Anthony Tyler Quinn and is a heart warming story of forgiveness and reconciliation. It has won best picture at the XP Media Film Festival and has been officially selected to many others.