To celebrate the theatrical release of highly anticipated animated feature “MAYA THE BEE MOVIE,” Shout! Factory Kids and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have teamed up to present a benefit premiere screening of this fun-filled family movie on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Laemmle’s Music Hall Theater in Beverly Hills. Shout! Factory Kids will donate all ticket proceeds from this benefit screening to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Studio 100 Media, the film’s production company, and Shout! Factory have offered to match the funds raised at this screening as additional donation to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Moreover, Shout! Factory Kids will be bringing a private advanced screening of “MAYA THE BEE MOVIE” to patients and their families at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles before the movie’s May 1st theatrical opening in Los Angeles and New York. Children at CHLA will have the first opportunity to embark on the fantastical cinematic adventure of “MAYA THE BEE MOVIE” by attending a special movie presentation in the CHLA movie screening facilities and through the on-demand entertainment system that is available in each patient room.
“MAYA THE BEE MOVIE’ is a highly entertaining family movie and continues to grow in popularity around the world. In addition to having engaging storyline and memorable characters, this uplifting family film features positives messages that parents will appreciate for their kids,” said Melissa Boag, Vice President of Kids & Family Entertainment, Shout! Factory and Shout! Factory Kids. “Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is an exceptional institution for world-class care and a place of healing and hope for young patients and their families. We’re thrilled to present this exciting movie event for these children and their families. This is just the start of a longstanding relationship between Shout! Factory Kids and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.”
The benefit screening of “MAYA THE BEE MOVIE” will begin at 12 noon on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the Laemmle’s Music Hall Theater in Beverly Hills. Tickets for the screening event are $9.00. Guests may add an additional contribution upon ticket purchase, with all proceeds benefiting Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. To purchase tickets, please visit http://www.laemmle.com/theaters/4. For more information, please visit mayathebeemovie.net or Laemmle.com
A Shout! Factory Kids film release, “MAYA THE BEE MOVIE” opens in Los Angeles and New York on May 1, 2015
Already a great box office success in much of the world, MAYA THE BEE MOVIE, based on the well-known children’s novel and popular animated series in Europe, Australia and Asia, offers an immersive cinematic adventure into a spectacular macroscopic world. This highly anticipated animated feature brings to life an enchanting story of a little bee named Maya and her exciting adventure of self-discovery and fantastical fun.
Directed by Alexs Stadermann (Bambi II) and produced by Studio 100 Media and Buzz Studios in association with Flying Bark Productions, “MAYA THE BEE MOVIE” features the acclaimed voice talent of Coco Jack Gillies, Academy Award® nominee Jacki Weaver (Animal Kingdom, Silver Linings Playbook), Miriam Margolyes (Harry Potter, Babe), Richard Roxburgh (Mission: Impossible II), Noah Taylor (Game of Thrones, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Kodi Smit-McPhee (ParaNorman, Rise of the Planet of the Apes) and Justine Clarke (Home and Away).