‘On Begley Street’ takes Best New Media award at Burbank International Film Festival
SHERMAN OAKS, CA., SEPT. 11, 2013 – ON BEGLEY STREET, the new Web series starring Ed Begley Jr.; his wife, Rachelle Carson-Begley; and their daughter, Hayden, captured the award for Best New Media at the recent Burbank International Film Festival, a week before its debut on evox Television Networks.
“We’re so proud to have received such a wonderful honor,” says executive producer/director Raphael Sbarge. “The Begleys have been such a force in television, movies and publishing. This award proves that their message is universal—doing right by the environment transcends mediums.”
ON BEGLEY STREET chronicles the Begleys’ journey to build the greenest, most sustainable home in North America under LEED Platinum-certified standards. Viewers are invited to watch each Sunday as Begley, the actor and noted environmentalist, and Carson-Begley try to balance sustainable living with living comfortably.
“I’d like to thank the jury at the festival, for selecting ON BEGLEY STREET in the face of some strong competition,” Begley says. “This Web series has been a labor of love for nearly two years, and we’re thrilled to have shared it with the Burbank International Film Festival just before our launch on evox.”
The partnership with evox Television provides ON BEGLEY STREET with a multiplatform opportunity to reach viewers. An online television network, retail marketplace and social community, evox supports the lifestyles of health and sustainability. As a for-profit and for-good socially driven entertainment and commerce platform, evox educates, informs and inspires by delivering social television and sustainable products worldwide.
ABOUT “ON BEGLEY STREET” AND THE BEGLEYS
Ed and Rachelle Begley are the most recognized names and faces in Hollywood’s environmental movement. The couple co-starred in their own highly successful reality series, LIVING WITH ED. They both continue to act, and are equally active in many charities and environmental groups. To learn more, visit www.onbegleystreet.com.
ABOUT MAKE IT HAPPEN PRODUCTIONS
An award-winning production company, Sherman Oaks, Calif.-based Make It Happen Productions (MIHP) has recently sold and produced television shows to both Viacom and NBC. Partnering with Raphael Sbarge, Ed Begley Jr. and Rachelle Carson-Begley, MIHP is proud to now add Web series development and production to its repertoire. To learn more, visit www.mihp.tv.
ABOUT EVOX TELEVISION
evox Television is building a global community that unites people around shared interests with the goal of influencing positive change and shifting consumer attitudes and behaviors. evox is the next evolution in entertainment. Learn more at www.evoxtelevision.com.