VOLTERRA, Italy, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With the release of the Breaking Dawn Part 2 movie and DVD, fans of Stephenie Meyer's beloved Twilight Saga have been left thirsting for more of her fantastic world of romance and mythology. Now fans can rejoice with the release of Twilight in Volterra: set in the real town of Volterra, a sparkling gem nestled in the Tuscan hills of Italy, this documentary explores the locations Meyer so carefully describes in the Twilight books. Twilight in Volterra (www.twilightinvolterra.com) is available worldwide.
Four-time Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Jason Brown takes you in stunning HD through this beautiful Italian town in Tuscany. Fans can visit the spot where Edward nearly took his own life to save Bella, and drive in real time with Alice and Bella on their frantic dash through the Italian countryside to rescue him. See the beautiful and formidable Piazza dei Priori clock tower strike noon, the Palazzo Viti, which marks the seat of power for the mysterious vampire Volturi, and hear their historical secrets revealed by Volterra locals.
Viewers will gain new admiration for the accuracy with which Stephenie Meyer brought this town to life, even though she had never set foot in Volterra before penning New Moon. From the hints at magic and mystery on every corner to the fascinating traditions of the residents, Volterra is revealed as the perfect setting for vampire lore. It's the glamorous world of Twilight like you've never seen it before – even in the Twilight movies, which were not shot in the real Volterra but two hours away in Montepulciano!
Produced by Jason Brown and York Baur, this family-friendly documentary is a must-have for Twilight fans of all ages. If you enjoyed Twilight in Forks and Destination Forks, Twilight in Volterra is a must-have to complete your collection. It is available on DVD at Amazon.com, for download on Apple's iTunes and Amazon's Instant Video services, and on-demand through the Comcast, Xfinity, Cox, and Time Warner, and Bright House cable television networks. For more information, visit www.twilightinvolterra.com, and join the conversation on Facebook at www.facebook.com/twilightinvolterra. Members of the press can download the Twilight in Volterra backgrounder and request interviews at www.twilightinvolterra.com/contact.html.
About the Producers
Jason Brown is Executive Vice President of Peninsula Heritage Productions, and is the Co-Producer and Director of the movie Twilight in Forks – The Saga of the Real Town and Destination Forks – The Real World of Twilight, both released by Summit Entertainment in 2010. Jason's 25 years of experience in film, television and music production place him in the top tier of creative talent in the industry. With four Emmy Awards, as well as multiple Clio, Telly and Addy Awards, Jason's work has been seen by millions of people on TV, in theaters and in corporate settings around the world. His credits include work on features such as Lover's Lane and Double Impact, recent television shows like A&E's Sell this House and Discovery's Super Surgeries, as well as additional projects for ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, Showtime, and the NFL Super Bowl. Jason's work has also been previewed to audiences at the Sundance Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, New York International Film Festival, and during the NFL Super Bowl. His corporate productions for companies like Nintendo, Microsoft, Coke, Nike and National Geographic rounds out a full spectrum of career achievement.
York Baur is President of Peninsula Heritage Productions, and is the Co-Producer of the movie Twilight in Forks – The Saga of the Real Town and Destination Forks – The Real World of Twilight, both released by Summit Entertainment in 2010. With 25 years of experience in content development, product marketing, business development and corporate development, York brings extensive knowledge to the company's projects. His expertise in deal making has enabled the company to gain top-tier global distribution for its products, and attract the necessary capital to fund the creation of high quality intellectual property. In addition, York's experience in direct-to-consumer marketing on the Internet has allowed the company to build a fan base over 1,500,000 people strong, using social media as a highly efficient means of awareness creation. York spent the last 25 years in executive positions at Washington online media companies, including InfoSpace, Akamai, and Microsoft. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California (USC).
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