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Re: TV Documentaries On Greer's Ideas

From: Robert Gates <RGates8254@aol.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 1998 03:47:31 EDT
Fwd Date: Tue, 21 Jul 1998 07:30:25 -0400
Subject: Re: TV Documentaries On Greer's Ideas


>From: Stig_Agermose@online.pol.dk
>To: updates@globalserve.net
>Date: Fri, 17 Jul 1998 06:01:11 +0200
>Subject: Upcoming TV Documentaries Based On Steven Greer's Ideas

>American Artists Film Corporation Announces Agreement with
>Dr. Steven M. Greer

>PR Newswire - July 16, 1998 19:16


>ATLANTA, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- American Artists Film
>Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: AAFC) announced completion of
>an agreement with Crossing Point, Inc., a company headed by Dr.
>Steven M. Greer, an authority on the subject of extraterrestrial
>intelligence. Subject to completion of financing, the agreement
>calls for AAFC to produce a series of television documentaries
>featuring Dr. Greer's ideas and opinions regarding the existence
>of extraterrestrial life. AAFC has six months, with an optional
>six-month extension, to securing financing.

So what we seem to be discussing is Ross Perot style "paid
informercials" so to speak, depending on who is going to bank
roll the project(s).

Unless Greer buys primetime like Perot did, these shows will
only be seen betwwen 1-4 in the morning.

>Dr. Greer is the founder and international director of the
>Center for the Study of Extraterrestrial Intelligence
("CSETI"). >According to CSETI, Dr. Greer has met with and
provided >briefings to senior military, intelligence and
government >officials in the United States and around the world,
including >senior CIA officials, Joint Chiefs of Staff, White
House staff, >senior members of Congress and congressional
committees, senior >United Nations leadership and diplomats,
senior military >officials in the United Kingdom and Europe, and
cabinet-level >staff members of the Japanese government, among
others.

This paragraph is what I have heard the PR/press release writers
call a "stress the importance of that person with whatever
propaganda/information can be unloaded in a paragraph. Notice
they didn't bother to mention Steve's breathless claims how ETs
and special forces were involved in some kind of operation
involving allegedly involving Sarin in Colorado's San Luis
Valley.

>"This agreement represents a significant opportunity for
>American Artists to both showcase our creative talents and
>abilities and to be associated with the presentation of the
>ideas and opinions of an authority on the subject of
>extraterrestrial intelligence," said Robert A. Martinez, Chief
>Financial Officer of AAFC.

Personally I think people like Jerry Clark, Walt Andrus,
Christopher O'Brien and others are more "of an authority" then
Greer is. American Artists may be seeing this as a way to get
themselves out in the forefront with a special on UFOs.

>American Artists Film Corporation, based in Atlanta, Georgia, is
>a multi-faceted entertainment company committed to the creation,
>production and distribution of original, innovative programming
>and films for a variety of media. AAFC has focused its efforts
>on creating and producing programming for a number of venues
>including television specials, television commercials,
>corporate/industrial videos, as well as, developing
>made-for-television and theatrical movies and out-of-home Large
>Screen Video Display operations.

In major TV production circles this would be referred to as a
mom and pop operation.

>Forward-Looking Statements:

>Except for the historical information contained herein, this
>news release may contain forward-looking statements within the
>meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1934, as
>amended, and may involve risks and uncertainties, including
>those relating to the availability of suitable financial
>resources, the availability of management, production and
>creative personnel, access to suitable distribution channels for
>the Company's entertainment products, and favorable reaction to
>those products by media, advertisers and audiences, as well as
>other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC
>reports, including reports on Form 10-KSB for the year ended
>July 31, 1997 and Form 10-QSB for the quarters ended April 30,
>1998, January 31, 1998 and October 31, 1997.

Nothing like a risk and uncertainty disclaimer as a forward
looking statement.

<snip>

>Bob Schu of Desmond Towey & Associates,

Probably the PR firm who wrote the release.

Cheers,
Robert