Dirrty records founder/ceo lunden de'leon announces the opening on palmetto film studios
Filmmaker/Record Label CEO Lunden De'Leon
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Dec. 30, 2009 - PRLog -- Dirrty Records Founder/CEO Lunden De’Leon, announced today the opening of Palmetto Film Studios. “The studio will make and distribute 10-12 independent films a year,” says De’Leon. It will be the most ambitious film studio complex in South Carolina.”
Located in Marion South Carolina, the complex will feature multiple studios with connecting production office suites, ample support space and abundant parking areas. The first title for release is the coming of age drama “Last of a Dying Breed” about a soldier returning home for the first time trying to adapt to normal life. Followed by the horror movie Stifle, Between Brothers and the suspense thriller Wol-Mart.
Voted by The Ave Magazine as "One of the Most Significant Women In Entertainment" alongside Oprah Winfrey, Halle Berry, Beyonce, and many more, fans recall first being introduced to De’Leon as Joanne Mbutu on the hit television series Vital Signs. Years later, the sultry actress catapulted that breakout role into a successful career with quite an impressive track-record by creating a number of unforgettable performances and starring in over fifty movies and television shows like the 20th Century Fox Movie The Ladies Room, Surviving Paradise, Fury, Faux-Pas, Cryptz, the HBO award-winning film Kickin Chicken and the NBC hit comedy "Just Shoot Me." Featured in Forbes, Marie Claire, Entrepreneur Magazine, Business Week, Women's Wall Street and Black Enterprise in fall 2003 De’Leon opened the doors to her Los Angeles based record label Dirrty Records and made headlines around the world for releasing a punk remake of Jimi Hendrix's classic Purple Haze. De’Leon’s accomplishments won her an induction into the Caribbean Hall of Fame alongside such legends as Bob Marley and Sidney Poitier. Known for her compassion, confidence and inspirational achievements, Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn issued a special proclamation declaring February 7th as Lunden De'Leon Day in the City of Los Angeles. De’Leon recently ran for County Councilwoman in her home state of South Carolina.