Clooney Hollywood Star To Speak In Sydney Australia
Next Week - 5th December 2011
one of the hottest actors in the world, right up there
with Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino,
Tom Cruise, Samuel L. Jackson and Australia's own
Russell Crowe and Hugh Jackman. Some will argue he
is the hottest.
the case and how you rank Mr Clooney, he is very successful
and we've also learned he's quite the humanitarian
and astute businessman.
his outstanding work as an actor, he has received
two Golden Globe Awards and an Academy Award. Clooney
is also noted for his social activism and has served
as one of the United Nations Messengers of Peace since
January 31, 2008.
adding to his ultra impressive accolades, is tipped
to win the Best Actor Oscar for his latest film, The
majority of media think 2001 was a stand out year
for Clooney, at least for commercial success in film.
His fame skyrocked that year with the release of his
biggest commercial success, Ocean's Eleven, the first
of a profitable film trilogy, a remake of the movie
from 1960 with the members of The Rat Pack with Frank
Sinatra as Danny Ocean. Stealing from a casino is
pretty cool, and Clooney pulls it off beautifully.
under (and most of the world) just loves George, so
its little wonder there's a considerable ticket price
attached to enjoying his 'An Exclusive Audience with
George Clooney'. Some tickets are apparently selling
for up to $1100 AUD (no misprint).
just how much moolah for tickets for the man who needs
no introduction? That depends upon who you speak to
- think $1000, at least at this stage of the game.
obtained some media blurb from International Events
- a speakers event arm of Max Markson's Markson Sparks!,
and it reads like this:
Exclusive Audience with George Clooney
Clooney is a two time Golden Globe Award and Academy
Award winning actor, presenter, director, producer
and screenwriter whos made over fortyt films.
In 2007, George cofounded the Darfus aid organisation
Not On Our Watch and began serving as a United Nations
Messenger of Peace, receiving a UN Summit Peace Award
with fellow actor Don Cheadle.
the last five years, George Clooney has been focused
on leveraging his celebrity to get people to care
for something mor important that celebrity - in particular
the issues of Southern Sudan. His last project is
the Satellity Sentinel Project (SSP) which provides
and early warning system to deter mass atrocities
by focusing world attention and generation rapid responses
on human rights and human security concerns.
a rare public appearance, George will discuss how
collaboration, negotiation and compromise have been
critical to his success in business and his humanitarian
work. Clooney will discuss how we all use our circle
of influence and personal power to make a difference
to the issues that matter in our professional and
personal lives. This is not to be missed - a true
bucket list opportunity!
lunch time event will be held on December 12th 2011
at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Darling
Harbour.12 noon lunch will be followed by a photograph
with Mr. Clooney and the event will culminate with
a talk from 1.30pm - 2.30pm The Power of Collaboration,
including a question and answer session moderated
by Ellen Fanning.
Tickets are priced at $1100 in GST or $11,000 for
a table of ten, including a two course lunch a photo
with George Clooney.
100 guests on 10 tables of 10 will be able to attend
so book now to guarantee your seat!
December 12th, 2011
Location: Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre,
The Late News...
understand that at this stage no media is invited
to the event. Will Mr Markson and the powers that
be change their mind in the coming days, should they
see enough benefit in working with and / or collaborating
with a range of Australian media companies (to raise
awareness and to help sell more tickets?) Or, will
Max and friends go it alone, believing that they will
get the numbers they require make money on Clooney's
exclusive speaking engagement in 'Sin City' Sydney?
Time will no doubt tell. Yes, we're interested to
attend of course, and talk about a positive news story.
Clooney kindly shared some of his thoughts with news
media recently regarding the working lives of his
fellow actors, and this is gold...
cut tobacco for a living in Kentucky. That was hard
work. I sold insurance door-to-door. That's hard work.
Acting is not hard work.
known a tremendous number of talented actors who didn't
get opportunities. It's long hours, but nobody wants
to hear you complain."
remember I was selling women's shoes at a department
store, which is a lousy job."
the interview with Hollywood Reporter magazine, he
added: "I don't find (acting) difficult. I find
it challenging, and sometimes I'm very bad at it,
but I don't find it hard."
George's Main Squeeze Come Down Under Too?
the million dollar question. If you didn't already
know, George has been hanging out with former WWE
Diva Superstar Stacy Keibler (once known by such colourful
names as "Miss Hancock" and "The Legs
of the WWE" (because of her extremely long legs).
Keibler was the only WWE Diva who ranked many times
in the listed of Maxim's Hot 100. Either way, Ms Keibler
nor Mr Clooney need not play second fiddle to anyone,
so if they come to Australia together, it will of
course be a huge bonus to media and fans.
to our friends at E! we learned the following. Ms
K opened right up to the celebrity media heavyweight:
"We're going to be having a lot of friends and
family going together this year, so it will be fun"
speaking about a Yuletide vacation with her parentswhich,
for the first time, will be feauturing a very special
guest appearance by her Oscar-winning boyfriend. It's
top secret if any of the family clan will be visiting
word yet if Clooney will be making any public appearances,
but you can bet he will be welcomed with open arms
if he does.
thank you for visiting Sydney, Australia, and we hope
to cross paths with you soon one way or another, and
with the AussieWood - Hollywood connection, we think
we've got a pretty good chance. You have to back yourself
in life and business, and that's exactly what we're
by George Clooney...
doing One Fine Day and playing a pediatrician on ER,
I'll never have kids. I'm going to have a vasectomy.
can't beat anyone anymore.
you get older and ease your way into being a character
actor you have to be comfortable with where you are
in life and career, and I'm very comfortable with
what I'm doing - working on projects I'm proud of.
I'm kind of comfortable with getting older because
it's better than the other option, which is being
dead. So I'll take getting older.
bought a piano once because I had the dream of playing
As Time Goes By as some girl's leaning on it drinking
a martini. Great image. But none of it worked out.
I can't even play Chopsticks. But I've got a nice
piano at my house!
don't believe in happy endings, but I do believe in
happy travels, because ultimately, you die at a very
young age, or you live long enough to watch your friends
die. It's a mean thing, life.
Man does not represent George Clooney