BURBANK, CA - April 1, 2014 - iL2M International Corp. (the "company" or "iLink2Music.com") (OTCQB: ILIM), an emerging music entertainment and social media company announced today that it has signed Jeff Schimmel as the executive producer of the Michael Blackson morning show, which will soon air on the Company's first commercial radio station.
Schimmel began his 25 year career in the entertainment industry by selling Archangel, a Cold War spy thriller, to a Hollywood production company while still in law school. After earning a Juris Doctor degree, Jeff teamed with Rodney Dangerfield and Harold Ramis to write the full-length Warner Brothers animated movie, Rover Dangerfield. This quickly led to a screenplay assignment for Orion Pictures/20th Century Fox and his first TV writing job on the top 10 ABC sitcom, Full House.
After writing and producing a series of short films called The Schimmel Papers for the Fox TV series The Sunday Comics, Schimmel became a writer on the groundbreaking Emmy Award winning sketch comedy series In Living Color, worked on the fledgling WB Network's first sitcom, and then served as a producer on the last NBC TV special starring the legendary Bob Hope.
Soon after, Schimmel sold To See You Again, a World War II film project, to Steven Spielberg's Dreamworks/SKG Studios, wrote the comedy featureTrue Blue for Oscar winner Martin Landau's Pentagon Pictures at MGM/UA, performed script consulting services on numerous TV and film projects, and even contributed his comedy writing skills to an NBC/Pax TV game show, Balderdash. Over the years, Schimmel wrote and produced one hour and half-hour comedy specials for HBO, Showtime, and first run syndication -- and has appeared on camera in many of them.
More recently, Schimmel spent three seasons as supervising producer and writer on Comedy Central's controversial Mind of Mencia, and also produced No Strings Attached, a highly rated, one hour Comedy Central TV special that sold over a million copies on DVD.
As writer/producer, Schimmel worked for Warner Brothers, BET, CMT, Caravan Pictures, Canada's Paragon Entertainment Group, the government of Bermuda, and a new TV production company in Israel. In addition, Schimmel worked extensively with radio industry giants Clear Channel, AM/FM, Radio One, and Emmis Communications as the creator, writer and executive producer of many top rated radio morning shows around the country. His own company, Comedy Quest, provided original material to radio stations in the U.S. Also in the recording industry, Jeff wrote and produced tracks for three CDs from multi-platinum rap artist Busta Rhymes and was Executive producer on the comedy CD titled Reserection.
Since 1985, Schimmel wrote and produced for TV and film stars such as Jim Carrey, Jamie Foxx, Bob Hope, Harold Ramis, Dave Chappelle, Ellen DeGeneres, Rodney Dangerfield, George Lopez, Robin Williams, Tracy Morgan, Bob Saget, Peter Boyle, Damon Wayans, Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, David Alan Grier, Bobcat Goldthwait, Tim Meadows, Gene Simmons, Ken Jeong, Keenen Wayans, David Steinberg, John Stamos, Martin Landau, Kevin Pollak, Busta Rhymes, Cheech Marin, Carlos Mencia, and his brother, late comedian Robert Schimmel.
About iL2M International Corp. and iLink2Music.com
iL2M (OTCQB: ILIM) is an emerging music entertainment and social media company based out of Burbank, California. The company is in beta to launch the iLink2Music.com digital media platform, which provides an evolutionary online application that consolidates the way people enjoy and manage their social media, music, and entertainment. The company intends to generate exclusive online celebrity radio, video, events, and content, and generate revenue from multi-sensory branding, content licensing, co-creation, and product placement through an immersive user experience. iL2M is publicly-traded on the OTCQB in the United States under the ticker symbol ILIM. For more information, please visit us at www.iL2M.com.
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