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The Molodist Kyiv Film Festival calls on the Fests to boycott Russian cinema

The Kyiv-based Molodist International Film Festival has written an open letter to the film community calling on other festivals to join the boycott of Russian films in response to the invasion of Ukraine by Russian military forces. The festival’s statement cites an ongoing effort by modern Russia to “separate culture from politics” and “[use] this same culture to distract the ...

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Trilith Town for Marvel Studios in Georgia Could Be the Cities Future

Imagine you’re a makeup artist or production manager on a Marvel movie. You work long hours and barely have time to shop or exercise, let alone yard work or socialize. What if your house was a 10-minute walk from the studio, during which you passed a craft beer bar and an outdoor concert stage? You’re too tired when you get ...

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Arshad Warsi claims Amitabh Bachchan’s production company ‘abandoned’ him

“Mujhe laga nahi tha ke mein 25 saal tak tik paunga idhar.” – Arshad Warsi had said this after completing 25 years in Hindi film industry. And why wouldn’t he say so? His career has been full of ups and downs. Can you imagine that the actor didn’t find any job after his brilliant performance in ‘Munna Bhai’? Or that ...

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Full Sail University Leads the Way in Film Education

As the film and television industry continues to grow, career opportunities in its various fields are also increasing. Indeed, according to Motion Picture Association Theme Reportthe global theatrical and home/mobile entertainment market grossed over $80 billion in 2020. With the global number encompassing physical, digital and theatrical means for entertainment, it can be difficult to identify a career niche within ...

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Amazon is going Nollywood – and its studio deals could shake up one of the world’s most prolific movie hubs

Over the past few months, the US giant has signed exclusive streaming deals with Inkblot Productions and Anthill Studios – which indicate the deals will fundamentally change the way they operate. Chinaza Onuzo, co-founder of Inkblot Productions, the studio behind domestic hits “The Wedding Party” and “Up North,” told CNN Business that the company has signed a three-year licensing agreement ...

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Roll Out the Red Carpet: LDS Film Festival Set for 2022 with New Vision and Leadership

OREM, Utah (ABC4) — If you’re a fan of movie star Jason Momoa’s deep, somewhat raspy voice, you’re in luck. The actor, best known for his starring role as Aquaman, will lend his talents and passion for the ocean as the narrator of boatmana documentary that follows the life and legacy of legendary surfing icon Duke Kahanamoku. “The producers made ...

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Ivan Reitman dies at 75

The comedy director died peacefully in his sleep, his family said. Ivan Reitman, the legendary comedy director behind “Ghostbusters,” “Stripes,” “Meatballs” and “Twins,” has died at the age of 75, his family told The Associated Press. Reitman was born in Czechoslovakia on October 27, 1946. His family moved to Canada when he was four years old. He became interested in ...

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Bill aims to strengthen filming incentives in Washington

Mas, who directed the series Nation-Zsaid Washington’s relatively limited incentive budget makes filming in the state much more difficult. “The amount of money being offered as part of the incentive and the speed at which it is happening is making it difficult for us to be competitive,” Mas said. Mas began working in Washington nearly 25 years ago, drawn to ...

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UH grad shortlisted for Netflix, Tribeca, and Gold House Directors Fellowship

Erin Lau (Photo credit: Antonio Agosto) A national scholarship program to help lead the pool of Asian and Pacific Islander talent in the film industry will feature a university of Hawaii to the former student of Mānoa. Erin Lau2014 graduate of the Creative Media Academy (MCA), is one of the three directors selected for the first Future Golden Film Scholarshiphosted ...

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‘Rust’ death triggers New Mexico gun safety bill for actors

A Republican New Mexico lawmaker wants movie actors and other film professionals to take state-sponsored gun safety training after a cinematographer died last year due to gunshot wounds. ‘a gun fired by actor Alec Baldwin Through Associated Press MORGAN LEE 1 February 2022, 00:43 • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article SANTA FE, NM — A ...

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The Slamdance Film Festival will present a film made by Mississauga students

Poster for the film Therapy Dogs, a film shot at Cawthra Park High School by former students in their senior year. When Justin Morrice and Ethan Eng were in high school in 2019, they wanted to make a movie that captured an authentic student experience. Now Therapy Dogs, the movie they made for fun during their senior year at Cawthra ...

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Berlin International Film Festival to be held in person despite rising COVID cases

The Berlin International Film Festival will take place in person next month despite the increase in the number of viruses in Germany. The rising number of cases, especially in the capital Berlin, has raised some concerns, but organizers want the festival to “send a signal” to the creative industries. “We are aware of the challenges posed by the unpredictable evolution ...

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Tom Holland says he “brought back the movie business”, not Tom Cruise

Which Tom saved the movie industry – Tom Cruise or Tom Holland? When the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) sent the world into lockdown in 2020, many movies and TV shows halted production, essentially shutting down the industry. After a while, a few productions slowly started to move again, including that of Tom Cruise. Mission: Impossible 7 and that of Tom Holland ...

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Fort McMurray production company hopes Spider-Man fan film spurs growth in local film scene

M’Guphynn Media, a Fort McMurray-based production company, says its latest Marvel fan film shows how the film industry is growing at all levels locally and across Alberta. The fan film is called Miles Behind and follows Miles Morales, one of the many different versions of Spider-Man inside the spider-verse. Morales saves Peter (not Parker) from an assault. But the situation ...

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Production company hopes Spider-Man fan film will encourage growth in the local film scene

Content of the article M’Guphynn Media, a Fort McMurray-based production company, says its latest Marvel fan film shows how the film industry is growing at all levels locally and across Alberta. Content of the article The fan film is called Miles behind and follows Miles Morales, one of the many different versions of Spider-Man inside the Spider-Verse. Morales saves Peter ...

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UK Screen Tax Breaks Generated £ 3.6 Billion In Revenue In 2019, BFI Report Says | News

UK screen sector tax breaks generated £ 3.6bn in revenue for UK government coffers in 2019, the most recent year for which figures are available, according to the Screen report Business 2021, commissioned by the British Film Institute (BFI) and released today (December 13). The 2019 numbers represent a significant 27% increase from 2017 and include the year in which ...

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Moonwhite Films International Film Festival

ANI | Update: Dec 11, 2019 2021 20:58 STI New Delhi [India], December 11 (ANI / SRMF): The 4th Moonwhite Films International Film Fest – MWFIFF 2021 presented by SBI in association with Anup Jalota was held LIVE ONLINE this year.MWFIFF, Devashish Sargam (Raj) the Founder and Director, along with his jury Anup Jalota, Jaspinder Narula, Gufi Paintal, Pt. Suvashit ...

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Women in Film and Television Winners; Sundance London Dates – Deadline

Glenda Jackson, Charlotte Moore and Michaela Coel among WFTV winners Glenda Jackson, Wunmi Mosaku, Stacey Dooley, Emily Maitlis, Michaela Coel and Charlotte Moore were among the winners of the 30e Women in Movie and TV (UK) Awards, which took place in London on Friday. British veteran Jackson was honored with the EON Productions Lifetime Achievement Award, accepted on his behalf ...

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Film ForumIn-person Q&A with WRITING WITH FIRE Directors Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh, co-presented by Brown Girl Doc Mafia

Brown Girls Doc Mafia is an initiative that advocates for more than 4,500 non-binary women and people of color working in the documentary film industry around the world. We fight inequalities by building community and sharing resources, nurturing our creative genius, demanding access and visibility in creative and professional environments, enriching our community with the knowledge needed to support us ...

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Council approves $ 625,000 to tackle food insecurity and drug addiction and provide training for film workers

Northside Food Co-Op project manager Evan Folds delivered free curbside food at a pop-up event last winter. (Port City Daily / Williams) WILMINGTON – On Wednesday, city council voted to allocate a total of $ 625,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to three area nonprofits. The city is expected to receive nearly $ 26 million from ARPA over ...

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When directors tell their origin stories

New “The Remembrance Part II” and “Bergman Island”Are two films by modern masters that not only delve into the filmmaking process, but also draw inspiration from the personal lives of the filmmakers themselves. Seems familiar? Self-reflective films like these practically serve as an author’s rites of passage – think “8 ½”, Federico Fellini’s alluring ode to creative blocking with Marcello ...

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Lights, Camera, Action: Spotlight Shines on Tennessee’s Growing Film and Television Industry | Business

Look for a lot more lights, cameras and action over the next decade as Tennessee’s evolving film and television industry approaches a pivotal era of unprecedented growth. That’s the word of Bob Raines, executive director of the Tennessee Entertainment Commission. Speaking at a recent “Create It In Tennessee” panel session at the Nashville Film Festival, Raines hinted at major developments ...

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Cinema spending is expected to exceed $ 500 million in 2021

Record amount of production takes place in New Jersey TRENTON – The New Jersey Film and Television Commission today announced that overall production spending in the State for cinema will exceed half a billion dollars in 2021, after a very busy spring and summer and an amount of unprecedented production taking place this fall. The record number of productions shot ...

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Bigfork Independent Film Festival spotlights Montana filmmakers and made in Montana films

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Bigfork Independent Film Festival. Northwestern Montana’s iconic film event, the BIFF has evolved over the years and now attracts filmmakers from across the state and around the world. As it successfully did in 2020, BIFF 2021 will offer moviegoers the choice of watching the films in person at the Bigfork Center for ...

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Seating campaign for the Charlotte Film Society to help open an art house

The Charlotte Film Society plans to open a three-screen arthouse cinema at 4237 Raleigh St. in NoDa. Charlotte Film Society The latest campaign to help run Charlotte’s only arthouse cinema, which opens this fall, calls on donors to ‘Take a Seat’. The Charlotte Film Society plans to open its three-screen cinema, called the Independent Picture House, in late November around ...

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Amazon has promised all James Bond films will hit theaters

Longtime James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli says Amazon is committed to releasing future films from the long-running franchise in theaters. According to long-standing James bond producer Barbara Broccoli, Amazon will continue to ensure that future films in the franchise hit theaters. The multinational conglomerate bought MGM Studios in May 2021, which owns the rights to the James Bond franchise with ...

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Irvington native sees film tour success – Essex News Daily

This slideshow requires JavaScript. IRVINGTON, NJ – Damon “Abwon” Clindinin, originally from Irvington, continues his slow rise to the top of the media and film industry, dominating the field as a producer and media personality. Today, thanks to his media company and award-winning shorts, Clindinin is reaping the rewards of the seeds he sowed through his dedication and extraordinary creativity. ...

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Why “Shang-Chi” is not a success in China

Marvel released “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” with China in mind. Simu Liu, the Canadian lead actor in the film, was born in China. Much of his dialogue is in Mandarin. The cast includes Tony Leung, one of the greatest Chinese-speaking movie stars in history. The studio’s first Asian superhero film is a success, attracting praise and ...

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Campari launches Fellini Forward, the new Campari Red Diaries project exploring the creative genius of Federico Fellini using artificial intelligence

CAMPARI AND FEDERICO FELLINI A notable partnership was established when Campari collaborated with Federico Fellini on a unique commercial in 1984. His niece, Francesca Fabbri Fellini, a key partner in the development of Fellini forward project says “Some people are born geniuses, others become – Federico has become a creative genius. His human experiences, the environment in which he lived, ...

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“District 9” director Neill Blomkamp on his chilling foray into VR horror and America’s inspired “District 10”

Ot over the past six years, famous filmmaker Neill Blomkamp (District 9, Elysium) was attached to the suites of Aliens and RoboCop, two of the most beloved series in modern science fiction. Yet despite considerable online interest in both projects – which allegedly ignored subsequent installments and resumed immediately after 1986 Aliens and 1987 RoboCop, respectively, neither looks likely to ...

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Ranveer Singh for Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Ranveer Singh shared this photo. (Image courtesy: ranveersingh) Strong points Sanjay Leela Bhansali completed 25 years in the film industry Ranveer Singh dedicated two special Instagram posts to the filmmaker “His pursuit of excellence is relentless,” wrote Ranveer Singh New Delhi: Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali has spent 25 years in the Hindi film industry today and actor Ranveer Singh, who ...

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Top 10 Most Technologically Innovative Film Production Companies

Over the past 30 years, the film industry has made tremendous technological advancements. From the first uses of CGI in Terminator 2: Judgment Day and jurassic park Faced with the popularity of streaming, the film industry has changed dramatically and shows no signs of slowing down despite the many setbacks it is currently facing. RELATED: 10 Actresses Who Own Their ...

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RM 54 million distributed to creative industry players – Saifuddin

KUCHING: A total of RM 54 million of the RM 89.2 million allocated under the Malaysian Creative Industry Stimulation Program (PRISMA) has so far been distributed to creative industry practitioners in the country . Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah (pix) said the government aims to distribute the remaining funds to creative industry practitioners before the end of the ...

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Samantha N. Sheppard & JE Smyth – Deadline

Authors and university professors Samantha N. Sheppard and JE Smyth were named Academy Film Scholars on Monday 2021 by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The grant, presented annually by the organization, is awarded to established academics whose projects focus on one aspect of film and the film industry. The Academy’s Education Grants Committee will award Sheppard and ...

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A journey on the A23 and in film production

Up-and-coming film producer Yaw Basoah is a south Londoner with long-term memories of Brixton. Simone richardson told him about movies, art and the importance of life outside of work Yaw Basoah Yaw Basoah’s parents are from the village of Besorol in the Ashanti region of Ghana, but he grew up in South London. “They moved in the ’60s and’ 70s. ...

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Video Production Services Market 2021 | Industry Segmentation, CAGR Status, Key Trends, Forecast to 2027 – KSU

The study of professional intelligence on Global Video Production Services Market is a holistic assessment of numerous micro- and macroeconomic elements modeling market dynamics over the forecast period 2021 to 2027. The study offers an analysis of all the factors driving and restraining the growth of the services market video production. It also explains what are the main challenges facing ...

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The Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood reopens with DC Film Museum

It’s been a long COVID-19 shutdown for the notorious Warner Bros. Studio Tour in Burbank, Calif., But it reopened to the public today, after spending that downtime completely renovating the backlot tour. With a brand new Visitor Center, Warner Bros. A working studio, and new TV series and cinema-centric museum experiences, it’s a completely revamped look behind the scenes of ...

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Dante Lam, Tsui Hark, and Chen Kaige co-direct $ 200 million Chinese war film – The Hollywood Reporter

The biggest-budget Chinese film ever is heading to the 2021 Cannes Film Market. Bona Film Group’s Korean War Epic The Battle of Changjin Lake, co-directed by renowned Chinese filmmakers Chen Kaige, Hark Tsui and Dante Lam with a production budget of $ 200 million, will debut on the Croisette with the Taipei-based distribution studio handling global sales. The project is ...

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George Clooney’s New Cause: A Public High School in Los Angeles

“What we have achieved at the USC academy is that to be more effective we need to reach out to these kids earlier,” said Mr. Iovine. Mr Clooney and his producing partner, Grant Heslov, said they came to a similar conclusion as they sought to diversify hiring on their productions. “You want a more diverse crew,” Heslov said, “but there ...

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