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The Inaugural IFFS Excellence Awards

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The Inaugural IFFS Excellence Awards will be presented at the December program and for the first time, will honor and pay tribute to the dedicated professionals and executives managing film festivals. Festivals continue to provide a vital intersection where the major stakeholders in the entertainment industry converge. For decades the tireless work of the film festival professional has made monumental impacts on the industry for individual filmmakers, buyers, sellers, and countless organizations...

New initiatives for Dubai Industry Office

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The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) has introduced a number of new initiatives for its Industry Office, including a Project Market, a producer's training program, and a screenwriting master class.   Under the guidance of Associate Director Jane Williams (industry consultant for reputed organizations such as Cinemart and  The European Commission), the DIFF Industry Office has been designed to provide a platform for information exchange and share of best practice between Arab f...

Withoutabox ups Fred Kramer to President

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Withoutabox, the leading, worldwide online-media company dedicated to advancing independent film and connecting artists with audiences, has promoted Fred Kramer to president and named Trina Wyatt chief operating officer, effective immediately. The announcement was made by David Straus, co-founder and CEO of Withoutabox.In his new role, Kramer will continue to oversee the day-to-day operations of Withoutabox with an expanded role managing the company’s technology department, product sales and i...

Terry Giliam speaker at Ischia scriptwriting panel

Terry Gilliam is a regular festival friend of Ischia and shared with other film professionals his knowledge in the local/global film making processs.Interesting enough to hear what he had to say about the language of the studio in front of Mark Canton former Sony chief

Mark Canton speaker at Ischia Scriptwriting panel

Mark Canton, honored as producer of the year at Ischia for 300 among other films in a very suceesful year for the former head of Sony studios and Warner

AFIA 2008: Call for entries

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AFIA Film Festival to be held March 12-17th 2008 in Aarhus, Denmark is now accepting submissions for its third edition!AFIA is an annual International Film Festival, held across second Danish biggest city – Aarhus. The festival focuses on auteur films (Debut features and shorts) by directors, who are at the beginning of their career, and internationally unknown (yet).Short films that have been completed after Jan. 1, 2007 and debut feature films (both fiction and documentaries) that have been ...

Pascal Vicedomini press conference

Pascal Vicedomini - press conference

Singapore and Australia intend to sign film Co-production agreement by end of 2007

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Leveraging on the strong bi-lateral relationship between Singapore and Australia, both countries announced at the Marché du Film (Cannes Film Market) today the intent to sign a Film Co-production Agreement by end of 2007.  The agreement will further enhance the cultural and creative exchange between the two countries and it will cover co-productions in films, television, video recordings, animations and digital format productions. In an effort to kick-start the collaboration, the Singapore Fil...

Future of Cinema May 23 Panel: panelists Bios

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Panelist Bios:Ana SerranoAna Serrano is the Director of CFC Media Lab, a world-renowned new media research, training and production facility created in 1997 at Norman Jewison’s CFC (Canadian Film Centre). As director of CFC Media Lab, she provides strategic leadership, fiscal development, program design and creative direction for all of the Centre’s new media initiatives, including the development and production of a diverse range of critically acclaimed interactive narrative prototypes.In 2...

Future of Cinema Salon at Cannes

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Panel in Cannes May 23: The future of cinema: is it interactive, 3D, digital...

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This panel in Cannes will examine a few trends that the film industry can expect to go through in the coming decadesThe D Cinema is now a marching revolution, 3D stereo has become a major part in blockbuster launch strategy, the digital revolution offers a different access from the public to special events, home entertainment is now competition but probably also a future partner in public entertainment.Gaming and cinema convergence will create new productions synergies.Interactive scenario deman...

Ana Serrano, Director of CFC Media Lab

Ana Serrano is the Director of CFC Media Lab, a world-renowned new media research, training and production facility created in 1997 at Norman Jewison’s CFC (Canadian Film Centre). As director of CFC Media Lab, she provides strategic leadership, fiscal development, program design and creative direction for all of the Centre’s new media initiatives, including the development and production of a diverse range of critically acclaimed interactive narrative prototypes.In 2003, Ana was recognized f...

About the Canadian Film Centre co producer of the Future of Cinema Salon @ Cannes

       The CFC (Canadian Film Centre) is Canada's leading institution for advanced training in film, television and new media. A pioneer in the rapidly changing entertainment landscape, the CFC promises residents an innovative education, creative industry partnerships and cutting edge production experience. Beyond development, the CFC is committed to promoting and investing in Canada's diverse talent; providing exhibition, financial, and distribution op...

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Cinema: challenges of the next decade get on the list of the opening Cannes forum

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On the opening day of its 60th anniversary, the Festival de Cannes is proposing a moment of reflection on the opportunities and challenges of the next decade.Film industry representatives, new media players, journalists and sociologists from around the world will share their experiences and views on how the fast evolving digital economy is shaping new roles for directors, producers and distributors while offering exciting opportunities to creators and audiences.They will debate on the evolution ...

Cannes opens with a forum examining the future of cinema "Cinema: towards the audiences of tomorrow"

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On the opening day of its 60th anniversary, Wednesday May 16 from 2:30pm to 5:30pm, the Festival de Cannes is offering a moment of reflection on the opportunities and challenges of the next decade by holding a conference focused on the evolution of audience practices and on the ties between cinema creation, new promotional and broadcast platforms.  Film industry representatives, new media players, journalists and sociologists will share their experiences and views on how the fast evolving digit...

We lost Jack Valenti

Jack Valenti, the former head of the Motion Picture Assn. of America for almost four decades and the prime mover behind the movie ratings system, died Thursday. He was 85. Valenti had checked out of Johns Hopkins University Medical Center on Wednesday where he was hospitalized after suffering a stroke. We loved his strong tenure, relentless battle against piracy, strong advocate of american cinema from majors and independents...I had the priviledge of dining a few times with his family and celeb...

Un guide en ligne pour la VOD sur totalvod.com

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Le site internet www.totalvod.com est né le 26 mars. C'est à la fois le premier guide de tous les contenus cinématographiques et audiovisuels disponibles légalement en vidéo à la demande (VoD) sur internet, et un magazine sur l’actualité du cinéma, de la télévision et de la VoD. www.totalvod.com répertorie tous les programmes (films, séries, documentaires, clips, animations, vidéos pratiques, reportages, magazines, archives TV, etc…) proposés par les principaux (1) sites de ...

Film Festival Summit IFFS Europe Speakers

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The International Film Festival Summit IFFS Europe will bring together leading film festivals and professionals from around the world to network, innovate, and share ideas. The summit will address the proliferation of festivals, sponsorship strategies, operations & management, technology, programming, and the distribution of film. Join your peers and colleagues for an event you can't afford to  miss!SPEAKERS INCLUDE:Henri Behar,Press, Toronto & Cannes Film Festival Despina Mouzaki...

Blogging from London next week around the Festival Summit in London

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I will be reporting from the Cuberland in London next week at the Festival Summit Europe. ...

Global Film Finance 10 Workshops series in Cannes: 19-22 May 2007

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New ways of financing and effective distribution for the film industry: 19-22 May 2007International filmmakers can benefit from a growing range of tax incentives and public funds as well as from newly established private equity funds. By integrating brands into their film they can create valuable cross promotion effects, relieving their budget, while Video on Demand platforms enable them to distribute their films worldwide to targeted audiences.International experts will help you to stay on top ...

IT's life! L'événement 2007 14 au 18 novembre vous invite à plonger dans l'univers des loisirs numériques,

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IT's life! L'événement 2007 vous invite à plonger dans l'univers des loisirs numériques, avec convivialité, proximité, échanges et simplicité. Découvrez les produits et les usages des nouvelles technologies avec l'aide des marques présentes sur l'événement. Entrez dans un lieu unique, un lounge, un espace de rencontres entre ceux qui imaginent, conçoivent les produits et solutions numériques et ceux qui les utilisent et les utiliseront. Pour sa première éditio...

Film festival: destination tourism Part 1

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The continued expansion of film festivals and their financial support by public authorities is well known. There are clear economic and political benefits derived from investing in cultural events since more visitors come to the venue of the festival and support the local economy through expenditures on lodging, meals, local products and other leisure activities. Further, support for the arts is an appealing political activity since there are no controversies involved and provides prestige for t...

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