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Respeecher Explained: The Speech Synthesis Software for Film & TV Creators

Speech synthesis is the artificial simulation of human speech by a computer, called speech synthesizer, and implemented in a speech synthesis software or hardware. Synthesized speech is generated by integrating pieces of recorded speech that reside in a database. It is based on two kinds of technologies, text-to-speech and speech-to-speech. Text-to-speech (TTS) technology is used for converting text information into audio format for voice-enabled services. First it transcribes text input (...

SUBMISSION START NOW IISFF - CINEMASCOPE AWARDS 2020

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!! SUBMISSION START NOW !! 2nd Indian International Short Film Festival CINEMASCOPE AWARDS 2020 The competition will be held on the online premiere screening, from 10 am to 7 pm. Date - 16th to 24th December. Mail Id – cinemascopeawards@gmail.com  Ph No – +91 9748275141 / +91 7044298663 /+91 9875615399   Please send your film details AND share your film link by Google Drive/We Transfer/YouTube Link for online submission.   Entry F...

Top 6 movies providing entertainment beyond the theatres

If you are a slot enthusiast who loves watching movies, experience the best of both worlds. When you get to online casinos, there are many slot games that are adapted from popular movies. Game developers are able to come up with captivating slots that feature authentic video clips, plus images and music from some films. Now, you will discover that most of the unique and imaginative features that give life to the theme of slot games are found in movie themed slots. Click here for new slot sites...

#SundanceCollab has free online filmmaker classes and confabs FYI

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent Thank the pandemic for opening up the Sundance Institute’s filmmaking factory mentors and masterclasses, with one available 9/23 for example. There’s a link below to register for a free virtual interactive discussion with Mike Plante, a senior programmer at the Utah-based non-profit. Robert Redford took over the then-American Film Fest in the 1980's, and rebranded that fest as the Sundance Institute. By his side, Michelle Satt...

San Sebastian Film Festival 2020 - What to know about SSIFF

The 2020 annual San Sebastian Film Festival is currently underway. The Spanish film festival, held in the city Donostia-San Sebastián, is one of the 14 A-class FIAPF festivals. This of course means that it’s quite a big deal for movie fans all over the world! The legendary festival has since its beginning in 1953 seen some important historical cinema moments, such as European premiere of Star Wars, and the international premier of Hitchcock's Vertigo.   The 68th e...

AFM Announces RightsTrade as Premier Sponsor for 2020 Online Event

The American Film Market announced that RightsTrade, the film and TV industry’s online sales platform, has signed on as a Premier Sponsor of AFM 2020 Online. This year’s market will take place wholly online over five days, Monday, November 9 – Friday, November 13.    RightsTrade’s presence at AFM 2020 Online is designed to further expand its footprint and give back to the industry. The company will offer a complimentary trial subscription for the market&rsqu...

Venice Production Bridge Closing Numbers and Highlights

  LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA VENICE PRODUCTION BRIDGE   Venice Production Bridge (VPB) - the market for selected projects - held from September 3rd to 11th, 2020, during the 77. Venice International Film Festival, has successfully wrapped. Above all we wish to express our thanks to all of the 1.312 Industry delegates who made the trip to Venice or joined online. As the first major Industry event to have ...

European Film Forum Online Beyond Covid-19: Revitalising the European audiovisual industry

  Open and streaming broadcast www.sansebastianfestival.com   The coming edition of the San Sebastian Festival’s European Film Forum, running on Tuesday, September 22 from 15h.-16h45 and broadcast live on the Festival website, will reflect on the challenges and opportunities faced by the European audiovisual industry in the context triggered by Covid-19. It will also make an in depth analysis of how this situation is affecting the European audiovisual sector, which was alre...

MIPCOM 2020 goes 100% digital with MIPCOM Online+

MIPCOM 2020 goes 100% digital with MIPCOM Online+, the first digital edition of the World’s Entertainment Content Market offering month-long access to inspiring keynotes, screenings, conferences, intelligence, pitching, networking and more. A premium digital platform offering 1-to-1 video meetings and live chat among attending delegates.   Korea Country of Honour MIPCOM is proud to welcome Korea as the 2020 Country of Honour. MIPCOM ...

Successfull call to action for the Mediterranean raised awareness (and funds) during Mostra

  Impressive coverage of the event during Venice 77 : see below some excerpts. "Better World Forum participated for the first time at the 77th Venice International Film Festival with a full-day event, on Friday 4 September at the Ca 'Sagredo Hotel in Venice . The project is in turn presented at the Italian Pavilion . Created to raise public awareness on the great climate changes of the planet earth, through the screening of films and do...

Post Show Report of "Focus on India" Forum Organised at Venice Film Festival, 2020

“The Venice Film festival has stood as a symbol of recognition of cinematic excellence at an international platform,” said Prakash Javadekar, Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, in his address at Venice Film Festival 2020, where India is the focus country this year. “It is with great pleasure that I am announcing that India and Italy have agreed on the rules of procedure for co-production treaty and it is hoped that it will take our joint collab...

Happening Today: Join Content Market LIVE! at 11AM (London Time & Los Angeles Time)

Watch Content Market LIVE! Today At 11AM BST & PDT Featuring exclusive presentations from Register on Vuulr To Watch Content Market LIVE!   Tune In To Watch Exclusive Presentations Streamed Live     ...

Best Movies To Watch On Netflix At The Moment

  With many other cable network channels potentially struggling to bring an influx of new films onto consumer’s TV due to the global pandemic ensuring that funds are at a premium, Netflix has gone the other way and delivered a host of new films for all their customers this September. This month, Netflix is releasing a host of really high-profile classics in multiple different genres ensuring that there truly is something for everyone on Netflix this month. Today we are creating a l...

Your Baliwood Zoom meeting

BALIWOOD INTERNATIONAL WEBCONFERENCE OF FILM VILLAGE 2020... ( from Bali Island, World Friendship and Global Online Event for All, Registration, 11-13th Sept 2020, Baliwood.id & ITB Stikom Bali) : The Future Content by the Impact of Digital Media Technology and the Mondial Culture. The Global Synergism by the Creative Village. "New Creative Space and Film Marketplace Opportunities for All. A New Tradition". BALIWOOD INTERNATIONAL WEBCONFERENCE OF FILM VILLAGE - 2020 (Free Enter , S...

Meetings On The Bridge - 5th Short Film Workshop projects are announced

Meetings on the Bridge (MoB) is the international co-production and networking platform organised within the scope of the Istanbul Film Festival in collaboration with Anadolu Efes. Meetings on the Bridge Short Film Workshop was initiated with the support of Istanbul Development Agency (ISTKA) in 2017 aiming to highlight the importance of the short films for the careers of new generation filmmakers and to contribute to the increase of high-quality productions with international potent...

Call for entries - Bangkok International Documentary Awards

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BKK DOC calls for entries. http://www.bkkdoc.com/bkkdoc-submit-documentary.html Enjoy this unique opportunity to bring your work to the attention of an international jury of highly respected professionals and be featured at the festival in Bangkok in December 2020. Over 200 films from all over the world are already in competition for one of the 15 awards to be given to the best of documentaries. Official selection will be revealed on November 29th, and the Award winners on December 1...

French Riviera Film Festival Partners With PlayPlay.TV To Take 2020 Festival Online

  French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF) and PlayPlay.tv, premier digital video streaming service for the performing arts,  have partnered to present the second annual installment of the festival online. Official Poster "We're delighted to partner with PlayPlay.tv as we take our festival online this year, due to the pandemic,” comments FRFF co-founder Nicole Goesseringer Muj. “Film lovers from around the world will now be able to enjoy th...

The 54th WorldFest-Houston Intl Film Festival Calling

  The 54th Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival officially opened for entries August 15th!   November 15, 2020  Earlybird Entry Deadline I  December 15, 2020 Main Festival Entry Deadline I January 16, 2021 Late Entry Deadline I   January 31, 2021  I Final Brick Wall Deadline I April 16, 2021 Notification Date WorldFest Houston's blog I Website: http://www.worldfes...

Holland Film Meeting broadens its international scope in 2020

Selection announced of BoostNL, New Dutch, Stories & Beyond and Talent en Route. Thirty-one highly promising and ambitious new feature projects from across the globe will be presented at Holland Film Meeting, an event long established as one of Europe’s must-attend co-production meetings, and an essential bridge between the Dutch and international film industries. The Holland Film meeting will take place during the Netherlands Film Festival from 26th of September till the 1st o...

15 Facts you did not know about Martin Scorsese’s Casino

The world of mobsters and underground kingpins is terrifying yet exciting. When you’re looking to take a break from browsing casino online ranking, why not enjoy a classic film. The top of Jacek Michałski’s list is the movie, Casino. He’s an avid gambling enthusiast and has a passion for cinema blockbusters, especially those that delve into the casino and gambling industry. Casino Movie The movie Casino is arguably one of Martin Scorsese’s best films that masse...

FILMART Online kicks off today for a 4 day virtual market experience

         Creating opportunities for global entertainment industry   Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the Hong Kong International Film and Television Fair | Online (FILMART Online) opens today and continues through 29 August, creating business opportunities for the global entertainment industry in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The four-day virtual content marketplace brings together more than 670 exhibitors from 38 count...

AFM Announces Complimentary Credentials for Buyers for the online 2020 edition

The American Film Market announced today that all Accredited Buyers will receive complimentary credentials for AFM 2020 Online, taking place November 9 - 13, hosted by the Independent Film & Television Alliance® (IFTA®). Buyer registration is now open at AmericanFilmMarket.com.    Buyer credentials will provide access to the AFM 2020 Online platform, including screenings in the On Demand Theatre, all Exhibitor Pages, MyAFM - the profile and connections platform,...

Top Grossing Films of 2020

2020 has been a very difficult for many and if not all industries due to the global pandemic and Covid-19 ripping apart any plans or targets that the world has. The film industry isn’t excluded from that either, in fact with all movie theatres being shut due to lockdown restrictions and unable to social distance in them so like the rest of the world, the film industry has seen a drop off in grossing films. Today we look at some of the top grossing films of 2020 in which has been a diffic...

Best Films with a Casino Theme

Casino-themed films combine action, suspense, and dramatic action. There’s fast-paced action, suspense, and a battle of wits in the best plots. Movie producers use multiple casino games for these storylines.  As a movie fan, you might never visit a casino to enjoy such games, but you can try these games out, like table games or online slots. Some of the most thrilling movies ever made are based on casino action. These movies are always about risk and dare-devilry from the character...

BKK DOC - Bangkok International Documentary Awards

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Bkk Doc is thrilled to announce that the festival will take place at the prestigious Goethe Institute in Bangkok 17-20 December 2020 Visit www.bkkdoc.com to keep yourself updated with the program as it unfolds.   ...

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