by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent
The first thing you hear when Stellan Skarsgård and Norwegian director Hans Petter Moland call at 8:00 am LA time for a phone interview from New York is Stellan’s unmistakable laugh. This is a far cry from the stoic Nils he plays in their new movie In Order of Disappearance that opens Aug. 26. Between the -40 celsius setting and the operatic violence, whereby Skarsgård picks off a succession of formidable enemies, including Bru...
CommunicAsia 2016: RGB, regular at the Expo, bags RED Digital Camera distributorship
Characterised by its signature coloured logo, India’s seven year-old RGB Broadcasting was present at CommunicAsia 2016, an occasion it makes a point not to miss. RGB Broadcasting is one of the leading broadcasting solution providers that has served some of the best broadcasters and media brands around the world, such as Star Sports India, Mathrubhumi News, Janam TV, Al Ain Sport Clubs and the Abu Dhabi ...
Luc Chamberland was born in St. Lambert, Montreal and was raised on a early intense diet of Television, comic books and animated cartoons.
He studied Cinema at Concordia University and backpacked his way through Europe.
For twenty years he lived and worked, directing commercials in Paris, Berlin, Munich, Budapest, Rome and mainly London.
His animation credits include Asterix, Spielberg’s Fievel Goes West, We’re Back, and Space Jam.
For Dreamworks, he was t...
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CommunicAsia 2016: TV5MONDE retains Brightcove for regional OTT services
Brightcove Inc., the leading provider of cloud services for video, announced that TV5MONDE, a global television network and leading broadcaster of French language programming, has selected Brightcove Video Cloud to power its regional Over-The-Top video service, TV5MONDE+ Asie and TV5MONDE+ Pacifique.
Brightcove Video Cloud is a leading online video platform that will be used by TV5MONDE to manage and scale its premium O...
Ben Hur, Review: Chariots for hire
What do you remember about the 1959 screen version of the 1880 story? Nothing, unless you are a Senior Citizen, even if the Indian release was probably two years later than the Hollywood opening. I remember the chariot race, with Charlton Heston as Judah Ben-Hur and Stephen Boyd as Messala. Edge of the seat stuff, especially Messala. The sub-text of Christ, Christianity, Judaism, and the Roman Empire’s sadistic tyranny, was lost on the bunch of school-...
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Isabelle Adjani, icon of the French cinema, will attend the 40th Montreal World Film Festival to accompany the showing Carole Matthieu the new film by Louis-Julien Petit (Discount) in the World Greats section. ”One of the best known stars of international cinema, Ms. Adjani is an actress of immense versatility and talent and we will have the great honour of having her presence once again grace the Festival,” declared MWFF president Serge Losique.
American film star Willem Dafoe, a favourite actor of such directors as Martin Scorsese, Wes Anderson, Oliver Stone, Alan Parker, William Friedkin, Lars von Trier, Paul Schrader, Abel Ferrara and Sam Raimi, will be in Montreal to accompany the showing of My Hindu Friend, the last film by Hector Babenco (Pixote, Kiss of the Spider Woman) , who died last month in Brazil. “We are especially proud to present the last film of this great director,” declared Montreal World Film...