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Director: Victor Muh.
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JEREMY THOMAS announced as the keynote speaker at the Filmmaker Forum

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The Filmmaker Forum, three important days that will give you the tools and empower you to create a strategy for your film and career. DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA, LOS ANGELES OCTOBER 9 - 11, 2009 FILMMAKER FORUM UNCOVERED: Join Academy-Award winning producer, Jeremy Thomas  and Los Angeles Film Festival director, Rebecca Yeldham for a candid conversation about the future of independent filmmaking. "I believe cinema will continue... it is going to be changing, but as long...

Liz Rosenthal to Give 2009 Variety Cinema Militans Lecture

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Liz Rosenthal, founder and managing director of London-based Power to the Pixel, will deliver the Variety Cinema Militans Lecture 2009, in which she will articulate her views on ‘the position and viability of cinema in the present age’. The event will be held on Saturday September 26 at 18.00 hrs. in Ottone, Utrecht. The Variety Cinema Militans Lecture is held annually as part of the Holland Film Meeting, the international section of the Netherlands Film Festival.The theme of the Variety Cin...

Masterclass Richard Jobson (11/22/2008)

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MASTERCLASS RICHARD JOBSON     Scottish filmmaker, scriptwriter and producer Richard Jobson discussed the advantages of digital video in relation to film in his Masterclass on the 22nd of November in the Pavlos Zannas theatre. Jobson directed New Town Killers, showcased in the Special Screenings section of the 49th TIFF. Jobson, who works exclusively with digital, has already shot 4 low budget features. "A small budget is actually an advantage, as it allows...

Sounds (Super-Resolution Technology) wins big at Houston

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Super-Resolution Technology Makes History at Prestigious International Film FestivalSounds, the first-ever movie produced with Super-Resolution Technology, came home with multiple awards in several categories at the recently completed WorldFest International Film Festival, including the highest score in the New Technology category. Competing against more than 500 other full-length feature independent films submitted to the 41st annual WorldFest, Sounds won a total of three of the prestigious Rem...

'This is Nollywood,' to screen at London's Raindance

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Center for Digital Imaging Arts at Boston University's Award Winning Film "This is Nollywood", which captures the spirit of the Nigerian film industry and how it enables Africans with few resources to tell their own stories to their own audience, continues its international tour at the Raindance Film Festival in London on October 6, 2007."This is Nollywood," captures the spirit of the Nigerian film industry and how it enables Africans with few resources to tell their own stories to their own aud...

Women in Digital

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Digital cinema is an emerging field often compared to a steamroller: slow to start but impossible to avoid! Following somewhat the legacy of television, the silver screen will one day make the transition from analogue to digital. Replacing film – a robust, standardized, century-old technology – is a complex process. With this transition, cinema professionals, distributors, exhibitors and audiences expect a quality level and efficiency that is equal to or surpasses what currently exists.Since...

Australian Effects & Animation Festival

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DIGITAL MEDIA FESTIVAL 2006 Sydney Convention Centre, December 5-7 Booking formsSESSION UPDATESAustralian Effects & Animation Festival - December 5-7Monster House Animation Supervisor Troy Saliba will be presenting at this at this year’s AEAF conference. Sony Pictures Animation has confirmed that CG Supervisor Max Bruce will be attending to present the session on the new CG animated feature Open Season, due out in Australian cinemas November 30. Also on the blockbuster program for this year’...

Digital Media Festival (DMF) 5-7 December in Sydney

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The countdown is now on for the launch of the Digital Media Festival (DMF), 5-7 December at Sydney’s Convention Centre, Darling Harbour. With only a month to go, the final program of speakers has now been locked in for Australia’s leading digital arts forum and exhibition.Bringing together some of the world’s finest creative artists, video producers, filmmakers and imaging professionals, the DMF consists of three conference streams, the Australian Effects and Animation Festival (AEAF), the...

The New Frontiers of Digital Distribution

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Friday, June 16----The new frontiers in distribution of documentary films has been a running theme at the SILVERDOCS International Documentary Conference. While other topics such as film financing, working with non-profits and foundations, and producing for public television are rather evergreen and non-changing from years past, the arena of distribution is on fire, with a number of panels pointing to incredible new opportunities for documentary filmmakers to reach wider audiences. On Thursday ...

Best Director at Lake Tahoe/Reno to Formosa (How to Say No!)

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Noah Kadner'directorial debut, Formosa (How to Say No!)www.formosamovie.com,) is now screening and winning accolades at US film festivals. and has just been honored with the Best Director Award at the Lake Tahoe/Reno International Film Festival for his directorial achievements on the film. Here's a link to the press release issued today over Business Wire which provides more details on the film and the award win.The film also recently won Best Feature Comedy at the Garden State Film Festival and...

Digital Days Festival in Santa Barbara

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The 7th Annual Digital Days comes to the Marjorie Luke Theater in Santa Barbara, Saturday, February 26 and Sunday, February 27, 2005. Since 1998, the two-day festival has celebrated the cutting edge of digital filmmaking and technology. From the cameras used to make films, to the computers used to edit and distribute the finished product, Digital Days will again be screening spectacular Hi-Definition digital films, while award-winning professionals and filmmakers teach the tools. Come see why ...

Digital filmmaking events at the Edinburgh Fest

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A ­ Z OF DIGITAL FILMMAKINGAn Industry Event at the 58th Edinburgh International Film Festival To be held on Thursday 26 August ­ 11:00am to 13:00 Point Conference Centre, Bread Street, EdinburghMAGIC ­ DREAMS 2004 SHORTSAn Industry Event at the 58th Edinburgh International Film Festival To be held on Friday 27 August - 15:30am to 17:00 UGC Cinemas Fountain Park, EdinburghThe 58th Edinburgh International Film Festival is proud to announce two special digital filmmaking events for 2004, the "A...

D - Media Festival set to explode

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Digital Media Festival set to explode New sessions have been announced for the blockbuster Digital Media Festival Melbourne, to be held at the Melbourne Convention Centre from June 1-3, 2004. The event comprises three separate conference streams - the Australian Effects & Animation Festival, DVFest and Digital Imaging - along with a state-of-the-art technology exhibition.Sydney games developer Perception will outline the challenges of taking one of television's best-known science fiction series ...

The Future’s Bright, The Future’s Figgis

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Untitled Document The Future's Bright, The Future's Figgis Despite the imminent release of Cold Creek Manor,a thriller he made for Touchstone, Mike Figgis spent last week promoting artistic autonomy and experimentation. Returning to the very cinema in Newcastle where he was first infected with the film bug, Figgis performed - yes performed - an enthralling remix of his real-time, split-screen LA story Timecode. The performance was the final act of the city...

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