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The opening forum on the future of cinema

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As a prelude to its sixtieth anniversary, on May 16th the Festival de Cannes organized a moment of reflexion on the changing profile of the audiences of tomorrow. Confronted with multiple digital offerings (Vod, community networks, blogs, vlogs), today’s audience is engaging in new ways with film, bringing significant transformations to the international film market.Over 300 festival participants from around the world attended this event which featured speakers who are exploring and developing...

Panel in Cannes May 21: "Interactive Cinema Workshop"

The panel will take place:  May 21: 3pm  to 4pm Short Film Corner: Screening RoomInvitation event RSVP press@filmfestivals.com From Janet Murray's Holodeck to Lev Manovich's Database Cinema, the interactive narrative represents the "holy grail" of the interactive medium. For some, the pleasure derived from interactive stories is found in the theorizing of them. For others such pleasure has yet to be found in mainstream practice. Indeed, today, most traditional entertainm...

Future of Cinema Salon @ Cannes: Interactive Cinema Workshop

Future of Film Salon @ Cannes Interactive Cinema WorkshopShort Film Corner Date & Time: TBD 1 hour From Janet Murray's Holodeck to Lev Manovich's Database Cinema, the interactive narrative represents the "holy grail" of the interactive medium. For some, the pleasure derived from interactive stories is found in the theorizing of them. For others such pleasure has yet to be found in mainstream practice. ...

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...

Spidey Spins His Web At Tribeca FF

Tuesday, May 1-----America's favorite superhero is back. ...The Tribeca Film Festival and Columbia Pictures have joined together to usher in the latest chapter in the life, loves and adventures of Peter Parker (also known as Spider-Man) with a marathon of midnight screenings leading up to the premiere of SPIDER-MAN 3 on Friday. Night owls and Spidey die-hards can catch the original SPIDER-MAN, starring Toby McGuire, Kirsten Dunst and Willem Dafoe, tonight at midnight at the Clearview Chelse...

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25 finalists for the second edition of “Content 360,”

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MIPTV featuring MILIA, the world’s audiovisual and digital content market, today announces the 25 finalists for the second edition of “Content 360,” the international competition to commission innovative, interactive content and applications for mobile and broadband. For the second year, “Content 360” is organized in partnership with the BBC, the Korean Broadcasting Commission (KBC), the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and for the first time WPP’s OgilvyOne Worldwide and Yahoo! T...

Odeon to test 100% Digital in 2 UK complexes

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With its over 50 digital screens, Odeon is the British cinema chain – a recent entry into the multinational Odeon UCI galaxy – that has launched a wide-ranging programme of experimentation using new technologies applied to projection. Drew Kaza (Director of Digital Development) and Gerald Buckle (Digital Development Manager) talked about this to participants at “DigiTraining Plus: New Technologies for European Cinemas”, the course organised by MEDIA Salles, which is now taking place at t...

Eight Documentary Features In Competition

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Tuesday, March 20-----Eight documentary features from first or second time directors are competing for Jury Prizes at the Bermuda International Film Festival, which has come to its mid-way point. The Award for Best Documentary Film, along with other prizes, will be announced at the Gala Awards Ceremony to be held on Saturday night, March 24. NEW REALITIES – COMPETITION DOCUMENTARIESBEYOND THE CALL(Adrian Belic, United States)In an Indiana Jones meets Mother Teresa adventure, three middle-aged ...

Michael Eisner Launches New Media Studio to Produce World-Class Content for the Internet

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Michael Eisner Launches New Media Studio to Produce World-Class Content for the InternetVuguru's First Series Prom Queen to Premier Online April 2nd ELLE girl, FIJI Water, POM Wonderful and Teleflora.com to Be First Sponsors Veoh and YouTube to Distribute OnlineMichael Eisner's The Tornante Company today announced the formation of Vuguru (http://www.vuguru.com), an independent studio that will produce and distribute original content for the Internet and emerging digital platforms. Vuguru...

Silk

Silk Take You Through the World Musically 6:38 minutes (4.55 MB)

Rag-Dung

Take You Through The World Musically 4:07 minutes (2.83 MB)

Market News: Debate On The Future of Digital Cinema

Sunday, February 11----Arts Alliance Media (AAM), a UK company that is leading the charge on the creation of digital cinema networks in the UK and the rest of Europe, is the leading sponsor for the European Film Market (EFM). This successful collaboration will culminate next year with the company serving as the exclusive main partner of the EFM. “With Arts Alliance Media, we have found the ideal partner for digital film services,” comments EFM director Beki Probst. The London-based compan...

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...

Slamdance Announces Guerilla Gamemaker Competition & Finalists

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Winners to be Unveiled at the Slamdance Film Festivali in Park City, January 18-27 Slamdance, an organization always looking to foster new and innovative ways to assist emerging artists and writers, has established the Slamdance Guerilla Gamemaker Competition. This contest is a natural extension of Slamdance’s stated mission to nurture, support and showcase truly independent works and will be held concurrently with the Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, January 18-27, 2007. A gam...

New Media Initiatives at IDFA

The International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA), which begins next week, will be a bell weather on the current state of the art of non-fiction film and video production. High on its priority list is the charting of technological innovations that are transforming the medium. IDFA will present three exciting programs that will help attending filmmakers, distributors and new media mavens examine the changes ahead in the media landscape. To focus attention on how the "new media" will...

Wanda Lopes soundbites

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Jasmine Guy soundbites

Turks and Caicos Festival director Jasmine Guy soundbites 0:48 minutes (472.81 KB)

Chris Kazi Rolle soundbite

Chris Kazi Rolle soundbite on awards night 0:44 minutes (475.06 KB)

Lil' Kim interview

Turks and Caicos film festival interview with Lil Kim on awards night. 2:12 minutes (1.52 MB)

European support for the development of D Cinema in Europe

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Europe’s film agencies, the lead organisations for film in Europe, have released a joint statement this week offering their support to the European Commission in looking at ways of stimulating the uptake of digital cinema in Europe.In their common declaration on digital cinema, the chain of national film agencies across Europe which includes the UK Film Council state:“The directors of Europe’s national film agencies (the EFADs) consider that digital cinema represents a major challenge for ...

RUNE to Become First-Ever Feature Film Released Exclusively for Free iPod Video Download Simultaneous Download and DVD release

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RUNE to Become First-Ever Feature Film Released Exclusively for Free iPod Video Download Simultaneous Download and DVD release October 10 Independent filmmakers of the new movie RUNE see video iPod as new world wide venue for independent feature films. RUNE to become first-ever feature film release exclusively for free iPod video download on October 10 from runethemovie.com. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 14, 2006 -- As Strother Martin and Paul Newman both say in Cool Hand Luke “What we h...

Skip City: The Updates of Digital Cinema Symposium

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SKIP CITY INTERNATIONAL D-Cinema FESTIVAL 2006SYMPOSIUM The Updates of Digital Cinema regarding the distribution and screening over the worldThe standardization of digital cinema by the Digital Cinema Initiatives (DCI) is nearly complete, and digital cinema projects are currently being developed around the world. In this symposium, panelists from Japan and abroad will present the latest news on digital cinema distribution. The future of the digital cinema business o...

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