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DIGITAL CINEMA @ Berlinale 2012 on 50 screens in the City

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The number of films screened in DCP (Digital Cinema Package) formats has risen significantly since last year’s Festival - especially at the European Film Market. The Berlinale 2012 presented a total of 659 screenings in DCP formats, as well as 627 in 35mm film and some 1,100 in diverse video formats.    For festivals worldwide – and the Berlinale in particular with its enormous programme - this development poses substantial technical, logistical and financial challenges. ...

Calling All Aspiring Filmmakers - Eurocinema's Short Film Competition

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eurocinema Celebrates Global Cinema with the Launch of the First Ever On Demand Short Film Competition  Winning Entries to Be Showcased On Demand to 36 Million TV Homes in North America on eurocinema Beginning DATE MIAMI, September 27, 2011 -- eurocinema, the only 24/7 channel dedicated to European films on North American television, has launched the first ever on demand film contest, the “Eurocinema Short Film Competition,” the announcement was made today by c...

New York - South Asian video content for regional and global digital media distribution

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Within a couple of  months  two new platforms were announced which provide specialized  media content to South  Asian audiences on  a regional and global  basis. Both charge a subscription fee and use the internet as a distribution mechanism. The Databazaar Media Channel serving the United States and Canada was launched four month ago and uses a streaming device. It is tied to google-tv but also includes TV and film access via computers.  MELA which will start operations in September offe...

New York - South Asian video content for regional and global digital media distribution

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Within a couple of months two new platforms were announced which provide specialized media content to South Asian audiences on a regional and global basis. Both charge a subscription fee and use the internet as a distribution mechanism. The Databazaar Media Channel serving the United States and Canada was launched four month ago and uses a streaming device. It is tied to google-tv but also includes TV and film access via computers. MELA which will start operations in September offers a mu...

IFTA on online content theft and legitimate alternatives

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The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) and a coalition of its Member companies today joined major broadband companies, the Recording Industry Association, A2IM and the Motion Picture Association of America to announce the launch of a jointly supported voluntary initiative to advise consumers about online content theft and legitimate alternatives. The state-of-the-art system creating a common “Copyright Alerts” framework, which is similar to credit card fraud alerts, is designed to...

CAMERADO Seeks Virtual Assistant

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CAMERADO, a US-founded producer of compelling entertainment and edutainment media with projects ongoing in the US and Asia, is seeking virtual volunteer researchers and a virtual volunteer project manager for a variety of ongoing media projects in SE Asia. Projects include 'Freedom Deal', a Vietnam war era social issue dramatic feature with horror & genre elements; several documentary projects in development; CamboFest, Cambodia's first international film festival since the end o...

Stockholm International Film Festival announces a unique feature film production fund for female directors

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This November the Stockholm International Film Festival, together with Telia, the Swedish Film Institute and the Trade association of companies involved in the technical production of moving pictures in Sweden, will hand out a unique production fund for a feature film. The recipient will be a Swedish female director in the beginning of her career who will be given the opportunity to realize her film. The resulting film will premier at the Stockholm International Film Festival the following year....

Indian media and entertainment industry to touch $28 billion by 2015 : FICCI -KPMG Report

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   India's Media & Entertainment industry registered a growth of 11 percent over 2009 and touched Rs 65,200 crores in 2010, says a FICCI-KPMG report. Backed by positive industry sentiment and growing media consumption, the industry is estimated to achieve a growth rate of 13 percent in 2011. Overall the industry is expected to register a CAGR of 14 percent to touch INR 127,500 crores by 2015.   Released at the inaugural session of FICCI FRAMES 2011, today ( on March 23, 2011 ) the ...

protect the public’s access to independent film and TV programs Lloyd Kaufman IFTA Chairman seriously concerned.

The freedom to create and distribute movies and TV shows is threatened by a handful of giant media companies that want to control both programming and all the distribution channels in order to protect their own marketplace position.  

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The freedom to create and distribute movies and TV shows is threatened by a handful of giant media companies that want to control both programming and all the distribution channels in order to protect their own marketplace position.  

AFM Day 4-5: Adrien Brody's WRECKED Sells

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AFM Day 4-5: Adrien Brody's WRECKED Sells, Where Not to Film, Mini-Moguls Speakby Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent "Expected to be released in theatres in 2011" might be the most ominous phrase coming out of the 31st American Film Market, which closes on Nov. 10. It's the expectations of buyers and sellers that indicate we're in a worldwide down economy, with many expecting the worst. Not so if you are Adrien Brody, steeped in Oscar potential; and even if your film is WRECKED, som...

How to measure communication and media in the digital converging era?

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Workshop organised by the OECD, EBU and the European Audiovisual Observatoryin the framework of the Internet Governance Forum (Vilnius, 15 September 2010).The workshop will take place in room 5 of the Lithuanian Exhibition Centre LITEXPO in Vilnius between 4.30 and 6.30 PM and will be webcast live on the website of the IGF: http://www.intgovforum.org The objective of the workshop is to raise the awareness of the problems in measuring the impact of the Internet on the audiovisual industry. The de...

Major Hollywood Studios and Cable Companies Launch $30 Million National Campaign to Promote Movies on Demand®

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‘The Video Store Just Moved InTM' Ad Campaign to Launch This Week via TV, Print and Online to Entice More Consumers to Join Growing Trend in Renting Movies on Demand on Cable The nation's major Hollywood studios and cable companies have joined forces for a significant push to expand consumer awareness of the extraordinary value offered by Movies On Demand®, a service that provides a convenient and affordable way to rent top-grossing box office hits on cable. The $30 million TV, p...

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Top 10 Cool Things That Must Be Seen at HD EXPO

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With November’s 4-5 HD EXPO – Createasphere right around the corner, experts from the popular industry event have identified ten products and events that are “too cool to miss,” for attendees seeking mission-critical information. The Top Ten list represents innovative and breakout technology not often available for demonstration, a MeetUp and unique educational sessions.• PANASONIC FULL HD 3D HOME THEATER TRUCK TOUR Multi-Vehicle, Nationwide Tour Gives Public a First Look at 3D for Ho...

Rainy Season/Spring Fundraiser continues for CAMBOFEST, Cambodia - Supporters are standing up for the cause

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FW: Urgent: Cambodia's only independent film festival still faces funding shortfall--but supporters are standing up for the cause![Phnom Penh, Cambodia, May 24, 2009]CAMBOFEST, Cambodia's first and only internationally recognizedindependent film festival (now in it's 3rd year) is still facing asignificant funding shortage, three weeks into a Spring/Beginning ofrainy season funding drive. Despite international acclaim and kudosfrom industry professionals as varied as Julie and Roger Corman, thefe...

CAMBOFEST, Cambodia Fundraising Drive Plows Ahead--**We Still Need Your Support to Meet Our Goals!**

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CAMBOFEST: Film, Video, and Animation Festival of Cambodia--Cambodia's only internationally recognized independent movie festival, continues its fundraising drive after narrowly avoiding a financial shutdown. ** BUT we still have a long way to go to meet our goals, and we need your support! ** Thanks to the following new supporters as of May 20, 2009 during our Spring fundraising drive for CAMBOFEST! James Velaise, FRANCE Martin Zweiback, USA James Higgins, USA Helge Cramer, GERMANY ...

DOCUMENTARIES ARE MADE TO BE SEEN

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              Transformation                                                                   A Film About Armenian Culture   Helen Dobrensky and Arman Tadevosyan, a native of GYUMRI, Armenia are pleased to invite you to see a short documentary online at : http://www.onlinefilm.org/-/film/28682     ONLINEF...

Web television Streamy Awards

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Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) today announced its presentation of the 2009 Streamy Awards, celebrating outstanding achievements in Web television. This first-of-its-kind award show will honor those active participants in developing and producing original Web television content for broadband distribution. "At Kodak, we're all about relationships. We bring people together through images and are ecstatic to honor those who have come together to create this cutting-edge event," said Kodak Chief Ma...

Media industry to converge on Caernarfon

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Caernarfon will welcome filmmakers, programme makers, broadcasters and students from Wales, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Cornwall and Brittany for next week’s Celtic Media Festival, which takes place between 25 and 27 March.Supported by broadcast, film, cultural and economic organisations throughout the Celtic countries, each year the event moves to a different Celtic location. 2009 represents a particularly important milestone for the Festival, since the annual event will be celebrat...

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