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California Film Commission receives 254 applications for tax credits

By RICHARD VERRIER The California Film Commission said 254 projects had applied for the second round of the state’s newly expanded film and television tax credit. Between July 13 and July 25, the Film Commission said it received 32 applications for studio films and 222 for independent features projects, underscoring the strong demand for film incentives […]

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Egg Films, union dispute on display in downtown Halifax

CLARE MELLOR STAFF REPORTER People shouted and hurled insults at each other as an ongoing dispute between Egg Films Inc. and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees premiered Tuesday on Halifax’s Lower Water Street. Egg Films, also known as Egg Studios, produces television commercials. It locked out unionized film technicians, members of Local 849, […]

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Malta, China sign film co-production agreement for first ever Chinese film to be shot in Malta

A bilateral film co-production agreement between Malta and China was signed in Beijing following negotiations led by the Maltese Embassy in China and the Malta Film Commission. This co-production agreement, the second for Malta following the one between Malta and Canada, will pave the way for further collaboration with China and open up new opportunities […]

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Film admissions surge in UK, production spend wobbles

By Andreas Wiseman BFI stats reveal surge in admissions in 2015 but potential fall in production spend of UK independent productions in past year. UK cinema admissions and box office are back on track in 2015 after a challenging 2014, according to new figures compiled by the BFI. However, spend on UK independent productions could […]

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Indonesia film industry So many films, such small audiences

Yuliasri Perdani, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Film producer Ody Mulya Hidayat had no reservations about paying Rp 1.5 billion (US$112,880) to buy the film rights to Bulan Terbelah di Langit Amerika (Split Moon in the American Sky), a novel written by Hanum Salsabiela Rais and her husband Rangga Almahendra. The film adaptation of the best-selling […]

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Tamil Film Producers’ Council suspends shooting from tomorrow on wage issue

NITI PTI BOT Chennai, Jul 26 (PTI) Tamil Film Producers’ Council (TFPC) today announced suspending shooting and post-production work from tomorrow until an “amicable settlement” on wage revision with a workers’ union. The Council also protested the “unilateral wage revision announcement” made by Film Employees’ Federation of South India even as talks were on to finalise the wage hike. FEFSI’s […]

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List of Grants for Women Filmmakers & Screenwriters

By Fabien Hurelle From pre-production to filming and post, discover our detailed list of active grants for women filmmakers. Click on the name to discover the terms of the grant and apply, sort through criteria or search a specific query. http://hollywomen.com/grants/

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Film tax credit changes force workers to find jobs out of Nova Scotia

Sarah Dunsworth, costume designer and actress, moving to Sudbury for summer work By Allison Devereaux, CBC News A number of people employed by the film and television industry say they are pulling up stakes and leaving Nova Scotia for summer work because of changes to the film tax credit. Sarah Dunsworth, a costume designer and actress who […]

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EU Files Antitrust Charges Against U.S. Film Studios

Regulator objects to licensing deals struck with Sky UK By TOM FAIRLESS BRUSSELS—Europe’s antitrust regulator took aim at Hollywood on Thursday, filing formal charges against six major U.S. film studios and pay-TV broadcaster Sky UK Ltd. over alleged illegal licensing agreements. The European Union accused the companies of violating competition laws by using clauses that […]

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Russian film studio hopes to take on Hollywood after £300m investment

Home of Soviet cinema Mosfilm gets new lease of life thanks to a former Putin deputy. The Moscow Times reports Anastasia Bazenkova for The Moscow Times, part of the New East network Russia’s biggest film studio and home of its greatest movies, Mosfilm, has secured a £300m investment aimed at restoring its glory days after near collapse in […]

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