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You found it!  This is the ONLY resource you’ll find that doesn’t claim to tell you HOW to make a movie.  Instead, we tell you how movies are actually made.  The more you know about the reality of the professional filmmaking industry, the easier it will be for you to find a way in for […]

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Warner Bros. to Address Diversity Issue With Directors Workshop

Justin Kroll   Warner Bros. is continuing its efforts to tackle Hollywood’s diversity problem by launching an emerging film directors workshop, a talent incubator designed to give access and voice to new and underrepresented talent. The studio will begin accepting applications next month and hopes to have the workshop up and running by the end of the […]

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Bill extends TV and film production incentives

Pat Dooris , KGW   SALEM, Ore. — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a bill Thursday extending incentives for television and film businesses who bring their productions to the state. The bill extends the program for seven years. It also expands the pool of funds to $12 million for 2016 and $14 million in 2017. […]

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Can the UK film industry meet the diversity challenge?

By Andreas Wiseman Long before the #OscarsSoWhite furore ignited, the British Film Institute had thrown down the gauntlet to the film industry with its new and extended diversity standards. Are the provisions on their own enough to bring more varied faces and stories to UK screens and meeting rooms? “There is a storm coming,” warned UK […]

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Plan to phase out Utah film tax credits quickly watered down

By Mariah Noble The Salt Lake Tribune A proposal to phase out state tax credits for filmmakers who bring their productions to Utah was dumped Friday for a more modest plan to increase legislative oversight of these multimillion-dollar incentives. Sponsoring Rep. Jeremy Peterson, R-Ogden, had proposed the phase-out because he viewed these tax credits as […]

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East African film maker opens up on what they hate about Nigerian movies

By Benjamin Njoku A top rated Kenyan film maker and script writer, Njoki Muhoho, recently took a swipe at the sorry state of the East African film industry, blaming the woes on the inability of the policy makers in the region to recognize the economic potentials of the industry. Muhoho, who was appointed the head […]

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Youth Film Festival opens in Saudi Arabia

The film Journey to Mecca has been chosen to be the opening film of the 3rd edition of Saudi Youth Film Festival, which runs until 2 February In a country where the film industry is practically non existent, a film festival is preparing for its third edition. Thirty-three films, all Saudi, have been selected to […]

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Commitment to the film industry

by Edward Zammit Lewis Malta hosted a number of international film productions in past years such as Troy, Munich, World War Z, Captain Phillips, Midnight Express, Gladiator and many more. In view of this huge potential the Tourism Ministry, toget­her with film industry stakeholders and following a wide public consultation, drafted a policy focused solely […]

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Find your way to film industry

by  Staff Writer – Vernon Morning Star The Okanagan Film Commission is helping aspiring filmmakers kick start their filmmaking careers. The Motion Picture Industry Orientation  course, part of the Okanagan Film Fundamentals symposium, taking place in Kelowna March 3 to 6, is a two-day introduction to working in dramatic film and TV production.  The course  is […]

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Star Wars crowns a stellar year for the West’s film production sector

By Western Daily Press The West Country is at the heart of a host of film locations, from Hollywood blockbusters to UK terrestrial TV series. And, as Richard Bache reports, the business they bring in is set to continue throughout the coming year and beyond “And the Oscar for the best location in the country to […]

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Stats show healthy film/TV production spend

by Nia Daniels Latest stats released by the BFI present a very healthy picture of film and TV production in the UK, with UK spend from film production the second highest on record.  Film In 2015, a total of £1,410m was spent on feature films with 201 beginning principal photography during that time. Although this is a slight […]

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