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Wherever Hollywood has gone, it has destroyed the local film industry, warns Amitabh Bachchan

Written by Sonup Sahadevan | Mumbai Amitabh Bachchan feels the threat offered by Hollywood films to Hindi cinema is real and alarming. In 2016, big budget Hollywood films released alongside Hindi films raking in big moolah while trouncing their Hindi counterparts at the box-office. Agreeing that the threat from the West is an alarming one, Bachchan believes we […]

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“In the Nigerian film industry people don’t recognize the importance of stunts” – cinematographer

Bobby Rak Bobby Kingsley Okey-Ejiowhor, popularly known as Bobby Rak is a music video director, cinematographer and bio scientist. However it’s the lesser known parts of this persona that come into sharp focus in this interview. Self-described as a filmmaker who does directing and cinematography, Bobby Rak and is also a martial arts instructor, who doubles as […]

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Why the EU’s plans for a single market in film need to be opposed

Rebecca O’Brien If we prefer thought-provoking European films to formulaic blockbusters, we must halt this attempt to buffer the power of monopolistic players   Ken Loach’s second Cannes Palme d’Or for his new film, I, Daniel Blake is the ultimate accolade for a politically engaged film-maker, whose body of work has consistently challenged establishment politics and the […]

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Iceland Boosts Tax Break to 25 Percent

by Scott Roxborough ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ and Netflix’s ‘Sense8’ are among the recent productions to shoot in Iceland. The parliament in Iceland has approved an increase in the country’s tax incentive for film shoots, boosting its tax break from 20 percent to 25 percent. The new incentive with kick in on […]

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Nollywood defies the odds to top film industry

By  Christina Okello For four days, Paris came alive with the vivid colours of Nigerian prints, and the sounds of Yoruba, Hausa and Igbo on the occasion of Paris’ fourth Nollywood film festival that ended on Sunday. Spectators didn’t just get a glimpse of some of the hottest films in Nigerian cinema, but a better insight into their […]

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Stunt men and women the overlooked heroes of VN’s movie industry

By Thu Anh They risk their lives for famous movie stars yet receive little recognition. The unsung action heroes of Viet Nam’s film industry are the stunt persons who work for low pay. In Việt Nam, where shoestring film budgets are the norm, stuntmen and stunt women receive an average of VNĐ400,000 (US$20) per stunt. […]

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Actors union asking California safety regulators to investigate mistreatment of voice actors

Cites medical evidence as fact of mistreatment By Julia Alexander The Screen Actors Guild is asking California safety regulators to investigate the video game industry after concerns were raised by voice actors that their alleged mistreatment led to damage on their vocal cords. In a letter from SAG’s national executive director David White to the California division of […]

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Iceland’s film tax incentive grows to 25%

By Wendy Mitchell Iceland’s parliament has approved a boost to the country’s film production tax incentive, increasing it from 20% to 25%. The new level will take effect from January 1, 2017 and the legislation has been renewed until 2021. “The new 25% incentive will make Iceland more competitive on the international film production market,” […]

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Singapore production house Two Oceans Film Company closes after 18 years

One of Singapore’s most well-established commercial production companies, Two Oceans Film Company, is to shut down. The firm, which was co-founded by Geraldine Ng and Koh Say Chong, and has produced TV and radio ads for the last 18 years, appeared in today’s newspaper in the form of a high court notice informing readers of the closure. According […]

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IATSE & Producers Reach Deal For New TV Commercials Contract

by David Robb IATSE and the have reached an agreement on a new three-year contract covering TV commercials shot anywhere in the U.S. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the behind-the-scenes union said that it includes “industry standard” wage and benefit increases and a “prioritization” of safety and training. The new agreement takes effect October 1 and […]

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