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Thailand Poised For Record Year of International Film Productions

by Clifford Coonan Data from the Thailand Film Office shows that total revenue in the first five months is already more than 80 percent of 2014’s total. Despite political turmoil leading to an 11 percent tumble in revenues last year, Thailand still remains attractive for international productions and 2015 is shaping up to be a record […]

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TAYLOR: Film industry still reeling over rules

ROGER TAYLOR BUSINESS COLUMNIST Nova Scotia Business Inc. has finally started accepting applications for a new incentive program for the film industry, but it is already too late for several lucrative productions. Marc Almon, who represents Nova Scotia film, television and digital media as chairman of Screen Nova Scotia, said producers of a 47-year-old screenplay […]

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A Film-Set Recycling Depot Closes Because It Didn’t Get Enough Props

BY GARRETT PHELPS You may have been shocked to see David Letterman’s entire set hauled into a dumpster the day after his final episode aired, but it came as no surprise to Eva Radke. During her 15 years in the film and television industry, she saw plenty of perfectly good stage materials thrown into the trash heap. One incident involved […]

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Inside Industrial Light & Magic Vancouver’s new 30,000 sq. ft. Gastown studio

BY ROSHINI SAKHRANI Lucasfilm’s Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) unveiled its new 30,000 sq. ft. studio on 21 Water St. in Gastown, which was formerly home to Disney’s Pixar animation studio. The President of LucasFilm, Kathleen Kennedy, was proud to announce the official satellite office opening, alongside Lynwen Brennan who is President and General Manager, and Chief […]

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Replacement for N.S. film tax credit officially launches

By Marieke Walsh WATCH: Screen Nova Scotia says it’s optimistic the new film and TV incentive fund, managed by NSBI, means the industry will survive in Nova Scotia. But Chair Marc Almon says he still has questions about how the fund will work. Marieke Walsh reports. HALIFAX – The new $10 million Film and Television Production […]

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TV, Movie Animators Agree to New 3-Year Deal With Hollywood Producers

By Todd Cunningham Animation Guild, IATSE and AMPTP reach agreement on pact that is in line with the other creative guilds’ The Animation Guild, Local 839 IATSE and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers reached agreement on a new three‐year collective bargaining agreement late Wednesday night after three days of bargaining. The new pact will run […]

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State Film Office Heads to Pocahontas County With Community-Oriented Workshop

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Film Office will host two half-day workshops in Marlinton and Green Bank July 20 on issues related to the film industry and, particularly, how communities can work with the Film Office to recruit more film production to the state.   The first presentation will be 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Snowshoe Mountain […]

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New partnership to fast-track Fulton students into film industry

Rose French The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Atlanta Metro Studios, the Fulton County school system and Union City recently announced a pilot-program collaboration aimed getting more students into the film industry. Considered the first of its kind to address the growing film and media employment needs in Georgia, the partnership is funding tuition for as many as […]

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Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television and Ghetto Film School Launch College Residency Program

The summer instructional program for GFS LA Fellows will be held on the LMU campus in July Industry experts including Roberto Orci, James Wong and Melissa Blake are guest teachers for the program LOS ANGELES and SOUTH BRONX, N.Y., June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television (SFTV), one of the top films schools in the […]

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CA Gains in Film and TV Production as Other States Lower Incentives

By James Poulos Staff Columnist, Orange County Register Hollywood could soon reclaim its once-shaky status as America’s production headquarters. After a near panic touched off by a nationwide spending spree on state incentives for film and television production, programs around the country have begun scaling back or shutting down altogether, leaving California in a persistent but much diminished race for […]

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