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Scottish Company Set to Light Up Film Industry

GLASGOW, Scotland, August 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — A Glasgow company that can boast one of Hollywood’s top cinematographers as a client has now set opened its doors to the crowd for investment. Blind Spot Gear, winner of the Great British Entrepreneurial Award, created the Scorpion Light, a portable, flexible and affordable light that can be used by filmmakers in any location. […]

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IATSE Locals Ratify 2015-2018 Producer-IATSE Basic Agreement

The 13 local unions representing over 43,000 members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts (IATSE) working in motion picture and television production have ratified the new Producer-IATSE Basic Agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP). The contract is the labor agreement between the major motion […]

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Female TV directors make modest strides, but minority representation drops, DGA reports

By YVONNE VILLARREAL With all this talk of too much TV, there still isn’t an overabundance of female and minority directors behind the camera. That’s according to the Directors Guild of America’s latest report analyzing the gender and ethnicity of directors hired by prime-time television shows across broadcast and cable networks, as well as rising Internet networks such […]

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Budget Cuts Hit Film, Video Game Incentive Fund

by Kiah Collier Throughout August, The Texas Tribune will feature 31 ways Texans’ lives will change because of new laws that take effect Sept. 1. Check out our story calendar for more. The high school football players pack the locker room before their first, big game — tensions high, the plot headed to climax — when Coach Eric […]

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Producers: Uruguay’s film industry is in crisis

Movie producers have declared Uruguay’s film industry to be in an “emergency” due to falling government support for domestic movies, Film Producers Association, or ASOPROD, representative Esteban Schroeder told EFE. Domestic funding covers about 30 percent of production costs and Uruguayan producers must go overseas for the rest of the money, Schroeder said. “At one […]

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TV and movie workers revolt at ‘unfair’ fees for job adverts

Daniel Boffey They make the tea, clean the sets and sort out lunch for the stars, and hope for an eventual promotion to a bigger, better role. But there is rebellion brewing among the unsung heroes of the showbusiness industry. Officials connected to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills have launched an investigation after […]

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There are better ‘investments’ than Pa.’s film tax credit

By Antony Davies & James R. Harrigan Want to invest in a movie? Don’t bother answering because you are going to if the film industry has its way. The star-struck politicians in Pennsylvania will simply force you to invest. And here’s what they don’t want you to know: Movies are a terrible investment. A recent report […]

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Digital Single Market threat to co-production debated in Sarajevo

By Natasha Senjanovic Panel discussed the future of co-production in the proposed Digital Single Market. The second panel of the European Film Forum – “Public funding for co-productions: Cooperating better across borders in the borderless digital world” – took place at the Sarajevo Film Festival on August 21. The session was a response to the EU initiative […]

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British film industry tax breaks approved by EU

Government plans to extend tax breaks for the British film industry have been approved by the EU. Under the scheme, film production companies can claim tax relief of 25% payable towards the cost of production. Chancellor George Osborne said he hoped the move – first announced in the Budget – would help attract more blockbuster […]

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No end to Kannada film industry’s miseries

MURALIDHARA KHAJANE Govt. yet to release subsidies for selected films Inordinate delay by the government in releasing subsidy for selected films has become a cause of concern for the crisis-ridden Kannada industry. Filmmakers are demanding the release of subsidy by the end of every financial year. The Karnataka government, which was offering subsidy for 50 […]

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