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‘Netflix will destroy the ecosystem of film production in Europe: Andre Lange, EAO

By ET Bureau Netflix chief content officer Ted Saran dos defended his company against accusations at the Cannes Film Festival that the streaming service is hurting Europe’s subsidised film industry. During a question-and-answer session, Sarandos was challenged by Andre Lange of the government backed European Audiovisual Observatory for not paying into the system that provides […]

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Filmbase and Screen Talent European announce documentary production camp

Seán Brosnan Filmbase and Screen Talent European have announced Faroese Tales, an immersive film production camp for documentary filmmakers. The camp will be open to six directors, three editors and eight producers from the Faroe Islands, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Denmark, and Ireland, which takes place from 8th to 30th July 2015. The purpose is to […]

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Charlie Hebdo: fallout within the film industry

By Andreas Wiseman The attack on Charlie Hebdo sent shockwaves through the creative industries. Andreas Wiseman considers the fallout within the film industry and gauges the climate for challenging film-making Last year, Cannes hosted the world premiere of the poignantly prescient documentary Cartoonists: Footsoldiers Of Democracy?. The film, in which cartoonists from across the world expressed […]

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European Film Industry Voices Concerns over Single Digital Market Strategy

by  Anna Franklin WARSAW: European film industry professionals and organisations have voiced strong concerns about the strategy for the creation of a single digital market across the EU adopted on 6 May by the European Commission. Film New Europe Association chair and CEO of the Estonian Film Institute Edith Sepp said: “My main concern is territorial exclusive rights […]

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