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  • George Clooney pens letter over SAG talks
    Friday June 27th 2008

    If SAG and AFTRA were warring countries, then George Clooney would be Switzerland. The actor released a two-page message Thursday that gives a neutral position, laying out both sides of the fighting unions’ positions and focusing on the issues of the working actor. “Both are, of course, right,” Clooney wrote.[…]

  • Movie stars clash in Hollywood union brawl
    Thursday June 26th 2008

    Movie stars accustomed to polite rivalry for coveted film roles and Oscar glory are taking sides in an increasingly bitter labor dispute between Hollywood’s two actors unions. The larger and more militant SAG enlisted such high-profile members as Jack Nicholson, Ben Stiller and Nick Nolte in its campaign to scuttle a contract negotiated by AFTRA. Other A-list performers, including Tom Hanks, Kevin Spacey, and Alec Baldwin, sided last week with AFTRA in publicly urging that union’s 70,000 members to ratify the labor pact.

  • Sony unveils new 4K projector
    Thursday June 26th 2008

    The trade show floor at Cinema Expo 2008 is filled with the customary popcorn, theater-seat and tech vendors, but Sony Electronics reps are steering prospective customers to a secret demo suite to view something potentially much more watershed. Sony has unveiled a 4K digital projector with easy adaptability to 3-D projection. Previously, two of the pricey projectors were necessary to rig an auditorium for 4K 3-D, preventing the wide use of the high-resolution systems for 3-D exhibition.

  • Lightning disrupts soccer telecast worldwide
    Thursday June 26th 2008

    NEW YORK – Lightning strikes played havoc in Wednesday’s Euro 2008 coverage around the world, with the international TV feed taken down three times, including the exciting final minutes. Lightning strikes at the UEFA International Broadcast Center in Vienna, Austria, cut the telecast at least three times in the second[…]

  • ThinkFilm closes Toronto office
    Wednesday June 25th 2008

    Production on troubled indie comedy “Nailed,” starring Jessica Biel and Jake Gyllenhaal, has remained shut down for a fourth time due to financial problems. Capitol Films was not immediately available for comment Tuesday, when its ThinkFilm arm officially shuttered its Toronto office. It’s the latest gloomy sign for the company, which was founded nearly seven years ago.

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Archives for: June 20085
  • George Clooney pens letter over SAG talks
    Friday June 27th 2008

    If SAG and AFTRA were warring countries, then George Clooney would be Switzerland. The actor released a two-page message Thursday that gives a neutral position, laying out both sides of the fighting unions’ positions and focusing on the issues of the working actor. “Both are, of course, right,” Clooney wrote.[…]

  • Movie stars clash in Hollywood union brawl
    Thursday June 26th 2008

    Movie stars accustomed to polite rivalry for coveted film roles and Oscar glory are taking sides in an increasingly bitter labor dispute between Hollywood’s two actors unions. The larger and more militant SAG enlisted such high-profile members as Jack Nicholson, Ben Stiller and Nick Nolte in its campaign to scuttle a contract negotiated by AFTRA. Other A-list performers, including Tom Hanks, Kevin Spacey, and Alec Baldwin, sided last week with AFTRA in publicly urging that union’s 70,000 members to ratify the labor pact.

  • Sony unveils new 4K projector
    Thursday June 26th 2008

    The trade show floor at Cinema Expo 2008 is filled with the customary popcorn, theater-seat and tech vendors, but Sony Electronics reps are steering prospective customers to a secret demo suite to view something potentially much more watershed. Sony has unveiled a 4K digital projector with easy adaptability to 3-D projection. Previously, two of the pricey projectors were necessary to rig an auditorium for 4K 3-D, preventing the wide use of the high-resolution systems for 3-D exhibition.

  • Lightning disrupts soccer telecast worldwide
    Thursday June 26th 2008

    NEW YORK – Lightning strikes played havoc in Wednesday’s Euro 2008 coverage around the world, with the international TV feed taken down three times, including the exciting final minutes. Lightning strikes at the UEFA International Broadcast Center in Vienna, Austria, cut the telecast at least three times in the second[…]

  • ThinkFilm closes Toronto office
    Wednesday June 25th 2008

    Production on troubled indie comedy “Nailed,” starring Jessica Biel and Jake Gyllenhaal, has remained shut down for a fourth time due to financial problems. Capitol Films was not immediately available for comment Tuesday, when its ThinkFilm arm officially shuttered its Toronto office. It’s the latest gloomy sign for the company, which was founded nearly seven years ago.

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Archives for: June 20085
  • George Clooney pens letter over SAG talks
    Friday June 27th 2008

    If SAG and AFTRA were warring countries, then George Clooney would be Switzerland. The actor released a two-page message Thursday that gives a neutral position, laying out both sides of the fighting unions’ positions and focusing on the issues of the working actor. “Both are, of course, right,” Clooney wrote.[…]

  • Movie stars clash in Hollywood union brawl
    Thursday June 26th 2008

    Movie stars accustomed to polite rivalry for coveted film roles and Oscar glory are taking sides in an increasingly bitter labor dispute between Hollywood’s two actors unions. The larger and more militant SAG enlisted such high-profile members as Jack Nicholson, Ben Stiller and Nick Nolte in its campaign to scuttle a contract negotiated by AFTRA. Other A-list performers, including Tom Hanks, Kevin Spacey, and Alec Baldwin, sided last week with AFTRA in publicly urging that union’s 70,000 members to ratify the labor pact.

  • Sony unveils new 4K projector
    Thursday June 26th 2008

    The trade show floor at Cinema Expo 2008 is filled with the customary popcorn, theater-seat and tech vendors, but Sony Electronics reps are steering prospective customers to a secret demo suite to view something potentially much more watershed. Sony has unveiled a 4K digital projector with easy adaptability to 3-D projection. Previously, two of the pricey projectors were necessary to rig an auditorium for 4K 3-D, preventing the wide use of the high-resolution systems for 3-D exhibition.

  • Lightning disrupts soccer telecast worldwide
    Thursday June 26th 2008

    NEW YORK – Lightning strikes played havoc in Wednesday’s Euro 2008 coverage around the world, with the international TV feed taken down three times, including the exciting final minutes. Lightning strikes at the UEFA International Broadcast Center in Vienna, Austria, cut the telecast at least three times in the second[…]

  • ThinkFilm closes Toronto office
    Wednesday June 25th 2008

    Production on troubled indie comedy “Nailed,” starring Jessica Biel and Jake Gyllenhaal, has remained shut down for a fourth time due to financial problems. Capitol Films was not immediately available for comment Tuesday, when its ThinkFilm arm officially shuttered its Toronto office. It’s the latest gloomy sign for the company, which was founded nearly seven years ago.

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