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  • Has ThinkFilm lost its mind?
    Tuesday August 05th 2008

    He’s been called an unabashed Hollywood hustler. Sordid tales of unpaid vendors, lawsuits, layoffs and movie shutdowns have dogged him in the year and a half since he took over specialty distributor ThinkFilm and foreign sales agent Capitol Film. Yet David Bergstein is unperturbed. “There is always an adjective that precedes us: ‘Beleaguered,’ ‘financially distressed,’ ” Bergstein said recently from his plush new offices in the Fox Plaza in Century City, with a hint of an accent from his native New York. “And none of these people know anything.”

  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 08/01/08 to 08/03/08
    Monday August 04th 2008

    FilmTotalThe Dark Knight, WARNER BROS.$42,664,219The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, UNIVERSAL$40,457,770Step Brothers, SONY$16,506,526Mamma Mia!, UNIVERSAL$12,615,515Journey to the Center of the Earth, WARNER BROS.$6,662,406Swing Vote, DISNEY$6,230,669Hancock, SONY$5,087,756Wall-E, DISNEY$4,603,179The X-Files: I Want to Believe, FOX$3,385,878Space Chimps, FOX$2,720,177

  • Canada commercials contract lapses
    Friday August 01st 2008

    TORONTO – Negotiations between Canadian advertisers and actors on a new collective agreement that covers U.S. commercial shoots are headed into overtime. The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists and the Association of Canadian Advertisers and the Institute of Canadian Advertising, which represents domestic commercial producers and advertisers,[…]

  • Canadian broadcasters, phone giants up in ’07
    Friday August 01st 2008

    TORONTO – Canadian broadcasters and phone giants posted a combined revenue of CAN$51.1 billion ($49.9 billion) in 2007, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission reported Thursday, with basic cable programming emerging as the sweet spot of the Canadian industry. The CRTC’s 2007 performance report said that domestic broadcasters, which include[…]

  • T.O.’s Doc Soup screenings expanding westward
    Friday August 01st 2008

    Toronto’s much-loved Doc Soup screening series will launch this fall in Vancouver and Calgary. The series, an off-shoot of the Hot Docs film festival, showcases Canadian and international documentaries and also brings in guest directors to introduce the films and conduct post-film question-and-answer sessions with audiences. The screenings regularly sell out.

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Archives for: August 20085
  • Has ThinkFilm lost its mind?
    Tuesday August 05th 2008

    He’s been called an unabashed Hollywood hustler. Sordid tales of unpaid vendors, lawsuits, layoffs and movie shutdowns have dogged him in the year and a half since he took over specialty distributor ThinkFilm and foreign sales agent Capitol Film. Yet David Bergstein is unperturbed. “There is always an adjective that precedes us: ‘Beleaguered,’ ‘financially distressed,’ ” Bergstein said recently from his plush new offices in the Fox Plaza in Century City, with a hint of an accent from his native New York. “And none of these people know anything.”

  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 08/01/08 to 08/03/08
    Monday August 04th 2008

    FilmTotalThe Dark Knight, WARNER BROS.$42,664,219The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, UNIVERSAL$40,457,770Step Brothers, SONY$16,506,526Mamma Mia!, UNIVERSAL$12,615,515Journey to the Center of the Earth, WARNER BROS.$6,662,406Swing Vote, DISNEY$6,230,669Hancock, SONY$5,087,756Wall-E, DISNEY$4,603,179The X-Files: I Want to Believe, FOX$3,385,878Space Chimps, FOX$2,720,177

  • Canada commercials contract lapses
    Friday August 01st 2008

    TORONTO – Negotiations between Canadian advertisers and actors on a new collective agreement that covers U.S. commercial shoots are headed into overtime. The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists and the Association of Canadian Advertisers and the Institute of Canadian Advertising, which represents domestic commercial producers and advertisers,[…]

  • Canadian broadcasters, phone giants up in ’07
    Friday August 01st 2008

    TORONTO – Canadian broadcasters and phone giants posted a combined revenue of CAN$51.1 billion ($49.9 billion) in 2007, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission reported Thursday, with basic cable programming emerging as the sweet spot of the Canadian industry. The CRTC’s 2007 performance report said that domestic broadcasters, which include[…]

  • T.O.’s Doc Soup screenings expanding westward
    Friday August 01st 2008

    Toronto’s much-loved Doc Soup screening series will launch this fall in Vancouver and Calgary. The series, an off-shoot of the Hot Docs film festival, showcases Canadian and international documentaries and also brings in guest directors to introduce the films and conduct post-film question-and-answer sessions with audiences. The screenings regularly sell out.

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Archives for: August 20085
  • Has ThinkFilm lost its mind?
    Tuesday August 05th 2008

    He’s been called an unabashed Hollywood hustler. Sordid tales of unpaid vendors, lawsuits, layoffs and movie shutdowns have dogged him in the year and a half since he took over specialty distributor ThinkFilm and foreign sales agent Capitol Film. Yet David Bergstein is unperturbed. “There is always an adjective that precedes us: ‘Beleaguered,’ ‘financially distressed,’ ” Bergstein said recently from his plush new offices in the Fox Plaza in Century City, with a hint of an accent from his native New York. “And none of these people know anything.”

  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 08/01/08 to 08/03/08
    Monday August 04th 2008

    FilmTotalThe Dark Knight, WARNER BROS.$42,664,219The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, UNIVERSAL$40,457,770Step Brothers, SONY$16,506,526Mamma Mia!, UNIVERSAL$12,615,515Journey to the Center of the Earth, WARNER BROS.$6,662,406Swing Vote, DISNEY$6,230,669Hancock, SONY$5,087,756Wall-E, DISNEY$4,603,179The X-Files: I Want to Believe, FOX$3,385,878Space Chimps, FOX$2,720,177

  • Canada commercials contract lapses
    Friday August 01st 2008

    TORONTO – Negotiations between Canadian advertisers and actors on a new collective agreement that covers U.S. commercial shoots are headed into overtime. The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists and the Association of Canadian Advertisers and the Institute of Canadian Advertising, which represents domestic commercial producers and advertisers,[…]

  • Canadian broadcasters, phone giants up in ’07
    Friday August 01st 2008

    TORONTO – Canadian broadcasters and phone giants posted a combined revenue of CAN$51.1 billion ($49.9 billion) in 2007, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission reported Thursday, with basic cable programming emerging as the sweet spot of the Canadian industry. The CRTC’s 2007 performance report said that domestic broadcasters, which include[…]

  • T.O.’s Doc Soup screenings expanding westward
    Friday August 01st 2008

    Toronto’s much-loved Doc Soup screening series will launch this fall in Vancouver and Calgary. The series, an off-shoot of the Hot Docs film festival, showcases Canadian and international documentaries and also brings in guest directors to introduce the films and conduct post-film question-and-answer sessions with audiences. The screenings regularly sell out.

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