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  • Milken panel dishes on TV’s future
    Thursday April 30th 2009

    There was an unofficial changing of the guard Wednesday at the BevHilton, as outgoing News Corp. prexy-COO Peter Chernin and the company’s newly minted digital czar Jon Miller sat together and expressed optimism that TV fans’ defections to online viewing bodes well for Hollywood. The event was a panel on the third and final day of the Milken Institute’s Global Conference at the BevHilton.

  • ‘God’ opening an upbeat Hot Docs
    Thursday April 30th 2009

    The world preem of “Act of God,” Toronto helmer Jennifer Baichwal’s musing on the metaphysics of lightning, will fire up Hot Docs on Thursday with 171 pics set to unspool over 11 days in North America’s biggest documentary film festival, confab and mart. With organizers projecting a 20% increase on last year’s audience tally of 85,000, Rendezvous sessions (one-on-one pitch meets) up 33% from 2008’s 300 to 450 and delegate and buyer numbers on track, the Toronto-based event looks set to sizzle despite tough economic times.

  • Spin wins for May Payne
    Thursday April 30th 2009

    SPIN was awarded with two VFX accolades this past weekend at the annual Elan Awards in Vancouver including Best Visual Effects Shot and Best Digital Environment. Recognizing the phenomenal global success of the visual effects, animation, and gaming industries, the Elan Awards honour the talent behind these professions. SPIN was the lead Visual Effects facility on May Payne, producing 140 VFX shots including 3D creature animation, matte painting, set extensions and VFX embellishments.

  • Panel debates future of television
    Wednesday April 29th 2009

    They have looked into the crystal ball of television’s future. Their verdict: cloudy. What kind of content will continue to work on TV and what will migrate to the Internet was an underlying theme during a panel at the OnHollywood conference Tuesday. NBC Entertainment co-chair Marc Graboff believes the two[…]

  • Martin Scorsese guides Cannes Classics
    Wednesday April 29th 2009

    Helmer and cinema historian Martin Scorsese will serve as honorary president of the sixth annual Cannes Classics sidebar at next month’s Festival de Cannes, organizers said Tuesday. This year’s lineup will feature the works of such familiar names as Jean-Luc Godard (“Pierrot le Fou”), Michelangelo Antonioni (“L’avventura”), Luchino Visconti (“Senso”) and Jacques Tati (“Mr. Hulot’s Holiday”), while Scorsese will personally present a restored version of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s 1948 title “The Red Shoes.”

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Archives for: April 20095
  • Milken panel dishes on TV’s future
    Thursday April 30th 2009

    There was an unofficial changing of the guard Wednesday at the BevHilton, as outgoing News Corp. prexy-COO Peter Chernin and the company’s newly minted digital czar Jon Miller sat together and expressed optimism that TV fans’ defections to online viewing bodes well for Hollywood. The event was a panel on the third and final day of the Milken Institute’s Global Conference at the BevHilton.

  • ‘God’ opening an upbeat Hot Docs
    Thursday April 30th 2009

    The world preem of “Act of God,” Toronto helmer Jennifer Baichwal’s musing on the metaphysics of lightning, will fire up Hot Docs on Thursday with 171 pics set to unspool over 11 days in North America’s biggest documentary film festival, confab and mart. With organizers projecting a 20% increase on last year’s audience tally of 85,000, Rendezvous sessions (one-on-one pitch meets) up 33% from 2008’s 300 to 450 and delegate and buyer numbers on track, the Toronto-based event looks set to sizzle despite tough economic times.

  • Spin wins for May Payne
    Thursday April 30th 2009

    SPIN was awarded with two VFX accolades this past weekend at the annual Elan Awards in Vancouver including Best Visual Effects Shot and Best Digital Environment. Recognizing the phenomenal global success of the visual effects, animation, and gaming industries, the Elan Awards honour the talent behind these professions. SPIN was the lead Visual Effects facility on May Payne, producing 140 VFX shots including 3D creature animation, matte painting, set extensions and VFX embellishments.

  • Panel debates future of television
    Wednesday April 29th 2009

    They have looked into the crystal ball of television’s future. Their verdict: cloudy. What kind of content will continue to work on TV and what will migrate to the Internet was an underlying theme during a panel at the OnHollywood conference Tuesday. NBC Entertainment co-chair Marc Graboff believes the two[…]

  • Martin Scorsese guides Cannes Classics
    Wednesday April 29th 2009

    Helmer and cinema historian Martin Scorsese will serve as honorary president of the sixth annual Cannes Classics sidebar at next month’s Festival de Cannes, organizers said Tuesday. This year’s lineup will feature the works of such familiar names as Jean-Luc Godard (“Pierrot le Fou”), Michelangelo Antonioni (“L’avventura”), Luchino Visconti (“Senso”) and Jacques Tati (“Mr. Hulot’s Holiday”), while Scorsese will personally present a restored version of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s 1948 title “The Red Shoes.”

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Archives for: April 20095
  • Milken panel dishes on TV’s future
    Thursday April 30th 2009

    There was an unofficial changing of the guard Wednesday at the BevHilton, as outgoing News Corp. prexy-COO Peter Chernin and the company’s newly minted digital czar Jon Miller sat together and expressed optimism that TV fans’ defections to online viewing bodes well for Hollywood. The event was a panel on the third and final day of the Milken Institute’s Global Conference at the BevHilton.

  • ‘God’ opening an upbeat Hot Docs
    Thursday April 30th 2009

    The world preem of “Act of God,” Toronto helmer Jennifer Baichwal’s musing on the metaphysics of lightning, will fire up Hot Docs on Thursday with 171 pics set to unspool over 11 days in North America’s biggest documentary film festival, confab and mart. With organizers projecting a 20% increase on last year’s audience tally of 85,000, Rendezvous sessions (one-on-one pitch meets) up 33% from 2008’s 300 to 450 and delegate and buyer numbers on track, the Toronto-based event looks set to sizzle despite tough economic times.

  • Spin wins for May Payne
    Thursday April 30th 2009

    SPIN was awarded with two VFX accolades this past weekend at the annual Elan Awards in Vancouver including Best Visual Effects Shot and Best Digital Environment. Recognizing the phenomenal global success of the visual effects, animation, and gaming industries, the Elan Awards honour the talent behind these professions. SPIN was the lead Visual Effects facility on May Payne, producing 140 VFX shots including 3D creature animation, matte painting, set extensions and VFX embellishments.

  • Panel debates future of television
    Wednesday April 29th 2009

    They have looked into the crystal ball of television’s future. Their verdict: cloudy. What kind of content will continue to work on TV and what will migrate to the Internet was an underlying theme during a panel at the OnHollywood conference Tuesday. NBC Entertainment co-chair Marc Graboff believes the two[…]

  • Martin Scorsese guides Cannes Classics
    Wednesday April 29th 2009

    Helmer and cinema historian Martin Scorsese will serve as honorary president of the sixth annual Cannes Classics sidebar at next month’s Festival de Cannes, organizers said Tuesday. This year’s lineup will feature the works of such familiar names as Jean-Luc Godard (“Pierrot le Fou”), Michelangelo Antonioni (“L’avventura”), Luchino Visconti (“Senso”) and Jacques Tati (“Mr. Hulot’s Holiday”), while Scorsese will personally present a restored version of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s 1948 title “The Red Shoes.”

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