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  • France shows its love for Canada’s Cronenberg
    Thursday April 02nd 2009

    Wednesday night, after a gala awards ceremony in Toronto hosted by the French consul general, the Canadian auteur will add yet another trophy to the chest – France’s highest honest, the Legion d’honneur, which is being handed to the filmmaker for his wide-ranging contributions to French culture. A cult figure in what he calls his “second country,” Cronenberg already has been named a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters, and is an honorary citizen in three municipalities (Paris, Cannes and Tourrettes-sur-Loup, a medieval village in which he lived for a year in the seventies).

  • N.Y. tax program gets one more year
    Wednesday April 01st 2009

    Final score on the future of New York’s production tax credit program: film 1, TV 0. A new $350 million in tax credits are due to be signed into the budget by Gov. David Paterson today, but the program is guaranteed to continue only for one year. Some biz-friendly lawmakers[…]

  • Michael Bay keeps vfx shops busy
    Wednesday April 01st 2009

    After “Transformers” hit theaters in 2007, Michael Bay spoofed himself in a Verizon FiOS commercial, proclaiming, “I demand things to be awesome!” and proving it by flaunting his “awesome pussycat” (a tiger) and awesome (exploding) barbecue grill. Turns out the helmer was only half-kidding. Just ask the visual effects studios on “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” who have their hands full keeping up with Bay’s itch for excess.

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  • France shows its love for Canada’s Cronenberg
    Thursday April 02nd 2009

    Wednesday night, after a gala awards ceremony in Toronto hosted by the French consul general, the Canadian auteur will add yet another trophy to the chest – France’s highest honest, the Legion d’honneur, which is being handed to the filmmaker for his wide-ranging contributions to French culture. A cult figure in what he calls his “second country,” Cronenberg already has been named a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters, and is an honorary citizen in three municipalities (Paris, Cannes and Tourrettes-sur-Loup, a medieval village in which he lived for a year in the seventies).

  • N.Y. tax program gets one more year
    Wednesday April 01st 2009

    Final score on the future of New York’s production tax credit program: film 1, TV 0. A new $350 million in tax credits are due to be signed into the budget by Gov. David Paterson today, but the program is guaranteed to continue only for one year. Some biz-friendly lawmakers[…]

  • Michael Bay keeps vfx shops busy
    Wednesday April 01st 2009

    After “Transformers” hit theaters in 2007, Michael Bay spoofed himself in a Verizon FiOS commercial, proclaiming, “I demand things to be awesome!” and proving it by flaunting his “awesome pussycat” (a tiger) and awesome (exploding) barbecue grill. Turns out the helmer was only half-kidding. Just ask the visual effects studios on “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” who have their hands full keeping up with Bay’s itch for excess.

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Archives for: April 20095
  • France shows its love for Canada’s Cronenberg
    Thursday April 02nd 2009

    Wednesday night, after a gala awards ceremony in Toronto hosted by the French consul general, the Canadian auteur will add yet another trophy to the chest – France’s highest honest, the Legion d’honneur, which is being handed to the filmmaker for his wide-ranging contributions to French culture. A cult figure in what he calls his “second country,” Cronenberg already has been named a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters, and is an honorary citizen in three municipalities (Paris, Cannes and Tourrettes-sur-Loup, a medieval village in which he lived for a year in the seventies).

  • N.Y. tax program gets one more year
    Wednesday April 01st 2009

    Final score on the future of New York’s production tax credit program: film 1, TV 0. A new $350 million in tax credits are due to be signed into the budget by Gov. David Paterson today, but the program is guaranteed to continue only for one year. Some biz-friendly lawmakers[…]

  • Michael Bay keeps vfx shops busy
    Wednesday April 01st 2009

    After “Transformers” hit theaters in 2007, Michael Bay spoofed himself in a Verizon FiOS commercial, proclaiming, “I demand things to be awesome!” and proving it by flaunting his “awesome pussycat” (a tiger) and awesome (exploding) barbecue grill. Turns out the helmer was only half-kidding. Just ask the visual effects studios on “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” who have their hands full keeping up with Bay’s itch for excess.

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