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  • TV producers protest Emmy time-shift
    Tuesday August 04th 2009

    A who’s who group of TV showrunners and producers has signed a petition lambasting this year’s changes to the Primetime Emmy Awards. The Writers Guild of America, West, released the list this afternoon, which included names including “The Office’s” Greg Daniels, “Family Guy’s” Seth MacFarlane, “Grey’s Anatomy’s” Shonda Rhimes, “Desperate[…]

  • Canada-U.S. cross-border station shake-up
    Monday August 03rd 2009

    TORONTO – A grand Canadian tradition of cable and satellite TV subscribers receiving U.S. cross-border TV station signals is undergoing a shake-up. Following a protest by loyal PBS viewers in Ottawa, the nation’s capital, local cable operator Rogers Communications agreed not to replace the WPBS-TV broadcast out of Waterdown, New[…]

  • Spielberg picks next directing job: ‘Harvey’
    Monday August 03rd 2009

    Steven Spielberg will soon be seeing imaginary rabbits. The filmmaker will direct as his next film a contemporary adaptation of Mary Chase’s play “Harvey,” about a man and his friendship with an invisible six-foot tall rabbit. Pre-production is to begin immediately, with filming set to start after the first of the year as a joint venture between DreamWorks and Fox. The project will also mark one of the first new initiatives from the reconstituted DreamWorks, working with funding from India’s Reliance ADA and a syndication of banks.

  • Florida logs a $50 mil digital studio
    Monday August 03rd 2009

    Wyndcrest Holdings, the investment firm that owns vfx studio Digital Domain, is preparing to launch a $50 million digital production studio in Florida. Contrary to published reports, DD is not formally connected to the venture. The management of Venice-based Digital Domain will decide to what degree it wants to be[…]

  • Ottawa invests in Montreal World Film Fest
    Monday August 03rd 2009

    TORONTO – More evidence that the Canadian government and Serge Losique’s Montreal World Film Festival have kissed and made up emerged Friday as Ottawa said it will inject CAN$445,000 ($411,500) into this year’s Aug. 27-Sept. 7 edition. MWFF president Losique welcomed the cash infusion from Ottawa, adding “I hope that[…]

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Archives for: August 20095
  • TV producers protest Emmy time-shift
    Tuesday August 04th 2009

    A who’s who group of TV showrunners and producers has signed a petition lambasting this year’s changes to the Primetime Emmy Awards. The Writers Guild of America, West, released the list this afternoon, which included names including “The Office’s” Greg Daniels, “Family Guy’s” Seth MacFarlane, “Grey’s Anatomy’s” Shonda Rhimes, “Desperate[…]

  • Canada-U.S. cross-border station shake-up
    Monday August 03rd 2009

    TORONTO – A grand Canadian tradition of cable and satellite TV subscribers receiving U.S. cross-border TV station signals is undergoing a shake-up. Following a protest by loyal PBS viewers in Ottawa, the nation’s capital, local cable operator Rogers Communications agreed not to replace the WPBS-TV broadcast out of Waterdown, New[…]

  • Spielberg picks next directing job: ‘Harvey’
    Monday August 03rd 2009

    Steven Spielberg will soon be seeing imaginary rabbits. The filmmaker will direct as his next film a contemporary adaptation of Mary Chase’s play “Harvey,” about a man and his friendship with an invisible six-foot tall rabbit. Pre-production is to begin immediately, with filming set to start after the first of the year as a joint venture between DreamWorks and Fox. The project will also mark one of the first new initiatives from the reconstituted DreamWorks, working with funding from India’s Reliance ADA and a syndication of banks.

  • Florida logs a $50 mil digital studio
    Monday August 03rd 2009

    Wyndcrest Holdings, the investment firm that owns vfx studio Digital Domain, is preparing to launch a $50 million digital production studio in Florida. Contrary to published reports, DD is not formally connected to the venture. The management of Venice-based Digital Domain will decide to what degree it wants to be[…]

  • Ottawa invests in Montreal World Film Fest
    Monday August 03rd 2009

    TORONTO – More evidence that the Canadian government and Serge Losique’s Montreal World Film Festival have kissed and made up emerged Friday as Ottawa said it will inject CAN$445,000 ($411,500) into this year’s Aug. 27-Sept. 7 edition. MWFF president Losique welcomed the cash infusion from Ottawa, adding “I hope that[…]

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Archives for: August 20095
  • TV producers protest Emmy time-shift
    Tuesday August 04th 2009

    A who’s who group of TV showrunners and producers has signed a petition lambasting this year’s changes to the Primetime Emmy Awards. The Writers Guild of America, West, released the list this afternoon, which included names including “The Office’s” Greg Daniels, “Family Guy’s” Seth MacFarlane, “Grey’s Anatomy’s” Shonda Rhimes, “Desperate[…]

  • Canada-U.S. cross-border station shake-up
    Monday August 03rd 2009

    TORONTO – A grand Canadian tradition of cable and satellite TV subscribers receiving U.S. cross-border TV station signals is undergoing a shake-up. Following a protest by loyal PBS viewers in Ottawa, the nation’s capital, local cable operator Rogers Communications agreed not to replace the WPBS-TV broadcast out of Waterdown, New[…]

  • Spielberg picks next directing job: ‘Harvey’
    Monday August 03rd 2009

    Steven Spielberg will soon be seeing imaginary rabbits. The filmmaker will direct as his next film a contemporary adaptation of Mary Chase’s play “Harvey,” about a man and his friendship with an invisible six-foot tall rabbit. Pre-production is to begin immediately, with filming set to start after the first of the year as a joint venture between DreamWorks and Fox. The project will also mark one of the first new initiatives from the reconstituted DreamWorks, working with funding from India’s Reliance ADA and a syndication of banks.

  • Florida logs a $50 mil digital studio
    Monday August 03rd 2009

    Wyndcrest Holdings, the investment firm that owns vfx studio Digital Domain, is preparing to launch a $50 million digital production studio in Florida. Contrary to published reports, DD is not formally connected to the venture. The management of Venice-based Digital Domain will decide to what degree it wants to be[…]

  • Ottawa invests in Montreal World Film Fest
    Monday August 03rd 2009

    TORONTO – More evidence that the Canadian government and Serge Losique’s Montreal World Film Festival have kissed and made up emerged Friday as Ottawa said it will inject CAN$445,000 ($411,500) into this year’s Aug. 27-Sept. 7 edition. MWFF president Losique welcomed the cash infusion from Ottawa, adding “I hope that[…]

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