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  • Report: 3D films biz growth will be gradual
    Wednesday December 02nd 2009

    Barring dramatic over-achievement by Jim Cameron’s “Avatar” or other high-profile 3D pics, only slow growth is likely through 2014 in the number of 3D film productions because of lingering budgetary and creative concerns. That’s among key findings in a PricewaterhouseCoopers report on the future of 3D in Hollywood. The financial[…]

  • DGA awards Norman Jewison with top honor
    Wednesday December 02nd 2009

    The DGA will give Norman Jewison its top honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Achievement in Motion Picture Direction, on Jan. 30 at the 62nd annual DGA Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel. As a feature director and producer, his credits include “The Cincinnati Kid,” “In the[…]

  • Montreal director Shawn Levy finds broad success with big-budget Hollywood films
    Tuesday December 01st 2009

    Montreal-born filmmaker Shawn Levy loves an audience. As the director of one of Hollywood’s biggest movie franchises, the effects-laden “Night at the Museum” series, the Canadian expat says he’s doing exactly what he always dreamed of as a kid. “Even in high school, my taste and sensibilities were very populist, very mainstream commercial sensibilities, and I had a sense from a young age that the place where that was primarily happening – broad-scale, broad-based populist entertainment – was Hollywood and Los Angeles,” Levy says in an interview from New York.

  • Canada pitches breakthrough TV comedies
    Tuesday December 01st 2009

    After homemade dramas like “Flashpoint” cracked U.S. network schedules, indie producers are readying Canadian-originated sitcoms for primetime. The Canucks, known more for sketch shows than sitcoms, raised the U.S. network pulse when Fox picked up the U.S. format rights to “Little Mosque on the Prairie,” a CBC comedy about fish-out-of-water Muslims in rural Canada, and NBC co-produced the Howie Mandel-starring practical joke series “Howie Do It” with Global Television. Breakthrough Films & Television executive producer Ira Levy insists the American networks see value in Canuck comedies written and produced by Canadian expats in Los Angeles, and tapping lucrative production subsidies and tax breaks back home.

  • Eastwood practices fiscal discipline
    Tuesday December 01st 2009

    To be a successful director in Hollywood, you need talent; a vision; a knack for picking the right material and projects and stars; and all the leadership qualities necessary to marshal and inspire a small army of actors, crew members and production staff. But to maintain an A-list career over[…]

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Archives for: December 20095
  • Report: 3D films biz growth will be gradual
    Wednesday December 02nd 2009

    Barring dramatic over-achievement by Jim Cameron’s “Avatar” or other high-profile 3D pics, only slow growth is likely through 2014 in the number of 3D film productions because of lingering budgetary and creative concerns. That’s among key findings in a PricewaterhouseCoopers report on the future of 3D in Hollywood. The financial[…]

  • DGA awards Norman Jewison with top honor
    Wednesday December 02nd 2009

    The DGA will give Norman Jewison its top honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Achievement in Motion Picture Direction, on Jan. 30 at the 62nd annual DGA Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel. As a feature director and producer, his credits include “The Cincinnati Kid,” “In the[…]

  • Montreal director Shawn Levy finds broad success with big-budget Hollywood films
    Tuesday December 01st 2009

    Montreal-born filmmaker Shawn Levy loves an audience. As the director of one of Hollywood’s biggest movie franchises, the effects-laden “Night at the Museum” series, the Canadian expat says he’s doing exactly what he always dreamed of as a kid. “Even in high school, my taste and sensibilities were very populist, very mainstream commercial sensibilities, and I had a sense from a young age that the place where that was primarily happening – broad-scale, broad-based populist entertainment – was Hollywood and Los Angeles,” Levy says in an interview from New York.

  • Canada pitches breakthrough TV comedies
    Tuesday December 01st 2009

    After homemade dramas like “Flashpoint” cracked U.S. network schedules, indie producers are readying Canadian-originated sitcoms for primetime. The Canucks, known more for sketch shows than sitcoms, raised the U.S. network pulse when Fox picked up the U.S. format rights to “Little Mosque on the Prairie,” a CBC comedy about fish-out-of-water Muslims in rural Canada, and NBC co-produced the Howie Mandel-starring practical joke series “Howie Do It” with Global Television. Breakthrough Films & Television executive producer Ira Levy insists the American networks see value in Canuck comedies written and produced by Canadian expats in Los Angeles, and tapping lucrative production subsidies and tax breaks back home.

  • Eastwood practices fiscal discipline
    Tuesday December 01st 2009

    To be a successful director in Hollywood, you need talent; a vision; a knack for picking the right material and projects and stars; and all the leadership qualities necessary to marshal and inspire a small army of actors, crew members and production staff. But to maintain an A-list career over[…]

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Archives for: December 20095
  • Report: 3D films biz growth will be gradual
    Wednesday December 02nd 2009

    Barring dramatic over-achievement by Jim Cameron’s “Avatar” or other high-profile 3D pics, only slow growth is likely through 2014 in the number of 3D film productions because of lingering budgetary and creative concerns. That’s among key findings in a PricewaterhouseCoopers report on the future of 3D in Hollywood. The financial[…]

  • DGA awards Norman Jewison with top honor
    Wednesday December 02nd 2009

    The DGA will give Norman Jewison its top honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Achievement in Motion Picture Direction, on Jan. 30 at the 62nd annual DGA Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel. As a feature director and producer, his credits include “The Cincinnati Kid,” “In the[…]

  • Montreal director Shawn Levy finds broad success with big-budget Hollywood films
    Tuesday December 01st 2009

    Montreal-born filmmaker Shawn Levy loves an audience. As the director of one of Hollywood’s biggest movie franchises, the effects-laden “Night at the Museum” series, the Canadian expat says he’s doing exactly what he always dreamed of as a kid. “Even in high school, my taste and sensibilities were very populist, very mainstream commercial sensibilities, and I had a sense from a young age that the place where that was primarily happening – broad-scale, broad-based populist entertainment – was Hollywood and Los Angeles,” Levy says in an interview from New York.

  • Canada pitches breakthrough TV comedies
    Tuesday December 01st 2009

    After homemade dramas like “Flashpoint” cracked U.S. network schedules, indie producers are readying Canadian-originated sitcoms for primetime. The Canucks, known more for sketch shows than sitcoms, raised the U.S. network pulse when Fox picked up the U.S. format rights to “Little Mosque on the Prairie,” a CBC comedy about fish-out-of-water Muslims in rural Canada, and NBC co-produced the Howie Mandel-starring practical joke series “Howie Do It” with Global Television. Breakthrough Films & Television executive producer Ira Levy insists the American networks see value in Canuck comedies written and produced by Canadian expats in Los Angeles, and tapping lucrative production subsidies and tax breaks back home.

  • Eastwood practices fiscal discipline
    Tuesday December 01st 2009

    To be a successful director in Hollywood, you need talent; a vision; a knack for picking the right material and projects and stars; and all the leadership qualities necessary to marshal and inspire a small army of actors, crew members and production staff. But to maintain an A-list career over[…]

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