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  • CRTC to Take Deep Look at Canada’s Television Industry
    Tuesday June 18th 2013

    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is launching a major review of the rules that govern Canada’s television industry for the first time since 1993. Both consumers and broadcasters are itching for reforms. Quoth The Globe and Mail: “There are several flashpoints that are likely to arise. One is the[…]

  • Bring on a Hollywood-style disaster for the blockbuster film
    Monday June 17th 2013

    Steven Spielberg and George Lucas bemoaning the commercialised state of modern Hollywood is a bit like Amazon complaining about the decline of old-fashioned bookshops. Last week, speaking at the University of Southern California, the two film-makers outlined a doomsday scenario of hugely inflated ticket prices, limited choice at the box office and no place for talented, visionary directors – like themselves. Spielberg only just got his Oscar-winning Lincoln into cinemas, he revealed, otherwise it would have gone straight to television. Likewise, George Lucas struggled to get his Red Tails movie seen. Were just a handful of big budget tent-pole Hollywood movies to flop, the two men warned, there could be an industry-changing “implosion – or a big meltdown”.

  • Steven Spielberg and George Lucas predict film industry ‘implosion’
    Thursday June 13th 2013

    Steven Spielberg and George Lucas have predicted a Hollywood “implosion” that could change the shape of the film industry forever and lead to dramatically hiked ticket prices for blockbuster films. Speaking at the opening of a new media centre at the University of Southern California, the two Hollywood titans painted a picture of a future in which the failure of half a dozen $250m movies in quick succession caused a seismic shift in studio dynamics, leading to audiences being asked to pay $25 (£15) a ticket for films such as Iron Man 3 but just $7 (£4.50) for movies such as Spielberg’s own Lincoln.

  • New Version Of Poltergeist To Be Filmed In Toronto
    Tuesday June 11th 2013

    A new version of the hit Steven Spielberg movie “Poltergeist” will be filmed late this summer in Toronto. Global News recently learned that although casting has yet to be announced, Gil Kenan (“Monster House”) has been hired to direct from a screenplay co-written by David Lindsay-Abaire (“Oz the Great and[…]

  • William F. White Int’l Inc. Partners with FlyCam Canada Inc.
    Tuesday June 11th 2013

    Paul Bronfman, Chairman/CEO of Comweb Corp. and leading equipment provider, William F. White International Inc. (WFW), announced that the Company has entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with FlyCam Canada Inc., effective immediately. FlyCam Canada Inc. is a national film and television support company that provides innovative, proprietary technology enabling cost-effective aerial photography for live broadcast, music, live event, commercial, feature and episodic television productions.

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  • CRTC to Take Deep Look at Canada’s Television Industry
    Tuesday June 18th 2013

    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is launching a major review of the rules that govern Canada’s television industry for the first time since 1993. Both consumers and broadcasters are itching for reforms. Quoth The Globe and Mail: “There are several flashpoints that are likely to arise. One is the[…]

  • Bring on a Hollywood-style disaster for the blockbuster film
    Monday June 17th 2013

    Steven Spielberg and George Lucas bemoaning the commercialised state of modern Hollywood is a bit like Amazon complaining about the decline of old-fashioned bookshops. Last week, speaking at the University of Southern California, the two film-makers outlined a doomsday scenario of hugely inflated ticket prices, limited choice at the box office and no place for talented, visionary directors – like themselves. Spielberg only just got his Oscar-winning Lincoln into cinemas, he revealed, otherwise it would have gone straight to television. Likewise, George Lucas struggled to get his Red Tails movie seen. Were just a handful of big budget tent-pole Hollywood movies to flop, the two men warned, there could be an industry-changing “implosion – or a big meltdown”.

  • Steven Spielberg and George Lucas predict film industry ‘implosion’
    Thursday June 13th 2013

    Steven Spielberg and George Lucas have predicted a Hollywood “implosion” that could change the shape of the film industry forever and lead to dramatically hiked ticket prices for blockbuster films. Speaking at the opening of a new media centre at the University of Southern California, the two Hollywood titans painted a picture of a future in which the failure of half a dozen $250m movies in quick succession caused a seismic shift in studio dynamics, leading to audiences being asked to pay $25 (£15) a ticket for films such as Iron Man 3 but just $7 (£4.50) for movies such as Spielberg’s own Lincoln.

  • New Version Of Poltergeist To Be Filmed In Toronto
    Tuesday June 11th 2013

    A new version of the hit Steven Spielberg movie “Poltergeist” will be filmed late this summer in Toronto. Global News recently learned that although casting has yet to be announced, Gil Kenan (“Monster House”) has been hired to direct from a screenplay co-written by David Lindsay-Abaire (“Oz the Great and[…]

  • William F. White Int’l Inc. Partners with FlyCam Canada Inc.
    Tuesday June 11th 2013

    Paul Bronfman, Chairman/CEO of Comweb Corp. and leading equipment provider, William F. White International Inc. (WFW), announced that the Company has entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with FlyCam Canada Inc., effective immediately. FlyCam Canada Inc. is a national film and television support company that provides innovative, proprietary technology enabling cost-effective aerial photography for live broadcast, music, live event, commercial, feature and episodic television productions.

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Archives for: June 20135
  • CRTC to Take Deep Look at Canada’s Television Industry
    Tuesday June 18th 2013

    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is launching a major review of the rules that govern Canada’s television industry for the first time since 1993. Both consumers and broadcasters are itching for reforms. Quoth The Globe and Mail: “There are several flashpoints that are likely to arise. One is the[…]

  • Bring on a Hollywood-style disaster for the blockbuster film
    Monday June 17th 2013

    Steven Spielberg and George Lucas bemoaning the commercialised state of modern Hollywood is a bit like Amazon complaining about the decline of old-fashioned bookshops. Last week, speaking at the University of Southern California, the two film-makers outlined a doomsday scenario of hugely inflated ticket prices, limited choice at the box office and no place for talented, visionary directors – like themselves. Spielberg only just got his Oscar-winning Lincoln into cinemas, he revealed, otherwise it would have gone straight to television. Likewise, George Lucas struggled to get his Red Tails movie seen. Were just a handful of big budget tent-pole Hollywood movies to flop, the two men warned, there could be an industry-changing “implosion – or a big meltdown”.

  • Steven Spielberg and George Lucas predict film industry ‘implosion’
    Thursday June 13th 2013

    Steven Spielberg and George Lucas have predicted a Hollywood “implosion” that could change the shape of the film industry forever and lead to dramatically hiked ticket prices for blockbuster films. Speaking at the opening of a new media centre at the University of Southern California, the two Hollywood titans painted a picture of a future in which the failure of half a dozen $250m movies in quick succession caused a seismic shift in studio dynamics, leading to audiences being asked to pay $25 (£15) a ticket for films such as Iron Man 3 but just $7 (£4.50) for movies such as Spielberg’s own Lincoln.

  • New Version Of Poltergeist To Be Filmed In Toronto
    Tuesday June 11th 2013

    A new version of the hit Steven Spielberg movie “Poltergeist” will be filmed late this summer in Toronto. Global News recently learned that although casting has yet to be announced, Gil Kenan (“Monster House”) has been hired to direct from a screenplay co-written by David Lindsay-Abaire (“Oz the Great and[…]

  • William F. White Int’l Inc. Partners with FlyCam Canada Inc.
    Tuesday June 11th 2013

    Paul Bronfman, Chairman/CEO of Comweb Corp. and leading equipment provider, William F. White International Inc. (WFW), announced that the Company has entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with FlyCam Canada Inc., effective immediately. FlyCam Canada Inc. is a national film and television support company that provides innovative, proprietary technology enabling cost-effective aerial photography for live broadcast, music, live event, commercial, feature and episodic television productions.

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