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  • Academy Sets Sitges as Short Film Qualifying Festival
    Tuesday December 31st 2013

    The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences has recognized Spain’s Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia as a qualifying festival for short film Oscar submission. With the recognition, the best short film in Sitges’ Official Fantastic Competition and Sitges’ best animation short are eligible for submission to the Academy. That gains them consideration by the reviewing committee of the Academy’s Short Films and Feature Animation Branch, which selects entries that are then screened by the Branch Nominating Committee.

  • Sir David Attenborough is committed to 3D television
    Monday December 30th 2013

    Sir David Attenborough has said he is “committed” to producing more of his documentaries in 3D in the future. The presenter, 87, said he believed developments in the technology would revolutionize the way people watch television and encourage more them to engage with the format. “At the moment I think people find it a bit off-putting,” he said.

  • Toronto film critics name Coen brothers movie the best of 2013
    Tuesday December 24th 2013

    The Toronto Film Critics Association handed out its annual awards on Tuesday, giving the top prize to the Coen brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis, a portrait of the folk-music scene in New York, circa 1961. Alfonso Cuaron was picked as best director for his space film Gravity, and best-screenplay honours went to writer-director Spike Jonze for Her, as the Toronto critics spread their prizes around.

  • The next great disruptor: Aereo vs. broadcast television
    Tuesday December 24th 2013

    Aereo is a straightforward service that represents major problems for television networks. By selling subscriptions to a cloud-based DVR-like service, New York-based Aereo gives users another reason to ditch cable companies, and even more reason to avoid broadcast networks’ own online offerings.

  • Is TV binge-watching the new norm?
    Thursday December 19th 2013

    ‘Tis the season for TV binge-watching. Sure, the holidays are for family, friends and spreading good cheer, but true TV addicts see any consecutive stretch of days off as prime time to dive into a marathon viewing session of buzzy shows they missed. There’s no question 2013 was the year[…]

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  • Academy Sets Sitges as Short Film Qualifying Festival
    Tuesday December 31st 2013

    The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences has recognized Spain’s Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia as a qualifying festival for short film Oscar submission. With the recognition, the best short film in Sitges’ Official Fantastic Competition and Sitges’ best animation short are eligible for submission to the Academy. That gains them consideration by the reviewing committee of the Academy’s Short Films and Feature Animation Branch, which selects entries that are then screened by the Branch Nominating Committee.

  • Sir David Attenborough is committed to 3D television
    Monday December 30th 2013

    Sir David Attenborough has said he is “committed” to producing more of his documentaries in 3D in the future. The presenter, 87, said he believed developments in the technology would revolutionize the way people watch television and encourage more them to engage with the format. “At the moment I think people find it a bit off-putting,” he said.

  • Toronto film critics name Coen brothers movie the best of 2013
    Tuesday December 24th 2013

    The Toronto Film Critics Association handed out its annual awards on Tuesday, giving the top prize to the Coen brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis, a portrait of the folk-music scene in New York, circa 1961. Alfonso Cuaron was picked as best director for his space film Gravity, and best-screenplay honours went to writer-director Spike Jonze for Her, as the Toronto critics spread their prizes around.

  • The next great disruptor: Aereo vs. broadcast television
    Tuesday December 24th 2013

    Aereo is a straightforward service that represents major problems for television networks. By selling subscriptions to a cloud-based DVR-like service, New York-based Aereo gives users another reason to ditch cable companies, and even more reason to avoid broadcast networks’ own online offerings.

  • Is TV binge-watching the new norm?
    Thursday December 19th 2013

    ‘Tis the season for TV binge-watching. Sure, the holidays are for family, friends and spreading good cheer, but true TV addicts see any consecutive stretch of days off as prime time to dive into a marathon viewing session of buzzy shows they missed. There’s no question 2013 was the year[…]

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Archives for: December 20135
  • Academy Sets Sitges as Short Film Qualifying Festival
    Tuesday December 31st 2013

    The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences has recognized Spain’s Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia as a qualifying festival for short film Oscar submission. With the recognition, the best short film in Sitges’ Official Fantastic Competition and Sitges’ best animation short are eligible for submission to the Academy. That gains them consideration by the reviewing committee of the Academy’s Short Films and Feature Animation Branch, which selects entries that are then screened by the Branch Nominating Committee.

  • Sir David Attenborough is committed to 3D television
    Monday December 30th 2013

    Sir David Attenborough has said he is “committed” to producing more of his documentaries in 3D in the future. The presenter, 87, said he believed developments in the technology would revolutionize the way people watch television and encourage more them to engage with the format. “At the moment I think people find it a bit off-putting,” he said.

  • Toronto film critics name Coen brothers movie the best of 2013
    Tuesday December 24th 2013

    The Toronto Film Critics Association handed out its annual awards on Tuesday, giving the top prize to the Coen brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis, a portrait of the folk-music scene in New York, circa 1961. Alfonso Cuaron was picked as best director for his space film Gravity, and best-screenplay honours went to writer-director Spike Jonze for Her, as the Toronto critics spread their prizes around.

  • The next great disruptor: Aereo vs. broadcast television
    Tuesday December 24th 2013

    Aereo is a straightforward service that represents major problems for television networks. By selling subscriptions to a cloud-based DVR-like service, New York-based Aereo gives users another reason to ditch cable companies, and even more reason to avoid broadcast networks’ own online offerings.

  • Is TV binge-watching the new norm?
    Thursday December 19th 2013

    ‘Tis the season for TV binge-watching. Sure, the holidays are for family, friends and spreading good cheer, but true TV addicts see any consecutive stretch of days off as prime time to dive into a marathon viewing session of buzzy shows they missed. There’s no question 2013 was the year[…]

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