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  • Top Hollywood Players Attempt Executive Reinvention
    Monday March 31st 2014

    Richard Zanuck, the former second-generation production chief of Twentieth Century-Fox, once explained his survival strategy for his later years as an independent producer. “When a studio development executive calls me in to give me his notes, I make it a point to listen without hearing a thing,” said the zen Zanuck. “When they’re done I go out and make my movie.” I thought of Zanuck this week as several former TV and film executives who, having relished the perks and privileges of corporate life, are re-inventing themselves in new roles.

  • Action, Special Effects Helps Hollywood in China
    Friday March 28th 2014

    Captain America and Spider-Man are seeking to dominate the Chinese box office in the coming weeks, proving that U.S. patriotic superheroes can overcome China’s leeriness of foreign films if they promise big money. Chinese authorities, wary of outside cultural influences and competition, restrict the number of foreign movies shown in the mainland’s cinemas to 34 each year. Such big Hollywood blockbusters with action, adventure and special effects tend to be Hollywood’s most successful imports to China. Only a handful of this year’s Oscar winners have been shown so far in mainland China.

  • MIPTV To Honour Four Top Industry Executives
    Wednesday March 26th 2014

    MIPTV 2014, the world’s content market, will honour four leading television executives with the MIPTV Medaille d’Honneur Award. Launched in 2013 on the occasion of MIPTV’s 50th anniversary, the prestigious Medaille d’Honneur is awarded to senior international executives who have, through their talent, leadership, and passion, made a significant contribution to the world of television and to the development of the international TV community. Organised by Reed MIDEM, MIPTV will take place in Cannes, from 7-10 April 2014.

  • Plane-crash film shelved due to similarities with flight MH370
    Tuesday March 25th 2014

    An Australian disaster film about a plane that crashes in a remote stretch of ocean en route to China has been shelved following the loss of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. The film, called Deep Water, follows the plight of a group of passengers who survive when their plane from Australia[…]

  • Toronto film festival announces Seoul for City to City programme
    Tuesday March 25th 2014

    Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) artistic director Cameron Bailey has today announced their 2014 City to City programme will focus on Seoul, South Korea. “Seoul is one of the most exciting film cities now. There are always new interesting films and directors from a number of different levels from very[…]

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Archives for: March 20145
  • Top Hollywood Players Attempt Executive Reinvention
    Monday March 31st 2014

    Richard Zanuck, the former second-generation production chief of Twentieth Century-Fox, once explained his survival strategy for his later years as an independent producer. “When a studio development executive calls me in to give me his notes, I make it a point to listen without hearing a thing,” said the zen Zanuck. “When they’re done I go out and make my movie.” I thought of Zanuck this week as several former TV and film executives who, having relished the perks and privileges of corporate life, are re-inventing themselves in new roles.

  • Action, Special Effects Helps Hollywood in China
    Friday March 28th 2014

    Captain America and Spider-Man are seeking to dominate the Chinese box office in the coming weeks, proving that U.S. patriotic superheroes can overcome China’s leeriness of foreign films if they promise big money. Chinese authorities, wary of outside cultural influences and competition, restrict the number of foreign movies shown in the mainland’s cinemas to 34 each year. Such big Hollywood blockbusters with action, adventure and special effects tend to be Hollywood’s most successful imports to China. Only a handful of this year’s Oscar winners have been shown so far in mainland China.

  • MIPTV To Honour Four Top Industry Executives
    Wednesday March 26th 2014

    MIPTV 2014, the world’s content market, will honour four leading television executives with the MIPTV Medaille d’Honneur Award. Launched in 2013 on the occasion of MIPTV’s 50th anniversary, the prestigious Medaille d’Honneur is awarded to senior international executives who have, through their talent, leadership, and passion, made a significant contribution to the world of television and to the development of the international TV community. Organised by Reed MIDEM, MIPTV will take place in Cannes, from 7-10 April 2014.

  • Plane-crash film shelved due to similarities with flight MH370
    Tuesday March 25th 2014

    An Australian disaster film about a plane that crashes in a remote stretch of ocean en route to China has been shelved following the loss of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. The film, called Deep Water, follows the plight of a group of passengers who survive when their plane from Australia[…]

  • Toronto film festival announces Seoul for City to City programme
    Tuesday March 25th 2014

    Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) artistic director Cameron Bailey has today announced their 2014 City to City programme will focus on Seoul, South Korea. “Seoul is one of the most exciting film cities now. There are always new interesting films and directors from a number of different levels from very[…]

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Archives for: March 20145
  • Top Hollywood Players Attempt Executive Reinvention
    Monday March 31st 2014

    Richard Zanuck, the former second-generation production chief of Twentieth Century-Fox, once explained his survival strategy for his later years as an independent producer. “When a studio development executive calls me in to give me his notes, I make it a point to listen without hearing a thing,” said the zen Zanuck. “When they’re done I go out and make my movie.” I thought of Zanuck this week as several former TV and film executives who, having relished the perks and privileges of corporate life, are re-inventing themselves in new roles.

  • Action, Special Effects Helps Hollywood in China
    Friday March 28th 2014

    Captain America and Spider-Man are seeking to dominate the Chinese box office in the coming weeks, proving that U.S. patriotic superheroes can overcome China’s leeriness of foreign films if they promise big money. Chinese authorities, wary of outside cultural influences and competition, restrict the number of foreign movies shown in the mainland’s cinemas to 34 each year. Such big Hollywood blockbusters with action, adventure and special effects tend to be Hollywood’s most successful imports to China. Only a handful of this year’s Oscar winners have been shown so far in mainland China.

  • MIPTV To Honour Four Top Industry Executives
    Wednesday March 26th 2014

    MIPTV 2014, the world’s content market, will honour four leading television executives with the MIPTV Medaille d’Honneur Award. Launched in 2013 on the occasion of MIPTV’s 50th anniversary, the prestigious Medaille d’Honneur is awarded to senior international executives who have, through their talent, leadership, and passion, made a significant contribution to the world of television and to the development of the international TV community. Organised by Reed MIDEM, MIPTV will take place in Cannes, from 7-10 April 2014.

  • Plane-crash film shelved due to similarities with flight MH370
    Tuesday March 25th 2014

    An Australian disaster film about a plane that crashes in a remote stretch of ocean en route to China has been shelved following the loss of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. The film, called Deep Water, follows the plight of a group of passengers who survive when their plane from Australia[…]

  • Toronto film festival announces Seoul for City to City programme
    Tuesday March 25th 2014

    Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) artistic director Cameron Bailey has today announced their 2014 City to City programme will focus on Seoul, South Korea. “Seoul is one of the most exciting film cities now. There are always new interesting films and directors from a number of different levels from very[…]

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