Industries & Festivals

Film London receives $800,000 grant from Heritage Lottery Fund
on September 12, 2013 at 2:56 pm

Film London receives $800,000 grant from Heritage Lottery Fund

Film London, through the London’s Screen Archives network, has received a grant of almost $800,000 (£500,000) from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Number of women working behind scenes on TV increases by 2 percent – study
on September 5, 2013 at 3:43 pm

Number of women working behind scenes on TV increases by 2 percent – study

Number of women working behind scenes on TV has increased by 2 percent, according to the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film.

Albert Pyun’s latest cyborg movies set to be shown at BUTFF film festival
on August 3, 2013 at 9:30 pm

Albert Pyun’s latest cyborg movies set to be shown at BUTFF film festival

Two of the latest films of director Albert Pyun will reportedly be shown at the 8th annual B-movie, Underground and Trash Film Festival (BUTFF).

WTO could rescue VFX industry, study says
on July 26, 2013 at 4:19 pm

WTO could rescue VFX industry, study says

Foreign subsidies on visual-effects work may be enough to trigger World Trade Organization “anti-subsidy duty” rules.

“Seduced and Abandoned” director says home entertainment will kill films in theaters
on July 26, 2013 at 3:13 pm

“Seduced and Abandoned” director says home entertainment will kill films in theaters

“Seduced and Abandoned” director James Toback said that home entertainment will kill films in theaters.

About $800 million in deals on independent films made at American Film Market annually
on June 25, 2013 at 2:01 am

About $800 million in deals on independent films made at American Film Market annually

The managing AFM director says about $800 million in production and distribution deals on independent films are closed at AFM every year (exclusive).

National UK Youth Film Festival announced
on June 20, 2013 at 5:40 pm

National UK Youth Film Festival announced

UK schools invited to take part in free film screenings as part of a $40 million investment in film education

Iranian filmmaker selected as jury for Shanghai International Film Festival
on May 22, 2013 at 12:44 pm

Iranian filmmaker selected as jury for Shanghai International Film Festival

Iranian filmmaker Khosrow Ma’asoumi has been selected to judge at the 16th edition of Shanghai International Film Festival in China.

Shanghai International Film Festival to honor legendary director
on May 21, 2013 at 7:59 pm

Shanghai International Film Festival to honor legendary director

Shanghai International Film Festival will honor legendary Hollywood director with an Outstanding Achievement Award.

Chinese Visual Festival announced jury prize winners
on May 14, 2013 at 9:44 am

Chinese Visual Festival announced jury prize winners

Chinese Visual Festival has recently announced the results of its first ever Jury Prizes.