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 22 May 2017
UAE filmmakers are now eligible to submit full-length films to the Oscars in a move that recognises the country’s growing influence in the industry.The Dubai International Film Festival said the country’s selection committee had been approved and the first entries could be submitted in the foreign language film category for the 90th Academy Aw...
-  Arabian Business
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 19 May 2017
The tremendous success, both at home and abroad, of S.S. Rajamouli’s latest Baahubali offering marks a seminal moment for the Indian film industry. Just about every day since its release three weeks ago, the larger-than-life war fantasy movie has smashed a record or two—most notably, the Rs1,000 crore mark—and is now well on its way to t...
-  Live Mint
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 18 May 2017
If you thought Indian films have no audience beyond the country and its diaspora, think again. With Dangal managing to earn over Rs 300 crore in China, it has opened up a conversation about taking Bollywood export into the neighbouring country a notch higher. Earlier, movies like PK, 3 Idiots and My Name Is Khan have done exceedingly well in the country. ...
-  The Asian Age
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 18 May 2017
The newly-formed organization of women professionals in Malayalam cinema has requested the government to bring the industry under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. The collective also urged the government to ensure that no film gets registered without ensuring that a sexual harassment complaint ...
-  The Times of India
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 18 May 2017
An Irish toothpaste firm has taken on a cameo association with the Baywatch movie, a spin-off from the decades-old TV series so beloved of teenage boys.Beverley Hills Formula, which is made in Offaly, has teamed up with Paramount Pictures in a deal that will allow the company to use the Baywatch name on its products. In return, Paramount is funding a comp...
-  The Irish Times
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 18 May 2017
Vodafone Spain has reached a deal with Sony Pictures and Paramount to broadcast their latest blockbuster movies in 4K.Subscribers to Vodafone will be able to watch the 4K movies on VoD, with the first available titles including Passengers, Trainspotting 2 and Smurfs: The Lost Village, among others.The Sony Pictures catalogue is composed of 16 recent films...
-  Advanced Television
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 17 May 2017
Netflix is making its presence felt here in Cannes, but it is simultaneously making deals in Hollywood to expand its feature slate. Netflix has acquired film rights to Hello America, the 1981 sci-fi novel by JG Ballard. Scott Free’s Ridley Scott, Kevin Walsh and Michael Pruss will produce. The novel takes place a century after America’s financ...
-  Deadline
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 17 May 2017
Spotlight Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to the full-length live-action VR feature Dream Channel. A 35-minute version of the 90-minute film will screen at the Cannes Next VR Theatre.The project has been profiled in Cross Video Days, a Cannes forum where investors in the VR space are brought together with experimental filmmakers.The film is a narra...
-  Screen Daily
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 17 May 2017
The first episode of the Virtual RealityCompany’s (VRC) new animated series “Raising a Rukus” is set to debut at the Imax VR Experience Centre in Los Angeles this coming Friday, and come to future Imax VR locations in the coming months. It’s the first time an original VR production  has premiered at an Imax VR Centre before la...
-  Variety
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 17 May 2017
Mumbai has always been numero uno when it comes the premieres of Bollywood movies. Now, breaking with tradition, filmmaker Imran Khan has preferred to premiere his film Sargoshiyan at the Sher-i-Kashmir International Convocation center (SKICC) in Srinagar.Imran started shooting Sargoshiyan in 2015 with the full support of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank and th...
-  The Hindustan Times
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