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 25 June 2017
TOURISM Fiji and Fiji Airways will be hosting Bollywood actress Ileana D'Cruz on a trip to Fiji as part of the Travelogue produced by the Times of India.The travelogue which will air on the Times Now TV channel will feature Ms D'Cruz's experiences in Fiji.In a joint statement by the two companies it was indicated that the trip was part of a wider marketin...
-  The Fiji Times
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 22 June 2017
Multiplex chain PVR Cinemas is planning to add around 75 screens during the current financial year, raising its total capacity to around 650. The company will be adding facilities in various locations including Pune, Mysore, Jammu and others during the year, adding to the current capacity of 584 screens across 127 properties in 50 cities. Last year, it a...
-  Business Standard
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 21 June 2017
Indian studio giant Eros International has signed a two-title co-production deal with Turkey’s Pana Film. The films will be bilingual in Hindi and Turkish, using locations and crews from both countries. The plots will blend Turkish and Indian cultures and will be developed by Eros’ in-house writing team alongside writers from Turkey. Popular...
-  Variety
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 21 June 2017
A group of Senate Democrats, led by Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), are urging the Justice Department to reject AT&T’s proposed $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner if the government determines that harms outweigh the benefits. In their letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the senators said that they had concerns that the deal would further c...
-  Variety
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 21 June 2017
An 11-strong group of high-profile cinema chains have teamed to launch a new global body that will represent the exhibition industry’s interests around the world. The founding members of the Global Cinema Federation are AMC, Cinemark, Cineplex, Cinépolis, Cineworld, CJ-CGV, Event Cinemas, Les Cinemas Gaumont Pathé, Regal Entertainment...
-  Screen Daily
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 20 June 2017
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, announced today that Mumbai-based Shemaroo, the largest owner of Bollywood feature film and television program content, has implemented the half-petabyte EditShare XStream EFS solution to store its 3,400-plus titles. Content at Shemaroo is digitalized and repurpo...
-  Broadcasting Cable
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 20 June 2017
Human beings have always been creators and consumers of entertainment. We channel our creativity into being either entertainers or we nourish it by being appreciative audiences. Movies bring us together, either physically in movie theatres, or virtually online to watch and wonder. And much like humans, entertainment has evolved and gone digital. We’...
-  Forbes
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 19 June 2017
China’s Wanda Group has unveiled a strategic partnership with Tencent to develop IP across multiple platforms at the ongoing Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF), along with an extensive new slate. During an event at Wanda’s upscale hotel, Wanda Reign On The Bund, the two companies said they would tap leading writers and directors to d...
-  Screen Daily
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 19 June 2017
Justin Kurzel was supposed to direct a film based on the 2008 Mumbai attack, but says "unfortunately the film didnt go ahead". The Australian film director says he is fascinated by the Indian culture, and is waiting for an "opportunity to work in India" to come knocking at his door. "I haven't been to India yet. I want to come with my family. I was nearl...
-  Business Standard
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 19 June 2017
Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios may have struck a deal to share film rights to Spider-Man, but the studios seem to have some confusing and conflicting ideas about what parts of Spidey’s story will be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The head-scratching began following a recent interview between German entertainment site FilmSt...
-  The Daily Dot
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