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 13 December 2017
The Producers Guild of India in association with Robinville Intech, which represents Innsbruck Tourism, Cine Tirol and Location Austria organised an event titled “Bollywood goes to Austria, Tirol and Innsbruck” in Mumbai. A panel discussion during the event highlighted Austria as the preferred destination for Bollywood film productions, and pu...
-  Travel Biz Monitor
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 13 December 2017
CJ 4DPLEX, an innovative cinema technology featuring moving seats and environmental effects has strengthened its hold on the Asian market by signing a binding MOU (memorandum of understanding) for a partnership with Golden Screen Cinemas(GSC) in Malaysia and by agreeing to a new agreement with PVR Cinemas. The announcement was made at the CineAsia trade s...
-  Markets Insider
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 12 December 2017
During a keynote in Hong Kong Tuesday, the new MPAA boss made the case for Asia Pacific as a vital bright spot for theatrical filmgoing in a global industry beset by challenges. Marking his first official trip to the region as the Motion Picture Association of America's new chairman and CEO, Charles Rivkin on Tuesday celebrated the growing box-offic...
-  The Hollywood Reporter
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 12 December 2017
Viacom18, the 50-50 broadcasting venture between Network18 (controlled by Reliance Industries) and Viacom Inc, has identified three clear areas of synergy with telecom giant Reliance Jio — big data, content and technology. Speaking to Business Standard, Viacom18 Group Chief Executive Officer Sudhanshu Vats said: “As we go forward with Voot (t...
-  Business Standard
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 12 December 2017
Facebook is trying to close the augmented reality gap with Snapchat with the help of an army of third-party developers. Today, eight months after debuting its Augmented Reality Camera Effects platform and AR Studio tool at F8, Facebook is allowing all developers to start building AR experiences for its Facebook Camera. That includes “World Effects&r...
-  Tech Crunch
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 11 December 2017
Hollywood’s lobbyist in chief, Charles Rivkin Tuesday delivered a message of hope for the theatrical cinema industry, in Asia and the rest of the world. The chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association, Rivkin suggested that film has enduring cultural power, as well as the power to make cross cultural connections. “Audiences across Asi...
-  Variety
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 08 December 2017
Considering that India is by far the largest film-production country in the world in terms of the sheer number of new local movie titles being released each and every year, the nation remains woefully underscreened. Presently, there are only about 9,000 screens in the entire country, of which about 6,000 are traditional single-screen cinemas (a majori...
-  Film Journal
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 06 December 2017
The total employment opportunities generated by the M&E industry is close to four million jobs, according to the report released by The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)-The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The total employment includes direct, indirect and induced jobs. The industry promises to continue a strong growth of 11-12 per cent in the nex...
-  Best Media Info
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 06 December 2017
With Disney and 21st Century Fox reported to close a $60 billion merger deal soon next week, the latter took a strategic decision to elevate Star India Chairman and CEO, Uday Shankar to the role of President, 21st Century Fox, Asia, effective immediately. If things fall in place, Disney will acquire Fox’s studio, cable networks like FX and Nat ...
-  Exchange 4 Media
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 05 December 2017
At a time when controversy is raging over films like Padmavati, S Durga and Nude, Niti Aayog chief executive Amitabh Kant on Tuesday proposed for setting up an index to rank states on their ability to provide a conducive environment for the media and entertainment industry to grow. The index, Kant said, could look like the Ease of Doing Business index, an...
-  The Times of India
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