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 27 November 2017
Celebrated filmmaker Karan Johar, TV Czarina Ekta Kapoor and Sudhanshu Vats (Group CEO, Viacom18) attended the Panel Discussion with the theme ‘Mastering A New Reality’ presented by World Economic Forum on Day 8 of International Film Festival of India 2017. They extensively spoke about the growing emergence of online content providers, conside...
-  PIB NIC
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 27 November 2017
Amazon has launched a suite of tools promising to make it quick — and affordable — for any business to create slick-looking 3D virtual reality and augmented reality apps. The company’s Amazon Web Services unit announced Amazon Sumerian, a new service for building VR, AR, and 3D applications that can be viewed on mobile devices, head-mou...
-  Variety
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 26 November 2017
Media and entertainment, particularly cinema, have seen many new technologies. Celluloid, which was symbolic of cinema, is now part of the history, mainly swept away by the digital wave which began about 14 years ago. K Basi Reddy, founder and chief executive officer of Digiquest, is now convinced that his thinking to bring digital technology to Hyderabad...
-  Telangana Today
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 26 November 2017
In order to discuss the future of digital space; whether it is a threat to cinema or a platform to showcase creative works, a panel discussion on the topic ‘Digital Space: The Future Ahead’ was conducted on the sixth day of the 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI). The panel was lead by members of the film industry and digital wor...
-  The Nav Hind Times
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 24 November 2017
The four recipients of the 2017 MPA APSA Academy Film Fund were announced last night at the 11th Asia Pacific Screen Awards in Brisbane, Australia. The eight year of the fund has now awarded 32 grants to Asia Pacific Screen Academy members for films in the script development stage of production. This year’s recipients were judged by distributor, dir...
-  www.asiapacificscreenawards.com
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 23 November 2017
Ghana’s High Commissioner to India, Mike Ocquaye Jnr has revealed that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Film makers in Ghana and India. In an interview with JoyNews’ Becky, the High Commissioner mentioned that the collaboration with Bollywood is important in strengthening Ghana’s film industry. According to h...
-  My Joy Online
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 23 November 2017
Virtual Reality is the buzz phrase these days at film festivals, big and small. They are keen to explore alternate means of entertainment that might just possibly the future. The Singapore Media Festival is no different and has set up a one-day event – the VR X SMF Ignite Conference – that will unspool Nov. 29 with a packed line-up. Kicking o...
-  Variety
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 22 November 2017
IMAX and Odeon Cinemas have opened a virtual reality entertainment hub in Manchester, England, the first of its kind in Europe. There are five IMAX VR Centers around the world offering virtual reality movies, games, and experiences. The British one is located inside the Odeon at the intu Trafford Centre, and comprises 10 pods that allow multiple pla...
-  Variety
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 21 November 2017
The current turmoil in the Indian film industry made its appearance on stage at the opening ceremony of the 48th International Film Festival of India (Iffi) on Monday when Union I&B minister Smriti Irani playfully remarked about the BJP government being tolerant, while actor Shah Rukh Khan, the chief guest, said storytelling can make relationships str...
-  Times of India
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 21 November 2017
Film Bazaar, the annual 4-day event organised by the National Film Development Corporation, and held in the city on the sidelines of the International Film Festival of India, has an interesting line-up of film personalities, including noted directors, participating in various sessions under its Knowledge Series. It will also introduce various Indian state...
-  The Nav Hind Times
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