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Soorma, Review: Bio-pick

Soorma, Review: Bio-pick Diljit Dosanjh pours his heart into a dream role, and director Shaad Ali inspires the cast to turn a real-life, touching tale of a star hockey player into a rivetting bio-pic. Even if the writers have deviated from incidents and facts (we call it cinematic licence), it all jells together into a highly convincing drama that survives a 132-minute run and stays with you for even after a full 24 hours and more. Soorma (not to be confused with surma, which is applied in t...

Film Financing in death spiral - Sony's co-financing lifeline LStar says soyanara

Filmtake.com reports Sony’s co-financing partner, LStar Capital, informed the studio at the last minute that they would no longer invest in their slate. LStar was scheduled to forward $50 million to Sony Pictures, but the company exercised an option to withdraw from the agreement on the day before funds were due on the studio’s latest animation feature, The Emoji Movie. Additional films avoided by LStar’s early exit include Flatliners, Hotel Transylvania 3, ...

Best Spider-Man Ever, Wow, Tom Holland Looks Like It, Seriously

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent We could run down the Marvel list of past Spider-Men: impish Tobey Maguire, troubled Andrew Garfield, and they were great. But why bother, Spidey fans, because Tom Holland owns the new web-slinger entry SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING, which opens July 7. (Hey, is that Jon Favreau in the background photo above? Yes.) Owns it along with his co-starts, that is. Those being Robert Downey, Jr.,  back as his Iron Man/Tony Stark mentor; Michael Keaton as...

Hot from the trades - Sony Obtains Worldwide Rights to Where Hands Touch

  In a deal made at Cannes, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) has aquired most of the worldwide rights for Amma Asante's Where Hands Touch from Protagonist Pictures. It is a multi-territory deal with Sony obtaining most worldwide rights, with the exception of certain European areas and Australia. It was negoitated by Protagonist CEO Mike Goodridge and head of worldwide sales Vanessa Saal with SPWA's Joe Matukewicz executive vp acquisitions and Michael Helfand, executive...

"The Evangelist" Is Set To Make it's Mark May 9th 2017

  THE EVANGELIST TO BE RELEASED MAY 9th 2017! YOUR SINS ARE NOT FORGIVEN...     ITN Distribution has acquired the rights to worldwide distribution for the highly anticipated horror / psychological thriller "The Evangelist" with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and eOne Entertainment releasing the film in the US & Canada.   On May 9th 2017 Enter the sadistic world of The Evangelist,...

BroadcastAsia 2017, I

BroadcastAsia 2017, I At BroadcastAsia 2017, May 23-25, Singapore, major brands and solution providers will be showcasing their latest products in the fields of cinematography and film production.  Among the products to be showcased are: G-TECHNOLOGY A transportable, hardware RAID, 8-Bay Thunderbolt™ 2 solution, offering content creators colossal capacity and high definition performance. Designed to support multi-stream 4K workflows and beyond, the G-SPEED Shuttle XL can be confi...

FICCI conference: Digital content economy poised to see exponential growth

FICCI conference: Digital content economy poised to see exponential growth Digital content specialists outlined the future of India’s digital economy at a conference, organised by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, FICCI, in association with the Los Angeles India Film Council (LAIFC), last week, at the Taj Land’s End Hotel, Mumbai.  Fast Track India: Bolstering Growth in the Digital Content Economy, a Knowledge Series forum by the Federation of India...

NYC Indie Film Festival Announces New Award for 2017!

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NYC Indie Film Festival is partnering again with SONY to award Catalyst Production Suite digital software to 12 award winners in the 2017 edition of the Festival! Submit today for your chance to win! Full details are found on the official website: https://www.nycindieff.com/submissions/submit ...

CommunicAsia2015, IX: It’s a launch, It’s a deal!

CommunicAsia2015, IX: It’s a launch, It’s a deal! “We continuously aspire to deliver great, if not better, quality events as countries and regions make further inroads in their smart cities journey towards a hyper-connected digital world,” said Lindy Wee, Chief Executive of event organiser, Singapore Exhibition Services. Launches and Deals Announced at CommunicAsia, EnterpriseIT and BroadcastAsia 2015 Dell, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony, chose CommunicAsia, EnterpriseI...

Digital Deeds Done Dirty: SONY Hack & Streisand Effect & JenLaw/ScarJo Nudie Theft

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent UPDATED: SONY Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton was slated to give his “All Hands” speech* this week about the Sony Hack, whereby on or about 11/24, “hackers” opened 38,000 documents with private employee and performance data to the world via web releases on Fusion and BitTorrent, among other sites. The details of the data breach are astounding, and point to major security flaws in SONY security. But this latest infractio...

The New Kid on the Action Camera Block

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The action camera market, previously dominated by GoPro now has new products pouring in from Sony, Contour, and JVC that are smaller in size and action-ready than ever before. The film industry has recently discovered the value of the smaller, more convenient DSLR cameras, which enable shooting from small cramped spaces or compromising locations – for the action camera crowd, however, size has always been a non-negotiable. When free-skiing powder in Utah, snowboarding in Verbier...

90to5 Editing Challenge

90to5’s call for entries goes out to all movie and tv editors, film students and enthusiasts worldwide. The challenge: cut a full length feature down to 5 minutes. The catch: keep true to the original story... or create a new one. Public voting will determine the winners of awesome material and cash prizes. Go to www.challenge.90to5.org for movie download links, infos, tutorials and to upload your edit. Entry is free! Submission deadline is October 31st 2013. Vote and win at www.90to5.org.90to5 Awards90to5 Awards

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90to5 Editing Challenge kicks off!

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Get your plastic swords, razor blades and computer mouses ready – 90to5 Editing Challenge (http://challenge.90to5.org/) calls for entries: We challenge you to cut a full length public domain feature down to 5 minutes. The catch: keep true to the original story… or create a new one. Here is how it’s done: 1. Pick your favorite public domain movie 2. Start up the editing software of your choice and cut away… 3. Upload your masterpiece until August 15th 2012! Everybody is...

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Sony To Showcase Its Latest Digital Projection System at the 5th Annual Estes Park Film Festival

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The Estes Park Film Festival recently announced that Sony will showcase its latest Digital Projection technology at the festival. All of this year's films will be projected digitally in high definition on the Sony VPL-FH300L digital projector. "With the help of Sony and Nick Molle Productions this year we will be able to deliver the ultimate digital cinema experience to our audience! It's the perfect blend of old and new to have cutting edge digital technology in such a beautiful hist...

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"Hanna" Sale is Biggest Market Deal So Far

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Focus Feature's new movie "Hanna" was sold to Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisition Group, which is quickly becoming a major buyer of independent films.  Sony made an aggressive move purchasing distribution rights for every territory that it could, except for the following places that Focus retains the rights for: US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Greece, Israel, Middle East, and CIS.  This marks the largest market deal so far here in Cannes, according to "The Variety."  &qu...

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Blu-ray Disc Association in Cannes

This Blu-Ray association presents this new High-Definition platform with impressive specifications. Blu-ray discs hold from 25 to 50GB, video and sound quality is superior, interactivity is on a new level, Internet access will be included in the coming versions of hardware... Remains to be seen at what price the first harware and disks will be priced in Q3 or Q4 of this year and how the digital rights management handles all this... Check also the interview of Blu-ray Disc Association head, ...

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