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May 19 at 10:48am

EFA Board Calls for Release of Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY
press release
EFA Board Calls for Release of Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov

The Board of the European Film Academy calls for the immediate release of Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov.

Sentsov, who has been involved in supporting the Euro Maidan protests in Kiev and has opposed the annexation of Crimea by Russia, was arrested at his home in Simferopol, Crimea, and accused of organizing a terrorist attack. It is believed that the director has been flown to Moscow where he is facing trial. [...]


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May 8 at 10:00am

Time To Reinvent The Film Biz

I think you know I think we need to reboot the entire film ecosystem.  We know it doesn’t work the way it could.  We’ve been talking about for awhile, but we can do more.  How do we step it up?

If you read my post this morning, I hinted at something new to come.  Well… [...]


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April 25 at 11:11am

Media Brands Of The Future


“Media brands of the future will be built upon a core principle of agility, a fragmented model of multiple revenue sources, verticals, consultancy, research, events and online advertising.

Other earned revenue streams—such as event hosting, marketing services and web consulting, could become a critical component to the broader, long-term picture. For now, these various streams remain small, accounting for about 7% of the whole according to Pew, but that’s set to change.”

http://shaneoleary.me/blog/index.php/fragmentation-and-revolution-this-is-the-future-of-media

 


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April 24 at 7:04pm

Don’t Let Them Shut Down Your Independence!

Ted Hope Blasts FCC Proposal To End Net Neutrality” proclaimed Variety today.  Meanwhile…  [...]


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April 17 at 11:00am

Foreign Sales Agent Masterlist

Courtesy of Screen Australia and sourced via Sheri Candler, three cheers for the sharing of information! [...]


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April 13 at 1:00pm

There Are Solutions To Some Problems

You read about them first here. And second here too, but it is great to see BondIt getting wider industry coverage.  I was happy to give them a quote.

“I believe they are taking a community-minded entrepreneurial approach to improving our industry,” said veteran independent producer Ted Hope [...]


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April 10 at 11:00am

What Tax Incentives Are Where?

Get your Free 2014 Incentives Guide For US Film Prodctns, 112 pg State-By-State + Int’l report [.pdf]

 http://bit.ly/1i2Ycjs

Courtesy of CastAndCrew.com


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