The Confederation of Indian Industry, in partnership with various stakeholders, is organizing its flagship initiative of CII’s media and entertainment vertical: the 11th CII Big Picture Summit. The two-day summit will take place on November 16-17 at Hotel Le Meridien in New Delhi.
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Time is running out to name the top twenty most significant developments in motion picture business and technology over the past two decades. Friday, October 28, is the last day to tell us your choice. This November, Digital Cinema Report will celebrate its twentieth year in business. To mark the milestone, we want to highlight what readers think have been the developments that were critical to the advancement of digital cinema.
FilmLight has unveiled the nominees for the 2022 FilmLight Color Awards. In their second year, the awards have attracted more than 300 entries from 36 countries across the globe and the judging panel has now announced a shortlist of 25 remarkable projects across five categories.
Leading distribution and post-production service company Labo has signed a long-term licensing agreement to build and operate an e-delivery network across Latin American countries based on the SHARC distribution platform.
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Gene Siskel Film Center has announced the full festival schedule for the 28th Annual Black Harvest Film Festival, which will take place in person November 4-20 at the Gene Siskel Film Center and virtually from November 21-27. This year’s festival will be dedicated to Sergio Mims, the co-founder of the festival and its longtime co-programmer and consultant, who passed away October 4.
Access:VFX an industry-led non-profit coalition of leading visual effects, animation and games studios, has launched its European chapter. With the help of new sponsorship from Netflix, the organization is building upon its mission to promote diversity within the VFX industry by expanding into Europe. The aim of the new chapter is to provide practical tools for up-and-coming creators across Europe that are essential to succeed in the industry, including mock interviews, reel reviews, virtual events, and e-mentorships.
Award-winning London-based visual effects studio Milk announces that it has acquired the independent, BAFTA-Award winning VFX studio Lola Post Production.
Adobe announced today that its cloud-based video-collaboration capabilities for its Frame.io division will be built directly into cameras from Red and Fujifilm. The company calls this the purest expression yet of a decade’s worth of efforts to create camera-to-cloud integrations that connect production units with the remote teams that subsequently work on the resulting video and stills.
The second annual Auntyland Film Festival is seeking film submissions now through January 2023. A Women's History Month tradition, this hybrid festival will offer both digital and in-person film screenings on March 8, International Women's Day, and through the end of March 2023.
With the support from Consulate General of Japan – Los Angeles, the inaugural edition of the Global Stage Hollywood Film Festival will be at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood October 28-29. The opening film will be Poupelle of Chimney Town which has been recognized with several awards, including a Japan Academy Film Prize for Excellent Animation of the Year, a Cristal Award nomination from Annecy for Best Feature, an Annie awards nomination for Best Music – Feature, and a Satoshi Kon Award nomination from Fantasia for Best Animated Feature.