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    Scouting, Scripting, Screening

    • 23.11.2022
    • By Aashish Singh

    Aashish Singh (CEO of Lyca Productions) joins Lohita Sujith (Sr. Director, Copyright & Digital Economy, MPA India) in an engaging discussion on the business of the creative process, shooting locations, and government incentives with regards to film-making.

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    Facebook and Canada’s Online News Act: One More Problem for a Troubled – and Troubling – Company

    • 15.11.2022
    • By Hugh Stephens

    As Bill C-18, the Online News Act, continues its step-by-step process through the Canadian Parliament, another shoe has dropped. Meta, Facebook’s parent company announced it will be laying off 13 percent of its global workforce (11,000 people) owing to two quarters of losses and a sinking share price. Meta’s valuation is down more than 70 percent so far this year, to levels not seen since 2015.

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    “Shantaram” Production Designer Chris Kennedy on Building the Bustling World of India—in Thailand

    • 14.11.2022
    • By Daron James

    Even with the hiccup, Kennedy designed a number of period authentic sets that transport viewers back to the 1980s storyline where a Bangkok backlot (and areas of Melbourne) fill in for the slums of India. Below, Kennedy details the seemingly impossible transition, how it affected the production design and the challenges behind filming in Bangkok.

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    An Analogy of the Draft Telecommunication Bill, 2022

    • 08.11.2022
    • By Aviral Srivastava

    The preamble of the Bill recognises that telecommunication is a key driver of socio-economic development and specifies that telecommunication infrastructure and telecommunication networks are important parts of public infrastructure. Therefore, there is a dire need to ensure the availability of affordable, reliable, secure and universal telecommunication services.

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    Density & Distribution : The Theatrical Landscape In India

    • 04.11.2022
    • By Pankaj Jaysinh

    In this Industry Spotlight, Pankaj Jaysinh discussed the current landscape for marketing and distribution of films in India.

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    Govt notifies amendments to IT Rules, tightens social media regulations, intermediaries must comply with constitution & laws, introduces Grievance Appellate Committees

    • 03.11.2022
    • By Anusha Das

    On October 28, 2022, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (Meity) notified the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Amendment Rules, 2022 (“Amendment Rules”). The key developments are highlighted in the article

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    Empire State Development Hosts Sixth New York State Multicultural Creativity Summit to Encourage Broader Diversity and Inclusion Within the State’s Entertainment Industry

    • 29.10.2022
    • By Motion Picture Association

    Empire State Development (ESD) today held the sixth annual New York State Multicultural Creativity Summit, an in-person and virtual interactive conference that guides content creators of diverse backgrounds to better understand and advance their careers within the film and television industry. Hosted by the Governor’s Office of Motion Picture & Television Development (MPTV) and the Motion Picture Association in partnership with the New York Latino Film Festival, the event displays New York State’s commitment to promote the inclusion of diverse voices in the entertainment industry.

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    AI and Computer-Generated Art: Its Impact on Artists and Copyright

    • 28.10.2022
    • By Hugh Stephens

    If you are not an early tech adopter, you may not have heard of, or heard much about, DALL-E 2. Not being on the cutting edge of hi-tech myself this term had not crept into my consciousness until a couple of weeks ago, while I was up at my cottage north of Toronto enjoying the autumn foliage.

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    A Note to Our Fellow Creatives: This Is What We’re Fighting For

    • 28.10.2022
    • By Ruth Vitale

    We publish a lot of content here at CreativeFuture, on all manner of topics related to piracy, copyright, and the fight for the rights of creatives in the digital age. These are massively complex and difficult topics, and sometimes it becomes necessary to step back for a moment and think about what we’re fighting for and why it matters so much.

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    The Ministry of Communication publishes the Draft Indian Telecommunication Bill, 2022– a brief review of the proposed legal framework

    • 26.10.2022
    • By Jasman Dhanoa

    The Ministry of Communications (“MoC”) had published the draft Indian Telecommunication Bill, 2022 (“Draft Bill”) on 21st September 2022 along with an explanatory note on the Draft Bill. The Draft Bill seeks to replace the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885, the Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1933 and the Telegraph Wires (Unlawful Possession) Act, 1950 and is open for public comments till 20th of October 2022.

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