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Film stars to lose pay and shine post covid

  • 05.12.2020
  • Livemint

The film business is likely to decline by at least 50% over the next year or two as compared to the pre-pandemic period with fewer films available for release given the long break in production, fewer screens for showcasing and expected box office coming down substantially.

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Film critic writes to President requesting inclusion of third gender at National Film Awards

  • 05.12.2020
  • Firstpost

The National Film Awards, administered by the Indian government''s Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), already acknowledge three gender marked awards in categories of best actor, best supporting actor and best singer - for both male and female, he said.

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Warner Bros’ move rings anxiety bells in India’s movie market

  • 05.12.2020
  • Livemint

Industry and trade experts say the move could relegate theatricals to a secondary viewing medium and make recovery from the covid-19 pandemic impossible.

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Why This Week’s Big Warner Bros. News Shouldn’t Surprise the Film Industry — Screen Talk 311

  • 05.12.2020
  • Indiewire

Eric Kohn and Anne Thompson discuss the logic behind the studio's big move.

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Uday Shankar named FICCI President for 2020-21

  • 05.12.2020
  • Business Today

Shankar will be succeeding Sangita Reddy, President, FICCI, and Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group during FICCI's 93rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled to be held on December 11,12 and 14, 2020.

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Hollywood, Theater Owners Sound Off on Warner Bros.’ Bold HBO Max Move: ‘They’re Playing With Fire’

  • 05.12.2020
  • Variety

Many in Hollywood had expected traditional studios to follow the lead of Universal Pictures, which brokered a milestone deal in July to shrink the theatrical window — the exclusive period in which movies run in theaters — to just 17 days before Universal would have the option to take their wares to paid video-on-demand.

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Studios Of The Future: A Hybrid Cloud Model For Media & Entertainment

  • 04.12.2020
  • Forbes

Media companies need to provide low-latency experiences that work seamlessly across devices and allow production teams to work remotely to produce high quality content anywhere.

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Stream come true: The remotely-run, virtual film festival that outlines the possibilities for festival culture

  • 04.12.2020
  • Indulge Express

The film festival, scheduled to be held between December 5-13 will screen 33 films from all over the globe, including shorts and feature-length outings.

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Embracing Nonlinearity: The Future of India’s Entertainment Industry

  • 04.12.2020
  • Esya Centre

We need to promote creative freedom, which can be done through industry-led standards, as is the practice in countries around the world. This will require active and continued engagement by the industry, as well as recognition and support from the state.

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Digital India Summit — ‘Enabling the New Normal’

  • 04.12.2020
  • Times of India

The summit will address a diverse spectrum of topics, including how technology has enabled the government to fight Covid-19, impact of the virus on the digital world, digital transformation across sectors and living with the new normal.

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