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We Want Our VOD: Survey Shows Wide Entertainment Industry Support for Shorter Theatrical Windows

  • 25.05.2020
  • IndieWire

A survey of 363 members of the entertainment industry suggests people want to spend less time in theaters and more time renting VODs.

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Venice Film Festival Still On for September, Venice Governor Confirms

  • 25.05.2020
  • Variety

Zaia said on Sunday that the Biennale of Architecture was postponed due to complications in constructing the necessary pavilions. The film festival will proceed, although he warned that there will likely be fewer films this year.

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Filmmaking will be different and expensive post lockdown: Rahul Dholakia

  • 25.05.2020
  • The New Indian Express

Dholakia believes it would be a necessity to sanitise the complete set every day and the procedure could spike the budget of a film by 30 to 40 per cent.

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Bollywood technicians, supporting actors continue waiting for aid as coronavirus crisis continues

  • 25.05.2020
  • DNA

Amit Behl, CINTAA senior joint secretary & chairman, Outreach Committee said that some have shared the wrong IFSC code.

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OTT platform Eros Now focuses on original content to take on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video

  • 25.05.2020
  • YourStory.com

Pradeep Dwivedi, CEO, Eros International Media Limited, speaks about what the merger with Hollywood studio STX Entertainment means and the movie studio’s overall strategy and OTT platform play.

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ViacomCBS International Studios Unveils 2020 Slate

  • 24.05.2020
  • Variety

VIS’ strategy going forward looks to reflect the strategic priorities which ViacomCBS outlined in its February earnings report: Accelerating streaming momentum; “maximizing the power of content;” increasing revenues in distribution, ad sales and content licensing.

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Kishan assures support to entertainment industry

  • 24.05.2020
  • The New Indian Express

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy on Saturday said the Central government would allow film shootings soon.

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Discovery’s TV Set Safety Protocols Include Small Teams, “Health Declarations”

  • 24.05.2020
  • The Hollywood Reporter

In a health recommendations document, the company behind HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Animal Planet and more also suggested private travel and nixing overnight accommodations.

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‘Avatar’ movie sequel to resume production in New Zealand

  • 24.05.2020
  • The Hindu

Released in 2009, ‘Avatar’ had been the highest-grossing movie of all time until July 2019 when it was overtaken by superhero flick ‘Avengers: Endgame’.

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Is the future of cinema expensive, hygiene-friendly theatres or at-home Netflix experiences?

  • 24.05.2020
  • The Print

Hit by lockdown, Indian film industry will lose an estimated Rs 2,500 crore, with PVR expecting theatres to reopen only by July-August.

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