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Dalian Wanda Group Wades Deeper Into The Hollywood (Cess)Pool

Pretty soon your clothes, furniture, and basic plastic tchotchkes won’t be the only things bearing the ‘Made In China’ brand. Dalian Wanda’s chairman Wang Jianlin (China’s wealthiest man) has been making big statements about his desires to own a studio. Wang says, “My goal is to buy Hollywood companies and ... Full story

Venice Fest: Amir Naderi to Get Filmmaker Award

The 73rd Venice International Film Festival will award its prestigious Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award to Iranian director Amir Naderi for outstanding and original contribution to innovation in contemporary cinema, it was announced Thursday.Naderi is one of the most ... Full story

16th Tribeca Film Festival Announces Call For Submissions

The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, announced the sixteenth edition will be held April 19– April 30, 2017 in New York City. The Festival will expand its areas of submissions from feature films, short films, and experiential storytelling (Storyscapes) ... Full story

2016 PORTLAND FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINE-UP

The 2016 PORTLAND FILM FESTIVAL will screen 54 narrative and documentary feature films and 89 short films selected from over 3,800 submissions. The fourth annual Portland Film Festival will take place August 29 – September 5, 2016, at Portland’s iconic Laurelhurst ... Full story

The Reel Thing Explores Restoration of Legacy Films to Modern Preservation Techniques

LOS ANGELES (August 15, 2016) - The 38th edition of The Reel Thing, a three-day symposium addressing audio/visual restoration and archiving, will explore the constantly evolving ecosystem of film and digital restoration and preservation. This year's program will examine legacy film ... Full story

Winners Announced in REDirect Explore 2016 Contest

Irvine, Calif. (Aug. 12, 2016)— RED Digital Cinema®, in partnership with Outside Television, has announced Isaac Sokol’s Into Dust as the winning short film in this year’s edition of the REDirect Explore competition. Second place went to Jesse Hoffman for The Process, and Joey Schusler’s Pedal to Peaks won ... Full story

$350M Paid By Dalian Wanda Group To Acquire Mtime

Led by Wang Jianlin, Asia’s richest man, the Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group continues to expand their global film empire through a recent agreement to acquire Mtime, a Beijing-based film and media company, for $350 million. Mtime’s business also comprises ... Full story

San Sebastian Film Festival 2016 Official Selections

The competition for the Golden Shell at the latest edition of the San Sebastian Festival, running from September 16th to 24th, will have as its protagonists some of the most eye-catching moviemakers on the international panorama. Bertrand Bonello (‘Nocturama’), Fernando ... Full story

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