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World Cinema on Sling TV

One of the main reasons we support Sling TV is its international cinema resources, and having access to those resources at an affordable price.For $20 a month you can join Sling TV Orange and access 30 tv channels as well as have the ablility to use the Fandor Festival channel. ... Full story

First Greenlit Regional Scripted Commision For Fox Networks Group Europe & Africa

Fox Networks Group Europe and Africa has greenlit its first regional scripted commission The Nine (working title), from Rogue creator Matthew Parkhill and American Odyssey producer Simon Maxwell. The new 8×60 drama, described as an intense, character-driven espionage thriller, will air on Fox in more than 50 European and African ... Full story

Yeşim Ustaoğlu’s “Tereddüt” (Clair Obscur) & Ümit Köreken’s “Mavi Bisiklet” (Blue Bicycle) festival favorites at International Antalya Film Festival

October 24, 2016 Antalya, Turkey - The 53rd edition of International Antalya Film Festival came to a close on Sunday October 23, at a glittering black-tie event at the newly renovated EXPO 2016 venue.  In the spirit of its long-time tradition ... Full story

South Korea Excited for Film ‘The Handmaiden’ to Compete for Palme d’Or

South Koreans rejoiced following the announcement Thursday that The Handmaiden, a new lesbian thriller by Park Chan-wook, will compete for the Palme d'Or at Cannes next month.Park will return to la Croisette after a dozen years since taking home the ... Full story

Bona Film Completes Privatization Process, Alibaba Pictures Takes 8.94% Stake

Jack Ma’s Alibaba Pictures has taken an 8.94% stake, or approximately 8.29% on a fully-diluted basis, in China’s Bona Film as part of the latter’s privatization. The stake is worth approximately $86 million. The move comes as Bona delists itself ... Full story

Special Screenings to Honor Leslie Cheung Announced by Shanghai International Film Festival

On the 13th anniversary of Leslie Cheung’s passing, the Shanghai International Film Festival unveils a special session to honor the late actor. Though Cheung took his life at the age of 46 on April 1st, 2003, his art and collaborations ... Full story

Cinemas in China to be Rewarded for Advancing Local Films over Hollywood Imports

China is introducing another layer of protectionism to give its domestically produced movies an edge over Hollywood imports. Last week, state regulators announced that Chinese theater chains that generate at least two-thirds of their box office receipts from local Chinese films ... Full story

Gaumont Expands Animation Department In the U.S.

With a view to ramping up its animation activities, French major Gaumont is expanding the division into the U.S. The company has made key hires of Nicolas Atlan as President of Animation and Terry Kalagian as Vice President, Creative for Animation. Both will be ... Full story

Meet the New Wave of Tunisian Filmmakers Defying Censorship and Winning Awards

The November 2015 Carthage Film Festival in Tunisia showed there is a demand for more challenging and thought-provoking films, despite strong voices of disapproval in the region."Tunisia is as conservative as Morocco but the difference is that there different points ... Full story

Tribeca Film Festival Unveils Second Half of the Feature Slate

Today the Tribeca Film Festival announced the second half of the feature slate for 2016. Among the most interesting sections announced, were feature films in the Spotlight, Midnight, and Special Screening sections; as well as the Centerpiece film.The Centerpiece film ... Full story

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