Industry stalwarts John Sloss of Cinetic Media and Killer Films’ Christine Vachon offered a dynamic and inventive survey of contemporary film production and financing during the closing keynote of San Sebastian ’s Creators Investors’ Conference Tuesday. At the start of the session, the pair discussed their personal experiences of navigating the US independent scene in 2022, during which Vachon said she continues to see a dramatic drop in the value of her films on the international market. “We’ve taken things to market that feel extremely undervalued,” she said. “What happens more these days is that we take something out and we’re a little shocked that the market is like ‘Okay, we like it. But we like it for about two-thirds of what you actually need to get it made.’” Vachon said this downward trend directly affects her work with cast and crew members who she said have yet to grasp the scale of change in the way films are now financed. “There’s a big learning … [Read more...] about Christine Vachon And John Sloss Talk Streamers & The Future Of Theatrical Distribution — San Sebastian
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For Quick Alerts Subscribe Now Bigg Boss Telugu 6: శ్రీ సత్య లవ్ స్టోరీ.. ఎంగేజ్ మెంట్ క్యాన్సిల్.. సూసైడ్ అటెంప్ట్! View Sample For Quick Alerts ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS For Daily Alerts Must Watch హోమ్ హీరో Hero | Published: Saturday, September 17, 2022, 20:27 [IST] మెగా పవర్ స్టార్ రాంచరణ్ మరోసారి ఇంటర్నేషనల్ మీడియాలో పతాక శీర్షికలను ఆకర్షించారు. ఆస్కార్ అవార్డుల బరిలో రాంచరణ్ ఉన్నారనే అంశం సోషల్ మీడియాలో హాట్ టాపిక్గా మారింది. ఎస్ఎస్ రాజమౌళి రూపొందించిన RRR మూవీలో రాంచరణ్ పోషించిన పాత్రకు ప్రపంచవ్యాప్తంగా ప్రశంసలు లభించాయి. ఈ సినిమాలో రాంచరణ్ మెచ్యురిటీ పెర్ఫార్మెన్స్ అందర్నీ ఆకట్టుకొన్నది. అయితే ఈ సినిమాను ఆస్కార్ బరిలోకి దించడం తెలిసిందే. అయితే ఈ అవార్డుల జాబితాలో రాంచరణ్ పేరు ఉందనే విషయం ఇప్పుడు హాట్ టాపిక్'గా మారింది. ఈ వివరాల్లోకి వెళితే.. హాలీవుడ్ ప్రముఖుల ప్రశంసలు RRR ఆస్కార్ నామినేషన్స్ రాంచరణ్ పేరు ప్రిడిక్షన్ … [Read more...] about #RamCharanForOscars ఆస్కార్ జాబితాలో రాంచరణ్ పేరు.. సోషల్ మీడియాలో ట్రెండింగ్గా!
The dreaded post-merger Warner Bros Discovery layoffs have reached the programming operation overseen by HBO and HBO Max Chief Content Officer Casey Bloys. Overall, 14% of staff — about 70 people — are being laid off Monday, the vast majority of them on the Max side. That includes in Max Non-Fiction Originals, International, Acquisitions, Casting and previously reported Live-Action Family Originals , which are all being either scaled back significantly or essentially eliminated, leading to the departure of the bulk of the the staffs, led by Jennifer O’Connell EVP, Non-Fiction & Live-Action Family Originals for HBO Max; Jennifer Kim, SVP, International Originals for HBO Max; Michael Quigley, EVP of Content Acquisitions at HBO Max; and Linda Lowy, EVP Casting for WarnerMedia’s HBO Max, TNT, TBS and truTV. I hear the layoffs are being done via video conferences this morning. The cuts are part of WBD leadership’s pledge to find at least $3 billion in savings. … [Read more...] about HBO/HBO Max Layoffs Hit Max Reality, Acquisitions, Casting & Int’l; Scripted Operation Gets Restructured
Shares of Warner Bros. Discovery continued to fall Friday, down more than 15%, after its first combined financials report featured a big net loss, disappointing revenue, high debt and a slower outlook for streaming amid anticipate post-merger growing pains. Steven Cahall of Wells Fargo, downgraded the stock (from ‘equal weight’ to ‘overweight’) and cut his price target. The collection of assets is great but outlook and guidance “indicate a company going through a lot of post-merger growing pains.” The numbers, which were released after market close yesterday, were followed by a long, meaty call with CEO David Zaslav, CFO Gunnar Wiedenfels and global streaming head JB Perrette. Presentations, slides and Q&A were a start to understanding the new company but highlighted the complex task ahead. Basically, WarnerMedia’s fundamental trends were weaker than management had expected. Analysts have been pondering what the new entity would look like for over a year since the … [Read more...] about Warner Bros. Discovery Down 15% After Earnings Debut As Wall Street Sees “Post-Merger Growing Pains” – Update
EXCLUSIVE: Lindsay Dougherty , the newly re-elected leader of Hollywood’s Teamsters Local 399 , sees the Teamsters becoming “a more militant union,” and is already looking ahead two years to when the local’s film and TV contract will be up for renegotiation. The current contract, which she negotiated last summer with Carol Lombardini , president of the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers, expires July 31, 2024. “We have a lot of work to do in terms of organizing, which is always a priority, but also just getting ready for the next contract, which is in two years,” Dougherty said in an interview with Deadline. “We’ve restructured a lot of things in terms of business agents and trying to make certain that we’re enforcing the contracts to the best of our ability, which is always a difficult thing to do in our industry, since it’s very transient. That’s what our focus has been, because we don’t know what is coming in two years. Obviously, we saw what happened … [Read more...] about Lindsay Dougherty, Leader Of Hollywood’s Teamsters Local 399, Sees Union Becoming “More Militant”
EXCLUSIVE: TikTok , in partnership with MACRO and UnbeliEVAble Entertainment , has revealed the 10 recipients of its Latinx Creatives Grant. They include Miguel Dalmau, Giovanna Gonzalez, Herchell Carrasco, Gabrielle Cerberville, Jonathan Perez, Ileana Cabrera, Jorge Alvarez, Dr. Leslie Gonzalez, Jose Luis Cisneros-Carlos, and Francisco Cardozo. The grant was created following the success of the 2021 TikTok Latinx Creatives creator incubator last year which saw 150 creators and emerging music artists learn how to take their content on the platform to the next level. It will serve to continue supporting creators, both on and off the platform, financially, and with educational programming and networking opportunities. “We are thrilled to offer this opportunity to these Latinx creators and artists who drive culture and are at the forefront of creating trends on the TikTok platform,” said Isabel Quinteros, Director of Artist Partnerships at TikTok. “MACRO and … [Read more...] about TikTok, Macro & UnbeliEVAble Entertainment Reveal 10 Latinx Creatives Grant Recipients
Secret Cinema, the London-based immersive entertainment company, has been acquired by TodayTix of the U.S. plans for a national tour Stateside in 2023 and a permanent location in LA. Financial terms weren’t disclosed but a person familiar with the deal — which just closed — said it was worth just over $100 million. The company has sold over a million tickets to more than 50 shows, secured a multi-year, multi-title deal with Disney (kicking off with Guardians of the Galaxy ), and produced experiences with major movie studios including Marvel, Universal, Paramount, Lionsgate, Sony, Netflix and Eon Productions. Its latest shows have attracted large audiences, with Casino Royale reaching over 100,000 in London, and its collaboration with Netflix, Stranger Things , drawing over 300,000 people in its first Los Angeles production. Its productions let costumed audience members become active participants in the storylines, often in a melding of music, art, theater and dance. … [Read more...] about Secret Cinema Acquired By TodayTix; Plans U.S. Tour, Permanent LA Location For Immersive Film & TV Experiences
UPDATED, 9:15 PM: Wednesday’s press conference has been suspended, as the union says it’s in “productive conversations” with the Academy Museum. “Leadership of Academy Museum Workers United are in productive conversations with our employer, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures . In light of these developments, we’ve decided to suspend our Wednesday morning press conference to allow for continued conversations.” PREVIOUSLY, 3:33 PM: A union seeking to represent more than 200 workers employed at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is accusing management of “anti-union actions.” The union, the Academy Museum Workers United, will hold a virtual press conference Wednesday morning to air its grievances. “The Academy Museum has hired anti-union lawyers from Littler Mendelson, the same firm used by Starbuck’s anti-union efforts, showing they are not honoring their commitment to staying neutral as workers organize their union,” AMWU said in a statement. “After workers … [Read more...] about Union Accuses Academy Museum Of “Anti-Union Actions”; Sides In “Productive Conversations” – Update
For Quick Alerts Subscribe Now வெந்து தணிந்தது காடு வசூல் எப்படி இருக்கும்? View Sample For Quick Alerts ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS For Daily Alerts Must Watch முகப்பு செய்திகள் News | Published: Thursday, September 15, 2022, 14:38 [IST] சென்னை: இயக்குநர் கெளதம் மேனன் இயக்கத்தில் 2010ம் ஆண்டு வெளியான விண்ணைத் தாண்டி வருவாயா மிகப்பெரிய வெற்றியை பெற்றது. அதன் பிறகு சிம்பு, கெளதம் மேனன், ஏ.ஆர். ரஹ்மான் கூட்டணியில் வெளியான அச்சம் என்பது மடமையடா பாஸ் மார்க் எடுத்தது. ஆனால், தனுஷை வைத்து கெளதம் மேனன் இயக்கிய எனை நோக்கிப் பாயும் தோட்டா டோட்டல் ஃபிளாப் ஆனது. இந்நிலையில், கெளதம் மேனன் கம்பேக் கொடுத்துள்ளார் என ரசிகர்கள் ஒரு பக்கம் பாராட்டி வரும் நிலையில், கெளதம் மேனனை வைத்து வெளியான மீம் ஒன்று டிரெண்டாகி வருகிறது. வெந்து தணிந்தது காடு.. பார்ட் 2வுக்கு வணக்கத்த போடு.. மெய்மறந்து சிம்புவை ரசித்த கூல் சுரேஷ்! டிரெண்டிங்கில் சிம்பு நடிகர் சிம்பு படம் எப்போ … [Read more...] about வெந்து தணிந்தது காடு புடிக்கலைன்னு யாராவது சொன்னா.. கெளதம் மேனன் இப்படி தான் வந்து அடிப்பாரு!
There are many of us who have already read Kalki's novel Ponniyin Selvan and are excited to watch its film adaptation on screen. There are many who haven't read and who don't want to hear anything, to avoid spoilers. There are many who are reading the books and are rushing to finish them before the film arrives. But there are those who don't have the time to read, nor the patience. They don't want the whole story but they want some background about the characters and this universe. And those are the ones who should read this. I promise to not give any spoilers that would ruin the experience of reading the story or watching the films. Most of the details presented here talk about what happened before the story begins. Notably, the novel is set in the mid-tenth century. Note : Some of these characters are fictional, while most characters are historical figures. I am not mentioning who is who, as that might affect your experience. Maybe after the film's release, we … [Read more...] about Ponniyin Selvan 1: Everything You Should Know Before You Watch The Mani Ratnam Film