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Disney, Fox in focus on Wall Street as deal talk heats up
Disney, Fox in focus on Wall Street as deal talk heats up

NEW YORK - Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox shares were in the spotlight on Wednesday amid reports the two media-entertainment powerhouses were readying a major deal for some of Fox's prized television and film assets...

1 hour ago

UNITED STATES

The Shape of Water. Image credit:
Times Media Films represents 10 of Golden Globe-nominated films announced

The nominations for the 75th Golden Globe Awards were announced and Times Media Films is thrilled to represent ten of the nominated films including the forerunner for nominations...

19 hours ago

SOUTH AFRICA

Rupert Murdoch |
Murdoch's Fox in talks with multiple buyers for TV, film assets

NEW YORK - Shares in media-entertainment giant 21st Century Fox surged to seven-month highs on Friday after news it has been holding talks with at least three potential buyers for some of its television and film operations...

20 Nov 2017

GLOBAL

SA's SJ Myeza presented with Young Guns 15 Creative Choice Award!
SA's SJ Myeza presented with Young Guns 15 Creative Choice Award!

South African filmmaker SJ Myeza of 7Films was presented with the first-ever Young Guns Creative Choice Award...

17 Nov 2017

GLOBAL

New York Festivals TV & Film Awards has announced the 2018 grand jury
New York Festivals TV & Film Awards has announced the 2018 grand jury

The jury recruitment process is still underway, with a jury member increase and an increase in the percentage of women by double digits to just under 40 percent....

9 Nov 2017

GLOBAL

Clio Awards announce "Of-the-Year" finalists
Clio Awards announce "Of-the-Year" finalists

The top finalists for the "Of-the-Year" awards to be presented at the 2017 Clio Entertainment Awards have been announced...

20 Oct 2017

GLOBAL

Pictured from left to right: Adam Davis, Brian DiLorenzo and Bruce Bildsten, all Geisel Productions, and Michael Jobst, BMW of NA. Photo credit: Margarita Corporan/Margarita Corporan Photography, courtesy of The One Club for Creativity.
Winners of One Screen Short Film Festival announced

One Screen Short Film Festival announced 2017 winners at its annual awards and screening held on Wednesday, 18 October 2017, at the Sunshine Cinema in New York...

20 Oct 2017

UNITED STATES

Harvey Weinstein and 'Fearless Girl' statue © Sam Aronov and tom934 - .
What the 'Fearless Girl' statue and Harvey Weinstein have in common

Together, these two stories tell an even bigger tale of a national dynamic that I call "popular feminism" and "popular misogyny."...

By Sarah Banet-Weiser 18 Oct 2017

GLOBAL

Tony Petitti, chief operating officer of Major League Baseball
‘Light on Earth', ‘Mars', ‘Super Bowl 50' win at International Television & Film Awards

Three entries received the New York Festivals' grand award at the New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, held at the annual Nab Show in Las Vegas...

2 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Angus Kneale to chair Film Craft executive jury at NYF International Advertising Awards
Angus Kneale to chair Film Craft executive jury at NYF International Advertising Awards

The New York Festivals International Advertising Awards® has announced the inaugural Film Craft executive jury and that Angus Kneale, chief creative officer of The Mill will head the panel of ten film industry experts...

24 Mar 2017

UNITED STATES

DreamWorks to split from Disney: industry source
DreamWorks to split from Disney: industry source

LOS ANGELES, USA: Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks film studio plans to part ways with Disney when their distribution tie-up ends in a year's time, an industry source told AFP on Wednesday...

3 Sep 2015

UNITED STATES

Netflix eyes empire as internet TV battle heats up
Netflix eyes empire as internet TV battle heats up

WASHINGTON, US: Netflix is ramping up efforts to conquer the world with its streaming video service, even as competition is heating up in the growing market for Internet television...

22 Jan 2015

UNITED STATES

Sony says sorry to Obama, amid leaked emails storm
Sony says sorry to Obama, amid leaked emails storm

LOS ANGELES, US: Beleaguered studio Sony Pictures apologised on Thursday for racially insensitive remarks about President Barack Obama in company emails, the latest in a series of leaks that have left Hollywood reeling...

12 Dec 2014

UNITED STATES

Hackers threaten Sony staff in new email
Hackers threaten Sony staff in new email

LOS ANGELES, US: Sony Pictures staff received a threatening email on Friday claiming to be from the hackers who breached the entertainment giant's computer network, reportedly with warnings that they and their families were "in danger..."

8 Dec 2014

UNITED STATES

Tributes pour in as Hollywood lionises Robin Williams
Tributes pour in as Hollywood lionises Robin Williams

SAN FRANCISCO, US: A new generation of Hollywood royalty joined the greats of stand-up comedy Tuesday in hailing Robin Williams, after his apparent suicide.

13 Aug 2014

UNITED STATES

[SXSW Interactive 2014] A constant state of #FOMO
[SXSW Interactive 2014] A constant state of #FOMO

Before coming to SXSW I asked some friends that had been before to give me some tips and advice.

By Mark Schefermann 31 Mar 2014

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards: 2014 Finalists
New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards: 2014 Finalists

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards announced its 2014 International Television & Film Awards Finalists.

7 Feb 2014

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals: Third round, Executive Jury appointments
New York Festivals: Third round, Executive Jury appointments

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition has announced five additional appointments to the 2014 Executive Jury.

27 Jan 2014

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals: Breaking moulds, and closing entries soon
New York Festivals: Breaking moulds, and closing entries soon

NEW YORK CITY, US: The closing date for entries into New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition is getting closer.

17 Jan 2014

UNITED STATES

One Screen finalists
One Screen finalists

NEW YORK CITY, US: The 2014 One Screen finalists represent the best short film work from the advertising and film communities, ranging from Skrillex's "Devil's Den" to the Ridley Scott-directed "Polar Bears Movie" to the branded piece, "The Power Inside," featuring Harvey Keitel.

30 Dec 2013

UNITED STATES

DISCOP launches DISCOPRO for TV producers

LOS ANGELES, US / JOHANNESBURG, SA: The Los Angeles and Johannesburg-based DISCOP Organisation announced the launch of DISCOPRO.

9 Sep 2013

AFRICA

Promoting maternal health through film screening
Promoting maternal health through film screening

Africa.com reports that a film screening and filmmaker dialogue series focusing on maternal health will be held by the African Women's Development Fund USA (AWDF USA) to build momentum for its Mother Africa Campaign.

29 Aug 2013

UNITED STATES

Jolie good news... Angelina tops Hollywood earning list
Jolie good news... Angelina tops Hollywood earning list

NEW YORK, US: Angelina Jolie has topped Forbes magazine's annual list of top-earning actresses after pulling in an estimated US$33m in a year marked by her decision to have a double mastectomy.

1 Aug 2013

UNITED STATES

NYF International Television & Film Awards: 2014 call for entries
NYF International Television & Film Awards: 2014 call for entries

NEW YORK, US: New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, honouring the World's Best TV & Films, is now open for entries.

26 Jul 2013

UNITED STATES

NYF International Advertising Awards: 2013 shortlist
NYF International Advertising Awards: 2013 shortlist

NEW YORK, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards for World's Best Advertising has announced the 2013 Shortlist for a number of its competitions.

26 Apr 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations
D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013

UNITED STATES

NYF Television & Film Awards launches e-program mobile app
NYF Television & Film Awards launches e-program mobile app

NEW YORK, US: New York Festivals® International Television & Film Awards continues its commitment to innovation and technology with its e-program mobile app.

5 Apr 2013

UNITED STATES

Cast your votes in the 2013 MTV Movie Awards
Cast your votes in the 2013 MTV Movie Awards

CULVER CITY, US: MTV (DStv Channel 130) has revealed the nominees for the 2013 MTV Movie Awards honouring the actors and films that have enthralled and electrified audiences this year. So get those votes in.

20 Mar 2013

UNITED STATES

NYF: Television & Film Awards finalists for 2013 competition
NYF: Television & Film Awards finalists for 2013 competition

NEW YORK, US: New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, now in its 56th year of honouring the World's Best TV & Films, announced the 2013 Finalists.

1 Feb 2013

UNITED STATES

Digital movie sales quadrupled in the past five years
Digital movie sales quadrupled in the past five years

CHICAGO, US: As household TV screens continue to increase in size, so do the sales and rentals of digital movies. According to Mintel's latest research digital downloads, subscription streaming, and video-on-demand (VOD) sales of movies are expected to increase tenfold in the 10-year period 2007-17. From 2007-12, sales more than quadrupled from US$1.3bn to US$5.5bn.

26 Oct 2012

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