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Team Purple’s Dear Diary’ Claims 75 Creative Minds Prize at IFFI

Team Purple, with its newly minted “Dear Diary” was on Saturday named the winner of the 75 Creative Minds of Tomorrow talent campus, a segment of the International…

Indian Industry Heavyweights Mull Impact of Streamers on Theatrical Releases in Post-COVID Era

Leading lights of the Indian entertainment industry discussed the impact of streaming platforms in the period after COVID-19 at a panel on the concluding day of the Film…

India Is on a Book Adaptation Learning Curve, Film Bazaar Panel Says

Industry executives, producers and screenwriters got into the details of adapting literary material into film scripts at a Film Bazaar Knowledge Series discussion this week. India has experienced…

India Considering Higher Cap on Filming Incentives, Film Facilitation Office Gets Investment Focus (EXCLUSIVE)

The cap on India’s filming incentives, which were revealed at Cannes in March, could dramatically rise if necessary, the country’s top film bureaucrat has revealed. Currently, the Indian…

Ministry Unpacks Ideas on India as a Content Hub, Confirms Launch of Streaming Service

Apurva Chandra, Secretary for Information and Broadcasting Ministry, on Thursday confirmed plans to create a national streaming platform within the National Film Development Corporation website. The move is…

‘Love Actually’ actress wore dead people’s clothes after friend stole nearly $80K

The late actress appeared in “Love Actually,” “Doctor Who” and “Pride & Prejudice.”

American Cinema Editors Sets New Board, Kevin Tent to Serve Two More Years as President (EXCLUSIVE)

The American Cinema Editors (ACE) has announced its new board. Current president Kevin Tent will serve another two-year term. Lillian Benson will continue to serve alongside him as…

Netflix Confirms 30 Spanish Original Releases in 2022, as ‘Money Heist’s’ Alex Pina Teases Luxury Bunker Series

Netflix will produce 30 series, movies and non-fiction shows in Spain over 2022, Verónica Fernández, fiction director, Netflix Spain and Portugal announced at a presentation of the U.S.…

Korea Says China Is No Longer Banning All Its Entertainment Content

While the world has been riffing on BTS, “Squid Game” and “Parasite,” China has been busily keeping the Korean content wave at bay. That may be about to…

HBO Senior Vice President of Media Relations Angela Tarantino to Exit After Over 30 Years

Angela Tarantino, HBO’s senior vice president of media relations, is leaving the premium cabler after 32 years, Variety has confirmed. Tarantino first joined HBO in 1990 as an…

Why India’s Book-to-Screen Segment is Ripe for Development

The launch of a segment called ‘Book to Box Office’ within the Film Bazaar project market in Goa this week is an attempt to bridge the gap between…

Bollywood Spectacular: Goa Film Festival Gets Off to Exciting Start as India Reveals Plans to Become Global Content Hub

The 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa got off to a spectacular start on Nov. 20, with the best of Bollywood on display. A near full…