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James Cameron to co-produce 3D film in China


August 9th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) Director James Cameron has announced that his company will co-produce with Chinese filmmakers a 3D film highlighting the history of Beijing. The announcement Wednesday came ... Read more...

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National Award gives personal kick, professional boost: Arindam Chaudhuri


May 19th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Pocketing awards isn't his motive behind making films - but producer Arindam Chaudhari, whose count of National Awards has turned to three with "Do ... Read more...

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It disturbs me to see filmmakers chasing crossover cinema: SRK


March 18th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan believes that the Indian movie industry is at its best times and says people should focus on globalising it instead of ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin to promote Puerto Rico tourism on world tour


March 15th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, March 15 (IANS/EFE) Singer Ricky Martin will collaborate with the government of Puerto Rico on a campaign to boost tourism to the Caribbean island during his world ... Read more...

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Jaipur film fest to focus on French cinema


December 28th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The upcoming third edition of the Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF), to be held Jan 27-30, will focus on French cinema and screen 140 films from across ... Read more...

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Want to make Dubai film hub too: Fest chairman


December 20th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 20 (IANS) The Dubai International Film Festival was a great platform for countries that do not produce too many films, to market Arab cinema and also make Dubai ... Read more...

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Filmmart reaps success at Dubai Film Festival


December 19th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 19 (IANS) Dubai Filmmart, the marketing division of the Dubai International Film Festival, brokered international distribution deals for a number of films but it will be a while ... Read more...

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DIFF to fund ‘Rehleh’


December 16th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 16 (IANS) Meyar Al Roumi's movie "Rehleh" has been selected by Enjaaz, the post-production fund of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) and the bosses feel it has potential to ... Read more...

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Kajol, Ajay Devgn: Couple In First Animation Film In B Town-Toonpur Ka Superhero


December 2nd, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kajol and Ajay Devgn, the Bollywood couple who are loved by one and all are soon to come in the first ever animation film together. The movie titled Toonpur Ka ... Read more...

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Spotlight on India at Locarno film fest


December 1st, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 1 (IANS) After China and Central Asia, Indian filmmakers will get an opportunity to showcase their creativity at the Locarno Film Festival next year.Speaking to reporters in Panaji on ... Read more...

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Bengali filmmakers from India eye Bangladesh market


November 29th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) It may seem overpopulated, poor and conflict ridden to some, but Bangladesh is a new beacon of light for Bengali filmmakers from India seeking to expand their market. ... Read more...

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Toonz Animation sets up merchandising division


October 29th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 29 (IANS) Thiruvananthapuram-based Toonz Animation has set up a merchandising division, hoping to cash in on the characters in its feature film "Twinergy" starring Amitabh Bachchan."We have decided ... Read more...

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India a strong film market: French studio


October 28th, 2010 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) A leading French production house, Studio Canal, sees India as a potential hub for international films and believes it is essential to create awareness about Indian ... Read more...

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Mumbai film fest to hold world premiere of international film


September 28th, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) The Mumbai Film Festival, organized by Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image (MAMI) in collaboration with Reliance Big Entertainment, will hold a world premiere of an international film, ... Read more...

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Dadasaheb Phalke Winner D Ramanaidu Speaks To Subhash K Jha


September 15th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The first things that strike you about the 75-year old doyen of Telugu cinema D Ramanaidu, who gave Hindi cinema blockbusters like Premnagar, Tohfa and Maqsad, ... Read more...

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I’m the first Telugu filmmaker to win Phalke award in 20 years: Ramanaidu


September 15th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) D. Ramanaidu, who has produced over 130 films in 12 languages, is quite thrilled at having won the Dadasaheb Phalke award, the highest honour in Indian cinema. But ... Read more...

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Target - The Final Mission to hit you


July 29th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): A hard hitting action movie is what the Bengali audience needs; when romantic and comedy films over-saturate the film-market.Perhaps this is the "mission' which the cast ... Read more...

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Cannes shows Bollywood has huge market abroad: Anurag Kashyap (Interview)


July 13th, 2010 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) There's a huge market abroad that is open to Indian films and it's not just non-resident Indians (NRIs), says Anurag Kashyap whose production "Udaan" was ... Read more...

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Lucrative business innings for India at Cannes 2010


May 22nd, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) An official entry of "Udaan", the second appearance of Mrinal Sen's classic "Khandahar", over 50 Indian companies with more than 150 movies to sell -- the ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani to enter business of transforming 2-D films into 3-D


February 12th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.12 (ANI): Business mogul Anil Ambani's Reliance MediaWorks is reportedly in talks with In-Three, a Los Angeles-based specialist in 2-D to 3-D conversion.According to The Times, Ambani is poised to enter ... Read more...

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Priyadarshan plans film on AIDS with Aamir Khan


December 4th, 2009 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) After the warm reception to his just released "De Dana Dan", Priyadarshan plans to make a film on AIDS with Aamir Khan in ... Read more...

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Our films have kept India-Pakistan from all-out war: Mahesh Bhatt


June 17th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 17 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt feels that steady, subtle infiltration of Indian cinema into Pakistani households is one of the reasons which has kept both countries from an all ... Read more...

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Indian American filmmaker announces Rs.1.5 bn budget movie


June 3rd, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 3 (IANS) Nagendra Karri, an Indian American filmmaker whose debut film "Where Are You Sophia" was screened at the recently concluded Cannes Film festival, Wednesday announced his new Rs.150 crore ... Read more...

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Hrithik unveils the first look of ‘Kites’ at Cannes


May 15th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, May 15 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan along with his Mexican co-star Barbara Mori unveiled a teaser trailer and some key art posters of their much talked-about film "Kites" at the ... Read more...

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Now Australian films head the India way too


April 27th, 2009 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
By Arpana New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) International interest in India's Rs.100 billion ($2 billion) film industry is surging. After Hollywood giants, Australian filmmakers in search of innovative stories and financial partners ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog’s’ Oscar victory sends a message to the world


February 23rd, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (DPA) Before "Slumdog Millionaire's" amazing Oscar win pundits were wondering whether art might imitate life. On Sunday night, on the crystal-swathed stage of the Kodak Theatre, and in ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog’ may propel India into global film market: Ashok Amritraj


February 21st, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) With Mumbai-set hit film "Slumdog Millionaire" favoured to win an Oscar Sunday, Indian Hollywood producer Ashok Amritraj believes the runaway success of this "gem of a movie" will ... Read more...

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Tamil re-make of “Khosla Ka Ghosla’ releasing Sep 12


September 10th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) After the successful run of Tamil and Telugu versions of 'Jodhaa Akbar' and 'Race', UTV is entering the Southern film market with gusto.Currently, it has a slate of ... Read more...

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Movie market to be launched in Dubai film fest


September 1st, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 1 (IANS) A new film market will be launched during the course of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) in December to promote Arab, Asian and African filmmakers.The Dubai Film ... Read more...

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Now Reliance forays into Kannada film industry


June 25th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
By R.G. Vijayasarathy Bangalore, June 25 (IANS) Anil Ambani's Reliance Entertainment is all set to penetrate the southern film market in a big way. It has already announced two projects that will go ... Read more...

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EU seeks more cooperation with India in making, marketing films


June 11th, 2008 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 11 (IANS) India is among a group of countries with which the European Union (EU) is seeking to to expand cooperation in the film industry, a top EU official has ... Read more...

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Pyramid Saimira to open 2,000 movie screens across India by 2010


March 28th, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by admin
By Nayanima Basu Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Indian entertainment major Pyramid Saimira Group is planning to open a total of 2,000 movie screens, a mix of multiplex and individual ones, across India by ... Read more...

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‘Sanjay Dutt an icon in South Africa’


March 19th, 2008 - 10:51 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) In South Africa, Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt has woven a hypnotic web among the natives, says a business honcho from the country who is visiting India's commercial capital. ... Read more...

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