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Sundance announces 2018 program as festival sits at cultural crossroads

In film circles these days it’s hard to separate what’s going on in the real world from what’s happening on screen. Socially relevant topics such as diversity and abuse of power are fueling filmmakers and factoring in selections by major film festivals. So issues of inclusion, diversity and abuse of power run through the Sundance Film Festival’s choices for its ...

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Sydney’s Carriageworks Reveals Full 2018 Program

NewsWritten by Emmy Mack on November 27, 2017 Sydney’s Carriageworks has unveiled exactly what its 2018 is going to look like, announcing a dynamic year-long program spanning music, contemporary art, dance, performance, screen, food and ideas. On the music side of things, there’s a huge exhibition by Jap… Music Feeds

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IDFA’s Shifting Perspectives Program – ‘It’s About Ownership Of Images’

AMSTERDAM – “Every day, we are bombarded by images of the Arab world: bombings, shooting, hunger and hatred…” It is this “one-sided representation” that IDFA programmers Laura Van Halsema and Isabel Arrate Fernandez, together with Syrian producer and filmmaker Orwa Nyrabia, sought to challenge when assembling Shifting Perspectives: The Arab World, a three-day symposium of sorts, in which 16 films ...

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DreamWorks Animation Launches Shorts Program With ‘Bird Karma’ (EXCLUSIVE)

DreamWorks Animation has launched DreamWorks Shorts, with the goal to develop talent, storytelling skills, innovate new technologies and explore new characters and stories for possible feature film development. The first short from the program is “Bird Karma,” directed by William Salazar. The short will debut theatrically before DWA’s the Japanese release of “The Boss Baby” nextspring. It will also … ...

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Greater Palm Springs Launches Production Incentive Program (EXCLUSIVE)

The Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau has launched a production incentive program with $ 100,000 in annual incentive funding. The program, launched through the bureau’s Film Oasis operation, is available for features, scripted and unscripted television, commercials and still photography shoots. In order to qualify for funds, a production must spend a minimum of $ 25,000 in permits, ...

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