Indie film alliance receives U.S. film export development grant

In a move to enhance the global competitiveness of U.S. film exports, the International Trade Administration (ITA) has awarded the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) $248,000, under its Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP). IFTA President and CEO Jean Prewitt made the announcement today. The multi-year award creates a partnership between IFTA and ITA through …
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Tron TV show heading our way?

Yes, according to a report by Variety (Via AICN). The animated series, which was just greenlit by Disney, is being called Tron Uprising. Samurai Jack director Charlie Bean is developing the projecy, which will air on Disney XD starting in 2012. According to the report, the voice cast includes Bruce Boxleitner, Elijah Wood, Emmanuelle Chriqui, …
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Triptych poster unveiled for Tron: Legacy

Empire has posted yet another beautiful poster for Joseph Kosinski’s Tron: Legacy, this one centering on Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges). Tron: Legacy, which centers on a virtual-world worker looking to take down the ‘Master Control Program’, hits theaters on December 17, 2010. Check out all the pieces of the poster, along with the full version, …
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First images arrive for the Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson collaboration of the Tintin adaptation

Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson have released the first glimpse from their collaboration effort The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, based on the Belgium comic books “Le secret de la licorne” and “Le trésor de Rackham Le Rouge”, by Hergé. Steven Spielberg is directing the project, with Peter Jackson & Spielberg producing, …
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Steampunk epic Riese circling TV debut

Riese Productions announced that Riese: Kingdom Falling is online now for US audiences on Syfy.com and is also available via Sony’s PS3, Microsoft’s Xbox and Amazon. According to the company, the Riese series is also being considered for television development. Narrated by Sanctuary’s Amanda Tapping, the 10-part series stars Christine Chatelain (The Collector); Sharon Taylor …
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