SAG Gets Cable Actors Residual Increase

The Screen Actors Guild has reached a deal with Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on a new agreement for live-action basic cable productions that includes the first increase in 16 years in the formula for determining residuals for the shows. SAG and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers reached the agreement, …
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A Fan-Based Donation System for Filmmakers

VersusMedia recently launched its latest project called ProductionArmy.com. This new tool for independent filmmakers offers indie film buffs the exclusive opportunity to participate in the production process. For a donation as low as $5, fans can receive something in return – a thank you in the film credits, a memento with the movie logo (mug, …
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Chrysler Film Competition

The Chrysler Film Competition seeks emerging independent filmmakers looking to compete for the opportunity to receive a feature film production deal. Inspired filmmakers can submit any short film that they have directed along with a screenplay for a movie that they wish to direct. A panel of IFP judges will determine five finalists, each of …
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Korea becoming filmmaker’s haven?

As the high quality of Korean film-related technology has become known, thanks to the so-called Korean syndrome that is sweeping across Asia, the Korea Tourism Organization plans to expand the Korean heat even further by conducting an aggressive campaign to attract foreign filmmakers and producers to Korea. The Board’s Bangkok office successfully convinced a major …
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Apes cinematographer to receive award

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announced today that Richard H. Kline, ASC will receive their prestigious ASC Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is presented annually to an individual who has made exceptional and enduring contributions to advancing the art of filmmaking. Kline will be feted during the 20th Annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards on …
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