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How much are the foreign film markets worth? | AMA with Roland Rojas of BidSlate

This week’s question submitted by Devin Dixon, Founder | Bingewave: Q: How much is foreign markets worth? General questions with variables i know, but what is the high level allure?  A: Many variables fall into what foreign markets are worth financially (particular territory, and what genre is appealing at any given time, length of film, etc).  The… Read More

FirstGlance Film Fest Call for Submissions

Open to filmmakers across the globe, the 20th Annual FirstGlance Film Fest Philadelphia screens professional, first time, student, national and international filmmakers, celebrating the best in indie filmmaking. This year’s festival OPENING NIGHT will take place in the 500 seat Kimmel Center on Broad Street in Center City Philadelphia and continue Sat and Sun at… Read More

Tribeca Film Festival’s Top Awards Go to Female Filmmakers – New York Times

New York Times Tribeca Film Festival’s Top Awards Go to Female FilmmakersNew York TimesBest narrative feature went to “Keep the Change,” the writer-director Rachel Israel’s New York romantic comedy about a couple who meet in a support group for adults with autism. “Son of Sofia,” Elina Psykou’s dark fairy tale about an 11-year-old making …‘Bobbi… Read More

VR Needs To Branch Out Into Interactive Narrative

Netflix and disruption go together like Oculus and Rift. Never one to rest on its laurels, the company is continually looking for ways to shake things up. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the streaming service is toying with the idea of breaking away from narrative norms by experimenting with ‘interactive storytelling’. The… Read More

Women Filmmakers: Immigrant Stories

​Women Filmmakers: Immigrant Stories 2017 – Four Journeys Event: Friday Apr. 28, 2017 Women Filmmakers: Immigrant Stories continues with a screening of Four Journeys by filmmaker Teresa H. Mular and a screening of Ellis Island Hospital by filmmaker Delphine Darmency. This free screening series of work by women filmmakers showcases a themed exhibition of short… Read More

HTC Expands Vive Financing Program – Get a Headset and VR PC Interest Free

Announced today via the official Vive blog, HTC now has three VR bundles available with 6, 12, and 24-month financing plans in an effort to help customers afford the high upfront cost of the system and the required hardware. Bundles now include the option of a graphics card, laptop, or desktop PC to compliment the Vive… Read More

HBO Doc Legend Sheila Nevins Enlists A-Listers for Her Revealing Biography

HBO Doc Legend Sheila Nevins Enlists A-Listers for Her Revealing Biography 6:20 AM PDT 4/19/2017 by Lacey Rose Nevins opens up on women in the workplace and the challenges with deep-pocketed cable rivals and streaming competitors who now have “Monopoly money.” Sheila Nevins is seated in the kitchen of her apartment on Manhattan’s Upper… Read More