Singapore Platform: David Puttnam Reiterates Call For Shorter Theatrical Windows

Leading producer-turned-educator and lobbyist, Lord David Puttnam has once again called for a shortening of theatrical release windows. As recently as May this year, Puttnam had suggested a six-week exclusive period for theatrical releases. He now says…

Leading producer-turned-educator and lobbyist, Lord David Puttnam has once again called for a shortening of theatrical release windows. As recently as May this year, Puttnam had suggested a six-week exclusive period for theatrical releases. He now says that 30 days is ideal. Puttnam was in conversation on Sunday with Singaporean filmmaker Boo Junfeng (“Apprentice”) at […]

UK Film Distributors To Create 200 Training Places For Women & Renew BAME Paid Internship Scheme

The UK’s Film Distributors’ Association is getting out in front of the industry’s diversity problem.
Speaking at the FDA’s summer reception in the House of Lords today, the organization’s president and former Columbia Pictures C…

The UK’s Film Distributors’ Association is getting out in front of the industry’s diversity problem. Speaking at the FDA's summer reception in the House of Lords today, the organization’s president and former Columbia Pictures CEO David Puttnam, revealed "a game-changing increase in FDA's commitment to training and development on behalf of UK film distributors.” Among measures will be “a minimum of 200 new training places for women working in film distribution, supporting…

Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2016: Complete Winners List

The tenth edition of the Asia Pacific Screen Awards gave out its prizes at a ceremony in Brisbane, Australia, on Thursday evening. BEST FEATURE FILM “Cold of Kalandar” (aka “Kalandar Sogugu”) Turkey, Hungary BEST YOUTH FEATURE FILM “The World of Us” (aka “Woorideul”) South Korea BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM “Seoul Station” (aka “Seoul-yeok”) South Korea… Read more »

The tenth edition of the Asia Pacific Screen Awards gave out its prizes at a ceremony in Brisbane, Australia, on Thursday evening. BEST FEATURE FILM “Cold of Kalandar” (aka “Kalandar Sogugu”) Turkey, Hungary BEST YOUTH FEATURE FILM “The World of Us” (aka “Woorideul”) South Korea BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM “Seoul Station” (aka “Seoul-yeok”) South Korea... Read more »