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One of the big draws at this year’s CinemaCon was the potential of having three of the most influential and lucrative filmmakers working in Hollywood on stage together talking about digital cinema and how it has changed how they make films. Between them, James Cameron, George Lucas and DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg have grossed 7 billion with their movies in North America alone and currently hold five slots in… Continue reading CinemaCon: Digital Filmmakers Panel with Cameron, Lucas & Katzenberg

karan johar8456456Director-producer Karan Johar, who has made many hit films, feels that filmmakers today lack the passion and the vision that great yesteryears’ directors had. “We solely lack the passion. I don’t think we have the passion, the vision and the madness yesteryear filmmakers had. I think we (the current lot of filmmakers) are too pragmatic, […] Continue reading Filmmakers today lack passion, vision: Karan Johar

9/11 – The Filmmakers’ Commemorative Edition

Firsthand account of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on New York City’s World Trade Center presented by two French filmmakers who were in theOriginally broadcast on CBS in March 2002, 9/11 is an extraordinary record of that fateful day in New York City. This one-of-a-kind documentary was originally conceived as a… Continue reading 9/11 - The Filmmakers' Commemorative Edition

Cannes Film Festival opens with star-studded action flick, but focuses on emerging filmmakers Tim Burton knows what it’s like to be judged. The Cannes Film Festival jury president said he’s going into the world’s premier cinema showcase with an open mind and empathy for the directors in the high profile competition. There are fewer household names among … Continue reading Cannes focuses on emerging filmmakers

Mumbai: While many filmmakers want to cast Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan in their movies, Big B is wondering when Priyadarshan will work with him.
After watching ‘Kanjeevaram’, a Tamil film by Priyadarshan. Big B wrote on his blog bigb.bigadda.com: “Good film, powerful subject, exquisitely shot and directed.
Well done Priyan! Wonder when you will work with […] Continue reading Amitabh want to work with Priyadarshan