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FATHER & DAUGHTER FILM REPORT by Amanda Perkins & David Bryant Perkins

 FUTURE TRENDS: NEW REPUBLIC STUDIOS – The NEW PARADIGM in FILM PRODUCTION……..One Millennial.  One Baby Boomer. Two totally different perspectives. Perspectives that cross not only generations – but styles, tastes, passions, interests, and impressions. The duo offers you impressions of … Continue reading

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First Thursdays Film Festival Selection: SETH

 Here you can find a selection of films we both really enjoyed from all the film festivals we’ve covered, from submissions we have received & those we “accidentally” found… Here’s one we found at the:     TWISTER ALLEY FILM FESTIVAL … Continue reading

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SPECIAL REPORT: U.S. – CHINA FILM SUMMIT 2015

Reported by AMANDA & DAVID BRYANT PERKINS Learn of the huge growth that is occurring due to the co-operation between these two film-making giants.  See who the upcoming players are in the 21st century, the producers, the directors, the finance … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Chris Tashima on #OscarsSoWhite

  We had the pleasure of meeting Chris Tashima at the International Family Film Festival where he played a starring role in the film Under the Blood Red Sun directed by Tim Savage. Son of a U.S. circuit Judge, Tashima … Continue reading

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2016 Sundance Film Festival: Event Report

Every January, tens of thousands of entertainment industry professionals, film enthusiasts, celebrities and tastemakers converge in Park City, Utah for 10 action-filled days of exhibition, networking, and celebration at the renowned Sundance Film Festival. True to form, the 2016 Festival … Continue reading

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2016 Sundance Film Festival Event Report: Gallery

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YouTube & The Rise of Virtual Reality Panel Discussion

By far, the most interesting forum at this year’s, 2016 Sundance Film Festival was the YouTube & The Rise of Virtual Reality (VR) Panel Discussion. This A-List panel was moderated by Danielle Tiedt, CMO of YouTube, who did a great job … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: William Norton’s FALSE COLORS

Before attending the China/USA Film Summit and the International Family Film Festival in Los Angeles recently, I had the pleasure to have lunch with filmmaker William Norton who after years of hard work is just now completing his first feature … Continue reading

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THE DANISH GIRL

Stunning performances by Redmayne and Vikander.   Redmayne conquers another complex transformation. It is a bold and fearless performance. Vikander is a revelation. Her face reveals every emotion.   I just read Self Made Men by Henry Rubin. The central … Continue reading

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Rob Goald’s Top 10 of 2015

By Rob Goald Senior Editor   2015 was a challenging year for the motion picture business and the place of movies in our society and its culture. While the formula of the tent- pole is stronger than ever (Jurassic World, … Continue reading

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