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August 2010 > Industry News

Geneva convention to tackle entertainment branding

by John Scaletta and George Rouman

Tags: Approach to Inspire Creativity , Approach to People Management , C. Cretors & Company , Disney , Lionsgate , Saw , Tyler Perry

GENEVA CONVENTION TO TACKLE ENTERTAINMENT BRANDING Disney hosts two seminars on perfecting the theatrical experience by John Scaletta and George Rouman H ollywood returns to the Heartland on September 28-30 when hundreds of exhibitors, studio executives, vendors and industry experts gather...

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July 2010 > Industry News

Book It!

Tags: Eric Elmosnino , Gabi on the Roof in July , Gainsbourg (Heroic Life) , Joann Sfar , Laetitia Casta , Lucy Gordon

BOOK IT! (continued from page 49) er in New York for a summer, Gabi on the Roof in July uses its indie limitations to affectionate and purposeful ends. Instead of getting caught up in semi-trendy, late mumblecore trappings, Gabi evokes a New York sentimentalist tradition that mixes the edge of g...

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June 2010 > Industry News

Super sonic

by Amy Nicholson

Tags: Christie , Christie Managed Systems , Cinedigm

technology that’s in place. It’s a natural fi t. They’ve got a great relationship with their customers, they have feet on the street in terms of installation and support personnel. One way we enhance them is being able to provide that 24/7 support—the remote monitoring, the diagnostics, the operat...

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June 2010 > Industry News

A brand new toy box

by Amy Nicholson

Tags: 7.1 , Dolby , Dolby Surround 7.1 , Pixar , ShowWest , Toy Story , Toy Story 3 , Up

FACTS & FIGURES FROM BOXOFFICE.COM INDUSTRY NEWS INN I TOY STORY TOY STORY 11/22/9511/22/95 OPENING OPENING WEEKEND* WEEKEND* $34,266,446 $34,266,446 DOMESTIC TOTAL DOMESTIC TOTAL $191,796,910 $191,796,910 TOY STORY 2 TOY STORY 2 11/24/9911/24/99 OPENING WEEKEND* OPENING WEEKEND* $66,...

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June 2010 > Industry News

Taking center stage

by Amy Nicholson

Tags: Aliens , Anne Hurd , Armageddon , Brian Grazer , Dean Devlin , Gary Lucchesi , Paula Wagner , Produced By 2010 , Rachel Klein , Richard D. Zanuck , Ridley Scott , Rocky Balboa , Terminator , Terminator 2 , Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines , webisodes

TAKING CENTER STAGE At their annual conference, producers are the stars By Amy Nicholson “W hen I was starting out, it was a very expensive endeavor to produce a film,” says veteran producer Gale Anne Hurd, the behind-the-scenes brains behind Aliens, Armageddon and the fi rst three Term...

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June 2010 > Industry News

Faking fire with fire - super sonic

by Sara Maria Vizcarrondo - Amy Nicholson

Tags: Christie Managed Systems , M. Night Shyamalan , Pablo Helman , The Last Airbender , Tim Harrington

INDUSTRY NEWS continued FAKING FIRE WITH FIRE Animating The Last Airbender By Sara Maria Vizcarrondo P ablo Helman, the visual effects supervisor and second unit director of The Last Airbender, makes a point of authenticity. An affable man with a big accent, he addresses the theater at the ...

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May 2010 > Industry News

Pop Culture

Tags: Andrew Cretors , Charles Cretors , Charlie Cretors , Chicago World’s Fair , Cretor's , Kevin Gorman , Mach 5 Popper , popcorn

auction. Sponsors of the event include brand name luminaries like Coca-Cola, ConAgra/ Orville Redenbacher, Fed Ex and Great Western Products. Concessions has become a $10 billion a year industry in the US. “I think there continues to be a lot of opportunity for us,” says Andrew. “The big market ...

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May 2010 > Industry News

Pop Culture

Tags: Andrew Cretors , Charles Cretors , Charlie Cretors , Chicago World’s Fair , Cretor's , Kevin Gorman , Mach 5 Popper , popcorn

say, ‘Yeah, we’ve got this family business, but that doesn’t mean you have Andrew, being born with the family name bodes no obligation to the family business. “Dad [Charlie] went out of his way to helm. Still, according to oday, the fi fth generation of the Cretors bloodline stands at the comp...

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