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Team Purple’s ‘Dear Diary’ Claims 75 Creative Minds Prize at IFFI

Team Purple, with its newly minted “Dear Diary” was on Saturday named the winner of the 75 Creative Minds of Tomorrow talent campus, a segment of the International Film Festival of...

IFFI Partners With UNICEF to Spotlight Children’s Issues

 Global humanitarian organization UNICEF is given the spotlight this year at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI). The festival is carrying a package of six films that reflect on...

Ministry Unpacks Ideas on India as a Content Hub, Confirms Launch of Streaming Service

Apurva Chandra, Secretary for Information and Broadcasting Ministry, on Thursday confirmed plans to create a national streaming platform within the National Film Development Corporation website. The move is an integral part...

Anupam Kher: ‘I’m Ready to Return to Directing’

Beloved Indian actor Anupam Kher (“The Silver Linings Playbook,” “New Amsterdam”) has had a tremendous 2022 on screen. This year’s credits include three successful Indian films – “Kashmir Files”, “Karthikeya 2”...

Singapore Film Festival Heads Embrace Thematic Programming, Remain Patient on LGBT Issues

Organizers of the 33rd edition of the Singapore International Film Festival are naturally keen to prove that the event is as nearly as possible back to normal after two years of...

Film Bazaar: Work in Progress and Viewing Room Awards Unveiled

Bangladesh feature film “Agantuk” (aka “The Stranger”) by Biplob Sarkar was Thursday named as unanimous winner of the Prasad DI award, conferred by the Film Bazaar Recommends jury in Goa, India...

Singapore Film Festival Stresses the Local Angles on Opening Night

Singapore actors Sheila Sim, Sunny Pang and Shane Mardjuki, were among the special guests who graced the gala opening of the 33rd Singapore International Film Festival, at speciality arthouse cinema Projector...

Creatorworld Talks Up Influencer Economy as Recession Looms

Influencer convention CreatorWorld opened Thursday in Singapore with panelists proposing live selling as a potential revenue driver in the coming year – even as recession fears and marketing budget cutbacks swirl...

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