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In its third week, The Jungle Book dropped sixty percent to take $2.3 million over the weekend, bringing its total earnings to $24.3 million so far.
Meanwhile Disney's Zootopia dropped seventy-one percent in its seventh week for weekend earnings of $492,527, and has now made $27.3 million.
- Harry Windsor
Nick Batzias at the World IP Day forum.
More than 100 film and television students have joined Madman head of production Nick Batzias and copyright law experts to explore issues surrounding the future of screen IP in the digital age.
The event was held to mark World IP Day, a Un initiative established in 2000, to celebrate the role of intellectual property in creativity and innovation..
Aftrs chief executive, Neil Peplow, A Month of Sundays.producer Batzias and copyright law specialist Caroline Verge shared insights on the value of creative content, making Australian films and TV and managing change in the digital age.
While the Australian Screen Association.s newly appointed executive chairman, Paul Muller, joined with executive director of creative content Australia, Lori Flekser, to host the World IP Day event at Hoyts Cinemas at the Eq precinct.
Peplow said the emphasis was the ownership of IP..
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- Brian Karlovsky
Palace Cinemas will host actor Anthony Lapaglia and director Matthew Saville for preview screenings of their new film, A Month of Sundays, at Palace Norton Street in Sydney (April 19) and Palace Cinema Como (April 21) in Melbourne.
Screenings will be followed by a Q&A with the pair.
Lapaglia plays Frank Mollard, a divorced Adelaide real-estate agent with a teenage son who strikes up a friendship with an elderly stranger, played by Julia Blake.
This is Saville's third film after Noise and Felony. The filmmaker also has a long resume on TV, including Graham Kennedy TV movie The King, The Secret Life of Us, We Can Be Heroes and Please Like Me..
Tickets for the preview screenings can be purchased here. »
- Staff Writer
Young at Heart,.Australia.s only film festival programmed for film lovers aged 60 and up,.will roll out in April to Palace Cinemas across Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and, for the first time in 2016, Brisbane..
For its eleventh incarnation, the Young at Heart program will include ten new feature films, new Australian short films starring seniors, filmmaker Q&As and a digital print of 1951's A Streetcar Named Desire.
.This year.s program takes a particular look at the modern family, celebrating the unconventional, complex and ever-changing relationships that bind us together., Festival Director Mathieu Ravier said..
The program features Louder than Bombs, starring Isabelle Huppert, Jesse Eisenberg and Gabriel Byrne; Fathers and Daughters with Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried and Jane Fonda; Mia Madre, from Italian director Nanni Moretti and starring Margherita Buy and John Turturro; Grandma, starring Lily Tomlin; and Madman's A Month of Sundays, starring Anthony Lapaglia, Justine Clarke, »
- Staff Writer
4 items from 2016
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