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10 Things WWE Did Right At Fastlane

24 February 2015 12:29 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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The first edition of WWE Fastlane is history and it was a show featuring some pretty good matches although the entire thing was only average at best. It’s one of those things where WWE didn’t really need a PPV this month, but they have an obligation to fill so they put it out there as best they could.

It was a show without the WWE Champion Brock Lesnar while Roman Reigns beat Daniel Bryan for the right to face Lesnar at WrestleMania 31. Reigns already earned that right by winning the Royal Rumble, but WWE needed a main event this show so they tried to put some doubt in there.

What was really noticeable during the show was the crowd was dead for much of it. In the last hour when Rusev beat Cena and Reigns beat Bryan the crowd came alive a bit more, but for »

- John Canton

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Madrid Launches Co-prod Meeting

2 February 2015 2:00 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Madrid — The first edition of Spain’s film co-production meeting Ventana del Cine Madrileño, which runs Feb. 12-14, will focus on the joint search for business opportunities by Madrid-based producers with film companies in Bogotá and Stockholm.

Launched by Madrid’s regional government and film /TV producers org Ama, event aims to become a yearly meeting that boosts international film co-productions involving Madrid companies, while luring potential foreign movie investors to shoot in the region.

Of the total 29 film projects to be pitched during the three-day meeting, 15 will come from Madrid, nine from Bogota and five from Stockholm.

A key hub for Spain’s film and TV industry, the Madrid region hosts 455 companies linked to contents production, repping 49% of the country’s audiovisual sector production.

Ventana comes at a time when Spanish production companies either have to look to international for a significant chunk of films’ funding or go drastically down on budget with, »

- Emiliano De Pablos

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Marco Mueller takes Beijing role

25 January 2015 3:17 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Former Rome Film Festival director Marco Mueller has been appointed chief consultant to the Beijing International Film Festival (Bjiff) as the five-year-old festival strives to become a world-class event.

Mueller will advise the fifth edition of the festival on programming and operations, while his team of consultants will also work on various strands of the programming.

The fifth edition of Bjiff will run April 16-23.

Mueller stepped down from Rome Film Festival at the end of his three-year term on December 31.

He previously headed International Film Festival Rotterdam from 1989 to 1991, Locarno from 1991 to 2000 and Venice from 2004 to 2011.

A long-time champion of Chinese and Asian cinema, Mueller speaks fluent Mandarin after studying in China in the 1970s.

He was invited to the first Bjiff in 2011 as a special guest and made a keynote speech at the opening ceremony.

It is understood that he was also recently in talks with Shanghai International Film Festival about a similar position.

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- lizshackleton@gmail.com (Liz Shackleton)

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Marco Müller takes Beijing role

25 January 2015 3:17 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Former Rome Film Festival director Marco Müller has been appointed chief consultant to the Beijing International Film Festival (Bjiff) as the five-year-old festival strives to become a world-class event.

Müller will advise the fifth edition of the festival on programming and operations, while his team of consultants will also work on various strands of the programming.

The fifth edition of Bjiff will run April 16-23.

Müller stepped down from Rome Film Festival at the end of his three-year term on December 31.

He previously headed International Film Festival Rotterdam from 1989 to 1991, Locarno from 1991 to 2000 and Venice from 2004 to 2011.

A long-time champion of Chinese and Asian cinema, Müller speaks fluent Mandarin after studying in China in the 1970s.

He was invited to the first Bjiff in 2011 as a special guest and made a keynote speech at the opening ceremony.

It is understood that he was also recently in talks with Shanghai International Film Festival about a similar position.

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- lizshackleton@gmail.com (Liz Shackleton)

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"We Are the World" on Its 30th Anniversary: 5 Things to Know

25 January 2015 12:10 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Thirty years ago, 45 of the biggest (and most diverse) names in American pop music came together on Jan. 28 to record a song with one purpose: ending famine in Africa. The song was called "We Are the World" and megastars like Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, Bob Dylan, Cyndi Lauper, Willie Nelson, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, and many more gathered together to record the track in one legendary night. "We Are the World" sold over 20 million copies and won numerous awards, including three Grammys - but the most important number is the money it raised: an unprecedented $63 million for humanitarian aid. »

- Michael Miller, @write_miller

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"We Are the World" on Its 30th Anniversary: 5 Things to Know

25 January 2015 12:10 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Thirty years ago, 45 of the biggest (and most diverse) names in American pop music came together on Jan. 28 to record a song with one purpose: ending famine in Africa. The song was called "We Are the World" and megastars like Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, Bob Dylan, Cyndi Lauper, Willie Nelson, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, and many more gathered together to record the track in one legendary night. "We Are the World" sold over 20 million copies and won numerous awards, including three Grammys - but the most important number is the money it raised: an unprecedented $63 million for humanitarian aid. »

- Michael Miller, @write_miller

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San Cristóbal De Las Casas 2015 Dispatch: Award Winners Announced

25 January 2015 6:00 AM, PST | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

The first edition of the San Cristóbal De Las Casas festival has reached its end. It was a nice way to begin the year and a second edition seems to be a given, as pretty much each and every screening I attended was packed. The official press release indicates there were 13,000 people attending the festival during eight days. On Friday, January 24, the fest screened as closing film Samba, the latest from The Intouchables' Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano, and announced the award winners. Check them out below: Short Film Competition Jury: Javier Solórzano, Eduardo Trías and José Ramos Winner: Esclava (dir. Amat Escalante, Mexico) Special Mention: Slikebal (dir. Bernardino López, Mexico) and Outono (dir. Marco Amaral, Portugal) Documentary Feature Competition Jury: Imunga Ivanga,...

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Berlin Film Festival to Get its Own Critics’ Week

13 January 2015 8:05 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

London — The Berlin Film Festival is going to have its own Critics’ Week, following the example of Cannes, Venice and Locarno. The organizers have set out to select films that will “spark subsequent debates concerning aspects of cinema and film criticism.”

Critics’ Week Berlin, which has been set up by the German Film Critics’ Assn. and the Heinrich Böll Foundation, will run Feb. 5-12 at the Hackesche Höfe Kino. All films will be screened in their original language with English subtitles. The event is independent of the Berlin Film Festival, but all film professionals and members of the press with a Berlinale accreditation will be granted free admission to Critics’ Week screenings.

The first edition will consist of 10 movies, with two announced so far. The event will present the world premiere of Bernard Emond’s “Le Journal d’un vieil homme” (The Diary of an Old Man), which is adapted »

- Leo Barraclough

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