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Monaco—2,786 attendees from 994 companies in 75 countries confirmed last week’s Sportel as one of sports entertainment’s biggest industry events mixing broadcasters, sport content right holders, federations and others orgs and a huge range of companies to the sector. Running Oct. 12-15, and held at the Med-facing Grimaldi Forum, the 26th SportelMonaco took in presentations, press conferences, and panels. At one, Spain’s La Liga tabled its international rights sales ambitions to becoming one of the best-selling leagues in the biggest sport in the world.
Panels addressed a variety of topics. Examples: “How can sports win the battle against piracy”; and an enlightening presentation by Chinese Internet TV giant LeTV about its business model. Another panel examined “new strategies to engage audiences behind the launch of the Olympic channel and the international federations.”
A true phenom, China’s LeTV has built a mixed strategy offering content on demand – Chinese and »
- Emilio Mayorga
My original plan was to publish a list of my ten most anticipated films screening at the Fantasia Film Festival but considering the incredible line-up this year, I find it near impossible to narrow it down to only ten. So instead I’ve decided to select one movie a day, or better yet, the movie that you should choose if you only had time for one.
Day 1. Tangerine
Christmas Eve in Tinseltown!
If you’re not familiar with director Sean Baker start taking notes. The man is a genius and one of the best indie American filmmakers working today. In Starlet, Baker spun an unlikely friendship between a young porn actress and an old lady in the San Fernando Valley. In Prince of Broadway, he chronicled the struggles of a hustler balancing fatherhood while working in New York’s wholesale district. Baker’s work avoids labels by refusing to adhere »
What we lack more and more these days are epic fight scenes in the final part of kung Fu/Martial Art movies. We have seen less and less one on one fight scenes in the final battle over the past 15-20 years, which is a shame but we have seen recently a few flicks bringing that winning formula back.
I want to name a few of my favorite end fight scenes and please feel free to comment below, your favorite fight scenes and maybe they will be added to the future features.
1.Flash Point (2007)
Fight Choreographer:Donnie Yen
2.Pantyhose Hero (1990)
3.The Thundering Mantis (1979)
Fight Choreographer: »
His new horror tells the story of an exorcist, who becomes famous when his exorcisms are recorded and go viral on the internet, but then attract unwanted attention from the media and the underworld.
Edko is also launching sales on Ferris Lin’s Boundless, a documentary about Hong Kong director Johnnie To, and previously announced action title The Bodyguard, directed by Sammo Hung, which Edko is co-producing with Davie Linde’s Lava Bear. »
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4 items from 2015
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