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Quentin Tarantino's "Inglorious Bastards" has picked up more German cash, with local funding body MDM contributing €300,000 ($438,900) in production subsidies for the director's German shoot. The World War II film also will get a boost from the German funding plan the DFFF, which will refund up to 20% of its spending in Germany.
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The digital-cinema division of Adlabs Films, India's biggest theatrical chain, has become the first company in the world to distribute digital movies via networked optic fiber cable, the company said. Adlabs said it has delivered more than 10,000 successful screenings of Bollywood and Hollywood films in the true 2K Digital Cinema format, with 2,000 of those delivered via the OFC network owned by Reliance Communications, its group parent company.
EUE/Screen Gems broke ground Thursday in Wilmington on what will be the third-largest indoor production stage for film and TV in the U.S. The 37,500-square-foot stage will be an addition to the media company's nine stages already in operation in North Carolina on a 50-acre lot.