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  1. Screen Australia Outlines Staffing, Program Cuts

    4:28 am PDT 07/25/2014
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    The federal agency which supports film and television production in Australia was forced to make the cuts after the government pulled a total of $35.7 million out of its budget over the next four years. READ MORE

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  2. New Wave of Croatian Films Heading to Venice, Locarno, Other Fests

    4:02 am PDT 07/25/2014
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    Local producers credit a new funding regime and tax incentives with helping to revitalize the film industry. READ MORE

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  3. World Cup Boosts Ratings, But Causes Loss for France's TF1

    3:42 am PDT 07/25/2014
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    The country's largest private television company reported an operating loss because of the cost of the games, though strong ratings staunched overall ad decline in a very weak French market. READ MORE

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  4. BSkyB Adds More TV Subs in Latest Quarter, Posts Lower Full-Year Profit

    2:19 am PDT 07/25/2014
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    The U.K. pay TV giant, in which 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, saw higher revenue offset by higher costs, including for English soccer league rights. READ MORE

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  5. 'Doctor Who' Showrunner: Peter Jackson Will 'Probably' Direct a Future Episode

    2:12 am PDT 07/25/2014
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    Steven Moffat confirms that he's discussed the possibility with the director and that bringing him on board is a matter of finding the time after he's finished with the final installment of "The Hobbit." READ MORE

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  6. Chinese Airline Celebrates Launch of Japan Flight With Anime Theme

    1:58 am PDT 07/25/2014
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    Cosplay, video games and music from "Final Fantasy XIV" entertained passengers on Spring Airlines launch of its Shanghai to Osaka route. READ MORE

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  7. Jesse Eisenberg Tells Audience at Play in Israel He Didn't Fear Visiting

    1:55 am PDT 07/25/2014
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    "Israel is a wonderful country, and it is an unfortunate time, of course, for people living here, but for me this has been a very good week," the actor says about his first-ever visit to Israel. READ MORE

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  8. South Korean Filmmakers Laud Venice Fest Presence, Discuss Lack of Competition Spot

    11:52 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    Film fest regulars Hong Sang-soo, Im Kwon-taek and Kim Ki-duk have been invited to present their new titles, but some are disappointed that Korean films won't be vying for the Golden Lion. READ MORE

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  9. 108 Media Takes Worldwide Sales Rights to Bruneian Action Pic 'Yasmine'

    11:33 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    Siti Kamaluddin's martial arts pic is the Muslim-majority sultanate's first commercial movie set for a North American release. READ MORE

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  10. Haunted House in Beijing Attracts Visitors Following Release of 'The House That Never Dies'

    11:15 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    The three-story town house, Chaonei No.81, is said to be haunted by the ghost of a Kuomintang officials mistress who committed suicide after the Communist Party takeover in 1949. READ MORE

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  11. 21st Century Fox, U.K.'s BSkyB Reach $9.1 Billion Euro Pay TV Deal

    11:08 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    UPDATED: Rupert Murdoch's company will retain its 39 percent BSkyB stake, but raise billions for a possible new Time Warner bid, with the mogul vowing to put shareholder value first. READ MORE

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  12. H.K. Director Peter Chan's 'Dearest' To Screen at Venice and Toronto

    8:48 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    The drama about the search for a couple's missing son stars a bevy of Chinese stars, including Zhao Wei, Huang Bo, Zhang Yuqi, Zhang Yi, Tong Dawei and Hao Lei. READ MORE

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  13. Locarno Film Festival's Carte Blanche Unveils Brazilian Slate

    8:46 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    The fourth edition of the initiative focuses on a selection of seven Brazilian films in postproduction. READ MORE

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  14. Director Zhang Yimou Talks Chinese Box Office, 'Coming Home' and the Upcoming 'Great Wall' (Q&A)

    8:01 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    THR sat down with the legendary Chinese director to discuss his plans, the success of his artistic return to form in “Coming Home” and his coming big budget movie about the building of the Great Wall. READ MORE

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  15. Sky Movies to Screen Soccer Film 'Believe' in First Day-and-Date Offer for Subs

    3:13 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    "We're delighted to have such a great film to kick off — no pun intended — this experiment in breaking the traditional windows," says Ian Lewis, director of BSkyB's Sky Movies. READ MORE

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  16. Ricky Martin Joins 'The Voice Mexico'

    2:54 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    The Latin American pop sensation previously appeared on the singing show's Australian version. READ MORE

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  17. India Set for Major Box-Office Weekend at Home and Abroad

    11:59 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    While top star Salman Khan's "Kick" is eyeing a strong holiday weekend debut in India, blockbuster "Dhoom 3" could become the country's biggest release ever in China. READ MORE

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  18. Advertising on Pay TV Banned in Russia in 2015

    8:00 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    International networks including Discovery and Disney Channel will also have to comply. READ MORE

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  19. France Eyes Shortened SVOD Window for Films Ahead of Netflix Launch

    6:09 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    UPDATED: With the streaming giant set to launch in the country from neighboring Luxembourg, it won't be bound by the current three-year window, which the government is planning to shorten to two. READ MORE

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  20. U.K. 2013 Production Spend Rose, Number of Film Releases Hit High

    5:50 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    The British Film Institute predicts that Britain will overtake Japan in terms of total filmed entertainment revenue by 2018 as the box office broke the $1.7 billion mark for the third year in a row. READ MORE

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