Ram Mirchandani Joins Sony India to Build Film Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

Veteran production executive, Ram Mirchandani has been hired by Sony Pictures Entertainment (India) as its head of creative development. He will be responsible for executing the studio’s recently announced move into local film production. With productio.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJan 12th, 2017

And Now, a Video of a Ram Taking Down a Drone

If you own a drone and you know how to use it, do not stick it in an angry animal’s face. YouTube user Buddhanz1 is back with another ram video. This time, it features a quadcopter drone getting a little bit too close to the animal. “I was looking for.....»»

Category: topSource: celebuzzMar 11th, 2015

Premiere of Rajinikanth film creates holiday mood in India

CHENNAI, India (AP) — Private companies declared a holiday and parents kept children out of school as an air of celebration swept southern India on Friday for the premiere of Indian superstar Rajinikanth's latest film......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJul 23rd, 2016

Sony Appoints Nicole Seligman as Entertainment Biz Prexy

LONDON — Sony Corp has appointed Nicole Seligman, who is prexy of Sony Corp of America, to the newly created role of president of its U.S.-based entertainment business, Sony Entertainment. Seligman will report to Sony Entertainment chief executive.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 30th, 2014

Sony Distribution Prez Tells Deadline: Exhibitors Not Sore Over ‘The Interview’

EXCLUSIVE: Rory Bruer, Sony Pictures President of Worldwide Distribution, disputed a Deadline report that exhibitors are upset over Sony's handling of The Interview. Days after cancelling the December 25 release of the film, Sony today decided to open the.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineDec 24th, 2014

Slate PR Sets Katherine Rowe To Run Gotham Outpost

Katherine Rowe has been elevated to SVP at Slate PR, and the New York-based Rowe will run the powerhouse PR firm’s Gotham headquarters. She has spent the last four years at Slate after joining from ID-PR, and the clients she works with include Sam M.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJun 15th, 2017

Sony Touts ‘Serious Momentum’ And A Pep Talk From Tom Rothman – CinemaCon

Sony Pictures distribution chief Rory Bruer began his studio’s slate presentation at CinemaCon late yesterday afternoon addressing the 800 pound gorilla in the room. “There were a few stories written about Sony last year, ”  he said to .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineApr 23rd, 2015

Disney India Getting Out of Bollywood Production (Report)

After setting box office records in India with 'The Jungle Book,' and mis-firing on Bollywood title 'Mohenjo Daro," the studio is shifting focus to its Hollywood slate. read more.....»»

Category: moviesSource: hollywoodreporterAug 27th, 2016

Comic book sheds light on untold stories of trafficking, poverty and prejudice in India

By Anuradha Nagaraj CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Once upon a time in India, there was a girl who was promised a job and a better future but sold instead as a bride to a family thousands of miles away from where she lived. It is part of a .....»»

Category: booksSource: yahooJun 14th, 2016

Mashable India Launched as Venture With Penske Media Corporation

Digital news website Mashable is to launch an Indian unit in partnership with India.com. India.com is a joint venture between Zee Entertainment Enterprises and Penske Media Corporation, parent of Variety. “This new online destination will bring together.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyFeb 18th, 2015

India"s lone male tenor aims to sing opera in local key

By David Lalmalsawma NEW DELHI (Reuters) - When Anando Mukerjee tells people in India that he's an opera singer, they are intrigued - and impressed. As India's only male tenor performing on the global stage, the 30-something singer has made it h.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooFeb 3rd, 2015

Sony Buys Michael Jackson Stake in Music Venture for $750 Million

Sony Corp. has reached an agreement with the estate of Michael Jackson to acquire the late music star’s interest in their joint music business for $750 million. Terms of the deal call for Sony to pay $733 million for Jackson’s 50% stake in Sony/ATV Mu.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 15th, 2016

Viacom Inks Pact with Sony for Internet TV Service

Viacom officially announced a deal with Sony to license 22 cable networks, including Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central, for Sony’s forthcoming over-the-top TV service. The announcement comes a year after word of the pact first leaked out. Sony sai.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyNov 10th, 2014

Sony Imageworks Moving HQ to Vancouver

For months, as Sony has sought to slash its studio budget, there has been speculation that the Sony Pictures would sell or shut down its Imageworks visual effects and animation company. But late Thursday came a different announcement: Sony Pictures Imagew.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 30th, 2014

India"s film censor arrested for alleged bribery

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police say they have arrested the head of India's film censorship board for allegedly taking bribes in exchange for speeding up the approval of a film......»»

Category: topSource: yahooAug 19th, 2014

Sony TV India Unit Strikes Content Deal With Shah Rukh Khan

The alliance sees the Bollywood star's banner Red Chillies co-producing television, digital and film content with Sony's MSM unit.read more.....»»

Category: tvSource: hollywoodreporterNov 23rd, 2015

India Ennenga Joins A&E’s ‘The Returned’, Keith Powell Added To ‘The Newsroom’

Treme alumna, India Ennenga, will play opposite Mark Pellegrino in Carlton Cuse’s 10-episode A&E drama series The Returned. Ennenga will portray Camille, one of the twin daughters to Pellegrino’s Jack, a rugged father who loses his girls .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJun 23rd, 2017

New York Film Festival Loads 2016 Main Slate With Festival-Circuit Favorites

The 2016 New York Film Festival has filled its 25-title Main Slate with buzzmagnet favorites from other stops on the festival circuit, with organizers announcing a lineup that includes “I, Daniel Blake,” “Toni Erdmann” and ̶.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 9th, 2016

IM Global Cleans Up At EFM, Clocks Up Big Sales Across Diverse Slate – Berlin

EXCLUSIVE– Stuart Ford’s sales and finance IM Global is leaving Berlin with a bucketload of deals across the company’s diverse slate. The company has closed a deal with Japanese distributor Kadokawa Pictures for Martin Scorsese’s .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineFeb 19th, 2016

A Google feature film lays bare life in India

Executive Producer Richie Mehta talks about Google's feature film "India in a Day" which is made entirely from contributions of Indians of all walks of life on October 10, 2015. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 25th, 2016

Tamil superstar takes over southern India ahead of film release

(Reuters) - Frenzy gripped southern India on Thursday, a day ahead of the release of Tamil cinema superstar Rajinikanth's crime-drama film titled "Kabali.".....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 22nd, 2016