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Hollywood’s first NFT-funded film will benefit from new studio investment

Hollywood’s first NFT-funded film will benefit from new studio investment

Written by Joe Jackson on Dec 1, 2021. Posted in General Interest

An investment group specialising in the non-fungible token (NFT) market is set to fund a new production studio. NFT Investments PLC will inject USD1 million into NFT Studios in exchange for 20% of their shares. The investment is made collaboration with executive producer Niels Juul and his production company NoFatEgo. Together, the participating parties hope to produce Hollywood’s first feature film funded entirely by NFTs.

New CEO will lead Screen Yorkshire in January 2022

New CEO will lead Screen Yorkshire in January 2022

Written by Joe Jackson on Nov 29, 2021. Posted in General Interest

Screen Yorkshire has appointed Caroline Cooper Charles as its new Chief Executive Officer. She will replace Sally Joynson, who is retiring after 16 years at the helm of the business. On 1st January 2022, Caroline will move from her current position as Screen Yorkshire’s Head of Creative – where she oversees the company’s talent development programmes Film Office and Yorkshire Content Fund. 

Voting now open for EUFCN Location Award 2021

Voting now open for EUFCN Location Award 2021

Written by Joe Jackson on Nov 23, 2021. Posted in Awards and Festivals

The European Film Commissions Network (EUFCN) has announced its finalists for this year’s Location Award. Marking the fifth edition of the competition, the EUFCN’s annual prize is for European locations in the film and television industries. Voting is now open to the public, and five locations will compete for best European filming location of the year.

All-star UK jury announced for Gerety Awards 2022   

All-star UK jury announced for Gerety Awards 2022  

Written by Joe Jackson on Nov 22, 2021. Posted in Awards and Festivals

A star-studded line-up of leading businesswomen will represent the UK as part of 2022’s Gerety Awards Grand Jury. Named after copywriter Frances Gerety (who coined the iconic De Beers slogan: “A diamond is forever”) the awards ceremony celebrates the best women in advertising and marketing. UK representatives on this year’s jury include: Chaka Sobhani, global chief creative officer at Leo Burnett Worldwide, and Imali Hettiarachchi, global brand strategist at the LEGO Group.

The Practical Pop-up set to launch at FOCUS 2021

The Practical Pop-up set to launch at FOCUS 2021

Written by The Location Guide on Nov 22, 2021. Posted in General Interest

At this year’s edition of FOCUS, we are very happy to introduce: The Practical Pop-Up. Emerging on Wednesday 8th December, this new element of the conference offers practical guidance for film producers. Ever wondered how to efficiently film your production on the streets? Are you searching for expert advice about shooting a new project remotely or producing audiovisual media with d

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