Dick Cavett Show now available via Global ImageWorks – 1968 / 1996

Now available for licensing: The Dick Cavett Show (1968 – 1996) features interviews with countless influential personalities and continues to be regarded as a cornerstone of the talk show format.
View and license here

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Attend: The Production Convention – 2 April York


The Production Convention is the new annual event for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of TV and feature Film.
The 2014 event will include local TV broadcasting, new camera systems, media training, interactive media content creation and distribution, in addition the event also provides extensive networking opportunities.
They say: As a visitor you can learn about exciting new developments which are shaping the industry, interact with the latest technology, experience innovative demonstrations and take part in tutorials. TPC is the event not to be missed for anyone involved in the delivery, management and creation of content.
2nd of April 2014 – 9.30 – 18.00hrs Register here

Thanks to TPC exhibitor Richard at Mainstream Data for the heads up on this one – have a good show!

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Multimedia Contest winning productions – World Press Photo

The international jury of the 2014 World Press Photo Multimedia Contest has awarded prizes in three categories: Short Feature, Long Feature and Interactive Documentary.

First prizes by category:
First prize Short Feature: ‘Staff Riding’
Photography, video and sound recording: Marco Casino

First prize Long Feature: ‘Witnessing Gezi’
Camera, director: Emin Özmen

First prize Interactive Documentary: ‘A Short History of the Highrise’
National Film Board of Canada / The New York Times

The jury chair Jassim Ahmad, global head of multimedia innovation Reuters, reflected:
“It is remarkable that the number of entries to the contest has increased by one third since last year. The overall quality of submissions indicates that many more have a grasp of visual media – a promising indicator of things to come. The winners reflect many aspects of the human condition, such as family, culture, sport, conflict and politics.” He added:
“There is clearly no one model for success in the practice. You can work in teams large and small; with the support of a major organisation or local community. The smallest stories can speak to wider truths. The possibilities of multimedia are immense.”
View all the winners here

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Location Scotland launches motion dept + updated locations

Full service stills and motion production company Location Scotland have updated their website this week with new film locations and a new Motion department headed up by BAFTA award winning producer Sarah Drummond.

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Job/s: Cambridge Film Trust Manager, and Communications Manager Full Time

spotted on the CFF site
We are looking for two exceptional candidates to fill two brand new full-time positions – Cambridge Film Trust Manager, and Cambridge Film Trust Marketing and Communications Manager.

The successful applicants will be working on the 34th Cambridge Film Festival in August and September 2014, as well as contributing to a range of year-round film events and activities that the Cambridge Film Trust will be delivering on behalf of the BFI-funded Film Hub Central East.

These challenging and rewarding roles offer a rare opportunity to play a central role in one of the UK’s leading film events, as well as contributing to the development of film culture across the Film Hub Central East area.
Full details and to apply

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India & Canada agree documentary makers co-production agreement

The Documentary Organization of Canada and the Indian Documentary Foundation applaud the signature of a co-production treaty signed today by Canada’s High Commissioner to India, Stewart Beck, and India’s Minister of State, Information and Broadcasting, Manish Tewari.
This agreement paves the way for screen-based content creators in both countries to formalise existing relationships as Canadian producers have informally been working with India’s talented pool of writers and storytellers. The agreement will further allow new business relationships to flourish between the two countries.
Sophy Vsivaraman, Executive Director of the Indian Documentary Foundation says: “This treaty will solidify the long standing friendship and partnership between Canadian and Indian documentary, and enable Indian filmmakers to benefit from the depth of skills and expertise in the Canadian industry”.
Both organisations are confident this co-production treaty will benefit the documentary genre and will hopefully spur broadcasters to broadcast more documentaries in prime time viewing.
This treaty was signed on the occasion of His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada’s, state visit to India.

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StormStock adds new climate change footage

Texas based weather stock footage experts StormStock have added new footage to the library which includes dramatic thunderstorms with intense, non-stop lightning, damaging storm surge and devastating tornadoes. All material is available on ProRes 422 HQ.
StormStock founder and cinematographer Martin Lisius announced today that he has added new climate change footage to the collection – known for its premium weather imagery. “There’s no doubt that climate change and global warming have a significant impact on our weather in the long term,” Lisius said. “They may or may not be related, but it’s likely we will continue to see things occur that we didn’t in the 20th century.”

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Job: Video Director – Mumbai, India

Spotted on the Conde Nast careers page

Condé Nast India seeks a full-time Video Director for its brand portfolio. – View the details on our Job page

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Next Huntley Archives screening: ‘World War One’ – 21st Feb

“World War One” 8pm Presteigne Assembly Rooms, Broad Street, Presteigne
Tickets & details here

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Two new jobs posted

Senior Software Developer – Mainstream Data
Junior Software Developer – Mainstream Data UK

Two new jobs posted on the jobs page today

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