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Cloudstreet denied funding

August 10, 2009

The $10 million TV adaptation of Tim Winton’s novel Cloudstreet has been denied funding by Screen Australia, caught in a dispute over the level of licence fees paid by pay-TV channels to Australian drama projects. The board of the federal funding and development agency last week told pay-TV network Showtime it would need to reassess […]

Three top Hollywood studios take films to the web

August 9, 2009

It is a dash of Hulu and a sprinkle of YouTube, features a crystal clear picture, can rewind or fast-forward at lightning speed, and doesn’t require a download of any special software. But epixHD.com, the soon-to-launch video website, will have its success dictated more by the movies, concerts and original programs it offers than the […]