BAFTA Dates 2023 Film Awards, Berlin Clash

BAFTA has introduced that its movie awards shall be held in London on Sunday 19 February 2023, which means it is going to as soon as once more happen throughout the Berlin Film Festival, which runs February 16-26. The ceremony will unspool a full three weeks earlier than the Oscars, which are set for March 12, 2023. The full timeline and eligibility particulars for the BAFTA awards shall be introduced in coming months. This yr’s BAFTA awards noticed Jane Campion win Best Director for The Power of The Dog; Joanna Scanlon and Will Smith win Leading Actress and Leading Actor; Ariana DeBose and Troy Kotsur win Supporting Actress and Supporting Actor; Belfast named Outstanding British Film; Jeymes Samuel win for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer and Lashana Lynch awarded the EE Rising Star Award following her position in No Time to Die.

Ghana Lines Up Film & TV Studio

The National Film Authority of Ghana has signed an settlement with Pixel Ray Studios LLC to steer the development of a full-service, multi-use movie and manufacturing studio in West Africa. Film and TV firm Pixel Ray Studios is tasked with setting up ten sound phases on 200 acres of property in Ghana designated by the NFA. The studio can have an estimated 150,000 sq. toes of manufacturing house with amenities to helm visible, animation, and audio/music results for movies, TV commercials, OTT content material, podcasts, and music movies. Pixel Ray has “dedicated to onboarding a globally educated and locally-based crew to serve all manufacturing wants”. Said National Film Authority CEO, Ms. Juliet Yaa Asantewa Asante: “Our partnership with Pixel Ray Studios is well timed as Ghana positions itself as a movie hub and a cinema gateway to Africa. Ghana is the second-largest producer of movies on the African continent and the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA) headquarters. It is excellent that Ghana not solely opens its doorways to the world of moviemakers however supplies them the cutting-edge amenities to take a challenge from pre-production to submit.” Pixel Ray Studios’ founding companions are Audu Maikori, Franklin “Twizz” David, Danielle Johnson, and Ojoma Ochai.

London Screenings Lineup Revealed

Film London has introduced the record of titles to be proven at this month’s London Screenings occasion. The line-up contains two Bankside titles screening as premieres: The Almond & The Sea Horse and Silver ServersAlso premiering shall be Manfish and There’s Always Hope from Moviehouse Entertainment. An additional two premieres, Hamlet Within and Giantland, are coming in from Screenbound and new gross sales firm Play Human. The new-look Breakthrough strand at this yr’s London Screenings will embody two fiction options, Winners and Zero, the latter hailing from the second slate of Film London’s low-budget film program Microwave. For the primary time, there can even be a selected documentary strand within the Breakthrough part, there shall be a presentation of Doc Society titles and a BFI Work In Progress showcase.

Buffalo 8 Signs Deal With Carl Jackson Studios

EXCLUSIVE: U.S. distribution, manufacturing and administration label (*8*)Buffalo 8 has entered a 10-picture first look cope with Carl Jackson Studios. Multiple movies are within the works, together with The Exceptional Santa Claus and LAX To Paris, the sequel to the movie LAX. Through (*8*)Buffalo 8, Carl Jackson Studios will first launch P31, a contemporary journey and musical adaptation on the ebook of Proverbs with a give attention to Proverbs 31 from the Holy scriptures. Love Solutions would be the second launch distributed by (*8*)Buffalo 8The deal will embody each characteristic movies and episodic collection. The deal was negotiated by Carl Jackson and Buffalo 8’s Head of Distribution, Nikki Stier Justice. Texas-based Carl Jackson Studios, which additionally owns CJC Networks and TheGrid Networks, is presently constructing soundstages. CEO Carl Jackson acknowledged: “We are very blissful and effervescent with pleasure to associate with Bondit and (*8*)Buffalo 8. They are so versatile in data and skills with years of success and expertise in theatrical movie and tv distribution globally. They are the right match for Carl Jackson Studios and our upcoming slate of movies and television collection. I and my wonderful staff can’t wait to proceed to make cinematic historical past with this nice media firm as they’ve completed many instances over with legendary Hollywood greats.”

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