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  • Variety’s Power Of Youth – Get Involved

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    Many members of the production community engage in one or more philanthropic activities.  Two years ago, the executives at Variety felt it was time to unify the organization and develop a company-organized charity event.  The goal was to illustrate that, despite economic hard times and union strikes, the production community had a commitment to help…

     

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  • Highlights From The 3D Entertainment Summit

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    Bob Dowling, President of the Bob Dowling Group and co-producer of the 3D Entertainment Summit, kicked off the two-day event September 16th with a summary of the successful 3D grosses.   Looking over a crowd that nearly doubled in size since the inaugural 3D Summit held in January and seeing exhibitors increase from seven to 27,…

     

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  • Springtime In France: The Cannes Film Festival

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    For the production community, May calls to mind one thing.  Not spring.  Not graduations.  Not even Mother’s Day.  That one thing is Cannes. Cannes is the type of event that strips the “wheat from the shaft.”  When I first joined the Variety sales team as a coordinator to Henry Deas, Director of Markets and Festivals,…

     

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