1997 was a great year for audiences across the world: the Italian Life is Beautiful directed by Roberto Benigni touched viewers with its moving story, British comedy The Full Monty by Peter Cattaneo made audiences laugh, and let’s not forget Luc Besson’s epic sci-fi survival movie The Fifth Element. Each of these films will be remembered as iconic. Yet there was one movie that struck audiences, smashing box office records around the world, to become an all-time favorite: Titanic.
The World IP Day 2023's theme “Women and IP: Accelerating innovation and creativity” is the perfect opportunity to highlight a program launched by FIAPF and Women in Animation (WIA) almost two years ago: “Stories x Women”.
We often credit films such as Episode IV: A New Hope, Blade Runner, Jurassic Park, The Matrix and Avatar as trailblazers for special effects. And while such movies later perfected the art of special effects through the use of complex real-life action sequences, stunning sets, wonderfully creative makeup and, of course, CGI, they owe their roots to the pioneer directors, coordinators and makeup artists of the 1930s.
Copyright empowers creators to entertain and inform, to challenge and inspire. Content protection ensures creators can benefit from their works and protects against piracy. Combined, these fundamental rights enable creators to thrive and bring great stories to global audiences.
GoCompare has compiled a comprehensive data pool of the most filmed locations on Earth. While the US is by far the frontrunner and the UK stands in second place, no fewer than half of the top twenty most filmed countries in the world are in the European Union.
Consumer education campaign ‘Get It Right’ that encourages use of legal sources of entertainment is boosted by further government investment
The next phase of Get it Right from a Genuine Site will launch later this year, following the news that the UK Government is to invest a further £2 million in the consumer campaign as part of its industrial strategy to promote the creative industries.