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  • AFCI/Cognition Present Panel Highlighting 3D Photo Solution For Film Commissioners

    By Marjorie Galas

     

    By: Marjorie Galas Photogrammetry seems like a fabricated word, however it is a very important tool, used by the likes of scientists and geologists. In simple terms, it is the means of making measurements from photographs, where exact positions of surface points are recovered.   Some uses of photogrammetry include the satellite tracking of tectonic motions,…

     

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  • AFCI Supports Sustainable Productions Through Panel At Upcoming Conference

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    The Association of Film Commissioners Intentional (AFCI) and its industry partner Lightsource Asia Media Group will present a special panel highlighting sustainable production at its upcoming Global Production & Finance Conference. The panel, entitle “Sustainable Production: Think Global, Act Local” will highlight practices productions can incorporate into their process that reduce negative environmental impacts, engage positively…

     

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  • AFCI Adds Hotel/Hospitality Liaison And Spanish Language Courses To Educational Roster

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    The Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) has added three industry changing courses to the organization’s professional training program, AFCI University.  The new courses include the Hotel/Hospitality Liaison and two first-ever Spanish language courses: Film Commission Fundamentals (FCF) and Film Commission Professional (FCP). Offered exclusively through AFCI, the three courses will be administered through AFCI University,…

     

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  • Where’s The Money In New York? Webinar Registration Open

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    On Thursday, December 13, 2012, 411 Publishing, in colabortaion with the Producers Guild of America, Association of Film Commissioners International and Entertainment Partners,will present a webinar focused on maximizing and utilizing production incentives and film financing in New York.   Moderated by Joseph Chianese and John Hadity, EVPs of of EP Financial Solutions, will lead…

     

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  • AFCI’s Location Tradeshow – Big Changes Ahead

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    When Larry Brownell took on the role of CEO for the Association of Film Commissioners International, all the elements were in place for the 25th annual AFCI Locations Trade Show.  Once the show concluded in April, however, Brownell began investigating ways to invigorate the long standing format. On November 1st, 2010, the AFCI announced to…

     

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  • Roger Corman Shares His Secrets With AFCI

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      At the beginning of November, the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) held their annual conference.  The conference began with a keynote speech presented by independent producer Roger Corman. Corman, who will receive an Honorary Oscar this year, has produced over 350 films.  He opened his discussion with a film clip from the 1959…

     

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