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Posts from — May 2007

Outsourcing in special effects

In 2004, Rueters reporting on the boom in outsourcing by Indian animation companies cited an analyst:

“Not many firms have gone beyond being a sweatshop,” said Apurva Shah, an analyst at Prabhudas Lilladher. “I think it’s tough for an Indian firm to be another Pixar.” (read here) [Read more →]

May 15, 2007   No Comments  

Here is an example of Tagalog Cinema

Here is the link to view Mahal Kita:Final Answer, a tagalog comedy film.

May 9, 2007   3 Comments  

Tagalog Cinema and Tamil Cinema:Some Similarities

Among the lesser known cinemas of SE Asia, Tagalog cinema of Philippines provides striking similarities with Tamil cinema and other Indian cinemas. Making use of a conference trip to Manila last month, I did some field work (on shooting locations and directors’ abodes) to come to terms with my notions of similarities between the essential conditions of subaltern cinemas in different geographical and cultural locations of SE and S Asia. [Read more →]

May 6, 2007   4 Comments  

Digital cinema in India

The advantages of digital cinema include: piracy control; empowering the Government to get additional entertainment tax revenues; professional MIS systems and a back up of strong professional management teams. [Read more →]

May 2, 2007   12 Comments