Scientists call for cap on production to end plastic pollution

Journal Reference: Melanie Bergmann, Bethanie Carney Almroth, Susanne M. Brander, Tridibesh Dey, Dannielle S. Green, Sedat Gundogdu, Anja Krieger, Martin Wagner, Tony R. Walker. A global plastic treaty must cap production. Science, 2022; 376 (6592): 469 DOI: 10.1126/science.abq0082 Now, after the United Nations’ historic decision to adopt a global treaty to end plastic pollution earlier … Read more

Telefilm Canada unveils 15 Micro-Budget Production finallists

Telefilm Canada unveils 15 Micro Budget Production finallists

Telefilm Canada brass also said at a press conference at Toronto’s TIFF Bell Lightbox that the Talent Fund will subsidise the Program, while Technicolor is offering free digital distribution encoding services to finallists who want it. This is the third annual round of projects in the Micro-Budget Production Program, which supports emerging filmmakers … Read more

AEW’s Jim Ross Is Teaming Up With a Dwayne Johnson’s Seven Bucks Production on a Pro Wrestling Territories Series

AEWs Jim Ross Is Teaming Up With a Dwayne Johnsons

AEW’s Jim Ross revealed on this week’s Grilling JR podcast that he’s teaming up with Dwayne Johnson’s Seven Bucks Productions for a new series centered around the pro wrestling territories. He explained, “I’m going to be doing some work with Rock’s company coming up soon,” Ross said. “We’re going to go back and look at … Read more

New production method promises to end medical radioisotope shortages

Journal Reference: Jaewoong Jang, Yoshitaka Kumakura, Katsuyoshi Tatenuma, Atsuko Nakanishi Ozeki, Youichiro Wada, Nobuyoshi Akimitsu, Akira Tsuguchi, Hidetoshi Kikunaga, Shogo Higaki, Mitsuru Uesaka. A preliminary biodistribution study of [99mTc]sodium pertechnetate prepared from an electron linear accelerator and activated carbon-based 99mTc generator. Nuclear Medicine and Biology, 2022; 110-111: 1 DOI: 10.1016/j.nucmedbio.2022.03.002 A paper describing the method … Read more

Tom Cruise and the cast members of Top Gun: Maverick open up about the movie’s production process

Tom Cruise and the cast members of Top Gun Maverick

Tom Cruise and the cast of Top Gun: Maverick discussed various elements of their training process in a behind-the-scenes video that was released on Monday. In the clip, the 59-year-old performer and his castmates were seen flying in fighting jets while working on the long-awaited sequel to the hit 1986 action-drama feature. The forthcoming movie … Read more

Screen Australia announces $5.9 million in production funding – IF Magazine

Screen Australia announces 59 million in production funding IF

Two feature films, three TV dramas, one children’s series, and one online project will share in $5.9 million of production funding from Screen Australia. The projects include feature How To Please A Woman about a woman’s choice to take her all-male housecleaning business to a more intimate level; the previously announced ABC anthology drama series Fires, set during last … Read more

Screen Australia announces $1.3 million in online production funding across five projects – IF Magazine

Screen Australia announces 13 million in online production funding across

Award-winning children’s series First Day and Luke Eve’s ReCancelled are among five projects to share in $1.3 million of online production funding from Screen Australia. The ABC iview drama about transgender student Hannah Bradford will return for a four-part second series, along with fellow Rose d’Or Award nominee Cancelled, which was inspired by Eve’s experience during … Read more

Jonathan King Exits Production President Post At Participant Media To Be Indie Producer

Jonathan King Exits Production President Post At Participant Media To

Participant Media announced today that Jonathan King will be stepping down from his role as President of Narrative Film and Television at Participant Media. He will  to segue into independent production. His first project will be announced imminently. King has been with Participant Media for 12 years. The company is coming off the one-two punch … Read more

Screen Australia announces $6.5 million in production funding – IF Magazine

Screen Australia announces 65 million in production funding IF

High-profile talent on both sides of the camera punctuate the four feature films, three television dramas, and one virtual reality project that will share in more than $6.5 million of production funding from Screen Australia. Recipients include two projects from Lingo Pictures: a second season of Upright with Tim Minchin, and an adaptation of Markus … Read more

Growing rice with aquatic animals boosts production and reduces chemical use

Journal Reference: Lufeng Zhao, Liang Guo, Junlong Ye, Zijun Ji, Jian-Jun Tang, Keyu Bai, Sijun Zheng, Liangliang Hu, Xin Chen. Using aquatic animals as partners to increase yield and maintain soil nitrogen in the paddy ecosystems. eLife, 2022; 11 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.73869 The results suggest a way to help reduce the environmental harms associated with rice … Read more

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