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Filmmaker admits awards are political

When The Hollywood Reporter asked producer Janine Jackowski if she was disappointed that Toni Erdmann didn’t win the foreign language Oscar, she said no. She expected it, when she heard the news of “Trump’s travel ban.” “Two hours later I talked to Maren and we both said, ‘It’s gone.’ We knew the Academy would want […]

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editorial film pre-production

What is a Special Purpose Vehicle? (or SPV?)

A Special Purpose Vehicle, or Single purpose vehicle, is a company that is created for a single project. Single Purpose Vehicles are used in construction, public works and many other ventures.  While they are becoming less popular for other ventures, SPVs have become increasingly popular in film production. Now, in the old days, film companies […]

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editorial film pre-production

Design of audio-visual creative works.

You might have a great graphic designer, an artist at your company, who can draw anything that you can imagine. You may have someone else who is handy with the camera, and creates videos that look and sound amazing. But, sometimes simply looking good is not enough. Sometimes, you need images that fit a strategic […]

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Easter Eggs.

For most, Easter is a wonderful time of year.  Schools (and even many employers) are closed, so families of all religions can celebrate together.  Some paint boiled eggs, which are then hidden for children to find. Others use chocolates (or even toys) in the place of boiled eggs.  In any case, they are hidden in […]

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List of movies

Love them or hate them, here’s a list of movies. It’s not a good list, or a bad list, just a list. Some have won awards and become classics. Others have been largely forgotten. Some we watched on the recommendation of friends.  Others we had to see for class. Still others just happened to be […]

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editorial review

How to send a rejection

We all receive rejections from time to time.  Perhaps there are some masochists who enjoy the experience, but I’m not one of them. To add insult to injury, a few people feel the need to give mountains of unsolicited feedback in their rejection letters.  Others are terse, with annoying cliches like “you’re not a good fit.” […]

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Creative integrity and intellectual property policy

Ptara Ltd has a strict policy of respect for creative integrity and intellectual property.  By using our services, content, and/or any of our websites, you agree to abide by this policy.

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Quality Assurance and Guarantees

Ptara Ltd stands by every film we produce and all other media we create, and we aim to exceed client and audience expectations.

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Staff Training policy

Our staff are trained to do their jobs, and for other tasks that might be assigned to them in the future.

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Welsh language policy

When we create content aimed at a Welsh audience, we supply a Welsh language version.