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    PARK CITY '07 DAILY DISPATCH | With a Spirit of Protest, Sundance and Redford Open '07 Fest

    "Well, hello," Robert Redford casually told a packed Egyptian Theater as he walked onto the stage Thursday afternoon in Park City, UT. Without fanfare or an introduction of any sort, he made his way over to a chair and -- holding a cup of coffee as flash bulbs popped furiously -- Redford leisurely r...

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    PARK CITY '07 INTERVIEW | Jessica Woodworth: "One fine blue sky day we said simultaneously 'shove it

    [EDITORS NOTE: indieWIRE is publishing two interviews daily with Sundance '07 competition filmmakers through the end of the festival later this month. Directors with films screening in the four competition section were given the opportunity to participate in an email interview, and each was sent the...

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    PARK CITY '07 INTERVIEW | JJ Lask: "My approach to making a film is like robbing a bank. It's a heis

    [EDITORS NOTE: indieWIRE is publishing two interviews daily with Sundance '07 competition filmmakers through the end of the festival later this month. Directors with films screening in the four competition section were given the opportunity to participate in an email interview, and each was sent the...

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    H'Wood Reporter: Slamdance an important talent showcase

    Slamdance Film Festival co-founder and president Peter Baxter knows all too well what goes into making a movie and trying to find an audience for it. Baxter currently is working with James Zalcman on "Wild in the Streets," a documentary about a rough English sport that was the precursor to soccer. J...

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    NY Times: Sundance Dream Most Notable for an Absence

    Michael Roiff could be forgiven for seeming a little discombobulated on Tuesday night. A first-time producer with "Waitress," one of the higher-profile movies at the Sundance Film Festival here, he had just arrived and was knocking around a rented condominium, trying to figure out where everything was and how to get a flat-screen television to behave for another look at the film. But something more profound had him at loose ends. Adrienne Shelly, the writer, director and one of the stars of the film, was not there, and she was not coming. Ms. Shelly was murdered on Nov. 1 in her Greenwich Village office. David Carr reports.[Free NY Times onli...

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    H'Wood Reporter: Sundance waiting for heat as fest gets under way

    The chaotic, snow-filled Sundance Film Festival has long been a test of endurance for members of the film industry, but this year many said it also will be a true test of their acquisition skills. No crowd-pleasing "Little Miss Sunshine" is expected. The two films with the biggest buzz, David Wain's...

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    Experimental Work Given a New Venue at Sundance

    Sundance has created a new venue for Experimental film. In addition to the New Frontier program, a venue called New Frontier on Main features site-specific film and video projects ranging from visual collages to live multimedia performances. "[Sundance festival Director Geoff Gilmore] and I had bee...

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    indieWIRE ANNOUNCMENT: The Latest from Sundance, Anytime at indieWIRE.com

    With the Sundance Film Festival opening today, indieWIRE is kicking off what is perhaps its most ambitious coverage ever from Park City. Each year we try to do something a little different when we tackle Sundance, this year's plans include:

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    Sundance Channel Makes TV Deal for Fox's "Flying"

    Sundance Channel has annouced a deal for the U.S. TV rights to Jennifer Fox's "Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman," which is having its North American premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this week. The six-hour film, described as taking, "a personal documentary approach to being a woman in the 21st century," will air as a six-part series next year. The film is an Easy Films presentation in association with Zohe Film Productions and was is produced by Claus Ladegaard and Jennifer Fox. A founder of Zohe Films, Fox directed the ten-hour documentary series "An American Love Story," which debuted at Sundance in 1999 and later aired nationally ...

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    Dinerstein Named to New Lakeshore Entertainment Post

    David Dinerstein has been named president of Worldwide Marketing and Distribution of Lakeshore Entertainment, a newly created post, Lakeshore Chairman and CEO Tom Rosenberg announced Thursday. Dinerstein will be responsible for overseeing the worldwide marketing and distribution of Lakeshore's film slate as well as overseeing its international operations. As part of its evolution, Lakeshore will be taking what it describes as "a much more active role in the distribution of its films." Over the past 18 years, Dinerstein has held positions at Miramax and Fox Searchlight in addition to serving as co-president of Paramount Classics (with Ruthe Vi...

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