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    ReelzChannel Buys Stuart Townsend Spy Series 'XIII,' Now With Roger Avary On Board

    Like seemingly every other network and streaming service, the film-focused ReelzChannel is looking to get further into the realm of scripted series. Previously focused on programming about movies in theaters, on DVD and on premium channels (like "Maltin on Movies" and "Naked...

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    Tribeca Film Festival Unveils 2012 Online Lineup

    The Tribeca Film Festival revealed its lineup for the third Tribeca Online Film Festival. U.S. audiences will be able to view select features, short films and interactive special events for free.

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    Black Public Media's Paid 12-Wk Digital Media Arts Fellowship For Producers Of African Descent (Deadline Imminent)

    News on the march...! I first posted this in February; here's a reminder, as you've got exactly 1 week to submit your applications if you haven't and are interested:

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    Doc Community Responds to Laura Poitras' Report of Unjust Treatment

    This weekend, in a post on his popular political blog, Salon's Glenn Greenwald posted a story about the ways that the Department of Homeland Security has routinely intimidated and violated the fourth amendment rights of documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras, who is currently at work on the third of he...

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    Martin Scorsese Meeting With More Writers For Brewing Sinatra Biopic; Says He Could Go With An Unknown For The Lead

    While Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio will be re-upping their bromance this summer, shooting the financial world drama "The Wolf Of Wall Street," one of the many brewing projects the director has bubbling in the background is his long gestasting biopic on the Chairman Of The Board, F...

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    A Truckload Of New Images From Nefertite Nguvu's Feature Debut Mood Piece "In The Morning"

    Some new images of the lovely and sylish cast and crew from a project on my 2012 short list of black indies to watch, Nefertite Nguvu's In The Morning, taken by Jenn Nkiru.

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    Listen To The First Single Off Fiona Apple's New Album

    The first single off Fiona Apple's The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw, and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do (yep) has been announced as "Every Single Night."

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    Contest: 5 DVD Copies Of Music Doc 'The Sun Came Out' Featuring Neil Finn, Members Of Radiohead, Wilco & More

    What happens when you wrangle some of the finest, most critically acclaimed musicians today, fly them to New Zealand and get them to collaborate on an album and live concert? Well, you'll find out in the music documentary "The Sun Came Out," a look behind the curtain at a pretty phenom...

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    French Horror Pic 'Livid' Getting An English Language Remake

    With French filmmakers continuing to serve up some of the most extreme, high concept horror fare in recent memory, it seems all their English language speaking counterparts continue to do is offer low budget cheapie fright flicks or remakes. And true to form, here comes another.

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    Preview Spiritual Drama "A Beautiful Soul" (Directed By Jeff Byrd, w/ Harry Lennix, Vanessa Bell Calloway)

    From producer/writer/director Jeff Byrd (brother of casting director Twinkie Byrd - Sparkle, Jumping The Broom & more - whom I interviewed last week; post coming soon) comes what he's describing as "an urban contemporary re-telling of “It’s a Wonderful Life," ...

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