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    Sundance First Look: The Greatest

    It's Sundance time.

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    Academy To Honor Ed Catmull

    The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted the Gordon E.Sawyer Award to Ed Catmull, a computer scientist, co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios, and president of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, for "his lifetime of technical contributions and leadership in the field of computer graphics for the motion picture industry." The award, an Oscar statuette, will be presented to Catmull at the Scientific and Technical Awards Presentations on Saturday, February 7, 2009, at the Beverly Wilshire. "Ed is one of the rare individuals who can bridge the space between science and art," said Academy President ...

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    Visit Takes "Missing Person"

    Noah Buschel's third feature film, "The Missing Person" will head into its world premiere at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival with its worldwide rights having been acquired by Visit Films. Starring Michael Shannon and Amy Ryan, the film follows a private detective, Harold, hired to tail a man on a train from Chicago to Los Angeles. The man turns out to be a missing person, and Harold is persuaded by a large reward to bring the man back to his wife against his will. "The Missing Person" was produced by Jesse Scolaro and Allen Bain of The 7th Floor, Lois Drabkin of Apropos Films, and Alex Estes."We are excited to be working on 'The Missing Perso...

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    ASC Names Cinematography Nominees

    Nominees for the 23rd Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Outstanding Achievement Awards competition were announced today. Competing in the feature film category are: "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" photographed by Claudio Miranda; "The Dark Knight" shot by Wally Pfister, ASC; "The Reader" by Chris Menges, BSC and Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC; "Revolutionary Road" by Deakins; and "Slumdog Millionaire" by Anthony Dod Mantle. The awards will be presented in Los Angeles on February 15. "This annual celebration is our way of letting our colleagues from around the world know that their peers in the ASC recognize their inherent visua...

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    "Winnipeg" Wins Inaugural Canadian Film Award

    "My Winnipeg," Guy Maddin's black-and-white love letter to his Manitoba hometown, is the first winner of the Toronto Film Critics Association's new Rogers Best Canadian Feature Award. The award, which carries a $10,000 cash prize, was presented to Maddin by Sarah Polleyat the TFCA's gala dinner, hel...

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    Stuart Smalley Fixes the Vikings

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    Bob Goldhwait, "World's Greatest Dad": From Bag Boy, to Actor and Director

    EDITORS NOTE: This is part of a series of interviews, conducted via email, profiling dramatic and documentary competition and American Spectrum directors who have films screening at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.

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    Hardwicke, Hagman and Boothe to Receive TX Hall of Fame Awards

    Director Catherine Hardwicke ("Twilight") and actors Powers Boothe ("Nixon") and Larry Hagman ("Dallas") will be inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame during its ninth annual event in Austin, TX on Thursday, March 12, the Austin Film Society, which organizes the charity bash announced Tuesday. A native of McAllen, TX, Hardwicke's work includes "Lords of Dogtown," and "Thirteen." Her latest, "Twilight" is the highest grossing film by a female director. Hagman, who is best known for his role as oilman J.R. Ewing from TV's "Dallas" and his role on '60s comedy "I Dream of Jeannie," will be presented with his award by his "Dallas" co-star, Lin...

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    Jeff Lipsky: "Once More with Feeling": Childhood, Honesty, and Immortality

    EDITORS NOTE: This is part of a series of interviews, conducted via email, profiling dramatic and documentary competition and American Spectrum directors who have films screening at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.

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    VFX

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