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    "After Innocence" opens today

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    Dentler, Levin Join Austin Film Society Board

    South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival Producer Matt Dentler and producer Jordan Levin have joined the Austin Film Society's board of directors. Entertainment lawyer Rick Triplett, who joined the board in 2000, has been elected to succeed filmmaker Marcy Garriott as board president. Dentler oversees programming and coordination for the annual SXSW festival. He has also participated on panels, served on film festival juries, given lectures and currently appears on TV as host of the PBS series "SXSW Presents." Levin joined The WB network prior to its launch and helped to develop some of its most popular shows. When Levin was 33, he was...

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    Balcony Releasing Gets "39 Pounds of Love" and "Trudell"

    Balcony Releasing has acquired two new feature films for release in the United States and Canada. Dani Menkin's "39 Pounds of Love" is about a 34-year-old man who was born with a rare form of muscular dystrophy and given six years to live. The film recently received the 2005 Ophir for Best Documentary, the Israeli equivalent of an Academy Award. "39 Pounds of Love" will open in New York City on Dec. 23. In "Trudell," which premiered at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival, filmmaker Heather Rae presents the story of Native-American activist and poet John Trudell. The film is expected to open in New York City and Los Angeles in January. Connie Whit...

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    Finalists Chosen for Nicholl Fellowships

    Ten finalists have been chosen from among the 5,879 submissions to this year's competition for Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting. The Nicholl Committee will now judge the 10 scripts. The committee may award up to five of these $30,000 fellowships, which are presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The finalists and their scripts are Weiko Lin (Los Angeles) for "Chalk"; Morgan Read-Davidson (Downey, Calif.) for "The Days Between"; Robert Zameroski (Stevenson Ranch, Calif.) for "Dogwoods"; Seth Resnik (West Hollywood) and Ron Moskovitz (Los Angeles) for "Fire in a Coal Mine"; Lauren Sheppard (Austin,...

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    5 Questions for Susan Kaplan, director of "Three of Hearts"

    For more than a year now, Susan Kaplan's "Three of Hearts" -- the story of a 'trinogomous' relationship between two men and a woman -- has been receiving overwhelming acclaim on the film festival circuit. Kaplan explores what might seem like a sensational subject in "Three of Hearts: A Postmodern Fa...

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    BBC: BAFTA Launches new stars' award

    The 2006 BAFTA Film Awards will feature a new prize given to the year's "most promising young star." The 'Orange Rising Star Award,' said a Bafta spokesman, would "honour a young actor or actress who has demonstrated exceptional talent and ambition." A panel including Ewan McGregor, Cate Blanchett a...

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    Exploring Factual Film and TV at Sheffield's International Doc Fest

    Just a couple of hours north of London by train is Sheffield, an industrial town in Yorkshire known for spawning such musicians as Jarvis Cocker from Pulp, bands like ABC and Cabaret Voltaire, and even Def Leppard. Eva Woods' documentary about the music from the city, "Made in Sheffield", screened a...

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    AP: 'Constant Gardener' Opens London Festival

    London's Leicester Square was getting a dose of Hollywood glamor Wednesday with the opening of the 49th London Film Festival. Stars Ralph Fiennes and Rachel Weisz and master spy writer John Le Carre were due to walk the red carpet before the opening-night screening of "The Constant Gardener," Brazil...

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    INDUSTRY MOVES: Collins Joins Focus

    Timothy Collins has joined Focus Features as VP of business affairs. He will report to Focus SVP of business affairs Howard Meyer. He recently worked for MGM and has also worked for Warner Bros. Pictures.

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    Out of the Cold

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