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  • Women and Hollywood
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    A True Quote

    Here's a quote I heard from a colleague that was said by an agent who handles writers:

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  • SydneysBuzz
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    Transmedia Hollywood 2: Visual Culture and Design

    By guest blogger Meredith Levine. Meredith Levine (my niece) is currently getting her MA in Cinema and Media Studies from UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television. This entry is an introduction to a conference in its second year hosted by UCLA and USC, called Transmedia Hollywood . This post is the first in a series about the conference which will contain live coverage and interviews from the conference as well.

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  • Jared Moshé's Blog
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    SILVER TONGUES is headed to Atlanta and Newport Beach!

    SILVER TONGUES is headed to Atlanta and Newport Beach!

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  • Hope for Film
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    Good Seminars For NY Filmmakers

    While I am enjoying my morning coffee, sifting through the 250 emails I did not get to yesterday, I stumbled across New York Women In Film & Televisionhttp://www.nywift.org/'s seminars for the month, and I have to tell you I was impressed. What a great resource for all filmmakers! Check it out...

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Netflix Lands Streaming Rights to Mad Men Reruns

    Netflix has scored another coup, landing exclusive streaming rights to Mad Men reruns from Lionsgate TV, reports Variety:Episodes from the AMC drama's first four seasons will bow July 27. Deal covers all seven seasons of the Emmy-winning drama. Pact is believed to be worth nearly $1 million an episode for the series. It's believed that Netflix will be the primary off-net window for the series, given the high price tag.

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  • The Lost Boys
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    Discover Drew Droege's "Chloe" Series If You Haven't Already...

    I've been a huge fan of this webisode series for some time but for whatever reason have never posted about it. Basically, it's comedian Drew Droege taking on Chloe Sevigny in a series of occasionally brilliant parodies that I can seriously watch over and over and over... So if you've yet to discover, do yourself a favor now:

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    TCM Classic Film Festival Opens April 28 with An American in Paris, Celebrates Music and Movies

    TCM Classic Film Festival Opens April 28 with An American in Paris, Celebrates Music and Movies

    After a rousing launch last year in Los Angeles, the TCM Classic Film Festival will return to Hollywood this year, running Thursday, April 28th through Sunday, May 1st. TCM is promising an even bigger and better celebration of the history of Hollywood this time around. Passes run from $299 to a whopping $599.

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Women in Film LA Announces 2011 Crystal + Lucy Awards Honorees, Including Bening and Holmes

    Women in Film's 2011 Crystal + Lucy Awards honorees are listed below. WIF LA honors the industry's most "creative, dynamic and forceful" women, and will throw a gala fundraiser on June 16 in their honor and in support of WIF LA's educational and philanthropic programs. Says new WIF LA president, Cathy Shulman: "Each of these women has made a genuine impact.  Collectively, as leaders in every aspect of their lives, professionally and philanthropically, they stand as shining examples to men and women throughout the entertainment industry that achieving everything is possible.”

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  • The Playlist
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    David Gordon Green Talks His Musical Dream Project, Reveals Script Remake Of 'Ice Station Zebra'

    Director Wants To Make A Musical About Rival Musical Families In Branson, MissouriDavid Gordon Green's early career is a wet dream for up-and-coming, aspiring filmmakers. Lyrical, poetic and still loose and beautiful in its form, most filmmakers would kill to have something as good as his debut film "George Washington" (which is part of the Criterion Collection) in their oeuvre. 2003's "All the Real Girls" continued in this vein, but injected a sense of subtle comedy (which we would see later) and indie quirk thanks to strong performances by Zooey Deschanel, Paul Schneider, Danny McBride (in his debut) and Patricia Clarkson.

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  • The Playlist
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    Mae Whitman Joins Emma Watson & Logan Lerman In 'The Perks Of Being A Wallflower'

    Summit knows the tween market better than anybody else these days and with their mad money franchise "Twilight" drawing to a close, they're trying to find other ways to lure that all-important dollar from young moviegoers. They picked up the adaptation of "The Perks of Being a Wallfower" during Sundance earlier this year, and now it's gearing up to shoot and has added another cast member to Emma Watson and Logan Lerman who were first attached last spring.

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