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    Cannes 2012: Best Actor Winner Mads Mikkelsen Talks Vinterberg's "The Hunt," T-Mobile Film "Move On," Playing a Psycho Husband

    Mads Mikkelsen was in Cannes to promote two projects. The first, Competition entry, "The Hunt," marks a strong return to form for Thomas Vinterberg and features a potent performance from the Danish actor as a mild-mannered kindergarten teacher whose life is turned upside down by an arbitrary accusat...

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    Cannes Film Festival Closes with Winners --and Losers

    The Cannes Film Festival came to a close with an idiosyncratic set of award winners --which as usual had more to do with the composition of the jury than what critics and media had to say during the rainy ten-day festival on the Cote d'Azur. Several of these winners will be released stateside and ar...

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    Oscar Talk Is Back! Special Cannes Edition

    My computer was running out of juice after hours in the Cannes Palais press room, and my headset was broken. But somehow, Kris Tapley, Guy Lodge and I reconvened for our first Oscar Talk podcast since Oscar season.

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    Meryl Streep Will Present Shirley MacLaine with AFI Life Achievement Award

    AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Meryl Streep will present Shirley MacLaine with the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award in a black tie gala held at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City on June 7. Shirley MacLaine's career has encompassed over fifty feature films, including one Acade...

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    Iber.film.america brings Hispanic cinema to Latin Americans online

    Fourteen films have been competing in iber.film.america, the first-ever Latin American film festival online, organised by VoD platform filmotech.com.

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    Webby Awards: Steve Jobs Tribute, Best of the Five-Word Acceptance Speeches

    The Webby Awards honored the best of the web (Indiewire included!), and shared a tribute video for Steve Jobs. Keeping with their acceptance-speech rule, the video features thanks from the likes of President Obama, President Clinton, Al Gore, George Lucas, Jon Stewart and Bono - all in five words or...

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    Global Film Initiative - One of U.S.'s Most Creative Distributors at the 65th Cannes Film Festival!

    The Global Film Initiative is a leading distributor and funder of films from Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East, including Cannes Film Festival's Un Certain Regard film MISS LOVELY (dir. Ashim Ahluwalia, India) being sold by Fortissimo and screening May 24 and ...

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    Michael De Luca will Produce 2013 Producers Guild Awards, Set for January 26

    Michael De Luca will produce the 24th annual Producers Guild Awards, which have been shifted to January 26 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. PGA presidents Hawk Koch and Mark Gordon state: “Michael is an original, creative producer with some of the most impressive credits in the business and we&rsq...

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    Student Academy Award Winners Announced

    U.S. winners of the 39th annual Student Academy Awards are in: ten students from nine schools have been chosen in Alternative, Animation, Documentaries and Narrative categories.

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    Whistler Film Festival Announces Call for Submissions

    Canadian and International filmmakers are invited to submit films of all lengths and genres by the following deadlines: May 31 for early film submissions (discount on application); June 29 for short films; and July 6 for feature films.

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