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    Ten Young Actors Named Europe's Shooting Stars of 2012

    Here are the ten Shooting Stars of 2012 -- "Young, talented, European" -- who the European Film Promotion will showcase at the Berlin International Film Festival (February 9-19). (They were culled from 23 nominees.) The EFP has been choosing and showcasing young actors for fifteen years, h...

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    Academy Officially Announces New Documentary and Short Film Rules

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences officially announced their anticipated rule changes today. The New York Times broke the story this weekend that the Best Documentary process would be receiving an overhaul, which will require all films to get an LA Times or NY Times review in order t...

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    Inside the Cinema Eye Awards: Winners Hetherington, 'Beginners,' 'Interrupters'; James Says Documentary is 'Not a Genre'

    On Wednesday night the Cinema Eye honors were presented, recognizing many documentery and independent films - from Steve James' "The Interrupters" (Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Filmmaking and Direction) and the late Tim Heatherington's short "Diary"...

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    DGA Doc Nominees Give Some Love To 'The Interrupters'; Martin Scorsese, James Marsh & More Tipped

    Every year, it seems the documentary branch of the Academy goes out of their way to embarass themselves, and this year is no exception. When the shortlist for the Oscar nominees landed back in November, it was arguably more notable for what was left off the list than what was included. A number of h...

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    Don Cheadle, Ruth Negga Nominated For Tonight's 2012 Irish Film And Television Academy Awards

    On February 11, at the Convention Centre Dublin, actors Don Cheadle and Ruth Negga could walk away with Ireland Film And Television Academy awards, Ireland's equivalent of the Oscar©, for their recent work in film and television.

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    DGA Announces Outstanding Documentary Director Nominees

    The Directors Guild announces nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary. DGA President Taylor Hackford says this year's doc nominees "take audiences on a journey..."

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    Inside Michael Moore's Oscar Documentary Reforms and His War on HBO: Pros and Cons

    At the Cinema Eye Honors Wednesday night, which honored Steve James' "The Interrupters," among other docs not on this year's Oscar shortlist, Oscar-winners Michael Moore and Alex Gibney hotly debated the proposed new Academy rules. New Academy governor Moore is right to take on the Oscar documentary...

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    "The New Black" (Explosive New Doc On Race, Sexuality & Church) Selected For Tribeca All Access Grant

    Skimming through the list of 10 new projects selected for the 9th annual Tribeca All Access Program (announced earlier today), I cam across this one in the documentary section...

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    DGA's Best Documentary Director Nominees Include Steve James, Martin Scorsese and Richard Press

    The Directors Guild of America has announced its nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary, three days after the DGA revealed their nominees for narrative filmmaking.

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    'Jane Eyre' & 'Dangerous Method' Among USC Scripter Award Nominees for Best Screenplay Adaptation

    The USC Libraries Scripter Award, which honors "the screenwriter(s) of the year's most accomplished cinematic adaptation as well as the author(s) of the written work upon which the screenplay is based," have announced their 2011 nominees.

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