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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW | "Joshua" director George Ratliff

    [EDITORS NOTE: This interview was originally published in January as part of indieWIRE's coverage of the 2007 Sundance Film Festival.]

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    iW NEWS | Finalists Named for 4th SXSWclick

    Fifteen finalists in five categories have been named for the South by Southwest Film Conference & Festival's four-year-old online Summer short film event, SXSWclick. Selected in the Animate-It category are: AM Peters' "Corporate Whore," Dan Brown's "Pierre," and David Crumley's "Sloths on a Tank"; in the Old School Shorts section: Will Elliott's "Peterson's Savings and Loan," Johnny O'Hara's "Mac's First Time," and Adam Wingard's "1000 Year Sleep"; in the Really Old Shorts category: David Serota's "Ubuntu," Kent Osbourne's "Every Picture I Took Last Year," and Jenny Perlin's "Review"; in the Sounds Shots section: Jonathan Stearns' "Falling Up...

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    iW NEWS | "Owl" and "Resolved" Win Audience Prizes at LA Fest

    The Los Angeles Film Festival came to a close on Sunday night in West L.A. with a screening of Danny Boyle's upcoming, "Sunshine." Prior to the showing, festival organizers announced that Stephane Gauger's "The Owl and the Sparrow" (narrative) and Greg Whiteley's "Resolved" (documentary) won the fes...

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    LAFF '07 | International Stories, Some Set in the U.S., Find Audiences at L.A. Film Fest

    "People in this town are coming to realize that Los Angeles needs a world class film festival," proclaimed Rich Raddon, a former film producer who has lead Film Independent's Los Angeles Film Festival since 1999 when it was still known as the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival. "We need it in our backyards," he added, thanking attendees and touting the event during Thursday's Spirit of Independence event in Westwood. Of course, the 10-day festival isn't the only international festival in Los Angeles, LAFF shares that stature with AFI FEST, the AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival in autumn as well as Outfest, opening later this mont...

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    iW NEWS | "August Evening" and "Billy The Kid" Win in L.A.

    At the Los Angeles Film Festival, Chris Eska's narrative feature "August Evening" and Jennifer Venditti's documentary "Billy the Kid" won the jury prizes on Thursday night. The cash awards, $50,000 each provided by Target, were presented during a ceremony at the Hammer Museum in Westwood. Director, ...

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    LAFF '07 CRITICS NOTEBOOK 2 | Mixing Politics and Religion with the Usual Ups and Downs

    Programming world premieres at a large festival that runs post-Sundance cannot be easy. I am constantly impressed, however, by the skills of programmers at SXSW and Tribeca for finding good films that have yet to play on the festival circuit. But it is particularly hard for the Los Angeles Film Fest...

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    iW PROFILE | Introducing Scott Prendergast

    Remembering a phone call from Lisa Kudrow that jumpstarted his first feature, "Kabluey," director Scott Prendergast noted that he was flustered and began stammering when the popular actress contaced him about the project. "She called me and I started hyperventilating," Prendergast said Monday during...

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    NYFF '07 | Wes Anderson's "Darjeeling" to Open 45th New York Film Festival; Coen's "Country" In Cent

    Wes Anderson's "The Darjeeling Limited," will open the 45th New York Film Festival, the Film Society of Lincoln Center announced Wednesday evening. Joel and Ethan Coen's Cannes '07 competition feature "No Country for Old Men," meanwhile, will be the festival's Centerpiece screening, while Palme d'Or...

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    LAFF '07 CRITICS NOTEBOOK | Mingling the Trashy and the Pop & Going High Profile

    With two midnight sections and horror films for both the centerpiece and closing night selections, the 2007 Los Angeles Film Festival certainly loves its genre film. Cleverly placing the more serious, truly terrifying films in the festival's "Dark Wave" section and the trashier, pure pop sensations ...

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    TORONTO '07 | "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" Set for 32nd TIFF; Fest Names 32 Films for '07 Event

    Shekhar Kapur's "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" will premiere as a Gala Presentation at the 32nd Toronto International Film Festival, organizers have announced. Reprising the roles they originated in seven-time Academy Award-nominated "Elizabeth," Cate Blanchett and Geoffrey Rush star in the historical thriller. Queen Elizabeth I (Academy Award-winner Blanchett) faces bloodlust for her throne and familial betrayal in this installment. Growing keenly aware of the changing religious and political tides of late 16th century Europe, Elizabeth finds her rule openly challenged by the Spanish King Philip II (Jordi Molla)--with his powerful army and sea-...

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