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    2012 Celluloid Ceiling Study Results Are In. Spoiler Alert: They Aren't Great

    Following the Sundance Institute & Women in Film’s unveiling of their new groundbreaking study of women directors during the Sundance Film Festival, comes Dr. Martha Lauzen's annual Celluloid Ceiling study, which looks at how many women worked on the top 250 films of the year.

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    Sundance Deal: IFC Picks Up 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints'

    IFC has sealed a deal for U.S. rights to David Lowery's Sundance favorite "Ain't Them Bodies Saints." The acquisition reportedly came after a battle involving the company and three other distributors that lasted through the night of January 24 and into the morning of the 25th.

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    Michael Moore Defends 'Zero Dark Thirty' As Kathryn Bigelow Makes The Cover Of Time Magazine

    It has been just over a month since “Zero Dark Thirty” first appeared in theaters, and two weeks since its nationwide release, and the debate regarding the film’s depiction of torture continues to rage on. This, of course, means that everyone wants to put their two cents in regarding the controversy...

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    Sundance: Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Richard Linklater's 'Before Midnight'

    With the big question around "Before Midnight" – will it stand alongside the beloved "Before Sunrise" and "Before Sunset"? – finally answered (it definitely does, read our review), the next question was where the movie was going to end up. It's a tricky one. The first two movies weren't exactly big ...

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    Season 1 Of The Shadow And Act Digital Filmmaker Showcase Comes To A Close

    Voting for our Grand Finale ended on December 21. The winning film is “A Day In The Life” by Matthew “Sah” Jenifer. We introduced Sah when we announced him as the winner of Round 5 back in November. (Click here to read up on him and the film). Sah takes home a cash prize...

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    Women-Created, Sitcom Voices Silenced: Apartment 23 and Ben and Kate Pulled From Line Up

    This was a sad week in television for me. Two of my favorite sitcoms, Don’t Trust the B in Apartment 23 and Ben and Kate were pulled from ABC and Fox’s schedules effective immediately. As of now there are no plans to air any remaining episodes and while both networks have yet to confirm ...

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    Marque Richardson Joins Cast Of Amazon Studios' Musical Comedy Pilot 'Browsers'

    In case you haven't heard... Amazon.com, the online retailer, is in the content creation space now; actually, they've been at it for a little bit, creating Amazon Studios in 2010, for that purpose.

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    Campbell Scott To Direct & Star In Adaptation Of Joan Didion's 'A Book Of Common Prayer'

    Actor-turned-indie filmmaker Campbell Scott has signed on to direct and star in an upcoming adaptation of the 1977 novel “A Book of Common Prayer” by Joan Didion. The story centers on two women in a fictional Central American country on the verge of revolution. One woman married into a powerful poli...

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    Sorry Collectors, eBay Won't Be Selling Those Discontinued 'Django Unchained' Toys

    News regarding the “Django Unchained” character dolls just won’t go away, though you can bet The Weinstein Company most definitely wants it to. After they announced earlier this week that they would discontinue the "Django Unchained" figurines after numerous protests, eBay has now announced they hav...

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    Award Winning Producer Paul Mezey Joins Cinereach Team

    Cinereach is an innovative new force for good works in the independent film community.

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