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    First Poster & Clip From Noah Baumbach's 'Frances Ha' Starring Greta Gerwig

    Shot in damn near-complete secrecy and announced to the world as part of last year’s TIFF line-up, Noah Baumbach’s newest film “Frances Ha” hits theaters later this year and a new poster and clip have arrived online.

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    Academy Accepting Entries for 2013 Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting Competition

    The Academy is now accepting entries for its 2013 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. Up to five $35,000 fellowships will be awarded in November. During the fellowship year participants will complete a new feature length script...

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    John Legend Sells Scripted Business Crime Drama To USA Network Under Get Lifted Banner

    Since inking an exclusive deal last summer, with Universal Cable Productions, to develop TV series for both cable and broadcast networks, John Legend and his Get Lifted Film Company have been busy.

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    South African Animation Studio Secures Financing, Distribution For Next Project - 'Khumba'

    The South African production company behind the animation feature Adventures in Zambezia, which we highlighted on this blog, says that they've secured financing for their latest project, titled Khumba.

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    Nicholas Hoult Joins Rupert Wyatt's WWI Film 'Birdsong'

    Last week there was word that “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” helmer Rupert Wyatt had lined up another potential project, an adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’ novel “Birdsong.” Well, it seems that the British director is eager to get started on his passion project as he&...

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    Drama Unfolds In 8 New Photos Of Forest Whitaker, Anthony Mackie In Psycho-Thriller 'Vipaka'

    Still no trailer yet, but here are 8 new photos from scenes in the film, courtesy of New Orleans-based photographer Patti Perret (the film was shot in New Orleans).

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    Film Independent Introduces New Membership Level for Filmmakers

    Film Independent introduces a new Membership level exclusively for filmmakers. The goal is to give new members in any stage of production access to a community of like-minded filmmakers and enthusiasts, as well as perks to aid in the process of completing their film.

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    Catherine Deneuve's Road Trip Film 'Elle s'en va' Goes to Cohen Media Group

    Cohen Media Group has picked up US rights to "Elle s'en va" ("On My Way") prior to its Berlin premiere. The film, directed by Emmauelle Bercot, stars Catherine Deneuve, Mylene Demongeot and Claude Gensac.

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    Watch: New Trailer For 'Jack The Giant Slayer' Presents The Most Extreme Fairy Tale Ever

    So, just how in your face is "Jack The Giant Slayer"? The latest trailer for the movie uses none other than the extreme rockin' stylings of Deftones to let you know this ain't your mama's fairy tale movie. Boom!

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    'Paul Bowles' Doc Goes to First Run Features

    First Run Features has acquired all US rights to Submarine Entertainment's "Paul Bowles: The Cage Door is Always Open," from director Daniel Young. Canadian rights have gone to Films We Like. A release will be coordinated between then and First Run Features later this year.

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