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    'Downton Abbey' Star Hugh Bonneville Eyes Peter James' Thriller 'Dead Simple' As Big-Screen Starring Role

    "Downton Abbey" has gone from being a simple TV series to something of a phenomenon. The country house soap opera, created by "Gosford Park" Oscar-winner Julian Fellowes, became an instant smash on British TV, and its upstairs/downstairs appeal has carried over to the States in a...

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    'Pariah' Director Dee Rees Writing A New Script Called 'Large Print' & Working On An HBO Series With Viola Davis

    While Spike Lee may be making headlines at the Sundance Film Festival for both his fiery rants and his latest effort “Red Hook Summer,” he took some time out to help boost the profile of a rising filmmaker who is already earning acclaim. Lee appeared alongside Dee Rees of “Pariah&r...

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    Sundance Deal: Sony Worldwide Partners with Goldwyn for 'Robot & Frank'

    Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions and Samuel Goldwyn Films have partnered to acquire North American rights to rookie Jake Schreier's "Robot and Frank," which had its world premiere Friday in Salt Lake City, then played at the Eccles Theatre Saturday night. The movie stars Fran...

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    IFC Takes Sundance's 'Liberal Arts'

    IFC Films has taken North American rights to Josh Radnor's "Liberal Arts," which debuted in the Premieres section of the Sundance Film Festival this past weekend.

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    Steven Spielberg Zeroing In On 'Saving Private Ryan' Style Moses Tale 'Gods And Kings'; Spring 2013 Start Eyed

    Taking on a Steven Soderbergh or Woody Allen-esque workload, Steven Spielberg -- who dropped two movies in 2011 with "War Horse" and "The Adventures Of Tintin" -- shows no sign of slowing down. He's already deep into his next film, the long developing dream project "Linc...

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    Kathryn Galan of National Association of Latino Independent Producers Resigns

    NALIP announces the departure of Kathryn F. Galán. After 10 1/2 years at NALIP, Kathryn has decided to resign as Executive Director to finish her Master's Degree and pursue new opportunities. Bienvenida (Beni) Matas will act as Interim Executive Director until a permanent replacement...

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    Academy Partners with Everyone Counts for 2013 Electronic Oscar Ballots

    The 2013 Academy Awards are already making news, with the Academy announcing today that it has partnered with Everyone Counts to develop an electronic voting system for next year's Oscars.

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    Producer Stephanie Allain to Helm Los Angeles Film Festival

    Film Independent, the organization behind the Los Angeles Film Festival and the Spirit Awards, has finally confirmed producer Stephanie Allain as the new Los Angeles Film Festival Director, replacing Rebecca Yeldham, who has returned to producing.

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    Sony and Samuel Goldwyn Will Partner on Sundance Crowdpleaser 'Robot & Frank'

    Jake Schreier's "Robot & Frank," which stars Frank Langella as an old man with a declining memory who befriends a robot, has been picked up by Sony Pictures Worldwide and Samuel Goldwyn Films.

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    Apply Now To IFP Independent Filmmaker Labs (Deadlines Imminent)

    All (though not everything) you need to know is on the poster below; click on it to head over to the IFP's website for further info.

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