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    Sony Pictures Television Launches Diversity Program for TV Directing

    If a participant successfully completes the "first season" of the program, he or she may be offered the opportunity to return and direct an episode of a current SPT show.

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    10 Things Indie Filmmakers Need to Know About Directing for Television

    For those of you out there who might be interested in directing an episode of television, Miguel Arteta ("Dexter"), Carl Franklin ("House of Cards"), Jeremy Podeswa ("Boardwalk Empire"), Jill Soloway ("Six Feet Under") and Jessica Yu ("Scandal") have some advice.

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    Netflix Adds 'House of Cards' Director's Commentary From David Fincher, James Foley, Allen Coulter and More

    When season one of "House of Cards" premiered on Netflix February 1st of last year, it arrived with a major filmmaker attached -- David Fincher, who made his television directing debut with the first two episodes, and remains attached in the upcoming second season as an executive producer.

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    Carl Franklin's 'Bless Me Ultima' Will See A Home Video Release This Month

    Good news for audiences interested in seeing Carl Franklin's latest feature film - a project we've been following since we first discovered it in late 2010, called Bless Me, Ultima, based on Rudolfo Anaya’s award-winning novel of the same name, which chronicles the turbulent coming-of-age story of A...

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    25 Films About Lovers On The Lam

    “We can make it. We can make it if we run,” whispers Ruth (Rooney Mara) in David Lowery’s “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints,” which, after a limited release on Friday, begins its expansion this week. It’s a film we loved at Sundance, and one that in its gentle subversion of the “Lovers on the Run” subgenre—...

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    Carl Franklin To Direct Biopic About Soul Music Legend Sam Cooke

    As we've said before, music biopics tend to take a long time to develop. Music rights, pleasing various interests, getting the right talent in place can be tricky, and getting it all lined up at the right time even more difficult, but the wheels seem to be moving on a biopic on soul music legend Sam...

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    Exclusive: Carl Franklin Set To Write & Direct Sam Cooke Biopic; Casting Underway

    Exclusive: Carl Franklin Set To Write & Direct Sam Cooke Biopic; Casting Underway

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    BLESS ME, ULTIMA

    All I knew about this film going in was that it was based on one of the most popular Chicano books of modern times, written by Rudolfo Anaya and published in 1999. When I learned that it was adapted for the screen and directed by Carl Franklin, I smiled in anticipation of something special.

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    Carl Franklin's 1st Big Screen Project In 10 Years Opens In Theaters TODAY! Get The Details...

    A project we've been following since we first discovered it in late 2010, from director Carl Franklin (Devil In A Blue Dress, One False Move), called Bless Me, Ultima, based on Rudolfo Anaya’s award-winning novel of the same name, which chronicles the tur...

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