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    Jane Campion to Head Cannes Short Film Jury and Cinefondation

    Jane Campion will head the Cinefondation and Short Film jury at the 66th Cannes Film Festival. Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Michel Gondry, Martin Scorsese, Hou Hsiao Hsien and John Boorman have previously held this position.

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    Campion Embraces TV Over Film with Moodily Misogynistic 'Top of the Lake,' Review Roundup

    If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Jane Campion marks yet another first-rate filmmaker ("The Piano") who when faced with an uphill climb to get such idiosyncratic smart-films as "Bright Star" financed and released, has transitioned to long-form television. It's a sheer delight to see her stretch out i...

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    Five Minutes with Jane Campion

    This week at Sundance I got to sit down for a brief couple of minutes to check in with Jane Campion who was in town promoting her six hour mini series Top of the Lake which will premiere on the Sundance channel on March 18th.

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    Jane Campion and Stacie Passon's Films Announced in Berlin Line Up

    Last week, the 2013 Berlin International Film Festival announced more films to their lineup. Among the women directed films include Stacie Passon’s Concussion, which premiered at Sundance (and Melissa loved.  She will have an interview with Stacie soon.) Jane Campion’s 6 hour mini-s...

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    Sundance Preview: Jane Campion’s ‘Top Of The Lake’ Feels Like ‘The Killing’ Only With Haunting, Lasting Sustain

    Moody, without being oppressively dark or atmospheric, compelling and mysterious, Jane Campion's seven-part Sundance Channel series, "Top Of The Lake" – based on two episodes thus far – is an intriguing crime drama and mystery that's got this writer hooked.

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    The Buzziest Thing at Film Festivals? It Might Just Be TV

    On Sunday, January 20th, "The Piano" director Jane Campion returns to the Sundance Film Festival, where her first feature "Sweetie" screened 23 years ago. This time, however, it's with a miniseries, not a movie -- "Top of the Lake," which is co-directed by Garth Dav...

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    Berlinale Adds 'Les Mis,' Campion's 'Top of the Lake,' Winterbottom's 'Look of Love,' Double Franco and More

    The Berlinale continues to add to the lineup for its February 7-17 fest. Tom Hooper's "Les Miserables" will play in the Berlinale Special showcase, as will Jane Campion's "Top of the Lake" miniseries, Giuseppe Tornatore's "The Best Offer," "Michael Winterbottom's "The Look of Love," Yoji Yamada's "T...

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    Elisabeth Moss and Holly Hunter Talk Jane Campion's Top of the Lake at TCAs

    At the Sundance Channel’s Television Critics Association panel last week, everyone was buzzing about Top of the Lake, Jane Campion’s epic seven part miniseries starring Elisabeth Moss and reuniting Campion and her The Piano star, Holly Hunter after 20 years.

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    Jane Campion's TV Miniseries 'Top of the Lake' and Ray McKinnon's 'Rectify' Hit TCA

    Sundance Channel is making a big move into scripted dramas this year. The network, best known as a home for indie movies and unscripted programming like "Iconoclasts," "Brick City" and "Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys," has also screened international co-productions l...

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    Jane Campion and Naomi Foner Included in Sundance Premieres Lineup

    Sundance announced the films in their Premieres and Documentary Premieres categories. With films directed by Jane Campion and Naomi Foner amongst many women-centric films and a documentary about Anita Hill, this announcement continues the awesome news that half of the previously announced Sundance ...

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