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    Steven Spielberg Named Jury President For 66th Cannes Film Festival

    Steven Spielberg could use a bit of a break. Cranking out three films over the last few years -- mo-cap and animated "The Adventures Of Tintin," WWI epic "War Horse" and presidential tale "Lincoln" (which walked away with two Oscars on Sunday), one might understand if w...

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    Trailer Watch: Jane Campion's Gorgeous, Twisty Mystery Series 'Top of the Lake,' Starring Elisabeth Moss

    Check out the U.K. trailer for Jane Campion's brilliantly unsettling mystery mini-series "Top of the Lake," premiering March 18 on the Sundance Channel. Elisabeth Moss ("Mad Men") toplines as a tough young Kiwi detective investigating the disappearance of a local pregnant pre-teen in backwoods New Z...

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    Berlinale 2013: Jane Campion on Turning to TV For 'Top of the Lake'

    "I think television came alive to me when I was aware that people -- some very bright, extraordinary people like HBO or Showtime -- were commissioning really radical work," Jane Campion said at a special panel on television at the Berlin International Film Festival this week. "That wa...

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    Berlin Review: Jane Campion's 'Top Of The Lake' A Satisfying & Cinematic Crime "Novel" In The Shape Of A TV Show

    Taking the concept of binge-watching to a whole new theatrical level, we were lucky enough to spend most of our Sunday at the Berlin Film Festival in a large auditorium consuming Jane Campion’s six-hour “Top of the Lake” TV series, which will air in seven episodes on The Sundance Channel starting Ma...

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    Jane Campion Named President of 2013 Cannes Short Film Jury

    In exciting news from Cannes, Jane Campion has been named president of the Short Film Jury and the Cinefondation at this year’s festival.

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    Sundance Interview with Sarah Barnett, General Manager of the Sundance Channel

    We got to spend a couple of minutes at Sundance with the woman behind the Sundance Channel, Sarah Barnett. We don't get to talk to executives too often so it was really nice to get her perspective.

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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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