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Oscilloscope Laboratories

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    EXCLUSIVE: Oscilloscope Proceeds Full Steam Ahead, Says Owner Dechen Yauch

    Reports of indie distributor Oscilloscope Laboratories' imminent demise are premature. Oscilloscope ("Wendy and Lucy," "The Messenger,") has a team of eight people on the ground at the Toronto Film Festival this week, led by O-Scope veterans Dan Berger and David Laub, who acquired Matteo Garrone's I...

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    Oscilloscope Acquires LAFF Comedy 'It's a Disaster' Starring Julia Stiles, David Cross and America Ferrera

    Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to Todd Berger’s comedy “It’s A Disaster,” which had its premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival in June. The specialty distributor plans both a theatrical and digital release early next year.

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    Full 3.5 Hour LCD Soundsystem Madison Square Garden Show Confirmed To Feature On 'Shut Up And Play The Hits' DVD

    Eschewing the normal rock-doc mythmaking benchmarks for an intensely focused record of electro-rock outfit LCD Soundsystem’s final Madison Square Garden show, “Shut Up and Play The Hits” was indeed a hit when it first premiered at Sundance, as well as the one-night-only screenings held nationwide fo...

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    Oscilloscope Acquires SXSW Doc 'Tchoupitoulas'

    Oscilloscope Laboratories has announced that it has acquired North American rights to Bill and Turner Ross's documentary "Tchoupitoulas," which premiered at SXSW earlier this year.

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    Adam Yauch Remembered: Filmmakers Share Their Memories of the Late Oscilloscope and Beastie Boys Founder

    Adam Yauch Remembered: Filmmakers Share Their Memories of the Late Oscilloscope and Beastie Boys Founder

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    R.I.P. Adam Yauch Of Beastie Boys & Oscilloscope Laboratories (1964-2012)

    Truly heartbreaking news to close off the week, as reports have come in from multiple sources, including TMZ, that Adam Yauch, aka MCA of the Beastie Boys, has passed away at the age of 47. Yauch was a founding member of the seminal hip-hop group, along with Mike Diamond, Adam Horovitz and Michael S...

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    Oscilloscope President David Fenkel Shifts to Consulting Role; Dan Berger and David Laub Take Over

    Oscilloscope Laboratories president David Fenkel will move into a consulting role, the company announced Thursday, while lieutenants Dan Berger and David Laub will take over all marketing, distribution and acquisitions duties.

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    Oscilloscope Pick Up LCD Soundsystem Doc 'Shut Up And Play The Hits,' Netflix Buy David Tennant Soccer Drama 'United'

    Few thought that when Beastie Boy Adam Yauch set up distribution label Oscilloscope Laboratories to put out his 2008 directorial debut "Gunning For That #1 Spot," it would turn out to be anything other than a vanity side-project. But in fact, the company has evolved over the past four year...

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    Media Watch: No Cameron 'Prometheus' In Sight; Deadline Falls for April Fool's Prank

    Beware of April Fool's announcements. (I loved FoxLA's story about drought-ridden California farmers planting marshmallow trees, below.) While plans to make an Ashton Kutcher/Steve Jobs project appear to be in earnest, Deadline's Mike Fleming did fall for a report that James Cameron wants to direct ...

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