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    BFI's 'Hitchcock 9,' the Master of Suspense's Earliest Surviving Works, Kicks Off Its Stateside Tour UPDATED

    Hitchcock fans rejoice. The BFI has kicked off its stateside national tour of "The Hitchcock 9," a program of Alfred Hitchcock's nine earliest surviving works, all in newly restored 35mm prints. It launches at the Castro Theatre (June 14-16) for the San Francisco Silent Film Festival, and will make ...

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    2013 Student Academy Award Winners Announced

    The winners have been announced for the 2013 Student Academy Awards. Thirteen students from nine US colleges and universities as well as three students from foreign universities have been selected as winners. Full list below.

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    Academy to Name Theater in Upcoming Museum of Motion Pictures After Hollywood Billionaire David Geffen

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that it has received a $25 million commitment from the David Geffen Foundation. In recognition of the gift, the Academy will name its upcoming Museum of Motion Pictures' premiere-sized theater in honor of Geffen.

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    Deadlines Approaching for 2013 Academy Nicholl Screenwriting Competition

    Deadlines to submit entries to the 2013 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition are coming up: the regular deadline is Wednesday, April 10, and the final deadline is Wednesday, May 1.

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    Academy and MoMA Present Annual 'Oscar's Docs' Series, Features 50 Years of Oscar-Winning Feature and Short Documentaries

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is again teaming with MoMA to present "Oscar's Docs, 1955-2002: American Stories" from February 2-14 in New York City. This annual collaboration highlights the Oscar-winning feature and short documentaries that explore culture and politic...

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    Academy Participates at Sundance for First Time Ever, Presents Conversation with Producer Will Packer

    As part of the Academy Conversations series, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Blackhouse Foundation will present a conversation with producer Will Packer ("Think Like a Man," "Takers") at Sundance on January 19. This marks the first time the Academy has participated in one of ...

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    Up for Auction: Collection of 59 Stills Confirming Existence of Lost Early Hitchcock Film 'The Mountain Eagle'

    Joe Maddalena's Profiles in History will be auctioning a collection of 59 still photographs of two of Alfred Hitchcock's last silent films, "The Mountain Eagle" and "The Manxman." The collection provides irrefutable proof that "The Mountain Eagle" existed -- it has long been one of the most searched...

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    Milestone Raising $50K via Kickstarter for Academy's Restoration of Shirley Clarke's Seminal LGBT Doc 'Portrait of Jason'

    Independent distribution company Milestone has launched a Kickstarter campaign to aid the Academy Film Archive's costly restoration of filmmaker Shirley Clarke's seminal 1967 documentary "Portrait of Jason," one of the first openly frank LGBT films in existence.

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    Hedren Talks Devious Hitchcock and 'The Birds' at Academy: "fairytale" Discovery by Reville

    Three days after the HBO premiere of "The Girl," Tippi Hedren appeared in person at the Academy for a beautiful digital screening of Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds." Though the actress has been outspoken recently about her troubled relationship with the director -- particularly during the production ...

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    The Academy Names 2012 Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting Winners

    The Academy announces the winners of its 2012 Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting. Each of the winners, listed below, will be given $35,000...

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