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    Whit Stillman's 'The Cosmopolitans' Pilot Goes to Amazon Instant (VIDEO)

    Writer-director Whit Stillman ("Metropolitan") is taking his signature brand of young relationship comedy to Amazon Instant Video. “The Cosmopolitans” premieres on August 28, 2014. His latest ensemble includes Stillman vets Adam Brody ("Damsels in Distress") and Chloë Sevigny ("The Last Days of Disc...

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    Does Amazon Already Have a Female Creator Problem?

    Why have only 2 of its 17 pilots thus far been written by female creators?

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    Steven Soderbergh Continues to Stay Busy as Amazon Pilot 'Red Oaks' Gets a Cast

    Amazon Studios has announced the cast for "Red Oaks," the Steven Soderbergh-produced comedy set to join the company's third pilot round later this year.

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    Amazon Snaps Up Exclusive Rights to Drafthouse Films

    Amazon Prime--the internet giant's streaming content arm--has nabbed the exclusive rights to several indie movies distributed by Drafthouse Films.

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    Amazon Gets 'Cheap Thrills' and More Drafthouse Films

    Amazon has struck a content licensing agreement with Cinedigm to make Prime Instant Video the exclusive subscription streaming home to several films of Drafthouse Films' collection.

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    Withoutabox Founders Form New Model Digital Film Studio Critical Mass

    Withoutabox co-founders David Straus, Joe Neulight and Fred Kramer are launching a new Los Angeles-based film studio, Critical Mass Studios (CMS), which they're billing as "the first vertically integrated, next-gen studio."

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    Brian K. Vaughn Exits 'Under the Dome,' But Thanks to Amazon, The Characters Are Still Trapped

    Why does one writer leaving CBS's sophomore series matter? It has to do with endgames and financing deals.

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    As TV Consumption Changes, Everyone Wants a Piece of a Very Messy Pie

    It was only a matter of time before some disruptor found a way to let viewers watch live TV on their computers. That service is Aereo (backed by digital entrepreneur Barry Diller), which is currently at the center of a huge legal battle that has everyone from networks to broadcasters to Internet com...

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    Stephen Colbert Rips Amazon Over Hachette Dispute, Sells More Books (VIDEO)

    America's late-night comedy hosts are now, it would seem, the country's new defenders against corporate overreach.

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    Each TV Network Does Dramas Differently: Here's How

    Thirty years ago, when I began writing episodic television, there were network dramas and syndicated shows. These days, when I’m teaching one-hour drama, that single catch-phrase encompasses everything that fits the time slot. But the explosion of different outlets means that one-size no longer fits...

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