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    Live Backstage at the 2012 Indie Spirit Awards: 'The Artist' Dominates; Williams No Longer 'Susan Lucci' of Spirit Awards

    TOH! is live backstage at the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Check back for updates as the winners accept their awards and meet the press.

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    Producer Stephanie Allain to Helm Los Angeles Film Festival

    Film Independent, the organization behind the Los Angeles Film Festival and the Spirit Awards, has finally confirmed producer Stephanie Allain as the new Los Angeles Film Festival Director, replacing Rebecca Yeldham, who has returned to producing.

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    Golden Globes Weekend Preview: Critics Choice, AFI, BAFTA Rising Stars, Parties

    It's a busy awards weekend in Hollywood. It all starts off with Thursday night's Critics Choice Movie Awards, which happens to air live on VH1 the night before Oscar ballots are due--at 5 PM Friday. Last year the CCMA chose 18 Oscar winners out of its 20 awards. (My winners' predictions ...

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    Indie Spirit Nominee 'Without' Team Talk Micro-Budget Filmmaking, Distribution

    Writer-director Mark Jackson is up for the “Someone to Watch” award at the Indie Spirits, to be held in Santa Monica on February 25, for his micro-budget "Without." The film is a quiet character study featuring a daring performance by the newcomer, Joslyn Jensen.

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    Seth Rogen to Host Indie Spirit Awards

    Perfect choice. Producer, writer, actor, funnyman and soon-to-be-director Seth Rogen, who has a film in the Independent Spirit hunt ("50/50"), is hosting the Indie Spirit Awards on February 25, 2012.

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    Oscar Talk: Impact of New York Critics, National Board of Review, Indie Spirits, We Bought a Zoo Review

    Oscar Talk: Impact of New York Critics, National Board of Review, Indie Spirits, We Bought a Zoo Review

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    Tuesday Awards Wrap-Up: Who Comes Out Ahead?

    Tuesday Awards Wrap-Up: Who Comes Out Ahead?

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    Film Independent Spirit Awards' Jameson Grant: Accepting Submissions for Find Your Audience Award

    Film Independent's Spirit Awards is now accepting submissions for the Jameson FIND Your Audience Award, one of four filmmaker grants. The Jameson grant, in its second year and funded by Jameson Irish Whiskey, is designed to help build an audience for a feature length narrative or documentary ...

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    How Brit Awards Impact Oscars

    The British contingent of Academy voters is sizable, stateside and abroad, and can have an impact on the Academy Awards. But so can British critics and voters for the British Academy Awards, or BAFTAs. Check out the list of nominees (here and below) for the 14th British Independent Film Awards, a...

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    Indie Spirit Awards 2012 Return to Saturday Afternoon on the Beach in Santa Monica

    Film Independent's 27th annual Spirit Awards will be held Saturday, February 25--they are always held the day before the Oscars--and broadcast exclusively on IFC. Once again, the ceremony will take place under a tent on the windy beaches of Santa Monica. Nominees will be announced on November 29; Fi...

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