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    Relativity Raises Chinese Backing for Global Studio to Produce and Release Films in and Out of China

    Relativity Media's Ryan Kavanaugh doesn't sit around. The guy has pacted with a Chinese equity firm and a China-focused investment entity to back a production/acquisition/distribution company geared toward Chinese language films with global appeal.

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    No Budget Film School August 20-21: Bellflower Case Study with Glodell & Grashaw

    No Budget Film School began in 2005 to give filmmakers the know-how that was lacking from other traditional schools and workshops, and to teach them how to make films with only the resources they currently have available--embracing their limitations to focus on the most important elements, rather th...

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    Kenny Ortega to Direct Lionsgate Dirty Dancing Remake

    We haven't heard too much of Kenny Ortega since This Is It, his 2009 Michael Jackson documentary, but Lionsgate announced today that it will be producing a remake of Dirty Dancing with Ortega at the helm.

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    Los Angeles Screenplay Competition: Deadline August 15

    The deadline for the Los Angeles Screenplay Competition is August 15. The mission of the competition is "to find high quality screenplays" that can be produced and screenwriters who can be contracted to write new screenplays. President of of the LA Screenplay Competition, Rafael Primorac, has brough...

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    Hitchcock Footage Unearthed: Academy to Show Found Reels from First Feature White Shadow

    It's been a big year for Hitchcock devotees. First, there was the latest unveiling of the 12-hour audio file from Hitchcock's famous interview with French critic and director Francois Truffaut. Now, the National Film Preservation Foundation and the New Zealand Film Archive have announced their disco...

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    Spurlock Takes Comic-Con Episode Four: A Fan's Hope to Toronto, Starts Hulu Day in the Life Series

    It's a good day in the eventful life of Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me). In July he promoed his latest book and documentary Comic-Con Episode Four: A Fan's Hope (2012), starring such fan-friendly fanaticals as Kevin Smith, Harry Knowles, Eli Roth, Seth Rogen, Stan Lee and Joss Whedon at Comic-Con's ...

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    Drafthouse Films Acquires Post-Apocalyptic The FP, Names Evan Husney Company Director

    Alamo Drafthouse distributor Drafthouse Films has acquired U.S. rights to its its second indie release, The FP at Montreal's Fantasia International Film Festival. The film is directed by brothers Jason and Brandon Trost, and exec produced by Jason Blum and Steven Schneider (Paranormal Activity, Insi...

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    Deutchman Takes Over as Chair of Columbia University School of the Arts Film Program

    Ira Deutchman, ever since his early days as an indie film distributor, always gave good quote. He went on to do many things, including co-founding Emerging Pictures, but for 24 years he was a popular professor of professional practice at Columbia University's School of the Arts. That's one of the re...

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    Amazing Spider-Man Comic-Con Thunder Stolen by Ifans Arrest

    The big reveal at Sony's Friday The Amazing Spider-Man panel at Comic-Con was the villain of Marc Webb's superhero reboot, The Lizard, played by gifted Welsh actor Rhys Ifans, who is pixellated when in giant Lizard mode. In Hall H the studio screened a clip of Lizard terrorizing two school girls in ...

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    EXCLUSIVE: Coolidge Corner Theatre and Alfred P. Sloan's Science on Screen Picks Eight Cinemas

    To implement their collaborative Science on Screen programs, The Coolidge Corner Theatre and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation have selected eight independent non-profit cinemas throughout the US to each receive $7,000 in grant funding. (The eight theaters that will host the programs are listed below.)...

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