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    Oscar Predictions 2015

    As the fall festivals loom, I'm listing some possibilities for Oscar consideration for 2015. Going into the season, only a handful of movies have Oscar potential; their handlers will rely on critics and guild groups to keep them in the conversation over the long haul. They are Wes Anderson's well-wr...

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    Learn Film Techniques for Free with 'Hulu Summer Film School'

    Hulu has launched "Hulu Summer Film School" to teach users about film and film techniques through films that are available to stream on Hulu.

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    Ever Wanted James Franco to Teach You How to Write? Here's How

    When he's not acting, directing, curating art installations or hosting awards ceremonies, Hollywood Renaissance man James Franco likes to teach. Franco has taught in the film and English departments at USC, UCLA, CalArts and NYU. Thanks to a partnership between Franco and online learning community S...

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    WATCH: Screenwriter William Goldman Explains Why Nobody Knows Anything (VIDEO)

    Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman ("Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid") talks about changes in the movie industry over the years.

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    Columbia University Announces the Blue List Screenwriting Competition Winners

    You've heard of the Black List, now here's the Blue List. Columbia University in New York has announced its list of six exceptional unproduced screenplays they'll support.

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    Attention Screenwriters: Here Are 10 Upcoming Deadlines for Screenwriting Competitions and Labs

    Screenwriters in need of support or guidance, a few terrific options have arrived. Here is a list of organizations hosting competitions and labs for aspiring screenwriters.

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    Attention, Screenwriters: Hasty Pudding Institute and Black List Offering First-Ever Fellowship

    The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770, a theatrical society at Harvard, is collaborating with Black List, an online mecca for screenwriters, to create the Hasty Pudding Institute Screenwriting Fellowship. The fellowship will offer a $20,000 grant to aspiring satire and social commentary writers.

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    Tribeca Film Institute Awards 2014 Student Grand Jury Prize in Screenwriting

    It's been three years since the Tribeca Film Institute began bestowing student grants to aspiring filmmakers. Now the organization continues its charitable work in the independent film community by awarding Laura Alsum with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Student Grand Jury Prize in Screenwriting for...

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    How Screenwriter Terry Southern Prepared Me for a Career in Hollywood

    Some people debate the value of film school. I’m not one of them.

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    Emily Mortimer Will Present Aaron Sorkin with Screenwriters Tribute at Nantucket Film Festival

    Aaron Sorkin, the screenwriter behind "The Social Network" and creator of "The West Wing" and "The Newsroom" is set to be awarded with the Screenwriters Tribute at the 19th Annual Nantucket film festival. And Emily Mortimer, who stars "The Newsroom," will present him with the award on June 28th.

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