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    Sundance News: Women In Film Awards Grants to Jordana Spiro, Martha Shane and Lana Wilson

    During its 7th annual Sundance Filmmakers panel, Women In Film - Los Angeles awarded $30,000 in grants to women filmmakers. Jordana Spiro, director of Skin, received the Women In Film/CalmDown Productions Grant and Martha Shane & Lana Wilson, directors of After Tiller, received the Women In Film...

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    Amy Hobby and Anne Hubbell Launch Women-Focused Tangerine Entertainment

    Industry veterans, Amy Hobby and Anne Hubbell are launching Tangerine Entertainment, a production company and community meant to support women directors and interesting and strong roles for women.

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    2012 Celluloid Ceiling Study Results Are In. Spoiler Alert: They Aren't Great

    Following the Sundance Institute & Women in Film’s unveiling of their new groundbreaking study of women directors during the Sundance Film Festival, comes Dr. Martha Lauzen's annual Celluloid Ceiling study, which looks at how many women worked on the top 250 films of the year.

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    Sundance Watch: Blackfish - Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite

    Blackfish, a documentary directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite, has been getting a lot of buzz at Sundance since its premiere. The doc follows the history of killer whales in captivity leading up to 2010, where Tilikum, a captive whale, killed several trainers. The film was picked up by Magnolia Pictur...

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    Five Minutes with Jane Campion

    This week at Sundance I got to sit down for a brief couple of minutes to check in with Jane Campion who was in town promoting her six hour mini series Top of the Lake which will premiere on the Sundance channel on March 18th.

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    Kathryn Bigelow Covers Time and Appears on The Colbert Report

    Kathryn Bigelow went on The Colbert Report for one of her most candid interviews yet. She was set to appear on the show weeks ago but admitted she had been "spooked" by the Senate investigation into the Zero Dark Thirty. She also stressed the importance of telling the story honestly and no...

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    Sundance Watch: Afternoon Delight - Directed and Written by Jill Soloway

    Jill Soloway's Afternoon Delight, premiered the other day at Sundance. The film centers around a thirtysomething couple (the hilarious Kathryn Hahn and Josh Radnor) living in the Los Angeles hipster neighborhood Silver Lake dealing with a stale marriage, boredom, and parenting issues.  Thro...

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    Sundance Deals: Women Directed and Women Centric Round Up

    Here are some of the deals coming out of Sundance in the past couple days that are women directed or women focused films.

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