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    'Maleficent' Crosses $700 Million Worldwide, Shining Jewel in Lackluster Summer

    Disney's "Maleficent," which opened May 30, has topped $700 million worldwide, marking Jolie’s highest-grossing live action film of all time domestically, internationally and globally, as well as the highest grossing original film of 2014 worldwide. "Maleficent" is a shining jewel in a dull summer b...

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    21st Century Fox Announces the Fox Global Directors Initiative

    21st Century Fox and Fox Audience Strategy just announced the launch of the Fox Global Directors Initiative, dedicated to championing diverse voices and perspectives spanning film, broadcast, cable and digital.

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    Hollywood Memoir: A Young Woman's Intro to Filmmaking in The Golden Age

    It was 1973 when I arrived in Hollywood with all the usual hopes, dreams, and expectations...A few weeks later, I was sent to the production offices of "The Godfather: Part II," which filmed on the Paramount lot for a month before moving on to the Dominican Republic for the Cuba sequences.

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    Jennifer Lawrence Tops Forbes Most Powerful Actress List

    Jennifer Lawrence has come a long way since 2010's "Winter's Bone." She landed a Best Actress nomination for that hardscrabble drama, won the Oscar for "Silver Linings Playbook" and a supporting actress nomination for "American Hustle." But it's her franchise roles as Katniss Everdeen in the "Hunger...

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    WATCH: Lauren Greenfield's Brilliant 'Like a Girl' Always Spot (VIDEO)

    The issue of how society views women and girls is front and center these days. And many folks are stepping up the consciousness-raising that so clearly needs to happen. Geena Davis is on the case. So is Women and Hollywood. And so is documentary filmmaker Lauren Greenfield ("The Queen of Versailles"...

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    Geena Davis Shares Two Simple Steps for Making Hollywood Less Sexist

    Geena Davis doesn't just play strong women onscreen in films like "Thelma & Louise" and "A League of Their Own" -- she also helps them succeed in real life, through her Institute on Gender in Media, which is behind some of the most thorough research on the media's depictions of gender and sex.

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    Minority Independent Producers Summit Inks Sponsorships with HBO, SAG-AFTRA, PGA and WGA to Help Level Playing Field for Underrepresented Communities

    The mission of the Minority Independent Producers Summit (MIPS) to help level the playing field for underrepresented communities has struck a cord with serious industry leaders and are joining forces to help promote and advocate increased participation by independent producers from those of color, L...

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    UNESCO Fellini Award Went to United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF) Founder and Festival Director

    The International Council for Film, Television and Audiovisual Communication (ICFT) recently presented at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) headquarters in Paris the UNESCO Fellini Medal to Jasmina Bojic, Founder and Executive Director of the United Nation...

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    Debra Granik Goes Rogue with First Doc 'Stray Dog' (LAFF World Premiere)

    Filmmaker Debra Granik earned an impressive four Oscar nominations for 2010's "Winter's Bone," including best picture, actress (Jennifer Lawrence), supporting actor (John Hawkes) and adapted screenplay. Clearly all the talent on display in 2004's "Down to the Bone," which boosted the career of Vera ...

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