Sophia Loren Tribute Set for AFI Fest

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by in Film Festivals, Industry News

The American Film Institute has selected Sophia Loren for a tribute during its AFI Fest in Hollywood. A celebration will be held Nov. 12 and will feature a 50th anniversary screening of the newly restored “Marriage Italian Style,” for which Loren earned an Oscar nomination; a conversation with the actress about her career; and a […]

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The Imitation Game will open the 58th BFI London Film Festival

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by in Film Festivals

The 58th BFI London Film Festival have announced that this year’s Opening Night film will be The Imitation Game, a dramatic portrayal of the life and work of Alan Turing, one of Britain’s most extraordinary unsung heroes, and one of the world’s greatest innovators. The film will receive its European premiere on Wednesday 8 October […]

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67th Cannes Film Festival Adds Stars to Competition Jury

Posted on April 28th, 2014 by in Film Festivals

The Cannes Film Festival has unveiled a star-studded lineup for its 67th year, with a team of jurors joining Palme d’Or-winning director Jane Campion to comprise director Sofia Coppola, actor Willem Dafoe, French actress Carole Bouquet, South Korean actress Do-yeon Jeon, Iranian actress Leila Hatami, actor Gael Garcia Bernal, Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn and […]

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Steven Spielberg to Direct Roald Dahl’s ‘The BFG’

Posted on April 28th, 2014 by in Film and TV Production

Steven Spielberg has announced that he will direct an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s novel The BFG, which follows the story of a little girl, Sophie, as she finds herself whisked away to a terrifying land of child-eating giants. In a statement, Spielberg said, “The BFG has enchanted families and their children for more […]

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Oscars 2014: The Winners

Posted on March 3rd, 2014 by in Industry News

The 86th Academy Awards took place last night in at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre. Hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, the Awards were, as always, a star-studded and glittering occasion. The night saw big wins for Steve McQueen‘s harrowing and powerful Twelve Years a Slave, which picked up Best Picture, and outer-space nail-biter Gravity, which saw Alfonso Cuarón […]

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TV/Film Industry Weekly Round Up – 1/31/14

Posted on January 31st, 2014 by in Weekly Round-Up

Film and TV news for the week of January 31, 2014.

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Jesse Eisenberg to Play Lex Luthor in ‘Superman vs. Batman’

Posted on January 31st, 2014 by in At the Movies

“He’s a complicated and sophisticated character whose intellect, wealth and prominence position him as one of the few mortals able to challenge the incredible might of Superman.” Says Director Zack Snyder.

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TV/Film Industry Weekly Round Up – 1/24/14

Posted on January 24th, 2014 by in Weekly Round-Up

Film and TV news for the week of January 24, 2014.

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Tarantino Shelves “Hateful Eight” Film After Script Leaks

Posted on January 24th, 2014 by in Screenplay

Details of the story have recently emerged to give us a taste of what we’ll be missing.

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Brain-Storm-It: Format & Editing

Posted on January 14th, 2014 by in Advice, Screenplay

Last installment I discussed why the placement of format indicators and margin are important. Here is more of the same beginning with the CUT TO. Further, I will describe some rules of thumb to basic form and content editing.

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