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16th Annual Hollywood Film Awards announcing recipients

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Judd Apatow 16th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, presented by the Los Angeles Times, is pleased to announce that writer/director/producer Judd Apatow will be given the “Hollywood Comedy Award”; actor John Hawkes will receive the "Hollywood Breakout Performance Award"; actress Quvenzhane Wallis will receive the "New Hollywood Award"; cinematographer Wally Pfister, A.S.C. will receive the “Hollywood Cinematographer Award”; ...

Cinefest-OZ 2012, closing night gala.

Cinefest-OZ 2012, closing night gala, August 25th.  Actors David Wenham and Emma Booth photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Cinefest-OZ 2012, closing night gala.

Cinefest-OZ 2012, closing night gala on August 25th  Actors Bryan Brown and David Wenham honored at the festival photo by Tim Swallows 

Cinefest-OZ 2012, closing night gala.

Cinefest-OZ 2012, closing night gala.  Actor David Wenham, patron to CinefestOZ, speaks  

SPOTLIGHT OF THE WEEK: Lena Dunham

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This week we’re spotlighting Lena Dunham, a New York filmmaker who has made her debut into mainstream cinema with her indie comedy “Tiny Furniture”. (Image of Lena Dunham in the TV series “Girls”) Lena Dunham seems to be the girl that everyone is talking about at the minute. She has recently released the critically acclaimed series “Girls”, which has hit the roof in popularity and gained fans worldwide.  The show is about a group of twenty-something year old girls wh...

Sorkin Presents NEWSROOM at Los Angeles Film Festival

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Halfway through the first scene (he writes long scenes) of Sorkin's NEWSROOM I thought, "This show could change the world." I am a Sorkin fan, and an idealist, but that's besides the point. In the same way that THE WEST WING made Americans feel apart of what was happening in Washington, NEWSROOM does too. It takes place in a newsroom in Washington, and not only that but it's set during the real events of the day beginning on April 20, 2010. I feel like this kind of pseudo-inside look...

Nicole Richie launches her House of Harlow at David Jones' Sydney store

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Nicole Richie launches her House of Harlow at David Jones' Sydney store Nicole Richie this morning made her first official Sydney public appearance since husband Joel Madden joined The Voice. The mum of two - who was being pitched around as "available for paid appearances" earlier this year - has found a taker and fronted up to David Jones' Elizabeth St store this morning. The fashionista launched the new sunglasses and handbag range from her ...

Lifetime Network and NYTVF to award development funding for original unscripted TV show treatments

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NYTVF - Lifetime Unscripted Development Pipeline Lifetime Networks, home of cable’s number one competition series, "Project Runway," and TV hits "Designing Spaces,” and "Dance Moms", has teamed up with the NYTVF for an innovative initiative seeking concepts for original unscripted television programming from independent artists and production companies. Twenty-five semi-finalists will be considered by Lifetime with five finalists each receiving $2,500 to ...

Call Me Fitz - FX Event At Swifts, Darling Point, Sydney with Jason Priestley

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Call Me Fitz - FX Event At Swifts, Darling Point, Sydney with Jason Priestley The grounds of the famous Swifts Mansion were abuzz with fans and media as actor Jason Priestley and a good spread of other actors did the rounds to promote FX's 'Call Me Fitz', in which Priestley stars. Priestley, better known to Australians and most of the world for his former role in Beverly Hills 90210 has put Brandon Walsh in the history book...

The artist leads Golden Globes with 6 nominations, vive la France

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French Film "The Artist" leads the Golden Globes with 6 nominationsHOLLYWOOD FOREIGN PRESS ASSOCIATION2012 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2011The awards ceremony will take place january 15th, 2012 1.BEST MOTION PICTURE - DRAMAa.THE DESCENDANTSSofia Vergara Ad Hominem Enterprises; Fox Searchlight Picturesb.THE HELPDreamWorks Pictures, Participant Media; Touchstone Picturesc.HUGOParamount Pictures presents a GK Films Production; Paramount Picturesd.THE IDES OF MARCHColumbia Pi...

Emmy Awards nominees announced

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Nominations for the 39th International Emmy® Awards were announced today by The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a Press Conference at Mipcom. There are 40 nominees in 10 categories. The full list of Nominees follows this release. Winners will be announced at a Black-Tie Ceremony on November 21, 2011 at the Hilton New York Hotel.Nominations span a record 20 countries: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, M...

TV Directors Panel at FIlm Independent Forum

Jeremy Podeswa, Don Roos, Patty Jenkins, and Nicole Holofcener at the 2011 Film Independent Forum in Los Angeles

Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards: Winners And Chaos, by Eva Rinaldi

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  Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards: Winners And Chaos: by Eva Rinaldi What a day and what a night. This was Australia's night of nights for kids and teenagers.   Thousands of fans, mainly teenage girls, swamped outside the Sydney Entertainment Centre, some from as early as 5am, waiting for their favorite entertainment industry stars.   By around 2pm, the line ups behind barricades were 30 people deep, and much of the pr...

NYILFF 2011 CNN Special Screening of IN HER CORNER Premieres September 25, 8pm ET

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By Maria Esteves - September 19, 2011 The 12th Annual 2011 New York International Latino Film Festival Special Screening of CNN In America documentaries IN HER CORNER: Latino in America 2 reported by Soledad O'Brien was held at AMC Empire 25, Wednesday, August 17, 6:30pm. A special Q&A discussion immediately followed with CNN reporter Soledad O'Brien and senior producer Rose Arce, CNN in America, moderated by Gabriela Frias of CNN en Espanol. IN HER CORNER: Latino In America 2 premieres o...

UCLA TFT Festival of New Creative Work 2011

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AARON SORKIN, ALLISON ANDERS AND JUNE FORAY TO BE HONORED AT UCLA TFT 2011 FESTIVAL OF NEW CREATIVE WORK Aaron Sorkin, Allison Anders and June Foray will be among those honored at this year's Festival of New Creative Work presented by UCLA's School of Theater, Film & Television (TFT) http://legacy.tft.ucla.edu/festival/. The annual week-long festival showcases and screens the works of TFT's emerging artists, and honors the work of the entertainment industry's brightest and most respecte...

Hollywood Awards(r) Gala new dates

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The Hollywood Awards(r), announced today that the 15th Annual Hollywood Awards Gala ceremony, honoring excellence in motion pictures, both in front of and behind the camera, will take place on Monday, October 24, 2011, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.Through the years, the Hollywood Awards(r) Gala has become a bellwether for the Oscars and it has become known as the first event that launches the awards season. "The New York Times" says that the Hollywood Awards Gala is the first ...

Gimme Yo Digits! by Kimberly Deisler

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How many times have you seen something on the Internet andsaid to yourself, “I can do that and I can do it better?”  Well, the LA Comedy Shorts FilmFestival hosted another kick ass panel discussing the ways to make a livingwith online content.  “What?! I canmake money by posting shit on the Internet? Get the fuck outta here!” isprobably what you’re asking me right now. So read on future film/money maker! The panelists consisted of a unique collection of clients,suits and a middle-m...

HUMANITAS Awards Trophy and Cash Prize

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Honoring Film & TV Writers Whose Stories Explore the Human Condition, HUMANITAS Awards Trophy and Cash Prize LOS ANGELES, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HUMANITAS is pleased to announce a Call for Entries for the 37th annual HUMANITAS Prize. Categories for submission include Feature Film Screenplay; Sundance Feature Film Screenplay; Documentary (including, for the first time, hour-long docuseries); 90, 60 and 30 minute Primetime Teleplays; and Children's Animation and Live ...

Ovation TV's Short Film Contest - now accepting submissions!

The Ovation TV Short Film Contest  - sponsored by Poppt - is now accepting submissions! Submission informationWe’ll be accepting submissions from March 7 to May 13.  To learn how to submit your film, please go to www.ovationtv.com/events/filmcontest. Films must be under 20 minutes. Submission categories are drama, comedy, animation and documentary. PrizesOne film will be selected as the winner for each of the following categories: Top Film, Viewers Choice, Best of Comedy, Best of Drama, Best of Animation, and Best of Documentary. The Top Film winner will have his or her film aired on the Ovation television network and receive a two (2) night trip to Los Angeles, CA for a screening of his or her film at LACMA, a meeting with an entertainment executive and Adobe production software. The Viewers' Choice, Best of Comedy, Best of Drama, Best of Animation, and Best of Documentary winners will have their films screened at LACMA and receive Adobe production software. JudgesFilms will be judged by Kevin Iwashina (Managing Partner, Preferred Content), Lucy Stille (Agent, Paradigm Agency), Charles Segars (Ovation CEO & Producer National Treasure franchise) and Owen Egerton (writer, director) among others.

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