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5
1 years

Management 360 Promotes Duo to Board

Management 360 Promotes Duo to Board

Management 360 partners William Choi and Peter Kiernan have joined the company’s board.

The duo will sit with Management 360 founders Suzan Bymel, Guymon Casady, Eric Kranzler, Evelyn O'Neill, Daniel Rappaport and David Seltzer.

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MAR
5
1 years

SXSW: 'This Is Where We Live' Poster (Exclusive)

SXSW: 'This Is Where We Live' Poster (Exclusive)

This Is Where We Live, a film by Josh Barrett and Marc Menchaca, will have its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival on Saturday, March 9.

The drama, set in Texas Hill Country, follows the Sutton family, whose matriarch, Diane, is tasked with caring for her son, August, who has cerebral palsy, and her husband, who is in the early stages of Alzheimer's. After she hires Noah, a local handyman, to build a wheelchair ramp up the front steps to the family home, a friendship blossoms between Noah and August.

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MAR
5
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SXSW: Dungeons and Hipsters: 'Zero Charisma' Film Poster Debuts (Exclusive)

SXSW: Dungeons and Hipsters: 'Zero Charisma' Film Poster Debuts (Exclusive)

Andrew Matthews and Katie Graham are mashing up two very different -- or similar? -- subcultures.

The veteran editors have partnered up on the geeky comedy Zero Charisma. Their directorial debuts, it tells the troubled tale of a metalhead gaming enthusiast named Scott (Sam Eidson) whose rotten life -- lowly job at a donut shop, bunking with a sick grandmother, romantic fortunes nil and estranged from his mother -- is eased by Tuesday night's gaming rendezvous.

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MAR
4
1 years

SXSW: New 'Plus One' Image Teases College Party of the Year (Exclusive)

SXSW: New 'Plus One' Image Teases College Party of the Year (Exclusive)

Plus One, Dennis Iliadis’ supernatural thriller, will have its world premiere Sunday at the South by Southwest Film Festival.

The film follows three college friends (Rhys Wakefield, Colleen Dengel and Logan Miller) who go to the biggest party of the year. But a mysterious phenomenon disrupts the bash, sparking a series of strange events and pushing the party into chaos. The three challenged to keep their friendship together and -- more important -- try to stay alive.

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MAR
1
1 years

SXSW: 'Whitest Kids U Know' Star Has Air Sex in Wild Austin Comedy (Exclusive Photo)

SXSW: 'Whitest Kids U Know' Star Has Air Sex in Wild Austin Comedy (Exclusive Photo)

Bryan Poyser has lived in Austin for the past 20 years, attending film school at the University of Texas in the sleepy oasis of alternative culture that had just been put on the map by Richard Linklater's Slacker.

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FEB
28
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Oscar-Nominated Doc 'How to Survive a Plague' to Become ABC Miniseries (Exclusive)

Oscar-Nominated Doc 'How to Survive a Plague' to Become ABC Miniseries (Exclusive)

The Oscar-nominated documentary feature How to Survive a Plague is getting a miniseries treatment.

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FEB
28
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Sundance 2013: Monterey Media Nabs U.S. Rights to 'This Is Martin Bonner'

Sundance 2013: Monterey Media Nabs U.S. Rights to 'This Is Martin Bonner'

Monterey Media has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Chad Hartigan's This Is Martin Bonner.

The film, which stars Paul Eenhoorn and Richmond Arquette, premiered to critical acclaim at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the festival’s "Best of NEXT" audience award. 

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28
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SXSW: New Comedy From 'Community' and 'Party Down' Stars Debuts Poster (Exclusive Photo)

SXSW: New Comedy From 'Community' and 'Party Down' Stars Debuts Poster (Exclusive Photo)

It's a marriage of two beloved cult comedies, so of course a tiny demon is trying to destroy it.

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28
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SXSW: '12 O'Clock Boys' Poster Debuts (Exclusive)

12 O'Clock Boys, a documentary from Lotfy Nathan, will have its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival on Sunday, March 10.

STORY: SXSW 2013: Films From Joss Whedon, John Sayles, Nick Cassavetes in Lineup

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FEB
27
1 years

WME Signs MMA Fighter Ronda Rousey After Landmark UFC Win (Exclusive)

WME Signs MMA Fighter Ronda Rousey After Landmark UFC Win (Exclusive)

Mixed martial artist star and Olympic judo medalist Ronda Rousey has signed with WME.

Rousey was the first female fighter to join the UFC, becoming its first champion in the bantamweight category. As a judoka, she has won every fight in the first round by armbar, a fighting technique, and last year gained infamy when she broke an opponent’s arm.

Rousey became the first American woman to win an Olympic medal in Judo, capturing bronze at the Summer Games in Beijing.

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26
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SXSW: Drafthouse Picks Up North American Rights to Rock Doc 'A Band Called Death'

SXSW: Drafthouse Picks Up North American Rights to Rock Doc 'A Band Called Death'

Drafthouse Films has acquired North American rights to Jeff Howlett and Mark Covino’s rockumentary A Band Called Death, which is set to screen at the SXSW Film Festival in the “24 Beats Per Second” film category.

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25
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Spirit Awards 2013: Is 'Silver Linings Playbook' an Indie? (Video)

Spirit Awards 2013: Is 'Silver Linings Playbook' an Indie? (Video)

What constitutes an independent film?

Technically speaking, any movie that is produced outside the Hollywood studio system. And, like it or not, that includes films financed by The Weinstein Co., widely regarded in the industry as a “mini-major.”

PHOTOS: Behind the Scenes of 'Silver Linings Playbook' With Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence

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24
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TV Review: Seth MacFarlane Wins at Oscar Hosting Against Odds

TV Review: Seth MacFarlane Wins at Oscar Hosting Against Odds

The one thing that's important to remember when discussing the Academy Awards is that its relentless push to make the ceremony seem like the most important thing in the world is precisely what dooms its hosts. There is never 100 percent consensus that a host did a great job, or even that a host did a lousy job. But it's 100 percent true that this is the most over-analyzed three-hour job in Hollywood.

PHOTOS: 2013 Oscar Winners

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22
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SXSW: 'William and the Windmill' Trailer Introduces Teen Malawian Inventor (Exclusive Video)

SXSW: 'William and the Windmill' Trailer Introduces Teen Malawian Inventor (Exclusive Video)

William and the Windmill, Ben Nabors' film about a young Malawian who builds a power-generating windmill, will have its world premiere at the 2013 South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival on March 10.

PHOTOS: The Scene at SXSW 2012

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