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  1. London Film Fest: Sony Pictures Classics' Michael Barker Talks Day-and-Date Releases, Patience

    7:27 am 10/16/2013

    Kicking off the Film London Production Finance Market, the co-president also discusses a possible return of big studios to lower-budget fare and the importance of casting.Read more

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  2. Oscars: Iran to Submit Asghar Farhadi's 'The Past' for Foreign Language Category

    4:20 pm 9/29/2013

    The director's previous film, 2001's "A Separation," won the Academy Award for best foreign-language film.Read more

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  3. Oscars: Saudi Arabia Nominates 'Wadjda' for Foreign Language Category

    8:02 am 9/13/2013

    Sony Pictures Classics is handling the U.S. release of the film, the first Saudi feature made by a female director. Read more

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  4. Toronto: Tom Bernard, Richard J. Lewis to Back 'Terry Fox' Biopic (Exclusive)

    12:52 pm 9/12/2013

    The Hollywood duo will help develop the feature about a 1980s Canadian amputee whose cross-country marathon was interrupted by a return bout with cancer and eventual death. Read more

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  5. Sony Classics' Michael Barker and Tom Bernard Reveal Their Oscar Season Strategy

    10:59 am 9/11/2013

    The veteran distributors predict "Blue Jasmine" could be one of ten best picture noms and "Tim's Vermeer" could be the winning doc but fear that the new voting procedures could hurt foreign films from smaller countries.Read more

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  6. 'Austenland' Director, Distributor Embrace Fun, Female-Centric Film

    1:55 pm 8/13/2013

    Jerusha Hess and Sony Pictures Classics co-president Michael Barker talk about their attraction to the Jane Austen-themed romantic comedy, starring Keri Russell.Read more

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  7. Toronto Documentary Lineup Includes Films by Errol Morris, Frederick Wiseman

    6:29 am 7/30/2013

    The festival sidebar will feature the North American premiere of a movie about Donald Rumsfeld and one by Penn & Teller's Teller.Read more

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  8. Box Office Preview: 'Wolverine' Sharpening Claws for $65 Million North American Debut

    9:55 am 7/25/2013

    UPDATE: Hugh Jackman returns in the title role, with James Mangold directing; Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine" and CBS Films' "The To Do List" open at the specialty box office, while "Fruitvale Station" and "The Way, Way Back" expand nationwide.Read more

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  9. Philanthropy Issue: Sony Classics' Tom Bernard on the Burdens of Being a Benefit Honoree

    9:00 am 7/25/2013

    Sure it's nice to be named a philanthropist of the year, but the whole rigmarole can be an exec's "worst nightmare."Read more

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  10. Sony Pictures Classics to Reteam With Writer-Director Mike Leigh

    7:22 am 3/19/2013

    The specialty label has acquired all North American, Latin American and Eastern European rights to Leigh’s film about British artist JMW Turner. Read more

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