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  1. PBS picks up 'Traces' at Sundance

    4:00 am 1/22/2008

    Sundance documentary feature competition entry "Traces of the Trade: A Story From the Deep North" has been picked up by PBS docu showcase program, P.O.V.Read more

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  2. Sundance docus steal early show

    4:00 am 1/21/2008

    A surge of hype and anticipation dissipated at Sundance over the weekend as a set of big premieres played to muted reactions and a number of expected deals didn't come to fruition.Read more

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  3. Funny business at festival bows

    4:00 am 1/21/2008

    The sound of an audience laughing throatily is usually a sign that a movie is working. But beware the Sundance effect.Read more

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  4. Humane Society ups pic grant

    4:00 am 1/21/2008

    The Humane Society of the U.S. announced at Sundance that it has upped its annual ACE/SilverDocs grant given to a feature-length documentary that raises awareness about animal issues from $10,000 to $25,000.Read more

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  5. ESPN nets 'Kicking' at Sundance

    4:00 am 1/20/2008

    ESPN has scored the Sundance soccer docu "Kicking It," with plans for worldwide TV and digital distribution and an aim to secure outside theatrical and DVD distribution.Read more

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  6. 'Polanski' in at Weinstein Co.

    4:00 am 1/20/2008

    The Weinstein Co. is the first major American distributor to make a move at Sundance, picking up international rights to the docu "Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired."Read more

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  7. HBO inks U.S. rights to 'Polanski' doc

    4:00 am 1/20/2008

    After an extended and mutating round of dealmaking, HBO picked up all U.S. rights for Marina Zenovich's documentary "Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired.” The network's docu division will handle the Sundance title’s cable bow, with a theatrical release still to be determined.Read more

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  8. Sundance bidding for 'Polanski' is on

    4:00 am 1/19/2008

    Friday night saw Sundance sales activity begin to percolate, with the most juicy story line involving the possibility of the old and the new Miramax pursuing the same project.Read more

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  9. Small buys get ball rolling at Sundance

    4:00 am 1/18/2008

    Several small acquisitions kicked off the Sundance Film Festival on Thursday, including pickups of "Up the Yangtze" and "The Black List: Volume One."Read more

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  10. Hamptons' Kasell launching festival service

    4:00 am 1/18/2008

    As Sundance fever descends upon the indie film world, former Hamptons Film Festival executive director Denise Kasell is launching a film festival service.Read more

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