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  1. Sundance/NHK awards to four 'visionary' directors

    4:00 am 1/26/2007

    Four filmmakers will each receive $10,000 and Japanese television broadcast rights for their next project thanks to this year's Sundance/NHK International Filmmaker Awards, it was announced Thursday.Read more

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  2. Helmers get taste of indie world

    4:00 am 1/26/2007

    Filmmakers from the U.K. and Ireland might speak English, but Irish screenwriter-director John Carney and British director David Sington, who both brought films to this year's Sundance Film Festival, discovered that the indie film world has a language all its own.Read more

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  3. 4 filmmakers win Sundance/NHK award

    4:00 am 1/26/2007

    Four filmmakers will receive $10,000 each and Japanese television broadcast rights for their next project in this year's Sundance/NHK International Filmmaker Awards, it was announced Thursday.Read more

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  4. Critic's notebook: Behind a lens, the actors range

    4:00 am 1/25/2007

    CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK: At Sundance this year, it has been the Good, the Bad and the Ugly when it comes to the festival's experience in programming films made by actors. In the case of the four actors under scrutiny here, the most sustained, conscientious and ambitious efforts were by those lacking celebrity credentials. The two movie stars came with vanity productions.Read more

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  5. Critic's notebook: Behind a lens, the actors range

    4:00 am 1/25/2007

    CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK: At Sundance this year, it has been the Good, the Bad and the Ugly when it comes to the festival's experience in programming films made by actors.Read more

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  6. 'Wheel' is Overture's first go-round

    4:00 am 1/25/2007

    Overture Films has made its first acquisition, picking up all U.S. rights to producer-star Charlize Theron's drama "Ferris Wheel" for about $4 million.Read more

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  7. 'Stronger collection' creates sales boom

    4:00 am 1/24/2007

    Amid an unexpected feeding frenzy at the Sundance Film Festival, indie mogul Harvey Weinstein continued to gobble up a smorgasbord of films. The Weinstein Co., partnering with First Look Studios, bought worldwide rights to "Dedication" for $4 million. Then, partnering with Fox Searchlight, it took world rights on "La Misma Luna" for $5 million-$6 million.Read more

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  8. Par Vantage makes big buys

    4:00 am 1/24/2007

    As the unexpectedly insane buying frenzy at the Sundance festival was reaching a fever pitch, Paramount Vantage seemed to be staying out of the spotlight. That all changed Tuesday morning when the studio announced that it has acquired two films, "How She Move" and "Son of Rambow."Read more

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  9. 'Truth' docu aided by 'small miracles'

    4:00 am 1/24/2007

    "I was 100% certain we weren't going to get nominated," said "An Inconvenient Truth" director Davis Guggenheim, whose film picked up two Oscar nominations Tuesday.Read more

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  10. Magnolia snags 'Signal' in wee hours

    4:00 am 1/24/2007

    The buying frenzy of the Sundance Film Festival continued into the wee hours of the night when Magnolia Pictures entered final negotiations for North American, U.K. and Australian rights to the horror film "The Signal" after the film's midnight screening.Read more

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