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  1. 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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  2. Fantastic $4 million is yardstick at Sundance

    4:00 am 1/23/2007

    Four million appeared to be the magic number at the Sundance Film Festival as acquisitions heated up Monday. Fox Searchlight took worldwide rights to "Waitress" for slightly less than $4 million and "Joshua" for $3.7 million, while Warner Independent put down $4 million for a collection of rights to "Clubland."Read more

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  3. MPAA pitches indies on new liaison

    4:00 am 1/23/2007

    MPAA chief Dan Glickman reached out Monday to independent filmmakers at the Sundance Film Festival as he announced the appointment of a filmmaker liaison, whose job it will be to guide distributors, producers and directors through the ratings system.Read more

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  4. Fox Searchlight snares Ratliff's 'Joshua'

    4:00 am 1/23/2007

    Fox Searchlight confirmed late Sunday night that they have purchased virtually all worldwide rights minus Canada to "Joshua," a psychological thriller from co-writer and director George Ratliff, the documentary filmmaker behind Hell House.Read more

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  5. 'Kid' in Sony Classics picture

    4:00 am 1/23/2007

    Sony Pictures Classics picked up worldwide rights to the art world docu-mystery "My Kid Could Paint That" for $1.85 million.Read more

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  6. Slain Shelly's 'Waitress' bows at Sundance

    4:00 am 1/23/2007

    A slain New York filmmaker's movie had its Sundance Film Festival premiere, and her husband announced a foundation in her name.Read more

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  7. 'Moon' docu bounces to ThinkFilm

    4:00 am 1/23/2007

    ThinkFilm acquired all North American rights except for TV to David Sington's Apollo space mission docu "In The Shadow of the Moon" for around $2 million. The film is screening at Sundance.Read more

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  8. Par Vantage in co-financing pact

    4:00 am 1/22/2007

    Paramount Vantage said Sunday that it has created a $150 million film financing fund with Morgan Stanley.Read more

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  9. 'Autism' docu sheds light on disease, plight of family

    4:00 am 1/22/2007

    The horror films on display at the Sundance Film Festival are nothing compared to every parent's fear that their child could be diagnosed with the mysterious developmental disability called autism.Read more

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  10. 'Grace' goes to Weinstein Co.

    4:00 am 1/22/2007

    How did "Grace Is Gone," a drama made for just under $3 million about a sad sack Iraq War widower played by John Cusack who avoids telling his daughters about their mother's death, become the center of the hottest bidding war at this month's Sundance Film Festival?Read more

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