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  1. AFM unveils event schedule

    3:15 pm 10/21/2008

    The American Film Market unveiled a series of seminars and conferences set for Nov. 7-11 in Santa Monica.Read more

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  2. AWP has a touch of the 'Poet'

    4:00 am 11/7/2007

    American World Pictures locked down sales for a number of territories for Damien Lee's "The Poet," starring Darryl Hannah, Roy Scheider, Kim Coates and Colm Feore, at the American Film Market, which ends Wednesday.Read more

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  3. Flatiron, Aesop in film pact

    4:00 am 11/7/2007

    U.K. development banner Flatiron Films and Aesop Entertainment, which has offices in L.A., London and Switzerland, is teaming on an all new collaborative filmmaking initiative here and spent AFM talking up the intriguing approach with financiers and partners.Read more

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  4. Weinstein's agent of change

    4:00 am 11/7/2007

    The Weinstein Co. is strengthening its ties to the agency world, hiring former CAA and ICM rep Rob Scheidlinger as executive vp business affairs and production.Read more

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  5. Cable short on longform over rights issues

    4:00 am 11/7/2007

    The squeeze was on at AFM for indie filmmakers who banked on a continued voracious appetite for longform fiction and docu films on the part of cable operators worldwide.Read more

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  6. Horror frights creep through haunted halls

    4:00 am 11/6/2007

    A walk around the halls of AFM throws up a mess of horror stories, and that's not counting the plethora of scary titles -- such as Stuart Gordon's "Stuck" -- being sold here.Read more

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  7. Arclight bows U.K. office

    4:00 am 11/6/2007

    Gary Hamilton's Los Angeles-based Arclight Films is opening an outpost in the U.K. and has appointed producer Damon Bryant to head production and acquisitions for its two divisions, Darclight and Easternlight.Read more

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  8. Image gains 'Stuck' for U.S.

    4:00 am 11/6/2007

    Image Entertainment is acquiring U.S. rights to Stuart Gordon's psychological horror film "Stuck," starring Mena Suvari and Stephen Rea, from Rigel Entertainment.Read more

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  9. Jabbar backs daughter's pic, pans Musharraf

    4:00 am 11/6/2007

    Javed Jabbar, the former Pakistan information minister, hawked his director-daughter's first feature and talked about freedom Monday at AFM, just days after his former boss, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, declared emergency rule and shut down all but state-controlled broadcast media in their homeland.Read more

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  10. China tug-of-war over 'D-War'

    4:00 am 11/6/2007

    There's a turf war brewing over China rights to "D-War" -- Korea's summer smash hit about a dragon that eats Los Angeles -- in a clear example of the difficulties of navigating state-controlled distribution.Read more

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