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Still runs Promotions at Weinstein Co.

The Weinstein Co. has appointed Lance Still executive vp promotions and integrated marketing. Still spent the past eight years as executive vp national promotions at New Line. The Los Angeles-based executive will oversee global promotions, branded entertainment, consumer products, licensing, product integration and corporate sponsorships.

'Genius' prize

Universal's biopic "Flash of Genius" won the ninth annual Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Feature Film Prize from the Hamptons International Film Festival. The $25,000 prize goes to a feature that explores science and technology in innovative and realistic ways.

Par concerts set

Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth and Dave Navarro will headline the inaugural shows of Paramount Rocks, a new series of music events to be held on the studio's New York backlot. The first block party-style shows, on Sept. 27-28, will kick off the series.

'Straight' to Here!

"I Can't Think Straight," a romantic comedy written, directed and produced by women, has been picked up for North American distribution by Here! Films. Shamim Sarif's film charts the unexpected romance between Tala (Lisa Ray), a Christian woman from Palestine, and Leyla (Sheetal Sheth), a shy Muslim woman from India. Here! sister company Regent Releasing will distribute it.
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