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  1. AFM: Marketing Keynote Emphasizes Advertising Potential in Crowdsourcing

    10:49 am PST 11/11/2013
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    "One word-of-mouth recommendation has the impact on an individual of over 200 television ads," says Tugg co-founder and "The Tree of Life" co-producer Nicolas Gonda. READ MORE

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  2. AFM: Five Surprising Lessons

    11:57 pm PST 11/10/2013
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    UPDATED: What do Pierce Brosnan, Nancy Meyers and extreme sports have in common? They all made unexpected headlines during a market insiders say is more competitive than ever. READ MORE

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  3. AFM: Download THR's Day 6 'Daily'

    9:11 pm PST 11/10/2013
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    In day 6 of THR's AFM dailies, five unexpected lessons come out of the market, the found-footage genre comes of age and Russian director Fedor Bondarchuk discusses his blockbuster "Stalingrad." READ MORE

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  4. AFM: Why the Found-Footage Genre Is Here to Stay

    8:38 pm PST 11/10/2013
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    "Exists," a Big Foot-themed chiller from "The Blair Witch Project" co-director Eduardo Sanchez, is among the projects making a splash at this year's market. READ MORE

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  5. AFM: Jacki Weaver, Miriam Margolyes to Voice 'Maya the Bee Movie'

    6:26 pm PST 11/10/2013
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    Noah Taylor has also signed on for the 3D animated feature, which is an official Australian-German co-production. READ MORE

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  6. Exclusive Media Exec Tobin Armbrust on Art vs. Science of Indie Filmmaking (Q&A)

    4:47 pm PST 11/10/2013
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    He spoke with THR about closing the deal for "Can a Song Save Your Life?" and disappointment that "Parkland" and "Rush" didn’t do more business. READ MORE

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  7. AFM: Universal Takes Jackie Chan's 'Chinese Zodiac'

    3:30 pm PST 11/10/2013
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    Jackie & JJ International has the action title to Universal Pictures International Entertainment (UPIE) for a raft of territories including North America, UK and Eastern Europe. READ MORE

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  8. AFM: Film Movement Takes Porn Doc 'The Sarnos'

    1:41 pm PST 11/10/2013
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    The feature debut of Swedish filmmaker Wiktor Ericsson is an intimate portrait of soft-core auteur Joe Sarnos. READ MORE

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  9. AFM: Image Entertainment Picks Up 'Wolf Creek 2'

    1:29 pm PST 11/10/2013
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    Greg Mclean co-wrote and directed the follow-up to his 2005 horror hit. READ MORE

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  10. AFM: Telepool Takes Germany for Russell Crowe Starrer 'Father & Daughters'

    12:26 pm PST 11/10/2013
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    Amanda Seyfried co-stars in the feature from “Pursuit of Happyness” director Gabriele Muccino. READ MORE

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  11. AFM: Download THR's Day 5 'Daily'

    9:19 pm PST 11/09/2013
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    In day 5 of THR's AFM Daily, Alcon Entertainment's "Point Break" reboot sells out worldwide, Who drummer Keith Moon gets the big-screen biopic treatment and China meets to discuss easing censorship guidelines. READ MORE

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  12. AFM: Keith Moon Biopic First Project Under Exclusive Da Vinci Development Deal

    9:06 pm PST 11/09/2013
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    The project, being made with the support of The Who frontman Roger Daltrey, will be the first of a multi-picture development and financing pact. READ MORE

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  13. AFM: Judy Chu to Push to Make Section 181 Permanent

    7:29 pm PST 11/09/2013
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    In a meet and greet with industry execs at AFM, the California Congresswoman warned that Republicans will try to cut the federal income tax break for films, which expires Dec. 31. READ MORE

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  14. AFM: Lionsgate Sells Out Worldwide on Alcon Entertainment's 'Point Break' Reboot

    7:00 pm PST 11/09/2013
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    UPDATED: In the biggest deal of AFM, the $100 million action-thriller -- billed as an extreme-sports update of Kathryn Bigelow's 1991 classic -- wows buyers despite having no cast attached. READ MORE

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  15. AFM: Russian, Middle East Hot for 'Plastic'

    5:44 pm PST 11/09/2013
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    Russia's Luxor and Mid-East buyer Front Row take rights to heist thriller based on a real-life Beverly Hills jewelery heist. READ MORE

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