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  1. Tokyo Film Fest to Feature New Audience Award

    2:14 am PDT 08/01/2014
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    The $10,000 award will be part of the main competition prizes and is being run jointly with Wowow, Japan's biggest satellite TV network. READ MORE

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  2. China's Alibaba Invests in Maker of 'The Hobbit' Mobile Game

    1:46 am PDT 08/01/2014
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    The e-commerce giant invests $120 million in free-to-play company Kabam behind such titles as "Fast & Furious 6: The Game" and an upcoming "The Hunger Games" mobile game. READ MORE

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  3. French News, Arts Cable Channels Face Closure as Government Blocks Move to Free TV

    1:03 am PDT 08/01/2014
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    TF1 may shutter its all news network LCI and M6 drop arts channel Paris Premiere after French regulators prevented them from becoming free-to-air. READ MORE

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  4. ‎Chinese Web Giant Tencent Moves Into Online Games, Novels

    1:00 am PDT 08/01/2014
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    Tencent Literature pacts with Giant Interactive as Internet novels increasingly become go-to source of inspiration for game and film producers in China. READ MORE

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  5. Spanish Industry Divided Over 'Game of Thrones' Recovery Plan

    12:32 am PDT 08/01/2014
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    Tax breaks to attract international productions face opposition from Spanish producers who say Madrid should do more to help the local industry. READ MORE

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  6. Sundance Film Fest Heading to Hong Kong For a New Film Series

    11:00 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    The Sundance Film Institute is joining forces with The Metroplex to offer a satellite program of eight films, which will screen in September. READ MORE

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  7. Chinese TV Station Head Arrested for Suspected Corruption

    9:07 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    Liu Wen, the director-general of documentary channel CCTV-9, has been detained on suspicion of economic malpractice Chinese media reports say. READ MORE

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  8. Daniel Radcliffe Movie Cancels Red Carpet Event Amid Crowd Control Risk

    4:50 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    UPDATED: Mexico City authorities shut down the "What If" event after throngs of fans showed up. READ MORE

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  9. U.K.'s ITV Picks Online Star‎ to Host Dating Show

    4:11 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    The six-part series "Dapper Laughs on the Pull" on ITV2 will be presented by Internet personality Dapper Laughs, portrayed by London comedian Daniel O'Reilly. READ MORE

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  10. 'For Some Inexplicable Reason': Karlovy Vary Review

    12:04 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    This charming if unpolished feature debut of young Hungarian director Gabor Reisz stars Aron Ferenczik as a slacker approaching 30 and trying to make sense of it all. READ MORE

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  11. Israel-Gaza Conflict: Russell Brand and Sean Hannity Trade Barbs (Video)

    10:27 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    The comedian called the Fox News host a terrorist, and Hannity responded by claiming Brand is "dumb and ignorant." READ MORE

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  12. 'Game of Thrones' Sets New On-Demand Record in Germany

    9:23 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    More than 2.3 million fans call up episodes of the HBO fantasy hit on Sky Deutschland's on-demand service, more than double the number from last year. READ MORE

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  13. Quebec Media Giant Restructures Money-Losing Assets

    9:10 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    The business-side shake-up at Quebecor Media aims to keep pace with changing Canadian newspaper, TV and digital consumer trends. READ MORE

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  14. Canadian Cabler Buys U.S.-Based ViaWest for $1.2 Billion

    8:14 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    The "Big Brother Canada" broadcaster is looking to boost its data center and cloud computing revenues as part of a purchase deal with Oak Hill Capital Partners. READ MORE

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  15. Sundance Partners With Polish Film Festival

    7:42 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    Poznan's Transatlantyk Festival will feature a selection of films from the Park City event. READ MORE

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  16. Cord Cutting Hits European Markets, Report Finds

    7:32 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    The traditional pay-TV market declined across 12 European markets in the first quarter of this year, as online services such as Netflix advance. READ MORE

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  17. WWE Signs 10-Year Canadian TV Deal With Rogers

    6:27 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    The U.S. sports entertainment firm expanded its agreement in Canada to include the launch of the WWE Network north of the border. READ MORE

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  18. 'Transformers' in China: The Hidden Costs of a $300 Million Hit

    5:00 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    Paramount suffers "growing pains" over a mega movie plagued by legal threats and a culture of distrust. READ MORE

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  19. ProSiebenSat.1 Boosts Quarterly Profits on Strong German TV Ad Market

    4:37 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    Despite competing with the soccer World Cup, the German broadcaster increased earnings nearly 5 percent to $293 million. READ MORE

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  20. Discovery Second-Quarter Earnings Rise, CEO Talks Consolidation

    4:08 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    UPDATED: The cable networks giant saw weaker U.S. trends, but strong gains in its international business, with CEO David Zaslav saying his team would stay disciplined in potential deals. READ MORE

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