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  1. Bigfoot putting stamp on Philippines

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    Not unlike Mark Cuban, Internet millionaire Michael Gleissner is building a multimedia empire -- but the German-Born entrepreneur's Bigfoot Entertainment has a home base in an unexpected place: the city of Cebu in the Philippines.Read more

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  2. Russian TV is finding its niche

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    MOSCOW -- When Russia's Prof-Media -- the media arm of Russian oligarch Vladimir Potanin's industrial group Interros -- paid a rumored $30 million for underutilized Moscow TV channel 2X2 in February, many industry observers here thought it paid over the odds.Read more

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  3. NTL bid for ITV leaves 'em baffled

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    LONDON -- As investors on both sides of the Atlantic ponder cable group NTL's surprise £5 billion ($9.5 billion) bid for commercial broadcaster ITV (HR 11/10), RTL chief executive Gerhard Zeiler on Monday poured cold water on reports that Europe's biggest free-television player is putting together a rival offer.Read more

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  4. Baruchel, Byrne pick 'Daisies' roles

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    Jay Baruchel and Rose Byrne have signed on to star in "Pushing Up Daisies," an indie black comedy being directed by Chaz Thorne for Trilogy Entertainment.<br />Read more

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  5. Crafting an image

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    Poland's Cameraimage film fest brings the art of cinematography into focus.Read more

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  6. Film scorer Poledouris dies

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    Film and TV composer Basil Poledouris, who received an Emmy for scoring the 1989 Western miniseries "Lonesome Dove," died Wednesday of cancer in Los Angeles (HR 11/10). He was 61.Read more

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  7. Gannett, Greenberg pursuing Tribune

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    Gannett Co. Inc., the largest U.S. newspaper company, and Maurice Greenberg, the former chairman of the insurance giant American International Group, are each considering bids for Tribune Co., according to media reports.Read more

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  8. Gemstar-TV Guide high on future

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    With hundreds of television channels and millions of online videos vying for the attention of consumers, Richard Battista, CEO of Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc., figures his company is in the sweet spot.Read more

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  9. Indian group conducts anti-piracy raid

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    Industry body Indian Music Industry (IMI) on Monday said that it conducted an anti-piracy raid in Delhi with local police on Nov. 9 in which pirated CDs and other goods with a street value of more than $4.5 million (200 million rupees) were seized.Read more

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  10. 'Tripper' buy is a buzz kill for After Dark

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    After Dark Films has acquired all North American rights to "The Tripper," David Arquette's feature directorial debut.Read more

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