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How To Become a Documentary TV Producer: 'The Sixties' Mark Herzog Leaps From DVD Extras to Working With Tom Hanks
Mark Herzog has spent a lot of time behind-the-scenes. He still does, as a producer on the docu-series "The Sixties," but before he made it to CNN, he was in charge of those excellent DVD ex...
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World Cup 2014: Luis Suarez Bottle Openers for Sale in China
The Uruguayan striker's penchant for biting is put to good use in products available online.read more
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U.K. Regulator Probing Facebook Over Emotion Study (Report)
Britain's Information Commissioner's Office is looking into the experiment, in which news feeds on the social network were changed for 700,000 users.read more
Drafthouse Acquires Ambitious Sign Language Movie 'The Tribe' for North America
When it comes to love, argue the filmmakers behind the radical "The Tribe," you don't need translation. The film, which does not come with subtitles or voiceover in spite of containing dialo...
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Barton F. Graf 9000 Wins GoDaddy After Creative Review
GoDaddy has moved on from Deutsch New York, taking its creative business to Barton F. Graf 9000 after a review. Interpublic’s Deutsch did not participate in the search process and other conte...
Cannes Winner ‘The Tribe’ Gets North American Distribution from Drafthouse
Drafthouse Films has acquired North American distribution rights to “The Tribe,” a month after the drama won three International Critics’ Week awards at Cannes. “The Tribe” i...
AMC’s WE To Use Digital Shows To ‘Bridge’ Gaps Between Cycles For TV Series
WE tv, the AMC Networks cable outlet that depends largely on reality series, is about to help viewers answer a long-burning TV question: What happens to the people in an unscripted program when itR...
‘Deliver Us From Evil’ Delivered $19 Million in Spending to New York State
Horror pic “Deliver Us From Evil” spent more than $19 million in New York state over the course of its 34-day shoot in New York City and on Long Island, according to economic development a...
Germany’s SquareOne Nabs Pix Starring Robert Pattinson, Keanu Reeves, Dustin Hoffman
MUNICH — Leading German distrib SquareOne Entertainment, which is headed by Al Munteanu, has nabbed all German-speaking rights to several high-profile pics, including films starring Robert Patti...
FXX Orders ‘Man Seeking Woman’ Starring Jay Baruchel
FXX has ordered 10 episodes of “Man Seeking Woman,” a new comedy starring Jay Baruchel from former “Saturday Night Live” writer Simon Rich. Described as a sweet and absurd look...
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Jay Baruchel Comedy Lands Series Order at FXX
The younger-skewing FX sibling has picked up 10 episodes of "Man Seeking Woman," the Lorne Michaels-exec produced comedy based on Simon Rich's book "The Last Girlfriend on Earth."read more
Jay Baruchel Comedy ‘Man Seeking Woman’ Gets Series Order From FXX
Jay Baruchel has a date with FXX. The network has given a 10-episode order to the half-hour comedy “Man Seeking Woman,” which will star the “Undeclared” and “Knocked Up&#...
Prime Focus To Acquire Reliance MediaWorks
UPDATED: The news follow Prime Focus World's announced plans to merge with "Interstellar" VFX house Double Negative.read more
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Katy Perry 'Witchcraft,' Kendrick Lamar Sampling Spark New Copyright Lawsuits
A Christian hip-hop artist targets Perry over "Dark Horse" while the owner of a song by The Alan Parsons Project goes to court against Lamar.read more
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German Box Office Drops 8 Percent in First Half
Martin Scorsese's “The Wolf of Wall Street” has been this year's top release in Germany gross receipts in the first six months of 2014 slip to $626 million. read more
Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams Hated Each Other on the Set of ‘The Notebook’
Great news, fans of “The Notebook” who are still depressed that they just can't seem to replicate that burning love between stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams: They hated each other...
USA Men's Soccer Goalie Tim Howard Was the Secretary of Defense for a Brief Moment in History (Photo)
Tim Howard, the goalie for the United States’ men's World Cup team, made so many saves against Belgium on Tuesday that somebody went ahead and named him the U.S. Secretary of Defense —...
‘Star Wars’ Storm Trooper Causes Gun Scare in Kansas
A man paying tribute to “Star Wars” terrified a Kansas business owner this week while wearing a full Storm Trooper outfit and the weapon that goes with it. KSAL News reports that the busin...
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TV Ratings: 'Night Shift' Rises After Steady 'America's Got Talent'
The renewed drama scores double-digit growth with its lead-in back in originals.read more
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Mobile Ads Will Surpass Print and Radio This Year
Yes, there's money to be made in mobile advertising. New York-based eMarketer predicts mobile will account for 9.8 percent of the total United States ads marketplace this year, surpassing newsp...

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