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‘Frozen’ Sells 3.2 Million DVD, Blu-ray Discs in One Day
Interest in Disney’s “Frozen” isn’t showing any sign of unthawing. The animated hit sold 3.2 million Blu-ray and DVD discs in its first day of release, the studio said Wednesda...
Listen Up Aspiring Filmmakers! 168 Films is Hosting a Competition with a $20,000 Prize
168 Films has just announced their 12th annual 168 Film Project speed filmmaking contest, which invites people from around the world to create and submit a film in 168 hours.  Individuals an...
Film Review: ‘Lose My Self’
German helmer Jan Schomburg delivers an initially clever but ultimately rather silly amnesia drama.
Mary Parent's Former EVP of Production Takes Over Media Company The Alchemists
Media company The Alchemists has hired Luke Ryan as CEO, entrusting the former New Line and MGM executive with its push into production of TV shows and movies. The Alchemists, founded in 2008, has wor...
‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Gets Nostalgic IMAX Poster (Photo)
IMAX has released a special — and gorgeous — nostalgia-tinged poster for “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” Richly detailed, comic-book influenced posters were a must for 1...
New Data Confirms Pay TV’s Slow Decline. Will Cord-Cutting Trickle Become Gusher?
The cord-cutting phenomenon, while very real, still hasn’t inflicted mortal wounds on the pay-TV biz. But if the trend of consumers rejecting cable or satellite video subscriptions accelerates &...
Exclusive: Tim Sutton's 'Memphis' Sells to Kino Lorber and Vimeo
Indiewire has exclusively learned that Tim Sutton's sophomore feature "Memphis" (he previously directed "Pavilion") has sold to Vimeo and Kino Lorber. The film played at both the Venice and Sundance f...
Watch: This Timelapse Tutorial Shows You How to Capture Amazing Night Sky Images
Attention, timelapse geeks. Ever wonder how filmmakers manage to capture amazing night sky timelapse images? DP Dustin Farrell shares his knowledge about shooting and processing clean, sharp, noise-fr...
Watch: New 'Mad Men' Teaser Unveals Don Draper Looking Out From a Plane and (Slightly) More
Megan gets out of a taxi. Peggy carries a suitcase. Don stands on top of the Bluth mobile stair-car. Okay, so maybe the last part isn't exactly true, but dreaming is about all we can do when it comes ...
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MyNetworkTV Gobbles Up Off-Net Rights to The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead is staggering its way toward a date with broadcast TV. Beginning this fall, the AMC zombie apocalypse thriller will begin airing on MyNetworkTV, making the 21st Century Fox asset t...
White House Hosts Screening of ‘Cesar Chavez’
President Obama made brief remarks before the screening of “Cesar Chavez,” but he didn’t stay to see the movie. He told a gathering of more than 100 people at a White House screening...
ABC Family’s ‘Alice in Arabia’ Draws Concern from Muslim Advocates
The greater Los Angeles-area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) announced Wednesday that it has asked ABC Family to meet with Muslim and Arab-American community leaders to d...
‘Glee’ Ratings, Social Buzz Spike From 100th Episode
The 100th episode of “Glee” song-and-danced its way to an uptick in ratings on Tuesday, when it also generated significant social traffic. In the advertiser-sought 18-49 demographic, Fox&#...
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Doug Liman in Final Talks to Direct 'Splinter Cell' (Exclusive)
Tom Hardy is attached to star in Ubisoft and New Regency's video game adaptation. read more
Watch: Intense, Mind-Bending Trailer for 'The Signal,' Starring Laurence Fishburne
Focus Features has released the first trailer for its upcoming release "The Signal." The film, which premiered in January at Sundance, stars veteran actor Laurence Fishburne opposite up-and-comer Bren...
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Media Analyst Sees 'Phil Factor' as Positive for MSG
Don't discount the value of more hot dogs sold and a bidding war between Sean Combs and his ex-girlfriend for Fuse.read more
Billy Crystal Project ‘The Comedians’ Gets Series Order From FX
Billy Crystal is returning to the small screen. The “Soap” alum and “When Harry Met Sally” star has landed a series order for his project “The Comedians” from FX. A...
Watch the Supercut of Every Christopher Walken Dance Scene (Video)
Christopher Walken has danced his way into our hearts and onto our screens for the past five decades. Now, the internet has blessed us with a supercut of all his moves. The actor, who initially traine...
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Sundance Institute Makes Bold Expansion Into TV
The institute is launching a lab for writers and creators of series for television and online platforms.read more
Anna Kendrick, Seth Rogen to Host ‘Saturday Night Live’
“Saturday Night Live” is rolling out three episodes in a row after its current hiatus, and announced Wednesday their lineup of hosts and musical guests. Anna Kendrick will have her hosting...

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