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Heroines of Cinema: Mimi Leder and the Impossible Standard for Women Directors in Hollywood
If you were a Hollywood studio, who would you hire to direct your $170 million action tentpole? A director with two blockbuster action hits to their name, or the team behind the commercial flop “Wel...
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Chris Pine in Talks to Star in Disney Coast Guard Drama (Exclusive)
Craig Gillespie is in talks to direct "The Finest Hours," based on the true story about two oil tankers caught in a storm.read more
Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #51: Hans Petter Moland Had 'Fun' in the Cold with 'In Order of Disappearance'
Norway-born Hans Petter Moland is probably best known for his extensive work with Stellan Skarsgard, from films like "Aberdeen" to "A Somewhat Gentle Man." The two are working together again for "In O...
Ratings: ‘Survivor’ Hits Low, But Still Tops Night
CBS’ “Survivor” tied a low on Wednesday, but was still the top-rated show of the night. Fox topped the ratings overall on a night loaded with repeats. Fox led in the key 18-49 demogr...
Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #50: Nick Fenton and Peter Strickland Capture 'Björk: Biophilia Live'
Icelandic and visually striking Björk performs with innovative visuals by designers from around the world, and Nick Fenton and Peter Strickland have captured her presence on-screen. While this i...
Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #49: Marshall Curry Follows Baltimore Native to Libyan Battlefields in 'Point and Shoot'
Documentary artist Marshall Curry has been producing documentaries both feature-length and for TV since 2005. His latest project "Point and Shoot" tells the story of Matthew VanDyke, a young Baltimore...
‘Workaholics’ Vet Seth Rogen and Zac Efron as Potential Cubicle Mates (Video)
The stars of Comedy Central's “Workaholics” are looking for a new cubicle mate, and Zac Efron seems to have the edge over Seth Rogen. In a new sketch, the two “Neighbors” s...
Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #48: Johanna Hamilton Worked in Secret on Crime Documentary '1971'
Johanna Hamilton brought a background full of documentary work and TV production to "1971." Her latest and most intensive project reveals the identities of the eight criminals who pulled off a cryptic...
CBS’ ‘Survivor’ Tops Repeat-Riddled Wednesday Night
On a Wednesday where the top show on ABC, CBS and NBC all aired in repeats, Fox emerged the ratings winner with its two-hour “American Idol,” though it again lost out head-to-head to CBS&#...
Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #47: Phillip Schopper and Keith Patterson Harness the Story in 'All About Ann'
Phillip Schopper began making films as a child with his parents' 8mm camera. He edited his first feature-length documentary, the much acclaimed music film "Heartworn Highways," in 1976. Through the ye...
Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #46: Ryan Piers Williams Embraced the Imperfections of Making 'X/Y'
Ryan Piers Williams currently lives in NYC and started making films when he was 12 years old in El Paso, Texas. Upon graduation he worked for Steven Soderbergh and George Clooney on several produ...
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TV Ratings: 'Survivor' Tops Repeat Wednesday, Fox Wins Night With 'Idol'
The two reality series own a night of scarce competition, though each loses a little steam from last week. read more
Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #45: Sam Cullman and Jennifer Grausman Discuss 'Art and Craft'
Philanthropy, mental health, and art forgery all take center stage in Sam Cullman's and Jennifer Grausman's documentary "Art and Craft." It's not just about money for Mark Landis, the orchestrater of ...
Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #44: Lloyd Handwerker Completes 30-Year Project 'Famous Nathan'
The grandson of the hot dog emporium’s founders Nathan and Ida Handwerker has completed a 30-year project: a documentary about Nathan's Famous, titled "Famous Nathan." Lloyd Handwerker's grandfather...
Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #43: Orlando Von Einsiedel Goes to Congo for 'Virunga'
Orlando von Einsiedel is no stranger to documentary-making, having covered everything from the origins of snowboarding to hawkers in Nigeria. But in his own words, he told Indiewire, "I'm just an aver...
‘X-Men’ Director Bryan Singer Sexual Assault Allegations: Read the Full Lawsuit
Bryan Singer has been accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old boy in court documents filed on Wednesday. According to the lawsuit filed in federal court in Hawaii, plaintiff Michael Egan, who was...
‘Black Coal’ Makes Mark Before Tribeca Outing
Art-house thriller falls between genres in native China
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Katie Couric: How I Met Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer; Why the Web is a ’Step Up’ from TV (Q&A)
Yahoo's new "global anchor” was invited on a 48-hour Turks and Caicos retreat with an elite group of thought leaders, coordinated by the tech giant's CEO, in April 2013.read more
Project of the Day: 'Bodkin Ras'
Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the com...
Tribeca: Chelsea Clinton Opens Up About Bringing an NYU Community Together in Short 'Of Many'
As a college student it's easy to forget how often we segregate ourselves by race, religion and ethnicity. It's not necessarily something done consciously, but our views of the world undoubtedly shape...

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