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  • All too quiet on the post-strike front
    Saturday February 23rd 2008

    At the end of the first full post-strike week, development deals and script sales have been slower than many in the film world anticipated. But is it the calm before the storm or the calm before more calm? Writers who had three months to work unfettered, the thinking went, would[…]

  • For Sarah Polley, some impressive firsts
    Saturday February 23rd 2008

    At the recent luncheon for the nominees for the 80th Academy Awards, the Oscar contenders gave “Away From Her” star Julie Christie probably the loudest ovation of the afternoon, suggesting she’s the favorite for the best actress trophy next Sunday. But Sarah Polley, the 29-year-old Torontonian who scripted and directed[…]

  • Coen bros. bend Hollywood rules straight to Oscar
    Saturday February 23rd 2008

    True to their reputation as Hollywood nonconformists, brothers Joel and Ethan Coen are bucking 80 years of Oscar tradition with a rare joint nomination for directing “No Country for Old Men.” Having swept the film honors of Hollywood’s major talent guilds, including the Directors Guild of America, the Coen brothers are clear favorites to clinch the Academy Award for best direction when the Oscars are given out this Sunday.

  • DGA ratifies deal
    Friday February 22nd 2008

    The Directors Guild of America gave its final seal of approval Wednesday to a new work agreement with Hollywood studios and producers, a contract that will guarantee filmmakers a share of residuals for work streamed over the Internet.

  • FCC relaxes digital-TV transition order
    Friday February 22nd 2008

    The Federal Communications Commission is planning to lay out a new, more flexible set of guidelines for broadcasters, cable companies and television manufacturers as they try to educate consumers about the coming switch from analog to digital programming. Broadcasters will stop sending analog signals and move to all-digital programming on Feb. 17, 2009. After that, TV watchers who rely on antennas to receive over-the-air broadcasts will need a special converter box.

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Archives for: February 20085
  • All too quiet on the post-strike front
    Saturday February 23rd 2008

    At the end of the first full post-strike week, development deals and script sales have been slower than many in the film world anticipated. But is it the calm before the storm or the calm before more calm? Writers who had three months to work unfettered, the thinking went, would[…]

  • For Sarah Polley, some impressive firsts
    Saturday February 23rd 2008

    At the recent luncheon for the nominees for the 80th Academy Awards, the Oscar contenders gave “Away From Her” star Julie Christie probably the loudest ovation of the afternoon, suggesting she’s the favorite for the best actress trophy next Sunday. But Sarah Polley, the 29-year-old Torontonian who scripted and directed[…]

  • Coen bros. bend Hollywood rules straight to Oscar
    Saturday February 23rd 2008

    True to their reputation as Hollywood nonconformists, brothers Joel and Ethan Coen are bucking 80 years of Oscar tradition with a rare joint nomination for directing “No Country for Old Men.” Having swept the film honors of Hollywood’s major talent guilds, including the Directors Guild of America, the Coen brothers are clear favorites to clinch the Academy Award for best direction when the Oscars are given out this Sunday.

  • DGA ratifies deal
    Friday February 22nd 2008

    The Directors Guild of America gave its final seal of approval Wednesday to a new work agreement with Hollywood studios and producers, a contract that will guarantee filmmakers a share of residuals for work streamed over the Internet.

  • FCC relaxes digital-TV transition order
    Friday February 22nd 2008

    The Federal Communications Commission is planning to lay out a new, more flexible set of guidelines for broadcasters, cable companies and television manufacturers as they try to educate consumers about the coming switch from analog to digital programming. Broadcasters will stop sending analog signals and move to all-digital programming on Feb. 17, 2009. After that, TV watchers who rely on antennas to receive over-the-air broadcasts will need a special converter box.

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Archives for: February 20085
  • All too quiet on the post-strike front
    Saturday February 23rd 2008

    At the end of the first full post-strike week, development deals and script sales have been slower than many in the film world anticipated. But is it the calm before the storm or the calm before more calm? Writers who had three months to work unfettered, the thinking went, would[…]

  • For Sarah Polley, some impressive firsts
    Saturday February 23rd 2008

    At the recent luncheon for the nominees for the 80th Academy Awards, the Oscar contenders gave “Away From Her” star Julie Christie probably the loudest ovation of the afternoon, suggesting she’s the favorite for the best actress trophy next Sunday. But Sarah Polley, the 29-year-old Torontonian who scripted and directed[…]

  • Coen bros. bend Hollywood rules straight to Oscar
    Saturday February 23rd 2008

    True to their reputation as Hollywood nonconformists, brothers Joel and Ethan Coen are bucking 80 years of Oscar tradition with a rare joint nomination for directing “No Country for Old Men.” Having swept the film honors of Hollywood’s major talent guilds, including the Directors Guild of America, the Coen brothers are clear favorites to clinch the Academy Award for best direction when the Oscars are given out this Sunday.

  • DGA ratifies deal
    Friday February 22nd 2008

    The Directors Guild of America gave its final seal of approval Wednesday to a new work agreement with Hollywood studios and producers, a contract that will guarantee filmmakers a share of residuals for work streamed over the Internet.

  • FCC relaxes digital-TV transition order
    Friday February 22nd 2008

    The Federal Communications Commission is planning to lay out a new, more flexible set of guidelines for broadcasters, cable companies and television manufacturers as they try to educate consumers about the coming switch from analog to digital programming. Broadcasters will stop sending analog signals and move to all-digital programming on Feb. 17, 2009. After that, TV watchers who rely on antennas to receive over-the-air broadcasts will need a special converter box.

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