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  • Iraq drama ‘The Hurt Locker’ wins Oscars indicator
    Monday January 25th 2010

    LOS ANGELES — Iraq war drama “The Hurt Locker” scooped top prize at the Producers Guild of America (PGA) Awards on Sunday, a key awards season event that offers clues of possible Oscars contenders. The low-budget independent movie about a maverick US army bomb disposal expert won the Darryl F.[…]

  • Canadians make presence felt at Sundance Film Festival
    Monday January 25th 2010

    Whether it’s the snow, the mountains or the fact that our entire filmmaking tradition is a model for independent thinking, Canadians just seem to fit the quirky renaissance rebellion called the Sundance Film Festival. With two films in competition, three others a part of the midnight madness program and six shorts, the official 2010 Canadian contingent isn’t the biggest in Sundance history, but it’s darn respectable considering entrants were vying for a program spot against 9,816 submissions.

  • Outgoing Canadian film czar in expenses query
    Friday January 22nd 2010

    TORONTO – The Canadian government has begun the search for its next film czar just as outgoing Telefilm Canada executive director Wayne Clarkson faces taxpayer criticism over his travel expense claims. Clarkson left the Toronto headquarters of Telefilm Canada, Ottawa’s film financier, on Jan. 15, at the end of his[…]

  • Conan O’Brien deal finalized
    Friday January 22nd 2010

    Conan O’Brien is a free agent. Lawyers for the talk show host and NBC on early Thursday morning finalized a settlement sealing O’Brien’s exit from “The Tonight Show.” The settlement is said to be worth between $45-$50 million, in line with the annual production cost of “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien.” According to The Wall Street Journal, O’Brien is getting $32 million from NBC, with the network also agreeing to pay his staff $12 million in severance.

  • Generation DIY at Sundance
    Thursday January 21st 2010

    Sundance has always been a place for low-budget films. From “The Blair Witch Project” to “Clerks,” many of the festival’s biggest successes have been made with the leanest means. A snapshot of the independent scene today shows a fresh crop of grassroots helmers — “Generation DIY,” as some have called them — who make personal stories financed for low five- or six-figure sums, usually shooting on digital and often open to new avenues for distribution.

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Archives for: January 20105
  • Iraq drama ‘The Hurt Locker’ wins Oscars indicator
    Monday January 25th 2010

    LOS ANGELES — Iraq war drama “The Hurt Locker” scooped top prize at the Producers Guild of America (PGA) Awards on Sunday, a key awards season event that offers clues of possible Oscars contenders. The low-budget independent movie about a maverick US army bomb disposal expert won the Darryl F.[…]

  • Canadians make presence felt at Sundance Film Festival
    Monday January 25th 2010

    Whether it’s the snow, the mountains or the fact that our entire filmmaking tradition is a model for independent thinking, Canadians just seem to fit the quirky renaissance rebellion called the Sundance Film Festival. With two films in competition, three others a part of the midnight madness program and six shorts, the official 2010 Canadian contingent isn’t the biggest in Sundance history, but it’s darn respectable considering entrants were vying for a program spot against 9,816 submissions.

  • Outgoing Canadian film czar in expenses query
    Friday January 22nd 2010

    TORONTO – The Canadian government has begun the search for its next film czar just as outgoing Telefilm Canada executive director Wayne Clarkson faces taxpayer criticism over his travel expense claims. Clarkson left the Toronto headquarters of Telefilm Canada, Ottawa’s film financier, on Jan. 15, at the end of his[…]

  • Conan O’Brien deal finalized
    Friday January 22nd 2010

    Conan O’Brien is a free agent. Lawyers for the talk show host and NBC on early Thursday morning finalized a settlement sealing O’Brien’s exit from “The Tonight Show.” The settlement is said to be worth between $45-$50 million, in line with the annual production cost of “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien.” According to The Wall Street Journal, O’Brien is getting $32 million from NBC, with the network also agreeing to pay his staff $12 million in severance.

  • Generation DIY at Sundance
    Thursday January 21st 2010

    Sundance has always been a place for low-budget films. From “The Blair Witch Project” to “Clerks,” many of the festival’s biggest successes have been made with the leanest means. A snapshot of the independent scene today shows a fresh crop of grassroots helmers — “Generation DIY,” as some have called them — who make personal stories financed for low five- or six-figure sums, usually shooting on digital and often open to new avenues for distribution.

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Archives for: January 20105
  • Iraq drama ‘The Hurt Locker’ wins Oscars indicator
    Monday January 25th 2010

    LOS ANGELES — Iraq war drama “The Hurt Locker” scooped top prize at the Producers Guild of America (PGA) Awards on Sunday, a key awards season event that offers clues of possible Oscars contenders. The low-budget independent movie about a maverick US army bomb disposal expert won the Darryl F.[…]

  • Canadians make presence felt at Sundance Film Festival
    Monday January 25th 2010

    Whether it’s the snow, the mountains or the fact that our entire filmmaking tradition is a model for independent thinking, Canadians just seem to fit the quirky renaissance rebellion called the Sundance Film Festival. With two films in competition, three others a part of the midnight madness program and six shorts, the official 2010 Canadian contingent isn’t the biggest in Sundance history, but it’s darn respectable considering entrants were vying for a program spot against 9,816 submissions.

  • Outgoing Canadian film czar in expenses query
    Friday January 22nd 2010

    TORONTO – The Canadian government has begun the search for its next film czar just as outgoing Telefilm Canada executive director Wayne Clarkson faces taxpayer criticism over his travel expense claims. Clarkson left the Toronto headquarters of Telefilm Canada, Ottawa’s film financier, on Jan. 15, at the end of his[…]

  • Conan O’Brien deal finalized
    Friday January 22nd 2010

    Conan O’Brien is a free agent. Lawyers for the talk show host and NBC on early Thursday morning finalized a settlement sealing O’Brien’s exit from “The Tonight Show.” The settlement is said to be worth between $45-$50 million, in line with the annual production cost of “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien.” According to The Wall Street Journal, O’Brien is getting $32 million from NBC, with the network also agreeing to pay his staff $12 million in severance.

  • Generation DIY at Sundance
    Thursday January 21st 2010

    Sundance has always been a place for low-budget films. From “The Blair Witch Project” to “Clerks,” many of the festival’s biggest successes have been made with the leanest means. A snapshot of the independent scene today shows a fresh crop of grassroots helmers — “Generation DIY,” as some have called them — who make personal stories financed for low five- or six-figure sums, usually shooting on digital and often open to new avenues for distribution.

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