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The Great Divide

Much of my work to date has been dealing with Teenagers. For the last 20 years of my professional life, I’ve worked diligently to answer the question “Why?.” Why do so many teenagers who grow up in faith environments start to reject the faith of their family when they go off to College? 2,417 more words

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Discovery Exec Julian Bellamy to Head ITV's U.K. Production Unit

LONDON — Discovery exec Julian Bellamy has been tapped to lead the U.K. unit of ITV Studios, the production arm of British commercial broadcaster ITV. ITV Studios U.K. 356 more words

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The wacky world of video game advertising in the ‘80s and ‘90s

With the video game industry’s heavy reliance on Internet-based marketing, pretty much every gamer has read months’ worth of interviews and development blogs, plus seen dozens of video previews, before he plunks down cash for a major title. 1,503 more words

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CANNES: M-Appeal Picks Up 'Summer,' Sends 'Boys' to Taiwan (EXCLUSIVE)

LONDON — Berlin-based M-Appeal World Sales has picked up Dutch coming-of-age drama “Summer,” and closed a further sale on Mischa Kamp’s “Boys.”

“Summer,” directed by Colette Bothof, centers on 16-year-old Anne (Sigrid ten Napel), who feels like an outsider until she meets Lena (Jade Olieberg), a new girl in town who rides a motorbike, wears leather, and is different from everybody else. 94 more words

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Egypt Film Censorship Spat Sparks National Controversy

Controversy is mounting over film censorship in Egypt where the military-backed government has pulled steamy pic “Halawet Rooh,” Arabic for “Sweetness of Spirit,” from movie theatres, overruling the head of the country’s censorship board who resigned in protest sparking outrage. 359 more words

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Sitges Festival Opens With ‘[REC] 4 Apocalypse’

MADRID – Jaume Balaguero’s much-awaited “ 4 Apocalypse,” the final part of one of the most profitable European genre franchises in history, will open 2014’s Sitges Festival on Oct. 135 more words

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