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Scott Ciencin, author and film festival promoter, dies (updated)

Scott Ciencin, a New York Times bestselling author, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Aug. 5, according to the Sarasota Film Festival. Ciencin was best known within the Sarasota film community as the official blogger for the Sarasota Film Festival, but had a long and successful career writing books and working within the Hollywood film system. 234 more words

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Sarasota Film Festival Looks Toward Future Without Tom Hall

The Sarasota Film Festival in the past decade and a half has developed a reputation in the independent film world to rival the best regional festivals in the world. 620 more words

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Tom Hall Steps Down as Sarasota Film Festival Director

Tom Hall, director of the Sarasota Film Festival, is stepping down to take over as executive director of the Montclair Film Festival in New Jersey. Hall has spent a decade in a leadership position with the Sarasota festival, helping establish the organization’s reputation within the world of independent film. 661 more words

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Sarasota Filmmakers Invade France; Kickstarter Ho!

Local filmmakers Vincent Dale (writer/director) and Juan Sebastian Baron (cinematographer), known for the recent short film No Real Than You Are, picked up stakes and headed to Paris for their latest project, … 279 more words

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