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No more (startup) tears: Johnson & Johnson acquires Portland startup Sightbox

I’ve been talking to a lot of people lately about broadening the spectrum of Silicon Florist coverage. To cover more than just tech. Because there is all kinds of interesting stuff going on around here. 216 more words


Sony Pictures Classics Closes Israeli Foreign Language Oscar Entry 'Foxtrot'

UPDATE: Sony Pictures Classics has firmed its deal for North American and other rights to Foxtrot, confirming a Deadline scoop that broke just as the film won eight Ophir Awards in Israel, including Best Picture and Best Director for Samuel Maoz. 627 more words

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Samuel Goldwyn Films Acquires NA Rights To 'Sweet Country'

Samuel Goldwyn Films acquired North American rights to the Warwick Thornton-directed Sweet Country. Pic stars Bryan Brown, Hamilton Morris, Thomas M. Wright, Ewen Leslie, Natassia Gorey-Furber, Gibson John, Matt Day, Anni Finsterer, Treymayne Doolan, Trevon Doolan and Sam Neill. 194 more words

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eOne Acquires Worldwide Rights For Kate Winslet Starring Biopic About WWII Photojournalist Lee Miller

EXCLUSIVE: On paper, this one has Oscar written all over it. Entertainment One has acquired worldwide rights for the upcoming Lee Miller biopic starring Kate Winslet.  374 more words

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Venice Winner 'Nico, 1988' Acquired By Magnolia Pictures

Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Nico, 1988, the biopic of sorts of the sometime-Velvet Underground lead singer that was written and directed by Susanna Nicchiarelli. 199 more words

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Hulu Acquires 'Food Evolution,' Acclaimed, Highly Controversial Doc

EXCLUSIVE: Hulu has acquired the exclusive U.S. VOD rights to Food Evolution from Academy Award-nominated director Scott Hamilton Kennedy (The Garden). The highly polarizing film is narrated by science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson. 276 more words

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Planning Successful Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

Typically Merger &Acquisitions’ are used by companies’ for implementing value added strategies so that they can prosper and grow. M&A works off set notions of value that needs plenty of planning, negotiation, and capital investment for pulling it off. 639 more words