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FilmRise Acquires Domestic On 'From Nowhere'; Freestyle Digital Celebrates 'Dependent's Day'

FilmRise has nabbed North American rights to From Nowhere, a drama about undocumented teenagers in NYC that won the Narrative Spotlight prize at SXSW. It follows a Dominican girl, an African boy and a Peruvian girl who are about to graduate high school in the Bronx. 240 more words

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Amy Pascal Nails Down Attica Prison Riot Book For TriStar; Second Project In Works About 1971 Uprising

Blood in the Water, a book about the Attica prison riot, was just plucked away by producer Amy Pascal who will be developing the project for TriStar Pictures. 151 more words


Apple bought a lot of startups that we don't even know about

(Source: www.businessinsider.com)

Apple is buying more companies than we thought.

Eddy Cue, Apple’s head of internet services, told Backchannel how Apple buys smaller companies primarily for their talent — at a relatively prolific rate. 301 more words


On Eve Of 'Ove' Film Release, Novelist Fredrik Backman Deals Four New Works To Atria Books

EXCLUSIVE: Six weeks before the theatrical release of A Man Called Ove, Swedish best-selling novelist Fredrik Backman has extended his U.S. and Canadian publishing deal with Atria Books. 295 more words

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STX Entertainment Dives Into Virtual Reality, Acquires Surreal Inc. To Launch New Division

Everyone and their brother is getting into the virtual reality game as word comes now that STX Entertainment has acquired Surreal Inc., a producer and distributor of immersive content. 358 more words

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Wanda's Wang Jianlin In Pair Of $1B+ Hollywood Deals; Next He's Interested In "All Big Six Studios": Report

Dalian Wanda Group chairman Wang Jianlin has not been one to shy away from a splashy deal and some candid talk since he began doing serious business in Hollywood a few years ago. 647 more words

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Working at a growth company–at what cost?

Today marks a, can I say, milestone in my life. I have been working exactly 35 years in full time employment and 40 years if I count the summer jobs. 2,140 more words