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The UP Series

The Up Series is a series of documentaries that started as one-hour TV docs that evolved into feature length films. In 1964, Granada Television selected 20 seven-year-olds in Britain from widely different backgrounds. 984 more words
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Michael Apted: Keeping the Line Between Fact and Fiction Sharply in Focus

BYDGOSZCZ, Poland — For Michael Apted, it’s not critical whether a story is told as a documentary or as a narrative, he says. He’s done both, having begun his film career with the almost accidental invention of the “longitudinal documentary” with 1963’s “7 Up!” and its follow-up editions every seven years, following 14 Britons throughout their lives. 386 more words

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Director Michael Apted Lists Contemporary Bungalow in Venice

SELLER: Michael Apted
LOCATION: Venice, CA
PRICE: $2,299,000, reduced from $2,449,000
SIZE: 2,523 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms

YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: A contemporary residence in Venice, Calif., a somewhat clunkily massed collection of boxy volumes owned per property records by English-born television, film and documentary director/producer Michael Apted, was originally listed at$2,449,000but is now available at $2,299,000. 288 more words

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Michael Apted to Receive Camerimage Lifetime Achievement Award

Michael Apted, known for a spectrum of credits ranging from the “Up” documentaries, to Bond film “The World Is Not Enough,” to Showtime’s “Masters of Sex” series, will receive a lifetime achievement award for directing at the Camerimage cinematography film festival in Bydgoszcz, Poland. 248 more words

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Directors Guild of America Sets Negotiations With Producers

The Directors Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have set a tentative date to enter into contract negotiations in early December. 291 more words

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Film of the Book: Enigma

Directed by Michael Apted (2001)

From the book review:

It’s 1943, and the Allies rely on the shipping convoys from the US to keep their battered countries fed and munitioned.

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