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Fair Observer, Dec. 27

The Walt Disney Co. is acquiring most of the assets of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion in stock, or $66.1 billion after the assumption of debt, creating a content behemoth that will have the power to reshape the sports and entertainment landscapes.

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Film School Rejects, Dec. 27

In Paramount’s latest efforts to keep up with the rise of streaming movies, they are launching a virtual reality movie theater experience.

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West Fargo Pioneer, Dec. 27

Some come for the action, some for the romance, some for the humor. Some come for the music and extravagant dance sequences.

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The Advocate, Dec. 11

A World War II naval drama scripted by and starring actor Tom Hanks will film in Baton Rouge in early 2018.

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L.A. Times, Dec. 11

There was a time when the Golden Globes nominations were taken seriously only as potential Oscar indicators.

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The Filmmaker Magazine, Dec. 6

Sundance’s technology-focused New Frontier section spreads out to three venues this year as its lineup incorporates film, live performance, VR and mixed reality, and even AI.

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Indie Wire, Dec. 6

It’s Seed&Spark’s birthday, but filmmakers are the one poised to receive some very big gifts from the film-focused crowdfunding platform with built-in distribution

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L.A. Times, Dec. 5

Film and television production company Legendary Entertainment has named longtime industry lawyer Joshua Grode as its new chief executive, the company said Tuesday.

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CNN, Dec. 5

It's a takeover of cinematic proportions.

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Cinema Blend, Dec. 4

There are a lot of women in Hollywood. Women who do behind-the-scenes work like costume design.

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The Daily Illini, Dec. 4

Eric Mo believes that everyone loves movies. They just don’t know it yet.

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NBC News, Dec. 3

Forget cushy recliners and meals delivered to your seat.

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Canadian Occupational Safety, Dec. 1

In August, a stunt driver filming a scene for a movie in Vancouver was killed when she apparently lost control of the motorcycle she was riding.

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Indianapolis Business Journal, Dec. 1

Drew Brees is going Hollywood.

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KTVL.com, Dec. 1

A local climate change activist group recently finished an hour long documentary about global warming.

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Save the Date for the 74th Annual IA District 2 Convention

Date: June 8-10, 2018
Where: At the beautiful Caesar’s Palace Hotel in Las Vegas

Group Room Rate Cut Off Date:
May 7, 2018 Click Here
Hope to see you there!

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