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Tribeca 2012: 'Precious' screenwriter on board for short film contest

Oscar-winning screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher ("Precious") is helping to give filmmakers a rare opportunity to turn his words into a short movie through a contest announced Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival. Participants must submit their interpretation of a "skeletal" script by Fletcher, which he further describes as having "no character descriptions or locations -- allowing them to create their own take on the material.
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The 10 Remaining Must See Movies of 2008 [Essential Viewing]

Entertainment / Film : Film School Rejects (6 years ago)

Summer is now officially over, the leaves are getting ready to turn, and the Oscar bait movies have begun showing at various fall film festivals around the world. But just because the Oscar train is getting ready to leave the statio... Read Post

Sneak peek: 'Bart Got a Room'

Entertainment : Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch (7 years ago)

The Tribeca Film Festival kicks off in New York this week, and Friday will see the premiere of Bart Got a Room, a comedy starring William H. Macy and Cheryl Hinds as two parents trying to help their luckless kid... Read Post

A Q&A with 'This is England' director Shane Meadows

Entertainment : Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch (7 years ago)

Filmmaker Shane Meadows is not exactly a household name in America. At a Tribeca Film Festival panel, which he attended with screenwriter and collaborator Paul Fraser, Meadows was introduced as “one of the greatest British film dire... Read Post

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