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Spotlight on Billionaire Jeff Skoll

By Robert Welkos NAME: JEFF SKOLL NET WORTH: $2.7 billion (TheRichest.com) to $3.8 billion (Forbes) SOURCE OF WEALTH: eBay ‘BIO: Born to a middle-class family in Canada, Skoll graduated with honors in electrical engineering program at the University of Toronto, then went backpacking around the world before entering Stanford Business[...]

Bowling for Columbine: The Top 25 (Best Documentary Feature)

Continuing the weekly series I’m doing here on the site, we’re talking the top 25 Oscar winners in just about all of the Academy Award categories out there for us to discuss. Aside from the short form categories and likely something much harder to rank like Best Sound Editing or[...]

Hurt Locker, Hangover, Up snag top ACE awards

“The Hurt Locker,” “The Hangover,” and “Up” took home the top feature film categories at the 60th Annual American Cinema Editors’ Eddie Awards. “The Hurt Locker” editors Bob Murawski and Chris Innis took home the top prize for a dramatic film beating out competitors “Avatar,” “District 9,” “Star Trek,” and[...]

“The Cove” acquired by Works Intl. for April release in Japan

BY STAFF London, UK – The Works International is delighted to announce the acquisition of Academy Award® nominated documentary THE COVE by Japanese distributor Medallion Media which is planning a tentative release date of April 2010 in Japan. Until now Japanese distributors have shied away from the award-winning documentary which[...]

Oscar nod huge for “The Cove” and its cause

By ROBERT W. WELKOS There was celebration Tuesday at the nonprofit Ocean Preservation Society in Boulder, Colo., as their searing study of dolphin slaughter in Japan received an Academy Award nomination in the best feature documentary category. “It’s a great feeling,” said director Louis Psihoyos. “It’s my first film, so[...]

Kathryn Bigelow Wins DGA Award

Last night at the Directors Guild Awards a director was selected as the winner of this year’s “Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film. The nominees were Kathryn Bigelow, James Cameron, Lee Daniels, Quentin Tarantino and Jason Reitman. KATHRYN BIGELOW WINS BEST DIRECTOR FOR THE HURT LOCKER “This is the most[...]

Sundance Youtube Rental Movies Flop

We reported earlier that 5 Sundance films were going to debut for rent on Youtube starting last Friday, and the results are in….the whole idea was a major FLOP. It turns out that this new independent distribution outlet is proving to be a less than satisfactory rental outlet. Even with[...]

5 Sundance Films to debut for rent on Youtube

Indiewire has announced that starting tomorrow, five films playing at the Sundance Film Festival will be available to stream on Youtube for a rental price of $3.99 for a 48-hour viewing period. The five films will be “Bass Ackwards,” “Children of Invention,” “Homewrecker,” “One Too Many Mornings,” and “The Cove.”[...]