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    Treasure Trove and Minefield

    The weeklong IFFM is both a treasure trove and a minefield for the new filmmaker. The 400 projects this year ranged from full-length feature films and documentaries to shorts, works in progress and scripts, plus a daily screening of students' short films from various film schools around the country.

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    "Surviving HIV" Conference

    "Surviving Multiple Losses from HIV/AIDS: Sustaining Creative Energy," a day-long conference sponsored by HIV Arts Network, the Actors' Fund of America, and Dancers Responding to AIDS, will be held on Thurs., May 22, 10 am-4:30 pm, at St. Mark's Church in the Bowery, 131 East 10th St ...

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    NEW YORK NOTES: "No Bull" Market - The artificial Tonys go belly up, but the value of honest Off-Broadway family shows rises.

    Well, all I can say about the Tonys is it was probably more fun being in the pressroom listening to the reporters making caustic comments-like the robots on Mystery Science Theatre 3000-than being in the Gershwin Theatre having to keep a respectful silence. During that weird reader's theatre play-montage ...

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    Broadway Rezoning Plan Passes Final Vote NYC Expediting Theatre District Subcouncil Setup

    The once-controversial Broadway theatre district rezoning plan is a done deal. The measure to allow the broad transfer of development rights in the theatre subdistrict passed its final City Council vote by a wide margin on Thurs., Aug.

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    SAG/NY Election Ballots Certified After 3rd Count

    Screen Actors Guild/New York national board candidates finally saw ballots certified Tuesday, following a third tabulation effort by the Honest Ballot Association

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    ANNUAL ACTING AWARDS AUGURY: A Back Stage West contest!

    It's that time again. Back Stage West invites our readers to predict the winners in the film acting categories of the three upcoming awards: the Screen Actors Guild, Spirit, and Academy Awards. The lucky entry with the most correct predictions will win a year's subscription to Back Stage ...

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    Correction

    The "NYC Fringe Festival Opens" story (Aug. 13, page 1) put John (Lypsinka) Epperson into the wrong play. He is featured in the world premiere of Patrick E. Horrigan's "Messages for Gary," not "All-Male Lives of Y2Gay-A Millennium Musical

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    SUMMER STOCK

    EMCs, TECH INTERNS, TOTEM

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    ATA To Unions: Let's Cooperate, Not Discipline

    (BPI) LOS ANGELES-The Association of Talent Agents is urging the Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA not to begin disciplinary proceedings against agents suspected of supplying nonunion talent to commercial producers during the unions' strike against the advertising