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    Production Studio Carsey-Werner Opts Not to Sell

    Carsey-Werner-Mandabach, the Hollywood TV production company behind such hit comedies as "The Cosby Show" and "That '70s Show," has decided to remain independent after hiring bankers to explore other options, it said on Tuesday.

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    Fests Play by New Rules

    The International Federation of Film Producers Associations has finalized its new international film festival regulations -- the first overhaul of rules governing such major events as Venice, Cannes and Berlin in more than three decades. The new regulations come into force Jan. 1.

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    Artios Noms Named; Awards Set for Oct. 12

    The Casting Society of America (CSA) will present its 20th annual Artios Awards to recognize outstanding achievement in casting by CSA members in the categories of theatre, film, and television on Tues., Oct. 12 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles and at Carolines on Broadway in New York.

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    Face of a Revolution

    Gael Garcia Bernal has breathed new life into Latin American film. Whether he does so for the U.S. industry remains to be seen.

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    33 Fainting Spells: Our Little Sunbeam

    "Our Little Sunbeam" inventively juxtaposes notions of internal and external exploration.

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    Moritz Puts New Fear into 'Tingler'

    Neal Moritz is set to bring back the 1959 horror classic "The Tingler" for Columbia Pictures. Greg Pace is set to write the feature.

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    The longest two hours of an actor's life are the two seconds he or she blanks out onstage. Rest assured that if it's happened to you, you're in good company. I talked to some of the region's most experienced actors, and the stories they tell--and the ...

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    Directed by critically acclaimed performance

    Directed by critically acclaimed performance artist, filmmaker, and teacher Alex Luu, Asian Voices Greatest Hits Vol. 1 promises a rare evening of Asian slam poetry, movement, and comedy. The 11-member cast will serve up pieces about identity, gender, racism and family. If you've ever pondered the pros and cons ...

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    Rhea Soloing at Montreal's Comedy Fest

    The Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal next month will feature a one-woman show by Caroline Rhea, which the comic has specially written for the event, organizers said Tuesday.

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    self-starter

    On a recent Tuesday afternoon, walking the cavernous halls of Off-Broadway's Dodger Stages complex in New York, Ken Davenport looks around and says, "It's going to be lonely here in a few weeks." The final traces of the now-closed The Great American Trailer Park Musical are being carted ...