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    Equity, Stock Talks

    Negotiations between the Council of Stock Theatres (COST) and Actors' Equity Association have hit a snag, according to the union. Therefore, the contract has been extended through Jan. 20 while talks continue. The pact had been set to expire Dec. 30.

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    N.Y. film critics pick 'Mulholland Drive' as best of '01

    "Mulholland Drive," director David Lynch's weird trip through contemporary Hollywood that was released by Universal Pictures, has been chosen best picture of 2001 by the New York Film Critics Circle

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    Work goes on for U.K. actors

    December 13, 2001

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    Upcoming Events and Deadlines

    The newly elected members of the board of directors at the Non-Traditional Casting Project (NTCP) are Marshall Jones, president; Linda Bove, vice president; Christine Toy Johnson, secretary; and Joanna Merlin, treasurer. Each was elected to serve a one-year term.

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    Eileen Heckart, 82, Dies

    Eileen Heckart, the award-winning actress whose six-decade stage and screen career was distinguished by an endless versatility in a multiplicity of roles, died at her home in Norwalk, Conn., Dec. 31. She was 82.

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    Nodance premieres edgy lineup

    The fifth annual Nodance Film Festival has invited over thirty Feature Films, Shorts, Music Videos and Documentaries to screen as part of it's eight day event, January 11-18th, 2002.

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    The Stuff of Fairy Tales

    an anticipated shortfall ($700,000, according to The New York Times). So are a host of museums and theatres housed in city-owned buildings, functioning under the auspices of the Cultural Institutions Group (CIG); the latter is, in turn, effected by the finances and policies of the New York City Department ...

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    Michael St. Clair (1922-2001)Veteran character actor Michael St. Clair died on Nov. 22. He was 78 years old. St. Clair was on his way to a callback audition in Hollywood with commercial casting director Danny Goldman when he suffered a stoke and was taken to Cedars-Sinai Hospital, where he ...

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    Sundance Fest reveals selections

    Next year's Sundance Film Festival will be the first major film festival on American soil since the attacks of Sept. 11. In announcing its Competition selections as well as picks for American Spectrum on Monday, Sundance organizers could only speculate as to the impact one of a seminal events ...

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    U.K. superbody funds 11 films

    LONDON -- The Film Council, the U.K. government-backed financing and strategy superbody, has announced its second round of individual project development funding. In this round announced Friday, the council has pledged to pump a total of 202,636 pounds ($295,848) into the development of 11 projects in various stages ...