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    Previewing the L.A. Film Festival

    This year, Film Independent is intent on bringing more diversity to the annual film festival along with the usual slew of small and big movies.

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    8 Lead Performances in Film We Loved This Year

    We dug deeper with eight actors about what went into their star turns this year, whether it was improvising a biopic or creating an extensive backstory. These men and women make it look easy, but as you’ll see after reading their stories, these performances were anything but.

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    6 Young Playwrights Every Actor Should Know

    Here are six exciting young playwrights whose bold works have set the scene for 21st century actors, giving voice to our modern experience and shaping the next phase of the American theater.

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    8 Memoirs From Great Actors Released in 2014

    If you’re feeling like you might need some encouragement, some laughs, some touching stories from someone who understands the actor’s plight, here are eight memoirs from 2014 written by some of our favorite actor-writers.

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    The 1st Annual Voice Arts Awards Winners

    James Earl Jones won the first-ever Voice Arts™ Icon Award during an evening honoring the voiceover industry’s foremost talents, including Pat Fraley and B.J. Novak.

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    Atlantic Acting School Offering 2 Full Scholarships

    The NYC-based acting school is offering two actors a full ride to the establishment that was founded by actor William H. Macy and playwright David Mamet.

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    8 Facts About SAG-AFTRA

    SAG and AFTRA merged in 2012, and are now stronger than ever with over 160,000 members. Here are some interesting facts about SAG-AFTRA from before and after the merger.

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    2 Tickets to the ‘Side Show’

    NewYork.com is giving away two tickets to the Broadway revival of “Side Show” and an inside look at the Broadway makeup experience courtesy of INGLOT Cosmetics, complete with a cocktail hour before the show!

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    13 Innovative Physical Theater Companies

    Lovers of clown work, Viewpoints, and corporeal mime take note: Here are 13 companies producing physical theater all over the world.

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    6 Scary Good Casting Notices

    In honor of the one day a year where everyone’s (openly) pretending to be someone else also known as what actors do all year round, also known as the best holiday of the year, here are six casting notices with a side of scary. Happy Halloween!