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Canal Plus Nabs 'The Frankenstein Chronicles' From Endemol Shine Intl.

Canal Plus has acquired ITV’s anticipated series “The Frankenstein Chronicles” with Sean Bean (pictured above) from Endemol Shine International.

“The Frankenstein Chronicles,” comprising six one-hour episodes, was created by Emmy-nominated director and writer Benjamin Ross (“The Young Poisoner’s Handbook”) and writer Barry Langford (“Torte Bluma”). 170 more words

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Francis Ford Coppola Set To Preside Marrakech Film Festival's Jury

Following the footsteps of Isabelle Huppert and Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola is set to preside the jury of the 15th Marrakech International Film Festival. 130 more words

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Film Review: 'The Lost Aviator'

Family history and popular history — with the opposing yarns each can spin — collide and collude to intriguing effect in “The Lost Aviator,” a bright, entertaining account of a scandal from the glossy annals of early 20th-century aviation. 673 more words

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Edinburgh Film Review: 'Len and Company'

Sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll are kept mostly offscreen in “Len and Company,” a semi-comic portrait of a music-biz burnout that concerns itself less with glittery debauchery than with its mopey aftermath. 819 more words

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Munich Films Festival Attracts Best of Global Filmmaking

Munich has been a film-industry center for about a century. Camera company Arri launched there in 1917, and Bavaria Film Studios was established in 1919, although its founder, Peter Ostermayr, had been making movies in the city for several years before. 446 more words

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Media Program-Backed TIDE Experiment Launches 'Festival-To-Date'

TIDE Experiment, the initiative supported by the European Commission’s Media Program to test innovative distribution grounds, is joining forces with the Festival Agency to launch “Festival-To-Date.” 178 more words

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Monte Carlo TV Fest On Board to Host Second Industry Confab

Monte Carlo TV Festival, which hosted the inaugural edition of the Content and Multimedia Experience confab in June, is on board to organize a second edition with an expanded scope. 772 more words

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