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Hollywood writers in Delhi


November 20th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) A group of Hollywood writers and producers of top TV shows and films participated in the fifth International Entertainment Education Conference here to prove that ... Read more...

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USC brings Hollywood storytellers to India


November 17th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A group of top Hollywood writers and producers are in the city to participate in a workshop on storytelling and how to use it to ... Read more...

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Madelyn Pugh Davis dies at the age of 90 years


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood screenwriter Madelyn Pugh Davis has died at the age of 90 years. Davis and Bob Carroll Jr. worked on the script of the famous “I ... Read more...

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‘Inception’, ‘Social Network’ bag Writers Guild awards


February 7th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): Sci-fi thriller 'Inception' and Facebook movie 'The Social Network' took away the top prizes at the Writers Guild of America (WGA) awards.'Inception', which stars Leonardo DiCaprio, won ... Read more...

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‘Black Swan’ And ‘The Social Network’ Are Among The Catalog Of Films To Have Been Nominated For Different Screenplay Awards At The WGA


January 5th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 5, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Colossally triumphant movies such as ‘True Grit’ (TG) and ‘Inception’ will be competing against smaller movies such as ‘127 Hours’ and ‘The Kids Are All ... Read more...

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“Black swan”, “The Social Network” Nominated For WGA Awards


January 5th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Writers Guild Of America has revealed the nominations for the Writers Guild Awards this year. The award ceremony will be taking place on February 5, ... Read more...

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Black Swan & Social Network nominated for WGA Awards


January 5th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The nominations for the 2011 Writers Guild of America Awards have been announced.“Black Swan” and “Social Network” received various nominations. The two movies were amongst the ... Read more...

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Producers And Writers Guild Announce Award Nominations


January 5th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
which will compete for the Darryl F Zanuck Award which is given to the producer of the best motion picture of the year. The four films have also been nominated ... Read more...

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‘Weeds’ Likely To End With Seventh Season In 2011


November 17th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
In this episode, Nancy, enacted by Mary-Louise Parker, put herself under the guillotine by asserting her culpability for Pilar’s slaughter. She was ultimately observed surrounded by FBI officers at the airport ... Read more...

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Steve Carell Likely To Bid Farewell To ‘Office’


April 29th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): It is a bad piece of news for all the devotees of Steve Carell. Carell, who depicts the character of Michael Scott on The Office, ... Read more...

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Donald Glover On Comedy Central


March 20th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Mar 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NBC's former "30 Rock" series' writer Donald Glover made an appearance in Comedy Central with his own clip, posing as a "black nerd". As ... Read more...

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Oscar frontrunners nominated for Writers Guild Awards


January 12th, 2010 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 12 (DPA) The movies "Avatar", "The Hurt Locker", "Precious" and "Up in the Air" were all nominated for screenwriting awards by the Writers Guild of America Monday, cementing their ... Read more...

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En route to Oscars, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ sweeps BAFTA awards (Lead)


February 9th, 2009 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (DPA) British filmmaker Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire", the Mumbai-based rags-to-riches movie, has won top honours at Britain's most prestigious film awards with a sweeping seven wins, including best film. It ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ shines at Writer’s Guild awards


February 8th, 2009 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) British-Irish filmmaker Danny Boyle's rags to richs underdog drama "Slumdog Millionaire" won another feather in its cap by walking away with the most prestigious awards at The ... Read more...

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George Clooney, Tom Hanks discourage members of SAG from striking


December 16th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): More than 130 Hollywood celebrities, including George Clooney and Tom Hanks have signed a letter discouraging members of the Screen Actors'' Guild (SAG) from striking.The SAG wants ... Read more...

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The Simpsons lead 2009 Writers Guild TV nominees


December 10th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Televisions longest running comedy, The Simpsons the most nominated show for the 2009 Writers Guild of America (WGA) awardsThe animated series has five nominations for the prestigious ... Read more...

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Oscar presenters and performers list revealed


February 15th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): The list of star presenters and performers for the 80th Academy Awards show has been revealed.Oscar show producer Gil Cates and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ... Read more...

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Writers to end their 3-month strike


February 13th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): Members of the Writers Guild of America voted overwhelmingly to end their 3-month strike, putting the entertainment industry back to work. Of 3,775 writers who cast ballots, 92.5 percent ... Read more...

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Hollywood Writers Guild to vote to end strike


February 11th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): The Writers Guild of America (WGA), has offered hope to the crippled movie and TV production and possibly cleared the way for the Oscars, by moving towards a ... Read more...

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Oscars hope as Hollywood writers strike nears conclusion


February 10th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 10 (ANI): A crippling strike by Hollywood TV and movie writers neared its conclusion on Feb 9, after union leaders announced that a tentative deal had been reached to end ... Read more...

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Beyonce pledges to attend Grammys despite writers strike


January 18th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): Beyonce Knowles has declared her support for the Grammy Awards after confirming that she'll perform at the event even if striking writers boycott the ceremony.The former Destinys Child ... Read more...

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Writers strike to cripple Grammys as well?


January 15th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by admin
New York, Jan 15(ANI): After hitting on to the Peoples Choice Awards and the Golden Globes, the Writers Guild of America (WGA) may cripple the Grammy Awards on Feb. 10 in Los ... Read more...

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Alec Baldwin pleads for Oscars


January 11th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): After the Golden Globe Awards got cancelled, actor Alec Baldwin is trying to convince the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) to permit its members to attend the Academy Awards ... Read more...

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After Golden Globes cancellation, Oscars fate under threat


January 9th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Now that the striking Writers Guild of America have successfully obliterated the Golden Globes ceremony, the fate of the season's biggest event: the Academy Awards, is also under ... Read more...

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Golden Globe Awards ceremony cancelled


January 8th, 2008 - 11:37 am ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 8 (ANI): The 65 th annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony has officially been cancelled after the actors refused to attend the ceremony in solidarity with the ongoing strike by ... Read more...

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Actors to boycott Golden Globe Awards


January 5th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 5(ANI): Screen Actors Guild (SAG) has officially announced that none of the 70 actors nominated for a Golden Globe would attend the ceremonies following the Writers Guild of Americas (WGA) ... Read more...

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Variety magazines top 10 speculations that never made news list


December 29th, 2007 - 6:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 29 (ANI): Speculations that the more than a dozen high-profile sequels made this summer would create a cut-throat competition at the box-office have topped the list of ideas that did ... Read more...

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Oscars, Golden Globes may go on without writers


December 19th, 2007 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): The Writers Guild of America has revealed that it would not let its members write for the Academy Awards and the Golden Globes.The Associated Press cited a guild ... Read more...

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Ridley Scott to helm supernatural thriller ‘Stones’


November 14th, 2007 - 2:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Director Ridley Scott has been roped in to helm Fox 2000's supernatural thriller 'Stones'. Matt Cirulnick is penning the script for the movie, with Scott Free on as producer. The ... Read more...

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Arnie seeking to ‘terminate’ Hollywood screenwriters’ strike


November 14th, 2007 - 10:23 am ICT by admin
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