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October 16, 2003
A limited number of seats are available to the public for a memorial service for director John Schlesinger at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Directors Guild of America Theatre, 7920 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood. Schlesinger died July 25. Michael York, Lily Tomlin, Melanie Griffith, Michael Apted, Peter Bart, David Hockney and others are scheduled to speak. To attend, call the DGA at (310) 289-5311.
October 3, 2012 |
NEW YORK--Richard Linklater wasn't so sure there needed to be a second film in his “Before” series starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy. But he feels pretty good about a third entry, “Before Midnight,” which fans will be happy to know he's finished shooting and will now set about editing. The director, who has just returned from the film's below-the-radar Greece shoot, said that the ending of the previous installment made this one a natural. "With 'Before Sunset' I felt like me, Ethan and Julie were the only ones who really wanted it,” the director told The Times at an award-season event here this week for his recent black comedy "Bernie.
January 5, 2007 |
Helen Mirren ("The Queen"), Bill Condon ("Dreamgirls"), Djimon Hounsou ("Blood Diamond"), Forest Whitaker ("The Last King of Scotland") and Will Smith ("The Pursuit of Happyness") are among the honorees at this year's Santa Barbara International Film Festival, which opens Jan. 25 with George Hickenlooper's Edie Sedgwick-Andy Warhol saga "Factory Girl."
July 17, 2004 |
Prime-time TV producers and the major broadcast networks "have failed to fulfill their contractual good-faith obligation to hire more women and minority directors," the president of the Directors Guild of America said Friday. The charge from Michael Apted came as the guild released its annual report on the employment of women and minorities as directors on the top 40 prime-time drama and comedy series.