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CinemaCon, the four day annual convention of NATO (National Association of Theater Owners), returned to Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas from Monday, April 23rd through Thursday, April 26th bringing with it the latest word on...

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On December 3, 2011 the Nevada Film Alliance hosted Oscar-winning producer Edward Saxon’s (Silence of the Lambs) first ever all day seminar here in Las Vegas.  A few weeks ago I shared some of what was...

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On December 3, 2010 Oscar-winning producer Edward Saxon (Silence of the Lambs, Married to the Mob, Adaptation, Beloved) launched his new all day seminar titled “How It Works – Practical Lessons from 25 Years in...

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When it comes to making successful and entertaining films few have a track record that can compare with the one carved out by Oscar-winning producer Ed Saxon, who is launching a 1-Day seminar entitled “How...

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 In Part 2 of our Filmmakers Notebook Q&A with David P. Baker we find out more about his plans for the remake of “Mission X” and some of his thoughts about financing, distribution and social...

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Right after I started Filmmakers Notebook and checked out Twitter I began following and paying attention to David P. Baker.  I found his sense of humor refreshing and his candor about “Mission X” entertaining as...

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It’s hard to believe but Vegas Cine Fest, which is being held from August 25-27 at the Tropicana Las Vegas Resort and Casino, is almost here.  As many people know I am the marketing consultant...

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During the Q&A at the Las Vegas Film Festival actor Michael Madsen told the audience that one of his favorite roles was playing an Irish American boxer in a film that never got distribution called “Strength and...

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  Following the presentation of the Indie Icon Award to Michael Madsen by four of his six sons at the 2011 Las Vegas Film Festival after the screening of his 2008 film “Vice” and a...

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A few things were apparent watching Kevin Smith speak at the Avid Booth during The NAB Show. After working in the film industry for nearly 20 years he is up for making some changes, which...

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