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PolyD Flynt
Loglines

can somebody please give me an example of a logline and if you're feeling generous what should and shouldn't be in a tv pitch?

Maurice Vaughan

Here are two logline examples, PolyD Flynt:

After a group of dog criminals arrives in a small town, an impulsive dog sheriff defends a dog treat factory so they won’t steal food that’s meant for hungr...

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Aiden Barr
Norwegian films recommendations sought

What movies would you recommend that would be good introduction to Norwegian cinema?

Gloire Martins

For an introduction to Norwegian cinema, here are a few notable films that showcase different aspects of Norwegian filmmaking:

1. Kon-Tiki(2012) - This historical adventure film is based on the true st...

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Aiden Barr

Thank you!

Debbie Elicksen

Aiden Barr The Lilyhammer series was quite entertaining. Very funny. The trailer really doesn't do it justice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RknOi6nUD4o...

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E Langley

ANOTHER ROUND and particularly the excellent IN ORDER OF DISAPPEARANCE. Not Norwegian per se. Both more Scandinavian.

Greg Wong

Sick of Myself, a Norwegian dark humour dramedy. Saw this in a London Q&A with protagonist Kristine Thorp in attendance.

Maurice Vaughan
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Vasco Phillip de Sousa
Please unsubscribe me from Stage 32 newsletters

Hello from Transylvania. There is something here that is scarier than any film about werewolves and vampires, and that is a full email box.

I am getting so many emails from Stage 32 that I just delete them all without reading. When I tried setting everything to red before? I was still subscribed. So, Expand post

Maurice Vaughan

Hey, Vasco Phillip de Sousa. Have you emailed Stage 32's Technical Support about your preferences and the dead link? support@stage32.com...

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Florin Şumălan
Return to Hang Son Doong - Ryan Deboodt

"Journey through the pristine forests of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, through the enormous Hang En cave, to the otherworldly and largest cave in the world, Hang Son Doong."

https://youtu.be/l_0zaor4-a0

Maurice Vaughan
Stage 32’s $100,000 Education Giveaway!

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Nick Waters

Woohooo!

The Writer's Strike.

My concern is the studios have said this is their final offer. If it is rejected, what next? The studios are showing they are bullies with the power, so if everyone agrees to what they want, the only ones that will be happy will be the studios.

This strike reminds me of Wal-Mart and Amazon, they have...

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WGA strike: Deal could be reached as early as today between Hollywood studios and Writers Guild of America | CNN Business
WGA strike: Deal could be reached as early as today between Hollywood studios and Writers Guild of America | CNN Business
After four days of marathon negotiations, the Writers Guild of America could reach a deal with major film and television studios as early as Sunday, sources told CNN.
Debbie Elicksen

Maurice Vaughan yes. He has been working on independent films overseas and said outright to the media he doesn't need Hollywood. (see the comment after 4:18) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AglZeQD_U0...

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Suzanne Bronson

While it's great the writer's strike is over, most won't be returning to work until SAGAFTRA reaches an agreement with AMPTP. So unfortunately, you got to hang in there a little longer Tim Bragg...

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Debbie Elicksen

Tim Bragg Suzanne Bronson I can't in good conscious even do my regular movie/series reviews on TikTok or YouTube until the strike is over. It has made my platforms stagnant because that's what grows m...

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Maurice Vaughan

Thanks for the link, Debbie Elicksen. I didn't know Johnny Depp was making independent films overseas. He's such a big celebrity, I don't think he needs Hollywood to be successful. I'm looking forward...

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Suzanne Bronson

That's unfortunate, Debbie Elicksen but hopefully that puts pressure on studios to reach an agreement. At this rate, there won't be any new movies or TV shows next year for you to review. While talk s...

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Debbie Elicksen
Don't forget there is still room for a free webinar

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Sydney Summers

Thank you for sharing with the community Debbie :)

Anne Alexander-Sieder

Thank you! I just signed up for a webinar.

Debbie Elicksen
Sophie Ersted
Planning an offsite holiday party

Hello there! I've been entrusted with the task of orchestrating a memorable holiday gathering for our company, and I'm dedicated to making it a success. I'm contemplating the idea of hosting the event in an idyllic countryside setting, nestled amidst the beauty of nature. Do any of you wonderful fol...

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Christina Bodnar

Cheers to spreading holiday cheer at your office party! A mobile bar is an excellent choice to keep the festive spirit alive. You can explore various options for mobile bar hire right here: https://ww...

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Liam Concobhar

Sophie, your dedication to making our holiday party special is fantastic! Count me in for the festivities—I can't wait to raise a glass with you and our colleagues!

Morne Patterson

Hi Sophie are you planning to have this event inside or outside of the US?

John Murphy
With a 14.5 million dollar budget, Sound of Freedom tops $100,000,000. Wow!

Any thoughts on this controversial "Christian Thriller?"

Maurice Vaughan

Here are 20 ways we can help fight human trafficking: www.state.gov/20-ways-you-can-help-fight-human-trafficking/

Eon C. Rambally

Maurice Vaughan , thanks for sharing this info. Visited the various websites and subscribed to one so far. Locally there is "The Children's Ark", just google their website, they also have photos, with...

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Maurice Vaughan

You're welcome, Eon C. Rambally. Glad the resources are helpful. I have some organizations I plan to help out.

Eon C. Rambally

Maurice Vaughan , understood!

Eon C. Rambally

Given all statistics, I felt compelled! Contacted "Angel Studios" in light of all relevant news occurrences etc., There was a reply and professional reciprocation, lastly where I was understandably as...

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Sherry McGuinn
Another spammer

I don't know about you folks, but I've been contacted several times by phonies who say they want to "work with. me." It's annoying and tiresome to have to weed out these morons. I don't know what they're after but it's pissing me the hell off. Frankly. How about you?

Maurice Vaughan

You're welcome, Sherry McGuinn. Send Stage 32 the link to the spammer's profile also.

Sherry McGuinn

I do, Stephen. This is allegedly from producer Audrey Diwan: Check out the horrible grammar.. I never got a response from my message back to her.

Audrey Diwan

Hello It’s a pleasure connecting with you!....

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Stephen Folker

Does seem fishy. I'd report it for sure!

Maurice Vaughan

I checked Audrey Diwan Stage 32 profile, and I looked her up online, Sherry McGuinn. Her Stage 32 profile is connected to her IMDb profile, but there's not much in her Stage 32 bio, and her message to...

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Sherry McGuinn

I will do that. Thank you. What is wrong with these people?

Ingo Haumann
No Linux support for live events?

It's a pity that Stage32 apparently uses a proprietary solution for their live events, that does not work on Linux. I don't own a Windows machine or a Mac, so all these offers I keep getting in my email are just dangling carrots; unless I settle for watching them later, in which case I might miss th...

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