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Posts Tagged ‘television

Indie Film, Filmmaker and Film Festival News Roundup

November 15, 2012

‘Elfquest’ Fan-Filmmakers Officially Acquire The Comic’s TV/Film Rights ComicsAlliance After years of waiting for a big studio production of ElfQuest, fans and web TV producers Stephanie Thorpe and Paula Rhodes took matters into their own hands by creating their own short film based on the indie comics perennial by Wendy and Richard Pini. Pontchartrain Film […]

Casting Decisions Are Entitled to First Amendment Protections

October 16, 2012

A federal district court in Tennessee has determined that cast decisions are protected by the First Amendment against claims of racial discrimination under Sec. 1981. This was a case of first impression. Reality television is so popular with both audiences and participants that prospective contestants are suing to get on TV. Recently, two such men […]