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The Big Deal: Video Association of Dallas’ VideoFest 27

It’s baaack. It’s time for Dallas VideoFest.

The Big Deal: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s One Singular Sensation: A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch

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Win this Big Deal and hear the show-stopping music of Marvin Hamlisch.

Former SMU Arts Dean Going For Video College Applications

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Jose Bowen left SMU to run Goucher College in July. Now Goucher is the first college with an app for accepting video applications.

Giveaway: Passes To See ‘Gone Girl’

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Did you miss seeing Ben Affleck at George’s wedding this weekend? Not to worry. You can catch Ben in his latest flick opening this week and wouldn’t you know it – we have free passes to an advanced screening!

The Big Screen: ‘Believe Me’

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In the comedy Believe Me, four college seniors start a fake charity with the goal of bilking devout Christians out of money. This week, we talk to the film’s Dallas-raised director about how the story actually should appeal to a Christian audience.

Hand-Made And Homeless, Framed And Videotaped

SMU professor Willie Baronet has been buying handmade signs from panhandlers for 23 years. In recent years, he made them into art installations in Dallas galleries. After a cross-country, 24-city trip, he’s now working on a book and a feature-length documentary.

Dallas VideoFest’s Ernie Kovacs Award Will Go To Harry Shearer

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You’ve probably heard Harry Shearer’s voice on television, giving life to characters such as Mr. Burns, Smithers, and Ned Flanders on The Simpsons. But voicing memorable characters is just one of many accomplishments Shearer has achieved in his illustrious career. His latest is Dallas VideoFest’s Ernie Kovacs Award, which he’ll receive on October 17.

Kat Candler: Catching the Love Bug for Texas Filmmaking

Kat Candler, an Austin based filmmaker, is being showcased on this week’s episode of Frame of Mind.

Where Are They Now? Cont’d

An occasional series of updates. You probably don’t remember Dan Knechtges, William Deresiewicz and eighth blackbird, but they won awards in Dallas or worked here on notable shows, and now they off doing something else also worth noting.

‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ Will Get The Hollywood Treatment

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Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, the 2012 debut novel by Dallas writer Ben Fountain, will be adapted for the big screen.

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