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Ken Burns to Produce PBS Doc 'The Emperor of All Maladies,' Aims to Create a National Conversation About Cancer

4 June 2013 1:05 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Acclaimed documentarian Ken Burns has taken on a project of epic proportions for PBS. "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" is based on on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., with whom Burns will be closely collaborating. The "Central Park Five" filmmaker will serve as producer, while signed on to direct is award-winning filmmaker and fellow documentarian Barak Goodman ("Clinton," "The American Experience"). The goal of the project is to create a national conversation about cancer, and it is already being hailed as one of the largest, most comprehensive educational programs in the history of documentary filmmaking. This national outreach and engagement campaign is made possible by involvement from Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (Eif) that works to accelerate innovative cancer research and to increase awareness about progress being made in. »

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Ken Burns to Produce PBS Doc 'The Emperor of All Maladies,' Aims to Create a National Conversation About Cancer

4 June 2013 1:05 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Acclaimed documentarian Ken Burns has taken on a project of epic proportions for PBS. "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" is based on on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., with whom Burns will be closely collaborating. The "Central Park Five" filmmaker will serve as producer, while signed on to direct is award-winning filmmaker and fellow documentarian Barak Goodman ("Clinton," "The American Experience"). The goal of the project is to create a national conversation about cancer, and it is already being hailed as one of the largest, most comprehensive educational programs in the history of documentary filmmaking. This national outreach and engagement campaign is made possible by involvement from Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (Eif) that works to accelerate innovative cancer research and to increase awareness about progress being made in. »

- Madeline Raynor

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Argo and Zero Dark Thirty honoured at the 2013 WGA Awards

18 February 2013 9:18 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ben Affleck's acclaimed CIA thriller Argo picked up another award last night as screenwriter Chris Terrio was honoured by the Writer's Guild of America at this year's WGA Awards with Best Adapted Screenplay, while Mark Boal received Best Original Screenplay for Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty and Malik Bendejelloul collected Best Documentary Screenplay for Searching for Sugar Man.

Shifting to the small screen and there was awards success for Breaking Bad (Best Drama Series), Louie (Best Comedy Series) and Girls (Best New Series), along with Mad Men (Episodic Drama), Modern Family (Episodic Comedy), Hatfields & McCoys (Long Form - Original), Game Change (Long Form - Adapted) and The Simpsons (Animation).

Here is the full list of nominees, with the winners highlighted in bold:

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Original Screenplay

Flight, Written by John Gatins; Paramount Pictures

Looper, Written by Rian Johnson; TriStar Pictures

The Master, Written by Paul Thomas Anderson; The Weinstein Company

Moonrise Kingdom, »

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