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Google chairman Eric Schmidt has a solution for global conflict: smartphones. Schmidt stopped by the Paley Center on Friday for a chat about privacy, YouTube and the theories underpinning his new book, “The Digital Age.” The book, which Schmidt co-wrote with Jared Cohen, discusses various technological revolutions – the printing press, the fax machine and so forth – and posits that the Internet (and interconnectedness) can solve many of the world’s problems. Schmidt gave some examples how the United States could have averted recent military catastrophes with technology. Also read: Google ‘Outraged’ by Nsa Targeting of International Data Centers The Bay of Pigs? »
- Lucas Shaw
25 May 2013 8:56 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
This story first appeared in the May 31 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. "I had a cameo, and it got cut," said Google chairman Eric Schmidt with a laugh, referring to the new Owen Wilson-Vince Vaughn comedy The Internship, which is set at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Story: Google's Eric Schmidt on 'The New Digital Age' Schmidt talked about the movie during an interview with The Hollywood Reporter regarding his just-published book The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business, which he co-wrote with Jared Cohen, who heads the company's in-house think tank,
- Andy Lewis
24 May 2013 5:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
This story first appeared in the May 31 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Forget all the talk about the machines taking over," write Google chairman Eric Schmidt and former State Department adviser Jared Cohen in their just-released book, The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business. "The future is up to us." It's a future the pair says will be made less by the 2 billion people in the developed world who already have the Internet than the 5 billion who get it next. The co-authors, who met when Cohen, 31,
- Andy Lewis
Tribeca’s 12th annual festival, running from April 17-28, recently announced that their festival awards, including the top juried world competitions going to The Rocket, The Kill Team, Whitewash and Oxyana. See below for the official press release.
2013 Tribeca Film Festival Announces Awards
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Win Top Awards In Juried World Competitions
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Festival Awards $155,000 In Cash Prizes
[April 25, 2013 – New York, NY] – The 12th annual Tribeca Film Festival, co-founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, and presented by founding sponsor American Express, announced the winners of its competition categories tonight at a ceremony hosted at the Conrad New York in New York City. The Festival runs through April 28, 2013.
The world competition winners for narrative and documentary films were chosen from 12 narrative and 12 documentary features from 14 countries. Best New Director prizes were awarded to a first-time director for both narrative and documentary films, »
- Christopher Clemente
The Tribeca Film Festival have announced the juries for each category of competition. A host of actors, directors and journalists have been selected that include Evan Rachel Wood, Paul Haggis, Josh Radnor, Eva Longoria and Bryce Dallas Howard.
The members selected will be judging the films that fall within their respective categories, and you can check out the list below. Make sure to check back with us for all the latest from Tribeca including reviews, interviews and more! The festival runs from April 17th – April 28th in New York City.
World Competition Categories
The jurors for the 2013 World Narrative Competition are:
Kenny Lonergan: Academy Award®-nominated playwright, filmmaker and screenwriter. Credits include You Can Count On Me,Gangs of New York, and Margaret. His stage credits include Lobby Hero, The Waverly Gallery and This is Our Youth. He is a member of the Naked Angels Theater Company in New York. »
- Damen Norton
The Tribeca Film Festival announced today that it has selected 42 jurors for this year’s festival. The jurors include members of the filmmaking community — including Bryce Dallas Howard, Whoopi Goldberg, Paul Haggis, Taraji P. Henson, Kenneth Lonergan, Eva Longoria, Josh Radnor, and Evan Rachel Wood — as well as policy makers and entertainment business leaders.
According to a press release, the seven juries will award $180,000 in cash and prizes during the Festival (April 17-28). Tribeca All Access (Taa) Creative Promise Awards will award an additional $20,000 — $10,000 for narrative and $10,000 for documentary. All winners will also receive a work of original art by »
- Lanford Beard
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