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Milch and Lee Caplin of Picture Entertainment Corp., will executive produce the projects, selecting which stories to develop, package and produce. Milch will also serve as executive writer.
HBO will get the first opportunity to finance, produce and distribute any Faulkner-based movies, miniseries or TV series.
American author Faulkner is primarily known for his novels and short stories set in fictional 'Yoknapatawpha County', based on 'Lafayette County', where Faulkner spent most of his childhood.
Faulkner received the 1949 Nobel Prize in Literature, while two of his others works, "A Fable" (1954) and his last novel "The Reivers" (1962), both won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
In 1998, his 1929 novel "The Sound and the Fury" was ranked sixth on a list of the »
- Michael Stevens
Just a few days after the release of Stanley Kubrick’s The Killing (as well as, albeit unofficially, his film Killer’s Kiss), as part of the Criterion Collection, fellow Criterion release, Spartacus, appears to be getting yet another day in the sunshine.
Turner Classic Movies and the American Film Institute have announced that they will be teaming up to launch a new series of screenings, entitled Quarterly Specials: TCM Presents: AFI’s Master Class –The Art Of Collaboration. As part of this series, launching on November 15, and will look at the collaboration between John Williams and director Steven Spielberg.
Now, where does Spartacus come in, you may be asking? Well, both Williams and Spielberg have cited Kubrick and the work of his composer Alex North, as influential on their careers. The film will be a part of the night in a special presentation.
It goes without saying that Spartacus »
- Joshua Brunsting
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and the American Film Institute (AFI) are teaming up for an extraordinary series of quarterly specials exploring some of the greatest artistic collaborations in film today. TCM Presents: AFI.s Master Class . The Art of Collaboration will launch Tuesday, Nov. 15, with an in-depth, one-hour special focusing on the 40-year collaboration between filmmaker Steven Spielberg and composer John Williams. Upcoming specials in the series will be announced later.
.It is understood that film is a collaborative art, but the enormously successful artists featured in these specials have taken collaboration to its highest level,. said Michael Wright, executive vice president, head of programming for TCM, TNT and TBS. .We are enormously proud to be working with the American Film Institute on this vital project, which will capture the vision and processes of artists »
- Michelle McCue
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