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OC Deaf Filmmaker Finally Hears His Soundtracks

Austin Chapman figured his short films must be pretty good because they’ve been sweeping major awards on the independent film festival circuit the past couple of years.

CBS Los Angeles–08/27/2012

Nora Ephron attend the "Love, Loss, and What I Wore" 500th performance celebration at B Smith's Restaurant on January 13, 2011 in New York City.  (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Nora Ephron, Prolific Author And Filmmaker, Dies At 71

Nora Ephron, the essayist, author and filmmaker who challenged and thrived in the male-dominated worlds of movies and journalism, died Tuesday in Manhattan. She was 71.


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SoCal Filmmaker Documents Effort To Bring Home The Remains Of WWII Marines

Award-winning filmmaker Steven C. Barber is releasing a new documentary Memorial Day. “Until They Are Home”, a sequel to his “Return To Tarawa”, focuses on the search for the remains of U.S. Marines killed in the World War II battle of Tarawa.


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USC, YouTube To Offer Online Filmmaking Courses

The Google-owned company is partnering with USC’s film school to launch a new media program series for aspiring digital filmmakers.


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‘Confessions’ Filmmaker Chronicles Activism At Sea

Filmmaker Peter Jay Brown stopped by KCAL9 with a preview of his new documentary “Confessions of an Eco-Terrorist”.


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Filmmaker Charlie Minn On ‘8 Murders A Day’

Documentary filmmaker Charlie Minn stops by KCAL9 to discuss his latest project, “8 Murders a Day”, a look at the surging drug violence along the U.S. – Mexico border.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/14/2011

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Oscar-Winning Producer De Laurentiis Dead At 91

The Italian producer behind critical hits such as “Serpico” and “Blue Velvet” died Wednesday night at his home in Beverly Hills.