Thandie Newton to Star as Condoleezza Rice…Take the Poll!

The beautiful British actress Thandie Newton will star as the U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in Oliver Stone’s new movie W, starring Josh Brolin. We told you it was going to happen three months ago, but now it’s ready for primetime, opening Friday, October 17th, 2008, in theaters across the U.S.!
[ad] Can a Brit understand the nuances of an educated, African American woman who’s climbed to one of the top posts in the United States government?

Let’s hope she does it justice…both of ’em…

 

Official Movie Site

Urban Media Makers Film Festival (Atlanta, GA)

Host: www.umff.com
Start Time:
Friday, October 17, 2008 at 6:00pm
End Time:
Sunday, October 19, 2008 at 1:00pm
Location:
Holiday Inn Select – Atlanta Peachtree Corners
Street:
6050 Peachtree Industrial Blvd
City/Town:
Atlanta, GA

The Urban Mediamakers Film Festival (UMFF) is a not-for-profit, charitable 501(c)(3) organization that promotes and supports independent mediamaking — animation, film, music, print, television, and video. Guided by past wisdom and reflecting the new and exciting generation of mediamaking, we are dedicated to thinking out of the traditional box as we pursue our dreams courageously. As mediamakers, we have talents that can transform world views and actions!

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UMFF 2008 Brings One of the Nations Most Sought After Actor Audition Coaches to Norcross, Georgia

If you are an actor, you don’t want to miss the 7th Urban Mediamakers Film Festival’s Intensive Actor’s Audition Workshop conducted by Rosalyn Coleman Williams. One of the most sought after audition coaches in New York, Rosalyn loves to teach. She was hand-picked by coach to the stars Margie Haber to be the East Coast representative of her world famous studio. She has also taught at Actor’s Connection, Howard University and Duke Ellington School of the Arts. Rosalyn coaches you with truth, insight and real world knowledge of the audition experience. You will gain the confidence to do your best acting in the pressure-filled audition room. “We are searching for the truth of who you are in a set of imaginary given circumstances. I teach, I push and I expect results,” said Rosalyn.

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“Breakthrough Screenwriting” with award-winning writer Craig T. Williams.
Many journalist, authors and creative writers are making the transition to screenplay writing. But how do you get noticed as a screenwriter? How do you create your own career path as a screenwriter? In this intensive workshop instructed by award-winning screenplay writer, Craig T. Williams, you will learn how break through screenwriting barriers and become a successful screenwriter.

Register Today!! www.umff.com

Save the dates – October 17-19, 2008, and spread the word about UMFF 2008. FREE film screening Saturday, October 18, 2008. Join us as we pursue our dreams courageously with the “Movement in Progress through Independent Filmmaking.” We’re changing the world, one story at a time!

Join us for a weekend of creativity, networking, education, activism, independent filmmaking and fun!

Visit www.umff.com for festival details.