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Watch Shia LaBeouf on a live feed in an elevator

Shia LaBeouf, the actor who came to fame on Project Greenlight‘s second season, is in an elevator at Oxford for the next 24 hours, live streaming his conversations with two other performance artists and strangers. It’s a live feed that rivals Big Brother‘s, taking place in an enclosed space with not much going on—though the conversations I’ve heard so far …

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Chris Moore: it’s “a total lie” that the series is just about controversy.

Chris Moore: it’s “a total lie” that the series is just about controversy. Project Greenlight 2 and The Battle of Shaker Heights producer Chris Moore says the suggestion that the series is all about controversy is “a total lie,” and says the suggestion that the directors were chosen just to make a good TV show …

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Battle of Shaker Heights opens in NY, LA; Project Greenlight 2 finale Sunday.

Battle of Shaker Heights opens in NY, LA; Project Greenlight 2 finale Sunday. The Battle of Shaker Heights opens today in New York and Los Angeles, after having its production chronicled on Project Greenlight 2, which concludes Sunday evening. As the film’s trailer shows, the final edit definitely apparently centers on the more comedic material, …

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Erica Beeney says HBO cameras “did compromise some of my reactions.”

Erica Beeney says HBO cameras “did compromise some of my reactions.” Erica Beeney, the writer of “The Battle of Shaker Heights” and one of the stars of Project Greenlight 2, says “the series is a ‘fair but exaggerated depiction’” of the production process. “All of the events that you see did occur, and certainly we …

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Coke partners with Project Greenlight.

Coke partners with Project Greenlight. Coca-Cola and Project Greenlight 2 are joining forces, but the outcome doesn’t appear to be American Idol-style product placement. Instead, “Coca-Cola will sponsor charity film screenings of the this year’s winning Project Greenlight film,” and producers Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, and Chris Moore will help judge the next Coca-Cola Refreshing …

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Project Greenlight 2 winners selected; some claim contest was “rigged.”

Project Greenlight 2 winners selected; some claim contest was “rigged.” A grad student at Ohio State has won the Project Greenlight 2 screenwriting contest, while two 30-year-old, Maine-based directors have won the new directing contest. Efram Potelle and Kyle Rankin will direct Erica Beeney’s Cleveland suburb-set “The Battle of Shaker Heights” starting in March for …

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top 50 directors selected.

top 50 directors selected. The 50 finalists for Project Greenlight 2‘s new director contest have been revealed and their usernames posted on the site. The pool will be narrowed to 10 by Dec. 12, and those 10 will be given assignments due Jan. 2. Then the top 3 will be named on Jan. 10, with …

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top 50 screenplays selected.

top 50 screenplays selected. The 50 finalists for Project Greenlight 2‘s screenplay contest have been revealed. Next, “the remaining review rounds [will be] conducted by the Contest Sponsors,” according to the site, and then the top 10 finalists will be announced one month from yesterday. PDF versions of the 50 scripts can be read on …

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Project Greenlight 2’s top 250 screenplays and directors announced.

Project Greenlight 2’s top 250 screenplays and directors announced. The top 250 screenplays and top 250 director’s scenes (and 25 alternates for each) in the Project Greenlight 2 contest have been announced. Now, the top directors will submit videos, while the top screenwriters will evaluate each others’ work. The review period for screenplays ends Nov. …

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