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James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Hank Azaria’s touching, humorous, and often enlightening journey from a man who is not even sure he wants to have kids, to a father going through the joys, trials and tribulations of being a dad.
SHOTLIST:APTN material -- APTN clients onlyWinter Park, Florida -- 10 April 20141. Wide shot woman lighting candle at makeshift memorial at daycare center2. Wide shot Plinio Duran carrying teddy bear3. Wide shot Duran placing teddy bear on memorial4. SOUNDBITE (English) Plinio Duran, neighbor: ""All the community supports the whole thing happening in this place. You know. That's a surprise for everybody in the community."5. Closeup memorialPool material -- APTN clients onlyWinter Park, Florida -- 10 April 20146. SOUNDBITE (English) Major Cindy Williams, Florida Highway Patrol: "We will find him and if he is out there and he is watching this, please turn yourself in 'cause you'd rather turn yourself in."7. Wide shot news conferenceAPTN material -- APTN clients onlyWinter Park, Florida -- 10 April 20148. Wide shot daycare centerPool material -- APTN clients onlyWinter Park, Florida -- 10 April 20149. Closeup wanted poster with suspect's photo10. SOUNDBITE (English) Major Cindy Williams, Florida Highway Patrol: "Oh, he's going to be looking at the stiffest penalties. You could look up to 10 years in jail."Florida Department of Corrections handout material -- APTN clients onlyUndated -- 10 April 201411. Still photo of suspect Robert CorchadoVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:THEY LIT CANDLES...BROUGHT FLOWERS....EVEN TEDDY BEARS IN HONOR OF A FOUR YEAR-OLD GIRL KILLED AT A DAYCARE CENTER NORTH OF ORLANDO WEDNESDAY. SOUNDBITE: (English) Plinio Duran, neighbor"All the community supports the whole thing happening in this place. You know. That's a surprise for everybody in the community."14 OTHERS WERE INJURED AFTER A CHAIN REACTION ACCIDENT.SOUNDBITE: Maj. Cindy Williams, Florida Highway Patrol:"We will find him and if he is out there and he is watching this, please turn yourself in 'cause you'd rather turn yourself in."SHORLTY AFTER THIS PRESS CONFERENCE, that's what ROBERT CORCHADO (CORE-CHA-DOE) DID, SURRENDERING TO POLICE ON THURSDAY.HE'S ACCUSED OF SLAMMING INTO A CONVERTIBLE... WHICH THEN STRUCK THE DAY CARE.AUTHORITIES SAY CORCHADO FLED THE SCENE IGNITING A MASSIVE MANHUNT. SOUNDBITE: Maj. Cindy Williams, Florida Highway Patrol:14:46:02 "Oh, he's going to be looking at the stiffest penalties, you could look up to ten years in jail."RECORDS SHOW CORCHADO HAD BEEN ARRESTED EIGHT TIMES SINCE 2000, INCLUDING A CHARGE OF LEAVING THE SCENE OF ANOTHER CRASH