Contributor Weekend: One-Hour Video

Contributor Weekend: One-Hour Video

It’s time for our second global contributor weekend, and this time we’re focusing on the video team. For this month’s challenge, in honor of it being our second month, you have two options for how you can participate! The challenge for this month overall is to work with at least one hour worth of WordCamp video, which you can do by either creating subtitles or editing the video f…
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WordPress 4.5 Beta 1

WordPress 4.5 Beta 1

WordPress 4.5 Beta 1 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.5, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can download the beta here (zip). WordPress 4.5 is slated for release on April 12, but to ge…
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'The Diary of Anne Frank' ('Das Tagebuch der Anne Frank'): Film Review

'The Diary of Anne Frank' ('Das Tagebuch der Anne Frank'): Film Review

This German-language version of the story of Anne Frank is directed by Hans Steinbichler and stars young actress Lea van Acken, alongside Martina Gedeck and Ulrich Noethen as her parents.read more
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Experiment: WordCamp Incubator

Experiment: WordCamp Incubator

WordCamps are locally-organized WordPress conferences that happen all over the world (and are so fun). Sometimes people don’t realize that WordCamps are organized by local volunteers rather than a central organization, and they contact us asking, “Can you bring WordCamp to my city?” When this happens, we always suggest they start with a meetup group, and think about organizing a …
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Warner Bros., Skydance's 'Geostorm' Undergoes Reshoots, Brings on Jerry Bruckheimer (Exclusive)

Warner Bros., Skydance's 'Geostorm' Undergoes Reshoots, Brings on Jerry Bruckheimer (Exclusive)

The troubled project starring Gerard Butler hired a new director for the reshoots after pushing the release date multiple times.read more
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How DGA Is Hoping to Discover the Next Orson Welles

How DGA Is Hoping to Discover the Next Orson Welles

The Directors Guild of America is handing out its inaugural first-time feature director award at Saturday’s ceremony: “It is our hope that this award will be part of the start of lengthy and successful careers,” says guild president Paris Barclay.read more
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50 Years of the Super Bowl: 17 Major Players Spill on Wardrobe Malfunctions, O.J. Simpson, Deflategate in THR's Oral History

50 Years of the Super Bowl: 17 Major Players Spill on Wardrobe Malfunctions, O.J. Simpson, Deflategate in THR's Oral History

THR spoke to a slew of VIPs who’ve worked on the broadcasts as they remember O.J. announcing right before his arrest, the time Eli Manning left Dan Patrick hanging and whom Howard Stern got everyone to boo.read more
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Curtis Hanson, Director and Oscar-Winning Writer on 'L.A. Confidential,' Dies at 71

Curtis Hanson, Director and Oscar-Winning Writer on 'L.A. Confidential,' Dies at 71

The accomplished filmmaker also was behind ‘The Hand That Rocks the Cradle,’ ‘The River Wild,’ ‘Wonder Boys’ and ‘8 Mile.’read more
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