Viral Video: “Room 237” Is the Most Creep-Tastic Trailer Ever

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Game Gurus Finally Get Some Screen Time in Documentary Interviews

A new project called Critical Path is trying to raise the profiles of some of the videogame industry’s most influential designers.
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In Skies Over Iran, a Battle for Control of Satellite TV

Shohreh, a 37-year-old Iranian nurse, sat down with her husband and parents one night in September to watch a documentary about Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, scheduled to be shown on the British Broadcasting Corp.’s BBC Persian channel.

Viral Video: “Rebirth” at Ground Zero

The terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York happened 10 years ago this fall. So, what’s the best way to remember?
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Ready for His Digital Close-Up: The NYT’s Media Dude, David Carr, Talks About “Page One”

A documentary about the New York Times and its fight to survive the onslaught of the Internet called “Page One: Inside the New York Times” opens Friday. So, it seemed like a good idea to talk to the film’s star, media columnist David Carr, to find out what he thinks will happen to the Gray Lady in the multi-colored digital future.
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Viral Video: "Conan O'Brien Can't Stop" (at SXSW)

Conan O’Brien has been all over the South by Southwest festival this week, hawking a new documentary about his time wandering in the late-night talk television wilderness after he left “The Tonight Show” last year, titled “Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop.” His hysterical journey, of course, was deftly played out by O’Brien all over the Internet, which was definitely on “Team Coco.”

Sit Back, Relax and Do Some Research: Qwiki Opens Information Visualizations to the Public

Qwiki today will start letting the public into its site, which constructs narrated visualizations using photos, videos and text for three million topics.

Exclusive: SnagFilms Snags $10 Million in Funding at $50 Million Valuation

SnagFilms, the online video distribution site for professional documentaries, has nabbed $10 million in funding from Comcast’s investment arm and New Enterprise Associates, and will also now be distributing fictional independent releases. That and the new investment giving SnagFilms a valuation of $50 million should be big news at the 11th Sundance Film Festival, the famous independent film gathering opening in Park City, Utah, on Thursday.

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From the iPhone to a Theater Near You

Park Chan-wook, one of South Korea’s best directors, gets lots of attention when he introduces a new movie. About 100 reporters showed up Monday morning for a screening of his latest work, a 30-minute short called “Paranmanjang,” which is Korean for “Ups and Downs.”

Viral Video: "I Want Your Money"

Condé’s Cuts Come to Vogue