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How Independent Films are Changing Hollywood.

Independent film producers James Schamus and Ted Hope. They founded Good Machine the New York City production company which made "The Brothers McMullen," "The Wedding Banquet," "Eat Drink Man Woman," "Safe," "Pushing Hands," "She's The One," and "Ice Storm." In addition to serving as Co-President of Good Machine, James Schamus is Assoc Professor of film theory at Columbia University. At the 1997 Cannes Film Festival, Schamus was awarded the "Best Screenplay" for his work on "Ice Storm." Variety magazine called Schamus and Hope "N.Y. Indies' Dynamic Duo."

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Other segments from the episode on May 4, 1998

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 4, 1998: Interview with Peter Biskind; Interview with James Schamus and Ted Hope.

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