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‘The Twilight Saga’ Will Continue with Short Film Contest

‘The Twilight Saga’ Will Continue with Short Film Contest

As part of its ongoing effort to enhance its diverse portfolio of premium content, Lionsgate, a premier next generation global content leader, is teaming with Facebook, the prestigious Women In Film organization, the crowdsourcing platform Tongal and best-selling Twilight Saga author Stephenie Meyer to create and manage a social media campaign to develop and produce a series of short films directed by aspiring female filmmakers. The campaign, called The Storytellers - New Creative Voices of The Twilight Saga, will include films based on a broad spectrum of characters from the Twilight universe, with guidance provided by Meyer's encyclopedic The Twilight Saga: Official Illustrated Guide.

The campaign will center on a multiphase contest culminating in the selection of at least five aspiring female filmmakers to direct short films based on characters from the Twilight universe. The films will be produced and directed with the mentorship of a blue chip panel of advisors, which will ultimately select the winning shorts that will premiere exclusively on the Facebook platform next year. The star-studded group of female panelists will include Stephenie Meyer, actress Kristen Stewart, Academy Award winners Kate Winslet and Octavia Spencer, Jennifer Lee, the award-winning writer and one of the directors of Disney's global blockbuster Frozen, Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke, Emmy Award-winning actress Julie Bowen, and Women In Film President Cathy Schulman.

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GIVEAWAY: Win ‘The Host’ Blu-ray Signed by Author Stephenie Meyer

GIVEAWAY: Win ‘The Host’ Blu-ray Signed by Author Stephenie Meyer

Universal Studios Home Entertainment is releasing The Host on Blu-ray and DVD July 9, director Andrew Niccol's adaptation of the Stephenie Meyer novel. Saoirse Ronan stars as Melanie Stryder, one of the few people left on Earth who hasn't been inhabited by aliens known as Souls. We have a contest lined up where one lucky grand prize winner will take home a Blu-ray signed by author Stephenie Meyer, with our first prize winners receiving unsigned Blu-rays. These prizes will be gone fast, so hurry and enter today. Details are below.

HERE'S HOW TO WIN! Just "Like" (fan) the Facebook page (below) and then leave a comment below telling us why these prizes must be yours! If you already "Like" , just leave a comment below telling us why these prizes must be yours!

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CONTEST: Win ‘The Host’ Book Signed by Stephenie Meyer!

CONTEST: Win ‘The Host’ Book Signed by Stephenie Meyer!

We are several months away from the March, 2013, release of The Host, but there is already a lot of buzz swirling around this adaptation after author Stephenie Meyer surprised fans in San Diego during Comic-Con 2012's The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 panel with the very first footage from the movie.

Now, we have a contest opportunity for fans of the author, where you can win a copy of The Host novel signed by Stephenie Meyer herself! We're also giving away unsigned copies of the book, so you can get caught up with the story before the movie hits theaters March 29, 2013. Read on for details on how you can win!

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COMIC-CON 2012: ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2’ Stars Speak About the Finale

Before The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 cast members made their final appearance in Hall H, they sat down for a press conference earlier today to promote this franchise finale. Stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, and author Stephenie Meyer talked about their entire Twilight experience as a whole, along with shooting this final chapter in Summit Entertainment's incredibly lucrative series.

You can also CLICK HERE to read our breakdown of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 seven-minute video shown at the Hall H panel.

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Stephenie Meyer Options ‘Down a Dark Hall’

Twilight author Stephenie Meyer has optioned the young-adult suspense novel Down a Dark Hall from writer Lois Duncan. Wyck Godfrey is also in talks to produce the project.

The novel focuses on the mysterious Blackwood boarding school. Ensnared in the chilling world is new student Kit Gordy, who must unravel Blackwood's haunted and tragic history before it's too late.

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‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1’ Honeymoon Photo Gallery

Summit Entertainment has released nine hi-res images from The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, which depict the first part of the sequel's honeymoon scenes between newly weds Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) and Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), as well as a new image of Jacob (Taylor Lautner) suffering insurmountable heartbreak and loss over this unworldly union. Check out all the romance and horror below.

In The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward (Robert Pattinson), plus those they love, must deal with the chain of consequences brought on by a marriage, honeymoon, and the tumultuous birth of a child... which brings an unforeseen and shocking development for Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner).

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‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn’ Producers Sue Fans Who Leaked Photos

Earlier this month, Summit Entertainment and the producers of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 issued a statement asking fans not to view leaked photos from The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2. It seems that at the same time the statement was made, Summit Entertainment filed a lawsuit against those who spread the photos across the internet.

The lawsuit was filed against 10 "John Does," so the studio could issue subpoenas to determine the identities of those who leaked the photos. The photos were distributed via anonymous Twitter users, which spread to various online websites. Here's the original statement released by Summit Entertainment, author Stephenie Meyer, director Bill Condon, and producer Wyck Godfrey on April 1."As some of you may know, pictures and screen grabs of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn as a work in progress have leaked on the internet. We are extremely proud of this film and also extremely heartbroken to see it out there at this stage.

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‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn’ Producers Respond to Leaked Photos

Author Stephenie Meyer, director Bill Condon, and producer Wyck Godfrey issue a statement pleading with fans to stop leaking photos from the finale.