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3 Cut to Winner

Season 1, Episode 16 - Air Date: 8/21/2007
The season ends with the winner receiving a $1 million studio contract.
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4 Cut to 3 & 3 Directors Compete

Season 1, Episode 15 - Air Date: 8/14/2007
Three directors remain after one is eliminated. The remaining finalists are each asked to screen their best two shorts.
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5 Cut to 4 & 4 Directors Compete

Season 1, Episode 14 - Air Date: 8/7/2007
One director is eliminated from the competition and the remaining directors present their new films.
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6 Cut to 5 & 5 Directors Compete

Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 7/31/2007
One director is eliminated. The five remaining directors will premiere new movies. Actor Jerry O'Connell will star in one of the shorts.
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8 Cut to 6 & 6 Directors Compete

Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 7/24/2007
Last week's votes will be heard and two of the second group of five directors will be eliminated. Afterward, the remaining six directors will premiere new movies made in the "Romantic Comedy" genre.
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10 Cut to 8 & 8 Directors Compete

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 7/17/2007
Last week's votes will be heard and two of the first group of five directors will be eliminated. Afterward, the second group of five directors will premiere new movies made in the "Action" genre.
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11 Cut to 10 & 10 Directors Compete

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 7/9/2007
Based on last weeks movies, one contestant was eliminated. Five of the ten remaining contestants premiered new movies based on the theme \"When two worlds collide\".
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12 Cut to 11 & 11 Directors Compete

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 7/3/2007
Based on last weeks movies, one contestant was eliminated. Six of the remaining eleven contestants premiered new movies made in the "Horror" genre.
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13 Cut to 12 & 12 Directors Compete

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 6/26/2007
Based on last weeks movies one contestant was eliminated from the show. Six of the remaining twelve contestants premiered new movies made in the "Comedy" genre.
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105: Contestant Films

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 6/19/2007
Tonight, we will see which of the second group of five directors has been voted off the show. In addition we will get to see the last group of five director's films.
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15 Cut to 14 & 14 Directors Compete

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 6/12/2007
Tonight, we will see which of the first group of five directors has been voted off the show. In addition we will get to see the next five director's films.
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15 Directors Compete

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 6/5/2007
15 Contestants are left On The Lot. In this one-hour episode we will see five of the remaining contestants 3-minute shorts.
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3 Directors Voted Off

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 5/29/2007
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18 Directors Compete

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 5/28/2007
A special two-hour "Box Office Performance Show" which features the top 18 film-makers and their short films.
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101b: Auditions #2

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 5/24/2007
We continue to see the audition process and get to know the aspiring directors who are competing in the show.
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101a: Auditions #1

Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 5/22/2007
In the audition episodes, we meet the top 50 applicants to the series, and see how they will be tested.

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