Exceptional, imaginative outdoor screening venues and world-class parties put many filmmakers and visiting celebs on a Maui high as the island's fourth annual film festival at Wailea unspooled here…
Whether navigating a possible merger with AFTRA, addressing the crisis of runaway production or monitoring hours and conditions on the set, SAG is on the front lines of the battle to advance the…
The market for independent film finance is showing tentative signs of recovery, and DVD revenue is one of the primary reasons, say industry leaders on the eve of the 23rd American Film Market.
Guards posted at the elevators. Pricey photo badges required. America's largest market for indie film takes over the Loews Santa Monica hotel Feb. 19-26, and only registered buyers and sellers are…
Short documentaries? Even in the film industry, many know them best as the basis of that obscure Academy Awards category that becomes the tie-breaker on the ballot during the annual office Oscars…
Fiction filmmakers still favor film, but docmakers are definitely down with digital. In only a few years, digital video has transformed the landscape for makers of independent nonfiction features.
What do Bill Clinton, Paul McCartney and 'N Sync have in common? Each has performed recently at private charity events at the Regent Beverly Wilshire, a landmark hotel that remains tuned in to the…
Psst -- here's an industry secret an awful lot of people are in on: The real weekend action is on the athletic fields.
In his directorial debut, Kevin Costner brings a rare degree of grace and feeling to this elegiac tale of a hero's adventure of discovery among the Sioux Indians on the pristine Dakota plains of the…
One of the year's most intriguing film premises - a callow young hustler (Tom Cruise) must gain the confidence of his autistic brother (Dustin Hoffman) in order to pry away from him an enormous…