SXSW is many things to many people -- a music festival, a film fest, an interactive confab. But for everyone, it's a hotbed of talk. Each year, industry insiders let loose on a number of lively…
Call it the "Black Swan" ripple. Or "The King's Speech" effect.
Last year, Kathryn Bigelow changed history by becoming the first woman to win the Academy Award for directing. But at the Spirit Awards, such women-centric laurels are business as usual.
Not many Hollywood films address the philosophical problem of free will.
Now that the indie finance model has collapsed and foreign presales and hedge funds have dried up, helmers have had to get creative, innovating new ways of survival, everything from slashing budgets…
Securing a Sundance docu competition screening slot is already a coup, but filmmaker Tiffany Shlain has a strategy for how to extend the buzz beyond the screening.
The movies saved Elgin James. Growing up in an abusive household, he found solace in watching films. When he was a homeless kid in Boston, he'd frequent the city's arthouses (Coolidge Corner, The…
Canadian filmmaker Ed Gass-Donnelly got his first big break in the bathroom.
Few things have changed in the race for the next big thing: Everyone is looking for talent and originality.
He's bent the rules of time and space with musicvideos for Beck, Bjork, and the White Stripes, as well as with his second feature, "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind." But when it came to making…
"It's a true life story based on Aron Ralston's book 'Between a Rock and a Hard Place,'" explains Christian Colson, producer of "127 Hours."