Variety weighs in on a dozen independently financed contender heavyweights that could find themselves in the kudo mix.
Variety weighs in on a dozen indie features* that could find themselves in the kudo mix.
Marilyn Agrelo and Amy Sewell have been on a long journey with "Mad Hot Ballroom." We're not just talking about their trek from Slamdance to a $8 million-grossing national release via Paramount…
What makes Sacks different from other Internet moguls who want to be movie producers? Maybe it's that he regrets buying the Ferrari. Maybe it's that he intended to be in Hollywood all along.
It took Julie Lynn almost 40 years to make it to Sundance with a feature she produced, but it only took her daughter 3½ weeks. At the premiere in January of "Nine Lives," director Rodrigo Garcia told…
A year after Greathouse graduated from Pepperdine, Scott Rudin had a job opening, and Greathouse got a front-row seat to some very big movie productions -- "The Truman Show," "Ransom," "First Wives…
Everyone knows where to go to see indie films in New York and L.A, but what about Des Moines, or Topeka? This summer, you could've visited IndieIn.com and found out that "Hustle & Flow" was playing…
When a friend asked casting agent Cindy Tolan to read his script for an indie film he wanted to direct, she fell so much in love with it that she changed her career path. "I said I'd do whatever I…
Having spent the last decade-plus multitasking performance art, short films, fiction, journalism, video art installations, Web-based presentations and the film distribution network Joanie4Jackie…
Gotham Awards: Breakthrough Actors
With a set that takes inspiration from a construction zone, it might seem like somebody is trying to lower expectations for the first live broadcast of the Gotham Awards. But that is not the case.