It's known as the Sundance Effect: films that play big for enthusiastic Park City audiences, generating a hefty sale.
Not everyone is a born director, but a few -- like helmer David Ondricek -- are born into the business.
In the annals of Aussie feel-good indies, few have captivated their home audience like "The Sapphires."
After waiting 50 years for her first hometown borough concert, Barbra Streisand was not about to disappoint fans -- or herself -- during her first of two nights at Brooklyn's new Barclays Center.
If Hollywood execs could travel through time, many wouldn't mind landing in the shoes of producer/financier James D. Stern and his Endgame Entertainment execs two years ago, just as they met with…
Seventy-four years after Dorothy Arzner became the first female to join the two-year-old Directors Guild of America, women comprise just 13.5%--or around 1,200--of its members who direct. And while…
With more films in lineup, fest toppers say expansion remains a goal
Given the uncertain global economy, some wonder why anyone would want to invest in a traditionally risky venture like film. CAA Film finance and sales division co-lead Roeg Sutherland offers a…
U.S.-Euro co-prods need savvy regional partners to succeed
Aiming to boost its model of developing screenplays online with bigger-name talent, Amazon Studios approaches its second anniversary with a key acquisition: its first original feature from a top…
One of the biggest question marks at this year's Toronto fest is the future of arthouse distrib Oscilloscope Pictures.