It's known as the Sundance Effect: films that play big for enthusiastic Park City audiences, generating a hefty sale.
In the annals of Aussie feel-good indies, few have captivated their home audience like "The Sapphires."
Not everyone is a born director, but a few -- like helmer David Ondricek -- are born into the business.
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…
NEW YORK -- Two of the most powerful women in the U.S. film industry are Pat Swinney Kaufman, exec director of the New York State Governor's Office for Motion Picture and Television Development, and…