Celebrating their banner's seventh anniversary this month, Temple Hill is busy building on its $3.3 billion-grossing "Twilight Saga" success, mainly through multiyear first-look deals at Fox and ABC…
Indies excited by alternative distribution plans while financiers jumping on bandwagon
Of the 117 features selected for Sundance last year -- culled from nearly 4,000 submissions -- only about half landed deals with theatrical distributors. With odds that long, and distribution options…
Indie helmers don't quit their day jobs, even as they taste success.
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