Lower budgets are a key factor in the indie film market's recovery, yet they often don't allow for the kind of polished post-production that can help secure a theatrical sale.
As harsh economic realities force indie filmmakers to lower budgets and salaries, producers are finding a way to attract stars and other top-level talent to films budgeted at less than a star's…
After having spent six years shepherding his second film, "Margaret," through the byzantine corridors of Hollywood, playwright-screenwriter-director Kenneth Lonergan seems to be making up for lost…
As buyers descend on Cannes, the number of distributors playing in the multiplatform field of date-and-date releases -- and compressed windows in general -- is growing.
New CBS Films co-prexies Terry Press and Wolfgang Hammer don't like to define themselves by their budgets, P&A caps or even the type of films they release, but they're happy to shed light on how to…
Two years ago, Goldcrest exec director Nick Quested and his board of directors took a hard look at the global entertainment marketplace and the opportunities their 35-year-old production and…
Self-motivated stars are finding the Tribeca Film Festival a friendly place to be, with a lineup peppered with projects produced, written or directed by actors continuing to branch out into other…
When Magilla Entertainment partners Brian Flanagan, Matthew Ostrom & Laura Palumbo Johnson were pitched a show about a woman who talks to dead people, it's fair to say they had some reservations.
If there was any lingering doubt that the Black Keys have what it takes to headline arenas, it was erased during the rock duo's sold-out Madison Square Garden set Monday night.
TLC is launching an online event for its long-running hit "What Not to Wear" that offers a twist in TV and social media synergy: during the show's first-ever studio audience taping, fans will be able…