TLC is launching an online-only event for its long-running hit "What Not to Wear" that offers a new take on TV and social media synergy: During the show's first-ever studio-audience taping, fans will…
Billy Bob Thornton is co-writing and directing "And Then We Drove," a road movie the filmmaker describes as "ethereal."
"The Russians are coming!" is no longer a cry of Red-scare panic. At least not in Hollywood, where -- for filmmakers struggling to raise funds for adult dramas -- it's now an exclamation of relief…
Last year at Sundance, "Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same" garnered raves from many critics, but after more than 50 festival appearances and a "Best Film Not Paying at a Theater Near You"…
While year-end film awards are an honor and a valuable marketing tool, for independent distributors they are also a challenge. In addition to selling their film to a target audience, indie distribs…
The newest distrib on the block at this year's Sundance is the Film Arcade, launched just before the fest by Ambush Entertainment producers Miranda Bailey and Matthew Leutwyler ("Super"), as well as…
Many talent agents who haven't been consumed with Sundance business are emerging from a year-end break that unofficially began late in November, seems to linger a bit longer after New Year's, and has…
New distributors joining the fest fray aim to exploit different platforms for their big buys
Even as it grows, Redford's kid keeps an eye on promoting indies
While traditional investors may have gotten skittish, film fans are stepping up to help fund the indies they most want to see.