U.S. indies still view Venice as a premiere slot for their pic bows
Few people have an inside view of the indie film world like IFP executive director Joana Vicente. Since arriving in New York from her native Portugal in 1989, she's produced or exec produced more…
Everyone's a comedian, as the saying goes, and lately it seems every comedian -- and comic actor -- is trying to become an auteur.
Park Pictures Features is very much a family affair.
Morris S. Levy's Mega Films has landed a heavyweight to pen the first authorized Rocky Marciano biopic.
Miguel Arteta is staging bank robberies for FilmColony and Mandalay Pictures.
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…