When Rocky Mountain Pictures prexy Randy Slaughter first met the makers of "The End of the Spear," the religious drama that went on to gross $11.8 million theatrically, the unveiling of the trailer…
Denise Pinckley's recently completed "Bella," bowing in the World Contemporary Cinema section at Toronto, marks a milestone as a producer in a career that's steadily risen from the ground-level ranks…
Last year, Muslim demonstrators threatened to burn down the venue for Indonesia's Queer Film Festival and kill festival director John Badalu, one of this year's Teddy jurors.
Not far from Woodstock, N.Y., where her second feature, "Stephanie Daley," was shot, writer-director Hilary Brougher was racing to finish her final mix for Sundance, where the film will premiere in…
The Berlin Film Festival is boosting its lease on the beach. The U.S. preem of the Berlinale's prestigious Kinderfilmfest at this year's Hamptons Film Festival is yet another collaboration in a…
"The Apprentice" meets "Project Greenlight" at this year's Hamptons Film Festival with the 48 Hour Film Project, wherein filmmakers will compete to make a short in precisely two days.
"You learn by doing," says producer Nanette Burstein, whose most recent IFC reality series, "Film School," was inspired by her own experiences as a student in NYU's grad film program.
Faced with a richly varied set of choices and a medium that's evolving along with technology and the times, how do juries choose documentary winners?
"Of all the movies I've written," says Charlie Kaufman, "'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' might have the strongest sense of place."
A recent report from org MoveOn projects that 44% of all voters will have seen Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11" by the time of the 2004 presidential election, and a third of those will have been…
The industry all but ignores them, celebrity appearances are scarce, and the media that matters simply doesn't have time. But lesser-known, second- and third-tier U.S. film festivals are playing a…