The Sundance Institute will host its first Los Angeles benefit June 8 at Franklin Canyon Ranch in Beverly Hills. Evening will include a performance from Fitz and the Tantrums.
"Restrepo" director Tim Hetherington was killed Wednesday while working in Libya. He was 40.
Los Angeles-based documentarian Roberto Gudino has been named the first recipient of Film Independent's LG Cinema 3D Fellowship.
When producer Janet Grillo was in her 20s, she relished working on the "House Party" movies and "Spanking the Monkey" at New Line Cinema in the company's freewheeling earlier days.
Director Sidney Lumet, who died Saturday of lymphoma, was the bigscreen's prime purveyor of films that addressed themes of justice and the corruption of power, almost always in a New York setting.
In an effort to revititalize the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's struggling film program, the museum will partner with Film Independent on a new film series to begin in September.
Justin Chadwick's "The First Grader" won the best feature competition at the 16th Palm Beach Film Festival.
The 25th anni of the AFI Fest is set for Nov. 3-10 in Hollywood, and the fest is accepting entries. For the second year, tickets to most screenings will be free of charge, thanks to festival sponsor…
Recent Berlin competition entry "Service Entrance" will open the 15th City of Lights, City of Angels French film fest that kicks off April 11 at the Directors Guild.
Film Independent has launched a documentary lab with nine projects and 14 filmmakers. The L.A.-based program, sponsored by Latino Public Broadcasting, runs seven weeks.
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