Seattle filmmaker Paul Willis isn't sitting around whining about how hard it is to get financing for independent films. He's doing something about it -- finding coin for his contempo take on "Hedda…
Change is the name of the game at the 8-year old Los Angeles Film Festival. Last year it joined up with the Independent Feature Project/West and shortened its name.
Tweeners were well-served Sunday at Paramount's preem of the Nickelodeon pic "Clockstoppers."
Spirits were high Tuesday as stars, filmmakers and critics turned out for the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. Awards, traditionally one of the most casual yet high-brow of the award-season events.
As film festivals have become big business in the last few years, they have come to rely more and more on corporate and local sponsors. Sundance alone depends on everyone from the likes of Mercedes…
There was a time, not too many years ago, when Dawn Hudson had to call companies and plead with them to buy tables for the Indie Spirit Awards. But those days are over as requests for seats and…
Deciding whether to hold a major market and awards ceremony while New York was still in a state of shock was not a decision easily made by IFP executive director Michelle Byrd. But for the IFP as…
While recent attacks in New York disrupted the heart of New York's indie community (Miramax and Tribeca film center were temporarily closed and several other indie mainstays were similarly affected)…
When Sony Pictures Classics releases "The Lady and the Duke" Stateside in the spring, the unconventional historical treatment may come as a surprise to Eric Rohmer's small but faithful U.S. audience.
Interior. Hollywood studio exec's office. Pitch meeting. "It's 'Rugrats in Paris' meets 'Rashomon,'" says the hopeful writer. "With a Julia Roberts type as the lead," adds his partner.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$255.2M Disney 26.88%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$148.5M Paramount Pictures 28.38%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$18.5M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.30%