The AFMA's American Film Market is certainly the place to sell indie films to a wide range of foreign buyers. But although the organization started as a market, its continuing year-round activities…
Anthony Bregman has spent nearly his whole career under the wing of powerhouse Gotham production shingle Good Machine, recently acquired by Universal and renamed Focus.
While Matthew Greenfield has produced all three of his films with the same director, Miguel Arteta, that doesn't mean they're permanently joined at the hip. Greenfield has projects in development…
If the Soviet Union was still united, Eden Wurmfeld might still be there toiling away on women's health projects instead of producing one of the hottest specialty titles in recent months, "Kissing…
It wasn't exactly "La Grande Bouffe," but the champagne flowed freely as L.A.'s Franco-American entertainment community gathered at the opening reception for the City of Lights, City of Angels French…
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…