When it comes to the world of international sales, nothing comes easy. "Go to Cannes and count the international sales companies: there are about 250 of them," says Katapult Film Sales topper Thomas…
Depending on how you look at it, 2004 represented a watershed year for the gay community. Every major entertainment company now has a division aimed at the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender (GLBT)…
The Conversations: In a year of war and red-state cultural mores, filmmakers and their creative counterparts meet to discuss the "bigger picture" as it relates to motion pictures.
There are lots of reasons for wanting to make a movie. In the case of Mike Traeger's "The Moguls," that reason was anger.
Michael Mann began "Collateral" with a directorial challenge. He wanted to know if it was possible to collapse an entire human life into a 10-hour narrative frame and them collapse that frame into a…
"The Passion of the Christ" and "Fahrenheit 9/11" were two of the most profitable films of the year. Along the way, these films' directors, Mel Gibson and Michael Moore, have been treated as both…
The beat may be going on, but in the world of indie film in the past five years, it has definitely been coming from a different drummer.
Producer Robert Evans will receive a leadership award from Best Buddies, a nonprofit org dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing one-one-one mentorships…
After a rough cut of "The Brown Bunny" was booed at the Cannes Film Festival last year, no one thought the pic would ever get a theatrical release. Director Vincent Gallo was branded a self-indulgent…
In the '60s, at a time when the Western world seemed to have thrown out the rulebook and was hell-bent on remaking itself in novel and exciting ways, a group of Europeans began taking off their tops.
The definition of independent film continues to evolve along with the biz. So, instead of tackling the subject again in a think piece, we took an informal survey. We asked 10 people with solid…