The nominees up for the Gotham Awards' breakthrough director category are an eclectic group whose works stretch from the ghettos of New Jersey to small towns in Colombia. Yet four of the five…
Mike Leigh's abortion drama "Vera Drake" swept the board at the seventh British Independent Film Awards on Tuesday evening, winning six prizes including film, director and actress honors for Imelda…
With 14 nominations, Fox Searchlight leads the contenders for the 20th annual Independent Spirit Awards, paced by "Sideways," which received a nom in each of the six major categories Tuesday.
Amnesty Intl. has latched onto a couple of Oscar contenders to raise awareness for two hot-button issues at the top of its agenda: child soldiers and the genocide in Darfur, Sudan.
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped Emmy-winning writer-producer Cort Casady exec producer of its upcoming WGA Awards show on Feb. 19.
In order to make films accessible to its voting members, IFP/Los Angeles has teamed with Netflix to create an official online viewing site for pics nominated for this year's Independent Spirit Awards.
After "The Merchant of Venice" Variety screening Nov. 21, producer Cary Brokaw talked about how Al Pacino's deity status in Italy aided access for the filmmakers.
Kevin Spacey received a standing ovation after the Variety screening of "Beyond the Sea," a film written, produced and directed by the thesp. Spacey also acts, dances and sings his way through the…
"Fahrenheit 9/11" helmer Michael Moore has been tapped to receive the filmmaker award at the IFP/New York's 14th annual Gotham Awards Wednesday at Tribeca's Chelsea Piers.
Iranian black comedy "Bitter Dream" scooped up the top Golden Alexander award (plus a check for $50,000) at the 45th Thessaloniki Film Festival, which closed Sunday.