American Film Market attendees know that in Los Angeles, you are what you eat -- or, more precisely, where you eat. Nothing conveys coolness better than knowing the best new restaurants in town, and…
Markets & Festivals
Indie producers who have a hard time fighting for exposure at the Sundance Film Festival can always be glad that less than two months after the hype and the madness of the Utah fest, the American…
Late last year, reps of the film and homevideo industries in Thailand set aside their customary differences and banded together in a rare show of unity. Their objective was to find ways to stem the…
For newly appointed AFMA executive director Jean Prewitt, new technologies are both a concern and a boon to members of the indie film org.
This year's American Film Market powers into the Loews Hotel, Le Merigot and the streets of Santa Monica on Feb. 21 like a souped-up race car that's had the benefit of a thorough tune-up.
Independent distribution has taken on a new meaning in Germany thanks to the Neuer Markt bourse. On the back of stock coin, many of the country's indie distribs have expanded beyond their arthouse…
Despite a stagnating box office and the disappointing performance of domestic pics, the year 2000 held important changes for Italy's film market, especially in distribution. Medusa, Silvio…
ITALIAN TITLES AT AFM “Ask me if I’m happy” (Chiedimi se sono felice) Written, directed by and starring comedy trio Aldo, Giovanni and Giacomo. Pic tells the story of three best friends who live in…
For the 12th year in a row, the Independent Feature Project will be the official U.S. representative for the Cannes Film Festival's Directors Fortnight section.
If Cannes topper Gilles Jacob picked horses instead of films, he'd have to spend most of his time counting his winnings: The top two films plus 11 of the 18 runners-up in a new French movie poll…