In response to the increased volume of entries the past few years, the Sundance Film Festival has instituted a new early-submission program for the American Independent Feature Film competition…
Markets & Festivals
HOUSE OF BLUES, 8430 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. Diversity is embraced in every way at this large-scale Sunset Strip venue, reflected in art, food and talent booked. The club might announce…
Topics of diversity and universality are hot in L.A.'s clubland. With Southern California's melting-pot demographics, clubs can prosper by appealing to several ethnic groups.
When Jon Favreau began taking free swing-dance lessons at the Derby, little did the retro club's owner imagine that her bar would one day become indelibly linked to "Swingers," a movie that was then…
Hollywood history is filled with family dynasties of one sort or another --- the Barrymores, the Fondas, the Hustons --- but in the realm of music, only one name qualifies: the Newmans.
Milos Forman proved once more he knows how to push the politically incorrect button in his native land. It's been 30-something years since he ran afoul of Brezhnev-era authorities and left…
The 32nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival wrapped Saturday night in this historic Czech Republic spa town with a gala black tie event that celebrated not only the winners of the fest, but the…
A raft of premieres of new British pics, many by first-timers, plus a strong lineup of international titles, mark the 51st Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival's slate, announced Thursday.
Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan's "The Sweet Hereafter" will open the 22nd annual Toronto Intl. Film Festival, which runs Sept. 4-13.
Nine new Japanese pics will unspool at this year's Montreal World Film Festival, which runs Aug. 22-Sept. 2.