If there was a commonality among the 20 features and 41 shorts screened at this year's Slamdance Film Festival, it was one of highly individualistic distillations of reality.
Markets & Festivals
While TV execs continued to zip in and out of meeting rooms during day two of NATPE, several high-profile strips were still looking for major-market station clearances.
Gaylord Films will finance and produce Rob Ritger's comedy "American Mullet," with company prexy Hunt Lowry and head of production Casey La Scala on board to produce.
As the nets put the finishing touches on their drama development, Fox has decided to make the trip to "Pasadena," while CBS has enlisted in the World War II drama "Sam's Circus."
Audiences looking for something fresh and different, not to mention a head trip, will find it in "Waking Life," an appealing new work from Richard Linklater. Pic possesses a sort of floating…
Producers Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa ("Election") are carving out a book niche for themselves, grabbing the rights to Scott Phillips' "Ice Harvest," Myla Goldberg's "Bee Season" and "Election"…
A potentially revealing exploration of a girl's fascination with what her adventurous older sister did in Europe comes off as a woefully tame affair in "The Invisible Circus." Maddeningly lacking in…
A hell-raising band of Vermont State Troopers administer their own perverse brand of justice and attempt to save their skins when budget cuts threaten to replace their unit in "Super Troopers."…
In "Startup.com," members of the documaking team behind acclaimed 1994 feature "The War Room" assemble a fascinating chronicle of the Icarus flight of the e-commerce revolution as mirrored in the…
IFC Films has acquired all North American distribution rights to Belgian director Pierre-Paul Renders' comedy "Thomas in Love" from Fortissimo Films. A July release is planned.