The American Film Institute's AFI Fest 2001 has joined online film festival submission service Without a Box as a partner in testing and development. Without a Box is the provider of the Intl. Film…
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Three actors yakking in a single drab interior, shot on HD video: It's unlikely this poverty-program recipe has, or ever will again, yield results quite as entertaining as "Tape." Star trio of Ethan…
Strand Releasing has acquired domestic rights to two pics that premiered at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival: Marcelo Pineyro's "Burnt Money" (Plata Quemada) and Samantha Lang's "The Monkey's Mask."
Fox Searchlight Pictures acquired North American distribution rights to Scott McGehee and David Siegel's "The Deep End" for roughly $4 million.
IT WAS NEARLY A WEEK into the 2001 Sundance Film Festival. Things were chugging along in decent fashion with what seemed like the usual mix of somewhat promising first films and many other pictures…
The snow has begun to fall and so have pic prices, but sales remain slow as the 2001 edition of the Sundance Film Festival winds to a close.
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.
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.
Lea Pool's "Lost and Delirious" represents a solid, if somewhat cloyingly romantic English-language bow for the Swiss-born, Quebec-based director. Overwrought story of adolescent love in the halls of…