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
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…
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.
NBC Enterprises and Hearst-Argyle Television have made an agreement in principle to create a jointly-owned venture to produce and syndicate firstrun programming for syndication and cable. The…
The international TV biz is abuzz with the news that NBC is getting out of the foreign distribution business by sealing a deal with MGM to represent its product overseas. The deal is likely to be…
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…
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…
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.
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."…
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"…