There is no winning formula for casting an independent film. It's a down-and-dirty business that requires guts, provides little glamour and often can be humiliating.
New Cinema http://www.newcinema.com This site is an ahead-of-its-time sneak preview of one Internet scenario in which indie filmmakers self-distribute their films on the Net. Featuring several…
Mili Avital ("Dead Man," "Stargate") has been cast opposite David Schwimmer in Doug Ellin's "Kissing a Fool," which currently is lensing in Chicago.
When the German New Wave hit U.S. shores in the mid-1970s, then-exhibitor Ray Price made it his personal mission to screen every German film he could get his hands on.
Among execs on the major studio side of the entertainment industry, there's a belief --- often tacit, but occasionally spoken --- that so-called "technical" fields like visual effects are merely…
Just before 11 p.m., a local TV channel's teaser flashes: "Breaking news about one of Hollywood's leading men." Completion bonder Tekla Morgan, who has insured the Sean Penn/John Travolta starrer…
Cable TV has finally taken off in Spain. The Development Ministry this week awarded the country's first cable TV franchises to Cable i Televisio de Catalunya (CTC), a consortium led by cable operator…
When Geraldo Rivera takes a six-week Mediterranean cruise beginning Monday, he will leave his nightly CNBC talk show "Rivera Live" in the hands of such guest hosts as O.J. Simpson trial…
Things are going pretty well for Ted Demme and Joel Stillerman: Their Spanky Pictures just moved into spacious new downtown offices and finished lensing its second feature film, "Noose."
Not unlike the special-effects beasts from some of this season's bigscreen blockbusters, music licensing for independent film is a creature that often is woefully misunderstood. Early in the…