Hill, John Lee Hancock, 10 Directors to Watch honored by Variety at annual gala
10 Directors to Watch
Variety presented Creative Impact Awards to director John Lee Hancock and actor Jonah Hill at a Parker Palm Springs brunch. Also feted were Variety's 10 Directors to Watch 2014 class. Hancock's…
From Ben Affleck to Denis Villeneuve, past honorees have gone on to glory.
On the set of "The Road Within," debut writer-director Gren Wells told her crew, "The only thing I require is that when you come talk to me, you have to curse. If you don't, I'm gonna fucking fire…
"Remember when black movies didn't necessarily star a dude in a fat suit and a wig?" With that pointed query, Justin Simien kicked off his successful Indiegogo crowd-funding push.
"Liberation inspires me," says Finnish filmmaker Dome Karukoski.
"Authenticity above all else." That, says Aron Gaudet, is the mantra for him and his wife, Gita Pullapilly, co-directors of the coming-of-age film "Beneath the Harvest Sky."
When Maya Forbes unveils "Infinitely Polar Bear" at Sundance next month, people may be surprised to see exec producer J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot logo at the front of her debut.
Ask Ben Falcone about his directorial debut, and he's quick to deflect the conversation to his wife and star, Melissa McCarthy, who co-wrote "Tammy."
Paul Duane has only made three feature-length documentaries so far, yet considering the subject matter of each, he's been through enough as a filmmaker to qualify for grizzled veteran status.
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