After his 2006 CalArts graduate thesis film "Analog Days" played festivals, Ott "wasted two years meeting with producer types who are never really going to make a movie," he recalls.
Looking to avoid a sophomore slump after a well-received first year at the helm, Sundance Film Festival director John Cooper said the event's 2011 lineup reflects the "very healthy" state of…
The outlook is getting sunnier for "Winter's Bone," as the bleak drama scored seven Spirit Award nominations on the heels of winning the top trophies at the Gotham Awards.
Philip Seymour Hoffman and Emily Ziff's production shingle Cooper's Town Prods. unveiled its upcoming slate of films Thursday to Variety as the company's second feature, "Jack Goes Boating," finishes…
Heavy snow marked the first few days of the Sundance Film Festival, causing nightmarish travel delays for showbizzers and other VIPS.
Ang Lee and his oater romance "Brokeback Mountain" rode off with the top ribbons at the Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, while director Paul Haggis' "Crash" took first feature kudos.