German helmer Baran Bo Odar ("Bo" to friends) stood out from this year's fest fare with his gripping sophomore feature "The Silence" and its themes of corrupted innocence and the intrinsic evil that…
Though Austin Fantastic Fest auds got an early look at a work in progress back in October, the rest of the world must wait until Sundance to see Andre Ovredal's "The Troll Hunter," a found-footage…
Despite her exotic first name, Juanita Wilson is all Irish, born and bred in Dublin, where she lives with her producer husband James Flynn. That said, the director isn't afraid to venture far afield…
Denis Villeneuve recognizes how easily ambition can be mistaken for arrogance. "I'm not always proud of this side of me, and it may be getting worse," concedes the Canadian director, who earned…
"I've got certain superpowers on the set that I don't have in the rest of my life. The ability to multitask gets suddenly amplified when I'm directing," jests Jason Winer, who is moving from "Modern…
Variety has unveiled its 16th annual Directors to Watch list.
Kevin Smith's "Red State," J.C. Chandor's "Margin Call," Dito Montiel's "The Son of No One," George Ratliff's "Salvation Boulevard," Eugene Jarecki's "Reagan," Steve James' "The Interrupters" and…
Magnet Releasing has snagged world rights, excluding Europe, to Norwegian pic "The Troll Hunter," aiming for a 2011 theatrical release.
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