Film Presence co-founders Sara Kiener and Merrill Sterritt are joining Cinereach, the not-for-profit company and foundation that has supported more than 200 films since 2006, Variety has learned…
Matt Wolf's mesmerizing, scrapbook-style docu conveys how the world developed the idea of the teenager.
Documentary subjects don't come much more shy than Pakistani humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi, though the same could hardly be said for the attention-starved Karachi street children his world-renown…
After the sudden death of his mother, a taciturn boy heads for the hills in "The Cold Lands," the sophomore feature of director Tom Gilroy ("Spring Forward"). The film is essentially composed of an…
The end of Oscar season is both an upper and a downer. As tiresome as the rituals of self-congratulation may be, the events nonetheless create a sense of community among artists and executives. For a…
An evocatively shot, rawly unsentimental coming-of-ager from debut helmer Eliza Hittman, "It Felt Like Love" follows a vulnerable teen who envies the sexual experience of her confident older friend…
Sundance Institute's Artist Services program has expanded its self-distribution opportunities to filmmakers, with the added support of six orgs.
Paul Mezey, an exec producer on Benh Zeitlin's "Beasts of the Southern Wild," has signed on as a producer in residence at Cinereach, the not-for-profit production company and foundation that produced…
Brainstorm Media and the Film Collective have acquired U.S. distribution rights to David Riker's "The Girl," starring Abbie Cornish, Will Patton and Maritza Santiago Hernandez.
On paper, Dee Rees felt her directorial debut "Pariah," which tells the story of an African-American teenager coming to terms with her homosexuality, was a can't-miss investment.
A look a Spanish filmmakers on the cusp of the big time