The Locarno Film Festival is hosting its second annual Critics Academy. A member of Locarno's Best First Feature jury this year, Scott Foundas, Variety's chief film critic, reflects on the initiative…
Aside from being a haven for cinephiles, the Locarno Film Festival is serving as a classroom for nine aspiring film critics from seven different countries. The second annual Critics Academy -- a…
Film industry pros usually choose between being a "suit" or a "creative," with business execs rarely attempting artistic careers and vice-versa. But as traditionally low indie film budgets become…
Film Society of Lincoln Center is expanding its transmedia programming with new initiatives and partnerships that will be part of the org's new-media-centric Convergence program.
"Easier With Practice," writer-director Kyle Patrick Alvarez's moody dramedy about a long-term phone-sex relationship, won the grand jury prize at the CineVegas Film Festival on Sunday.
Slamdance's founding philosophy was that the festival selections would be programmed largely by filmmakers and always by committee.
Film Independent's third annual Filmmaker Forum will open with a sneak peek at Marc Forster's "The Kite Runner."
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