The Los Angeles Film Festival kicks off Thursday, with Pedro Almodovar's “I'm So Excited!” raising the curtain, and Nat Faxon and Jim Rash's “The Way, Way Back,” bringing it down. In between, the…
Film Independent Spirit Awards
For the past four years, the studios have let the blockbusters play themselves out in May, June and July, reserving the first or second weekend in August for femme-targeted pix like "The Help" and…
Cinedigm has a strong multiplatform biz, but indie distribution is a highly competitive arena.
Variance Films and FilmBuff have acquired U.S. rights to sci-fier “The History of Future Folk,” the debut feature from J. Anderson Mitchell and Jeremy Kipp Walker. Variance will release the film in…
In a year where several Spirit nominees were also Oscar-nommed, "Silver Linings Playbook" dominated the Film Independent Spirit Awards, taking best feature and lead actress for Jennifer Lawrence with…
The Producers Guild of America’s plan to certify film credits is gaining traction. The Producers’ Mark — a lower-case “p.g.a.” after a certified producer’s name — has been approved for 21 films with…
"Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Bernie," "Moonrise Kingdom," "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Keep the Lights On" were nominated for top feature for the 28th Film Independent Spirit Awards.
Get on your toes. Prick up your ears. It's time for the "stand up and take notice" phase of awards season to begin.
The Film Independent Spirit Awards have confirmed their customary place on the kudos calendar, officially scheduling their ceremony for Feb. 23, the day before the Academy Awards.