"Rush," the high-octane car racing film about the public rivalry between legendary Formula One drivers Niki Lauda and James Hunt during the 1970s, has all the markings of Tinseltown's latest flashy…
The New York Times is hosting its first indie film festival on the Internet, streaming four titles on NYTimes.com for free during September, extending bicoastal relationship with Los Angeles-based…
Expanding its indie financing arm before next month’s Toronto Intl. Film Festival, United Talent Agency has hired veteran international sales-distribution exec Yale Chasin. Chasin is joining UTA’s…
Sean Mc Manus has decided to step down as co-president of Film Independent, the organization behind the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival. Mc Manus has been with Film Independent for 15…
Ten years ago, the Buenos Aires Intl. Independent Film Festival's Buenos Aires Lab was Latin America's first works-in-progress showcase, and now it's undergoing a radical reboot and expanding…
Even after directing three films and winning the DGA and PGA awards for "Argo," Ben Affleck remains relentlessly self-deprecating.
Film Independent has announced eight filmmakers for the 2013 Directing Lab.
Film Independent has tapped filmmaker Mary Sweeney ("The Straight Story") as the new sitting chair of its board.
Film Independent has announced a trio of nominees for its Find Your Audience Award -- Sara Lamm and Mary Wigmore's "Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin and the Farm Midwives," Laura Collela's "Breakfast With…
It was the year day-and-date VOD releases came of age for independent films. But outside of experimentation with windows and new platforms, there was no one trend that defined the indie film scene in…
Film Independent announced the 19 filmmakers and nine projects for its 10th annual Fast Track program at the L.A. Film Festival on Monday.