The Independent Filmmaker Project has selected ten projects for its 2016 IFP Filmmaker Labs year-long fellowship for first-time feature directors, Variety has learned. The program, entering its 12th…
Independent Filmmaker Project
Film London, the state agency that supports filmmakers in the city, has sealed a pact with the U.S.'s Independent Filmmaker Project, which will fund U.K. producers to attend the No Borders…
With the Hamptons International Film Festival around the corner, the festival has released its full slate of programming. Richard Curtis’ "About Time" will be the Southampton opener on Oct. 11, while…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
The Gotham Independent Film Awards have named indie stalwart Richard Linklater as the recipient of the kudos' annual director tribute. Filmmaker will be honored alongside Katherine Oliver, the…
"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 Independent Filmmaker Project has tapped Katherine Oliver, the commissioner of the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, to receive the industry tribute at the 23rd annual…
The first film awards show of the season, the Gotham Independent Film Awards, has booked a 2013 date and set two new competitive acting categories for a ceremony that has a track record of honoring…
A trifling comedy about writer's block that aims for a blend of Richard Curtis-style cheeriness and arch literary satire.
Kickstarter has leveled the playing field for artists in need of funding. But the influx of pros like Zach Braff has many wondering how crowdfunding will be transformed by showbiz (and vice versa).
Worldview Entertainment has signed on to provide gap financing to "Wish I Was Here," the independent film from Zach Braff getting lots of attention in recent weeks for raising funds on Kickstarter.
ROME -- The Venice Festival, the world's oldest sprocket opera, is helping filmmakers get their pics made. But unlike other indie auteur events -- think Sundance, Cannes or Rotterdam -- the Lido…