Independent has picked up international sales duties on "The Escape," a drama about a woman who abandons her husband and children. The film, which is directed by Dominic Savage ("Love+Hate,"…
“Dallas Buyers Club” has been selected as the opening night film for the ninth Film Independent Forum on Oct. 25, a week ahead of its launch by Focus. The event, to be held at DGA headquarters in Los…
Steve Kosareff looks for someone who can repair his decades-old Zenith television set in this amiable documentary.
Film Independent has selected 10 fellows for its 14th annual Screenwriting Lab, the non-profit that produces the Spirit Awards and Los Angeles Film Fest announced on Thursday. This year’s honorees…
The glut of big-budget tentpoles left even less room than usual for specialty pics to spread out and catch audience attention this summer.
"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…
The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and the Association of Independent Commercial Producers have reached a three-year successor deal covering technicians and artists who create…
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…
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