Reality TV and documentary filmmaking confab Westdoc selected “Tempest Storm: Burlesque Queen” as the winner of the $7,500 top prize at its PitchFest contest. The in-progress feature documentary…
Westdoc co-founders Richard Propper and Chuck Braverman are gearing up for the conference's fourth edition at the Landmark cinemas in West Los Angeles. The West Coast docu and unscripted conference…
The third annual Westdoc West Coast Documentary and Reality Conference opens Sept. 9 in Culver City with screenings of "Jason Becker, Not Dead Yet," "Off Label" and "Big Boys Gone Bananas!*." The…
The West Coast Documentary and Reality Conference (Westdoc) has found a new home in downtown Culver City for its third annual industry meet-up.
Seeking to capture the fan/collectors/enthusiast gene, "The Big Year" uses Mark Obmascik's book about obsessed "birders" and transforms it into a genial if slow-moving, almost sleepy comedy.
Tuner is happy enough for families, savvy enough for city kids and plenty smart for adults.
Fans of the art of Paul Reubens (a.k.a. Pee-wee Herman) will have a nostalgic field-day at the Broadway incarnation of "The Pee-wee Herman Show."
It's a mystery how Peter Schonau Fog manages to combine child abuse, a study of a rural community, affecting tragedy and black comedy into a satisfying whole, but in "The Art of Crying" he pulls it…
Guests painted a gloomy picture of the state of movie storytelling for the nearly 4,000 aspiring writers at this weekend's third annual Screenwriting Expo.
The severe acute respiratory syndrome epidemic is turning into a catastrophe for the film business in China as its B.O. impact lessens in Hong Kong.
"The Japanese had 'The Seven Samurai,' the Americans had 'The Magnificent Seven' and we've got 'The Seven Troublemakers'!" laments the disgruntled police chief of a low-income Paris burb in…