Jack Zagha’s "A Useless Puddle," Jonathan Ostos Yaber’s "The Morphable Man" and Jorge Michel Grau’s "Yamaha 300" figure among feature projects chosen to form part of Focus on Mexico. The…
Raindance Film Festival
LONDON — Variety has been given exclusive access to the trailer for Kai Barry's spy thriller “Newcomer,” which has been selected to open the U.K.'s Raindance Film Festival. The film, which stars…
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be on the jury of the 21st Raindance Film Festival, Europe's largest independent film festival, it was announced today. Assange has been living in the Ecuadorean…
The Gotham premiere of Alex Gibney's new doc, “We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks,” began with a May 8 cocktail party at Graydon Carter's Beatrice Inn, where producer Marc Shmuger talked about…
LONDON — Sundance London, the U.K. film and music fest spin-off of the Sundance Film Festival, has added the final three titles for the main program of its sophomore edition. Jeff Nichol's "Mud"…
Holiday Box Office: ‘Die Hard’ limps to top spot with $38.7 mil; ‘Save Haven’ surprises with $34 mil
While Presidents Day weekend box office wasn't the expected blowout, down 10% from last year, the long holiday weekend, which began Valentine's Day for some pics, delivered enough date-night movie…
Indies are finding new ways to fund their films
Two of Sundance 2012's breakout stars are preparing for another adventure, as the "Safety Not Guaranteed" team of Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly have been hired to rewrite Disney's "Flight of the…
Rufus Norris' debut "Broken" leads the race at the British Independent Film Awards with nine nominations, including film and director.
The spirit of Dogma 95 is alive, well and refreshingly reinvented in "The Comedian," the highly promising feature debut of Israeli-born, London-based shorts director Tom Shkolnik.
LONDON -- Nordic cinema proved the big winner at the 20th Raindance Film Festival, Blighty's independent film event.