In the first major acquisitions deal at this year's Sundance Film Festival, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has nabbed North American rights to Morgan Spurlock's docu "The Greatest Movie Ever…
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Forgoing past cinematic stereotypes, today's Native American and indigenous filmmakers opt for contemporary stories told in their own languages, with actors cast from their own communities.
Now that the indie finance model has collapsed and foreign presales and hedge funds have dried up, helmers have had to get creative, innovating new ways of survival, everything from slashing budgets…
With more buyers vying for product at this year's Sundance Film Festival, pre-fest buys have been unusually active as some companies hope to avoid the festival crunch.
Variety launches the fourth year of the Variety Studio filmmaker video series on Friday in Park City.
Sundance Institute and Indian conglom Mahindra Group have inked to support indie movies.
Securing a Sundance docu competition screening slot is already a coup, but filmmaker Tiffany Shlain has a strategy for how to extend the buzz beyond the screening.
Buzz-worthy pics include "Another Earth," "My Idiot Brother," "Margin Call" and "Red State."
Veteran buyers unveil raft of new distribution labels at the fest.
Despite the economy crashing, ancillary revenue cratering and several acquisition deals falling apart, there seem to be more new indie distributors heading to Sundance -- and more success stories…
Veterans of the Sundance Film Festival know it's coming. They may not know when or where, but at some point, a Park City newbie will have an epiphany: "Man, the documentaries are so good!"