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…
Zach Braff has hit his $2 million goal in the first four days of his Kickstarter campaign to raise funds from fans for the drama, "Wish I Was Here."
Brooks Institute has tapped award-winning multihyphenate Chuck Braverman as its film department's new program chair.
"Think Like A Man" thesp Gary Owen has joined the cast of Universal's "Ride Along" starring Ice Cube and Kevin Hart.
European and international producers have more opportunities than ever to access coin for co-productions after a raft of new and re-structured film funds opened over the past year, producers at the…
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…
Paramount didn't have to look far for the villain in its untitled Jack Ryan reboot, as the studio is in negotiations with Kenneth Branagh -- who's also directing the film -- to star opposite Chris…
Maven Pictures' Trudie Styler and Celine Rattray have come onboard to produce the screen adaptation of Colum McCann's ballet story "Dancer."
The West Coast Documentary and Reality Conference (Westdoc) has found a new home in downtown Culver City for its third annual industry meet-up.
A cook, his g.f. and her young son struggle to make ends meet in "A Better Life," a solidly made, emotionally effective hard-luck drama that nonetheless feels like a slightly odd fit for Gallic…
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