For any nonprofit organization, good business means successful fund-raising. For the Independent Feature Project/L.A., the Independent Spirit Awards -- which boasts a bevy of major corporate donors…
Independent Feature Project's Spirit Award nominees are selected by committee debate -- a process more akin to the deliberations of a film festival jury than the vote of a secret society.
Ashok Amritraj's Hyde Park Entertainment has come aboard to co-finance the romantic comedy "Shopgirl," the feature adaptation of Steve Martin's novella set up at Disney's Touchstone Pictures.
The idea to update Leo Tolstoy's "The Death of Ivan Ilyich" came to helmer Bernard Rose long before the death of CAA agent Jay Moloney, but when "Ivansxtc" bowed industryites couldn't help but draw…
Maverick Films has optioned feature rights to Hurricane Entertainment's graphic novel "Violent Messiahs: The Book of Job." It's developing the project with inhouse producers Kevin Cleary and Josh…
Writer-director David Jacobson's creepy biopic of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer seemed an unlikely candidate for success.
Paramount has tapped Mark Rosner ("The Rock") to script police drama "Red White Black and Blue."
Tickets for the Independent Spirit Awards are among the hottest invites around -- as hard to get, by some accounts, as those for the Academy Awards.
In its seventh year, the Independent Spirit Awards' DirecTV/IFC Truer Than Fiction Award, and a $20,000 grant, will be presented to an up-and-coming documaker whose work hasn't received significant…
Rebecca Miller wasn't thinking about directing when she started work on her book of short stories about women on the verge of change. But when Gary Winick approached her about doing a low-budget…