Indie producers Chris Hanley and James Robinson would seem at first glance to have as much in common as Evander Holyfield and Mahatma Gandhi.
"You won't see any 'Bikini Beach' movies from us," declares Rick Leed, president of Wind Dancer Production Group in Burbank.
One of the great things about the indie film community, far-flung and regional as it may appear to be, is the desire (de facto obligation, even) for those who have hit the big time to stay true to…
Just before 11 p.m., a local TV channel's teaser flashes: "Breaking news about one of Hollywood's leading men." Completion bonder Tekla Morgan, who has insured the Sean Penn/John Travolta starrer…
The Screening Room restaurant and cinema, 54 Varick St., New York, (212) 334-2100. This N.Y. first combines food, cocktails and movies. The 132-seat cinema boasts loveseats from the 1940s and shows…
The Independent Feature Project North (IFP/N) recently ventured into new territory, offering an unprecedented range of production grants and exhibition opportunities to Minnesota-based independent…
In showbiz, the ability to schmooze has always ranked right next to talent as the most important quality.
Mili Avital ("Dead Man," "Stargate") has been cast opposite David Schwimmer in Doug Ellin's "Kissing a Fool," which currently is lensing in Chicago.
Sidney Furie is on "Top of the World." Not only is that the title of the director's latest project --- Dennis Hopper and Peter Weller star --- but it also describes where one might find the very…
The following banks and finance companies are active in making loans on a per-project basis for independent films.
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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues1Daily: $5.1M Cumulative: $13.2M Paramount Pictures -36.81%
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug2Daily: $5.0M Cumulative: $96.0M Warner Brothers / New Line 3.95%
Frozen3Daily: $2.2M Cumulative: $172.4M Disney 22.76%