Not content to rest on its laurels as the premier U.S. showcase for documentary films, Sundance is creating new ways to give greater visibility to the nonfiction form. As part of an ambitious…
Slovenian producer Danijel Hocevar and his company E-motion have signed on as co-producers for Czech feature "Loners."
For the sixth consecutive year, the Slamdance Film Festival returns to Park City trumping the mandate with which it started: to provide a supportive, intimate environment where first-time filmmakers…
Almost immediately after the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, state-supported film industries across Eastern Europe atrophied or disappeared, and young filmmakers like Czech director Jan Hrebejk were left…
In a season in which heavy hitters like "The Phantom Menace," "Stuart Little," "The Matrix" and "The Mummy" demand attention for their high-tech style, the Visual Effects Branch of the Academy has…
Universal Pictures development executives Jon Berg and Damien Saccani have negotiated early departures from their contracts in order to form their own management-production company, and have signed a…
By now everyone knows that Slamdance is not the only alternative festival in Park City, Utah.
Here's what just a few of our Directors to Watch from previous years have added to their credit and kudos lists.
Touchstone Pictures has grabbed screenwriter Gary Scott Thompson's "88 Minutes," a suspense-thriller pitch for low-six against mid-six figures.
One of the more anticipated docs to unspool at Sundance will be Barbara Kopple's long-awaited "My Generation," a behind-the-scenes chronicle of the Woodstock '94 fest that also juxtaposes footage…
Still apparently tougher on sexual than violent imagery, the MPAA has slapped Lions Gate Films' "American Psycho" with an NC-17 rating. The company plans an appeal.