French actress and director Sophie Marceau will be the guest of honor at the Haifa Film Festival, which will unspool Sept. 27-Oct. 4.
JIM KOHLBERGEst. worth: $1 billion-plusHome base: Palo Alto, Calif.Money trail: A managing partner in private equity firm Kohlberg & Co., which he formed in 1987 with his father Jerome Kohlberg Jr.…
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For the time being, the threat of a guild strike is mostly a boon for indie producers, as distributors stockpile projects to offset a potential work stoppage.
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German-born, Swiss-reared helmer Marc Forster has shot Stateside (most recently "Stranger Than Fiction") and in Europe ("Finding Neverland"). In bringing Khaled Hosseini's book "The Kite Runner" to…
It's easy to lament the state of the art film in today's marketplace. What's hard: finding a way to bring provocative films to U.S. audiences without disregarding the bottom line. These three…
Directors Julie Delpy, Tom McCarthy, Richard Kelly, Paprika Steen, Ryan Fleck, Anna Boden and cinematographer Chris Doyle sound off on indispensable filmmaking instruments.
What do you do when you have an old-fashioned horror movie and you're an indie distrib? Borrow a page from studio history and market it like a traditional suspense thriller.