PETER DEBRUGE: Here we are, approaching the end of the Sundance Film Festival, and let me just say, having spent the last year attending festivals abroad, I miss American independent cinema, far to...
While it's true that many Sundance films get distribution deals, they aren't always the deals of the filmmaker's dreams. With over a dozen feature films at Sundance this year that raised part of their budget on Kickstarter, is it possible to use that crowdfunding platform as collateral to attract a distributor? Or can you bypass a distributor all together using Kickstarter? These are the things that filmmakers are starting to experiment with, according to Kickstarter's Film Outreach Lead Dan Schoenbrun....show text
All kinds of people turn out for Sundance every January, and they tend to stick together in packs. And one of those groups is really just the worst. The post Journalists, Please Stop Being the Worst People at Sundance appeared first on WIRED.
Not at Sundance? Not a problem. Indiewire caught the short-form documentary filmmaking panel on tape.
According to a recent study, an increasing number of women are opting out of standard hospital births in favor of more natural, intimate birthing experiences. So, why ...
It was a dramatic and confrontational scene at the post-screening Q&A for the documentary ¿Welcome To Leith¿ on Thursday night, as many in the audience turned against the filmmakers and festival staff over the appearance via teleconferencing of one of the film¿s subjects, white supremacist Craig Cobb.
In the suddenly fast-moving dispute over whether Robin Thicke's and Pharrell Williams' "Blurred Lines" is a rip-off of Marvin Gaye's "Got to Give It Up," a judge has now been given the reasons why he should and shouldn't certify an immediate appeal.
Today, many, maybe most, celebrities endorse products. And that means brands face a challenge when their endorser suddenly shows up in the news for the wrong reasons: a drug scandal, domestic violence charge, hate speech, even shoplifting.
The family of Michael Jackson has lost its appeal in the case over whether the late pop star's concert promoter should be held liable for his death.
What a year for new movies in Park City! We rank the best and worst of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival including buzzworthy titles such as The Wolfpack, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, Brooklyn, The Witch and more.
The 2015 Sundance Film Festival ends Sunday but team /Film is already back in Los Angeles. We were on the ground in Park City for eight days, seeing and reviewing as many movies as possible. While there, our aim is to find the awesome films you’ll want to have on your radar later this year. We think we were successful. Below, Peter Sciretta, Russ Fischer and I have each ranked every single film we saw. I saw 25, Peter and Russ saw 22. We assigned points to our top films to come up with an overall...show text
A judge has just grounded Tess Gerritsen's lawsuit that Warner Bros. breached the terms of a 1999 deal by coming out with its blockbuster film Gravity, calling the allegations "entirely speculative."
The directorial debut of visual artist Corin Hardy is a creature feature that's never less than arresting to the eye.
It's a paradox. Independent films -- the kind that are often dramas or comedies about everyday people, rather than superheroes -- have all but vanished fr
Brando's complexity is limned as well as a documentary possibly could manage in this college drawn from a extraordinary archive of personal materials.
Academy Award nominees in the short film, short documentary and short animated film categories are everything Oscar nominees should and could be but rarely are.
When the cops don’t show enough interest in a drive-by shooting, a pair of grieving mothers take matters into their own hands in “Lila and Eve,” a vigilante thriller with a twist.
Bobcat Goldthwait and "The Wolfpack" director Crystal Moselle joined our hosts at the Airbnb Haus on Main Street for the latest episode of Screen Talk.