Culver City Film Festival 2022 We have created a friendly environment for independent filmmakers making Culver City Film Festival one of the most sought after film festivals on the independent film festival circuit. —Jon Gursha LOS ANGELES, California, USA, Nov. 22, 2022 / — Come to Culver City Film FestivalRead More →

Indie Film Site Network (IFSN) has announced Shaunak Sen’s remarkable and essential documentary anything that breathes as the first recipient of the IFSN Advocate Award. The recipient of the award, created each year to highlight a theatrically released independent film that illuminates a humanitarian or environmental issue with a singularRead More →

Daniels, Claudette Godfrey, Janet Pierson (far right) and a coveted hot dog hand at the opening night world premiere of Everything everywhere all at once (Courtesy of SXSW) In mid-summer, the SXSW Film Festival became the SXSW Film & TV Festival, a largely ceremonial name change that cements its alreadyRead More →

Writer-director Alec Griffen Roth has found his Billy Knight. Al Pacino is set to star in Roth’s feature debut, Billy Knightand stars alongside Charlie Heaton and Diana Silvers in the project which he describes as “a love letter to cinema”. The plot follows graduate school students Alex (Heaton) and EmilyRead More →

09/27/2022 – The 24th edition advances its dates and will take place from September 29 to October 7, establishing itself as an ideal showcase for national audiovisual works ramona by Andrea Bagney One year, one night [+see also: film reviewtrailerinterview: Isaki Lacuestafilm profile], the last movie of Isaki Lacuestawill officially kick offRead More →

At the 2022 Indy Shorts Film Festival, Emmy-nominated actor Colman Domingo said, “Something special is going on at Indy.” When it comes to the city’s thriving independent film scene, he’s not wrong. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, several cinemas offering independent films have opened their doors, filling aRead More →

The Maine Film Association hopes an economic report released this spring will bolster support for adopting incentives to get more Maine-made movies, like “Hangdog,” filmed here on Portland’s Eastern Prom in April. Derek Davis/Staff Photographer It’s been a few months since the good folks at the Maine Film Association releasedRead More →

“Sunner” is among screenings of films made in Maine at the Maine International Film Festival in Waterville. Photo courtesy of Henry Spritz The opening film of the 25th Maine International Film Festival (Friday to July 17) is the raucous, joyful and exuberantly musical Moroccan film “Casablanca Beats”, about a musicianRead More →

Rapper and aspiring entrepreneur Berner has joined the cast of upcoming indie thriller “The Low End Theory.” Directed by Francisco Ordoñez, who co-wrote the screenplay with lead actress Sofia Yepes, “The Low End Theory” is a neo-noir thriller about an aspiring hip-hop producer who begins laundering money for a drugRead More →

Share this article Veteran Hollywood filmmakers Ben Rosenblatt and Micho Rutare are launching $FLIX, a new crypto token, to reinvent the way independent films are funded, produced and distributed. $FLIX decentralizes filmmaking Their company American Meme will leverage $FLIX to raise capital for a slate of indie films that willRead More →

Wall Street seems to have gone to Hollywood. Private equity firms, or PEs, are pouring money into entertainment content, funding independent production, and snatching up businesses on a level never seen before in the independent industry. Landmark deals, like Kevin Mayer’s Tom Staggs and Candle Media (backed by private equityRead More →

EXCLUSIVE: Glass House Distribution president Tom Malloy, bitcoin veteran Charlie Shrem and producer Shyam S. Sengupta unveil a new digital finance company, Defiine, here at the Cannes Market. Described as a digital financing solution for independent films, the company will seek to leverage assets and intellectual property against pools ofRead More →

Actor Kajal Aggarwal Unveils Poster for Director Bhaskar Maurya’s Telugu Debut Film ‘Muthayya’ Actor Kajal Aggarwal Unveils Poster for Director Bhaskar Maurya’s Telugu Debut Film ‘Muthayya’ Big budget Telugu movies such as Pushpa – the rise and RRR caused a sensation at the box office across the country. The lesser-knownRead More →

While Labor Day isn’t until September (and is traditionally celebrated more for its long weekend than its supposed recognition of workers’ rights), May Day is the real deal. Called International Workers’ Day, it’s also the date of Space directors Stewart Bird and Deborah Shaffer’s free screening of the 1979 documentaryRead More →

Alright, alright, alright, it’s that time again. The San Francisco Film Festival (SFFilm) returns for 11 days of groundbreaking films, in-person interviews and community events. After two years of necessary pandemic limitations, some restrictions have been lifted and most films will screen in person at SF repertoire theaters such asRead More →

The Maine premiere of Canadian filmmaker Nadine Pequeneza’s new documentary “Last of the Right Whales” takes place at the Nickelodeon Theater in Portland on April 27, just days before rules designed to protect the species from fishing gear are supposed to come into force. The film, which features unprecedented footageRead More →

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ – “Night, Mother,” the “hybrid” feature film from executive producer Sheila Houlahan, is an official nominee for the 2022 Webby Awards in the following 3 virtual and remote categories: Media & Entertainment, Technical achievement and better audience integration. Filmed in 2021 on at theRead More →