COMING SOON: Indie Comedy “My Best Day”

COMING SOON: Indie Comedy “My Best Day”

The indie film, “My Best Day,” an ensemble comedy feature from director Erin Greenwell (“Big Dreams in Little Hope”) is currently filming in the Slate Belt in Pennsylvania. As reported by lehighvalleylive.com, the final product will feature Heard’s Meat Market in Bangor, the Portland baseball park, Jewell’s Service Station in […]

Fantastic Fest Adds 20 films to its 2011 Film Lineup

Fantastic Fest Adds 20 films to its 2011 Film Lineup

Fantastic Fest announced the first wave of programming for the seventh edition happening September 22-29, 2011 in Austin, Texas.  This batch of 20 films spans the globe from Japan, Belgium, Mexico, Russia, Hong Kong, Korea and of course the USA. “Fantastic Fest is the high-point of my year. Every year […]

Johnny Depp to star in Julian Schnabel’s “In The Hand of Dante”

Leave it to Johnny Depp, he’s a very smary guy. Back in 2008, ne purchased the rights to Nick Tosche’s book “In The Hand of Dante,” which is about two intersecting stories based upon the legendary Italian writer Dante Alighiei’s masterwork, “The Divine Comedy.” Depp himself will play the Nick […]

Second Annual Portland, Maine Film Festival Accepting Submissions

Announcing its second exciting season, the Portland Maine Film Festival’s call for entries is now open. The PMFF invites international and local filmmakers to submit their films for consideration through August 29, 2011. The Festival, Oct. 6, 7, 8 and 9, 2011, will host four days of diverse film celebrations […]

Daniel Craig, Sci-Fis and thrillers abound at the upcoming Locarno Film Festival

The Festival del film Locarno once again makes its presence felt as the essential rendez-vous for auteurs, observers and key players in world cinema. The Festival, faithful to its origins and resolutely looking forward, continues its adventurous course, always attentive to changes in cinematography and the emergence of new talent. […]

Sundance Institute to Host a Week of Independent Film Producing Initiatives

Nine Projects Selected for Creative Producing Labs and Fellowships Los Angeles, CA — Sundance Institute today announced the participants for its annual Creative Producing Labs and Creative Producing Summit, both held in the same week at the Sundance Resort in Sundance, Utah. Nine projects have been selected to participate in […]

Star-Studded Lineup For 2011 Hollyshorts Film Festival

Star-Studded Lineup For 2011 Hollyshorts Film Festival

  From August 12-18, 2011, the 7th HollyShorts is showcasing 300 short form projects including short films, music videos, web series, and commercials. The full lineup has been released and includes the premiere of acclaimed writer Jamie Linden (Dear John, We Are Marshall) short film “The Envelope in the Glovebox” […]

Ti West’s The Innkeepers to open 2011 Sidewalk Film Festival

Ti West’s The Innkeepers to open 2011 Sidewalk Film Festival

The South Eastern premiere of Ti West’s The Innkeepers will serve as the Opening Night Film of the 2011 Sidewalk Film Festival and will screen at the beautiful 2,200 seat Alabama Theatre. Described as one of the most exciting and original filmmakers on the independent scene today, Ti West (The […]

10 Films To Take Top Honors at 2011 Artivist Film Festival

10 Films To Take Top Honors at 2011 Artivist Film Festival

The 2011 Artivist Film Festival announced its 2011 film awards in five categories: Human Rights, Children’s Advocacy, Environmental Preservation, Animal Advocacy and Artivist Spirit. The awards will be presented to the filmmakers at the Closing Night Awards Program of the 2011 Artivist Film Festival in Los Angeles, August 18-20. In […]

Great Date Movie! Delhi Belly-opening today

Great Date Movie! Delhi Belly-opening today

“Delhi Belly” is the hilarious, raunchy and new Bollywood Movie from director Abhinay Deo, starring international dream guy Imran Khan, along with Vir Das and Kunaal Roy Kapur playing his hapless yet sweet roommates. In an almost old Hollywood twist of mistaken identity, and strange, missing bag of something mysterious […]

Azazel Jacobs’ New Film “Terri” Will Win Your Heart

Azazel Jacobs’ New Film “Terri” Will Win Your Heart

“Terri,” the new film by Azazel Jacobs (“Momma’s Man”) starring John C. Reilly and newcomer Jacob Wysocki, is a wholly new and refreshing coming-of-age film. Wysocki plays the lead character Terri Thompson in “Terri” ( a pretty astonishing star turn), an overweight high school student who is abandoned by his […]

Paladin takes “The Whale,” narrated by Ryan Reynolds

Paladin takes “The Whale,” narrated by Ryan Reynolds

THE WHALE, a new documentary about a lonely young killer whale who causes upheaval in a small town and amazement around the world when he tries to make friends with humans, will be released theatrically by Paladin, it was announced by company president, Mark Urman. THE WHALE was directed by […]

The 32nd Durban International Film Festival Full Program Announced

The 32nd Durban International Film Festival Full Program Announced

The 32nd Durban International Film Festival kicks off on July 21st with the World Premiere of the South African film Otelo Burning, directed by Sara Blecher.  Set during the last days of apartheid, the Durban-shot film tells the story of a group of South African township youngsters who discover surfing […]