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  • Jan Schuette Tapped as Dean of AFI Conservatory

    Jan Schuette has been named the dean of the AFI Conservatory. He comes from the German Film & Television Academy in Berlin, a production-based conservatory where he has served as director since 2010. He will begin at AFI in the fall. In a statement,...
  • William Eubank used ingenuity — and begging — to get 'The Signal' made

    William Eubank used ingenuity — and begging — to get 'The Signal' made
    Strenuous spoiler avoidance has been maintained in most stories about "The Signal" since its premiere to ecstatic praise at the Sundance Film Festival in January. Even descriptions of the movie's genre and tone are less than straightforward. "The...
  • LAFF 2014: Jess Weixler, Jennifer Prediger make their 'Trouble Dolls'

    LAFF 2014: Jess Weixler, Jennifer Prediger make their 'Trouble Dolls'
    A lighthearted exploration of friendship and personal growth, the film “Trouble Dolls” grew out of the budding friendship of its makers. Having its world premiere on Sunday as part of the Los Angeles Film Festival, the movie is a collaboration...
  • Watch: Restored 'Texas Chain Saw Massacre' Gets Trailer

    A new generation of moviegoers get to be scared by "Texas Chain Saw Massacre" on the big screen forty years after its original release, and the trailer for the restored horror movie hit the web this week. In celebration of the 1974 horror classic's...
  • Shanghai film festival highlights U.S.-China partnerships

    The 17th Shanghai International Film Festival kicked off this weekend with some red-carpet glamour, screenings and fresh announcements of new East-West partnerships, as the U.S. and mainland China — the world’s No. 1 and No. 2 movie markets...
  • Shanghai Conference: Digital Realities Confront Chinese Film Dreams

    SHANGHAI - Senior Chinese film industry leaders face many new challenges to their still maturing business models, executives in Shanghai were told on Sunday. "Traditional film companies have much to reflect on," said Yu Dong, chairman and CEO of Bona...
  • Wild Bunch Skirts Theaters With Controversial 'Welcome to New York'

    With French industryites still embroiled in debate over rules for the nation's theatrical windows, production shingle/sales agent/distrib Wild Bunch engineered an end run with its May 17 VOD-only release in France of Abel Ferrara's "Welcome to New York."...
  • Q&A: Wild Bunch's Vincent Maraval Discusses 'Welcome To New York"s Game-Changing Experiment

    PARIS- Cannes Film Festival did not find room for Abel Ferrara's "Welcome to New York," a fictional narrative based on Dominique Strauss-Kahn' sex scandal, in its official selection but that didn't keep the movie from making a large impact on VOD, scoring...
  • With an Aussie assist, Robert Pattinson lays his vampire past to rest

    On the list of life's great pleasures, walking down a grim street in a one-horse Australian town probably doesn’t rank very high. Yet if you're one of the world most recognized -- and harangued -- faces, it can have a remarkable effect on your...
  • 'The Rover' Premiere: Producer Praises Robert Pattinson as 'Consummate Actor'

    After a starry premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, Robert Pattinson, Guy Pearce and director David Michod brought "The Rover" to The Regency Bruin Thursday. Michod told Variety that he hadn't been familiar with Pattinson's previous work. "Rob just came...
  • Joseph Losey's restored 'Accident' high on shock value

     Joseph Losey's restored 'Accident' high on shock value
    Based on a Nicholas Mosley novel adapted by Harold Pinter early in his screenwriting career (after a decade as a playwright), Joseph Losey's "Accident" shared the Grand Prize at the 1967 Cannes Film Festival. The film was restored by the British Film...