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  • Ted Turner Tapped for Film Independent Humanitarian Award

    Film Independent has announced that Ted Turner has been selected to be first recipients of its Humanitarian Award. The kudo is aimed at recognizing an individual in the world of film and television whose work has demonstrated a deep commitment to...
  • Five Questions for Los Angeles Film Festival Director Stephanie Allain

    Stephanie Allain is in her third year as director of the Los Angeles Film Festival, which runs June 11-19, kicking off with "Snowpiercer" and closing with "Jersey Boys." It's the fifth straight year that the festival -- now in its 20th year -- has been in...
  • From 'Harry Potter' to 'Hunger Games,' How Franchise Fever is Invading Theme Parks

    Lionsgate investors who presumed there was no more value to wring out of "The Hunger Games" beyond its final installment next year got a nice surprise last week. CEO Jon Feltheimer announced a new way to capitalize on the mega-franchise: A touring...
  • Relativity Ramping Up Acquisitions, Hires Matt Brodlie

    Relativity has hired veteran executive Matt Brodlie as exec VP of acquisitions, touting the move as a sign that the minimajor is ramping up its acquisition slate. He will report to Relativity president Tucker Tooley. Brodlie started and ran the U.S....
  • Film Review: 'Earth to Echo'

    Boasting the dubious distinction of being the first found-footage adventure made for family audiences, "Earth to Echo" reaches for the stars with its gentle sci-fi shenanigans, but the rote result remains decidedly earthbound. Tyro helmer Dave Green wears...
  • '12 Years a Slave' Wins Best Feature at Spirit Awards

    "12 Years a Slave" has dominated the Independent Spirit Awards, winning best feature and four other awards including director for Steve McQueen, supporting actress for Lupita Nyong'o, screenplay for John Ridley. Matthew McConaughey won the best actor...
  • '12 Years a Slave' wins big at Film Independent Spirit Awards

    The period drama "12 Years A Slave" swept through the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, taking five prizes, including feature, director, supporting female, screenplay and cinematography. It won in all but two categories in which it was...
  • Best feature film '12 Years a Slave' sweeps Spirit Awards

    The period drama "12 Years a Slave" swept through the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, taking five prizes including feature, director, supporting female, screenplay and cinematography. It won in all but two categories in which it was nominated....
  • Berlin: Noel Wells' Comedy 'Forev' Gets U.S. Distribution (EXCLUSIVE)

    Mance Media has acquired domestic and international rights to the Noel Wells romantic comedy "Forev." Mance Media will start presenting the title to buyers at the European Film Market in Berlin this week. Gravitas Ventures will handle North American...
  • Berlin: iPhone Film 'Hooked Up' Set for Sales

    Raven Banner has acquired worldwide sales rights to Pablo Larcuen's feature debut "Hooked Up," a movie totally shot with an iPhone, and is launching sales at Berlin. Jaume Collet-Serra ("Non-Stop") and Juan Sola are executive producing through their...
  • Los Angeles Film Festival names 2014 jurors

    Los Angeles Film Festival names 2014 jurors
    "Short Term 12" director Destin Daniel Cretton, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" editor Lynzee Klingman and "Middle of Nowhere" composer Kathryn Bostic are among the jury members of this year's Los Angeles Film Festival, which kicks off Wednesday and...