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  • Gotham Fest Celebrates Fierce Independents

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Gotham Independent Film Awards, an event that bills itself as the kickoff to the film awards season, is entering its 24th year. But it wasn't until 2004 that the ceremony started to resemble similar kudofests -- including...
  • 'Birdman' Tops Spirit Awards Nominations (Full List)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Fox Searchlight's "Birdman" led the way in nominations with six for the 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards followed by five each for "Boyhood," "Nightcrawler" and "Selma." "Birdman" received noms for best feature, actor for...
  • Spirit Awards Nominees: The 15 Biggest Surprises

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Independent Spirit Awards were never supposed to be a harbinger of the Oscars, but in recent years, the booze-infused celebration in Santa Monica -- held the night before the Academy Awards -- had become just that. All...
  • 'Birdman' soars ahead in Independent Spirit Award nominations

    Existential black comedy"Birdman" led the Independent Spirit Awards nominees on Tuesday,as thriller "Nightcrawler," coming-of-age chronicle "Boyhood"and civil rights drama "Selma" followed with five nods each. "Birdman," which follows the journey of a...
  • 'Birdman,' 'Nightcrawler,' 'Selma' lead indie Spirit Award nominations

    Alejándro G. Iñárritu’s “Birdman” dominated the nominations Tuesday for the 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards, earning six -- for best film, director, lead actor for Michael Keaton, supporting actor for Edward Norton and supporting...
  • Indie Spirit Awards boost 'Birdman,' 'Boyhood'

    Indie Spirit Awards boost 'Birdman,' 'Boyhood'
    Nominations for the 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards were announced Tuesday. And with them arrived the usual grumbling from some quarters that the movies leading the way -- "Birdman," "Boyhood," "Selma" and "Nightcrawler" -- lacked true indie cred...
  • Uma Thurman to Host a Star-Studded Gotham Awards

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Gotham Independent Film Awards will benefit from an unprecendented dosage of star power during its annual dinner at Cipriani Wall Street on Monday. The celebration of arthouse films has tapped Uma Thurman as its host,...
  • Darren Aronofsky to Be Jury President at Berlin

    LONDON -- American director, screenwriter and producer Darren Aronofsky will be jury president of the 65th Berlin Intl. Film Festival. "Darren Aronofsky has distinguished himself as an outstanding protagonist in contemporary auteur cinema. In his...
  • IFC Expands Original Programming Team

    IFC has expanded its programming team to bolster a growing roster of original series. The promotion and exec appointments come seven months after producer Peter Aronson joined IFC as exec VP of original programming and production. Christine Lubrano...
  • 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...
  • Hampton native to come home for screening of Ebert documentary

    Hampton native to come home for screening of Ebert documentary
    Steve James, the award-winning documentary filmmaker from Hampton, will return to Hampton Roads next month to introduce a screening of his new adaptation of the memoirs of Roger Ebert. James will be at the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk on Wednesday,...