| Mar 10, 2015
| 12:08 PM
The best independent children's films from around the world, plus silent movie classics, a screening of films made by young filmmakers and a panel discussion about film storyline development are just part of the fifth annual Coastline Children's Film...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:00 AM
A trial focusing on film set safety and criminal liability is scheduled to open Monday in a small town in Georgia, attracting intense interest from Hollywood.
Three executives of an independent film company based in Pasadena face charges of...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 7:50 AM
Just as Hollywood's awards season heats up, half the town takes off for a snowy getaway to Park City, Utah, for the Sundance Film Festival.
Celebrating its 31st year, the festival has steadily outgrown its indie-film roots to showcase emerging and...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 5:00 AM
In the new film "'71," set in bloody Northern Ireland during the Troubles between Catholics and Protestants, a young soldier must find his way back to his barracks. It's a story both simple and filled with complexities, a gripping, straight-ahead chase...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 1:59 PM
It's a rare chance to see new and award-winning independent films without traveling into the city.
The 8th Annual Geneva Film Festival opens March 12 and runs through March 14, offering a weekend full of indie flicks from around the globe.
| Feb 5, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Inside a 260,000-square-foot warehouse just over the Grapevine off Interstate 5, an archivist from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences clambered up a ladder to inspect a stack of dusty 35-millimeter film cans.
"What are some of the titles we'...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 6:12 PM
J.K. Simmons has found his tempo. The veteran performer won the Academy Award for supporting actor Sunday with his portrayal of a domineering music teacher in the taut jazz drama "Whiplash."
Accepting his first Oscar (on his first nomination), Simmons...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 4:45 AM
The Spirit Awards. The Independent Spirit Awards. The Indie Spirits. It's an awards show so casual-cool that organizers don't even much mind what you call it.
The Film Independent Spirit Awards, as they are officially known to recognize the Los Angeles-...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 2:28 PM
Dee Wallace, the actress best known for playing the mother in “E.T.: The Extraterrestrial,” describes her new film as “a real statement on human nature — that we all have this life going on and this opportunity to live a full life,...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 5:56 AM
Dee Wallace, the actress best known for playing the mother in "E.T.: The Extraterrestrial," describes her new film as "a real statement on human nature — that we all have this life going on and this opportunity to live a full life, and instead...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 1:17 PM
Writer-director Andrew Bujalski has been one of the leading figures of the micro-budget independent film scene for more than a decade. From his early films “Funny Ha Ha” and “Mutual Appreciation” to the mini-masterpiece of “...