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Independent (Movie Genre)

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  • Baltimore-based Camden Arts and Motion Launching as Distributor for Indie Films

    A quartet of Baltimore filmmakers have launched Camden Arts and Motion as a distributor of independent movies. The company is attempting to make itself more attractive to filmmakers by offering gross percentages of box office receipts -- and making...
  • Film academy celebrates Hollywood iconoclast Spike Lee

    Film academy celebrates Hollywood iconoclast Spike Lee
    The American cinematic landscape would be a lot more boring without Spike Lee, who's made a career of stirring things up. Over the last three decades, the 57-year-old African American filmmaker has never played it safe with his often controversial...
  • Richard Linklater on 'Boyhood,' the 'Before' Trilogy and the Luxury of Time

    Fittingly enough for a film about a long, unhurried process of discovery, it wasn't until near the wrap of production that Richard Linklater decided he would call his 16th feature "Boyhood." That was in the summer of 2013, more than a decade after he...
  • 'Napoleon Dynamite' Kicks Off Sundance Next Fest in L.A.

    The Sundance Institute Next Fest will kick off with a 10th anniversary screening of "Napoleon Dynamite" on Aug. 7 at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The film, starring Jon Heder and directed by Jared Hess, premiered at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival....
  • Karlovy Vary Fest Spotlights Variety's Critics' Choice Lineup

    The 10 pics championed by variety critics selected to screen at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival next month are an eclectic mix of the year's best-reviewed Euro-backed features. Representing a wide sample of different genres, countries and languages...
  • WATCH: Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig Star in 'The Skeleton Twins' Trailer

    The full-length trailer for dark comedy "The Skeleton Twins" sees "Saturday Night Live" alums Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig perfectly illustrating the trials and tribulations of reuniting with a sibling after a decade apart. "The Skeleton Twins" is...
  • Champs-Elysees Film Festival Spotlights Studio and Indie Fare

    Founded three years ago, the Champs-Elysees Film Festival takes place in Paris in the middle of June, a period that would seem a less than ideal time to try and entice international film execs to France: just a few weeks after many of them have returned...
  • 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...
  • Juck Somsaman: Why the Asian Pacific Animation Scene Is Booming

    One of the key narratives at the Annecy festival's International Animation Film Market (MIFA) is the burgeoning attendance of participants from Asia. Variety spoke to Juck Somsaman from Thailand's The Monk Studios, whose "Duck Fight: Fist of the Feather"...
  • 'I Origins' Helmer Mike Cahill Talks Science and Sequels as Sci-fi Pic Prepares to Open Karlovy Vary

    Variety speaks to writer-director Mike Cahill, whose sci-fi mystery "I Origins" opens the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival on Friday. The pic, which was purchased by Fox Searchlight for worldwide distribution, stars Michael Pitt as a young scientist...
  • Karlovy Vary to Present European Premiere of Concert Movie 'Björk: Biophilia Live'

    The Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival will present the European premiere of concert movie "Björk: Biophilia Live," with directors Peter Strickland and Nick Fenton attending the gala presentation. In 2011 Icelandic artist Björk came out with the...