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  • Toronto: Tribeca Film Snags Cop Thriller 'Hyena'

    Tribeca Film has snagged North American rights to cop thriller "Hyena" following its screening at the Toronto International Film Festival. It's planning a 2015 theatrical release for the picture. The film follows a corrupt police officer who begins...
  • Fall Movies: Film Festivals, 'Diamond Ruff' Screening

    Fall Movies: Film Festivals, 'Diamond Ruff' Screening
    Alternative-movie offerings are plentiful this fall. In addition to festivals featuring indie and foreign films — the Feminist Film Festival, the EROS gay film festival, the Festival of Ibero American Cinema, the Manhattan Short Film Festival...
  • Toronto: Wide Sells 'Margarita' to Japan's Aya Pro

    In an early sale on one of its flagship titles at Toronto, Paris-based Wide Management has licensed scribe-helmer Shonali Bose's late-teen romantic drama "Margarita, With a Straw" to Japan's Aya Pro. Deal closed after "Margarita's" Monday world...
  • Hollywood gives Washington the red carpet treatment

    Hollywood gives Washington the red carpet treatment
    Hollywood took its show to Washington this week. Actor RJ Mitte of AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" joined various other actors, makeup artists, costume designers and story board artists to give lawmakers a behind-the-scenes look at the "creativity,...
  • Films worth seeking on the indie circuit

    Films worth seeking on the indie circuit
    We're heading into Oscar-bait season for Hollywood, when the biggest movies tend to suck up all the oxygen. Just as worthy are the offerings from the local art house scene, which reliably features smaller films — indie features, classic films and...
  • Toronto Film Festival: Aubrey Plaza & Hal Hartley aim for 'Ned Rifle'

    Toronto Film Festival: Aubrey Plaza & Hal Hartley aim for 'Ned Rifle'
    Many of the filmmakers who emerged from the wave of American independent filmmaking of the late 1980s and early '90s, such as Richard Linklater, Quentin Tarantino, Jim Jarmusch and Steven Soderbergh, have remained active.  Filmmaker Hal Hartley was once...
  • Toronto: Smaller Deals Show Tough Market for Indie Film Business

    For a few hours over the weekend, the Toronto Film Festival looked like its old self -- a wild game of "Let's Make a Deal." After Chris Rock's "Top Five" premiered on Saturday night to ecstatic reviews, at least three studios entered a horse race to scoop...
  • Binge on films at Naperville festival

    Binge on films at Naperville festival
    There are some films that even an avid movie-goer will never get the chance to watch, unless you go to a film festival. Naperville, you're in luck. The seventh annual Naperville Independent Film Festival runs Saturday, Sept. 13 to Saturday, Sept. 20,...
  • Elvis Mitchell, UNICEF Help Launch Greenwich Film Fest

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Greenwich International Film Festival, which will hold its inaugural edition June 4-7, has tapped Elvis Mitchell as marquee director and has created a charity partnership with UNICEF. The fest will schedule over 25 films;...
  • Could Corbin Bernsen be in Bethlehem as early as April?

    Could Corbin Bernsen be in Bethlehem as early as April?
    Bethlehem got a little star power last year when actors Corbin Bernsen, Taylor Spreitler and friends scoured the city for spots to shoot their "passion project," a coming-of-age movie titled "Bethlehem." They said they wanted authenticity and revised...
  • 'The Chair': A crash course in indie filmmaking

    'The Chair': A crash course in indie filmmaking
    Reality TV these days is no longer just a comforting block of Velveeta sitting on your DVR. It has strapped on a Mexican wrestling mask and peacocks its ridiculousness around the ring. So it's refreshing when a series does its best to cut down on the...
  • Toronto Film Festival: Michael Douglas continues to reach

    Toronto Film Festival: Michael Douglas continues to reach
    Long before Gordon Gekko, Liberace and “Fatal Attraction’s” Dan Gallagher, Michael Douglas  gained fame, and an Oscar, for producing “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” The film took best picture and a bevy of other...