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  • SXSW 2014: Rick Ross celebrates, Julian Casablancas experiments

    SXSW 2014: Rick Ross celebrates, Julian Casablancas experiments
    AUSTIN, Texas — Rick Ross had come to South by Southwest, as indeed he goes most places, to boast. "I just celebrated my fifth No. 1 album," the Miami rapper said Saturday night at the Fader Fort. Last week, Ross's so-so "Mastermind" debuted...
  • WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to Speak at SXSW

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will serve as a keynote presenter at the 2014 South by Southwest (SXSW) music, film and interactive festival in March. The Australian publisher and journalist, known for leaking secrets online, started WikiLeaks in 2006....
  • How Zach Braff Kickstarted a Film Financing Firestorm

    When Zach Braff's $5 million dramedy "Wish I Was Here" premieres Jan. 18, it will be one of 20 Sundance films funded through Kickstarter, alongside six financed via Indiegogo. As the number of crowdsourced films and budgets continues to grow (including...
  • Festival Alternatives Exist for Indie Filmmakers

    The Sundance Film Festival remains the quickest way for American indie filmmakers to win big. Like landing on Boardwalk and Park Place, it can often pave the way for fortune and success. But as the entertainment industry evolves and marketplace grows more...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Frank'

    Of all the acting challenges Michael Fassbender has faced, none quite compares to performing without the use of his face. That's precisely what's required in "Frank," a weird and wonderful musical comedy about an oddball outsider band whose mentally ill...
  • Neil Young: 'I'm a Producer and an Engineer, Partially, and I'm Not Really Good at Either One'

    Considering the premium he places on rawness, Neil Young may have seemed an unusual choice as the honoree for the 7th annual Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing's Grammy Week event at the Village Studios in Los Angeles on Jan.y 21. Yet the 68-...
  • David Gordon Green, Amber Heard to be Honored at Texas Film Awards

    David Gordon Green, Amber Heard and a co-founder of South by Southwest are among the honorees lined up to receive trophies at the Austin Film Society's 2014 Texas Film Awards. The kudos single out Texans whose work have helped earned the state notice...
  • Sundance: Variety Critics Name Their Mid-Festival Faves

    SCOTT FOUNDAS: Well, it's officially past the midpoint of Sundance 2014. The opening-weekend revelers have begun to dissipate, the shuttle buses are more easily navigating their way through Park City's streets, and those of us who are left can more easily...
  • Films Boutique Adds Several Pix to Berlin Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

    LONDON -- Jean-Christophe Simon's Berlin-based sales house Films Boutique has added a string of high-profile pics to its Berlin sales slate, including Susan Sarandon-starrer "Ping Pong Summer" and Daniel Ribeiro's "The Way He Looks," which world premieres...
  • SXSW Full Lineup Includes Seth Rogen and Zac Efron's 'Neighbors'

    The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival has announced its full features lineup, including a new episodic section highlighting the influence of smallscreen programming. Five films will headline SXSW, including Universal's work-in-progress...
  • South by Southwest: Seth Rogen comedy premieres, TV section debuts

    South by Southwest: Seth Rogen comedy premieres, TV section debuts
    "Neighbors," the raunchy Seth Rogen comedy about a married couple living next to a frat house, will premiere alongside Jon Favreau’s restaurant comedy “Chef” and Rob Thomas’ crowd-funded “Veronica Mars” movie as part of...
  • 'From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series' trailer shows mayhem

    'From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series' trailer shows mayhem
    El Rey Network released the first official trailer for "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series." The supernatural crime saga based on the cult classic film premieres at 8 p.m. March 11 on Robert Rodriguez's new cable network. The series will get its world...