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25th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards Announce Nominees

25th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards Announce Nominees

The award season begins with the 25th Annual IFP Project Gotham Independent Film Awards. It seems like the battle will be given between Carol and The Diary of a Teenage Girl: with three and four nominations respectively, including Best Feature, Best Actress and Best Screenplay, they will keep the suspense high. Two new categories are

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Leah Wolchok (Director – ‘Very Semi-Serious’)

‘Very Semi-Serious‘ is an offbeat meditation on humor, art and the genius of the single panel. The film takes an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the New Yorker and introduces the cartooning legends and hopefuls who create the iconic cartoons that have inspired, baffled—and occasionally pissed off—all of us for decades. With ‘Very Semi-Serious’, viewers get an

18th Brooklyn Film Festival Announces 2015 Theme

Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF), the first international, competitive film festival in New York, has closed submissions for its 18th annual edition themed Illuminate. BFF received over 2,300 films from 113 countries, a new record for the festival. The event will run from May 29 through June 7 at three new venues: Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg,

2014 Tribeca Favorite ‘Below Dreams’ Picked Up For Release

108 Media has acquired the North American distribution rights to BELOW DREAMS, the debut feature from writer/director Garrett Bradley, which premiered at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. 108 Media plans to release the film in Los Angeles on April 10, 2015 and New York on April 17, 2015, with a VOD release to follow on

IFP Announces 4 Female Directed Films to Receive “Screen Forward” Theatrical Run

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s premier advocacy organization for independent filmmakers, has announced the upcoming films selected for exhibition in its year-round “Screen Forward” series.  “Screen Forward” is a monthly program, curated by IFP, which provides a one-week theatrical run at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP Theater in DUMBO, Brooklyn for

IFP’S Independent Film Week – 2014 Wrap-up

As ever, the Independent Filmmaker Project’s Independent Film Week, which wrapped last Friday at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, remains a seminal annual event for those involved in indie film, be they industry figures or media types like me. Indeed, one of the things that makes the event so special is that it brings

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