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Director David Charles on The Gary Baseman Documentary “Mythical Creatures”

Posted Jul 21, 2014, by Gary Baseman & David Charles

Director David Charles on the Gary Baseman Documentary Mythical Creatures

David Charles is a filmmaker, writer, and graphic novelist who has written and directed interactive and non-traditional…

Particle Fever Follows 6 Scientists Solving the Universe’s Greatest Mysteries

Posted Jul 15, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Particle Fever Follows 6 Scientists Solving the Universe's Greatest Mysteries

* Particle Fever participated in IFP's 2008 Spotlight on Documentaries at Independent Film Week and is released in-part…

Kickstart Ambulante, Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna’s Rogue Documentary Tour

Posted Jul 8, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Kickstart Ambulante, Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna’s Rogue Documentary Tour

The goal is to "democratize documentary culture," say Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna, the artists behind Ambulante (whom you…

It’s 2014, Where’s Your Film’s Negative? Steve James On Hoop Dreams

Posted Jul 3, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

It’s 2014, Where’s Your Film’s Negative? Steve James On Hoop Dreams and Why You Should Find Out

“These works are like our children,” says Steve James, surely echoing the sentiment of any filmmaker who’s toiled over their…

July Now Playing: A Raw Portrait of Ebert in Life Itself, Brit Marling Returns in I Origins

Posted Jul 1, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

July Now Playing: A Raw Portrait of Ebert in Life Itself, Brit Marling Returns in I Origins

In January, Festival Director John Cooper called Life Itself “absolutely, positively the easiest film to program.” As…

How to Save Indie Distribution in 5 Easy Steps

Posted Jun 24, 2014, by Straith Schreder, director of content strategy, BitTorrent, Inc.

How to Save Indie Distribution in 5 Easy Steps

Straith Schreder is the Director of Content Strategy, BitTorrent, Inc., which has worked with Drafthouse Films on its…

Is College Worth It? Andrew Rossi Investigates the Alarming Cost of Education in Ivory Tower

Posted Jun 13, 2014, by Jeremy Kinser

Is College Worth the Cost? Andrew Rossi Investigates in Ivory Tower

Documentary filmmaker Andrew Rossi is drawn to worlds that at first seem impenetrable. In his previous film, the riveting Page…

The Piracy Debate: More than Wooden Legs and Eye Patches

Posted Jun 11, 2014, by Jason Cortlund & Julia Halperin

The Piracy Debate: More than Wooden Legs and Eye Patches

Jason Cortlund and Julia Halperin are a directing team based in Austin, Texas, who attended last month’s #ArtistServices Austin…

5 Sundance-supported LGBT films (that aren’t actually LGBT films)

Posted Jun 9, 2014, by Casey De La Rosa, Associate Director, Media Relations

5 Sundance-Supported LGBT Films (that aren’t actually LGBT films)

Each June for the past few years, we’ve spent some time looking back on the LGBT characters we know and love (see here and here

Now Playing: Obvious Child and Ping Pong Summer Round Out a Droll June

Posted May 29, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Now Playing: Obvious Child and Ping Pong Summer Round Out a Droll June

“Remember from before when we did sex to each other?” asks Jenny Slate’s character in Obvious Child, a rom-com redux that…

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