Posts Tagged ‘film’

Hamptons Film Festival’s SummerDocs Series Adds Two Sundance Titles

July 23, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The Hamptons Intl. Film Festival’s annual SummerDocs series of documentary programming will round out its 2014 slate with Rory Kennedy’s “Last Days in Vietnam” and Jesse Moss’ “The Overnighters,” both of which screened at Sundance earlier this year. Alex Baldwin, who usually hosts SummerDocs events, will moderate conversations with Kennedy and subject Stuart Herrington for... Read more

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India’s Dev Benegal Wins NAFF Project Prize at Korea’s PiFan

July 23, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

'Man Who Copied Himself' claims double honors at genre film market

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Private Film Fund Based in Canary Islands Launches (EXCLUSIVE)

July 22, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

In a bid to tap the hefty 38% tax breaks of Spain’s Canary Islands, Beverly Hills-based Defiant Pictures, run by producers Lucas Jarach and Nicolas Veinberg, has launched a private capital film fund in partnership with Spanish investment firm Grupo Eneas. Fund will disburse coin for an annual slate of five Canary Islands-based pics with... Read more

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Shanghai Film Corp. Places 19-Theater IMAX Order

July 22, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Chinese company becomes IMAX's fifth largest partner in the world

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Variety Debuts Artisans, Targeting Hollywood’s Below-the-Line Community

July 21, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Variety is launching Artisans, a newly-branded feature devoted to comprehensive coverage of individuals who work behind the scenes in the entertainment business and the issues they grapple with on a daily basis. Artisans will debut on July 29, running regularly in the weekly magazine and on Variety.com. The new report will focus on the art... Read more

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Film Review: ‘Aftermath’

July 21, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

It's a long, slow death for nine unfortunate refugees in "Aftermath," an often tedious but clammily atmospheric end-of-the-world thriller.

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Outfest L.A. Announces 2014 Film Festival Winners

July 20, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

L.A.-based nonprofit Outfest has announced the winners of its 32nd annual L.A. LGBT Film Festival. Outfest is aimed at promoting equality by creating, sharing and protecting LGBT stories on screen, with the annual film fest in line with those goals. It ran from July 10-20, closing Sunday night with Jack Plotnick’s “Space Station 76″ starring... Read more

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Panna Rittikrai, Muay Thai Action Maestro, Dead at 53

July 20, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Gritty stylist was mentor to Tony Jaa and Jeeja Janin

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Croatia’s Pula Film Fest Begins with ‘Happy Endings’ in Roman Arena

July 20, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

PULA, Croatia — The President of Croatia, Ivo Josipovic, opened the Pula Film Festival Saturday in the Pula Arena, the Roman amphitheater that serves as the fest’s main screening venue. The opening ceremony, which aired live on local TV, was followed by the world premiere of “Happy Endings,” a crime drama with a dark comedic... Read more

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James Garner Gracefully Bore the Weight of Stardom

July 20, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Tom Selleck is fond of saying that every actor should take “star lessons” from James Garner. Having worked with Garner on “The Rockford Files” very early in his career, Selleck noticed that Garner realized the star’s demeanor had a ripple effect on the set, establishing a tone for everyone else’s behavior. Whatever his personal qualities,... Read more

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