Mashable: Edward Burns and the Socialization of Indie Cinema
"Twitter has fundamentally changed the way I make films," film director, actor, writer and producer Edward Burns told me. At first blush, that might seem like an audacious statement, but in an era when full productions can get funded on Kickstarter and feature-length films... (more)
Movieline: Why Pay To Watch Indie Films? Let Innkeepers Director Ti West Explain
Some of you may be tempted to BitTorrent the latest new releases this week (Were you one of those Fast Five pirates? Admit it, rascal!), but let indie filmmaker Ti West bend your ear with a personal plea as his latest film, the spooky ghost tale The Innkeepers... (more)
Slamdance Short Film & Special Screening Programs Announced!
Slamdance joins the gambit of heavy hitting festivals slowly releasing their full programs for the 2012 festival season. Sharing a city with the venerated Sundance Film Festival, Slamdance has done a great deal in its 18 years of existence to stand apart as a festival worth going... (more)
Dee Rees On Her Debut "Pariah"
After winning the Breakthrough Director award at this year's Gotham Independent Film Awards, Dee Rees sat down with us for a brief chat about her highly anticipated debut, Pariah. Which opens this week.
If you're an avid reader our site (or the magazine), you already know a bit about Rees... (more)