This morning in Los Angeles, the Academy of Moving Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nomination of the 86th Oscars. Films competing for Best Picture include NYFF51 opener 'Captain Phillips' as well as 'Nebraska,' '12 Years A Slave' and the festival's Closing Night feature 'Her.'
Eytan Fox is one of Israel's most celebrated working filmmakers. He spoke with FilmLinc Daily about his latest film, the light-hearted comedy Cupcakes, which is debuting at the New York Jewish Film Festival.
The first batch of titles has been announced for the 43rd New Directors/New Films festival, taking place March 19 - 30 and co-presented by Film Society and the Museum of Modern Art.
Fresh off a Golden Globe win for Best Director, Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity gets the Film Comment treatment as part of their Essential Cinema series. The film, co-written by Jonás Cuarón and starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, is still in theaters.
The Directors Guild of America revealed five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentaries for 2013.
The upcoming Sundance Film Festival will host preview screenings of the Before Midnight directors latest film Boyhood starring Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke.
The 71st Golden Globes are underway in Los Angeles. American Hustle, 12 Years A Slave, Nebraska, Captain Phillips, Gravity and Inside Llewyn Davis are among the top nominees hoping to take home awards courtesy of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Sunday night.
Lacking a heckler in the audience like its East Coast counterpart, the Los Angeles Film Critics Awards instead focused entirely on its honorees. With tie votes in a few key categories, Saturday night's Century City ceremony had all the makings of battle, but presenters and winners kept it classy.
As we focus on Hollywood great Otto Preminger during this year’s New York Jewish Film Festival, we’ll also be highlighting the work of graphic designer Saul Bass, who designed some of the most influential film title sequences of the 1950s and 60s.