Sound + Vision film Brothers Hypnotic by first-time filmmaker Reuben Atlas spotlights an unconventional band of eight brothers from a rough Chicago neighborhood who decidedly play outside the conventions of the music industry, pursuing their brash sound while catching the attention of celebs and their charismatic father.
The director behind our Sound + Vision Opening Night film discusses discovering Charles Bradley, finding a story through editing, and the process of making his first feature documentary.
The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) released details of the 35th edition of Independent Film Week, taking place at Lincoln Center in September. The annual event seeks to advance new projects by both emerging and established independent artists and filmmakers.
The Venice International Film Festival revealed its International Competition and Out of Competition slate and more today with 20 World Premieres competing for the event's Golden Lion Award. The 70th Venice International Film Festival takes place August 28 - September 7.
For the second year, a select group of aspiring film writers will participate in workshops and roundtable discussions and then hone their skills by covering the 51st New York Film Festival for FilmLinc Daily and Indiewire's Criticwire Blog. The deadline to apply is August 9.
Ryan Coogler will follow up his critically acclaimed indie with a story based on the Oscar-winning series that will return Sylvester Stallone to his role as Balboa and will likely involve Fruitvale star Michael B. Jordan.
Organizers of the Toronto International Film Festival unveiled details of about one-fourth of its roughly 300-film slate Tuesday morning, including Galas, Special Presentations and its Opening and Closing titles.