Robert Redford reacts to not receiving an Oscar nomination as the Sundance Film Festival opened Thursday. Acknowledging awards and distribution are a business, the actor/director/producer said he was grateful to return to his acting roots, while also touting the three decades of the festival he founded.
Well known for his title sequences and posters for other directors' movies, the film work of the legendary Saul Bass is screening this week as part of the 23rd New York Jewish Film Festival. We delve in to some of the notable highlights.
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.