As Oscar-winning doc filmmaker Errol Morris gets ready to take his latest feature The Unknown Known on the road to fall festivals, the director is also embarking on two fiction narratives.
Interest in Darren Aronofsky's Noah, the follow-up to his Oscar-winning Black Swan, has mounted even as the film is yet to be completed. The director gave a glimpse of the film to a church conference last week, targeting a crowd that it hopes to win over next year.
Online video of a distressed young pilot whale at a SeaWorld park has renewed interest in Gabriela Cowperthwaite's orca doc Blackfish, which is critical of keeping marine mammals in captivity.
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.
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.
Florence Almozini departs BAM as Artistic Director this week after serving for over 14 years, establishing BAMcinemaFest and the year-round BAMcinématek. Almozini looks back at the challenges she faced building the organization's film program, why she thinks now is the right time to leave and offers advice to her successor.