"Get Out" leads the Gotham Award nominations                'Blade Runner 2049,' 'The Disaster Artist' to be Honored at Hollywood Film Awards                Hollywood Contenders – Looking at Best Original Screenplay hopefuls                Todd Haynes explores the world of children with "Wonderstruck"                MUDBOUND and COCO to be Honored at Hollywood Film Awards                "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" pairs Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman once again                "Wonder Wheel" closes NYFF with a commanding Kate Winslet turn                Sam Rockwell and Allison Janney to Receive Hollywood Supporting Actor and Hollywood Supporting Actress Awards at "Hollywood Film Awards"                Hollywood Contenders – Looking at Best Adapted Screenplay hopefuls                "Breathe" aims to return Andrew Garfield to Oscar contention                Mary J. Blige, Timothée Chalamet and the Cast of "I, Tonya" - Margot Robbie, Allison Janney, Sebastian Stan, Paul Walter Hauser to be honored at the 21st Annual "Hollywood Film Awards."                New Trailer drops for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"                "Goodbye Christopher Robin" reveals the origins of Winnie the Pooh                Hollywood Contenders – Looking at Best Supporting Actress hopefuls                "The Florida Project" is one of the year's best films        

Tag Archives: Independent film

“It Follows” is quickly becoming the first surprise indie hit of 2015

One of the best parts of my job is when I can watch a film or a performance that I’ve championed actually catch on with audiences. This year, a slightly unexpected one has occurred in the form of horror movie It Follows. Even though it had played the Cannes Film[...]

Hollywood Film Festival Announces Key Participants for their Inaugural Hollywood Network Program

Hollywood, California, August 15, 2013 – – The Hollywood Film Festival (HFF) launches the Hollywood Network® program with a strong line-up of industry professionals, with representatives across all platforms participating, from the studio arena to the independents, from the agencies to digital media. The growing roster of participants includes execs[...]

Hollywood Film Fest injects new talent into the heart of the filmmaking industry

The 17th Annual Hollywood Film Festival (HFF), hailed by “Variety” as “the ultimate networking opportunity” and by The New York Times as “the first mandatory stop in the awards season.” A long-standing and well-respected celebration of the very finest in big-screen storytelling, HFF presents promising filmmakers with countless opportunities[...]

Jon Fitzgerald is the new Executive Director of the Hollywood Film Festival

The Hollywood Film Festival announces the appointment of Fest veteran Jon Fitzgerald as Executive Director of the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Festival. “Jon’s experience in the online, film festival, and worldwide film communities will be a great asset to the growth and new direction of our Festival,” said Carlos de Abreu,[...]

Andy Samberg hosts the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards

The Exclusive Canadian Broadcast of the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, February 23 rd at 10pm ET, will take place on Sony Movie Channel. All of the action unfolds a day before the Academy Awards® from a beachside tent in Santa Monica, California with comedian and SNL alumni[...]

Los Angeles Film Festival Keynote Speaker Chris McGurk

HollywoodNews.com: Several new events at the 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival were announced this morning including this year’s Festival Keynote Speaker, Chris McGurk, Chariman and CEO of Cinedigm Entertainment group. On June 16, McGurk will speak on the art and business of independent film by addressing the Renaissance of Indie[...]

Filmfestivals.com, the leading pro media and social network for the film & festivals community worldwide

HollywoodNews.com: Filmfestivals.com was launched in 1995. The number of festivals has grown tremendously since then, doubling almost. We know of at least 4500 (registered in filmfestivals.com directory). This site has grown to become the premier exhaustive directory and professional portal, recognized as a trusted source of information in this changing[...]

Los Angeles Film Festival Announces new director – Stephanie Allain

HollywoodNews.com: Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Los Angeles Film Festival and the Spirit Awards, announced the selection of accomplished film producer Stephanie Allain as its new Los Angeles Film Festival Director, starting immediately. She succeeds Rebecca Yeldham, who recently elected to step down for personal reasons. Stephanie[...]

Bingham Ray, Champion of Indepedent Film, Dies at 57

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: This is heartbreaking. Bingham Ray, one of the nice guys, a champion of independent film, died today at age 57. He suffered two strokes at Sundance. Bingham guided dozens of indie hits at various studios including his October Films in the 1990s. He worked with the Sundance[...]

Gotham goes with “Descendants,” “Martha Marcy” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Nominees for the 21st Gotham Independent Film Awards were revealed this morning, and Fox Searchlight’s bound to be pleased. Two films the studio will be pushing through the awards season – Alexander Payne’s “The Descendants” and Sean Durkin’s “Martha March May Marlene” – lead the pack with[...]
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