Tag Archives: the Los Angeles Film Festival

Woody Allen in Los Angeles without love

HollywoodNews.com: Our LEAH SYDNEY caught up with the legendary Woody Allen last night at the opening of the Los Angeles Film Festival. Woody and his cast premiered “To Rome with Love,” which opens on June 22nd. LS-How do you feel about the rough and toughness of this business? Woody- “I’m immune to[...]

Winners Announced for 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards

HollywoodNews.com: Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, handed out top honors to The Artist, The Descendants and Margin Call at this afternoon’s 27th Film Independent Spirit Awards. My Week With Marilyn, Beginners, 50/50, A Separation and The Interrupters also[...]

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[...]

2011 Film Independent Spirit Award Filmmaker Grant Winners Announced

hollywoodnews.com: Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced the winners of its four filmmaker grant awards at the Spirit Awards Filmmaker Grant and Nominee Brunch held at BOA Steakhouse in West Hollywood. Sandra Oh and Terrence Howard hosted[...]

Alamo expands to film distribution, starts with “Four Lions”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Alamo Drafthouse is taking a major step forward. CEO and founder Tim League announced that he’s expanding the Alamo Drafthouse brand into film distribution under the banner Drafthouse Films. The first film to release under the new label will be Chris Morris’s Sundance comedy, “Four Lions.” The[...]

Film Independent Announces Jury Award Winners of 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival

hollywoodnews.com: Today Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced its 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival award winners at a brunch at CHAYA Downtown. Audience award winners will be announced tomorrow afternoon at the Closing Night film, Despicable Me.[...]

Los Angeles Film Festival announces jurors

HollywoodNews.com: The Los Angeles Film Festival has announced its jurors for the festival that kicks off today at L.A. Live. The narrative jury consists of director Charles Burnett (Killer of Sheep, The Glass Shield), screenwriter/producer Larry Karaszewski (Ed Wood, The People vs. Larry Flynt), and LA Weekly film critic Ella Taylor. The[...]

“Eclipse” Red Carpet events to be streamed live on MySpace

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Couldn’t score a ticket to the “Twilight Saga: Eclipse” Red Carpet Premiere? MySpace will be streaming the event live on the official Twilight MySpace Page at 5:30PM PST on June 24th. And, fans can do more than just watch. The page will feature the[...]

Red carpet tickets to “Eclipse” sold out already?

By Kim Palacios HollywoodNews.com: On Friday I wrote about how to score passes to the red carpet premiere of “Eclipse”, given that tickets went on sale today. Yet, it currently seems that passes have sold out already! Per my earlier article, a limited number of passes were available for a hefty[...]

Anthony Mackie’s “Night Catches Us” gets picked up by Magnolia Pictures

HollywoodNews.com: Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. theatrical rights to filmmaker Tanya Hamilton’s debut feature “Night Catches Us”, a SimonSays Entertainment and Gigantic Pictures Production starring Anthony Mackie (“The Hurt Locker”), Kerry Washington (“Ray”), Jamie Hector (“The Wire”) and Wendell Pierce (“The Wire,” “Treme”), with an original soundtrack by Philadelphia natives[...]
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