Archive for March, 2016

Kim A. Snyder’s Newtown examines the current spate of gun violence by presenting the families who have been most affected by it. Three years removed from the

Source: Five Questions for Newtown Director Kim A. Snyder | Filmmaker Magazine

When it comes to both geography and genre, the loose collective of American filmmakers made up of Gabriel Abrantes, Alexander Carver, Benjamin Crotty, and

Source: Embracing the Sublime and the Idiotic: 5 Questions with the Filmmakers of “Friends with Benefits” | Filmmaker Magazine

In every film, there is the story that you knew you were telling, the story the audience perceives. But there is always some other story, a secret story. It

Source: “A Poor African-American Woman in the Jim Crow South”: Maggie Greenwald |Sophie and the Rising Sun | Filmmaker Magazine

Mad Max: Fury Road star eyed to play main antagonist in the first of a new trilogy that will bring the long-running petrol-head action series to a close

Source: Charlize Theron in pole position for head villain in Fast & Furious 8 | Film | The Guardian

Romcom lead, sitcom star, indie champion… Ryan Reynolds can turn his hand to almost any role. But can he make a foul-mouthed comic-book antihero lovable?

Source: Ryan Reynolds: ‘I’m good at being the butt of the joke’ | Film | The Guardian

Distributors of Black, filmed in notorious Molenbeek suburb, say many cinemas had refused to show it after Paris attacks

Source: Brussels gang film pulled from French cinemas | World news | The Guardian

Having made his Sundance debut with the short film Close. in 2011, filmmaker Tahir Jetter returned with his debut feature, How To Tell You’re A Douchebag — a

Source: Five Questions for How to Tell You’re a Douchebag Writer/Director Tahir Jetter | Filmmaker Magazine

Films with higher rates of diversity tend to have higher box office numbers and that analysts consistently underestimate black audiences

Source: Lack of diversity in film industry costs Hollywood big money, report finds | Film | The Guardian

When Iowa farmer Ray (Kevin Costner) hears a mysterious voice one night in his cornfield saying “If you build it, he will come,” he feels the need to act. Despite taunts of lunacy, Ray builds a baseball diamond on his land, supported by his wife, Annie (Amy Madigan). Afterward, the ghosts of great players start emerging from the crops to play ball, led by “Shoeless” Joe Jackson. But, as Ray learns, this field of dreams is about much more than bringing former baseball greats out to play.


Developing a documentary about the murder of an innocent photojournalist at the hands of ISIS would be an emotional experience for any first-time feature

Source: Five Questions for Jim: The James Foley Story Director Brian Oakes | Filmmaker Magazine

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