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    DAILY NEWS: Soderbergh Anniversary; Remaking Oscar in L.A.; Editing Awards and InDigEnt Deal

    DAILY NEWS: Soderbergh Anniversary; Remaking Oscar in L.A.; Editing Awards and InDigEnt Dealwith articles by Eugene Hernandez and Brian Brooks/indieWIRE>> New Soderbergh Film Moved to August; Miramax to Mark "sex, lies" Anniversary(indieWIRE/02.28.02) -- Miramax will mark the 13th anniversary of thesymbolic start of the modern American independent film movement with therelease of Steven Soderbergh's latest film, "Full Frontal." The picture ismoving from what had been previously scheduled as a March release to August2nd, the thirteenth anniversary of the debut of Soderbergh's "sex, lies andvideotape.""We were set to come out in March and then...

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    DAILY NEWS: Myriad Backs Zoetrope Pix; Floating Film Fest

    DAILY NEWS: Myriad Backs Zoetrope Pix; Floating Film Festwith articles by Eugene Hernandez and Brian Brooks/indieWIRE>> Myriad Signs to Finance Five Zoetrope Films(indieWIRE: 02.27.02) -- Myriad Pictures has announced a pact to financefive new features by Francis Ford Coppola's American Zoetrope. Among the new movies is author Russell Banks' screen adaptation of Jack Kerouac's novel "On The Road." It will be directed by Joel Schumacher.Among the other movies in the deal are "Kinsey," a biopic about humansexuality scientist Alfred Kinsey. Bill Condon ("God's and Monsters") is set to direct the movie from his own script. Finally, "My Dark Plac...

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    INTERVIEW: Soul Searching, or Searching for a Soul; Enigmatic Desplechin Returns with "Esther Kahn"

    INTERVIEW: Soul Searching, or Searching for a Soul; Enigmatic Desplechin Returns with "Esther Kahn"

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    INTERVIEW: Skills to Pay the Bills; Pray's "Scratch" Raises the Roof on DJ Culture

    INTERVIEW: Skills to Pay the Bills; Pray's "Scratch" Raises the Roof on DJ Culture

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    DAILY NEWS: Miramax Acquisitions News; SF Asian Fest Plans

    DAILY NEWS: Miramax Acquisitions News; SF Asian Fest Planswith articles by Eugene Hernandez and Brian Brooks/indieWIRE>> Ford Joins Mentre Atop Miramax Acquisitions Team(indieWIRE: 02.26.02) -- Miramax co-chairman Harvey Weinstein has announced a promotion at the top of the company's acquisitions and co-productionsdepartment. Following news late last week of the departure of AndrewHerwitz, Weinstein announced yesterday that Stuart Ford, senior vicepresident of acquisitions and international operations, has been named theco-head of acquisitions and co-productions.Ford will work alongside Agnes Mentre as co-head of the department and willrepor...

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    2002 New Directors/New Films Lineup

    2002 New Directors/New Films Lineup

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    BIZ: Hollywood and IndieWood Be Warned: AFM Embraces "Independent" Film

    BIZ: Hollywood and IndieWood Be Warned: AFM Embraces "Independent" Filmby Maud Kersnowski/indieWIRE(indieWIRE/02.25.02) -- Every March the major players of the film financing and distribution worlds hang plastic badges around their necks and invade the LA beach town of Santa Monica for the American...

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    DAILY NEWS: New Directors Lineup; BAFTA Winners

    DAILY NEWS: New Directors Lineup; BAFTA Winnerswith articles by Eugene Hernandez/indieWIRE>> 22 Features Set for Annual New Directors/New Films Showcase in New York(indieWIRE/02.25.02) -- New York cinephiles know that Spring is just aroundthe corner when the lineup for New Director/New Films is unveiled. The 31stannual series, presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and TheDepartment of Film and Media at the Museum of Modern Art, kicks off on March 22nd and runs through April 7th at MoMA.Patricia Cardosa's HBO film, "Real Women Have Curves," will open the festival, along with Jeong Jae-eun's South Korean entry, "Take Care of MyCat." ...

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    INTERVIEW: Salaam India! Mira Nair Celebrates a "Monsoon Wedding"

    INTERVIEW: Salaam India! Mira Nair Celebrates a "Monsoon Wedding"

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    DAILY NEWS: "Maryam" in NYC; First Look and Ken Loach

    DAILY NEWS: "Maryam" in NYC; First Look and Ken Loachwith articles by Eugene Hernandez and Brian Brooks/indieWIRE>> Overlooked Festival Feature Hoping to Find a Following; Self-Distribution Debut Today for Ramin Serry's "Maryam"(indieWIRE/02.21.02) -- This weekend, only one film was given "Two thumbsup" by popular critics Roger Ebert and partner Richard Roeper. Ebert praised the movie, calling it, "Powerful, important and very moving." That should beenough to guarantee solid first-weekend box office grosses, right?Filmmaker Ramin Serry hopes so. Ebert was talking about Serry'sself-distributed feature, "Maryam." The film opens today at here ...

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