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Why Hollywood Is Slow to Anoint Multicultural Movie Stars

Why Hollywood Is Slow to Anoint Multicultural Movie Stars

"Ghost in the Shell" and "Doctor Strange" have the industry on edge, and the…

2016 Cannes Film Festival: What You Need To Know About These 10 Competition Titles

2016 Cannes Film Festival: What You Need To Know About These 10 Competition Titles

With new offerings from Olivier Assayas to Andrea Arnold to Jim Jarmusch…

2016 Summer Movie Preview: 27 Indie Films and Festival Favorites to See This Season

2016 Summer Movie Preview: 27 Indie Films and Festival Favorites to See This Season

From "The Lobster" to "Dheepan" and everything in between, Indiewire offers…

Why 'Green Room' Scared Big Bad Villain Patrick Stewart From The Very Beginning

Why 'Green Room' Scared Big Bad Villain Patrick Stewart From The Very Beginning

"When I think of other movies that I'd compare it to, John Boorman's…

Hollywood's Asian Whitewashing: Why It Happens So Often, And Why It Must Be Stopped

Hollywood's Asian Whitewashing: Why It Happens So Often, And Why It Must Be Stopped

First-hand perspective on why Hollywood whitewashing is self-fulfilling…

How a Sundance Breakout Turned the Attention Into a Career (Springboard)

How a Sundance Breakout Turned the Attention Into a Career (Springboard)

"Sleight" star Jacob Latimore has already made the jump from Sundance…

Why Snapchat Is The New Frontier For Independent Filmmaking

Why Snapchat Is The New Frontier For Independent Filmmaking

"The constraints inherent to Snapchat forced me to think outside the box,…

J.J. Abrams Tells Young Female Filmmakers To Trust Their Own Voices

J.J. Abrams Tells Young Female Filmmakers To Trust Their Own Voices

As the keynote speaker at the fifth annual Archer Film Festival, the directo…

You Want To See More Women In Film? This Is How To Do It — Girl Talk

You Want To See More Women In Film? This Is How To Do It — Girl Talk

Tribeca Film Festival, long in search of its own identity, may have found it…

The True Story That Made Jonathan Demme's Production Designer Want to Make Documentaries

The True Story That Made Jonathan Demme's Production Designer Want to Make Documentaries

Long-time production and costume designer Kristi Zea makes the jump to…

Don't Overlook The Craft Of Casting, Say Casting Directors Ellen Lewis and Ellen Chenoweth

Don't Overlook The Craft Of Casting, Say Casting Directors Ellen Lewis and Ellen Chenoweth

The seasoned casting directors took an hour out of their busy lives to share…

Springboard: How 'My Blind Brother' Filmmaker Sophie Goodhart Found the Right Tone For Her Off-Beat Comedy

Springboard: How 'My Blind Brother' Filmmaker Sophie Goodhart Found the Right Tone For Her Off-Beat Comedy

"I never wanted it to be cruel. I wanted them to expose these kind of dark,…

Who Directed 'Lemonade'? The 7 Filmmakers Behind Beyoncé's Visual Album

Who Directed 'Lemonade'? The 7 Filmmakers Behind Beyoncé's Visual Album

From music video legends to newly discovered talents, "Lemonade" is an…

Jason Reitman Says Farewell to His Live Read Series With His Very Own 'Thank You For Smoking'

Jason Reitman Says Farewell to His Live Read Series With His Very Own 'Thank You For Smoking'

After 40 readings over the past five years, Reitman concluded his part in…

How Lorene Scafaria Lured Susan Sarandon For 'The Meddler'

How Lorene Scafaria Lured Susan Sarandon For 'The Meddler'

"The Meddler" director discusses a recent spate of films about older female…

Tom Tykwer Says 'A Hologram for the King' Is a Sort-Of Sequel to 'The Big Short'

Tom Tykwer Says 'A Hologram for the King' Is a Sort-Of Sequel to 'The Big Short'

The filmmaker adapts Dave Eggers for a new look at the post-financial crisis…

Jodie Foster Wants to Be Known for Directing, Not Acting

Jodie Foster Wants to Be Known for Directing, Not Acting

Although the Academy Award-winning actress has been acting since she was…

What Does the Future of Film Festivals Look Like? (Analysis)

What Does the Future of Film Festivals Look Like? (Analysis)

As the Tribeca Film Festival winds down, Indiewire reflects on a year filled…

Abbie Cornish Doesn't Regret Not Being Cast in 'Gravity'

Abbie Cornish Doesn't Regret Not Being Cast in 'Gravity'

At the Tribeca Film Festival with the psychological horror feature "Lavender…

How the Competitive World of Hollywood Pushed Sophia Takal to Make Her Chilling 'Always Shine'

How the Competitive World of Hollywood Pushed Sophia Takal to Make Her Chilling 'Always Shine'

After mining female anxiety for her festival hit "Green," the director…



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