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    Zach Braff and Kickstarter Execs Explain Why Big Players on Kickstarter are a Good Thing

    Earlier this week, we did a round-up of the best arguments for and against celebrities and studio subsidiaries on Kickstarter. Though the Braff detractors are especially loud, it seems commentators are split on whether this is a good thing.

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    Watch: The Video That Constantly Inspires Sundance-Winning Director Ava DuVernay

    Earlier this week, "Middle of Nowhere" director and African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement founder Ava DuVernay was the keynote speaker at the American Film Institute's Directing Workshop for Women. DuVernay, who won the U.S. dramatic directing award at last year's Sundance, gave brief r...

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    Joe Murray Master Class

    Animator Joe Murray (Rocko's Modern LIfe, Camp Lazlo) is holding a one time only online "Secret Cartoon and Animation Essentials" master class.

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    Bart Layton and Musician K'naan Among Those Selected for Sundance's 2013 Directors and Screenwriters Labs

    The Sundance Institute today revealed the 13 lucky projects selected for its annual June Directors and Screenwriters Labs, taking place from May 17-June 27. This year's high-profile Fellows include "The Imposter" director Bart Layton and rapper K'Naan.

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    This Short Film Got 1 Million Views in 24 Hours

    No permission, no budget, no promotion; 1.7 million views.

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    San Francisco International Film Festival Announces Winners

    The 56th International Film Festival wraps up today, with the winners of Golden Gate Awards, the New Director's Prize, and the FIPRESCI Prize announced last night. You can see the full list of winners and their respective awards below.

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    20th Sheffield Doc/Fest Unveils Lineup; To Open With Three Docs Including 'Pussy Riot'

    The Sheffield Doc/Fest is celebrating its 20th year with a slew of nonstop screenings and events that will run from June 12-16. Instead of launching with one opening night film, the fest will launch with a whopping three, one of which will be screened in Europe's largest cave opening, Peak District ...

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    Project of the Day: A Detective Agency Filled with Exonerated Men

    Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments. "Freedom Fighters" Tweetable Logline:

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    Project of the Day: Mx Justin Vivian Bond's New Music Video

    Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments. "Justin Vivian Bond's 'The Golden Age of Hustlers' Music Video" Tweetable Logline...

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    After All that Hubbub, What's the Final Verdict on Zach Braff Kickstarter Controversy?

    We may have thought the world was done complaining about or defending Zach Braff's Kickstarter campaign, but earlier this week Emmy-winning television writer/director/producer Ken Levine ("M*A*S*H," "The Simpsons," "Everybody Loves Raymond," "Dharma & Greg") reignited the debate over whether having ...

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