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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #7: Low Budget Eye Candy

    Even George Lucas started out as a resourceful low-budget filmmaker, as detailed in this video essay manifesto on DIY film production.

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    Watch: Endearing Trailer for Sundance Hit Comedy 'Safety Not Guaranteed'

    One of the biggest hits at this year's Sundance Film Festival was the high-concept indie romantic comedy "Safety Not Guaranteed" starring Aubrey Plaza and Mark Duplass and penned by Derek Connolly, who picked up the festival's screenwriting award. FilmDistrict nabbed the ...

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    See Trailer for "Triggering Wounds" Gun Violence Documentary, Produced by Harlem Teens

    A group of students in The Maysles Institute Teen Producers After School Program has come together to find solutions to gun violence in Harlem - by using their skills in media.

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    Watch Now: New Clip from Mario Van Peebles' "We the Party"

    In anticipation of the film's April 6th theater opening, a new clip has been released from We the Party, the new teen comedy by Mario Van Peebles.

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    Ex-'Island President" Nasheed Talks Timely Eco Doc': "It's Not Just Us"

    One of the surprise hits to come out of Telluride and Toronto (where it won the People’s Choice Documentary Award) was small political doc "The Island President," which takes the drama of climate change to another level.

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    Tribeca Trailer Watch: Promising Taste of 'Free Samples' with Jess Weixler, Jesse Eisenberg, Jason Ritter

    The trailer for "Free Samples" gives away equal doses of quirk and searching desperation delivered by newcomer director Jay Gammill's upcoming film (video posted below).

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    VIDEO ESSAY: Gallo(w)s of Punishment

    There is hardly a more polarizing figure in the independent film scene than Vincent Gallo. He once called Roger Ebert a “fat pig with the physique of a slave trader” after Ebert blasted the Cannes debut of his sophomore directorial effort, "The Brown Bunny."

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    Watch: Jennifer Lynch Loses It In the Trailer for Making-of Doc 'Despite the Gods'

    David Lynch's daughter, Jennifer, who made her disastrous debut with the much-maligned "Boxing Helena" at Sundance in 1993, drew even worse reviews from the Indian press with her Bollywood dud, "Hisss," released in 2010. Lynch was quick to deflect the blame, claiming the film...

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #6: Chaos Cinema Part 1

    This popular video, first featured on Press Play, explores how chaos reigns in the techniques used to make contemporary action films.

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    Watch Reagan Gomez, Vanessa Simmons, Essence Atkins & More in 2 New Clips from "Dysfunctional Friends"

    In anticipation of the film's April 3 DVD release, the team from the new film Dysfunctional Friends has released two new video clips. Directed by Corey Grant and produced by Datari Turner, the dramedy is being billed as a black version of The Big Chill.

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