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    "Restrepo" Director Tim Hetherington Killed In Libya (UPDATED)

    Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker Tim Hetherington has been killed in Libya, it is being reported by Vanity Fair (where Hetherington worked as a contributing photographer).

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    Daily indieWIRE Clicks: Orgies, Film Festivals and Awards

    Today on indieWIRE Tribeca launched, some big name directors lashed out at VOD, doc titan Werner Herzog offered his thoughts on Nicolas Cage and more.

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    Cannes '11 Announces Cinéfondation & Short Films Jury

    The Festival de Cannes unveiled the list of Cinéfondation and Short Films jurors joining Michel Gondry for the 2011 edition of the event.

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    "Weekend" & "If a Tree Falls" Win Big in Nashville

    "Weekend" and "If a Tree Falls" were the two big winners at the 2011 Nashville Film Festival, which wraps tomorrow. Andrew Haigh's "Weekend" nabbed the top narrative prize, while "Tree," from director Marshall Curry, won the top documentary award.

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    Magnolia Nabs Tribeca Doc "Jiro Dreams of Sushi"

    Ahead of its North American premiere tomorrow at the Tribeca Film Festival, Magnolia Pictures has acquired North American rights to David Gelb's directorial debut, "Jiro Dreams of Sushi," a documentary that about the life and work of master sushi chef Jiro Ono. The company plans for a theatrical rel...

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    iW Daily Recap | 5 Stories Not to Miss for Wednesday

    indieWIRE Recaps is a new daily column that curates indie news and stories from around the film world. If you’d like to suggest an article, you can find us at editors@indiewire.com.

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    23 Top Filmmakers Decry Premium VOD in Open Letter

    The National Association of Theater Owners today published an open letter speaking out against the launch of premium VOD, which puts films out on VOD 60 days after release. Among the 23 filmmakers that signed the letter: James Cameron, Michael Bay, Peter Jackson, Kathryn Bigelow, Guillermo del Toro ...

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    Meet the Newest Member of the iW Blog Network: Shadow and Act

    I'm proud to announce our newest addition to the indieWIRE blog network: Shadow and Act.

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    Nine Films to Compete for Cannes Shorts Palme d'Or

    The Festival de Cannes unveiled nine short films that will compete for its short film Palme d'Or on closing night May 22nd. The section is composed of unreleased work, that the festival pointed out, has resulted in the discovery of a number of auteur directors including Jane Campion and Xavier Giann...

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    Bloomberg: Cuban "Testing Waters" to Sell Magnolia & Landmark Theatres

    Mark Cuban has put both Magnolia Pictures and Landmark Theatres on the market, saying he's "just testing the waters," according to an article by Andy Fixmer and Jon Erlichman in Bloomberg today.

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