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    DAILY NEWS: IFP's National Effort and Brooklyn Fest Plans

    DAILY NEWS: IFP's National Effort and Brooklyn Fest Planswith articles by Eugene Hernandez and Brian Brooks/indieWIRE>> IFP Eyes National Opportunities; Regional Chapters Renamed as Organization Emphasizes Common Goals; Seattle Group Formed(indieWIRE/04.22.02) -- The Independent Feature Project, a membershiporganization for independent filmmakers that was founded in 1979 in New YorkCity, has detailed plans for a nationwide effort to more closely unifychapters in various regions of the country. The move, including theestablishment of a national executive director, will connect the combinedIFP chapter's approximately 9,000 members in the Unite...

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    DAILY NEWS: Paramount and Lions Gate Capture a "Narc," Urman and ThinkFilm Unleash "World Traveler,"

    DAILY NEWS: Paramount and Lions Gate Capture a "Narc," Urman and ThinkFilm Unleash "World Traveler," Philly Fest Winners and Miramax' New Golden Boywith articles by Eugene Hernandez, Matthew Ross, Brian Brooks and Wendy Mitchell/indieWIRE>> Paramount Pictures and Lions Gate Films Partner on "Narc"(indieWIRE/04.19.02) -- Paramount Pictures and Lions Gate Films have partnered in a deal to distribute "Narc," the new film from "Blood, Guts, Bullets, and Octane" director Joe Carnahan. A selection at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival, the police thriller stars Jason Patric and Ray Liotta and was produced by Michelle Grace's Tiara Blu Films and Jules...

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    DAILY NEWS: Cannes Jury, Guggenheim Fellows, and Sundance Channel & Zeitgeist

    DAILY NEWS: Cannes Jury, Guggenheim Fellows, and Sundance Channel & Zeitgeistwith articles by Eugene Hernandez and Brian Brooks/indieWIRE>> Cannes Taps Competition Jury(indieWIRE/04.18.02) -- Next week, organizers of the Cannes Film Festivalwill announce the event's official selection, and this week they haveannounced the competition jury.Jury President David Lynch, winner of the director's award at the festivallast year along with Joel Coen, will be joined on the 2002 Festival deCannes jury by actresses Christine Hakim, Sharon Stone, and Michelle Yeoh, and filmmakers Bille August, Claude Miller, Raoul Ruiz, Walter Salles and Regis Wargnier....

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    NAB 2002 Focuses on D-Cinema

    NAB 2002 Focuses on D-Cinema by Tara Veneruso>> New Doc Smells Like Teen Spirituality(indieWIRE/04.18.02) -- The 2002 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) annual convention has become a vital source of information for anyone working with DV or HD video who is looking for the most current information on software and hardware for television, radio, film, streaming and Internet media. NAB is traditionally a convention for broadcasters, but NAB 2002's focus was on digital cinema (D-Cinema) products from many of the exhibitors and featured equipment for digital cinematography, post-production, delivery and exhibition.Each year I travel with...

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    DAILY NEWS: Spirituality Doc, Queer Shorts and a Correction

    DAILY NEWS: Spirituality Doc, Queer Shorts and a Correctionwith articles by Brian Brooks and Jacque Lynn Schiller/indieWIRE>> New Doc Smells Like Teen Spirituality(indieWIRE/04.17.02) -- Apparently kids have more on their mind than music,Nintendo, and getting laid. In her latest documentary, "What Do You Believe?Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers," director Sarah Feinbloom gives heed to the multifarious beliefs of today's young adults. Interviewing more than 200teens with religious backgrounds ranging from Mormonism to Atheism, the film"breaks down stereotypes, by giving people a chance to see teens in theireveryday lives, and by letting ...

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    DAILY NEWS: Aspen Winners; More Tribeca Films; Landmark in St. Louis; and Cannes' Camera d'Or at 25

    DAILY NEWS: Aspen Winners; More Tribeca Films; Landmark in St. Louis; and Cannes' Camera d'Or at 25with articles by Eugene Hernandez and Brian Brooks/indieWIRE>> Aspen Shortsfest Gives Out the Cash for Winners(indieWIRE/04.16.02) -- One of America's preeminent events dedicated to filmshorts, the Aspen Shortsfest, ended over the weekend with American directorAlice Elliott winning big with three prizes for her film, "The Collector ofBedford Street." The film is about an unusual community activist in NewYork's Greenwich Village named Larry Selman and his bond with members ofthat community. Elliott was awarded a total of $3,000, taking the Horiz...

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    WORLD CINEMA REPORT: Time for "Time Out"; Von Trier, Vinterberg Lead Another Danish Charge

    WORLD CINEMA REPORT: Time for "Time Out"; Von Trier, Vinterberg Lead Another Danish Chargeby Anthony Kaufman(indieWIRE: 04.16.02) -- Sex and violence sells, even in the high-minded realm of the foreign art film. How else to explain why the year's best, most relevant movie, Laurent Cantet's "Time Out," which has neither sex nor violence, has had less than stellar attendance since ThinkFilm opened it in New York on March 29? Praised universally by nearly every critic on the planet ("a small-scale masterpiece," "timely and wrenching," "comparable to the classic films of Jean Renoir"), "Time Out" shows the excruciating lengths to which one recent...

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    DAILY NEWS: Ebert's Overlooked Fest; "Promises" Subjects Still in U.S.

    DAILY NEWS: Ebert's Overlooked Fest; "Promises" Subjects Still in U.S.with articles by Eugene Hernandez and Brian Brooks/indieWIRE>> Ebert's Fest Sets Slate of Overlooked Films(indieWIRE/04.15.02) -- Roger Ebert's Overlooked Film Festival kicks offnext week in Champaign, IL, running April 24-28 at the VirginaTheater. Films selected to screen at the annual event are programmed byEbert on an invitation-only basis.Among the movies set to for this year's festival are David Gordon Green's"George Washington," Paul Cox' "Innocence," Dan Cohen's "Diamond Men," James Ivory's "A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries," Michael Gilio's "Kwik Stop," and Tamineh...

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    DAILY NEWS: ON THE SCENE: A Week of Parties and Events in NYC -- David O. Russell, "The Last Waltz,

    DAILY NEWS: ON THE SCENE: A Week of Parties and Events in NYC -- David O. Russell, "The Last Waltz," "Human Nature," and "Manito"with articles by Eugene Hernandez/indieWIRE(indieWIRE/04.12.02) -- The New York City film scene felt a bit like a filmfestival this week, with a number of events, parties and premieres jammingthe early Spring calendar.MoMA Honors David O. RussellOn Wednesday night, The Museum of Modern Art kicked off what is intended tobe a new annual film event. Dubbed "A Work in Progess," the benefit wasdesigned, in the words of organizers, to pay tribute to the career andartistic vision of a young film director. New Yorker David ...

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    DAILY NEWS: New PBS Doc Series; "Star Wars" at Tribeca

    DAILY NEWS: New PBS Doc Series; "Star Wars" at Tribecawith articles by Eugene Hernandez and Brian Brooks/indieWIRE>> Thirteen/WNET New York to Produce Issues Doc Series for Public Television(indieWIRE/04.11.02) -- Thirteen/WNET New York, a major program provider forpublic television, announced it will produce a new original program, "WideAngle," a weekly series of one-hour documentaries focusing on issues of"global consciousness."Topics ranging from environmental politics, migration, race, economics,women's rights, corruption, and global media will receive in-depth coverage.Each episode of "Wide Angle" will begin with a short segment that pl...

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