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    Eugene Hernandez: "For the Love of Movies"

    New York, NY, November 16, 2009 -- The annual New York Film Critics Circle awards dinner on January 14, 2001 gathered the group of leading U.S. film critics at Windows on the World atop the North Tower of New York City's World Trade Center. For many reasons, it's a night that is hard to forget. In a...

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    Eugene Hernandez: Building Buzz

    New York, NY, November 9, 2009 -- "Precoius" v. "Up in the Air"? That was the case on Thursday night in Manhattan as the two expected Oscar contenders hosted competing events in New York City.

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    Jon Reiss: Think Outside The Box Office

    As some of you know, I have written a book called "Think Outside the Box Office." It’s purpose is to help filmmakers release their films in today’s marketplace – especially in the collapse of the festival acquisition model. The book is being released on November 16th. indieWIRE has offered to re...

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    Eugene Hernandez: "I want it like I wrote it."

    New York, NY, November 2, 2009 -- This week: Miramax, Madonna, and Michael Jackson.

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    Eugene Hernandez: "Precious," $1 Million or $100 Million?

    New York, NY, October 26, 2009 -- The folks at film sales and financing company Cinetic Media have an infamous parlour game they play in advance of a film opening in theaters. John Sloss and his colleagues each try to predict a movie's theatrical box office. Clearly, the big film they'll be prognost...

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    Gordon Paddison: Moviegoers 2010

    The Moviegoers 2010 research study, from Stradella Road, is intended to provide film marketers with actionable insights into how to best reach movie consumers over the next decade. It was presented on Tuesday, September 29, 2009, at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills.

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    Eugene Hernandez: Critics (still) Matter

    New York, NY, October 12, 2009 -- Filmmaker Antonio Campos reads his reviews. Since debuting his first feature "Afterschool" at last year's Cannes Film Festival and later screening at the New York Film Festival, among others, he's been closely following polarized reactions to the film. Now, a week i...

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    Eugene Hernandez: Is There a Doctor in the House?

    New York, NY, October 5, 2009 -- There's an old story about Harvey Weinstein that ends with the movie mogul screaming at someone, "I invented this fucking business, OK?"

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    Michael Lynne at The Indie Summit: "Stay independent"

    The following are Michael Lynne's opening remarks from Friday's Independent Film Summit, presented by MoMA & indieWIRE (with Zipline Entertainment).

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    Eugene Hernandez: The Indie Summit

    New York, NY, September 29, 2009 -- At the end of Friday's Indie Film Summit here in Manhattan, a pair of leading film insiders were leaving the event together. One said to the other, "Half the people seem to be frustrated the model is changing and the other half are trying to be part of the change...

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