Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

New York

  • SydneysBuzz
    0 comments
    tweet
    2

    5 African Filmmakers Awarded $10,000 Through Focus Features' Africa First Program

    Focus Features has chosen five winners for its 2012 Africa First Program, an initiative launched in 2008 that is dedicated to providing financial assistance for upcoming African filmmakers. Each filmmaker will be awarded $10,000 to be used for funding their films' pre-production, production, and/or ...

    Read More »
  • SydneysBuzz
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    LatinoBuzz: El Regreso de Lencho, on Guatemalan Street Art and Activism, Opens November 9 in New York

    It is not easy to make a film in Guatemala. There is no national film commission, leaving filmmakers few opportunities for government funding. They must rely on the private sector to raise money but attracting investors is no easy feat. Audiences within the country mostly prefer to watch Hollywood b...

    Read More »
  • SydneysBuzz
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    LatinoBuzz: Pablo Larrain Made a Film About Chilean Politics and Thinks Politicians are Liars. But, Wants You to Vote for Obama Anyway

    Pablo Larraín has made two films about Pinochet’s dictatorship in Chile, Tony Manero and Post-Mortem. His most recent film, NO, about the referendum that ended Pinochet’s almost twenty year rule, completes what Larraín has called an “unintentional trilogy” on the Chilean dictatorship. After it recei...

    Read More »
  • SydneysBuzz
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    LatinoBuzz: Gael Garcia Bernal and Lots of Latino Films at the New York Film Festival

    The New York Film Festival is celebrating its 50th birthday this year while at the same time saying goodbye to Richard Peña, who served as Program Director for the last 25 years. This year’s festival is packed with films from all over the world, bringing the best of the best from C...

    Read More »
  • SydneysBuzz
    1 comment
    tweet
    10

    LatinoBuzz: An Interview with Lemon Andersen

    Sit down, Lemon Andersen ‘got a story to tell. He grew up in Brooklyn by the ten crack commandments. After both parents succumbing to Aids through their addictions, he took the improbable journey from Rikers to reading his first poem at El Puente Community Center to Broadway earning himself a Tony A...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    8

    Inaugural First Time Fest Seeking Submissions, Announces John Huston Lifetime Achievement Prize

    A new film festival is seeking submissions for its inaugural event. First Time Fest will celebrate first time filmmakers and offer a Grand Prize of theatrical distribution. The festival will take place at New York City's Gramercy Park Players Club and the Loews Village VII theater from March 1-...

    Read More »
  • SydneysBuzz
    0 comments
    tweet
    11

    LatinoBuzz: Interview with Actor Jorge Diaz

    He was recently in New York to attend the HBO New York International Latino Film Festival for the world premiere of 'Love, Concord' directed by Gustavo Guardado, in which he plays the lead role of Gerry, a class clown who meets Melinda (played charmingly by Angelina Leon), a pretty Latina bookworm a...

    Read More »
  • SydneysBuzz
    0 comments
    tweet
    6

    LatinoBuzz: South America Takes Over U.S. Theaters, Hermano and Neighboring Sounds Now Playing

    It’s rare for a film in Spanish or Portuguese to make it to a U.S. theater. But this week is a big one for Latin American cinema. Two award-winning films opened theatrically this past Friday, Venezuelan soccer drama Hermano and Neighboring Sounds, a meditation on the divide between Brazil’s social c...

    Read More »
  • SydneysBuzz
    0 comments
    tweet
    7

    LatinoBuzz: The New York International Latino Film Festival Honors Its Own At Awards Ceremony

    The New York International Latino Film Festival ended its festivities by honoring various films at an Awards Ceremony last week. Prizes were handed out for Best Domestic Feature, Best International Feature, Best Director, Best Documentary, and Best Short.

    Read More »
  • SydneysBuzz
    0 comments
    tweet
    4

    LatinoBuzz: The Chilean Building, a Personal Doc on Chile's Untold History, Screens in NY

    It’s a story never before documented: While their parents battled the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile, a group of children were raised, first in Europe and then in Cuba, safely and communally. The 20 adults who supervised “Project Home” saw over sixty children through to adulthood, children whose mot...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • The Other WomanLeonard Maltin
  • CyborgCyborg Confirmed & Cast In 'Batman Vs. ...The Playlist
  • Newcomer Ray Fisher Will Play Superhero ...Shadow and Act