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    Here Are Sam Mendes' 25 Rules for Directors

    Director Sam Mendes, who has "Bond 24" coming up next year, was recently feted at New York's Roundabout Theater Company's spring gala. In his acceptance of the honor, Mendes read aloud the 25 rules for "becoming a happier director" he's accrued over his career. Check those out, below.

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    San Francisco Film Society Selects 15 Finalists for Spring 2014 Filmmaking Grants

    The San Francisco Film Society and Kenneth Rainin Foundation have selected 15 finalists for the latest round of SFFS / KRF Filmmaking Grants. More than $300,000 will be awarded to one or more of the narrative feature film project finalists listed below.

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    BOND360's Marc Schiller on Why 'Particle Fever' Is the Future of DIY Film Distribution (TRAILERS)

    Back in February, the Barnes Brothers attempted to shoot a documentary about the lives of Todd Snider, Elizabeth Cook and other touring songwriters residing in the burgeoning East Nashville neighborhood. Well, they failed. Drugs and booze took over. What they ended up with is "East Nashville Tonight...

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    You Betcha: 'Fargo' Arriving on Newly Remastered Blu-ray

    Coens fans, take note. Crime classic "Fargo" is arriving on newly remastered Blu-ray on April 1. No, this isn't an early April Fool's joke.

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    SXSW Deal: Oscilloscope Takes Comedy 'Buzzard' by Joel Potrykus (TRAILER)

    A few days shy of the 2014 edition of SXSW, Oscilloscope has nabbed comedy "Buzzard," set to make its world premiere at the fest on March 8. Directed by Joel Potrykus, it follows a small-time scam artist who finds himself on a strange journey to Detroit, with only bad checks, a Nintendo Power Glove ...

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    $50,000 Alfred P. Sloan Student Screenwriting Prize Goes to 'Survival of the Fittest,' by UCLA's Laura Alsum

    The Tribeca Film Institute has revealed the recipient of the 2014 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Student Grand Jury Prize for Screenwriting. “Survival of the Fittest” by Laura Alsum, a UCLA film student, was selected as winner from the science-themed scripts submitted by six leading film schools partici...

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    David Fincher In Early Talks to Helm Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Biopic

    Following their collaboration on "The Social Network," it seems that director David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin (who scored a Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar for the film) will re-team. Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic script, based on Walter Isaacson's bestselling biography, is reportedly poised to have Finch...

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    Lena Dunham to Make SNL Hosting Debut on March 8

    Add "SNL host" to Lena Dunham's long list of accomplishments. The "Girls" creator and star is set to host the show on March 8.

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    'True Detective' Director Cary Fukunaga Has Untitled War Project In the Works at Fox

    Needless to say, "True Detective" director Cary Fukunaga is on a roll right now. As that eight-episode HBO series unspools with many a fervent admirer (and a few dissenters), Fukunaga has sold a six-figure pitch to Fox. The project is untitled and set during contemporary wartime; Nicole Riegel, a fe...

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    Find Out Where You Belong in the Film Industry with this Funny Flowchart

    What's your place in the film industry? Filmsourcing Blog has created an amusing flow chart which shows you where you're best suited based on key realities like appreciation of money, already having money, being "unknown and/or female," being skilled at cleaning up other people's messes, and much mo...

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