Sundance Film Festival

Backup Media and Taran Tantra Join Forces for ‘A Life, A Rose,’ Debut Feature by Kaushik Ray

Debut film “A Life, A Rose” has attracted a heavyweight international investor in France’s Backup Media. The proposed film is by Kaushik Ray who has previously worked in…

Cannes Winner Shaunak Sen to Produce Gautam Arora’s ‘The Last Lane’

The Film Bazaar project market in Goa will be the first outing for semi-autobiographical drama film project “The Last Lane” (‘Band Galli’), to be directed by Gautam Arora.…

Nat Geo, Disney+ Reveal Premiere Dates, Trailer for Amazon Deforestation Documentary ‘The Territory’ (EXCLUSIVE)

National Geographic Documentary Films has revealed the air dates for feature documentary “The Territory.” The critically acclaimed film, which marks the feature documentary debut from director Alex Pritz,…

Ani DiFranco Doc ‘Righteous Babe’ Backed by Wavelength, Rolling Stone Films (EXCLUSIVE)

Wavelength and Rolling Stone Films are teaming up to exec produce a documentary celebrating a punk-folk icon: “Righteous Babe: The Ani DiFranco Story.” The film from director Dana…

Sundance Leaders on the Challenging Indie Market: ‘It’s Not a Golden Age for Documentaries’

Hard hitting social issue documentaries are getting more difficult to make and sell with each passing year. But despite the market’s fondness for true crime and celebrity-driven nonfiction…

‘Descendant’ Review: The Discovery of a Sunken Slave Ship Galvanizes a Community in Sundance-Winning Doc

In 1808, the Unites States banned the importation of slaves, effectively putting an end to the transatlantic slave trade. Or so the history books have it, although the…

Damian Lewis to Star in ‘Heartstopper’ Director Euros Lyn‘s ‘The Radleys’

Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis (“A Spy Among Friends,” “Billions”) will star in BAFTA-winning “Heartstopper” director Euros Lyn’s supernatural black comedy film “The Radleys.” “The Radleys”…

Jeff Barnaby, Director of ‘Blood Quantum’ and Acclaimed Canadian Filmmaker, Dies At 46

Award-winning filmmaker and acclaimed visionary Jeff Barnaby passed away in Montreal on Oct. 13, following a year-long battle with cancer. The 46-year-old, who was born and raised on…

Uncensored Director’s Cut of ‘The Doom Generation’ Among Anticipated Screenings at 2023 Sundance Film Festival

Director Gregg Araki’s 1995 comedy-thriller “The Doom Generation” first debuted at that year’s Sundance Film Festival, setting in motion the film’s successful trajectory toward the distinction of being…

‘Nuclear’ Review: Oliver Stone’s New Documentary Makes a Powerful Case for Nuclear Power

In “Nuclear,” his intensely compelling, must-see documentary, Oliver Stone makes the vital and historical case that nuclear power has been the victim of a perception/reality conundrum, one that…

Newport Beach Film Festival Honors to Include Ron Howard, Eddie Redmayne and Keke Palmer

The Newport Beach Film Festival has announced it’s 2022 Festival Honors, which includes Oscar winners Ron Howard and Eddie Redmayne and actors from Jonathan Majors and Patton Oswalt…

Sally Aitken and Aline Jacques Launch SAM Content With Quartet of Australian Film and TV Shows (EXCLUSIVE)

Sally Aitken a two-time Emmy nominated writer and director (“Playing with Sharks”) and producer and media executive Aline Jacques (“Lindy Chamberlain: The True Story”) have launched SAM Content.…