Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events


“Ducking” Prison Drama Heartlock Heads to the IFP Narrative Labs


Have you heard of Richard Matt and David Sweat? They are the two convicts who engineered a meticulously plotted escape from a Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York last summer. The plan was set in motion once they were…  Read more

By May 25, 2016

How to Build Your Documentary’s Distribution Strategy

Dawn Porter's TrappedDawn Porter's Trapped

Gone are the days when if you were lucky enough to sell your documentary to a single distributor, they would take care of the rest. Though a select group of established documentary filmmakers still operate along those traditional lines, the majority…  Read more

By May 24, 2016

IFP Announces Ten New Narrative Films for Its Filmmaker Labs

Julia BlueJulia Blue

The IFP announced today the ten work-in-progress narrative films that will take part in its 2016 Narrative Lab. They include a romance shot in Ukraine in the months following the 2014 revolution; a drama about the astral travels of a…  Read more

By May 23, 2016

Cannes Dispatch #4: Thoughts on Awards, I, Daniel Blake, Risk, Elle

Isabelle Huppert in ElleIsabelle Huppert in Elle

I won’t spend too much time bemoaning the Competition prizes handed out last night by George Miller’s jury. Their decisions sucked, just as the Coen brothers’ jury’s did, just as Campion’s did, just as Spielberg’s kinda did, just as Moretti’s…  Read more

By May 23, 2016

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