Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events


IFP Week Programs Announced, Including Filmmaker-Hosted Opening Day with Barry Jenkins, Safdie Bros, Dee Rees and More

Barry Jenkins (Photo by David Bornfriend, Courtesy of A24)

IFP, Filmmaker‘s parent organization, announced today programs to be included in its annual signature event, IFP Week. They include, I’m excited to say, an opening day hosted by Filmmaker timed to the celebration of this magazine’s 25th Anniversary and 100th…  Read more

By Aug 15, 2017

Summer Festival(ing): On Seattle, BAMCinemaFEST & Fantasia


I normally go to the Seattle International Film Festival towards the end, when the festival hosts its largest contingent of industry types and you get to go to the top of the Space Needle, where the annual awards brunch is…  Read more

By Aug 8, 2017

SFFILM Picks Two New Filmmaking Teams to Receive Sloan Science in Cinema Fellowships

A multi-layered biography of Alexander Graham Bell that explores not only the invention of the telephone but Bell’s work with eugenics and a thriller about industrial hacking are the two projects receiving Sloan Science in Cinema Fellowships from SFFFILM. SFFILM,…  Read more

By Aug 7, 2017

Post-Romero Zombies and Others in a Trump World: Fantasia International Film Festival 2017

Asa Asensio in Most Beautiful Island

“Holy shit.” “George Romero just died.” “Wtf?!?!?!” “Did you see that?” Those frantic texts, sent in rapid succession by a friend on July 16th, days before I was to head to the Fantasia International Film Festival, hit hard. The legendary horror filmmaker had passed…  Read more

By Aug 1, 2017

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