Festivals & Events


2014 Cannes Lineup Announced

Two Days, One NightTwo Days, One Night

There were few surprises to be had at this morning’s announcement of the Competition, Un Certain Regard and Special Screenings sections for the 2014 Cannes Film Festival — perhaps barring Fremaux’s proud, misleading assurance that a whopping 15 female directors…  Read more


25 Picks for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival


The Tribeca Film Festival opens today, and, as usual, it’s a multi-headed hydra with splashy events, panels, talks but also, of course, films by new and emerging filmmakers. And while Tribeca has garnered a reputation in recent years as a…  Read more


2014 Sarasota Film Festival Award Winners

Thou Wast Mild and LovelyThou Wast Mild and Lovely

I made the un-journalistic decision to forgo last night’s closing awards ceremony at the Sarasota Film Festival for a screening, but judging by the recipients alone, the event was a successful one. Sarasota’s programming, while eclectic and strong, can prove…  Read more


Digital Motion Picture Cameras in 2014: The Next Chapter

VariCam 35 side

Welcome to Filmmaker Magazine’s fourth annual digital cinema camera round-up. Each year for reasons of publishing schedule, this overview is written on the brink of the big NAB show in Las Vegas. By the time some of you read this,…  Read more