Women Directors in Locarno: Anne Émond, Athena Rachel Tsangari, Petra Costa and Lea Glob

Anne Emond (Photo: Manuel Moutier)Anne Emond (Photo: Manuel Moutier)

Chevalier is a film about six men vacationing on a yacht in the middle of the Aegean Sea. After the world premiere in the main international competition at the Locarno International Film Festival, I climbed an arduous, though relatively small…  Read more


“I Don’t Feel Like I Gave Birth to Jesus”: Wes Craven on A Nightmare on Elm Street

A Nightmare on Elm StreetA Nightmare on Elm Street

Wes Craven, one of the greatest horror directors of all time, a man who directed classics in almost every decade of his professional life,passed away yesterday, August 30, of brain cancer in Los Angeles. Last October, Craven spoke to Filmmaker‘s…  Read more


Hitchcock + Haneke: DP Edu Grau on The Gift

The GiftThe Gift

Amongst a summer movie season awash in sequels, remakes and presold tentpole properties, it’s rare to find a sleeper at the multiplex, an unknown quantity with the ability to surprise an audience. Such is The Gift, an unnerving psychological thriller…  Read more


The Studios “Are Wanting a Strong Female Perspective”: Pamela Ribon Talks Novel and Television Writing on She Does Podcast

Pamela Ribon (photo: Elaine McMillion-Sheldon)Pamela Ribon (photo: Elaine McMillion-Sheldon)

Pamela Ribon is a television writer, screenwriter, best-selling novelist and all around hilarious human. She’s been a writer in comedy rooms for both network and cable television and is the author of four novels. NPR called her new memoir, Notes…  Read more