Every year Film Independent’s Project Involve, Filmmaker Labs and other Artist Development Programs help promising young filmmakers get their films out into the world. But we’re not alone in our efforts to offer a shot to those who might not otherwise have one. For the fourth straight […]

Jimmy’s Hall When: Now Playing Where: Theaters Director: Ken Loach Starring: Barry Ward, Francis Magee Why We’re Excited: Award-winning filmmaker Ken Loach’s latest period drama gives audiences a protagonist to stand up and cheer. Barry Ward delivers a breakthrough performance as Jimmy Gralton, a political activist […]

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An actor’s relationship with the director is a crucial ingredient to the magic on screen—one that’s as delicate as it is vital. That relationship can be fraught with misunderstanding and miscommunication. When Adrienne Weiss first started working with actors she didn’t actually know how she was getting good performances; she seemed to have […]

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