LA Film Fest Opening Night: To Rome With Love
Woody Allen makes a rare L.A. appearance for the North American premiere of his latest, To Rome With Love at the LA Film Fest. He and the film’s star Alessandra Mastronardi chat with Film Independent on the red carpet.
Jay Duplass, Lynn Shelton, Jon M. Chu and Lorene Scafaria discuss “How They Got There” at the Film Independent Forum — with “there” being at the helm of one or more successfully distributed films.
Producers Effie T. Brown, Jason Michael Berman and Karin Chien, along with directors Shedon Candis, Ava DuVernay and Maryam Keshavarz discuss being in the trenches making their own films.
#FINDForum 2012: ZEFR’s Rich Raddon discusses premium online content channels with Joe Davola of AwesomenessTV, Allen Debevoise of Machinima, Inc., Courtney Lischke of YouTube Strategy and Jake Avnet & Rodrigo Garcia of WIGS.
#FINDForum 2012: Leading experts in the field of movie distribution, pr & marketing discuss innovative ways for filmmakers to reach audiences.
#FINDForum 2012: During the Forum’s first-ever hackathon, web developers were given 41 hours to create a movie-centric app for a chance at cash prizes. The winner: PopOver, a host-your-own movie party app.
#FINDForum 2012: Amy Berg, Kelly Duane de la Vega, Rory Kennedy, and Katherine Fairfax Wright sit down with AJ Schnack (“Kurt Cobain About a Son”) to discuss their recent experiences in documentary filmmaking.
#FINDForum 2012: Jennifer Anderson of Slated.com, Mark Ankner of WME, executive producer Heather Rae, SFFS’ Michele Turnure-Salleo & financial advisor Hal Sadoff discuss the film financing landscape for filmmakers today.
Elvis Mitchell chats with Paul Thomas Anderson about his work, including The Master and his inspiration for shooting it in 70mm (hint: there will be monkeys).
Elvis Mitchell chats with Judd Apatow about the ups and downs of marriage and using embarrassing moments in Paul Rudd’s life for his new film, This is 40.
#FINDForum 2012: Highlights and real-world advice from John Singleton’s keynote address at the 2012 Film Independent Forum.
Writer/director Ben Lewin, producer Judi Levine and cast members John Hawkes, Helen Hunt and William H. Macy sit down with Elvis Mitchell to discuss their new film, The Sessions.