Cinedigm Picks Up Inspiring SXSW Doc 'A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story'
Cinedigm has acquired the North American theatrical, digital and home entertainment distribution rights to SXSW Audience Award winner "A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story." "A Br...
Quiznos' Parody Ad Comically Mashes Up Star Wars and Entourage
Star Wars: Episode VII doesn't hit theaters until December, but the parade of marketing around the movie has already begun. Quiznos today is launching a parody ad on YouTube that playfully mashe...
JWT New York Fills Its Top Planning Role
Welcome to spring, the season for hiring new planning chiefs. A day after Fallon named Anette Lillegard to fill its chief strategy officer opening, Matt Baker has become head of planning at JWT in ...
Fall In Love And Come Of Age With The July Criterion Additions
How 'Grey Gardens' Was Restored To its Squalid Glory (And Why You Need To See It) Christmas comes but once a year...but the Criterion Collection adds new titles all the time, which is kind of like Ch...
Gannett Partners With ViewLift to Offer Digital Sports and Entertainment Video Content
READ MORE: SnagFilms Launches ViewLift, New B2B Venture Today ViewLift, a full-service video platform and a unit for SnagFilms, Inc (Indiewire's parent company)., has announced a new partnership with ...
Why Go to Film School When It's Cheaper to Just Make a Movie?
READ MORE: Is Film School Necessary? Top Indie Filmmakers Respond In the not-so-distant past, for the most part, aspiring filmmakers had no choice but to attend film school because they couldn't affo...
The 11 Best Modern Westerns
Indiewire has partnered with DIRECTV to present the television premiere of "Slow West," which is available exclusively on DIRECTV and in theaters 5/15. READ MORE: Sundance Review:...
'Orphan Black' Origin Story: Co-Creator John Fawcett On How the Show Nearly Never Happened
When "Orphan Black" first launched three years ago, it was a complete mystery. The first original series from BBC America introduced itself to new audiences with nothing other than one strik...
Cannes: This Year's Biggest Snubs and No-Shows (Analysis)
Among the buzz titles not heading to Cannes this year are Stephen Frears' Lance Armstrong biopic, Jeff Nichols' 'Midnight Special' and Johnny Depp starrer 'Black Mass.' read more
Game of Thrones Fans Take a Seat, Courtesy of Uber
You don't have to travel to Westeros to take your rightful place upon the Iron Throne. A new HBO Now and Uber campaign called #RideOfThrones is bringing the infamous seat of rulers to the doorst...
Historical TV Should Stop Taking Liberties, But Not For the Reasons You Think
READ MORE: Why The CW Deserves Your Attention Though Indiewire prides itself on the appreciation of the so-called high-end television of HBO, Showtime and other premium and cable networks, we're ...
The 2015 Indiewire Tribeca Bible: Every Review, Interview and News Item Posted During Run of Festival
LINEUP & PRE-FEST ANNOUNCEMENTS Tribeca: Watch Indiewire Talk to Ethan Hawke, Taylor Schilling, Olivia Wilde and More at the Apple Store Steve Buscemi, Whoopi Goldberg and More Se...
'The Hours' Meets 'Portlandia' in LGBT Comedy Series 'The Genderton Project'
Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress -- at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the co...
5 Predictions From TV Network Execs Last Year That Were Way Off
You'll hear a variety of pop hits during TV network upfront presentations, but the only song that really should be part of the soundtrack this week is Everything is Awesome from The Lego Movie. ...
Ad of the Day: Hefty Cups Turn Ordinary Moms Into Slang-Spewing Party Animals
They may have played beer pong with red Solo cups in 1999, but moms have upgraded to crack-resistant party cups in Hefty's sharp and funny new campaign by Havas Worldwide Chicago. Three new ads...
5 Observations About the 2015 Cannes Film Festival Lineup
READ MORE: 2015 Cannes Film Festival Reveals Its 68th Lineup Despite the aura of excitement and anticipation surrounding this morning's announcement of the finalists for the 2015 Cannes Film Festival...
The Story Behind 'Raiders,' the Documentary About the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made
Over 30 years ago, a trio of 11-year-olds in Mississippi began making a shot-for-shot remake of their favorite film, "Raiders of the Lost Ark," a project that continued for seven years and r...
IFC Midnight Acquires Rights to Bruce McDonald's 'Hellions'
READ MORE: Sundance Review: Bruce McDonald's Unconvincing Halloween Horror 'Hellions'IFC midnight has acquired the U.S rights to Bruce McDonald's "Hellions," a horror film that premiered in ...
Meet the 2015 Tribeca Filmmakers #38: High School Teachers Have a Wild Summer in 'Slow Learners'
READ MORE: Meet the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmakers In "Slow Learners," the new film from real-life couple Don Argott and Sheena Joyce, high school teachers Jeff and Anne (Adam P...
Meet the 2015 Tribeca Filmmaker #37: Profile of the Ultimate Art Patron in 'Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict'
READ MORE: Meet the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmakers Peggy Guggenheim (yes, that's her uncle's museum) was an art collector and socialite, who lived a colorful life filled with world travel and ...

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