Tonight, the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) held the 20th Anniversary Gotham Independent Film Awards ceremony in New York City’s Cipriani Wall Street. The winners were comprised mostly of films which played earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival. A total of 30 films received nominations in seven competitive categories, including: Best Feature, Best Documentary, Breakthrough Director, Breakthrough Actor, Best Ensemble Performance, Festival Genius Audience Award and Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You®. Hit the jump to read the full list of winners and the official press release.
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Weekend Weirdness: Fubar 2: Terry and Dean Head North, Daddy Longlegs, Party Down Season 2, “The Fallon Effect,” Selleck Waterfall Sandwich
Posted on Saturday, February 6th, 2010 by Hunter Stephenson
It’s a crazy, mixed up world and we are thankful for movies, excluding The Tooth Fairy starring The Rock, that offer proof. /Film’s Weekend Weirdness examines such flicks, whether in the form of a new trailer for a provocative indie, a mini review or…”what do you mean Merlin wasn’t real?!“ Attention hosers: it’s the return of FUBAR! And much more after the jump in this double-deep installment…
Posted on Friday, January 22nd, 2010 by David Chen
At Sundance, you never know who you’ll bump into. While this can have unforeseen benefits, it can also have some unintended negative consequences. After the break, hear a brief audio blog I did with documentarian and Sundance juror Morgan Spurlock, as well as a video interview with the Safdie brothers, the directors of Daddy Longlegs. We’ve also included a story which will show you how it feels when anyone you meet, or even the person sitting next to you on the bus, could be a filmmaker.