Stories By Sophie Jonsson
Spirit Awards Nominees Tell Us What They Learned While Making Their FilmsFebruary 9, 2020
The Film Independent Spirit Awards weren’t quite the hottest ticket in Hollywood this weekend, as host...
How Burning Cane’s Phillip Youmans Became an Award-Winning Moviemaker at 19November 4, 2019
Phillip Youmans was a teenage actor working on a low-budget superhero movie when he noticed he...
Midnight Traveler: a Family’s Phones Document the Refugee CrisisOctober 10, 2019
Midnight Traveler, a new documentary from producers Emelie Coleman Mahdavian and Su Kim, uses one of...
Book Review: The Filmmaker’s Eye: The Language of the Lens (The Power of Lenses and the Expressive Cinematic Image)September 6, 2019
In Gustavo Mercado’s newest book, The Filmmaker’s Eye: The Language of the Lens, the award-winning independent...
Book Review: Independent Female Filmmakers: A Chronicle Through Interviews, Profiles, and ManifestosJune 24, 2019
With Hollywood in its second year of the #MeToo era, more than ever, films, festivals, and...
- The Eyes of Tammy Faye Director Michael Showalter Sees America’s Televangelist Obsession as a Mixture of These Two Things September 20, 2021
- The Crown Rules the Emmys + Scenes From a Virtual Reality Film Festival September 20, 2021
- St. Vincent Gets Fake; Justin Chon Goes From L.A. to LA; Date Your Car September 16, 2021