Festivals

  • Bringing the World of Film to NYC

    Michael Gallo For many years New York moviemakers have had to travel to L.A. or Las Vegas to check out the latest in technology, but...

  • Scaring Up Film Fans

    The Exorcist–The Version You’ve Never Seen There’s no better time of year for horror fans to see their interests rewarded than October. But if the...

  • Slamdance, Circa 2004

    Peter Baxter of Slamdance Since its founding in 1995, the Slamdance Film Festival has established itself as one of the premier alternative film festivals in...

  • Screening Movies with a Message

    In a world where new film festivals sprout up faster than bad Michael Bay films, the Oxford International Festival of Films is distinguishing itself from...

  • ‘Populist Festival’ Matures

    Ever thought you knew more-or had better taste-than a film critic or festival jury? Well, now’s your chance to prove it! Celebrating its sixth year,...

  • Freedom and Frustration

    How long does it take to complete the making of a certain film? The answer, of course, differs from director to director. For some, crafting...

  • An Interview With DV Expo’s Scott Gentry

    Scott Gentry Setting goals and taking on challenges is nothing new for Scott Gentry. At the age of five he began acting in commercials, and...

  • An American in Tokyo

    For more than a decade, American Short Shorts President and Co-Founder Douglas Williams has been working to bring together American and Japanese cultures. He returned...

  • Filling A Void

    Perhaps even before George Lucas informed the movie industry that there is life after film, Issac Alexander and Marisa Cohen were in the planning stages...

  • The Franchising of a Film Festival

    FirstGlance Film Festival founder Bill Ostroff is quite adept at juggling many responsibilities. When not working as a full-time moviemaker, writer or production coordinator, he...