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Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017
Film Independent is returning for the second time to produce the Sloan Film Summit taking place October 27-29 at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. The 2017 Summit will celebrate the thriving nationwide Sloan Film Program, bringing together over 120 screenwriters, directors...
Tuesday, May. 9, 2017
The LA Film Festival, produced by Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that also produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, unveiled the official U.S. Fiction, Documentary, World Fiction, LA Muse and Nightfall sections. The 2017 LA Film Festival will screen a diverse slate of...
Thursday, Jun. 9, 2016
The LA Film Festival, produced by Film Independent, announced the winners of the 2016 Festival today at the Awards Cocktail Reception which was hosted by Roya Rastegar, director of programming, and Jennifer Cochis, creative director.
“With all the talk about diversifying Hollywood,...
Tuesday, Jun. 16, 2015
Film Independent announced the 10 projects selected for the 13th annual Fast Track film financing market. Held during the Los Angeles Film Festival, Fast Track is designed to help producer-director teams “fast track” their projects forward through 60 meetings with...
Saturday, Mar. 1, 2014
12 Years a Slave rolled at the Spirit Awards, winning five awards including Best Feature at the annual independent film celebration.
On the eve of the Academy Awards, the historical drama won awards for director Steve McQueen, actress Lupita...
Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013
Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, the Los Angeles Film Festival and the Film Independent at LACMA Film Series, announced nominations for the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Topping the field was 12 Years a Slave with...