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2014-03-01 20:20:19

Ceremony to air exclusively on IFC, tonight at 10:00 pm ET/PT LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, handed out top honors to 12 Years a Slave, Dallas Buyers Club and Nebraska at this afternoon's 29th Film Independent Spirit Awards. Blue Jasmine, Fruitvale Station, Blue is the Warmest Color, Short Term 12, This is Martin Bonner and 20 Feet from Stardom also...

2014-02-18 16:23:58

Festival Dates: June 11- June 19, 2014 LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Film Festival, presented by Film Independent, in conjunction with Presenting Media Sponsor the Los Angeles Times and Host Partner L.A. LIVE, today unveiled the Festival's 20(th) Anniversary commemorative poster, designed by iconic American artist Ed Ruscha, based on his 1962 painting "Large Trademark With Eight Spotlights." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140218/LA67164 "I'm...

2013-11-26 16:22:13

- $75,000 in grants to be awarded to filmmakers - LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 this morning. Film Independent President Josh Welsh presided over the press conference held at the W Hollywood, with actresses Octavia Spencer and...

2013-09-18 12:29:17

Dallas Buyers Club is Opening Night Film LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards and Los Angeles Film Festival, announced today that Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix, will deliver the Executive Keynote address launching the Forum on Saturday, October 26. This will be followed the next day by the Filmmaker Keynote address given by writer/director Ava DuVernay (Middle of...

2013-09-11 12:23:22

The October film series features the U.S. premiere of Grigris, filmmakers in person, panels and free community screenings on the LMU campus LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television, in partnership with Film Independent at LACMA, announces the lineup of Caméras d'Afrique: The Films of West Africa, a month-long film series focusing on the last 50 years of West African cinematic talent. Curated by Film Independent...

2013-09-11 00:20:20

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Lincoln Motor Company joins with Vanity Fair and Film Independent to create a film series through The Lincoln Reimagine Project((TM)), which will feature original short films with emerging filmmakers -- Three films will be reimagined around classic Hollywood themes of film noir, heist and screwball comedy; award-winning director Rodrigo Garcia will mentor and advise each filmmaker -- The film...

2013-06-23 16:20:11

Janis Nords' Mother, I Love You and Ryan McGarry's Code Black Win Jury Awards LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Los Angeles Film Festival and the Spirit Awards, announced the jury and audience award winners for the 2013 Festival at the Awards Brunch, hosted by CHAYA Downtown for the fourth year. Actor Mary Elizabeth Winstead was on hand to present the awards. The LA Film Fest, presented by Film...

2013-06-11 16:24:28

New Incubator Lab cohort to be announced on June 17, 2013 at 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival's Meet Indiewire's Influencers panel LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Young alumni from Loyola Marymount University's School of Film and Television (SFTV) will get the opportunity to develop the first projects of their careers under the stewardship of industry professionals as they compete for a spot in the 2013-2014 SFTV Incubator Lab. Launched in 2011, SFTV's...

2013-05-01 12:26:33

- Fox Searchlight Pictures' The Way, Way Back, Written and Directed by Oscar® Winners Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, to Close the Festival - LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Los Angeles Film Festival, presented by Film Independent, in conjunction with Presenting Media Sponsor the Los Angeles Times and Host Partner L.A. LIVE, announced its official US and international selections. Fox Searchlight Pictures' The Way, Way Back, written and directed by Oscar®...

2013-04-10 16:24:35

- FESTIVAL TO RUN JUNE 13-23 AT L.A. LIVE - LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Los Angeles Film Festival, in conjunction with Presenting Media Sponsor the Los Angeles Times and Host Partner L.A. LIVE, announced the North American Premiere of Pedro Almodovar's I'm So Excited! as the opening night film, which will take place Thursday, June 13. The film's release is set for June 28 from Sony Pictures Classics. The Los Angeles Film Festival showcases the best in...