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Locarno — The challenges facing the world’s independent movie industry roll off the tongue like a well-known litany.
“While structurally things are at very different stages in various parts of the world, the bottom line is that it seems everybody across territories everywhere shares the same fears and issue,” said producer Ira Deutchman (“Matewan,” “Short Cuts”) about work sessions at Locarno think tank Step-In, which this year broadly focused on the U.S. and Canada, while addressing huge indie industry big-picture concerns.
He added: “If there was any frustration expressed by people taking notes it was not for a lack of conversation but lack of solutions.”
On Friday an initial Step-In panel at Locarno featured comments on North American market realities from the Toronto Fest’s Cameron Bailey, Telefilm Canada’s Carolle Brabant, Mongrel Media CEO Hussain Amarshi, and Emerging Pictures’ Ira Deutchman.
Moderated by Deutchman, a two-hour presentation of »
- John Hopewell and Emilio Mayorga
The Most Important Art Essays of the Entire Year
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The Slamdance Film Festival has unveiled jury members for its feature film competition programs for its 22nd edition during Jan. 22-28, Variety has learned.
Along with Peli, the best-known Slamdance alumni include Christopher Nolan, Marc Forster, Jared Hess, Lena Dunham, Benh Zeitlin, Seth Gordon and Lynn Shelton. Significant titles that debuted at Slamdance include “Mad Hot Ballroom” and Gordon’s “The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters.”
The Slamdance feature competition is limited to films made with budgets under $1 million and made by first-time directors. The awards will be presented Jan. 28 at the Treasure Mountain Inn in Park City, Utah.
Narrative features jury members include Russell, »
- Dave McNary
In 1989, Sam Kinison was riding high. As one of the most foul-mouthed funnymen to terrorize stages during the Golden Age of the Shock Comic, the hard-partying, beret-rocking dynamo was playing Madison Square Garden's Felt Forum and appearing on Married With Children and in Mötley Crüe's "Kickstart My Heart" video. (Rolling Stone also put him on the cover, dubbing him the "Beast of Comedy.") His gigs were part strip show, part heavy-metal concert, all primal-scream therapy. Rodney Dangerfield had championed him; Robin Williams and Howard Stern were fans. Three years later, »
5 items from 2016