The IFP Filmmaker Labs is a soup to nuts comprehensive program for first-time feature directors whose films are at a rough cut stage. The deadline for documentary features is quickly approaching this week and for narrative features, early April. We helped lead the labs in years past and can tell you that the IFP team [...]
We have a special fondness for SxSW, having screened several films at the festival and over the years seeing so much standout music there (recalling a slightly younger Wanda Jackson at the Continental Club). We can’t make it this year, but look out for some of our friends’ amazing films: Gayby (producer Amy Hobby), Remains (dir [...]
This is the time of year when we like to wax poetic on the IFP Labs for first-time feature directors at the rough cut stage. That’s because we’ve seen them up-close for the past 3 years and have watched projects develop, bloom and go on to all the major festivals and distribution markets. Check IFP’s [...]
Everyone should know about Paul Goodman. A new film directed by Jonathan Lee and edited by our friend Kim Reed.
I just spent last week working with this year’s 10 new IFP documentary lab projects, which are all at the rough-cut stage and include a wide range of exciting and extremely promising feature-length films: Herman’s House, The Light in Her Eyes, 12 O’Clock Boyz, Sun Kissed, Welcome To The Machine, Northern Light, Us Naked, Oscar’s [...]
Two more 2010 IFP Lab projects are starting their US festival run, with premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival next month in the World Documentary competition: Our School, directed by Mona Nicoara & Miruna Coca-Cozma and edited by Erin Casper, and Give Up Tomorrow, directed by Michael Collins & produced by Marty Syjuco. Congratulations!