Our longtime friend Lanre Olabisi just closed the Kickstarter campaign for his upcoming drama “Somewhere in the Middle”, produced by our in-house Swede (and Head of Production here at HWM HQ) Gabriel Sedgwick. By clocking in at over $100 000 raised, Lanre pulled off what Indiewire notes in an article is a quite odds-defeating thing: [...]
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’re busy like bees these days on many cool projects with many excellent partners. Two films are in production with HBO; we’re working with friends at ZDF/ARTE again, as well as BBC Storyville, Sky UK, Dogwoof and many more. Our EPs at Passion are nominated for an Academy Award for ”Searching For Sugar Man“, and our (IFP) mentees [...]
Hey, we took first place this year in the Amsterdam street painting contest. It’s gonna be a great year!
New York is slowly getting back to normalcy (not all parts though – please click here if you want to help out the neighborhoods still in dire need), and as part of that is the annual DOC NYC festival, currently under way. We have several friends and colleagues showing films in it this year. We’re excited to [...]
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It’s IFP Week, and we hope to see you there this year! We’d specifically like to highlight two events with Hard Working Movies ties: On Wednesday, Jeremiah Zagar, who is directing HWM’s upcoming Live Free or Die, will participate in Creativity for Hire, a panel discussion about taking on shortform gigs as a director without compromising [...]keep looking »