By Frank Scheck The bottom line: A moving elegy in a minor key. Danny Huston directs and stars in this drama about a man desperately searching for a stolen photograph of him and his dead son. Danny Huston returns to the director's chair for the first time in...

By Alex Saveliev The great character actor Danny Huston – Anjelica’s brother – has worked with some legendary directors like Martin Scorsese (The Aviator) and Alfonso Cuarón (Children of Men). He’s also frequently delegated to thankless, villainous supporting roles in Hollywood blockbusters (Wonder Woman, Angel Has Fallen)....

By Erik Pedersen Caleb Ward has been hired as director of acquisitions at Freestyle Digital Media, the digital distribution unit of Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures. The move comes on the eve of the Toronto Film Festival. Effective immediately, Ward will oversee acquisitions for Freestyle Digital Media, targeting theatrical releases and direct-to-VOD...

Danny Huston directs and stars in "The Last Photograph," a story about a man who loses a photograph of him and his son Luke, taken days before Luke was on the Pan Am flight 103 to NY. "The Last Photograph" is in select theaters and...

The early submission deadline for the 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards was August 27th, but there's still time to submit your film! Submit before the regular deadline on September 17th to be considered. Nominations will be announced on Thursday, November 21st. For more information, visit the Spirit...

If you missed the regular deadline on August 26, it's not too late! Slamdance is accepting submissions through October 3rd, and even has an extended deadline through October 10th for an extra fee. All genres are accepted, about any topic from every country around the world. The...

IndieWire By Chris O'Falt 20 BAMcinemaFest Directors on Day Jobs That Pay the Bills BAM directors share how they make ends meet when they aren’t making personal films. This week the team at BAMcinemaFest has given a platform to an incredible collection of innovative films from around the world. But what...

By Etan Vessing Byron Allen plans a fall 2019 release for the Lakeshore Entertainment pic, which also stars Tyler James Williams. Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios has picked up the U.S. rights to the romantic comedy The Wedding Year, led by Modern Family star Sarah Hyland and Tyler...

Freestyle Digital Media has acquired domestic rights to Bardo Blues, the feature film debut of director Marcia Kimpton. The pic stars Stephen McClintic and is based on the semi-autobiographical story of Kimpton’s mentally ill brother, and Freestyle will bow the pic in theaters and on...

Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable, the documentary that catches the world up on Hamilton, the pro surfer who returned to competition a year after she lost an arm in a shark attack when she was just 13. The film...

By DAVE MCNARY In today’s film news roundup, “American Futbol” finds a distributor, Alfred Molina gets an honor, Paramount promotes Dan Cohen and Train singer Patrick Monahan gets a movie gig. ACQUISITION Byron Allen’s Freestyle Digital Media has acquired North American distribution rights for the documentary “American Futbol” and will...