The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences on Tuesday unveiled 15 films that will be in contention for the five nomination slots in the documentary feature category :: http://variety.com/2014/film/news/15-documentaries-land-on-oscars-short-list-1201368807/
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to Frank Pavich’s documentary “Jodorowsky’s Dune,” two months after the film played at the Directors Fortnight section at Cannes.
In Cannes 2011 Snowfort Pictures, Inc. announced the start of production on Frank Pavich and Stephen Scarlata’s documentary Jodorowsky’s DUNE. Now, two years later we get to announce that the film will play as part of the festival’s Director’s Fortnight program :: http://www.deadline.com/2013/04/cannes-directors-fortnight-lineup-announced/
The Crystal Heart Award is given every year to a selected group of independent filmmakers for demonstrating excellence in filmmaking and for best meeting the Heartland Film Festival’s mission. Since 1992, the Heartland Film Festival screens independent films from around the world and honors beautifully made films that celebrate the positive aspects of life.
The festival continues until October 22nd.
‘Facing Forward’ traces the dramatic journey of one child in a Cleveland charter school:
The documentary I edited last year, FACING FORWARD, premieres this week at the Cleveland International Film Festival. The Wednesday night screening has sold out, so they’ve added a second screen that night. I’ll be attending the Q&A at the main screening. See you there..! http://www.clevelandfilm.org/festival/films/2011/facing-forward