Filmmaker Focus

TWILIGHT Star Talks Indie
TWILIGHT Star Talks Indie

The final installment of the TWILIGHT franchise opens in theaters this weekend. SCREEN's Mike McNamara sat down with one if the stars of the cast, ...

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Sundance Best Director Ava DuVernay
Sundance Best Director Ava DuVernay

First time director wins Sundance??? It’s true. Ava DuVernay’s debut feature MIDDLE OF NOWHERE, currently in theaters nationwide, earned Ms. DuVernay the award for Best ...

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FOR ELLEN director So Yong Kim
FOR ELLEN director So Yong Kim

“Beautifully observed and impeccably executed!” So says Kenneth Turan of the LA Times and our Mike McNamara agrees. Mac sat down with FOR ELLEN director ...

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LOW AND CLEAR co-director Tyler Hughen
LOW AND CLEAR co-director Tyler Hughen

A film about a couple of flyfishers sweeping the film festival circuit? Yes indeed, and now you can enjoy it in the comforts of your ...

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SMASHED Star Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Director James Ponsoldt
SMASHED Star Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Director James Ponsoldt

Premiering at Chicago’s Landmark Theater tonight (Oct. 19), SMASHED is a comedy-drama directed by James Ponsoldt (who also co-wrote the film with Susan Burke) and ...

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THE OTHER DREAM TEAM director Marius Markevicius
THE OTHER DREAM TEAM director Marius Markevicius

Barcelona, 1992. We all remember that USA Dream Team, arguably the greatest sports team ever assembled. Jordan, Magic, Barkley, Malone, Ewing. But few realize there ...

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LIBERAL ARTS producer Claude Dal Farra
LIBERAL ARTS producer Claude Dal Farra

So how does a Frenchman wind up teaming with a couple of Ohio boys to make a feature? LIBERAL ARTS is currently playing in Landmark ...

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LIBERAL ARTS writer-director Josh Radnor
LIBERAL ARTS writer-director Josh Radnor

“The best movie about college I’ve seen since I don’t know what.” So says film critic Owen Gleiberman of Entertainment Weekly of LIBERAL ARTS, which ...

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