Filmmaker Focus

Two-Time Academy Award Nominee Bill Plympton
Two-Time Academy Award Nominee Bill Plympton

One of the great animators of our time, two-time Academy Award Nominee Bill Plympton, met up with SCREEN's Mike McNamara for this week's Filmmaker Focus. ...

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X-MEN Executive Producer and Co-Writer Tom DeSanto

"Hugh Jackman had submitted on old school VHS tape from London with a full man-perm because he was playing Curly in OKLAHOMA on the West ...

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A Pornumentary? Meet the Director of DANLAND

A pornumentary? If there is such a thing, this Slamdance hit is it. SCREEN's Mike McNamara met up with director Alexandra Berger out at Slamdance ...

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DEAR WHITE PEOPLE Director and Sundance Winner Justin Simien

"Justin Simien’s first feature film DEAR WHITE PEOPLE... is as smart and fearless a debut as I have seen from an American filmmaker in quite ...

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Director Hunter Adams Previews His Film DIG TWO GRAVES

First Tuesdays with The Midwest Independent Film Festival will host the highly anticipated Chicago Premiere of DIG TWO GRAVES at Landmark's Century Centre Cinema on ...

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The Anti-Valentine's Day Doc? HotDocs Hit LOVE ME

The perfect movie for Valentine's Day is a documentary about... Russian mail order brides? It's true, so says SCREEN's Mike McNamara, who viewed this riveting ...

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Oscar Nom SELMA Director Ava DuVernay Talks MIDDLE OF NOWHERE

Before Ava DuVernay burst onto the national spotlight with her wonderful work directing Oscar nominee for Best Picture SELMA, she won Best Director for her ...

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David Oyelowo, Star of Oscar nom SELMA

David Oyelowo is currently in the spotlight for his superlative work in the Martin Luther King Jr biopic SELMA, an Oscar nominee for Best Picture ...

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