'Mother, I Love You,' 'Short Term 12' and 'Wadjda' among LA Film Fest winners

Posted by · 3:30 pm · June 23rd, 2013

Chinese auteur Tsai Ming-liang won the short film award.

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LA film fest announces 2013 line-up: 'Fruitvale Station,' 'Only God Forgives,' 'Way, Way Back'

Posted by · 11:13 am · May 1st, 2013

Film Independent has revealed the line-up for this year’s Los Angeles Film Festival, cherry-picking this and that from Sundance and Cannes with a few other things thrown in here and there.

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Portuguese immigrant drama 'All is Well' wins big at LA Film Fest

Posted by · 5:53 pm · June 25th, 2012

As usual, the LA Film Festival juries highlighted smaller foreign works, but ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ picked up yet more gold.

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Quvenzhané Wallis: One of Oscar's better stories waiting to happen

Posted by · 12:29 am · June 16th, 2012

Every Oscar season needs a pulse of emotion that feels less put-on, that doesn’t have that whiff of campaign or construct. Something that organically pops from the fabric of the form can be galvanizing, and though nothing can exist so pure for too long, the recognition of a tempest in the calm before it strikes means something. Quvenzhan√© Wallis is that tempest for 2012.

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Tech Support: Dolby Atmos ready for its close-up with the premiere of Pixar's 'Brave'

Posted by · 7:07 pm · June 13th, 2012

Next week Walt Disney Pictures will be premiering “Brave” in conjunction with the Los Angeles Film Festival at the newly named Dolby Theatre (formerly the Kodak) in Hollywood. But while it promises to be a fun time for the event at hand, the fact that it’s the grand re-opening of the space is what has me a little bit more excited.

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Pixar's 'Brave' to premiere at grand opening of Dolby Theatre

Posted by · 10:01 am · May 18th, 2012

The event will be held in conjunction with the 2012 LA Film Festival.

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