AFM: Robert Pattinson-Patricia Arquette Thriller ‘High Life’ Gets Financing

AFM: Robert Pattinson-Patricia Arquette Thriller ‘High Life’ Gets Financing Sci-fi thriller “High Life,” starring Robert Pattinson, Patricia Arquette, and Mia Goth, has received financing from Andrew Lauren Productions and is set to go into production in the spring of 2017. ...

‘Spectacular Now’ Producer Andrew Lauren Taps D.J. Gugenheim as President

‘Spectacular Now’ Producer Andrew Lauren Taps D.J. Gugenheim as President “The Spectacular Now” producer Andrew Lauren is expanding his company and has hired veteran executive D.J. Gugenheim as president of production at Andrew Lauren Prods. Lauren and Gugenheim will ...

2012 Cinereach Project at Sundance Institute grants: Andrew Dosunmu and Mark Jackson’s Latest Receive Coin

A pair of titles in our Most Anticipated Films for 2012 in #39. Andrew Dosunmu (Ma George) and #30. Mark Jackson (Untitled Sicily Project) are two of the lucky fifteen filmmakers to have received coin ...

Movie Lovers We Love: Jason Spingarn-Koff Brings Docs to the New York Times

Movie Lovers We Love: Jason Spingarn-Koff Brings Docs to the New York Times Documentary filmmaker Jason Spingarn-Koff ("Life 2.0") has a pretty sweet deal.  He gets to work with documentary filmmakers to help them make short videos for one the world's most respected media ...

Own's Life 2.0 Documentary Is First-Rate

Own isn't just four-for-four with its Documentary Club offerings — they're getting better as time goes on. With Life 2.0 (premiering Thursday at 9/8c), director Jason Spingarn-Koff explores Linden ...

Trailers: red band ‘Conan the Barbarian’, ‘Life 2.0′ and red band ‘The Last Circus’

Check out this new red-band trailer for Conan the Barbarian. It stars Jason Momoa, Ron Perlman, Stephen Lang, Rachel Nichols, and Rose McGowan. It hits theaters August 19. [IGN] Filmmaker Jason ...

This Week In Trailers: Father’s Day, The Trip, Life 2.0, Monster Brawl, Point Blank, You’ve Been Trumped

This Week In Trailers: Father’s Day, The Trip, Life 2.0, Monster Brawl, Point Blank, You’ve Been Trumped Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, ...

Sitges Announces Noves Visions Program

The 2010 edition of the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival has just announced their complete Noves Visions program. The program where the festival places the young, edgy material, this is ...

Sitges 2010 Announces First Wave Of Programming

It's been called the Cannes of genre cinema an the first wave of programming has been announced for Sitges 2010, a lineup featuring the best in genre film of all types from all around the globe. ...

“Life 2.0″ At Stf

For enthusiasts of Second Life, a 3-D virtual world that enables users to interact with each other through avatars, all the hype surrounding Avatar must have seemed kind of overblown. After all, ...

‘Life 2.0″ At Stranger Than Fiction

For enthusiasts of Second Life, a 3-D virtual world that enables users to interact with each other through avatars, all the hype surrounding Avatar must have seemed kind of overblown. After all, ...

SXSW Review: Life 2.0

SXSW Review: Life 2.0 Much press has been given to Second Life, the virtual world/social network "game" in which participants can live out their fantasies in a polygonal wonderland, free of the restrictions that come with ...

2010 SXSW Film Festival Line-Up Announced; Includes Cyrus, MacGruber, Get Low, and Kick-ass

Not all of the great film festivals are outside of the U.S. Even if you can’t book a ticket to Cannes or Berlin, you should be able to afford a flight out to Austin, Texas for SXSW, which is a ...

SXSW 2010 Features Lineup Released

Less than a week worth of recovering from the Sundance Film Festival, and we are already looking forward to our next, big film fest coverage. That would be the South by Southwest Film Festival held ...

SXSW Announces Full Film Competition Slate

Late yesterday the SXSW Fim Festival, which runs from March 12-20 in Austin, TX, announced the full lineup of films that will be screening at this year’s event. And baby, it’s quite a list. Mixing big ...

Fnb Innovators: Jason Spingarn-Koff

This week FilmNewsBriefs interviews Jason Spingarn-Koff the director of Life 2.0 which recently had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. We discuss creating the film using machinima, filming in ...

Entering and Exiting Life 2.0

Director Jason Spingarn-Koff's Avatar Catfish, GasLand, and Restrepo are the buzziest documentaries this year, but I will assert that Life 2.0, which has lower-level awareness at this point (and no ...

Sundance 2010 Video Review: Jason Spingarn-Koff's Life 2.0

Yet another video review courtesy of SlashFilm featuring our own Brandon Lee Tenney. This time he talks about Life 2.0, a documentary playing at Sundance about the virtual online world of Second Life. ...

Sundance 2010 Preview: Life 2.0

Second Life launched in June of 2003. Since that time, tens of millions of people across the planet have created alternate realities of themselves, sometimes more realistic than others. Documentary ...

Sundance 2010 Non-Competition Line-Up Looks Strong

Yesterday we got the list for the films playing in competition at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and today we get the rest of the films that will be featured and there are quite a few that make 2010 ...