Monica Lewinsky Debuts Anti-Bullying PSA And New #BeStrong Emojis

Bullying prevention social activist Monica Lewinsky announces the launch of the “In Real Life” PSA campaign – including new additions to the #BeStrong suite of emojis. Video: In Real Life #BeStrong ...

Monica Lewinsky Says She Remains ‘Frozen in Amber’ After Clinton Scandal as She Debuts Anti-Bullying Video

Monica Lewinsky Says She Remains ‘Frozen in Amber’ After Clinton Scandal as She Debuts Anti-Bullying Video When Monica Lewinsky first started thinking about making a PSA for Bullying Prevention Month, there was one thing she wanted to stress above all else: “I wanted to creatively demonstrate the ...

Tessa Thompson, Lakeith Stanfield, Steven Yeun To Star In ‘Sorry To Bother You’

Tessa Thompson, Lakeith Stanfield, Steven Yeun To Star In ‘Sorry To Bother You’ Exclusive: Tessa Thompson, Lakeith Stanfield, Steven Yeun will star in first-time director Boots Riley’s drama Sorry to Bother You. The project is slated to go before the cameras this month in ...

Stories of Trump’s America: How Documentary Filmmakers Plan to Escape the Liberal Bubble

On Nov. 12 of this year, Impact Partners executive director and documentary producer Dan Cogan wrote a powerful call to action on Facebook. “The last 4 days have been a horror. The next 4 years will ...

‘Netizens’ Chronicles the Victims and Consequences of Online Harassment Towards Women

‘Netizens’ Chronicles the Victims and Consequences of Online Harassment Towards Women Here’s your daily dose of an indie film, web series, TV pilot, what-have-you in progress, as presented by the creators themselves. At the end of the week, you’ll have the chance to vote for your ...

Taking Down Trump: Documentarians Profile Courageous ‘Local Voices’

Taking Down Trump: Documentarians Profile Courageous ‘Local Voices’ The idea behind the Local Voices ad campaign is to capture the concerns that everyday Americans have about presidential hopeful Donald Trump in unscripted, personal commentaries that later air as ...

Trump Stoppers: How Filmmakers Are Making a Difference in Swing States

Trump Stoppers: How Filmmakers Are Making a Difference in Swing States The idea behind the Local Voices neighbor-to-neighbor campaign is simple: use a documentary approach to capture the concerns every day Americans have about Donald Trump in unscripted, personal ...

Documentary Filmmakers Launch Hyper-Local Anti-Trump Ads

A Democratic Super Pac founded in ’08 by documentary filmmaker Lee Hirsch (Bully) today is launching on TV a series of anti-Trump political ads in battleground states. The first spot, featuring ...

A Filmmaker's Guide to Music Licensing

A Filmmaker's Guide to Music Licensing This article originally appeared on the Film Independent blog and has been republished with permission. Filmmakers often feel so attached to a song that it becomes a crucial and indispensable element ...

Reality Checks: How Tribeca Became a Major Documentary Festival

Reality Checks: How Tribeca Became a Major Documentary Festival Read More: 12 Must-See Films at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival In the public's eye, the Tribeca Film Festival is synonymous with Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese and celebrity-strewn red carpets. But ...

ABC picks up two European factual formats

The ABC is commissioning local versions of European shows So Not Ok and The Bully Project. Based on a Swedish format, So Not Ok combines sketches, practical experiments and research data to ...

Review: Bully

Bully Review by Dan Clark The topic of bullying has become quite a hot button issue in the last few years. We as a nation and as species have seen the horrific effects bullying can cause. With such ...

Meet the 2013 SXSW Filmmakers #44: Alicia Dwyer's "Xmas Without China" Offers A Surprising Change of Pace for Documentarian

Meet the 2013 SXSW Filmmakers #44: Alicia Dwyer's On first glance, "Xmas Without China" seems to be a surprising next subject for Alicia Dwyer, the filmmaker who last brought us "Bully" and "Pandemic: Facing Aids." But the film's humor is filled with ...

Anderson Cooper Follows Up with 'Bully' Victims on New CNN Special

If you haven't taken the time to watch the documentary Bully, you're missing out on a compelling probe into the world of adolescents, the sad, unnecessarily dangerous lives of those who are bullied, ...

“Bully” it’s time to take a stand!

This Thursday join The Bully Project and CNN for a day of action against bullying! Set your DVR’s for 10pm Est, as CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 will be debuting the hour long special “The Bully Effect”, ...

New to Blu-ray: Skyfall, The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, Weeds Season Eight and More

This week on Blu-ray the latest James Bond film hits home video, a swell new coming of age pic is released, and the final season of a Showtime staple hits HD. Briefly: Skyfall (Blu-ray/ DVD + Digital ...

The Neutered "Bully" Loses Its Ability to Fight

The subject of bullying in America’s schools has received lots of press in the last few years thanks in large part to the internet video movements offering support to gay or otherwise unfortunate ...

Five Questions with Bully Director Lee Hirsch

Far more insidious than strep or the flu, Lee Hirsch’s Bully investigates a different sort of contagion infiltrating classrooms across the country. Centering on the South and Midwest — Georgia, Iowa, ...

Take a Stand! And Win a ‘Bully’ DVD Pack

One of the most popular and powerful documentaries of last year, Lee Hirsch’s Bully is a film about the continuing crisis of bullying, which affects kids nationwide. In our own review, we call it “an ...

2013 Producers Guild Award winners: 'Argo,' 'Homeland,' 'Modern Family' and more

The Producers Guild Awards were awarded on Saturday (Jan. 26). Often considered the precursor to the Academy Awards, both the television and movie producing awards were handed out at the Beverly ...

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