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May 04, 2010, 11:30 ET

Film Independent Announces Official Film Selections for 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival, Presented by the Los Angeles Times

Today Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards, the Los Angeles Film Festival, and year-round artist...

Mar 06, 2010, 02:05 ET

It's A Precious Night at The 25th Film Independent Spirit Awards

Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, handed out top honors to...

Feb 16, 2010, 14:53 ET

IFC, ELLE, Piaget, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Acura, Stella Artois, & LG Electronics to Serve as Premier Sponsors of the 25th Film Independent Spirit Awards

Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced its sponsors for...

Jan 08, 2010, 15:08 ET

Neil LaBute and John August to Moderate Film Independent's 10th Annual Directors Close-Up

Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced that...

Dec 01, 2009, 11:30 ET

25th Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations Announced

Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced nominations...

Jul 01, 2009, 07:19 ET
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 07/01/2009

Promising Filmmakers Vie for Awards at Comic-Con International-Independent Film Festival

The Comic-Con International-Independent Film Festival (CCI-IFF) has announced its official selections for films to compete in the juried event...

Jun 28, 2009, 16:15 ET

Film Independent Announces Award Winners of 2009 Los Angeles Film Festival

NEW TARGET DREAM IN COLOR AWARD ESTABLISHED Sam Fleischner & Ben Chace's Wah Do Dem (What They Do) wins Target Filmmaker Award Juan...

Jun 12, 2009, 08:00 ET

Target and ZonePerfect(R) Nutrition Bars to Serve as Premier Sponsors of Film Independent's 2009 Los Angeles Film Festival, Presented by the Los Angeles Times

Principal sponsors include Kodak, IFC and Netflix Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los...

May 05, 2009, 17:24 ET
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 05/05/2009

Film Independent Announces Official Film Selections for 2009 Los Angeles Film Festival

- Universal Pictures' PUBLIC ENEMIES selected as Centerpiece Premiere - Today Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the...

Feb 21, 2009, 21:58 ET

New Works by Veteran Indie Filmmakers Share Top Honors at 2009 Film Independent's Spirit Awards

The Wrestler, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, and Milk shared top category honors at the 2009 Film Independent's Spirit Awards, making the highly...

Feb 04, 2009, 08:00 ET

IFC, Netflix, ELLE, AMC, LACOSTE and Piaget to Serve as Premier Sponsors of the 2009 Film Independent Spirit Awards

PRINCIPAL SPONSORS INCLUDE ACURA, HEINEKEN, GARNIER AND TOURISM AUSTRALIA - Official Spirits to Be Provided by G. H. Mumm Champagne and...

Feb 03, 2009, 08:00 ET

IFC, Netflix, ELLE, AMC, Piaget to Serve as Premier Sponsors of the 2009 Film Independent Spirit Awards

Film Independent announced today its sponsors for the 20089 Spirit Awards. Premier Sponsors for the 2009 show are IFC, Netflix, ELLE, AMC, Piaget,...

Sep 29, 2008, 01:00 ET

Film Independent Announces Sloan Producers Grant Recipient

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent announced today the recipient of the second annual Sloan Producers Grant. The...

Aug 22, 2008, 01:00 ET

Photos: All-New IFC Comedy Series Z ROCK Captures the Antics, Humor, and Angst of a Real Rock Band from New York

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Original series Z ROCK is coming to IFC uncensored, uncut and commercial free on Sunday, August 24 for ten...

Aug 05, 2008, 01:00 ET

Film Independent Announces Participants for 2008 Screenwriters Lab

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent announced today the selected fellows for its annual Screenwriters Lab, which runs in Los...

Jun 10, 2008, 01:00 ET

Film Independent Announces Selected Fellows for 2008 Fast Track Program

LOS ANGELES, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent announced today the selected Fellows and projects for its 6th annual Fast Track program....

Jun 02, 2008, 01:00 ET

Journey to the Center of the Earth to Have its World Premiere With a Special 3D Screening at the 2008 Los Angeles Film Festival

LOS ANGELES, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Film Festival announced today that Walden Media and New Line Cinema's Journey to the Center...

Mar 12, 2008, 01:00 ET

Christian Filmmakers to Receive the Top Cash Prize in World; The San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival Announces $101,000 Grand Prize 'Jubilee Award'

SAN ANTONIO, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival (SAICFF) unveiled plans to give the single largest...

Feb 15, 2008, 00:00 ET

Borat's Sacha Baron Cohen and Simon Cowell are the Ballsiest Entertainment Figures; Tom Cruise and Zac Efron are the Most In-Need According to IFC's 'Who's Got 'Em' Survey

NEW YORK, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- "You've got balls!" While it may appear to be an insult, it's really a grudging compliment -- an off-color...

Jul 30, 2007, 01:00 ET

IFC and Comcast Select Memphis as Destination for National Traveling Free Film Fest

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: IFC and Comcast are bringing the IFC Free Film Fest -- a state-of- the-art,...