Is EW’s relationship with Sundance too Cozy?

“Putting the “ew” in Entertainment Weekly’s Too-Cozy Relationship with Sundance.”  by Dan Mirvish Two recent articles in Entertainment Weekly about the Sundance Film Festival failed to mention that EW is one of Sundance’s biggest sponsors, and has been for 19 years. One was a photo essay of celebrities that appeared in the Feb. 5, 2010 […]

Steven Beer: A Decade of Filmmaker Empowerment Coming

Steven Beer’s take on the coming decade of independent film distribution. Originally printed at For many independent filmmakers and producers, 2010 – starting with the upcoming Sundance Film Festival – figures to be a watershed year and the beginning of a Decade of Filmmaker Empowerment. After years of disenchantment with traditional all-rights distribution deals, […]


Toronto Jewish Film Festival Presents Brothers Directed by Igaal Niddam Sunday January 17, 2010 Country: Switzerland Language: Hebrew, Spanish with English subtitles Brothers Dan and Aaron meet in Israel after many years apart, only to discover how different they have become. Dan is a secular Jew living on a kibbutz, while Aaron is an Orthodox […]