For roughly two decades since “Driving Miss Daisy” became a runaway hit at the 74-seat theater at Playwrights Horizons, followed by the Oscar-winning film starring Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman, producers badgered Alfred Uhry to bring his Pulitzer-winning play to Broadway.
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Amazon offers cash, exposure to budding filmmakers
Amazon is getting into the movie production business with an offer of $ 2.7 million to those who submit the best films in 2011. The venture is called Amazon Studios , meant to help filmmakers and screenwriters get discovered and have their movies put into production and hopefully become hits at the box office. Amazon says that interested parties have all of 2011 to make their submissions, which …
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The Loft Film Fest Rolls on With a Two-Film Tuesday
There are only three nights left in the Loft Film Festival , and then you’ll be back to your generally film-festival-less life, stuck watching Lifetime movies at home. The lesson is: Enjoy the festival while you can.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
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