“Meru,” Jimmy Chin’s electrifying documentary film, wins the audience award at Sundance

. We’re proud to announce that Meru, a feature-length documentary codirected by Jimmy Chin, won the Audience Award: U.S. Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival last month. Jimmy is also one of the subjects of the film, which he directed with his filmmaker wife, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi. The movie follows Jimmy and fellow professional climbers […]

Lauren Greenfield’s award-winning film “The Queen of Versailles” opens today

Now’s your chance to see the movie that everyone’s talking about—The Queen of Versailles, the award-winning feature-length documentary directed by Lauren Greenfield, opens today. Here’s the capsule description from Magnolia Pictures, which purchased the distribution rights to the film when Queen premiered at Sundance this past January: “With the epic dimensions of a Shakespearean tragedy, […]

Lauren Greenfield’s “Queen of Versailles” picked for first-ever Sundance fest in London

. Next month, Robert Redford will be expanding his Sundance Film Festival beyond its Park City headquarters to London, where the inaugural Sundance London 2012 will take place from April 26 to 29. Only 14 films have been selected for the four-day event, and The Queen of Versailles—which earned Lauren Greenfield the U.S. Directing Award […]

Raves for Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ “About Face”

. Timothy Greenfield-Sanders‘ latest documentary, About Face, made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival last week, and the rosy reviews have started pouring in. A few excerpts: Variety: Besides its bevy of gravity-defying beauties, “About Face” provides a window into the very insecurities to which models are supposed to be immune: They were […]

Lauren Greenfield wins directing award for “Queen of Versailles”

. Congratulations to Lauren Greenfield, who at the Sundance Film Festival last night was presented with the U.S. Directing Award for Documentary for her film The Queen of Versailles. “I want to especially thank Jackie Segal and her family for bravely sticking with the story when it changed in unexpected ways,” Lauren said in her […]

Video: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders discusses new doc “About Face”

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Trailer for Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ documentary “About Face”

. Timothy Greenfield-Sanders‘ latest documentary, About Face, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival yesterday. Click on the screenshot above for a look at photos from the event. Below: the trailer for the film, which will be making its broadcast premiere this summer on HBO. . . .  

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ supermodels movie to premiere at Sundance

About Face, a new documentary by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, will make its world premiere at Sundance, the film festival announced yesterday. The movie’s official description: “An exploration of beauty and aging through the stories of the original supermodels. Participants including Isabella Rossellini, Christie Brinkley, Beverly Johnson, Carmen Dell’Orefice, Paulina Porizkova, Jerry Hall and Christy Turlington weigh […]

Sundance selects Lauren Greenfield’s doc “Queen of Versailles” for fest’s opening day

. The Sundance Film Festival has selected Lauren Greenfield‘s latest documentary, the feature-length The Queen of Versailles, for its U.S. Documentary Competition and has given it a plum spot on the fest’s opening-day schedule As reported yesterday in The New York Times, more than 4,000 full-length films were submitted to Sundance, and only 58 were […]

“The Cove” photographer’s deep blue secrets

… … With so many photographers adding film and video to their repertoire, it’s worth taking note of those who have managed to do big things with this new-to-them medium. The Cove, for example, is a documentary about the slaughter of dolphins in Japan and the environmental consequences of same that has swept up a […]