Emerging October 24, 2014
The writer-director talks about why his impeccably crafted debut film isn’t for race-segregated audiences, and why the marketing is more about provocation than actually communicating what his movie is like.Continue Reading
Emerging June 03, 2014
The first-time director/co-writer and star of the tender, filthy new film talk about expanding their 2009 short into a full-fledged romantic comedy while maintaining its specific, personal point of view.
Emerging April 25, 2014
Putting a profitable career in commercials and corporate videos on hold, Jeremy Saulnier staked his career, and his family’s money, on his second feature, the dark thriller Blue Ruin. Remarkably, the gamble has paid off.
Emerging August 20, 2013
The writer-director made the transition away from the editing bay and into the director’s chair for his second feature concerning outlaws—a fixation he attributes to his “fear of being responsible.”
Emerging August 01, 2013
Her sex comedy, set in the 1990s and centering on a college-bound virgin’s methodical attempt at sexual awakening, comes out of an Upright Citizens Brigade background, which made her more focused on being funny than being female.
Emerging July 29, 2013
After writing his first two features himself, director James Ponsoldt decided to direct someone else’s screenplay for a change—and ended up telling an intensely personal story all the same.
Emerging July 10, 2013
The writer-director of this year’s breakout Sundance film talks about what compelled him to explore the 2009 shooting death of Bay Area resident Oscar Grant. In a word: “Proximity.”