1. #NYFW

    by Casey Meurer

    New York Fashion Week is upon us! We have a few favorites this year, on and off the runway….

    Rebecca Vallance


    We couldn’t get enough of Vallance’s La Belle leather jacket last year, and her Friday show, titled “Ladies Man,” did not disappoint either. The Australian-born designer’s Fashion Week debut featured structured menswear-inspired pieces with feminine overtones – simply exquisite.

    Peter Som


    Can Peter Som design our entire closets? Som’s Friday show at Milk Studios featured pieces that were not only elegant but also wearable. The collection was full of unique prints, including a mysterious blurred floral pattern and leopard accents on many of the pieces. Also notable were his pea coats, inspired by Jane Birkin.

    Jack McCoullough and Lazaro Hernandez, Proenza Schouler 


    These New York-based designers popped back on our radar at Sundance when stunning Brit Marling donned a Proenza Schouler black and gold pantsuit at the premiere of I Origins.  Dubbed “the new establishment” by InStyle, we can’t wait to see their Fall collection on Wednesday.

    Bill Cunningham


    Anna Wintour famously stated, “We all get dressed for Bill.”  We’re sure to find this beloved New York fashion photographer all over the place this week, snapping photos from the front row, backstage, and on the street.  You can also find him in this poignant documentary, Bill Cunningham New York, and learn a bit more about Manhattan’s fashion scene.


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  2. » "Sundance Institute has announced the 25 feature-length documentary films that will receive $550,000 in grants from its Documentary Film Program and Fund."


    Dec 18 12:06PM
  3. Which film will win “best doc” at the Oscars this year?

    The folks over at DocGeeks favor The Invisible War and Searching for Sugar Man. Find out why.


    Dec 10 6:02PM
  4. Ten Documentaries Worth a Watch – Part One

    I love film lists! Thank you Sasha Stone for putting this together.


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  5. Why Did We Launch Snag the Vote?

    Our filmmakers will tell you themselves.


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    Oct 15 9:28AM
  6. 13th Annual Woodstock Film Festival Runs Through Sunday

    If you are in Upstate New York this weekend, try to head over to this mecca of music history. A hollowed ground that once staged the sounds of Jimi Hendrix, Jefferson Airplane, Joan Baez, The Grateful Dead, The Band, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin and many more has converted itself into a proving ground for aspiring and veteran filmmakers. Oh, and by the way, check out Faces in the Mirror by Boyd Tinsley and SnagFilms.


    Oct 12 2:50PM
  7. Thank you DCTV!

    Our friends over at DCTV are building a movie theater solely dedicated to documentary films in NYC’s Chinatown.


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    Oct 09 11:29AM
  8. » CNN just launched a film division to acquire and fund docs.

    Early activity includes the acquisition of Girl Rising and development deals with directors Alex Gibney and Andrew Rossi.


    Oct 09 8:45AM
  9. » Three New Docs Focus on Healthcare Reform - "Doctored," "The Waiting Room," and "Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare."


    Oct 01 5:13PM
  10. Three Outstanding Docs Open This Weekend

    HARVEST OF EMPIRE: Select theaters in LA and NYC

    LOVE ADDICT: Select theaters in NYC

    THE IRAN JOB: Select theaters in LA


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