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Drones will literally change our view of the world and it is very exciting to see the possibilities in the winners of this year’s New York City Drone Film Festival.  You can get a Superman’s-eye view:  

I am a huge fan of AFIDocs, the documentary Film Festival (formerly SilverDocs) and am proud to have been a sponsor for the past two years.  So I was delighted to hear that The American Film Institute has selected producer […]

The paint was hardly dry at Middleburg Virginia’s swanky new Salamander Resort when the first Middleburg Film Festival kicked off last year, but it was a spectacular start for both the festival and the resort, with Bruce Dern appearing to […]

New York really brought it to this year’s Comic-Con! Lots of Maleficents this year, and lots of Harvey Dents. Here are some of the best costumes I saw. (All photos copyright 2014 Nell Minow)

This was my first time at New York Comic-Con and it was a blast. Highlights included: About 30 people dressed as Deadpool danced onstage to “We Need a Hero.” Just Dance 2015 had a great set up right in the […]

I’m excited about my first-ever visit to New York Comic-Con, which opens tonight at the Javits Center in Manhattan. I’ll be there Saturday and Sunday. Highlights will include a 75th anniversary celebration for Marvel, glimpses of upcoming films like Disney’s […]

About 10-15 percent of Comic-Con attendees come in costume and they are always willing to post for photos.  I love the way there is total fluidity of age, race, gender, and body type.  Even species — see Superdog below (no, […]

Want to know what it looks like inside the legendary Hall H, the biggest venue at Comic-Con, the one where people camp out for days in advance to see the biggest stars and the coolest advance previews? When LAIKA CEO […]

Here’s what’s at Comic-Con, which means here’s what’s coming everywhere else: affordable 3D printers with hand-held scanners that transmit 360 degree images to your tablet or laptop instantly. GoPro cameras. Google glasses. Even Oculus Rift, the totally immersive virtual reality […]

AFI Docs concludes today, though there will be a “best of the fest” wrap-up with screenings of some of the most popular films tomorrow.   I’ve also had a chance to see: “Whitey: United States of America v. James J. […]