Richard Corliss of TIME Magazine calls LIFE DURING WARTIME “The Year’s Best Indie Film” in a rave review.
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Oscilloscope Laboratories announced today that it has acquired U.S. distribution rights to 2-time Academy Award® winning director Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman’s first dramatic narrative HOWL. Starring James Franco in a career-defining performance as Allen Ginsberg, HOWL is the story of how the young poet’s seminal work broke down societal barriers in the face of an infamous public obscenity trial.
IFC Films, one of the leading American distributors of independent and foreign films, announced today it has acquired U.S. rights to LIFE DURING WARTIME, the latest from award-winning writer-director Todd Solondz.
Werc Werk Works announced today that Academy Award Nominee Greg Kinnear, Academy Award Winner Alan Arkin and Billy Crudup are set to star in “The Convincer,” a Midwestern crime drama written by Jill Sprecher and Karen Sprecher and to be directed by Jill Sprecher. Producers are Mary Frances Budig, Christine Walker and Elizabeth Redleaf for Werc Werk Works.
HOWL has been selected as First Night of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. The debut narrative feature from acclaimed documentarians Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, starring James Franco.
LIFE DURING WARTIME has received early critical acclaim during its festival run from noted publications including Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, and Time Magazine.
Toronto, ON Canada – Werc Werk Works, the independent production and finance company helmed by CEO Elizabeth Redleaf and President Christine Walker, announced today that it will produce and fully finance THE CONVINCER written by Jill Sprecher and Karen Sprecher and to be directed by Jill Sprecher. Producing will be Mary Frances Budig, Christine Walker, and Elizabeth Redleaf. Werc Werk Works’ first feature, Todd Solondz’s “Life During Wartime,” was launched to critical acclaim in Venice, Telluride and Toronto.