• Screenwriters in the Sky

    2 days ago.

    Out of 15 nominations, Woody Allen won three times, the most in the category. Francis Ford Coppola (1970) and Sofia Coppola (2003) are the only father-daughter pair to triumph; Joel and Ethan Coen, the only siblings to take home a statue.…

  • Quentin Tarantino Set to Shoot New Film at Schmid Ranch

    5 days ago.

    As reported in the Denver Post,  Quentin Tarantino's latest film will be shot entirely in the Schmid Ranch, Wilson Mesa area beginning in early December.  "The Hateful Eight" takes place just after the Civil War and is about bounty hunters trying…

  • TFF: Sunday at the Palm

    6 days ago.

    "Ernest and Celestine is the coziest movie you'll likely see all year," RogerEbert.com The Telluride Film Festival is thrilled to launch the 2014-15 season of its free, community Sunday at the Palm series in collaboration with the Telluride R-1 School…

  • How Chris McCandless Died

    1 week ago.

    In a piece published in The New Yorker, Jon Krakaur revisits the mystery of how Christopher McCandless, the subject of his book, (and the subsequent film that premiered in Telluride), "Into The Wild," died. Twenty-one years ago this month, on September 6,…

  • Robin Williams– Home Town Boy

    1 week ago.

    On EatDrinkFilms, Gary Meyer, senior curator of the Telluride Film Festival, wrote a moving story about Robin Williams. Though I met him casually at screenings or film gatherings here in San Francisco, I especially remember once at La Strada in…

  • Telluride Film Fest: Roger Ebert Honored

    2 weeks ago.

    For many years, the iconic critic Roger Ebert was a regular at the Telluride Film Festival – and many other similar gatherings around the globe. After Ebert lost his battle with cancer in April of last year, the Telluride Film Fest's top two…

  • Fall Festival Verdict: Who’s In, Who’s Out...

    2 weeks ago.

    Telluride Film Fest down. Now Toronto. Pete Hammond writes in Deadline/Hollywood about the race for the golden statue. With the last gasp of the Toronto International Film Festival now upon us (it officially closes Sunday,) the Oscar race has become further…

  • The Top 11 Ski Movies of All Time

    2 weeks ago.

    From Unofficial Networks: "It’s not easy to come up with a list of the great ski movies of all time but Mensjournal.com has taken a crack at it. Here is a look at what they considered to be the 11 greatest ski…

  • Telluride Film Fest: “At Telluride, the Movies Reawaken"

    3 weeks ago.

    Not only is the Telluride Film Festival done and gone, so is the After the Telluride Film Fest, but the reviews keep rolling in. We think one from The Wall Street Journal online is particularly good. The very first thing I…

  • Telluride Film Fest: A Review from "First Showing"

    4 weeks ago.

    Hope you enjoyed reading our review. This one is  from First Showing.  Alex Billington and I are on the same page.  Out under the stars, breathing quietly, staring up in awe wishing they'd never go away... Aw yes, Telluride. I've…

  • Telluride Film Fest #41: We Lava-ed You

    4 weeks ago.

    It’s a bird. It’s a plane – not. It’s “Birdman,” a winged version of Superman and all the other hollow comic book super heroes at the center of pow!, wow!, bang, snap, crackle and pop orgies, the “toxic crap” (according to…

  • After Telluride Film Fest Festival

    4 weeks ago.

    Telluride Film Festival announces its schedule for AFTER TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL (ATFF) running Tuesday, September 1 – Thursday, September 4, 2014. ATFF will take place at the Palm and Nugget theatres. Single tickets and passes will be sold at both…

  • 41st Annual Telluride Film Festival Announces Program Line-Up

    4 weeks ago.

    41st edition plays host to 25 new feature films in its main program. Tribute programs honoring Volker Schlöndorff, Hilary Swank and the 35th Anniversary of "Apocalypse Now." The people who make the popcorn seem to know what they are doing. Let’s give…

  • Between the Covers: Ken Burns & Friends at 2014 Film Fest Sidewalk Signings

    1 month ago.

    Ken Burns is one of Telluride’s favorite sons, since 1985 a regular at the Telluride Film Festival (August 29 – September 1), where is he also a board member.   In truth, the iconic filmmaker has a 20+year relationship with the…

  • Telluride Film Fest: Meyer Sound Partner, Bringing Sound to New Heights at Herzog

    1 month ago.

    The Telluride Film Festival is proud to announce the permanent acquisition of a complete Meyer Sound 7.1 cinema sound system for the new Werner Herzog Theater. Custom designed for the Herzog by Meyer Sound, the system is anchored by the…

  • Telluride vs. Toronto: The Battle for Oscar Supremacy

    1 month ago.

    For months now, the kerfuffle between the Telluride Film Festival and the Toronto Film Festival has filled the airwaves and social media outlets. With Labor Day weekend around the corner speculation about which films will screen at our notoriously close-mouthed…