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LA Film Fest Movie Minute: It’s About the Process

Writer/Director Ty Hodges describes what he is most proud of when it comes to his new film.

06/09/2015

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LA Film Fest Movie Minute: “A Girl Like Grace”

Writer/Director Ty Hodges explains the “grace” in his new film premiering at LA Film Fest this year.

06/09/2015

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LA Film Fest Movie Minute: The Location is a Character

Writer/Director Emily Ting explains how Hong Kong plays a pivotal role in her new film.

06/09/2015

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LA Film Fest Movie Minute: “It’s Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong”

Writer/Director Emily Ting describes her new film premiering at LA Film Fest this year.

06/09/2015

(L-R) Actor Roy Abramsohn, filmmaker Randy Moore and actress Elena Schuber pose for a portrait during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival at the Getty Images Portrait Studio at Village at the Lift on January 21, 2013 in Park City, Utah. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Director Secretly Shoots Feature At Disney Parks

“Escape From Tomorrow” was shot guerrilla-style at Disneyland and Disney World without permission from the famously proprietary Walt Disney Co., and which has actually made it to the screen.

10/12/2013

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SoCal Lawmaker Calls On Venezuela To Release Jailed Filmmaker

Congressman Adam Schiff is calling on the Venezuelan government to release one of his West Hollywood constituents who was arrested while working on a documentary film.

04/28/2013

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Academy Award Nominated Filmmaker Discusses Documentary

Academy Award nominated filmmaker Leslie Iwerks appeared on KCAL9 News on Sunday morning to discuss her documentary, “Citizen Hearst.”

04/14/2013

(FILE PHOTO) Austrian-born film director Billy Wilder smiles with his wife Audrey Young while standing in front of an airplane at Idlewild Airport (now John F. Kennedy) in New York City in 1960. Wilder died at age 95 of pneumonia March 28, 2002 at his home in Beverly Hills, CA. (Photo by Getty Images)

Filmmaker Billy Wilder’s Estate Donates $11M To Neurosurgery Unit At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Filmmaker Billy Wilder and his wife’s estate donated $11 million to support the neurosurgery unit at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, hospital officials announced Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/19/2012

Mark Basseley Youssef, also known as Nakoula Nakoula,  was taken into federal custody last September on probation charges. (credit: CBS)

Anti-Islam Filmmaker Sentenced To Prison For Probation Violations

The California filmmaker behind a controversial anti-Muslim film was sentenced to a year in prison on Wednesday for probation violations in connection with a 2010 bank fraud conviction.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2012

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Director Matthew Lillard Discusses ‘Fat Kid Rules The World’

Actor and filmmaker Matthew Lillard stopped by KCAL9 Friday to discuss his directional debut with “Fat Kid Rules the World”!

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/26/2012

A sketch of Yongda Huang Harris, 28, as he appears in federal court. (credit: Mona Edwards)

Attorney For ‘Muslims’ Filmmaker To Represent LAX Body Armor Suspect

A 28-year-old Boston man who was arrested at LAX wearing body armor and transporting body bags and a hatchet will be represented by the same attorney for the filmmaker behind a notorious anti-Islam movie.

10/10/2012

Mark Basseley Youssef, also known as Nakoula Nakoula,  was taken into federal custody last September on probation charges. (credit: CBS)

Hearing Set For Alleged Filmmaker Of Anti-Islamic Movie

A man behind an anti-Islamic film that sparked violence in the Middle East is expected in a Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday to determine whether he should be sent back to prison for violating his probation.

10/06/2012

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Family Reunited With Alleged Anti-Islam Filmmaker

The family of a filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie has left their California home in the middle of the night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2012

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Alleged ‘Innocence Of Muslims’ Filmmaker May Be Back In Hiding

A Cerritos man believed to be the maker of an anti-Islam movie that sparked riots around the globe may be back in hiding.

09/16/2012

Mark Basseley Youssef, also known as Nakoula Nakoula,  was taken into federal custody last September on probation charges. (credit: CBS)

Federal Probation Officers Interview Man At Center Of Anti-Islamic Movie

A Southern California filmmaker allegedly linked to a controversial Anti-Islamic film made a brief appearance overnight after being holed up inside his Cerritos home for more than three days.

09/15/2012

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