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Debra Granik, Bing Liu Awarded $75K in Film Independent Grants at Annual Brunch

'Leave No Trace' director Debra Granik and 'Minding the Gap' helmer Bing Liu have both been awarded five-figure, unrestricted filmmaking grants from Film Independent, the organization revealed…

Critic’s Notebook: Summer Indies Offer Fresh Takes on Female Coming of Age

In the shadow of this summer's testosterone-heavy blockbusters, the teenage-girl-coming-of-age film is quietly but unmistakably having a moment, with the buzziest right now being Bo Burnham's indie…

Director Debra Granik Explains Why It’s Been Eight Long Years Between ‘Winter’s Bone’ and Her New Film

'Winter's Bone' and 'Leave No Trace' director Debra Granik, who discovered Jennifer Lawrence, discusses her eight-year absence from narrative filmmaking and her new film.

THR Critics’ Chat: Female-Driven Filmmaking Gave Sundance 2018 a Jolt

This year’s edition struggled to measure up to last year’s, but provided proof of the festival’s commitment to diversity — with many of the strongest, most provocative movies directed by or revolving…

Sundance: Ben Foster Drama ‘Leave No Trace’ Nabbed by Bleecker Street (Exclusive)

Debra Granik directs her first narrative feature since 2010's 'Winter's Bone,' which starred Jennifer Lawrence.

Sundance: Sony Worldwide Acquisitions Nabs Debra Granik’s ‘Leave No Trace’ (Exclusive)

The deal excludes North American rights, which are expected to close quickly following the film's rave reviews after its world premiere on Saturday night.

‘Leave No Trace’: Film Review | Sundance 2018

'Leave No Trace,' the new film from 'Winter's Bone' director Debra Granik, stars Ben Foster and Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie as a father and daughter living in the Oregon wilderness.

‘Stray Dog’: Film Review

"Winter's Bone" director Debra Granik returns with a candid documentary about a chopper-riding Vietnam War vet Ron "Stray Dog" Hall.

LAFF 2014: Director Says to Be Popular, Make Films About ‘Vera Farmiga’s Dad’s Nose Hairs’

Directors Kimberly Peirce, Debra Granik, Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton told a LAFF audience of filmmakers how to connect with mainstream audiences and actors.

LAFF: Women Writers, Directors Reveal Challenges They’ve Faced

At a Los Angeles Film Festival panel, director Gina Prince-Bythewood observes, "Talent has no gender."

‘Black Swan’ Takes Four Prizes at the Independent Spirit Awards

James Franco, "The Kids Are All Right," "Winter's Bone" and "Tiny Furniture" scribe Lena Dunham are also among winners.

Writers Guild Foundation to Host Event With Debra Granik of ‘Winter’s Bone’

The Writers Guild Foundation will hold its first Anatomy of a Script series event Feb. 22, featuring a screening of "Winter's Bone" and an interview with director Debra Granik.