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New Documentary Explores California’s Camp and Woolsey Fires: “The Cars Were Puddles of Melted Aluminum”

When British filmmaker Lucy Walker moved to Los Angeles in 2008, she was struck by a seasonal phenomenon many residents of the Western U.S. had come to accept as normal: raging and increasingly deadly wildfires. “I was thinking, ‘Why is nobody making a film about this?'” says Walker, who lives in Venice. Armed with the […]

‘Bring Your Own Brigade’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

Writer-director Lucy Walker casts an immigrant's eye over California's catastrophic wildfires for this essayistic documentary.

Sheffield Doc/Fest Touts Strong Female Presence

"Women are given more opportunities as they go into the documentary or factual world," says the English festival's new programming head as nearly 50 percent of the lineup was produced or directed by women.

Cannes: 15 Market Titles Generating Early Buzz

A slew of star-fueled indie projects, as well as a new film from Tom Ford, hope to find global distribution — even before they're completed.

Conan O’Brien, Neal Baer and Paramount’s Adam Goodman Reveal Their Biggest Stressors

Filmmaker Lucy Walker, entertainment lawyer Bianca Goodloe and talent agent Jeff Kolodny also share what they worry about at work -- and experts including Deepak Chopra share their advice for calming them down.

Roundtable: 6 Documentarians on Lance Armstrong’s Lies and Alec Baldwin’s Secret Talent

Alex Gibney ("The Armstrong Lie"), Errol Morris ("The Unknown Known"), Morgan Neville ("20 Feet From Stardom"), Teller ("Tim's Vermeer"), James Toback ("Seduced and Abandoned") and Lucy Walker ("The Crash Reel") tell the truth about telling the truth in THR's first documentarian roundtable.

Berlin 2013: Oren Moverman, Lucy Walker, Taika Waititi on Best First Feature Jury

Overall, 27 films from all the festival sections qualify for the award, which the jury will announce Feb. 16.

The Works Secures $10 Mil Credit Line (Berlin)

Clare Crean and new CEO Laurence Gornall in Berlin for festival dealmaking.

‘Waste Land’ Wins Best Documentary at IDA Awards

Director Barbara Kopple given career achievement award at Dec. 3 event.