Tag: Aaron Kopp

Meet the New Award-Winning Directors from LA Film Festival ’17

Last month’s Los Angeles Film Festival saw a new crop of filmmakers awarded in an important Hollywood-based event that is known for shining a light on fresh screen talent, particularly in independent cinema. As part of our ongoing Festival Breakout series, New Machine Magazine editors profiled the main jury and audience award winners. Hosted by Film Independent, the festival ran this year from June 14-22….

7 Documentary Filmmakers to Watch, 2017 LA Film Fest Lineup

As we continue to enjoy the golden age of documentary one particular trend that has come to light is the growing number of directors that alternate between narrative and documentary genres. From Ava DuVernay to Oliver Stone, filmmakers successfully combine the notions of character and plot development between the fiction and nonfiction worlds. Following on from our series on emerging filmmakers screening at the 2017…