It's a privilege and a pleasure to finally be making a movie with Scott, Jennifer and Noah, and one that will showcase Ben as an actorStiller, Baumbach teaming up for film Apr 02, 2009
We congratulate Tom Gregory on owning a piece of film history, and applaud his generous contributionPenn's 'Milk' costume sells for $12,500 Mar 04, 2009
This tale of high adventure, in the hands of this passionate trio of storytellers, is the kind of movie that can and will excite audiences all over the worldMacdonald to direct 'Eagle of the Ninth' May 21, 2008
All of us at Focus are thrilled to be once again collaborating with our colleagues at Film4 -- their support for the most exciting voices in British filmmaking is unparalleled'Eagle' shooting in Scotland, Hungary Aug 25, 2009
Anna and Ryan are two of today's finest independent filmmakers'Story' set to shoot in NYC Nov 02, 2009
James Schamus is an award-winning screenwriter The Ice Storm and producer Brokeback Mountain, and is CEO of Focus Features, the motion picture production, financing, and worldwide distribution company whose films have included Lost in Translation, Milk, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Pianist, Coraline, and The Kids Are All Right. He is also Professor of Professional Practice in Columbia University’s School of the Arts, where he teaches film history and theory. He is the author of Carl Theodor Dreyer's Gertrud: The Moving Word, published by the University of Washington Press. He earned his BA, MA, and Ph.D. in English from U.C. Berkeley.
Schamus also participates as a member of the Jury for the NYICFF, a local New York City Film Festival dedicated to screening films for children between the ages of 3 and 18.