Newport Beach Film Festival

Apodaca: Young moviemakers showcased at Newport festival

Every year around this time the Newport Beach Film Festival brings together open-minded audiences eager for interesting new material with aspiring filmmakers who want their labors of love to be seen...

A huge supporting cast

A huge supporting cast

Dennis Baker is inclined to associate with winners.

New and old combine at film festival

New and old combine at film festival

Fourteen years ago, a group of movie lovers banded together to organize the first Newport Beach Film Festival. For the opening-night...

Newport prepares for namesake film festival

Newport prepares for namesake film festival

However long other ticket buyers stand in line to see "Don't Quit: The Joe Roth Story," Mike White has waited longer.

Volunteers sought for Newport Beach Film Festival

Volunteers interested in helping with this year's Newport Beach Film Festival can attend orientation meetings over the next two weeks.

'Moon' lands the top prizes at film festival

'Moon' lands the top prizes at film festival

The votes are in for the winners of the 14th annual Newport Beach Film Festival.

The way, way forward

Evan Beamer, co-director of "In Security," had a brush with danger Friday.

Beneath the War on Terror

Beneath the War on Terror

What do a journalist, musician, truck driver, soldier, politician and model have in common?

'Touchdown Newport' and 'What It Takes' get an encore

'Touchdown Newport' and 'What It Takes' get an encore

The premiere of "Touchdown Newport," along with the short film "What It Takes," sold out at Lido Theatre Tuesday night as part of the...

'Cinco de Mayo' film, timely history lesson

'Cinco de Mayo' film, timely history lesson

In Rafa Lara's film "Cinco de Mayo: The Battle," calendar dates are superimposed over the action counting down to May 5 — the day in...

'Security,' 'Jungle' and plenty of action

'Security,' 'Jungle' and plenty of action

When Alan Arkin signed on to "In Security," he wanted to play only one role.

'Touchdown Newport' premieres Tuesday night

'Touchdown Newport' premieres Tuesday night

Randy Hamilton, the director of the high school football documentary "Touchdown Newport," hopes the movie becomes popular nationwide after...

Miller: It's still a 'small world after all'

Miller: It's still a 'small world after all'

They're words that echo at the back of my consciousness, as deep as an embedded memory or a recessive gene:

A poster 'Boy' for Pacific Rim

A poster 'Boy' for Pacific Rim

Despite difficulties finding locations to shoot "A Werewolf Boy," a blockbuster from South Korea and this year's selection for the Newport...

The Bare necesseties

The Bare necesseties

Richard Bare is a veteran of the Hollywood studio system, when those fortunate enough to have a job could rely on a steady paycheck. But...

Walking with pride, support and strength

Walking with pride, support and strength

Alfred Molina accompanied Joseph Kibler at the AIDS Walk Los Angeles last year.

Red carpet goes Green

Red carpet goes Green

Max and Jake Caliger were in for a treat at the Newport Beach Film Festival opening Thursday.

'Terms and Conditions' tackles online privacy

'Terms and Conditions' tackles online privacy

Cullen Hoback doesn't know what Mark Zuckerberg thinks of his documentary "Terms and Conditions May Apply." But he's already made the...

Inside look at Green Day

Inside look at Green Day

When Doug Hamilton premiered his film "Broadway Idiot" this year in Austin, Texas, he had a particularly tough crowd to please. Hundreds...

Volunteers keep film festival running

Volunteers keep film festival running

To borrow a line from Tennessee Williams, patrons of each year's Newport Beach Film Festival benefit from the kindness of strangers.

People behind films are stars in their own right

People behind films are stars in their own right

Doug Penikas received his acceptance to the Newport Beach Film Festival in the most unceremonious of ways — an email that landed in...

'Touchdown Newport' to be shown at Newport Beach Film Festival

'Touchdown Newport' to be shown at Newport Beach Film Festival

When Randy Hamilton and Tony Horvath first started working on the documentary, "Touchdown Newport," they always envisioned showing it at the...

Film festival volunteers needed

The organizers of the Newport Beach Film Festival are seeking volunteers for this year's event and will host a pair of orientation...

2012 Newport Beach Film Festival award winners

Here is the official list of award winners for this year's Newport Beach Film Festival, which wrapped up May 3 after screening some 450...

Photo Gallery: Newport Film Festival closing night

Photo Gallery: 2012 Newport Film Festival closing night

Stars of the Newport Beach Film Festival's closing night movie "Shanghai Calling" walk the red carpet at Regency Lido Theatre on Thursday...

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